Workplace Benefits

There are many advantages of working at the University of Adelaide. Including, ongoing professional development, outstanding staff services, strong organisational values and a culture which prioritises flexibility and health.

Living and working in Adelaide - benefits

Salary and salary packaging

The University offers competitive remuneration packages for all staff. You’ll find more information on this on the human resources website’s salary page.

We can also help you maximise the value of your take-home pay through flexible salary packaging.

Superannuation (pension)

At Adelaide we reward staff with a superannuation contribution of up to 17% of their salary. Our nominated industry fund is UniSuper, which is dedicated to the Australian higher education and research sector.

Work-life balance and flexibility

The University is a firm believer in the need for work-life balance. It supports family, caring and cultural needs, nurtures a positive mental outlook, and increases personal productivity.

Consequently, we have many well-established, family-friendly and culturally respectful policies and procedures enabling flexible work arrangements for staff at all levels across the organisation. These include such measures as reduced hours, compressed working hours, home-based work, and a variety of leave options, including the option to purchase additional annual leave. To learn how some of our staff have benefited from them, read their testimonials, or view our Workforce Management Policy for full details.

For more information about our conditions of employment, view the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement.