Job Opportunities: Work With NYSNA

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 (based in Syracuse)

The New York State Nurses Association is a labor organization of over 40,000 frontline nurses standing together for strength at work, nursing practice, safe staffing, and healthcare for all. We are New York's largest union and professional association for registered nurses.

This position will report to the Area Director. Program Representatives are responsible for assisting in the implementation of the Association’s member representation and mobilization program in their assigned Syracuse geographic area and/or facilities.

General Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Association and the member representation/mobilization program to local bargaining unit members, employers, and other groups.
  • Review and analyze developments and trends in the delivery of health care, nursing practice, and labor relations pertinent to the member representation and mobilization program and make recommendations to their Area Director.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all Association programs and activities and their interrelationships.

Download the complete Vacancy Announcement, or read the entire job posting online at unionjobs.com.

Communications Coordinator (Upstate)

The New York State Nurses Association, a union of 43,000 front line nurses is seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to work with nurses to develop and coordinate campaigns around contracts, contract enforcement, new organizing, and for social justice issues as part of the union's strategy to build power, fight for safe patient care, and win quality healthcare for all. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to elicit and write stories for union publications and social media, coordinate with members on the ground, and direct press towards relevant and accurate reportage. This position is an excellent opportunity to engage nurses, patients, community leaders, lawmakers, and the press. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.

Area Director (Downstate)

Responsible for assisting the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Field Director in implementing the programs and policies established by the NYSNA Board of Directors. The Area Director is a supervisory staff position reporting to NYSNA’s Field Director. The Area Director will work closely with a team of NYSNA representatives and/or organizers and directly supervise them within the assigned Area. The Area Director will help coordinate the union’s overall collective bargaining and contract enforcement program, lead key campaigns, oversee leadership recruitment and development, coordinate field organizing, and establish relationships with the key member leaders for the assigned Area. The Area Director also works collaboratively with other Area Directors on statewide priorities and campaigns. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.

Program Representatives

Program Representatives are responsible for assisting in the implementation of the Association’s member representation and mobilization program in their assigned downstate geographic area and/or facilities. Please Note: This Job Posting is for three (3) Program Representative Positions. The initial team assignments are expected to be one of the following: NY Presbyterian, Mt. Sinai, or Long Island teams. NYSNA reserves the right to change the initial team assignment including prior to the effective date of any transfer into the position. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.

Staff Accountant (Albany Office)

The Staff Accountant is responsible with Assisting the Accounting Manager with the financial reporting needs of the association. Also responsible for, but not limited to, all financial reporting and disbursement functions related to the NYC Welfare Plan, staff pension plans and other accounts. Download the complete Vacancy Announcement.

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.