BRANCH ORGANISER National Tertiary Education Union (QLD)

The NTEU Queensland Divisionis seeking to employ a Branch Organiser to be located at the University of Sunshine Coast.  The Branch Office is most likely to be located at the Sippy Downs Campus, though the position involves regular travel to all USC campuses.  This is a part-time,permanent position at three days per week (0.6). 

The NTEU is a federally registered union with coverage of academic and general staff in higher education.  The Queensland Division covers all workers in all Queensland universities and associated student organisations, research institutes and companies.


General administration support for the Branch and its Committees, Branch organising, recruitment and campaign activities, maintenance and servicing of Branch delegates’ and other activists’ networks, promoting the professional interests of/and communication with members, and providing them with training, advice and assistance.


Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent; experience in the trade union movement and a commitment to union principles; advocacy, organising, campaigning skills;ability to set priorities when faced with competing demands; and word processing and database management skills.


Knowledge of the higher education industry; electronic communication skills; and experience in layout and production of print media.


Salary range is as per NTEU National Staff Agreement Level 4 ($71,858 – $80,399) or Level 5 ($81,819 – $88,461) plus 17% superannuation.

Applications must address both the essential and desirable selection criteria of the position, include the names and contact details of two referees and should be addressed to the Queensland Division Secretary, Mr Michael McNally.  To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4505660. Applications close COBon Friday, 19 January 2019.

For a copy of the Position Description please contact Joanne Riley on (03) 92541910 or by email [email protected]. Further inquiries should be addressed by email to the Secretary, [email protected].

NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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