Member Mobilizer Positions

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1 Bargaining, Unit 3 Bargaining

CUPE 3906 at McMaster University is hiring two Bargaining Support Coordinator positions!  Although they are subject to modification, the various duties of each position are described below.  The contract beings on or about June 1st, 2011.  The rate of pay is $39.40/hour.  The expectation is an average of 5 hours a week (to a maximum of 65 hours), although scheduling is flexible.

The Coordinators will be working with each other, with members of the Local executive, bargaining teams, bargaining support teams, and staff.  Successful applicants will be flexible, independent workers who are self-directed and committed to the work of the Local.  They will also be able to work in busy environments and to coordinate key tasks with others.  Qualified candidates should be familiar with the bargaining process, and experience in member mobilization and bargaining support is an asset.

The posting is open to all members of CUPE 3906.  Applications should include a resumé, cover letter and statement of interest indicating why you are interested in the position, what you would bring to the position, how you understand the union’s work and role in the community, and how you envision this position contributing to that work.  Applications are due to CUPE 3906 by Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 4:00 P.M.  They can be submitted in hardcopy to the union office (B108 Wentworth House, McMaster University) or electronically to or  Applications should be made attention to Nick Longaphy and Diana Zawadski.

If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them Nick Longaphy at or Diana Zawadski at .

Job Description for Member Mobilizer (2 positions):

-facilitate the organization of bargaining-related outreach tasks and events;
-assist bargaining support team and strike coordinators by coordinating schedules, booking spaces, coordinating distribution of information to the membership and community, etc., upon request;
-act as a facilitator between the bargaining support and strike support committees upon request;
-work with executive members and union committees to plan fall outreach events, especially TA day and fall socials;
-coordinate fall outreach events with the bargaining support and strike support committees;
-assist union committees with ongoing events.

Equality Statement

CUPE 3906 is strongly committed to employment equity within our workplace, work environment, and broader community. We particularly encourage applications from persons with one or more disabilities, lesbian, bisexual, gay, two-spirited, queer and trans persons, persons from racialized groups, Aboriginal persons, and women.