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Union Organiser

National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)
  • Level 5 or 6 - $87,001 to $107,678 (pro-rata)
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Healthy Lifestyle Allowance
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) represents 27,000 academic and general/professional staff in universities and other tertiary education providers throughout Australia. In Tasmania, the NTEU primarily represents staff at the University of Tasmania.

The NTEU Tasmanian Division has a vacancy for a part-time Division Organiser to be based in Hobart, with regular travel to regional worksites. This position is offered on a 0.8 basis (0.3 FTE ongoing, 0.5 FTE 2 years fixed term). Flexible working hours can be arranged between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. The position will suit an individual experienced in organising, either within a trade union or other like community organisation.

The successful candidate will be assigned a mix of duties, including, as part of a small team, taking responsibility for the completion of assigned organising, campaign, and administrative tasks or projects.

The typical duties of this position include:

  • Undertaking recruitment of new members
  • Maintaining and servicing networks of workplace union representatives
  • Visiting members and potential members on a systematic and regular basis across all work areas of the University of Tasmania
  • Participating in campaign and organising activities, either locally, state-wide or nationally

The position will be filled at either NTEU Level 5 ($87,001 - $94,063 pro-rata) or NTEU Level 6 ($98,223 - $107,678 pro-rata) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions. Terms and conditions for this position are covered by a national Collective Agreement which has terms comparable with NTEU members in the industry.

The University of Tasmania requires all staff, students and visitors attending campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination to be considered for this position.

The position description can be obtained by contacting Joanne Riley at jriley@nteu.org.au using the subject line: Union Organiser enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications specifically addressing the position description, plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Dom Rowe (Director, Campaigns and Organising).

For further information please contact Dom Rowe on 0421 510 495 or email at drowe@nteu.org.au

The NTEU values diversity in the workplace. Therefore applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they are from an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background.

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