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Project/Office Manager - Kaihautu Tari


AVC Maori Portfolio

Would you like to play an integral role in the delivery of UC's innovative vision for Maori Development, Rautaki Whakawhanake Kaupapa Maori/

·        Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

·        Continuing position (i.e. permanent)

What You Will Do

The AVC Maori team has a great opportunity for a Project/Office Manager - Kaihautu Tari to manage the implementation of UC's Rautaki Maori Strategy. You will successfully:

·        lead

·        collaborate

·        innovate; and

·        embed

Maori support activities and innovations in teaching, learning and research.

Who You Are

As the successful candidate you will have:

·        proven leadership, development, business planning and budget management skills

·        proven success in leading technology change

·        project management experience, particularly process and system improvement initiatives

·        effective stakeholder relationship building skills including working with academic staff (Maori and non-Maori) in order to create cultural change

·        understanding and knowledge of bi-culturalism and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

You will need to be innovative, enthusiastic and committed to building engagement and driving change that will champion UC's Maori Development Strategy.

Who You Will Work With

The role of the AVC Maori Office is to help the University in general and in particular in supporting a learning environment which recognises and promotes New Zealand's unique bicultural society.

UC's Strategy for Maori Development is a key initiative and priority with a vision to become a vibrant contributor to indigenous knowledge economies regionally, nationally and internationally. We are committed to developing graduates and staff that can live and work in a bicultural Aotearoa and a multi-cultural world as well as delivering leading edge Maori student recruitment, retention and achievement strategies.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 12th May 2019 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately, 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, Recruitment Coordinator.

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.