Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST) was established in 1997 to provide modern university education in Kuwait, equal in quality to other prestigious universities abroad and to serve the ever-increasing educational demands of the local society and the Gulf region. A private university, GUST’s mission is to prepare generations of young leaders and professionals for the demands of a new global technological era.
With a current enrolment of 3,500 undergraduate and post-graduate students, today GUST is developing into a world-class institution committed to academic excellence, offering graduate and undergraduate programmes in Arts and Sciences and Business Administration, with construction underway on an exciting new College of Engineering.
GUST is now seeking to appoint to the role of President. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the University reporting to the Board of Trustees and will work with a wide range of internal and external constituencies to provide overall leadership and direction for the University. This key leadership position will have responsibility for developing the scope, quality and productivity of all GUST’s academic programmes and will ensure that the University is achieving its expected results and that they are consistent and in alignment with other strategic goals.
The ideal candidate for this role will have prior senior leadership experience, gained in an internationally recognised higher education institution and will be a Full Professor, with teaching experience in one of the disciplines at the University. He/she will demonstrate a track record of inspirational leadership, backed by strong academic credentials.
For further information on the role, including a candidate briefing document, or for a confidential discussion about the position and details of how to apply please visit www.odgers.com/83606