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Kaiārahi

E aku iti, e aku rahi, e kā kāwai hekengā rahi o te motu nei, tēnā koutou katoa. 

E kimi ana mātou ki ngā takata e ngākaunui ana ki te ao Māori, e hiahia ana ki te whakatinana i ngā hua o te ao Māori, kia mōhio whānui ngā kaimahi ki te hono ki te Te Rautaki Māori ki Te Kura Matatini ki Otago. 

Ko te tino whāinga o ēnei tūraka, kia tautoko i ngā kaimahi o Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, ki te tutuki pai i ngā whakaarotau o Te Rautaki Māori, kia whakapuāwai i ngā wawata o kā Papatipu Rūnaka, me kā tauira e whai mātauraka ki tēnei kuratini. 

Me mataka koe ki ngā āheitaka ki te tuku kaupapa, ki te wahapū, ki te mātauraka Māori, ki te whakamana i te takata e ako ana ki kā hua o te ao Māori. 

Tēnā koutou e aku rakatira.

Kaiārahi

Two fulltime, permanent positions are available

We are looking to appoint energetic and proactive people with the special responsibility of Kaiārahi. 

Ko wai mātou | About us as an organisation

At Otago Polytechnic, we believe that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential.

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

Mō te tūraka mahi  | About the role

Your mahi as a Kaiārahi will improve, support and enhance Otago Polytechnic’s staff capabilities as a responsive and effective Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner by their ability to embed the Māori Strategic Framework (MSF) and Te Pae Tawhiti, the Tiriti o Waitangi Excellence Framework of Te Pūkenga (TPT). 

You will bring improvement to our business in facilitating positive change by working alongside our colleagues to:

  • Support staff with the embedding of Otago Polytechnic’s Māori Strategic Framework 
  • Support the design and development of appropriate resources to enhance the delivery and embedding of the Māori Strategic Framework
  • Contribute to the advancement of te ao Māori knowledge across Otago Polytechnic including the Māori Language Strategy
  • Coordinate professional development opportunities for staff pertaining to the Māori Strategic Framework, the Māori Language Strategy and Te Pae Tawhiti.  

Ko wai koe | About you 

This role suits someone who is energised through being an integral part of a team and is committed to enhancing staff and tauira experiences and success.  Key to your success in this role will be your demonstrated ability to build positive and productive working relationships in order to support staff to embed the MSF and TPT into their mahi.

You will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication skills with a natural ability to engage and build relationships
  • Cultural understanding including working under a tikanga Māori framework
  • Confidence and skills to facilitate workshops and 1:1 training 
  • Be computer literate including MS Office Products 
  • Excellent planning and problem-solving skills
  • Strong alignment and commitment to Otago Polytechnic values and strategic frameworks. 
  • Innovative approaches for applying kaupapa Māori within your mahi.  
  • Working collaboratively with others on resource development, events and team initiatives.
  • A flexible approach to the services delivered with the ability to adapt as necessary

You will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in bringing about change within a te ao Māori context or a related area.
  • E mōhio ana ki te kōrero, ki te pānui, ki te tuhi hoki i te reo Māori. 
  • An ability to relate to, build and maintain relationships 
  • Experience in developing positive networks with mana whenua and other appropriate external organisations 

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment  

For specific information please contact Shaun Tahau, shaun.tahau@op.ac.nz  For a position description or to apply please click on the link

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 30 January 2022

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1054186

Head of Programmes - Construction

Head of Programmes: Construction

Full Time, Permanent

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Te Kura Matatini ki Otago/Otago Polytechnic and Te Pūkenga have invested heavily in the trades areas of our vocational training and we have an exciting opportunity to lead growth in the Construction areas

Ko wai mātou | About us as an organisation

We believe that our people make a better world.  Te Kura Matatini ki Otago/Otago Polytechnic is proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.  We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focussed and dedicated to helping our tauira (learners) build their capability and realise their potential. 

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

Mō te tūraka mahi  | About the role 

This role will have operational oversight and leadership of the Construction programmes within the College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences.  You will be dedicated to developing the programmes and relationships with industries that involve multiple stakeholders. Your engagement with these stakeholders will be paramount to the success of the programmes and the future of our tauira. Your relationship-building skills will be impeccable to maintain and build new relationships and networking opportunities. 

The role will involve:

· leading the teams to maintain academic quality ensuring learner (tauira) recruitment, retention, and success.

- the continuous improvement of programme development and delivery to achieve educational excellence and meet financial obligations;

· actively contributing and implementing the Team Performance Plan to ensure that it aligns with the Otago Polytechnic and Te Pūkenga's strategic directions;

· creating an excellent work environment and helping team members address change and future development enthusiastically

· representing your team as appropriate

· working closely with the Head of College in furthering the strategic aims of the programmes in your portfolio and collaborating with other Heads of Programmes as needed

· an ability to embed our Strategic Frameworks (Māori, Pasifika, Sustainability and Health, Safety and Wellbeing) into the portfolio programmes.

Ko wai koe | About you 

This newly established role will lead the Construction area within the College. The split of this role is still up for discussion and will be partially determined by the skills and attributes of the applicants. This position may include a teaching allocation, research allocation, or be a full leadership position to cover a larger, amalgamated team which is yet to be determined.  You will have a passion for the construction industry, backed up by a track record of success in leading in a construction discipline. You will be focussed on continuous improvement and able to develop and implement operational initiatives. 

You need to be a collaborative leader, with highly effective communication skills and the ability to bring people along with you. Relationship building, influencing and negotiating skills will be a key component of your kite (toolkit) and you’ll have demonstrated understanding of what Tiriti o Waitangi Partnership means in this context. At least a baseline knowledge of tikaka and te reo Māori would be an advantage

To be successful in either role you will need to be able to demonstrate leadership in aligning and supporting Otago Polytechnic’s values, strategic direction and objectives, and the alignment and transition to Te Pūkenga. 

For specific information on either position please contact Mark Cartwright, 0800 762 786 or mark.cartwright@op.ac.nz 

For a position description or to apply please click on the link

Applications close at 5pm, Sunday 30 January 2022

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1054190

Technician Administrator - Fashion

Permanent, 20 hours per week

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The School of Design seek a Technician/Administrator to support the delivery of our fashion programmes. This position involves facilitating the delivery of certificate, degree and postgraduate programmes along with support for our tauira (learners) and staff.

The successful applicant will have:

· A desire to support tauira

· Outstanding organisational skills

· Excellent communication skills 

· Strong relationship building skills

· Be adaptable and have a focus on customer service

· Experience in creative industries

· An ability to understand Otago Polytechnic’s partnership with Kai Tahu

· Be able to integrate sustainable practices within your role

· Demonstratable knowledge of Health and Safety legislation applicable to the fashion studio.

In the role you will be able to think on your feet and problem-solve with your daily interactions with tauira and staff.  You will order and distribute class resources ensuring that equipment and work spaces are maintained to a safe and tidy standard.  A high level of computer literacy is required for this role and you will be able to develop new systems and processes that enhance the learning environment. 

Experience in the creative industries and in particular the fashion industry would be an advantage.

You will enjoy collaboration, as you will be working co-operatively with the wider Te Māru Pūmanawa, College of Creative Practice and Enterprise teams and other parts of the organisation. It is expected that you will be an effective partner by your commitment to Te Titiri o Waitangi. 

At Otago Polytechnic, we believe that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential.

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022. To attend an interview on site, applicants will need to be able to provide their My Vaccine Pass to staff on arrival. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment.

For specific information please contact Leigh Moses on 0800 762 786 or leigh.moses@op.ac.nz

For a position description or to apply please click on the link

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 27 January 2022.

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1054012

Carpentry Lecturer - Central Otago

Fulltime, permanent

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We seek a qualified Carpenter to join our team as a Lecturer in the Carpentry area based at our Central Otago Campus in Cromwell. You will be sharing your knowledge, experience, passion and creativity with Carpentry tauira (learners). You will teach within the He Toki partnership which establishes pathways for successful education and employment. He Toki is recognised internationally as an indigenous model of community, Māori, tertiary and industry collaboration.  

You will teach carpentry trade skills and knowledge to tauira in either full-time / part time study, in a managed apprenticeship scheme, block courses and night classes. You will be responsible for teaching and contributing towards student attendance, course guide information, curriculum development, student discipline, student results, moderation, progress reports and resource bookings. 

The successful applicant will have:

· Trade Certificate qualifications in Carpentry or have extensive relevant experience.   

· A current First Aid Certificate or a willingness to get one

· Site Safe Passport and be a Licenced Building Practitioner.  

· Supporting and mentoring young people in industry-based training would be preferred.

· Knowledge in Māori tikaka is preferred however our Kaitohutohu department will support you in this role.

The role includes managing students placed in apprenticeships with employers in the Otago and Central Otago regions. Some travelling will be required and hours will need to be worked flexibly around the needs of tauira, apprentices and employers.

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022. To attend an interview on site, applicants will need to be able to provide their My Vaccine Pass to staff on arrival. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment.

For specific information contact Barbara Emmitt 0800 765 9276 or 027 410 2301 or barbara.emmitt@op.ac.nz 

For a position description or to apply visit our website.

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 23 January 2022

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1053950

Quantity Surveying - Construction Management Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

Fulltime, Permanent

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Ko wai mātou | About us as an organisation

At Otago Polytechnic, we believe that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential.

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

Mō te tūraka mahi  | About the role

The College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences is looking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the area of Construction Management and/or Quantity Surveying.  In the role you will develop and teach degree and diploma level courses to our tauira (learners). You will share your knowledge with those who want to make a career in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying providing an outstanding learner experience. Your real-life examples and experiences where you have used your skills will be of great benefit in preparing our tauira for the workforce.

To be successful in this role you will:

· have a minimum of 2 years industry experience in New Zealand in either Quantity Surveying or Construction Management,

· have membership in one or more professional bodies (e.g., RICS, PAQS, NZIQS, NZIOB, or CIOB),

· have a passion for teaching and learning

· hold a relevant degree qualification

· a tertiary teaching qualification or a willingness to undertake training in this area

To be appointed at Senior Lecturer level you would need to hold a tertiary teaching qualification and have an active research portfolio.

For specific information please contact Mark Cartwright 0800 762 786 or mark.cartwright @op.ac.nz

For a position description or to apply click on the below link.

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022. To attend an interview on site, applicants will need to be able to provide their My Vaccine Pass to staff on arrival. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment. 

Applications close: 5pm Monday 17 January 2022.

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1053361

Occupational Therapy Lecturer

Permanent, Part-time (0.7 FTE)

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer within our Bachelor of Occupational Therapy programme.  This role will be based in Ōtepoti/Dunedin and part of a team to deliver occupational therapy theories and practice to tauira (learners).   

We seek an experienced, passionate and motivated educator who creates an outstanding learning experience for our tauira.  

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a wide range of understanding and experiences of current models and frameworks in the area.   
  • a commitment to be an effective Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner by your knowledge to Te Ao Māor
  • a desire to help tauira learn
  • the ability to work with community agencies to develop links and networks for our learners.
  • experience in research would be an advantage
  • hold a current Occupational Therapist      Annual Practicing Certificate
  • a tertiary teaching      qualification or a willingness to undertake training in this area 

The role has scope for extending the capabilities of the successful applicant should this be the pathway they aspire to.

For specific information contact Penelope Kinney or Ian Crabtree, phone 0800 762 786.   

For a position description or to apply visit our website. 

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022. To attend an interview on site, applicants will need to be able to provide their My Vaccine Pass to staff on arrival. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment.   

Applications close 5pm, Mnoday 17 January 2022

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1053360

Director: Sustainability

Full time or part-time opportunity available

Permanent or fixed term to work in with your needs

The organisation

At Te Kura Matatini ki Otago/Otago Polytechnic, we know that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, boasting some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focussed and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential. 

We are guided by our values of Manaakitaka/Caring, Maia/Courage, Takohaka/Accountability and Whakamanataka/Empowerment. 

We provide a working and learning environment that supports and encourages people to be their true, full selves on campus. We are proudly Rainbow Tick Accredited. Our Māori Strategic Framework gives effect to our commitment being a responsive Tiriti o Waitangi partner, and we are committed to being a bicultural organisation. We are also dedicated to providing a work and learning place where Māori, Pasifika peoples, people with disabilities, and neurodiverse individuals can thrive, as themselves.

Sustainability is one of our three key strategic pillars (alongside our Māori Strategic Framework, and Health, Safety & Wellbeing). We lead the way in sustainable practice: it is embedded in all our undergraduate qualifications; we maximise student and staff wellbeing, minimise our environmental footprint and expand our environmental handprint. We are hosts of Whaiao, a UN recognised Regional Centre of Expertise. 

The role

Do you have passion for sustainability, backed up by a track record of success in leading sustainability strategy, working successfully with partners to deliver sustainability initiatives?

This newly established role will lead the Sustainability function at Otago Polytechnic and have oversight of the development and delivery of Otago Polytechnic’s Sustainability Strategy, in partnership with mana whenua and working alongside staff, learners and external partners. 

About you

You will be an experienced leader and sustainability practitioner, with an in depth understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the sustainability issues that impact iwi Māori communities, and leading-edge sustainable practice. 

You will have demonstrated experience in enhancing organisational culture and capability from a sustainability perspective, and in developing and implementing successful sustainability strategic initiatives. 

You need to be a collaborative leader, with highly effective communication skills and the ability to bring people along with you. Relationship building, influencing and negotiating skills will be a key component of your kete (toolkit) and you’ll have demonstrated understanding of what Tiriti o Waitangi Partnership means in this context, as well as at least a baseline knowledge of tikaka and te reo Māori. 

Otago Polytechnic requires all staff, learners and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 1 February 2022. To attend an interview on site, applicants will need to be able to provide their My Vaccine Pass to staff on arrival. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement of employment. 

We welcome applications from individuals seeking full-time or part-time (minimum 25 hours per week) engagement. 

For a position description or to apply please visit our website. For specific information please contact Laura Warren via email laura.warren@op.ac.nz 

Applications close 5pm Thursday 20 January 2022. 

https://op.qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/1053323