Working at Adelaide

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.


Providing your employment paperwork by completing all of your Onboarding tasks will enable us to ensure you are activated in all our HR Systems (including our Payroll system to ensure salary payment).

Staff Induction

Commencing at a new workplace can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. This site has been designed to help you familiarise yourself with the University and your new role.

New starter forms

The new starter forms page enables the provision of essential services such as building access for new starters (continuing, fixed-term, casual, visitor and titleholder).

Casual staff

Information and guides on accepting an offer of casual employment, completing onboarding tasks and how and when to submit timesheets via the Casual Automated Payment System (CAPS).


Rewards and recognition

We want staff to feel valued. Recognising and celebrating achievement acknowledges the contributions made by staff across all areas of the University, promotes excellence, and acts as the ultimate signifier of our values and priorities.

Salary and Benefits

Staff are paid alternate Fridays.  Here you will find information about salary pay rates, HR processing timelines and benefits such as flexible work arrangements and salary packaging options the University offers to staff.

Leave Entitlements

As an employee of The University of Adelaide you are entitled to apply for a range of leave.  Most leave is booked through Staff Services Online, but some leave types require different booking arrangements.  

Leaving the University

Helpful FAQs with steps to be taken when a staff member is leaving their employment with the University.