The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest University and has a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international linkages. It is also one of New Zealand’s largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $2.0 billion and 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.
Ranked within the top 1% of universities in the world, the University of Otago recognises that our staff are the key to our success.
About the role
Senior Research Administrators provide support to one or more research client portfolios (normally a group of academic departments or units). This role works in partnership with the Research and Enterprise Managers and Advisers. You will provide effective and efficient pre-award and post-award administrative support for research grants and the Research and Enterprise Division, researchers and the University.
The role is a key administrative conduit for external funders and is part of a team flexibly providing administrative services across the Division and the University.
If you possess a can-do attitude, the ability to think outside the square and an exceptional customer service focus, this role could be yours.
Your skills and experience
• Recognised qualification appropriate to the role.
• Suitable experience working in a busy and/or complex administration role where high levels of customer service delivery are expected.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of programmes; well-developed keyboard and word-processing skills.
The University of Otago offers an outstanding working environment in one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, combined with a work-life balance Dunedin has to offer.
There are two permanent, part time positions available.
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand