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Application Support Consultant

Advertiser: University of CanterburyMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Jul 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Government & Defence, Government

Application Support Consultant
Student Support Team
Information Technology Services
Learning Resources

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

What You Will Do

We have an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Consultant to join our Student Support team. In this role, you will support computer-based applications associated with the administration of Student Systems.

Who You Are

We are seeking an Application Support Consultant who is passionate about delivering outstanding customer service and who enjoys not knowing what the day will bring.

Ideally you will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computing/ Commerce/ Finance (or related discipline area) or equivalent (NZQA Level 7) as well as:

  • Excellent customer service ethic
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Experience in IT support or developing desktop, client/server and web-based applications, ideally in a tertiary or education environment
  • Technical experience in Microsoft Operating Systems and application development in C# or VB.NET, ASP.NET framework and Microsoft SQL
  • Demonstrated knowledge of enterprise wide administrative systems which could include human resources/payroll, student management systems or financial systems
  • Strong analysis and reporting skills

The Student Support team work closely with their stakeholders across the organisation and third party vendors. The ability to communicate at a technical and non-technical level is required. Additionally, if you have excellent team working skills, but also have an ability to work autonomously - we need you in this team.

Who You Will Work With

Information Technology Services (ITS) role is to provide a broad range of enterprise information and technologies and to manage the introduction, development and support of innovative services and solutions that enable a world class Learning and Teaching environment.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

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 closing date for this position is: Sunday, 28th July 2019 (Midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately 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 Lorna Grubb, Recruitment Coordinator,

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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