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Adjunct Faculty Internal Organizer
Summary
Title:Adjunct Faculty Internal Organizer
ID:1012
Department:Organizing
Description

Adjunct Faculty Internal Organizer
Service Employees International Union, Local 1
St. Louis, MO                                                                                                                                      

SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building power for low-wage workers and fighting in larger struggles for social justice on issues such as health care, immigration reform, and racial justice. Full and part-time faculty are coming together to right the disparities that have lowered the bar in higher education. We are now hiring an Adjunct Faculty Internal Organizer to work on exciting campaigns to organize adjunct faculty members in St. Louis, MO.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage adjunct faculty.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with adjunct faculty.
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns.
  • Conducting individual/group meetings with adjunct faculty to discuss and plan organizing campaigns.
  • Motivating individual adjunct faculty members and groups of workers to take action.
  • Engaging adjunct faculty in broader union efforts .
  • Coordinating with adjunct faculty to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills, basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
 SALARY & BENEFITS
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract).
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Car allowance.

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