Admin and Reception Assistant - Grafton - Fixed Term
The University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
9d ago

Campus Life - Accommodation Services

Admin and Reception Assistant - Grafton

Fixed Term (23 January 2019 - December 2019)

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University. It employs over 5,400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

Accommodation Services provides a safe and supportive residential study environment for nearly 3,000 students.

We are recruiting for a full time, fixed-term Area Assistant to provide reception and administrative support to our Accommodation management teams as we bring a new property online.

The Area Assistant role supports the administrative duties throughout their residential area and provides administrative support to the Area Manager when needed.

The successful applicant will also work closely with the wider accommodation team, in particular, the administrators. This role acts as the friendly, professional face’ of University accommodation for residents, visitors, and contractors.

Interacting with and supporting students is an essential component of the role, as well as general reception duties.

Other responsibilities include :

  • Database and spreadsheet management
  • Collection of residential fees as required
  • General administration / customer service related to the running of Accommodation
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills are required and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, is essential.

    This role is an ideal entry level position for a customer service focused candidate with an aptitude for problem-solving, who is seeking to develop their administration skills.

    This is a great opportunity to be part of an innovative, high achieving, vibrant and rewarding work environment which offers the satisfaction of supporting students while honing your professional skills.

    How to apply

    Inquiries may be made to contact Susan Taylor, Area Manager- Grafton and Symonds, susan.taylor

    Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

    Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 18th November to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document (preferably PDF).

    The 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, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to

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