New York State United Teachers
New York State United Teachers


Labor Relations Specialist
United University Professions (UUP)

Based in the Syracuse, NY office

Successful applicant will work with a statewide team of professionals who support UUP, the union for more than 37,000 faculty and professionals employed by the State University of New York. UUP is a NYSUT statewide Local comprised of 32 chapters. This position will represent members at a large public hospital and two other colleges in the Central New York area.


  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, including public speaking
  • Pro-union and advocate for the rights of working people
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive work relationships with supervisor, co-workers and others in a team atmosphere
  • Flexible regarding work responsibilities and working conditions
  • Willing to travel and work irregular hours
  • Bachelor’s degree or appropriate experience
  • Ability to effectively manage electronic communications and social media
  • Identify all workplace issues as opportunities for organizing and engaging members
  • Experience representing health care or hospital employees preferred
  • Experience in representing employees in disciplinary investigations/grievances preferred

Pay and Benefits:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and provides excellent salary and benefits.

Qualified applicants should submit résumé and cover letter to NYSUT Human Resources at HR@nysutmail.org no later than October 22, 2019.

NYSUT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.

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