Organisational unit code

Description

A code which identifies the organisational unit in which the current duties of a member of staff are being performed

Format

Code category
Element (E)
Element #
510
Element Type
String
Width
4
Version Revision Date
Version
5.00
Years version active
2021
2022

Allowable Values

Academic Organisational Unit:

VALUE MEANING
1XXX "XXX" is the code for an academic organisational unit. These three characters should be consistent with the codes used for academic organisational units reported in the Higher Education Student Collection.

Academic support services organisational units:

VALUE MEANING
2100 Libraries
2200 Computing centres
2300 Educational research and development centres
2400 External studies centres (excluding academic functions)
2500 Audio-visual and media centres
2900 Other academic support services

Student services organisational units:

VALUE MEANING
3900 Student services (incl. health services, counselling and accommodation services and student residences, employment services, student loans/scholarships/assistance services and other student services

Public services organisational unit:

VALUE MEANING
4900 Public services (incl. adult education, continuing education, public broadcasting services and other public services)

General higher education provider services organisational units:

VALUE MEANING
5100 Administration and overhead services
5200 Buildings, plant and grounds
5300 Cleaning services
5400 Security and caretaker services
5900 Other general Higher Education providers services
5910 CRC (Cooperative Research Centres)

Independent operations which are controlled entities:

VALUE MEANING
6100 Computing services
6200 Research, development, testing or consultancy services
6900 Other independent operations which are controlled entities

Additional Information

Where possible, ensure the three characters for staff members' academic organisational unit codes are consistent with the codes reported against student load in unit enrolments.

The following additional code is used in departmental datasets but is NOT to be reported by Higher Education providers:

VALUE MEANING
999999 No information