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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

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

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.


Current Staff Opportunities

Assistant Director of US Admissions Operations

The Assistant Director of US Admissions Operations advances the university’s strategic enrollment priorities through a variety of initiatives related to international student recruitment and admissions. This position represents the University at fairs and high schools, to a wide range of constituents (counselors, teachers, parents and students) with the goal of recruiting prospective high school and transfer students through the development and implementation of integrated recruitment and marketing strategies. In collaboration with colleagues and faculty, the coordinator provides a wide range of services to applicants in support of recruitment, admissions, admissions counseling and related operations to meet enrollment targets and maximize return on investment. The position will be required at times to participate in professional activities on weekends and evenings outside of the established workday. This includes approximately 50% time out of the office for domestic and international travel.

  • develop and implement leads management procedures to recruit full-time matriculating students from the US;
  • actively recruit US students to attend AUR through domestic US travel, participation in fairs, visits to high schools, as well as through armchair recruitment, in accordance with annual recruitment goals, strategy, and plans;
  • build a database of contacts with high school and community college counselors to recruit students for AUR’s undergraduate programs;
  • manage a travel recruitment budget and complete all necessary fiscal reporting in a timely manner;
  • nurture relationships, through various communication channels, with students, parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators, providing admissions advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes;
  • provide information to prospective students, give admissions interviews, webinars and evaluate transfer of credits and certificates;
  • collaborate with the Admissions team in the ongoing development of recruitment strategies and coordinate with our Marketing and Communications Director and Director of Admissions to develop effective recruitment materials and strategies;
  • report statistical information on the progress of recruitment plans and the impact of specific recruitment initiatives in terms of increasing recruitment/conversion;
  • inquiry management by way of responding and following up on leads and inquiries including proper data input and analysis in the admissions CRM database;
  • initiate and organize yield activities throughout the admissions cycle;
  • produce follow-up reports regarding activities and future recruiting plans;
  • follow a regular office schedule, acting as the primary point of contact for prospective students via telephone;
  • maintain the US office of AUR which could be in the form of working from a home office, including computer and printing facilities, storage facilities for AUR promotional materials and serve as reference point for correspondence (phone, email, mail, etc.) with all US prospective students, parents, counselors and the general public;
  • represent the University during orientation, on-campus, twice each year;
  • perform other related duties and participate in projects as assigned.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (quote re Assistant Director of US Admissions Operations HR07/2019) by email to
Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going until position is filled.

International Admissions Counselor

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.
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. Fixed -Term employment contract. Full-time position.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (quote re: International Admissions Counselor 2/2020) with at least 2 references

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



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