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University of Oregon Labor Education Pro Tem Instructor - Pool in Eugene, Oregon

Labor Education Pro Tem Instructor - Pool

Apply nowJob no:521750

Work type:Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Economics, Education, Instruction, Legal/Law

Department:Labor Education and Research Center

Rank:No Rank

Annual Basis:12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as need arises

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide the following with your online application:

• Current resume

• One-page cover letter describing your experience and skills teaching labor education courses to adult learners.

Department Summary

The Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) at the University of Oregon was established in 1977 to provide skills training and educational services for working adults on issues concerning labor relations, collective bargaining and union education. LERC also sponsors public forums and conferences on issues of vital importance to labor and labor relations professionals.

Position Summary

LERC maintains a pool of highly qualified instructors with direct experience in labor education, policy, and research. Potential positions are for instructors who are available for single day or short term instruction. Applicants should have demonstrated expertise working with labor unions, their staff, and members in areas such as collective bargaining, stewardship training, dispute resolution, economic equity, leadership development, and labor law, Appointments are intermittent, part-time, and temporary, up to one year with the possibility for renewal.

LERC is interested in diversifying its pool of instructors and therefore encourages applications from people of color, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master's degree preferred. In exceptional circumstances, five or more years of significant professional experience in labor education may substitute for a degree.

• Three years experience working with labor unions or on policies and research in a relevant field such as law, economics, adult education, industrial relations, or occupational safety and health is required.

Professional Competencies

• Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse groups and on issues relevant to working class Americans, people of color, women, and other under-represented individuals.

• Demonstrated skill and experience in popular education in the labor education context including working knowledge of current labor issues, and experience developing and presenting curricula or program materials.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:02 Feb 2018Pacific Standard Time

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