Administrator (2126) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Do you have excellent oral and written communication skills?
  • Are you able to work effectively under pressure in order to manage competing and changing priorities?
  • Do you have previous experience in administrative roles?

Mō 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

We are currently recruiting a School Administrator to join the School of Languages and Cultures administration team. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with experience in and aptitude for administration to contribute to the seamless operation within our school. This position works co-operatively as part of the administration team, requires a level of flexibility and has the ability to integrate individual duties with the work of others to achieve team goals in a busy and challenging work environment.

This role is permanent part-time - 30 hours per week.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be part of the team responsible for maintaining efficient administrative services to staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds, this role includes frontline duties, course administration, tutor recruitment and contracts, data entry, health and safety representation, meeting minutes, and other administrative tasks. 

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

We are a cohesive, tight knit team supporting the School of Languages and Cultures. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the ability to meet deadlines.  

Our team is innovative and work to a very high standard. We have a strong team focus and look forward to welcoming a candidate that will fit in with our team. 

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 26 October 2021                        

Contact Details for Vacancy:If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Lisa Lowe, (04) 463 6699, lisa.lowe@vuw.ac.nz however, applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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