Frequently Asked Questions
For general enquiries related to employment and staff services, please contact the human resources service centre on +61 (08) 8313 1111.
I’d like to work at the University of Adelaide, where can I find your job vacancies?
We advertise all available roles on our current opportunities page. You can also download a full position description or selection criteria from within each listing.
What should I include in my application?
Your application should include: a cover letter; responses to the selection criteria (in a separate document); and your current CV.
Can I submit a late application?
Late applications may or may not be accepted. This is entirely at the discretion of position selection committees. For advice relating to a specific vacancy, contact the person listed on the advertisement.
What if I don’t address the selection criteria?
Selection criteria are a crucial component of our recruitment process, as they help our selection committees determine which applicants have the appropriate skills for the role. If you don’t address the criteria when asked you may be putting yourself at a disadvantage.
Will you keep my CV on file if I send it in without applying for a specific position?
You’ll have a much better chance of success if you regularly check our current opportunities page and apply for positions as they become available.
Is there a way I can register interest for casual work with the University?
Yes, on the casual positions page.
Where can I find details of Adelaide’s employment conditions?
Our full employment conditions are outlined in the University’s Enterprise Agreement