25 Jan 2021

Fixed-term Alumni Relations Assistant (Fixed Term 10 hours per week) up until December 2021

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

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Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

About the team | Mō tō mātou rōpū

Alumni Relations and Development is a collaborative unit that delivers both alumni relations and fundraising programmes.  This is a dynamic team, with people from all over the world.  Our primary focus is to nurture mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, donors and friends who share our vision for the future of the University and its contribution to the betterment of humankind. We provide events, communications, relationship management, writing and digital content services.

We aim to operate in a positive, collaborative and high-performance culture.

About ARD

Alumni Relations and Development is a collaborative unit that delivers both alumni relations and fundraising programmes. Our primary focus is to nurture mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, donors and friends who share our vision for the future of the University and its contribution to the betterment of humankind. We provide events, communications, relationship management, writing and digital content services. We aim to operate in a positive, collaborative and high-performance culture.

The Alumni Relations and Development team are looking to hire a part time employee in the role of Alumni Relations Assistant.  The hours per week are spread across Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  There will be some flexibility required as there may be some occasional evening work involved.  We are looking for a suitable candidate to start the role around mid-February 2021 at the very latest.

The candidate will be expected to provide administrative and project support but also be flexible to help at events/welcome days from time to time. This is a great role for someone looking to learn international/stakeholder relations, marketing, and engagement skills as well as take on special projects if they are a real self-starter.

Key activities will be :

  • Providing logistical support where needed for alumni events and reunions
  • Communicating and providing customer service to alumni online, via email and phone and in print.
  • Putting alumni in touch with each other and services at the University (transcripts etc).
  • Helping alumni volunteers to set up their own groups and events.
  • Helping raise awareness among students and new graduates about alumni benefits and services.
  • Keeping alumni up-to-date with University news.

For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.

This is a level B position at the full time per annum salary of $41,000, please note that the salary will be prorated as this will be a part time fixed term position.

Important Skills / Experience | Nga Pūkenga Motuhake

Qualifications: Current students that have excellent customer service experience and/or event management experience are encouraged to apply. An interest in communications, marketing, engagement and/or fundraising is preferred.

Transferable skills:

  • Student leadership on campus, volunteering, energy and enthusiasm
  • Careful attention to detail and high degree of efficiency, as well as follow up on tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and use initiative.
  • Willingness to learn and reliability.

Technical skills: computer literacy, including some Microsoft suite skills at intermediate level as you will be using excel while in this role and social media experience would be essential.

Additional Information

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

Please reach out to (Tina Singh, Recruitment Consultant (t.singh@auckland.ac.nz) for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Friday, 29th January 2021 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and/or CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Additional Information

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 of 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, 29th January 2021

Job Categories: Administration / Clerical. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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