JOB OPPORTUNITIES
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Opportunities at the American Farm School & Perrotis College
Job vacancy for Associate Director of Recruitment at the American Farm School
 
Reporting
To the Director of Enrollment and Communications
 
Job brief
We are looking for an Associate Recruitment Director to design the strategy and oversee student recruiting.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plans, participates and evaluates school visits, speaks to groups and individual students, and meets with school counselors and administrators to promote outreach activities;
2. Manages and coordinates community workshops, and recruitment efforts; arranges visits and tours for prospective students and parents;
3. Participates in the preparation of enrollment management targets and the recruiting plan necessary to achieve these goal;
4. Coordinates and implements various recruitment programs and strategies;
5. Coordinates participation of staff and alumni for national and local recruitment and other fairs; coordinates event-specific organizational aspects, promotional materials and information dissemination.
6. Participates in public relations events, promotional opportunities, marketing campaigns, business and committee meetings, and press and publicity functions;
7. Trains and assists student recruiters in the process of advising students and families concerning admission requirements, financial aid and scholarships and School policies and procedures;
8. Prepares reports and proposals, and responds to inquiries from students;
9. Develops operating goals and objectives for the unit; implements and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit;
10. Assists in the creation of packages, monitors and distributes resource materials for student recruitment; analyzes trends in recruitment;
11. Keeps track of recruiting metrics (e.g. cost-per-enrollment);
12. Implements new sourcing methods;
13. Reviews recruitment software and suggests the best option for School needs;
14. Guides and oversees the work of lower graded staff and/or student employees when engaged in directly related support activities; participates in employee training and evaluative sessions;
15. Stays up-to-date on education Ministry developments; and
16. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Job Requirements
University degree with at least 5 years of experience in recruiting or sales or other directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Graduate degree in related field will substitute 2 years of work experience
Proof of fluency in written and oral Greek and English
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
Organizing and coordinating skills
Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
Ability to develop and deliver presentations
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
Program planning and implementation skills
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals
Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs
Ability to provide leadership and guidance to administrative support staff
Conditions of Employment
Ability to travel by vehicle or air, locally and internationally.
 
Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by April 12th, 2019 electronically only to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Application for the Associate Director of Recruitment position.
 
For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, Despina Theodoridou, tel.: 2310 492740.
 
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Full-time position at the American Farm School
Strategic Project Management Office
 
Job Title: Interdisciplinary Researcher Consultant

Job Description:
The successful candidate will contribute to the implementation of the “BIOCIRCULAR” and “TrustTrace” ESPA projects and to the development of the network of AFS-coordinated demonstration farms. Among other things, s/he will be called upon to provide solutions to issues of inter-connectivity, communications and database design.
 
Fields of Expertise:
The successful candidate will be competent in at least one and familiarized with a range of the following fields:  Internet of Things (IoT); Cloud Computing; Distal and Proximal Sensor Technologies, including Spectrometry and Sensor Networks; Blockchain Technologies. 
 
Formal qualifications:
An interdisciplinary combination of PhD, MSc and BSc awards in a combination among the following disciplines: Electrical and Computer Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Information Technology; Physics; Mathematics; Agriculture; any other relevant fields. 
 
Person Specifications:
The successful candidate must be able to perform in a challenging and dynamic environment, willing to acquire new and combine knowledge and skill sets, contribute to an interdisciplinary team and travel both domestically and abroad. The position offers considerable personal growth opportunities.   
 
Interested candidates should send electronically only, a curriculum vitae accompanied by a motivation letter to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr until the position is filled. The e-mail should be titled: Application for the Interdisciplinary Researcher Consultant position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, tel.: +30 2310 492740.

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Job vacancies at the Elementary School of the Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning on the premises of the American Farm School

The Thessaloniki Schools for Experiential Learning operates on the premises of the American Farm School and offers anextended, innovative educational program to young children 4 to 12 years of age. Main axes of the curriculum include experiential environmental innovative programs, enriched Science teaching programs, English language acquisition and technological literacy programs.

For the school year 2019-2020 the Elementary School announces vacancies for full-time Elementary School Teachers.

Job description:

Each teacher is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Implements the extended curriculum and experiential environmental and innovative programs of the School.Cooperates systematically with all teaching staff of the School.
  • Develops additional educational material for his/her class and the experiential programs he/she implements.
  • Teaches using modern teaching methods (team-oriented cooperative learning and differentiated learning, experiential approaches and the use of suitable IT tools).
  • Contributes to the organization of educational outings and visits of his/her class.
  • Communicates with parents providing timely feedback.
  • Participates in student recruiting and other activities that require teachers’ presence.
  • Attends community activities addressed to student families.

All teachers report to the Elementary School Principal.

Necessary qualifications:

  • University Degree.
  • A minimum of 3-year teaching experience in elementary education.
  • Excellent skills in the use of IT technology and its applications in education.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Commitment to excellence and educational innovation.
  • Impeccable work ethics.

Additional qualifications:

  • Postgraduate studies in a relevant subject.
  • Experience in the implementation of environmental or other innovative programs.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV by March 31st, 2019, electronically only to the e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: Application for the Elementary School Teaching Positions. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department, Despina Theodoridou, tel.: 2310 492740.

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Faculty Position at Perrotis College Graduate Program

The School of Graduate Studies of Perrotis College is announcing the hiring for a full-time position to start in Fall 2018.  The position responsibilities are outlined below.  Part time temporary assignment (adjunct) will also be considered until a qualified candidate for full time employment is identified. The job description and qualifications listed below concern full time employment and will adjusted properly for part time occupation.

Faculty Position in Bioinformatics and Bioinformatics Facility

The selected person will be responsible for teaching genomics/bioinformatics courses and operating the Bioinformatics facilities. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • teaching in all levels of post-graduate genomics/bioinformatics courses;
  • supervising theses at undergraduate and post-graduate level;
  • conducting research in this particular and other related fields;
  • keeping well up-to-date with developments in bioinformatics;
  • teaching in related short-courses;
  • assisting in the development of infrastructure; setting up of appropriate equipment and software;
  • developing and submitting grant proposals for funding and supporting national and/or international collaboration with academic/research Institutes as well as collaboration and funding with the industry;
  • advising students;
  • teaching in all levels of under-graduate related courses, depending on the faculty needs; and
  • participating in the life of the School and collaborating with faculty members.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Ph.D. in genomics/bioinformatics science or closely related field with research emphasis in genomics applications;
  • A demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications of original research;
  • Teaching experience at University level, preferably in English; and
  • Proficiency level of spoken and written English.

Desirable Personal Characteristics and Experience

  • Experience in working in a high quality academic research environment - Experience at post-doctoral (or equivalent) level;
  • Experience in supervising successfully the projects of taught and research students;
  • Experience in presenting research to audiences;
  • Evidence of successful applications for research funding;
  • Evidence of research attainments including examples of written contributions in academic publications/journals;
  • Ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in Bioinformatics and Data Analytics;
  • Ability to provide academic and pastoral support to students;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CVs until the position is filled electronically only to the Human Resources Department, e-mail address: hr@afs.edu.gr. The e-mail should have the subject: “Application for Bioinformatics and Bioinformatics Facility position”.

For more information please contact the HR Department by phone (+30 2310 492740) or e-mail.

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