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Associate Dean - School of Education
American International University, Kuwait

Date Posted May 25, 2021
Title Associate Dean - School of Education
University American International University, Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department School of Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Senior Administration
    Administration - Academic Unit

American International University (AIU) – Kuwait is a newly established University, the first student cohort for the school of Education will be admitted to university in fall 2021. AIU offers an American style education, degrees, and majors 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 baccalaureate degrees in art and design, business, and engineering.

The school of Education will immediately offer degrees in English Education and Math Education. It is expected to offer more programs at undergraduate and graduate levels in future years.

As the second in line to the chief academic officer for the school, the Associate Dean will provide strategic vision for and operational leadership of the school. The Associate Dean works to advance scholarship, education and civic engagement; enhance excellence through diversity in educational programs and faculty and student recruitment; and link the work of the school’s faculty and students to other disciplines, communities and interests within and outside of the academy.

The Associate Dean of the Education School, in conjunction with the Dean of Education, 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 Education Advisory Committee for the school
Utilize his/her demonstrated experience with the American institutional accreditation system and process as well as specialized accreditation systems.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of School of Education and is expected to jointly lead the program. AIU is a developing university with very dynamic features, it is expected that the associate department chair will take part in the university development.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD or Doctor of Education degree from a reputable university preferred;
Minimum of five years of teaching and research at a higher education institute preferred;
Current academic rank of Professor/Associate Professor preferred;
Demonstrated record of collaborative decision-making;
Have experience in a multicultural and multi-linguistic environment;
Demonstrated experience with budget management;
An entrepreneurial spirit.
About American International University:

AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait with the first student cohort admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Through its educational programs, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU’s offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture and Design, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    School of Education
    American International University, Kuwait
    Saad Al Abdullah - East of Naseem
    Block 3
    Kuwait City


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