Kaiurungi

Updated: 8 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Jun 2024

Kā Waimaero | UC Māori

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-Term position (Until December 2024)

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!
He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Kaiurungi? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
There is an exciting opportunity with the increase of Māori students in 2024 for a Kaiurungi to lead and support ākonga Māori including delivery of successful pre-assessment and transition of ākonga into first year tertiary study with a particular focus on year one undergraduate completion and retention. You will play an integral role in the delivery of UC's leading edge Māori student recruitment, retention and achievement strategy by designing and delivering evidence-based Māori student development initiatives, services and advice that orient and transition students through their studies. You will lead and support ākonga Māori including delivery of successful pre-assessment and transition of ākonga into first year tertiary study with a particular focus on year one undergraduate completion and retention.

You will also be responsible for developing and leading ākonga engagement initiatives that enhance the ākonga Māori experience to optimise their personal, social and academic success.

Mōu | Who You Are
To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to engage successfully with diverse ākonga Māori, whānau, schools and other Māori community members including kura, iwi, rūnanga and organisations.  You will also have:

  • experience delivering evidence based outreach, recruitment, transition, and retention initiatives
  • demonstrable understanding of the academic, social and cultural needs of ākonga Māori
  • a commitment to enhancing bicultural competence and confidence
  • a recognition of Te Ao Ngāi Tūāhuriri - values, tikanga (processes), kawa (rules) of cultural practice and traditions and valuing Te Reo Māori

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
The role of Kā Waimaero | UC Māori is to help the University in general and in particular in supporting a learning environment which recognises and promotes New Zealand's unique bicultural society.

Te Rautaki Māori, UC's Strategy for Māori Development is one of the key initiatives of our UC Futures Programme with a vision to become a vibrant contributor to indigenous knowledge economies regionally, nationally and internationally. We are committed to developing graduates and staff that can live and work in a bicultural Aotearoa and a multi-cultural world as well as delivering leading edge Māori student recruitment, retention and achievement strategies.

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/

The closing date for this position is: 9 June 2024 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place before the close date.

 

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.


Job Details
Reference # 20750
Posted on 20 May 2024
Closes on 09 Jun 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Education & Training, Student Services, Te Ao Māori
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document) Pd Kaiurungi July 2023.pdf
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