Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Wellington

Academic manager

General, Academic manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 10:56 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 5pm 07 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9uSr

We are seeking an outstanding individual for the position of academic manager responsible for providing academic leadership across the college’s education function. This critical role will be fundamental in realising the long-term vision for the college’s education, training and continuing professional development programmes.

To be effective in this position, you will have strong credibility and be able to work both independently and as a team player with a passion for medical education and current learning trends who is able to demonstrate a highly innovative and flexible approach and strong relational skills.

This will be an amazing opportunity to lead cutting-edge medical education initiatives through a more entrepreneurial and innovative approach to programme structure, delivery modes and means of engagement, whilst ensuring that the highest standards of academic rigour and excellence are maintained.

Reporting to the head of learning and leading a team of 6, the academic manager will maintain and implement the college’s education strategy, which will be inclusive of the enrolment and examination system implementation process to a very high standard, ensuring attainment of the highest educational standards, and fulfilment of Fellowship Regulations, re-accreditation and curriculum reviews. Academic leadership will be key in researching and applying appropriate international best practice in the development and delivery of the education provision.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a postgraduate level qualification (preferably in education) and/or ideally a higher degree (Masters, PhD),
  • Five years’ experience in a tertiary education managerial or leadership position, that should include responsibility for people and budgets, and/or responsibility for taught provision at an enterprise or divisional level
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing training programme rules, regulations, policies and procedures will be essential
  • Experience in programme evaluation and accreditation activities
  • Proven leadership qualities of relationship management, negotiation/persuasion skills, conflict resolutions
  • Able to work with change.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Margaret Robinson, HR Manager
(04) 550 2860

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Academic Manager PD May 2019 v2

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Application for Employment 2019 v6

Vacancy reference #:1H9uSr

Listed 10:56 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 5pm 07 June 2019

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners NZ

Organisation details

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

Location: Wellington