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Industrial Officer (fixed-term)

Location: Surry Hills
Salary: $98,223 to $123,062
Company: National Tertiary Education Union
Apps close: Friday 3rd December 2021

*Level 6/7 - $98,223 to $123,062
*Additional 17% employer superannuation
*Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ an Industrial Officer, on a fixed term basis, from 10th January 2022 at its NSW Division Office in Surry Hills. The contract duration and fraction of employment are flexible - you can either work full-time for six (6) months or half-time for twelve (12) months. 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.

Duties Include:

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.

Essential Requirements:

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.

Desirable Attributes:

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 ($98,223 - $123,062 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, Damien Cahill.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5739574. Applications close COB on Friday, 3rd December 2021.

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.