6 Dec 2018

Fixed-term Career Development Consultant – Māori – 12 Months Fixed Term

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

The University of Auckland

Career Development and Employability Services

Career Development Consultant (Māori)

  • Support the career development of Māori university students and recent graduates
  • Use your relationship building and networking skills to make a difference, supporting student success
  • Receive 5 weeks annual leave, with great benefits and flexible hours

This position is a fulltime, 12 month fixed term position focusing on supporting the career development of Māori students.

The University of Auckland employs over 5,400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students making us one of NZ’s largest employers.  University of Auckland students and graduates contribute significantly to our local, national and global communities.

Career Development and Employability Services takes a proactive approach to meeting the career development needs of our diverse student body and alumni for up to three years after graduation. We provide a range of services that enable our students to create their future. Our model supports the development of self-responsibility and empowers students to successfully transition from study to employment.

This position will see you deliver our services to a student body with diversity in age, ethnicity and courses of study. This requires organisational skills and flexibility to deliver services in a range of settings. This role leads the provision of our services to Māori students so your affinity for working with Māori students and your credibility in the Māori community will be crucial to your success. Your career development qualification, knowledge of the employment market and work experience in delivering career development programmes is an essential part of this role.


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

  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, 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.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Monday 17th December 2018 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

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, LGBTI, 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.  Search by the Job ID number: 20339. 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: Monday 17th December 2018.

Job Categories: Career Development. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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