Careers at OEA

Regional Director – Field Operations

[Click here for the full posting] The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Regional Director – Field Operations in Region 3 (Findlay and Middleburg Heights Offices). As a member of the OEA Management Team, the Regional Director works collaboratively to lead the development, alignment and implementation of operational strategies and organizational systems that expand the capacity of the OEA staff to deliver high quality programs and support to its affiliates and members.


General Counsel

[Click here for the full posting] The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking a General Counsel to lead the Association’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives and provides advice to and representation of the Association, its affiliates, and its membership in legal matters, including both private and public sector labor law matters. The General Counsel provides effective advice on Association strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel.


Political Advocacy Consultant

[Click here for the full posting] The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking to hire an experienced campaign operative to serve as a Political Advocacy Consultant (UniServ Political Advocacy Consultant) to carry out plans to engage members and local leaders in the political and legislative process. Responsibilities include assisting in the development, coordination, and implementation of OEA’s grassroots legislative and political training programs; analyzing and appropriately utilizing research, voter files, polling results and other data to develop and implement campaign modelling, targeting and communications strategies; and, the ability to support candidates for elected office from both major political parties. Bachelor’s degree — Master’s or law preferred — The position reports to the Director of Government Relations, Communications and Marketing and is based in Columbus, Ohio. Interested candidates should respond by the close of business on October 24, 2019.


Digital Media Specialist

[Click here for the full posting] The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking a Digital Media Specialist (UniServ Communications Specialist) to oversee and serve as the principal editor of all digital media platforms, including the Association’s website and social media channels. The position is responsible for all digital strategies and analytics, including developing and implementing strategies for driving content and increasing member engagement. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, digital media, digital marketing, communications or related field. Additionally, a minimum of three years’ experience in digital media, web design, public relations, digital marketing or related field. The position reports to the Director of Government Relations, Communications and Marketing and is based in Columbus, Ohio. Interested candidates should respond by the close of business on October 17, 2019.


Labor Relations Consultant

[Click here for the full posting] The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Labor Relations Consultant with an immediate need in the Troy, Ohio area. The ideal candidate approaches labor relations consulting from an organizing perspective and is able to demonstrate effective skills in member advocacy and collective bargaining, community engagement, and political action. In addition, a candidate needs to understand public education and professional issues.


 Administrative Secretary – HQ

[Click here for the full posting] This position performs clerical and administrative functions in support of OEA’s strategic priorities. Responsibilities include processing invoices for payment; maintains office supplies and acts as liaison with vendors; completes forms in accordance with OEA procedures, operates in a collaborative team environment; and, attends staff meetings and trainings. This position is based in Columbus, Ohio.

Benefits Overview and Application Information

This is a bargaining unit position that offers outstanding benefits to employees and eligible family members, including health, dental and vision insurance; retirement plan and 401(k); paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays. OEA provides liberal training and professional development opportunities and a year-long mentoring program for new employees. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to hr@ohea.org or send by mail to: OEA, Attn: HR, P. O. Box 2550, Columbus, OH 43216. Some positions require additional steps such as sharing a portfolio demonstrating individual experience with each of the competencies outlined in the full posting(s).

The OEA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Page Updated October 13, 2019

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