Night Manager

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Tue Nov 16 04:20:44 2021
  • 005

  • Do you enjoy working with young people from a range of cultures and backgrounds?
  • Have you got experience in critical incident mitigation and management after hours?
  • Are you an approachable and trusted person who is able to manage a range of wellbeing and behavioural situations?

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 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

As a result of a recent review of our accommodation structure six new Night Manager roles have been created to enable seven day a week overnight cover in all our halls of residence. As part of a team of Night Managers on a four-day-on-four-day-off roster, you will focus on engagement and connection in a way that enhances wellbeing, safety, security and academic success for our residents.

You will assist and guide our Residential Advisors, ensuring they work to scope and are confident in their role, and a unique skill will be your ability to engage with a diverse range of residents, many away from home for the first time.

The role has a focus on the health, welfare and safety of residents, security of the buildings and provision of support, assistance and guidance to rostered Residential Advisors.

You may have experience in the health or accommodation sectors.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will bring clarity of thought and maturity to decision-making, particularly in heat-of-the moment situations, positively influencing, persuading, and supporting residents to live and study in the Halls in a way that fosters a unique Victoria University of Wellington community feel.

In particular you will:

  • Enjoy working with young people from a range of cultures and backgrounds who are transitioning to independence in a communal living environment.
  • Be an approachable and trusted person who is able to manage a range of wellbeing and behavioural situations with skill and care.
  • Have proficient computer skills including using database and reporting systems.

Full COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the role.

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

Student and Campus Living helps to create an outstanding, differentiated and efficient student living experience across all the areas within the directorate as the University grows and expands. This includes an environment that is safe, fostering a sense of community, inclusion and belonging.

Role Description

Applications close: 24 November 2021

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Catherine Galuszka catherine.galuszka@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.