26 Jan 2021

Fixed-term Administration Lead

Unitec Institute of Technology – Posted by Maori Pacific JobsAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

Administration Lead

Whakarongo ki te tangi a te mātūī, tūī, tūī, tūī, tūīa.

Tūīa te here tāngata ki te whai ao, ki te ao mārama.

Tihei mauri ora!

About us

Ngā Wai a Te Tūī, Māori and Indigenous Research Centre is a multi-disciplinary kaupapa Māori research team at Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka, Unitec.  Established in February 2019, Ngā Wai a Te Tūī aims to lead transformative and innovative Māori and Indigenous research which contributes to te puna mātauranga at Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka and wider communities.  Through collaborative partnerships, Ngā Wai a Te Tūī engages in multi-disciplinary kaupapa Māori research that seeks to advance and respond to contemporary issues within society that supports the flourishing of whānau, hapū, iwi, marae and Māori communities.

The position

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Administration Lead to oversee the operation and administrative support for Ngā Wai a Te Tūī. The role works closely with the Research Manager to develop and maintain best practice systems, which incorporate the knowledge and understanding of te ao Māori, to provide culturally appropriate administration services, and ensure the smooth and successful organisation of our research projects.

Please see the attached position description for further information about the role.

About you

To be successful in this position you’ll have strong leadership skills that will enable the administration team to strive for excellence. You will come from a background in administration or office management and will have ideally worked in research and/or within a tertiary education organisation.  You will have an understanding of tikanga and Te Reo Māori and a genuine passion for enabling Māori communities to flourish.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • A strong understanding of Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori and the values and practices of Kaupapa Māori
  • The ability to form strong relationships with your stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude, where you are happy to roll up your sleeves and help where needed.

In exchange for your hard work

You’ll join a highly motivated team, and work within a culture based upon kaupapa Māori aspirations, knowledge and practices.  You will be located at our beautiful green campus in Mt Albert, and enjoy a range of benefits including discounted gym membership, insurance benefits, and on-site childcare.

If you are ready to make a difference within a progressive organisation that encourages forward thinking, promotes potential and recognises success, then we would like to hear from you.

This is a fixed term position finishing on 30 September 2022.  

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. We will aim to contact all applicants within one week of the job closing date.

Job Details

Reference # 39894
Posted on 26 Jan 2021
Closes on 10 Feb 2021 12:00
Location(s) Mt Albert
Expertise Administration
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed-Term – Full time
More details (document) PD- Administration Lead December 2020.pdf

How to Apply

To apply, CLICK HEREApplications close 10th February 2021 at 12.00pm.

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Fixed-term and Full-Time.

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