Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents (www.aku.edu). An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access.
Reporting to the Director, Innovation Center, the Community Manager will implement the Futures Project innovation agenda and manage innovation activities. The successful Candidate will work with the Futures Project leadership to establish the Innovating Center in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. The Community Manager will oversee the Innovators in residence program as well as the centers’ training activities in Tanzania.