Senior Tutor – Division of Fine Arts

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The Division of Fine Arts is mandated to develop the human resources of Barbados in the performing and visuals arts at the same time contributing positively to the cultural industries. The programs include training in Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Music, Theatre, Visual Art, Studio Art and Dance.


The Senior Tutor leads the academic and administrative function by creating synergies and collaborating positively to achieve successful outcomes involving the various teams in the Division.




  • Responsible for the overall management of a Division that offers degrees, associate degrees and certificates.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the estimates of expenditure specific to the Division costs’, the requisition of appropriate materials and monitors expenditure including claims made by service providers and over-time payment.
  • Responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of staff to ensure that effective teaching methods and practices are employed and procedural standards are maintained
  • Assist the Office of Human Resources and Labour Relations in the identification and selection of staff and suitable resource persons as tutors, consultants and examiners and makes recommendations for the filling of vacancies within the Division.
  • Make arrangements for the selection and admission of students in collaboration with tutorial staff.
  • Ensure that student records are completed at the end of each semester and submitted to the Office of the Registrar according to the standards set.




  • Ability to work with diverse teams to achieve optimal results
  • Ability to collaborate, cooperate and maintain exceptional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Computer literacy with advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational and analytical skills.




  • A Postgraduate degree in performing or visual arts from a recognized university
  • Have experience in educational leadership or closely related field
  • Supervisory or management experience preferred
  • Teaching experience in post-secondary preferred.




  • Minimum seven (7) years working in a senior administrative position in the spectrum of the visual and performing arts in an educational environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership in education management and systems with knowledge of current trends and innovations in higher education.
  • Demonstrated record of professional and/or intellectual contributions to one or more arts areas represented in the Division.


Applications indicating the position in the subject line should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of qualifications and two recent testimonials submitted on or before September 01, 2017 to:


The Chairman, Board of Management,
Barbados Community College
“Eyrie”, Howell’s Cross Road, St Michael or via email to


Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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