Academic Staff Member - Construction Management
Open Polytechnic
Wellington, New Zealand
1d ago

Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki te Kuratini Tuwhera.

The Kuratini Tuwhera is Aotearoa 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 student's 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.

We strive to be bold and our best so our students can be true to themselves.

About the role :

We are looking for someone to come add value to the Learning Delivery unit. In this role you will join our Built Environment Team and facilitate our online diploma programmes.

This role is an 18 month fixed term agreement.

To be successful in this role, you will have skills and experience in construction management within the New Zealand market and a good understanding of the New Zealand construction industry.

You will have an understanding of building processes, particularly in the New Zealand context.

  • The ideal candidate will have;
  • A good understanding of New Zealand construction-related legislation including but not limited to the Building Act 2004 and the Health & Safety at work Act 2015 and the NZ building code.
  • A solid understanding of the tender process and quality assurance processes in a construction site, additional experience in site safety and site quality plans is also preferred
  • A sound understanding of the construction of timber-framed houses, including the inter-relationships of construction activities and resources.
  • 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 relevant tertiary qualification in construction management (preferably at degree level)
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Teaching experience in tertiary education
  • Capability of using and teaching Microsoft Project
  • About us :

    The Kuratini Tuwhera has a fantastic culture with a campus situated in the Hutt Valley. We offer our people free education (50% off for whanau), 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.

    We are proud of our kaimahi and value every contribution from all of our people.

    If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Contact Aaron Khor, People & Capability Advisor at aaron.

    khor with any questions about the role. Applications close 25 October 2020.

    Noho ora mai. Tēnā koe.

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