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International Mobility Officer

Advertiser: University of CanterburyMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Aug 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Education & Training, Student Services

International Mobility Officer
Student Services and Communications - Te Ratonga Ākonga me te Whakapā

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

What You Will Do

Do you have an interest in helping international students from around the world reach their educational goals?

If so, you will thrive in an exciting opportunity as an International Mobility Officer. You will play a pivotal role as part of the dynamic and progressive International Relations Office (IRO) team. The success of the IRO is ensuring the diverse needs of students are at the forefront of all planning and decision making.

Your focus in this role will be to provide excellent customer service to international students as you support the International Mobility team on the administration and promotion of Study Abroad and inbound and outbound student exchanges between the University and its overseas partners.

Who You Are

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • exceptional organisational and administrative skills and attention to detail
  • experience in interacting with a tertiary environment, along with the ability to provide accurate and clear information on processes and requirements
  • outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills, a strong customer service focus and ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively within a range of social media networks. Knowledge of website maintenance is also preferred.
  • demonstrated experience in managing competing workload priorities.

If you have a desire to help students undertake a global experience and be part of something that really makes a difference, then apply today!

Who You Will Work With

The IRO strives to promote UC as an ideal study destination by building strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. We are passionate about helping international students from around the world reach their educational goals.

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, 25th August 2019 (midnight, NZ time).

Shortlisting and interviews for this role are expected to take place soon after closing.

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

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.

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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