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The Alaska State Employees Association, AFSCME Local 52, AFL-CIO is currently taking applications for the position of Executive Director. This position will be based out of the ASEA Headquarters office, located in Anchorage, Alaska.

ASEA’s new Executive Director will have the opportunity to take the helm of a strong, established union with a history of labor organizing and activism. ASEA works to promote, defend, and enhance benefits on behalf of all members; fighting against anti-worker legislation, and engaging in the political process to elect leaders who stand with working families. ASEA members are dedicated public service workers who work for the State of Alaska or in one of our municipal units within the state.

ASEA’s Executive Director serves as the Union’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for working closely with members, staff, and the local’s Statewide Executive Board to execute the implementation and operations of the organization in accordance with the constitutions of ASEA and AFSCME.

This position serves at the pleasure of, and reports to, ASEA’s executive board. ASEA’s Executive Board is composed of 13 elected members, representing various geographical and occupational groups from the state worker bargaining unit titled the General Government Unit, the City and Borough of Sitka, and the Fairbanks North Star Borough Supervisors.

Please see the complete announcement here:

pdf ASEA Board Seeking Applications for Executive Director (Nov 22, 2022) (228 KB)

Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.

For immediate consideration please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject title: ‘ASEA Executive Director’.
All questions regarding this search should be directed to Dawn Bundick, ASEA/AFSCME Local 52 President, and Lawrence Camp, ASEA/AFSCME Local 52 Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ASEA/AFSCME Local 52, AFL-CIO is an Equal Opportunity Employer