Company:IQRA University

Location:Pakistan / Karachi


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time



About Us

Iqra University (IU) is amongst the top-ranking universities in Pakistan and has been serving continually in the field of professional academia over the past decade. Here, we believe in promoting innovation, research and talent.

The university is renowned for its excellence; whether it is a matter of HEC ranking, CIEC ranking, QEC ranking, PEC accreditation, International affiliations, or sports, IU has been achieving distinctions and accolades consistently.

Job Summary

The Provost is expected to oversee the curriculum of the university along with other academically-related areas of IU. In addition, the Provost is also expected to provide visionary leadership to promote and foster excellence in all academic endeavors that lead to the accomplishment of the University’s mission.

Reporting Relationship

The appointed Provost will be reporting to the President/Vice Chancellor.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Provost will take the general charge and responsibility of the supervision and management of all academic departments, programs and faculties of Iqra University. In this capacity, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  1. planning, developing, and evaluating all academic   programs
  2. fostering the development of new teaching methods
  3. recommending all members of the faculty for appointment, promotion, tenure, retention, non-retention, or dismissal for cause
  4. developing, implementing, and evaluating Iqra University’s student success initiatives
  5. monitoring an ongoing systematic review of programs for quality assurance
  6. facilitating accreditation efforts and maintaining the universities’ high-ranking status
  7. coordinating internal administrative review and external regulatory or accreditor consideration of academic policies, plans, and programs
  8. maintaining academic standards of Iqra University and of appropriate accrediting bodies
  9. formulating, maintaining, and implementing a high-quality curriculum
  10. providing leadership in matters of academic policy and administration and regularly advising the President on these matters
  11. coordinating and providing leadership to the Strategic Planning Council for the strategic planning process
  12. encouraging and supporting research, grant-writing, publishing, and other scholarly activities of the faculty
  13. ensuring communication with faculty by working closely with the Presiding Office of the Faculty Senate to promote quality and shared faculty governance
  14. overseeing faculty and academic staff recruitment and development activities
  15. managing development and implementation of academic planning
  16. complying with all the policies proposed by the accrediting regulatory bodies

Minimum Education/Experience and Skills Requirement

  • a PhD from an institution of international repute
  • at least seven years of successful full-time, post-secondary teaching and administrative experience at the department head level or above, in an institution of higher education
  • expertise in developing/implementing processes and plans for institutional effectiveness
  • understanding of the governance and administrative processes employed in higher   education institutions
  • an ability to communicate effectively   to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with others
  • an ability to represent the University in community and off-campus professional settings
  • an ability to work in a culturally diverse environment

Market competitive salary will be offered depending upon experience. Applications are invited from candidates of all nationalities. Applicants may submit their detailed curriculum vitae to by February 29th, 2020 (State the position you are applying for in subject line).

Our screening process is very transparent and aimed at selecting the best candidate who can add value and help the university to excel. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To know more about Iqra University and its current programs please visit

*This position is based in Karachi, Pakistan.

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