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UAW Local 5810
 

Data Organizer

Los Angeles, CA
 

UAW Local 5810 represents over 6,500 postdoctoral researchers at University of California and Lawrence Berkeley Lab. It was chartered in 2008 as member led/ member run union that through collective bargaining and organization is committed to improve the working conditions and the lives of working people. Website: www.uaw5810.org

Overview:
UAW 5810 is seeking dynamic individuals with experience in workplace, community or labor research to facilitate the on-the-ground efforts of organizers and leaders. Data organizers work closely with leaders and organizers to provide them the information they need to have meaningful and productive discussions with workers. The successful applicant must be detail-oriented, an excellent communicator, quick learner and strategic thinker who understands power dynamics.

Job Responsibilities:

  • With an eye towards detail, carry out workplace research
  • Accurately and efficiently process member information to ensure the highest quality data
  • Work closely with organizers to facilitate organizing interactions and efficient use of organizing time
  • Assist in developing campaign research programs
  • Assist in data transfers between databases and other software systems
  • Generate reports and analyses for campaign leadership
  • Participate and improve data workflow around organizer data submissions
  • Participate in team development

Job Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, other Office products, as well as the Google Suite of Utilities
  • Ability to follow protocols for data entry and maintain high standards of accuracy and efficiency
  • Discipline to finish work independently and on-time
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Ability to work with diverse workforce, collaborate as part of a team, work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency with SQL, ability to code in Python, Perl or similar languages a plus
  • Experience working with relational databases, desired
  • Experience using social media in organizing campaigns, experience with web-development a plus
  • Previous experience in organizing or union research a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in research
  • Experience with academic and/or public sector employment
  • Familiarity with research workplaces
  • Fluency in multiple languages

*Women, people of color, and members of LGBTQIA communities encouraged to apply.

Terms of employment: Competitive salary, health, dental, and vision coverage provided, paid personal time off as well as sick time.  Remote work or telecommuting may be an option.

Interested applicants should submit a resume/CV, three references, and a motivation letter to the hiring committee at jobs@uaw5810.org.

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