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University Professional &Technical Employees – CWA Local 9119

University Professional &Technical Employees
CWA Local 9119


Leadership Development Coordinator
(Organizer)

UCLA – Los Angeles, CA


UPTE, CWA Local 9119 is a member run, statewide union representing 16,000 University of California technical, research, and health care professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Trains members to plan, lead and conduct organizing, political, legislative, and issue-oriented activities;
  • Work collaboratively with local and system-wide officers and directors in proposing and implementing innovative ideas to achieve the campaign's goals;
  • Help to develop and deliver formal and informal education programs to train stewards and worksite leaders;
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all elements of organizing through leadership development and mentoring instead of assuming primary responsibility for success.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • 3-5 years prior labor organizing experience particularly in the area of committee development;
  • Potential applicants should have demonstrated success in member-based field organizing and mobilization.
  • In-depth understanding of the laws, workplace rules, contracts and trends related to organizing and representing higher education employees in California;
  • Some investigative research experience, including industry, or issue research preferred;

Qualifications: General

  • Post-secondary education and/or work experience demonstrating strong strategic and analytical abilities;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently;
  • Strong strategy and analytic skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and email applications
  • Valid automobile driver's license, travel, temporary assignments and extended work hours are required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese preferred

To Apply
Please submit your résumé, a cover letter, and three professional references (Current or former supervisors preferred) to pwaters.smith@upte-cwa.org.

Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits package as defined by the staff union.

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