Manual of Policies and Procedures

B/7.2 General employment conditions

Contact Officer

Associate Director, Human Resources (Workplace Relations)

Approval Date

24/03/2010

Approval Authority

Vice-Chancellor and President

Date of Next Review

01/03/2013

7.2.1 Staff identification cards
7.2.2 Uniforms
7.2.3 Return of QUT property and cancellation of access
7.2.4 Absence from normal duties on University business
Modification History

7.2.1 Staff identification cards

Further information is available in the Physical security and traffic policy (H/3.4.10).

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7.2.2 Uniforms

All full-time staff (on-going and fixed-term) who have been engaged for a period of six months or more in routine buildings and grounds maintenance, minor works construction or cleaning activities must wear a uniform provided by the University.

Uniforms are optional for staff engaged in the management or direct supervision of these activities. However, these staff must display their staff identification card when engaged in activities outside of their office or work area.

Further details are available from Facilities Management.

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7.2.3 Return of QUT property and cancellation of access

Upon cessation of employment at QUT or when transferring to a different position within the University, staff are required to return University property and cancel access / authorities to buildings, computer accounts, etc. " A Checklist for Staff Transferring / Terminating Employment " must be completed and signed by the relevant staff member and head of organisational area on the staff member's last working day, and held by the organisational area for a period of three years.

Copies of the checklist and further details are available from Human Resources website.

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7.2.4 Absence from normal duties on University business

Staff may need to be absent from QUT on University business. Applications for such absences which involve more than 10 working days during semester or more than 15 working days outside of teaching sessions must be approved by the executive dean of faculty / head of division.

Applications must be submitted to the executive dean of faculty / head of division in the format required for professional development program applications (see B/12.7 for academic staff and B/12.8 for professional staff). The executive dean of faculty / head of division will refer the application to the relevant Professional Development Committee if necessary.

In addition, all staff travelling under these conditions and proposing to attend meetings, conferences, seminars etc must complete a travel requisition form (the travel policy G/5.5 provides further for details of approval and financial procedures).

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Modification History

Date

Sections

Source

Details

06.03.15 B/7.2.1 Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning and HR Policy and Workplace Relations Policy revised to remove section and add to H/3.4.10 Staff identification cards

24.03.10

All

Coordinator, HR Advisory Services

Periodic review – no change required

06.12.06

All

Human Resources Director

Policy updated (minor administrative amendments)

25.11.05

All

Secretariat

Policy restructured and renumbered to B/7.2 (formerly B/7.3, B/7.8, B/7.10 and B/7.11)

24.09.01

B/7.2.4

Vice-Chancellor

Revised policy re reporting on overseas travel

31.01.01

All

Human Resources Department

Updated

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