Office of Treaty Partnership Administrator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 May 2024

Office of Treaty Partnership
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position
  • Generous annual leave provisions and professional development opportunities

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

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
In this role, you will provide professional administrative services to the Pou Whakarae (Upoko Ngāi Tūāhuriri) as well as providing pro-active, high quality, professional and efficient administration, coordination and support to the Office of Treaty Partnership and the wider offices of UC Māori and the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre (NTRC). You will actively participate and uphold the objectives of the Ngāi Tahu / University of Canterbury (UC) partnership agreement. This varied role will also see you scheduling travel arrangements, booking, and scheduling for staff, student and distinguished guests and often being the first point of contact for the offices.

Mōu | Who You Are
You are well organised with an eye for detail, have strong prioritization and time management skills and can work calmly given tight time frames and changing scenarios. You have strong interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Experience in administration, planning and event management is preferred, as well as experience working in or with an iwi/hapu organisation.

You have an interest in Te Ao Māori, supporting tribal development, and have an appreciation of bi-cultural issues and the Treaty of Waitangi.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
The role of Office of Treaty Partnership, Kā Waimaero | UC Māori and the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre is to work with the wider University to deliver outcomes for Māori students, support staff capability building and undertake impactful research to the benefit of Māori and wider Aotearoa.

For more information about our team, please visit us here @ UC Māori

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.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us:

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit


The closing date for this position is: 15th May 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 # 20133
Posted on 30 Apr 2024
Closes on 15 May 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Human Resources, Te Ao Māori
Job level(s) Entry/Graduate, Management
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) Office of Treaty Partnership Administrator PD 2024.pdf
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