POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: UNISERV DIRECTOR
The Idaho Education Association is seeking applications for the position of UniServ Director in Region 5 of the IEA’s Eastern Organizing Center (EIOC).
IEA Organizing Center Position Description
The person selected for this position will serve as one of three (3) UniServ staff organizing the 52 local Associations located in IEA Regions 4, 5 & 6. The IEA Eastern Organizing Center has offices located in Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Twin Falls. The person selected for this position will be based out of the Region 5 office in Pocatello.
Region 5 is located in a geographically diverse region that includes 12 locals whose memberships range from over 300 members to less than 50 members.
This UniServ Director works in partnership with the Region 4 Director, who works out of the Twin Falls office, and the Region 6 Director, who has an office in Idaho Falls. There is an Associate Staff who works with the EIOC team who also works out of the Twin Falls office.
The successful candidate should have a background in grassroots organizing work and a passion for public education and the work of the Association. The candidate should have experience in advocacy, building local infrastructure and capacity, organizing members for action, membership recruitment and retention, leadership development, political action, and facilitating and demonstrating collaborative approaches to problem-solving. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in both traditional and collaborative bargaining and be able to work closely with their colleagues in the EIOC and the leadership and bargaining teams from each of the local associations.
Salary and Benefits
The salary and benefit levels will be in accordance with the negotiated agreement between the IEA and the IEA Staff Organization.
Applications will consist of a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of at least three references and should be submitted to:
Sue Scott, IEA Associate Executive Director
PO Box 2638
Boise ID 83701
Or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicant screening will begin November 15, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.