The Aga Khan University is a pioneering institution of higher education whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the developing world and beyond, through world-class teaching, research and healthcare delivery. AKU educates students for local and global leadership from campuses and teaching hospitals in six countries, primarily in Asia and Africa. It generates new knowledge to solve problems that affect millions of people, especially the most vulnerable. The University is a private, not-for-profit institution and part of the Aga Khan Development Network (please find more details on AKU at the link www.aku.edu).
The Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM), Pakistan is the Chief Academic and Chief Executive Officer of the School, a member of the University’s senior leadership team, and the primary ambassador for the School in the community. The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President Academics, and will be based in Karachi.
The Dean plays a central role in setting strategy and overall direction for nursing and midwifery education in the region; advises the Provost; works collaboratively with and supports other leaders to achieve the University goals; uses influence to align the school with University priorities; and models institutional values and competencies.