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Political & Community Organizing Director

Application deadline: April 17, 2019

Salary range: $7,000 to $9,000/month

UTLA is a union of 34,000 educators at over 900 school sites throughout Los Angeles. This position will help coordinate and lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of UTLA political and community organizing campaigns across the union, along with UTLA efforts to shape policy and legislation related to public education and organized labor. This position will help coordinate and lead UTLA efforts in building relationships of accountability between our members, parents, community, and elected officials, with a focus on organizing and collective action. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION & APPLICATION PROCESS


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. 



Applicants who require an accommodation should notify us in advance. Employment is subject to verification of eligibility under the INS regulation.



For questions or concerns related to employment with UTLA, please contact Diana Darty at or call 213.487.5560.