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



Position: Dean, College of Education and Leadership


Qualifications and Experience Required:


  • Earned doctoral degree in Education with seven years of teaching experience at the University level
  • Expertise in at least one research orientation, and experience chairing and guiding the thesis and dissertation process.
  • At least five years’ experience with responsibilities progressing as a leader with an academic record consistent with higher education and administrative experience including responsibility of personnel and budgets


Job Summary  


The incumbent will plan, direct, coordinate research, manage instructional and student administration and services; manage the budget and guide the strategic direction of the College.  He/she will provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations on a semester basis in a Christ-Centred educational environment in accordance with the philosophy and teachings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Education, and demonstrated successful teaching experience. Successful full-time applicants will be expected to provide academic advising for students enrolled in the MA in Education and PhD in Education programmes; chair thesis and dissertation committees and participate in university-wide committees.




The ideal candidates should have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the criteria of accreditation agencies, especially the UCJ
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management, planning, budget development, prioritizing scheduled work assignments and implementation
  • Expertise in handling demands and requirements of senior-level management in higher education
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, matrix environment with diverse constituencies, including internal and external constituents
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and execute the research focus for the college
  • Curriculum development, conflict management, customer service, and evaluation experience (highly desired)




  1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g.   “Dean of the College of Education & Leadership” and addressed to:

    The Director, Human Resource
  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;
  3. • The names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University may contact.

  4. 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
  5. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.
  6. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Thursday, November 30, 2017. However, the search will continue until the suitable candidates are selected.



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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