Employment Opportunities

Job Openings at AUP

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please jobapplicantsataup.edu (contact the office of human resources). Please note that except where otherwise stated, French working papers or EU nationality are required in order for applications to be considered.

 

Administrative positions

Admissions and Recruitment Communications Coordinator

Admissions Office – Job Description

JOB TITLE

Admissions and Recruitment Communications Coordinator

GRADE C1.1

DEPARTMENT Admissions Office

SUPERVISORS
Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management
Senior Communications Coordinator and Digital Marketing Specialist (hereafter: SCC)

POSITION OVERVIEW
The postholder will be responsible for the development and execution of elements of admissions communications to support the marketing to and recruitment of students across all categories. This work will commonly include maintenance and revision of communication content in the University’s CRM system, devising and updating print material, updating events information, maintaining vibrant and active social media accounts for the Admissions Office, coordinating the University’s accepted student events each semester and other communications responsibilities where necessary. This is a collaborative role that will work very closely with the SCC based in the Office of Communications and Outreach.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include, but may not be limited to: Communications

  • Create, edit and update content for all email communications sent out to students in various stages of recruitment in cooperation with colleagues in the Office of Communications and Outreach and the Admissions Office. Much of this specific work will relate to the University’s CRM system, through which most of the communication to prospective student’s is driven. This will also include the development of cohort-specific content.

  • Create, edit and maintain all admissions and recruitment social media channels, including, but not limited to Facebook and Instagram accounts, ensuring that content is varied, vibrant and updated.

  • Where relevant, support the recruitment work of individual Admissions Counsellors to devise and execute country-specific marketing campaigns, using localized content and marketing channels in coordination with the SCC.

  • In association with the SCC, establish, create and manage a cyclical communications calendar for all students at each stage of the admissions funnel.

  • In association with colleagues, including current students, ensure that the ‘student voice’ and AUP student experience is present across all communications channels where possible, this will include social media takeovers, other online platforms, virtual events, such as Online Information Sessions, and physical on-campus events.

  • Meet regularly with colleagues based in the USA to ensure that US-specific communications needs are understood and met throughout the recruitment cycle. This will include updating any printed or electronic material used in the US market and identifying new collateral.

  • Where necessary, support the work of the SCC as the need arises, particularly during key times of the year, for example confirmation deadlines and orientations.

Admissions Office – Job Description

  • Support the SCC in maintaining accurate information on all third-party study choice platforms and in updating all admissions material when changes arise, ensuring consistency and a common use of the AUP brand across all formats and channels.

  • Any additional communications, admissions, and recruitment tasks as instructed by the Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management.

    Events

  • In association with Admissions Office staff, plan, organize and execute events related to the recruitment of students, most frequently our Accepted Student activities, Open House and High School Guidance Counsellor Fly-Ins. This will require working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver high-quality and productive events of all kinds.

  • Input and maintain all Admissions Office events in the CRM system, ensuring that listings are current at all times.

    Admissions Office

  • Regularly take part in Admissions Office duties, including general telephone calls and student meetings.

  • Support Admissions Office staff in their day-to-day activities as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, advertising, marketing, graphic design, web development, or digital communications.

  • Previous work experience in marketing, communications, or a similar field.

  • Possess outstanding English-language writing and editing skills, attention to detail, and the

    ability to create editorial content that is optimized for digital communication.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with multiple people

    on assigned projects.

  • Prior experience in using a CRM platform is a plus.

  • Proficient with Office365 and the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign)

  • Solid understanding of social media and its benefits for recruitment. Prior experience in social

    media management a plus.

  • Ability to quickly develop new skills and pick up new abilities as needed.

  • Strong collaboration and team skills.

  • Some knowledge of French an advantage.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to : itissierataup.edu for consideration.

Assistant Director of US Admissions – US Admissions Office

Admissions Office - Job Description

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Assistant Director of US Admissions – US Admissions Office

SUPERVISOR

Director of US Admissions

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Assistant Director recruits, admits and yields students from countries in Latin America and specific US States for programs at The American University of Paris (AUP) in Paris, France. Programs include Bachelors, Masters, Summer and Study Abroad. The counsellor is based in the United States, ideally in Florida, works from home, and reports to the Director US Admissions. This is a new role, which supports AUP’s strategic aim to develop Latin America as a reliable source of qualified students for the University in addition to growing our existing market in Florida.

TERRITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The current territorial responsibilities for this position are:

  • Latin America, including Central America

  • Florida

  • Puerto Rico

    DUTIES:

    This new role will develop and follow a marketing and recruitment plan to achieve enrollment targets using multiple recruitment platforms, including online and social-media based recruitment and other ‘armchair’ recruitment strategies. The position requires travel to countries in Latin America and specific US States, visiting high schools and colleges, attending college and graduate fairs and meeting with advisors, students, families, faculty, alumni and others possible contacts to promote AUP programs.

    Specific responsibilities will vary according to the time of year and the changing circumstances of the student recruitment market. However, the following tasks will form a significant proportion of this role:

    Latin America

  • Devising and implementing an overall University recruitment strategy for the region;

  • Developing a shortlist of specific ‘priority’ country target markets within the region for specific focus;

  • Planning and delivering appropriate student recruitment activities in ‘priority’ countries, including regular travel to the region;

Admissions Office - Job Description

  • Developing a system for the delivery of market advice/intelligence in the Latin American market to maximize the University’s recruitment and other opportunities;

  • Extending the University’s relationships with Latin American-based Guidance Counsellors, Independent Counsellors and other stakeholders relavant to the recruitment of students at all levels;

  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director. Marketing and student recruitment

  • Devising and implementing marketing, student recruitment and communications campaigns in all designated territories;

  • Providing correct and up-to-date information on AUP through all possible communication channels;

  • Participating in appropriate outreach activities as assigned by Director;

  • Serving as a liaison between the University and prospective students and

    their families;

  • Developing and maintaining sustained communications with all potential

    recruitment and admissions stakeholders;

  • Responding to general enquiries of all kinds in a timely manner;

  • Contributing to the execution and development of marketing and yield

    programs primarily targeting but not limited to assigned territories;

  • Delivering Online Information Sessions for all prospective and accepted

    students;

  • Data entry to the CRM system operated by the University;

  • Maintaining and developing engagement activities with admissions

    stakeholders, specifically high school and independent college counsellors;

  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director.

    Admissions and financial aid

  • Advising students, counsellors and parents in all matters related to applying to, and attending AUP;

  • Reading applications and making decisions on completed applications files in an agreed and timely manner;

  • Identifying and interpreting application trends to better yield and onboard qualified applicants;

  • Implementing yield strategies and activities for all assigned students;

  • Providing information concerning financial aid to applicants and making recommendations to the Director of Financial Aid concerning aid to be

    offered;

  • Reviewing financial aid applications and making appropriate

    recommendations to the Director of Financial Aid;

  • Assisting students and their families in the Financial Aid Appeals process;

  • Providing up-to-date information to students and their families on all

    aspects of the onboarding process, including support for securing a student visa and ongoing pre-arrival administrative tasks;

Admissions Office - Job Description

  • Advising the Director of US Admissions of issues impacting on the admission of students to AUP;

  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director. Market research and market development

  • Supporting the analysis and interpretation of admissions data across both the US and Paris-based teams;

  • In association with colleagues, the analysis of relevant data (CRM and external) to help support tactical and strategic decision-making across both the US and Paris-based teams;

  • Monitoring the conditions relevant to student recruitment in all assigned territories;

  • Where appropriate, execute or commission market research activities to ascertain the value of potential new territories;

  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;

  • English and Spanish;

  • Three-years experience in student recruitment and admissions;

  • CRM familiarity

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, clear communicator and presenter, and

    confident with a range of people;

  • Experience of organizing, promoting and hosting events;

  • Willingness to travel, a valid driver’s license, availability during evenings

    and weekends;

  • High level of IT literacy.

    Preferred

  • French and/or Portuguese proficiency;

  • Higher education experience, particularly with facets of international

    practice;

  • Proven data analysis skills;

  • CRM (Technosolutions Slate) fluency.

 

Please send a resumes and cover letters to : itissierataup.edu for consideration.

Corporate Information Officer

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Corporate Information Officer – CATEGORY AC2

DEPARTMENT
Information Technology Services

SUPERVISOR

Valérie Fodé – Vice President for Finance and Administration

Description

The Corporate Information Officer provides advice and analysis, and participates in long-term strategic planning in close coordination with the Leadership Team. The postholder is a central senior management figure in the University’s ongoing digital transformation and proposes, demonstrates and (after validation) supervises the implementation of innovative solutions using information technology. The Corporate Information Officer is responsible for the digital transformation of the University, .

The Corporate Information Officer is also responsible for Information Technology throughout the University, including academic and administrative functions and anticipates and supports the strategic needs of all university constituencies .

The Corporate Information Officer reports directly to the EVP for Finance and Administration, to whom she/he will provide regular progress reports, proposals and analyses.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Envisions and provides strategic leadership for achieving technological innovation in academic and administrative functions and anticipates and supports the strategic needs of all University constituencies.

  • Exercises responsibility for all aspects of planning, budgeting and execution; workforce planning and management, purchasing, systems evaluation, capital budget management, policy administration, customer service, and operational processes of ITS.

  • Develops effective working relationships with all campus constituents,

    including student organizations, to ensure activities and services are aligned with university priorities and campus needs.

    Management:

    • Supervises and directs decision-making, time management, department budget and future developments.

    • Conducts needs assessments and develops plans to meet the University’s Information and Technology needs.

    • Provides expert technical advice and recommendations in conjunction with the ITS Manager on the development of policies, procedures, and long-range strategic plans for Informational Technology.

    • Chair the Data Governance Committee 

In coordination with the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, plans, organizes, directs, and manages the activities of the Information Technology operation including external consultants and license agreements. Ensures that agreements are properly recorded and signed by the Executive Vice President.

Strategy:

Operational efficiency:

• evaluation of the maturity of processes and organizations (Benchmark, definition and implementation of efficiency plans), cost management, prioritization of the investment portfolio

Supervision:

  • Exercises responsibility for all aspects of staffing and workforce management for ITS, including interviewing, selecting, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing disciplinary issues with the assistance of the Director of Human Resources, handling complaints and resolving issues in accordance with University policies.

  • Assesses current and future staffing needs, and subject to approval plans for, acquires, manages, and ensures effective integration of ITS staff.

  • Identifies professional development needs of staff and managers and provides appropriate training, mentoring, on-the-job experiences and other development opportunities wherever possible in order to align the evolution on the IT organization in relation with the technology changes and needs of the University

  • Ensures that managers and staff in areas of responsibility have a customer-service focus.

  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships, fosters overall morale and ensures the customer-service focus within ITS staff.

    Representative/Liaison:

  • Serves as a member of the senior management team, participating in and communicating all campus IT strategy initiatives.

  • Participates frequently in Leadership Team meetings at which IT strategy is discussed and progress reports are made.

  • Makes occasional reports to the Board committee overseeing his area of responsibilities .

  • Represents IT and the University as a member of professional organizations in areas of expertise and responsibility.

  • Definition of IT transformation plan and the roadmap; identification and evaluation of IT opportunities and alignment of IT with business strategy, development of trajectories and roadmaps, value analysis

  • Transformation of the IT function: development and implementation of organizational models, HR impact study, support in setting up target organizations, definition of sourcing strategy and support in the choice of partners

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail with cover letter and CV to sbuissonataup.edu

Data Manager

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Data Manager – C1.1 (CDI – starting January/February 2022)

DEPARTMENT

Office of Communications and Outreach

SUPERVISOR

Director of Communications and Outreach

POSITION OVERVIEW

Manages constituent information (including donors), data and reporting through the use of the CRM platforms The Raiser’s Edge and Technolutions Slate. Responsible for all daily maintenance and oversight of constituent data in coordination with other members of the Office of Communications and Outreach and in partnership with colleagues across the University.

In addition, will work with colleagues to monitor data-based outreach strategies. The role entails a significant degree of autonomous working and proactive problem-solving ability, as well as coordinating the work of other team members to ensure consistent data entry and quality. In addition, The Data Manager is responsible for the training and oversight of colleagues in the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage, coordinate, develop and execute all data and database-related activities of the outreach and advancement functions of the University in collaboration with the relevant team members in the Office of Communications and Outreach and colleagues across the University.

 

Data Management and Administration

  • Manage data related to constituent engagement, e.g. event tracking and reporting.

  • Create and maintain data quality reporting and monitor regularly, addressing any issues identified.

  • Update contact information, profile data and donor records to maintain the accuracy of information within Technolutions Slate.

  • Collaborate with the Institutional Research Office on various data projects, and ensuring that all actions are AUP data policy and GDPR compliant.

  • Report on trends, including donor level moves, donor retention rates, donor growth, and fundraising ROI, to inform fundraising strategies.

  • Responsible for overseeing and carrying out regular data administration tasks.

  • Supporting the deployment and maintenance of any alumni portal, ensuring its symbiotic relationship with Technolutions Slate.

  • Fulfill basic requests for data and reporting.

  • Ensure the seamless transition of constituent records over the lifetime of students, alumni and parents (includes integrating multiple data systems if needed).

Advancement and Gift Processing

  • Manage and process all gifts, including checks, online gifts, credit card payments, ledges, and other donations.

  • Perform gift entry/recording in the department CRM system for unrestricted (including Trustee gifts), programmatic, capital, campaign gifts and small grants.

  • Inform appropriate staff/board when their contacts make a gift.

  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of gifts received with Finance Department.

  • Generate monthly and annual gift reports.

  • Prepare all donor mailing lists, annual campaigns, direct mail, invitations, and othermelectronic and printed mailings.

  • Liaise with the Finance Department and AUP Foundation to ensure accuracy of gift/donation records and deposits.

  • Ensure adherence to established systems/controls established by auditor standards.

  • Work with Director of Communications and Outreach for the preparation of Annual Giving Report, Board presentations and other publications as needed.

  • Monthly and Quarterly reconciliation of accounts with Finance

  • Maintain ongoing list of all donations

 

Training and Best Practices

  • Maintain, develop, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the quality, security and integrity of the database.

  • Conduct monthly audits of data to confirm use of accurate data entry processes.

  • Assist in defining data entry standards and business rules to standardize data

    processing, identify and eliminate duplicate records in the system.

  • Train other members of the office and keep abreast of new Technolutions Slate features

    and functionality to improve existing processes. Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with CRM transition from Raisers Edge to Technolutions Slate, anticipated during the 21-22 academic year.

  • As a member of a small team, the Data Manager might be called upon to assist with other departmental tasks and programs. For example, when the University hosts on- or off- campus gatherings for alumni, parents and friends, all members of the Office of Outreach and Communications might be deployed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s preferred but not essential, minimum Bac + 2 or technical diploma

  • Experience in importing/exporting and manipulation of data in CRMs.

  • Experience implementing and adhering to GDPR and other data regulation requirements

    in the EU, US and France.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills required

  • Knowledge of and interest in fundraising and alumni relations in a non-profit setting

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and fundraising concepts preferred.

    Software and Tools

  • Demonstrated experience working with The Raiser’s Edge, Technolutions Slate or similar CRMs.

  • Advanced understanding of the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Particularly Word (mail merges, working with templates, labels) and Excel (use of functions, lookups, PivotTables) are essential

  • Familiarity (data types, queries/views, joins) with relational database management is a plus but not required:

    • SQL – simple DML and DDL operations
    • SQL Server and MS Access highly preferred. Other databases (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle) acceptable.
  • Experience with ClickUp project management software a plus

 

Work Ethic

  • Professionally mature, motivated to learn, cheerful and flexible in response to shifting priorities

  • Ability to work under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures

  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team

  • Hospitable and discreet, position requires client friendly attitude and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information with discretion Language

  • Native or near-native English

  • Fluency in French a plus

 

If you are interested please send a resume and cover letter to : itissierataup.edu

Director of Information Technology Services

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION
Director of Information Technology Services – CATEGORY C2.2

DEPARTMENT
Information Technology Services

SUPERVISOR

Chief Information Officer

Description

The Director of Information Technology Services (ITS) is responsible for University networking, servers, and storage infrastructure. Under the Direction of the CIO, the Director of ITS leads, plans, directs, and manages ITS departmental activities. The Director ensures high quality, customer-driven technology infrastructure services for the University and oversees the planning, design, development, maintenance, and operations of the University's networking environment, servers and storage infrastructure consistent with University goals and directions.

Responsibilities Management

  • Management of a dedicated team : supervises and directs decision- making, time-management, future developments.

  • Support the CIO to conduct needs assessments and develop plans to meet with the University’s Information and Technology needs.

  • Management of his allocated budget

  • Team technical support

  • Support to develop skills of the IT department team members

    IT project management

  • Responsible of the achievement of the objectives and the respect of the deadlines of the project while respecting the budgets allocated for its realization and the satisfaction of the customer.

  • Work in close collaboration with the CIO and the project management team.

  • Identify the characteristics of the customer's need and the evolutions of the context which impact the project

  • Manage the organization and coordination of projects with strong planning constraints

  • Facilitate project launch and follow-up meetings;

  • Follow the workload plan, the budget and supervise the proper

    execution of the tasks while respecting the commitments

  • Participate in the development of service proposals.

 

Operational responsibilities

  • In agreement with the CIO, provides expert technical advice and recommendations on the development of policies, procedures, and long- range strategic plans for Informational Technology.

  • Support the CIO in implementation of the University's strategic plan

  • Technical assistance supervision and control of helpdesk activities

  • Technological watch

  • Is a technical advisor to the CIO for new projects

  • Supervise the monitoring of backup procedures

  • Supervision of service providers

  • Management of operating systems

    System and Policy

    • Ensure the application of procedures
    • Ensure the security and integrity of University Data • Evaluation and presentation of new systems
    • Maintain and Enforce the IT code of conduct

    Representative/Liaison

    • Serves as a member of the management team, participating in campus IT strategy initiatives.

    • Deputy to the CIO to represent IT, and the University as a member of professional organizations in areas of expertise and responsibility.

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail with cover letter and CV to sbuissonataup.edu

Institutional Research Analyst

POSITION: Institutional Research Analyst 

DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness

The Institution: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of USA-based universities.

Position overview: The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for providing data and data analysis in support of planning, assessment, and decision-making across the University. Roles and responsibilities for the position include:

  • Providing internal, French Rectorat, US Delaware, and US Federal reports in a timely and accurate manner using the Institution’s administrative software and other resources while communicating with other Institution departments (e.g.: Admissions and Finance) and personnel to ensure uniformity and consistency of required reports.
  • Providing accurate and highly sensitive information to the President, the Provost, University Leadership, and the Board of Trustees in advance of regular annual reporting periods and in response to one-off requests.
  • Generating three-year enrollment forecasts in collaboration with Admissions in support of the budgeting process.
  • Developing,maintaining,andupdatingreportstofulfillrecurringdataneedsforinternalandexternal reporting requirements; creating and presenting dynamic reports and data sets to support timely decision making.
  • Designing and maintaining web survey and dashboard instruments (e.g.: PowerBI, Explorance Blue, Survey Monkey) and performing online reporting; preparing oral and written presentations of data findings.
  • Running Annual Survey processes with outside entities (HEDS Alumni and Senior Surveys, College Board, Peterson’s)
  • Providing training and support to others regarding the planning, analyzing, and reporting processes to be used in research.
  • Producing tables, graphs, and narrative analysis to easily display and summarize University data such as student cohort tracking, enrollments, full-time student equivalency (FTE), and survey results for use in Leadership presentations.
  • Performing periodic review of written procedures (reports) and updates as necessary to maintain a current and complete reference manual, including the maintenance of an institutional research calendar to ensure that cyclical project timelines are met.
  • Monitoring Institutional compliance with relevant French, European, US Delaware, and US Federal Data legislation.
  • Serving on University committees as assigned by the supervisor or the Provost such as the Data Governance Committee or the Data Protection Oversight Committee.
  • Managing the IR helpdesk
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

  • Three years of professional experience with a familiarity of the US system of higher education

    systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data (e.g.:

    research design, statistical methods, visual displays of data, interpretation of results)

  • Experience with statistical analysis software (e.g. DataDesk, Eviews, SPSS).

  • Some ability writing code (Python, R, etc.)

  • Advanced proficiency with SQL.

  • Experience with writing, modifying, and troubleshooting complex SQL statements.

  • Experience in managing data and data systems that support reporting and decision-making,

    including the ability to create and maintain complex databases and manipulate large data sets.

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite applications.

  • Web authoring skills.

  • Native English level required, strong oral and written communication skills and successful

    experience interpreting and explaining detailed information to a variety of constituents.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and with guidance, ability to function as an

    independent contributor.

  • Experience with creating interactive reports and dashboards using Microsoft technologies: SSRS

    reporting, SharePoint, Office 365, Power BI.

    Applications: Please submit a single PDF dossier itissierataup.edu with "IR SEARCH" in the subject to include:

    • Curriculum vitae

    • Cover letter

    • 2 names and contact information of references

      Applications must be sent electronically in PDF format.
      Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Technologist

POSITION: Instructional Technologist – Category C1.2

DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs, the Academic Resource Center (ARC@AUP)

SUPERVISOR: Instructional Designer

The American University of Paris is seeking an Instructional Technologist to join our Academic Resource Center.  The Instructional Technologist will accompany our faculty and our students in the use of the Learning Management System and develop a range of tools designed to promote accessibility, student engagement and to enhance learning at AUP.

Key Functions/Core Responsibilities:  

The ideal candidate will have a combination of skills and experience: demonstrated experience with current and emerging technologies, experience advising faculty about course design and delivery, teaching and/or training at a university level, and experience providing support services to enable student academic success. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

Management of the University’s learning management system (LMS) as well as responsibility for other learning technology solutions.  Examples of duties may include:

  • Collaborating with IT services regarding the LMS and other solutions’ integration with the SIS (Student Information System) as well as other AUP systems
  • Serves as administrator for the LMS as well as all other academic technologies on campus, manages user accounts and access issues
  • Works closely with the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) and the faculty in order to identify appropriate digital tools and activities (including but not limited to integrated apps, interactive maps, lecture capture, polls, videos, podcasts, simulations) that will help faculty achieve student learning goals
  • Creates content in systems for which the position is responsible and maintains documentation regarding institutional policy, procedures and best practices with the goal of supporting teaching and enhancing all types of student learning (synchronous, asynchronous)
  • Responsible for onboarding and training of new users to the LMS as well as ensuring advanced/enhanced training for continuing users
  • Participates in the new student orientation process
  • Works with faculty both one-on-one and in small groups to help with creation of courses within the LMS as needed
  • Responsible for creating communication materials regarding the LMS and other technologies for all end users (faculty and students)
  • Responsible for associated reporting and assessment of issues related to instructional technology.

 

 

 Collaboration and Teamwork. Examples of duties may include:

  • Works closely with the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer), the faculty and the Provost to ensure the alignment of AUP’s instructional technology services with the AUP curriculum to meet the needs of our faculty and students
  • Supports and promotes creative design, development and implementation of academic technologies and programs that advance teaching and learning
  • Works with the students, faculty and academic units to ensure that their needs are incorporated into plans for academic technology
  • Builds partnerships among academic support units to work collaboratively toward achievement of institutional goals that can be addressed through academic technology
  • Supports the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) to help provide leadership, and direction in the assessment and development of an academic technology program
  • Organizes workshops and events related to Academic Resource Center (ARC), Writing Lab, Teaching and Learning Center, Learning Commons designed to enhance creative instruction and promote digital literacy across campus
  • Collaborates with the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) to help provide leadership in program planning for faculty and student services and in the development of policies related to the use of technology in curriculum development, e-learning, and other instructional technology initiatives
  • Collaborates with the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) to help provide leadership in the development of active learning spaces for collaboration, production, and development with technology
  • Engages with professional organizations and activities that advance the objectives of the unit: attend and participate in AMICAL, Educause, or other higher-education conferences
  • Collaborates with assessment initiatives of ARC and the Teaching and Learning Center to assess pedagogies, methodologies, and strategies for successfully integrating technology into the teaching and learning process
  • Serves on University committees as appointed by the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) or by the Provost.

 Administrative Support.  Examples of duties may include:

  • Supports the supervisor (Institution’s Instructional Designer) as needed in unit assessment activities and research projects
  • Works closely with the Institution’s Instructional Designer and other colleagues in ARC to help provide technology support for their activities
  • Supports creation and management of constituent based (student/faculty) focus groups, etc, as part of the unit’s continued assessment efforts
  • Represents ARC when needed at meetings as requested by the supervisor
  • Actively supports the Learning and Tutoring Services managed through ARC through the use and adaptation of technology.

Other appropriate duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated experience working in a higher education environment
  • Knowledge of current educational technology practices, emerging trends and technologies that support teaching and learning
  • Solid understanding of curricular development, learning theories and academic assessment; active participation in EdTech community
  • Native speaker competency in English, and strong French skills (bilingual English/French appreciated)
  • Demonstrated experience working with learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas) and familiarity with the integration of third-party tools (e.g., Respondus, Persuall, etc.). data visualization and analytics, and learning technologies
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, common desktop applications, and presentation software. Ability to design course content for both Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Strong project management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in working in a dynamic and flourishing educational environment.

 PREFERRED

  • Experience in multi-modal teaching and learning – synchronous, asynchronous, face-to-face, remote and hybrid
  • Experience with mobile and interactive applications for teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of Drupal, Web-based APIs, Java/JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS, Python
  • Experience developing multi-media content and Web presentations
  • Visual design skills and ability to storyboard
  • Demonstrated knowledge of teaching methods and/or teaching experience at the higher education level
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories, data visualization, analytics, and instructional design models.

Applications: Please submit your application to https://apply.interfolio.com/89717 including:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Portfolio of recent work appreciated

 Applications should be received by 15 January 2022, for full consideration. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Administrative and Advancement Assistant

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION: Administrative and Advancement Assistant–T2 CDD (7 months starting in January 2022)

DEPARTMENT: Office of Communications and Outreach

SUPERVISOR: Director of Communications and Outreach

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Administrative and Advancement Assistant is principally responsible for coordinating the general affairs and activities of the Office of Communications and Outreach and managing the gift reception, tracking and reporting processes of the University in coordination with the Data Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Gift Administration
  • Responsible for oversight of gift acknowledgment and receipting for all donations
  • Ensure that all gifts are recorded and acknowledged in a timely manner in coordination with the Database Manager.
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate record of batches, paper files, and other records related to financial contributions.
  • Preparation of Gift and Pledge Agreements as necessary, for fundraisers to send out to their constituents.
  • Track and file recurring gift and multi-year pledge documentation.
  • Ensure adherence to established systems/controls established by auditor standards.
  • Any other tasks related to the proper processing, acknowledgement and documentation of gifts to the University.

Prospect Research and Pipeline Management

  • In coordination with external researchers, the Data Manager and the Parent Relations Managers, coordinate the complete prospect research for advancement purposes.
  • Gather and evaluate list of potential prospects and update records in the CRM.
  • Share qualified leads with external researchers for additional research and assessment.
  • Enter additional research into CRM records
  • Share reports and information with fundraisers as needed

Office and Relationship Management

  • Assist the Alumni Engagement Coordinator in office tasks where needed, including but not limited to:
    • Organizing hard and electronic copy files of invoices and all dept employee expense reports
    • Creating archival communications materials file for the department and organize/keep updated
    • Responding to and managing alumni, parent and advancement email inboxes
    • Researching alumni and prepare briefings for events.
    • Coordinating alumni campus tours and giving tours o Processing alumni card requests
    • Entering all RSVP information and attendance information of our events into CRM
    • Welcoming guests to alumni office via phone and in-person
    • Supporting events: Make reservations and obtain quotes for events, create name tags, manage RSVPs, event set up and liaising with maintenance teams, caterers, etc.
    • Sending packages of collateral to alumni, donors, event hosts, etc.
  • Build and maintain on-campus relationships with key units to further the objectives of the communications and outreach function by:
    • Liaising with the SGA and key student organization to identify synergies for alumni and parent engagement and programming.
    • Liaising with the President’s Office to coordinate scheduling of president’s travel to arrange for alumni events, merchandise etc.
    • Liaising with student development to build processes for entering student activity and leadership information into the CRM in coordination with the Data Manager.
    • Liaising with ACE team on posting job opportunities and careers workshops open to alumni

Other Duties as Assigned

  • As a member of a small team, the Data Administrator will regularly be called upon to assist with other departmental tasks and programs. For example, when the University hosts on or off-campus gatherings for alumni, parents and friends, all members of the Communications and Outreach team are deployed.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications and Outreach

REQUIREMENTS

  • License/Bachelor’s preferred but not essential, minimum Bac + 2 or technical diploma
  • Prior experience in managing human resources function in a US context desired.
  • Prior experience in using SunLife, Paychex Payroll and HR solutions is desired.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Good organizational skills and a detailed-oriented mindset.
  • Native or near-native English, fluency in French a plus
  • Basic understanding of the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Particularly Word (mail merges, working with templates, labels) and Excel (use of functions, lookups, PivotTables)
  • Professionally mature, motivated to learn, cheerful and flexible in response to shifting priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team
  • Hospitable and discreet, position requires client friendly attitude and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information with discretion

Faculty positions

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1st, 2022. Candidates should be able to show expertise in their area of Computer Science including academic publication and proof of excellence in teaching. Dossiers showing teaching, research or industrial experience related to data science, machine learning, visualization, artificial intelligence or related fields are of particular interest, but strong dossiers without such an aspect are also welcomed.

The successful candidate may be asked to teach introductory programming classes, core undergraduate CS classes such as Human Computer Interaction or Database Applications, as well as Computer Science classes for Liberal Arts students, depending on scheduling requirements. They may also be asked to teach introductory Data Science classes, and to develop and teach higher level Data Science classes in an area of their interest. They may also teach other courses according to interest and availability. In addition to those mentioned above, areas of interest include game design and cybersecurity.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in computer science, data science or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1st, 2022) and show a proven capacity for research and engaged teaching. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Strong interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences or an applied discipline is an asset. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. The ability to speak French is recommended but not required.

We invite and encourage underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution:  Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Master degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

The Department: Cherishing the ideals of the liberal arts, the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science aims for a contextualized and active learning approach. Emphasizing interdisciplinary education and research, the department maintains close ties with other departments within the University as well as with research centres, universities, and industry in Europe and all over the world. The full-time faculty in the department have expertise in a diverse collection of disciplines including artificial intelligence, automated reasoning, human-computer interaction, number theory, group theory, statistics, operations research, ecology, evolutionary biology and climate modelling.

The department hosts a major in Computer Science as well as interdisciplinary majors in Quantitative Environmental Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Environmental Studies, along with five minors, and a small but growing curriculum in Data Science.  We contribute to AUP’s innovative Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum by providing AUP students with skills for quantitative, experimental and abstract reasoning; comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge; digital literacy and critical thinking; and skills to formulate and efficiently solve problems.

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of an enseignant-chercheur faculty member at the AUP are categorized under teaching, research and service to the university community. The standard teaching load of 6 courses per year would correspond to 75% of a faculty member’s time, research to about 19% (one-fourth of time assigned for teaching responsibilities) and service about 6%.

Teaching:

  • A teaching load equivalent to six courses per academic year. Teaching responsibilities will primarily be focused on teaching core classes in the CS undergraduate major (such as Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Database Applications) and Data Science classes, depending on scheduling requirements. Other courses may be planned according to the faculty interests and the University needs.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.

Research:

  • Commitment to scholarship and regular scholarly production.

Service:

  • Developing effective advising and mentoring relationships with students,
  • Contributing to curricular development and innovation, Participation in faculty governance and committee work.

Faculty members are expected to develop interdisciplinary collegiate relationships across the university community as well as maintaining compliance with university policies and procedures as described in the Faculty Manual.

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to Liberal Arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research. 

Applications: Please submit your application through http://apply.interfolio.com/94390 to include:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests 
  • a writing sample of recent scholarship 
  • three confidential letters of reference 

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 6 December 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of History

Assistant Professor of History

The Department of History and Politics at the American University of Paris invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in History at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022. The Department seeks to hire a world historian who is also qualified to teach courses in the history of Africa, Asia, or the Middle East (preferably 1500 to present) from a global perspective. Candidates with a specialty in European History from a global perspective may apply as well.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1st 2022). Proven capacity for research and engaged interactive teaching. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, however, ability in at least two languages is a strong plus.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

The Department: The incoming History faculty member will contribute to the History and Politics department. The Department of History and Politics is home for the interdisciplinary research and teaching of History, Political Science, Philosophy, Law and Middle Eastern Studies. We train students to develop a critical understanding of the past and cultivate their appreciation of the enduring power and relevance of that past in the present and the construction of the future. AUP’s cosmopolitan and urban setting is reflected in the department’s cross-cultural offerings and our emphasis on transnational contexts in historical perspective. The courses in our department nourish a liberal arts education in the heart of one of Europe’s most historic and vibrant cities through regular visits with professors into Paris and to cities across Europe.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per academic year

  • Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in World History and/or the

    candidate’s broad area of specialty from the ancient world to present. The faculty member will also teach History courses in the General Education program and upper-level History electives in the faculty member’s area of specialty. Other courses may be planned according to the faculty interests and the University needs.

  • Professional mentorship is an important component of our work with students

  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning

  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, advising students)

  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)

  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings

  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community

  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

    Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to Liberal Arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor).

     

Applications: Please submit your application through http://apply.interfolio.com/99542 to include:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

  • A statement on the candidate’s approach to teaching history in an international context

  • A statement of research interests

  • A writing sample of recent scholarship

  • Three confidential letters of reference

     

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 15 January 2022. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of History, Law, and Society

Assistant Professor of History, Law, and Society

The Department of History and Politics at the American University of Paris invites applications for a tenure- track appointment in History, Law, and Society at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will help build and strengthen the interdisciplinary major in History, Law, and Society. We will consider applicants with active research agendas who work at the intersection of history, law, and society. We are particularly interested in candidates with a focus on the Global South as well as colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts. Research specialties may include but are not limited to: empire and the law, decolonization, post-colonial civic engagement and education, and law in everyday social life. Candidates with a specialty in subjects relating to western law and society may apply as well.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Law, Political Science, History, Anthropology, Sociology or a related social science discipline with a focus on law by time of appointment. Proven capacity for research and engaged interactive teaching. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. French fluency is not required, however, ability in at least two languages is a strong plus.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

The Institution: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

The Department: The incoming History, Law and Society faculty member will contribute to the History and Politics department. The Department of History and Politics is home for the interdisciplinary research and teaching of History, Political Science, Philosophy, Law and Middle Eastern Studies. We train students to develop a critical understanding of the past and cultivate their appreciation of the enduring power and relevance of that past in the present and the construction of the future. AUP’s cosmopolitan and urban setting is reflected in the department’s cross-cultural offerings and our emphasis on transnational contexts in historical perspective. The courses in our department nourish a liberal arts education in the heart of one of Europe’s most historic and vibrant cities through regular visits with professors into Paris and to cities across Europe.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per academic year

  • Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in History, Law and Society and/or the candidate’s broad area of specialty from the ancient world to present. The faculty member will also teach courses in the General Education program and upper-level History, Law, and Society electives in the faculty member’s area of specialty. Other courses may be planned according to the faculty interests and the University needs.

  • Professional mentorship is an important component of our work with students

  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning

  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, advising students)

  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)

  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings

  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community

  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to Liberal Arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor).

Applications: Please submit your application through http://apply.interfolio.com/99543 to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement on the candidate’s approach to teaching law and society in a historical and international context
  • A statement of research interests 
  • A writing sample of recent scholarship 
  • Three confidential letters of reference 

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 15 January 2022. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology

 

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Psychology, Health and Gender at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 August 2022. Candidates should be generalists in psychology who have the expertise to teach fundamental courses in Social, Cultural, Qualitative and Quantitative methods, and to make a substantial contribution to the department’s major in Gender, Sexuality, and Society. We welcome candidates with a strong background in psychology and gender studies, sexuality, women’s studies, or feminist theory. Critical perspectives on psychology, gender, and sexuality are particularly desirable.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Development or a related discipline by time of appointment (1 August 2022). Demonstrated capacity for research and engaged teaching. Teaching experience within a liberal arts context or familiarity with liberal arts education is desirable. Strong interdisciplinary interest in the social sciences, particularly anthropology or sociology, is an asset. Ability in several languages is a strong plus.

 

The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

 

The Institution: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredits AUP in the United States of America. AUP has cooperative agreements USA and European-based universities.

 

The Department: The Department of Psychology, Health and Gender consists of a Psychology major and a Gender, Sexuality and Society major. We also house minors in Gender Studies and Psychology. Our Psychology degree is taught as an interdisciplinary degree with a firm basis in psychological theory and methods and places particular emphasis on the sociocultural aspects of human lives. In our courses, students are challenged to understand the cultural and social bases of human action, thought, and feeling. In this way, they are able to take new insights into our intercultural world.

 

 Responsibilities:

  • The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per academic year
  • Teaching responsibilities will range from some of the core and fundamental courses of the Psychology major as well as “GS/PY 2010 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality and Society,” and courses which would enable us to develop and expand our offerings to meet student demand by adding social sciences-based courses on the biological, psychological, social, and cultural influences on sex and gender.
  • Professional mentorship is an important component of our work with students
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

 

Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

 

Applications: Please submit your application through http://apply.interfolio.com/96119 to include:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • writing sample of recent scholarship
  • three confidential letters of reference

 

Applications should be received by 10 January 2022 for full consideration.