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Professional Teaching Fellow, MAIBUS Learner Support

Professional Teaching Fellow, MAIBUS Learner Support

Professional Teaching Fellow, MAIBUS Learner Support

University of Auckland

Closing Date : 20 Feb 2018

(Masters in Māori and Indigenous Business programme)

Faculty of Business and Economics

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With more than 7500 students and reaching more than 6,000 executives each year, the University of Auckland Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region. It has set its sights on being one of Asia-Pacific's foremost business schools, known for its excellence and innovation, teaching and research.

About us

Innovative Learning and Teaching, led by the School’s Director of Learning and Teaching, promotes, advances and supports the endeavor of learning and teaching across the Faculty and helps to promote excellence in the design and delivery of educational experiences. This multi-faceted innovation team is made up of committed educators and professionals who are charged with delivering an ambitious strategy for learning enhancement across the whole Business School.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced educator skilled with using learning technologies who has 2+ years’ experience in teaching communication skills, academic skills and graduate capabilities. The incumbent will have the ability to apply these academic skills to business problems and will be able to inspire and support postgraduate students so that they achieve their full potential. This position will play a key role in the delivery of the groundbreaking Masters of Māori and Indigenous Business programme, delivered in partnership between six New Zealand tertiary institutions.

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to education and to the development of Māori and Indigenous students. They will embrace Te Ao Māori and have excellent awareness of the principles that underpin Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Your ability to foster whanaungatanga, manaakitanga and kotahitanga for students in an online environment will set you apart.

The incumbent will be based within the University of Auckland Business School but occupies a national role. The appointee will be a key member of the MAIBUS team, serving all six universities; with some travel between institutions required.

The first courses will begin in April 2018 and the appointee will be instrumental in the on-going quality of support provided to students of the programme.

This is a fixed term position of 12 months. Please apply online by the closing date of Tuesday, 20 February 2018.

If you require further information regarding this position, please contact Susan Geertshuis at

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