Education Team Administrator | Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

We are looking for an energetic, reliable and motivated administration person who is detail focussed and enjoys following the processes involved in administration work. You will be an integral part of the education team and as such need to be able to work both autonomously and within a close knit team.

This is an intermediate level position, so ideally you will have had at least three years in an administration role which has required an understanding of processes and close attention to detail. You will have a current full New Zealand driver's license, have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel) and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. This position requires someone who is comfortable working with digital equipment such as data projectors, webinar etc. (Some training will be provided, if necessary). You will also need to be flexible in responding to the varied demands of this position and able to prioritise your workload. Most important for this role will be your ability to multi task, meet deadlines and your excellent attention to detail.

The Role:

  • 5 days a week - Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.45pm (including ½ hour unpaid lunch break). Must have the flexibility to set-up and/or pack-up courses outside of these hours on occasion as required.

  • You will be responsible for event managing education sessions, including education participant registrations, booking venues, liaising with facilitators, organising catering, making up registrant packs and printing certificates of attendance. Also course set-up and pack down.

  • Updating Education & Courses page of main MHERC website

  • Preparation and editing of monthly e-newsletters

  • Compilation and maintenance of databases (updating and checking)

  • Meeting and greeting course attendees and presenting a brief introduction at the beginning of courses

  • You will be working closely with the Education Coordinators and other staff

  • Regularly spending periods of time answering telephones, covering reception and assisting with other administration tasks as required

  • Maintaining excellent client and facilitator relationships with a calm, friendly and professional manner

PLEASE NOTE: This is a Fixed Term contract for a period of one year. There is a possibility this may be extended beyond this period.

If this sounds like you then please contact us for a Job Description, and then send your CV with a covering letter to Paula Rountree, Office Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close Sunday 14 January 2018.  Applications may close earlier if a suitable applicant is identified prior to the closing date.