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Help for applicants

The University of Otago uses an online recruitment system to manage the application process. You can use this system to apply for a current vacancy or to create a profile and register your interest in particular types of positions.

1. Searching for positions

A full list of current advertised positions can be accessed from the Current Vacancies page.

Find out more about searching for positions at the University of Otago

Current staff

Current University of Otago staff should make use of the internal login option, as this streamlines the application process.

Find out more information for Otago staff

2. How to apply

Applications need to be made through our online recruitment system.

Find out more about how to make your application

3. Managing attached documents

You should carefully consider changing or deleting attachments that are linked to active applications.

Find out more about managing your attachments while making an application

4. Your profile and alerts

Are you interested in hearing about future opportunities at the University of Otago? Through your profile you can choose to be notified about future vacancies.

Find out more about setting up your profile and alerts

5. After you've applied for a position

We will normally contact you by email to acknowledge your application, confirm interview arrangements, advise you of the outcome of your application, and to make any offer of employment.

If you have not received an acknowledgement within 24 hours, please login and check your application, or contact for assistance.

Further information

Technical information, troubleshooting and advice

If you experience any issues, or need advice, you can consult the page below or contact for assistance.

Find out more about technical information

Temporary and casual positions

Looking for temporary or casual work?

Find out more about Campus Temps