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Third Cook

The Third Cook works with the RSFP Staff to ensure that the kitchen is in compliance with RSFP standards, and supports the central mission of the American Academy in Rome. The Third Cook’s is a junior position supporting the Head Chef and Sous Chef with menu collaboration, recipe development as well as execution of all food service for the Academy.


Organization

The American Academy in Rome is a private, not-for-profit institution, founded in 1894, which confers the Rome Prize and supports Rome Prize Fellows in their independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities. The Rome Sustainable Food Project provides the community of the American Academy in Rome with a collaborative dining program that nourishes scholarship and conviviality. The aim of the program is to construct a replicable model for sustainable dining in an institution. In 2006, Alice Waters envisioned the Rome Sustainable Food Project as an enogastronomic endeavor that would be a logical extension of the Academy’s values. Since its official launch in February 2007, the Rome Sustainable Food Project has transformed the community of the American Academy in Rome with a collaborative dining program based on a sustainable kitchen that supports collaboration and interdisciplinary exchange. Visit the Rome Sustainable Food Project for more information.

Job Description

Supervision

Reports to RSFP Head Chef, Sous Chef, and works with RSFP Manager to ensure that kitchen is in compliance with RSFP standards.

Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the senior staff:

  • prepares staff and community meals and food for the Bar.
  • ensures proper safety in kitchen in accordance to HACCP and the RSFP kitchen certification.
  • standardizes food production and ensures consistent quality of all food products of the RSFP.
  • minimizes the waste of ingredients and food.
  • assists in training new employees, culinary interns, and visiting cooks.
  • updates inventory and receive daily deliveries.
  • orders food and supplies as necessary.
  • helps with daily prep lists and execution.

Qualifications

  • Strong technical skills in organic and vegetarian cooking.
  • Team working, with consolidated organizational abilities, and interest in learning as well as teaching others.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build good relationships.
  • Ready to participate in supporting the mandate of the RSFP, and be part of the American Academy in Rome’s mission. EU work permit required.
  • Professional fluency in English and Italian.

Work Schedule

To be determined. Beginning work in September 2018. Must be available to work holidays and weekends. Part-time with flexible schedule.

How to Apply

Please send a résumé together with a cover letter and two references letters to the following email inbox rsfp@aarome.org with the subject “Third Cook 2018.”

Vice President for Development

The American Academy in Rome seeks a Vice President for Development, who will design and implement a comprehensive development strategy to maximize and leverage relationships with current donors and identify and cultivate relationships with new prospective donors.


Background

The Vice President for Development will design and implement a comprehensive development strategy to maximize and leverage relationships with current donors and identify and cultivate relationships with new prospective donors. The American Academy in Rome is in its fifth year under the leadership of President Mark Robbins. Founded in 1894, the Academy is dedicated to the highest levels of art and scholarship and supports innovative artists, writers and scholars living and working together in a dynamic international community. The Academy offers an array of fields of study and interpretation, demonstrated by the work of artists and scholars in residence. This broad arts and humanities context is underscored by the disciplines represented by the Academy’s leadership.

The Academy awards the Rome Prize annually to a select group of artists and scholars in a broad range of specialties that includes but is not limited to literature, music, architecture, design, conservation. The winners, selected by independent juries through a national competition process, are invited to Rome the following year to pursue their work in an atmosphere conducive to intellection and artistic experimentation and interdisciplinary exchange.

The Academy is now at a pivotal moment in its history: committed to strengthening its position as a meaningful contemporary institution in an increasingly global and technological arena.

The Opportunity

The Vice President for Development will design and implement a comprehensive development strategy to maximize and leverage relationships with current donors and identify and cultivate relationships with new prospective donors. This is an ideal opportunity to reimagine the approach to philanthropy by tapping into innovative tactics and strategies to engage new constituents and increase contributed revenue.

The Vice President reports to the President, works closely with the Board of Directors, and leads a team development team of five in New York and two in Rome. He or she will work with a deeply committed and engaged group of colleagues and leadership team in a unique hybrid academic and cultural not-for-profit setting to help ensure a robust future.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Development leadership experience, ideally in higher education or the cultural arts
  • Demonstrated record of growing a major individual donor program; a comfortable front-line major gift officer
  • Knowledge of best practices in all areas of fundraising, including annual and capital campaigns and planned gifts
  • High-level board relations and engagement skills
  • An experienced manager and mentor
  • A collaborative colleague; committed to working in partnership with the finance, program, and communications teams
  • Savvy about online fundraising tactics, social media, and database management/maximization
  • Experience with the New York, national, and global philanthropic communities
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills; able to serve as a key ambassador
  • A capacity for creativity and innovation
  • Genuine interest in the Academy’s mission
  • Ability to travel, both locally and globally, as required
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred

The American Academy in Rome is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply

To apply, click here or visit howe-lewis.com and click the “Assignments” tab on the top menu.

Housekeeping (Rome)

L’addetta/o alle pulizie dell’American Academy in Rome (AAR) lavora nell’ambito della squadra di Housekeeping e, all’interno del gruppo di lavoro, risponde e prende direttive dai capireparto. La squadra di Housekeeping risponde e collabora con l’ufficio per i Residential Services.

L’American Academy in Rome ricerca una/un addetta/o per il reparto di Housekeeping.


Le mansioni dell’addetta/o pulizie sono

  • Pulizie degli spazi pubblici e privati dell’AAR
  • Collaborazione alla gestione Guardaroba (lavaggio e stiratura biancheria)
  • Collaborazione alla gestione Magazzino (strumenti, macchinari, detergenti)
  • Utilizzo di macchinari industriali (lavapavimenti, lavamoquette, lucidatrice)
  • Uso di scale (fino ai 2 m) e di trabattelli (oltre i 2 m), per pulizie finestre, lucernai, lampadari ecc.
  • Servizio di facchinaggio per gli ospiti dell’AAR e, occasionalmente, per gli uffici della stessa
  • Impiego oltre l’orario di lavoro (in straordinario) per servizi di catering per ricevimenti, inaugurazioni e altri eventi
  • Disponibiltà a lavorare oltre l’orario di lavoro (in straordinario) per pulizie e operazioni straordinarie
  • Disponibilità a collaborare con i capireparto e con l’ufficio per i Residential Services per tutte le attività che possano rendersi necessarie

L’addetta/o alle pulizie deve essere persona di assoluta onestà, fiducia e puntualità. Deve inoltre possedere spiccate qualità di lavoro di squadra, e capacità di lavoro in autonomia. 

La conoscenza della lingua inglese, di per sé non indispensabile, è comunque un requisito utile. 

L’orario di lavoro è dal lunedì al venerdì, dalle ore 7.30 alle 16.00, con mezz’ora di pausa pranzo.

La/Il candidata/a è pregata/o di inviare

  • Un curriculum

e, facoltativamente,

  • Una lettera di presentazione
  • Una o più lettere di referenze

all’indirizzo di posta elettronica res-services@aarome.org.