UIC United Faculty Local 6456

Part-Time Office Manager

Chicago, IL

UIC United Faculty Local 6456 is looking for a part-time office manager to assist with the daily functions of a faculty union. Preferred applicants would have experience working with academics and/or labor unions.

Job Description:

  • Provide material support for and serve as point of contact during events
  • Attend select committee meetings to document proceedings
  • Handle communications
  • Compose both print and digital documents
  • Update and maintain membership database
  • Create reports based upon database queries
  • Produce support materials for organizing activities


  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Must have experience with Access and Excel.
  • Excellent written, proofreading, and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
Previous office administration experience, particularly in higher education or with other

Hours and Compensation: Part-time position (20 hours/wk) with compensation
commensurate with qualifications

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to UICUnitedFaculty@gmail.com with subject lineOffice Manager.” Review of applications will begin August 7, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Cover letter should briefly address how applicant’s experience would relate to working with a higher education labor union.

Anticipated Start Date: September 15, 2017

About us: UIC United Faculty is the labor union representing the bargaining units of Tenure/Tenure-Track and full-time Non-Tenure Track faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

We are committed to:

  • Realizing the mission of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) as a public research university in a democratic society.
  • Making the promise of shared governance a reality by backing it with the power of collective bargaining.
  • Making sure that every member of the faculty has an individual voice and that the faculty as a whole has a collective voice in determining our future.
  • Keeping the principles of academic freedom, free speech and free inquiry central both to our union and our university.

Visit www.uicunitedfaculty.org to learn more.

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