Dean - School of Film Studies

Alderwood Recruitment


Ref: QP780-643

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Kuwait has a good reputation in the Middle East for its theatre and artistic work, especially in TV drama and theatre comedy series. Our client would like to contribute to the Kuwait society to elevate the level of film making and related industry into higher level to reach the international borders.

The school will be offering the following programs:

* Film Studies
* Theater, and
* Television and Digital Media

As the chief academic officer for the school, the dean provides strategic vision for and operational leadership of the school. The dean works to advance scholarship, creative and artistic accomplishment, education and civic engagement; encourage distinctive programmatic innovation; 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. Supporting the university's research mission, the dean will advance the faculty's scholarly activities, including opportunities afforded by interdisciplinary approaches. The dean serves as the school's public voice, articulating its contributions to local, regional, and international communities, and pursuing an aggressive development program to build the school's resources. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the dean will be part of the leadership academic team.


We are recruiting for a visionary leader who can establish and lead the School of Film Studies to a new level. Ideal candidates will be internationally recognized for scholarly and/or professional achievement, with demonstrated leadership and administrative experience in a creative environment and in academia, and a strong commitment to education and scholarship. Minimum requirements include a record of distinguished scholarly accomplishment and/or comparable achievements in film, television, theatre or digital media; significant organizational leadership and administrative responsibility; demonstrated success in external relations and fundraising, particularly with alumni; an established record of advancing diversity; and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of full professor.

Compensation and Benefits

* Competitive salaries and benefits package that includes housing and medical insurance.

Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application.

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