At the University of Tasmania, we have mission to make a difference for Tasmania, and from Tasmania.
With our unique location and complex history, we have both an obligation and opportunity to make a global contribution. People are at the heart of that contribution. We focus on building a workplace culture where we come together in a way that empowers us all to connect, belong and grow.
The University is one of the largest employers in our State, with campuses in three distinct regions: Hobart, Launceston, and Burnie. BG体育app也有一个专门的健康校园在悉尼.
Read on to learn more about working with us.
Why work with us
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Tasmania is a very special place. Working here, you can immerse yourself in a vibrant city lifestyle, with pristine natural environments right on your doorstep.
Our institution has an enduring commitment to our state and community. We’re here to enhance the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural future of Tasmania.
This is an exciting time to be joining us. As the only university on the island, we play a crucial role within the community. We’re the key provider of tertiary education, a vocational training ground, and an important provider of research.
We seek to impact the world through the contributions of our staff, students, and graduates. Achieving this vision all depends on the people we employ, as well as our creating a space that is values-based and diverse.
We are a flexible, inclusive workplace that seeks true diversity. We celebrate the range of strengths that diversity brings. That’s why we encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
Benefits and services
We provide more than a great place to work. Our people enjoy a wide variety of benefits and services.
- Generous remuneration, including up to 17% superannuation
- Substantial paid leave entitlements including parental leave (up to 26 weeks paid with shared parental care)
- Flexible work arrangements
- Salary packaging options
- Professional development
- Study Leave for academic staff
- Employee Assistance Program
- An array of fitness, health insurance, car hire, accommodation, and other staff discounts.
Our University people values and behaviours
Our Statement of Values subscribes to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, trust and trustworthiness, respect and self-respect, and fairness and justice. We bring these values to life by our individual and collective commitment to:
- creating and serving shared purpose
- nurturing a vital and sustainable community
- focusing on opportunity
- working from the strength diversity brings
- collaborating in ways that helps us be the best we can.
Our University Behaviour Policy (PDF 162.4KB) sets out these Values, standards and expectations for appropriate behaviour that apply to all employees and characterise the collegial and community nature of our University.
Inclusion and belonging
As a member of the University of Tasmania community your employment brings you to a workplace that attracts, develops and retains a diverse group of people.
Our commitment is to enable and encourage inclusive workforce practices that allow our people to achieve work, personal, family and relationship goals.
At the University of Tasmania, we foster diversity and inclusion reflective of the broader community, and offer a range of networks, supports and incentives to bring about a truly inclusive workplace culture.
Our workplace vision is to:
- allow our inclusive culture to guide how we build our teams, cultivate our leaders and create a workplace that is richly diverse
- ensure that our people feel encouraged and enabled to bring their whole selves to our workplaces
- and for our communities to come together in ways that empower connection, learning, belonging and growth.
Safety and wellbeing
All staff assist the University to create and maintain an environment where people are safe, healthy and well by using and improving the systems and equipment we have for work.
All staff actively manage risks associated with their work and report hazards, near-misses and incidents to their Supervisor to enable teams to positively learn and improve our systems and equipment.
Supervising staff support and quip their teams to work safely by providing information, training and supervision. They respond quickly to issues and create an environment where teams are encouraged to positively intervene and empowered to make improvements.