The University expects that all academic staff members with agreements of one year or longer should benefit from having their performance reviewed regularly, with appropriate staff development opportunities put in place.
This tool allows you to find specific information regarding your job title.
Academic promotion usually refers to cases where job title changes. The process may also be used to consider additional increments within certain scales.
Professional development for academic staff
There are a range of professional development opportunities available to academic staff
Academic staff hired on a confirmation path must meet clear objectives in three key areas over a five-year period.
Progression refers to movement within a salary scale while retaining the same job title. Progression is subject to satisfactory performance.
Performance & salary review
An annual or biennial review of performance which, following a positive review, may result in progression within the salary scale.
Annual performance appraisal
Regular performance review and appropriate professional development put in place for academic staff not involved in promotion, confirmation path, scholarship development or review processes.
Academic Leadership Development Programme
The Academic Leadership Development Programme (ALDP) is one of a number of resources available to leaders and it focuses on fostering excellence in academic leadership at the University of Otago.