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509 Current duties classification type and level group code


A code which identifies the classification type and level group for a member of staff in respect of their current duties


Version: 1.0
First year: 2005
Last year: 2011
Field name: CLASSN-GROUP
Element name: Current duties classification type and level group code

Code format:

Data Type: Character
Units: Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width: 2


Academic classification level group:
01 Above Senior lecturer:
  • Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Principal and Deputy Principal
  • Professor, Head of School and College Fellow (Level E, all increments)
  • Associate Professor, Principal Lecturer (Level D, all increments)
E408 = 001 to 041
02 Senior lecturer (level C, all increments) E408 = 042 to 065
03 Lecturer (Level B, all increments) E408 = 066 to 099
04 Below lecturer (Level A, all increments) E408 = 100 to 128
11 Non-academic classification level group E408 = 200 to 220

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DEST datasets but are NOT to be used by higher education providers:

99 No Information Any other value reported for E408

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education Staff:

  • Staff - Actual Casual (CA)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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