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

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

Project Organizer
Higher Education

For covering Massachusetts


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.

Persons of color are urged to apply. Women are urged to apply.

Visit our website at www.ueunion.org to learn more.


  • 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


  • 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.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.