All staff and students at UWA are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the principles, values, and behaviours within these codes.
HR provides comprehensive recruitment and selection tools including process maps describing every stage from workforce planning to appointment.
All staff of the University participate in professional development and performance appraisal reviews. An important strategy to achieve both staff and the University's goals is for staff to undertake regular reviews.
The University has an Interfaith Calendar which details the key dates for the major religious groups on campus.
The calendar will assist those staff required to have an understanding of the cultural and religious obligations of staff and students, especially when these involve an application for cultural or religious leave, deferred exams or alternative arrangements.
UWA provides a variety of workshops to support staff in all areas of professional development. Programs that provide more extended exploration of leadership or career management strategies are also offered on a competitive or invitational basis.
Delegations relating to the management of University employees.
Salaries at the University of Western Australia are paid in accordance with Schedule A of the respective Staff Agreements.
You should familiarise yourself with key dates in the UWA year, such as principal dates, university holidays, payroll submission dates, advertising deadlines and Academic Promotion Committee meeting and application submission dates
Mentally healthy workplaces benefit everyone, and we all have a part to play in making UWA a great place to work
A series of new web pages have been developed to provide more information about mental health at UWA, including a video address from our Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater. The new pages provide information on common mental health issues and suggestions on how we can all contribute to a mentally healthy workplace, with links to the resources provided by the University.
Managers and supervisors will find detailed guidance in relation to managing mental health issues in the workplace, from having an initial conversation to developing reasonable accommodations.
UniSuper regularly hold seminars at UWA and online webinars - these are free to attend. Visit UWA dedicated page on UniSuper website to find out more.
Change occurs everywhere. To stay in advance of changes in the higher education sector, UWA instigated the Functional Review Program which identified key initiatives to assist UWA in achieving service excellence through continuous improvement.
Leading Change Fundamentals is a practical and interactive program which will equip all staff, whether in a formal leadership role or not, to successfully lead change.
The significantly expanded resource and new structure of the Fund was negotiated as a key staff benefit of the new Professional and General Staff Agreement 2014 and replaces the Staff Development Grants Scheme.
The key changes include increased annual funding from $50,000 to $200,000, maximum amount of an individual grants increased and removal of minimum FTE criteria and restrictions on courses which lead to a formal qualification.
The University is aiming to (re)establish a single, consistent and transparent titles system which aligns with all other Australian universities.
Context and purpose of this decision, and Frequently Asked Questions are available at Teaching and research and research intensive titles.