Student Interest and Conflict Resolution Adviser

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Wed Feb 12 23:38:33 2020
  • 2000060

  • Permanent, full-time opportunity, based on Kelburn parade
  • Do you possess excellent communication, negotiation, relationship management, and facilitation skills?
  • Are you experienced in behavioural risk assessment, complex case management, conflict resolution?

Victoria University of Wellington aims to provide a rich academic and social environment which enhances the overall student experience.

We are interested in you if you can assist us in maintaining a consistent, transparent and accountable approach to the management of student issues, behavioural risk, conflict, and misconduct.

The Student Interest and Conflict Resolution Advisor must work in the best interests of the University including its community of students and staff. The Student Interest and Conflict Resolution Advisor must also assist the University to meet its mission, and strive to behave in a manner that reinforces the University's values.

You will have excellent communication, negotiation, relationship management, and facilitation skills as well as possessing advanced decision-making, time management, and prioritisation skills. You will have a consistent and professional approach to your work with a focus on resolution and positive outcomes.

You will be skilled in providing advice and guidance and your work will involve behavioural risk assessment, complex case management, conflict resolution, and provision of advice to staff and students. You will also respond to and support students who make disclosures or reports of sexually harmful behaviour, and support and educate students who have engaged in harmful behaviours. You will also have an understanding of legal processes as well as a knowledge of the tertiary education sector and environment.

Role description

For further information please contact Emma Mossman on 463 5023 or email emma.mossman@vuw.ac.nz but applications must follow the steps below.

Applications close: 25th February 2020

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.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi. We care about your privacy and personal information. You can review the University's privacy notice or alternatively find out more about working at the University using the links at the top of the current vacancies page.

Important - Application Steps.

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.

Email completed application form and cover letter to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz along with any further supporting documents stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.