The University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
27d ago

Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes.

We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

We seek to appoint a Co-Convenor, at an academic level commensurate with experience, to support the delivery of the Urgent and Immediate Patient Care (UIPC) Week.

The opportunity

The UIPC Week is a four-day inter-professional simulation-based course in the medical programme, currently delivered 7 times per year.

The learners are Year 5 medical students, final year pharmacy students, final year nursing students, and final year AUT paramedic students.

The role of Co-Convenor ensures that students, faculty, and staff are properly supported and organised to allow for the smooth delivery of the week.

Co-Convenors work together to plan, implement, and evaluate the weeks effectively, and to support the partner schools and programmes in the achievement of their respective learning objectives.

Who are we looking for?

  • Our preferred candidate will ideally hold a clinical degree, coupled with previous or current clinical experience.
  • Ideally, you will have a background in clinical education or simulation.
  • Proven experience in leading teams and / or coordinating diverse groups is essential, and experience managing programmes would be a distinct advantage.
  • You will be highly-organised, with an excellent standard of attention to detail.
  • You will also be highly adaptable, with the ability to adapt to new techniques, processes and skills.
  • Why us?

    This is an exciting opportunity to make a unique contribution to the medical profession, educating the doctors, pharmacists, nurses and paramedics of tomorrow!

    The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential.

    We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, research and study leave, and over 300 different career development courses.

    In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

    For more information please visit : Career development and benefits.

    This is a fixed term position, for a period of 2 years. Applications close on Sunday 26th August 2018.

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.

    For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to

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