NEASO - National Education Association Staff Organization

National Education Association Staff Organization

Executive Director/Union Organizer

Based in Washington, DC

The National Education Association Staff Organization (NEASO), a 250 + member labor union, is seeking an Executive Director to work in a fast-paced, transitioning organization. Position requires successful individual to effectively organize, plan and implement a wide range of projects related to organizing and representing union members.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Negotiate, write, interpret and enforce a collective bargaining agreement
  • Prepare and submit required tax, corporate and government forms
  • Monitor, maintain and develop financial and administrative records and reports
  • Analyze financial information and develop annual budgets
  • Research, prepare and present grievances and arbitrations
  • Accurately respond to member inquiries
  • Prepare documents/reports using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Communicate via telephone, fax, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Research
  • Communicate via the internet
  • Oversee all aspects of the organization and staff
  • Interact with NEASO Board and members, NSO representatives, other Unions on the property, NEA affiliates and NEA management
  • Participate in elections of NEASO officers/delegates and ratification processes
  • Travel 1 day per week to NEASO-MB located in Gaithersburg, MD
  • Conduct Union Trainings (steward trainings, grievance trainings, committee trainings, basic rights, etc.)
  • Organizing and Bargaining Unit team building activities
  • Bargaining Negotiations Lead
  • Point person on Grievances and their filings
  • Counsel and advisement on strategies and issues as they come up
  • Joint Labor Management meeting Participation
  • Assistance resolving member concerns
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate in meetings of the Board of Directors and committees as required
  • Maintain records of meetings attended
  • Participate on committees and in meetings as required at Member Benefits
  • Post information on the NEASO website
  • Participate in NSO activities and training as directed (some travel)
  • Perform other duties as directed by the NEASO president

Minimum Education, Skills and Experience:

  • College degree and/or post graduate work in the discipline of labor relations
  • Minimum of five years of experience in labor relations and conflict resolution
  • Experience with the National Labor Relations Act, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services, Fair Labor Standards Act, Department of Labor Office of Labor – Management Standards, American Arbitration Association
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office, especially word, excel and outlook
  • Knowledge of and ability to complete/file tax forms and required governmental forms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet time requirements is essential

Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, including salary history, with résumé and references to: NEASO c/o Jean Mondejar, 1201 16th Street, NW Washington DC 20036-3290 or neaso-resume@nea.org. Résumés must be received by COB on September 30, 2019.

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