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Political Director

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Monthly salary: $7,500 - $9,000 (DOE)

Job Summary: This position will coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of UTLA’s political field campaigns and UTLA’s efforts to shape policy and legislation in locations through lobbying in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Washington, DC.  Collaboratively, directs the building of relationships and accountability between our members, parents, community and elected officials at local, state, and national levels, on an organizing as well as rank-and file-based approach. Download application instructions to apply.

Political Director Job Application Instructions


Area Representative

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Yearly salary: $79,113 - $89,113 (DOE)

Job Summary: The Area Representative will be assigned to sites/areas of the Los Angeles Unified School District including schools ranging from preschool to Adult Education facilities, but primarily composed of elementary, middle and senior high schools.  The Area Representative may also have assignments involving specific subgroups within the bargaining unit(s). Download application instructions to apply.

Area Representative Job Application Instructions


UNITED TEACHER LOS ANGELES strives to create a spirit of teamwork that involves our elected Officers, Board of Directors, House of Representatives, Managers and employees who are represented by three collective bargaining groups. UTLA strives to develop a union that equally embodies collective action and accountability with personal growth and responsibility. Employment opportunities are extended first to the employees and our affiliates prior to the consideration of external applicants. Resumes are retained for six months.

Our comprehensive benefits package is among the most attractive in our industry. We offer medical, dental, vision, life and income protection coverage for all full-time employees and their eligible dependents. We also offer paid time off for vacation, illness and holidays. UTLA also provides a retirement plan in the form of a Money Purchase Plan. 



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