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Academic Administrator

Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology)
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Waikato - Hamilton
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

We are currently seeking an amazing, enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated person to join our fun and busy Applied Science and Primary Industries team.

The Centre for Applied Science and Primary Industries has a range of programmes which includes animal technology, applied science, dairy processing, horticulture, arboriculture, landscape design, agriculture and agribusiness management. Our programmes provide learning at the City, Hamilton Gardens and Rotokauri campuses, and also in the wider Waikato region.

Reporting to the Office Manager at CASPI (Centre for Applied Science and Primary Industries), you will be responsible for providing a high standard of administrative support for our programmes as wells as provide a professional assistance to students and visitors and contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Centre.

We are seeking staff for a full-time permanent, a part-time permanent, and a fixed-term position.

Are you an ideal candidate?

It is essential that you are:

  • A supportive person who is capable of dealing with anything that may come their way and willing to learn and help out when required
  • A self-manager with well-developed time management and administration skills
  • Able to work across teams and have a methodical approach to organising and coordinating academic administrative support
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Someone who can pick up tasks quickly, adapt to change when necessary, manage competing tasks and work well under pressure with interruptions
  • An enthusiastic, self-motivated person, who enjoys working in a fun team environment

Proven experience in a busy office environment and a high level of initiative, flexibility and drive are desirable. It would be beneficial if you have some knowledge of the tertiary academic environment.

One of New Zealand's leading tertiary institutes, Wintec's focus is on innovation and future-proofing. Our Centre for Science and Primary Industries team works tirelessly to stay abreast of the fast-changing world of technology and industry practice. For an energetic self-starter looking for a fast-paced working environment, Wintec is the place to be.

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