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Clark County Education Association

Clark County Education Association
 

Field Representative/Organizer

Based in Las Vegas, NV


The Clark County Education Association (CCEA) is seeking applicants for the position of Field Representative/Organizer with worksite/field organizing experience. Required experience includes internal organizing experience and worksite building structure. Position requires extended work hours.

Résumés will be held confidential. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications (in accordance with staff contract) and competitive fringe benefits and a lucrative performance incentive plan. Letters of application, resumes reflecting essential qualifications and experiences and a list of three professional references must be submitted with application. Only qualified candidates need apply. Please send materials to the attention of:

John Vellardita, CCEA
4230 McLeod Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89121
email: jvellardita@ccea-nv.org

Association Overview
Clark County Education Association is an independent education union that represents 18,000+ Pre K-12 licensed employees in 360 schools in the Clark County School District (CCSD) which is the fifth largest school district in the USA. CCEA is the largest educator’s union in Nevada. CCEA provides collective bargaining, contract representation, professional development, legal services, legislative advocacy and political programs to win for our members.

We are looking for applicants who have a passion to win for teachers and have experience. We are looking for multiple applicants. Previous experience in k-12 education, worksite organizing, and political campaigns are all a plus.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
This position shall work with the Organize the Schools (OTS) team to successfully carry out implementing CCEA’s leadership development program. Summary of duties shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Have an assigned route of buildings you will be responsible for
  • Assist education leaders in building to carry out their responsibilities on the school sites organizational team
  • Help each building developing a communication network
  • Assist in membership growth in each building
  • Develop a relationship with the school’s organizational team
  • Assist in promoting and carrying out CCEA’s professional learning program in each building
  • Assist in organizing member and non-member engagement in CCEA’s electoral election strategy for the 2020 elections.
  • Assist in building leader’s efforts in parental engagement
  • Coordinate with CCEA’s parental engagement work at each building site.
  • Collect all relevant data and enter into data base and maintain accurate information
  • Generate frequent progress reports on work
  • Meet daily with CCEA staff leadership and follow their instructions and directions
  • Maintain visibility with the membership through regularly scheduled building visitations.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the membership.
  • Other duties as assigned by CCEA.

Essential Qualifications and Experiences
The successful candidate will have had experience with internal organizing where union density and leadership development grew; experience in working in a right to work state preferred; and, experience in public education is a plus.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess knowledge and experiences in the following areas:

  • People oriented with strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Data management skills required i.e. efficiency in computer skills & programs
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Detailed oriented
  • Be task and results driven
  • Effective time management
  • Creative problem solver
  • Organized in their work assignment
  • Have a driver’s license and a registered vehicle with $300,000 liability auto insurance is a mandatory requirement
  • Willing to work extended hours as assigned
  • Professional appearance in interacting with members and the public
  • A team player working collaboratively to accomplish objectives
  • Experience working on campaigns
  • Working with diverse populations, personalities and viewpoints.

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