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Industrial Officer (18-month fixed-term contract)

Location: Surry Hills NSW
Company: National Tertiary Education Union
Apps close: Monday 30th November 2020

Level 6/7 - $96,297 to $120,649
Additional 17% employer superannuation
Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ a full-time Industrial Officer, on a fixed term contract starting from 20th January 2021 up until 25th July 2022, at its NSW Division Office in Surry Hills. The position, whilst based in Sydney, does require travel to regional universities in NSW.

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.


Negotiating local enterprise collective agreements; advocacy before industrial tribunals; negotiating with higher education managements on personal cases and disputes; recruitment; providing industrial advice and co-ordinating campaigns.


Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement; demonstrated negotiating, advocacy and campaign skills; demonstrated commitment to and understanding of principles of organising and evidence of experience in their application; commitment to union principles.


Knowledge of the higher education industry; basic word processing; electronic communication skills and driver's licence.


Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 6/7 ($96,297 - $120,649 per annum, plus 17% superannuation).

Applications MUST address both the essential and desirable requirements of the position, include the names and contact details of two referees, and be addressed to the Division Secretary, Michael Thomson.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5278901. Applications close COB on Monday, 30th November 2020.

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.