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Otago Polytechnic is pleased to be recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary providers, and we are in no doubt who to thank – our exceptional staff.

Providing an environment where individuals can develop their lives and careers is at the heart of what we do, and this is as true for our staff as our students. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining capable staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to meeting the needs of our learners and partners. We foster the leadership and communication skills that can make great ideas happen. As a research-active Polytechnic, we support staff to collaborate with others and explore their areas of interest. 

We welcome and include everyone regardless of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, religious or ethical beliefs or political opinions.

 

Current vacancies at OPAIC 

Placement Consultant

Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus has an exciting opportunity for a Placement Consultant to assist the Corporate Relations team to build a strong client portfolio across various industries and employment markets. Simultaneously, mentor our students and match them to appropriate work placements and employment by providing them with support, CV preparation, interview skills and employment market insights.

You will be required to work closely with various industries in order to attract new stakeholders and build industry links for student and staff engagement. You will utilise digital media platforms and other innovative methodologies to source stakeholders. An important part of the role will be to develop strategies around alumni engagement.

OPAIC wishes to encourage applicants with proven experience working as a recruitment consultant or similar position, and ideally with international students. You should have a strong work ethic with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. 

If this sounds like you and you want to actively contribute to the success of our international students, please get in touch.

For further information about the position and to apply online go to the SEEK website: Placement Consultant

 

Executive Assistant (Executive Director)

We are currently seeking an experienced, efficient and proactive Executive Assistant to provide support for the Executive Director, Academic (EDA).

This key full-time position involves working independently to provide a wide range of complex administrative tasks and extensive support to the EDA in all aspects of day-to-day management and operation of the Academic Directorate..  You will interact on behalf of the EDA with all elements of OPAIC and foster productive relationships with key stakeholders.  You will need to consider the big picture while also taking care of small details, and also contribute to the wider interests of OPAIC when required.  A high level of trust and maturity is required for this role.

For further information about the position and to apply online go to the SEEK website: Executive Assistant

 

English Lecturers

We are seeking English lecturers to teach our NZCEL Level 4 and 5 programmes, and have a range of current and future permanent, sessional and relieving opportunities.

Successful candidates will plan and deliver NZCEL Level 4 and 5 courses within our curriculum guidelines, and help develop, moderate and administer assessments to NZQA unit standards. There may also be curriculum development and learning support opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced applicants. 

Desired attributes

We are seeking applicants who can demonstrate:

Essential criteria

What’s on offer?

For further information about the position and to apply online go to the SEEK website: English Lecturers 

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We welcome and include everyone regardless of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, religious or ethical beliefs, or political opinions. 

 

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