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Award Winning Week at Murphy

Last week was filled with awards recognizing the achievements of leaders within the Murphy Institute community.

United Association for Labor Education (UALE) awarded Murphy Institute Director Greg Mantsios their UALE 2018 Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Labor Education award.

The New York City Council awarded Murphy Institute Advisory Board Chair Arthur Cheliotes a Lifetime Achievement Award, pictured above.​

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) presented a  Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award to Murphy Institute professor Dr. Mimi Abramovitz, DSW, MSW.
A hearty congratulations to Greg, Aruthur, and Mimi!

Conference Coordinator for UCLA Labor Center Summer Institute on Union Women

50% limited appointment to serve as coordinator for the Summer Institute on Union Women. Duration of appointment is 9-11 months. See full post here.

The annual Western Regional Summer Institute on Union Women (SIUW) is a four-day residential conference sponsored by the AFL-CIO, hosted this year by the UCLA Labor Center in Los Angeles in August 2016. The four-day residential program brings together workers and leaders from unions, worker centers, and community organizations from the United States’ and Canada’s western regions, Mexico, and Central America. The conference features workshops on the history, struggles, and achievements of working women and the opportunity for participants to share strategies, information, experience, and skills.

Job Summary

The SIUW conference coordinator will manage logistics, outreach, and communication related to the conference and provide leadership and guidance to work groups, focus groups, and volunteers to meet conference goals and expectations. The coordinator will manage all event and conference planning logistics; function as the primary contact for participants, speakers, and planners; prepare timelines and budgets; manage conference registration, and process expense and income. The coordinator will also manage recruitment and outreach for participants, speakers, workshop leaders, and planning committee members, maintain a database of all contacts, and participate in all planning sessions.

For Job Duties and Qualifications, see full posting.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and list of recommendations to Elizbeth Espinoza, Student Programming Coordinator for the UCLA Labor Center and SIUW Lead Coordinator, eespinoz@g.ucla.edu.