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Barbara Smithers 

4. Barbara Smithers

Office Manager 

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  • Certificate in Business Administration and Computing

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

That I get to lead our team of highly skilled, competent administrators. I enjoy organising events and writing and refining processes to enhance the smooth running of our offices.

What do you love about your area?

I enjoy the variety of programmes offered by our Centre and also its uniqueness having programmes spread across three campuses in Hamilton. 

Tell us about your experience in the industry

I have 13 years of experience working at Wintec in the School of Media Arts, Centre for Foundation Studies (Literacy and Numeracy team), and now at the Centre for Applied Science and Primary Industries. Prior to working at Wintec, I worked as a Secretary in primary schools. 

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