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Union Organiser

Organisation : The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) via Big Splash

Location : Perth (Subiaco)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Client Services, Education & Training, Other, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Education & Training, Other

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : Level 5 - $85,295 to $92,219 / Level 6- $96,297 to $105,567

Application closing date : 28 Sep, 2020

About the role

  • Level 5 – $85,295 to $92,219 / Level 6- $96,297 to $105,567
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation


The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) WA Division is seeking a highly motivated, member-focused individual with significant experience in organising, recruitment and campaigning, either in a trade union or other nonprofit organisations. The NTEU represents members in universities and other tertiary education institutions covering both academic and general/professional employees. The successful applicant will be committed to building the trade union movement, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the tertiary education industry.


This is an ongoing, part-time position (at 0.8), and will be available from early October 2020. You will be assigned a mix of duties at a local university and state-wide level including delegate development, recruitment and campaigns, training delivery, supporting Enterprise Bargaining, member assistance with workplace issues, research and report writing, and administrative tasks.

You will be located at a university campus and the Division Office, and will be required to travel to other campuses or NTEU branches in Perth from time to time. Therefore, a driver’s license that is valid in WA is essential.

The position will be filled at either NTEU Level 5 ($85,295 – $92,219) or NTEU Level 6 ($96,297 – $105,567) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) via Big Splash

How to apply

For a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria please contact Joanne Riley at

Applications addressing the selection criteria plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Division Secretary,

Jonathan Hallett. To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5205155. Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 28th September 2020.

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.

Please quote in application: Union Organiser via Pro Bono Australia.




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