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JOB ADVT: Instructors, HEART Trust/NTA Black River, St. Elizabeth September 13, 2018

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HEART Trust NTA is interested in filling the following positions at the HEART Trust NTA in Black River, St. Elizabeth:

  1. Industrial Electrical Maintenance Instructor
  2. Allied Health Instructor
  3. Massage Therapy Instructor
  4. ​Drafting and Construction Technician InstructoR

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UTech, Jamaica Dental Students Provide Free Service to Trelawny Infirmary September 10, 2018

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Members of the College of Oral Health Team interact with staff and residents of the Trelawny Infirmary, on their annual visit, August 14, 2018

The UTech, Jamaica Alumni Community extends gratitude and congratulations to our Alumni Valrie McKenzie, Lecturer, College of Oral Health and Eric Crawford, Chairman of UTech Foundation on their collaboration on this project. Ms. McKenzie was the Team Lead for this project. Mr. Crawford facilitated the donation of the commercial washing machine by the UTech Foundation to the Trelawny Infirmary.

We at UTech, Jamaica could not be more pleased at the positive synergy among our alumni and the service that you continue to provide to your alma mater. It is appreciated.


Dental students provide free care for infirmary residents

Friday, August 24, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

MAYOR of Falmouth and chairman of the Trelawny Municipal Corporation Colin Gager,has welcomed support from the College of Oral Health Sciences, University of Technology, Jamaica to the Trelawny Infirmary.

For the past six years the college has been treating residents at the infirmary, providing them with oral and dental care services.

Mayor Gager met with the college team at the infirmary last Friday to thank members personally. He also expressed appreciation for a commercial washing machine and sundry health care items donated by the college.

Click Here for Full Story at Jamaica Observer


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JOB ADVT: Quality Assurance Officer, UTech, Jamaica September 4, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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VACANCY

Office of Quality Assurance

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Office of Quality Assurance for the following post:

Quality Assurance Officer – Level 9

 

The Quality Assurance Officer, Office of Quality Assurance (OQA), will work as part of a team of  Quality Assurance Officers to conduct Academic Quality Audits across all Colleges/Faculties. He/She will have the responsibility of working collaboratively with the Associate Vice President (AVP) to manage activities related to the implementation of the academic advisement system within Colleges/Faculties.  Additional responsibilities include working in collaboration with the AVP and other Quality Assurance Officers to schedule and present workshops for academic staff, conduct research, and provide specialist technical services to the University’s academic units in the areas of quality assurance.   (more…)

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

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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…)

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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NOTE: The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja) shares career and other opportunities on this blog, sourced from non-UTech, Ja entities and organizations, based locally and overseas. This is done as an information service to its alumni community and other users. UTech, Ja is not liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise from the use of said information.  UTech, Ja does not guarantee that your participation in any of the activities referenced will be a good and safe decision for you.  It is understood that users of the blog will do their own research and proper due diligence, to determine what is a profitable and safe opportunity, before committing to any action.

 

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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: 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: Admin Support 1, Finance & Business, 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 (Office of the Chief Accountant):

 

 

Administrative Support 1 – Level 6b

(Permanent)

 

The Administrative Support 1 will provide confidential administrative support services of a relatively complex nature to the Chief Accountant – Finance & Business Services Division.

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JOB ADVT: Culinary Lab Assistant August 10, 2018

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COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Food Laboratory/Bakery Unit

 

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica seeks to identify a suitable candidate to fill the following post in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management – Food Laboratory/Bakery Unit:

 

    • Culinary Laboratory Assistant (Level 5B) – Permanent (2)

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The incumbent is responsible for providing direction to culinary students and assists the instructor in the preparation and production of all hot and cold foods, baked goods and pastries in an instructional kitchen.

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JOB ADVT: Lecturers, School of Business, UTech, Ja – Various Posts July 6, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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VACANCIES FOR FULL-TIME LECTURERS

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica, School of Business Administration (SOBA) in the College of Business and Management seeks to identify experienced professionals to fill the following full-time Lecturer positions:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Production Management
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management

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JOB ADVT: Lecturer – Immunohaematology July 6, 2018

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LECTURER – Immunohaematology

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH AND WELLNESS

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY DIVISION 

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica, Medical Technology Division seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the position as a full-time Lecturer. 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS: 

The successful candidate should possess at least a BSc.  Degree or professional qualification in Medical Technology and at least a Masters’ Degree in  Immunohaematology. Training in Education would be an asset. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Director, Safety & Security, UTech, Jamaica July 6, 2018

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Operations & Projects Division (Safety & Security Department)

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

Director – Safety & Security – Level 10

(Permanent)

 

 

The Director of Safety and Security will be responsible for providing strategic direction and tactical and risk management to ensure the safety, security and well being of students, staff members, visitors and assets of the university, university residences and affiliate campuses.  He/she is also responsible for policy formulation and for the overall strategic design, implementation and evaluation of security and safety processes, programmes and systems based on a high level of expertise using in-house and contracted personnel.

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JOB ADVT: Clinical Pharmacist, UTech, Jamaica July 6, 2018

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SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 

FULL-TIME CLINICAL PHARMACIST

 

 

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) School of Pharmacy in the College of Health Sciences seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the position as a Full-Time Clinical Pharmacist.

 

ACDEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate should possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.  He/she must be a Registered Pharmacist and is registered with the Pharmacy Council of Jamaica. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Curriculum Specialist, UTech, Jamaica July 5, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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Office of the Deputy President (Office of Teaching & Learning)

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Office of Teaching & Learning for the following post:

 

Curriculum Specialist – Level 10

(Permanent)

 

The Curriculum Specialist has responsibility for providing specialist technical assistance to the University’s academic units in the areas of course of study and module design and development.  She/he is also responsible for assisting with training academic staff in specific areas related to teaching and learning.  Additional duties include providing assistance to the Associate Vice President – Teaching & Learning, in areas related to curriculum-related research.  The scope of duties includes the review and monitoring of courses of study offered at the main, and satellite campuses of the University.

 

Requirements:

The preferred applicant should possess

 

  • A Doctoral degree in Curriculum Design or Educational Planning or Educational Administration or Educational Measurement and Assessment, or equivalent qualifications;
  • Five (5) years experience in designing curricula using outcomes-based approaches at a higher education institution;
  • Knowledge of course of study development systems for outcomes-based curriculum design in higher education;
  • Knowledge of learner-centred/student-centred teaching methodologies;
  • Knowledge of designing curricula for online delivery;
  • Knowledge of testing and assessment methodologies;

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JOB ADVT: Laboratory Technician- Pharmacy, UTech, Jamaica June 18, 2018

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SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

COLLEGE OF HEALTH
Laboratory Technician – Pharmacy (4-Year Contract)     

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica), School of Pharmacy seeks to identify an experienced Pharmacy Laboratory Technician.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS: 

The successful candidate should possess at least a Diploma in Pharmacy or equivalent qualifications from a reputable institution.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

The candidate must have at least two years’ working experience.  He/she must be able to work independently or with minimum supervision, must have a sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biology; knowledge of dosage form preparation techniques, and must possess problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Admin Support 2, SOBA, UTech, Jamaica June 13, 2018

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COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION

School of Business Administration (SOBA)

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica seeks to identify suitable candidates to fill the following posts in the School of Business Administration.

 

    • Administrative Support 2 (Level 5B) – Temporary – 6 months
    • Administrative Support 2 (Level 5B) – Permanent

The Administrative Support 2 will provide confidential secretarial and administrative support services to the College. This involves carrying out effective and efficient communication and liaison, establishing and maintaining administrative systems, preparing and maintaining various types and forms of documents and records, and extracting and organizing data/information in the required format. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Full Time Technical Posts, FELS, UTech, Jamaica June 13, 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA

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FULL-TIME TECHNICAL POSITIONS

SCHOOL OF TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND LIBERAL STUDIES

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) School of Technical and Vocational Education seeks to identify experienced professionals to fill the following full-time technical positions:

 

Laboratory Technologist/Construction Technologist

 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate for the position of Laboratory Technologist – Construction Technology should:

 

  • Possess at least a Bachelor of Education in Industrial Technology/Construction Technology or equivalent qualifications;
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar capacity;
  • Possess sound knowledge of the properties of varied construction materials;
  • Have sound knowledge of building codes and regulations;
  • Be knowledgeable of varied types of construction laboratory testing methods and related equipment; and
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

 

Candidates with experience in teacher training and working with software related to construction technology will be at a distinct advantage.

 

Educational/Instructional Technologist              

 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate for the position of Educational/Instructional Technologist should:

 

  • Possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology, or a Bachelor of Education Degree in Information and Communications Technology or equivalent qualifications;
  • Be competent in the use of multimedia technology and other modern technological applications in teaching;
  • Be able to manage a multimedia education laboratory, modern educational technology devices software and online applications;
  • Be competent to guide students in multimedia instruction and other modern technological applications;
  • Have at least two years’ teaching experience at the upper secondary level; and
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

 

Candidates with experience in designing materials for online delivery will be an asset

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:      

Laboratory Technologists are responsible for assisting lecturers in the instruction and demonstration of theories and techniques related to their disciplines.  Applicants should therefore have a strong commitment to student development and outcomes of excellence. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Special Asst to Deputy President, UTech, Jamaica June 13, 2018

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Academic Affairs & Quality Assurance Division

Office of the Deputy President

 

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) seeks to identify an experienced professional to fill the following post in the Office of the Deputy President:

 

SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DEPUTY PRESIDENT (LEVEL 10)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Special Assistant to the Deputy President provides high quality support to the Deputy President and the senior management team comprising Vice Presidents, Deans, Associate Vice Presidents and the University Librarian in areas relating to institutional building; strategic planning; academic and administrative policy and procedures.

 

This position is a critical component of the Academic Affairs Division as the incumbent performs coordinating responsibilities for important projects within the Academic Affairs Division including coordinating and monitoring budget for the Division. (more…)

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