Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff Local 3882

Experienced Union Representative/Worksite Organizer

New York, NY

The Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS) Local 3882, NYSUT, AFT, NEA, AFL-CIO represents over 1,400 clerical, administrative and technical staff at New York University. UCATS is a member-driven union with a proud history of activism and negotiating ground-breaking contract language.

Job Description:
Experienced Union Representative/Organizer:
Dynamic, experienced union leader/ professional union representative sought. This position is responsible for all matters related to collective bargaining including: contract bargaining, filing and processing grievances and arbitrations, organizing and representing members in workplace issues, membership and leadership development, answering questions regarding contractual and legal rights, introducing new members to the union, filing unfair labor practice charges, preparing for arbitrations, internal organizing, maintaining membership records and other administrative tasks and more. This position works under the direction of a Senior Union Representative/ Worksite Organizer and the supervision of the President.


  • Proven ability to successfully negotiate labor contracts and represent members in grievances and workplace issues.
  • Solid track record with a willingness to learn a must.
  • Strategic, creative thinker.
  • Must be an excellent listener with strong speaking and writing skills.
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to motivate and organize members.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the labor movement.
  • Bachelor’s degree.


  • Experience successfully handling a high level of responsibility required.
  • Contract bargaining experience required.
  • Must have at least two (2) years as a labor union leader/representative with grievance handling experience.
  • Must have external and/or internal union organizing experience.
  • Experience handling unfair labor practice charges in the private sector preferred.
  • Experience with clerical/technical bargaining units preferred.

UCATS Local 3882 is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:
Email your résumé, a cover letter and three (3) professional references with their titles, email addresses and telephone numbers to Linda@ucats3882.org. Please list “Union Representative Position” in the subject line. No calls, please.

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