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AFT Pennsylvania

AFT Pennsylvania


Staff Representative

Covering the Western Region of Pennsylvania


AFT Pennsylvania is accepting resumes for the position of AFT Pennsylvania Staff Representative for the Western Region.

AFT Pennsylvania is the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, representing education, support and health professionals throughout Pennsylvania.

The staff representative will be based in the AFTPA’s Pittsburgh office and will be assigned by the president to represent union locals. Some travel is required.

The AFT-PA staff representative will be responsible for serving, supporting and training local union leaders and members. His or her responsibilities include but are not be limited to attending local executive board and membership meetings, training union officers, participating in negotiations as required by the individual locals, assisting in contract enforcement and conducting grievance/arbitration hearings and other member-related activities.

A successful staff representative is required to stay informed about developments in education, school and labor law and Pennsylvania Department of Education regulations affecting union members. They will assist their locals in AFL-CIO and other broader union activities, promote political awareness and action, assist with raising political action funds for the Committee to Support Public Education and will attend state and national conventions and meetings as directed by the president or executive director.

Compensation and benefits are governed by a staff union contract.

To Apply
A résumé should be sent to Candy Lerner, Executive Director, AFT Pennsylvania via fax to 215-587-6708 or emailed to clerner@aftpa.org. The deadline for applications is Friday, December 21, 2018.

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