Southern Institute of Technology is passionate about providing quality education and the best support services to our students and organisation. We are always looking for bright, innovative and supportive individuals to join us.

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Southern Institute of Technology Limited is the largest tertiary education provider in Southland and has the above vacancy, which plays a key role in supporting student learning, wellbeing, and employment needs.

The successful applicant will preferably have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, with experience in providing pastoral support to students. The applicant must have a bright, outgoing, positive personality as you will be coordinating student events and activities and working with a diverse range of SIT's students. You will need to be passionate about the benefits of tertiary education.

To be successful, you must be able to demonstrate strong administrative skills, with proficiency in Microsoft suite, as well as excellent communication and time management skills.

For a job description and application form please contact HR. Applications close 29 October 2020.

LIMITED TENURE-FULL TIME POSITION (November 2020 to 26 February 2021)

Southern Institute of Technology Limited is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person for the above position, focusing on researching, developing, growing and implementing opportunities for Southern Institute of Technology Limited. The successful applicant will have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, preferably in a business or marketing related field.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to network with external business, industry, iwi, educational organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Project management and organisational skills

If you have these abilities and the drive to source new business, then we would like to hear from you.

For a job description and application form please contact HR. Applications close 27 October 2020

Full time permanent

Southern Institute of Technology Limited is looking for a person who is learner- focused and enthusiastic to fill the above position. A specific aim of the role is to provide pastoral support to enable improved opportunity for success for Māori and Youth Guarantee students.

    Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Sustaining and expanding our supportive learning environment for Māori students.
  • Liaising and collaborating with SIT’s staff to facilitate pastoral care and comprehensive support for Māori students.
  • Leading the organisation of Kauapapa Māori events including but not limited to all powhiri, mihiwhakatau and Matariki.
  • Participating in the ongoing development and implementation of SIT’s Māori Tertiary Education Strategy.
  • Providing pastoral support and access to education support for Youth Guarantee students.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with an understanding of Te Ao Māori, Tikanga and commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and its principles. You will have the ability to build networks, both internally and externally, that foster the learning experience and success of Māori students. You will either have, or be able to build relationships with Manawhenua, Maata Waka and Te Wānanga O Aotearoa.

The position will suit someone who is well organised, has excellent communication skills and is enthusiastic and committed to Māori students’ success and achievement.

For a job description and application form please contact HR. Applications close 09 November 2020

The Southern Institute of Technology is seeking expressions of interest from qualified individuals interested in providing practical tutoring workshops for the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 3) proposed for second semester delivery.

If you are interested, please email a cover letter and CV

SIT is seeking applications for suitably qualified people to act as primary and secondary supervisors for our Master of Applied Management programme. Supervisors will provide guidance and assistance to students so that they may carry out their research and present their results to the best advantage.

To be successful in this role you would need to have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Research Methodology
  • Human Resources
  • International Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Communications
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Marketing

If you are interested in being considered for the above role please submit your CV and Cover Letter

SIT2LRN Distance Learning is a well-recognised provider of tertiary vocational training, offering a comprehensive range of programmes that lead to formal qualifications. Our courses are internationally recognised NZQA accredited qualifications from certificates to Bachelor degrees and Masters qualifications, delivered online and completed by correspondence, wherever you are in the world. The main aim of the position is to support the distance learning students, to aid and support them on their learning journey.

We are currently taking registrations of interest from suitably qualified individuals in the areas of:

    Online Facilitators / Developers:
  • Horticulture
  • Health and Safety
  • Agriculture (including Agribusiness)
  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Research Supervision (must have Masters of higher qualification
  • Environmental Management
  • Applied Management (includes Event Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management)
  • Communications (e.g. media, crisis, change)
  • Local Government (e.g. policy, operations)
  • Public Relations
  • New Zealand Society
  • Tourism and Travel
  • Project Management
  • Numeracy and Literacy
  • Globalisation and International Marketing
  • Landscape Design
  • Sustainable Primary Production
    Face to Face provision at Invercargill, Christchurch or Auckland Campus
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Quality Management
  • Operations Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Project Management

To register your interest in these potential opportunities, please email your covering letter and CV. All applicants should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.

SIT is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced people to undertake primary and secondary thesis supervision within our Masters of Information Technology programme.
    To be successful in this role you would need to have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Energy Optimisation in Cloud Computing
  • IoT Security
  • Impact of playing game/IT and Gaming Effect on People
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data mining
  • Mobile Applications Development

If you are interested in being considered for the above role please submit your CV