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Louisiana Association of Educators Announcement of Vacancy for UniServ Director

LASSO – Bargaining Unit

Office Location: Shreveport, LA

Deadline: September 1, 2014


Job Description: The primary function of this position is to assist members with labor management relations. The person selected will demonstrate the ability to organize education employees and possess the leadership abilities necessary to develop comprehensive local association programs aligned with the mission and goals of the Louisiana Association of Educators through the organizing of local affiliates.


The successful candidate will demonstrate and understand the growing changes in the education environment; along with sound judgment; instincts and flexibility. In addition, the individual must be able to work effectively with colleagues, work teams, external work groups and state and local association leaders.


REPORTS TO: Regional Manager/Executive Director

Qualifications (adopted by the LAE Board of Directors)

1.    Successful experience as a certified teacher (master’s degree preferred); or

2.    Successful experience as an educational support professional with evidence of post secondary
degree/diploma/license/certificate or continuing education credits in their field of specialty;

3.    Ability to work independently and self directed;


4.    Effective oral and written communication skills;


5.    Working knowledge of word processing and publisher software applications;


6.    Ability to adapt actions to needs under strenuous and/or adverse circumstances;


7.    Strong interpersonal and social skills to work with a wide range of individuals and personalities;


8.    Advocate for members without passing judgment;


9.    Unselfish dedication to the values, philosophy and mission of the Association;


10.    Can travel and work flexible work days and work weeks as determined by the needs of the association;
and

11.    Analyze quickly and provide creative solutions for member issues


12.    Driver’s License and automobile required

 

Any qualification may be waived if it is in the best interest of the association to do so.

 

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred).

 

Environment: General office setting; numerous off-site meetings; occasional out-of-state travel; frequent participation on cross divisional teams and occasionally will be required to act as team leader.

 

Application Procedure: Letters of application will be accepted through September 1, 2014. Applicants are invited to submit writing samples and/or sample portfolio of their work and experiences.  Finalists will complete a variety of prescreening assessments. A letter of application, resume, and list of five references for personal contact should be sent to krystal.henry@lae.org  or by mail to:

Krystal Henry Mosley
Administrator of Human Resources & Office Operations
Louisiana Association of Educators
8322 One Calais Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

 

Louisiana Association of Educators Announcement of Vacancy for Associate Staff

LASSO- Bargaining Unit

Office Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Associate Staff - Organizing and Communications

 

 

 

 Essential Job Function:

The Associate Staff person will have responsibility in communicating with members, organizing and assisting with training.  Providing support to the LAE staff and managers in the development of organizing projects and materials.

 

 Specific Responsibilities:

              Organizing

  1. Assist and coordinate LAE Elections and Credential committee
  2. Collect and review staff  expenditures for  accuracy , and timely submission for processing and submitted voucher before approval for supervisor
  3. Make telephone calls and take messages accurately

 

Communications & Publishing

  1.  Assist with training staff and members on how to use, develop and maintain web base application and sites.
  2.  Assist communication specialist with  developing , design and preparation of organizing and membership materials, and produce documents and literature materials
  3. Generate an all membership report to be uploaded to the website on a monthly basis.
  4. Ability to proofread, copy edit and create presentations
  5. Perform other appropriate duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification:

Minimum High School Diploma or GED; Associate Degree preferred with communications ; Knowledge of Microsoft-Excel, Publisher; PowerPoint and  Word; Knowledge of  web based application and strong  oral and written  communication skills; Knowledge of relevant computer applications, 2-3 years  of organizing and communications skills experience preferred.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

In accordance with the Louisiana Association State Staff Organization Agreement (LASSO)

Application Procedure: Letters of application will be accepted through  September 22, 2014. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application covering their experience knowledge, skills and abilities. Interviews for selected candidates will be conducted in August. Finalists will complete a variety of pre-screening assessments. A letter of application, resume, and list of five references for personal contact should be sent to:

Krystal Henry Mosley
Administrator of Human Resources & Office Operations
Louisiana Association of Educators
8322 One Calais Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

For more information on this position please visit
www.lae.org, or contact Krystal H. Mosley at (225) 343-9243 x112 or email at krystal.henry@lae.org