Specialist

Updated: 3 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

At Unitec we're passionate about the power of education to positively change the lives of our learners, their family and wider communities. Our Enrolment Processing team play a critical role in our learners journey with Unitec, by ensuring they support and enable their successful admission.

The position

As a Specialist you will support prospective students by proactively engaging with applicants and our teaching Schools, to optimise selection and enrolment activities and processes to enable Unitec to achieve, enrolments, and retention targets. This role requires a flexible working week to meet student needs and times available.

This position requires active student engagement and a core requirement is to contact applicants telephonically, followed up by other media to ensure high conversion of enrolment and improved student processes and one-on-one student contact as needed.  You will be responsible for closely assessing students documentation to ensure they meet the entry criteria for the programme they have applied for or, work with them to find an alternative programme of study or study plan leading towards their eventual career goals.

Please refer to the position description for further information about the position.

Your experience

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with a wide range of people, including applicants, their whanau, academic staff, senior management, support services and external clients.

You'll come from a customer service background ideally within a tertiary environment and be confident liaising with applicants over the phone.  You will be used to working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent attention to detail and be used to working with multiple stakeholders.  As you'll be the main point of contact during our student's application process, communication is key.

In exchange for your hard work

You'll be working within a close-knit team and will also work closely with other teams across Unitec, giving you plenty of opportunities to get to know the wider group.  We have a range of staff benefits including life and income insurance plan, discounted gym and an on-site child care facility and the chance to give back to tomorrow's generation.

Apply now. The closing date is 21 June at midday.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. We will aim to contact all applicants within one week of the job closing date.

Unitec Institute of Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all employees


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