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Organisational Development

New Induction Framework

Background Induction is a critical component of a new starter’s career journey at the University of Adelaide. In 2016 a review of University induction, including staff consultation, proposed a series of recommendations to enhance the induction process and improve the induction experience. Human Resources have implemented a number of changes and made significant improvements that […]

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Academic Promotions (Level D & E) – Call for applications

Applications Academic staff wanting to apply for promotion to Level D are now invited to submit their applications. Online applications (including references) must be submitted by 5:00pm Monday 19 June 2017. Academic staff wanting to apply for promotion to Level E are now invited to submit their applications. Online applications (including references) must be submitted by 5:00pm […]

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Academic Promotions (Level B and C) – Call for applications

Applications Academic staff wanting to apply for promotion to Level B or Level C are now invited to submit their applications. Online applications (including references) must be submitted by 5:00pm Monday 22 May 2017. To apply and for further information, visit the Academic Promotions site. Workshops Academic Promotion workshops for applications to Levels B and […]

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Challenging Conversations Workshop – 10 November 2016

All managers, in managing the performance of their staff, will at some point come across the need to engage in conversations which can be challenging, and will need to be equipped with the skills to manage them effectively. This workshop looks at how and why performance and behavioural issues can arise and the benefits of […]

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HR Handbook – Revised PDR Procedure and Templates

Minor amendments have been made to the PDR procedure and templates to simplify the PDR record and clarify the information required. The amendments include: Removal of Appendix A “PDR – Preparation template for Staff” as this is a supporting resource only  (i.e. optional not mandatory); Change of title from “PDR Review meeting record” to “PDR […]

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PDR for Staff Workshop – 9 November 2016

Planning, Development and Review (PDR) provides a mechanism for setting performance objectives and for planning the development required to achieve them. PDR is also about enhancing communication between staff members and managers and providing an opportunity for ongoing feedback on all levels of performance. This workshop will give participants an understanding of the PDR process […]

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Flexible Work Arrangements Masterclass – 5 October 2016

The University is committed to providing working conditions for its staff that help staff to balance the competing demands of the University and personal responsibilities. This masterclass will inform managers as to the flexible work options available at the University and the steps that they should take to consider a request by a staff member […]

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PDR for Supervisors Part Two: Review Conversations – 26 October 2016

This workshop will provide participants with clear guidelines and some practical tools and skills-practice to increase capability and confidence to plan and conduct PDR review conversations with their staff. It will enable supervisors/managers to plan and conduct a meeting to review performance and development for the year, acknowledge and document achievement of objectives, and share […]

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VC Welcome Event – 11 October 2016

The Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome to Adelaide event provides an opportunity for new staff to hear from the University’s senior leaders and learn more about the University’s history, mission, culture, goals and values. The welcome forms part of the induction process and is run three times a year. All new staff, with the exception of casual staff […]

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Managers Induction – 6 & 13 October 2016

The Manager’s Induction program is designed for managers who are new to the University or new to a leadership role within the University. The two-part program gives managers an overview of how the University works enabling them to integrate into the University and their role more quickly and effectively. It is a requirement for new […]

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