Administrator/Kaiwhakahaere Tari (Mathematics & Statistics)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Permanent

Administrator/Kaiwhakahaere Tari (Mathematics & Statistics)-2401031



•    Salary + 6.75% superannuation + five weeks' annual leave.
•    Career Development.
•    On going professional development opportunities.

The role/Te mahi

We are seeking an outstanding and highly organised administrator to provide administrative services to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, within the Division of Sciences.

Key tasks of the role include: 
•    Providing administration support to academic and professional staff. 
•    Responding to student or visitor enquiries. 
•    Coordinating local administration processes such as recruitment, induction, and teaching administration support. 
•    Collating and distributing student exam results. 
•    Maintaining timetable information. 
•    Communication (including newsletters). 
•    Planning and logistics for travel. 
•    Meeting support.

Mathematics and Statistics is a fun and dynamic department with a strong focus on teaching and a strong research portfolio. The department has 29 academics, teaching and research staff, and is housed in the Science III building on the Dunedin campus.

The successful candidate will join a friendly supportive admin team where your relationship building skills will be key to your success.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

We are looking for candidates with:
•    Previous experience in a busy administration environment.
•    The ability to build and maintain relationships.
•    Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programmes.
•    A sense of humour and inquisitive mindset.
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills.
•    Accuracy and attention to detail.
•    The ability to work as part of a team and individually.
•    The ability to be adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced environment.

About our team/Mō te tīma

Divisional Services and Administration are a group of highly skilled professional staff responsible for delivering an outstanding student and staff experience through high quality, effective service delivery to all of the University’s internal and external customers.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full time (37.5 hours), permanent position, located in Dunedin.

The appointments range for this role is $59,285 to $63,651. Top of Range $68,744.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

We also have Kaiwhakahaere Tari positions available. These roles are part of the Administrator Client Services function but in addition they support the implementation of the Māori Strategic Framework activities, the University’s commitment to the success of Māori students and staff and contribute to a culture of whakawhanaungatanga in our workplaces. These positions are remunerated at Level 5, with the appointment range $65,281 to $69,648.

Applications from candidates with Māori and Pacific backgrounds or strong competencies in these areas are warmly encouraged.

Candidates who successfully make the final stages of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a safety check. For further information on the safety check process please click here. 

For further information, or to discuss these roles in confidence – please contact Marie-Louise Neilsen, Senior Manager Divisional Services and Administration, via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2401031 will close on Sunday, 23 June 2024.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, the University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Additional Information

Contact: Marie-Louise Neilsen    Tel: +64 21 279 8854

Position details: Administrator

Position details: Kaiwhakahaere Tari

Further Information: Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range Level 4 (Range of Appointments $59,285 to $63,651, Top of Range $68,744)
 Client Services (Sciences)
Job Function

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