The University of Otago is committed to the ongoing development and training of staff, both academic and general. There are a number of processes in place to develop staff, and Human Resources provides a range of training opportunities.
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.
There are a range of development processes for academic staff, as well as opportunities for professional development.
The University of Otago general staff professional development programme gives staff the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their careers. General Staff take part in the Performance Development Review process, which is an annual review of a fixed set of objectives and competencies.
There are also a great range of training, mentoring and development options for General Staff as well as awards for exceptional performance.