Head of Nursing (Tūmuaki Mahi Tāpuhi)

Waikato Institute of Technology

  • Permanent
  • Waikato

Job Type: Permanent
Job no: JA1636
Location: City Campus
Closing Date: until filled

If you value working collaboratively with others in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment, delivering nursing education for local and international benefit, this is an opportunity not to be missed!  The role offers opportunity to lead Wintec’s portfolio of undergraduate and post graduate nursing programmes with inter-professional engagement across the Centre for Health and Social Practice (CHASP).  

About the role

In this role, you will be responsible working with programme leads managing the professional and academic activities of the nursing programmes and teaching faculty.  Your leadership will maximise resources for a quality learning environment.

You will guide and support staff to achieve agreed teaching, research and professional engagement outcomes and to grow professionally. Maintaining productive working relationships within the Centre and across Wintec will also be important. Similarly, maintaining current service delivery connections and fostering new ones will be key.

Not only will you keep abreast of the latest information and technology, you'll create valuable opportunities for students and manage the delivery and development of programmes for flexible delivery locally and internationally. You will be a strategic thinker who has a vision for the future of nursing within Aotearoa New Zealand.

Are you an ideal candidate?

We are looking for people who have the following:

  • Clear vision and passion for nursing education and practice
  • Five years’ senior leadership experience in an academic setting
  • Relevant Doctoral/PhD qualification in nursing, nursing education or related field
  • Teaching and learning qualification relevant to higher education 
  • Prior experience in leading degree and post graduate level nursing programs
  • A research track record and the ability to develop a cohesive programme of research  
  • Willingness to understand culture, identity and learning in New Zealand
  • Current New Zealand Nursing Council registration (or eligibility to register) and extensive experience and knowledge of nursing theory and practice

Working at Wintec

Wintec’s holds full accreditation and approval from the New Zealand Nursing Council and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to deliver a comprehensive suite of nursing programmes.  This includes enrolled nursing, bachelor of nursing, and, post graduate and Master’s level programmes.

Wintec continues to be one of the leading tertiary institutes by keeping up with industry trends and focusing on innovation. You’ll be supported to stay professionally connected and have generous opportunities to develop your career through the professional development opportunities available to you.

Join the Centre for Health and Social Practice and take the next exciting step in your career. 

Lead change shape the world at Wintec – apply now and accept a leadership challenge. 

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There will be no closing date for this position and the advert may be removed at any time if suitable applications are received.  Applications will be reviewed as received and you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Applications close when the position is filled.

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