UCLA Labor Center

Job Opportunities

The UCLA Labor Center offers opportunities for people who are passionate about advancing social justice initiatives that address the most critical issues facing working communities today.

Current Job Listings:

Labor Center Event & Operations Specialist

Under the supervision of the IRLE Finance Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing finance and operations support, event coordination/logistics, clerical and technical support and assistance for the Labor Center Director, Project Directors, Program Representatives, staff, interns, graduate students, and researchers. The Event and Operations Specialist works directly with the Labor Center Fund Managers assisting and processing day-to-day transactions. Other activities include managing Labor Center publication sales.

Apply HERE. Requisition number: 38898

CARE at Work: Project Policy Analyst

The Public Program Analyst works with CARE at Work Initiative and the UCLA Labor Center Project Director on the planning, implementation, and development of student leadership, education, and training workshops, conferences, and classes of the campus and CARE at Work, including directing and facilitating program planning teams program promotion, the preparation of program materials, program budget development, and grant-writing. The Public Administrative Analyst will also conduct research on labor and workplace policy, supervise other volunteers, students, represent the Labor Center at outside events, and conduct outreach to constituency groups and the public.

Apply HERE. Requisition number: 38712

POWER in Workforce Development: Senior Research Analyst

The Senior Research Analyst (SRA) will support the Labor Center’s workforce development team’s work that informs the development of the California Labor Agency’s systemic infrastructure designed to build a high road economy and prosperity for all through research, evaluation, and coalition and movement building. The SRA will connect the Labor Center’s work to statewide systemic change initiatives making the workforce development system accessible and easy to navigate for worker organizations serving marginalized communities in California. The SRA will also manage and support multiple applied research projects. The SRA will oversee research and evaluation coordination, methodology design, implementation, data analysis and dissemination. The position will entail attending meetings and regularly engaging with community partners and key stakeholders in critical labor sectors and workforce development agencies in Los Angeles and California. The research includes surveys, interviews, literature reviews, and government data sources. The SRA will work with a research and evaluation team to prepare data for analysis such as coding interviews using software, analyze data, prepare and summarize data for reports, report drafting, and supporting dissemination to broad audiences. The SRA will also create visually appealing materials for varied audiences.

The SRA will play a key role in expanding the research and evaluation capacity of the workforce development team through staff training, external funding, developing relationships with researcher and community allies, and tracking research and evaluation trends in the field. The SRA will work with partners to determine the most appropriate type of evaluation for their programs, help design evaluation methodology for innovative state projects focusing on underserved communities in California, and help explore evaluation approaches that center the most marginalized communities and measure improved worker voice, job quality, and equity quantitatively and qualitatively to develop a framework for high road workforce development.

Apply HERE. Requisition number: 38290

Now Accepting Applications! UCLA Labor Studies Interdepartmental Program – 2021-22 Labor Studies Lectureships 

Learn more about these opportunities at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment website here.

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