Rev. Dr. Selota Maliko

Status

  • Ordained minister of the Methodist Church in Samoa. Lecturer in Piula Current Position – Dean of Studies – Lecturer in Church Ministry

Current Position

  • Dean of Studies – Lecturer in Church Ministry

Research Interest

  • Peace & Justice – Pastoral Theology – Pastoral Care and Counselling – Christian Education – Ethical Issues

Course/Lecturing in

Semester I: 

  • “Christian Education I” Level 5 
  • “Pastoral Ministry” Level 6 –
  • “Curriculum Design” Level 7

Semester II: 

  • “Introduction to Christian Worship” Level 3 
  • “Pastoral Care and Counselling” Level 5
  • “Evangelism” Level 6

Summary

  • Ability to communicate well with people of all ages, nationalities, cultures and backgrounds.
  • Caring, kind and considerate with good listening skills. 
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent writing skills, good attention to detail.
  • Organised, conscientious and hard working.
  • Experienced support person and provider of pastoral care.
  • Significant tutoring and teaching experience.
  • Good presentation skills, confident speaker.
  • Competent in research and project management
  • Extensive knowledge of Pacific peoples and cultures.
  • Languages: Samoan, English
  • Competent in Curriculum design and program.

Experience

  • Lecturer in Piula since 1999-2002, 2006-2011 and 2017 until present.
  • Director of the Christian Education Department of the Methodist Church in Samoa 2002-2004
  • Lecturer for more than 10 years 
  • Lecturer in Davuilevu Theological College, Fiji, 2008.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the Arts Faculty of the Journal National of the University Arts Faculty of Samoa (JAFNUS) 2018 – present
  • Tutor/Supervisor, Disability Information & Support, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2014-2016

Education

  • Diploma in Theology (St John Trinity, Auckland, N.Z.) 1993
  • Diploma in Theology (Piula Theological College, Samoa) 1994
  • Bachelor of Divinity in Theology with Honours (P.T.C. Suva, Fiji). 1998
  • Bachelor of Divinity in Theology with Honours (P.T.C. Suva, Fiji). 1998
  • Master of Theology (P.T.C., Suva, Fiji). 2006
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Otago) 2016 Publications

Publications

  • Maliko, Selota. “E le po pea se nuu, e sau foi malama.” In Le Faasoa: Aoaoga Tusi Paia, Mataupu Silisili, Tala Faasolopito ma le Galuega Molimau Vol. IV. Piula Publications, 2019. 
  • “The Problem of Fa’atea Ma le Nu’u (Banishment) in Samoan Society.” in Journal of the Arts Faculty of the National University of Samoa JAFNUS Volume 4, (2018): 115-132.