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Project and Programme Administrator

Project and Programme Administrator

Project and Programme Administrator

University of Canterbury

Closing Date : 31 Mar 2019

Tautāwhi Kura - Project and Programme Administrator
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako - School of Teacher Education
Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora - College of Education, Health and Human Development

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu i ngā mahi ruruku kaupapa Māori? He pōwhiri atu tēnei nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai te hunga i te tūranga Tautāwhi Kura i Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako i Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora.

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

We have a vision of tangata tū, tangata ora, people prepared to make a difference. Have you thought about a rewarding move to the Education sector?

What You Will Do

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Tautāwhi Kura to provide administrative support for a number of teacher education projects, mihi whakatau and noho marae events. This unique role is pivotal to the success of building and maintaining the School's relationships with these key stakeholders including liaising with local marae, hosting and planning for mihi whakatau and pōwhiri, as well as organising and attending events.

Who You Are

To be successful in this role you will have experience engaging with Māori students, a level of competency in te reo Māori, and an understanding of Māori customs, protocols, support networks and agencies. You will have a passion for delivering on highly organised and managed projects using your excellent coordination and customer service skills. Your strong administration background, preferably in a large complex organisation, exceptional communication and problem solving skills along with a great attention to detail will ensure your success. A demonstrated ability to work in and support a busy team is essential.

Who You Will Work With

Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako - School of Teacher Education offers exciting research and teaching opportunities through its new home in a world-class facility, offering state of the art digital technologies and innovative learning and social spaces that encourage collaboration and multidisciplinary ways of working in the heart of Ilam campus.

Why UC

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha - University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of tangata tū, tangata ora: people prepared to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: 

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 31st March 2019 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position are submitted online and should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname only.

We are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Michelle Davies, Recruitment Coordinator, 

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha - University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


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