13 Dec 2017

Full-Time Regional Director – Tāmaki Makaurau/Te Tai Tokerau

Mana Recruitment – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

Regional Director – Tāmaki Makaurau/Te Tai Tokerau

  • Dynamic education provider
  • Based in South Auckland

A transformative approach to education is cornerstone to Te reo me ona tikanga Māori recognition within this dynamic organisation.

“Students discovering their own potential for education success and to proudly stand together with all people of the world

This is the powerful organisational vision of Tertiary education provider, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.

With educational programs designed to ensure academic success,  benchmarked via other external institutions and continuous redevelopment to set best practice within New Zealand education is both championed and met at all levels within this transformational education provider.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive, the Regional Director will lead the delivery and review of indigenous graduate programs in order to provide a teaching and learning experience for all students.

Supported by robust leadership and centralised support functions located in Whakatāne, the Tāmaki Makaurau site (based in South Auckland) and the site in Whangārei will become the responsibilities of the Regional Director Tāmaki Makaurau/Te Tai Tokerau.

At these sites, a range of programmes from Certificate through to Doctorate level will be offered, that incorporates quality learning and teaching experiences for students.

Growth in student enrolments in the North is expected in the coming years and the range of programmes offered from the new Tāmaki site, will be expanded to accommodate this growth.

Criteria for application is to include:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a senior academic position.
  • Fluency in Te Reo me ona tikanga Māori and its application within a Kaupapa Maori environment.
  • Strategic leadership skills and sound understanding of strategic planning and ability to develop and implement strategies.
  • Sound understanding of risk management processes and procedures.
  • Financial management experience including experience managing budgets.
  • Sound knowledge of the tertiary sector and hands on teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of the NZQA framework and programme accreditation framework.
  • Superb communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with funders, tauira, community groups and whānau alike.
  • Research experience and an active current portfolio.
  • A full, clean driver’s licence.

With just over 8 direct reports over the 2 sites this is expected to double over time, you will have the opportunity to apply your inspiring leadership style to ensure staff are fully supported in their roles and are providing quality graduate learning programs.  You will be tasked with growing enrolments in both Masters and Doctoral programs.

These programs are uniquely tied to the collaborative support of Whenua, students themselves and broadly to the works and inspirations of indigenous people. As such, your previous exposure to the paradigms of kaupapa Māori, within an educational setting at a tertiary level are essential.

This position will draw on all of your previous expertise and knowledge but the rewards are equally fulfilling, you will be integral part of a driven Senior Leadership team who are like-minded individuals, committed to achieving high, academic outcomes for Māori.

On offer, is a salary and benefit package positioned to attract the highest level of applicant, within an organisation that is committed to providing a supportive, healthy working environment, where targeted professional and skills development programmes are encouraged.

Applications Close: Monday 15th January 2018 at 5pm.

How to Apply

Please contact Heather Walker for a confidential conversation now on (09) 632 1108 or email your up-dated CV and covering letter through to heather@manarecruitment.co.nz Applications Close: Monday 15th January 2018 at 5pm.

Job Categories: Leadership/Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: auckland, Dynamic education provider, Mana Recruitment, Regional Director, Regional Director - Tāmaki Makaurau/Te Tai Tokerau, and Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi jobs. Salary: 100,000 and above. Job expires in 31 days.

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