University of Waikato
Student Management Systems
(Three fixed-term positions)
Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?
Te Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, has its people at heart and strives to provide students with a world-class education and staff with a safe, friendly and collaborative environment where their contributions and engagement are valued.
Student Services provides services and experiences that support enrolment, promote wellbeing, encourage participation and aid student retention. Our services help students to grow and to develop resilience and independence, as well as complementing and enhancing academic achievements, which help ready, or better equip our students to be successful in their chosen career or future studies.
The University of Waikato’s Student Management System (SMS) - SITS:Vision - provides a fully functioning student and staff portal and includes online services from initial enquiry through to graduation.
Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking three enthusiastic graduates or experienced Technical Analysts with good analytical and problem-solving skills, who enjoy working with both systems and people to join our thriving SMS team.
Working as part of a multi-functional team you will be involved in designing, developing, testing and documenting system configuration. You will be actively involved in identifying and diagnosing problems, bug fixes and enhancements and providing advice and solutions. You will also participate in the development of user guides and online assistance.
For additional information about Student Services, please see - https://www.waikato.ac.nz/student-life/advice-and-support
Ko wai koe? - Who are you?
You will have an appropriate tertiary qualification along with a good understanding of information systems and software development. In addition, you will be flexible and adaptable and willing to work collegially in a team environment. Familiarity with SQL, HTML, CSS, the development life cycle and ability to document solutions will be an advantage.
You will also have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to work flexibly and positively in a rapidly changing environment.
At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato we embrace equity and diversity; therefore we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply. We would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.
He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?
Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions.
Salary will be in the range of $55,000 to $65,000 per year, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.
The fixed-term positions are full time 37.5 hours per week until December 2022.
Applications close on Tuesday, 2 November 2021.
Vacancy Number: 410325
For further information and to apply online, please click here.