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Lecturer (Outdoor Instructor)

Dunedin City - Otago

Lecturer (Outdoor Instructor)

Otago Sports Institute & Adventure (OISA)

1 FTE – Fixed Term, 26 January 2015 – 11 December 2015

We are seeking a lecturer (Outdoor Instructor) to instruct, facilitate and give feedback to students in a variety of outdoor pursuits and to teach environmental science papers. This position will allow you to share your knowledge and passion with students who want to establish a career in the outdoor industry.

We are looking for someone who is able to work well in a small team environment and at a larger department level, who is able to contribute to the development of the programme, time-tabling, marking and course co-ordination. You will be able to demonstrate excellent initiative and leadership skills and will be required to work as an independent instructor in the field.  You will have an ability to understand our partnership with Kai Tahu and work towards sustainable practices within your teaching.

It is desirable that you have the following:

Relevant New Zealand Outdoor Instruction (NZOIA) qualifications in kayak, rock, bush and alpine at level 1 or higher (or equivalent industry experience).
Current advanced first aid training such as Pre Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) or Advanced Wilderness First Aid.
A recognised relevant teaching qualification or willingness to complete such a qualification within two years of employment.
Strong interest and/or qualifications in teaching environmental and sustainable practices.

Previous academic experience will be advantageous but not essential.

For specific information please contact Andy Thompson, Programme Manager, phone 0800 762 786. For a position description and to apply visit our website and click on job vacancies.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 3rd October 2014

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Project Development Manager

Dunedin City - Otago

Project Development Manager

Project Development Manager

$75,000 per annum

Innovation workSpace

1.0 FTE.  Fixed Term for 6 months

  • Do you constantly switch up how you solve things?
  • Is your ability to flex and flow legendary?
  • Is juggling multiple clients, projects and people just par for the course?

Workspace is a dynamic creative environment designing and creating prototypes from communication to energy generation. The Production Manager would be the mastermind with the teams on these projects, resource manage and align the projects in line with the Otago Polytechnic values. You will liaise with clients about projects and new business opportunities.

You will demonstrate:

  • Facilitative and collaborative leadership style
  • Ability to partner and motivate clients and staff
  • Proven successful experience in product design and development
  • Resource and portfolio management skills
  • Quote and schedule development skills

This is a hands-on functional role with the opportunity to extend longer than six months.

For specific information please contact Eva Gluyas, Manager Innovation workSpace on 0800 762 786. For a position description or to apply please visit our website.

Interviews will start to take place from 10 September 2014.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 22 September 2014

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