Current vacancies

Learning and Teaching Facilitator

Dunedin City - Otago

Learning and Teaching Facilitator

Learning and Teaching Facilitator

Fixed Term, Full and Part time roles available

Are you an experienced teacher with a diverse background (online, blended, face-to-face), preferably at tertiary level, with expertise in experiential learning, assessments, and learner-centered teaching practices? Can you guide large scale change projects in learning and teaching and are excited by progressive educational design? Then we have the perfect role for you! We need engaging motivators who know how to work with teams to achieve results in a practical and realistic way.

Tertiary education is in the midst of a transformative period where educational technology innovations are changing traditional notions of both learning and teaching. Employers want a new kind of graduate. Otago Polytechnic is
meeting these challenges with forward thinking strategy, innovative qualifications and “hands on” learning developing capable (work ready) graduates who are personally-effective, future-focused and able to practice
sustainably.

We have embarked on a three to five year development programme through which we are redesigning all our qualifications to better meet learner and industry needs. We want all our learners to succeed and this ambitious project is key to how we will achieve this. Working across the Otago Polytechnic you will support the  implementation of our strategies for high quality education provision and outstanding learning experiences. You will be a self-starter, an excellent communicator. We need a leader capable of working with a multi-faceted teams, identifying needs, initiating solutions and helping staff through the change process. Your great analytic skills will help you problem solve by making links between different requirements, staff skills and learning design to provide great outcomes. So if you are seeking a challenge, want to be at the forefront of transformative education and to 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 further information please contact Doris Lancaster on 0800 762 786

Applications close 5pm, 15th June 2015

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/18138/

Academic Leader / Facilitator

Dunedin City - Otago

Academic Leader / Facilitator

CapableNZ,Academic Leader/Facilitator

Permanent, Full Time role

Are you an outstanding educator with a background in facilitating learners, and a desire to help people transform their lives? Do you have significant experience in academic leadership and management? If so, Capable NZ wants to hear from you.

Capable NZ is Otago Polytechnic’s world-leading provider of Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) re-engaging experienced adults with education. Weprovide people with extensive professional experience the opportunity to earn a tertiary qualification based on their skills, and through new learning at and through their work. We are seeking an Academic Leader with drive, integrity and precision to help lead the team and facilitate learners in an exciting time of growth.

As the Academic Leader you will maintain oversight of all Capable NZ programmes, ensuring they meet high academic quality standards and you will oversee the development and delivery of new qualifications, leading others to meet shared accountabilities. You will lead the establishment and monitoring of robust and high quality academic systems and processes, participate in the strategic development of Capable NZ and help build a strong self-leading team of staff who consistently provide excellent service to our learners.

As a facilitator and /or academic mentor you will support and guide learners throughtheir personal journey of self-assessment, reflection and new learning. You will possess a strong understanding of adult learning, including work-based learning, professional practice and the educational environment, trends and governance structures. You will be adaptable to the needs of learners, driven to help them succeed, and work well within appropriate curricula, policies and processes. Holding a postgraduate degree and extensive experience in your field you may also have a tertiary teaching qualification or be willing to undertake one upon appointment. You will have a strong professional practice framework and will be self-leading, organised and thorough. Your style will be positive, and energisingwith a focus on results for yourself and the team.

So if you see yourself leading at the forefront of exciting new learning models, want to use your talents to make a difference in people's lives and thrive on new and exciting challenges then please contact us.

Applications close 5pm, 10th June 2015

For further information please contact Phil Ker, Chief Executive, on phil.ker@op.ac.nz

http://www.op.ac.nz/about-us/work-at-op/jobs/

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/17991/

Technician/Systems Administrator

Dunedin City - Otago

Technician/Systems Administrator

Fixed Term, one year

As the Systems Administrator in the College of Enterprise and Development you will play a key role in the support for student learning. The College delivers degree and certificate programmes across Business, Travel and Information Technology. You will ensure that students and staff have excellent access to a wide range of technologies from office equipment to configuration of production servers and from introductory programming to advanced development environments.

This varied full-time position requires an advanced understanding of both software and hardware requirements for teaching along with excellent communication skills to engage with students and staff at all levels. The role includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing school IT equipment, including specialist suites and servers. The person appointed to this position may also need to assist in the classroom with the delivery of technical subjects.

You will ensure the delivery of high quality service standards within our Learning Environment and be able to respond to and resolve arising issues in a timely manner, achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.

The person appointed to this position will have a tertiary qualification in applied information technology, with several years’ experience in one or more of help desk, IT support, server management or teaching in a relevant field.

You will have had experience with:

  • Active Directory
  • SQL Server
  • Windows Server management
  • Wired and Wireless network troubleshooting
  • VMware products (Workstation, vSphere, vCloud Director)

This role is fixed term due to a temporary secondment of a staff member.  

For specific information contact Lesley Smith, phone 0800 762 786.

Closing Date 5th June 2015

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/17968/