The Division of University Operations consists of dedicated professional teams providing the essential people, financial, infrastructure and corporate functions for the University of Adelaide.

Division of University Operations staff seek to deliver the highest quality service and strategy through a 'service partner' and 'customer focus' approach.


Peter Prest, Interim Chief Operating Officer, University Operations

Peter's career has focused on strategic planning, corporate performance, decision-critical information provision and the underlying organisational structures and systems that support this environment.

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  • Finance

    Finance provides strategic financial management, reporting, procurement, and transaction support services in support of the financial performance of the University.

    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.

  • Legal & Risk

  • Human Resources

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

    The HR function enables and supports a culture of high engagement, commitment and performance.

    Human Resources also encompasses the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team providing support to the University community on all safety, injury management and wellbeing activities.

  • Information Technology and Digital Services

    Information Technology and Digital Services (ITDS) provides information and communications technology services and support to the University community.

  • Infrastructure

    Infrastructure manages the University's facilities portfolio and building assets, while providing services in support of learning, teaching and research activities.

    For information about sustainability at the University read our Sustainability strategy 2030 - Here for good.

  • Planning and Analytics

    Planning and Analytics supports strategic planning and monitors University performance by the provision of reporting, data, analytics and survey capabilities to enable the achievement of teaching and research objectives.