Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Director: Development and Engagement

Dunedin City - Otago

Full time, Permanent

Use your exceptionally strong business and entrepreneurial focus along with your marketing and communications acumen and customer-centric skills to make a difference.

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, and 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.

You will lead three teams responsible for diverse range of areas including: Business Development, Communications and Marketing, External Relations, Community Engagement, Development and Fundraising and Academic Registry. You will bring leading edge best practice across these disciplines to exceed stakeholder expectations by working with your highly capable staff and industry to achieve success.  The key skills and experience to be successful include: 

  • High functioning commercial acumen with a view to optimising revenue growth
  • Exceptional experience in recruitment marketing and proven expertise in utilising a comms led strategy, website optimisation and deployment across multiple digital channels and continuous improvement philosophies
  • Proven understanding of the fulfilment cycle (learner journey), in alignment with our educational philosophy and priorities, values and strategic direction is essential
  • High level experience in project management, business development and demonstrable leadership skills and experience, with a track record of success in delivering key outcomes in multiple delivery methods
  • A true leader who is able to influence and take people on a journey, not only your own teams, but across the organisation.

You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification in addition to extensive experience in similar roles. 

For specific information please contact Jo Brady 0800 762 786 or jo.brady@op.ac.nz

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

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 26 November 2018.

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Head of College / Campus Manager - Central

Central Otago - Otago

Full Time, Permanent

We are seeking an entrepreneurial educator who can connect with industry and build the business!   As Head of College / Campus Manager based in Cromwell, Central Otago you will bring strong educational leadership and business acumen to grow the campus and diversify our programmes, services and revenues.

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 learner outcomes and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, and 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the next stage of development of Central Campus, positioning it as a leading educational destination and a significant driver of economic prosperity for the region.

The key skills and experience to be successful in this role include: 

  • Proven commercial acumen with entrepreneurial flair
  • Sound understanding of the changing context of vocational education
  • A track record of effective team leadership, supporting self-leading teams     
  • Proven understanding of the fulfilment cycle in a tertiary education context
  • Successful experience in project management, business development.

The successful applicant will demonstrate strong values which align with those of Otago Polytechnic and will hold a relevant tertiary qualification.

For specific information please contact Chris Morland 0800 762 786 or chris.morland@op.ac.nz

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

Applications close at 5pm, Sunday 25 November 2018.

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Head of School - Midwifery

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 School of Midwifery at Otago Polytechnic.

You will drive the future strategic development and academic leadership of the programmes we deliver in alignment with our educational philosophy and values, supporting almost 200 learners to achieve educational excellence.   You will ensure academic design, development and delivery exceed stakeholders’ expectations by working with your highly capable staff and with communities to achieve success.  It is vital you have a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to sustainability.

You will be a registered midwife with at least five years midwifery practice experience and hold, at a minimum, a relevant masters qualification.   Significant leadership experience in the tertiary sector, in teaching, research and/or consultancy is also required.  Regular travel to Dunedin will be a requirement of the role if the successful candidate is based outside of Dunedin City.

Our schools and services work alongside communities and industry in the programmes we deliver, so your background will include previous experience working with health professions.

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

For a position description or to apply please visit our website.  For further information contact Chris Morland: 021 735 521 (after 9 November) or Vanya Thurston 021 545 329 (5-9 November).

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 25 November 2018.

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