Work at WITT



On this page you will find out about what it is like to work at WITT our current vacancies and information to help you if you are applying to work here. If you are not from around here, we can even provide you with some insight into our region.

 If you have any further queries, please contact Human Resources at

Current Vacancies

Executive Manager

WITT is currently recruiting for an Executive Manager.  This is a full-time fixed-term position (2 years) which would be providing comprehensive executive support to the Chief Executive, WITT Council and the Executive Team.

Key responsibilities for this role include

  • Providing high level project management
  • Providing executive support to the CE, WITT Council and executive team
  • The reporting, preparation and delivery of communications
  • Undertaking a variety of executive administrative tasks as requested by the CE, WITT Council and executive team
  • Creating travel arrangements and assisting with diary management
  • Acting as the secretary to the WITT Council
  • Liaising between the CE and the Executive Team

We are looking for someone who

  • Has a passion for the education opportunities that WITT provides in the Taranaki community
  • Flexible with a people focus
  • Is a highly effective communicator to various range of stakeholders
  • Is able to work autonomously
  • Able to work under pressure and is flexible

It is essential that you have

  • Have a demonstrated ability in project management skills, meeting deadlines and building good relationships
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly

To view the job description please click here - Job Description

To apply for the above position please complete an application for employment form and submit along with your CV and covering letter to

 Applications close 5.00 pm Tuesday, 11 October 2016


To be the leading facilitator of excellent quality tertiary education outcomes in Taranaki / Ko Te Kura Matatini te taumata ki Te Toi o Nga Matauranga e whaia ai e te tauira.


We / I put students first

  • One student at a time
  • We will help you connect
  • We will help you succeed
  • We celebrate success
  • We celebrate your differences

We / I foster well-being and encourage growth

  • We focus on the positive
  • We respect ourselves and others
  • WITT is inclusive - nau mai, haere mai, hoki mai
  • We don't judge

We / I take responsibility

  • We take ownership
  • We empower
  • We / I connect to the community

We / I will be the best we can be

  • We have academic rigour
  • We all own quality
  • We are committed to be the best we can be


  • Kotahi / One
  • Integrity / Whai mana
  • Embracing / Manaaki
  • Inspiring / Whanonga


WITT aims to provide high quality and innovative vocational-based education and training. We want our graduates to be work ready and employable to meet the needs of businesses and industries in our region.


Taranaki has recently been judged as the best place to live in New Zealand and the Best Small City in the World. 
There is so much to discover in Taranaki - the thrill of a mountain view, world class cafes and restaurants and the pleasure of a good time. You can walk or cycle the Coastal Walkway and visit world renowned parks and gardens.  From the mountain and National Park to the coast and everything in-between, Taranaki is never short of places to go - whatever the weather!

To find out more about living and work in Taranaki follow this link