Company DescriptionKo te whare Pūtaiao The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the leading science faculty in New Zealand and one of the largest in Australasia and undertakes world-class research across the physical, biological and computational sciences.
Job DescriptionThe opportunity Te Whiwhinga mahiAn opportunity has emerged for an engaged and motivated person to join the Academic Services team in the Faculty of Science as an Academic Services Coordinator on a fixed term contract until 31st Dec 2021.
This role is responsible for coordinating and managing Academic Services administration in the School of Computer Science.
Key Accountabilities : Carry our transactional tasks to assess applications, facilitate admission and process enrolmentsResolve complex admission, enrolment and records maintenance requestsCarry out enrolment checks, liaising with the Student Centre to ensure programme status, enrolment details and student exceptions correctly reflect each student’s status and course of studyCoordinate academic assessment of courses completed at other institutions to support decisions on the award of transfer creditCoordinate departmental timetabling requirementsCoordinate post-enrolment administration for postgraduate students including extensions of time, suspension of programme and eligibility for continuationCoordinate Doctoral application assessment liaising closely with the Department's Graduate Advisor and Central AdmissionsLiaise with Group Services Administrators to confirm room requirements and staff availability, timetabling and curriculum requirementsProvide day to day administrative support for academic committees including the provision of key data to advise strategy and teaching & learning initiatives.
For more detailed information, please refer to the POSITION DESCRIPTIONQualificationsAbout you He kōrero mōuOur ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified or have relevant experience in a similar role within a large and complex organisation.
You will be required to build robust relationships with internal stakeholders while effectively and professionally managing expectations and competing demands.
You will need to have a strong administrative background and will demonstrate an ability to work under considerable pressure to meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracyAlthough you will be part of a wider team, the ability to work independently and without close supervision when required is a vital factor for success in this role.
Support of our students is a priority so you will bring to the role a proactive customer focused approach and an aptitude for problem solving.
Important Skills Nga Pūkenga MotuhakeExperience working in a high demand / high pressure environment processing high volume requirements and hitting deadlinesAbility to build robust relationships with internal stakeholders while managing expectations will also be key to your success in this roleExpert knowledge and experience of PeopleSoft (or a similar student management system) and proficiency in the Microsoft suite of packages will strongly be considered.
Additional InformationHow to apply Me pēhea te tuku tonoApplications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 14th May 2021 to be considered.
Please include a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position.In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates.
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