Casual Accommodation Night Supervisor

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Accommodation Halls
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Casual
  • Position Number: 55566674

Company Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and one of the world’s major research universities. As the country’s largest and most comprehensive university, the University of Auckland conducts teaching and research across eight faculties and two large-scale research institutes.

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The Night Supervisor supports the evening management of Accommodation across residences within the University focusing on high quality health, safety, wellbeing and security support while delivering good administration support.

This is a client-facing role and point of contact for all administrative and facility coordination of the Accommodation, attending to residents during the night and upholding community standards. Health, safety and security leadership is critical to this role by ensuring safety and emergency protocols and procedures, responding to crisis situations and providing first aid treatment if needed. In support of the Resident Manager, this role will assist in looking after student welfare and providing advice to residents in achieving success in their studies with high degree of respect for privacy and confidentiality.

This is a casual role at Waiparuru Hall to provide casual cover support of staff leave requirements and public holiday rosters.

He kōrero mōu | About you

Our ideal candidate:

  • Preference will be given to those with First Aid Certificate and full, clean NZ driver’s licence. Minimum of Level 2 Certificate in Security (NZQA recognised) and Certificate of Approval are optional requirements to this role.
  • With knowledge and basic understanding of the security systems, CRM and databases and Building Health & Safety compliance
  • Good public relations and communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Physically fit

About us

The University of Auckland’s Ngā Wharenoho – Accommodation department is the largest operator of student accommodation in New Zealand. We house over 4500 students in a range of accommodation styles. Our primary goal is to build and nurture a safe, supportive, enjoyable community for our student residents.

Our values:

  • Whakawhanaungatanga / Engagement: Helpful, Can-do, Responsive
  • Tautoko / Support: Caring, Supportive, Respectful
  • Ngangahau / Vibrancy: Active, Vibrant, Fun
  • Auaha / Innovation: Open, Questioning, Challenging
  • Ngākau pono / Integrity: Responsible, Principled, Resilient

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through. 

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum (pro-rated)
  • Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • Over 300 different career development courses.

For more information on the benefits of working here, see our Staff Benefits page.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of 2nd February 2022 and include an up to date CV and cover letter.

Additional Information

Covid-19 Vaccination

The University of Auckland is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of our staff and students.  All students, staff and visitors need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or medically exempt, in order to come onto our campuses or to take part in face-to-face University-managed activities. Therefore, we are only able to consider applicants who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a New Zealand Ministry of Health issued medical exemption and evidence of this will be requested as part of your employment. You can read more about the University’s vaccination policy here.

Overseas Applicants

In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for seven days on arrival.  

It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an offshore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.


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