The Human Resources (HR) function partners with the University to enable and support a culture of high engagement, commitment and performance.

Search for HR services, processes and forms

Can't find what you are looking for?  Search the A-Z list below or contact the HR Service Centre on 8313 1111.

Working at Adelaide

Your employment lifecycle including:

  • Onboarding
  • Staff induction
  • Casual staff
  • Leave options
  • Leaving the University
Salary and benefits

Benefits and conditions for staff including:

  • Salary and pay rates
  • Salary packaging
  • Voluntary flexible work arrangement
  • Family friendly employer
  • Leave options
Enterprise Agreement

The University’s current Enterprise Agreement is the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2023 – 2025

Contact Us

Who to contact if you need assistance including:

  • Service catalogue
  • HR Service Centre
  • HR Advisory
  • HR Operations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Health Safety & Wellbeing

Staff Services Online

SSO is a self-service tool including:

  • update personal information
  • access payslips
  • submit leave request
  • record PDRs
  • submit casual timesheets

Organisational performance

We want staff to feel valued.

  • University values
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Academic promotions
  • Planning, development & review
  • Rewards and recognition

Learning and development

Focus on building capability of University staff:

  • Leading at Adelaide
  • Managing at Adelaide
  • Developing at Adelaide

HR Handbook

The handbook includes:

  • Enterprise Agreement
  • HR policies
  • procedures
  • templates and forms

Health Safety and Wellbeing (HSW)

The University's Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) Team provides support to the University community on all safety, injury management and wellbeing activities.


  • Hiring staff
  • Recruitment and selection procedures
  • Position management
  • Working with Children
  • Titleholders

Contractor Management

  • Contractor Assessment Form - contractor, contingent worker or employee?
  • Contingent worker payment
  • Sham contracting
  • Offshore contractors

HR Online Systems

  • Staff Services Online (SSO)
  • Casual Automated Payment System (CAPS)
  • Recruitment systems
  • Workforce Analytics Dashboard
  • PeopleSoft HR
  • UniSafe

Jobs @ Adelaide

If you'd like to join the University of Adelaide community, we encourage you to look at our currently advertised positions.

Current positions

Featured news stories

2023 End of Year University Closedown Period

The University will be closed for business from Monday, 25 December 2023 and will reopen in the new year on Tuesday, 02 January 2024.

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Working With Children Checks (WWCC)

Making our campuses safe spaces for everyone in the University community is an ongoing responsibility all of us share.

Read more about Working With Children Checks (WWCC)



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