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22.5 hours per week, 3 days per week

Fixed term- December 2023

Are you passionate about the student voice being heard to help improve the student journey? If yes, then you are already halfway there with what we are looking for. Besides working with our small but amazing Student Life team you will also work alongside a diverse range of student voice defenders called the Student Council and Student Representatives. We are looking for someone to match their fantastic principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. A person with excellent written and verbal communication skills with outstanding computer literacy and administrative skills. You must have a keen eye for detail, with the ability to meet deadlines and also put in the hard mahi effectively under pressure.

E pā ana ki Te Whare Takiura o Manukau - About MIT

We are passionate, we are genuine, we are honest and we care for others in order to nurture their ability to achieve - Manaakitanga - We are Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT recognises the special obligation we have to serve the people, communities and employers of South Auckland and that achieving excellence in tertiary education is critical to both our mission and to the future economic and social prosperity of NZ.

E pā ana ki te tūranga - About the Role:

This opportunity is vital to our students' representation and advocacy. Reporting to the Student Life Manger this role's purpose is to develop Student Voice engagement initiatives and projects that optimise and enhance the student experience on campus leading to increased student retention and their success at MIT.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating leadership development opportunities for student leaders and peer-mentoring programmes.
  • Growing participation in student voice opportunities across the institute.
  • Participate in Student Experience and Success and MIT wide initiatives.
  • Running a robust well organised student election campaign with the aim of high student participation in the election process.
  • The Student Voice Coordinator will be student centric bringing emotional intelligence and a sense of humour to engage, relate and advocate making a difference to the lives and education experience of our MIT students. Our ideal candidate will be sensitive to the needs of others and have respect for differences stemming from culture, gender, age, disability and/or sexual orientation and demonstrate a commitment to the obligations inherent in the Ti Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Confidence and the ability to review and implement policy conducive to the wellbeing and success of our students will be required along with evidence of working with Māori and Pacific Island communities, various age groups and diverse backgrounds. Strong facilitation skills combined with exceptional interpersonal skills are a must.

    In return, be part of a team of passionate people whose mission is to transform lives, communities and industry.

    Ahurea - Culture

    At MIT you will work with some incredible people who are passionate about the positive impact we make to the communities we serve. We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well- connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do. If you are excited by the role and feel you would fit well into our organisation, we would love to hear from you.

    MIT is committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the diversity of our tauira (students) and the rich cultures represented within the local community we serve. We know how important it is for our tauira and kaimahi (staff) to have their culture and values reflected in our way of working and in the people we recruit. To support this, MIT seeks to grow the number of Māori and Pasifika kaimahi across our Institute, and gives recognition to applicants who demonstrate Māori and/or Pasifika cultural knowledge and skills.

    Job Reference : 28162

    Me pēwhea te tono - How to Apply: For a copy of the Job Description or to apply visit https:// careers.manukau.ac.nz

    If you would like any further information, please contact Alison Redfern Daly, People and Culture, (09) 968 8759

    Applications Close: Thursday, 24th November,2022

    Job Details

    Reference # 28162 Posted: 16 Nov 2022 Closes: 24 Nov 2022 23:55 Location(s) Ōtara Campus Expertise Student Experience and Success Job level(s) Experienced Work type(s) Fixed-term over 1 year More details (document) Student Voice Coordiantor JD.pdf

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