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Manager, Learning and Teaching Services

Manager, Learning and Teaching Services

Manager, Learning and Teaching Services

University of Canterbury

Closing Date : 27 May 2018

Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Ako, Manager, Learning and Teaching Services
Te Puna Mātauraka | University of Canterbury Library

  • Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Are you looking for a diverse and challenging role, which requires your excellent organisation and communication skills?

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā

Tēnei e hī ake ana i a koutou ngāi remurere ki ngā mahi o te whare puna kia whakakao mai ki te kāhui kaimahi o Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

The Puna (Library) seeks an enthusiastic professional Librarian to provide leadership for the management and development of academic liaison services for learning and teaching. You will work closely with the Associate University Librarian, Learning, Teaching and Research to ensure consistent delivery of quality library services across all subject disciplines of the University.

The Library provides a range of services, resources and expertise that support undergraduate and postgraduate learning and teaching, and that enhance world leading research and innovation. It does this through the provision of information resources; reference and information services; digital literacy programmes; e-learning support and academic liaison; research support including repositories; Māori and Pacific support and through our heritage collections.

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Experience of leading and managing staff, including selection, recruitment, training, supervision and performance management in an academic library/tertiary environment
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and implement innovations, action plans, strategies and procedures
  • A proven track record of setting and accomplishing challenging goals
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and confidence to work in a bicultural and multicultural University
  • Understanding of te Tiriti o Waitangi and how this applies to libraries

Understanding of learning and teaching principles and practices in a tertiary environment

If you have the skills and are looking for a rewarding role then apply now.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 27 May 2018.

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of and has a vision statement of Tangata tū, tangata ora: people prepared to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.


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