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Future Student Adviser

Future Student Adviser (4952) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Do you want to share your experiences of study and life from a tertiary background with those who may be looking to embark on this journey?
  • Have you got an interest in travelling, providing one-on-one advice to prospective students and school and community engagement?
  • Are you passionate about working with people and helping them achieve their goals?

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

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Future Student Adviser.

The role of the Future Student Adviser is to increase the number of domestic students at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington by promoting and providing information about the University and its programmes, with the aim of increasing participation, preparation, enrolment, and the smooth transition of all prospective students to university study.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare and present engaging presentations to audiences from 5 to 500 people across various mediums.
  • Provide holistic course advice and information about the University’s programmes and services to support future students’ smooth transition to university study.
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of our domestic student recruitment events.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You are passionate about working with people and helping them achieve their goals. You will be available to travel around Aotearoa to present to and engage with future students, their whānau and regional education communities.  

A bachelor’s degree and a full driver’s licence are essential. All our team needs to be available for travel outside Wellington and for working evenings and weekends. We would be happy to hear from our graduates and would provide training and support.

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

We are a social and high performing team, with offices in Wellington and Auckland. If you get energized by presenting to groups, enjoy meeting new people in person and online, and like the idea of being the face of recruitment for Victoria University of Wellington, this could be for you. 

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 9 December 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Carl Nelson, Team Leader (027 864 7088, 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 stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.