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Knox Community College
Category: Education

Knox Community College, a premier multi-disciplinary tertiary educational institution with four campuses in central Jamaica is seeking a visionary leader to fill the position of Principal.

Applicants will:

Be responsible for providing effective, inclusive leadership, management and direction for the planning and execution of all aspects of the College's operations in conformity with the Board of Management policies and the Ministry of Education's Act and Regulations.
As a visionary, have the responsibility of liaising with relevant agencies to form and maintain strategic alliances and partnerships and provide academic and professional guidance and leadership in advancing the institution's goals.
Have responsibility for four (4) campuses and will be required to interact and collaborate with the Board of Management , Faculty, Staff, Students, relevant agencies and the communities, to maintain a college environment that maximizes student centered learning, academic performance, social growth, while enhancing the institutions tradition of excellence.
Have direct responsibility for decisions and exercise administrative authority and leadership for all aspects of the College's programmes, including accreditation, quality assurance, instructional delivery, student services supervision, performance management for all levels of staff.
Engage in relevant outreach and public relations activities as well as the day to day governance of the institution. 

Key Competencies: - candidates should possess:

A rich combination of academic and professional experience, energy, entrepreneurial and personal qualities to match the College's vision and mission
Strong knowledge of Academic programmes at the tertiary level and competence in Curriculum Development
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent time management and problem solving skills
A sound knowledge of financial management
Strong analytical skills
High standard of professional ethics, values and integrity
Experience in human resource development and management
Proven experience in leadership
Knowledge of relevant labour laws, employment practices and procedures 


Masters Degree in Education or related field from a recognized university
Teaching Certification
A Professional Principal Certification would be a distinct advantage
A minimum of five (5) years' experience and a proven track record in senior leadership of education/training institution.
Knowledge of Education Act, FAA Act and government procedures and policies including procurement guidelines. 

Application package should include the following documents:

Application Letter
Curriculum Vitae/Resume
Character and Professional References
Transcripts of earned Degrees will be required for interview

Compensation package commensurate with qualifications and is aligned to Ministry of Education's classification. 

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: The Chairman C/o Principal Knox Community College
P. 0. Box 52, Spalding Clarendon
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2017-04-19



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