Senior Labor Relations Representative

Based in Glendale, CA

We are seeking a Senior Labor Relations Representative (SLRR) for our Field Office in Glendale, California.

This position coordinates the work of Labor Relations Representatives (LRRs). S/he provides hands-on assistance in the areas of arbitration, negotiations, and political campaigns. The Senior LRR reports to the Field Director and is responsible for coordinating Field Office activities. The Field Office staff includes 10 to 12 Labor Reps and two administrative employees.

This is a great position if you want to make a difference in improving lives, education and communities. Do you set high goals for yourself and exceed them? Can you work independently and as a valued team member? If you have experience in this field and feel passionate about a golden California this opportunity may have special appeal to you!

The California School Employees Association has over 242,000 members who work in 750 school districts, community colleges and county offices of education in California. Our members provide support services to school children as para-educators, administrators, food service, bus drivers and skilled employees in grounds, maintenance and operations. CSEA is the largest independent classified school employees union in the world.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists Labor Relations Representatives with collective bargaining, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, organizing, political campaigns, advocacy
  • Coordinates and directs political activities for the Field office
  • Trains new staff
  • Participates in, leads strategic planning meetings
  • Develops strategic plans
  • Coordinates and conducts training for labor reps and members
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs
  • Writes, reviews briefs, presentations and training materials
  • Delivers presentations and reports at meetings and conferences
  • Works closely with the Field Director to ensure efficient and timely operations

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 3 years’ experience in labor relations, collective bargaining and organizing
  • Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred
  • Specific knowledge and experience in organizing and campaigns; collective bargaining, arbitrations
  • General knowledge of the Education Code, EERA, PERB, California politics
  • High initiative, terrific interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and be efficient and detail-oriented

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.

The salary range for the Senior Labor Relations Representative is $76,804 – $111,726. Starting salaries are typically at the first step on our salary range, although consideration may be given for candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include 17 paid holidays, 3 weeks’ vacation to start and 5 weeks after 7 years, medical benefits for you and your family, life insurance coverage and a pension plan.

If you’re proactive and passionate about serving our communities, schools and members, then CSEA may be the place for you.

To Apply
If interested, please apply on our web site, www.csea.com/employment. Upload your resume and write a cover letter to explain your interest and why we should hire you as our next Senior Labor Relations Representative.

Questions? Contact HR at HREmail@csea.com. Please do not send résumés or other documents to this email.


This position is an exempt position under the Fair Labor and Standards Act.

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