Position Summary

Position Description

Title: Labor Education Professional, Bureau of Labor Education/Cooperative Extension
Position Type: FT, 12-Month, Exempt, UMPSA bargaining unit position

Salary range: $47-55,00/UMPSA Range 3

“The Labor Education Professional supports the mission of the Bureau of Labor Education by providing specialized educational programs for organized and unorganized workers through research, writing, non-credit teaching, presentations, grant writing, and outreach to workers and organized labor…”


●Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a discipline or interdisciplinary field relevant to Labor Studies.
●Approximately 3-5 years of verifiable and related experience.
●Familiarity with the structure and function of U.S. labor organizations and the history of the labor movement.
●Adult education or undergraduate teaching experience.
●Excellent written and oral communication skills.
●Experience using spreadsheets and databases.
●Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, teach and evaluate non-credit educational programs for adult audiences.
●Sensitivity to a broad variety of diversity issues and comfort engaging in controversial topics with diverse audiences.
●Computer and educational technology skills.

Benefits:  Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Short-Term Disability, Retirement Plan, Tuition Waiver, Long-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work/Life Balance, Vacation and Sick Leave and more.

Search Timeline:

Review of applications to begin: September 28, 2023
Tentative start date: December 1, 2023

See the full job description and apply online at https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=82128&job=labor-education-professional

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About University of Maine Cooperative Extension's Bureau of Labor Education

The University of Maine’s Bureau of Labor Education provides workers and their organizations with knowledge and resources for understanding and dealing with work-related challenges and opportunities.

The Bureau conducts programs, presentations, research, and online Labor Studies credit courses for workers, union leaders and staff, students, and educators.