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UTech, Jamaica – Year 60: President Vasiciannie’s Welcome August 31, 2018

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Professor Stephen Vasciannie, President, UTech, Jamaica

 

Dear New and Returning Students,

UTECH – Year 60: President’s Welcome

Welcome to our new students and welcome back to those who are returning to us.  I hope you have a wonderful new year, and that you meet your intellectual and other personal goals. (more…)

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CELEBRATING UTech, Jamaica Alumni – George Davis, New PAJ President August 28, 2018

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Broadcast journalist George Davis is new PAJ president

Published: Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 9:05 PM | Jamaica Gleaner

Broadcast journalist George Davis decided to observe things at the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ’s) annual general meeting Sunday and walked out as president promising to maintain the organisation’s distance from the political fray.

Davis, declined when he was first nominated by Vashan Brown of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, but after several other persons declined the nomination, veteran journalist Gillian Haughton consulted with Davis and a change of mind was secured.

READ FULL GLEANER STORY HERE!

 


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VIDEOS: Orientation 2018, UTech, Jamaica August 25, 2018

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You are invited to view a selection of videos (see below) reflecting the  joy we  felt as we hosted our new students of AY 2018/2019 during our Orientation — WEEK OF WELCOME, August 19 – 24, 2018 at UTech, Jamaica. Our Week of Welcome was hosted by our Student Services Division.
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PHOTOS: Orientation 2018, UTech Jamaica August 25, 2018

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You are invited to share the joy we staff and students felt as we met and interacted with our New Students at UTech, Jamaica for AY 2018/19. Click on the photo to view the full album of our Week of Welcome Highlights. Our Week of Welcome was hosted by our Student Services Division. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Director of Sport, UTech, Jamaica August 24, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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Faculty of Science & Sport (Department of Sport)

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the Department of Sport:

 

Director of Sport – Level 10

(Permanent)

 

 

The Director of Sport provides strategic direction for the development of the University’s Sport Programme and is responsible for the financial and competitive success of the Intercollegiate Sport Programme. Coordinates and manages the Intercollegiate sports related functions for the University, including planning, organizing and managing the administrative, coaching and maintenance/technical staff in the Department of Sport.

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JOB ADVT: Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics August 24, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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VACANCY

 

College of Oral Health Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Technology

 

 

Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica School of Public Health and Health Technology seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the full-time position of Lecturer in Public Health Biostatistics.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Public Health Biostatistics combines mathematics, statistics, sciences in general and clinical medicine in particular to provide solutions to public health problems in all their dimensions and manifestations. A combined background in the applied sciences and clinical medicine would produce the best practice applicant for the post of Biostatistician in Public Health.

 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates should be a Medical Doctor with Clinical experience.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRMENTS:

  • Medical Professional Skills
  • Strong Mathematical Skills
  • Statistical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Adaptability
  • Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Strong team work skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Management (Meta-analysis and Meta-Synthesis)
  • Skills and competences in computing, information and communication technologies
  • Written and oral communication skills

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JOB ADVT: Social Services/Home Economics Officer, RADA August 24, 2018

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Job Purpose:
The work of the Social Services, Home Economics Unit forms an important and integral part of the Extension delivery system. The Parish SS/HE officer is responsible for ensuring the improvement in the social, economic and intellectual well being of rural farm families in the Parish by striving to improve their nutritional and health well being, while strengthening the role of the family in rural life. As a consequence of this, it is hoped that there will be a significant reduction in rural/urban drift of women and youths from countryside to city.
Amongst other things, the Parish SS/HE Officer coordinates, supports and promotes programmes and projects designed to enhance the involvement of women in Agricultural and Rural Development. They provide specialized training for rural women in the areas of food processing and preservation techniques, home management, parenting and cottage industry development.
The Parish SS/HE Officer is also responsible for coordinating their work in rural development with other important agencies in aspects of literacy, development of social infrastructure, parenting, nutrition and other aspects of family life. They also organize RADA’s participation in major shows and exhibitions within the region.
The incumbent has significant responsibility in terms of group formation, and building their capability to become self sustaining. This requires considerable skill and competences in group dynamics, conflict resolution and business planning for small and micro business enterprises. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Lecturer/Clinical Pharmacist, UTech, Jamaica August 21, 2018

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SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 FULL-TIME LECTURER /CLINICAL PHARMACIST

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) School of Pharmacy in the College of Health Sciences seeks to identify an experienced professional as a Full-Time Lecturer/Clinical Pharmacist for the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy course of Study.

 

ACDEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate should possess a graduate degree in Pharmacy or related discipline.  (more…)

Celebrating UTech, Jamaica Alumni – Cebert Adamson August 20, 2018

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We are very excited and happy for our fellow alumnus, and former HR Staff Member at UTech, Jamaica, on his appointment as Dean, Continuing Education, Academic Quality and Centre for Teaching and Learning, Mohawk College. Read more about Cebert’s journey from the Mohawk College announcement below.

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UTech, Jamaica Welcomes New UTech Knights, Orientation 2018 August 20, 2018

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Dear UTech, Jamaica Alumni

Do join us in welcoming our newest #UTechKnights, Class of 2022. This week is our Week-of-Welcome (Our WOW). Below we share a few highlights of our Orientation 2018 as it unfolds. Be sure to look out for a very, very, special command performance Welcome from our Registrar and fellow Alumna Mrs. Mercedes Deane. As they say “Roooooooll-the-video-lights!”

And remember to share words of encouragement and congrats to our new students in the comment section of this blog post. They’ll appreciate it!

WOW @Papine!

Orientation 2018 Papine

WOW @Western Campus, Montego Bay

Orientation 2018 MoBay

Album: Orientation 2018 (CLICK PHOTO TO VIEW)
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3 VIDEOS:Orientation 2018 (Pssst…remember to check out Mrs. Deane’s ***Welcome***)

Video #1
https://www.facebook.com/cheryllalumnirelationsmessam/videos/1673551059420604/

Video #2
https://www.facebook.com/cheryllalumnirelationsmessam/videos/1673551846087192/

Video #3
https://www.facebook.com/cheryllalumnirelationsmessam/videos/1673987872710256/

JOB ADVT: Gas Station Manager August 20, 2018

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JOB ADVT: HR Business Partner, UTech Jamaica August 20, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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Division of Human Resources & Administration

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the Human Resources Department:

Human Resources Business Partner – Level 7

(Contract)

 

 

The HR Business Partner plays a vital role in strengthening the relationship between the Division of Human Resources & Administration and the respective Colleges/Faculties/Divisions with a view to improving internal and external customer service.  He/she is well positioned for delivering efficient and effective management of the following programmes and services:  recruitment and selection; contract administration; orientation; performance management; leave management; training and development, and also ensuring that internal customers are knowledgeable about the University’s policies, rules, ordinances and regulations.

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JOB ADVT: Lecturers, Faculty of Education & Liberal Studies, UTech, Jamaica August 20, 2018

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Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time and part-time Academic Positions X 2 (Kingston and Montego Bay)

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.) seeks to identify an experienced academic to fill the positions of full-time lecturer in Academic Writing and part-time lecturer in Spanish in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The preferred candidate for the position of Lecturer, Academic Writing (Kingston), should: (more…)

Laboratory Technologist – Electrical Engineering, UTech, Jamaica August 20, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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Faculty of Engineering & Computing

 

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the School of Engineering (Electrical):

 

Laboratory Technologist – Electrical Engineering – Level 7

(Permanent)

The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for assisting, instructing and supervising students in conducting laboratory experiments, and the proper usage of machineries and equipment.  The Technologist is also to liaise with lecturers in the preparation and delivery of the course material, as well as to ensure safety standards are adhered to by all users of the laboratory. (more…)

JOB ADVT: CONSULTING COORDINATOR, BDO August 20, 2018

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CO-ORDINATOR

 

We are seeking the best fit candidate to join our service-oriented team. The successful applicant must be meticulous, organized, computer literate and team-oriented. Primary responsibilities are the preparation and distribution of final reports, preparation of proposals/tender bids, receivables, preparation of invoices, records management, overall responsibility for administrative duties and improve client relationship. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Lab Tech, Mechanical Engineering, UTech, Jamaica August 10, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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Faculty of Engineering & Computing

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the School of Engineering (Mechanical):

Laboratory Technologist – Mechanical Engineering – Level 7

(Permanent)

 

The Laboratory Technologist will assist in the instruction and demonstration of mechanical engineering methodologies and in conducting fundamental and applied research in mechanical engineering and related fields.

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JOB ADVT: Lecturer in Land Surveying & Geographic Information Sciences August 10, 2018

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Faculty of the Built Environment

School Of Building and Land Management

 

 

Lecturer in Land Surveying & Geographic Information Sciences

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica School of Building and Land Management seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the full-time position of Lecturer in Land Surveying and Geographic Information Sciences.

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JOB ADVT: HR Business Partner, UTech, Jamaica August 10, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

“EXCELLENCE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE”

 

VACANCY

 

Division of Human Resources & Administration

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the Human Resources Department:

Human Resources Business Partner – Level 7

(Permanent)

The HR Business Partner plays a vital role in strengthening the relationship between the Division of Human Resources & Administration and the respective Colleges/Faculties/Divisions with a view to improving internal and external customer service.  He/she is well positioned for delivering efficient and effective management of the following programmes and services:  recruitment and selection; contract administration; orientation; performance management; leave management; training and development, and also ensuring that internal customers are knowledgeable about the University’s policies, rules, ordinances and regulations.

 

Requirements:

The preferred applicant should possess

 

  • First Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized tertiary institution;
  • Postgraduate qualification in a related discipline;
  • At least five (5) years related experience in a Human Resources Department;
  • Knowledge of the Public Sector Staff Orders;
  • knowledge of Jamaican Labour Laws;
  • Knowledge of UTech’s human resources policies and procedures;
  • Working knowledge of a computerized Human Resource Management Information Systems;
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively in teams;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications, with subject line Human Resources Department – HR Business partnerr, for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by 3:45 p.m. on August 22, 2018 or to:

 

Chief Human Resource Officer

Division of Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6

 

JOB ADVT: Scholarship Assistant, UTech, Jamaica August 10, 2018

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Finance & Business Services Division

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the Finance & Business Services Division (Student Financing):

Scholarship Assistant – Level 5b

(Temporary)

The Scholarship Assistant will provide support to the University’s scholarship programmes section in areas of Data Management and Accounting administration.

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JOB ADVT: Lab Tech, Civil Engineering, UTech, Jamaica August 10, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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VACANCY

 

Faculty of Engineering & Computing

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the post in the School of Engineering (Civil):

 

Laboratory Technician – Civil Engineering – Level 5b

(Temporary)

 

The Laboratory Technician will prepare laboratories for classes and assist students in conducting and recording experiments.  He/She will also assist Lecturers in development and execution of laboratories for experiment and research purposes. (more…)

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