12 Jul 2018

Fixed-term MAPAS Student Support Advisor

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

Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme team, in a student support role for Māori and Pacific students.

This exciting role is responsible for coordinating academic and pastoral support for Māori and Pacific students who are studying in either foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate programmes within the Faculty of Medical and Health Science.  You will be responsible for the administration, management and coordination of admission, academic, and pastoral support for our students.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking somebody who can:

  • Understand the issues Māori and Pacific students face while studying at university
  • Understand the University and tertiary sector framework
  • Relate to Māori and Pacific students and their needs
  • Collaborate and work in partnership with key academic staff
  • Be flexible and able to work occasional evenings and weekends

We envisage you will have an undergraduate degree, with well rounded administrative skills. You’ll be an expert communicator, adept at forming effective professional relationships.

Naturally, your organisational and time management skills will be first class, lending themselves well to your ability to coordinate and manage events.

You will also be highly adaptable, enabling you to work independently as well as you work as part of a team.

Why us?

This is an exciting opportunity to take on real responsibility, and bring your innovative approach to a role that demands critical thinking as well as a practical approach.

The University of Auckland itself is a truly great place to work. Offering five weeks’ annual leave, over 300 courses and workshops designed to support your professional development, and standout facilities for staff members who are also parents, it’s easy to see why we’ve recently been voted one of New Zealand’s most attractive employers.*

Find out more about some of the great reasons to work for us at Career development and benefits.

This is a full time position, available for a fixed term until the end of 2020. Professional Staff Level 4.

Applications close on Sunday 29th July 2018.

*Randstad Awards 2017.

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: 19843. 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: Sunday 29th July 2018.

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

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