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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (Organizer)

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UPTE, CWA Local 9119 (“UPTE”) is a dynamic and growing member-run, statewide union representing 16,000 University of California technical, research, and health care professionals. UPTE is seeking to hire a union organizer (which UPTE refers to as an “Leadership Development Coordinator”) for an assignment at UC Davis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Trains members to plan, lead and conduct organizing, political, legislative, and issue-oriented campaigns.
  • Works collaboratively with local and systemwide officers in proposing and implementing innovative ideas to achieve campaign goals.
  • Develops member leaders to run strong chapters capable of addressing the needs of members.
  • Accountable for working with union leadership and stewards and recruiting new members to participate in union activities and political campaigns. Regular one-on-one contact with members is required.
  • Develops and maintains effective worksite leadership structures through the recruitment, training, and support of stewards and other union leaders.
  • Helps to develop and deliver formal and informal education programs to train stewards and worksite leaders.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all elements of organizing through leadership development and mentoring, instead of assuming primary responsibility for success.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • 3-5 years prior labor or non-profit organizing experience, particularly in the area of member development.
  • Demonstrated success in member-based field organizing and mobilization.
  • Ability to conduct one-on-one visits, site visits, in person meetings, phone calls, video meetings, and other interactions with members and potential members.
  • Experience working with groups of activists on dedicated outcomes and benchmarks.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education and/or work experience demonstrating strong strategic and analytical abilities.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Moderate computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and email applications.
  • Valid California driver's license, travel, temporary assignments and extended work hours are occasionally required.

UPTE, CWA Local 9119 (“UPTE”) is a dynamic and growing member-run, statewide union representing 16,000 University of California technical, research, and health care professionals. UPTE is seeking to hire a union organizer (which UPTE refers to as…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits package.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese preferred.

Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Davis, CA
Associated Location
Davis, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to jobs@upte-cwa.org.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to jobs@upte-cwa.org.

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