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

Dean of Academic Affairs

The American University of Rome is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Dean of Academic Affairs. The Dean of Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer of The American University of Rome, providing primary administrative leadership, direction, and evaluation for all academic activities and faculty affairs of the campus. The Dean of Academic Affairs oversees the academic divisions and departments, the Library, other centers and offices, Assessment and Instructional Support, and the Registrar. This is a twelve-month academic administration, ranked faculty, tenure-track position.
 
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Ph.D. in a field taught at The American University of Rome, with a strong academic profile. 
Experience: Five years progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience of academic personnel and programs in an educational institution, experience in international education a plus. A minimum of five years’ experience as a full-time professor in higher education. A proven record of effectiveness in strategic planning and program assessment is required. Evidence of effective collaborative relationships with peers is required. 
Skills: An appreciation of shared governance and evidence of strong abilities to work effectively and collaboratively with University administration, faculty, students, staff, and other constituent groups and partners, both within and outside the University is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are required, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, an appreciation and understanding of instructional technologies and pedagogies in expanding curricular offerings, and an understanding of contemporary issues in higher education. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development of faculty and academic administrators is require.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Fosters intellectual growth, student learning, and scholarly and creative activities by providing academic strategic planning, administrative leadership, direction, and evaluation for all academic activities and faculty affairs at the University, providing leadership in advancing the mission, goals, and objectives of the University, particularly in regards to academic excellence and student success.
2. Demonstrates sound fiscal management and empirical-based decision making by overseeing program development, budgets, and facilities of all academic and academic support units.
3. Ensures an active and expanding dialogue with external constituencies by encouraging partnerships with external constituents and public organizations.
4. Implements the strategic academic vision by authorizing faculty appointments, recommending all promotions and tenure decisions to the President, making final decisions about the allocation of academic space, working closely with the Dean of Student Services in addressing the educational support needs and extra-curricular priorities for students, and with the other senior leadership of the University in coordinating and overseeing the overall mission of the University.
5. Generates meaningful information for the improvement of the overall academic program, and where appropriate, services that promote student success by understanding, demonstrating, and encouraging assessment in all aspects of the University, but particularly those areas within the academic program.
6. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development conferences, and attending training and/or courses as required.
7. Contributes to the overall success of the University by performing all other duties as needed.
 
SUPERVISION
The Dean of Academic Affairs is supervised by the President and supervises academic administrators and professional and support staff.
 
To apply, please send: presentation letter (quote re: Dean of Academic Affairs 26/2017), resume and at least 3 reference contact are to be submitted by email to humanresources@aur.edu
Italian working papers will be required for employment; non-EU candidates must undergo the appropriate visa process if selected.
 
The yearly salary range for this position will be 80.000,00 to 85.000,00 Euros gross.
 
Deadline for applications: January 10, 2018

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with primary specializations in Film and TV production

The Program of Film and Digital Media at the American University of Rome invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with primary specializations in Film and TV production. Appointment to begin August 2018. The ideal candidate will hold a MFA in Filmmaking or a related discipline and provide significant evidence of production experience. A demonstrated record of successful university-level teaching is required, and candidates will have the capacity to teach across the film curriculum, from courses in cinematography, lighting and audio for Film and TV, to more advanced topics in film history, aesthetics, and cognitive film theory. 

We are looking for candidates with a solid record of achievement in the Film or TV industry, and submissions to film festivals or other distribution channels are expected. The successful appointee will teach pre-production, screenwriting, production, and other courses in his/her area of specialty, and other assigned courses related to production/post-production at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

Responsibilities include teaching six courses per academic year (semester system) and mentoring undergraduate students, service, contributing to the current curricular revision and updating of the BA, running student film festivals and other special events, and contributions to the overall mission of the Program of Film and Digital Media.
 
Job specific qualifications:

  • Thorough working knowledge in pre-production for Film and TV, including scriptwriting.
  • Thorough working knowledge of film and TV production in a studio.
  • Thorough working knowledge of both independent and mainstream film production and post-production.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience and ability to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into the curriculum.
  • Proficiency in industry standard software.
  • Fluency in historical and theoretical frameworks for film practice is desirable.

Additional qualifications:

  • MFA in Filmmaking and minimum of 3 years professional production experience.
  • Teaching expertise in cinematography, lighting and audio for film and TV.
  • Experience in mobile media production and online distribution.
  • Specialization and teaching in related area such as: narrative filmmaking, documentary filmmaking, hybrid film forms, and animation.

To apply, please send:

  • A letter of interest (quote re: Assistant Professor of Film 20/2017)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of teaching excellence in the form of student evaluations (required) and observation reports (optional).
  • Applicants are required to provide online samples of three to five creative works/films for review. Links to these samples must be included in the letter of interest.
  • All items must be submitted by e-mail to: humanresources@aur.edu

Deadline for applications: November 30, 2017
 
Additional questions may be directed to Dr. Lorenzo Coretti at l.coretti@aur or Prof. Brian Koperski at b.koperski@aur.edu.
Italian working papers will be required for employment; non-EU candidates must undergo the appropriate visa process if selected. Term employment contract. Full time position.
 
The American University of Rome 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
 
Deadline for applications: November 21, 2017
 
Italian working papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going.
 
The American University of Rome 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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Assistant Professor of Archaeology

The Archaeology and Classics Program at The American University of Rome is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Professor, a full-time tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2018, with a primary specialization in Classical Archaeology, with a secondary interest in a related field, such as Ancient History, Religion & Philosophy, or Greek & Roman Literature.
Applicant must have a PhD in-hand by the time of appointment. Responsibilities include five courses per year (semester system), and administrative contributions such as committee participation and student advising. The candidate will be expected to participate in the development of an interdisciplinary program in Archaeology and Classics, and to offer courses to support both the major and the overall liberal arts program of The American University of Rome.
We welcome applicants with expertise in any region of the classical world from prehistory to late antiquity, but preference will be given to candidates with teaching or learning experience in an American liberal arts institution, and with an interest in teaching students with diverse backgrounds and in diverse settings (on-site, classroom etc.).
Additional questions may be directed to Dr. Genevieve Gessert at g.gessert@aur.edu
 
To apply, please send:

  • Cover letter detailing the teaching and administrative experience (quote re: Assistant Professor of Archeology 16/2017), resume and three references are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu 

Deadline for applications: November 15, 2017
 
Italian working papers will be required for employment; non-EU candidates must undergo the appropriate visa process if selected. Term employment contract. Full time position.
 
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

International Admissions Counselor

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

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 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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Student Database & CRM Support Administrator

The American University of Rome is looking for a Student Database & CRM Administrator to oversee and manage two interrelated functions within the Admissions office: the processing of applications, including related data collection and management, primarily via CRM (Salesforce) and SIS (Jenzabar) systems.
 
Duties:

Admission Operations

The SDCR will facilitate application processing and data analysis.  This includes:

  • Application processing; including the collection, tracking, and archiving of supplementary application documents and information;
  • Management of integration uploads between various systems (portals/common app etc)
  • Troubleshooting of both systems
  • Managing and updating the data tasks in Informatica as required
  • Integrated application data management across the CRM (Salesforce) and SIS (Jenzabar) systems
  • Integrity of data; including data accuracy and authenticity;
  • Reporting and analysis of admissions statistics.
  • Reporting of other departmental statistics when allotted time is approved by supervisor.

The SDCR works with the recruitment and admissions and financial aid counselors to support and ensure all aspects of the admissions process within the CRM and SD as well as other departments on AUR campus.
 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Intermediate English proficiency level required
  • High level of IT literacy, including familiarity with database and CRM organization and management.
  • CRM system management skills (experience with Salesforce preferred)
  • SQL writing skills
  • Creative, balanced with discipline to manage and adhere to project deadlines
  • Previous study or work abroad experience is desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; clear communicator, confident and empathetic working with people inside and outside the organization

 
To apply, please send:

  • Presentation letter (quote re: Student Database & CRM Support Administrator 19/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by email to humanresources@aur.edu 

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2017
 
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.