Kaiwhakahau | Active Recreation Promoter (Māori)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Mar 2023

UC Sport & Recreation

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Continuing Full-time role at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE).
  • Enjoy five weeks annual leave + five days Uni holidays.
  • Salary between $62,092 and $75,163.

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

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

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

You will work with a dynamic team who are passionate about making a difference for student and staff wellbeing.  The team delivers positive and holistic health, fitness, sport and wellbeing programmes to our diverse student community, where UC believes that sport and recreational experiences for students forms an integral component of the UC experience.

Check out our team at UC Rec & Sport and see the full range of health and fitness services we offer.

You will collaborate and build relationships with mana whenua, local hapū, iwi and other Māori community groups. You will collaborate and build strong working relationships with Te Waka Pākākano, Te Akatoki, UCSA & the Wellbeing Team.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

In the role of Kaiwhakahau | Active Recreation Promoter (Māori), you will support the wellbeing of UC Māori and other diverse student communities through the co-design and delivery of targeted messaging, events, activations, projects, and programmes.  You will support the team to lift our collective knowledge and application of bicultural practice across our service.  

Mōu | Who You Are
You have experience in the Active Recreation/Health promotion sector or a similar field. You have experience in networking effectively and consulting with a variety of people, services, and organisations.

You understand Māori models of health, including Te Whare Tapa Whā and Te Pae Māhutonga.  You can share your passion and competence in Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori with our team, to help transition our service to deliver better care, experiences and outcomes for all. 

You have marketing/content creation skills and knowledge to reach our target age group on relevant social media channels.

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

In 2023 UC are celebrating 150 years of accessible education.  The past, the present and the future are intertwined. For more information on our 150th Anniversary visit us here.

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

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: Thursday 23rd March, 2022 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed after the closing 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 WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz

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.

If you have any questions about the role, please call Kat Henderson on 03 369 5082.

Job Details
Reference # 14496
Posted on 03 Mar 2023
Closes on 23 Mar 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Communications, Education & Training, Health, Marketing, Sports, Student Services
Job level(s) Entry/Graduate
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) Active Recreation (Maori) Promoter March 2023.pdf
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