Company
New Zealand Management Academies
Type
Full Time from June 12th, 2017
Description
Purpose:
This is an operational and academic management role that is designed to support the success of the campus, both in terms of meeting required targets, supporting tutors and other staff to be successful, and supporting the implementation of the campus business plan; it is part of campus leadership group and reports to the Head of Faculty.

The main area of focus is to support staff performance capability in order to support student success and the achievement of defined outcomes across a specific portfolio of programmes, which may change from time to time.

This position will support the development of teaching resources for the campus and the provision of quality tutoring.

Key Responsibilities
To effectively manage and/or assist in all aspects of the performance of the campus by:
• Supporting the Heads of Faculty and Campus Manager in developing and implementing an annual business plan that supports all aspects of running a successful campus
• Actively contributing as a member of the ACG T&C wider domestic operations group
• Assisting the Campus Manager and Head of Faculty GD & Web in all aspects relating to supporting and growing student enrolments
• Supporting the performance of a specific portfolio of academic programme teams to ensure all aspects of performance is met or exceeded – the programmes allocated to the position may change from time to time.
• Assuming accountability for the academic achievements of all allocated academic programmes. This includes the achievement of all EPI targets for those programmes.
• Assuming accountability for the progression/staircasing outcomes for all allocated programmes.
• Managing the performance and activities of the allocated programmes to ensure that ‘realistic workplace environments’ are provided and maintained wherever appropriate and practical
• Identifying professional development needs for reporting teams and suggest how the identified needs are best met
• Maintain a part time teaching load
• Manage student issues arising, and work with other relevant staff members to ensure students are provided with the most effective support in the circumstances
• Provide specialist curriculum and programme design advice to the National Programme Managers when required


Student Support:
• Act as a role model for students. Specifically behaviour, conduct, appearance, attitude and dress are of a standard generally acceptable in the training environment
• Act as an ambassador for ACG at all times and perform the duties of the position in accordance with the organisations core values.
• Apply the ACG student rules and campus rules, equally to all students
• Respond to student feedback with particular focus on morale and student welfare
• Host visitors to the Campus if and as required
• General networking internally and with external providers with a view to creating employment opportunities for ACG students

Attendance:
• Identify students with two or more consecutive days absent, investigating reasons for absence and offering support as required
• Ensure records of all student contact are made in Take2/CRM
• Make recommendations as required to improve attendance outcomes
Tuition & Marking:
• Provide effective, compelling and dynamic student centred tuition to the standards required for the course
• Create and maintain an environment which supports and enhances learning and skill development
• Ensure students are ‘Work Ready’ - knowledge | technical skills | motivation, attitude, communication skills, time management, personal presentation and self-confidence – Incorporate strategies into your day to day teachings
• Keep up to date with developments in your own specialised areas of tuition and related developments in industry.
• Maintain networks with the purpose of inviting them in as guest speakers.
• Mark all formative and summative work submitted by students, in accordance with ACG policy, and return it to students within seven working days
• Embed literacy and numeracy activities into programme delivery – if applicable
• Ensure Lesson plans and module plans are written as scheduled
• Ensure that all preparation and tasks related to internal and external moderation process are completed in time and to the required specification
• Ensure that all Individual Learning Plans (ILPs), student progress reports and tutor dashboards are prepared and completed on time and to the required levels

Person Specification:
• At least two years group training or teaching experience in a multi-cultural environment, and the ability to work with others who do not have English as a first language
• Qualifications – 4098, 7091, NCALE and a relevant tertiary qualification
• Exceptional communication skills
• The ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships
• Strong self-management skills, and the ability to prioritise well and meet agreed targets/tasks in agreed timeframes
• A passion for vocational education, learning and student success
• Demonstrated commitment to represent and be a strong advocate for students
• Strong organisational skills
• Effectiveness in following through with initiatives and direction
• Sound knowledge of current trends within their subject area, and an ability to implement changes in their department if necessary.
• Someone that is results focused and will take action to get things done
• Strong understanding of the NZ tertiary education system and the operating requirements for providers
• Strong understanding of academic processes – both administration and learning processes
• Ability to work in a target driven environment and meet or exceed required targets

Personal Attributes:
• High energy -willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done well.
• Persistent and resilient – able to try alternative approaches to achieve a desired result
• Student focussed, with the ability to understand and deliver on student expectations and continuously build upon and develop relationships with current and potential students
• A passion for developing stakeholder relationships –and the ability to balance the needs of different stakeholder groups
• Highly effective communication skills, polished and accomplished, able to influence others effectively, persuasive
• A passion for vocational learning and the value this brings to employer businesses.
• The ability to motivate others to achieve their goals and objectives
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