Employment Opportunities

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please 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.

Current Vacanies:


 Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Communications (2 positions)

The American University of Paris invites applications for two full-time positions in the Department of Global Communications at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates with cross-cultural expertise in one of the following areas are of particular interest to the department:

  • Critical studies of digital age culture industries & consumption: gaming, music, internet of things, branding, advertising, PR, journalism, fashion, and visual media. Excellent scholarship with industry experience ideal.
  • Emerging technologies, mobile platforms and social media for social movements, non-profit and political communications. Combination of scholarly research and practical field experience highly desirable.
  • Critical big data, algorithmic cultures, including data mining, predictive analytics, digital archiving, sousveillance/surveillance and locative media; digital research methods. Combination of scholarly research and practical field experience highly desirable. 

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Communications, Media studies, or a related discipline by time of appointment (August 1, 2017, pending final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context. Solid training in communication and media studies methods and theories. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development (critical thinking, information literacy, writing in the disciplines, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable. Strong research and publication potential. Ability in at least two languages and a capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French is recommended but not required.
 
European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is preferred but is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visas for spouses and dependents. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

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. 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 several North American and European universities.

The Department: 

Dedicated to the international and comparative study of communications, media and culture, the department houses two undergraduate majors, one in Global Communications and one in Journalism, an undergraduate minor in Cultural Anthropology and one in Political Communications and a dynamic MA program in Global Communications offering additional MA tracks in Development Communications, Visual & Material Culture and Fashion. The department has 10 full-time faculty, 8 part-time faculty, 140 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students.
www.aup.edu/academics/departments/communications
www.aup.edu/academics/graduate/global-communications

Responsibilities:

Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year (3/3). Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses in Communications and Media Studies to MA courses including: global digital media, social movements and civil society, development communications, transnational flows of identity and cultural value, critical cultural studies in branding, museums and fashion. Ability to teach research methods courses a plus. Possibility of teaching courses in the candidate's research area. Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning, curricular development & innovation, student advising and university service required. We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: comsearch@aup.edu
Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to comsearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, Global Communications Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris FRANCE
 
Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.
 
Applications should be received by December 8th, 2016 for full consideration.
 


 Assistant Professor in Computer Science

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time Computer Science position in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with teaching and/or research records related to big data and related fields are of particular interest.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development and assessment is highly desirable. Potential for strong research and publication is required. Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is preferred but is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visa for spouses and dependents. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

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 master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. 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 several North American and European 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 centers, universities, and industry in Europe and all over the world.

Through AUP’s innovative general education program, the department also enhances the general education of AUP students by providing them with skills for quantitative and abstract reasoning, comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge—and to formulate and efficiently solve problems.

Responsibilities:

Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year. Teaching responsibilities range from undergraduate core courses in Web Applications, Software Engineering, and Web Development to more advanced courses which depend on the expertise of the candidate. Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning, curricular development & innovation, teaching of interdisciplinary subjects, student advising and university service required. We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion. AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: cssearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to cssearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, CSMES Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris
France

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format. 

Applications should be received by November 20th, 2016 for full consideration.


Temporary Faculty Position in Economics

The American University of Paris invites applications for a temporary position in the Department of Economics for the Spring 2017 semester. Teaching responsibilities will include two undergraduate microeconomics courses (Intermediate Microeconomics and Game Theory) and one undergraduate macroeconomics course (Money, Banking, and Financial Markets). All courses are taught in English.

A PhD in Economics is preferred. Applicants having completed the coursework for a PhD, but who have not yet completed their doctoral dissertation may be considered.

Prior teaching experience is required

Applicants must have the legal right to work in France (citizenship of a member state of the European Union, or a work permit issued by the French government).

Salary and benefits are competitive on the French market.

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 and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. 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.

To apply, please submit a single PDF dossier including: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness to econsearch@aup.edu. Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


 Coordinator of Internships and Corporate Liaison

Department: Academic Affairs
Supervisor: Director of the Center for Integrated Advising, Careers, Internships and Leadership
Category: C1

Duties

In the context of the recent merger of the Internship Office and the Career Development Office with Academic Advising, the Coordinator of Internships and Corporate Liaison will actively work to increase the number of quality internships undertaken by AUP students and work across departments to streamline and scale internship programming and processes. Over the course of the next few semesters, this role will evolve and play an active part in expanding and developing the new unit to provide a full range of academic and nonacademic programming in relevant areas.

Internship Advising and Education

  • Advise students on registering internships for credit or non-credit and on other issues concerning their preferred field of activity, industry and organizations.
  • Liaise with academic advisors when applicable to ensure fulfilment of students’ course requirements.
  • Lead regular Internship Prep sessions for students.
  • Work to build online resources such as internship preparation e-course.
  • Promote internships to academic departments and implement class visits.

Internship Registration and Administrative Duties

  • Process students’ internship registration documents.
  • Liaise with other offices as appropriate concerning interns’ graduation dates, GPA and overload issues, internship dates for enrolment certificates, carte de séjour and visa issues, tuition payments, health insurance issues, and to process internship registrations.
  • Create and maintain internship registration and informational materials, including webforms and flyers.
  • Maintain online registration documentation, provide information on registration, assignments, convention de stage, graduation deferral, visas, working permits, and the current employer network, as well as a FAQ section.
  • Coordinate with faculty readers and department chairs/program directors regarding academic approvals for internships.
  • Issue convention de stage paperwork and maintain convention de stage register.
  • Compile internship assignments and process internship grades, follow up on and finalize outstanding internship grades.

Communication and Liaison with Employers

  • Post opportunities in dedicated database and on social media, or oversee Community Service Grant recipients in doing so.
  • Interface with current and prospective internship employers to sell AUP’s unique value proposition.
  • Participate in creating communications materials for employers.
  • Maintain network of top AUP internships, build partnerships, liaise with alumni and create a system to match students to best-fit employers.
  • Participate in issuing Global Talent brochure each semester and disseminating to employer network, in coordination with Communications and Advancement and Outreach teams.

Data Management

  • Communicate internship figures to Administrative Services and relevant French Institutions.
  • Track internship registrations and maintain statistics for assessment purposes. Assess the work of the Internship Office on a yearly basis.
  • Track and report on faculty readers.
  • Maintain employer and student internship information in dedicated database (Raiser’s Edge).

Legal and Academic Policy Monitoring and Compliance

  • Monitor legal issues concerning internships, keep AUP’s documents up to date and revisit internship registration documents regularly in order to guarantee accuracy and user friendliness.
  • Alert the Director in case of major legislative changes concerning internships
  • Ensure renewal of civil liability insurance policy.
  • Monitor AUP academic policy developments and provide input on internship related issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Minimum 3 years’ professional experience with at least some experience in a French work environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and continuously improve systems and processes
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education; able to maintain solid knowledge of academic policies, degree requirements, and legal issues
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, databases)
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team and to work well under pressure
  • Patient, friendly, and efficient manner with students
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial, adaptable, learn-by-doing

Candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.fr


 General Services Assistant

Supérieur Hiérarchique: Assistante du Directeur Administratif et Financier et de la Directrice des Services Généraux

Descriptif de Poste

  • Ouverture et distribution du courrier
  • Répondre au téléphone, prendre et transmettre des messages
  • Imputation comptable des factures
  • Rapprochement des factures et des bons de livraisons
  • Effectuer les scans des documents et/ou factures
  • Participer à la tenue des dossiers relatifs aux divers contrats d’entretien et de maintenance des bâtiments et à la préparation des dossiers au Conseil d’Administration
  • Fixation et préparation des rendez-vous maintenance avec les prestataires extérieurs
  • Assurer le suivi des rendez-vous
  • Classement
  • Archivage
  • Toute autre tâche en relation avec la fonction

Compétences et qualités requises :

  • Baccalauréat Professionnel
  • Anglais courant
  • Bonne maîtrise du pack office et d’Outlook
  • Avoir le goût des chiffres


Candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.fr


Assistant Professor in the Department of Film Studies

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full time position in the Department of Film Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Qualifications:

A PhD is required at the time of employment. Applicants should have a strong academic background in the history of cinema, with a preference for expertise in the following areas: International cinemas; film criticism; film and the visual cultures; and screen studies. A candidate who also has expertise in a practical area such as screen writing, editing, filmmaking or digital media would be strongly considered for the position. Experience or willingness to teach in a small liberal arts institution is a key requirement for this position.  A demonstrated ability to teach across disciplines is an asset for applicants. The candidate should be able to demonstrate capacity for research and engaged teaching.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is preferred but is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visas for spouses and dependents. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

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 and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. 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, and is recognized by the Rectorat de Paris as a private educational institution. AUP has cooperative agreements with several North American and European Universities.

The Department:

Combining the AUP liberal arts tradition with hands on practice in film and video, the Film Studies Department’s mission is to provide students with a strong background in the history, aesthetics, and theory of film as well as to introduce them to the practical arts of writing, directing, and producing. Founded in 2005, the Department of Film Studies caters to more than thirty-five film majors.
Uniquely situated in Paris in an international and multicultural environment, the program looks three ways: to Europe and its most important cinema traditions (Italian, German, French, East-European, Spanish, Scandinavian), to the United States (as the American commercial and independent cinema are core to AUP Film studies theory and practice); and to emerging cinemas in an increasingly globalized world (including the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America).

Responsibilities:

Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year. The successful candidate will be able to teach introduction to film and film history, courses in film theory and film genres, as well as pragmatic courses (depending on the interests of the candidate).
Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning, curricular development and innovation, teaching of interdisciplinary subjects, student advising and university service are required.
The candidate should be committed to helping build the department and to helping students create bridges to the professional world.
Candidates should also be dedicated to participating in the life of a vibrant university community.
We seek engaged teacher-scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research for promotion.
AUP follows an American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: filmsearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to filmsearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, Film Studies Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris FRANCE

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.

Applications should be received by December 8th 2016 for full consideration. 


 Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should be comfortable teaching Intermediate Microeconomics, Game Theory and Money, Banking and Financial Markets as well as Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics. All courses are taught in English.                                                                                                                           

Qualifications:

A PhD in Economics is required at the time of employment. Applicants having completed the coursework for a PhD, but who have not yet defended their doctoral dissertation may be considered. Prior teaching experience is required.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is preferred but is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visas for spouses and dependents. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

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 and Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. 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, and is recognized by the Rectorat de Paris as a private educational institution. AUP has cooperative agreements with several North American and European Universities.

The Department:

The Economics Department at The American University of Paris is a small department which provides a collegial work environment where responsibilities are shared among colleagues. The department offers support and mentorship to new faculty by helping them to establish intellectual networks on campus and seek out external funding. Cherishing the ideas of liberal arts, the Department of Economics aims for a contextualized and active learning approach. Emphasizing interdisciplinary education and research, the Economics department maintains close ties with other departments within the University as well as with research centers, universities and industry in Europe and all over the world.

Responsibilities:

The University expects the following of full-time teacher-scholars:

  • Full-time teaching consists of six courses per year.
  • Maintaining commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, curricular development and innovation, teaching of interdisciplinary subjects, student advising, and university services. Administering examinations and assessing student learning.
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, division, department, and committee meetings.
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community.
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual.
  • Working actively towards promotion with the American model of academic promotion (Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests and writing samples of recent scholarship to: econsearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to econsearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, Economics Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de la Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris
FRANCE

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.

Applications should be received by December 10th, 2016 for full consideration.


 Assistant Professor in Mathematics or Statistics

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have expertise in the area of Mathematics or Statistics, including academic publication, as well as strong ability and a track record of excellent teaching. Candidates with teaching and/or research records related to big data and related fields are of particular interest.

Qualifications:

A PhD in mathematics, statistics or a related discipline is required. Proven capacity for compelling teaching and the ability to contribute to the department's research profile is essential.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is preferred but is not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant for the position is a citizen of some other country, The American University of Paris will apply for a visa to allow the person to live and work in France but cannot obtain immigrant visas for spouses and dependents. Fluent French would be useful but is not a requirement for the position.

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. It has perhaps the most diverse student body of any institution. 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, and is recognized by the Rectorat de Paris as a private educational institution. AUP has cooperative agreements with several North American and European 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 centers, universities, and industry in Europe and all over the world.

Through AUP’s innovative general education program, the department also enhances the general education of AUP students by providing them with skills for quantitative and abstract reasoning, comprehension, analysis, and integration of knowledge—and to formulate and efficiently solve problems.

Responsibilities:

Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, curricular development and innovation, student advising and university service are required. The teaching load is 6 courses per year, and teaching is in English exclusively. The courses taught by the candidate may range from introductory to upper level courses in mathematics and statistics, as well as potential cross-disciplinary courses (such as Computer Science and Mathematics), appropriate to the candidate’s areas of expertise and interest.

Applications:

Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interests, examples of recent scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness to masearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically by the referees directly to masearch@aup.edu, or, if preferred, by mail to:

Chair, Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science Search Committee
The Office of the Provost
The American University of Paris
5, boulevard de La Tour Maubourg
75007 Paris FRANCE

Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.

Applications should be received by November 20th 2016 for full consideration.


Instructional Technologist, Academic Resource Center 

Department: The Academic Resource Center (ARC@AUP)
Supervisor: Director, Academic Resource Center
Category: C1

Department

The Academic Resource Center (ARC@AUP), in the department of Academic Affairs, is seeking an instructional technologist, passionate about emerging technologies and learning design.  The instructional technologist provides services to faculty and students, creates innovative content for teaching and learning, and supports digital scholarship and blended learning environments.  This position will serve as liaison to the TLC (Teaching and Learning Center), coordinate academic support programs for students, and will be central to ARC services in the future Quai d’Orsay Learning Commons.


Responsabilities

Instructional Technology

  • Supports faculty in the exploration and integration of technology into the curriculum; promotes the adoption of digital technologies and innovative teaching strategies
  • Helps develop hybrid and online course materials using a range of hardware and software tools to increase student engagement and support active learning
  • Develops Blackboard course site content, building blocks and course tools
  • Suggests appropriate instructional technology tools (e.g., integrated apps, interactive maps, surveys, online assessment tools) to aid faculty in accomplishing their student learning goals
  • Serves as academic technology liaison to ITS and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
  • Provides assistance in the TLC, ARC and the Writing Lab for workshops, thesis defenses, student presentations
  • Keeps current with research pertaining to higher education, teaching with technology, digital pedagogy, mobile applications, universal design and learning theory

Learning Commons (in addition to above):

  • Participates in the ongoing project to unify several units (ARC, Library, TLC . . .) into a unique Learning Commons
  • Assists ARC Director by collecting and compiling data concerning space and equipment needs, noise and privacy issues, and the configuration and maintenance of ARC spaces

ARC Peer Tutoring Programs

  • Assists ARC Director with the marketing, recruitment and development of academic peer tutors; monitors and assesses their performance; maintains online forms and reporting applications
  • Troubleshoots scheduling and room reservation conflicts for peer tutor study sessions and workshops
  • Administrative Tasks as assigned, including the following:
  • Assists Director with statistics and data analytics on the use of the campus Learning Management System (Blackboard) and the ARC peer tutoring programs for annual assessment reports
  • Processes ARC supply orders and equipment inventory
  • Coordinates disability services during midterm and final exams
  • Contributes content and updates for the ARC and Writing Lab Web pages in coordination with the Campus Web Committee


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, educational technologies, learning design, or closely related field (master’s preferred)
  • Native English speaker (bilingual English/French appreciated)
  • 2-5 years in an academic, technology or corporate e-learning setting
  • Developer-level experience with Drupal, SharePoint, database and Web-based APIs, learning management systems, Java/JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS
  • An interest in mobile and interactive applications for teaching and learning
  • Familiarity with Adobe creative applications, MAC and PC operating systems
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and project management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students and staff, in an international environment


Candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.


Career Development Assistant

In the context of the integration of career advising and internship advising with academic advising in the new Center for Academic, Internship and Career Advising, a Career Development Assistant position is being created. The assistant’s role will likely vary as the center evolves, and will include supporting functions such as outreach to employers and alumni; academic, internship and career advising; general communications; and tracking and reporting office activities.


Supervisor: Director of Academic, Internship, and Career Advising

Responsabilities

Working alongside Internship and Academic Advising, the Career Development Assistant will:

  • Serve as reception and first contact for students and alumni users of center and provide first-tier assistance in using career, internship and academic advising resources and online tools to search and register courses and internships;
  • Train and oversee community service grant recipients;
  • Assist with other administrative tasks supporting internships, career development initiatives, academic advising, study abroad advising, major selection, and communications with faculty;
  • Participate in timely communication with employers: responses to telephone inquiries etc.;
  • Organize appointments and sessions for students with academic, internship and career advising staff;
  • Provide highest level of service to students seeking information, advice, and counseling;
  •  Assist with promoting internship and job offers through dedicated database, targeted email communications and social media;
  • Create, edit and update flyers, social media posts, and web materials;
  • Post offers and participate in updating internship and job software/database;
  • Assist with organizing, promoting and in some cases leading career- and internship-related events and workshops; assist students in writing CVs, resumes and related application materials in English and French
  • Maintain employer database up to date
  • Participate in creating targeted communications for employers and support partnerships with organizations and professional associations; contribute to the publishing of the Global Talent brochure and other employer-facing publications each semester;
  • Assist in maintaining and updating relevant information on AUP website;
  • Provide assistance with the yearly assessment process: monitor use of office and resources and update employer, graduating student and alumni information in Raiser’s Edge database to track alumni success rates and internship registrations;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or Licence minimum;
  • Some experience in an American institution of higher education;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely; French fluency preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French and some knowledge of working in a French environment preferred;
  • Solid computer skills in a PC environment with the capability to master new software applications and technologies; familiarity with basic social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn;
  • Excellent word processing and accurate data entry skills required;
  • Ability and willingness to become familiar with and use multiple databases daily;
  • Professionally mature, motivated to learn, 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;
  • Client-friendly attitude and the patience to work with students, including those who may be experiencing personal or academic difficulties; ability to handle confidential information with discretion;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, discretion, self-confidence, and poise with an ability to deal effectively and politely with people from different backgrounds and experience levels in all types of situations.

Internal candidates should apply via e-mail to jobapplicants@aup.fr until November 2nd, 2016.