Student Adviser

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Student Adviser
  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Mon Sep 6 00:23:07 2021
  • 1963

  • Are you agile, adaptive and comfortable with iterative and constant change?
  • Do you possess a tertiary qualification with computer proficiency?
  • Are you a customer-focused person with experience engaging people from diverse backgrounds?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Student Adviser to join the Student and Academic Services Office, Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences and Education on a permanent full-time position. The role will provide forward-thinking student advice and high quality and responsive services, resulting in student success.

This is a very busy role that can be challenging during the peak enrolment periods. It is also rewarding when you assist students to design a programme of study that will see them achieve success with their studies. You will be part of a wider team of advisers that are able to provide support and cover for each other.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

We would like to hear from you if you are

  • experienced engaging with a diverse range of people;
  • a motivated, customer-focused individual who can take the initiative;
  • an effective communicator with exemplary interpersonal skills;
  • agile, adaptive and comfortable with iterative and constant change;
  • a dependable and adaptable hard worker who can remain calm under pressure.

Key Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification (i.e. undergraduate degree).
  • A high level of computer literary in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook and databases.
  • Substantive demonstrated experience in front line customer service.
  • Proven organisational abilities.
  • Proven ability to work to a very high standard of accuracy.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, with the ability to express complex matters in a concise and easily understandable manner.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 20 September 2021
Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Noeleen Williamson at noeleen.williamson@vuw.ac.nz . But applicants should follow all steps listed below.
Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form .

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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