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4931 USP Student Learning Specialist 1-14 July 2019


USP, Tonga Campus- LLG016

The Opportunity 

The University of the South Pacific is seeking to recruit a qualified candidate for the position of Student Learning Specialist to be based at Tonga Campus. The successful candidate will be required to plan, prepare, implement, manage, supervise and facilitate student support activities in academic and study skills activities and resources for the Student Support Section of Tonga Campus to promote student learning. Successful candidate will be reporting to the Campus Director. 

The appointee will be required to prepare, implement, manage, supervise and facilitate the academic and study skills activities and resources for the Student Learning Support section in Tonga campus. 

The Person We Seek 

To be considered for this position, applicants must have: Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards Postgraduate qualifications in Linguistic and/ or literature or Humanities, English as a second language and extensive relevant experience; or extensive experience and management expertise; work experience in secondary/tertiary teaching; excellent interpersonal and English communication skills ( both oral and written); experience in giving academic support to students; experience working with learners in the Pacific region; ability to work without supervision; and ability to work under tight schedules and meet deadlines. 


The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement. 

Salary Range: Level 2 TOP $54,680 to TOP $66,234 per annum 

Enquiries: Dr. Seu’ula Johansson- Fua; tel: (676) 29055; email: seuula [dot] johanssonfua [at] usp [dot] ac [dot] fj 

Closing Date for applications: 21 July 2019


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: hrhelp [at] usp [dot] ac [dot] fj or personnel [at] usp [dot] ac [dot] fj.

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.