Online Programme Coordinator / Lecturer (Teaching & Admin), MOrgPsych

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Mar 2024

Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing
Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-Term position (3 years)

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Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
We have an exciting opportunity for a Pūkenga | Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) / Online Programme Coordinator to coordinate the delivery of UC's Masters of Organisational Psychology programme via the Tuihono UC | UC Online platform.

You will facilitate effective course delivery, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to contribute and build an effective online community.

The Master of Organisational Psychology is designed to equip aspiring and established leaders, managers, Human Resource professionals and those involved in creating positive work environments with the skills and knowledge to drive positive change.

For information on the Master of Organisational Psychology Programme at UC please see here -  MOrgPsych

Mōu | Who You Are

You will have expertise in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, informed by recent developments in research / scholarship / creative work, as well as:

  • a Masters in Psychology, along with relevant industry or teaching experience
  • a PhD in a relevant field, would be an advantage
  • demonstrated understanding of, and experience in, delivering effective teaching methods that enable a wide range of learners to succeed
  • evidence of reflective learning and continuous professional development
  • a willingness to learn about bicultural and multicultural issues in Aotearoa New Zealand society, including a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and display a willingness to engage professionally with equity and diversity.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
You will work collaboratively with both Tuihono UC | UC Online and Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing.

The Master of Organisational Psychology is a new programme that Tuihono UC | UC Online are partnering with the School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing to develop an online version of the Masters programme - MSc Industrial and Organisational (I/O) Psychology.

The Tuihono | UC Online team has grown and developed over recent years to allow a wide variety of courses previously only available on campus. The online learning team are dedicated to providing high-quality online courses for students, professionals, and lifelong learners.

For more information about Tuihono UC | UC Online, please visit

The School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing provides a collegial environment and we are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi and upholding the inherent values, cultural practices and traditions including te reo Māori, tikanga, and kawa as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri.

For further details on the team and Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing can be found here: Psychology, Speech and Hearing

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • flexible working arrangements
  • supportive working environment
  • professional development and study opportunities
  • living in revitalised Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • a unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite cafés and eateries, and more.

For more information, please visit us:

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 3 March 2024 (midnight NZ time)

Please note, applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews may take place before the close date.

The salary range for this position on the Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) salary scale is: NZ$70k-$117k.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website  and should include a cover letter, resume and a 'summary' of your experience in and philosophy around delivering online learning material (to be amalgamated with your cover letter or resume)

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact: [email protected]

For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand website, to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand.

Please note this position is not a remote working role as you will be based on our Ilam campus.

Job Details
Reference # 18332
Posted on 09 Feb 2024
Closes on 03 Mar 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Administration, Education & Training, Health, Lecturer, Research & Development
Job level(s) Academic, Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document) PD Lecturer_Teaching_Admin (MOrgPsyc) PD.pdf
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