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Job Openings at BT天堂

For all questions regarding employment opportunities at The American University of Paris, please contact the office of human resources at听recruitment.hrataup.edu. Please note that except where otherwise stated, French working papers or EU nationality are required in order for applications to be considered. To submit an application for any of the posts below, please send an email to听recruitment.hrataup.edu听with your CV attached and the title of the post for which you are applying.

Administrative positions

Assistant, Student Accounting Services (SAS) - Category T3

DEPARTMENT

Student Accounting Services (SAS)

SUPERVISOR

Manager of Student Account Services or any other supervisor designated by the President

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Student Accounting Assistant will provide information, support, and regular communication to students regarding tuition, fees, payments, and billing. The position will be responsible for responding to telephone inquiries, assisting with student walk-ins, managing the SAS shared mailbox, serving as a backup for SAS team members, and coordinating with other departments on matters related to student billing, collection, and refunds. The Student Accounting Specialist will also be responsible for updating the Student Information System when needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties

  • Provide daily support to students and FRPs (Financial Responsibility Parties) on matters related to payments and refunds
  • Record and process daily incoming payments in the system, then issue confirmation notifications to the students
  • Ensure an efficient response to phone inquiries and in-person visits
  • Handle the SAS shared mailbox and improve KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Serve as a backup for SAS team members
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of student refunds in accordance with established policies
  • Coordinate with other stakeholders on matters related to student billing, collection, and security deposit refunds
  • Handle adjustments as needed
  • Implement a systematic follow-up process to resolve outstanding payment issues
  • Update the Student Information System and student records as appropriate
  • Ensure tax forms are prepared accurately and in compliance with regulations
  • Assist in certifying students who benefit from the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Responsible for overseeing both academic and financial processes, which entails managing tasks such as registration, withdrawals, leave of absence, Internships, and student academic concerns
  • Assist in reviewing SAS policies and updating the BPRs (Business Process Records) when necessary
  • Run regular reports from the Student Information System and adjust as necessary
  • Work with departments including the Registrar鈥檚 Office, Admissions, Financial Aid, Outreach, Health, Housing, Internship Office, and Library to update records
  • Review and correct cost type, update holds, coop billing, and User Defined notes
  • Enter bank transfers, checks, credit card, cash payments, and other transactions into the system
  • Assist in IRIS project testing, and writing test cases
  • Make sure that the student records are up to date on all systems and process reconciliation when necessary
  • Prepare reports, dashboards as required
  • Be adaptable and willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed by the manager.

Invoicing

  • Send merge emails with billing statements to all students
  • Send proforma invoices to incoming students
  • Provide manual invoices as requested
  • Ensure tuition and fees are correctly charged
  • Review all student loans to ensure the amounts are correct; liaise with Financial Aid; respond to student queries about grants and loans; liaise with parents about how loan refunds are distributed
  • Reconcile accounts as needed
  • Ensure loans and Financial Aid match course registrations
  • Send merge emails to Loans students

The post holder may additionally be involved in transversal projects the University or Department wish to explore. Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Native or near-native English speaker with a good command of French
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Service-oriented, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with the American educational system is desirable
  • Cultural sensitivity, experience studying/working in highly diverse environments
  • Ability to work well under stress
  • Ability to deal effectively with people and within a team
  • Outlook, Excel, and basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Unit 4 system would be desirable
Assistant to The Office of The President - C1

CATEGORY:听C1

DEPARTMENT:听Office of the President

SUPERVISOR:听Chief of Staff or any other supervisor designated by the President

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant to the Office of the President, is an essential member of the Office of the President鈥檚 team that collaborates to further the work within the Office of the President and between the Office and the rest of the University. The Assistant has primary responsibility for executing front-of-office operations and special projects as and when assigned. All tasks must be conducted under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and with her prior agreement.

  • Assist the President and the Chief of Staff in managing a schedule; in planning major meetings, tri-annual Board meetings and Leadership Team retreats; and in communication and stewardship efforts with internal and external constituents.
  • Working at the highest levels of professionalism, discretion and diplomacy, the Assistant will understand and manage all operational aspects of the Office of the President. Develop and ensure compliance of filing system and systematic record keeping and archiving. Ensure safe keeping of confidential materials. All resource, production and archive in such a manner that it can always accessible to the Office of the President鈥檚 team.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the President鈥檚 domestic and international meeting and trip planning, including but not limited to air, accommodations, meeting schedules; will also create agendas, itineraries, and secure/prepare background information on meeting attendee, as appropriate. Will monitor and assist in maintaining trip/call reports on a timely basis as well as ensuring timely meeting follow up.
  • Will assist in planning, coordinating and directing elements for meetings, Boards and retreats including developing meeting schedule, budget, site selection, meals & entertainment, meeting rooms, supplies and equipment, special events, etc.
  • Coordinate communications from the President to the campus and other constituents as necessary. Compose and edit correspondence, including but not limited to gift and other acknowledgments, letters, proposals, and follow-up correspondence for various constituents.
  • Assist with the composition of presentations, speeches and talking points when necessary. Create and/or coordinate the production of various presentation and meeting materials for the President (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, handouts for conference presentations/panels and informational packets for constituent meetings).
  • Assist the Chief of Staff in her Board of Trustees鈥 responsibilities and missions.

The post holder may additionally be involved in transversal projects the University or Department wish to explore. Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

Appointment Type: CDI

Education/Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor鈥檚 Degree is strongly preferred
  • Three years鈥 experience as an Assistant with a high level of diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality
  • Applicants must be able to work collaboratively as a member of a team and possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment, under deadlines
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment is required
  • The Assistant must also recognize, be sensitive to, and accept the importance of confidentiality
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the University鈥檚 Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Fluent in English (being a native speaker preferred), B2 level in French

Benefits Summary:

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, with spouse, and dependent children.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

Applicant Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
ACE Advisor 鈥 Career Focus

CATEGORY:听C1 - 1

DEPARTMENT:听Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR:听Career Development Counselor or any other supervisor designated by the President

POSITION OVERVIEW

The principal responsibilities of this position are to advise students on building a career trajectory;

acquiring and identifying transferable, marketable skills; and preparing to enter the world of work.

ACE advisors with a career focus to work in tandem with ACE advisors with an academic focus to build links with students, faculty, and the departments, with the career-focus advisors working with students to discover the range of discipline-oriented professional trajectories and to develop professional skills both inside and outside the classroom.

They work with faculty and the departments to transform their contacts within the field into internship and work opportunities for students by helping build and maintain employer networks. Flexibility is crucial to this position, as is the ability to work well within a team, to function independently, and to demonstrate diplomacy while dealing with a range of stakeholders. ACE team members supply support to other ACE staff as required by the cyclical nature of the academic year.

Note that these are shared roles: duties and tasks listed below will be distributed across ACE Advisors 鈥 no one advisor does it all! Rather, ACE advisors with a career focus will be responsible for taking a percentage of the career, internship, GPS, and relationship-building responsibilities.

DUTIES & TASKS
General career advising, exploration, and coaching:

  • Works with students who seek support in exploring career pathway possibilities that link their academic, co-curricular and past professional experiences and interests.
  • Assists students in preparing and implementing their internship and job searches by leading workshops, group coaching sessions, and individual student appointments.
  • Support鈥檚 students in the preparation of resumes and cover letters in English and French, interview preparation, job and internship search tactics, etc.
  • Maintains and shares knowledge on trends and best practices in recruiting in France, Europe, the US, and other parts of the world; use of social media for job seeking and the latest developments in resume writing; and maintain presence in professional networks.
  • Assists students in preparing and implementing their post-graduate studies applications by helping students identify programs of interest, navigate the application process, and write application essays, etc.
  • Manages career services offerings to alumni, meets with alumni both in person and online to offer career counseling services.

Internship Program coordination:

  • Oversees the Internship and Career Advising Assistant in processing students鈥 internship registrations.
  • Liaises with other offices as appropriate concerning interns鈥 graduation dates, GPA and overload issues, internship dates for enrollment certificates, carte de se虂jour and visa issues, tuition payments, health and other insurance issues.
  • Implements internship approval process and registers approved internships via CAMs or other student data management system.
  • Ensures faculty, students and host companies have access to accurate information through creation and revision of all aspects of internship information.
  • Coordinates with faculty readers and department chairs/program directors regarding academic approvals for internships.
  • Compiles internship assignments and processes internship grades, follows up on and finalizes outstanding internship grades.
  • Contributes to the maintenance, creation (when applicable), and dissemination of internship academic policies.
  • Tracks incoming and on-going internships through the online platform (Basecamp), as well as any subsequent maintenance of the processes used within the platform.
  • Responsible for the registration and reporting of on-campus BT天堂 internships.
  • Responsible for maintenance of all internship-related processes on the online platform (Basecamp).
  • Interfaces with internship host companies to issue convention de stage paperwork.
  • When necessary, acts to resolve any issues concerning BT天堂 student internships within host organization.
  • Tracks internship registrations and maintains statistics for assessment purposes; working with other members of ACE, contributes to building yearly assessment report for the unit.

Global Professional Skills (GPS) Program coaching and advising:

  • Leads or co-leads GPS workshops and group sessions relevant to the GPS program.
  • Advises students who participate in the GPS program.
  • Contributes to the development of new and existing GPS program elements and organization of the GPS Panel Presentations.

Building professional relationships and opportunities:

  • Actively collaborates with BT天堂 Outreach and Advancement team to deliver the BT天堂 Global Mentoring Program.
  • Contributes to overseeing BT天堂 job & internship database and the eventual upgrade of the database.
  • Develop department and major-specific resources for students in collaboration with faculty colleagues.
  • May be called upon to post opportunities in dedicated database and on social media, or oversee the ACE Center Assistant in doing so;
  • Collaborates with faculty colleagues to expand employer network in targeted industries to better meet student needs.
  • Identifies and reaches out to employers to participate in various on-campus events.
  • Maintains network of top BT天堂 internships, liaises with alumni and other members of the BT天堂 community, and creates a system to match students to best-fit host companies.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND TASKS

  • Will be called upon to organize, facilitate and participate in various Academic Orientation activities.
  • Encourages use and growth of the BT天堂 Global Talent Portal, including communication/promotion to students, coordination, with the support of ACE team assistant, of logistics (photoshoots, submission approvals, technical trouble shooting, etc.).
  • Schedules and animates a variety of events (both online and on campus) for students and alumni to efficiently deliver career services in group settings with the support of ACE team assistant.
  • May be called upon to liaise with BT天堂鈥檚 3rd party career service providers such as GoinGlobal and provide annual updates to the France pages of GoinGlobal.
  • Troubleshooting & proposing new processes and improvements to existing processes when appropriate.
  • Back-up responsibilities during colleagues鈥 absence or vacation.

Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor鈥檚 degree or equivalent; Master's degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and preferably also in French (C2, native French speaker would be a plus).
  • Minimum 5 years鈥 professional experience, preferably with some work experience in a university environment or in career counseling.
  • Ideally well established in Paris/France (4-5 years resident).
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Strong technology skills (Microsoft Office, databases, social media).
  • Patient, friendly, and efficient manner with students; cross-cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to work under pressure and understand and follow policies and procedures.
  • High level of professionalism, proactive, motivated to learn, and flexible in response to shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the American system of higher education a plus.
Multimedia Producer 鈥 C-1

DEPARTMENT
Office of Communications

SUPERVISOR
Director of Communications or any other supervisor designated by the President.

Reporting directly to the Director of Communications, the Multimedia Producer plays a pivotal role in
spearheading the multimedia production efforts within the University's Office of Communications. This dynamic
position involves leading the creation of compelling video, photography, and audio content that aligns with the
University's strategic branding and communication goals, ensuring the BT天堂 brand resonates with a global and
diverse audience.

This role鈥檚 primary function is to develop targeted video, photography and audio content as part of the office鈥檚
charge to ensure mission-driven communications in support of the University鈥檚 strategic brand and brand
strategy. Within the Video and Photo Production domain, you'll lead projects from conception to completion,
including conceptualizing and scripting story-driven content that highlights the University's impact, managing
production logistics, and editing content for multiple platforms. This role is hands-on, requiring active
coordination with internal stakeholders and external vendors to produce content that effectively tells the BT天堂
story. This role encompasses the mentorship and development of two interns, guiding them through structured
tasks and objectives, fostering their professional growth through constructive feedback, and integrating them
into our dynamic Communications team. You will play a crucial role in shaping their careers while leveraging
their contributions to our content production efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Video and Photo Production

  • Develop targeted video content to be used globally for social media, websites, and other needs.
  • Proactively identify video story ideas of interest to the prospective student, alumni, parent, friend and donor communities.
  • Pre-produce, produce, direct, write and edit videos related to the University鈥檚 communication goals, including:
    • Creation of outlines and scripting of video packages.
    • Coordinating schedule and people鈥檚 availabilities and outlining requirements for the shoot day.
    • Managing/executing filming on location or in-house using professional video equipment and current techniques.
    • Managing post-production with integration from several sources.
    • Editing in various styles and formats.
  • Providing information to the Director of Communications concerning the time necessary for different projects, to enable the Director to establish priorities based on content strategy and impact.
  • In close coordination with the Director of Communications and the Social Media Manager, develop and distribute photo and video content in several outputs as required (16:9, vertical, 1:1), to be posted on social media platforms.
  • Manage and maintain BT天堂鈥檚 YouTube presence and any other emerging video-first platforms.
  • Define and manage photo and video project schedules and deliver projects within the expected timeframe.
  • Manage and update the equipment checklist and ensure all equipment is organized and stored properly.
  • Manage and organize the Office鈥檚 hard drives as well as the NAS server, ensuring all media and assets are backed up accordingly in line with the provided guidelines.
  • In consultation with the Director of Communications, coordinate photo and video coverage requests for events and provide photo and video coverage of strategically important events for the University鈥檚 communications efforts; be available as needed for evening and weekend events.
  • Photograph students, staff and faculty and locations as needed for different University communications purposes.
  • Manage and train Digital Content Production interns, and delegate admin, pre-production, production and post-production tasks for maximum efficiency.
  • Find, book and work with freelancers on projects that require outsourcing.
  • Work with student photo and video contributors as needed.
  • Attend routine University communications meetings to represent Communications constituent interests as directed by the Director of Communications.

Other Communications Duties

  • In consultation with the Director of Communications, contribute to the planning of other communications projects, including brand development, web redesign and editorial calendar planning.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director of Communications.
  • Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS
Seeking a candidate with a bachelor's degree and over 2 years of experience in multimedia content creation,
you bring a blend of artistic storytelling, technical prowess in photo and video production, and a collaborative
spirit. Your expertise in the tools and hardware that support this position is matched by your ability to visualize
stories that engage and inspire. Your strong communication skills and familiarity with digital collaboration tools
will enable you to thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment.

  • Undergraduate degree and minimum 2+ years of professional experience in writing/content creation and photo/video production required
  • Native English speaker; excellent English-language writing skills and strong verbal communication skills
  • Extensive photo and video production training and experience, including camera operation, sound mixing, lighting, script writing, storytelling and editing
  • Extensive producing skills and experience in delegating tasks and project management
  • High-level ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud apps and other similar programs (DaVinci Resolve Studio, Final Cut Pro, etc); ability to keep current with new technology
  • High level of computer literacy, and familiarity with or aptitude for multimedia collaboration systems (notably Frame.io), relational databases and social networking platforms (YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc鈥)
  • Familiarity with Envato Elements, Artlist, or similar creative subscription platforms
  • Ability to multi-task, manage workflow and deliver according to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues and to work closely and effectively with a variety of constituencies including but not limited to alumni, administrators, faculty, and students听Familiarity with the American educational system a plus
  • Familiarity with the latest video and photographic technology
Schaeffer Center Administrator and Communications Coordinator - T3

DEPARTMENT
Office of Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR
Director of the Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention (and any other person designed by the President)

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Director of the Center, the Schaeffer Center, the Center Administrator will provide administrative and communication support to the Center.

The Center Administrator will often serve as the first point of contact with the Center and as such contribute to the visibility and notoriety of the Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitates and supports all administrative needs for the Center, including but not limited to ordering supplies; maintaining printers; collecting and distributing mail; coordinating maintenance needs; maintaining orderly electronic and hard copy files; creating work schedules and space assignments for users; coordinating and coding invoices and expense reporting for approval and signature.
  • Designs, organizes, and implements administrative systems and procedures and performs all necessary support duties; operates a networked computer
  • Liaises with the Department of Communications and particularly the University Webmaster to communicate the Center鈥檚 activities. Provides content and manages the website for events, conferences and fellowships.
  • Ensures that the website is up to date with relevant event information, assists with creating Schaeffer Center publicity, content, and outreach documents.
  • Gathers content for and designs the Center鈥檚 newsletters, annual reports, brochures, and other communication materials.
  • Designs the Center鈥檚 communications strategies for our various publics (scholars, faculty, students, parents, alumni and so on), creating all Schaeffer Center publicity, content and outreach documents.
  • Greets and directs visitors to the Center; provides telephone reception support; serves as the administrative liaison and contact with a variety of constituents related to the work of the Center.
  • Provides assistance to researchers and guests using the Center鈥檚 archives. Liaises with Library Staff and security to reserve space, sets up equipment, provides an introduction to the archival materials, search strategies, and answers questions.
  • Outreach to the community beyond the university to encourage engagement with and learning from the archive.
  • Monitors the generic e-mail address for the Center and responds to requests or channels them to the appropriate respondent; processes basic requests for information
  • Schedules meetings and coordinates the use of space and resources for meetings and conferences; prepares meeting materials and keeps meeting minutes when necessary
  • Assists with the management of events and international conferences including booking venues, hotel registration, catering, liaising with guest speakers, managing applications and registrations, preparing conference material, scheduling, liaising with media and technology support.
  • Supports grant writing, sourcing grant opportunities, investigating potential grant partners, coordinating with Director grant writing, managing the application process.
  • Participation to the transversal projects of the University and the Department
  • Other appropriate duties may also be assigned as requested by the Supervisor and according to the needs of the Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Solid computer skills in a PC environment with the capability to master new software applications and technologies; excellent word processing and accurate keyboarding skills required; advanced understanding of Word and Excel;
  • Professionally mature, motivated to learn, and flexible in response to shifting priorities;
  • Ability to work under pressure, understand and follow policies and procedures;
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team.
Director of Development and Alumni Relations

DEPARTMENT
Office of Development and Alumni Relations

SUPERVISOR
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

LOCATION
Remote 鈥 US (East Coast, preferred)

SUMMARY
Reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the Director of Development and Alumni Relations collaborates with all members of the Development and Alumni Relations team to ensure increased engagement amongst the 23,000+ alumni and other constituents of BT天堂 and garners philanthropic investment in the priorities of BT天堂.

Through organized and purposeful engagement, alumni add value to the existing resources offered by the university. The Director of Development and Alumni Relations is critical in strengthening the relationship between BT天堂 and its external community by developing programs and events that connect these constituents to the mission of the institution, showcase the academic and co-curricular offerings and strengthen the alumni network. They will also be responsible for securing donor support with a focus on lead annual (鈧1,000+) and major gifts (鈧25,000+).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Alumni Relations Programs 鈥 40%

  • Develops and implements programs, projects and events that increase alumni and constituent engagement at BT天堂 with a focus on North America.
  • Contributes to the planning of Family Weekend, Alumni Weekend and other campus-based events in which North American constituents are engaged.
  • Implements and monitors evaluation procedures of engagement and events; tracks metrics and recommends new strategies based on results. Reports on engagement and events metrics.
  • Serves as the point of contact for North American alumni chapter leaders; supports the organization and planning of events and activities with those chapters.
  • Works with the US-based admissions team to develop alumni engagement programming that supports the student recruitment experience.
  • Coordinates with the Family Relations Manager and admissions team to create events that connect prospective students, families, and alumni.
  • Manages a small portfolio of alumni prospects that are deepening their engagement with the university in preparation for volunteer leadership or major gift opportunities.
  • Collaborates with the communications staff to develop multi-channel marketing for alumni related to programs, projects, and events.

Volunteer Board Management 鈥 20%

  • Manages the President鈥檚 Alumni Advisory Council (PAAC).
  • Organizes annual meetings and activities, communicates with members, and supports activity of the subcommittees.
  • Develops personalized engagement plans for board members to increase their participation in events, programs and giving.
  • Maintains PAAC records, and identifies, vets, and onboards new members capable of acting in an advisory capacity to the university.
  • Distributes new member welcome packages and coordinates the onboarding process
  • Solicits and documents the annual gifts of PAAC members.
  • Oversees the PAAC annual budget.

Lead Annual and Major Gifts Fundraising 鈥 30%

  • Identify, qualify, solicit, and steward lead annual and major gifts in support of BT天堂.
  • Conduct 100-120 face to face or virtual meetings annually with alumni and other constituents.
  • In collaboration with the Parent Relations Manager, reviews the list of incoming families, to determine potential donors, and qualify capacity and inclination to explore philanthropic opportunities at BT天堂.
  • Maintain a portfolio or lead annual gifts and major gift prospects including alumni, families, and friends.
  • In coordination with the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, develop proposals that support the philanthropic priorities of BT天堂.
  • Work with Administrative & Advancement Coordinator to develop stewardship plans and gift recognition opportunities for donors.

General Administration 鈥 10%

  • Monitors the advancementataup.edu and plannedgivingataup.edu email inbox, ensures all messages are responded to by the appropriate party.
  • Update contact information, profile data, contact reports and donor records to maintain the accuracy of information within Raiser Edge RE-NXT.
  • Documents gifts, pledges and planned gifts in accordance with office policies.
  • As a member of a small team, the Director of Development and Alumni Relations will regularly be called upon to assist with other departmental tasks and programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree required; Master鈥檚 degree preferred
  • Prior work in a higher education administrative setting
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills required; basic French language skills a plus;
  • Ability and willingness to become proficient with a relational database is required; familiarity with Raiser鈥檚 Edge 鈥 RE-NXT a plus;
  • Experience with major gift skills development programs such as Moves Management or Plus Delta Partners;
  • Professionally mature, motivated to learn, and flexible in response to shifting priorities;
  • Excellent organizational skills, including careful attention to detail;
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team;
  • Demonstrates cultural literacy and can work with a globally diverse constituent base;
  • Hospitable and discreet, with a client-friendly attitude and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information across cultural boundaries; representative of the BT天堂 spirit
  • Strong interpersonal skills including an excellent phone manner and personal presentation; must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, discretion, self-confidence, and poise with an ability to deal effectively and politely with people from different backgrounds and experience levels.

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor in Professional Communications (Branding)

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Professional Communications (Branding) in the Department of Communication, Media and Culture. Applicants should have solid expertise in professional brand development and brand management with a strong background in relevant sectors such as marketing, advertising, or public relations. Candidates should also have a strong record of university-level teaching in professional branding and communications courses and in related fields such as public relations, and a proven capacity to mentor students on their professional futures. Highest consideration will be given to applicants with both practical and critical expertise in their chosen field of communications and whose industry and/or academic experience is international and cross-cultural. The successful candidate would be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: A Master鈥檚 degree or PhD in a relevant discipline by the time of appointment (1 January 2025, subject to final budgetary approval). Proven capacity for excellent, engaged teaching committed to student learning within a liberal arts context, and to experiential learning and critical practice. Strong record in curriculum and course development. Familiarity with liberal arts education, learning objectives, skill development (critical thinking, information literacy, writing in the disciplines, etc.) and assessment is highly desirable. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the capacity to help students plan and develop their internships and career plans. Candidates will be able to demonstrate research or potential for published research in relevant areas. Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment a strong plus. Ability to speak French and understand the communications industry in France and Europe is a definite advantage.

The Department: Dedicated to the international and comparative study of communications, media and culture, the department houses four undergraduate majors (Global Communications, Film Studies, Journalism, Communication and Civil Society), six undergraduate minors (Fashion Studies, Sociocultural Anthropology, Comparative Political Communications, Global Communications, Journalism, Film Studies) and a dynamic MA program in Global Communications offering additional MA tracks in Fashion; Development Communications; and Digital Cultures and Industries. The department has 16 full-time faculty, 5 part-time faculty, 150 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate students.

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Responsibilities:

  • The full-time teaching load is six courses per academic year.
  • Professional mentorship of our students
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, integrative learning
  • Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students)
  • Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration)
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings
  • Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Faculty at BT天堂 must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and scholarship. We seek engaged scholars and have high expectations of teaching and scholarly research.

Applications:

Please submit your application by 1 April 2024 to , including:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a sample of recent written scholarship and/or a portfolio of representative professional projects
  • three confidential letters of reference
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics & Management Accounting and Management

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Economics & Management at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning 1 September 2024. A PhD in Accounting or a related Management or Business Administration field is required at the time of appointment (1 August 2024). Candidates holding an Accounting Master鈥檚 degree or a Master鈥檚 degree in a related field, with suitable experience and/or professional certification (e.g., CPA, MBA) may be considered. Further, applicants who have completed the coursework for a PhD but have not yet defended their doctoral dissertation may be considered. The successful candidate will have a track record and/or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, service to the institution, scholarly research, professional activity, and publications in the field of accounting, management, or related disciplines.

Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate financial and managerial accounting courses as well as courses in two or more additional areas. The ideal candidate could also teach other courses related to the accounting and finance fields, core management courses, or more specialized courses, such as NGO financial management or sustainable financial management.

Applicants with experience in a liberal arts context and an interest in participating in BT天堂鈥檚 core curriculum in areas such as digital literacy, writing in the discipline, experiential learning, and first-year undergraduate interdisciplinary courses are strongly encouraged to apply. Likewise, candidates with an ability and interest to occasionally teach in other functional areas in the Economics and Management Department will be well aligned with our institutional values and practices. Candidates will also be evaluated for their interest in departmental and institutional academic leadership, such as serving as a department chair, program director, or on institutional committees.

Faculty at BT天堂 must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue interdisciplinary education and research. The university offers support and mentorship to new faculty.

About the Economics & Management Department

The E&M Department strives to offer an interdisciplinary and international learning environment that encourages students to examine a variety of perspectives and methods of critical thinking. With a focus on reflective and ethical approaches to present-day economics and management questions and challenges, students are preparing for further academic work and their future professional careers. Our diverse faculty has a wide range of academic and professional experience and is dedicated to preparing compelling and rewarding classroom experiences. The department hosts five majors, six minors, and an MSc in International Management. We also offer a joint MSc program in Strategic Brand Management with the Department of Communication, Media, and Culture as well as a five-year BA/MSc program. /academics/departments/economics-and-management

Responsibilities

  • The teaching load is six courses (at 37 classroom hours per course) per academic year.
  • Academic advising and professional mentorship of students.
  • Commitment to scholarship, excellence in teaching, and interdisciplinary learning.
  • Service to the department - contributing to curricular development, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Service to the university through participation in committee work, assessment, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings.
  • Working in a professional听manner with the university community.
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual, demonstrating a commitment to ethical behavior

The American University of Paris is an equal-opportunity employer. We consider diversity as an essential source of vitality and strength for our scholarly community and its growth. Consequently, we invite and encourage individuals from underrepresented communities to apply.

Please submit your application to , including the following materials:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • statement of research interests
  • a sample of recent written scholarship and/or a portfolio of representative professional projects
  • three confidential letters of reference

Application deadline:

The search committee is reviewing applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit and complete their dossiers as soon as possible.