Student Support Advisor | Kaitohutohu Tautoko Tauira – Te Kupenga Hauora Maori
University of Auckland
Auckland City, AUK
2d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Job DescriptionThe opportunity Te Whiwhinga mahiWe are looking for a Student Support Advisor to support Māori and Pacific student success, participation and completion for all courses run within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

You will organise academic tutorials and deliver pastoral support alongside collating and tracking student performance. You will have the ability to develop and maintain relationships with Māori and Pacific students and their whānau, to support transition, retention, and success.

You will have a key role in building a culturally responsive learning environment for Māori and Pacific students and supporting their success through well-being, pastoral care and learning support.

For more detailed information on the role accountabilities and requirements, please review this Position Description here.

About you He kōrero mōuOur ideal candidate will be proficient in tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori, and have experience working with Māori and Pacific tertiary students or academics.

As a proactive, energetic and confident professional, you will be skilled and confident in public speaking and communicating with diverse audiences.

You will be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline and have project management experience.You will be competent in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and managing statistical data.

Additionally, you will need to work independently and display an empathic style combined with planning and organisational skills.

Your meticulous attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and sound judgment will complete the checklist.This is a great opportunity to work in a flexible environment where your work will make a difference.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

About the team Mō tō mātou rōpūOur team pride themselves on our positive working environment, where we work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions.

We work closely and are always committed to giving and accepting feedback to ensure we provide the best service possible to our students.

We are looking for someone who will complement this style, bring their great ideas, and be confident to challenge ours.What we offer Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātouThe University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities.

Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through : Flexible employment practicesA competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave (pro-rated)Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.How to apply Me pēhea te tuku tonoApplications must be submitted online by the closing date of Sunday, 19th September 2021, to be considered.

Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email.Please include your CV and a cover letter that outlines the following points : Why will you be a suitable candidate for this role?

What relevant experience do you have for this role?What are your tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori proficiency?Additional InformationIn accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

  • It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an off-shore candidate can engage in the interview process;
  • or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.

    For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to

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