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Branch Organiser

Surry Hills

Reference: 4143098

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ a part-time Organiser, situated at Charles Sturt University. This is a 0.5 part time position or equivalent to 17.5 hours per week.

The NTEU is a federally registered union with coverage of academic and general staff in higher education. The NTEU (NSW) is responsible for workers in all NSW universities and their associated student organisations, research institutes and companies.

Duties include:

General administration support for the Branch and its Committees, Branch organising, recruitment and campaign activities, maintenance and servicing of Branch delegates' and other activists' networks, promoting the professional interests of and communication with members, and providing them with advice and assistance.

Essential Requirements:

Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement and a commitment to union principles, advocacy, organising, campaigning skills, word processing, ability to set priorities when faced with competing demands, and database management skills.

Desirable Attributes:

Knowledge of the higher education industry; demonstrated negotiating skills, electronic communication skills, and experience in production of print media.


Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 5 ($80,373 - $86,897 pro rata, per annum, plus 17% superannuation).

Applications addressing both the essential and desirable requirements of the position, including the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Division Secretary, Michael Thomson. To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4143098. Applications close COB on Thursday, 31 May 2018.

For a copy of the Position Description please contact Kerrie Barathy on (02) 8066 6600. Further inquiries should be addressed by email to the Secretary,

NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer