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.
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Current Teaching Opportunities

Part-time Adjunct Faculty in Animation

The program of Film & Digital Media of The American University of Rome seeks applications from qualified candidates for part-time adjunct faculty teaching opportunities during the 2016-2017 academic year and beyond. The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate courses including

  • Animation, Editing and Special Effects
  • Computer Game Design and Production
  • 3D Computer Animation

The ideal candidate(s) will hold a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and/or have proven experience in animation, motion graphics, modelling, and visual effects. Recent teaching experience in the U.S. Higher Education system is desirable. Fluency in English is mandatory; English mother tongue preferred.

Interested candidates should send a CV and a reference letter to humanresources@aur.edu (Ref. HR12/2016 ‘Animation’ in the subject field).

Holding Italian work papers is 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 for the Master in Food Studies ‘Nutrition Policies and Programs’

The American University of Rome is looking for an Adjunct Faculty for the Master in Food Studies for a course on ‘Nutrition Policies and Programs’ to be given during the 2017-2018 Academic Year for a total of 45 contact hours.

The course will lay out a framework for the interplay of food, health and sanitation, and child care as underlying determinant of nutrition with reference to both industrialized and developing countries. Using this framework, the course will illustrate levers for change and the evidence on what works to improve nutrition. This will be presented from both the standpoint of economic returns as well as human rights.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Nutrition or proven record of qualified professional experience dealing with nutrition policies and programs.

Please send:

  • Cover letter and CV to humanresources@aur.edu quoting ref: HR5/2017 Adjunct Faculty for the Master in Food Studies.

Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going until the position is filled.

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2017

Italian working papers requested.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Master in Food Studies: Adjunct Faculty

The American university of Rome is looking to add to its roster of Adjunct Faculty for future teaching positions in the Master’s Degree Program in Food Studies: Policies for Sustainable Production and Consumption. This cross disciplinary MA Program, currently in its second year and rapidly expanding, aims to provide knowledge and skills on the current situation and developments surrounding sustainable food production and consumption, and on how we affect the Earth’s resources with our food choices.

It is a flexible program that allows students to acquire research methods and techniques and also to choose courses to enhance their business or multimedia communication qualifications and to hone their writing skills in relation to food, in its various professional forms, including technical writing for the scientific community, policy-makers and consumers.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in fields of relevance, including: Geography, Rural Sociology, Nutrition, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Public Policy or proven record of qualified experience dealing with food, nutrition, agriculture, and rural development, policies and programs.

Please send:

  • Cover letter and CV to humanresources@aur.edu quoting ref: HR6/2017 Adjunct Faculty for the Master in Food Studies.

Italian working papers requested.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Staff Opportunities

Communications and CRM Administrator

The American University of Rome is looking for a Communications and CRM Administrator to oversee and manage two interrelated functions within the Admissions office: communications with key stakeholder groups; and the processing of applications, including related data collection and management, primarily via CRM (Salesforce) and SIS (Jenzabar) systems.
 
Duties
 
Communication: 
The Communications and CRM Administrator shall be responsible for the management of communications with admissions related constituencies, largely driven via the CRM, social networks, web and print. Such communications typically focus on recruitment, completion, acceptance, confirmation, yield and pre-arrival of prospective AUR students across all programs.  Communication includes:

  • CRM Management; communication sequences, templates and campaigns: collaboration with counselors and recruiters to ensure updated, accurate contact information (organizations, HS counselors, contacts etc.);
  • Social Networking and E-Communication; coordinating with the Marketing & Communications Department an effective integrated social networking and e-communication strategy to drive recruitment and enhance yield, with the active participation with AUR recruiters.
  • Website, MyAUR and third party web-platforms/portals: managing admissions related content on AUR web and intranet, as well as our presence on third party e-platforms.
  • Print: manages inventory, facilitates delivery of and works with the Marketing department to provide content for print collateral for recruitment, yield and enrollment purposes.  Includes both paper and equipment (banners, stands, promotional gadgets)

Admission Operations:
The Communications and CRM Administrator will facilitate application processing and data analysis.  This includes:

  • Application processing; including the collection, tracking, and archiving of supplementary application documents and information;
  • 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.

The Communications and CRM Administrator encourages and facilitates collaboration with departments from across campus to continually improve communications and operations practices and procedures.
The Communications and CRM Administrator works with the recruitment and admissions and financial aid counselors to support and ensure all aspects of the admissions process including Open Days, and other onsite and offsite recruitment efforts.
 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in English with excellent English writing skills, both for web and print.  Editorial skill in English preferred.  Fluency in Italian is preferred.
  • High level of IT literacy, including familiarity with database and CRM organization and management.
  • HTML publishing desirable.
  • Experience in international education and international qualifications, ideally with some hands-on communications background.
  • Creative, balanced with discipline to manage and adhere to project deadlines.
  • Previous study or work abroad experience is desired.
  • Excellent intrapersonal skill; clear communicator, confident and empathetic working with people inside and outside the organization.

 
Italian working papers and immediate availability are essential. Term employment contract. Full time position.
 
Please send:

  •  Presentation letter (quote re: Communications and CRM Administrator 12/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu

Deadline for applications: July 7, 2017
 
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ROME is looking for an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor to provide a wide range of services to students. Admissions recruitment, counseling, outreach and application review are all significant functions of this position. S/he coordinates and supports invitational programs of the Office of Admissions, coordinates communication with the high schools and independent counseling communities.  The position reports to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Represent the University both on- and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process.

  • Counsel applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University via in-person appointments, phone calls and emails.

  • Review and score application essays and other materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.

  • Perform admissions interviews, transfer of credits and certificates’ evaluation etc.

  • Coordinate and contribute to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the University.  These programs require significant collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communication and other departments and offices across campus.

  • Manage student application records through utilization of proper file security and appropriate software learning, and testing the functionality of new software releases as needed.

  • Coordinate the acquisition and planning of merchandising inventory

  • Collaborate with colleagues in the supervision of student assistants assigned to the office.

  • Assist in the development and management of strategic communication plans to all applicants

  • Assist in the development and management of ongoing strategic communications with high school and independent counselors, including email, print, and other media.

  • Assist in the development and delivery of on-campus events and programs for counseling groups and individuals.

  • Deliver reports of the activities carried out and forecasted for enrollment efforts.

The above is a non-exhaustive description of the job duties. Responsibilities and other requirements may emerge as necessitated by changing objectives to carry out the mission of the University.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor degree with at least one year of admissions counseling and outreach experience, or equivalent. Bilingual English/Italian, fluency in other language(s) will be considered a plus. Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.  Ability to represent the admissions profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic. Excellent computer skills are essential.

Italian working papers and immediate availability are essential. Term employment contract. Full time position.

Please send:

  • Presentation letter (quote re: Undergraduate Admissions Counselor 3/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu

Deadline for applications: July 7, 2017

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

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Communications Specialist

The American University of Rome is seeking to appoint an individual for the new role of Communications Specialist within the Marketing & Communications department.
The Communications Specialist will serve as communications support between the various constituent parts of the university and the Marketing & Communications department. This will involve working directly with the academic and service areas of the university to create compelling narratives around their current and future activities, personnel and students. These narratives will then be crafted for output across multiple channels (website, social media, press etc.).
 
Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To act as direct liaison between all individual areas of the university and the Marketing & Communications department.
  • To proactively maintain close relationships with key faculty/programs in order to highlight current and ongoing activities.
  • To create compelling narratives around the activities of the university, its staff and faculty and its students.
  • To serve as copy writer/editor for Marketing & Communications output.
  • To maintain and increase the university’s strategic use of social media for brand enhancement and direct recruitment.
  • In partnership with other team members, to maintain and update the university website(s) content.
  • To undertake any other similar duties of this level as required by the department Director and/or the President of the university.

Qualifications / Education / Training

  • A Bachelor degree (or equivalent) or at least three years of experience in a similar role.

Experience

  • Recent experience of working in a similar communications/writing role
  • Experience of working within education would be beneficial
  • Experience of writing for new media (web & social)
  • Experience of updating websites through a CMS (an understanding of HTML would be beneficial)
  • Experience of using IT packages including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop word processing, spreadsheets and databases

Skills, Knowledge and Level of Competency

  • Native English speaker level (fluency in Italian also would be viewed favorably)
  • Excellent, demonstrable English writing skills
  • A diplomatic, customer-focused solutions provider focused on outcomes and able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate ideas and narratives effectively with multiple audiences of differing experience
  • Ability to adapt and customize materials for use and re-use across various communications channels
  • Ability to produce clear, accurate, effective outputs to agreed deadlines

Personal Qualities

  • A team worker with an adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Creative, imaginative and entrepreneurial thinker
  • Enjoys working collaboratively and seeking collaborative opportunities

Italian working papers are essential. Term employment contract. Full time position.
 
Please send:

  •  Presentation letter (quote re: Communications Specialist 14/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by e-mail to humanresources@aur.edu

Deadline for applications: July 12, 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.