Continuing and fixed term appointments
The Division of Human Resources works in partnership with Faculties and Divisions to support recruitment and selection.
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Continuing and fixed-term appointments may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Conditions of employment are set out in the Enterprise Agreement.
Continuing employment refers to ongoing employment with the University.
Fixed-term employment is for a specified term with a clear expiry date. There should be no expectation of renewal of a fixed-term appointment.
The Policy on Standards, Expectations and Qualifications of Academic Staff provides a foundation for and informs their probation, performance management and promotion.
Salary rates for continuing and fixed-term staff are set under the Enterprise Agreement.
A part-year employment arrangement is one where employees work full-time for a set number of weeks per year.
Three Faculty Common Support Model
Refer to the fact sheet regarding professional/administration positions in the Three Faculty Common Support Model (3FCSM).
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Academic Institutional Leadership positions
- Research Centre Directors
- Associate Heads of School
- Associate Deans
- Course Directors.
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Refer to the following policies, procedures and conditions when making senior appointments:
Policies, strategies and plans for recruitment
- Staff Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedure
- Secondment Policy and Procedure
- Employment Plan for People with a Disability
- Recruitment Guidelines Targeting Women for Senior Positions
- Indigenous Employment Strategy
Staff should refer to the guide to reviewing position descriptions to help inform them when they are developing new or reviewing existing position descriptions.
- Position Description Template (Academic & Professional/General)
- Position Description Template (Senior Staff)
The referee check is an essential component of the selection process. It allows you to assess whether the candidate is a suitable fit for CSU. It provides insight into a candidate’s previous work performance whilst validating evidence gathered during the application and interview process. Furthermore, it provides the opportunity to seek additional relevant information not captured during the application or interview.
The following forms should be used when completing referee checks;
- Referee Check - Fact Sheet
- Referee Check Form for Academic Staff
- Referee Check Form for Professional/General Staff
Immigration and visas
All foreign nationals taking up an appointment, or visiting one of the University's campuses in Australia require immigration visas.
Relocating to join CSU
When a vacancy is filled the hiring area may offer relocation services for staff taking up the new appointment.