Te Pou Manawa

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

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At Unitec, we are passionate about the power of education to positively change the lives of our students, their family and wider communities. You'll be joining a sector that is positively transforming education in New Zealand, enabling the best outcomes for our learners, their family and wider communities.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Manager to fulfil the role of Te Pou Manawa, providing effective planning and management for events held at Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae whilst also leading the teams responsible for Māori student academic success.

The Position

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the high-quality delivery of events, including but not limited to Orientation pōwhiri, conferences, noho marae and celebrations held at Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae, and the design and development of the academic support services programme for tauira Māori. You will lead a team of up to 7 people from the marae operations and Māori support service teams.

About You

To be successful in this position you'll possess a deep understanding of mātauranga Māori, Te Reo Māori and tikanga Māori and will be able to share this with a diverse group of kaimahi.  You will also hold a post-graduate qualification or be working towards a post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following;

  • People leadership experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the tertiary education sector
  • Ability to engage culturally responsive and appropriate pedagogies
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and proven ability to deal with a wide range of people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong administrative, planning and reporting capabilities

You'll be working in our beautiful green campus in Mt Albert. We offer a range of benefits including a discounted gym, discounted health insurance and Group Life and Income cover. 

Apply today! The closing date is 3 May 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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