The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados


Career Opportunities: Careers
The Cave Hill Campus is currently seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions.

All persons applying for Academic, Senior Administrative and Professional full time positions at Cave Hill should complete this Application Form (PDF).  Applicants for part-time positions should complete this Part-time-Application Form (PDF). Adobe Acrobat is required to open the form. It can be obtained from Adobe's Website here.

Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

Special Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the work of the staff of the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean (DAOC)
  • Undertaking the role of major liaison with Ambassadors, High Commissioners, international functionaries and academics
  • Providing administrative and organisational support to Director of the IIR where the DAOC is concerned
  • Leading the Academy’s administrative operations and projects as appropriate
  • Supporting the institutional Quality Assurance Process
  • Providing meeting support
  • Providing advice and support to staff in arranging travel and accommodation as necessary
  • Entering and retrieving data into/from the Student Records System, and providing statistics/data for formal records
  • Coordinating updates and maintenance of the Academy web page
  • Maintaining databases for the Academy
  • Undertaking special projects as assigned by Director of the IIR or designate
  • A facility in the use of educational technology as teaching duties may include distance delivery modes
Personal Attributes
The Department 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 must also:
  • Have strong attention to detail and proof reading skills
  • Be able to deal effectively with a wide range of people and to liaise with colleagues where work interests overlap
  • Be comfortable in a customer-facing role, have a strong personal commitment to customer care, an enthusiasm for meeting people and cross-cultural awareness
  • Be able to multitask, and to organize and prioritize own work, organize others, reach decisions quickly and handle matters expeditiously
  • Have good research skills
  • Have good work ethic, sensitivity and tact
  • Be flexible
  • Have diplomatic skills and the ability to work co-operatively with colleagues across the University
  • Have excellent computer skills in using word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
  • Have excellent networking skills
  • Have a demonstrated appreciation for confidentiality
 


Special Responsibilities
 

  • Co-ordinating teaching in the Civil Engineering and Civil with Environmental Engineering streams of subjects in the B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes
  • Leading research in the areas of Civil Engineering and Civil with Environmental Engineering
  • Producing high levels of scholarly output in Infrastructure & Highway Design and Highway Construction Material
  • Contributing significantly to teaching and curriculum development in the field of Highway Design and Highway Construction Materials
  • Engaging in meaningful research and innovation activities in the areas of Highway Design and Highway Construction Materials
  • Carrying out various administrative duties including the supervision of graduate students
 
Personal Attributes
 
The Department 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 must also:
  • Be inspirational and dynamic
  • Have the vision and ability to promote collegiality, transparency and inclusiveness
  • Be self-motivated
  • Have organizational and leadership skills
 


Overview of Position
 The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus Libraries seeks an energetic, service-oriented and progressive professional to serve as the Head, Medical Sciences Library (MSL).  The incumbent serves as a member of the Senior Management Team of the St. Augustine Campus Libraries, and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Medical Sciences (FMS). Working with the Campus Librarian and the Dean, FMS, the incumbent establishes strategic goals and objectives, determines enterprise wide activities and collaborations, interprets and initiates policy, and is responsible for the overall development of the MSL. This leadership position provides unique opportunities for a creative individual to help bring innovation from concept to practice. 
Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a senior leadership role in a library or related institution. Experience obtained in a health sciences environment is preferred, but academic or special library experience will also be considered. 
 


 

There is a vacancy for a Professor (Child Health) in the Department of Clinical Medical Science at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago,West Indies.


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