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Director, School of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty: Medical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine

Deadline Date: Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Director of the School would be a member of the Senior Executive Management of the Faculty and would report to the Dean. Therefore, the successful candidate should have qualifications and experience that would make them appointable at the level of Professor.



The candidates should possess extensive experience in leadership/management within a university or other tertiary level institution. Experience at the level of Head of Department or Deputy Dean is desirable. The candidate should also have demonstrated considerable teaching and research experience (in the particular discipline) as evidenced by a good publication record in reputable journals. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, change management and organisational development will be an asset.



The Director would be expected to bring overall leadership and managerial guidance for the school in the areas of research, teaching and administration.


Personal Attributes

Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Demonstration of leadership skills, Team player


Detailed applications (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent under confidential cover to the University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Hermitage Road, Kingston 7, Jamaica. Fax No.876-977-1422; e-mail: or Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. 

Further particulars, including interview process, can be obtained at the above address.  In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.