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Temporary Administrator/Coordnators

University of Auckland | Posted 19-06-2021

Auckland City (Administrative)

Company Description

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 8400 academic and professional staff to support over 42,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

Temp Services is an in-house solution for temporary staffing across the University of Auckland.

Job Description

We currently have fixed-term opportunities available which range from 6 weeks to up to 3 months to cover staff vacancies.

You will be required to support our Service Divisions and/or Faculties with administration support in the following:

  • Assisting a team through a range of administrative functions
  • Updating internal databases student/academic eg SSO, Canvas
  • Processing admissions and enrolments
  • Preparing and formatting documents/reports
  • Responding to queries from Staff and Students
  • Organising meetings, functions and events
  • Co-ordinating agendas and taking minutes
  • Diary management & travel bookings
  • General finance administration
  • Written correspondence
  • Updating marketing materials and maintaining online web content

We are looking for candidates who hold recent and relevant experience within the tertiary sector or have previously worked in large organisations.

You are required to have a minimum of intermediate skill level within the MS Office Suite and must be available to start immediately, we may be able to work with a 1 week notice period.

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave, prorated.

We also offer a superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of 25th of June 2021 and include an up to date CV and cover letter outlining what strengths you will bring to this role. Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they come through.

If you have any questions about this role, please get in touch with Tina Singh for a confidential discussion on

In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an offshore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.