Careers at OEA

Are you interested in becoming a labor relations consultant?

The OEA is seeking qualified candidates for projected UniServ Labor Relations Consultant vacancies located throughout Ohio.

The ideal candidate approaches labor relations consulting from an organizing perspective and is able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability required to be a UniServ Labor Relations Consultant. The successful candidate communicates the connections between organizing and collective bargaining, member advocacy, building community relationships, media outreach, political action, public education and professional issues.   Fundamental to the success of the UniServ Labor Relations Consultant is the demonstration of an appropriate work ethic:  integrity, sense of responsibility, emphasis on quality, discipline, and sense of teamwork.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Demonstrated competency and interest in the following key areas: Organizing, Consulting Skills, Collective Bargaining, Member Rights and Advocacy and Political Action Advocacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with local leadership and association members;
  • Exceptional writing skills in drafting proposals, developing presentations and producing materials and reports for a variety of specific audiences;
  • Familiarity with issues important to the association;
  • Ability to effectively use computer programs;
  • Ability to pursue projects with energy, drive, and perseverance; and,
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed to achieve the goals of the OEA.

Candidates must be willing to relocate, if needed.

2017 Pre-Employment Training Program

OEA offers an intensive training program and shadowing experience for OEA members interested in qualifying for UniServ Labor Relations positions. Candidates who successfully complete the Training Program may apply for placement in the OEA UniServ Pre-Employment Pool.

The Training Program will be held on July 10-14, 2017 and July 17-21, 2017 at OEA Headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. Program participants also complete a field shadowing experience. If you are interested in being considered for the Pre-Employment Training Program, please respond by returning the Training Program Application and requested materials to:

Ohio Education Association
Attn:  HR Mailbox – Pre-Employment Training Program
225 East Broad Street, Box 2550
Columbus, OH 43216

Or scan and email the application and materials to

All applications and supporting materials must be delivered by May 12, 2017.

*Please note: A limited number of individuals will be selected to participate in the UniServ Pre-Employment Training Program.  The OEA accepts no liability and offers no assurance of selection or future employment as a UniServ employee. 



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