[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Educational Technologist (Ref# 141/9/41 L1)

Faculty: Humanities & Education
School of Education

Deadline Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023
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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess:
1. PhD in Educational Technology or Instructional Design or
2. PhD in Education with a Master’s degree in Educational Technology or Instructional

Candidates should also possess:

  • At least three (3) years’ teaching experience in Instructional Design or related areas
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in the use of integrated educational technology in general schooling
  • Experience in working with primary and secondary school teachers to integrate
  • Educational Technology into their teaching
  • Extensive experience in online learning and distance education
  • Evidence of prior success in the design of online/distance learning systems
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT resources

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • A good record of research and publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in working with academic staff in higher education environment to facilitate the incorporation of education technologies in their teaching

A certificate in university teaching and learning would be considered an asset.


Special Responsibilities

  • Developing, coordinating, advising on and managing support for the use of information technologies in the School
  • Organizing and delivering courses on the use of Educational Technology at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Working as part of a team in the design and delivery of online/distance programmes
  • Serving on committees at the Department, Faculty, and University levels
  • Initiating and managing in-house training for staff to be able to effectively navigate interactive teaching/learning platforms to efficiently use ICT resources in their teaching
  • Serving as the chair of the AV unit in the Department with overall responsibility for auditing and evaluating ICTs in the Department to make recommendations for:

             o Reallocations on a needs basis
             o Upgrades in response to the advances in technology


Personal Attributes

The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and
student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and
interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates
should also:

  • Be able to interact well with practitioners in the field
  • Posess the andragogical sensitivities needed to promote the welfare of mature students
  • Have a working knowledge of the local and regional education systems


Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR
Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West
Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail:
Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated.
Application forms may be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Staff
Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at
the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to
ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY
to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the
University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.


Deadline for receipt of applications: Extended to 2023 June 11