Administrative Assistant

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    University of Canterbury Private Bag, 4800
    Christchurch, CAN, New Zealand Phone: +64 3 369 3999
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Employment Type:

Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Te Kaupeka Ture | Faculty of Law 

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position

What You Will Do
An opportunity has arisen for pro-active Administrative Assistant to work alongside an exceptional team in the Faculty of Law. The Faculty provides a positive challenge for an Administrative Assistant wanting to work in a collaborative, vibrant and progressive environment. You will provide proficient administrative support for the Faculty, engaging in efficient processes and effective practices which will be observed through the productive completion of daily tasks. Coordinating and promoting the Faculty of Law you will ensure all staff, students, visitors, and enquiries are dealt with by providing a courteous point of contact.

Who You Are
To be successful in this role, you will have 2-4 years' experience in an administrative support role with a strong customer focus, as well as the following:

  • excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • demonstrated skills in all Microsoft Office applications and experience in Database use. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Jade SMS or similar, Outlook Express).
  • ability to maintain accurate electronic and paper-based filing systems.
  • an eye for detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise competing demands.

Who You Will Work With
The Faculty of Law enjoys a well-deserved reputation domestically and internationally for excellence in teaching, high quality writing and research as well as for producing outstanding graduates. You will feel part of a cohesive team working alongside professional and dynamic colleagues.

For more information about our team, please visit us @ Faculty of Law

Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

The University of Canterbury is committed to accessible higher education, service to community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The University of Canterbury is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. The University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


The closing date for this position is: Tuesday, 26 October 2021 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to

Due to current border restrictions, you must have New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role.



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