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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

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

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/.

JOB TITLE: Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors

Location: Denver, Colorado

Salary: This is an exempt, confidential position with a salary range of $60,000 - $75,000 based upon prior experience and qualifications. A fringe benefits package is provided including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid sick, personal, and vacation leave.

Closing Date: May 21, 2021

Position Summary: The Colorado Education Association is seeking qualified applicants for the Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will be deeply committed to our mission, thrive on finding ways to overcome challenges, and enjoy working in an organization focused on elevating educator voices to win policies that improve working and learning conditions for educators and students. The role requires a high degree of confidentiality, advanced computer and administrative skills, a high level of detail orientation and the ability to manage and organize complex information. In addition to providing support to the board of directors, the selected candidate will primarily be responsible for providing daily support for our President and Vice President, as well as plan and coordinate our annual meeting of more than 600 delegates and provide overall administrative support to a dynamic and fast paced executive office.

  • Provide confidential administrative support to the President and Vice President, including scheduling, screening telephone calls, preparation of monthly travel and expense reports, making travel arrangements, and writing correspondence
  • Provide support in the Executive Office to management team as directed by the Executive Director
  • Be proactive in supporting the President and Vice President to focus their time and attention on the highest value activities
  • Develop smart scheduling systems that proactively map out travel needs and other impactful activities (meetings, calls to board members, etc.)
  • Maintain, update and organize the Association’s governing documents, policies and other organizational documents '
  • Schedule meetings, coordinate logistics, including travel logistics for some board members
  • Draft Board meeting agendas and take notes for meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Provide administrative support for internal committees and external coalitions as assigned by the President
  • Serve as primary administrative support to the CEA Delegate Assembly at its annual meeting (600+ delegates)
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating the Delegate Assembly and other large conferences and meetings
  • Serve as the State Coordinator for NEA Representative Assembly (annual national membership business meeting)
  • Take notes in meetings, identify action items, track progress and create and manage a system of follow up after meetings
  • Create written plans for key initiatives, make a timeline of necessary activities, and track progress to date
  • Draft compelling first versions of proposals, memos, etc. These start with a discussion on overall direction from President, Executive Director or designee, then EA creates the draft and final polished product after review and input
  • Copy edit and proofread all written communications
  • Create and maintain distribution lists in Microsoft Outlook
  •  Update and pull reports from CEA’s membership database or CVENT as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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

Application Procedure:
To complete an application, please visit the CEA career opportunities website - https://www.coloradoea.org/career-opportunities/.

 

Applications must be received at CEA by May 21, 2021. The letter of interest that you will be asked to submit should be addressed to Hiring Manager at:
 

Colorado Education Association
1500 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203

JOB TITLE: MANAGER – Center for Business Affairs and Human Resources

Location: Denver, Colorado

Salary: This is an exempt management position with a salary range of $130,000 - $150,000 based upon prior experience and qualifications. A fringe benefits package is provided including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid sick, personal, and vacation leave.

Closing Date: May 31, 2021 (5:00pm MST)

Position Summary: The ideal candidate will be deeply committed to our mission, thrive on protecting and defending educator rights, and enjoy working in an organization focused on elevating educator voices to improve educator working conditions for educators and students. The ideal candidate will have a J.D. degree and be a member in good standing of the Colorado state and federal Bars, with a minimum five years of litigation experience in administrative, state and federal trial and appellate courts.

This position has two primary areas of focus:

Business Office Management

  • Oversee the financial status of the organization including: developing long and short range financial plans, monitoring the budget, advancing monthly financial reports and program spending reports, conferring on financial optimization and compliance, and recommending wise courses of action to promote and sustain our financial health.
  • Effectively advance strategic budgeting and financial tracking systems, regularly communicate and present critical financial matters and risks to the Management Team and Governance Leadership.
  • Ensure seamless financial operations – including supervising a small team; cross-training team members so they have the necessary skills to excel in their roles; overseeing the annual audit, ensuring that all contracts, grants, and invoices are in order; and making sure that day-to-day financial processing is consistently smooth, transparent, and timely.
  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and investigate the next level of information technology and financial systems that support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall. Work with IT staff and consultant(s) to ensure continuous improvement and relevancy of our technology support.
  • Represent CEA with auditors and other regulatory agencies in Colorado and nationally (such as all taxing authorities, local, state and national, DOL, Secretary of State).
  • Provide training and support to the CEA Secretary Treasurer, the CEA Financial Review Committee and local governance leaders.
  • Manage and oversee building maintenance and improvements and the contracts and contractors who provide building maintenance and security.
  • Monitor changes in legal, regulatory and administrative environments, implementing changes in procedures as needed to maintain compliance, while maximizing operational and financial results.

Human Resources

  • Contribute to, support, and actively engage in the organization’s commitment to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.
  • Lead diversity, equity, and inclusion process to strengthen ongoing work on recruitment, retention, and workplace culture.
  • Participate in and support the management bargaining team in staff-union negotiations and ongoing consultations and foster a collaborative relationship with staff union leadership.
  • Coordinate onboarding and professional development programs for staff.
  • Lead strategic and operational human resources; developing policies, providing HR support to the Management Team, managing payroll and benefits, ensuring compliance, and overseeing and advancing hiring, onboarding and retention processes including training programs.
  • Manage all compliance and administrative matters, including working closely with the General Counsel to monitor changes in legal, regulatory and administrative environments; implementing changes in procedures as needed to maintain compliance.
  • Manage contracts/agreements with vendors, funders, and service providers; maintaining all necessary state and employer registrations.
  • Represent CEA with benefits brokers, partners and contractors to assure CEA meets all legal and employee contract compliance.
  • Uniformly and consistently manage, implement and enforce CEA’s programs, policies and the CEA/CEASO Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Promote a positive organizational culture including elevating the importance of equity and the CEA Operating Principles.
  • Fosters accountability, proactive decision-making, teamwork, strategic planning and a mission focused attitude.

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

To complete an application, please visit the CEA career opportunities website - https://www.coloradoea.org/career-opportunities/.
 

Applications must be received at CEA by 5pm (MST), May 31, 2021. The letter of interest that you will be asked to submit should be addressed to CEA Executive Director Kathy Michienzi Rendon at:
 

Colorado Education Association
1500 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203

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

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/.

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.

JOB TITLE: Executive Director

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Salary: $110,000 - $120,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 5:00 pm (EST).

Position Summary: The Executive Director is the Association’s chief administrative officer and management agent who leads a staff in coordination with the MAE President to ensure implementation of the full scope of policies, procedures, and programs approved and adopted by the MAE Board of Directors. In collaboration with the president and officers, the executive director develops and manages an annual organizational budget and is accountable to the Board for the long term financial and fiscal health and sustainability of the Association.
 

The Executive Director is charged with adeptly advising the Board, managing and skillfully representing the long-term vision and strategic direction of the Association guided by the MAE Constitution and Bylaws, MAE governing body, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Institutional Leadership - lead with vision, adaptability, creativity, and integrity to execute the policies of The MAE’s board.
  • Corporate Management - advise and facilitate the development of The MAE budget, administer and monitor the budget, ensure the fiscal health of the association, oversee compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, evaluate and manage risk, and ensure the proper management of all property owned and leased by the Association as The MAE pursues its mission and vision.
  • Public Education Advocacy – champion public education in Mississippi, including building collaborative relationship between The MAE and external stakeholders to shape the highest professional standards for education policy.
  • Organizing – foster an organizing culture that grows the association while advancing the interests of Mississippi’s students and educators.
  • Staff Relations – as chief of staff, provide leadership for staff commitment to the Association’s mission, vision, and strategic plan, ensure compliance with The MAE’s policies; prioritize and assign staff resources to programs and projects as necessary; coordinate, direct, and evaluate the work of The MAE’s employees while fostering a collegial relationship; build effective relationships with management and the staff union; and successfully support management and staff to ensure the highest quality work on behalf of The MAE’s members.

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

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
MAE 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)

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: New York (Vestal Regional Office)

Salary: To be Determined

Closing Date: May 3, 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 by May 18, 2021.

JOB TITLE: Assistant in Program Services - Retiree Services

Location: NYSUT Headquarters (Latham, NY)

Salary: To be Determined.

Closing Date: May 13th, 2021.

Position Summary: This position oversees and develops NYSUT’s Retiree Services Program which serves to engage and assist NYSUT retirees. The position will work with NYSUT retiree councils, chapters and individual retirees to create and coordinate programs, services and initiatives in support of NYSUT retirees and NYSUT campaigns. The goal of NYSUT Retiree Services is ultimately to engage and mobilize retired members, support the mission and values of NYSUT and build power for all of our members.

Meetings and trainings coordination
• Develop, plan and coordinate program and logistics for retiree regional conferences and events, NYSUT-sponsored retiree leadership conference and retiree training sessions.
• Develop digital programming that engages retired members around social, economic and political topics.

 

Data and analysis
• Work with Member Records relative to identification and maintenance of retiree membership records.
• Work with regional offices and in-service locals to collect newly retired members contact information.

 

Governance Support
• Coordinate and facilitate election processes of retiree directors, under direction of the Assistant to the Executive Vice President.
• Provide direct service and support to NYSUT Board members representing ED’s 51, 52 and 53 as well as the At-Large Director for ED 51-53.
• Coordinate retiree contiguous ED meetings. (facilitate speaker requests, provide on-site support.)
• Oversee and provide guidance to the Retiree Advisory Committee (RAC). Attend all meetings, assist with agenda formation, note-taking, mailings and writing of the RAC final report.
• Responsible for retiree-specific sub-committees that are created to address specific retiree concerns.

 

Organizing and Mobilizing
• Staff the retiree booth at various NYSUT conferences when requested (RA, LAP, New Local Presidents’ Conference, SRP Leadership Conference, etc.).
• Ensure retiree involvement in such matters as the Committee of 100, lobbying activities, phone banks, etc.
• Assist locals and retirees in the development of retiree chapters.
• Provide ongoing supervision and training to 11 NYSUT Retiree Services Consultants.
• Assist Retiree Services Consultants in the identification and training of leaders.
• Help conduct surveys and/or needs assessments regarding delivery of NYSUT/AFT services and programs for retirees.

 

Develop Communications and Organizing Materials
• Design, create and coordinate the publication of Retiree Services print material for distribution including training, issues, organizing and mobilization materials.
• Responsible for writing and publishing the NYSUT Retiree Organizer newsletter.
• Write and submit to the Communications Department, articles on retiree issues. Ensure that timely and relevant retiree news items appear in NYSUT United and on NYSUT.org.
• Maintain appropriate communication and coordination with the AFT, NYSARA and other retiree groups regarding involvement of NYSUT retirees.
• Develop and monitor the budget for NYSUT Retiree Program.
• Coordinate work with the administrative assistant.
• Oversee Administrative staff assigned to Retiree Services ensuring all printing, mailing and label requests from retiree councils and chapters are produced.

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

To apply for the Assistant in Program Services, please send a cover letter and resume to HR@nysut.org.

JOB TITLE: Regional Political Organizer assigned to Nassau and Suffolk

Location: New York

Salary: To be Determined.

Closing Date: May 12, 2021.

Position Summary: The Regional Political Organizer is primarily responsible for engaging NYSUT’s members and strengthening Locals in NYSUT’s Legislative and Political Action objectives. The position reports to and works under the direct supervision of the Political Director and Deputy Political Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize and educate NYSUT members around political issues, legislative and electoral campaigns. Develop and execute new strategies to engage members
  • Organize and track member voter registration and turnout in electoral campaigns, utilizing technology when appropriate.
  • Educate and engage members around PAC Fundraising (Vote-Cope) Campaigns.
  • Coordinate objectives and Campaigns with NYSUT PAC, Vote-Cope Coordinators, Regional Staff Directors (RSD), Labor Relations Specialists (LRS), Legislative Representatives, Board Members and Local Presidents. Facilitate Regional Political Action Teams.
  • Together with PAC Coordinators plan and execute member mobilization activities in support of NYSUT endorsed candidates, legislation and issue campaigns.
  • Recruit and prepare members to speak at press events on behalf of the Union at legislative hearings, electoral campaign events and other political activities.
  • Help manage in-district lobbying activities, recruit and train members to attend meetings with their elected officials, attend meetings with NYSUT members.
  • Establish and maintain relationships, lead in coalition building with community groups on behalf of the union.
  • Raise Leader awareness of existing NYSUT programs and materials as readily available resources to engage members.
  • Recruit and train NYSUT members to run for elected office as part of NYSUT’s Candidate Pipeline Training.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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

Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter to NYSUT Human Resources HR@nysut.org no later than May 12, 2021.

JOB TITLE: Labor Relations Specialist

Location: New York (Suffolk Regional Office)

Salary: To be Determined

Closing Date: May 3, 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 by May 18, 2021.

JOB TITLE: Labor Relations Specialist

Location: New York (Capital District Regional Office)

Salary: To be Determined

Closing Date: May 3, 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 by May 18, 2021.

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

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://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/wea-job-openings/.

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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/.

National Education Association

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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.