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 Recruitment Assistant – Category T1

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Admissions Recruitment Assistant – Category T1

 

SUPERVISOR

Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management

 

Position Overview

This temporary (six month) post will participate in a variety of office-based tasks in the Admissions Office, including the processing of applications, the processing of financial aid applications, and the development of marketing and recruitment strategies underpinning the recruitment of students to the University from particular countries.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

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

Applications

  • Through a combination of personal contact (face-to-face meetings, webinars and telephone calls) and written communication, support students through each stage of the application process.  This will include offering advice (if appropriate), facilitating the uploading of all supporting documentation, and troubleshooting issues related to the application process as it impacts on individual students. 
  • Throughout the application cycle, the post holder, as part of the Applications Team, will assess, review and decision applications, according to the appropriate admissions standards of the University.  In association with colleagues, this will include the completion of an admissions evaluation on each applicant and the assignment of an admissions score, which will determine whether the applicant is successful or not in gaining admission to the University. 
  • The post holder will provide information concerning financial aid to applicants and their parents in a timely manner.  In parallel with reading applications, the post holder will also read Financial Aid applications and make recommendations to Financial Aid colleagues concerning the type and amount of aid to be offered.
  • Support other Application Team members in their day-to-day activities as required.

 

Recruitment and Marketing

  • Manage enquiries from prospective students across all channels, including email, telephone, virtual contact, and face-to-face visitors to the AUP campus.
  • Develop bespoke marketing and recruitment campaigns in specific country markets (not including the USA) to attract new enquiries and applicants to the University.
  • Develop knowledge of trends in all country markets for which they are responsible.  This will include development a list of resources that are referred to on a regular basis, attendance of relevant meetings and conferences, regular update meetings in the Admissions Office, and the maintenance of a network of contacts (i.e. School Counsellors, alumni, Student Recruitment Officers at other universities, agents, and current students). 
  • With colleagues in similar roles, the post holder will be responsible for managing all pre-application enquiries to AUP via our CRM system, in addition to telephone and face-to-face contacts.  Such queries will be answered through ‘templated’ replies appropriate to the nature of the enquiry received. 
  • Be responsible for activities related to all aspects of student recruitment and admissions if asked to support these activities by the Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management as they see fit, complimentary to the role described here. 

 

Candidates should apply by e-mail to msaveanataup.edu

Interim Manager of Residential Life – category C1-2

JOB TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION

Interim Manager of Residential Life – category C1-2

 

SUPERVISOR

Marc Monthéard, Vice President of Student Services

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The position is to provide partial cover during Jennifer Larsen’s maternity leave from February until September 2021.

 

FUNCTION

Acts as main liaison between AUP and all of its housing vendors.

Designs and takes responsibility for housing procedures for best possible operations between all entities and ensures follow-up of these procedures.

Serves AUP’s interests and verifies correct business practice on behalf of housing vendors, signalling any organization problems to the Vice President of Student Services and the University President.

Oversees general housing operations for both graduate and undergraduate students, and Residential Life Office for undergraduate students.

 

DUTIES

  • Ensures new student enrollment in one of the required housing options before new student orientation, facilitating communication between Admissions Office, Housing staff, third-party housing providers, and Student Accounting Services.
  • Oversees administrative procedure to register and invoice students for housing, along with First Year Student Housing Assistant and Student Accounting Services Staff.
  • Coordinates walkthroughs, or etats des lieux, of University-rented new undergraduate student housing prior to new student orientation.
  • Works closely with housing vendors to produce most accurate new student roster, placing students in certain apartments based on student preferences and requests, utilizing keen knowledge of existing student body and trends
  • Manages calendar of payment deadlines, amounts, and schedule;  coordinating with Communications Office and Student Accounting Services to ensure proper communication of policies and follow-up
  • Tracks student housing payments and follows up on late payments
  • Supervises the housing check-in at the beginning of each orientation session. Coordinates with housing providers to ensure a smooth landing of incoming students.
  • Serves as first contact in case of roommate conflicts, referring students to the Vice President of Student Services when necessary
  • Enforces housing rules and regulations (both AUP’s and housing vendor’s) alongside the Vice President of Student Services
  • Coordinates overall department communication and monitors housing vendor’s communications:
    • Website content (internal and external)
    • Online student forms and surveys
    • Admissions office “blasts” with housing information for new students
    • Verifies housing vendor website and internal documentation for students
  • Oversees regular updates of housing database, including landlord contact information, detailed housing offers, and student housing assignments.
  • Performs and oversees accounting and other administrative tasks (housing billing, housing insurance follow-up on CAMS).
  • Informs students and helps to hold them accountable for their housing responsibilities. Acts as a liaison between students and housing providers, helping both parties to solve their housing-related problems.
  • Manages Residential Life Assistant(s) and temporary staff during Orientation
  • Oversees smooth functioning of office’s relationship with host families and private landlords, managed by the office assistant.
  • Oversees approval of and communication with new incoming students who request homestays or exemptions to the housing requirement.
  • Responds to queries from parents (both current and prospective) about student housing services and housing/roommate assignments.
  • Provides statistics as requested for the annual department assessment report

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or equivalent
  • Bilingual French/English, written and spoken
  • Sensitivity to student needs and cultural differences
  • Familiarity with the Paris and the French community
  • Ability to establish priorities and work under pressure
  • Computer literacy (including the use of databases)

Candidates should apply to msaveanataup.edu

Faculty positions

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 August 2021. Candidates should be generalists in psychology who have the expertise to teach courses in Social, Cultural, and/or Personality Psychology as well as Qualitative and Quantitative methods.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology, Human Development or a related discipline by time of appointment (1 August 2021). ABD candidates may be considered. 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 and/or an applied discipline 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 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.

The Department of Psychology houses ‘The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention‘

Responsibilities:

  • The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per academic year
  • Teaching responsibilities range from introductory undergraduate core courses to upper-level courses in the candidate's area of expertise that would enhance our program and coalesce with the mission of one of the research centers, the Department’s major in Gender, Sexuality, and Society, or one of the department’s long-term initiatives, such as Applied Psychology, broadly construed, or Memory Studies
  • 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/78657 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

Applications should be received by 15 November 2020 for full consideration.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

The American University of Paris invites applications for two full-time positions in the Department of Economics and Management. One of the positions is at the rank of beginning Assistant Professor and the other could be filled at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Both positions are to begin on 1 August 2021.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching repertoire of the economics major. All applicants should be comfortable teaching introductory courses and Intermediate Macro.  Other courses that need to be taught include Money and Banking, International Economics, Economic History, Intermediate Microeconomics. The teaching load is six courses per academic year.  All courses are taught in English.

 

Qualifications: A PhD in Economics is required at the time of appointment (1 August 2021). Applicants who have completed the coursework for a PhD, but who have not yet defended their doctoral dissertation may be considered. Prior teaching experience is required.

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate:

  • A record of sustained research activities. The area should complement those within the department and the university. Among others, we are interested in health, international development, environmental policy, finance and game theory. 
  • Willingness to provide service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, advising students, assessment, etc.)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration, etc.)

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.

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.  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.  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 US and European-based universities.

 

The Department: The Economics and Management Department at The American University of Paris is a well-established department that 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.  Valuing the ideas of liberal arts, the Economics faculty aims for a contextualized and active learning approach.  Emphasizing interdisciplinary education and research, the Economics faculty maintains close ties with faculty in other disciplines within the University as well as with research centers, universities and industry in France and globally.

 

Applications: Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/75052  including:

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

 

The review of applications will begin on 18 January 2021. The search will remain open until both positions are filled.