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Clark County Education Association

Clark County Education Association
 

Field Representative

Based in Las Vegas, NV


The Clark County Education Association (CCEA) is seeking applicants for the position of Field Representative. Required experience includes contract enforcement, grievance and arbitration handling, representation issues, conflict resolution, grievance handling, labor/management relations, etc. Position requires extended work hours.

Résumés will be held confidential. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications (in accordance with staff contract) and competitive fringe benefits and a lucrative performance incentive plan. Letters of application, resumes reflecting essential qualifications and experiences and a list of three professional references must be submitted with application. Only qualified candidates need apply. Please send materials to the attention of:

John Vellardita, CCEA
4230 McLeod Drive,
Las Vegas, NV 89121
email: jvellardita@ccea-nv.org

Association Overview
Clark County Education Association is an independent education union that represents 18,000+ Pre K-12 licensed employees in 360 schools in the Clark County School District (CCSD) which is the fifth largest school district in the USA. CCEA is the largest educator’s union in Nevada. CCEA provides collective bargaining, contract representation, professional development, legal services, legislative advocacy and political programs to win for our members.

We are looking for applicants who have a passion to win for teachers and have experience. We are looking for multiple applicants. Previous experience in k-12 education, worksite organizing, and political campaigns are all a plus.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
This position shall work with the Advocacy & Representation (A&R) team to successfully implement CCEA’s representation program. Summary of duties shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Meeting with members to assess the extent and nature of their problem and take necessary steps to assist
  • Representing members in investigatory meetings
  • Representing members with School District officials when needed
  • Grievance handling with successful resolution
  • Arbitration preparation including arbitrating grievances
  • Drafting and submitting correspondence; maintaining documents and files
  • Insuring that all timelines are met
  • Maintenance of data management or records
  • Promoting the value of membership through face to face, telephone and written contact
  • Promoting CCEA programs and organizing around issues that impact CCEA and its members
  • Maintain visibility with the membership through regularly scheduled building visitations
  • Maintain contact with the membership by insuring that all member telephone calls and correspondence are responded to within twenty-four hours
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the membership. This may include, but is not limited to: face to face contact, telephone contact, email and other written correspondence.
  • Building and maintaining a professional relationship with School District Officials.
  • Provide advice and appropriate professional assistance to members.
  • Assist members in securing legal representation in employment matters. This may include, but is not limited to: conferring with the member to establish the dimensions of the case; conferring with the Executive Director or his designee regarding an attorney referral; assisting the assigned attorney in the investigation process; updating the Executive Director or his designee on a regular basis regarding the status of the case.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Advocacy & Representation or designee.

Essential Qualifications and Experiences
The successful candidate will have had experience with internal organizing where union density and successful representation grew; experience in working in a right to work state preferred; and, experience in public education is a plus.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess knowledge and experiences in the following areas:

  • People oriented with strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Data management skills required i.e. efficiency in computer skills & programs
  • Detailed oriented
  • Be task and results driven
  • Effective time management
  • Creative problem solver and good conflict resolution skills
  • Organized in their work assignment
  • Have a driver’s license and a registered vehicle with $300,000 liability auto insurance is a mandatory requirement
  • Willing to work extended hours as assigned
  • Professional appearance in interacting with members and the public
  • A team player working collaboratively to accomplish objectives
  • Working with diverse populations, personalities and viewpoints

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