People and Organisational Development

Academic Promotion Rounds

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)

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Appointment to Supernumerary Academic Positions Policy

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.

Appointment to Supernumerary Academic Positions Policy (60 KB)

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Contractors Procedures

To provide Managers with a Policy (refer to Contract Management Policy) and procedures for concluding contracts with Contractors to the University.

Contract Management Policy (358 KB)

Contractors (Academic & General Staff Duties) Procedures (97 KB) including test for Employee v's Contractor

Contract for Services Template (Staff Only)

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Employment Agreements

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)

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Employee Support Services Policy

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.

Employee Support Services Policy (107 KB)

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Equal Employment Opportunities Policy

The purpose of this policy is to state Massey University’s commitment to the principle of equal employment opportunities and eliminating barriers that cause or perpetuate inequality in employment.

Dispute Resolution Procedures at Massey University

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.

Dispute Resolution Procedures at Massey University

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Harassment and Discrimination at Work Policy

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.

  Harassment and Discrimination at Work Policy (87 KB)

  Harassment and Discrimination Resolution Procedures (85 KB)

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.

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Induction Policy

This policy provides a process for the formal induction of new staff to Massey University.

Induction Policy (94 KB)

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Leave Policy

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.

Leave Policy (63 KB)

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:

Guidelines on Research, Teaching, Study and Professional and Organisational Periods/Duties Overseas and in New Zealand (staff only)

Application Form (staff only)

 

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Manager and Staff Development Policy

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.

Manager and Staff Development Policy (54 KB)

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Performance and Development Planning Policy

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.

Performance and Development Planning Policy (41 KB)

Performance and Development Planning and Review Procedures (379 KB)

More information about Performance and Review Planning

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Policy on Staff Conduct

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.

Policy on Staff Conduct (59 KB)

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Policy and Procedures for Pre-Employment Checks for Prospective Appointees

Policy On Pre-Employment Checks For Prospective Appointees (57 KB)

Procedure for Pre-Employment Checks for Prospective Appointees to Massey University (104 KB)

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Retirement Policy

Provides guidance and support to staff wishing to plan for retirement including an opportunity to explore options for managing a transition from full-time active service to retirement.

Retirement Policy (124 KB)

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Strategic Individual (non-employment) Relationships Policy

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.

Strategic Individual (non-employment) Relationships Policy (210 KB)

Strategic Individual (non-employment) Relationships Procedure (879 KB)

Staff appointed on a Honorary basis are eligible to apply for a Distinguished Friend of Massey card, For more information please refer to the Identification Cards webpage (People and Organisational Development website)

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University Workloads Policy and Procedure

The purpose of this policy is to ensure the total workload allocated to individual members of staff is reasonable, safe and equitable.

University Workloads Policy (42 KB)

University Workloads Procedures (62 KB)

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