12 Nov 2018

Fixed-term Student Academic Adviser – 12 Month Fixed Term

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

Student Academic Advisor – 12 month fixed term contract

Creative Arts and Industries

Creative Arts and Industries (CAI) is a small diverse faculty at the University of Auckland. CAI offers undergraduate and postgraduate study of a wide range of creative disciplines within the Schools of Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts (Elam), Music and the Dance Studies Programme. In all areas, the emphasis is on creative exploration and discovery and on interdisciplinary collaboration across the faculty. In 2020, a new Design Programme will also be launched within the faculty

We are recruiting for a Student Academic Adviser within the Student Centre. This is a 12 month fixed term contract. The role will focus on developing a recruitment strategy for the faculty across all its programmes, with a particular focus on the new Design Programme. The person will work with a range of people within the university and with schools across the country, to develop a recruitment strategy that meets the objectives of the faculty and providing the most relevant information to students at secondary schools to enable them to make informed decisions about future study.

The Student Centre Team are dedicated to supporting our students. We are looking for a person who will adapt easily into the team structure, can work effectively with a wide range of people (colleagues, other members of the University staff, students and Academics). They must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in a busy environment, where priorities can change on a regular basis and be a confident presenter. The successful candidate may be required to travel to schools around New Zealand. Ideally, we would prefer candidates who have worked in a secondary school environment or have experience interacting with schools. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Why work for us?

The University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities

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 Sunday 18 November 2018 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

This is a professional staff level 4 position.

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: 20268. 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 18th November 2018.

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

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