Kaiārahi - Faculty of Arts
The University of Auckland
Auckland, NZ
2d ago

The opportunity Te Whiwhinga mahi

Tōku reo, tōku ohooho, tōku reo, tōku māpihi maurea, tōku reo, tōku whakakai marihi!

Our world-rankedFaculty of Arts is the home of the humanities, social sciences, languages, Māori Studies and Pacific studies at the University.

The Faculty seeks to fill the exciting role of Kaiārahi,

With the implementation ofTaumata Teitei Vision 2030 and Strategic Plan 2025, this is a great time to be working at the University and within the faculty.

As a University, we are working with mana whenua to create an enduring framework called Waipapa (based upon the Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei-gifted name for the University, Waipapa Taumata Rau).

Our Kaiārahi will lead the development and delivery of strategies for effective and enduring engagement with Māori and Pacific students, communities, schools and staff.

You will also take a leading role in the development and implementation of strategies for the recruitment, retention and success of Māori and Pacific students.

As a faculty leader, the Kaiārahi will take a lead role in the implementation of O tatou mātapono (the faculty values project) and provide expert guidance to the faculty with respect to tikanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and relevant sections of Taumata Teitei.

You will also play a key role within the University’s the Kaiārahi community of practice and represents the faculty with relevant Māori and Pacific stakeholders across the University and wider community.

For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.

About you He kōrero mōu

You will have

  • Prior experience in leadership relevant to the tertiary sector or related to one of our Arts disciplines
  • Experience and understanding of equity issues in New Zealand, especially with relation to Māori and Pacific staff and students
  • Strategy development experience in a large, complex organization. It would be an advantage if this had been done in a tertiary institution
  • A history of working collaboratively with Māori and Pacific stakeholders iwi, enterprises, and / or community groups
  • Experience relevant to the research sector is an advantage
  • In depth knowledge of principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, tikanga Māori and knowledge of te reo Māori - fluency in te reo Māori is an advantage.
  • A supplementary understanding of other Pacific culture and protocols is expected.
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