JOB TITLE: COORDINATOR OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Location: Aix en Provence, France

Status: Full-time, benefits-based

Beginning Date: October-November 2021

Experience: The ideal candidate is an ACM/IAU alumnus with related work experience, has experience with French language and culture, and has proven student support, collaborative, and innovation skills. Experience coordinating programs or advising students is also preferable. 

Education: Bachelor's level education required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Description: The American College of the Mediterranean (ACM) is seeking a Coordinator of Degree Programs to join its U.S. Office of Admissions and Alumni Affairs team based in San Diego, California.  The Coordinator of Degree Programs will join a dedicated, loyal, and energetic staff that includes full-time employees and student interns. In this position the Coordinator of Degree Programs will:

  • Advise prospective applicants on opportunities with ACM via phone, email, videoconference, as well as in person
  • Manage and process student applications using ACM’s online application system
  • Correspond with all applicants and potential applicants about requirements, deadlines, program information, and any answers to questions they have
  • Provide ACM admissions committee all necessary documentation to facilitate admissions decisions
  • Serve as first point of contact for prospective, accepted, and alumni
  • Manage financial aid awards as granted by the financial aid committee
  • Manage all post-acceptance/enrollment items for incoming ACM students including acceptance packets, visa materials/advising, forms, transcripts, course registration, pre-departure information, and COVID updates
  • Oversee ACM marketing initiatives, including joining relevant associations, managing conferences, fairs (in-person and virtual), memberships, online advertising, search engine optimization, social media, alumni outreach, and more
  • Manage ACM social media accounts and develop social media campaigns and ads to attract new students
  • Create ACM print materials (posters, brochures, etc.)
  • Create email marketing campaigns to send to alumni and professor partners
  • Work with colleagues to create, maintain, and update materials needed for accreditation, including reports and catalogues
  • Ensure statistics, web data, and student information are up-to-date and accurate
  • Ensure website, policies, catalogue, courses, and program information are consistent across all platforms
  • Handle administrative responsibilities related to the accreditation process, including the printing and distribution of finalized materials for the commission
  • Oversee the licensure renewal process each year
  • Support academic deans in the development of new program elements
  • Work with partners to develop opportunities for 4+1 and hybrid programs
  • Manage tuition and fees for all ACM programs, seeking approval from board and colleagues, and updating across website, catalog, enrollment agreements, etc.
  • Create/update/maintain webpages/website for each degree program and all supporting information including Student Life, Housing, Finances, Scholarships, etc.
  • Facilitate processing for ACM’s school of record, maintaining up-to-date agreements, syllabi, course lists, and equivalencies
  • Other duties as assigned to support ACM’s study abroad institute, the Institute for American Universities (IAU)

Application Process: Qualified and interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, and contact information of two references to Dr. Jessica Calhoun, Associate Dean of Admissions and Alumni Affairs, at Jessica.calhoun@iau.edu. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.



JOB TITLE: Professor and Coordinator of Wine Studies Program

Location: Aix en Provence, France

Status: Long-term contract (CDI)

Beginning Date: September 2021

Experience: Minimum of three years experience required; Experience in U.S. higher education preferred.

Education: Master of Arts required, PhD preferred.

Language: English fluency required, mastery of French highly recommended

Salary: Competitive salary

Job Description:

The American College of the Mediterranean (ACM) in Aix-en-Provence, France seeks a director/coordinator for its Global Wine Studies Program. The candidate should ideally have some experience working with the wine-producing industry and broad knowledge of the production of wine and marketing, sales, and distribution of wines in the global industry. A Master's degree in some aspect of the field (MBA, Masters in Oenology, etc.) is required, a Ph.D. preferred. Some experience teaching in the United States higher education environment preferred. English fluency required, mastery of French highly recommended.

Responsibilities will consist of teaching 11 wine studies classes per year (Seven 3-credit courses and four 1-credit courses), coordinate and participate in wine studies field trips, and winery visits related to class instruction.  Develop and coordinate the overall wine studies certificate program.  Develop relationships between local and regional wine producers and the wine studies program.  Coordinate wine tasting events for ACM.  Other tasks as required.  Classes range from tasting and analysis to food and wine pairing to the global market and industry.  For more information, see https://iau.edu/programs/humanities/winestudies.

Application: Please contact Mrs. Hakima Thomas, Assistant Director of Administration hakima.thomas@iau.edu for more details. 

Interested in teaching at IAU-ACM for a semester or academic year?

ACM is always seeking talented university faculty able to work in France and teach in English. Please contact Dean of the College Leigh Smith to learn more.

The American College of the Mediterranean is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.