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HEAD OPEN CAMPUS COUNTRY SITE ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA



Open Campus:
Deadline Date: Friday, May 11, 2018
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Applications are invited for suitably qualified persons for the post of Head, The University of the West Indies, Open Campus, Antigua and Barbuda.

 

Responsibilities: 

The Head will be expected to administer the University’s operations at Open Campus Antigua and Barbuda Site.  He/she will be expected to oversee the management of student matters at the Site; develop, promote and implement Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) programmes in accordance with the Open Campus policy and community needs; promote the creative arts and cultural outreach in the communities in which the Site is located and engage in research activities within his/her chosen field. The appointee will exercise a leadership role in the community with regard to the development of adult education, technical and vocational training and continuing and professional education and related activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • A Masters’ degree in an appropriate discipline.  An EdD/PhD would be desirable.
  • At least ten (10) years relevant experience at a senior administrative level preferably in a tertiary institution;
  • Extensive managerial experience in a tertiary education environment.
  • A track record of research and publication.
  • Experience and knowledge in Financial Management, Human Resource Management skills and Project Management and training will be essential.
  • Knowledge of the online and distance learning environment.
  • Experience working in a virtual environment is an asset and strong computer skills are essential.
  • A background in developing and implementing continuing and professional education programmes; and
  • Ideally the Head will have knowledge of the academic environment within UWI and specific knowledge about the needs of the area to which he/she is assigned.

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES/SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES 

The successful applicant should have –

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills preferably in a similar environment.
  • A track record of research and publication.
  • An enduring commitment to customer service relevant to both internal and external customers.
  • Be energetic and motivated with a true commitment to high quality service to students and the building of The University of the West Indies Open Campus’ presence on Antigua and Barbuda.

 

 

Experience working in a distributed environment will be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to assume duties by August 1, 2018.

 

Applications should be made on forms obtainable from the Open Campus website: http://www.open.uwi.edu/hrmd/employment-opportunities and sent via email as soon as possible, along with an up-to-date curriculum vitae to:

 

Director - Human Resources

C/o The University of the West Indies

Open Campus

Via Email: human.resources@open.uwi.edu

 

Applicants are advised to request referees to send references under CONFIDENTIAL cover directly to the Director - Human Resources, without waiting to be contacted by the University.