The American University of Rome provides equal opportunity for all qualified individuals in its educational programs and activities. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income or Vietnam-era veteran status. It conforms to all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. The policy of equal opportunity applies to every aspect of the operations and activities of the university generally and includes admissions and employment.


Current Academic Opportunities

 

Teaching positions open for Business and Tourism Management courses

The American University of Rome’s Business Administration and Travel and Tourism programs seek applications from qualified candidates for part-time, non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching opportunities in 2019, with possible additional courses in future semesters.  Potential courses include Economics of Travel & Tourism, Research Methodology, Human Resource Management, Principles of Management, Consumer Behavior, Negotiations and Writing for Business.

The ideal candidate(s) will hold an advanced degree in quantitative methods, business, marketing, management or tourism management, as appropriate  For the research-focused course, we seek candidates with proven teaching or work experience in the field, in order to be able to provide students with an overview of the research process, applications of sampling techniques and qualitative and quantitative data collection methods of primary data.  

Recent teaching experience in the US higher education system is desirable. English fluency is mandatory; Mother tongue English preferred.

Adjunct faculty are expected to teach to the designated syllabus, provide support and guidance to students; and develop strategies to teach the course for the entire semester, using the course syllabus, objectives, and curriculum. 
To apply, please send: cover letter (List “Business” and the course(s) in which you are interested in the subject line), résumé and the names of two references to applications@aur.edu

Italian working papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Part-time non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching the course on Food Policy

The U.S. accredited Master’s Program in Food Studies of the American University of Rome seeks applications from qualified candidates for part-time non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching the course on Food Policy in the spring 2018 semester and following years. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in social sciences preferably with professional experience in policy work. Teaching experience in the US higher education system is desirable. English fluency is mandatory. Mother tongue English preferred.
 
The course reviews the rationale, instruments and practice of food policy. It provides an overview of the conceptual background, features and aims of food policies, and the regulatory frameworks in both industrialized and non-industrialized countries. The first part of the course discusses the different approaches followed and the contributions to the policy and practice from agriculture, health, trade and the environment sectors and highlights the conditions that influence the formulation of food policies. The second part covers the evolution of food policies and regulations at the global, regional and national levels and their implications.
 
To apply, please send:
- cover letter (quote re: Adjunct Faculty in Food Policy 21/2017), resume and the names of three references are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu
 
Italian working papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going.
 
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Business Studies Program - Part-time Adjunct Faculty

The Business Studies program at The American University of Rome seeks applications from qualified candidates for part-time, non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching opportunity in the Spring 2018 semester, with possible additional courses in future semesters. The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate management courses: MGT 201 Principles of Management and MGT 305 Human Resource Management in Service Operations.

The ideal candidate(s) will hold an advanced degree in management or business administration and have proven experience in travel and tourism. Recent teaching experience in the US higher education system is desirable. English fluency is mandatory; Mother tongue English preferred.

To apply, please send:

  • Cover letter (quote re: Adjunct Faculty in Principles of Management 18/2017), resume and three references are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu

Italian work papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.
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Adjunct Faculty in Environmental Science

The General Education program at The American University of Rome seeks applications from qualified candidates for part-time, non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching opportunity in the Spring 2018 semester, with possible additional courses in future semesters. The successful candidate will teach ENV 103: Environmental Science, an introductory-level laboratory course in science for liberal arts students. The course is currently scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15-7:05pm and enrolls 12-15 students.
The ideal candidate(s) will hold an advanced degree in Biology or Environmental Science and will have experience in teaching laboratory courses. Recent teaching experience in the US higher education system is desirable. English fluency mandatory; Mother tongue English preferred. 
 
To apply, please send:

  • Cover letter (quote re: Adjunct Faculty in Environmental Science 17/2017), resume and three references are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu

Italian working papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Staff Opportunities

Vice President of Enrollment Management

The University:
The American University of Rome is a small, regionally accredited, internationally recognized liberal arts college, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs of the highest quality to students from all over the world. It is a first choice university for degree students seeking an international learning experience through well-established programs and as a destination for study abroad students. The American University of Rome prepares students to live and work across cultures as skilled and knowledgeable citizens of an interconnected and rapidly changing world.

Taking the best of the American approach to interdisciplinary, student-centered learning, our international faculty and staff use Rome as our classroom and Italy and Europe as invaluable resources. AUR’s innovative programs promote intellectual excellence, personal growth and an appreciation of cultural diversity in an international environment.

The Position:
Reporting directly to the President, the VP of Enrollment Management provides leadership for the development, implementation, and ongoing assessment of a comprehensive and strategic approach to enrollment. S/he is a collaborative, data-driven, and results-oriented professional who will integrate the University’s programs, practices, and policies to maximize enrollment growth and achieve the strategic goals of the institution. Under his/her guidance, an all-encompassing enrollment plan will be developed and implemented by focusing on and aligning the areas of recruitment, admissions, financial aid, marketing, student life and retention. The VP of Enrollment Management provides vision and direction to Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Life, and works in close cooperation with the Director and Dean of those offices as well as with the Director of Communication and Marketing. S/he is a member of the Senior Advisory Council, and works together with senior officers to develop institutional objectives, strategies, and policies.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • A master’s degree or higher. 
  • Ten to fifteen years of documented progressively responsible and successful experience in the administration, management, and supervision of recruitment, enrollment, and retention programs and strategies in higher education.
  • Expertise of current best practices in enrollment management, marketing, admissions, financial aid, registration and student life.
  • Knowledge of US and international higher education policies and practices of enrollment management.
  • Evidence of strong data, analytical, and problem solving skills utilized to achieve enrollment goals; demonstrated ability to think strategically.
  • Experience with current and emerging technology for marketing and recruitment (hardware and software solutions). Must be familiar with institutional student database systems, financial aid packaging, student service systems, and other software management in a higher education recruitment and retention context.
  • Ability to demonstrate hands-on expertise in the development, management, understanding, and maintenance of complex statistical and data models used for the analysis of admissions/recruitment data and other forecasting tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, exercise sound judgment, and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, all based upon a strong foundation of ethical leadership.
  • Leadership skills to support a diverse student population in a multicultural organization.
  • European Union working papers, a plus.

To Apply:
Please send CV (quote re: VP of Enrollment Management HR 28/2018), cover letter, and contact information for three references to: applications@aur.edu
 
Deadline for applications: August 17th 2018
 
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
 
Short listed candidates will be requested to submit materials in support of application.

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Director of Finance

The American University of Rome (AUR) is looking for a Director of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of its activities and drive the university’s financial strategy and planning. This position ensures that there are effective financial and accounting system controls and standards in place, and is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, tax compliance, investments, insurance, and audit functions of the organization.

The Director of Finance is a member of the Senior Advisory Council and works closely with the President and the Board of Trustees, playing a critical role in strategic decision making and operations as AUR continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. 

Responsibilities

• Lead the financial planning of the university by analyzing its data, performance and risks;
• Prepare, analyze and clearly communicate and review financial, statements and reports for the President, the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders;
• Support the university’s development strategy and manage relationships with partners and investors;
• Prepare, communicate and present critical financial matters to the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees;
• Monitor financial progress and changes and keep the President and the Board of Trustees abreast of the organization’s financial status;
• Manage organizational cash flow and forecasts;
• Oversee students’ billing and collection;
• Oversite of all bank accounts and investment vehicles to maintain adequate working capital and return;
• Update, document and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices to improve the finance department’s efficiency and financial controls;
• Ensure compliance with Federal, local and any other financial, tax reporting and regulatory requirements;
• Provide financial information to meet the needs of managers including producing customized financial reports, costing templates, trend analysis on a regular basis;
• Set targets for and supervise accounting and finance personnel;
• Oversee all audit and control operations;
• Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines;
• Perform any other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications and Requirements

• Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration;
• CPA or other relevant qualification a plus;
• A minimum of 5-7 years in financial administration with progressive growth in responsibility;
• In-depth knowledge of US higher education finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices;
• Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting;
• Ability to translate financial concepts to and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds;
• Experience working with grants and endowments a plus;
• Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors;
• Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making;
• Able to work extended hours, and travel to the States as needed;
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a multi- cultural environment;
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example and dedication to the mission of The American University of Rome.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

• Full time position, with initial 1-year contract
• Compensation competitive and based upon experience 
• Position located in Rome, Italy, with periodical travel to the States
• Interviews will start in early September 
 
How to Apply:
Please email a resume, cover letter (quote re: Director of Finance HR 29/2018) to applications@aur.edu.
Please indicate where you learned about the job.

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Senior Human Resources Administrator

The American University of Rome is looking for a Senior Human Resources Administrator for a temporary position (leave of absence cover).
 
The selected candidate will perform qualified administrative tasks within the HR department of the university. S/he will be required to manually as well as electronically manage documents and archives and will work in coordination with professionals assigned to the management of Human Resources.
This individual will provide proactive support for complex tasks and team processes and tools.
 
Requirements:
First Class Law or Economy Degree preferred. Political Science Degree or Degree in a similar discipline will be considered.
Excellent computer skills, with full proficiency in Office Excel, Word, Outlook and use of Electronic mail.
Excellent knowledge of English and Italian (written and spoken)
Knowledge of privacy regulations concerning the management of sensitive information and a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
Strong and effective external communication skills
Professionalism in dealing with sensitive situations; team player and excellent interpersonal skills.
Capable of relating to faculty and administrative staff in a professional and competent manner.
Ability to be flexible is a must.
 
The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, organized and have a demonstrated ability to own projects and work streams.  The candidate will possess the ability to complete high volumes of tasks with minimal guidance or supervision and deadline sensitivity is important.
 
Italian working papers are essential.
 
Please send presentation letter and resume with at least one reference contact by email to applications@aur.edu. Quote HR 27/2018.
- Deadline for applications: July 31, 2018
Interviews will begin as soon as possible in July and will be ongoing until the position is filled.
 
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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International Admissions Recruiter

The American University of Rome is always looking for talented and qualified people to join our Admissions Office as International Admissions Recruiters

The selected candidate will collaborate with colleagues and faculty to provide a wide range of services to students in support of recruitment, admissions, admissions counseling and related operations: information to prospective students, admissions interviews, transfer of credits and certificates’ evaluation etc. The International Admissions Counselor will coordinate and support all recruiting activities on and off campus, invitational programs and communication with high schools. S/he cooperatively assists in managing an efficient strategic communication. This position will report to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.
 
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor degree with at least one year of work experience, preferred minimum experience in admissions counseling or equivalent. Fluency in English, proficiency in another language and the ability to speak Italian is considered a plus. Flexibility, strong cross-cultural interpersonal skills, public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way are requested. Large travel (at least 30% of time) involved. Respect, integrity, compassion and service in all aspects of interaction with students, parents, faculty and colleagues. Good familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and database software tools. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
 
Italian working papers are essential. Term employment contract. Full-time position.
 
To apply, please send:
-  Cover letter, resume (quote re: International Admissions Counselor 23/2017) with at least 1 reference contact name, are to be submitted by email to humanresources@aur.edu
 
Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going until the position is filled.
 
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Privacy Policy

The American University of Rome informs you that, in compliance with the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, personal data directly provided or provided by third parties will be collected and stored in our archives and can be processed with the help of outside parties. The supplied data will be used only in relation to recruitment, selection, personnel management, training (free or paid) – either in hard copy or electronic form – and can be communicated. The provided data will be handled and stored, starting from the receipt of the curriculum vitae. Consent to data processing also allows receiving, via email, SMS or phone, communications regarding opportunities for recruitment, selection and business information. Any sensitive data will be immediately deleted by AUR in the absence of a written consent for the processing of personal data. It is possible to obtain the cancellation, the transformation into anonymous form, the blocking of data processed unlawfully, the updating, the correction, the integration of data, or to oppose oneself, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data by writing to: The American University of Rome, Human Resources Department, Via Pietro Roselli 4 – 00153 Roma or humanresources@aur.edu.The acquisition and processing of your personal data are necessary for including you in our archives, used for the search and selection of staff and faculty. If you decide, as it is in your right, not to give us the authorization to process your information, we will not be able to achieve these goals.