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. Please note that except where otherwise stated, French working papers or EU nationality are required in order for applications to be considered.

Administrative Positions

Manager of Communications - C1-2

DEPARTMENT

Office of Communications

 

SUPERVISOR

Director of Communications

 

The Manager of Communications (MoC) manages the University’s online presence and design processes under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Communications.

More specifically, the MoC manages all aspects of the University’s website(s) (content, maintenance,  development, support, etc.) and the University’s social media presence across all its official channels. The MoC keeps abreast of website and social media trends and best practices and ensures the website and social media channels strategically communicate the AUP story and brand to external and internal audiences.

In addition, the MoC is the principal lead on print and digital design and regularly develops compelling print and digital material that help the University communicate key messages to target audiences. This includes but is not limited to brochures, programs, reports, posters, infographics and invitations. The MoC is principally responsible for design work related to all University units, with the exceptions of Admissions and Outreach & Advancement, where in some cases the respective communications coordinator might take the lead.

The MoC also assists in managing information, seeks out opportunities to build departmental presence, collaborates with colleagues on University-wide communications needs and assists with the development of strategic initiatives and general communications strategy for the University. The position supports and assists in liaising between internal constituencies and the Office of Communications in regard to online and print needs.

More specifically, the Manager of Communications will:

  • Manage all aspects of the University website(s) and other online presences and ensures content is web-optimized, drives traffic and engages all AUP audiences – internal and external.
  • In close collaboration with other members of the Office of Communications and department representatives, creates purposeful communications material including infographics, print products, promotional materials and distinct visual identity components for University needs or initiatives. Overseeing feedback gathering and implementation of requested changes.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of key strategic initiatives and provide input for the overall strategic goals and strategy of the Office of Communications.
  • Advocate for best practices for all aspects of online and print development with colleagues across the University, driving effective use of brand guidelines and assisting in development of guidelines and best practices.
  • In collaboration with the Communications Writer & Copy Editor, moderate and edit content and ensure that writing is in line with the University brand and of a high quality. Envision how content should be presented, in terms of the best medium or media.
  • As needed, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of material, campaigns and initiatives, including setting Key Performance Indicators, monitoring and analyzing statistics and providing feedback to drive the development of content and design strategy.
  • Support and instruct, as appropriate, content managers in learning new technical skills through training, presentations, written and online instruction and other methods as needed.
  • Assist with time-sensitive communications and University-wide projects as needed, including the strategic creation of supporting visual, print and online design components and material.
  • Develop and implement the University’s social media strategy and campaigns and manage communication and interaction with users via the University’s official social media accounts. If needed, instruct and manage a social media intern in the development of content for social media.
  • As a member of the Web Committee, initiate and manage projects that emerge from the Committee, assess the content development implications of such requests and help manage the prioritization of web requests, including technical developments and implementation.
  • Collaborate with all permanent and temporary members and affiliates of the Office of Communications.
  • Supervise students and or interns working on web content, design and social media.
  • Undertake other appropriate duties as requested by the Director of Communications

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's in marketing, design, communications, media or related fields
  • A Master’s degree in a similar field is a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in design, website and social media management
  • Native or near-native written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Prior knowledge of the social media landscape and best practices, preferably within higher education
  • Demonstrated experience with managing multiple social media channels in regard to strategy, planning, production and posting.
  • Prior exposure to print production processes is a plus
  • High level of technical affinity with experience in common office computer software programs, content management systems and publishing tools
  • Demonstrated expertise with Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Experience in writing and multimedia producing for the web and developing and implementing new technologies, content plans and editorial calendars
  • Ability to plan and manage content, print and web projects in a collaborative, fast paced environment, coordinating the efforts of various colleagues and tracking project timelines and deliverables while maintaining the normal daily moderation cycle
  • Strong online editorial skills and news judgment with a commitment to accuracy, news gathering and planning, and building traffic
  • Ability to work well, flexibly and productively in an environment where opportunities and priorities are constantly changing and being updated, and have the temperament to enjoy the process
  • Ability to represent the University's online communications goals to colleagues across campus
  • Demonstrated experience in meeting deadlines under pressure and reporting about work
  • Accountable and punctual with sound judgement, planning and organizational skills
  • Team-player with experience working in a collaborative environment

 

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

Faculty positions

Mathematics Teacher

The American University of Paris invites applications from excellent teachers who are fluent in English to teach a general education course in mathematics: MA 1005 Mathematics for Life. A General Education course designed for students majoring in subjects not requiring math skills. Projects are developed from a range of everyday situations: banking, the stock market, gambling, and even art. Meeting alternately in the classroom and the computer lab to develop mathematical models, students will develop quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

 

After completing Mathematics for Life, students should:  

  • have developed a positive approach to mathematics
  • appreciate the use of mathematics in modelling the world
  • be able to reason with quantitative information – in words, numbers and graphs
  • be able to clearly communicate quantitative information in words, numbers and with graphs
  • be able to develop and apply strategies for solving problems

Candidates must have experience and expertise teaching mathematics to students of diverse (academic and cultural) backgrounds. The successful candidate will evidence gifted, organized and inspiring teaching.

 

The position is proposed for the Fall semester 2019.

 

Qualifications 

A PhD in mathematics, statistics or a 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.

European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France is required at the time of application.  

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.

  

Responsibilities

Duties include: course preparation and teaching; preparation of syllabi and assessment materials, including setting and grading final examinations; 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.

There are 39 class meetings of 80 minutes during the semester as well as a final exam of 2.5 hours.

  

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. 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 Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science houses majors in Computer Science, in Quantitative Environmental Science, in Environmental Studies and in Mathematics and Computer Science,  as well as minors in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Information and Communication technologies and Computer Science, 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.

 

Applications

Please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae indicating teaching effectiveness to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science at CSMESsearch@aup.edu