|Job Title||Educator (NNU) - Oakland, CA|
Educator, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
California Nurses Association/National Nurses United is the nation’s largest labor union and professional association of registered nurses. CNA/NNU’s unique education programs equip union nurses with the information, analysis, and critical thinking skills they need to effectively fight for safe and democratic workplaces, an equitable health care system, healthy communities, and a just world.
We seek experienced educators ready to build RNs’ movement for worker power, universal health care, and social justice. Ideal candidates have strong research skills and demonstrated success using creative teaching methods to help learners turn knowledge into collective action.
This is not a traditional labor education position. In addition to supporting organizing and bargaining campaigns, educators develop and teach material across a broad range of topics to help to prepare CNA/NNU members and movement allies to navigate some of the world’s most challenging health concerns, from economic inequality, racial injustice, and gender inequity to climate change and global health disparities.
Educators work primarily across three program areas:
Position: This is a permanent full-time position that is currently remote but will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area after the pandemic. The position is best suited for a nimble activist-educator who works collaboratively and is also capable of working independently when developing class content that will be delivered to both small
Teaching and travel obligations vary according to organizational need, calendar, and program growth.
Salary and Benefits: Excellent salary depending on experience with benefits including full family health coverage and a generous pension.
Basic Qualifications: An advanced degree in a relevant discipline or interdisciplinary field
We encourage applicants from all disciplines, particularly: Political Economy/Economics, History, Labor Studies, Feminist/Critical Gender Studies, Critical Race/Ethnic Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Medical Anthropology/Sociology.
To Apply: Fill out our one-page online application form and submit a resumé, cover letter, a brief writing sample, and a sample syllabus and/or an outline of a one-day educational workshop
The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United is a premiere organization of registered nurses, one of the nation’s fastest growing unions in the U.S., and a strong, progressive voice for nurses, patients, and healthcare workers around the world.
CNA/NNU is committed to Equal Opportunity, and to considering applicants of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences with a commitment to collective union power and nurses’ professional values of care, compassion, and community to apply.