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People and Development / Training Administrator

Ara Institute of Canterbury
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Canterbury - Christchurch
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Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description


People and Development / Training Administrator

Christchurch, City Campus

Fixed term, part time parental leave cover until 3 May 2019.

(0.53 FTE) 20 hrs per week (4 hrs/day M-F)


  •  Responsible for administrative support for capability area within Ara
  •      Provide governance support to capability systems
  •  Administrative back up and support across all People & Development functions

Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success.

The Role

Our team is currently looking for an experienced administrator/coordinator to join our team to cover a period of parental leave. This is a part time role of 20 hours per week to be worked as 4 hours per day across five days per week (Monday to Friday). As part of People and Development your key focus will be to provide administrative support for the in-house training and professional development activities and wider People and Development functions.

It is anticipated that 0.5 of your time will be spent on training administration where you will:

  • Schedule, book and promote training sessions
  • Manage incoming calls, registrations and enquiries
  • Administer reporting and evaluation processes
  • Organise venues, catering, AV and other requirements

With 0.5 of your time providing support and back-up across the broader range of People and Development administrative functions as required. This may include:

  • Supporting People and Development projects
  • Recruitment and selection administration
  • Writing documentation – appointment letters, change in employment conditions etc.
  • Payroll processing support
  • Reception cover and general administration to support the needs of the team.


To undertake this role you will be a skilled administrator with excellent time management skills and may have experience in a similar role or have an interest in HR or training and development. You will bring to the role your excellent customer service and problem solving skills along with a high level of computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite.

In return we offer excellent employment conditions, a chance to join a dedicated and knowledgeable team in a supportive work environment where professional and skill development is encouraged.


We offer and encourage professional and skill development. Enjoy excellent employment conditions, a great central city location and access to modern on-site facilities including Gym/Recreation Centre with free staff yoga and group fitness sessions, Library, Visions on Campus Restaurant, two Childcare Centres and a Health Centre.

To Apply

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Applications Close: Monday 9 April 2018


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