Academic Staff Member - Legal Studies
Open Polytechnic
Lower Hutt, NZ
5d ago

Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki te Kuratini Tuwhera.

The Open Polytechnic Kuratini Tuwhera is New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider. We specialise in taking the learning to our students, focusing on enabling the success of approximately 30,000 students each year.

We're a place where you can make a difference.

At the Open Polytechnic we offer a wide range of learning disciplines from Real Estate to Social Work, Construction and Education.

From our Academic Staff Members to our Student Journey Centre, we ensure our students are at the heart of everything we do, every step of the way.

About the role :

We're looking for a full-time Academic Staff Member to join our Legal Studies team on a full time permanent agreement to facilitate learning in the New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies and Bachelor of Business (law courses only).

All these programmes are delivered online. This role reports to a Programme Delivery Manager.

Ideally, you have practiced law and have completed a Law Degree. Along with this if you have the following skills and experience, we want to hear from you :

  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish rapport and credibility to work with a wide range of people in a collegial, constructive manner
  • High level of judgement, flexibility, self-motivation and responsiveness.
  • About you :

    You will have a passion for impacting the lives of everyday people and seeing them achieve their educational goals and dreams.

    You will also constantly be striving to be the best you can be, just as our students do and you pride yourself on the quality of your work.

    You will have :

  • A Law Degree
  • Experience of practicing law in New Zealand
  • Experience with Microsoft products : SharePoint Online, Teams, MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Education or teaching / training experience is desirable
  • About us :

    The Kuratini Tuwhera has an enviable reputation in the vocational sector with a campus situated in the Hutt Valley. We offer our people free car parking on campus, flexible working options, a modernised working environment, subsidised school holiday programmes for your children, free fitness classes, and an on-site café.

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