Delegations approval levels

These delegations constitute a legal authority conferring on the delegate specified in the Schedules to the Delegations and Authorisations Policy.

A power or authority delegated to a position extends to the substantive occupant of that position and any person acting in the officer’s position on a temporary basis, during the term in which the person is authorised to act, unless otherwise specified in the appointment to act.

Band levelDescriptionPositions
Band 1Professional/general staff members at levels 3 to 4 
Band 2Professional/general staff members at levels 5 to 6 
Band 3Professional/general staff members at levels 7 to 8 
Band 4Professional/general staff members at levels 9 to 10 
Band 5Administrative delegations for professional/general and academic staff with supervisory responsibilities – approved for specific positionsThe relevant Executive Director (or equivalent) will identify the Band 5 positions in their area.

May include:
  • Associate Directors
  • Deputy Directors
  • Managers
  • Senior Managers
Band 6Senior and executive leaders (SNR1-5), except for those included at Band 7 or 8Includes:
  • Directors
  • Heads of School
  • Associate Heads of School
  • University Ombudsman
Band 7Position-specific for heads of secondary budget centres and/or as identified on position descriptionsIncludes:
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellors
  • Executive Deans
  • Deputy Deans
  • Executive Directors
  • Research Centre Directors
Band 8
Position-specific for the positions listed
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • University Secretary
Band 9Vice-Chancellor 
Band 10Chancellor 
Band 11Council 

Abbreviations on forms

The below abbreviations appear on the forms where these positions have the authority to approve per the People and Culture Delegations.

  • FAM = Faculty Administration Manager
  • FEO (FoSH) = Faculty Executive Officer (Faculty of Science and Health)

Further details

In the event of any discrepancy between this website and the Policy on Delegations and Authorisations, the terms of the Policy will prevail.