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About Paris College of Art (PCA): Founded in 1981, Paris College of Art (PCA) is a private university in Paris, France. The university is a US degree granting institution of higher learning and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). PCA's mission is to provide the highest standard of art and design education, taught within an American pedagogical paradigm, while being influenced and informed by our French and European environment. Our international faculty is comprised of 100 leaders in the art, design, and business industries in Europe and courses are taught in English. PCA offers an interdisciplinary education for 300 full-time students coming from 50 different countries, and awards Bachelor's degrees in: Accessories Design; Art History, Theory & Criticism; Communication Design; Design Management; Fashion Design; Film / Video; Fine Arts; Illustration; Industrial Design; Interior Design; and Photography. The university also offers study abroad, certificate, summer, and university preparation programs.

Open positions are listed below; for further information, please contact Human Resources at jobs@paris.edu. Thank you!

We are always looking to hear from strong candidates who share our commitment to the arts and our educational mission, who are fluent in English and French and have E.U. working papers. If you think you would be a good fit for PCA after perusing our website, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@paris.edu

Part-time Adjunct Instructors

Paris College of Art, located in Paris, France, is currently accepting applications for part-time adjunct instructors in the History of Art, especially in the areas of Indian art or Japanese art.

Candidates should have a PhD, or have dissertation pending, or have an appropriate degree in their field of specialization. College teaching experience and a record of scholarly research and publications is desired. English is the language of instruction and an EEC work permit is required.

Applications are on a rolling basis, and we have teaching opportunities available in the 2013-2014 academic year.

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of references, and sample syllabi to:

Dr Noga Arikha, Chair of Liberal Studies, and Emmanuelle Cospen-Gharibian, Liberal Studies Coordinator
Paris College of Art
15, rue Fénelon 75010 Paris

Send emails to both noga.arikha@paris.edu and emmanuelle.cospen@paris.edu

Paris College of Art est un établissement diplômant d’enseignement supérieur en quatre ans (diplômes de Bachelor BA et BFA), offrant des cours dispensés en anglais et respectant le modèle d’enseignement américain.

Sous la responsabilité de la responsable pédagogique, l'enseignant(e) aura pour mission de :

  • Assurer 2h30 ou 5h00 de cours par semaine à un public d'étudiants internationaux poursuivant des études en arts plastiques, mode, design & management, photographie, communication visuelle (niveaux A1 à C2)
  • Participer à l'élaboration du matériel pédagogique (littérature et histoire de l'art)
  • Participer aux réunions pédagogiques

Compétences requises :

  • Disposer d’une expérience significative d'enseignement
  • Avoir un bon niveau d’anglais
  • Etre de langue maternelle française
  • Sérieux, autonome

Diplômes souhaités :

  • Master 2 FLE/Littérature ou équivalent & Licence en histoire de l'art ou équivalent (pratique artistique, publications, etc.)

Modalités :

Lieu : Paris 10e
Pays : France
Volume horaire : 2h30 à 5h00 par semaine
Durée : 1 semestre Fall 2014 (15 semaines), avec la possibilité d'enseigner également en Spring et Summer 2015
Rémunération : Selon l'expérience professionnelle et les diplômes
Date limite de candidature : 18/08/2014
Date de début du contrat : 1er septembre 2014.

Démarche à suivre pour présenter sa candidature :

Envoyer par courriel CV + lettre de motivation à emmanuelle.cospen@paris.edu
Les candidats retenus seront contactés pour un entretien.

Paris College of Art is an established school of art and design located in central Paris. The Communication Design accepts CVs on a rolling basis for highly qualified, English-speaking, part-time/adjunct instructors with experience in:

  • information design
  • typography
  • advanced print production
  • editorial design
  • design history and theory
  • design methodology
  • web design
  • game design
  • 3D modeling
  • motion graphics
  • sound design
  • interaction design
  • multimedia
  • service design

Candidates should possess an advanced design degree and/or significant professional experience. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. English fluency is required.
Please send a CV and personal statement (with a link to an online portfolio if possible) to Fréderique Krupa at frederique.krupa@paris.edu.

Part-time Adjunct Instructors

The Liberal Studies department is always interested in hearing from qualified applicants in the general fields of Literature, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Anthropology, Biology, Ecology, and Physics. Applications are on a rolling basis.

Candidates should have a PhD, or have dissertation pending, or have an appropriate degree in their field of specialization. College teaching experience and a record of scholarly research and publications is desired. English is the language of instruction and an EEC work permit is required.

Applications are on a rolling basis, and we have teaching opportunities available in the 2013-2014 academic year.

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of references, and sample syllabi to:

Dr Noga Arikha, Chair of Liberal Studies, and Emmanuelle Cospen-Gharibian, Liberal Studies Coordinator
Paris College of Art
15, rue Fénelon 75010 Paris

Send emails to both noga.arikha@paris.edu and emmanuelle.cospen@paris.edu

DIGITAL FASHION DEVELOPMENT and/or DIGITAL FASHION ILLUSTRATION

Requested Qualifications:

  • BFA or BA in Fashion, Textile or Graphic Design or equivalent
  • fluency in English
  • deep cad-skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • relevant work experience in computerized design development and portfolio presentations
  • relevant work experience in the field of womenswear design and collection development (minimum 3 years)
  • EU working permission
  • passion for international fashion in Higher Education
  • enthusiasm for working with young creatives and for transferring professional knowledge and skills

Appreciated Qualifications:

  • Lectra (Kaledo Style & Kaledo Print)
  • knowledge in menswear and childrenswear
  • MFA or MA in Fashion or Textile Design
  • significant international working experience
  • previous teaching experience

FASHION DRAWING and/or FASHION ILLUSTRATION

Requested Qualifications:

  • BFA or BA in Fashion Design or Fashion Illustration or equivalent
  • fluency in English
  • relevant working experience in the field of illustration and / or fashion drawings
  • qualified 2D-skills in basic and advanced fashion drawing and illustration
  • qualified 2D-knowledge in various rendering techniques, mixed media and experimental 2D-design
  • EU working permission
  • passion for international fashion in Higher Education
  • enthusiasm for working with young creatives and for transferring professional knowledge and skills

Appreciated Qualifications:

  • MFA or MA in Fashion or Illustration or equivalent
  • significant (international) working experience
  • previous teaching experience

FASHION STUDIO / ATELIER

Requested Qualifications:

  • BFA or BA in Fashion Design or equivalent technical degree / certificate
  • fluency in English
  • relevant working experience in fashion design, creative pattern making and cutting, toiling, sample making and tailoring
  • qualified 3D-skills in garment development to a professional standard
  • qualified knowledge in various technical specifications
  • technical expertise in womenswear
  • EU working permission
  • passion for international fashion in Higher Education
  • enthusiasm for working with young creatives and for transferring professional knowledge and skills

Appreciated Qualifications:

  • advanced knowledge in menswear and tailoring and childrenswear
  • significant (international) working experience
  • previous teaching experience

Please send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to jobs@paris.edu with subject line : “Fashion Application”

We are always looking to hear from strong candidates who share our commitment to the arts and our educational mission, who are fluent in English and French and have E.U. working papers. If you think you would be a good fit for PCA after perusing our website, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@paris.edu

In a dynamic multicultural environment, Paris College of Art is looking for its Records Manager (bilingual French/English).

The Records Manager ensures that Registrar's Office provides the highest level of service to the school community. The Records Manager is the official authorized keeper of the college's student records, responsible for collecting, recording maintaining and reporting of student records within FERPA and CNIL guidelines, e.g, grades, registration data, transcripts, mid-term grades, etc.

In coordination with the Director of Academic Advising and Registrar's Office, your main duties will be:

  • Plan, coordinate, supervise the academic components of preregistration, registration and add/drop procedures for all academic sessions, ensuring that all new and returning students are registered in a timely and accurate manner, distribute registration information to students, faculty and administrative offices;
  • Coordinate the certification of all graduation applications;
  • Take part in communicating to students information related to curriculum, course selection, participation, attendance and academic policies and procedures ;
    Oversee records database and provide academic and statistical records to external and internal entities as requested in an ongoing and timely manner ;
  • Develop and maintain statistical data on student retention/attrition, from data analyze causes and propose solutions to the Executive Director to improve retention.
  • Schedule courses and classrooms and establish the academic calendar based on input from the Director of Academic Advising and Registrar's Office and the Department Chairs.
  • Communicate in an effective and timely manner with staff
  • Support a service-oriented culture in the Registrar's Office that provides a positive working relationship with students, faculty and other administrators.
    Profile
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of three years experience in a similar support environment.
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Part time contract possible

Skills

  • Ability to deal with students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize work and to perform as a team player
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills and customer service
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • General office skills
  • Familiarity with higher education organization and academic policies
  • Able to maintain complex records system

Conditions
This position, located in the 10th district of Paris, is to be filled as soon as possible.
Salary will be contingent upon experience.

Application procedure
Please submit resumes and a cover letter both in English and in French as well as the name and contact information of one or two professional/educational references to jobs@paris.edu with reference "RM14".

Benefits
French Social Security including basic health and retirement plans, “Mutuelle” (additional health coverage), lunch vouchers (“Tickets Restaurant”) and partially-subsidized public transportation (upon receipt).

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit domestic and international students for all programs.
  • Maintain existing and develop new exchange program and study abroad collaborations, find new partners, follow agreement negotiations until signature, follow up with information, sending materials, answering inquiries by email, and receive student applications.
  • Oversee the transfer and outbound study abroad and mobility students, run info sessions, distribute and receive forms and application materials, answer student inquiries by email, phone and in the office, advise students about courses and programs at partner universities.
  • Respond to telephone and email inquiries for information on the school and admissions processes.
  • Maintain and process data in student information system.
  • Meet with prospective students and conduct school tours and review portfolios.
  • Participate in admissions committee decision meetings.
  • Assist in the organization and implementation on-campus events such as bi-annual Orientations and Open Houses.
  • Oversee aspects of student life for visiting students, including student activities, housing, orientation sessions, and end of semester events.
  • Create biannual newsletters for partner and participating home institutions.
  • Assist colleagues from the Admissions, Student Life and Careers Offices in group tasks and projects as necessary.

Requested qualifications:

  • 4-year undergraduate degree; education and/or practical experience in art & design.
  • An interest in working on a team to promote Paris College of Art.
  • Excellent communication skills in English; proficiency in French preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of the American educational system.
  • Solid computer skills including experience with Word and Excel and database systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

This position reports to the Director of Admissions.

Application procedure

Please submit in English and in French resumes and a cover letter, as well as the name and contact information of two (2) professional references to jobs@paris.edu with the subject line “Admissions Counselor."

Salary: Contingent upon experience

Benefits: French Social Security including basic health and retirement plans, “Mutuelle” (additional health coverage), lunch vouchers (“Tickets Restaurant”) and partially subsidized public transportation.

IT Support Technician

In a dynamic multicultural environment, Paris College of Art is looking for its future IT Support Technician (bilingual French/English).

The IT Support Technician is charged with maintaining the computer systems and equipment and assisting students in working with their requests.

Reporting to the IT manager, your main duties will be:

  • Manage users and security in an Active Directory server 2008 environment
  • Help maintain an ERP on Microsoft SQL 2008
  • Guarantee the reliability and security of all IT systems
  • Support uses in a Windows 2008 RDS / Mac OS environment
  • Maintain a Mac IT Lab (Mac server + 60 clients: image deployment, troubleshooting)
  • Provide user help and support with Adobe Creative Suite (CS6 / CC)
  • Provide user help and support with Mac environment
  • Participate in the constant evolution of in-house IT documentation
  • Manage the inventory of the IT Lab

Profile

  • Associate's degree preferred
  • A minimum of two years experience in a similar support environment.
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Experience in academic and/or creative environment is a plus

Skills

  • Expertise in MAC and PC environment and experience in Windows server
  • Knowledge in web development (PHP / CSS / HTML / Java Script) and Adobe Suite.
  • Knowledge in SQL language will be a plus
  • Ease and patience in supporting users of all experience levels
  • Autonomous, rigorous, organized, reactive and accessible

Conditions
This position, located in the 10th district of Paris, is to be filled as soon as possible.
Salary will be contingent upon experience.
It is a full time position

Application procedure
Please submit resumes and a cover letter both in English and in French as well as the name and contact information of one or two professional/educational references to jobs@paris.edu with reference "ITS14".

Benefits
French Social Security including basic health and retirement plans, “Mutuelle” (additional health coverage), lunch vouchers (“Tickets Restaurant”) and partially-subsidized public transportation (upon receipt).

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