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UTLA Communications Director


The UTLA Communications Director is a creative, strategic, collaborative leader who thrives in fast-paced, campaign-like environments; with a passion for building BIPOC leadership, a commitment to social justice, and strong cultural fluency.  This is a highly collaborative position in a fast-paced environment that responds to dynamic cultural moments. The Communications Director develops compelling messaging that shapes the local and national narrative around public education in support of our students, families, and communities.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to Diana Darty, Operations Director,  You will also receive an employment application for completion.  The completed package must be received by Wednesday, June 26, 2021.





UNITED TEACHERS 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.