The University of the West Indies is conducting an extensive search for Principal of its St. Augustine Campus, and invites applications. The University is looking for a transformational leader with a proven track record to lead the St. Augustine Campus in these challenging times, by attaining Key Performance Indicators as indicated in its “Triple A” Strategic Plan.
The successful applicant will be expected to enhance areas of strength and address present and emerging priorities, which include but are not limited to digital transformation; reduced funding; capital projects; entrepreneurship; and higher education in emergencies. The Principal reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor and is designated Pro Vice-Chancellor. He/she is a member of the Executive Management Team of the University, and chairs the bodies responsible for the Campus’ academic, business and financial affairs.
The Principal is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for ensuring that the Campus makes the best possible contribution to the educational, social and cultural advancement of the Region, and
particularly to Trinidad and Tobago. S/he is directly responsible for the maintenance and promotion of the security, efficiency and good order of the Campus.
QUALIFICATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
The successful applicant must have a PhD or EdD.
He/she must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience at an executive management level and must have led a sizeable department or organization. A sound understanding of current national and global trends and issues in Higher Education would also be required.
The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of scholarly work in refereed journals, books, and other reputable academic outlets. S/he must have a strong capacity to provide strategic
leadership and vision to the Campus, while building the confidence and support among staff and students as well as the private and public sectors. He/she will be expected to demonstrate an unquestionable capacity for successful interaction with all stakeholders and its regional and international partners and donors.
The successful candidate will be expected to assume duties by August 1, 2021.
Deadline Date: Sunday, January 31, 2021