Kaiārahi

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Nov 2023

Te Kura Tāura| UC Graduate School

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Continuing full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

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

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

As a member of Te Kura Tāura | UC Graduate School, you will be supported by colleagues with expertise in researcher development, wellbeing and pastoral care, and academic administration. Te Kura Tāura welcomes a plurality of research students and co-supports them, alongside their supervisors and respective faculty, in ways that value their strengths and empower them on their research journey.

To find out more visit us @ Te Kura Tāura | UC Graduate School .

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

Support graduate research students, and their supervisors, in the development of their research, incorporation of Vision Mātauranga, including mātauranga Māori and kaupapa Māori research, and the consultation and facilitation of the ethical clearance process. 

Identify Māori opportunities and needs around graduate research, and develop workshops and hui to address those needs.

Assist and support academic staff to develop their supervisory capacity, to grow numbers of Māori students.

Assist Māori academic staff to develop their graduate research supervisory capability and identify and secure appropriate funding sources for their student's research.

Develop a framework in conjunction with Kā Waimaero | UC Māori and The  Office of Treaty Partnership (OTP) for engagement with Māori stakeholders and to broker research partnerships.

Mōu | Who You Are
You hold a Masters degree, have significant experience working in tertiary education, and you have a deep understanding of graduate research practices. 

You are knowledgeable and passionate about tikanga Māori, Vision Mātauranga and ideally are competent in te reo Māori. You have a sound understanding of bicultural issues and Te Tiriti of Waitangi and how these relate to graduate research.

You enjoy collaborating in a team environment and supporting a people from a variety of backgrounds.

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

Our values are manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha and these uara (values) guide our decisions and behaviour. Our values provide a roadmap for how we do things, affirming our commitment to the oranga (health, safety and wellbeing) of our students through mana-enhancing pastoral care and support. Ngā Uara (our values) challenge and inspire us to be the best we can be. They make UC a great place to work and study. For more on our Ngā Uara | Our Values visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/about/values/

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: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

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

The closing date for this position is: 29th November 2023 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications may 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 on 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 # 17667
Posted on 16 Nov 2023
Closes on 29 Nov 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Consulting & Strategy, Te Ao Māori
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
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