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Division of University Operations

The Division of University Operations consists of dedicated professional teams providing the essential people, financial, infrastructure and corporate functions for the University of Adelaide. We seek to deliver the highest quality service and strategy through collaboration.

Working together we deliver business value that supports the University’s international leadership in education and research through: Leadership; Innovation; Professionalism; Commitment.

Finance & Procurement Services

The new Finance & Procurement Services structure provides quality accounting services; enhanced procurement services; financial analysis and strategy; core services such as tax and compliance, budget reporting and short and long term business planning.

The finance and procurement operating model supports the strategic goals of the University through the delivery of consistent, coordinated and consolidated services to the end user.

Marketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications is responsible for the promotion and protection of the University's brand through delivering high quality and effective marketing and communications.

The role of the branch is threefold: brand custodians, strategic partners, and service providers.

Human Resources

Human Resources provides recruitment, superannuation and promotions support and advice to the University community and manages payroll, staff records, and workforce planning.

Human Resources also encompasses the Health, Safety and Wellbeing unit, with responsibility for OHS programs and training.

Information Technology and Digital Services

Information Technology and Digital Services (ITDS) provides information and communications technology services and support to the University of Adelaide community ranging from email accounts to online learning.


Infrastructure manages the University’s property portfolio and supports its built environment through planning, project management and maintenance services.

Infrastructure also includes the Office of Sustainability (including Ecoversity).

Planning & Analytics

The Planning and Analytics team supports strategic and operational planning, performance reporting and survey/data management within the University.

The role includes helping develop the University's Strategic, Operational and Business Plans plus monitoring their implementation performance.