Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Higher Education Academic Promotions Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 18th May 2022
Review Date 18th May 2025
Approval Authority Academic Board
Approval Date 4th May 2022
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Simone Wright
Chief Human Resources Officer
9919 5447
Accountable Officer John Germov
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Tertiary Education
+613 99195077
Enquiries Contact Candi Luu
P&C Co-ordinator
+61 3 99198509

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

27/1/23:  Reference to College Dean replaced with Executive Dean. 

9/11/22: References to ‘Senior Manager, Capability and Culture’ replaced with ‘Chief Human Resource Officer or nominee’ throughout document. 

18/5/22: The Policy and Procedure have been reviewed in response to recommendations by the 2021 Academic Promotions Panel. Amendments include: •Improvement to the assessment process with the introduction of interviews for D and E applicants. •Provision for the Panel to make recommendations for and/or assess applicants against categories other than to which they applied. •Provision for the Panel to instigate the re-application of unsuccessful candidates (in exceptional circumstances only): where Panel members determines applicant can re-apply within 12 months. •Provision for a pre-nomination process where Deans can encourage Academics who would be strong candidates for promotion. •Removal of MORA required evidence from the application process. •Addition of mandatory Unconscious Bias training for Panel members.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: 15,17,20,26,46,80,84-88,112


30/08/2022: Position name changed from Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education (DVCHE) to Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education (DVC HE)


09/01/2024: Position name changed from Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education (DVC HE) to Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Tertiary Education (DVC TE)