Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 2nd December 2015
Review Date 2nd August 2016
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor and President
Approval Date 3rd November 2015
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Unit Head Susan Hudson
Chief People Officer
Enquiries Contact Dominique Wilson
Executive Officer

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

16 April 2021 – Document updated to reflect unit title change for the Equity and Diversity Unit to Equity, Diversity and Support.

30 November 2020 – the document has been amended to reflect the renamed position title Executive Director, Human Resources to Chief People Officer.

22 June 2020 – updated references to the “Department of Education” to the new name “Department of Education, Skills and Employment”.

19 March 2019 – removed embedded and replaced with associated information placeholder URLs.

28 February 2018 – Update references to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection which has changed to the Department of Home Affairs.

7 June 2017 – Update references to the “Gender Balance on University Committees Policy” and replace with the new title “Gender Equality Policy”.

19 December 2016 - Policy amended to reflect unit title change of the "Office of Organisational Development" to "Talent and Leadership Development".

21 November 2016 - Policy amended to reflect unit and position title change - Office of People and Culture to Office of Human Resources and Executive Director, Human Resources and Organisational Development to Executive Director, Human Resources.

8 July 2016 - policy amended to reflect the official name change of the University concurrent with the change to the University's Act and By-Law.

26 February 2016 - Amended clause 55, 96 and 108 to remove redundant position title Director HR Strategy and Services and replace with Executive Director, Human Resources and Organisational Development.

This is a minor review involving amendments to Part D, Internal Secondments, inclusion of a due diligence clause to highlight risk minimisation associated with recruitment and selection issues, acknowledgement of the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders contribution and clarification of gender balance requirement for selection panels. Some amendments have been made to wording and where it is necessary to reflect changes in titles and units involved in recruitment and selection.

Clauses Amended

Policy: All

Procedure: All

Guidelines: All