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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR TO TEACH 'POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PEACE & WAR'

The American University of Rome is looking for an adjunct instructor to teach the course “Political Economy of Peace and War” in the Graduate Program on “Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution” in the fall term 2024. 

The course should focus on the international political and economic aspects of conflicts from WWII to today, exploring the concepts of Empire and Hegemony in contemporary international affairs. The course should also investigate theories and strategies to avoid conflicts, such as the hegemonic stability theory, balancing between major powers, cooperation within international institutions, trade integration, or socialization of norms and principles.

The course involves teaching 3 credit hours from September to the end of November 2024. It consists of two 90-minute classes per week, and teaching is conducted in person at AUR’s Monteverde campus.

Required qualifications:  

  • Experience teaching at the graduate level.
  • Excellent knowledge of English. 
  • Appropriate academic background, including a minimum of a master’s degree in a relevant subject.

Desirable qualifications  

  • Previous teaching experience with North American university programs  

Application & Procedure

  • All applicants must have the right to work in Italy.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application to applications@aur.edu detailing their teaching and other relevant experience and a CV that includes the names of three references to be contacted should the candidate proceed to the interview stage. Please include ref: HR5/2024 Adjunct Faculty for Peace Studies and the candidate's full name in the subject field. AUR is an equal-opportunity employer.

Further details

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2024 
POSITION START DATE: End of August, 2024

The American University of Rome provides equal opportunity for all qualified individuals in its educational programs and activities. The university does not discriminate based on 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 nondiscrimination laws. The policy of equal opportunity applies to every aspect of the university's operations and activities, including admissions and employment.

 


Open Administrative positions


Student Life Coordinator

Description 
The American University of Rome (AUR) is seeking a Student Life Coordinator to support a community of approximately 700 students. The ideal candidate will help create a welcoming and vibrant environment that fosters personal growth, promotes diversity and inclusion, and enhances the overall student experience. This role requires working non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends, to support co-curricular programming and assist with student emergencies. 

Main activities: 

  • Cultivate meaningful relationships with students and ensure a high level of visibility and accessibility on campus 
  • Promote a variety of development activities both on and off campus 
  • Understand and address student community issues, needs, and concerns through regular interactions 
  • Support the planning and coordination of student arrivals 
  • Stay informed about local events and encourage students to explore the city 
  • Accompany students to AUR sports events 
  • Participate in major AUR events as needed 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned 

Requirements 

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English (Italian proficiency preferred) 
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and adept at multi-tasking 
  • Quick thinker with strong creative problem-solving abilities 
  • Ability to manage stressful and challenging situations with tact 
  • Proficient in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office 
  • Experience in events management 
  • Capable of working independently, self-directed, and as part of a team 
  • Familiarity with American higher education systems and study abroad programs 

Minimum Qualifications 
Bachelor’s degree, strong organization and communication skills, and a commitment to diversity. 

Application & Procedure 

  • All applicants must have the right to work in Italy.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application to applications@aur.edu detailing their teaching and other relevant experience, as well as a CV that includes the names of three references to be contacted should the candidate proceed to the interview stage.

Please include ref: HR6/2024 Student Life Coordinator and the candidate's full name in the subject field.

AUR is an equal-opportunity employer. 

Further details 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2024
POSITION START DATE: End of August, 2024

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 nondiscrimination laws. The policy of equal opportunity applies to every aspect of the operations and activities of the university generally and includes admissions and employment.

 

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Applications Support Specialist

The American University of Rome is seeking an Applications Support Specialist to join their IT team to develop and support their software ecosystem. The Candidate will be responsible for servicing and managing a series of institutional software application programs in higher education and business operations. They will also be responsible for creating and monitoring integration processes and supporting users to resolve application related issues. The Applications Support Specialist should possess a high-level IT skill set and have a strong understanding of the principles of information systems. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and service key institutional information systems, including overseeing user access rights, data standards and data structures and monitoring integration flows. 
  • Develop and implement change requests based on business and department needs. 
  • Address integration issues and liaise with support teams to troubleshoot software and user errors. 
  • Contribute to improving services and solutions concerning AUR’s general CRM strategy and information systems. 
  • Create automated and customized workflows. 
  • Support, manage, and enhance API processes for data extraction and mining. 
  • Support teams to extract/upload data based on office and/or project needs. 
  • Create and maintain technical documentation. 
  • Participate in the implementation and support of new systems. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field or the equivalent in digital certificates. 
  • A high-level IT skill set and knowledge of principles and techniques of system design and development. 
  • At least 3 years’ proven work experience in a similar role with industry and Higher Ed information systems (Examples of systems include Microsoft SharePoint, Business Central, Learning Management Systems, ERPs and CRMs). 
  • Proven experience with APIs and integration developer tools such as Boomi or Informatica Cloud. 
  • A sound understanding of database concepts, data mining techniques, and a working knowledge of SQL. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills, be able to engage in independent study of solutions to problems. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to work with large data sets. 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain complex IT-related issues to non-IT users. 
  • Excellent written and spoken English (minimum level C1) 
  • Demonstrated ability to work across cultures, value differences, and have an inclusive approach. 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Work experience in Higher Education 
  • Knowledge of HE applications and CRMs. 

Application & Procedure 

  • All applicants must have the right to work in Italy.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application to applications@aur.edu detailing their teaching and other relevant experience, as well as a CV that includes the names of three references to be contacted should the candidate proceed to the interview stage.

Please include ref: HR7/2024 Applications Support Specialist and the candidate's full name in the subject field.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer. 

Further details 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: August 31, 2024
POSITION START DATE: December 2024

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 nondiscrimination laws. The policy of equal opportunity applies to every aspect of the operations and activities of the university generally and includes admissions and employment.


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