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

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: December 20, 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: 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).


Position: Part-Time Faculty in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

The School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking one or two part-time instructors for teaching Pathophysiology and Pharmacology to senior students enrolled in the Biomedical Sciences major in the Department of Science and Mathematics.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD and/or PhD in Pathophysiology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline. At least the first or doctoral degree should be 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 good publications record.

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • Very good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality lectures Interest and some experience in conducting research.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2021.

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.
  • At least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context including contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number)


Position: Learning Technologist – Online Academic Programs Department (Part time (permanent) Position)

ALBA Graduate Business School is seeking to appoint a part-time learning/educational technologist to support the school in the design and development of its online programs.

The person will join the Online Programs team and is expected to make significant contribution to the design, production and delivery of online content across degrees. The position has the potential to turn into full-time after 6 months.

The successful candidate will take active role in shaping the new teaching, learning methods and technologies to deliver courses to global adult learners, with a view to support the strategic development of online course delivery as well of technology in the classroom.

The candidate should be experienced working primarily with Canvas or other learning management systems. You should demonstrate strong communications skills, preferably acquired in a higher education setting. You will work with different subject matter experts/faculty and program management to design, develop, and deliver online course content, interactive and multimedia technology-driven components, and other support material consistent to ensure flexibility and reusability.

You will also utilize web page authoring, desktop publishing and presentation software, to develop custom content; edit video and audio files for use in online courses; will design interface in Canvas and integrate coursework in Canvas.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in educational technologies, Instructional Design or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in designing online courses, course platform technology experience, and managing the course development process.
  • Previous experience working with online education organizations or in Higher Education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge working with Canvas and/or Blackboard or experience with other learning management systems.
  • Strong command of English (content will be designed and delivered in English).
  • Optional, but highly desired: Master’s degree in instructional design and learning technologies.

General Skills:

  • Work with subject-matter experts (SMEs) on identifying the best approaches to online content delivery
  • Support the use of technology for teaching and learning in a Higher Education environment
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content
  • Strong project management skills, while establishing effective working relationships across teams and departments.
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods
  • A commitment to student-centered learning
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Application Deadline: November 22, 2021.

Anticipated Start Date: December 1, 2021.

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

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience (emphasis on developing postgraduate business courses) and their vision on how technology can enrich the online but also in-class learning experience.
  • A current CV (no longer than 2 pages).
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional reference upon request.
  • Desirable but not required: if you have an online portfolio or sample of your work, please include a website link on your CV or send us samples of your work along with your application.


Position: Part-Time ELTC Representative

The English Language Testing Center at The American College of Greece is seeking a candidate for the position of Part-Time Representative.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in English, Education, Communication, Marketing, PR or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in equivalent positions.
  • Ability to communicate fluently and effectively in Greek and English (oral and written).
  • Previous experience working with educational organizations, Publishing Houses or in Education.
  • Excellent communication, organization and networking skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to function as a motivated, enthusiastic team member.
  • Optional, but highly desired: Master’s degree in Communication, Marketing, PR or related field.
  • Holder of Driver’s License.

Responsibilities:

  • Cooperates closely with the Director of the Testing Center, in order to promote the MSU exams and increase candidate registration in the Attica region.
  • Establishes and develops commercial presentations or workshops.
  • Organizes and delivers mock exams to Language Schools (online or face-to-face).
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the exams.
  • Represents the Testing Center in various events and forums for networking purposes.
  • Maps the testing and EFL industry for new developments, trends, opportunities and challenges.

Application Deadline: December 10, 2021.

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

  • A cover letter.
  • A current CV.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference).


Position: Part-Time Instructor in Graphic Design, for the courses Digital Design I (L5) and Digital Design II (L6)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts seeks a part time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of Digital Design.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA in Graphic Design / Visual Communication or equivalent field with at least one degree from a US or UK institution.
  • PhD or MFA helpful.
  • Eligible for Ministry of Education Colleges faculty registration number.

Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of the digital ecosystem, from a designer’s perspective.
  • Specialized and broad theoretical knowledge in areas of Digital Design: UX, UI, web and app design.
  • Significant professional experience and practical knowledge in the field of digital Graphic Design / Visual Communication.
  • Understanding of currently emerging technologies such as AR/VR.
  • Programming skills are helpful, but not required.
  • Good command of related software (Adobe suite, Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch or similar) and possibly 3D (e.g. Blender, Cinema4D).

Experience:

  • Teaching Experience in higher education in the field of Graphic Design / Visual Communication.
  • Proven track record as a design professional with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of Graphic Design-related projects.

General Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas such as cross-platform digital applications, human-centered design and emerging technologies.
  • 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 part of a team.
  • Commitment to student-centered learning.

Application Deadline: December 22, 2021.

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 context).


Position: Assistant Professor in Economics

The School of Business & Economics at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking an Assistant Professor, a full-time faculty member in Economics.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Economics or related field from an accredited institution.
  • At least one degree from a US or UK accredited institution and/or teaching experience, preferably at a US or a UK higher education institution.
  • Excellent communication skills in the English language.
  • A strong publications record.
  • Familiarity with deployment of simulated trading room facilities for teaching and research purposes.

General Skills:

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

Application Deadline: First review of applications: March 31, 2022, but open until a suitable candidate is identified.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 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 information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Assistant Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The School of Business & Economics at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking an Assistant Professor, a full-time faculty member in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related field from an accredited institution. At least one degree from a 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: First review of applications: March 31, 2022, but open until a suitable candidate is identified.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 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 information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


Part-Time Instructor in Visual Arts

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 areas of Visual Arts.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA and significant professional experience, or MFA or PhD in a closely related field.
  • Required before start date: Ministry of Education Colleges Faculty registry number.
  • Interdisciplinary contemporary art practitioner, able to teach fundamentals of art in color, drawing and the moving image.

General Skills:

  • Teaching Experience in higher education, preferably at an English – speaking institution, in the field of Visual Arts. Emphasis in drawing, painting and video, by using hand and computer.
  • Ability to help students develop and finalize interdisciplinary art projects.
  • Professional experience as a contemporary artist. Experience in a range of art techniques and applications. A portfolio (or site) required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Desirable:

  • Evidence of delivery of art related projects in the community.
  • Interest in working across disciplines (such as curatorial, organizational, theoretical etc.)
  • Experience in establishing productive links with arts organizations, galleries, museums, schools and community groups.

Application Deadline: February 25th, 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 information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.


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