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United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)

United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)


Project Organizer

Based in the Southwest U.S.
(may require travel)

 

UE seeks a Project Organizer to work on campaigns among workers in higher education. We have launched an exciting new organizing initiative in this sector, this is your opportunity to play a significant role in helping to build militant, democratic and progressive trade unionism in the US. UE is an independent member-run union with a nationwide membership and a proud history of progressive political action and aggressive struggle to improve workplace conditions. Visit our website at www.ueunion.org to learn more.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct worker outreach to generate organizing campaigns in identified workplaces
  • Lead one-on-one and group meetings with workers
  • Identify and develop workplace leaders
  • Motivate workers to take action
  • Build union organizing committees capable of winning union recognition
  • Maintain accurate information on worksite site and campaign activities

Requirements:

  • Prior union experience in the higher education sector (or similar experience) either as a member, leader or union staff person.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends
  • Basic computer and writing skills
  • A strong commitment to social justice.

Salary for this position is $1000/week.

To Apply:
Please email a résumé and cover to: jobs@ueunion.org.

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