MBA Administrator

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Jun 2023

Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School


  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

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

 Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly competent Tautāwhi | Administrator to work alongside a busy team in UC's Business School, providing professional, proactive and confidential administrative support services for the University's flagship MBA Programme (and its affiliated programmes).

Responsibilities include day-to-day administrative support, engagement with a professional experienced adult cohort, coordinating academic programmes, maintaining information management systems, coordinating events, courses and meetings. The successful candidate can expect to be in regular contact with senior leaders from industry and enjoy a high level of autonomy in a dynamic and energetic team.

Mōu | Who You Are
To be successful in this role you will have administrative experience in an education-related or business environment with a strong customer service focus, as well as:

  • experience coordinating courses, workshops and events and general office organisation
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • a positive can-do attitude, with energy, drive and initiative
  • excellent intrapersonal skills to carry out duties such as front of house reception greeting students and staff
  • proven experience and commitment to enhancing cultural awareness and competence.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

UC's Business School enjoys a well-deserved reputation domestically and internationally for excellence in teaching, high quality writing and research as well as for producing outstanding graduates. You will feel part of a cohesive team working alongside professional and dynamic colleagues.

For more information about our team, please visit us @ Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC

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

Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury stands for whanaungatanga - we value people and their differences, manaakitanga - we extend care and empower others, and tiakitanga - we will enhance and nurture our resources.

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: 5 June 2023 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note applications will be reviewed after 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

This role may require that you are, and remain, fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any additional doses or boosters that become available, during your employment with the University of Canterbury.

Due to current border restrictions, 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 # 15570
Posted on 29 May 2023
Closes on 05 Jun 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration
Job level(s) Entry/Graduate, Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) MBA Administrator PD May 2023.pdf
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