The New York State Nurses Association is a labor organization of more than 42,000 frontline nurses and healthcare professionals in over 150 hospitals, nursing homes, public health departments, city agencies and school districts across New York State. We stand together for strength at work, nursing practice, safe staffing, and healthcare for all. Dedicated to improving the lives and working conditions of NYSNA members, we are a bold, progressive force in the fight for economic, social and racial justice, and New York’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses. We are leaders in the fight for healthcare as a human right, and we have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, defending the public’s health and pushing for measures to prevent a resurgence of this deadly virus.
We are currently searching for qualified candidates for the following positions:
Program Representative (Upstate/North Country)
The Program Representative reports to the Area Director and is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the Association’s member representation and mobilization program in their assigned Albany/North Country geographic area and/or facilities. The initial team assignment is in the NY, Albany/North Country area. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.
Press Secretary (NYC based)
Seeking a talented, experienced, and highly motivated communicator with strong writing skills and the ability to establish a strong rapport with the press. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for cultivating a positive image of NYSNA in the press, ensuring that the objectives and achievements of NYSNA are communicated efficiently and effectively to earned media outlets and the public. The individual needs to simplify complex issues to convey the union’s objectives and achievements utilizing print, digital, and social media. This position is based in New York City and will report to the Communications Director. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.
Staffing Implementation Coordinator (NYC Area)
The Staffing Implementation Coordinator is a leadership position reporting to NYSNA’s Field Director. The two will work closely together to implement the new NYS-mandated staffing process as expressed in NYS AB108b/SB1168 (“Staffing Law”). The Coordinator will work across different hospital systems and geographic areas while interacting with Field, Political, Labor Education, and Nursing Education and Practice staff. The Coordinator will help oversee the Union’s overall Staffing Law program, develop and lead train-the-trainer programs on how to succeed on NYSNA’s staffing priorities in an interest-based bargaining/consensus decision- making environment, develop and oversee Staffing Law implementation checkpoints, goals, and metrics, and coordinate NYSNA’s overall Staffing Law enforcement program. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.
Deputy Field Director (NYC based)
The Deputy Field Director will serve on the senior staff leadership team, which oversees the implementation of the union’s vision and programs. This position reports to the NYSNA Field Director. He/she/they will work closely with the Field Director to supervise more than 60 field staff working in 10 teams across different hospital systems and geographic areas. The Deputy Field Director will help coordinate the union’s overall collective bargaining and contract enforcement program, lead bargaining table negotiations and field mobilizations during key contract campaigns, oversee leadership recruitment and development, and coordinate field organizing for major campaigns. The majority of work will be in the New York City area. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.