The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute and Te Puia are Crown-enabled charitable entities legislated through the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute Act (1963).
NZMACI | TE PUIA MISSION
The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute and Te Puia are responsible for maintaining, developing and promoting Māori cultural heritage including Māori material culture. The organisation trains iwi/Māori in these time-honoured traditions, designs and operates visitor experiences and develops innovative opportunities – in New Zealand and internationally – to connect the values and practices of the past with the present and future generations.
NZMACI | TE PUIA VISION
NZMACI | TE PUIA vision is to be:
- An innovative, creative and outward looking organisation
- A source of pride and relevance for all New Zealander’s
- Authoritative, authentic and influential
- A centre of excellence for all aspects of Māori arts, crafts and culture
- Engaged in global projects and world class partnerships
- Culturally and commercially prosperous across everything we do
Position reports to:
Head of Schools; New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute
Direct reports to position:
Key Relationships (Internal):
Chief Executive, GM NZMACI, Head of Schools, Executive Assistant to Director NZMACI, NZMACI management, Tumu NZMACI, ākonga NZMACI, HR Manager, Te Puia GMs, and Te Puia managers and staff. Nga tauira.
Key Relationships (External):
Cultural heritage organisations, education and tourism organisations, hapū-iwi/Māori, Māori organisations/businesses, research entities, funders, Government organisations, Iwi organisations.
Purpose of position
- To provide administrative assistance and support to Head of Schools, NZMACI.
- To provide pastoral care and assistance to tauira as and when required.
- To provide administrative assistance and support to NZMACI management team as and when required.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Administrative assistance and support to NZMACI management team.
- Administrative assistance and support to NZMACI Wānanga, specifically assistance with curriculum details and finalising documentation.
- Administrative assistance and support to Head of Schools, NZMACI.
Key Role Outcomes
- Administrative requirements for the NZMACI management team completed consistently, effectively and accurately.
- Administrative requirements for the NZMACI Wānanga completed consistently, effectively and accurately.
- Administrative requirements for the Head of Schools NZMACI, completed consistently, effectively and accurately.
- Accurate recording of student records of learning is current.
- Assistance and support for Tumu in terms of their training and development needs.
- Internal systems and processes assigned to this position, are managed and maintained consistently and to a high standard.
- All tauira have fully executed and current Tauira Agreements, throughout the duration of their study.
- All tauira uniform requirements are accurately recorded and administered, utilising and adhering to strict NZMACI branding and uniform regulations.
- All Health and Safety requirements of the schools are administered, recorded and managed to the highest level, ensuring that all tauira and staff know and fully understand their obligations to themselves and others in relation to Health and Safety in the Workplace.
- All reporting requirements assigned to this position are delivered on time, every time.
- Effective communication practices enabling the development and maintenance of a positive environmental culture.
- A total commitment and dedication to the mission, values and strategic goals of NZMACI.
- Strong cultural and corporate knowledge with (at minimum), a basic knowledge of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga, with an ability to conceptualise and apply these skills across NZMACI activities.
- Proven and demonstrable experience in the education sector.
- Proven analytical thinker with strong initiative and passion for kaupapa.
- Exceptional communication (written and oral) skills and abilities, with the ability to produce correspondence, reports, templates and tables of the highest standards.
- Highly proficient/above average computer skills and abilities, specifically Word, Powerpoint, Excel.
- A relevant tertiary qualification of equivalent experience.
- Trustworthy, honest, reliable, adaptable and flexible.
Commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
If this sounds like you, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to Te Puia HR in a sealed enveloped marked (“NZMACI Administrator”).
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