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Organisation : The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

Location : Hobart

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Engagement, Union

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : NTEU Level 5 ($87,001 - $94,063 pro-rata) or NTEU Level 6 ($98,223 - $107,678 pro-rata) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer super

Application closing date : 4 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) represents 27,000 academic and general/professional staff in universities and other tertiary education providers throughout Australia. In Tasmania, the NTEU primarily represents staff at the University of Tasmania.

About the role

  • Level 5 or 6 – $87,001 to $107,678 (pro-rata)
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Healthy Lifestyle Allowance
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation


The NTEU Tasmanian Division has a vacancy for a part-time Division Organiser to be based in Hobart, with regular travel to regional worksites. This position is offered on a 0.8 basis (0.3 FTE ongoing, 0.5 FTE 2 years fixed term).

Flexible working hours can be arranged between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. The position will suit an individual experienced in organising, either within a trade union or other like community organisation.


The successful candidate will be assigned a mix of duties, including, as part of a small team, taking responsibility for the completion of assigned organizing, campaign, and administrative tasks or projects.


The typical duties of this position include:

  • Undertaking recruitment of new members.
  • Maintaining and servicing networks of workplace union representatives.
  • Visiting members and potential members on a systematic and regular basis across all work areas of the University of Tasmania.
  • Participating in campaign and organising activities, either locally, state-wide or nationally.


The position will be filled at either NTEU Level 5 ($87,001 – $94,063 pro-rata) or NTEU Level 6 ($98,223 – $107,678 pro-rata) depending on skills and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions.

Terms and conditions for this position are covered by a national Collective Agreement which has terms comparable with NTEU members in the industry.


The University of Tasmania requires all staff, students and visitors attending campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination to be considered for this position.


The position description can be obtained by contacting Joanne Riley at


Applications specifically addressing the position description, plus the names and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to the Dom Rowe (Director, Campaigns and Organising).

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Community_Engagement, #Union


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