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Clark County Education Association

Clark County Education Association
 

Attorney/ Senior Labor Representative

Based in Las Vegas, NV


The Clark County Education Association (CCEA) is seeking applicants for the position of an Attorney/Senior Labor Representative. Required experience includes civil and labor litigation, administrative hearings, and experience in public sector labor law, collective bargaining, and contract enforcement. This position’s career growth can lead to a senior management position. Position requires extended work hours.

Résumés will be held confidential. Excellent salary: dependent on experience and qualifications, competitive fringe benefit, and retirement plans.

To Apply
Letters of application, résumés reflecting essential qualifications and experiences and a list of three professional references must be submitted with application. Only qualified candidates need apply. Please send materials to the attention of:

John Vellardita, CCEA
4230 McLeod Drive,
Las Vegas, NV 89121
email: jvellardita@ccea-nv.org

Association Overview
Clark County Education Association is the largest independent educators union in the Country and the State of Nevada. CCEA represents over 18,000+ Pre K-12 licensed employees in 360 schools in the Clark County School District (CCSD) which is the fifth largest school district in the USA. CCEA provides collective bargaining, worksite representation, legal services, professional leadership, legislative/political involvement, a membership benefits program and professional and personal development for its membership.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The Attorney/Senior Labor Representative works closely with and reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director and has the primary responsibility for implementing the Advocacy and Representation program of Association. The duties and responsibilities are:

  1. Experience in handling unfair labor practice charges, proceedings before administrative and/or regulatory hearings, and appellate work.
  2. Experience in representation matters and contract enforcement regarding grievances, arbitrations, and effective practices in resolution skills.
  3. Experience in collective bargaining and settlement negotiations.
  4. The ability to manage caseloads and supervision of staff to accomplish outcomes.
  5. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or his designee.

Essential Qualifications and Experiences
The successful candidate should have a minimum of two years of civil litigation experience in labor and/or employment law, preferably in the public sector. Applicants must be committed to advancing the cause of public education and defending and advancing the interests of educators. Applicants should have strong research, writing, and communication skills as well as an understanding and use of data management and analytics. Experience in working in a right to work state preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Law degree

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