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: Fall 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 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 Environmental Science

The Department of Science and Mathematics, The School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking a part-time instructor in Environmental Science.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Environmental Science. 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.
  • Potential for a strong 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 delivery of teaching.
  • Ability to organize and set up lab activities in Environmental Science.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2021.

Anticipated Start Date: June 25, 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 details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional or research reference.


Position: Part-Time Instructor in Biology

The Department of Science and Mathematics, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece is seeking a part-time instructor in Biology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biology with expertise in cell and molecular biology. 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.
  • Potential for a strong 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 delivery of teaching.
  • Ability to organize and set up lab activities in introductory, cell and molecular biology.

Application Deadline: June 10, 2021.

Anticipated Start Date: September 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 details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who can provide a professional or research reference.


Position: Part-Time Instructor in Career Counselling and Coaching

The School of Graduate and Professional Education, at Deree – The American College of Greece is seeking a part-time instructor for the course “Career Counselling and Coaching” in the MS in Organizational Psychology.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Psychology or closely related area, with emphasis in Career Counselling and Coaching.
  • Eligible for Ministry of Education Colleges faculty registration number.
  • Teaching experience in higher education.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language.
  • A research publications record.

Knowledge:

  • Career Development Counselling / Coaching – Job and Labour Market and the Future of Work – Organizational Psychology – Psychometric Assessments – Career Coaching – Digital Tools in Career Counselling.

Experience:

  • Industry experience in career development services, career coaching, learning and development.
  • Familiarity and experience with career assessment digital tools.
  • Conducting trainings, workshops, presentations, and other events to develop career planning and employability skills for clients.

General Skills:

  • A commitment to student-centered learning.
  • 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.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and deliver high quality research.

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

Start Date: September 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 in Public Relations

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree – The American College of Greece seeks a part-time instructor to teach courses in Public Relations and Communication.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Public Relations or relevant field.
  • Outstanding command of spoken and written English.
  • Potential to engage in scholarly research.
  • Professional experience in the Public Relations/Communication industry.
  • At least one degree from a US or UK institution.

Knowledge:

  • An understanding of the current literature and current practices in Public Relations/Communication.

General Skills:

  • Knowledge of concepts and historical perspectives in Public Relations.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in Public Relations/Communication.
  • Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses.
  • Ability to deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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. All publications must include a link or doi code.
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional 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: Full-time Faculty and Graduate Program Coordinator, MS in Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Deree-The American College of Greece seeks to appoint a full-time faculty member in psychology, to primarily serve as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the MS in Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy and to teach primarily in the graduate division, at the School of Graduate and Professional Education.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in applied psychology (or relevant) from an accredited institution.
  • Preference to those with a graduate degree from an English-speaking institution.
  • Experience in teaching clinical psychology, preferably at the graduate level.
  • Clinical experience.
  • Evidence of scholarship and research.
  • Some experience in clinical supervision.

Main Responsibilities:

  • This is a full-time position in the area of psychology that requires teaching (primarily at the graduate level), research, and administrative service.
  • Graduate program coordination is associated with several responsibilities, including but not limited to, scheduling of courses, student advising, overseeing the development and assessment of student learning outcomes, monitoring and improving the quality of the program, hiring and evaluating part-time faculty, work with graduate admissions.
  • Participation in Graduate School committees.

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

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 information (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: Science & Technology Lab Technician (Part-Time)

The Department of Science and Mathematics, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Deree-The American College of Greece, together with the Research, Technology & Innovation Network (RTIN) at The American College of Greece, seek to fill a Science & Technology Lab Technician position.

The lab technician oversees the daily operations of the science & technology labs including maintenance of lab equipment and supervision of lab activities and is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the labs and safety during lab activities; regulating and overseeing access to the lab; ensuring that equipment is secure and used appropriately; and managing lab supplies.

Required Qualifications:

  • BSc or similar degree in sciences (biological, chemical, physical, environmental) or engineering (electronic, electrical, telecom).
  • Good knowledge of biological/chemical/physical laboratory and/or electronics (analog & embedded systems) techniques.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Excellent computer data processing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to collaborate with many different people in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in any member nation of the European Union.

Experience:

  • Helpful Qualifications include a graduate degree in any natural/physical science or electrical / electronic / telecom engineering, and at least one year of work experience as lab technician.

General Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to collegiality.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to support students and faculty members in their use of a lab space and equipment.
  • Ability to oversee scheduling and otherwise direct use of a multi-purpose lab facility used by numerous people.

Application Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021.

Anticipated Start Date: October 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 details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional or research context).


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: College Nurse

The ACG Health and Wellness Center is seeking a candidate to cover the position of a full-time nurse, under a 12 month definite term contract.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical consultation/care for the ACG community including assessment of illness/injuries, basic first aid, referral to further care and counseling on healthy lifestyles.
  • Provide appropriate emergency response and crisis intervention.
  • Carry out administrative tasks, process medical forms in English and Greek
  • Communicate with an ethnically diverse population of all ages individually and in classrooms.
  • Research and write wellness/healthcare literature

Required Qualifications:

  • Four-year university degree in nursing from a Greek/European University or if from a third country recognition from DIKATSA.
  • A nurse permit from the Prefecture of Athens, and registration with the Nurse Association of Greece.
  • Minimum 5 years post registration experience.
  • Updated CPR Training.
  • Able to work independently without the need for personal and direct supervision.
  • Able to work with a diverse population of various ages and cultures.
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills in English and Greek.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications and researching on internet.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Must be employable in the European Union/Greece

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in nursing.
  • Experience in Community Nursing, Occupational Health, Public Health and/or First Aid/Emergency care desired.

Application Deadline: September 2021/Immediately

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

  • A cover letter in English
  • A current CV in English
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)


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