School Administrator

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Tue Aug 2 22:14:32 2022
  • 4648

  • Do you have experience with administration work?
  • Have you got the ability to adjust to different audiences?
  • Are you able to keep calm under pressure and work to deadlines?

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 English, Film, Theatre, Media and Communication, and Art History. The role involves administration support for staff and students across the School and as this position works cooperatively as part of the administration team, it requires a level of flexibility, and a can do attitude.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be a motivated, people focused individual who has an approachable attitude and excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of people. You will have attention to detail and have some experience in dealing with events. You will be an individual who can take the initiative, be able to problem solve and to remain calm under pressure.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in administrative roles.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure on order to manage competing and changing priorities.
  • Outstanding people and communication skills including the ability to adjust to different audiences.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Capability to work as part of a team as well as having individual responsibilities.

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

Our dynamic team enjoys working in a collaborative style and prides itself on the quality of its work. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to further develop their administrative skills and enjoys a busy environment.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 31 August 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Cathy McCullagh (04 436 6393, 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.

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.