Leidos is seeking qualified candidates with extensive Top-Level School (TLS) experience to serve as the Academic Director (Provost) of the Saudi War Course (SWC), a TLS-equivalent Joint senior service school located at the Saudi Command and Staff College in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Provost serves as focal point for all SWC academic and academic support issues. He will work alongside a Saudi counterpart to plan for and implement programs, processes and policies that support the SWC professional military education mission. The Provost is responsible for both strategic planning and day to day execution of the SWC program. He will also serve as Site Manager for management and administrative support of approximately fourteen (14) U.S. and Saudi personnel.
Doctorate degree (Ph.D, Ed.D) from an accredited institution.
Candidates must have extensive experience in Professional Military Education and:
• Graduate of a US War College
• At least one year of teaching experience at a US War College
• Minimum of two years teaching experience at a US War College
• Minimum of one year experience in an academic leadership position (Department Chair, Dean, Provost, etc.) at a US War College
Equivalent civilian teaching experience may be substituted for US War College teaching experience on a case-by-case basis.
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.