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These delegations are an extract from the SCU Delegation Framework and must be read in conjunction with the Delegation Framework and Delegation Rule.

01. Industrial instruments
Sign Enterprise Agreements (EAs) on behalf of the University.Vice ChancellorG2 HR1
02. Remuneration
Approve remuneration for appointments above normal academic and professional staff levels.Vice Chancellor G2 HR2
Determine remuneration for Vice Chancellor.Remuneration CommitteeNT2HR83
Approve maximum annual percentage salary increase for staff at Head of Work Unit and above not covered by the SCU Enterprise Agreement.Remuneration CommitteeNT2HR84
Approve remuneration to be offered on appointment where the commencing salary point is higher than the minimum salary for the classification (requires G4 and S4 delegates acting jointly).Director, Human Resources S4 HR4
Head of Work Unit G4 HR5
02. Remuneration - advanced payment
Approve payment in advance to staff where the advance is acknowledged as a debt to the University in cases of financial hardship.Director, Financial Operations S4 HR6
Director, Human Resources S4HR7
Approve payment of salary in advance to staff where Special Studies Leave is approved in accordance with University Policy.Director, Human Resources S4 HR8
02. Remuneration - allowances and payments
Approve Academic Special Duties Payments.Head of Work Unit G4 HR9
Approve additional responsibilities allowances (including subject and course coordination allowances) for a period exceeding twelve months.Executive G3 HR10
Approve additional responsibilities allowances (including subject and course coordination allowances) for a period up to and including twelve months. Head of Work Unit G4 HR11
02. Remuneration - deferred salary
Approve deferred salary scheme arrangements in accordance with University Policy.Head of Work Unit G4 HR12
02. Remuneration - motor vehicles
Approve access to a fully serviced University motor vehicle or other fringe benefit for staff.Executive G3 HR13
Approve access to a fully serviced University motor vehicle or other fringe benefit for staff where the relevant Executive delegate is unavailable.Executive Director, FHR S3 HR14
02. Remuneration - progression
Award accelerated incremental progression within the salary range in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies.Executive G3 HR15
Withhold incremental progression in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies.Executive G3 HR17
03. Recruitment and appointment - approve
Academic staff - Approve recruitment in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies for academic staff positions below the level of Professor.Executive G3 HR18
Approve recruitment in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies for all positions at or above the level of Professor and Executive appointments with comparable remuneration.Vice Chancellor G2 HR19
Professional staff - Approve recruitment in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies for all professional staff positions below the level of Executive appointments (within any University cost centre).Executive Director, FHR S3 HR20
Director, Human ResourcesS4HR85
Professional staff - Approve recruitment in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or University policies for all professional staff positions below the level of Executive appointments.Executive G3 HR21
03. Recruitment and appointment - approve selection panel recommendations
Academic staff - Approve the recommendations of a selection panel for all academic staff positions (excluding positions at or above the level of Professor and executive appointments with comparable remuneration, Heads of School and Directors).Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor S3 HR22
Approve the recommendations of a selection panel for Positions at or above the level of Professor including executive appointments with comparable remuneration, Heads of School and Directors.Vice Chancellor G2 HR23
Professional staff - Approve the recommendations of a selection panel for all professional staff positions excluding positions at or above the level of Professor and executive appointments with comparable remuneration, Heads of School and Directors.Executive G3 HR24
Professional staff - Approve the recommendations of a selection panel for all professional staff positions within any University cost centre, excluding positions at or above the level of Professor and executive appointments with comparable remuneration, Heads of School and Directors.Executive Director, FHR S3 HR25
Director, Human ResourcesS4HR86
03. Recruitment and appointment - by invitation
Approve appointments by invitation in accordance with University Policy unless otherwise specified in this register.Vice Chancellor G2 HR26
Approve temporary appointments by invitation (including casual and fixed term) for more than twelve months in accordance with University Policy.Executive G3 HR27
Approve temporary appointments by invitation (including casual and fixed term) for up to and including twelve months in accordance with University Policy.Head of Work Unit G4 HR28
03. Recruitment and appointment - other
Approve appointment as Emeritus Professor.Council G1 HR29
04. Offers of employment
Approve and sign offers of employment for written offers in accordance with appointment approvals.Director, Human Resources S4 HR31
Sign offers of employment for casual contracts in accordance with appointment approvals.Head of Work Unit G4 HR32
05. Employment conditions and variations - approve
Approve conditions of employment not governed by a current industrial instrument and resolve special cases falling outside HR policies.Vice Chancellor G2 HR33
05. Employment conditions and variations - convert casual
Approve applications for conversion from casual to non-casual employment for eligible professional staff in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or policies.Executive G3 HR34
Approve applications for conversion from casual to non-casual employment for eligible professional staff within any University cost centre, in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or policies.Executive Director, FHR S3 HR35
05. Employment conditions and variations - convert fixed-term
Approve applications for conversion from fixed-term to continuing employment for eligible academic staff, in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or policies. Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor S3 HR36
Approve applications for conversion from fixed-term to continuing employment for eligible professional staff within any University cost centre, in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument and/or policies. Executive Director, FHR S3 HR37
05. Employment conditions and variations - fractions
Vary full time or part time appointment fractions on a continuing basis.Executive G3 HR39
Vary full time or part time appointment fractions on a temporary basis up to 12 months.Head of Work Unit G4 HR40
05. Employment conditions and variations - redeployment
Approve redeployment of academic staff as the result of redundancy and other transfers within the University.Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor S3 HR92
Approve redeployment of Executive Staff as the result of redundancy and other transfers within the University.Vice Chancellor G2 HR93
Approve redeployment of professional staff from any cost centre as the result of redundancy and other transfers within the University.Executive Director, FHR S3 HR94
Director, Human ResourcesS4 HR87
06. Employment strategy
Approve the targeting of positions in accordance with the University's Indigenous Employment Strategy.Vice Chancellor G2 HR45
07. Workload matters - allocation
Allocate individual workloads for academic staff in accordance with University policy.Head of Work Unit G4 HR46
07. Workload matters - attendance
Approve professional staff working hours in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement.Head of Work Unit G4 HR49
07. Workload matters - duties
Reassign duties at the same classification level within work unit.Head of Work Unit G4 HR50
09. Relieving appointments
Approve relieving appointments (acting arrangements) for Executive.Vice Chancellor G2 HR54
Approve relieving appointments (acting arrangements) for Head of Work Unit.Executive G3HR55
Approve relieving appointments (acting arrangements) for positions below the level of Head of Work Unit for periods exceeding twelve months continuous service in a relieving position.Executive G3HR56
Approve relieving appointments (acting arrangements) for positions below the level of Head of Work Unit for periods up to twelve months continuous service in a relieving position.Head of Work Unit G4 HR57
Approve relieving appointments (acting arrangements) for the Vice ChancellorVice ChancellorG2HR82
10. Employment classification
Approve the classification of new and existing professional staff positions in accordance with University policy.Director, Human Resources S4 HR88
Approve the outcome of a review of classification decision for professional positions in accordance with University policy.Executive Director, Financial and Human ResourcesS4 HR89
11. Leave - without pay
Approve leave without pay applications in excess of 6 months.Executive G3 HR90
Approve leave without pay applications up to and including 6 months.Head of Work Unit G4 HR91
12. Staff rewards
Approve staff rewards for outstanding performance in accordance with the appropriate University program.Vice Chancellor G2 HR74
13. Disciplinary action
Approve disciplinary action for unsatisfactory performance or misconduct in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument or University policies.Vice Chancellor G2 HR75
14. Terminate employment - other
Terminate employment (except via resignation/retirement).Vice Chancellor G2 HR76
14. Terminate employment - resignation
Provide formal letter of acceptance.Director, Human ResourcesS4HR77
14. Terminate employment - resignation/retirement
Accept or withdraw resignation from Executive staff.Vice Chancellor G2 HR78
Accept or withdraw resignation from Head of Work Unit.Executive G3 HR79
Accept or withdraw resignation from employees below the level of Head of Work Unit.Head of Work Unit G4 HR95
15. First Aid Officers
Appoint First Aid Officers and approve payment of a first aid allowance in accordance with the appropriate industrial instrument.Manager, Workplace Health & Safety S5 HR96