Organizer – UniServ Director

Based in Las Vegas, NV

The Clark County Education Association (CCEA) is seeking applicants for the position of Organizing Team Support Specialist with worksite organizing experience. Required experience includes internal organizing experience and worksite building structure. Position requires extended work hours. This is a project based position.

Résumés will be held confidential. Salary ($56,656-$108,318): dependent on experience and qualifications (in accordance with staff contract) and competitive fringe benefits. Letters of application, resumes reflecting essential qualifications and experiences and a list of three professional references must be submitted with application. Only qualified candidates need apply. Please send materials to the attention of:

John Vellardita, CCEA
4230 McLeod Drive,
Las Vegas, NV 89121
email: jvellardita@ccea-nv.org

Association Overview
Clark County Education Association is affiliated with the Nevada State Education Association and the National Education Association and represents 18,000+ Pre K-12 licensed employees in 356 schools in the Clark County School District (CCSD) which is the fifth largest school district in the USA. CCEA provides professional leadership, legal services, legislative/political involvement, a membership benefits program and professional and personal development for its membership.

The Clark County School District (CCSD) is currently being reorganized into a decentralized education delivery system where the hub of delivery is school building called a precinct. Each precinct will be responsible for planning student achievement and use of budget resources for students’ education. Each precinct shall be composed of an organization team made up of educators, support staff, parents, students, and the principal. CCEA is responsible for developing the leadership program for educators for the building organizational team members. In that context, CCEA is carrying out a comprehensive leadership development program that will train and develop over 1700 leaders in 356 buildings. The role of the Organizational Team Support Specialist is to assist in implementing this program.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
This position shall work with the Organize the Schools (OTS) team to successfully carry out implementing CCEA’s leadership development program. Summary of duties shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Have an assigned route of buildings you will be responsible for
  • Assist education leaders in building to carry out their responsibilities on the school sites organizational team
  • Help each building developing a communication network
  • Assist in membership growth in each building
  • Develop a relationship with the school’s organizational team
  • Assist in promoting and carrying out CCEA’s professional learning program in each building
  • Assist in organizing member and non-member engagement in Nevada’s 2017 Legislative Session
  • Assist in building leader’s efforts in parental engagement
  • Coordinate with CCEA’s parental engagement work at each building site.
  • Collect all relevant data and enter into data base and maintain accurate information
  • Generate frequent progress reports on work
  • Meet daily with CCEA staff leadership and follow their instructions and directions
  • Maintain visibility with the membership through regularly scheduled building visitations.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the membership.
  • Other duties as assigned by CCEA.

Essential Qualifications and Experiences
The successful candidate will have had experience with internal organizing where union density and leadership development grew; experience in working in a right to work state preferred; and, experience in public education is a plus.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess knowledge and experiences in the following areas:

  • People oriented with strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional appearance in interacting with members and the public
  • Ability to motivate others
  • To be detailed oriented
  • Be Task driven
  • Results Driven
  • Deadline Accomplished
  • Creative problem solver
  • Organized in their work assignment
  • Data base skills required
  • Microsoft Office suite programs
  • Have a driver’s license
  • A registered vehicle with $300,000 liability auto insurance
  • Willing to work extended hours as assigned
  • A team player working collaboratively to accomplish objectives
  • Working with diverse populations, personalities and viewpoints 

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