15 Mar 2019

Fixed-term International Student Adviser

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

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Auckland University

Job Description

International Student Adviser

International Office

Full-time, Fixed-term/Secondment for 9 Months

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

The Opportunity

The International Office is responsible for developing and implementing the international strategy to attract students from around the world to study at The University of Auckland

We have an exciting opportunity for an International Student Adviser to join the International Office on a fixed term contract until 31 December, 2019.

About the Role

The position of International Student Adviser provides a comprehensive range of international student support and referral services, as well as individual and group advice and advocacy, to enhance the educational and social experience of international students, in association with faculties and service divisions.

This position will be reporting to the Associate Director – International Student Services, in the International Office.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate in an effective and friendly manner with students from a wide range of cultures, have a high level of public/professional presentation, and a well-organised and systematic approach to work.  Experience working in a tertiary institution or in a similar role is essential. Conversational fluency in another language would be an advantage but is not required.


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 Friday 29th March 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

Please note, this position has the potential to be extended to an additional 12 month contract in 2020 which can be discussed further at the interview stage.

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: 20566. 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 March 2019.

Job Categories: Student Support. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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