Head of School Nursing

Listed 21 days Ago
EIT | Te Pūkenga
Education

EIT│Te Pūkenga offers over 150 qualifications from certificate and diploma, to degree and postgraduate levels at campuses in Hawke’s Bay, Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland. Experience being part of a vibrant learning community in one of New Zealand’s top tertiary institutes. 

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and experienced Head of School, Nursing in a fulltime capacity. Reporting through to the Executive Dean, Faculty of Education, Humanities and Health Sciences, this position is a pivotal role within our organisation, dedicated to managing and providing leadership across the School of Nursing over both our Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti campuses. 

Key Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the School of Nursing Annual Plan, achieving performance targets and objectives, as designated.
  • Monitor and manage income, operational and staffing expenses and resource in accordance with faculty targets.
  • Ensure the School reflects a commitment to high quality education and service, including liaison with relevant stakeholders such as NZ Nursing Council and the School of Nursing Advisory Committee.
  • Provide coordinated leadership and support for academic staff members and students in all undergraduate, post-registration and post-graduate nursing programmes.
  • Convene regular and effective School meetings, including as Chair of the Nursing Programmes Cluster Committee; be a key member of the Postgraduate Programmes Cluster Committee; and attend/serve on other academic, teaching and learning groups as appropriate. 
  • Provide effective line management within the School of Nursing, including recruitment and appointment of new staff, orientation, mentorship, probation and performance review and management processes. 
  • Lead the research strategy for the School of Nursing by liaising with key stakeholders (RIC, research mentors, Professoriate) and supporting the School of Nursing and School of Health Science research committee.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Current New Zealand Registered Nurse, with a current annual practicing certificate.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification (PhD or equivalent would be an advantage) or equivalent level of knowledge.
  • Extensive nursing practice experience 
  • Knowledge and experience of curriculum development with undergraduate and post-registration nursing education frameworks and issues.
  • Proven experience in leadership and management.
  • Teaching and programme development experience in undergraduate and/or postgraduate health science/nursing education.
  • An understanding of the principles of cultural safety, a commitment to the development of a culturally safe working and learning environment, and a commitment to parity of student success.
  • An appreciation of te reo me ōna tikanga Māori.

Applications close at 27 April 2024, however, we may conduct interviews prior to this date. If we discover a qualified candidate before the closing date, we will conclude this advertisement ahead of schedule. To view the full job description and to apply please click on the link provided.

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