Director, Learning and Teaching & Library

Canterbury, New Zealand
20 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

As the longest-running agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University’s story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn’t end there. As New Zealand’s economy diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives. To grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it. With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres, and a range of corporate service units, the University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries. Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 700 staff.

We have a rare opportunity available to lead the University’s Teaching and Learning & Library business unit as the Director.  

The University is well underway with an exciting transformation journey with ambitious goals and we are seeking a proven leader with energy and passion to support this. Encompassing the University’s values of students at the core, integrity, innovation and leadership, this role is vital in our objectives to drive teaching excellence in the University and continue to enhance the student learning experience.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Teaching and Learning, you will be an inspirational leader with extensive experience in the areas of specialist online learning and blended delivery, as well as a strong background within a library environment. You will drive high performance to ensure delivery of business objectives and support your business unit leaders to build organisational capability.

To be considered for the role, you will have significant experience operating in a relevant leadership role, ideally within a tertiary environment. You will need to demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build credible relationships both across the organisation and externally. A PhD or other relevant postgrad qualification is required.

Please apply via with your CV and cover letter.

For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers page or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

Applications close on Monday 08/07/19 at 9am.