Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Head of College - Art, Design and Architecture

Dunedin City - Otago

Full Time, Permanent

We are seeking a future focused, inspirational leader to develop and support our high performing and self-leading teams within the College and to drive the future strategic development of the programmes we deliver.  You will lead teams in a diverse range of areas including: Art, Design, and Architecture, Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Media and Photography and Business. With around eight hundred and fifty enthusiastic learners, you will ensure that our programmes achieve educational excellence in alignment with our educational philosophy and priorities, values and strategic direction.  You will also ensure academic design, development and delivery exceeds stakeholder’s expectations by working with your highly capable staff and industry to achieve success.

You will have experience in studio-based and project-based learning, demonstrable leadership skills and experience, with a track record of success in delivering vocational education in multiple delivery methods. You will demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and sustainability and have significant leadership experience in the tertiary sector, in teaching, research and/or consultancy.  Our schools and services work alongside industry and we are looking to build further connections with Capable NZ. You will hold a relevant post graduate qualification. 

If you are seeking a challenge, want to be at the forefront of education, and work for an innovative organisation that is committed to its community and learners, contact us today!

For a position description or to apply please visit our website. 

For specific information contact:

Vanya Thurston Vanya.thurston@op.ac.nz or 0800 762 786 until 24 September 2018.

Chris Morland: chris.morland@op.ac.nz or 021 735 521 after 24 September 2018. 

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 11 October 2018

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Administrative Talent Pool

Dunedin City - Otago

Flexible, Casual positions available – work as often or as little as you like

At Otago Polytechnic / Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, our vision is that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential.

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

Use your administration skills to make a difference.

Working flexible hours on short and long-term assignments across all areas of Otago Polytechnic, you will support our organisation in various administration roles including reception, data entry and office administration.  Each assignment varies however key skills and experience to be successful include:  

  • high competency in Microsoft packages 
  • diary management and travel arrangements 
  • attention to detail and the ability to prepare and manage documentation 
  • fast and accurate data entry experience 
  • pro-active customer service experience 
  • excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • prioritisation and organisational skills  
  • adhering to deadlines, policy and procedure.

Our successful applicants will:

  • be professional, reliable, adaptable and flexible.
  • have great time management and customer services skills
  • good all round software and computer skills.
  • have experience working in the tertiary education sector, or a largeorganisation (preferred but not essential)

If you are friendly, professional and enjoy variety in your job and seek flexibility please apply online at www.op.ac.nz  

For specific information email vacancies@op.ac.nz

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/43761/

Head, Dunedin School of Art

Dunedin City - Otago

Full Time, Permanent

We are seeking a future focused, inspirational leader/educator to develop and support our high performing and self-leading teams within the Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic and to drive the future strategic development of the programmes we deliver alongside Architectural Studies, Design, and Food Design.  You will lead teams in a range of areas including: Ceramics, Drawing, Electronic Arts, Jewellery & Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, and Art History & Theory with around 250 enthusiastic learners to achieve excellence in alignment with our educational philosophy and priorities, values and strategic direction.  You will also ensure academic design, development and delivery exceed stakeholders’ expectations by working with your highly capable staff and with communities to achieve success.

You will have experience in a Project Based Learning context, demonstrable leadership skills and experience, with a track record of success in delivering arts and vocational education via  multiple delivery methods, working alongside communities.  You will need to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to sustainability.  You will have significant experience in teaching, research and leadership in the tertiary sector.   

Our schools and services work alongside communities and industry in the programmes we deliver and we are looking to build further on  our connection with Capable NZ, which is a division of Otago Polytechnic focused on workbased learning.  You will hold a relevant postgraduate qualification at least at Masters level.

If you have the qualifications and experience, are seeking a challenge, want to be at the forefront of arts education, and work for an innovative organisation that is committed to its community and learners, contact us about this position.

For a position description or to apply visit our website. 

For further information contact Chris Morland: 021 735 521, chris.morland@op.ac.nz

Applications close 5pm, Saturday 22 September 2018.

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/43659/