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Human Resources Specialists - Massey University


University Services
Palmerston North

The People and Culture team at Massey University supports the University' s goal of enabling excellence, by providing Massey people and our people leaders with practical and easily accessible human resource tools and support.

We are looking forward to 2022 and it is going to be an exciting year in our people capability space and have a number of upcoming projects that call for a range of skills multiple areas of our People and Culture team including the following:

  • HR administration and coordination
  • HR advisory and business partnering
  • HRIS specialists
  • Employment Relations
  • Business Analysts
  • Organisational Change

If you are ready to take a new direction, we are looking for HR Professionals who have a high level of confidentially and enjoying contributing positively to a team environment.

  • Tertiary qualification HR or Business Administration
  • Engaged with the Te Tiriti o Waitangi-led direction of the University and embrace the principles of Te Ao Maori
  • Thrive on juggling competing priorities and operating with a high level of autonomy and self-direction
  • Initiative and ability to operate with a level of independence while keeping connected with colleagues
  • Previous HRIS, employment agreement, payroll or generalist HR experience will be advantageous
  • Proficient in Te Reo Maori (preferred)

If you are interested in joining our team or would like to discuss upcoming opportunities in part time, full time or ongiong oppointments or for a confidential conversation, contact Jos Kerr, Staff Recruitment Manager (Acting) [email protected]

With our team taking a much-needed break to enjoy the Kirihimete and New year break with family and friends we look forward to responding to enquiries after the 10th January.

Massey University 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 from the 14th February 2022. Therefore, any positions that fit this criterion will require the successful applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a New Zealand Ministry of Health issued medical exemption. Should you apply and be successful for any of our roles, evidence of your vaccination status will be requested if face-to-face University-managed activities or coming onto a Massey campus is a part of your employment.

Closing date: Monday, 23 January 2022
Reference number: US_SR_1712_12/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:

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