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 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 email@example.com (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.
Current Staff Opportunities
Graduate Studies Admissions Counselor
THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ROME is looking for a Graduate Studies Admissions Counselor to assist the Graduate Studies Program, work as Admissions Counselor to provide a wide range of services to graduate students, and support the office of Admissions and report to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
- Arranging the development and delivery of on-campus visits, events and programs for groups and individuals
- Counselling prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University, primarily by in-person appointments, phone calls, emails, social media and email campaigns.
- Reviewing and scoring application essays and other material submitted by applicants for the purpose of making admission decisions as needed
- Managing student application records through utilization of proper file security and appropriate software learning, and testing the functionality of new software releases as needed.
- Assisting in the development and coordination of strategic communication plans to all applicants
- Assisting in the development and coordination of ongoing strategic communications with outside University professors and career counselors, including email, print, and other media.
- Assisting with the interface with the Marketing and Communications Director in the development of information and advertising material for Masters’ programs;
- 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 delivery of on-campus events and programs for counseling groups and individuals.
- Deliver reports of the activities carried out and forecasted for enrollment efforts
- Prepare and deliver a report of the activities carried out and relevant to the visibility of the AUR’s educational offer for Master Programs
- Assisting in any other assignment as needed to carry out the mission of the University.
- Minimal travel possible
Qualifications: Master’s degree with at least one year of work experience preferably in admissions counseling or equivalent. English mother tongue, fluency in Italian, ability to speak other languages is considered a plus. Flexibility and strong cross-cultural interpersonal skills. Command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher). Public speaking skills and ability to present the University in a positive way. Respect, integrity, compassion and service in all aspects of interaction with students, parents, faculty and colleagues. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Flexibility to adapt to changes and unpredictable circumstances.
– Preferred minimum experience in admissions counseling or equivalent.
– Previous experience in academic settings
Italian work papers and immediate availability are essential. Term employment contract. Full time position.
– Presentation letter (quote re: Grad 2/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ROME is looking for a Receptionist/HR Assistant. This is a demanding and varied role, handling the busy university reception and supporting the HR office in administrative tasks.
Serving as first point of contact to students, faculty, staff and the general public, and working under the day to day supervision of the HR Administrator, reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Receptionist and HR Assistant performs all duties related to front-desk and general office, in coordination with reception staff to ensure smooth operations.
Day to day duties will include (but are not limited to): welcoming visitors on site, answering incoming calls and routing them to the appropriate parties, answering to general inquiries, receiving and distributing deliveries/mail, maintaining the reception area at high standard, coordinating work and rosters of student assistants assigned to the reception, keeping boards updated, organizing and maintaining staff, faculty and students’ mailboxes, general administration, supporting the HR office in daily activities, and any other duties that may be required.
Requirements for this position include:
University education (Human Studies/Law preferred); bilingual (English /Italian) or English mother tongue with good spoken and written Italian; excellent writing skills; organizational and multi-tasking skills; attention to detail and accuracy. Applicants must be discreet, professional, presentable and maintain a positive attitude. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple tasks is essential. Experience in a similar role, although not essential, would be an advantage. Applicant must be competent in MS Office and must be proficient in Excel.
Italian working papers are essential. Term employment contract. Full time position.
- Presentation letter (quote re: Receptionist HR 1/2017), resume and at least 1 reference contact are to be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com
Deadline for applications: February 20, 2017
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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.