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United University Professions


Full-Time Organizer
Northeast Region Organizing Project

Covering the Downstate/Long Island Region, NY


Applicant will work on exciting statewide organizing campaigns with United University Professions in the Downstate/Long Island Region. Organizer is responsible for all aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issue-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and increasing and sustaining motivation of organizing committee and activists.

This project is a joint venture between the American Federation of Teachers and the Northeast Organizing Project.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, experience and background indicating capabilities in organizing
  • Demonstrated commitment to empower workers through the labor movement
  • At least 1 year of previous community and/or labor organizing
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction and work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as required
  • Computer literacy

Pay and Benefits:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Health benefits, 401k and vacation are included.

The ideal candidate will be available to start immediately.

Contact:
Please email your cover letter and résumé to: ksammons@uupmail.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity and all are encouraged to apply.

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