Academic Programme Manager

Waitakere, New Zealand
10 May 2019
End of advertisement period
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

What skills and experiences will tomorrow's students need to maximise their employability? How can tertiary education empower students to obtain the best possible outcomes?

This is an exciting time to join a sector that will transform vocational education in New Zealand for future generations. This is your opportunity to be a leader in this change.

At Unitec, we have a dynamic approach to learning, and our combination of theory and hands-on experience will give our students the skills to meet the changing needs of employers.

Sound interesting?

Led by the principles of Te Noho Kotahitanga, we are strongly focused on the success of all our students and engaging with the communities we serve.

We have considerably redeveloped our Mt. Albert Campus, with our central hub offering open environments merging with collaborative areas, library spaces and a range of eateries.

We are also refurbishing our Waitakere campus to support flexible, collaborative, technology-enabled learning and teaching.

The positions

We are recruiting 24 x newly created Academic Programme Manager positions to provide outstanding programme and people leadership at Unitec.

As an Academic Programme Manager, you will be responsible for the operational management of our Programmes, alongside leading and inspiring our staff and our students.

You will partner with and support, the relevant Head of School to drive excellence in learning, teaching and applied research.

About you

To be successful in this position you will have academic leadership and management experience and the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team. Your experience, insight and passion for academic quality and adherence to excellence will make a positive difference to Unitec.

You will need to hold academic and industry qualifications appropriate to the School, and in‐depth knowledge of the relevant industry sector, along with a proven ability to enable industry and professional partnerships to flourish.

We are also looking for you to demonstrate evidence of active engagement in building diverse, inclusive and equitable workplaces/environments, and an understanding (or desire to learn) Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori and the values and practices of Kaupapa Māori.

Apply now

If you have the knowledge, the passion and the desire to shape tomorrow's workforce, we would very much like to hear from you. 

Please refer to the Position Description for further information. You will also find a detailed outline of the Academic Programme Manager positions available alongside the Programmes they support (pages 10 - 13).

The closing date for applications is 24 May 2019.

Please note: We are recruiting for 24 x Academic Programme Manager positions across a number of disciplines. You can specify your discipline interest upon application.

We will contact all applicants within one week of the closing date.

To apply for this job, please click the apply button now or go to our job site and enter the job code 34328.