Future Student Adviser (4388) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Are you passionate about helping others achieve their goals?
  • Can you develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with key people and organisations?
  • Do you have a full driver’s licence and the ability to travel outside Wellington for working evenings and weekends?

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 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.
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with key people and organisations.

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 and their whānau. 

A degree and a full driver’s licence are essential. All our team needs to be available for travel outside Wellington for working evenings and weekends.

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

This role, (or some of the work of this role that may be performed in this role) is covered by a Government Public Health Response Order, meaning that such work must be done by a person vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information see: https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/covid-19/vaccine-mandate

Close Date for Vacancy: 11 July 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Carl Nelson (027 8647088 carl.nelson@vuw.ac.nz).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: 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.