Free open Job in Australasia Industry Engagement Manager at University of Canterbury, New Zealand

University of Canterbury, New Zealand – College of Business and Law

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1 FTE)
  • Continuing (ie permanent) position

This is the perfect leadership opportunity to build innovative and meaningful relationships between UC students and staff and our key industry and community stakeholders. Help us to develop ‘work ready’ graduates who are ‘prepared to make a difference’.

We are seeking to appoint an Industry Engagement Manager in the UC Business School, who is experienced and passionate in creating opportunities for the future success of our students. You will successfully engage with key stakeholders in business, public and non-profit sectors; develop a strategic plan for managing and coordinating UC’s industry engagement activities; oversee events to bring these stakeholders, students and staff together and create opportunities to support the UC Graduate profile.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • experience in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholder organisations
  • experience in developing and promoting tertiary level, experiential learning programmes sector to internal and external stakeholders
  • a strong background in most areas outlined in this position description
  • a good understanding about strategic institutional branding, public and external relations.

If you are excited by student success, see the opportunity in ambiguity and are able to problem solve and create innovative solutions across a range of people-related challenges, then this role offers you the chance to be part of something big!

Download the full Position Description on our website.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 4 June 2017.

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of ‘People Prepared to Make a Difference’. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

To apply and for information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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