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Project Coordinator

Dunedin City - Otago

Project Coordinator

Learning Environment

1.0 FTE, Fixed Term for 2 Years

We seek a talented Project Coordinator to provide outstanding service supporting the Campus Project Manager and the Campus Services Manager by coordinating projects for the adaptation, refurbishment and construction of spaces across Otago Polytechnic campuses.

Our preferred candidate will be a highly organised, committed person who is looking for a challenging role and can commit for two years. This person will have highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive and productive team attitude including the drive to be a highly functioning member
of a self-managing team and a sense of humour.

The purpose of the role is to provide coordination in line with Otago Polytechnic project management framework reporting to and assisting the Campus Project Manager and assisting the Campus Services Manager to develop, co- ordinate and maintain small to medium sized projects ensuring compliance with OP H&S policy, and OP Strategy. Clear communication, and stakeholder engagement and involvement from concept to completion and handover is essential for this role to be successful.

Preferred hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30 pm

For Specific Information please contact Mike Collins, Director: Learning Environment on 0800 762 786

For a position description or to apply please visit our website

Applications close: 5pm Friday 8th August 2014

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Research and Project Assistant

Dunedin City - Otago

Research and Project Assistant

We are seeking a highly organised, committed Research and Project Assistant who is looking for a challenging role in an interesting and diverse commercial and academic, research and enterprise environment.

You will support the Director with your excellent project management and researching skills. A high level of written and oral communication will be supported by your advanced level in software applications which include the Microsoft and Adobe suite.

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, as your ability to communicate effectively with the Otago Polytechnic community and external stakeholders will be essential. A positive team attitude, the ability to maintain a professional manner and maintain confidentiality at all times is essential.

Experience in report writing and writing for the media would be an advantage along with experience in tender and grant applications.  A relevant tertiary degree would be desirable for this position.

For a position description or to apply please visit our website, www.op.ac.nz

For specific information please contact Alistair Regan phone 0800 762 786 or email alistair.regan@op.ac.nz

Applications close Friday 1st August 2014

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Systems Engineer

Dunedin City - Otago

Systems Engineer

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced system engineer to join the Information systems and Support, technical support team. The System Engineer will provide technical support to maintain IT infrastructure and IT services at Otago Polytechnic. This includes supporting the enterprise software and hardware systems, network infrastructure and the academic services provided by ISS to the Polytechnic’s students and staff. You will need to fit into a very dynamic high achieving team, where success is celebrated together.

The engineer 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 preferred candidate will be able to provide, excellent customer service along with the following technical capabilities.

  • Active Directory, MS-SQL Server
  • Windows Server & desktop management
  • Wired and Wireless network troubleshooting
  • VMware VCenter/ VMware Esxi

Applications Close on the 25th July 2014. For specific information about the position, please contact Steven Turnbull, Manager Technical Support, 0800 762 786 or email steven.turnbull@op.ac.nz

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Head of School - OISA

Dunedin City - Otago

Head of School - OISA

Otago Polytechnic’s Institute of Sport and Adventure delivers certificates through to graduate diplomas in physical activity, health and wellness, event management, sports coaching, exercise and outdoor education. The Institute is located in the new refurbished Old Art Gallery in Logan Park Dunedin which is situated in close proximity to a sporting hub containing athletics, football, rugby, cricket, hockey, tennis facilities.

We seek a future focused, inspirational leader to develop and support our high performing and self-managing teams within the Institute. You will lead a group of eighteen passionate staff and over three hundred enthusiastic learners to achieve educational excellence in alignment with our educational philosophy and priorities, values and strategic direction. You will also ensure curriculum design, development and delivery is nationally/internationally recognised. Stakeholder’s expectations will be exceeded by working with your highly capable staff to achieve success.

You will have demonstrable leadership skills and experience, with a track record of 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 sustainability. You will have significant experience in tertiary level teaching, research and/or consultancy and will hold or be studying towards a relevant post graduate tertiary qualification.

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, contact us today!

For further information contact Matt Carter 021 735457

Applications close 25th July 5pm

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Online Learning Designer

Dunedin City - Otago

Online Learning Designer

OP Online

Full Time, Fixed Term (2-years)

Otago Polytechnic is a leader in educational performance and is setting big targets for the future. Among other educational developments, it has a strong focus on flexible learning, utilising open and online formats. The OP Online team at Otago Polytechnic designs and delivers a range of innovative online programmes and courses, and assists schools with the development of online learning components within fully online and blended learning offerings that promote the highest quality of learning experiences for all learners. We are seeking two experienced educational developers to join this team.

Team members have a range of complementary skills including learning design and instructional design for development of interactive, high quality courses; project management; and online facilitation. The ideal candidate(s) will hold a tertiary qualification and be an experienced educational developer able to design online programmes and resources in conjunction with relevant teaching staff from across the Polytechnic. Team members are good communicators, flexible, proactive, problem-solvers and future focussed. They have excellent knowledge of educational technology and open educational resources and how to implement pedagogy and instructional design in development of online learning resources.

The OP Online Team operates as a high performing and self-managing team, meaning it is high functioning and shares leadership, draws on the strengths of individual members to manage work collectively, and has a strong culture of self-responsibility. If you want to be part of a value-driven institution, that is learner-focused; if you thrive in an environment that balances independence with team culture, like to be challenged and work at the forefront of educational development: and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude – contact us today!

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OP Online Manager

Dunedin City - Otago

OP Online Manager

OP Online Manager - Full Time, Permanent

Disruptive technologies and learning models are creating new challenges for traditional players in the tertiary education landscape. As one of New Zealand’s leading polytechnics, Otago Polytechnic aims to meet these challenges head on with forward-thinking strategies and innovation. Our dedicated group of educational designers – the OP Online Team, works with our Schools and Services to create online and blended courses and support services that reflect our goals of providing high quality education and outstanding learning experiences linked to real world outcomes. This team is currently in a scaling up phase and needs a leader – are you it?

Developing a high volume, fast-turnover environment you will need to link pedagogy to platforms to practice and understand what works and why. The OP Online Manager is expected to work well within the self-managing team, leading projects and creating new strategies and processes for rapid development, learning analytics, use of open Education Resources (OER) and other high quality, innovative online learning solutions and resources. You will lead the OP Online team to build the infrastructure required to deliver a centralised service for online and blended course development for Otago Polytechnic and for external customers. You will contribute to strategic decisions on educational technology improvements at OP ensuring that products reflect and underpin our goals and values.

If you are seeking a challenge, want to be at the forefront of transformative education, and work for an innovative organisation that is committed to its community and learners, contact us today!

Applications close 5pm, 25 July 2014

For further information contact Professor Sally Pairman, 0800 762 786

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Campus Project Manager

Learning Environment

1.0  FTE, Permanent Full Time

We seek a talented Project Manager who will be responsible for setting the direction for future learning facilities for Otago Polytechnic and will lead projects for the adaptation, refurbishment and construction of spaces across Otago Polytechnic campuses.

Our preferred candidate will be a highly organised, strategic thinking, committed person who is looking for a challenging role. This person will have highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive and productive team attitude including the drive to be a highly functioning member of a self-managing team and a sense of humour.

This role has a high degree of customer engagement that will require working with key stakeholders to review project requirements, determine project scope, assess funding and preparation of project plans.  In addition, the Campus Project Manager will ensure that all projects are managed in line with best practice and follow the agreed project management and sustainability frameworks.

The current incumbent will apply for this role.

Preferred hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30 pm

For Specific Information please contact Mike Collins, Director: Learning Environment on 0800 762 786

To apply please send a completed application form, cover letter and CV to vacancies@op.ac.nz.

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Applications close: 5pm Friday 25th July 2014