|Relevant UTAS Ordinance and/or
Rule Reference No.
|Ordinance 1 Role of Council|
|Relevant State/Federal Govt.
|University of Tasmania Act 1992, Workplace Relations Act 1996|
|Commencement Date||20 August 2005|
|Review Date||20 August 2006|
1. Statement of Context
To achieve its vision the University must attract and retain academic and general staff of the highest quality and enable them to pursue the University's goals with a high degree of support, development and autonomy. The employment relationship between the University and staff is therefore of central importance.
The objective of this principle is to promote sound and effective employment arrangements and practices by:
The University will:
In addition to these priorities, there are a number of other priorities that are common to most individual Principles. These additional priorities are specified in the University Governance Principle and are not repeated in detail here.
The Vice-Chancellor has responsibility for the implementation of the Employment Principle and the development and implementation of supporting policies, plans and procedures.
Staff in managerial or supervisory positions are responsible for managing employment relationships in conformity with policies, plans and procedures.
All employees should act in ways that support this principle and related policies, plans and procedures.
Council is responsible for over-viewing the performance of employment procedures and practices.
Approved by Council on 19 August 2005
Authorised by the Director, Governance & Legal
17 December, 2009