Employing casual staff

Casual employees are engaged by the hour and paid an hourly rate. This rate includes loading and compensates for the casual nature of the appointment. Casual employees don't accrue most types of leave, but may be eligible for long service leave.

At Charles Sturt there are three types of casual employees;

  • casual academic (sessional) staff
  • casual professional/general staff
  • student casuals

The sourcing and administrative process will vary depending on the type of casual appointment you want to make.

Academic (sessional) staff

How to employ a casual to complete academic (sessional) work.

Professional/General staff

How to employ casuals to complete professional/general work.

Student casuals

How to employ student casuals to complete professional/general work.

Fair Work Act Casual Conversion Provisions

Pathways for eligible casual employees to convert to continuing employment.