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MTEA - Member Services Administrative Assistant



POSITION TITLE: Member Services Administrative Assistant
DATE POSTED: November 18, 2022
STARTING DATE: December 15, 2022 (Flexible)
SALARY: $32,000 – $50,000 Based on Experience

Benefit Highlights (Single/Family Health Insurance with no employee premiums, Vision, Dental, Life, Long-Term Disability plan, 401K Profit Sharing plan, FSA plan, Dependent Care plan, HRA plan, AFLAC Short-Term Disability, 12 paid holidays, and paid vacation and sick leave)



This position is critical in the functioning of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, the Union representing more than 5,200 public education workers in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Join the fight for worker justice and public education! This administrative assistant position assists our organizing and representational programs with data entry and management, as well as interacting with members and directing them efficiently to the right union and MPS resources. In addition, there are regular office duties and other duties as assigned. The position has regular work hours, competitive wages, and great benefits.

REPORTS TO: MTEA Administrative Manager and MTEA Executive Director


  • High school degree required, and secondary education preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate and present ideas and information.
  • Comfort with technology and computers.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience and skill with data systems.
  • Ability to work well independently to meet timelines, goals, and objectives.  Ability to adapt to changes in priorities.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English a major plus.


  • Data entry of confidential membership information and use of database to produce lists and reports to support the Union’s mission and organizing priorities.
  • Ensure that member needs are directed to the correct resource and that members feel supported and respected.
  • Share in reception responsibilities including greeting visitors and answering phone calls.
  • File real and electronic documents for record retention.
  • Plan, schedule and setup meetings for members and staff of MTEA.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Administrative Manager or Executive Director.


A complete application must include a one-page cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two one-page letters of reference. The professional writing sample should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to communicate effectively. Examples include professional letters, event invitations, fliers, etc. that the applicant authored. Each reference should describe their direct knowledge of the work or experience of the candidate. Letters must contain the references’ contact information including name, position, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.

Submit application to Rebecca Pelzek, MTEA Administrative Manager, by e-mail to pelzekb@mtea.org. Submit a complete application as soon as possible as candidates will be considered for interviews on an ongoing basis.

MTEA is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.