Administrator (School of Psychology)

New Zealand
Jan 09, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Science - Psychology

We are seeking to appoint a Research Administrator to provide support for academic researchers in the Social Area of the School of Psychology.

You would be responsible for the overall operational facilitation of the Social Area’s work, including lab administration and research participant pool administration. Within this role, you will also assist with grant and ethics applications, as well as their administration. You will also help prepare and develop reports and other documentation for academic staff, as well as the preparation and presentation of data for reports and research publications.

Your skills in developing and maintaining strong collegial relationships, as well as your high level of interpersonal skills, will be an asset in negotiating your way both within the School of Psychology and across the University.

Having a BSc or BA in Psychology or related field (or equivalent job experience) would enable you to be effective in this role; however, our preference is for you to have a higher degree in Psychology or a related field. Candidates with experience in research administration and who demonstrate an understanding of the New Zealand tertiary education sector are also preferred.

We will looking for a candidate with a basic understanding of research in the Social Area (broadly construed) of psychology, basic knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, and a high level of computer competency in the Microsoft Office suite, and Endnote. Given the nature of much of the work involved in this role, your success will be dependent on being highly attentive to detail.

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

If this sounds like a role you would be passionate about, please submit your application online through the university recruitment website:

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For further queries on the job, please contact Cathy Comber


Applications close Friday 20 January 2017.