Here at the University of South Australia (UniSA), we value your work and we want your experience with us to be rewarding and fulfilling. Casual/sessional staff make a significant contribution towards providing outstanding learning outcomes and have an ever-increasing impact on our research and community service activities. They bring expertise and experience and are involved in ensuring UniSA meets its ambitious and strategic directions.

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The University recognises and appreciates the significant contribution that our casual staff make to the success and performance of our University. We acknowledge that for casual staff members in particular, the impact that COVID-19 may have, will understandably create anxiety. See COVID-19 FAQs for Staff for the support that is available for our casual staff members and the latest COVID-19 Updates.


We’ve built our name on providing cutting-edge education and learning opportunities. And it’s not just our students that benefit. With sessional work available in both Academic and Professional areas, you'll have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of working environments with the best opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career experiences amongst a culture of professional excellence.

For further information and other resources relating to casual employment, please go to our resources page or contact People Central.

Payroll Calendar

Professional Development

All casual staff are eligible to attend professional training and development activities in their own time.  If casual staff are required to attend professional development activities as part of their employment at UniSA, they will be paid by their Academic / Professional unit to attend.

Below are some quick resources to get you started: