Pacific Mentoring Co-ordinator
University of Otago
Wellington ,New zealand
2d ago

Pacific Mentoring Co-ordinator (Wellington)-1902555


Who we are

University of Otago, Wellington is proud to be a part of New Zealand’s oldest and most established medical school, and of the role we play in making a difference to the health of New Zealanders.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate medicine teaching, New Zealand’s only radiation therapy teaching programme, and undertake a wide variety of world leading health-based research.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity available for an individual committed to supporting Pacific students at the University of Otago Wellington.

This position is in the Division of Health Sciences, Otago University and sits in the Pacific Office in the University of Otago, Wellington (UOW).

Reporting to the Associate Dean (Pacific), this role will support activities, which promote and strengthen community engagement with the Pacific community as aligned with the University of Otago’s Pacific Strategic Framework and the University of Otago Wellington’s (UOW) Pacific Action Plan.

Duties will include :

  • Ensure ongoing development of the academic and / or mentoring programmes for Pacific students at UOW.
  • Implement any new mentoring initiatives and programmes across the campus working closely with Pacific students and relevant staff within the University.
  • Provide reporting on mentoring programmes and activities for Pacific students.
  • Ensure Pacific culture, values and principals are integrated appropriately into, and assist with, Pacific related activities and events.
  • Maintain key relationships both internally and externally.
  • If you are interested in providing designated mentoring support programmes for Pacific students at the University then this is your opportunity to make a difference.

    Your skills and experience

  • Tertiary degree.
  • Experience and / or knowledge of Pacific Peoples and their customs.
  • A proven ability to access and maintain networks with the Pacific Peoples community.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills ability to engage with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds
  • High level of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Ability to analyse data, review and evaluate programmes, write formal reports and recommendations
  • If you believe you have the attributes and motivation to excel in this role then we welcome your application for this fixed term part-time position.

    Further details

    This is a part-time (0.4FTE), fixed term position for 12 months.

    Specific enquiries may be directed to Dianne Sika-Paotonu, Associate Dean (Pacific) via the contact details below.


    To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1902555 will close on Wednesday, 12 August 2020.

    Additional Information Note : As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

    Contact : Diane Sika-Paotonu

    Position details : Job Description

    Further Information : Department Website

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    Location : About Wellington

    Employment Status

    Fixed TermPart-timeSalary Level and RangeLevel 5 (Range of Appointments $56,981 to $61,348, Top of Range $66,647)


    Office of the Dean (University of Otago, Wellington)


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