Senior State Organiser 20160225

The NTEU (NSW) is seeking to employ a full-time Senior State Organiser to provide leadership and coordination for the union’s state-wide organising effort.   This position is based at the NSW Division office in Surry Hills.

The NTEU is a federally registered membership-led 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.



The position will provide leadership and coordination of other employees and provide detailed strategic and policy advice to the Division Officers, the Division Council, Branch Officers, Branch Committees and relevant Branches on organising, recruitment and campaign matters.  The position will work closely with the State Secretary and Senior Industrial Officer on the implementation of the Union’s strategic direction.



Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement and a commitment to union principles. Considerable experience and demonstrable expertise in union organising.   Proven team leadership capacity and a broad knowledge of industrial and professional issues affecting tertiary education workers.



Knowledge of the higher education industry, demonstrated organising skills, electronic and communication skills, and database management skills.



Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 8 ($110,675 - $120,886 pa, 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, including the names and contact details of two referees, should be sent to the State Secretary, Ms Genevieve Kelly, by post: NTEU (NSW), Level 1, 55 Holt Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010 or email:  gkelly@nteu.org.au by COB Tuesday 29th March, 2016.


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


NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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National Tertiary Education Industry Union

Closing Date

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Level 1 55 Holt Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

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Contact Name

Genevieve Kelly

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 8066 6600

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