Computer Aided Design (CAD) - Tutor
New Zealand Government Jobs
Canterbury, New Zealand
4d ago

Job Description

Computer Aided Design (CAD) - Tutor

Full time, Permanent

  • Deliver world class CAD courses to CAD and engineering degree and diploma students
  • Maintain and develop industry driven course material
  • Support students with project work
  • Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region.

    Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success.

    The department of engineering and architectural studies operates out of new Kahukura Building at Ara's Madras street campus on the edge of the Christchurch CBD.

    The department is home to about 700 full time equivalent students, about a quarter of which are international. The department delivers level 5 to level 7 qualifications including the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (www. ) and the New Zealand Bachelor of Engineering Technology ( ).

    The Role

    This role is a teaching role which focuses on developing and enhancing the Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills of our engineering and CAD diploma students.

    CAD skills are key to an engineering designer's technical literacy. This role ranges from teaching CAD skills to those who are just starting their journey to supporting those who need to apply CAD skills to solving industry based design problems.

    Your day to day activities and attitude will help promote the esteem of Ara's design engineering and CAD programmes.

    This role makes a significant contribution to the mechanical engineering discipline. Ara is a key provider in New Zealand for engineering diplomas and three year degrees which are recognized internationally under the Dublin and Sydney Accords (www. ) and accredited by Engineering New Zealand ( ). Our graduates are well respected by industry who appreciate the hands on get things done attitude of our graduates.

    Help us help New Zealand shape the engineers and draughts persons of the future!


  • Deliver courses in the CAD and engineering programmes
  • Develop and maintain course materials and assessments
  • Assess students
  • Setting a high standard for student engagement and professionalism
  • Skills / Experience

  • A degree or diploma qualification in Engineering
  • Current industry / discipline knowledge
  • Current CAD experience in Inventor or Soldiworks
  • Vision, innovation and a commitment to facilitating own and others' learning
  • Time management skills, including the ability to effectively and efficiently administer, organise and co ordinate activities and meet deadlines
  • Effective communication
  • Benefits

    We offer and encourage professional and skill development. Enjoy excellent employment conditions, a great central city location and access to modern on-

    site facilities including Gym / Recreation Centre with free staff yoga and group fitness sessions, Library, Visions on Campus Restaurant, two Childcare Centres and a Health Centre.

    To Apply

    We accept applications via our online application system. For a job description and / or to apply online please visit http : / / www. / about-us / work-at-ara.

    If you have any queries in relation to the vacancy or application process, please contact the People and Development team via PeopleandDevelopment ara. or 03 940 8623. Emailed applications will not be considered.

    Applications close Sunday December 16th 2018

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