Bioprotection Aotearoa (BA) is a national Centre of Research Excellence, a partnership of 11 institutes in New Zealand and hosted by Lincoln University. We deliver holistic research solutions guided by Te Ao Māori values that address the unique environmental challenges Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Pacific faces, and support the mauri of our productive and natural landscapes.We educate and mentor a diverse group of emerging scientists at undergraduate and post-graduate level across Aotearoa New Zealand, empowering a new generation of bioprotection advocates and researchers to think differently.This part time (22.5 hours a week) permanent position is to provide quality executive assistant support to the Co-Directors and contribute to the administrative support requirements of the wider Bioprotection Aotearoa stakeholders to enable the delivery of our programme of research and education across all Aotearoa New Zealand. Support will encompass high level of executive and financial administration and project support and coordination. To be successful in this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification (management, sciences, including social sciences, communications or legal) and coupled with strong experience in executive professional support. It is essential you have previous experience working in a culturally diverse setting with a particular focus on discretion and ability to work with confidential information appropriately. Of course you will be highly proficient in the Microsoft suite and board paper software / programmes and in the development and maintenance of databases.Our position description is on our careers website, but applications must be made online, include a CV and Cover letter, and close Sunday 19 September 2021.If you would like more information please contact Louisa Pilkington (HR Business Partner) at [email protected] in the first instance. Lincoln University is an EEO employer and is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and the objectives and values as set out in its Māori Strategy, which is linked to Lincoln’s Strategic Plan.