Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff Local 3882

Experienced Union Representative

Based in New York City, NY


The Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS) Local 3882, NYSUT, AFT, NEA, AFL-CIO represents over 1,300 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 and maintaining a strong union including: filing and processing grievances and arbitrations, internal organizing, representing members in workplace issues, membership and leadership development, answering questions regarding contractual and legal rights, introducing new members to the union, managing social media and database work, updating website communications, preparing for arbitrations, identifying and working on unfair labor practice cases, contract bargaining, 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.


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


  • Proven ability to successfully represent members in grievances and workplace issues.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be a strategic, creative thinker.
  • Must be an excellent listener with strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to motivate and organize members.
  • Proficiency with databases, social media, and website management.
  • 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.

UCATS Local 3882 is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Starting salary $75,000 with opportunity for advancement based on proven performance.

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