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NEA is a great place to work!

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest labor union, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

As an employee, you will enjoy a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package designed to take care of the whole you and to keep you and your family healthy – financially, physically, and emotionally.  

To see current vacancies and apply for a position, visit the NEA Career Portal.

Take a look at vacancies in our state affiliates below.

Alabama

For more information about this affiliate, please visit the Alabama Education Association website.

JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: UniServ District 12 (Alabama School of Fine Arts, Bessemer, Birmingham, Fairfield, Midfield, Tarrant,
DYS/Vacca and Lawson – All Campuses)

Salary: Salary as per established negotiated agreement.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Position Summary: Provide leadership and assistance for the local association(s) which comprise the UniServ District. Advance the programs and promote the goals of the local associations, the AEA, and the NEA consistent with applicable policy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to develop and implement/coordinate an effective membership recruitment and retention program
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative/team environment
  • Effective consulting, training and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizing skills
  • Ability to relate to and work well with people
  • Interest in and ability to become involved in legislative and political action activities
  • Basic understanding in the use of computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and data base applications
  • A valid Alabama Driver’s License

Please click here to view the full job description, including duties and qualifications.

For Application and Further Information Contact:
Darryl R. Sinkfield, Assistant Executive Director for Field Services
Alabama Education Association
P. O. Box 4177
Montgomery, AL 36103-4177
Telephone: 334-834-9790 FAX: 334-263-5913

JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: UniServ District 9 (Attalla, Cherokee County, Etowah County, Gadsden and Gadsden State Community College)

Salary: Salary as per established negotiated agreement.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Position Summary: Provide leadership and assistance for the local association(s) which comprise the UniServ District. Advance the programs and promote the goals of the local associations, the AEA, and the NEA consistent with applicable policy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to develop and implement/coordinate an effective membership recruitment and retention program
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative/team environment
  • Effective consulting, training and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizing skills
  • Ability to relate to and work well with people
  • Interest in and ability to become involved in legislative and political action activities
  • Basic understanding in the use of computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and data base applications
  • A valid Alabama Driver’s License

Please click here to view a full job description, including qualifications and requirements. 

For Application and Further Information Contact:
Darryl R. Sinkfield, Assistant Executive Director for Field Services
Alabama Education Association
P. O. Box 4177
Montgomery, AL 36103-4177
Telephone: 334-834-9790 FAX: 334-263-5913

JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location:

UniServ District 28 (Jefferson County, Leeds City, Pell City, St. Clair County, Trussville City and University of Alabama-Birmingham)

Salary: Salary as per established negotiated agreement

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Position Summary: Provide leadership and assistance for the local association(s) which comprise the UniServ District. Advance the programs and promote the goals of the local associations, the AEA, and the NEA consistent with applicable policy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to develop and implement/coordinate an effective membership recruitment and retention program
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative/team environment
  • Effective consulting, training and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizing skills
  • Ability to relate to and work well with people
  • Interest in and ability to become involved in legislative and political action activities
  • Basic understanding in the use of computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and data base applications
  • A valid Alabama Driver’s License

Please click here to view the full job description, including duties and qualifications.

For Application and Further Information Contact:

Darryl R. Sinkfield, Assistant Executive Director for Field Services

Alabama Education Association

P. O. Box 4177

Montgomery, AL 36103-4177

Telephone:  334-834-9790   FAX:  334-263-5913

Alaska

For more information about this affiliate, please visit the NEA-Alaska website.

JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Salary: $83,966 - $97,202 DOE*

Closing Date: Close of business on April 2, 2021.

Position Summary: 

  • Serve as a consultant to NEA-Alaska and local affiliates for political organizing, organizational development, membership recruitment and retention, local affiliate programs, leadership recruitment and development, contract negotiations, and contract maintenance.
  • Provide staff assistance and support to affiliate leadership and to members in negotiations, grievances, organizational development, relational organizing, and local affiliate communications.
  • Serve as consultant and staff resource to the NEA-Alaska Board of Directors for issues related to Alaska public education.
  • Carry out the strategic plan of NEA-Alaska.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Please click here to view the full job description, including duties and qualifications.

Application Procedure:

Apply by Email: glenn.bafia@neaalaska.org
By Mail: Glenn Bafia, Executive Director
NEA-Alaska
4100 Spenard Road
Anchorage, Alaska 99517
Applicants must submit a completed NEA-Alaska application, a current resume, and three (3) letters of reference. Applications are available at www.neaalaska.org or by request by emailing glenn.bafia@neaalaska.org. 

Arizona

For more information about this affiliate, please visit the Arizona Education Association website.

JOB TITLE: Organizational Consultant, Region B-3 (UniServ Director)

Location: Region B-3 which consists of six (6) local associations in school districts in Arizona’s East Valley area (Maricopa, Pinal, and Gila Counties). The local associations include: Apache Junction EA, Chandler EA, ESP of Chandler, Gilbert EA, Higley EA and Miami Area EA.

The office is located at AEA Headquarters Office, 345 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix.

Salary: $66,306 to $102,865 per year, commensurate with experience and training

Closing Date: April 26, 2021

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Organizational Consultant is to help locals build organizational capacity and learn organizing skills through training and support in the areas of advocacy, bargaining, political action, communications, membership growth, and leadership identification and development.
Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to working with members and local associations individually or in regional teams to:

  • Promote local organizing opportunities.
  • Develop and support local association and activities to maintain and increase membership.
  •  Develop and support local association programs for bargaining and member rights.
  • Develop and support local association political action, community networks/coalitions, legislative support, and professional development activities and programs.
  • Maintain and improve the organizational health of the local association through training and development in leadership, internal communication, business management, and conflict resolution.
  • Coordinate and advocate national and state association programs and priorities with local associations and members.

Please click her to view the full job description, including duties and qualifications.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of interest and your résumé via email to:
Jennifer Loredo – Field Organizing and Services Manager
Jennifer.Loredo@ArizonaEA.org

Should your résumé generate further interest, AEA will send you an Employment Application. This completed application must be submitted for any further employment consideration.

JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: The application deadline is April 9, 2021 at 5pm Arizona time. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview on May 14-15, 2021. The anticipated start date is July 2021.

Position Summary: The Arizona Education Association (AEA) seeks an experienced, dynamic, senior-level executive who has demonstrated success in leading staff and directing resources. Our next Executive Director will leverage the energy and member engagement from the grassroots RedforEd movement through the successful passage of the Invest in Education Act to continue building AEA’s organizational power. The ideal candidate would possess strong, collaborative management skills with a background in education, public policy, organizing, and labor relations.

Please click here to view a full job description, including qualifications and requirements.

Application Procedure: Candidates interested in the position should submit a résumé or professional vitae; a letter of interest which specifically addresses how your career accomplishments have prepared you to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in this position; and three (3) professional references in confidence to:

Patricia Johnson

Unionsearch.org

Margolies, Potterton & Associates, LLC

patjohnson@unionsearch.org

972-824-3750 (Central time zone)

 

Arkansas

To view all current vacancies with the Arkansas Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.aeaonline.org/careers/.

California

To view all current vacancies with the California Teachers Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh04/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?act=redirectCwsV2&cws=39&org=CTA.

Colorado

To view all current vacancies with the Colorado Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.coloradoea.org/career-opportunities/.

Connecticut

To view all current vacancies with the Connecticut Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://cea.org/jobs/.

Delaware

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Delaware State Education Association.

Federal

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Federal Education Association.

Florida

To view all current vacancies with the Florida Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://feaweb.org/.

Georgia

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Georgia Association of Educators.

Hawaii

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Hawaii State Teachers Association.

Idaho

To view all current vacancies with the Idaho Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://idahoea.org/about-iea/employment/.

Illinois

To view all current vacancies with the Illinois Education Association, you can visit their careers website at:https://ieanea.org/about/employment/.

Indiana

To view all current vacancies with the Indiana State Teachers Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.ista-in.org/employment-opportunities.

Iowa

To view all current vacancies with the Iowa State Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://isea.org/careers/.

Kansas

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Kansas National Education Association.

Kentucky

For more information about this affiliate, please visit the Kentucky Education Association website.

JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: Eastern Kentucky (Prestonsburg/Hazard)
Salary: Salary and benefits are determined by the contract negotiated between the KEA Board of Directors and KEA Staff Organization
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Application Procedure:  This job posting is for one open position and posted internally.  If you are interested in applying for an internal transfer to this position please respond to tRicoh.Mullins@kea.org.

Click here for a detailed job description

Louisiana

To view all current vacancies with the Louisiana Association of Educators, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.lae.org/home/668.htm.

Maine

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Maine Education Association.

Maryland

To view all current vacancies with the Maryland State Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.marylandeducators.org/careers/.

Massachusetts

To view all current vacancies with the Massachusetts Teachers Association, you can visit their careers website at: Jobs at MTA (massteacher.org).

Michigan

To view all current vacancies with the Michigan Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://mea.org/about-us/employment/.

Minnesota

To view all current vacancies with the Education Minnesota, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.educationminnesota.org/about.aspx#careers.

Mississippi

To view all current vacancies with the Mississippi Association of Educators, you can visit their careers website at: http://maetoday.org/about/job-opportunities/.

Missouri

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit: Missouri National Education Association.

Montana

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Montana Federation of Public Employees.

Nebraska

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Nebraska  State Education Association.

Nevada

To view all current vacancies with the Nevada State Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.nsea-nv.org/job-opportunities.

New Hampshire

To view all current vacancies with NEA-New Hampshire, you can visit their careers website at: https://neanh.org/about/employment-opportunities/.

New Jersey

To view all current vacancies with the New Jersey Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.njea.org/about/jobs/.

New Mexico

To view all current vacancies with the National Education Association New Mexico, you can visit their careers website at: https://nea-nm.org/job-opportunities/.

New York

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit New York State United Teachers.

North Carolina

To view all current vacancies with the North Carolina Association of Educators, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.ncae.org/.

North Dakota

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit North Dakota United.

Ohio

To view all current vacancies with Ohio Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.ohea.org/about/careers-at-oea/.

Oklahoma

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Oklahoma Education Association.

Oregon

To view all current vacancies with the Oregon Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.oregoned.org/.

Pennsylvania

To view all current vacancies with the Pennsylvania State Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.psea.org/.

Rhode Island

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit NEA Rhode Island.

South Carolina

For more information about this affiliate, please visit South Carolina Education Association.

JOB TITLE:  PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

Location:  The SCEA Headquarters, Columbia, South Carolina
Salary:  Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send resumes to exectiveoffices@thesea.org

 

See additional job details by clicking on the attachment at the bottom of the careers page.

South Dakota

For more information about this affiliate, please visit South Dakota Education Association.

JOB TITLE:  UNISERV DIRECTOR: UNIT

Location:  South Dakota
Salary:  Excellent salary, fringe benefits and leave provisions.  
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Applicants should submit a cover resume, SDEA employment application form and three references to Fran Linn. 

Fran Linn
411 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Ph:  (605) 224-9263
Email:  Frances.Linn@sdea.org

Click here for a detailed Job Description

Click here for the application

JOB TITLE:  FINANCIAL ASSISTANT (PIERRE OFFICE)

Location:  South Dakota
Salary:  Excellent salary, fringe benefits and leave provisions.  
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of and background in accrual accounting. 

Fran Linn
411 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Ph:  (605) 224-9263
Email:  Frances.Linn@sdea.org

Click here for a detailed Job Description

Click here for the application

Tennessee

To view all current vacancies with the Tennessee Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: http://www.teateachers.org/jobs.

Texas

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Texas State Teachers Association.

Utah

To view all current vacancies with the Utah Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.myuea.org.

Vermont

To view all current vacancies with The Union of Vermont Educators, you can visit their careers website at: vtnea.org.

Virginia

To view all current vacancies with the Virginia Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.veanea.org/.

Washington

To view all current vacancies with the Washington Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: https://www.washingtonea.org/membership/job-opportunities/.

West Virginia

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit West Virginia Education Association.

Wisconsin

There are no job postings available at this time. For more information about this affiliate, please visit Wisconsin Education Association Council.

Wyoming

To view all current vacancies with the Wyoming Education Association, you can visit their careers website at: http://wyoea.org/join-our-team/.

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The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.