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

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 applications@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.

 


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
 
Italian working papers are essential. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will be on-going.
 
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Adjunct Faculty for Writing for Business Course (Spring 2019)

The American University of Rome’s Business Administration program seeks applications from qualified candidates for a part-time, non-tenure-track Adjunct Faculty teaching opportunity in “Writing for Business” for Spring 2019, with possible additional courses in future semesters. This core course is a writing-intensive course designed to help students develop and hone the writing and research skills required to advance to upper level business courses and entire the world of work. 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.

PhD in relevant field, and/or experience teaching at University level required. Mother tongue English preferred.
Italian working papers essential.
To apply, please send: cover letter (List “Ref. HR35/2018 Writing for Business” in the subject line), CV and the names of two references to applications@aur.edu. Interviews will start as soon as possible and will continue until the post is filled.

AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

 


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 2019 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 Mondays and Wednesdays 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 HR36/2018), resume and three references are to be submitted by e-mail to applications@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.


Current Staff Opportunities

Director of Human Resources

The Position: Reporting to and working closely with the President’s Chief of Staff, the Director of Human Resources is a professional with comprehensive knowledge of all matters concerning HR, and with experience working in an international setting. S/he will be responsible for the overall administration, coordination, management and evaluation of all human resource functions for the organization.

The Director of HR must be able to manage staff while also possessing a strong strategic mindset, ensuring that all HR needs are being met and are aligned with AUR’s goals and objectives.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • A relevant Master’s degree.
  • English-Italian bilingual or fluent speakers and proficient writers in both languages.
  • Five to ten years of documented, progressively responsible and successful experience in the administration, management, and supervision of HR.
  • Payroll and benefits management experience.
  • Experience with government/regulatory compliance, unemployment compensation and oversight, human resources law and regulatory provisions, workers compensation, payroll taxation;
  • Knowledge of US and Italian and international higher education HR policies and practices.
  • Solid understanding of benefits administration fundamentals and functions, including platform and contract negotiations
  • Experience with current and emerging technologies.
  • Evidence of strong data, analytical, and problem-solving skills utilized to achieve HR goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, exercise sound judgment, and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, all based upon a strong foundation of ethical leadership.
  • European Union working papers are required.

Duties: including but not limited to: Payroll and HR Administration, HR Management, Hiring, Developing Standards, Fostering Teamwork, Promoting Process Improvement, Building Relationships, Organizational Astuteness, People Skills, Retaining Employees.

  • Manages payroll processes, payroll procedures and best practices to facilitate the appropriate payment and reporting of wages; including managing staff and providing day to day support.
  • Identifies human resources issues, establishes human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Manages the full spectrum of human resources operations including recruiting, selecting, orienting, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance, develops human resources financial plans by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions.
  • Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
  • Assesses the HR operation annually, in accordance with Middle States Outcomes Assessment practices.

Additional Information:

  • Full time position, with initial 1-year contract
  • Compensation competitive and based upon experience
  • Position located in Rome, Italy, with possible periodic travel to the United States
  • The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will interview shortlisted candidates. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply:
Please email a resume, cover letter (quote re: Director of HR 39/2018) to applications@aur.edu.
Please indicate where you learned about this professional opportunity.

 


Development and Alumni Relations Assistant

The American University of Rome is looking for a Development and Alumni Relations Assistant
The selected candidate will provide administrative support to the Alumni and Development Coordinator and the Director of Development as they work to increase contributed revenue, build relationships with donors and prospects, and increase engagement with alumni and the entire AUR community.
Main Responsibilities:

Management of the Constituent Database, including:

  • Data and gift entry
  • Contact reporting
  • Constituent management
  • Prospect Research
  • Running and creating reports

Stewardship

  • Donor correspondence
  • Donor acknowledgments
  • Assistance in compiling donor reports and annual reports

Communications: Web and electronic communications including:

  • Donor appeals
  • Event invitations and correspondence
  • Newsletters
  • Mailing list management

Special Events

  • Assist in the arranging and management of special events including guest list management, communications with venues, reserving locations, assisting with event related travel reservations, etc.

Other administrative duties as needed

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Prior experience in fundraising (in education or in an NGO)
  • Native English language skills; Italian language proficiency a plus
  • High level of proficiency with the following:
    • Database applications like Jenzabar, Raiser’s Edge, DonorPro or similar, including report writing with applications like Infomaker
    • Microsoft Office
    • Constant Contact or other similar applications
  • Basic proficiency with Adobe programs
  • Prospect research experience desired but not compulsory
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends when required
  • Italian working papers are essential.

Term employment contract. Full time position.

Please send a resume with 3 reference contacts by email to applications@aur.edu. Quote HR 37/2018.
Interviews will begin as soon as possible and will be ongoing until the position is filled.
This search is addressed to all candidates regardless of gender, race or religion.
AUR is an equal opportunity employer.

 


International Admissions Recruiter

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

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 (at least 30% of time) 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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