Admissions Officer University of Canterbury, Student Services and Communications New Zealand

Position Overview

Admissions Officer

Student Services and Communications

• Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
• Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What You Will Do

The Admissions Team, within Student Services and Communications (SSAC), is responsible for administering domestic and international admission applications on behalf of the University. Under the supervision of a Team Leader, the team of Admissions Officers carries out the day-to-day operation of the office which includes assessment of applications, general administration, and advice and guidance to students, staff and external organisations. The role of an Admissions Officer is interesting and varied, and we are looking for someone enthusiastic and motivated to join our busy team in the Matariki Building, Ilam Campus.

Who You Are

You will be a positive and confident individual who works well as part of a team. To be successful in this role, you will pride yourself on your:
commitment to the highest standards of customer service.
systematic and well organised approach to your work.
excellent interpersonal, networking and problem solving skills.
sound research and analytical skills that support your logical decision-making.
high level of IT competence and attention to detail.
genuine understanding and appreciation of other cultures.
excellent verbal and written communication skills.
initiative and ability to work both independently and within a team.

Who You Will Work With

The team is highly collaborative and always ready for new challenges whilst championing the UC student experience at all touchpoints. At UC we place our students first with a shared vision of revitalising and intensifying the student experience and we strive to offer every student a 'world class environment' that promotes individual growth and development.

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:

View the full PositionDescription.pdf

The closing date for this position is: Wednesday, 12th June 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.

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service:

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

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