Executive Assistant (4804) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Do you have a great attention to detail? 
  • Have you had previous experience as an EA to a senior manager? 
  • Are you able to juggle competing priorities with a high standard of professionalism? 


Te Herenga Waka - About Our University 

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university. 

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga. 


Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role 

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a well organised, experienced Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer for a six-month fixed term contract.  

You will have proven experience in an EA role working with a senior manager within a large and complex organisation. 


Ō pūmanawa - About you 

You will have:  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships. 
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative as appropriate. 
  • A high standard of professionalism. 
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to juggle competing and changing priorities. 


Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team 

Our team is fast-paced, likes sharing ideas, and working in a collaborative style.  

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy:14 August 2022 

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Vicki Faint, 0275635301 (Vicki.faint@vuw.ac.nz).But applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application Steps and information 

Download and complete the University Application Form. 

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format).   

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.   

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.