Northern Caribbean University is an educational institution owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Applications are invited for the position on the Main Campus, Mandeville, Manchester:


Position: Distance Education Programme Coordinator - Contractual Position


Job Summary

This individual must have specialist knowledge/experience in online programme development and delivery, demonstrate high levels of initiative, self-motivation, a sound mathematical knowledge base, excellent organizational, communication and pedagogical skills. The fundamental responsibility of this post is the planning, development, execution and coordination of the Distance Education Programme of the department.



Qualification and Experience required


BSc. Degree in Pure/Applied Mathematics or BSc. Degree in Applied Science/Computer IT Area with Mathematics Education Training or Experience

Required Skills or Competencies:


  • Sound Mathematics & Science knowledge
  • Excellent Computer/IT Skills
  • Knowledge of Distance Education/Online Content Packaging
  • Good time/project management skill
  • Excellent communication and team building skills



The Incumbent Should:

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the Distance Education Programme to be implemented by the Department of Mathematics & Engineering.
  • Develop, implement and oversee in collaboration with the Distance Education Department (DED) the framework for the online delivery of ALL mathematics and engineering courses which are to be offered online, as directed by the Department Chair. This includes guiding the development of content, locating of instructors, identifying and provisioning of the requisite learning tools and online learning environment (in collaboration with the DED), etc.
  • Manage the online delivery of ALL departmental short courses in conjunction with the department Chair and the given course instructors



Application Guidelines


  1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. “Distance Education Programme Coordinator” 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. 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. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.

  5. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Friday, February 28, 2017.


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



The Human Resource Director

Northern Caribbean University

Mandeville P.O.


Jamaica, West Indies

Phone: 876-963-7163-5








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