PageUp security issue

UQ Jobs was temporarily taken offline due to a data security breach at PageUp – our third party recruitment platform. PageUp’s security consultants have not identified any further threats and have confirmed that PageUp is safe to use. Based on the outcome of that investigation and assurances received from PageUp concerning additional security measures, UQ has reinstated access to UQ Jobs.

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The Recruitment and Selection Policy [5.30.01] and the Recruitment and Selection Manual (PDF, 681KB) provide an equitable and consistent approach to recruitment and selection in order to attract, select, and retain the most capable staff through open competition on merit.


Checklists and training:

Approval to recruit

A professional position will not be approved to be created or filled unless it is assessed as critical to operations, under the Professional Staff Recruitment by Exception Strategy:

Position descriptions


We list positions through UQ Jobs:

Recruitment outside of UQ Jobs must be authorised:

Applications and shortlisting



Before an appointment offer can be made, a recommendation for appointment must be approved by the relevant authority listed in the Human Resources Authorisations [1.10.05].


Fixed term or continuing:


Unpaid appointments: