Terms and Conditions for Advertisers

The University of Technology Sydney ('University') is committed to supporting EEO principles and practices which do not discriminate against any individual or group. UTS:Careers provides advertising and targeted mailouts on behalf of individuals and organisations of all employment- related opportunities associated with:

(a) graduates;

(b) graduate recruitment programs;

(c) internships (paid or unpaid),

(d) overseas opportunities;

(e) student jobs at UTS;

(f) vacation opportunities; and

(g) volunteers.

("the Services").

The following terms and conditions, as amended from time to time, apply to the Services:

1. Compliance with Commonwealth and NSW law.

(a) Individuals and Organisations (“Advertisers”) must not advertise in a way which discriminates against a person or section of the community on account of their sex (including pregnancy), sexual preference, transgender status, race, colour, ethnic or ethno-religious background, descent or national identity, marital status, family responsibilities, disability, age, political conviction or religious belief. For more information, visit: NSW Industrial Relations and Australia Human Rights Commission.

(b) Advertisers must also ensure that the advertisement complies with all relevant legislation including, but not limited to:

i.Australian Consumer Law 2010 (Cth);

ii.Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW);

iii.Privacy Act 1988 (Cth);

iv.Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth); and

v.Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

(c) Advertisers must provide a safe and lawful working environment for the University students or graduates.

2. Required information

All advertisers must provide the following information:

(a )the name of the Advertiser advertising the employment related opportunity;

(b) the name of a contact person;

(c) the address and phone number of the Advertiser or contact person;

(d) the Advertiser’s website, if available, or alternatively brief information about the organisation and industry;

(e) the Advertiser's ABN, where one exists;

(f) an adequate and accurate description of the nature of the work being offered. Advertisements must not be misleading, misrepresentative or deceptive or be likely to mislead, misrepresent or deceive;

(g) any costs to potential job applicants e.g. required training for the position or other costs to obtain the position.

(h) all Advertisers indemnify the University, its officers, staff and agents from and against any loss, damage or expense (including reasonable legal costs) arising from any claim, action, suit, demand or proceeding, that may be made or brought as a result of an advertisement.

3.Special conditions for recruitment agencies

(a) Third party recruiters must provide the name of the client organisation to UTS:Careers.

(b) UTS:Careers will not disclose the name of the client organisation unless required to do so by law or requested by the recruitment agency.

(c) Only genuine job vacancies are to be submitted.

(d) Each advertisement should be for a specific position and not for general expressions of interest.

4.Voluntary work or unpaid work experience

(a) Preference will be given to voluntary work offered by not-for-profit and community organisations.

(b) The work must be of relevance to industries or professions that are available to students and graduates.

(c) The work must comply with applicable law, including the Fair Work Act 2009.

(d) Advertisers must review the guidelines around unpaid internships and work experience to structure their internships appropriately. Information is available at: http://www.fairwork.gov.au/pay/unpaid-work/work-experience-and-internships.

5.Unacceptable advertisements

UTS:Careers will not accept the following advertisements:

(a) commission-only jobs;

(b) “Business Opportunities”;

(c) work involving any unpaid training / trial periods, or reduced pay for such periods, except where a Federal or State award makes allowances for such arrangements;

(d) work involving any illegal activity;

(e) a role in a tobacco company;

(f) work where the advertisement is unclear about the rate of pay, or states a rate of pay which is below the national minimum wage;

(g) any work which requires the employee to purchase a product or service, or offer a security deposit or any other form of payment as a condition of employment;

(h) any advertisement not advertising a genuine employment opportunity;

(i) any work where remuneration is not provided to employees for using their own facilities and resources (phones, internet, vehicles, etc.); or

(j) positions lodged by a registered business offering "cash" or "cash in hand".

6.Right to withdraw or refuse any advertisement

UTS:Careers reserves the right to withdraw or refuse any advertisement or proceed with a targeted mailoutat any time and at its absolute discretion. No further discussion will be entered into between the University and Advertiser if the University withdraws or refuses an advertisement or refuses to proceed with a targeted mailout.

7.Other information

(a) Advertisers can lodge employment related opportunities via the Internet at any time.

(b) All advertisements will be reviewed and are subject to approval by UTS:Careers before being made available for access to students / graduates. If insufficient or incorrect information is supplied there will be delays in the advertising of the vacancy.

(c) Requests to advertise are processed Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm (EST), except for public holidays and University holidays.

(d) Advertisers are expected to select the advertising categories which most accurately represent the opportunity being provided. UTS:Careers reserves the right to modify advertisements or targeted mailouts without prior notice.

(e) Unless otherwise approved, job advertisements will initially run for 1 month and can be extended up to 6 months. Any advertisements running beyond 6 months must be re-advertised.

(f) Targeted mailouts are subject to a fee. Dates for sending the targeted mailout can be requested but cannot be guaranteed.

(g) The University does not act as an agent for the Advertiser and as such does not involve itself in selecting or recommending individuals for any position listed on CareerHub. Students or graduates interested in applying for positions will make direct contact with Advertisers.

(h) The University may use Advertiser registration details provided to UTS:Careers to:

i.update them about CareerHub;

ii.clarify advertisement details as necessary;

iii.alert them to other services to facilitate recruitment;

iv.send career-related/employment notices;

v.undertake labour market research; and

vi.assist in managing the CareerHub Service.

(i) The University will not be responsible for any faults or delays in displaying the advertisement.

(j) The University is not responsible for any loss suffered by the Advertiser as a result of, or in relation to the use of the Service. To the extent permitted by law, the University excludes any liability, including any liability for negligence, loss, including direct or indirect consequential loss or loss of profit or goodwill arising from, or in connection to the use of the Services.

(k) The terms and conditions are governed by the law of New South Wales. Advertisers agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales.

8.Contact us

If you require assistance with the Services, contact UTS:Careers on +61 2 9514 1471 or careers@uts.edu.au

Date of Publication: 6 October 2016