Frequently Asked Questions
Please find below some Frequently Asked Questions in relation to the recruitment process at UNE. If you cant find the answer to your question please contact UNE's Recruitment Unit on +61 2 6773 3524 or email email@example.com.
Some jobs at UNE are only available to Australian Citizens or those with a valid working Visa that covers the term of the position. For any job requiring a Visa, if you are not an Australian citizen, you must attach a copy of your current Visa with your application.
Check the advertisement to see if the particular job you are applying for requires a Visa. This message will usually appear at or near the bottom of the advertisement if a Visa is required to be held prior to lodging an application:
Applications will only be accepted from candidates who currently possess the right to work in Australia commensurate to the term of this position.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 2 67733845 if you require further clarification regarding your eligibility to apply.
Selection criteria are the skills, knowledge and qualifications that have been defined as essential (or desirable) to meet the requirements of a position.
All advertised vacancies at UNE require applicants to address each of the selection criteria for the position. As the first stage of the selection process is based on your written application, it is important that you provide the selection committee with information that demonstrates your ability to satisfy the selection criteria.
The selection criteria can be found in the Position Statement/Information document attached to all advertised positions.
For further guidance on how to address selection criteria you can refer to the preparing and submitting an application section of our website.
Yes, you can update details by emailing email@example.com.
For feedback on your application you can contact the person listed on the advertisement or forward your request via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your documents as a combined Adobe (.pdf) file whenever possible. All files combined should be no more than 2mb in size.
Please also ensure your attachment filenames do not include special characters such as apostrophes, commas, ampersand, full-stops (', ; & .) etc. as the file will become invalid and unable to be opened for viewing by the panel.
If you are having difficulty applying via the online application form, please email your application through to email@example.com.
An successful lodgement email will be sent when an application is first submitted. Following shortlisting all applicants are advised of outcome and are either contacted by phone or email. For this reason please make sure to include a valid email address and phone contact details.
UNE maintains casual registers that you can apply to in order to express your interest in casual employment. The registers are accessed via our current vacancies page. Alternatively you can enquire with a specific Faculty or School in which you would like to gain casual employment.
Yes, with your application you must include the names and contact details of preferably three referees. Referees should be current or previous managers/supervisors, or instead someone who has a detailed knowledge and able to attest to your attributes against the selection criteria.
Late applications are generally not accepted, however for exceptional circumstances an application may be accepted at the discretion of the Chair of the Selection Committee. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
Local applicants will be interviewed in person. International, Interstate or applicants from outside the local area may be interviewed by Telephone, Skype or Video-conference. The interview format will be discussed and arranged with candidates to be interviewed taking into account their location, ease of travel and available technology.
Selection is on the basis of the applicant's merit in relation to the selection criteria. It is the policy of UNE to provide equality of opportunity in employment for its staff.