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Applications are invited for suitably qualified persons for the post of Resident Tutor, School of Continuing Studies, UWI, The Cayman Islands.

Reporting to the Director of the School of Continuing Studies who is based at Mona, Jamaica, the appointee will be expected to administer the Schoolís operations at the Cayman Islands Centre, function as a distance education site coordinator, develop, promote and implement continuing education programmes in accordance with university policy and community needs, promote the creative arts and cultural heritage 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, 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.

The appointee should have:

  • at least a Masterís degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and an aptitude for research and publication;
  • a background in developing and implementing continuing education programmes;
  • strong administrative and supervisory skills.

Experience in the tertiary learning sector would be an asset.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume duties by May 1, 2007.

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

Senior Assistant Registrar (Staff)
Office of Administration, The Vice Chancellery
The University of the West Indies Mona
Kingston 7
Jamaica W.I.

Fax: 876-977-1422

Further particulars of the post may be obtained from the Office of Administration or by visiting the web page:

Closing date for the receipt of applications Ė DECEMBER 31, 2006