Description: Leidos is seeking qualified candidates with extensive Top-Level School (TLS) experience to serve as the Provost for the development and establishment of a National Defense University (NDU) in the Middle East. The Provost serves as focal point for all NDU academic and academic support issues. He will work alongside the host nation counterparts to plan for and implement programs, processes and policies that support the NDU professional military education mission. The Provost is responsible for both strategic planning and day-to-day execution of the NDU program.
Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION: Doctorate degree (Ph.D, Ed.D) from an accredited institution. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 15 years of relevant experience, three years of experience in an academic leadership position (Provost, Dean, Academic Chair) at least two years experience teaching at a US military or NATO Intermediate / Senior Service School. Equivalent civilian teaching experience may be substituted for teaching experience at a US military or NATO Intermediate / Senior Service School on a case-by-case basis. DESIRED EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: A high degree of cultural adaptability is a must. Previous international teaching experience, preferably in the Middle East, is highly desired as is Arabic language proficiency.