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5.1  Salary Rates Professional Staff Agreement
5.2  Salary Rates Academic Staff Agreement
5.3  Incremental Progression for Professional Staff Agreement, Clause 19
5.4  Incremental Progression for Academic Staff Agreement, Clause 20
5.5  Position Classification and Evaluation (including classification descriptors) Professional Staff Agreement, Clause 20 and Schedule 3
5.6 Superannuation Guidelines
5.7 Superannuation and Fixed-Term Academic Management Positions
5.8 Engaging Contractors versus Employees Guidelines
5.10 Above Load Teaching by Continuing and Fixed-term Academic Staff
5.11 Academic Promotion - Vice-Chancellors Directive
5.18 Flexible Salary Packaging Scheme - Guidelines 
5.23 Progression of Academic Staff Level A-B - Guidelines
5.25 Career and Professional (CAP) Development Awards for High Performing Staff
5.26 SSG Performance and Remuneration Review Principles and Procedures

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5.1 Salary Rates Professional Staff Agreement

For Professional Staff rates from level one to ten - refer to the Professional Staff Agreement, Schedule 1

For Casual Professional Staff rates - refer to the Professional Staff Agreement, Schedule 2.

5.2 Salary Rates for Academic Staff Agreement

For Academic Staff rates levels A (Associate Lecturer) to E (Professor) refer to the Academic Staff Agreement Schedule 1.

For Casual Academic Staff rates of pay and a description of the activities performed at each salary level refer to the Academic Staff Agreement Schedule 2

5.3 Incremental Progression for Professional Staff Agreement, Clause 19

Eligibility for incremental progression and the process for withholding an increment for support staff is found within the Professional Staff Agreement, Part B - Salaries and Related Matters, Clause 19 (also refer to HR Manual 6.5). 

5.4 Incremental Progression for Academic Staff Agreement, Clause 20 (PDF, 15Kb)

Eligibility for incremental progression and the process for withholding an increment for academic staff is found in the Academic Staff Agreement, Part B - Salaries and Related Matters, Clause 20 (also refer to HR Manual 6.5). 

5.5 Position Classification and Evaluation (including classification descriptors) - Professional Staff Agreement, Clause 20 and Schedule 3

The process for review of job classifications for professional staff positions is found in the Professional Staff Agreement, Part B - Salaries and Related Matters, Clause 20. The descriptors used to describe the ten levels of the professional staff salary structure are found in the Professional Staff Agreement, Schedule 3.    

5.6 Superannuation Guidelines

Refer to the Superannuation opens a UTSWeb sub-site section of the Staff Connect intranet (current UTS staff only).

5.7 Superannuation and Fixed-Term Academic Management Positions

Refer to the Superannuation opens a UTSWeb sub-site section of the Staff Connect intranet (current UTS staff only).

5.8 Engaging Contractors vs Employees - Guidelines

Refer to the Contractors opens a UTSWeb sub-site section of the Staff Connect intranet (current UTS staff only).

5.10 Above Load Teaching by Continuing and Fixed-term Academic Staff

The procedures are currently under review by HRU.

 Please note the following:

  1. The form for above load is now generated through the neo HR/Payroll system by the HRMS administrator for the faculty/institute for which the work is being performed.
  2. Please contact your HR Partner for advice on pay rates for above load work which do not align with the hourly rates of pay for casual teaching specified in the UTS Academic Staff Agreement 2014.

5.11 Academic Promotion - Vice-Chancellor's Directive

This directive sets out the process by which academics may seek promotion to Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor on the basis of merit. Quotas apply to the number of promotions offered as Associate Professor or Professor, however there is no quota for Senior Lecturer. The directive includes information on eligibility, application requirements and promotion criteria. The criteria upon which suitability for promotion is judged are qualifications, performance and standing, and leadership and personal standing. The directive also provides details of the membership of each Promotion Committee and the process for appeals based on process. Further information about promotion, including timeframes, is available from the Staff Connect Academic Promotion page.

5.18 Flexible Salary Packaging Scheme - Guidelines (PDF, 174Kb)

A guide to the operation of salary packaging for staff including a description of the types of benefits which may be packaged. 

5.23 Progression of Academic Staff - Level A-B - Guidelines (PDF, 81Kb)

These guidelines set out the process by which eligible academic staff at Level A may seek progression to Level B and the criteria against which they will be assessed. They describe eligibility requirements, how to apply, the approval process, the appeals process and where to go for information and advice. See also the information page Academic progression - Level A-B and the downloadable Progression application cover page.

5.25 Career and Professional (CAP) Development Awards for High Performing Staff (PDF, 85Kb)

The Career and Professional Development Awards recognise and reward high performing professional staff by awarding a grant of financial support for professional and career development purposes.

5.26 SSG Performance and Remuneration Review Principles and Procedures

The Senior Staff Group (SSG) Performance Review Principles and Procedures are available at the Probation, workplanning and review section of the Staff Connect intranet.