Kaiwhakarite Matua (Senior Administrator)

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Manawatū-Whanganui



Palmerston North

Ref: 21AKEI131

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, the second largest provider of Tertiary Education across Aotearoa is excited to be seeking a “Senior Administrator Extraordinaire” with initiative and who is motivated to help others to help raise quality service and delivery in the Ako (education delivery) space. If this sounds like you and you are interested in joining us to achieve “Whānau Transformation through Education” then we want to hear from you.

The primary function of the Kaiwhakarite Matua (Senior Administrator) is to provide administrative support and services to Ako – taking ownership of administrative tasks and more complex tasks; enabling management and takiwā kaimahi to focus on the priority components of their roles and the effective achievement of strategic objectives.  At times incumbents may be required to work across all administrative and allocated function areas.

You will undertake quality, high level and relatively complex tasks in your administration duties enabling management to focus on the “bigger picture”. You will be expected to take ownership of allocated tasks, to provide technical assistance and support as required, to be focused on quality customer service and to have a team approach.

Duties can include but are not limited to:

- providing assistance to management with the creation of report

- providing support to Ako operational activities

- processing correspondence

- supporting the ordering and distribution of resources

- completion of financial administration and procurement tasks

- helping facilitate communications and liaising with staff

- to provide general support and administrative duties

You will have proven experience in a senior level administration role and hold a Diploma in Business Administration or Computing (Level 5). Advanced user knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications.  Accurate and proficient in typing and data entry, have excellent written and oral communication skills with proven ability to take accurate meeting minutes.  A personable nature with the proven ability to work well in a diverse cultural environment and hold a full driver’s license.

Able to understand and converse in Te Reo Māori, actively engage in cultural activities and have an excellent understanding of Ahuatanga Maori.   

To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/

Enquiries to Amy Waiti on 03 353 6500 or amy.waiti@twoa.ac.nz

Closes: 9 September 2021

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