Associate Head of School, School of Music and Creative Media Production

Wellington, New Zealand
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

College of Creative Arts

The School of Music and Creative Media Production is recruiting a full-time Associate Head of School. The candidate will have a post-graduate qualification and demonstrate experience in operational management in the tertiary sector.

The successful candidate will have experience in academic operational management and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the subjects offered across the school. The candidate will also have experience in academic processes and procedures including course and programme development, quality assurance, approval and review. The candidate will be required to serve on University, College and School committees and to contribute to school planning and strategy.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production was recently established to respond to New Zealand's growth and internationally recognised reputation for innovation and creativity in both music and media production. It is staffed by internationally acclaimed and award-winning practitioners and is equipped with brand new state of the art facilities, including one of the largest and most high-tech studio complexes in the region.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production delivers two undergraduate degree programmes, the Bachelor of Commercial Music and Bachelor of Creative Media Production. The Bachelor of Commercial Music offers majors in music practice, music technology and music industry. The Bachelor of Creative Media Production offers students pathways in film and TV, animation and VFX, game development, creative technologies and producing and directing.

The School is now also offering new Honours programmes for both Commercial Music and Creative Media Production as well as a Master of creative enterprise (MCE). The MCE is designed for students who are looking to apply professional strategies intrinsic to creative disciplines to develop and commercialise their practice.

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Together with the School of Design and the School of Art, the School of Music and Creative Media Production is part of the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, Wellington. The School of Design offers majors in industrial design, fashion design, spatial design, visual communication design, textiles and concept design. The School of Art offers majors in fine art, photography and Māori visual arts.

Based on our Wellington campus, this fixed-term appointment provides an exciting opportunity to shape the learning of the future - if you're ready to join us in making a difference, apply now.

Closing date: 10 November 2019

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