Administrator, Media and Communications

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Dec 2022

Te Kura Mātāpuna Tangata | School of Language, Social & Political Sciences

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-Term position ( 8 Months)
  • Role to commence February

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Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
As a School Administrator you will provide high-quality, proficient administrative support to departments and programs within the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences. The role supports the team by providing proactive, professional administration assistance to assist with the operation and management of the school.

Mōu | Who You Are
To thrive in this role you will have previous experience in an administrative function. You will be a collaborative worker with great initiative. You will be extremely customer focused with excellent interpersonal skills to match. Planning and coping with competing demands will come naturally to you, as will maintaining an exceptional level of accuracy. You will be a skilled user in all Microsoft Office applications and modern office technology.

If this role sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Media and Communication examines the influence and impact of the media and new information technologies. It shows how communication and media work within a broader social context, drawing on both the arts and social sciences. The degree develops a wide range of critical thinking, writing and research skills. From the uprisings in Ukraine and the Middle East, to your relationship with friends on Snapchat, media are changing the world. Develop an understanding these profound societal shifts through Media and Communication studies.

To learn more about our team, visit us here

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

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. 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: December 4th 2022 (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

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 # 12479
Posted on 21 Nov 2022
Closes on 04 Dec 2022 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Education & Training
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document) LSPS Administrator PD 2022.pdf
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