Labour Lawyer – Professional Officer

Professional Officer – Labour Lawyer
Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT)
The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) invites applications
for the position of Professional Officer – Labour Lawyer.
AUNBT (a union under the NB Industrial Relations Act) represents approximately 600
full-time and 350 contract academic staff located primarily on UNB’s Fredericton and
Saint John campuses.
Key Responsibilities
Subject to the direction of the President and Executive Committee, the Professional
Officer will perform the following representative duties:
• Provide substantial professional support to the Grievance Committee in all
aspects of the grievance process, including case management, grievance
hearings and arbitrations, and research
• Assist the President and various AUNBT committees
• Support negotiation teams in the collective bargaining process
• Be involved in communicating with and offering support services to AUNBT
• Promote good working relations with various levels of UNB’s administration and
with other UNB employee groups. The successful candidate may have a role in
relations with other local, provincial and national associations with similar
Applicants will have a law degree and preferably postgraduate training in a labourrelated area. The successful candidate will have substantial experience working in
academic and/or unionized environments. Experience with interpreting collective
agreements, the grievance and arbitration processes, and facility with legal/contract
drafting is essential. The successful applicant must possess strong analytical,
communication and interpersonal skills. They must be flexible and able to work
collegially. They will work from UNB’s Fredericton campus and must be able to travel to
the Saint John (and, occasionally, Moncton) campus as needed. Salary with benefit
package is competitive and based on qualifications and experience. AUNBT is an
equal opportunity employer, committed to principles of equity and diversity in the
workplace. The applications of Canadians and permanent residents will be given
Deadline: Review of applications will begin XXX and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit a letter of application and a detailed résumé to Melissa White, President,

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 10/01/2022