School Administrator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Feb 2023

Te Kura Pāngarau | School of Mathematics & Statistics

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • 1 X full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE).
  • 1 X full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE) or 2 x part-time roles, hours to be determined.

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Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong, forward-focused School, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. We aspire to be a productive, dynamic, and inspiring community committed to maintaining a welcoming and supportive environment in which students and staff alike can flourish.

For more about the School and the team, please visit our website .

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

You will provide high-quality, proficient administrative support for the staff of the School of Mathematics and Statistics using a collaborative team approach and engaging in efficient processes and flexible working practices.

Our administrators work together to support each other and ensure that all staff, students, and visitors to the School receive a warm welcome and all enquiries are effectively dealt with in a courteous manner.

Mōu | Who You Are
You have significant administrative experience, ideally in an education-related environment. You have experience organising events and experience using a variety of databases and social media/marketing tools.

You have the flexibility to thrive in a busy environment, have a positive can-do attitude, and a strong attention to detail. You work effectively and enjoy problem solving, whether you're working independently or collaborating with the team.

As you will be working with a diverse range of people, it's important that you are a clear and effective communicator and enjoy building positive working relationships. You know how to be professional, but also have a warm personality and sense of humour.

You have an active commitment to upholding the values, tikanga (protocols and processes), kawa (rules) of cultural practice and traditions as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and valuing te reo Māori.

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

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 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: Saturday, 4th February 2022 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications may be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place prior to 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

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 # 13406
Posted on 16 Jan 2023
Closes on 04 Feb 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
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