Kaiāwhina Matahuhua | Academic Inclusion Assistant

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Kaiāwhina Matahuhua | Academic Inclusion Assistant
  • Kelburn
  • Contract
  • Fri Jun 21 04:02:32 2024
  • 1558

  • Are you a fast typist, calm and confident?
  • Do you want to make a difference for disabled students?
  • Have you got an undergraduate tertiary qualification or studying towards one?

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.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a pool of casual, part-time Kaiāwhina Matahuhua-Academic Inclusion Assistants to join the Te Amaru-Disability Services team. The role of Kaiāwhina Matahuhua-Academic Inclusion Assistant is to assist disabled students to participate fully in the academic environment and to produce work that is reflective of their academic ability. The Kaiāwhina Matahuhua-Academic Inclusion Assistant duties may include: note-taking, captioning, electronic transcription, assessment assistance, academic assistance.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

This role is ideal for undergraduate or post graduate students who have 5-10 hours per week during trimester, including assessment periods. The pay rate is $26 per hour, starting as soon as possible.

Selection criteria-essential

  • Either an undergraduate tertiary qualification or studying towards one with a B grade average or better.
  • Typing speed- at least 70 words per minute (to be assessed through completion of an audio typing test).
  • Clear and comprehensive note-taking skills.
  • Excellent listening skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong English language speaker with clear pronunciation and reading skills.
  • Have a laptop and access to a good Wi-Fi connection.
  • Experience with Outlook and Microsoft Applications.
  • Ability to problem-solve minor technology issues.
  • Ability to remain calm and provide an effective service under sometimes challenging conditions.
  • Be prepared to work at Pipitea and Kelburn campuses, as required.

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

Our multi-disciplinary team is high performing, innovative and rich in disability expertise. We offer you a competitive rate and the opportunity to make a meaningful difference for students with disabilities. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to utilise their University experience and develop transferable skills.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 10 July 2024. We can only consider applicants who are citizens or residents of New Zealand or Australia or on a current working visa. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date.

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Ruby Gray ([email protected] ). But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form , please include the position title and reference number (Academic Inclusion Assistant, 1558). Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format). Click Apply and 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 are unable to combine your documents or have further supporting documents, please email these to [email protected] stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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