Ways of working

working at ACU

We recognise that different ways of working suit different staff, teams, and stakeholders. We are committed to creating an engaged, diverse and productive workplace that provides flexibility in when, where and how work is done, wherever possible.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion

Our workplace is better when people with all different life experiences are a part of our team. An equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace doesn't just happen. We're committed to ensuring all our staff are respected and valued and have the confidence and support to thrive in their roles.

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Working well with others

As an ACU staff member you deserve to be treated with dignity and respect in a fair workplace. Our Code of Conduct promotes and encourages exemplary behaviour we see in our staff every day. We also have procedures in place that outline your options and support available for dealing with workplace issues. Let's work together to maintain a safe, healthy and supportive work environment for everyone.

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Academic working arrangements

If you're an academic staff member, you and your supervisor will work together to plan your annual workload and ensure your academic career pathway is right for you. We can help guide you through this process with links to the Academic Workload Policy, Research Performance Review and Plan Guidelines and templates and performance development.

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Your salaries and benefits

Understand the pay scales for professional and academic staff at ACU, know when you get paid and the pay deadlines and how to make sense of your superannuation. Here you will also find information on salary packaging and staff discounts available through ACU Advantage.

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Our enterprise agreement

To support a fair workplace, ACU's Staff Enterprise Agreement outlines entitlements and working conditions.

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Find details about the principles that guide your workplace and working
arrangements in the policy library.

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Have your say

Your voice is important. Find out ways you can get involved and provide feedback on a range of matters, including the myVoice staff engagement survey, University committees and other avenues for consultation.

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Raise a concern

If you have an issue that needs to be addressed there are steps you can follow to ensure your concern is heard in a safe and timely manner.

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Get to know Staff Connect, your self serve employment portal. Here you can find your pay slips and apply for leave, manage your details and initiate employment-related forms and processes.

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Leaving us?

If you decide to leave ACU, you'll need information about your notice requirements and the things you need to do before you go. You can also find transition options if you are looking to retire.

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Page last updated on 12/04/2024

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