DIRECTOR PacLll (Vanuatu)

  • USP
  • Vanuatu
  • Oct 29, 2019
Full time Teaching, Education & Training

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

School of Law - VBLO18

The Opportunity

PacLll provides free public access to an internet-based library of Pacific Legal materials. The Director is the executive head of the Institute and is responsible for all facets of its operations. PacLll is based at Emalus Campus, Vanuatu, together with the School of Law. The Director is supervised by the Head of School. Specific responsibilities include: Manage PacLll fund-raising initiatives; manage PacLil finance: prepare budgets; track spending: approve expenditures; manage PacLll
human resources: prepare position description: manage the recruitment of staff; manage inter staff relations: Conduct performance reviews: supervise the Managing Editor and staff of PacLil: monitor and review the quality of PacLll publications and services: liaise with ITS respecting support for PacLI| operations; advise and assist the Internal Management Committee of the PacLll Institute on all matters pertaining to PacLll; represent PacLll in dealings with external agencies; prepare PacLll reports for donors and University as needed. The Director will also be expected to contribute to the teaching programme of the School of Law, usually by coordinating 2 LLB courses each year.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position. applicants must have:

  • Postgraduate qualification and extensive relevant experience;
  • Excellent qualifications in common law:
  • Understanding of editorial operations needed to produce an internet-based electronic public library of legal materials:
  • Understanding of regional needs for an internet-based electronic public library of Pacific legal material;
  • Substantial administrative experience; and
  • Substantial financial experience.


The position is available for a term of 5 years and maybe renewed by mutual agreement.

Level 4 VUV 5,509,116 to VUV 6,694,420 per annum (inclusive of 15% Gratuity)
Enquiries: Professor Eric Colvin, School of Law: email:

How to apply

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at

Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources
Office; tel: (679) 3232072; email: or

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

Closing date for applications: 1 December 2019

Job Functions

Other Professional, Teaching (Pre-School/Primary/Secondary /Tertiary)


Education & Training  



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