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Ref NumberEOI 1/19
Position TitleExpression of Interest (EOI)
Closing Date31-Dec-2019
Location
College/DivisionDepartmentLocationNum
Division of Human ResourcesTalent Acquisition & HR PartnershipsNot Specifiedx 1
Background
The mission of FNU is to educate highly employable graduates who are "day one work ready" and to produce research that has a positive social impact in Fiji and the Pacific region.  FNU is a vocational university and its programmes are aligned with the needs of employers and society.

FNU is in an ambitious phase of its change and development programme. If you are a young, dynamic and career oriented, we would like to hear from you. In return for your hard work and effort, we will give you the opportunity to undertake real challenges and be recognized for transforming FNU into being the leading tertiary education provider in the South Pacific.

At present, FNU educates about 15,000 students per annum and employs approximately 2,100 employees.  This EOI  is an opportunity for job seekers to express their interest to be part of FNU’s growing workforce.

 
Key Duties:

Support Positions:
The role of an employee in the support stream is to provide technical and administrative support in the respective divisions/ college. Incumbents will be required to carry-out the duties assigned by the immediate supervisor. Expression of Interest can be submitted in the areas of unestablished/waged employees (paid on an hourly basis) and established/ salaried employees (paid on a fortnightly basis).

Academic Positions: 
Higher Education
The role of an academic in the higher education (HE) stream at FNU is to carry out teaching and research which aligns with the mission of the University.  In teaching, this means that teaching must be high-quality, innovative, and relevant, reflecting wider developments in the professional area.  Academics should be connected to the relevant professional area and understand the environment in which their graduates will work.  In research, this means that research should be applied and relevant to the national priorities of Fiji and the region.  Academic publications in peer-reviewed journals and commissioned reports for government and organisations are important.

TVET:
The role of an academic in the TVET stream at FNU is to carry out teaching and training and industry engagement and applied research which aligns with the mission of the University.  In teaching, this means that teaching and training must be high-quality, innovative, and relevant, and informed by industry’s needs. In industry engagement and applied research, this means that academics should be closely involved with employers and ensure that they are up-to-date with industry’s current needs and priorities.

 
Person Specification:

Applicants submitting EOI’s must clearly specify in their covering letter their areas of interest (position and the employment stream i.e. support/ academic) and outline their work experience in the curriculum vitae. 

Applications must be submitted online using the University’s online job applications system. Incomplete applications will not be considered, therefore your submission as a complete application must include:
  •  Cover letter 
  • Detailed CV with at least contacts of 3 referees
  • Certified academic credentials & transcripts

Should you have any queries, please email on: vacancy@fnu.ac.fj  

Salary An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and abilities will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

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Statement of Claim Guide Click here to download

Application Details

All applications are to include:
 • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

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This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

• A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (e.g., line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

All applications must be submitted online using the University’s online job applications system which can be accessed at this address: https://careers.fnu.ac.fj/  . Applications sent via email or manually for all established (salaried) positions will not be accepted.

Should you have any queries or face difficulty submitting your application online , please email on: vacancy@fnu.ac.fj

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by Fiji National University, then your application has not been successful.

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