25 July 2019

We want YOU! Job opportunities at The College of Law New Zealand

Published on 25 July 2019

The College of Law New Zealand is the school of professional practice for lawyers and delivers innovative, practice-focussed legal education and training to enhance the careers of practising professionals across five centres nationwide (Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin).

These are the current job opportunities available at The College of Law.

COLNZ – 3x PLSC Instructors Full time Permanent

The College of Law New Zealand invites applications from legal practitioners who are interested to be employed on a full time basis as PLSC Instructors to deliver the College’s PLSC (Profs) course. This is an opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and highly engaged team.

All current opportunities are based in Auckland covering various geographic areas and programs;
  • PLSC Instructor (Hamilton/Wellington)
    A more detailed position description can be accessed here

  • PLSC Instructor (Auckland)
    A more detailed position description can be accessed here

  • PLSC Instructor (South Island, including the postgraduate courses of LLM and GDLP)
    A more detailed position description can be accessed here
Instructors contribute to teaching, educational design and development and administration within the College. Instructors:
  • Primarily act as tutors to their allocated students, providing them with advice, feedback and assessment of work submitted by them as part of the online interactive elements of the course.

  • Teach both the face to face elements in Auckland and online elements of the course, primarily in the development of legal skills, where required.

  • Are responsible for the design and development of parts of the course, including the preparation and maintenance of online multi-media teaching activities and supporting course materials.

  • Maintain Salesforce records in regard to their students.

  • Contribute generally to the academic and administrative management of the course and of the College.

  • Maintain close liaison with the legal profession and other stakeholders to ensure the relevance of the course and that it remains up to date and accurate.

  • Need to maintain the level of knowledge and expertise necessary to be effective as a teacher.

  • Need to maintain an awareness of current developments within the law and the legal profession.
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COLNZ - Chief Academic Officer Full Time Permanent - Senior Leadership Position

The Chief Academic Officer (New Zealand) is responsible for leading the academic department ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of all COLNZ award programmes and in-house training sessions while ensuring that all aspects of the courses meet regulatory compliance and are responsive to the needs of current and potential students/clients. This position is also responsible for ensuring the continued viability of all programmes both financially and practically and management of the associated resources.

The key accountabilities of the Chief Academic Officer (NZ) are:
  • Strategic planning for the development and delivery of all NZ academic programmes, course curriculums and resource allocation.

  • Create structures and systems to facilitate academic quality and governance.

  • Determine and set enrolment and revenue targets per PLSC course and teacher/student ratios to achieve revenue targets

  • Ongoing management of the programme budget and report on budget variances

  • Compliance with requirements of regulatory bodies

  • Leadership of the academic function across NZ

  • Develop and implement strategy to effectively market and promote the College NZ’s programmes and services

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential customers including law students, law graduates, law firms, alumni and regulatory bodies.
A more detailed position description can be accessed here
Do you want to join our team?

If you are interested in being part of a growing national operation, please email your resumé and covering letter to recruitment@collaw.edu.au by 5 August 2019.

The College is committed to providing rewarding and fulfilling employment for all our staff. We strive to ensure that our workplace is fair and provides equal opportunities for all employees regardless of age, sex, family responsibilities, disabilities, race, sexual orientation and gender identity.

The College ensures that fair and equitable recruitment processes are followed.