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Vice President of Academic Affairs – Technology-Integrated Curriculum Development

Employer
American International University
Location
Kuwait
Salary
Competitive Tax-Free Salary + Benefits
Date posted
Jun 1, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Executive
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice President of Academic Affairs – Technology-Integrated Curriculum Development (Position Requires Relocation to Kuwait)
​​​​​​​American International University - Kuwait City

Position accepts single, unaccompanied candidates, only

 
Job Overview 
The Vice President of Academic Affairs – Technology-Integrated Curriculum Development will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and relevance of our technology-focused curriculum. The Vice President will be responsible for reviewing and updating our existing programs to align with the latest industry trends and advancements. Additionally, they will spearhead efforts to research top-tier academic institutions for up-to-date degree opportunities and work closely to align our executive education and institute for private training initiatives with the government and private sectors. 
 
Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct regular reviews of existing technology-focused curriculum to ensure alignment with current industry standards and emerging trends. 
  • Identify areas for improvement and develop strategies for updating course materials, assignments, and assessments. 
  • Collaborate with faculty members and industry experts to integrate cutting-edge technologies and methodologies into the curriculum. 
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in technology, including but not limited to software development, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data science, and cloud computing. 
  • Analyze industry reports, research papers, and market trends to anticipate future skill requirements and adapt curriculum accordingly. 
  • Identify top-tier academic institutions to review and analyze best practices and resources. 
  • Ensure that executive education and private training programs meet industry standards and regulatory requirements. 
  • Contribute to the development of long-term strategic plans for the academic affairs department, with a focus on technology-related programs and initiatives. 
  • Provide insights and recommendations to senior leadership on opportunities for growth and innovation in the technology education sector. 
     

Qualifications: 

  • A Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Education, or a related field is required.  PhD preferred. 
  • Extensive background in information technology, with a deep understanding of current industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies. 
  • Experience in curriculum development, instructional design, or educational leadership roles within the technology domain is highly desirable. 
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, industry partners, and other stakeholders to achieve shared objectives. 
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex data to inform decision-making. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to diverse audiences. 
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and a track record of driving innovation and change within academic or organizational settings. 

About American International University

AIU is a newer 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 College 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.

For more information about AIU visit:  www.aiu.edu.kw 

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and one photo to the below email address:

ExecutiveHR@aiu.edu.kw

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