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HEAD, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, OPEN CAMPUS, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

by The Open Campus | Aug 12, 2009

Applications are invited for suitably qualified persons for the post of Head, University of the West Indies, Open Campus, and Trinidad and Tobago

Responsibilities:

The Head reports to the Director of Open Campus Country Sites who is based at Mona, Jamaica. The appointee will be expected to administer the University’s operations at multiple sites in Trinidad and Tobago.  The Head of the Open Campus Trinidad and Tobago will be expected to oversee the management of student matters in all sites; develop, promote and implement continuing education programmes in accordance with the Open Campus policy and community needs; promote the creative arts and cultural outreach in the communities in which Sites are located; and engage in research activities within his/her competence. The appointee will exercise a leadership role in the community with regard to the development of adult education, technical and vocational training and continuing education and related activities, such as the identification of adult education needs and assisting in the training and education of educators and community leaders.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

The appointee should have

  • at least a Master’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
  • a track record of research and publication
  • a background in developing and implementing continuing education programmes
  • extensive managerial experience  in a tertiary education environment
  • outstanding team building skills
  • knowledge of the online and distance learning environment
  • excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience in working in a distributed environment will be a distinct advantage.

Detailed applications giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, date of birth, marital status and nationality; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the:   University Registrar, The Office of Administration, The Vice Chancellery, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, JAMAICA, via E-mail: (oadmin@uwimona.edu.jm) or Fax: (876) 977-1422.   

For further particulars of the post, please click here or contact us at the fax number, (876) 977 -1422, or by email at, oadmin@uwimona.edu.jm

Closing date for receipt of applications – September 30, 2009. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with us in the Open Campus, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.