Careers @ ACG

Career opportunities at ACG

Policy of Equal Opportunities

The College is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, colour, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation. The College strives to maximize valuable talent and potential, and eliminate unconscious bias, prejudice and stereotyping in the workplace.

Job applicants are assessed according to criteria such as suitable qualifications for the positions(s) available, experience, personal skills, ability, potential, and performance in interviews and on employment tests, and receive impartial treatment regardless of age, gender, color, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Deree – The American College of Greece. Deree seeks high-achieving, student-centered individuals to join our community of faculty and staff.

If interested in applying for a position at Deree, applicants should submit a CV, cover letter and contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference). Screening of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

ONLY APPLICATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE WILL BE CONSIDERED: HIRING PROCEDURES DO NOT INCLUDE INTERMEDIATE ENTITIES OF ANY SORT.


Position: Executive Dean | Deree – The American College of Greece

Position Available January 1, 2022

The American College of Greece (ACG) is an independent 501(c)(3) U.S. non-profit organization and is the oldest and largest American accredited educational institution in Europe. Founded in 1875 in Smyrna, Asia Minor, and relocated to Greece in 1923, ACG enrolls over 5,700 students served by more than 500 faculty in three educational divisions: Deree, Europe’s largest US-accredited college; Alba Graduate Business School, Greece’s premier, independent graduate business school; Pierce, a leading independent secondary school.

Deree enrolls over 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students from 70 countries and supports the teaching, scholarship and service activities of approximately 300 full-time, adjunct and part-time faculty. The College was the first U.S. institution outside the U.S. to receive regional accreditation (1981, New England Association of Schools and Colleges – now the New England Commission of Higher Education). Since 2011, Deree undergraduate degree recipients have also been eligible to receive the Honors Award of the Open University (UK).

The Executive Dean provides leadership, management and coordination of the Deree undergraduate and graduate programs and services. Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer (SVP/CAO), the Executive Dean serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and supervises the following administrative direct reports: Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Dean, School of Business and Economics; Dean, Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts; Dean, School of Graduate and Professional Education; Dean, Academic Administration and Registrar; Dean, ACG Libraries.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Collaborate with the SVP/CAO on development of the Deree academic strategic plan and the annual Deree academic budget; oversee annual budget performance
  2. Collaborate with direct reports to establish, track and evaluate annual priorities and performance
  3. Collaborate with and support administrative offices – Marketing, Admissions, Retention – to achieve enrollment goals
  4. Support other administrative offices / colleagues in achieving institution-wide goals (e.g. advancement, ACG 150 Campaign)
  5. Coordinate bi-weekly meetings of the Academic Council and the Deans Council and periodic meetings of the Coordinating Council
  6. Oversee Committee on Academic Standards and Policies and Committee on Standing and Conduct; process and respond to student academic appeals; interface with the Deree Student Government on academic issues
  7. Lead Deree Faculty Meetings; review and initiate changes as needed to the Deree Faculty Manual; oversee annual Deree faculty hiring, performance reviews, promotions and related activities (e.g. sabbatical approvals, salary adjustments)
  8. Oversee accreditation (e.g. NECHE) and validation (Open University) processes
  9. Organize academic events and communications (e.g. Deree Commencement Committee; Faculty Orientation; Faculty Development; Faculty Authors Reception; Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium; It’s All Academic Newsletter)
  10. Teach 1-2 courses/year and/or lead an administrative unit (e.g. Center of Excellence)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. PhD and a demonstrated record of scholarship, preferably in a discipline that would allow appointment in an appropriate department at the rank of Professor
  2. Substantial experience as a university faculty member and academic administrator, preferably as a school dean or equivalent
  3. Demonstrable effectiveness in maintaining trust and mutually supportive relationships with faculty and administrative colleagues
  4. Strong written and oral communication skills, preferably with knowledge of Greek
  5. Holder of a European Passport

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

Application Procedure: Interested candidates, possessing the required experience and qualifications, please complete the online application.


Position: Part-Time Instructors Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Big-Data

The School of Graduate and Professional Education, at Deree-The American College of Greece, is seeking qualified instructors for future openings in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Big Data.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Information Technology or closely related area, with emphasis in either Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing or Big Data.
  • Eligible for Ministry of Education Colleges faculty registration number.

Knowledge:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge in Machine Learning (e.g. Deep learning, Sequence learning), Natural Language Processing or Big Data (e.g. Apache Hadoop, or Apache Spark, no SQL DBs as applied to Machine Learning and beyond).

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education.
  • Proven track record as researcher in related areas.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning.

Anticipated Start Date: Winter/Spring 2022

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context).


Position: Part-time Instructor in Professional & Interpersonal Communication

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree -The American College of Greece seeks an instructor to teach courses in Professional and Interpersonal Communication.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Communication studies with a focus on professional communication, oral and written, or on interpersonal communication in organizational settings.
  • Outstanding command of spoken and written English
  • Potential to engage in scholarly research
  • Professional experience in the Communication industry or relevant areas
  • At least one degree from a US or UK institution

Knowledge:

  • An understanding of the current literature and current practices in professional and interpersonal communication
  • A student-centered, interactive approach to teaching and learning professional communication, interpersonal communication, and public speaking.

General Skills:

  • Knowledge of concepts and perspectives in Professional and Interpersonal Communication
  • Ability to deliver effective teaching
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

Anticipated Start Date: January 10, 2022.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV. All publications must include a link or doi code.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Position: Part-Time Instructor in Psychology

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree – The American College of Greece seeks a part-time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in Clinical/Counselling Psychology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical/counselling psychology, with at least one degree from a US or a UK accredited institution.
  • Broad theoretical knowledge, as well as clinical experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate psychology programs.
  • Proven track record in research in an area relevant to clinical psychology.
  • Excellent communication skills in the English language.

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Anticipated Start Date: January 2022.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context).


Position: Assistant Professor in International Tourism & Hospitality Management

The School of Business & Economics at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking a full-time faculty member in International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Full-time faculty members teach eight courses per year, engage in scholarship, and are active members of the department, school and College.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Tourism and/or Hospitality Management or related field from an accredited institution. At least one degree from a US or UK accredited institution.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at a US or a UK higher education institution.
  • Excellent communication skills in the English language.
  • A strong publications record.

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • A strong interest in an interdisciplinary approach to economics / business
  • Ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality research

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2021.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV.
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Position: Part-Time Instructor, Department of Theatre Arts, Dance and Music

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece, seeks a part-time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in: Jazz Dance, Choreographies of the American Musical, Musical Theatre Skills. Introduction to Musical Theatre: An American Art Form.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Broad practical and theoretical knowledge of dance performance and repertoires in jazz and the 20th and 21st Century American musical.
  • Eligibility for Ministry of Education registration number.

Experience:

  • Evidence of extensive professional performance experience
  • Teaching record in an English-speaking higher education institution

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application Deadline: October 1, 2021.

Anticipated Start Date: Spring or summer 2022.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV (include links to examples of your work where appropriate)
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Position: Coordinator, (IT Network Engineer)

The Information Resources Management department of the American College of Greece is seeking a full time Network Engineer to work as an integral part of the routine network administration operations of IT department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and management of campus academic servers and systems that support Campus Network Services and the overall campus administrative and academic network for students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

Qualifications / Special Skills Required:

  • First degree in Information Systems/Technology or equivalent. Post-graduation related working experience (3 – 5 years).
  • Excellent customer service attitude, patience and strong communication skills.
  • Experience with Windows Operating Systems, Active Directory, group policies, and organization units.
  • Experience managing network storage, virtual servers, writing scripts to maintain systems and software on workstations and servers
  • Experience with end point protection (virus, spyware, etc.), multi-user operating systems, and/or equipment configuration.
  • Knowledge of authentication, network services access policies and related internal and external network security considerations.
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies, as well as Linux, scripting tools and reporting tools will be considered a plus.
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer networks (routing and switching, DHCP, DNS, etc.).
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and reliable. Willingness to learn.
  • Fluency in the English language both written and oral.

Responsibilities/Specific Job Duties:

  • Coordinates and participates in the planning, installation and operation of networking hardware, software and control elements of the network, as well as operates communications network facilities, including links, routing and switching systems, and network monitoring and control facilities.
  • Analyzes, assesses, determines, and proposes production system configurations and changes.
  • Installs, configures, and maintains servers, systems software, backup of servers, disaster recovery, documentation of resources, optimization of server performance and reliability.
  • Creates and maintains scripts to update systems, deploy software, images, and updates for student, faculty, staff, and administration workstations
  • Provides systems level support for applications and client workstations, including creating and maintaining images for campus workstations
  • Troubleshooting a variety of IT issues including user and enterprise applications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Willing to work at predefined shifts or weekends if needed.

Application Deadline: September 17, 2021

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience.
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least two persons who can provide a reference.

Successful candidates will be invited for a series of interviews by Sep. 10 2021


Position: Assistant or Associate Professors

The Alba Graduate Business School (Alba), The American College of Greece seeks full time faculty members at the Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Research track) in the areas of:

  • Operations Research/Management with emphasis in Business Analytics.
  • Operations Research/Management with emphasis in Shipping Operations/Logistics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate should have earned a Ph.D. in the above fields from an accredited university, with at least one graduate degree from a UK or a US institution.
  • Strong publications record in top academic journals (ABS 4* and 4; Associate Professorships) or the potential to do so (Assistant Professorship).
  • Teaching experience, preferably at a US or UK university.
  • Ability to serve as a credible authority on such issues in the Business Community.
  • Pursue business relevant research.
  • Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

General Skills:

  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching projects.
  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of the Alba program.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of the new student-centered pedagogies.
  • Commitment to collegiality.
  • Desire in institution building.

Application Deadline: Monday, November 1st, 2021

Anticipated Start Date: January 2022 onwards.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests.
  • A current CV.
  • A brief research statement.
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Position: Assistant or Associate Professors (“In the Practice of”)

The Alba Graduate Business School (Alba), The American College of Greece seeks full time faculty members at the Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor “in the Practice of” in the areas of:

  • Operations Research/Management with emphasis in Business Analytics.
  • Operations Research/Management with emphasis in Shipping Operations/Logistics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate should have earned a Ph.D. in, have, and also have Ph.D. in the above fields from an accredited university, with at least one graduate degree from a UK or a US institution.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at a US or UK university.
  • Great teaching and administration experience.
  • Ability to serve as a credible authority on such issues in the Business Community.
  • Pursue applied and business relevant research.
  • Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

General Skills:

  • Desire in institution building.
  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of the Alba program.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of the new student-centered pedagogies.
  • Research skills and ability to supervise student research projects.
  • Commitment to collegiality.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on research and teaching projects.

Application Deadline: Monday, November 1st, 2021

Anticipated Start Date: January 2022 onwards.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests.
  • A current CV.
  • A brief research statement.
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Position: Part-Time Computer Lab Instructor

The School of Business and Economics at Deree – The American College of Greece seeks a part-time computer lab instructor to teach at the undergraduate Management Information Systems program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the area of teaching responsibility (lab components of Management Information Systems courses)
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Teaching experience in an English-speaking institution is preferred
  • Teaching and practical experience in information technologies required in the curriculum.

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Anticipated Start Date: January 2022.

Application Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application and include the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing previous related teaching and professional experience
  • A current CV.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context).


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