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Web Designer

Dunedin City - Otago

Web Designer

Web Designer

Permanent, full-time

Otago Polytechnic is one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary education institutions, providing hands-on, career-focused education to some 7000 students every year. We aim to deliver an outstanding experience to our students and partners from the moment they contact us – with our website as our all-important virtual front doo

With your strong creative abilities, excellent UI and UX design skills, and positive, collaborative approach, you
will provide focus and leadership for the ongoing enhancement of Otago Polytechnic’s website and online
communications tools.

You will have the ability to implement aspects of your designs through your sound front-end development skills, and work with specialist web developers to create and outstanding online environment. The ability to turn your hand to graphic design for print would be an advantage.

To be the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in web and multimedia design
  • Experience working with the communications systems required of large, complex organisations
  • Fantastic interpersonal qualities, enthusiastic to provide exceptional service for a wide range of internal and external customers


For further information, please contact Ncola Mutch, 0800 762 786


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Head of School - Occupational Therapy

Dunedin City - Otago

Head of School - Occupational Therapy

Full Time, Permanent, Dunedin

We seek a future focused, inspirational leader to develop and support our high performing and self-managing teams within the School of Occupational Therapy. You will also ensure academic design, development and delivery exceeds stakeholder’s expectations by working with your highly capable staff to achieve success.

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Occupational Therapy is the responsible school for the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and associated Honours programme. It also has an active postgraduate suite of programmes; PG Certificate, Diploma and Masters in Occupational Therapy as well as a PG Certificate Applied Practice in Health for allied health professionals. The School’s home base is located in Dunedin, with a cohort of students undertaking the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy being educated at WINTEC, Hamilton campus

You will have demonstrable leadership skills and experience, with a track record success in delivering vocational education in multiple delivery models. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Otago Polytechnic’s strategic frameworks. You will have significant experience in tertiary level teaching, research and/or consultancy and will hold relevant professional and postgraduate qualifications in this field.  Being a registered Occupational Therapist is preferred but not essential

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, apply today!

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For further information contact Chris Morland phone 021-735-521,

Applications close 5pm 9th March 2015

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Otago Institute of Sport and Adventure

Dunedin City - Otago

0.7 FTE fixed term position

March – December 2015


Our Diploma in Applied Sport and Exercise Leadership and our Bachelor of Applied Science are known for the links with industry and the ability to create work ready graduates.


We are seeking applications for a lecturer to teach across a range of subject areas in the diploma and degree programmes, with a focus around the physiology areas.  Skills in applied physiology, anatomy, fitness assessment and monitoring, and biomechanics would be an advantage.  Applicants with skills and experience across a wider range of topics in the physical activity and exercise science areas are also welcome to apply.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in sport or exercise science or related areas
  • industry experience
  • recent experience in tertiary teaching or a willingness to undertake training in this area
  • demonstrated research potential
  • evidence of an inspiring approach to teaching


Applications close 12 noon, Thursday 26th February 2015.


Position Description. To apply for this position please complete the Employment Application Form and forward with your CV and Cover Letter to: quoting vacancy number A03.