Berkeley: Campus organizer position open, deadline 8/6

The Berkeley Unit of UAW 2865 seeks an Organizer to build the organizing capacity of our union. UAW Local 2865 represents over 12,000 GSIs, Readers and Tutors across the UC system and is a key player in the fight to reverse the cuts to public education.

Primary responsibilities of the Organizer will be to work in collaboration with the Unit Chair and Unit elected leadership to expand the breadth and depth of the Unit’s organizing capacity. This will include organizing UAW activists/active members to enact the Unit’s campaigns, including a campaign to support our upcoming contract negotiations, as well as public education mobilizations to stop fee hikes and further cuts to public education. The Organizer will be directed by and accountable to the members and leadership of the Berkeley unit.

Applications will be accepted through Monday 8/6/12; for more information visit the Unit’s page at