Chief Te Tiriti Relationships Officer

Updated: 7 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

Chief Te Tiriti Relationships Officer-2401018


 

  • Senior leadership position within the University of Otago
  • Lead Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnerships and relationships

E kā mana, e kā reo, e kā mauka whakahī, e kā awaawa, e kā pātaka o kā taoka tuku iho, tēnā koutou. Nāia te reo rāhiri o Tahu Potiki e karaka atu ana ki a koutou katoa.

Mō tēnei tūranga Mahi | About the Role

The University of Otago is seeking an experienced and visionary leader for the position of Chief Te Tiriti Relationships Officer. As the Chief Te Tiriti Relationships Officer, you will lead the University’s Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnerships and relationships, providing expert advice and support to the University in relation to te reo, tikaka, and mātauraka Māori.

This includes:

  • Working with the Vice-Chancellor and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure the University has the leadership, structures, and resourcing to support our Te Tiriti o Waitangi journey, partnerships, and relationships.
  • Managing, supporting, and advising the University on advancing partnership priorities with Kā Papatipu Rūnanga o Ōtākou and developing partnerships with mana whenua and Māori entities.
  • Leading the team in the Office of Te Tiriti Partnerships to create a space where mātauraka Māori, tikaka Māori, whanaukataka, and hauora can be nurtured and flourish.
  • Providing leadership for the uptake and proficient use of te reo Māori, tikaka, kawa, and mātauraka Māori, promoting their integration into the fabric of the University.
  • Advising on and supporting the correct exercising of kawa and tikaka.
  • Leading policy, strategy, and initiatives that develop and strengthen the University’s capability, capacity, and culture to become an effective Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner.

Ngā pūkeka me ngā Wheako | Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in Māori advancement, preferably at a senior leadership level, and a proven track record in the development and implementation of Māori-specific strategy and policy.

We would also expect to see:

  • High-level interpersonal skills, including effective communication in te reo Māori.
  • High competence in Te Reo Māori me kā tikaka Māori.
  • Ability to develop and implement strategy, policy, and programmes, with strong people skills to develop effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire and engage staff.
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification is essential, with additional qualifications being desirable.

 
KA KATI NGĀ TONO / APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 7th of July 2024

MŌ TE TONO, MŌ TE TIROTIRO TĀTAI TŪRANGA / APPLY OR VIEW THE POSITION DESCRIPTION: www.jacksonstone.co.nz

TAUPĀKA / REFERENCE: https://jacksonstone.co.nz/jobs/bh-10984-chief-te-tiriti-relationships-officer/

ME HE PĀTAI ANŌ / FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Rachelle Russell (04) 550 8041

 

Additional Information

Position details: Position Description

Further Information: JacksonStone

Contact: Confidential enquiries should be directed to Rachelle Russell (04) 550 8041

Location: About Dunedin



Primary Location
 NZL-SI-Dunedin
Employment Status
 Permanent 
Salary Level and Range The University is offering a remuneration level commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
Organisation
 Vice-Chancellor's Office
Job Function
 Administrative and Operations Management


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