5 Aug 2022

Fixed-term Admissions Administrator

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, New Zealand

Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

Academic Services provides leadership and excellence in academic administration services to internal and external stakeholders. Services are delivered in partnership with faculties and supported by a customer service and process governance framework.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

In Applications and Admissions, we work to support potential students to have an enjoyable first experience with us as an organisation. Our services are delivered in partnership with faculties and supported by customer service and process governance framework.

A full time, fixed term opportunity for 12 months has come up in Applications and Admissions to act as an Admissions Services Coordinator (please note that this is the internal title used for this role). We are looking for a hardworking, team player with excellent organisational and communication skills, who can work well under pressure.

You’ll support essential administrative services in Applications and Admissions for applicants to be admitted to the University with key responsibilities in the processing associated documentation for university admission and maintaining records and applications pertaining to these tasks.

You’ll be the first port of call for answering and assigning queries, communicating with applicants regarding their applications and build strong, trusting relationships with key stakeholders.

The salary range for this role is $48,000 – $52,000. The role is fixed term for 12 months, and full time, 37.5 hours per week.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.


He kōrero mōu | About you

  • You will have advanced customer and stakeholder service skills with demonstrated ability to deliver this type of service.
  • You will be a fantastic communicator and able to exhibit interpersonal effectiveness through behaviours that influence others and inspire co-operation and achievement.
  • You will have demonstrated skills and experience in administration, preferable within a University environment.
  • You will have experience using Oracle Service Cloud (or equivalent CRM tool) and Student Services Online (or similar Student Management System).

Please be aware, Our peak work period is between November and March, over this time, extended leave will not be feasible, please feel free to talk with us more during the recruitment process.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Friday, 19th August 2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Suhayl Mohammed Via suhayl.mohammed@auckland.ac.nz for more information. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Overseas Applicants

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government imposed travel restrictions but have recently announced a five-step plan for a phased border re-opening. This phased re-opening will take some time and this may alter the nature of the standard interview process for offshore candidates, particularly at the on-site interview stage. To see how this might affect your application and for more information and updates on the border restrictions and phased re-opening, please visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.


The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz


How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect oIn f the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Friday, 19th August 2022

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Fixed-term. Job expires in 1 day.

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