Dean, Digital Innovation and Learning Futures

Palmerston North (Territorial authority), Manawatu-Wanganui (NZ)
31 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor

Palmerston North

Massey University is positioned as New Zealand's defining University with a distinctive pedigree established through academic leadership, research excellence and innovative teaching. Each year, about 30,000 students from over 80 countries choose Massey University to help them realize their ambitions and achieve their potential through experience research-led teaching, innovative modes of delivery, outstanding student support services and high quality resources.

We are building on our reputation for innovation and flexibility to further develop a student-centred and research-informed culture of excellence as the platform of this next phase of development and seeks to appoint a leading innovator with academic credibility and international experience to an exciting new leadership role.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Research, Academic & Enterprise this outward facing strategic role will be critical to achieving the University's objective to be a distinctively online leader and student-centred university.

Applications are invited from those with Doctoral degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience relating to instructional technology, educational technology or online and digitally enhanced teaching and learning in a tertiary environment. You will have demonstrated ability to lead in the development, implementation and strategy of future digital learning initiatives combined with academic credibility in a research-focused University through respected pedagogical knowledge of online and hybrid teaching, instructional design theory and blended delivery.

This five year fixed term appointment will be based on the Palmerston North campus where you will contribute your vision, innovation, commercial acumen, agility and a sense of ingenuity to this endeavour through a culmination of contextual knowledge and well developed national and international networks.

Closing date: 30 November 2016

Reference number: A471-16AB

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