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An academic promotion round is conducted annually and is the means by which academic staff are able to apply for movement to a higher academic grading or for movement over a salary bar or for accelerated progression within current grade and salary range.
Academic Promotions (People and Organisational Development Website)
To provide limited-tenure employment opportunities for prospective career academics in employee categories which are considered by the University to be under-represented in the University’s academic workforce.
To provide Managers with a Policy (refer to Contract Management Policy) and procedures for concluding contracts with Contractors to the University.
Contractors (Academic & General Staff Duties) Procedures (97 KB) including test for Employee v's Contractor
Contract for Services Template (Staff Only)
Most academic and general staff members are employed under the terms and conditions of the current Massey University Employment Agreement either as a union member covered by the Collective or as a non-union member party to an Individual Agreement.
Employment Agreement Information (People and Organisational Development Website)
The purpose of this policy is to provide a system to encourage and assist employees to seek help and resolve problems that may affect their work performance.
These procedures outline the dispute resolution options available at Massey University for Staff and Students and provides for ‘identification’ of the nature of the dispute and appropriate forum for the early and effective resolution of the dispute.
The purpose of this policy is to: Confirm Massey University’s commitment to a work environment that is free from harassment; Provide information to staff about what constitutes harassment; Provide a process by which complaints can be resolved.
For more information about the initiatives underway as a result of the 2010 Pay and Employment Equity Review, please visit the Pay and Employment Equity Review webpage.
This policy provides a process for the formal induction of new staff to Massey University.
To provide a framework for the granting and administration of all types of leave and to manage absences in accordance with employment agreement entitlements, legislative requirements and operational needs.
The new guidelines and form for Research, Teaching, Study and Professional and Organisational Periods/Duties Overseas and In New Zealand are in effect from 1 July 2015 and can be found on the Policy Guide, or by clicking here:
This policy aims to support the development of academic and professional services managers and staff to increase their knowledge, skills, expertise and potential to enhance individual and team performance in their current roles and to prepare them for future roles, to support the strategic direction of the University.
To provide a performance review and planning process that aims: To help individual staff members to review and improve the performance of their duties and to identify career and professional development opportunities; and to align individual performance contributions to the overall goals and objectives of the University; and to provide Managers and staff members with a clear understanding of the objectives that have been agreed for the following year; and to ensure appropriate development, training and/or support is provided to assist continuous improvement.
The purpose of this policy is to inform all staff members of Massey University ("the University") of the standards of conduct expected of them as University employees.
The University recognises the importance of retaining esteemed retiring academic staff and attracting eminent commercial, technical and industry experts to honorary or adjunct academic positions, which serve to enhance the University’s research and teaching expertise and wider academic standing.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the total workload allocated to individual members of staff is reasonable, safe and equitable.
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Last updated on Thursday 06 October 2016