Job Post: Temporary Organizer

UAW Local 4121 is the union representing 4,500 Academic Student Employees at the University of Washington.  We are seeking to hire part or full-time temporary organizers during our contract campaign to support the ongoing work of the Local to build our collective power and advocate for fair working conditions, a stronger and more accessible higher education system, and social justice in our community and beyond.

Temporary Organizer job responsibilities will include:

  • One-to-one outreach with UW Academic Student Employees at the Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell campuses
  • Mobilization of Local 4121 members to participate in actions, rallies, and other collective demonstrations
  • Participation and facilitation of small-group meetings
  • Data entry

A qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of ASE workplaces and working conditions at UW
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google-based programs
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team, and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • A commitment to economic, racial and social justice
  • Union experience is a plus
  • Priority given to UAW 4121 members

To be considered for this position, please send via physical or email a cover letter, resume and any other supporting materials to the Local Union by Monday, February 26, 2018.  Inquiries about the position may be directed to David Parsons at 206.633.6080

UAW Local 4121

attention: David Parsons

2633 Eastlake Ave E, Ste 200

Seattle, WA 98102

uaw4121@uaw4121.org

UAW Local 4121 is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ community members are strongly encouraged to apply.