Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Tutorial Assistant, Food Design Institute

Dunedin City - Otago

We are seeking a Tutorial Assistant to supervise students in a restaurant or café setting.

This position in our Food Design Institute will allow you to lead by example and share your knowledge, passion and experience with students who want to make a career in hospitality.

You will have proven supervision experience in a café or restaurant environment. Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute and work constructively in a team are essential attributes and skills for this role.

A relevant tertiary qualification and experience in the field of food and beverage service and a positive, results driven attitude are required for this role.

This role is fixed term, 15 hours per week, term time only until December 2016.

For specific information please contact Caroline Terpstra, Head of School, phone 0800 762 786.

Applications close May 5, 2016

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Lecturer, Food Design Institute

Dunedin City - Otago

 We are seeking a fulltime (1 FTE) permanent Lecturer to teach in our Front of House programmes, focusing on café and restaurant service. You may also be required to teach on other courses within the Food Design Institute.

This position will allow you to share your knowledge, passion and creativity with students who want to make a career in hospitality.

You will have experience in student/learner centred education with either a teaching or industry training background and be able to demonstrate evidence of an inspiring approach to teaching. Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute and work constructively in a team are essential attributes and skills for this role.

A relevant tertiary qualification and proven experience in the field of food and beverage service are required.

A qualification in tertiary teaching or a willingness to undertake training in this area is desirable.

For specific information please contact Caroline Terpstra, Head of School, phone 0800 762 786.

Applications close May 5, 2016

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School Administrator (Applications)

School of Midwifery

22.5 hours per week, Fixed Term

Otago Polytechnic wishes to employ a School Administrator (Applications) in the School of Midwifery.  The position is for 22.5 hours per week for 5 months from mid-June 2016, due to a staff member commencing parental leave.  Ideally the successful applicant will work 4.5 hours Monday- Friday however this can be negotiable.

We are looking for a highly organised person who can work independently to coordinate our application & selection processes and provide administration support within the school. In order to answer student enquiries (received from many different areas) and liaise with staff effectively you will be a fast learner, have highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and a positive and productive team attitude. Strong problem solving and analytical skills along with excellent skills in word processing, competency with spreadsheets and database use is essential.  Familiarity with blended learning and a relevant tertiary qualification is desired.

For specific information contact Dr Sally Baddock, Co-Head of School, email sally.baddock@op.ac.nz, telephone 0800 762 786

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Applications close 5pm, 1 May 2016