Advisor - Wellbeing (Māori)

Massey University

  • Auckland

Advisor - Wellbeing (Maori)

Students and Global Engagement

Massey University is seeking to employ a dynamic and team orientated Student Wellbeing Advisor, Māori is part of a university-wide Student Wellbeing team to assist in building the capacity of other staff to support those students experiencing emotional distress, mental health issues, or concerning behaviour. In addition, the role collaborates broadly to promote and develop the wellbeing and resilience of the student body, specifically Tauira Māori.

The role understands student wellbeing within a shared university-wide framework. It assists in the provision of a responsive and effective pastoral care service that improves student success, retention, and experience for students across the three campuses, distance students, and those studying offshore.

There is a particular emphasis on working collaboratively across Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa with other Māori support staff and with whānau, hapu, iwi, and members of the community.

Central to this role is the ability to work in a way that embraces and enhances Mana Māori and acknowledges the importance of the values of whanaungatanga and manaakitanga in advancing Māori student success.

For enquiries please contact Mark Rainer - Manager. Student Counselling and Care, Oranga Tauira at at To apply please submit your application at

Please note that Massey University has confirmed this position as being covered by the Government's COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021, and therefore requires that persons who take up this position will be required to be doubly vaccinated for COVID-19 coronavirus as a condition of appointment and will need to provide verified proof of double-vaccination before commencing in the position.

Closing date: 06 February 2022
Reference number: SGE_SW_1643_12/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:

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