Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Carpentry Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Fulltime, Permanent

We seek a qualified Carpenter to join our team in the College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences.

The successful applicant will hold Trade Certificate qualifications in Carpentry or have extensive relevant experience.   Supporting and mentoring young people in industry based training would be preferred

This position will involve teaching and assessment of Carpentry students on a range of programmes.

Night class supervision may be required one night per week.

The applicant will hold a current First Aid Certificate, a Site Safe Passport and be a Licenced Building Practitioner.  You will hold a teritary teaching qualification or have a willingness to work towards one.

For specific information contact Graham Burgess, 03 479 6090 graham.burgess@op.ac.nz

For a position description or to apply visit our website.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 29 June 2018

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Programme Leader

Dunedin City - Otago

College of Art, Design and Architecture

 Permanent 1.0 FTE

The College of Art, Design and Architecture is looking for a dynamic professional to lead the delivery of the Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

This position requires proven leadership, strategic thinking and organisational skills coupled with a demonstrated ability to support and coach others towards achieving a shared vision in a highly collaborative work environment.

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver innovative and high quality teaching at undergraduate level and will hold a relevant tertiary qualification to support this teaching. Significant practical industry experience and established industry connections are critical to this role. The successful candidate will be required to either already hold or undertake a tertiary teaching qualification within the first two years of appointment.

At the College of Art, Design and Architecture, students work in an applied learner-centred studio environment which is responsive to industry and community needs. They enjoy a personalised learning experience where they are encouraged to solve problems creatively and sustainably, work collaboratively in teams and communicate clearly using a range of media.

This position is permanent with a negotiable start date.  

Applications close 5pm Friday 22 June 2018.

For a position description or to apply visit our website.

For specific information contact Caroline Terpstra, 021 735 489 or caroline.terpstra@op.ac.nz 

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Organisational Research Analyst

Permanent, 30 hours per week

We seek a highly skilled individual to be part of our small self-leading team to analyse, interpret and report on our corporate surveys and other data collection methods using qualitative and quantitative methods.  You will also design and develop improvements to the gathering tools and processes. 

You will have experience in:

  • SPSS platform
  • Qualtrics Research Core
  • Microsoft Office Suite with well-developed computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet applications, databases, and data entry.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Qualitative analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills including translating data into ways that are understood along with listening and engaging with staff, students and clients
  • Working well under pressure in a small team environment
  • Juggling multiple projects
  • Power Bi Data Visualization would be an advantage.

You will have post graduate degree in a relevant field or an equivalent blend of academic qualifications and relevant experience

For specific information contact Stuart Terry 0800 762 786 or stuart.terry@op.ac.nz

For a position description click here FINAL-PD-for-Organisational-Research2.pdf

Please complete the Application Form, and attach to it your cover letter (quoting the position) and CV. Any queries can be directed to vacancies@op.ac.nz

Applications close 5pm, Monday 25 June