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Program Assistant
Bargaining Unit Position

Date of External Posting: August 23, 2017
Closing Date:   Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Title: Program Assistant

This position supports the NSEA strategic focus of restoring public confidence in public education by providing skilled administrative, secretarial and clerical assistance.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Type, format, proof and distribute correspondence.
  • Update and maintain calendar for assigned Professional and Management staff.
  • Make travel and meeting arrangements.
  • Assist in event planning for conferences.
  • Place calls to members and legislators as requested.
  • Maintain contact as requested with membership for meeting attendance.
  • Coordinate attendance to special governance functions.
  • Assist in filing and maintenance of files.
  • Perform word processing and data entry duties as assigned.
  • Field telephone calls.
  • Order office supplies.
  • Attend to clerical duties as directed, insuring proper procedures, i.e., reader copies, cc’s, proofing.
  • Utilize NEA IMS system to assist in providing membership information as requested.
  • Assist with production and preparation of membership materials for annual meetings
  • Assist as needed with overflow of other Associate staff and special projects.
  • Assist with the implementation of NSEA’s programs and activities as assigned.
  • Assist in purchase of supplies related to NSEA functions and Board meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by NSEA management staff.

Salary and Benefits per the NSO-Nevada-NSEA bargaining agreement.

Application Procedure:

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  A letter of interest, resume and a completed application (which is located at www.nsea-nv.org) should be sent to:

Lisa Toth, Director of Operations
Nevada State Education Association
3511 E. Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Lisa.toth@nsea-nv.org
702-733-7330 ext. 5026
702-733-6004 (fax)

UniServ Director
Bargaining Unit Position

Date of Posting:   July 13, 2017

Unit Description:

This position is with the Nevada State Education Association and is based in Elko, Nevada, working with rural affiliates in northern and eastern Nevada.  The locals served are in Elko, Eureka, White Pine and Lincoln Counties.  There is an NSEA office in Elko with a part-time office assistant.

Required Qualifications/Attributes:

  • Strong advocacy skills
  • Organizing (membership and political action) experience
  • High degree of interpersonal skills to work with Education Support Professionals and Educators.
  • Highly-motivated self-starter
  • Strong communications skills – verbal and written.  Must be an excellent listener.
  • Appropriate technological skills including basic familiarity with computers and a willingness to learn new technology
  • Strong professional and personal characteristics including dependability, flexibility, solid work ethic, ability to plan and manage one’s time effectively and ability to work well with diverse individuals and interests

Experience in the following areas of Association work:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Membership recruitment (this is a high priority for this position)
  • Contract administration
  • Issue and community organizing
  • Political Action recruitment
  • Conflict Management and Consensus Building
  • Good training skills
  • Work the necessary hours and schedule to meet member needs
  • Ability to travel and spend nights on the road in Eastern Nevada

Additional Desired Qualifications, but not required:

  • Experience working in a school setting
  • Previous staff and/or leadership experience
  • Crisis management experience
  • Office and budget management skills
  • Knowledge of current public education issues including school finance
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in a school setting
  • Previous staff and/or leadership experience
  • Crisis management experience
  • Office and budget management skills
  • Knowledge of current public education issues including school finance

General Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with member leaders and take initiative to increase membership and organize new employee groups
  • Represent members in dispute resolution, grievance processing and arbitration
  • Provide assistance in development and delivery of programs and services to members
  • Support and assist the elected leaders and representatives of the unit in carrying out the full range of their responsibilities

Salary and Fringe Benefits per the NSO-Nevada-NSEA bargaining agreement.

Application Procedure:

NSEA will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. A letter of interest, resume and the NSEA employment application should be sent to:

Nevada State Education Association
Lisa Toth, Director of Operations
3511 E. Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Lisa.toth@nsea-nv.org
702-733-7330 ext. 5026

Administrative Office Support
PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Elko, NV - Part Time

The Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) is an affiliate of the National Education Association representing teachers and education support employees throughout the state of Nevada.  This position supports the NSEA strategic focus of restoring public confidence in public education by providing skilled administrative, secretarial and clerical assistance.    This position will work out of the NSEA office located in Elko, Nevada.  

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and a willingness to learn new technology;
  • Ability to handle multiple phone lines;
  • Strong, professional, and positive communication skills – verbal and written;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Highly-motivated self-starter;
  • Strong professional and person characteristics including dependability, flexibility, solid work ethic, ability to plan and manage time effectively, ability to work well with diverse individuals and interests, and ability to work independently;
  • Proven abilities in the following areas:  attention to detail; thorough follow-up; team participation;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a constantly changing environment;
  • Strong organizational skills

Additional Desired Qualifications, but not required:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of non-profit and/or union environment;
  • Experience working in a school and/or front office setting;
  • Previous staff and/or leadership experience;
  • Bi-lingual Spanish skills

Work Hours:  
9 am – 1 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
(Schedule may be flexible)

Qualified and interested applicants should include a letter of interest, a completed job application, and a copy of the applicant’s resume.  Send applications to Lisa Toth, Director of Operations of NSEA at 3511 E. Harmon Avenue, Las Vegas, NV  89121 or via email to lisa.toth@nsea-nv.org.  NSEA will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  

Nevada State Education Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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