Student Success Advisor – Librarian and Learning Support

Listed 7 days Ago

Our successful Wairarapa Campus has a new strategic imperative, with the goal to double its size and to integrate new education deliveries in business and the primary sector. With a nationally respected portfolio of programmes in Healthcare and Social Assistance, and a rapidly growing Engineering and Applied Technologies Faculty, UCOL Wairarapa has an exciting future. Add to that a fantastic team, a great student body, and passionate community support—and the Wairarapa becomes a place to grow your career. All of this, in one of New Zealand’s beautiful lifestyle regions.

 You will support students and academic staff to be successful in their academic research and learning through supported library services Respond to the needs of students and academic staff through pro-active problem solving, embedding library service expertise and resources, improving systems and developing resources. Work with colleagues at UCOL to improve student success through the provision of workshops for Library services and provision of cross-functional support in learning advisory, social and practical (pastoral) care. Contribute to the success of our students to achieve their academic, career and personal goals.  

Skills & Experience

 Bachelor degree, or relevant equivalent qualification/experience in information management and librarianship

 Has experience and knowledge of the Institute of Technology & Polytechnic, Education or Higher Education Sector in New Zealand Education, preferred

 Has experience and knowledge in information and research principles and online database access

 Has exposure in the assessment and delivery of pastoral or personal support services 

 Knowledge and understanding in supporting student support needs and developing plans for a positive outcome 

 Demonstrated experience in working with students from various social backgrounds

 Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and its implications for and application to professional practice in the New Zealand Institute of Technologies and Polytechnic (ITP) sector 

 Experience of professional practice in diverse settings

 Excellent written and verbal skills; able to present to a range of environments, and communicate persuasively and effectively to a range of people including students