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Oregon Higher Education Organizing Project

Based in Corvallis, OR


Position:
The Oregon Higher Education Organizing Project seeks Organizers who want to join the fight to preserve and strengthen quality public higher education, academic freedom, and faculty working conditions. This project is a joint venture with the American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors.

These are full-time positions on an organizing and first contract campaign located in Corvallis OR. Organizers are responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for recruiting and sustaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists. Union organizing experience preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Dedicated to social and economic justice, and public education.
  • Knowledge of union organizing practice and principles.
  • Basic knowledge of labor laws, especially with respect to union organizing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
  • Ability to use social media platforms to build campaign reach and capacity.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team.
  • Experience working in labor, community, student, or environmental activism.
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile in good working order.
  • Driving, travel, temporary assignments and extended work hours are required.

Applicants must be willing to relocate

Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary and benefits set by collective bargaining agreement.

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and résumé by clicking on the link provided below –
https://organizers.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2gb5rib2dm4/aaak

The Oregon Higher Education Organizing Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all persons regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identification, religious affiliation, national origin and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.

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