Institutional Development Officer
- The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
- Sulaimani, Iraq
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- Entry Level / Mid Career
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University Mission Statement
It is the mission of the University to produce graduates of responsible character with the necessary knowledge and skills for professional and national leadership. Students are prepared for successful careers in a modern, democratic, pluralistic society and in a global environment. The educational program of the University is designed to develop strength in critical thinking, the ability to communicate well, a strong work ethic, good citizenship and personal integrity. Broad-based education, rooted in the American liberal arts tradition, as well as skill development is achieved at the University through teaching excellence, quality scholarship, and caring student services.
Office of Communications & Institutional Development
The department’s goal is to develop and communicate strategically-defined institutional profiles that position AUIS locally and internationally as an academic institution of superior quality consistent with the university’s mission statement.
Institutional Development Officer Responsibilities
The Institutional Development Officer is responsible for establishing and strengthening the university’s relationships with other institutions, viz. foreign and Iraqi governmental agencies, media, businesses, universities, and non-profit organizations. Research on and outreach to these and other entities will inform the department’s and University’s decision-making processes. The Institutional Development Officer works with the Director to develop and execute short-and mid-term strategic development plans. Additionally, he or she will assist in the determination of resources required to achieve development goals and formulate materials and other efforts necessary to facilitate outreach.
The Institutional Development Officer will devise/implement and identify events or activities the University should host or attend to advance its strategic aims, such as the annual Celebrate Sulaimani arts series and others contributing to the enhancement of academic programs. The Institutional Development Officer will coordinate visits from scholars and experts and work on collaborative projects with external University partners. He or she will coordinate networks of university supporters including the Alumni Association and the International Associates of AUIS. He or she will implement various grant projects from the US State Department and other sources. The Institutional Development Officer will also perform other tasks prescribed by the Director.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited US university or comparable Western European university
- Experience working for a university, think tank, or international organization
- Familiarity with the Middle East
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Exceptional organizational and communication skills
- Calm demeanor and sense of humor
- Kyle Long
Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins March 24.