Whakapike Ake Recruitment Officer (Auckland)

Whakapike Ake Recruitment Officer

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

The University of Auckland is a truly great place to work. Offering five weeks' annual leave, over 300 courses and workshops designed to support your professional development, and standout facilities for staff members who are also parents, it's easy to see why we've just been voted one of New Zealand's most attractive employers.*

About us

Whakapiki Ake (WAP) is a Māori recruitment project that operates within a kaupapa Māori framework across the recruitment pipeline (Year 9 to first-year tertiary study). WAP actively engages with rangatahi and whānau in schools and community environments.

WAP supports rangatahi towards a career in health and their academic pathways from secondary school into the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences programmes at the University of Auckland.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an energetic, highly self-motivated and committed individual to assist with the coordination, planning and implementation of Whakapiki Ake recruitment activities.

·        You'll be qualified with a NZ tertiary Bachelor's degree, and with a minimum of one year's experience working with rangatahi Māori and whānau

·        You'll need to be highly organised, with excellent time management and event organisation skills

·        You must be confident in your level of Te Reo Māori me ona tikanga (Māori language and culture) to deliver WAP activities to the diverse communities WAP operates in (e.g Māori hapū/iwi and University academic and professional staff)

·        You'll similarly be confident in your ability to present to rangatahi, whānau and other relevant audiences

You will be joining a fast-paced environment, where you will need be confident learning on the job!

This position provides a stimulating tertiary environment that demands critical thinking, a practical and systematic approach and attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to contribute and support Māori participation and success in tertiary health education.

Please note that this role requires flexibility to work outside normal working hours and weekends when required, and to travel out of the Auckland region on occasion. You will also need a full and clean driver's licence.

Professional Staff Level 4.

*Randstad Awards 2017.

Applications close Sunday, 27 May 2018.

For further information and to apply online please visit www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.