Information Sessions

For more information about these development activities please contact People & Organisational Development.

Please note: Workshops are unaffected by the University's system outages. If you have registered to a workshop, but are no longer able to attend, please contact staff.development@unisa.edu.au.  If you are registered to an upcoming virtual workshop you will be sent the Zoom link via Microsoft Teams prior to the session.

Information Sessions with People, Talent & Culture

APR
11

Applying for Academic promotion - Applying for Levels B & C
(Enterprising Women's Development Program)

Presenters: Julie Mills, Executive Dean: UniSA STEM and Paula Geldens, Executive Dean: UniSA Justice and Society and academic women peers who have been through the process in the last two years
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target group: Academic women (Levels A – B)
Date: Monday 11 April
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am (2 hours)
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This workshop is part of our commitment to gender equity and is run under the remit of the Enterprising Women’s Development Program. It is designed to support women applying for academic promotion to Levels B and C. This session will provide an opportunity to hear from senior women who are members of the promotion panels and from peers who have been through the process in the last two years to understand what to consider and how to turn thoughts of applying for academic promotion into action.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall what to include in a good application
  • Identify what you need to be thinking about when preparing your case for promotion
  • Recognise practical strategies to consider and/or do when deciding if you want to apply.

REGISTER HERE

APR
22

Applying for Senior Academic promotion - Applying for Levels D & E
(Enterprising Women's Development Program)

Presenters: Julie Mills, Executive Dean: UniSA STEM and Paula Geldens, Executive Dean: UniSA Justice and Society and academic women peers who have been through the process in the last two years
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target group: Academic women (Levels C – D)
Date: Friday 22 April
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am (2 hours)
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This workshop is part of our commitment to gender equity and is run under the remit of the Enterprising Women’s Development Program. It is designed to support senior women applying for academic promotion to Levels D and E. This session will provide an opportunity to hear from senior women who are members of the promotion panels and from peers who have been through the process in the last two years to understand what to consider and how to turn thoughts of applying for academic promotion into action.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall what to include in a good application
  • Identify what you need to be thinking about when preparing your case for promotion
  • Recognise practical strategies to consider and/or do when deciding if you want to apply.

REGISTER HERE

MAY
2

 

Academic promotion – Preparing a teaching case for promotion

Presenters: Joanne Cys, Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Sheridan Gentili, Director: Teaching Innovation Unit
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Monday 2 May
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This session will help you understand where you can find and create validated data to use when preparing your application for academic promotion with a focus on the teaching and related engagement aspects. This session is teaching & learning focused and interconnects with the one on How to find and use data to support your research case and navigating an ASAR and specific workshops run by the Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU) on your summative peer review of teaching (SPRT)

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall how to navigate relevant websites and data sources such as BI-Hub & Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU)
  • Identify data and evidence that supports your teaching application for promotion including ‘scholarship of teaching research’
  • Determine the next steps in crafting your narrative and case for promotion.

REGISTER HERE

MAY
2

Academic promotion - How to find and use data to support your research case and navigating an ASAR

Presenters: Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise and representatives from the Business Intelligence and Planning Unit (BIP) and the Library
Facilitators: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Monday 2 May
Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This session will help you understand and navigate around the components of your academic staff activity report (ASAR) and then look at where you can find other validated data on the BI Hub and the Library websites to use when preparing your application for academic promotion with a focus on the research and related engagement aspects. This session is research focused and interconnects with the one on preparing your teaching case for promotion. This session will be repeated ‘in person’ on Tuesday 31 May (see below)

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall how to navigate the BI-Hub and Library websites
  • Identify data that supports your application for promotion
  • Interpret and update your ASAR

REGISTER HERE

MAY
3

Academic Promotion - information, overview & Q&A with Executive Deans

Presenters: Joanne Cys (opening as Chair of B/C panels). Executive Deans: Craig Batty, Andrew Beer, Shane Dawson, Roger Eston, Paula Geldens, Esther May & Julie Mills
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target Group: Academics (Levels A - D)
Date: Tuesday 3 May
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

An information, overview and Q&A session to provide academics thinking about applying for promotion at UniSA with practical advice.

It will give you the opportunity to hear from the Executive Deans about what you need to prepare when considering applying and what they want to see in a good application for academic promotion. There will be an opportunity for you to directly ask them questions via the chat function. This session interconnects with the Applying for Academic Promotion - information, overview & Q&A with Senior Assessment Panel and the other suites of academic promotion development opportunities.
This session will be recorded.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall what to include in a good application
  • Identify what you need to be thinking about when preparing your case for promotion
  • Recognise practical strategies to consider and/or do when deciding if you want to apply.

REGISTER HERE

MAY
5

Applying for Academic Promotion - information, overview & Q&A with Senior Assessment Panel members

Presenters: David Lloyd, Jane Booth, Joanne Cys and Marnie Hughes-Warrington,
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target Group: Academics (Levels A - D)
Date: Thursday 5 May
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

An information, overview and Q&A session to provide academics thinking about applying for promotion at UniSA with advice.

It will give you the opportunity to hear from the Vice Chancellor and other members of the Senior Academic Promotion Assessment Panel about what they want to see in a good application for academic promotion. There will be an opportunity for you to directly ask them questions via the chat function. This session interconnects with the Applying for Academic Promotion - information, overview & Q&A with Executive Deans and the other suites of academic promotion development opportunities.

This session will be recorded.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify what you need to be thinking about when preparing your case for promotion
  • Recall what the panel wants to see included in a good application

REGISTER HERE

MAY
12

NEW - Preparing the Core Attributes & leadership components for promotion

Presenters: Jane Booth, Executive Director: People, Talent and Culture, Shane Dawson, Executive Dean: UniSA Education Futures and Andrew Beer, Executive Dean: UniSA Business
Facilitators: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Thursday 12 May
Time: 9.00am – 10.30am
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This workshop is designed to support applicants how to consider, prepare and write their core attributes statements in a clear evidence-based way and to explain how they demonstrate leadership.

This session will be recorded.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify how to give clear, evidence-based examples of how you demonstrate the core attributes
  • Recognise how to explain your leadership
  • Determine what steps you need to take when considering and preparing this aspect of your application and how it links to the other facets of a strong case for promotion.

REGISTER HERE

MAY
19

Applying for Academic promotion – Hearing from peers

Presenters: A panel of peers who have been through the process in the past few years (including colleagues who navigated re-applying after not being successful the first time around).
Facilitators: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Thursday 19 May
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am
Location: Virtual workshop (you will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions)

This session will enable you to hear from a panel of peers who have been through the process in the past few years (including colleagues who navigated re-applying after not being successful the first time around). They will share their advice and top tips. You will have the opportunity to ask them questions via the chat function.

This session will be recorded.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall peer’s advice and its relevance to your situation
  • Identify what you need to be thinking about when preparing your case for promotion
  • Recognise practical strategies to consider and/or do when deciding if you want to apply.

REGISTER HERE 

MAY
30

Academic promotion – Preparing a teaching case for promotion (repeat)

Presenters: Joanne Cys, Provost and Chief Academic Officer and Sheridan Gentili, Director: Teaching Innovation Unit
Facilitator: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Monday 30 May
Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Location: Training room, Level 2, 101 Currie Street

This repeated session will help you understand where you can find and create validated data to use when preparing your application for academic promotion with a focus on the teaching and related engagement aspects. This session is teaching & learning focused and interconnects with the one on How to find and use data to support your research case and navigating an ASAR and specific workshops run by the Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU) on your summative peer review of teaching (SPRT)

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall how to navigate relevant websites and data sources such as BI-Hub & Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU)
  • Identify data and evidence that supports your teaching application for promotion including ‘scholarship of teaching research’
  • Determine the next steps in crafting your narrative and case for promotion.

REGISTER HERE 

MAY
31

Academic promotion - How to find and use data to support your research case and navigating an ASAR (repeat session)

Presenters: Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise and representatives from the Business Intelligence and Planning Unit (BIP) and the Library
Facilitators: Justene Knight
Target group: Academics (Levels A – D)
Date: Tuesday 31 May
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am
Location: George Kingston Building, Level 4, Room GK4-30, City West Campus,
Resources: please bring a laptop with you so you can run your ASAR in real time and explore the web resources discussed.

This session will help you understand and navigate around the components of your academic staff activity report (ASAR) and then look at where you can find other validated data on the BI Hub and the Library websites to use when preparing your application for academic promotion with a focus on the research and related engagement aspects. This session is research focused and interconnects with the one on preparing your teaching case for promotion.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall how to navigate the BI-Hub and Library websites
  • Identify data that supports your application for promotion
  • Interpret and update your ASAR

REGISTER HERE