Student Support Coordinator - PIQ College

·         Bring your excellent communication and analytical skills with you

·         Work with students to understand what their support needs are

·         Join a busy and supportive environment

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to make a real difference to students at Professional IQ College.

You will be part of the team at Professional IQ College (a Private Training Establishment (PTE)) primarily delivering distance learning certificates and qualifications. Your qualifications and industry experience will help us provide pathways to professional development to the financial services sector.

Empower student success by developing and coordinating a range of student-driven support initiatives



About the role

In this newly created role you will assist with student enrolment and empower student success by developing and coordinating a range of student analytics and supporting their achievement of programmes working closely with the Academic Manager.  

As Student Support Coordinator, you will be part of the Student Liaison team. In this role, you will work closely with assessors and general staff to maximise the College's ability to support students from the financial services sector towards successful course completion.


You will also be confident in proactively working with students to understand what their support needs are, and help them reach completion.

As the Ideal Candidate:

  • You will be passionate about working with mature students and working together to achieve success
  • Your approach to work will be methodical, flexible and adaptable to changes in work flow or priorities as required
  • You will have highly developed communication and analytical skills
  • You will have initiative and be able to support the Academic Manager
  • You will be able to work on your own while also contributing as part of a team

A tertiary qualification or comparable experience, strong client-centered approach and highly developed communication and analytical skills are essential. Experience in the tertiary sector would be an advantage.

Be part of our pathway to professional development - apply now and be a part of something bigger.

For further information contact: 

Sylvia Heywood, Academic Manager,

Email: Sylvia@professionaliq.co.nz or DDI: 09 306 1737


Assessors Required


Have you ever thought about becoming an Assessor?

The College is increasing its team of part-time assessors to meet demand for the revised New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services Level 5 driven in part by the changes to the Code of Professional Conduct for Financial Advice Services.

This is a great opportunity to develop your professional understanding and gain valuable professional development to enhance the skill, Knowledge and competency of learners enrolled in the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services (Level 5).

The following attributes are essential for this role:

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Good organisational and administration skills

·         Excellent time management

Ideally you will:

Hold as a minimum the unit standard 4098: Use standards to assess employees’ performance, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.  

·         Must be able to demonstrate that you have the technical expertise to assess against the applicable unit standards.

·         Ideally, will have the unit standards listed on your New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) Record of Achievement, and have proven experience in the subject you wish to assess.

·         Be able to communicate well, both written and verbally, since assessment involves keeping good documentation, and having probing discussions with learners.

The College believes that it is important that all assessment activities, including the design and development of assessment instruments, conducting assessment, managing the assessment process and administration that goes with assessment is done professionally in order to give learners a fair chance to achieve success.

If you have industry experience in the financial services sector in either; General Insurance, Life & Health Insurance, Investment or Residential Property Lending we want to hear from you. 

For further information contact:

Sylvia Heywood, Academic Manager,

Email: Sylvia@professionaliq.co.nz or DDI: 09 306 1737



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