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Since 1990, AAU has a status of leading not-for-profit organization that is educating the next generation of global achievers from around the world at its campus in the historic center of Prague. In small, interactive, and diverse classes, our students can pursue 14 accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in English. We pride ourselves on inspiring creativity and critical thinking. By creating a truly international and friendly environment for study, we strive to make a positive impact in shaping the careers and futures of our graduates. For more information, see university webpage www.aauni.edu
The Role of the President
The President is the highest executive position at the Anglo-American University. As a statutory body of a higher educational institution, the President exercises also competences within the scope of the authority provided to the University Rector under the Czech Higher Education Act.
The main responsibilities of the President are:
To lead AAU in accordance with the Founder’s Deed and AAU Statute
To govern activities of AAU with respect to established AAU Vision, Mission and Values
To represent AAU with respect to third parties
To manage activities and monitor performance of AAU Vice-Presidents and of the AAU Library Director
To ensure communication with the public administration of the Czech Republic
To support development of AAU and thus to ensure its excellent future
English language proficiency
Academic rank (Prof./Assoc. Prof./doc.) or recognized foreign equivalent
Proven experience with management of academic institutions
Entrepreneurial spirit in leading an institution exposed to the market
Inspiring leadership skills
In case you are interested, please submit a resume of your professional and academic activities and a cover letter showing your motivation and intensions as regards further AAU development via email to Lucie Kacovská, HR Department, email@example.com until December 1st, 2020.
The reviews of the applications and interviews will start in December 2020/January 2021, depending on current pandemic situation and will continue until the positions are filled. It is expected that the selected candidate will assume the position in summer 2021.
The contract will be concluded for one year; in case of satisfaction and good financial results of the university, the contract may be prolonged indefinitely.
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