Title: Research and Negotiations Manager
Reports To: David Dashefsky
Location: Corporate; New York

Job Summary:  
CIR is committed to growing and strengthening our organization through strategic campaigns and securing strong contracts. To accomplish this, we need a highly driven Research and Negotiations Manager who has first chair experience at the bargaining table as well as analytical and technical skills necessary to conduct negotiations and support the union’s campaigns. The Research and Negotiations Manager is responsible for leading negotiations at assigned tables, preparing the cost-outs, comparisons, and other materials needed to succeed at the table The Research and Negotiations Manager will have supervisory responsibilities over bargaining tables for which they serve as first chair. The Research and Negotiations Manager will also be responsible for compiling and analyzing financial, legal and industry data on hospitals, medical schools and the healthcare system. The Research and Negotiations Manager educates CIR leaders, staff and allies on their findings to build strategic campaigns involving members, elected officials and other community organizations.

What you gain from a position with CIR:

  • Opportunity to lead negotiations with physicians-in-training and gain a first-hand understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting.
  • Opportunity to identify and deploy the information to support the union’s overall strategy for growth.
  • Opportunity to address policies related to access of affordable quality healthcare.
  • Opportunity to support the work of CIR’s policy, new organizing and contract negotiations
  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, car allowance, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.

CIR is looking for candidates who have:

  • Minimum 4 year degree
  • Minimum 5 years combined experience in research and negotiations
  • Analytical skills in mathematics and statistics
  • Experience in public policy analysis
  • Understanding of strategic corporate  campaigns
  • Experience with quantitative research in a union setting
  • Strong communication, organizational and project management skills
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to work variable and long hours

In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter that gives us a clear picture of who you are, and why you want to be the Research and Negotiations Manager at CIR. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: Research and Negotiations Manager.

CIR is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws.