2018 Vice Presidential Search

Board of Governors Search for Vice President & Provost

With the planned retirement in 2018 of President J.A. Roy Bodden, the Board of UCCI has begun the recruitment process to fill this upcoming vacancy. The direction of much of the a new strategic plan is to increase external focus, establishing deeper relationships and engagement with all external stakeholders and in generating increased financial and people resources from existing and new sources. External stakeholders expect to deal directly with the President. As is common at other universities, this leads to a management structure that has both a President with an external focus and a Vice-President & Provost with an internal focus, while both work as team. The position of Vice-President & Provost will replace the position of Dean Academic which will be eliminated.

The VP & Provost reports to and provides consultation to the President on UCCI policies to provide the best resources for supporting teaching, student needs, and research. The VP & Provost is responsible for all academic departments, Institutional Research, Academic Outreach, and key academic areas for the smooth functioning of the University. The responsibilities of the VP & Provost includes the supervision of Department Chairs, curriculum oversight, leadership to the faculty, and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered at the University College of the Cayman Islands. The overarching responsibility of the VP & Provost is to ensure that curricula and instructional pedagogy reflect the mission of the University. The VP & Provost works closely with all the members of the Senior Management Team, which includes the Dean of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Registrar, and Director of Student Services.

A full Job Description is available by clicking this link.

Applications must include:

(1) cover letter with description of experience relevant to the position,

(2) curriculum vitae, and

(3) three current letters of reference.

Applications submitted after May 15, 2018 @ 5 p.m. may not be considered.

Benefits: Medical and pension plan, annual leave etc. as per contract.

Salary scale: CI$91,224 to $113,904 per annum.

The Vice President is expected to take office on July 1, 2018.

Pursuant to the Public Authorities Law 2017, the Board will appoint the applicant who has the best skills, knowledge and integrity to carry out the duties required in a highly competent manner and the appointment shall be made solely on the basis of merit (best mix of qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience for the position). Where two or more persons are ranked broadly similarly on the basis of merit, the Board will give preference to Caymanians.

All application material should be sent to:

Lucille Kong, Secretary of the Board of Governors

168 Olympic Way, PO Box 702,

George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1107

T:(345)-623-0563 | F:(345)-949-6781

Email the Secretary


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