Massey University Manawatu/Whanganui

Director - Teaching Academy


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:07 AM 28 September 2021
Closes 17 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPxz

Office of the Provost
Palmerston North

We are currently accepting applications from international candidates, however, due to border restrictions caused by Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we will only process applications from non-NZ Citizens or non-NZ Residents who are likely to gain border exemption and an appropriate NZ Work Visa.

Massey University's Dean Academic portfolio provides leadership and support to the University in all matters relating to learning, teaching, and student academic success. We ensure the University's academic offer is high quality, sustainable and fit-for-purpose and our learning and teaching experiences are second to none.

About the role

Recent review and enhancement of our strategic direction has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced Director to drive the research, development, and external profile of our academics and the quality of their teaching. In this role you will embed strategies to ensure our academic staff are able to successfully navigate the teaching and learning environment and to ensure the educational experience of our students is transformational.

What we are looking for the following:

  • Doctorate degree with a record of academic achievement as evidenced through the rank of Associate Professor
  • Significant professional standing and networks within the higher education learning and teaching community
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership with the ability to lift professional development of academics
  • A collaborator who effectively works with key stakeholders and peer NZ institutions to contribute to academic staff development and learning and teaching

Aligned to Paerangi, Massey University's Learning and Teaching Strategy, this is one of six newly created specialist leadership roles that will work cohesively to underpin learning, teaching and student academic success.

To learn more about these roles or to apply visit our careers page

Reference number: OP_TA_1251_09/21

For further information and to apply online, visit:

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Staff Recruitment Team
(06) 951 9000 extn 86000

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAPxz

Listed 9:07 AM 28 September 2021
Closes 17 October 2021

Massey University NZ

Tertiary provider details

Massey University

Type: University

Physical address:
Tennant Drive, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, 4442