Industrial Officer 20170413

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ a full-time Industrial Officer for a period of 15 months on a fixed-term contract to replace a staff member who is going on Maternity Leave. The position, whilst based in Sydney, does require travel to regional universities in NSW.


The NTEU is a federally registered membership-led union with coverage of academic and general staff in higher education. The NTEU (NSW) has coverage of 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: NTEU Level 7 $99,971 pa - $110,375 depending on applicant’s level of experience.  Employer superannuation contributions of 17% are paid in addition to salary.


Applications addressing both the essential and desirable requirements of the position plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the State Secretary Mr Michael Thomson.  To apply for this job go to: www.nteu.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 3461714.  Applications close COB 12 May 2017.


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


NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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National Tertiary Education Union

Closing Date

Friday, May 12, 2017

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Level 1 55 Holt Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

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Contact Name

Michael Thomson

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 8066 6600

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