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Branch Organiser (12 month maternity leave replacement)

Surry Hills

Reference: 4599764

  • Level 5 - $81,819 to $88,461
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ a full-time Organiser, on a 1 year fixed-term contract to replace a staff member who is going on maternity leave, and will be available from mid-May 2019. The position will be situated at the University of Sydney Branch of the NTEU.

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.


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.


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.


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 ($81,819 - $88,461 per annum, plus 17% superannuation).


To find out more and to apply visit: & enter ref code: 4599764.

You will need to address the key selection criteria which can be found via our position description. To obtain a copy please contact Kerrie Barathy on (02) 8066 6600 or email

Applications close COB on Friday, 5 April 2019.

NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications Close: 05 Apr 2019