GEO Now Hiring: Family Issues Advocate, Organizer/Membership Coordinator

GEO is now hiring for two staff assistantships within the office. The Family Issues Advocate provides support for graduate students with families and represents their issues to the union and administration. The Organizer/Membership Mobilization Coordinator provides leadership for campaign development and internal organizing within GEO.

Preference will be given to GEO members who have been active in committees and campaigns, or have related issue experience. Non-members (including agency fee payers) are not eligible to apply.  GEO membership remains in effect for one semester after the end of your last contract.  Applicants should be committed to the general principles of social justice and collective action.

This position is for 20 hours a week for the 2010-2011 academic year. GEO/UAW Local 2322 will provide training. People of color and women are encouraged to apply.  International students are eligible and GEO will work to accommodate visa requirements.  The salary is the same as the average campus-wide stipend and GEO will pay for university health benefits. In the past, all GEO staff employees who have needed tuition waivers have received them.

The start date for this position is flexible and could potentially begin next semester, depending on applicant’s availability.

In order to apply, please submit: a resume and completed GEO Staff Application form (attached).

Questions and applications should be emailed to by 5pm on Friday, October 15, 2010 for priority consideration.  Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Family Issues Application

Organizer Application

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