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:


 Administrative Coordinator & Assistant to Director – Category T3

Department: Information Technology Services
Supervisor: Ali Rahimi – Director of Information Technology Services
Work Location: 2 bis Passage Landrieu, 75007 Paris

Job Purpose:

Responsible for contributing to the efficient and effective functioning of technology services provided by the Office of Information Technology. Provides administrative support to the Office of Information Technology Support staff by performing a variety of tasks that may include answering phones, drafting memos, proof reading, preparing reports, scheduling meetings, ordering supplies, tracking expenses, arranging travel, coordinating events, interacting with students, faculty, and staff, and fulfilling special assignments and projects.

Job Responsabilities:

Clerical:

  • Answer general phone inquiries (helpdesk number) using a professional and courteous manner.
  • Direct phone inquiries to the appropriate staff members.
  • Proof-read and edit all emails from the Office of IT.
  • Prepare, proof-read and print documents for various IT committee meetings.
  • Maintain department "Who's Who" guides for Students and Employees.
  • Design flyers and other Office of IT handouts for distribution throughout campus and as attachments to announcement emails.
  • Maintain the department's purchase requisition system, place orders and follow up on orders when necessary, maintain the detailed records of assets, assignments and changes.
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Receive and verify hardware shipments and track in asset inventory.

Administrative:

  • Assist with the routine daily operation of IT. Provide organizational support to the IT Director and members of the Office of IT.
  • Plan and organize technology events including scheduling, room reservations, ordering food, advertising, and paying attention to details.
  • Assist in arranging travel and processing travel expenses for IT employees.
  • Manage IT Calendar, department Timesheet, and travel expenses for IT employees.
  • Organize two employee training sessions each semester. This includes creating the RSVP page on the IT web page, reserving room and administering post-training surveys.
  • Assist web development with maintenance of website for the Office of IT.
  • Assist IT Director with creating, administering and analyzing results of IT surveys.
  • Performs other relevant duties that may be assigned to contribute to the efficient operation of the Office of Information Technology.

User Support:

  • Assist new students, new faculty and new employees with general IT questions, assist them with using all technology systems and forward technical issues to the appropriate IT Support staff when necessary.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in related positions, such as IT administrative support or assistant position.
  • Native French speaker with fluent English
  • Maintain confidentiality in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to learn additional programs.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-starter, skilled at and open to exploring ways to improve current systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team.

Interested candidates should contact Margaret Savéan msavean@aup.fr


 Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Global Communications

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Global Communications at the rank of Assistant or Associate 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, 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, 2016, 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, while helpful, is not necessary at the time of application.  While the University can provide assistance in applying for working and residency rights for spouses and partners, candidates should be aware that this process can be lengthy and results cannot be guaranteed.

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.

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 the following areas: 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 November 20, 2015 for full consideration.


 Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History & Fine Arts

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Art History & Fine Arts at the rank of Assistant Professor, pending budgetary approval. The area of specialty is open within the early modern period (ca. 1500-1800), but candidates should be able to teach Renaissance, Baroque and 18th- century Art. An interest in teaching one or two courses in a non-Western area would be highly desirable. Strong motivation to participate in interdisciplinary collaboration, including the teaching of writing and contribution to the Visual Culture track, is an asset.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Art History in hand. Proven capacity for engaged teaching, and research potential.

European Union citizenship or the legal right to work in France is helpful, but not necessary at the time of application. If the successful applicant 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. However, it is important to note that the University cannot obtain immigrant visas for spouses and dependents.

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. 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 Eugene Lang College - The New School and other USA-based universities.

The Department:

The Department of Art History & Fine Arts consists of an Art History major, a Fine Arts major, and an Art History major with an interdisciplinary Visual Culture track. We also house minors in Art History, Fine Arts and Visual Culture. Our classes are small (20 students maximum) and involve extensive on-site visits to museums and architectural monuments in Paris, and numerous short study trips to major collections and sites in other European cities.

Responsibilities: 

Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to more site-specific classes such as “Paris through its Architecture” and “Paris through its Museums,” to the possibility of teaching upper-level courses directly in the candidate's research area. Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, curricular development & innovation, student advising and university service required. The standard teaching load is 3/3.

Salary Range

Salary and benefits competitive on the French market

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 ONE writing sample of a recent scholarship to: ahsearch@aup.edu

Three letters of reference should be sent electronically to ahsearch@aup.edu or, if preferred, by mail to:
Chair, Art History 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.
E-mail inquiries are welcome.
Review of applications will begin on 4th January 2016  and continue until the position is filled.


 ​Institutional Research Analyst

Division: Academic Affairs
Supervisor: Dean of Assessment, Learning and Institutional Research

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.

Job description: Reporting to the Dean of Assessment, Learning and Institutional Research, the Institutional Research Analyst will be responsible for providing data and analysis to inform planning, assessment, and decision-making across the university.  As part of this function, the IR Analyst plays a major role in the annual cycles of institutional accreditation and re-accreditation.  The key responsibilities include:  systematic collection and organization of data; creating and implementing a plan for data integrity; ensuring timely and accurate reporting to internal and external constituents; conducting departmental and cross-departmental analyses; providing information for reporting to the Board of Trustees; Works closely with Finance and Admissions to produce three year enrollment forecasts to support the budget process; provides support for one off projects/requests from constituents around the University (helpdesk system).  The performance of all these duties falls directly under the direction of the Office of Assessment, Learning and Institutional Research

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Science, Mathematics, Social Science, MIS, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college or university, with three or more years of comparable professional experience, preferably in higher education.

Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data analyses (research design, statistical methods, visual displays of data, interpretation of results).
  • Experience with statistical analysis software (e.g. DataDesk, Eviews, SPSS) and Excel.
  • Experience with higher education administrative systems, preferably including CAMS.
  • Knowledge of the American system of higher education
  • 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.
  • Internet authoring skills, such as familiarity with: HTML, CSS, and PHP
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English 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.


Preferred:

  • Master's degree in related field
  • Proficiency with Drupal
  • Experience with higher education reporting to both American and French educational associations
  • Knowledge of US Institutional Research practices
  • Experience with creating interactive reports and dashboards using Microsoft technologies: SSRS reporting, SharePoint, Office 365.

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.

Salary Range: Salary and benefits competitive on the French market

Applications: Please submit a single PDF dossier including: curriculum vitae and cover letter, to croda@aup.edu indicating "IR SEARCH" in the subject.  Applications MUST be sent electronically in PDF format.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.


 Directeur/trice de la Comptabilité

Catégorie : C2

Supérieur Hiérarchique : Directrice Administratif et Financier (Vice President for Finance and Administration)

Type de Contrat : CDD du 1 juillet au 22 décembre 2016 pour remplacer Marie-Anne Bégot, qui sera en congés payés et ensuite en congé de maternité pendant cette période

Descriptif de Poste

Comptabilité

  • Supervise la comptabilité et encadre l’équipe comptable
  • Contrôle de la comptabilité auxiliaire client dans CAMS et les remises en banque
  • Supervise l’intégration dans la comptabilité générale et contrôle de la comptabilité auxiliaire clients tenue dans le logiciel de suivi des étudiants
  • Supervision analyses comptes de bilan
  • Contrôle et Reporting des divers fonds dédiés
  • Contrôle de la paye (hors vérification des virements)
  • Implication dans le processus de clôture des comptes annuels (aide à la production des comptes annuels en format français et américains et des documents prévisionnels)
  • Relations avec les commissaires aux comptes

Déclarations fiscales et autres French et US GAAP

  • Supervision TVA
  • Supervision DEB - DES
  • Déclarations fiscales annuelles CFE-CET, 2070 et 2065 pour le secteur lucratif
  • Déclaration activité organisme de formation (si applicable)
  • Et plus généralement toute autre déclaration fiscale non liée à la paye

Legal French et US

Registre des procès-verbaux d’assemblée
Rapport de gestion et projet de résolutions

Trésorerie

Contrôle rapprochements bancaires et règlements émis
Suivi de la trésorerie journalière, placements pour les banques France et USA.

Logiciels informatiques et procédures

Evolution des logiciels utilisés : AX, CAMS, SAGE.
Formation directe ou organisation des formations nécessaires.
Mise en place et suivi des procédures Comptabilité et Finances.

Interested candidates should contact jobapplicants@aup.fr