Job Opportunity - Executive Assistant

We are passionate, we are genuine, we are honest and we care for others in order to nurture the ability of others to achieve - Manaakitanga - We are Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT).

In the midst of a positive and progressive transformation we want to lead MIT to a better future for our Pasifika students and community. MIT recognises the special obligation we have to serve the people, communities and employers of Counties Manukau and that achieving excellence in tertiary education is critical to both our mission and to the future economic and social prosperity of New Zealand.
One of the critical parts within MIT is our Pasifika Team.  We are looking for a motivated, proactive and solution driven Executive Assistant to support the Deputy Chief Executive Pasifika.  You will be his eyes and ears and the key point of contact for all his day to day management of team activities.  You will hold the fort and be the face of the DCE Pasifika, ensuring strong coordination of team activities.  You will help build a positive brand by delivering an excellent level of customer service to all internal and external stakeholders. 
Overall responsibilities include:
  • Providing general secretarial support to the DCE Pasifika.
  • Screening, redirecting or responding to calls, emails, requests and correspondence received.
  • Organising and maintaining the DCE's diary by co-ordinating their external commitments, internal pre-agreed meetings and other urgent appointments.
  • Assisting with administrative tasks as required and directed.
  • Overseeing budgets of the DEC's office including reviewing expenses and raising issues where appropriate.
  • Supporting the Coordination of events
  • Assisting with People & Culture processes when required or directed.
This is a great opportunity for an EA with a minimum 6 years' experience working in a similar role for a senior executive and ideally holds a Business Administration qualification.  This role is based at our Otara Campus and is for a super organised professional, who is able to think on their feet and solve problems. Proven proficiency with English Language in both written and verbal communications with a strong Pasifika culture competency is preferable.  A high level of computer literacy and first class record management experience in paper and electronic are essential.
"Kua herea mātou ki te whai i te tūturutanga o Te Tiriti O Waitangi." We are committed to creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive work environment in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
At MIT you will work with 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 that we do. 
If you have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and enjoy working collaboratively with others then APPLY NOW!
For further information please contact Shirley Mok, People and Culture (09) 968 7684.

Applications closes: 6 April 2018. 

Apply via this link