Friday, January 13, 2023

Job Posting

Job Position: Office Coordinator

Location: Austin, MN


UFCW Local 663 is a union of 17,000 hard-working retail grocery, meat packing and processing, food preparation and manufacturing, healthcare, and other workers in Minnesota. We strive to improve the lives of our members and of all working families by fighting for economic, political, and social justice in our workplaces and communities. Local 663 is part of the 1.3-million-member United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.


UFCW Local 663 is seeking an Office Coordinator who will perform several responsibilities including, but not limited to: membership assistance, contract support, plant visits, event coordination and attendance, and administrative duties to ensure efficient operation of our Union. The ideal candidate will have a positive, team-oriented attitude with strong administrative skills. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday from 8am - 4pm with occasional evening and/or weekends for events.


Membership Assistance

  • Assist with membership accounting: entering new membership applications, terminations, etc.
  • Maintain updated steward lists
  • Route calls, emails, issues, etc. to the appropriate staff

Contract Support

  • Send communications to Employers, such as: bargaining committee release requests, contract reopener letters
  • Assist with grievances, mediation, arbitration, etc.
  • Maintain spreadsheet / tracking of benefits between contracts
  • Organize physical and electronic files of contract documents for all Employers


  • Front desk - answer calls, monitor, screen, greet and route guests, mail
  • Work with technology support vendors to ensure laptops, internet, phones, printer, other office equipment are in good working order
  • Communicate with building manager and maintenance as needed
  • Logistical support for Union events - book space, food, materials, registration, travel, etc.
  • Help maintain general office spaces

Additional duties as needed.


  • Must be bilingual: English and Spanish, Karen, or Karenni preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Pleasant professional who is dependable, responsible and people oriented
  • Must be a UFCW Local 663 member, in good standing, currently employed at Hormel, QPP, Seneca or International Paper


UFCW Local 663 offers a competitive salary range, from $47,000 -$50,000, commensurate with experience, a generous benefits package which includes pension and full family health (medical, vision, dental, pharmacy), and a great team.


Please email a cover letter and resume with three references to Lori Harberts at and reference "Austin Office Coordinator" in the subject line.

Deadline to apply: January 31, 2023

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