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Union Organiser

National Tertiary Education Union

  • Level 5 - $93,333 to $100,909 per annum
  • Additional 17% employer superannuation
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Rewarding career with a progressive organisation

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the world of tertiary education? The NTEU Queensland Division invites you to join our team as a Union Organiser, where you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future working lives for academic and general staff at James Cook and Central Queensland Universities.

This full-time role is primarily located at the Townsville Campus of JCU, with regular travel to the CQU Rockhampton.

As a Union Organiser, you'll find yourself at the heart of our progressive organisation, dedicated to advocating for the rights and interests of workers in the tertiary education sector. You'll be instrumental in providing general administration support for the Branch and its Committees, engaging in organising, recruitment, and campaign activities, as well as maintaining and servicing vital networks of workplace reps and activists.

We understand the importance of supporting our team members, and offer a collaborative and supportive work environment where every individual is valued and empowered to make a difference.

If you're passionate about union principles and have experience in organising, advocacy, and campaigning, we want to hear from you. We're looking for candidates with relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent, along with the drive to effect positive change in the tertiary education industry.

Take the next step in your career and be part of a team that's committed to making a difference.

How to apply

Applications must include a written response to each of the essential and desirable selection criteria of the position description which can be downloaded & enter ref code: 6577271

Include the names and contact details of two referees and should be addressed to the Queensland Division Secretary, Mr 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

NTEU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a targeted position. Priority is given to a suitable candidate who is Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Applicants may need to provide information to corroborate their Aboriginality.

Applications close: 29 Apr 2024

Reference: 6577271
Location: James Cook University, QLD
Listed: 12 April 2024

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