The University of Illinois Chicago Graduate Employees Organization (UIC-GEO)
American Federation of Teachers, Local 6297

Staff Organizer/Representative

Based in Chicago, IL


UIC GEO, the union that represents 1,600 graduate workers at University of Illinois Chicago, is seeking an Organizer/Staff Representative.

Job Duties:

  • Continuously build membership in high-turnover local
  • Mobilize membership for actions
  • Maintain membership data
  • Assist members with grievances and bargaining
  • Recruit stewards and officers
  • Facilitate trainings
  • Help facilitate committee meetings
  • Draft and send communications materials
  • Maintain social media accounts
  • Advise leadership on organizing, grievances, bargaining, communications
  • Complete office work

Preferred Experience:

  • Graduate worker
  • Union member
  • Union staff

Salaried position, commensurate with experience. Good benefits: healthcare, vacation, sick leave, parental leave, personal days.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to co-presidents at: jjoconno91@gmail.com.

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