13 Feb 2018

Fixed-term Executive Assistant

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

University of Auckland   Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Executive Assistant

Unleash your potential!

The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Auckland has been established to support, profile and be the hub for innovation and entrepreneurial programmes and activities.  For over a decade, the Centre has created courses and extra-curricular activities promoting innovation and entrepreneurship including those of its highly rated Velocity Entrepreneurship programme.

The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is entering a period of high growth and has an ambitious strategy to position ourselves as international leaders in the innovation and entrepreneurship space. To achieve these goals, we are looking for outstanding, passionate and entrepreneurial people to join our team.
We need an experienced Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Director. You will have an entrepreneurial mind-set, and an engaging, positive attitude.

You will have a collaborative working style with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, which help you to get things done. With a track record of success in previous EA roles supporting a senior executive, you know your true passion is organising others.

You will be experienced in building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be advanced in Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint.

Creative thinking, initiative and being able to work collaboratively as part of a large team are also key for success in this role.

This is a full time, fixed term contract until the end of September 2019

Please apply online by the closing date of Monday 26th February 2018

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: 19579. 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 26th February 2018.

Job Categories: PA/EA. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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