Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Mechanical Services Engineer

Dunedin City - Otago

Campus Services Department

1.0 FTE, Permanent Position

We seek a talented Mechanical Services Engineer to provide outstanding service to the Campus Services Department as well as providing exceptional service to the whole of Otago Polytechnic.

Our preferred candidate will be a highly organised, 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 encompasses all mechanical services and assets owned or operated by Otago Polytechnic. The responsibilities are to maintain these assets to current best practice methods, to ensure a safe, comfortable, and secure learning environment for students, staff, and the public. A relevant mechanical trade qualification is preferred.

Preferred hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

For Specific Information please contact Tracey Howell, Campus Services Manager on 0800 762 786

Applications close: 31 August 2016

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Student Administrator

Dunedin City - Otago

Outstanding Student Administrator

Full Time, Fixed Term, 12 months

We are looking for a talented administrator, who is passionate about the delivery of outstanding customer experiences to students and staff to join our Centralised Student Administration Team.

The successful application will be part of a self-managing team responsible for the delivery of centralised student administration system activity, as well as providing exceptional service to the whole of Otago Polytechnic.

Our preferred candidate will have proven success in providing quality administration services, the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of people, the drive to be a highly functioning member of a self-managing team, an organised approach, initiative, flexibility and an active commitment to ensuring that timely services of the highest quality are consistently provided.

To succeed in this role a high attention to detail and systems accuracy is required. A relevant qualification in office administration and proven experience working with student management systems or similar corporate computer systems is preferred.

For a Position Description or to apply please visit our website, or for specific information please contact Melissa Wright, Team Leader Customer Services on 0800 762 786.

Applications close 5pm, 31 August 2016

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Information Technology Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Our Bachelor of Information Technology is known for strengths in applied computing, industry projects and close links with the community.  Our students undertake a year-long client-focussed project in their 3rd year which encapsulates their degree learning and allows them to develop curiosity and skills in a new area.

We are seeking applications from an experienced IT professional with strengths in of Systems Administration, Security, Virtualisation, or Software Development. Project supervision experience is also desirable. Applicants with expertise in other areas of information technology would also be considered.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in information technology
  • recent work experience in the information technology industry
  • experience in tertiary teaching or a willingness to undertake training in this area
  • evidence of an inspiring approach to teaching

This position is an opportunity for an experienced information technology professional to share his/her expertise with enthusiastic students.

The salary level offered will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Please refer to the position description for further details.

For further enquiries please contact Joy Gasson on 021 735 741, +64 3 479 6981 or joy.gasson@op.ac.nz

Vacancy will close at 5pm on Friday 16 September 2016

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