Career benefits

Learn how Deakin gives you room to advance your career, with opportunities from secondment openings through to career planning guidance.

Staff development program

We offer a range of courses through the staff development program that enable skill development, career progression and personal growth.

Find out more about our staff development program

Career planning

We recognise the importance of helping general staff with their career planning.

Find out more about career planning

Secondment opportunities

We provide secondment opportunities to eligible staff to support their career development goals.

Job vacancies in the job search page that begin with an asterisk are fixed-term appointments that could potentially be a secondment arrangement if the successful applicant were a current Deakin staff member (subject to approval) e.g. *Research Assistant.

Academic study program

The academic study program is a professional development opportunity for academic staff to take time out from their normal duties to pursue research or scholarly work outside the university.

Find out more about our academic study program

Study support

We also provide some financial assistance and study leave for staff undertaking an approved course of study (to gain a tertiary qualification).

Find out more about study support

Vice-Chancellor's Awards

Each year the Vice-Chancellor confers a number of awards on staff (both individuals and groups) in recognition of their excellent contribution to the university.

Find out more about our Vice-Chancellor's awards

Achievement awards (at a local level)

We recognise staff who have performed work beyond that required or expected of them.