Company AUT University
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Listed Wed 7 Feb, 11:53 am
Type Part time, Contract/Temp
Reference 57034
Work type: Part time - Fixed term 12 months at 0.5 FTE

The AUT Faculty of Business, Economics and Law provides world-class education in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, preparing students well for business, economics and law practice or research careers. In all programmes, there is a focus on an authentic practice based learning environment creating world-ready graduates. Extensive engagement with business, the professions and the community, through curriculum development, and research collaboration and impact, is a cornerstone of the Faculty's educational philosophy.

The Faculty is comprised of the AUT Business School, School of Economics, and the AUT Law School. The business school is internationally ranked and recognised, and one of the largest university providers of business education in New Zealand. The law school, operating since 2009, offers a distinctive, professionally-focused legal education designed to maximise the employment opportunities available to our students once they graduate.

The Faculty has approximately 6,000 students and 200 staff, of which 70 are professional staff. Though the Faculty is based on the city campus, it also offers some of its programmes on the AUT South campus.

The role

Due to a recent vacancy, a part-time opportunity is now available for an experienced Administrator to join the NZ Work Research Institute within the Faculty.

The main purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to the New Zealand Work Research Institute.

The position contributes to the operation of the Institute by providing administrative support using established guidelines and procedures. The role is required to coordinate a variety of research functions as well as provide administrative support to the Institute office and Institute Director.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide executive administrative support to the Institute Director
  • Undertake a wide range of general administrative tasks to assist staff and visitors at all levels with a variety of problems and queries
  • Complete the range of tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Active contribution to the implementation and maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • 3-5 years administration, ideally in a tertiary education environment or large organisation
Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A high level of skill in the use of computer applications including word processors, spreadsheets, databases and email
  • An understanding of administration needs in tertiary education
  • A methodical approach to prioritising and meeting deadlines
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A tertiary qualification.
If you enjoy taking ownership of certain tasks and seeing these through to completion with initiative and flexibility, then this position is for you.

Refer to the Position Description for key accountabilities and person specifications.

A wide range of benefits are available to University staff. These include: generous leave options, and comprehensive professional development programmes.

You must hold eligibility to work in New Zealand (citizenship/permanent residency or a valid work permit) to be considered for this role.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.