Student Success Advisor (Learning Hub)

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UCOL - Masterton - Wairarapa
UCOL - Wairarapa

The Universal College of Learning is a government-funded Institute of Technology, with three campuses in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Levin. It meets the needs of local communities and industry by providing tertiary level training to over 6,500 students each year through a wide range of programmes from entry level certificates and foundation courses to diplomas' degrees and opportunities in post graduate study.

We are seeking a Student Success Advisor (Learning Hub) to join the Student Success Team on our Wairarapa Campus. In this role you will assess students' wellbeing needs and facilitate access to appropriate support, ensuring potential barriers to service access are removed. This role works within the Student Success Team, and alongside students to maximise their retention and success. You will provide guidance where necessary, and direct students towards appropriate internal support services and external community services as appropriate.

This is a permanent full-time 1 FTE (40 hours per week) position.

The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of community services available in the Wairarapa and have established networks. We are looking for someone who has proactive problem solving ability, and experience working with people of different ages, stages of development and culture is essential.

You will require:

- Relevant tertiary qualification is essential

- A sound knowledge of academic writing and referencing is essential

At UCOL we embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide our staff with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally.

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and may be required to undergo pre-employment checks; which may include completing New Zealand Police Vetting as part of The Vulnerable Children's Act 2014 and may also include pre-employment drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive roles. The successful applicant must undergo a criminal convictions check by the Ministry of Justice.

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