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Staff Developer

Dunedin City - Otago

Staff Developer

As a Staff Developer you will work as part of our Staff Capability Team to lead, design and deliver capability building initiatives as part of Otago Polytechnics continuing professional development framework for all staff.

We have embarked on an exciting period of development for both our programmes of learning and support services across the Polytechnic in which staff capability building will be critical for success

You will have a range of skills including

  • A proven track record of success in staff capability building (preferably in a tertiary setting) and use of an extensive range of learning and development solutions for all staff
  • A high level of understanding of academic processes including development and assessment
  • Experience in a wide variety of learning and teaching practices including online learning, experiential learning and practice in all modalities
  • Cultural competence and ability to work with diversity
  • Knowledge of the tertiary education sector and developing trends in New Zealand and internationally
  • The ability to engage with, motivate and lead others
  • Evidence of self-management, accountability and flexibility
  • Passion for providing outstanding learning experiences for adult learners
  • Preferably hold a tertiary level Teaching Qualification and at least a Bachelor degree in your own discipline
  • Excellent communication skills, solution orientated and learner centered approach

If you want to help develop our staff to deliver the best possible learner and staff experience contact us today!

For a Position Description or to apply please visit our website, for further information please contact Ron Bull on 0800 762 786

Closing Date 6 July 2015


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Opportunity for Board Membership

The Council of the Otago Polytechnic is calling for expressions of interest from an experienced academic for membership of the Otago Polytechnic Council.

The successful appointee will bring to the Council in- depth academic experience in a Polytechnic context, and will have general skills and experience in one or more of marketing/communications/public relations, governance, building and maintaining networks and/or political processes at local body or central government level.

To register your interest and to receive an information pack, please write to: Jeanette Corson, Secretary to Council, Email: or Phone: 03 479 6006

Applications Close: Friday, July 10 (4.00pm)