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CMU-Africa is steadily expanding, with plans to grow to 400 students in the next couple of years. Our size and inspirational mission create a sense of camaraderie and excitement within our community. To support this growth and delivery of our mission, CMU-Africa invites applications for the following open positions:

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Staff positions

Director for the Center for Inclusive Digital Transformation of Africa

Carnegie Mellon University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Director for the Center for Inclusive Digital Transformation of Africa (CIDTA) at its location in Rwanda, Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa). CIDTA is a $100M six-year partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda, aimed at stimulating inclusive digital growth in Africa. It encompasses several programs organized into three pillars: teaching and learning, knowledge creation, and entrepreneurship which will be executed through a network of up to 10 universities on the continent. This position is an exciting opportunity to partner with subject matter experts to shape and lead a pan-African initiative with the potential for far-reaching impact. Success in this role will require cultivating and coordinating the education, research and entrepreneurial strengths of CMU and partners, and will suit an enthusiastic, collaborative, and motivated person who is a hands-on leader.

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