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Job ID: 141397

American International College

Date Posted Apr. 22, 2020
University American International College
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department School of Architecture and Design
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Nov. 1, 2020
  • Dean
  • Design - Product Design
    Design - Jewelery Design
    Design - Interior Design
    Design - Industrial Art/Design
    Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
    Design - Fashion & Textile Design
    Architecture/Landscape Architecture

American International College – Kuwait City
for the 2020-2021 Academic year

American International College (AIC) in Kuwait is a newly established college; the first
design student cohort will be admitted to college in Fall 2020. AIC offers an American style
education, degrees, and majors, with the motive to educate and serve the people of Kuwait as
well as international students. The University provides high quality, relevant, and varied
educational programs and opportunities for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of
all members of its community. The University values its role as an educational leader that
promotes individual development and improves the overall quality of life in a diverse
community. It offers academic and professional programs, which lead to degrees from the
associate through baccalaureate and masters.

The school of Architecture and Design will be offering degrees in Architecture, graphic design,
and interior design. In future years, it is expected to then offer more programs at the
undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Dean of the Architecture and Design School is responsible for supervising all aspects of the
school, including the following:

- Full time and adjunct faculty
- All degree programs within the school
- Course Scheduling
- Curriculum Development
- Course and Degree Program Assessment
- Website maintenance for the School
- Searches for new and replacement positions
- Budget for the School
- Promotion of Research and Scholarship
- Maintaining the Business Advisory Committee for the school
- Have experience with the American institutional accreditation system and process as
well as specialized accreditation systems such as NAAB

The Dean reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and is expected to sit in on all
academic meetings as well as meetings held by other bodies as appropriate. AIC is a developing
university with very dynamic features. The successful department chair will take part in the
university development.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Terminal degree in relevant academic field from a reputable university;
- Documented record of administrative leadership experience;
- Minimum of five years of teaching and research at a higher education institute;
- Current academic rank of Professor/Associate Professor;
- Demonstrated record of collaborative decision-making;
- Has experience in a multicultural and multi-linguistic environment;
- Demonstrated experience with budget management;
- An entrepreneurial spirit.

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