Before submitting you application

Flinders University has particular requirements in terms of applications.

Please read the essential information for applicants before submitting your application. 

Submitting your application 

Submitting your application on-line

Pre-filled application forms for Flinders University employees

If you are having difficulty submittting your application online   

Submitting your application online

  1. Look for the vacancy by selecting the relevant vacancy category:
  2. Select the vacancy you wish to apply for.

  3. Click the 'Position Description' button to review or download the position information.

  4. Click the 'Apply Now' button.

  5. Complete the online application form.

  6. An asterisk (*) indicates that a field is mandatory. You will be unable to submit your application until all the mandatory fields have been completed.

  7. Click the 'Browse' button to locate and attach your:

    • Resume/curriculum vitae
    • Statement addressing the selection criteria
    • Any other relevant documents you wish to include.

      You may attach word or .pdf documents.
  8. When you are ready to submit your application, please click the 'Submit your application now' button, only once.

If an Error Message appears, please ensure that you have completed all mandatory fields. If this is the case, please note that all attachments will need to be reattached and the 'Submit your application now' button selected again.

You will know that your application has been submitted successfully when you receive a 'Success: Application Submitted' message at the top of the page. You may need to scroll up to view it. The message may take up to 30 seconds to appear. An acknowledgement email will also be automatically generated on a successfully submitted application and sent to your email address.

Safari users
There are known issues with using Apple computers with the Safari browser.  Applicants are finding that after they click on the 'Submit your application now' and the 'OK' button on the resulting pop-up window, the page 'hangs' and their application
does not proceedTo resolve this you can take the following action:


  • Once the ‘Submit your application now’ button has been selected, an attachment message box will appear, ‘DOUBLE CLICK’ the ‘OK’ button to continue. The job application will be submitted and you will receive a notification email confirming this. 

    Alternatively, you can

     

  • use a different browser (e.g. Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome (Google Chrome requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later and an Intel processor )).

If you are still unable to submit your job application, contact the Human Resources Division on 08 8201 3875 or email jobapplications@flinders.edu.au

Pre-filled application forms for Flinders employees

If you are currently employed by Flinders University in a fixed-term, convertible or continuing position or as a casual staff member who has worked during the six months prior to the closing date of the vacancy and are employed during the period that the vacancy is being advertised, you can access a pre-filled application form by applying through the Employee Self Service (ESS).

  1. Log onto Employee Self Service and click on the menu item 'Jobs@Flinders – Apply for a Vacancy'.

  2. Select the vacancy you wish to apply for.

  3. When you click 'Apply Now', your personal details will load automatically into the online application form.

  4. An asterisk (*) indicates that a field is mandatory. Check that you have completed all mandatory fields.

  5. Click the 'Browse' button to locate and attach your:

    • Resume/curriculum vitae
    • Statement addressing the selection criteria
    • Any other relevant documents you wish to include.

      You may attach Word or .pdf documents. 
  6. Click the 'Submit your application now' button at the bottom of the online form to submit your application.
    If an Error Message appears, please ensure that you have completed all mandatory fields. All attachments will need to be reattached and the 'Submit your application now' button selected again.

You will know that your application has been submitted successfully when you receive a 'Success: Application Submitted' message at the top of the page. You may need to scroll up to view it. The message may take up to 30 seconds to appear. An acknowledgement email will also be automatically generated on a successfully submitted application and sent to your email address.

If you are having difficulty submitting your application online

If you are having difficulty submitting your application on-line please contact Ms Chris Knight on (08) 8201 3875 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm (Adelaide time) Monday to Friday, or via email at: jobapplications@flinders.edu.au