The opportunity to convert to part-time for a specified period for the purpose of caring for a family member.
This is a negotiable working arrangement that, subject to the needs of the work area, provides eligible staff members with an opportunity to have more flexibility in their working hours.
This is an arrangement whereby a staff member may take leave without pay for a number of weeks per year (usually 4). The reduced annual salary is averaged over the whole year, ensuring a regular annual income.
An arrangement whereby a staff member works a period of hours per week that is less than full-time.
Salary packaging is available to most staff members (excluding casual employees and scholarship holders) and allows staff to receive at least part of their remuneration in a form other than take-home pay.
Staff may choose from a list of benefits (determined by the University) that are paid, on their behalf, by the university in lieu of receiving gross salary.
A fee is charged for providing the service.
All staff appointed on recurrent funds who have a contract of 2 years or more at an appointment fraction of 50% or more are required to join the UniSuper Defined Benefit Plan/Investment Choice Plan Superannuation Scheme. The staff member's contribution is 7% of salary and the University's contribution is 14% of salary.
All staff members are required to join the Award Plus Plan, which is a productivity scheme to which the University contributes 3% of salary. No contribution is required of the staff member. Where staff members are not entitled to join the UniSuper Defined Benefit Plan/Investment Choice Plan, the University's contribution is increased to 9.5% of salary, under the terms of the Superannuation Guarantee legislation.
Academic teaching staff may apply to carry out sustained research or scholarly/professional activity outside the University.
A member of the teaching staff may be granted up to 2 week's absence from the University to attend an international conference.
Professional staff may apply for up to 6 hours' paid leave per week to permit study towards an approved tertiary course.
An independent and confidential counselling service is available to University staff experiencing either personal or work-related problems.
Staff can refer themselves to one of the designated psychologists and up to 3 sessions will be paid for by the University.
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