GEO Local 6300

The Graduate Employees’ Organization, IFT/AFT Local 6300, AFL-CIO is the labor union representing over 3000 Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and Pre-Professional Graduate Assistants at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 

Jun 21, 2024
Full time
$70,000 yearly
GEO Local 6300 Champaign, IL, USA
UIUC Graduate Employees’ Organization   Union Organizer, Full Time Position, Champaign, IL   The Graduate Employees’ Organization, IFT/AFT Local 6300, AFL-CIO is the labor union representing over 3000 Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and Pre-Professional Graduate Assistants at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This year we are seeking to unionize the Research Assistants as well. The Union Organizer will play a crucial role in unionizing the Research Assistants (RAs) and ensuring they are protected under the union's contract with the university. Because many RAs are siloed in departments distinct from those departments with primarily teaching and graduate assistants, it is vital to connect with RAs based on their unique working conditions and challenges. Key Job Responsibilities Building one-on-one relationships with RAs Gather and maintain information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth...