Otago Polytechnic

Current vacancies

Business Intelligence Solutions Developer

Dunedin City - Otago

Fulltime, Permanent

We seek a full time experienced Business Intelligence Solutions Developer to join our Performance Improvement team to support organisational performance through the application of business intelligence and data science, and the implementation of appropriate solutions that will underpin transformational business change. This is an exciting time for the team, with a huge focus on a new initiative in machine learning and predictive analytics.


  • 5+ years dedicated BI Development experience
  • Expert with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack
  • Expert with ETL Tools - Wherescape Red and SQL
  • Expert with Sharepoint
  • Expert with Azure, Machine Learning, R script and Python
  • Expert with RDBMS - SQL Server
  • Expert with visualisation tools, e.g. PowerBI and DAX
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving and optimisation capabilities
  • Exceptional dimensional modelling and data warehouse design, analysis and support skills
  • Adept at keeping pace with the leading edge of business intelligence related research, issues and technology

Our preferred candidate will be a highly organised, customer-focused person who is looking for a challenging role where they can be a thought leader in the facilitation of organisational excellence.

This person will have exceptional technical skills, excellent intelligence development and report creation skills. They will be a positive team player that works well under pressure, and is able to work with various internal customers to deliver quality outputs to tight deadlines.

If you have a passion for helping organisations realise the value of Business Intelligence through visualisation, have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and superb written and verbal communication skills, then please apply!

For specific information contact Joanne Greatbanks 0800 762 786 or joanne.greatbanks@op.ac.nz 

Applications close at 5pm, Sunday 29 September 2019.

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School Administrator

Dunedin City - Otago

School of Nursing

37.5 hours per week, fixed term until end of July 2020

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our administration team who provide outstanding experiences and service to students and staff in the School of Nursing.

Our preferred candidate will be a highly organised person who has excellent skills in word processing, and competency with spread sheet and database use.  This person will have a positive and productive team attitude including the drive to be a highly functioning member of a self-leading team and a sense of humour.

A relevant qualification in office administration at level 4 or equivalent experience in business administration is required.  A tertiary qualification at Bachelor Degree level is preferred but not essential.

An understanding of cultural diversity and the ability to work with a variety of customers would be an advantage, along with experience working in the tertiary education sector.

For a position description or to apply please visit our website.

For specific information contact Ian Crabtree, phone 0800 762 786 or ian.crabtree@op.ac.nz

Applications close 5pm, 22 September 2019

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Architectural Studies Lecturers / Senior Lecturers

Dunedin City - Otago

College of Art, Design and Architecture

The College of Art, Design and Architecture has two permanent full-time positions in the field of architectural technologies and/or interior architecture to contribute to the delivery of the Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

These academic positions call for experienced architectural educators with recent or current commercial experience.  The Bachelor of Architectural Studies is based on an integrated delivery of architectural design, interior architecture, construction, building science and technologies taught in a studio-based learning environment and delivered within a framework of ecological responsibility.

The successful applicant will have experience in at least one of the key delivery areas and have relevant industry/professional affiliations along with a research profile.

The level of appointment offered, will be based on the skills, experience and qualification of the successful candidates.  To be appointed at Senior Lecturer you will hold at least a Level 7 academic qualification appropriate for teaching at degree.

This position is permanent with a start date of January 2020. 

For a position description, and to apply visit our website. 

For specific information contact Caroline Terpstra ph 021 735 489, caroline.terpstra@op.ac.nz

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 29 September 2019.

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