Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position on the Main Campus:



Position: Administrative Assistant: UNISS


Qualifications and Experience Required:


  • BSc. (or its equivalent) in Business Administration, Management Studies or Information Technology.
  • CPS designation would be an asset.
  • At least two years working experience at a senior level.


Job Summary  


As the administrative support to the CIO, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating the activities of the University System Services. It is expected that the incumbent has a genuine appreciation for and understanding of protocol, discretion and professionalism, is able to accept and assume responsibility, and has the ability to interpret and make decisions in accordance with prescribed procedures and practices of the organization.



Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Self-starter with initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Capability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, and organize work to meet deadlines;
  • Possess excellent record keeping and report writing skills.
  • Excellent team spirit;
  • Good time management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of relevant computer applications, especially Microsoft Office Suite and ability to quickly learn new applications;
  • Possess a high degree of confidentiality and honesty;
  • Willingness to work extended hours as required.
  • Be knowledgeable of, and committed to, the philosophy, principles and mission of the Seventh day Adventist church, and give witness to these values in his/her professional and Christian life;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent command of the English Language




  1. 1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. ““Administrative Assistant, UNISS” and addressed to: 

    The Director, Human Resource
    Northern Caribbean University
    Manchester Road
    Mandeville, Jamaica, West Indies
    Phone: 876-963-7168

  2. 2. Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to incorporating all of the below required information:

    • - A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role;

    • - The names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University may contact.

  3. 3. Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original degrees and request transcripts of their grades to be sent directly to the Human Resource Department

  4. 4. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.

  5. 5. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than July 20, 2018.



As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, NCU gives preference to qualified individuals who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.



Northern Caribbean University is a

Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education

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