Learning coordinator
University of Canterbury
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
41m ago
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Te Tari o Te Tumu Tuarua Akoranga Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-term position (9 months from mid-January)
  • Āu Mahi What You Will Do

    We welcome applications for a highly competent Coordinator to support a comprehensive programme of first-year teaching and learning initiatives.

    The Peer Assisted Learning Sessions (PALS) is a programme intended to create a collegial and supportive peer-led environment where our ākonga students feel comfortable asking for assistance, interacting with others regarding course content, and developing essential academic and study skills.

    The PALS Coordinator will recruit and work with PALS Leaders who will deliver the programme. They will also collaborate pan-University, with course coordinators and other members of the academic teaching community to promote and enhance PALS.

    This is an interesting and varied role which would appeal to those who thrive on working with people.

    Mōu Who You Are

    To be successful in this role you will have :

  • a passion for working with a diverse group of students
  • strong administration experience with a customer facing focus or equivalent
  • high level of interpersonal skills with a passion for contributing to ākonga student success
  • an understanding of data reporting techniques, preferably using excel or similar
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • experience in a Tertiary or large NZ Education organisation would be advantageous
  • computer literacy and competency in all Microsoft Office programmes
  • excellent organisational skills, including time management and the ability to prioritise conflicting demands and work on multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a high level of accuracy, are essential.
  • If you highly motivated, can work collaboratively and are a team player first and foremost, whilst also being the sort of person who works well autonomously and just gets on and does what is needed - we need you on our team today!

    Mahi Ngātahi Who You Will Work With

    The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)'s Office supports and provides overarching vision and leadership in the core academic mission of the University.

    As a team, we work collaboratively to help build a quality teaching and learning environment.

    Ngā Painga o UC Why UC

    Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

    Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha University of Canterbury stands for whanaungatanga - we value people and their differences, manaakitanga - we extend care and empower others, and tiakitanga - we will enhance and nurture our resources.

    We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity.

    The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

    We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information

    For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha University of Canterbury, please visit

    The closing date for this position is : Thursday, 2 December 2021 (midnight, NZ time)

    Please note applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews will take place from the week of 6 December, with a start date mid-January.

    Pēhea te tono mai How You Apply

    Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to

    Due to current border restrictions, you must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship / permanent residency to be considered for this role.

    If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.

    Job Details Reference # 7793

    Posted on 19 Nov 2021

    Closes on 02 Dec : 55

    Location(s) Christchurch

    Expertise Education & Training, Student Services

    Job level(s) Entry / Graduate

    Work type(s) Fixed term full-time

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