Kaiārahi Māori

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Jun 2023

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He pūkenga, he hiahia nōu ki te mahi a te Kaiārahi Māori? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Kā Waimaero | UC Māori

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (ie. permanent) role

What You Will Do

As Kaiārahi Māori Faculty of Science you will play an integral role leading and supporting the Faculty of Science to drive strategic outputs for Māori and to embed Māori knowledge and learning content in contexts across UC. This position is also responsible for leading engagement initiatives that enhance kaimahi proficiency in bicultural competence and confidence. The role will foster and enhance the Faculty's relationship with Ngāi Tahu and Māori communities. You will support the embedding of Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora | UC Strategy into the Faculty plans and aims for development and to promote Māori achievement throughout the Faculties, Service Units, UC and wider community.

Who You Are
To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to engage successfully with a wide range of UC staff, diverse ākonga Māori, whānau, and other Māori community members including kura, iwi, rūnanga and organisations.  You will also have a minimum of 6 years' experience in a related role and evidence of:

  • Demonstrated experience in professional leadership, administration, and management of professionally qualified staff.
  • Substantial experience working with students or customers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching capability.
  • Proven experience working collaboratively and evidence of contribution to team success.
  • Active commitment to upholding the values, tikanga, kawa and traditions as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and valuing te reo Māori.
  • Proven experience and commitment to enhancing cultural awareness and competence.
  • Master's Degree (NZQA Level 9)

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.

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

Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

The University of Canterbury is committed to accessible higher education, service to 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 information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO ) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. The University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


The closing date for this position is: 16 June 2023 (midnight, NZ time)


How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website  and should include a cover letter and resumePlease 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 WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz


Job Details
Reference # 15633
Posted on 26 May 2023
Closes on 16 Jun 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Communications, Education & Training, Finance, Human Resources, Project Management, Te Ao Māori
Job level(s) Experienced, Management
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) Kaiārahi Māori PD Final.pdf
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