Fresno Teachers Association

Associate Executive Director/UniServ Staff

Based in Fresno, CA

Employment Category: Staff
Date Flown: July 12, 2019
Department/Region: Fresno Teachers Association/CTA/NEA


Fresno Teachers Association
5334 N. Fresno St.
Fresno CA 93710

Salary Range: $66,652 - $136,890

Please send Résumé to:

Manuel Bonilla, FTA President
5334 N. Fresno St.
Fresno CA, 93710

Application deadline: Monday, July 22, 2019; 12pm PDT

General Description
The Fresno Teachers Association (FTA) is a single unit Option 2 UniServ. One Executive Director, two support staff, two Associate Executive Directors, and a full-time president work in this office. The FTA bargaining unit is comprised of approximately 4,000 members.

Community organizing and education reform/restructuring, understanding of school budgets, bargaining, grievance processing, arbitration, political action aspects of member representation, enforcement of collective bargaining agreements, and advocacy are critical components of this position. Additionally, experience with organizing unrepresented employees and an understanding of public charter schools are desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance and service to FTA leadership and to members in negotiations, grievances, arbitration, organizational development, collective bargaining agreement maintenance, trainings and communications
  • Serve, as directed by and under the supervision of the Executive Director, as organizer and advisor in the development of FTA member participation and association programs
  • Serve as research advisor to FTA leadership
  • Serve as a staff resource to FTA Executive Board on current problems facing the education profession in California
  • Represent FTA in communicating Association policies and programs to lay and professional groups
  • Expand FTA community engagement and coalition building
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or his designee.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • A BS/BA or higher degree
  • Experience with and broad understanding of labor organizations and/or education-related association/programs and services at local, state and national levels
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in working with professional groups and/or labor organizations
  • Demonstrated organizing, negotiating and coordinating skills necessary to successfully complete complex group projects and activities
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and learn programs necessary to support chapter bargaining, organizing, and communications
  • Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication
  • Broad understanding of the critical issues and problems facing public schools and public school employees in California
  • Ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license

*This position is in a bargaining unit represented by FSO. Salaries are established by a collective bargaining agreement.

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