Employment Opportunities

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please contact the office of human resources.

Current Vacanies:

 Part-time Junior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mathematics

Date posted: 23/01/2015

The American University of Paris invites excellent teachers who are fluent in English to apply for a part-time position in Mathematics (enseignant). Candidates must have experience and proven expertise in teaching Mathematics or Statistics to students of diverse (mathematical and cultural) backgrounds. The candidate would be contributing to the general education component of the AUP program, and as such would need to show skill at gifted, organized and inspiring teaching to students who are not majoring in mathematics or another scientific discipline.


A PhD in mathematics, statistics or related discipline is desired, but candidates with master’s degrees are also invited to apply if they can demonstrate a track record of excellent teaching at university level. Proven capacity for engaged and energetic teaching to students of different backgrounds is essential. Applicants must be fluent in English and a good level of oral French is useful.

Candidates with European citizenship preferred (legal right to work in France required).

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 a number of USA-based universities.

The Department  

The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science houses two majors – in Computer Science and in Quantitative Environmental Science – as well as minors in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, IT and CS, and Environmental Science. In addition to providing mathematics courses for a number of other majors across the University, the department serves the entire University’s student population for the mathematics and science courses comprising general education requirements. The Department benefits from eight full-time faculty and two part-time faculty. The Department’s research interests are very varied, and members benefit from European grants as well as University support for academic scholarship.


Excellence in teaching is essential. Teaching responsibilities would be in introductory level courses in mathematics. The teaching load is 3 course equivalents per year, and teaching is in English exclusively.  Duties include course preparation and teaching, preparation of syllabi and assessment materials, keeping track of student involvement in class and student absences, keeping students informed of their progress by promptly grading and returning assessed work, and maintaining records necessary for program assessment.

Salary Range

Salary and benefits competitive on the French market


Please submit a single PDF dossier (in English) including: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy with documented evidence of teaching effectiveness along with the names and email addresses of three referees to MathSearch@aup.edu by March 1st, 2015.

 Outreach & Advancement Assistant

Date posted: 13/03/2015

Department: Office of University Outreach and Advancement
Supervisor: Kristina Ver Foley - Director of University Outreach and Advancement
Contract: 18-month CDD

Reporting to the Director of Outreach and Advancement, the Outreach and Advancement Assistant will provide administrative support to the University’s alumni affairs, parent relations, advancement, and communications functions.

The Assistant will often serve as the first point of contact with the Office of University Outreach and Advancement and as such contributes to the implementation of a strategic vision to maintain lifelong and mutually-enriching relationships with The American University of Paris’ 16,000+ alumni and other constituents – both internal and external – in the US and worldwide.


  • Facilitates and supports all administrative needs for the Outreach and Advancement team including but not limited to ordering supplies; maintaining printers; creating and uploading PDFs; collecting and distributing mail; circulating timesheets; coordinating maintenance needs; delivering high priority documents to Finance and other campus offices; maintaining orderly electronic and hard copy files; creating fall, spring and summer work schedules and space assignments for student assistants in the office; coordinating and coding  invoices and expense reporting for approval and signature. Periodically supports priority needs identified across the unit during intensive work flow periods, as determined by the Director of University Outreach and Advancement
  • Greets and directs visitors to the Office of Outreach and Advancement and monitors access to the building; provides telephone reception support to the Director of Outreach and Advancement; serves as the administrative liaison and contact with a variety of constituents related to the work of the unit, including donors, faculty, and University administrators; assists with special events as needed
  • Designs, organizes, and implements administrative systems and procedures and performs all necessary support duties; operates a networked computer
  • Must have database experience and/or will be required to complete training for internal database systems (Raiser’s Edge, CAMS). Must keep current with new technologies
  • Monitors the alumni@aup.edu, parents@aup.edu, and advancement@aup.edu mailboxes and responds to requests or channels them to the appropriate respondent; processes basic requests for alumni cards and transcripts
  • Updates constituent contact information and donor records in the database as notified by emails and by the Director of University Outreach and Advancement
  • Performs gift entry/recording in the advancement database for unrestricted (including Trustee gifts), programmatic, capital and campaign gifts as well as small grants
  • Is responsible for gift acknowledgment and receipting for all donations and drafts/edits personalized acknowledgements for signature by gift officers, the Director of University Outreach and Advancement, and the President
  • Maintains appropriate records of batches, paper files, and other records related to contributions
  • Liaises with Finance Department and AUP Foundation to ensure accuracy of gift/donation records and deposits
  • Tracks and files recurring gift and multi-year pledge documentation and has working knowledge of and ensures adherence to established systems/controls established by auditor standards
  • Assists in scheduling of prospect/donor visits for the President, Director of Outreach and Advancement, and volunteer leadership in coordination, where necessary, with the President’s Office staff
  • May be called upon to draft, format, proofread, edit, fact-check, distribute, and track correspondence produced by the Director of Outreach and Advancement; may conduct research for narrative reports to donors and draft short donor biographies for internal use
  • Schedules meetings and coordinates the use of office space and resources for meetings and conferences; prepares meeting materials and keeps meeting minutes for bi-weekly unit staff meetings
  • As requested, processes all credit card, expense report, and travel-related forms for the Director of University Outreach and Advancement
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Outreach and Advancement


  • Undergraduate degree or BAC + 2 minimum
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills required; basic French language skills preferred
  • Solid computer skills in a PC environment with the capability to master new software applications and technologies; excellent word processing and accurate keyboarding skills required; advanced understanding of Word and Excel; InDesign skills a plus
  • Ability and willingness to become familiar with relational database is required; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Must be focused, professionally mature, motivated to learn, and flexible in response to shifting priorities, and demonstrate ability to work under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures, and accommodate changing priorities; proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team; position requires good judgment, rigorous attention to detail, and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information with discretion
  • Strong interpersonal skills which include an excellent phone manner and personal presentation; 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; knowledge of and interest in fundraising and alumni relations in a non-profit setting helpful

Deadline for Applications: 24 March 2015

This position is an 18-month CDD contract. Only applicants who have French or EU citizenship, or those who hold a valid French Carte de Résident will be considered for this position. Interested candidates should contact Kristina Ver Foley (kfoley@aup.fr)

 Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs – Category T3

Date posted: 09/04/2014
Department: Academic Affairs
Supervisor: Provost of University


  • Manages the Provost’s calendar and provides any other assistance the Provost may require
  • Provides administrative support to both the Provost and the Deans as necessary
  • Arranges meetings for Provost and Academic Affairs in general as necessary
  • Assists with project management status updates, etc for Academic Affairs’ projects as necessary
  • Manages content and updates the Academic Affairs’ website as well as assisting the Provost with his blog
  • Minutes meetings and assures required follow up for committees (Curriculum Committee, Graduate Review Board, General Education Committee etc). as necessary
  • Supports the Provost and Academic Affairs through assigned research projects
  • Assists the Associate Dean with academic planning as necessary
  • Assists with major University events such as Orientation and Graduation
  • Responds to unsolicited CVs
  • Maintains check request files
  • Maintains faculty files
  • Back-up for Academic Affairs Office Manager in case of absence
  • Manages Provost’s expense reports
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Some professional experience in a French work environment preferred
  • Highly organized and able to maintain a solid background knowledge of academic policies, degree requirements, and legal issues
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Research skills
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, Databases)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and work within a team

Interested candidates should contact Margaret Savéan (msavean@aup.fr)

 Registrar's Office Assistant (Administrative Support, Academic Planning, Room Management)

Date posted: 17/04/2015
Department: Registrar's Office


  • Greets students and assists with questions and requests in person or on telephone
  • Monitors Registrar group e-mail – responding to and transferring messages as necessary
  • Maintains Registrar’s Office’s website and webforms up to date
  • Maintains professor absence and course cancelation webform, manages and distributes cancelled and make-up course information
  • Assists with creation and maintenance of semester course offering in CAMS (data entry) under the supervision of the Associate Registrar
  • Liaises as necessary with a variety of university offices in regard to semester course offerings (e.g. Bookstore, Cultural Programs, Housing).
  • Maintains the “room book” and one-off room bookings. This includes all required correspondence and liaison with requestors and Administrative Services as well as management of the electronic room booking system
  • Oversees Student Status records for new and returning students. Makes adjustments as necessary in coordination with the Admissions Office
  • Assists with Registrar’s Office activities and data entry, archiving of student records and processing or academic forms including course substitutions, waivers, etc
  • Manages retention notes, LOA (leave of absence) requests and readmission requests in collaboration with other members of the Registrar’s Office.
  • Coordinates External Language Course Registrations
  • Manages loading of degree audits for new students, individually and en masse
  • Assists with New Student registration process, assists with Check-in procedure
  • Participates in the preparation and organization of the Graduation ceremony
  • Provides administrative support for Academic Affairs and Registrar as necessary
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education
  • BTS or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, Databases)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team
  • Bilingual English/French

Interested candidates should contact job.aa@aup.edu