National Tertiary Education Union (Queensland Division)
The NTEU (Queensland Division) is seeking to employ a full-time Industrial Officer to be based primarily at the Queensland Division Office in Taringa. The position involves regular travel to all Queensland campuses. This is a full-time, permanent position.
The NTEU is a federally registered membership-led union with coverage of academic and general staff in higher education. The NTEU represents workers in all Queensland universities and their associated student organisations, research institutes and companies.
The NTEU strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander peoples. The NTEU has a longstanding A&TSI employment strategy (under revision) and a successful Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicant would work closely with A&TSI members and other A&TSI NTEU staff and elected officials. More information available on application.
Negotiating collective agreements; advocacy before industrial tribunals and internal university tribunals; negotiating with higher education managements on individual and collective cases and disputes; providing members with industrial advice and training; and co-ordinating with organising campaigns.
Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement and commitment to trade union principles; demonstrated experience in advocacy before tribunals; demonstrated experience in negotiating agreements; campaign skills (including a demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the principles of organising); excellent communication skills; and a current drivers licence.
Knowledge of the higher education industry; and basic word processing skills.
Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 7 ($109,277 - $120,649 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 selection criteria of the position, plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Division Secretary, Michael McNally. Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander people considering applications are encouraged to contact NTEU Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy Committee Chair, Dr Sharlene Leroy-Dyer at email@example.com. To apply for this job go to: www.nteu.recruitmenthub.com.au and enter ref code: 5508371. Applications close COB on Monday, 14 June 2021.
The NTEU values diversity in the workplace. This is a targeted position. Priority is given to a suitable candidate who is Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Applicants will need to provide information to corroborate their Aboriginality.