School Administrator

University of Waikato

  • Waikato

School Administrator

Rorohiko me ngā Pūtaiao Pāngarau - School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Sciences

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato - The University of Waikato is located within park-like grounds steeped in history and culture, in a city big enough to be exciting, and small enough to know who your neighbours are. This is where tradition meets innovation, and we look at the past to help steer the future.

The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS), offers a range of programmes such as: Computer Science, Data Analytics, Design, Mathematics and Statistics. If you are ready for an exciting challenge, join our busy, future focused School and show us what you can do!

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

This is a role for all seasons. You will be involved in a number of varied activities, alongside the foundational administrative tasks that keep the School ticking over, so flexibility is a must.

You will play an integral role in assisting the school to achieve results in key projects, such as communications and events. On-going tasks include working with academic administrative processes for exams, grades, essential documentation and the University's eLearning system.

You will also liaise with the School Manager and Registrars, facilitating communication and follow up actions, administer the Class Representation system, assist with School events and coordinate meetings.

These are only some of the responsibilities that make up this compelling and challenging role. Are you up for it?

Please note: The University has decided that, from 14 February 2022, all staff working on or entering any of its campuses or sites must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination before 14 February for this role.

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Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You are highly organised, able to multi-task and approach your work with high energy and self-motivation. Attention to detail and prioritisation are key to this role and you will have demonstrable skills and experience in both. You are a person who gets on with things and loves to help people, whether it be your peers, your leaders, students or stakeholders. As communication is key to a role like this, we are seeking someone who is highly engaging and able to throw a professional letter or email together without breaking a sweat.

Alongside this you will have the following:

  • High levels of computer literacy
  • Ability to deal with figures and have a general understanding of financial transactions
  • A general understanding of the tertiary sector

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.

The salary for this position is dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries should be directed to Carol Home, School Manager - CMS, email:

Applications close on Monday, 6 December 2021.

Vacancy Number: 410367

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

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