Job Title: Vice Provost
Institution: The American University of Kurdistan
Location: Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Job Type: Full-Time
Posting Date: 11/02/2022
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: Competitive and Commensurate with experience
The American University of Kurdistan invites applications for the new position of Vice Provost within the Division of Academic Affairs. The Vice Provost will collaborate with faculty and administrative staff and liaise with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning and the President to build and implement assessment policies, practices, and systems, and link assessment activities with institutional accreditation and academic planning. The focus will be on academic excellence, integrity, and the fostering of a culture of continuous improvement.
The Vice Provost is responsible for ensuring that assessment and institutional effectiveness standards meet or exceed the requirements of the New England Commission for Higher Education (NECHE), as well as American best practices. The candidate will be a pivotal leader in developing a strategy for institutional effectiveness, clarifying priorities, and setting the future course for academic enhancement/improvement.
This position is a full-time, 12-month position with required residency in Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq; the candidate will have a concurrent faculty appointment and teaching assignment.
Competencies, Skills, and Qualifications:
It is the policy of the American University of Kurdistan to provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. The University promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and makes recruiting decisions exclusively on the basis of qualifications, merit, and current work needs. This policy applies to all hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, remuneration, benefits, and training procedures within our Institution.
The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, applications should be including a letter of interest, analysis of qualifications, curriculum vitae, and three professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. If you face any problems with the Application process, report them to the following email (HR@auk.edu.krd).