• Pipitea
  • Permanent
  • Tue Nov 16 04:59:47 2021
  • 2222

  • Are you good at taking initiatives and working both independently and collaboratively?
  • Do you have experience working in customer service and office administration?
  • Are you proficient in using systems and applications with a high standard of accuracy?

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

The School of Economics and Finance, within the Wellington School of Business and Government, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Administrator with an innovative approach and a ‘can do “attitude. The ideal candidate will be part of a friendly and supportive team delivering high-quality, accurate and timely administration services to the School’s academic staff and students.

This course administration focused position is located at Wellington School of Business and Government’s Pipitea Campus, close to Wellington Railway Station. The position makes a significant contribution to the operations of the School, providing dedicated administrative support to our academic staff and their teaching portfolios. Additionally, the successful candidate will support the school with a range of general administrative duties, as well as provide frontline services.

The successful applicant will have the ability to use initiative while working both independently on tasks, and collaboratively within the team to reach shared deadlines. Demonstrated high levels of both written and oral communication, along with the accuracy are an essential part of the skillset we are looking for. Experience within the tertiary sector would be an advantage.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

This role calls for a motivated, customer-focused individual who can take the initiative and provide excellent administration support alongside process compliance. You will thrive in this role with your strong customer service focus, attention to detail, and self-management skills.

You will be a highly organised self-starter and natural relationship builder, who relishes working autonomously as well as contributing positively to a high performing team. You will need effective time management skills to balance meeting deadlines and maintain a high standard of service to both students and staff.

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

Our team is fast-paced, likes sharing ideas, and works in a collaborative style. We offer you flexible working arrangements, learning & development programs for Te reo Māori.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 30 November 2021

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Usha Varatharaju at or 04 463 5384. 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.