Poutaki/Senior Programme Advisor (Māori)

Victoria University of Wellington

  • Wellington

Poutaki/Senior Programme Advisor (Māori)

  • Are you passionate about building the cultural and professional capability of workplaces and individuals?
  • Are you driven to create and deliver new business opportunities?
  • Do you have strong relationship management skills?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Mō te Kāpuhipuhi - About Wellington Uni-Professional Ltd

We are a subsidiary business of Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington that has been newly established to grow short courses and micro-credentials for professional learners.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

The Poutaki/Senior Programme Advisor (Māori) will develop, promote, manage and evaluate non-degree Māori courses and programmes through Wellington Uni-Professional Limited in two broad areas:

  • Building cultural capability of professionals, workplaces and industries in a way that honours Te Tiriti o Waitangi, te reo Māori, mātauranga Māori, and our relationships with iwi and Māori-related organisations
  • Meeting the workplace learning needs for Māori professionals and Māori organisations and businesses

Ō pūmanawa - About you

This role requires:

  • Proven knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and mātauranga Māori
  • Proven understanding of adult education principles and practice
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Ability to balance competing priorities to ensure smooth workflow in a very dynamic team environment

Download the role description from our careers site.

Contact details for vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please email erecruit@vuw.ac.nz but applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - application steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Click the Apply Now button, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you're a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close Wednesday, 4 August 2021.

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