Work at Deakin

We're always looking for people who are adaptable, creative, and ready to meet challenges. In return we offer competitive salaries, great benefits and a flexible work environment.

Deakin as your employer

  • We're developing our staff and students with a range of services and programs, including our staff development program.
  • We're creating stylish and dynamic campus spaces for our learning community to think, discuss, learn and share great ideas
  • Deakin has been accredited as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency since 2003.
  • We're harnessing the power, opportunity and reach of online learning through our Cloud Campus. We drive the digital frontier in learning, research and administration.
  • Integral to Deakin's strategic plan is the goal of nurturing the personal development and wellbeing of its staff and students. We aim to foster a vibrant and inclusive culture that crosses discipline and organisational boundaries.

Find out more about our strategic direction

Working with us

Working at Deakin gives you flexible work arrangements, salary packaging options and various leave plans. Learn more about how we support our workforce and staff benefits through to our OH&S and equity and diversity values.

Learn more about working at Deakin

Moving to Australia to work at Deakin

Get some tips and an overview of what it's like to move to and live in Australia.

Learn more about moving to Australia

Getting started at Deakin

We've got information on what to expect on your first day, what systems we use and answers to other frequently asked questions.

Learn more about getting started

Diversity and inclusion

Deakin is committed to diversity and inclusion to maintain the dignity, rights and well-being of our staff and students. We embrace a balanced and diverse workforce, which enables greater decision-making, innovation, ability to attract the best talent, and job satisfaction.

We enable students and staff of all backgrounds, cultures, abilities, gender and other identities to access and succeed at Deakin; providing a welcoming, safe and supported environment throughout their University experience.

Find out more about diversity and inclusion, and Deakin benefits

Deakin's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy

This strategy represents Deakin's long-term goal to significantly improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment at the University. We are committed to improving the education and employment outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and to building stronger relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and non-Indigenous Australians. Every manager shares the responsibility for helping the University to deliver on this commitment.

Find out more about the strategy (PDF, 945KB)

How to apply

Learn how to go about applying for a job with Deakin, from preparing your application through to the interview process.

Find out more about applying to work with us

Why our staff love working at Deakin

Innovative, progressive, inclusive and flexible are just some of the ways our staff describe Deakin.

Contact us

Deakin Recruitment
+61 3 9246 8139
Email Deakin Human Resources