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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.

Arizona

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

JOB TITLE: Executive Director

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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

Closing Date: July 23, 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 the full job description, including duties and qualifications.

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)

Selected applicants will be invited for an in-person interview on August 27-28, 2021. We will try to accommodate candidates if they are unable to interview in-person due to special circumstances.

The anticipated start date is October 2021.

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/.

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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

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

JOB TITLE: ATTORNEY

Location: Based anywhere in the U.S. and would be working from his/her home.

Salary: To be determined at the time of hire based on experience and placement on existing salary schedule.

Closing Date: July 21, 2021

Position Summary: FEA seeks a full-time attorney to represent DoD Education Activity (DoDEA) educators employed in the Pacific Region (South Korea and Japan, including Okinawa). This role provides advice, representation and guidance to bargaining unit educators on a diverse array of legal matters under federal labor law and representation. This full-time attorney will also provide training, advice, and guidance to FEA elected leadership.

Caseload will primarily involve independently representing FEA and its members in all stages of the grievance arbitration process. Attorney will also work in coordination with another attorney representing Pacific Region bargaining unit employees. Attorney will provide advice and assistance in disciplinary/adverse actions and with individual grievances filed by bargaining unit employees. Attorney may also represent the Association in grievance appeals or Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) filings before the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). Work may also include discussions with DoDEA management and coordination with the FEA General Counsel and/or the FEA Deputy General Counsel.

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

Please forward a letter of interest in the FEA full-time attorney position, a resume, citations to or copies of two arbitration decisions in which the applicant was either the lead attorney or participated in the arbitration, if available, or two recent writing samples, to FEA Deputy General Counsel, Deputy Executive Director Suzanne Summerlin at FEALegal@nea.org or by regular mail to:

Suzanne Summerlin

Deputy General Counsel, Deputy Executive Director

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 (5:00 PM Eastern Time) on July 21, 2021

Florida

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

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

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

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/.

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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

For more information about this affiliate, please visit Mississippi Association of Educators.

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

For more information about this affiliate, please visit New York State United Teachers.

JOB TITLE: Labor Relations Specialist

Location: Syracuse, New York

Salary: To be determined

Closing Date: July 02, 2021

Position Summary: The primary responsibilities of the Labor Relations Specialist are to promote the image and vision of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT, NEA-AFT) and the American Labor Movement, advocate on behalf of affiliates and members and the institutions in which they work, support the growth and strength of NYSUT locals, and to provide services to local affiliates of NYSUT.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote the image and goals of NYSUT and the American Labor Movement by representing the organization in a variety of activities involving local affiliates, and in the political and legislative arenas.
  • Responsible for developing and promoting strategic approaches for affiliated locals in their interaction with their members.
  • Utilizing that strategic approach, assist each local affiliate in maximizing member engagement and building the capacity of local affiliates to meet the workplace needs of their members, engage in political action, community service, social justice and professional development initiatives, and participating in regional, state and national events, programs and governance.
  • Develop and maintain a hands-on relationship with local affiliates; build, or assist locals in building coalitions that further the goals of NYSUT and its members.
  •  Ensure that locals identify all workplace issues as opportunities for organizing and engaging members, particularly when there is no apparent legal solution.
  • Engage in and support organizing of unrepresented and unaffiliated workers.
  • Be committed to the process of life-long learning and demonstrate a desire for continuous professional self-improvement and knowledge attainment.
  • Develop an understanding of the work life of members and assist local unions in recognizing responsibilities in both professional issues and union activities.
  • Work with local affiliates in the capacity of consultant, communicator, trainer and facilitator in the resolution of local issues; gather, assimilate and distribute information.
  • Conduct labor relations activities including collective bargaining, contract administration and legal advocacy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to hr@nysut.org.

JOB TITLE: Data Analyst

Location: Latham, New York

Salary: To Be Determined

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Position Summary: This professional position reports to the Director of NYSUT Field and Affiliate Services and works at NYSUT Headquarters in Latham, New York.
NYSUT is transforming its data management processes to maintain an interactive platform that will be utilized by headquarters and field-based staff alike to support their respective needs.
The successful candidate will be responsible for interacting with the IT department to define the departmental, business related needs to capture and report field data in the development of a robust and interactive database focused around collective bargaining and the Local union environment.
This role purposefully does not reside in the IT department, it is a business role facilitating the use of technology and data across the state.

Responsibilities

  • Understanding of business processes combined with project management elements and what role they play meet deadlines and apply critical thinking to ask questions and help problem solve when needed.
  • Data visualization expertise and the ability to translate data from multiple data sources into a compelling story.
  • Has a collaborative mindset, is willing to work with others and take direction as well as to offer suggestions for alternative approaches.
  • Applies sophisticated analysis to datasets to discern and identify patterns and recommend relatable actions.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to ask the right questions to understand business problems and identify measurement or research objectives, and to offer suggestions for alternative approaches.
  • Responsible for managing the Field Services SharePoint page and ensuring information is timely, relevant, and useful. Coordinate with NYSUT Regional Offices to develop a common SharePoint cataloging system for information.
  • Responsible coordinating with field regions to maintain appropriate data hygiene practices.
  • Serve as liaison with all departments to ensure that databases are functioning as intended and provide support when other departments seek information, e.g. legislative, research, communications.
  • Other ad hoc assignments may become the priority, the ability to shift focus and deliver quality data and analytics is essential.

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

Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to hr@nysutmail.org. The position is open until filled.

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/contact/employment.

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Pennsylvania

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

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Rhode Island

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

South Carolina

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

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://myuea.org/employment .

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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/.

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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