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JOB TITLE: Deputy Campus Librarian

LOCATION:  University of the West Indies, Mona

DESCRIPTION: Overseeing daily operations and administration of the Alma Jordan Library; Assisting/Collaborating with the Campus Librarian; Overall management, planning and decision-making of the Campus Libraries; Coordinating the Campus Libraries’ network; Preparing and monitoring of the Campus Libraries’ budget; Development and Maintenance of library facilities; As a member of the Libraries’ Senior Management Team, working collaboratively to articulate the vision and strategic direction of the Libraries; Participating in the development and advancement of Special Projects

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science with at least seven (7) years of managerial and administrative experience in positions of increasing responsibility in a university or research library; Strategic planning, financial management and human resource management; integrated library systems, information literacy and digital initiatives; Developing a quality management system; Expansion/renovation projects and in the marketing and promotion of information services; Places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment; Should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills; A good command of English is essential; Demonstrated leadership and people management skills; Excellent skills in budgeting, management and planning; A good record of contribution and service to the profession; Understanding of both information technology and information literacy and their changing roles in higher education; Understanding of and commitment to the many facets of academic life.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent
Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms can be obtained at http://www.uwi.edu/hrd, Job opportunities section.  Further particulars including remuneration package can be obtained at the below address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the University Registrar at the below address without waiting to be contacted by the University. University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica, W.I.; Email: [email protected]; Fax: 1-876-977-1422


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