NZCER is a bicultural, independent educational research organisation based in Wellington.
We have multiple education research, evaluation, and advisory projects on the go at any time. We also provide and support a suite of educational assessments, tools, and services, and have a publishing arm, NZCER Press.
Currently, we have the following opportunity to join the NZCER team:
Mātanga Whakahaere | Application Support Specialist (closing July 21)
Kaiāwhina Kaitātari Raraunga | Junior Data Analyst (closing July 31)
Full details of the positions are below, with job descriptions at the bottom of the page.
Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere
Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao!
This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading educational research and development organisation.
NZCER is a vibrant, independent educational research organisation based in Wellington. We have multiple education research, evaluation, and advisory projects on the go at any time. We also provide and support a suite of educational assessments, tools, and services, and have a publishing arm, NZCER Press.
We are looking to appoint a Mātanga Whakahaere | Application Support Specialist to join our Professional Services team. You will have a strong interest in the education sector, you will excel at providing great customer service, and have experience working with online technologies and web platforms. Answering queries and providing advice on using NZCER’s education assessment tools and other applications/range of services, is a key focus of the role.
We welcome applications from people with:
- An interest and understanding of education in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- A passion for providing outstanding customer service.
- Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
- Experienced in working with on-line technologies and web platforms.
- Confidence with handling bulk data, its analysis, and interpreting results.
- Superb organisational skills, and capacity to maintain enthusiasm and focus when performing routine tasks.
- A personal desire for ongoing learning and development.
- A strong interest in learning (or continuing to develop) te reo Māori.
- Experience working with Māori, with Māori data, and in Māori contexts or Māori-centred projects an advantage.
- Experience as a kaiako/teacher may be an advantage.
We are actively committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi to help us uphold mana Māori in our work, relationships, and ways of working. We value the importance of Māori language, culture and identity in all our practices.
To view the position descriptions, see here.
If you’d like more detail, please contact Marie Sim, HR Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please email a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae in pdf format to: email@example.com
Applications close Friday 21 July 2023.
He tūranga e wātea ana i te Rangahau Mātauranga o Aotearoa. Mēnā e ngākaunui ana koe ki ngā mahi rangahau, tēnā, tirohia ngā kōrero e whai ake nei.
NZCER is looking for a Kaiāwhina Kaitātari Raraunga | Junior Data Analyst. This is an exciting opportunity for a data analyst who is early in their career (or a new graduate) to provide data wrangling, management, and analysis support for the Research and Development group.
This role provides high quality support, including reporting and data management, to research projects. As part of the statistics and psychometrics team, the successful applicant will contribute to the development and maintenance of solutions to regular data analytics and management tasks, including dataset creation and maintenance. They will also contribute to statistical analyses by providing support for the programmatic generation of statistics, reports, and figures. We particularly welcome applicants who enjoy creative data visualisation challenges to ensure we communicate well with education stakeholders throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
The successful applicant will have experience coding in Python or R and will be enthusiastic at developing and maintaining expertise in these languages. They will also have strong spreadsheet skills.
We welcome applications from applicants:
- with technical training in relevant programming languages who are early in their careers and would like to build a career supporting research
- who have some understanding of research in the social sciences and are keen to increase their technical skillset
- with a sound knowledge of Te Tiriti of Waitangi and what it means and how it applies to our education context in Aotearoa
- a passion for making a positive difference for all ākonga | learners.
To view the position description, see the bottom of this page. If you’d like more detail, please contact Marie Sim, Kaitohu Pūmanawa Tangata - HR Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please forward a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae in pdf format to: email@example.com
Applications close Wednesday 31 July 2023.
The Kaihautū Rangahau Māori will use their recognised expertise to provide strategic and thought leadership to our programme of high-quality educational research. They will conceptualise, oversee, and deliver streams of work and projects that will influence policy and practice, and contribute to transformational educational change for Māori.