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 5. Human Resources

Details of the university's employment policies and practices for academic, general and research staff are found in this section of the handbook.


5.10 Travel
    » 5.10.1 Travel Policy
    » 5.10.2 Inter-Campus Transfer and Travel


5.20 Categories of Staff
    » 5.20.14 Appointment of Industry Fellow
    » 5.20.15 Conferral of Honorary and Adjunct Titles
    » 5.20.16 Conferral of “Emeritus Professor”
    » 5.20.5 Academic Titles for Externally Funded Health Professionals
    » 5.20.7 Visiting Academic
    » 5.20.9 Distinguished Professors - Policy Under Review


5.30 Pre-employment and Orientation
    » 5.30.1 Recruitment and Selection Policy
    » 5.30.12 Identification Cards for University Staff and Associates
    » 5.30.14 Volunteer Workers
    » 5.30.15 Employment of Scholarship Holders
    » 5.30.16 Pre-placement Medical Assessments (Policy Under Review)
    » 5.30.17 Equal Employment and Anti-Discrimination
    » 5.30.18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Policy
    » 5.30.2 Approval of Staff Appointments
    » 5.30.3 Staff Induction
    » 5.30.4 Employment of Relatives and other Close Associates
    » 5.30.5 Job Sharing
    » 5.30.6 Immigration Procedures and Guidelines
    » 5.30.7 Selection and Appointment - Internal Appointments
    » 5.30.9 Procedures Relating to the University Panel of Temporary Administrative Staff


5.40 Position Classification and Review
    » 5.40.2 University Committee of Review - Appointments and Classifications
    » 5.40.3 Evaluation and Classification of Positions


5.41 Academic Staff - Appointments, Duties and Responsibilities
    » 5.41.10 Casual Academic Staff Policy
    » 5.41.11 Academic Freedom
    » 5.41.12 Academic Roles
    » 5.41.2 Tutorial Fellows and Tutorial Assistants
    » 5.41.3 Provision of Periods Free of Other Duties for Concentrated Research Duties(Policy Under Review)
    » 5.41.4 Use of the Title Associate Professor
    » 5.41.5 Probation and Confirmation of Continuing Appointment (Academic Staff)
    » 5.41.7 Guidelines for Allocation of Workload to Academic Staff
    » 5.41.8 Casual Academic Staff Remuneration
    » 5.41.9 Appointment to Teaching Hospitals: Jointly Funded Positions


5.42 Research Related Staff - Specific Conditions of Employment
    » 5.42.1 Research Academic and Research General Staff
    » 5.42.14 Payment in Lieu of Recreation Leave - Research Staff


5.43 Employment Conditions
    » 5.43.1 Modes and Types of Employment
    » 5.43.2 Casual Employment - General Staff
    » 5.43.3 Trainees, Apprentices and Other Wage Rates
    » 5.43.4 Supported Wage
    » 5.43.5 Telecommuting
    » 5.43.6 Restructuring and Managing Change
    » 5.43.7 Career Planning for Retirement
    » 5.43.8 Flexible Working Arrangements for Staff with Caring Responsibilities for Children


5.50 Reimbursements, Allowances, Loadings and Superannuation
    » 5.50.10 Clinical Loadings
    » 5.50.11 First Aid Allowances
    » 5.50.12 Superannuation [policy under review]
    » 5.50.13 Withholding of Salary During Imprisonment
    » 5.50.15 Flexible Remuneration – Performance Payments
    » 5.50.16 Allowances for General Staff
    » 5.50.2 Uniforms and Protective Clothing
    » 5.50.3 Reimbursement of Re-establishment Expenses for New Appointees
    » 5.50.4 Performance of Higher Level Duties
    » 5.50.5 Travel Allowances and Reimbursement of Travel Expenses
    » 5.50.7 Parity Loadings (Policy Under Review)
    » 5.50.8 Responsibility Loadings (Policy Under Review)
    » 5.50.9 Flexible Remuneration – Market Loadings


5.55 Management of Workloads General Staff
    » 5.55.1 Guidelines on Managing Workloads for General Staff
    » 5.55.2 Staff Attendance Records
    » 5.55.3 General Staff Working Arrangement - Flexitime and Voluntary Banked Time
    » 5.55.4 Overtime for General Staff
    » 5.55.5 Hours of Work / Ordinary Hours


5.60 Leave
    » 5.60.10 Recreation Leave
    » 5.60.11 Sick Leave - rescinded policy Senate 27/7/2006
    » 5.60.13 Compassionate Leave
    » 5.60.14 Community Service Leave
    » 5.60.15 Conference Leave
    » 5.60.16 Defence Forces Leave
    » 5.60.18 Extended Leave with Pay for General Staff
    » 5.60.2 Current Delegations for Leave Approvals
    » 5.60.20 Leave to Attend Court
    » 5.60.21 Christmas/New Year University Leave
    » 5.60.22 Family Leave - rescinded policy Senate 27/7/2006
    » 5.60.23 Leave to Contest Elections and Hold Office
    » 5.60.27 Carer's Leave - rescinded by Senate 27/7/2006
    » 5.60.29 Voluntary Variable Weeks / Annualised Salary Program
    » 5.60.3 Personal Leave
    » 5.60.5 Academic Staff Absences during Semesters
    » 5.60.6 Leave Without Pay
    » 5.60.7 Long Service Leave
    » 5.60.8 Special Leave
    » 5.60.9 Parental Leave


5.70 Performance Management and Grievance Procedures
    » 5.70.1 Staff Appraisal
    » 5.70.10 Misconduct - Serious Misconduct
    » 5.70.13 Medical Conditions Affecting Performance
    » 5.70.14 Redeployment Arising from Redundancy or Medical Condition.
    » 5.70.15 Performance Appraisal Processes for Academic Staff
    » 5.70.16 Unsatisfactory Performance - Academic Staff
    » 5.70.17 Criteria for Academic Performance
    » 5.70.2 Probation - General Staff
    » 5.70.4 Guidance and Performance Counselling. Diminished and Unsatisfactory Performance - General Staff.
    » 5.70.6 Staff Assistance Services
    » 5.70.8 Staff Grievance Resolution


5.80 Career Development, Increments and Staff Recognition
    » 5.80.1 Staff Development Policy
    » 5.80.10 Internal and External Staff Secondments and Job Exchange
    » 5.80.11 Secondment of Staff for Foreign Aid Work
    » 5.80.12 Promotion of Academic Staff (Levels A - D)
    » 5.80.14 Promotion to Professor
    » 5.80.17 Preparation of General Staff Managers
    » 5.80.18 Professional Development Support for Staff with Carer Responsibilities
    » 5.80.19 Mentoring Policy
    » 5.80.2 Special Studies Program
    » 5.80.3 Recognition of Service - General Staff
    » 5.80.5 Transfer of Staff from other Universities
    » 5.80.6 Interchange Program
    » 5.80.7 Study Assistance Scheme for General Staff.
    » 5.80.8 Exchange of Staff with Another University
    » 5.80.9 Secondment of Staff to Other Organisations


5.90 Cessation of Appointment
    » 5.90.1 Resignation
    » 5.90.2 Retirement Age
    » 5.90.3 Termination of Employment
    » 5.90.6 Facilities for Retired Senior Academic Staff


Superseded HR policies