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Below are current WEAC and UniServ job openings. If the area below is blank it is because there are no current job openings. For more information about these and other job opportunities, contact Jill Hein, Human Resources Coordinator, at heinj@weac.org or at 800-362-8034, extension 230, or at WEAC, P.O. Box 8003, Madison, WI 53708-8003.


July 9, 2014

EXTERNAL POSTING

Job Title:                    Legal Counsel III

Location:                    Wisconsin Education Association Council, Madison, WI                                          

Classification:           Professional Staff, Category III

The Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) has an opening for a Legal Counsel III in its Madison, WI office.  WEAC, affiliated with the National Education Association, is a labor organization which represents public sector educational employees and employs 4 in-house Attorneys at its Madison and Milwaukee offices.

Legal Counsel III attorneys handle organizationally significant civil litigation, complex administrative hearings, arbitrations and appellate work in a challenging political environment. They may be asked to provide training, advice on governance issues, and to develop and help implement legislative proposals, including developing coalitions and testifying at legislative committees.  They are also expected to participate in the formulation of WEAC legal policy and strategies.

Candidates should have at least 8-10 years of experience in union-side labor law, including civil litigation, strong research and writing skills, and the ability to litigate all types of cases without supervision.  WEAC provides an excellent salary and benefit package as part of its collective bargaining agreement with the United Staff Union.

Deadline for Applications:  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, a recent writing sample and the names of three references no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 6, 2014. 

Start Date:  As soon as possible. 

Submit Applications To:

Jill Hein, Human Resources Coordinator
Wisconsin Education Association Council
P.O. Box 8003
Madison, WI 53708-8003

or

heinj@weac.org

 (Reference:  WEAC Legal Counsel III)