Student Support Advisor | Kaitohutohu Tautoko Tauira – Te Kupenga Hauora Maori
University of Auckland
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Company DescriptionnullJob DescriptionHāpaitia te ara tika pūmau ai te rangatiratanga mo ngā uri whakatupu! Foster the pathway of knowledge to strength, independence and growth for future generations!The University of Auckland, New Zealand’s leading University, is committed to excellence and equity.

Over 5000 academic and professional staff support more than 42,000 University of Auckland students to achieve their aspirations.

To fulfil our commitment to the Vision 20 : 20 initiative, which aims to increase the number of Māori and Pacific health professionals through the Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme (MAPA) within Te Kupenga Hauora Maori (TKHM) seeks to appoint a Kaitohutohu Tautoko Tauira - Student Support Advisor, to join the team.

This is an opportunity to provide active guidance and support to our students through their tertiary journey.The opportunity Te Whiwhinga mahiThis role will be focused on supporting Māori and Pacific student’s success, participation and completion for all courses run within the TKHM.

You will coordinate a team of mentors delivering peer to peer academic and non-academic support. This work will also be combined with collating and tracking student performance enabling targeted relevant interventions and support.

You will have the ability to develop and maintain relationships with Māori and Pacific students and their whanau, to enable retention, transition and success in degree-level programs at the University of Auckland.

You will have a key role in positively contributing to maintaining a learning environment that supports student success through well-being, pastoral care and learning and support curriculum.

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

About you He kōrero mōuWith the focus of this role, it is imperative that you understand equity issues in New Zealand especially in relation to Māori and Pacific people.

Proficiency in Te Reo Māori and knowledge of Tikanga, as well as experience in working with Māori and Pacific tertiary students or academics, will be advantageous.

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

Ideally, you will be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline and have experience working within a large multifaceted environment that provides high levels of customer service.

You will be competent in MS Suite of packages Excel, Word, Power Point, and able to manage statistical data. Additionally, you will need to be able to work independently and display an empathic style combined with planning and organisational skills.

This position would suit someone who has held a leadership position within their community. Your meticulous attention to detail, problem-solving skills and sound judgment completes 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 come up with 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, bringing their great ideas and also being 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 practicesCareer development programmesA competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leaveCompany 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 Wednesday 28th October 2020 to be considered.

Please include your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email.

QualificationsnullAdditional InformationThe 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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