School Adminstrator (2381) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • School Administrator (Permanent, Full time) 
  • Do you have experience in developing, implementing and maintaining administration procedures?
  • Will you enjoy working with a diverse range of stakeholders?

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 School Administrator to join the School of Education.

This is an opportunity for someone with experience in and an aptitude for administration to contribute to the smooth running of the School. 

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be part of the team responsible for the efficient running of administrative services to staff and students in all their diversity, including providing reception services, course administration, tutor recruitment and contracts, data entry, meeting health and safety requirements, taking minutes, and other administration tasks. 

You will also be supporting other administrators, the School Manager, Head of Schools, Programme Directors, School Academic Staff and students. 

We are a small tight knit small team (4) supporting the School of Education. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the ability to meet the necessary deadlines to support the School. We need you to be customer focused supporting our internal and external customers. 

We are a high performing team with great team spirit that works well together to achieve its objectives. We are looking forward to welcoming the right person to join us. 


Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy:   22 October 2021                                    

Contact Details for Vacancy:If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with 

Tim Fletcher, (04) 887-3034,  If you have any further questions, please contact  But 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:

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 stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Please note that  

-this is a permanent position and only applicants who are legally entitled to work in NZ on a permanent basis, will be considered; 

-our system only allows for one supporting document to be uploaded with an application so please consider combining files in pdf format prior to uploading. 

Why you should join our team 

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities. 

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