Dean - School of Architecture and Design
The Dean of the Architecture and Design School is responsible
for supervising all aspects of the school, including the
- 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. AIU is a developing university
with very dynamic features. The successful department chair will
take part in the university development.
The school of Architecture and Design offers
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.
- Terminal degree in relevant academic field from a reputable
- Documented record of administrative leadership experience.
- Minimum of five years of teaching and research at a higher
- Current academic rank of Professor/Associate Professor.
- Demonstrated record of collaborative decision-making.
- Has experience in a multicultural and multi-linguistic
- Demonstrated experience with budget management.
- An entrepreneurial spirit.
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 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
For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw