Successful recruitment and selection systems and practices will facilitate the development of the University's workforce profile.

Hiring Controls

Recruitment guides

The following recruitment guides and templates have been developed for hiring managers to enable robust recruitment and selection processes to engage the best candidate for the role.

Position management

Position management refers to the relationship between the organisational structure, job family category, position data, position description and employees with all their associated characteristics.

Visa information

The University of Adelaide may sponsor, employ or invite individuals from overseas within designated occupational categories (as approved by the Australian Federal Government).

Recruiting education specialists

Recruiting an Education Specialist requires additional consideration to that of main stream academic recruitment activities.

Academic staff qualifications

The University of Adelaide has a responsibility to ensure that all students receive a quality learning experience across all its teaching locations and delivery modes.

Position description

Position Descriptions outline a position/role in terms of objectives, responsibilities and outcomes, capabilities and behaviours, and knowledge and experience required to successfully perform the role.

Working with children

The University of Adelaide is required to ensure that staff working in prescribed positions have the appropriate clearances from the Department of Human Services.

Onboarding for new staff

We are delighted that you have decided to join the University of Adelaide and hope that you will find your new role to be professionally challenging and rewarding.


A Titleholder is a person who makes or will make a significant contribution to the achievement of the academic goals of the University.

The University recognises the contributions of titleholders and the value they bring to the University, including assisting in achieving its research and academic goals, and shaping its culture.

Jobs @ Adelaide

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