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Senior Lecturer position, School of Design

Dunedin City - Otago

Senior Lecturer position, School of Design

Permanent 1.0 FTE

The School of Design is looking for a dynamic design educator with experience in fields of spatial and industrial design to contribute to the development of new and future-focused undergraduate and postgraduate design programmes. The ideal candidate will understand the applied research environment and have a strong academic and/or applied research profile. This is a leadership role requiring strong strategic thinking and organisational skills coupled with a demonstrated ability to support and coach others towards achieving a shared vision in a highly collaborative work environment.

At the School of Design, students work in an applied learner-centred studio environment drawing on a unique multi-disciplinary delivery model which is responsive to industry and community needs. They enjoy a personalised learning experience where they are encouraged to solve problems creatively, work collaboratively in teams and communicate clearly using a range of media.

The successful applicant will have a postgraduate qualification in design. A teaching qualification is advantageous. This position is permanent with a negotiable start date of late January 2015.

For specific information contact Caroline Terpstra phone 021 735 489

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Information Technology Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Information Technology Lecturer

Information TechnologyLecturer

Two fulltime, permanent positions

Our Bachelor of Information Technology is known for strengths in applied computing, industry projects and close links with community.

We are seeking applications for two experienced lecturers to teach across a range of subject areas in the degree programme.  An area of development for the future of the programme is the “Internet of Things” – exploring the areas of embedded systems, robotics and smart devices. Skills in those fields, operating systems, networking and hardware will be an advantage, and experience across multiple platforms would be preferred.

Applicants with skills and experience across a wider range of topics are also welcome to apply.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in information technology
  • 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

The salary level offered and the appointment at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicants.

If you have any enquires please contact Lesley Smith, Head of College on 0800 762 786

Applications Close at 5pm on Friday 10th October 2014

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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

Salary/Wages:
$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. www.op.ac.nz

Interviews will start to take place from 10 September 2014.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 6th October 2014

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