Business Agent (2 positions)
The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) is the premier labor union representing nearly 13,000 professionals employed by various agencies across the State of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. MAPE is currently recruiting for two Business Agent positions.
Major duties will include contract administration and negotiation; member advocacy including representing members in grievances and arbitrations, supporting and advising members who are subject to disciplinary action, representing members at pre-discharge meetings, assisting members in performance appraisal appeals, attending and advising members at meet-and-confer meetings, and collaborating with stewards, officers, and committees to ensure effective member representation; and other related tasks as assigned.
Applicants must have at least four years of relevant work experience, including documented successes in the areas of member representation and contract administration and demonstrated advanced knowledge of labor relations, labor and contract law, Minnesota’s Public Employee Labor Relations Act, and the operations of Minnesota state agencies. In addition, applicants must possess superior communication, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and be able to work independently and within a team.
To be considered for these positions, send a resume and cover letter (preferably by email) no later than Tuesday, January 22, 2013 to:
3460 Lexington Ave. N
Shoreview, MN 55126
The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage people from under-represented groups to apply for this position.