UAW 2865 is Hiring a Project Manager!

UAW 2865 is hiring a project manager to work between 10-15 hours a week, starting as soon as possible, and finishing no later than May, 2017.

UAW 2865 is embarking on an exciting new project to improve our data systems and enhance our organizing capacity. We are looking for someone to ensure that our work moves forward in a timely and efficient manner, and for someone who is passionate about unions, organizing, data, and spreadsheets.

The details of the position can be found below. If interested, apply quickly, as we are looking for the database analyst to begin working as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis with a final deadline of EOD October 28. We hope to have this position filled by Veterans Day.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the database committee, the data project manager will be asked to perform some or all of the following duties:

  1. Coordinate meetings (online and off) of database committee to discuss data needs, track progress, and to review and approve work products.
  2. Manage timeline and milestones of the project to ensure that work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  3. Address any concerns that may arise from UAW 2865 staff, stewards, and members.
  4. Work with database vendor to develop detailed software proposal based on the Local’s identified needs and capacities.
  5. Help database committee develop broader proposal for implementation, policies, and systems to integrate database into the union’s ongoing work.
  6. Undertake related tasks that arise in the project, in coordination with the database committee.


The ideal candidate will have experience with union or community organizing; database design; and the development or customization of databases for organizing. This position does not require proficiency with SQL or other database programming languages. Rather, priority will be given to someone who has experience and familiarity with UAW 2865, and/or someone who is highly organized, is a great meeting facilitator and communicator, can manage competing priorities, and can ensure timely and efficient fulfillment of objectives.


The database analyst will be paid based on hours worked at the contractual wage for Graduate Student Instructors, $28.35/hour. The total compensation will vary, depending on hours worked, between $2835 and $3969.


The database analyst will not be bound to any specific location.

To apply

Please send a resume and letter of interest to

More information about this position—and UAW 2865—is available on our website,


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