Employment Opportunities

Job Openings at AUP

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please contact the office of human resources at recruitment.hrataup.edu. Please note that except where otherwise stated, French working papers or EU nationality are required in order for applications to be considered. To submit an application for any of the posts below, please send an email to recruitment.hrataup.edu with your CV attached and the title of the post for which you are applying.

 

Administrative positions

Assistant, Student Accounting Services (SAS) - Category T3

DEPARTMENT

Student Accounting Services (SAS)

SUPERVISOR

Manager of Student Account Services or any other supervisor designated by the President

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Student Accounting Assistant will provide information, support, and regular communication to students regarding tuition, fees, payments, and billing. The position will be responsible for responding to telephone inquiries, assisting with student walk-ins, managing the SAS shared mailbox, serving as a backup for SAS team members, and coordinating with other departments on matters related to student billing, collection, and refunds. The Student Accounting Specialist will also be responsible for updating the Student Information System when needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties

  • Provide daily support to students and FRPs (Financial Responsibility Parties) on matters related to payments and refunds
  • Record and process daily incoming payments in the system, then issue confirmation notifications to the students
  • Ensure an efficient response to phone inquiries and in-person visits
  • Handle the SAS shared mailbox and improve KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Serve as a backup for SAS team members
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of student refunds in accordance with established policies
  • Coordinate with other stakeholders on matters related to student billing, collection, and security deposit refunds
  • Handle adjustments as needed
  • Implement a systematic follow-up process to resolve outstanding payment issues
  • Update the Student Information System and student records as appropriate
  • Ensure tax forms are prepared accurately and in compliance with regulations
  • Assist in certifying students who benefit from the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Responsible for overseeing both academic and financial processes, which entails managing tasks such as registration, withdrawals, leave of absence, Internships, and student academic concerns
  • Assist in reviewing SAS policies and updating the BPRs (Business Process Records) when necessary
  • Run regular reports from the Student Information System and adjust as necessary
  • Work with departments including the Registrar’s Office, Admissions, Financial Aid, Outreach, Health, Housing, Internship Office, and Library to update records
  • Review and correct cost type, update holds, coop billing, and User Defined notes
  • Enter bank transfers, checks, credit card, cash payments, and other transactions into the system
  • Assist in IRIS project testing, and writing test cases
  • Make sure that the student records are up to date on all systems and process reconciliation when necessary
  • Prepare reports, dashboards as required
  • Be adaptable and willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed by the manager.

Invoicing

  • Send merge emails with billing statements to all students
  • Send proforma invoices to incoming students
  • Provide manual invoices as requested
  • Ensure tuition and fees are correctly charged
  • Review all student loans to ensure the amounts are correct; liaise with Financial Aid; respond to student queries about grants and loans; liaise with parents about how loan refunds are distributed
  • Reconcile accounts as needed
  • Ensure loans and Financial Aid match course registrations
  • Send merge emails to Loans students

The post holder may additionally be involved in transversal projects the University or Department wish to explore. Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Native or near-native English speaker with a good command of French
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Service-oriented, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with the American educational system is desirable
  • Cultural sensitivity, experience studying/working in highly diverse environments
  • Ability to work well under stress
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team
  • Outlook, Excel, and basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Unit 4 system would be desirable
Housing/Residential Life Coordinator - Category T3

Short Term Contract (June to end of September)

DEPARTMENT: Housing / Residential Life

SUPERVISOR: Siham Mouahid, Manager of Residential Life or any other supervisor designated by the President

FUNCTION: Serves as main point of contact for all students seeking housing through the AUP Housing Office. Serves student needs by providing information, support, and regular communication about issues related to housing.

MAIN TASKS

  • Ensure processing of new student housing registration via the online checklist, processing new student registrations in CAMS and communicating placement and billing information directly to students.
  • Assist manager with tracking of student housing payments, sending reminders to students who have not met payment deadlines and keeping Student Accounting Services up to date on housing debtors.
  • Respond to student and parent email inquiries on housing related concerns within a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all students in a roommate share have filled out the AUP Roommate agreement.
  • Continually update existing surveys and webforms to reflect changing processes and policies.
  • Assist manager with coordination of housing activities for landing day and orientation week.
  • Assist Logistics Coordinator with organization of maintenance and cleaning duties, ordering of equipment, preparation of residences before move-ins, walk-throughs, etc…
  • Assist manager with the preparation, editing, printing and distribution of the student leases
  • Send out rooming list to housing partners as well as student advisors for landing day.
  • Assist manager in writing and sending of various student communications: welcome letter, proof of housing, registration email, payment emails.
  • Coordinate with various offices across the University to improve new student yield and on-boarding: specifically, Admissions and Student Accounting Services
  • Assist manager in recruiting and training Resident Assistants for AUP Residence Halls, serving as a staff contact for Resident Assistants if/when manager is unavailable
  • Monitor maintenance issues raised by students to our various housing providers, ensuring that issues are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Monitor RA-submitted incident reports, signaling any major issues to manager
  • Meet with and counsel students who present roommate issues, referring more serious conflicts to the Manager of Residential Life.
  • Organize and execute student housing meetings in case of misconduct.
  • Assist manager with the roommate placements as needed, including coordination of the roommate placement survey.
  • Coordinate independent housing search for returning students and incoming Graduate students: sending regular communications, and scheduling meetings (virtual and/or in person) to arrange student visits of apartments in order for them to find housing.
  • Meet and follow up with Graduate and returning Undergraduate students to assist in their independent housing search, and/or to resolve tenancy issues that may arise (unreturned security deposits, unauthorized entrance into occupied apartments, or broken items needing repair, etc...including possible visits to students’ apartments)
  • Process new apartment offers, creating them in the housing database.
  • Organize photo files and post new photos for apartment offers online.
  • Assist students with applications for the “CAF”
  • Assist manager in gathering data necessary for annual department assessment report.
  • Other appropriate tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • The post holder may additionally be involved in transversal projects the University or Department wish to explore. Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Bilingual English/French
  • Previous experience as a resident advisor in a student dormitory, or as a peer counselor preferred
  • Computer literate: previous experience using Microsoft Office required, database fluency a plus.
  • High-energy person with a positive outlook
  • Cultural sensitivity; experience studying/working in highly diverse environments
Multimedia Producer – C-1

DEPARTMENT
Office of Communications

SUPERVISOR
Director of Communications or any other supervisor designated by the President.

Reporting directly to the Director of Communications, the Multimedia Producer plays a pivotal role in
spearheading the multimedia production efforts within the University's Office of Communications. This dynamic
position involves leading the creation of compelling video, photography, and audio content that aligns with the
University's strategic branding and communication goals, ensuring the AUP brand resonates with a global and
diverse audience.

This role’s primary function is to develop targeted video, photography and audio content as part of the office’s
charge to ensure mission-driven communications in support of the University’s strategic brand and brand
strategy. Within the Video and Photo Production domain, you'll lead projects from conception to completion,
including conceptualizing and scripting story-driven content that highlights the University's impact, managing
production logistics, and editing content for multiple platforms. This role is hands-on, requiring active
coordination with internal stakeholders and external vendors to produce content that effectively tells the AUP
story. This role encompasses the mentorship and development of two interns, guiding them through structured
tasks and objectives, fostering their professional growth through constructive feedback, and integrating them
into our dynamic Communications team. You will play a crucial role in shaping their careers while leveraging
their contributions to our content production efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Video and Photo Production

  • Develop targeted video content to be used globally for social media, websites, and other needs.
  • Proactively identify video story ideas of interest to the prospective student, alumni, parent, friend and donor communities.
  • Pre-produce, produce, direct, write and edit videos related to the University’s communication goals, including:
    • Creation of outlines and scripting of video packages.
    • Coordinating schedule and people’s availabilities and outlining requirements for the shoot day.
    • Managing/executing filming on location or in-house using professional video equipment and current techniques.
    • Managing post-production with integration from several sources.
    • Editing in various styles and formats.
  • Providing information to the Director of Communications concerning the time necessary for different projects, to enable the Director to establish priorities based on content strategy and impact.
  • In close coordination with the Director of Communications and the Social Media Manager, develop and distribute photo and video content in several outputs as required (16:9, vertical, 1:1), to be posted on social media platforms.
  • Manage and maintain AUP’s YouTube presence and any other emerging video-first platforms.
  • Define and manage photo and video project schedules and deliver projects within the expected timeframe.
  • Manage and update the equipment checklist and ensure all equipment is organized and stored properly.
  • Manage and organize the Office’s hard drives as well as the NAS server, ensuring all media and assets are backed up accordingly in line with the provided guidelines.
  • In consultation with the Director of Communications, coordinate photo and video coverage requests for events and provide photo and video coverage of strategically important events for the University’s communications efforts; be available as needed for evening and weekend events.
  • Photograph students, staff and faculty and locations as needed for different University communications purposes.
  • Manage and train Digital Content Production interns, and delegate admin, pre-production, production and post-production tasks for maximum efficiency.
  • Find, book and work with freelancers on projects that require outsourcing.
  • Work with student photo and video contributors as needed.
  • Attend routine University communications meetings to represent Communications constituent interests as directed by the Director of Communications.

Other Communications Duties

  • In consultation with the Director of Communications, contribute to the planning of other communications projects, including brand development, web redesign and editorial calendar planning.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director of Communications.
  • Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS
Seeking a candidate with a bachelor's degree and over 2 years of experience in multimedia content creation,
you bring a blend of artistic storytelling, technical prowess in photo and video production, and a collaborative
spirit. Your expertise in the tools and hardware that support this position is matched by your ability to visualize
stories that engage and inspire. Your strong communication skills and familiarity with digital collaboration tools
will enable you to thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment.

  • Undergraduate degree and minimum 2+ years of professional experience in writing/content creation and photo/video production required
  • Native English speaker; excellent English-language writing skills and strong verbal communication skills
  • Extensive photo and video production training and experience, including camera operation, sound mixing, lighting, script writing, storytelling and editing
  • Extensive producing skills and experience in delegating tasks and project management
  • High-level ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud apps and other similar programs (DaVinci Resolve Studio, Final Cut Pro, etc); ability to keep current with new technology
  • High level of computer literacy, and familiarity with or aptitude for multimedia collaboration systems (notably Frame.io), relational databases and social networking platforms (YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc…)
  • Familiarity with Envato Elements, Artlist, or similar creative subscription platforms
  • Ability to multi-task, manage workflow and deliver according to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues and to work closely and effectively with a variety of constituencies including but not limited to alumni, administrators, faculty, and students Familiarity with the American educational system a plus
  • Familiarity with the latest video and photographic technology
Administrative Assistant AUP Housing - Short Term Contract

(May to mid/end of August tbc)

DEPARTMENT
AUP Housing / Residential Life

FUNCTION

Working in support of the Housing activity and under the supervision of AUP's Logistics Coordinator, the main tasks of the Logistics Assistants will be to assist with the preparation of student residences in Paris.

MAIN TASKS

  • Support managing with phone calls, both incoming and outgoing,
  • Support the writing of and editing of documents as needed,
  • Support with scanning/classification of the walkthrough/inventory documents,
  • Support with online purchase,
  • Responsible for supply inventorying (on residence site)
  • Receiving orders
  • Other appropriate duties as needed.

PROFILE

  • Strong level of English with good French is a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Highly competent with computers (Microsoft Office, Internet, Databases)
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with databases
  • High-energy person with a positive outlook
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team
  • Associates degree or higher.
Logistics Assistant AUP Housing - Short Term Contract

DEPARTMENT

AUP Housing / Residential Life

FUNCTION

Working in support of the Housing activity and under the supervision of AUP's Logistics Coordinator, the main tasks of the Logistics Assistants will be to assist with the preparation of residences student residences in Paris.

MAIN TASKS

  • Make inventories of the various items provided in the apartments,
  • Replace missing or broken items and put them in place,
  • Remove any unwanted/unnecessary items,
  • Counting and sorting linen and ensuring that it is properly supplied,
  • Check that the apartments have everything provided for in the lease,
  • Receiving orders
  • Any other activity related to residence management.

PROFILE

The candidate must be available for the entire period (without interruption) on a full-time basis from May to end of August.

  • Strong level of English with good French is a plus
  • Resourceful
  • Autonomous
  • Dynamic
  • Appreciates the diversity of the tasks entrusted
  • High-energy person with a positive outlook
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team

The position requires travel to all sites in Paris (metro, bicycle or other suitable means).

Be over 18 and hold a valid work permit.

Student Recruitment Counselor

CATEGORY : C1-2

DEPARTMENT : Enrollment Management

SUPERVISOR : Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management or any other supervisor designated by the President

POSITION OVERVIEW

The post holder is responsible for the recruitment of students. This entails the development and implementation of marketing, communications and recruitment strategies that directly support the achievement of the University’s enrolment targets. While much of the role is focused on activities away from the campus, the post holder will also have responsibility for recruitment and liaison functions on campus, including daily campus visits, enquiry telephone calls and emails, online information sessions and the yielding of students post offer of admission.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

Lead on the recruitment of students to AUP

As part of the University’s sales team, the post holder helps drive the student recruitment function, generating appropriately qualified enquiries and applicants across all categories of students (first year, transfer, visiting/COOP, summer and graduate) according to agreed targets. The means to achieve these goals are varied and include face-to-face and online marketing activities, the development of relationships in each specified country market, and excellent customer service.

Represent the University internationally and locally

The post holder represents the University at a range of types of events, including school visits, education fairs and exhibitions, individual meetings at schools, colleges, universities and with other stakeholders. In so representing AUP, the post holder is expected to develop appropriate relationships with all relevant individuals and institutions that contribute to the successful recruitment of students. Substantial international and national travel is an essential component in this aspect of the role.

Support current AUP students wishing to remain at the University

The post holder will be responsible for all students currently enrolled at AUP whom wish to remain at the University. This will primarily consist of two distinct populations: firstly, those students who are categorized as ‘visitors’ interested in either extending their period at AUP, or becoming degree-seeking students; secondly, those undergraduate students wishing to remain at AUP for their graduate program via the University’s BA/MA pathway. Work in this area will require responsiveness to enquiries and face- to-face contact with students.Lead on Admissions Office social media The post holder will be responsible for the creation of social media campaigns and content in conjunction with other colleagues in Admissions and, where appropriate, the Communications Office. This will involve developing content to support all Admissions initiatives and our calendar of activities and, where possible, include material from current students.

Manage all pre-application enquiries

With colleagues in similar roles, the post holder is responsible for managing all pre-application enquiries to AUP via our CRM system, in addition to telephone and face-to-face contacts. Such queries are answered through ‘templated’ replies appropriate to the nature of the enquiry received. Overall, the pre-application enquiry phase relies on efficient and timely responses, and is organised on a rota basis, depending on workload and the time of year.

Develop an operational plan for each defined country/regional recruitment territory

The post holder develops and implements appropriate operational plans that deliver students across all categories (first year, transfer, visiting/COOP, summer and graduate) according to agreed targets. For each country/territory, the post holder formulates plans, in association with appropriate colleagues, which include electronic and social media, print publications, advertising and the use of third-party agencies to deliver enquiries and applicants to AUP. The post holder has lead responsibility for certain country markets.

Manage all post-offer contacts and yield activities

As part of the Student Recruitment Team, the post holder is responsible for managing the relationship between AUP and students holding an offer of admission until they are enrolled at the University. The post holder is responsible for a defined group of students and works consistently to ensure that these students confirm and enrol at AUP. Activities in this area are measured directly by conversion, confirmation and other data.

Development of market intelligence and market awareness

The post holder maintains a keen awareness of developments and trends in all country markets for which he/she is responsible. This includes development of a list of resources that are referred to on a regular basis, attendance at relevant meetings and conferences, regular update meetings in the Admissions Office, contact with academic colleagues at AUP, and the maintenance of a network of contacts.

Create an effective network across the AUP campus

The post holder develops and maintains a network across the AUP campus to better support the recruitment of students. This includes administrative and academic members of the community, and the various student organisations active on campus.

Contribute to the development of a Team ethic

The post holder, along with colleagues, is responsible for the development and upkeep of a Team working ethic. While there are clearly defined responsibilities linked to each post, as part of the Student Recruitment Team each post holder is required to develop a working knowledge of all areas of activity for which the Team is responsible.Supporting the overall mission of the Admissions Office The post holder may be called upon to support activities related to all aspects of student recruitment and admissions at the discretion of the Vice President and Director of Enrolment Management. The necessity for such support is dependent on such factors as the time of year, workload of other Teams, absences and vacations, and changes in the external environment.

The post holder may additionally be involved in transversal projects the University wishes to explore. Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Admissions Office.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Attributes

Essential

Desirable

Education and Qualifications

Undergraduate degree

Higher degree or professionally- relevant qualification

Ability to speak English and French

Experience

Working within a higher education context

Working in international marketing and student recruitment

Track record of recruiting international students

Managing multiple deadlines

Awareness of the student lifecycle

Ability to manage and execute multi-channel marketing campaigns

Understanding of broad marketing and communications issues

Job-related skills

Entrepreneurial and innovative with a delivery focus

Willingness to travel overseas and work outside normal/unsocial hours

Ability to understand a wide range of academic content and subject material

Ability to work under pressure

Good administrative and organisational skills

Commercially focused, capable of delivering results in a cost- effective manner

An understanding of how to apply technology in an appropriate way to meet business requirements

The ability to conduct market research and assess market intelligence and draw the appropriate conclusions

Interpersonal skills

Good communicator – orally and in writing with excellent presentation skills

Skilled negotiator and networker

Strong customer focus, committed to ensuring delivery of excellent service standards

An understanding of cultural differences and an ability to work in appropriate ways across a diverse range of cultural environments

Flexible approach to work

Other requirements

High degree of commitment and self-motivation

 

 

Unit4 ERP Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration

CATEGORY: C1

SUPERVISOR: Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration or any other supervisor designated by the President

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Unit4 ERP Administrator is responsible for managing, maintaining, and optimizing the university business systems (Finance, HR & Procurement). He/she is the main point of contact and subject matter expert for the Unit4 ERP system within the organization, providing support, leading development, and defining the strategic focus of the system. He/she will also be working closely with the IT department to ensure seamless collaboration between different systems. The Unit4 ERP Administrator provides support to other areas of the business on financial reporting and best practices, and work closely stakeholders to ensure that the financial, HR and procurement system is meeting the needs of the organization. He/she must have a comprehensive understanding of the company’s business systems and processes. He/she must be able to adapt the Unit4 ERP system and the university processes to ensure the financial health of the organization and to facilitate the efficient flow of information.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze, understand, and support our SaaS Unit4 ERP system.
  • Seek continuous improvement by recommending new and revised Business Processes and Procedures in collaboration with the business functional teams.
  • Proactively identify and resolve potential problems to prevent them from occurring and improve the overall customer experience.
  • Ensure support incidents, problems, and changes are managed and progressed in liaison with the Unit4 support teams.
  • Providing technical support and training to end-users as needed.
  • Assist in the creation of reports and dashboards in Unit4 ERP.
  • Define documentation standards for business systems and assist functional teams to document their processes and procedures.
  • Ensure good knowledge management, configuration management is being implemented across the functional teams.
  • Assist our functional teams for review and quality assurance activities for Unit4 ERP changes.
  • Work with the IT team to integrate the Unit4 ERP system with other University systems.
  • Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Program or Certification in IT related field, preference for systems and network administrator (Bac+2/3 min)
  • Minimum 4/5 years professional experience in ERP Tools (Oracle, SAP, Unit 4 (ex Agresso)
  • Understanding of accounting principles, financial, HR and Procurement operations.
  • Proficiency in administering Unit4 ERP or other similar ERP system.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders, collect needs and help defining solutions.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Troubleshooting queries and monitoring system health.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work proficiently in French and in English
Library and Audiovisual Technology Assistant

Short Term Contract (6 months mid-June to end of December)

DEPARTMENT: Library and Film Studies Program

SUPERVISORS:

  • Michael Stoepel, User Services Librarian
  • Emre Caglayan, Film Studies Program
  • or any other supervisor designated by the President

TYPE OF POSITION

Six - month CDD, starting mid-June 2024 to end of December. Part time 21.5 hours/week. AT1 (personnel administratif, technicien niveau 1). Echelon A, salarié débutant

WORKING HOURS

  • Summer - when classes are in session: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11h30-17h
  • Fall - when classes are in session: Thursday, Friday 11h-20h (1h break) and Saturday from 12h-17h30 (no break)
  • When classes are not in session and during breaks: Wednesday 12h-17h30 + Thursday, Friday 9h-18h (1h break)

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position is a combined customer service position that will allow the University to extend new lending services of the Film Studies Program’s audiovisual technology and supports the University Library with the summer weeding as a result of the collection analysis. In addition, the position supports new emerging library services such as assisting with events and continues to support basic library services. This person will spend time between the Welcome Desk and the Navigation Desk, depending on the hours. This position is key to providing services effectively and welcomingly. The person will occasionally provide support to other library services and library staff members. Note that during academic breaks equipment circulation and other support duties will give way to other duties.

DUTIES & TASKS

Audiovisual Technology Lending

  • Help the Library and the Film Studies Program develop the SpringShare audiovisual technology lending system with feedback from the users.
  • Explain the Film Studies Program equipment and the library loan policies (due dates, overdue items, fines)
  • Follow the lending policies of audiovisual technology.
  • Check in and out equipment
  • Report problems to the library, the Film Studies Program and ITS/Multimedia Office
  • Coordinate with ITS and the Film Studies Program the availability of audiovisual technology equipment and request repair or replacement as needed.
  • Assist with the end of semester audiovisual technology equipment inventory

Circulation and Access Services Support

  • Staff the Navigation Desk/Welcome Desk for an average of 15 hours/week
  • Open/close the Navigation Desk, following the procedures
  • Provide general information/directional services to the public
  • Provide basic assistance to patrons with library technology: self-check machine, DVD/VHS readers, printing from library databases, downloading/reading eBooks
  • Refer users to appropriate service on campus on campus.
  • Handle patron and circulation issues (for ex. RFID alarm)
  • •how patrons how to self-renew loans via the library catalog and self-check
  • Help patrons to submit inter-library loan and document delivery requests and recommend items for purchase
  • Explain the library loan policies (due dates, overdue items, fines, etc.)
  • Provide basic technological trouble shooting such as wireless printing etc.
  • Show users where to find online resources on the library website
  • Help users access physical material in the library stacks
  • Refer patrons to appropriate services in the library and the university
  • Verify user services & library mailboxes as well as the library research & chat queues; reply as appropriate or forward requests to appropriate library staff member
  • Replenish copiers/printers with paper, toner and staples as necessary
  • Shelving Support
  • Assist users with mobile compact shelving if necessary
  • Re-shelve physical materials (such as books, serials, films, reserves), neaten shelves as necessary
  • Conduct missing item searches
  • Empty the book drop systematically
  • Collect and re-shelve library material which have been left out of place
  • Assist in shifting and organizing the collection if necessary
  • Shelf-reading & shelf-neatening (physical maintenance of library shelves)
  • Help with signage in the stacksWeeding and Collection Development support
  • Help with the new Harper art history book donation (verify the availability of titles in the library catalog) and help with the organization of books to be processes according to lirbarians’ priority rules
  • Assist with collection analysis and the large summer weeding project (i.e., prepare boxes, carry and help organize and store them)
  • Help discard periodicals and books
  • Help collate the acquisition and weeding statistics
  • Help with Academic Film Collection (AFC) inventory project if needed
  • Assist with the annual book inventory

Event and Administrative Support

  • Provide clerical/administrative support as necessary
  • Assist with event organization as needed (especially in the fall)
  • Assessment: when needed assist to collate end-of-year library statistics (such as general, user services, information literacy).
  • Maintain and update the public bulletin boards with current internal and external information

Other duties

  • Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least two years of college-level study (Library Assistant); or an AA (Associate of Arts) degree, with or without library technical assistant training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • User oriented
  • Very good oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English, fluency in French is a plus
  • Some basic training skills for users
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to handle repetitive tasks
  • Good computer and audiovisual technology skills

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor in Professional Communications (Branding)

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Professional Communications (Branding) in the Department of Communication, Media and Culture. Applicants should have solid expertise in professional brand development and brand management with a strong background in relevant sectors such as marketing, advertising, or public relations. Candidates should also have a strong record of university-level teaching in professional branding and communications courses and in related fields such as public relations, and a proven capacity to mentor students on their professional futures. Highest consideration will be given to applicants with both practical and critical expertise in their chosen field of communications and whose industry and/or academic experience is international and cross-cultural. The successful candidate would be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree or PhD in a relevant discipline by the time of appointment (1 January 2025, subject to final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context, and to experiential learning and critical practice. Strong record in curriculum and course development. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development (critical thinking, information literacy, writing in the disciplines, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the capacity to help students plan and develop their internships and career plans. Candidates will be able to demonstrate research or potential for published research in relevant areas. Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French and understand the communications industry in France and Europe is a definite advantage.

The Department: Dedicated to the international and comparative study of communications, media and culture, the department houses four undergraduate majors (Global Communications, Film Studies, Journalism, Communication and Civil Society), six undergraduate minors (Fashion Studies, Sociocultural Anthropology, Comparative Political Communications, Global Communications, Journalism, Film Studies) and a dynamic MA program in Global Communications offering additional MA tracks in Fashion; Development Communications; and Digital Cultures and Industries. The department has 16 full-time faculty, 5 part-time faculty, 150 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate students.

https://www.aup.edu/academics/departments/communication-media-and-culture

Responsibilities:

  • The full-time teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Professional mentorship of our students
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, 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 by 1 April 2024 to http://apply.interfolio.com/133344, including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a sample of recent written scholarship and/or a portfolio of representative professional projects
  • three confidential letters of reference