Lecturer - Editing

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

  • Teach the next generation of Aotearoa's film, television and wider screen industry professionals
  • Hybrid working from home and onsite at our Mount Albert campus
  • Permanent fulltime position 

Kia hiwa rā!

At Unitec, part of Te Pūkenga, we're passionate about the power of education to positively change the lives of our students, their whānau, and the wider hapori. We make sure our learners are well-equipped for the evolving needs of employers, by providing them with a mix of hands-on and classroom-based learning.

Te āheinga: The opportunity

The Screen Arts team within the School of Creative Industries has an opening for an Editing Lecturer to join us. In this permanent position, you will be part of a team who are teaching the next generation of Aotearoa's film, television and wider screen industry professionals.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced film and television editor, with a knack for teaching and mentoring, to deliver the post-production and editing specialisations for the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts. The Screen team combines the values and methods of traditional cinematic storytelling with a forward-thinking agility and responsiveness to the changing needs of students and industry. The Editing Lecturer plays an important role in the steady evolution of the degree's content and delivery. Come work with us for this year's grand opening of our new Screen Production and Post-Production teaching facility. It's fully kitted out with a film studio, screening room, production office and NEXIS server-connected edit suites, all located right in the heart of our Mount Albert campus.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You'll be an active researcher or screen industry practitioner with the capability and passion to contribute towards Unitec's industry-engaged and community-driven research alongside strong industry networks. You'll also demonstrate:

  • An understanding of, or desire to learn, Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori, and the values and practices of Kaupapa Māori
  • Evidence of active engagement in manaakitanga, commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equity
  • Relevant qualification in Screen Production or significant experience in narrative film or television editing; a postgraduate qualification (Masters or above) will be looked upon favourably
  • Relevant registration with a professional body
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Evidence of a practical ability to deliver training in the vocational education context
  • Fresh approaches to curriculum development and delivery  

Tā mātau rourou: What we offer

You'll be working within a close-knit Performing and Screen Arts team, a dedicated group of creative professionals and researchers. You'll also work closely with other teams across the organisation, giving you plenty of opportunities to get to know the wider group and the Te Pūkenga national network.  As a whanau of educators, we're committed to growing our kaimahi.

We understand that flexibility is important, so we offer a mix of hybrid working from home and onsite at our Mount Albert campus. By joining us at Unitec, you will become part of a work culture and a way of teaching that you can be proud of.

Tono mai: How to Apply

Please apply online. If you have any questions prior to applying, please email ederbyshire@unitec.ac.nz for a confidential kōrero.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. We will aim to contact all applicants within one week of the job closing date.

Unitec - part of Te Pūkenga is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity and are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all.

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