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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

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Alaska

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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Federal

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JOB TITLE: DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL

Location: District of Columbia
Salary: Starts at $100,000 and may go up to $120,000 depending on experience and qualifications.  Moving expenses will NOT be provided. 
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Please send a letter of interest for this position, a resume, citations to or copies of two arbitration decisions in which the applicant was the lead attorney, and two recent writing samples to FEA ULSP Coordinator Patricia Weil at FEALegal@nea.org or by regular mail to:

Ms. Patricia Weil

ULSP Coordinator

Federal Education Association

1201 16th St., N.W., Suite 117

Washington D.C. 20036

 

All applications must be postmarked/emailed by the close of business on September 4, 2020.

 

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Florida

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JOB TITLE: MEMBER BENEFITS SPECIALIST

Location: Remote Office

Closing Date: Candidates that apply on or before September 7, 2020 will receive preferential treatment. 

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email
to feahr@floridaea.org

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JOB TITLE: REGIONAL SPECIALIST

Location: Palm Beach County and surrounding area - extensive travel required.

Closing Date: Candidates that apply on or before September 4, 2020 will receive preferential treatment.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to
feahr@floridaea.org.

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JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT  

Location: Central Florida (remote office) - statewide travel required

Closing Date: Candidates that apply on or before September 2, 2020 will receive preferential treatment.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to
feahr@floridaea.org.

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ORANGE COUNTY CLASSROOM TEACHERS

JOB TITLE: FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

Location: Orlando, Florida
Salary: Salary $65,000, medical, dental, life insurance and retirement benefits. Generous leave and holidays.
 Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Send resume to Brittany Dumonjic at: brittany.macey@floridaea.org

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UNITED FACULTY OF FLORIDA (UFF)

JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Location: Office in Tallahassee, Florida (extensive statewide travel required)
Salary: Salary will be based on relevant experience and qualifications. FEA provides medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term-disability insurance to its employees and eligible family members with no monthly employee premiums. Additionally, FEA provides retirement options, vacation leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to feahr@floridaea.org. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates that apply on or before October 30, 2020 will receive preferential treatment.

 

See attachment at the bottom of this careers page for more detailed information

 

Georgia

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JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Location: Georgia
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Closing Date:  March 5, 2021

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please provide the following:

  • A current resume reflecting qualifications for this position
  • A Letter of Application which specifically addresses how accomplishments in your career have prepared you to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in this position.

All materials must be sent electronically to the following GAE Search Consultants:  

Unionsearch.org, Margolies Potterton & Associates, LLC

Patricia Johnson: patjohnson@unionsearch.org

 

For all questions regarding this search, including confidential inquiries, please contact:

Patricia Johnson (Central time zone)

  patjohnson@unionsearch.org

972-824-3750 (Central time zone)

 

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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JOB TITLE: ORGANIZING AND FIELD SERVICES DIRECTOR 

Location: Idaho
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@idahoea.org with "Organizing and Field Services Director" in the title of the email. 

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JOB TITLE: REGION DIRECTOR

Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Salary: Salary and benefits highly competitive and in accordance with the 2018-2019 IEA/IEASO Master Contract - $66,314 to $104,653.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Submit resume and cover letter to:

Mail:

Attn: IEA Region Director Position
Idaho Education Association Headquarters Office
620 N. 6th Street
Boise, ID 83701-2638

Or Email: jobs@idahoea.org

CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: REGION DIRECTOR

Location: Pocatello, Idaho
Salary: Salary and benefits highly competitive and in accordance with the 2018-2019 IEA/IEASO Master Contract.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Submit resume and cover letter to:: 

Mail:

Attn: IEA Region Director Position
Idaho Education Association Headquarters
620 N. 6th Street
Boise, ID 83701-2638
jobs@idahoea.org

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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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.

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Louisiana

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JOB TITLE: MANAGER DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS

Location: Louisiana 
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: December 18, 2020

Application Procedure: If you are interested in applying for this position, submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • the attached application form
  • Communication portfolio that includes examples of work, and
  • Your resume.

Completed materials may be sent to:

Dr. Craig Carter

Executive Director

Louisiana Association of Educators

8322 One Calais Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

You may also email materials to ccarter@lae.org.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call my office. 

 

For detailed information regarding this position, please visit the bottom of this career page for the attachment.

 

JOB TITLE: MANAGER DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE ACTION & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Location: Louisiana 
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: December 18, 2020

Application Procedure: If you are interested in applying for this position, submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • the attached application form
  • Communication portfolio that includes examples of work, and
  • Your resume.

Completed materials may be sent to:

Dr. Craig Carter

Executive Director

Louisiana Association of Educators

8322 One Calais Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

 

You may also email materials to ccarter@lae.org.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call my office. 

 

For detailed information regarding this position, please visit the bottom of this career page for the attachment.

Maine

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Maryland

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JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: Maryland
Salary: The salary range for this position starts at $80,739 and is linked to a collective bargaining agreement for the 2020-2021 contract year that caps out at $145,241. 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled - Pool Remains Open

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should refer to the UniServ Pool Letter, UniServ Pool Posting, and 2020 Maryland Application (this information can be found via the attachments at the bottom of this careers page).   

All Correspondence Should Be Addressed To:
Maryland State Education Association
C/O Jana Rossetto-Kennedy
140 Main Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Email address: careers@mseanea.org
Web address: www.marylandeducators.org

 

Montgomery County Education Association

JOB TITLE: INTERNAL ORGANIZER/UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: Rockville, MD
Salary: MCEA provides a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage, retirement savings plan, and long-term disability insurance. Salaries and benefits are in accord with a collective bargaining agreement.
Closing Date:Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:  Mary Neal, MCEA, 12 Taft Court, Rockville, MD 20850, or electronically to mneal@mceanea.org

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Prince Georges County Education Association

 

PROGRAM:  Center for Affiliates and Advocacy

POSITION TITLE: UniServ Director/Organizer

BARGAINING UNIT:  PSA

AUTHORITY AND RELATIONSHIPS:     Reports to Designated Manager

 

Job Summary:

The UniServ Director provides counsel, advice and representation to individuals and members in the local affiliates, including processing formal grievances. This position is responsible for assisting affiliates with the enforcement of the collective bargaining agreement, contract negotiations, representation at board of education and other public meetings, and assisting individual members with problems related to working conditions in the county for which he/she is assigned. The UniServ Director also coordinates legislative and political activities at the local level.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Promotes and works for the implementation of and adherence to the policies and programs adopted by MSEA/NEA.
  • Serves as chief negotiator or consultant in negotiations for assigned county.
  • Coordinates and trains member advocates.
  • Facilitates problem solving and resolves disputes concerning the member workplace, and responsible for processing formal grievances.
  • Responsible for gathering, compiling and analyzing information relative to negotiations preparation and contract ratifications.
  • Develops new research as needed, including but not limited to, the utilization of databases provided to local affiliate(s) by MSEA and NEA.
  • Attends meetings of local association governing boards in an advisory capacity.
  • Proposes activities, programs, and objectives to local affiliate(s) consistent with the association’s mission.
  • Assists local affiliate(s) in the construction of the local affiliate(s) budget and office operations, as requested.
  • Plans, participates in, and serves as trainer for association programs and local affiliate leadership development activities.
  • Assists local affiliate(s) in public relations, including but not limited to, the editing of local affiliate publications.
  • Promotes member involvement in the local, state, and national associations and assists in the development and implementation of membership promotion and retention activities.
  • Works with state and local committees as assigned.
  • Works extended hours including weekends and evenings, when necessary, in order to perform assigned responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree required.
  • Five or more years’ experience in labor relations or equivalent job experience required.
  • Experience working with teachers, education support personnel, or public sector labor relations law and issues.
  • Experience in negotiations, grievance processing, public relations, community organizing, political action, school finance, and education reform issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent and expert judgment, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyze various options in determining an appropriate course of action and initiative to implement corrective action.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with a high level of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Experience in developing, motivating, training, and maintaining cadres of volunteers and activists.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within the association, with affiliates and outside organizations/agencies important to the accomplishment of association goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and frequently with individuals and groups both inside and outside the association in moderately unstructured situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, interrogate, motivate or lead persons or groups in order to gain compliance with association objectives by persuasion or negotiation.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating labor union organizing and/or community organizing.
  • Broad understanding of critical issues and problems facing public education employees and their organizations.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication.
  • Has or is able to obtain and maintain a valid US driver's license that complies with the State of Maryland.

 

ASSIGNMENT: Prince George’s County Education Association

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Massachusetts

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JOB TITLE: MANAGER, MEMBERSHIP AND AFFILIATE FINANCIAL SERVICES

Location: Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. Apply for Regional Manager using the link below:  http://https//workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=379719&lang=en_US&source=CC4

JOB TITLE: TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL LEARNING (TPL) COORDINATOR  

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Click here to view detailed job information and apply. 

 

 

JOB TITLE: BARGAINING CAMPAIGN & STRATEGY SPECIALIST  

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter.  Apply for Bargaining Campaign & Strategy Specialist using the link below: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=379398&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

JOB TITLE: EDUCATION RESEARCH AND POLICY SPECIALIST 

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. Apply for Education Research and Policy Specialist  using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=378711&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

JOB TITLE: FIELD REPRESENTATIVE-ORGANIZER  

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter.  Apply for Field Representative-Organizer using the link below:https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=378593&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

JOB TITLE: REGIONAL MANAGER

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. Apply for Regional Manager using the link below:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=378886&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

 

JOB TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter. Apply for Human Resources Generalist using the link below:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d9144e7e-99f8-4221-8018-c879c0a769be&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=378885&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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JOB TITLE:  UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location: Jefferson City, MO (Headquarters)
Closing Date: January 4, 2021

Missouri NEA is seeking applicants for the position of UniServ Director. The role of a MNEA UniServ Director is to support and assist local association officers, leaders and members to organize and maintain strong, effective local associations in the assigned unit. The UniServ Director is expected to develop a constructive working relationship with the officers, leaders and members of those locals within the unit along with fellow staff within the state and national associations. This bargaining unit position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Successful public school employment experience and/or leadership experience with an advocacy organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and coordinate an effective, measurable membership organizing program or campaign
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a diverse, collaborative environment
  • Effective consulting, training, presentation and representation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to develop or use a matrix in determining how relevant data can be utilized to reach desired outcomes
  • Knowledge of office automation technology including word processing and data applications
  • Skilled in communicating and interacting with social media.
  • Must be able to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point; along with other relevant social media and technology
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel within the unit, around the state, and to national meetings.

Application Procedures: Any person wishing to be considered for this position should send (1) a letter of application covering their experience, knowledge, and skills in regard to the job description/qualifications listed, (2) a completed application, and (3) a current resume with two letters of recommendation and three references.

Applications for consideration must include all components listed.

All materials must be sent electronically to
Chastity Young - Missouri NEA West Field Director at chastity.young@mnea.org

MISSOURI NEA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Announcement of opening for the position of

Executive Director -- Washoe Education Association

Reno, Nevada
 

The Washoe Education Association (WEA) is located in Reno, NV. The WEA is currently staffed with an Office Manager, a Uniserv Director, and an Executive Director. The WEA President is a full-time release president. The WEA is a “local option” affiliate of the National Education Association and the Nevada State Education Association, with approximately 2,500+ WEA members. Washoe County School District (WCSD) has 100+ schools and employs approximately 4,100 educators and approximately 8,000 employees . WEA has served as the bargaining unit for the certified educators in WCSD since 1965. For more information regarding the WEA, please visit our website at www.weatoday.org.

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

 

The Executive Director is the Association’s chief administrative officer and leads a staff in coordination with WEA President to ensure implementation of the full scope of policies, procedures, and programs approved and adopted by the 10 member WEA Board of Directors.  In collaboration with the President and Board of Directors, the Executive Director develops and manages an annual organizational budget and is accountable to the Board of Directors for the long term financial and fiscal health and sustainability of the WEA.  The Executive Director also provides general supervision of property owned by the WEA.

 

The Executive Director is responsible for planning and executing strategic priorities that elevates the professional and economic status of educators (teachers, counselors, librarians, nurses, speech language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists), promotes public education, and increases WEA’s membership and influence through organizing and engaging members in all membership categories. The Executive Director also directly engages in and assists the Uniserv Director in various duties and responsibilities supporting and advocating for WEA members, including grievances, complaints, discipline hearings, conflict resolution, etc.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Leadership: A public education advocate with a record of senior organizational leadership, who understands the role educators play in leading change in their profession. A leader who has engaged others to be proactive in creating a strong educational environment. Evidence of success in achieving desired outcomes when leading organizational innovation and change; a leader who has shown organizational ability and flexibility in confronting and adapting to challenging and changing political/organizational realities. Capable and willing to voice respectful and effective dissent when and where appropriate.

 

Interpersonal Effectiveness: An effective communicator who has excelled in building successful relationships. An established record of fostering teamwork and consensus, effectively managing conflict, implementing creative problem-solving, and necessary risk taking. Has an ability to inspire trust and communicate sound reasoning in a persuasive manner.  Must be a leader who is who is able to develop networks, work effectively with those of diverse individual and cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and build internal and external alliances across boundaries to support strategic relationships and achieve common goals.

 

Judgment: Proven ability to analyze, comprehend, and articulate the operational goals and strategic plan of an organization and implement this plan to guide decision making.  Must possess the expertise to anticipate outcomes and decide on the best course of action.  Uncovers potential opportunities by challenging conventional thinking and assumptions.  Demonstrated experience evaluating strategic issues, opportunities and risks and long-term impact.  Capable of voicing concerns with a solution-based approach when communicating with other points of view. Must be confident articulating the rationale of decisions.

 

Member Focus: A leader who values public education and is focused on member needs and support.  Someone who believes in member engagement, trust, and loyalty, and who is committed to fostering strong relationships between WEA and its members.  An experienced leader who has successfully demonstrated the ability to implement quality programs and services that bring value to members. Demonstrated experience using data to identify additional ways to offer value to members’ professional practice and careers.  An influential leader who understands membership and can expand WEA’s membership and influence, and who has effectively led innovative strategies, programs, initiatives, and policies designed to attract and increase new membership.  Proven ability to create collaborative relationships and partnerships with local, county and state governments, as well as community groups and organizations.

 

Staff Relations: A leader who provides effective guidance for staff commitment to policy; assigns staff resources to programs and projects; coordinates, directs and evaluates the work of employees; delegates supervision to other management employees as appropriate; and supports high standards for work on behalf of members. Ability to balance the needs of elected member leaders with the long-term stability of the organization.

 

Fiscal Management: A leader who can devise and facilitate the development of budgets; administer and monitor budgets; effectively oversee compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; evaluate and manage risk; and ensure the proper management of all property owned and leased by the WEA.

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement (Contracts): A leader who effectively functions as the WEA’s lead negotiator in negotiating successor agreements, and who oversees the district’s fair and equitable compliance and administration of the agreement. A leader who not only functions in the role of Executive Director, but who regularly and directly engages in and assists the Uniserv Director in various duties and responsibilities supporting and advocating for WEA members, including grievances, complaints, discipline hearings, training, conflict resolution, etc. A leader who regularly communicates with member leaders on updates to contract conversations with the district.

 

EXPERIENCE

A record of 3-5 years of senior-level leadership experience in positions of increasing responsibility.

Some experience as a Uniserv Director is desirable.

Background in labor advocacy and collective bargaining required. Direct experience in functioning as the lead negotiator in the collective bargaining process is required.

Experience in public education advocacy is required.

Some experience as a classroom teacher is desirable.

Experience reporting to and advising an elected board of directors is desirable.

A record of life-long learning, including recent professional development work.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college is required. A Master’s degree is desirable. 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

The WEA offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The WEA is not a part of the NEA retirement system, but does provide a defined contribution to a retirement program agreeable to the employer and employee.

 

HIRING TIMELINE

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in November and early December, with the candidate selected for the position beginning on April 1, 2021.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please provide the following:

A current résumé reflecting qualifications for this position.

A brief Letter of Application which specifically addresses how accomplishments in your career have prepared you to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in this position.

A signed and completed WEA employment application, which can be accessed at http://www.weatoday.org/wp-content/uploads/WEA-Application-for-Employment.docx.

All materials must be sent electronically to the following: earl.spriggs@nsea-nv.org

For all questions regarding this search, please contact Earl Spriggs, Office Manager, WEA, at either earl.spriggs@nsea-nv.org or 775-393-2967.

Application deadline is October 23, 2020 at 4:30 pm (PST).

 

Washoe Education Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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JOB TITLE: LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST, UUP

Location: New York
Salary: To be determined.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to NYSUT Human Resources HR@nysutmail.org no later than June 17, 2020.

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JOB TITLE:  LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST 

Location: New York
Salary:  To be determined
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to hr@nysutmail.org by February 7, 2020.

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JOB TITLE: LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Location: Nassau, New York
Salary: To be determined.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to NYSUT Human Resources HR@nysutmail.org no later than June 17, 2020.

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JOB TITLE: LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Location: Suffolk, New York
Salary: To be determined.
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to NYSUT Human Resources HR@nysutmail.org no later than June 17, 2020.

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JOB TITLE: LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Location: Nassau Regional Office
Salary: To be determined.
Closing Date:  January 16, 2021

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to hr@nysut.org by January 16, 2021.

 

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North Carolina

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JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Location: North Carolina
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Closing Date:  January 29, 2021

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please provide the following:
• A current resume reflecting qualifications for this position
• A Letter of Application which specifically addresses how accomplishments in your career have prepared you to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in this position.

All materials must be sent electronically to the following:
Margolies Potterton and Associates, Union Search LLC
NCAE Search Consultants
jpotterton@sbcglobal.net
For all questions regarding this search, including confidential inquiries, please contact:
Jim Potterton (West Coast)
jpotterton@sbcglobal.net
(831) 3329324 (Pacific time zone)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm (EST.)

For detailed information, please view the PDF at the bottom of the careers page.

North Dakota

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Ohio

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JOB TITLE: LABOR RELATIONS CONSULTANT

Location: Westerville, Ohio
Salary:  Commensurate with experience.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details are below:

The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Labor Relations Consultant for our Westerville, Ohio office. The geographic area this position covers includes Richland, Ashland and Crawford counties.

 

The ideal candidate approaches labor relations consulting from an organizing perspective and is able to demonstrate effective skills in member advocacy and collective bargaining, community engagement, and political action.

 

Responsibilities

  • Plans, assists, and/or serves as a consultant to the local association in the collective bargaining process
  • Assists members and locals in member rights advocacy
  • Advises leaders in dealing with local operations and assists in local association program development
  • Assists in the development and dissemination of general communications and may serve as public spokesperson as assigned
  • Assists local associations in developing effective internal and external public relations programs
  • Uses OEA/NEA resource personnel and participates in providing programs and support to local associations and members through learning and engagement opportunities such as workshops and trainings
  • Assists locals with political advocacy at the local, state and national levels
  • Provides assistance in crisis situations as assigned
  • Assists existing, new and potential locals in internal and external organizing activities.  Collaborates with Organizers as required
  • Assists members and locals with professional issues advocacy
  • Plans, develops, and provides training for leaders and members
  •  Serves in field operations as assigned
  • Serves as a liaison/advisor and subject matter expert as assigned
  • Attends major conferences, workshops, etc. in areas of assignment and disseminates relevant information obtained at said approved professional training
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor within the job description

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree
  •  Demonstrated competency and proficiency in organizing, consulting skills, political action, member advocacy, and collective bargaining among others
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing productive relationships using strong interpersonal skills
  • High proficiency in exercising good judgment and reasoning skills
  • Ability to creatively solve problems in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to interact and consult effectively with diverse groups including local leadership and association members
  • High proficiency in verbal and written communication including drafting proposals, developing presentations and producing materials and reports for a variety of specific audiences
  • Familiarity with education policy, practice and political environment  
  • Proficient in technology including Microsoft Office Suite and other online platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to pursue projects with energy, drive, and perseverance
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed to achieve the goals of the OEA
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Must be willing to relocate, if needed

 

About OEA 

OEA represents more than 121,000 teachers, faculty members and support professionals who work in Ohio’s schools, colleges, and universities to help improve public education and the lives of Ohio’s children. OEA members provide a wide range of professional education services in communities throughout the state.

OEA members teach in kindergarten classrooms, high school labs and university halls. They counsel adolescents and help students carve out career aspirations.  Members coach athletes and transport students to and from the schools and extra-curricular events.  OEA members provide professional services to benefit students, schools and the public in virtually every position needed to run Ohio’s schools.

OEA members are dedicated to children and public education. OEA’s mission is to lead the way for the continuous improvement of public education while advocating for our members and the students we serve. Through OEA’s more than 150-year history OEA members have been involved in every struggle and effort to advance the finest of America’s dreams: a quality public education for every child.

Benefits Overview and Application Information

This is a bargaining unit position that offers outstanding benefits to employees and eligible family members, including health, dental and vision insurance; retirement plan and 401(k); paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays. OEA provides liberal training and professional development opportunities and a year-long mentoring program for new employees.

 

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to hr@ohea.org or send by mail to:  OEA, Attn: HR, P. O. Box 2550, Columbus, OH  43216.

 

Qualified applicants are expected to share a portfolio demonstrating individual experience with each of the competencies outlined above. Additional information to be provided upon selection for consideration.

 

Visit the OEA website www.ohea.org for information about OEA.

 

The OEA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Oklahoma

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Oregon

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JOB TITLE: UNISERV CONSULTANT/ORGANIZER - CASCADE

Location: Redmond, Oregon
Salary:  Salary Range based on experience, per collective bargaining agreement
Closing Date: December 7, 2020 or until filled

Application Procedure: Apply here - External Candidates

Apply here - External Candidates

 

Pennsylvania

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JOB TITLE: UNISERV REPRESENTATIVE

Location: State of Pennsylvania
Salary: $111,470
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (successful candidates go into UniServ Pool)

Application Procedure: For consideration, interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to:

Pennsylvania State Education Association
Human Resources
P.O. Box 1724
Harrisburg, PA 17105-1724

FAX: 717/255-7005 or via email: jobs@psea.org 

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  Additional vacancies can be found at www.psea.org/jobs

 

Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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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

 

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South Dakota

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JOB TITLE:  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Location:  Pierre, South Dakota
Salary:  $115,000 – 130,000 per year
Closing Date:  January 29, 2020

Application Procedure:  To be considered for this position, please provide the following:

  • A current resume reflecting qualifications for this position.
  • A Letter of Application which specifically addresses how accomplishments in your career have prepared you to meet the challenges and opportunities presented in this position.

All materials must be sent electronically to the following: 

Margolies and Potterton, Union Search, LLC.

South Dakota Search Consultant

Kam47@cornell.edu

 

For all questions regarding this search, including confidential inquiries, please contact:

Ken Margolies (West Coast)                     

kam47@cornell.edu

(831) 332-9324 (Pacific time zone)

 

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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

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Tennessee

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Texas

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JOB TITLE:  ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

Department: Public Affairs
Location: Austin, TX (Headquarters)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) is looking for a program manager to provide advanced administrative support to our public affairs division. This position will oversee the political action committee expense reporting, maintenance and operation of the building/property, safety and emergency management systems, code compliance, purchasing, and will advise the division director in these areas.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, while maintaining a realistic balance among competing priorities. Must have proven experience in delivering superior results and exceptional service during times of significant change while remaining conscious of the needs and perspectives of internal and external stakeholders. 

Here's what you can expect:

  • Manage the relationship with outside auditors to ensure all required filings and reporting to applicable agencies (Texas Ethics Commission, IRS, etc.) are completed in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Prepares, submits, and authorizes expense reports using Concur; train new departmental users.
  • Serves as copy editor for the organization’s quarterly periodical. Reviews headings, captions, pagination, copyright, and other metadata for accuracy and consistency.
  • Administers budgets for public affairs programs, emergency preparedness, supplies, equipment, and contract services.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost savings, better efficiency, or other improvements; recommends and implements policy or process changes, as appropriate.
  • Oversees the acquisition, distribution, and storage of company supplies and shared support services such as mailing, printing, and copying; security; and cleaning and maintenance.
  • Prepares, negotiates, analyzes, and reviews vendor contracts.
  • Reviews and analyzes existing emergency preparedness and evacuation plans; makes recommendations to improve safety, efficiency, and plan effectiveness; mitigates and manages potential hazards and risks.
  • Drafts emergency preparedness plan(s) for facility, ensuring OSHA and EPA requirements, national and local fire protection codes, and industry requirements are addressed and implemented. When applicable, submits plans to appropriate regulatory agencies in a timely manner.
  • Plans, coordinates, and facilitates safety and evacuation meetings and drills, as required.
  • Develops, distributes, and maintains emergency communication protocols and documentation, which may include emergency contact trees, emergency response hierarchy, and other records.
  • Ensures that buildings, grounds, equipment, and supplies are maintained and serviced.
  • Supports the various, related needs of assigned departments.

Here's what you bring to our team:

  • Associate's degree in business/public administration, administrative assistant programs, or property management from an accredited institution. Bachelor’s degree is a plus!
  • A minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in business/public administration, property management, or administrative support with increasing responsibility required. At least three (3) years’ supervisory experience required. Experience in either a national/statewide professional organization or state education association preferred.
  • Ability to effectively manage and guide change through significant challenges while achieving organizational goals and objectives. Serve as mentor, coach to assigned employees.
  • Appreciates developing collaborations/partnerships and working with a team, but also possess the ability to exercise independent judgment, take initiative, leverage resources, and execute with limited direction.
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting needs expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Ability to build relationships crucial to the success of the division, and manages a variety of special projects, some of which may have organizational impact.
  • Must be creative and enjoy working within a small, mission-driven community environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of modern management principles, systems, procedures, and best practices.
  • Master communicator skilled at conveying information (orally and in writing) to employees in an easy to understand manner.
  • Ability to maintain focus on details in an ambiguous and changing environment.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite and social media web platforms.

About TSTA:

Since 1880, the Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) has worked to unite, organize and empower public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child.  Working in conjunction with its national affiliate, TSTA offers members leadership and professional development, legislative and member advocacy, and legal assistance. With more than 35,000 members across the state, TSTA continues to be a strong force in Texas public education. For more information, visit www.tsta.org.

TSTA total rewards:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, vision, LTD, AD&D and employee assistance program
  • Generous PTO (annual, sick)
  • Paid holidays
  • Defined benefit retirement plan
  • 401(k) – no employer match

COVID-19 considerations:
The health and safety of our team is top priority. We are committed to complying with all local, state, and national orders and guidelines regarding COVID-19. While this crisis poses unique challenges, thanks to dedicated employees, we have been able to remain fully operational during COVID-19. Our employees temporarily are working remotely.

Other considerations:

TSTA will verify the selected candidate’s education, experience, and licensure/certification(s). You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution and proof of your professional licenses or certifications. This position will undergo a criminal background/credit investigation.

No phone calls please. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with Public Affairs Manager in the subject line via email to Neocha Campbell at hr@tsta.org.  

Utah

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Davis Education Association

JOB TITLE:  UNISERV DIRECTOR

Location:  Utah
Salary:  $70,000 minimum.  Salary based on qualifications, experience and current local staff salary schedule.  Association provides medical, dental, life, disability insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave.
Closing Date:  December 10, 2020

Application Procedure:  Send letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

Attention: Yvonne Speckman, President   
Patrick Riley, Executive Director
Davis Education Association
PO Box 500
Farmington, UT 84025

The letter of interest and resume may also be sent electronically to the email addresses below.  if you have any questions about the UniServ Director position, please contact Yvonne Speckman or Pat Riley.

Yvonne@dea.org
Pat@dea.org
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JOB TITLE:  USEA ORGANIZATIONAL SPECIALIST

Location:  Murray, UT
Salary:  $52,418 or commensurate with experience
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should submit a most recent resume, cover letter, a USEA Application of Employment and other documentation found at www.useautah.org.   Application can be mailed or faxed to the following:

Organizational Specialist Search Committee
Utah School Employees Association
864 East Arrowhead Lane
Murray, Utah 84107
Ph:  (801) 269-9320
Fax:  (801) 269-9324
Email:  information@useautah.org

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JOB TITLE:  USEA ORGANIZATIONAL SPECIALIST

Location:  UT
Salary:  $52,418 or commensurate with experience
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  • USEA “Application for Employment” Form (completely filled-out). This form can be accessed on the USEA website at www.useautah.org.
  • Complete resume, which lists previous employment with dates, training, personal data, outside interests and community activities.
  • Letter addressed to the Organizational Specialist Search Committee, which describes how the applicant meets the expectations and requirements of the position, as outlined above.
  • An official college or university transcript listing the applicant’s course work, degrees awarded and commendations, or a detailed description of equivalent training and/or experience. 

To be considered for this position, candidates must submit the above-mentioned documents to the USEA office by mail, fax or email to:

Organizational Specialist Search Committee
Utah School Employees Association
864 East Arrowhead Lane
Murray, Utah 84107
Ph:  (801) 269-9320
Fax:  (801) 269-9324
Email:  information@useautah.org

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Vermont

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Virginia

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JOB TITLE: UNISERV DIRECTOR

 

Location: Fairfax, VA
Salary:  Salary is negotiable depending upon applicant's experience and qualifications. Effective September 1, 2020 the VEA/Staff Master Contract has a salary range of $68,000 to $101,948 for 2010-2022.  The contract also includes an excellent fringe benefits package.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Please go to the VEA website to apply: http://www.veanea.org/about/vea-careers/

 

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JOB TITLE: ORGANIZING SPECIALIST (HIRING 1 CANDIDATE)

 

Location: Fairfax, VA
Salary:  This is a position covered by the VEA/Staff Master Contract.  Salary is negotiable depending upon applicant’s experience and qualifications. The hiring range for this position is $68,000 to the low $70s.  The contract also includes an excellent benefits package.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Apply here: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c574d1fd-43f4-46c4-bccd-80e2cc85bbab&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CurrentOpenings

 

JOB TITLE: TEMPORARY ORGANIZING SPECIALIST (HIRING 4 CANDIDATES) 

Location: Fairfax, VA
Salary: $68,000.00 To $101,948.00 Annually.  The positions are covered by the VEA-VPSA Master Contract.  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:  Apply here: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c574d1fd-43f4-46c4-bccd-80e2cc85bbab&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CurrentOpenings

 

Washington

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JOB TITLE:  WEA General Counsel

Location: Federal Way

Open until filled.
 

Job Summary: Supervises, directs, and implements WEA legal program and strategy for WEA staff and governance, UniServ Councils, and Local Associations.

To view the full job summary and apply for this current position, please visit: https://www.washingtonea.org/membership/job-opportunities/wea-job-openings/wea-general-counsel/

West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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JOB TITLE:  UNISERV DIRECTOR(S)

Position Category: Professional Staff
Location: Multiple Locations, WY

  • Position 1) Northwest Region in Wyoming utilizing a home office centrally located within the region that runs from Jackson south to Lander and east to Powell
  • Position 2) Southwest Wyoming with existing office in Rocks Springs, or home office centrally within the Southwest Region that runs from Pinedale southwest to Evanston and east to Rawlins.

Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience, Salary Range Starting at $63,611 plus competitive benefits Pursuant to the WEA/WEASO 2020-2021 Negotiated Agreement

Closing Date: January 8, interviews tentatively week of January 11th.

Please Provide: Cover letter, resume and three references

Visit the Indeed link for more information and to apply:

https://www.indeed.com/job/uniserv-directors-organizer-advocate-1525306fa28673fc

National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

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.