Student Admissions Adviser – The University of Auckland – Auckland

About the team | Mō tō mātou rōpū
We are a large team of 50+ staff members. Our leaders are committed to ensuring you’re able to grow and develop your skillset and career. We place a great deal of emphasis on ensuring that we foster a culture that although busy, is supportive and enjoyable. Working with a wide variety of stakeholders across the University means that you’ll be able to grow your relationships and understanding. We are able to support a flexible approach to working, providing a mixture of on-site work and working from home.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Available for full time work until the end of February?
We have an exciting opportunity for five Student Admission Advisers (internally known as Admissions Adviser) to join our vibrant Admissions team within Student Services on a 6-8 month fixed term contract. You will predominantly support admissions processes for our Medical and Health Sciences programmes, including the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI), which occur over an intensive two-week period in November.
Paid overtime: You must be available to work overtime during the MMI period, including the weekend.
These pivotal roles provide support and advice to prospective students, agents and other stakeholders about the University’s courses and entry requirements. These roles will also process applications and associated documentation for university admission according to set entry criterion and within agreed timeframes.
The salary for this role is $54,700. The role is Full Time 37.5 hours per week.
For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.
Please note: Applications cannot be considered from anyone who is intending to apply for the medical, optometry, pharmacy, medical imaging, audiology, or nutrition and dietetics programmes for 2023.

About you | He kōrero mōu
Our ideal Student Admission Advisers will have:
Experience in a high-volume administrative work environment.
Previous work history that includes experience in a tertiary environment, government organisations or immigration would be favoured.
High attention to detail.
Excellent customer service and stakeholder service skills ensuring that these are the driving force behind your decisions and activities.
Interpersonal effectiveness demonstrated by clear and constructive communication skills and behaviours that influence others and inspire co-operation and achievement.
You will be flexible and able to adapt to a fast paced and changing environment.
A confident decision maker with a keen eye for detail.
A positive team player.
Training and support will be provided to the right candidates.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday August 7th 2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.
Please reach out to Suhayl Mohammed Via suhayl.mohammed@auckland.ac.nz for more information. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.

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