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Welcome to the official site for employment opportunities at Washington College. We are pleased that you are interested in learning more about the dynamic career opportunities offered here.

Why work at Washington College? 

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Washington College is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will support the College’s mission to challenge and inspire students to discover lives of purpose and passion. Washington College ranks among the nation’s top 100 liberal arts colleges and is composed of a diverse student body of 1,450 undergraduates from 33 states and 22 nations. The student-to-faculty ration is 12-1 and of our 98 full-time faculty members, 94% hold a Ph.D. or equivalent. Faculty and students are supported by a staff of roughly 500 employees.

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Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, Washington College was the first college chartered in the new nation. An intellectual and cultural hub now in its third century, Washington College holds a significant place in the history of American higher education. The 120-acre campus is located in Chestertown, Maryland a residential community with a population of just over 5,000. Chestertown is less than 90 minutes from Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. For more information about the Chestertown community see: http://www.chestertown.com/index.php

 


Application Process

All Washington College positions at minimum require a High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent unless otherwise noted in the qualifications section of the job description. Washington College only accepts materials for those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus. If you have more than one document you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Washington College will begin considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled. Notification is not given to a candidate when they are no longer being considered for a position. When a position has been filled, it is closed on Consensus and removed from the Washington College website.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Washington College is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, takes affirmative action to insure that all qualified applicants for employment are considered, and employees are treated, in compliance with applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or other factors prohibited by law.

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Policy Statement on Discrimination: 

Washington College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or with respect to admission and employment.

The designated coordinator to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Educational Act Amendments of 1972 is Darnell Parker, Director of Multicultural Affairs, Casey Academic Center, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Maryland, 21620, phone number (410) 810-7457.

The designated coordinator to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is, Andrea Vassar, Director of Academic Skills, Clifton Miller Library, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Maryland, 21620, phone number (410) 778-7883.

For additional information and/or to file a complaint contact the Director, US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, The Wannamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA  19107, or local fair employment practices agencies.  

Please note: Positions are listed alphabetically, not by date posted. 

Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Tenure-Track)

    The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of upper-level and introductory classes in computer science, and to supervise senior undergraduate theses. Expertise in games, networks, systems, and mobile devices or a willingness to teach and develop classes in these areas is welcomed. Candidates with backgrounds that enable them to teach introductory courses in mathematics including statistics will be looked upon positively. Candidates must have completed and been awarded a Ph.D. in computer science by July 31, 2015. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and must show significant promise as a scholar.

    Washington College is a selective liberal arts college of 1450 students. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is housed in a recently constructed science center with state-of-the-art teaching and research labs. The college is located on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay and is within 90 minutes of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Among the benefits offered by Washington College are domestic partner benefits and paid maternity/paternity leave.  For more information, please consult the college’s website (www.washcoll.edu) and the Department’s website (cs.washcoll.edu).

    Applicants should submit electronically their curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts through the portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine them into one PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Three current letters of reference and any inquiries should be emailed to comp_search@washcoll.edu or mailed to Bari Lynne Kersey at Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD, 21620. Review of applications will begin on November 01 and will continue until the position is filled. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Tenure-Track)

    The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science of Washington College invites applications for a position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of upper-level and introductory classes in mathematics, especially calculus, and to supervise senior undergraduate theses. Expertise in applied mathematics, or actuarial science, operations research and statistics, or a willingness to teach and develop classes in these areas is welcomed. Candidates with backgrounds that enable them to teach introductory courses in computer science will be looked upon positively. Candidates must have completed and been awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics by July 31, 2015. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and must show significant promise as a scholar.

    Washington College is a selective liberal arts college of 1450 students. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is housed in a recently constructed science center with state-of-the-art teaching and research labs. The college is located on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay and is within 90 minutes of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Among the benefits offered by Washington College are domestic partner benefits and paid maternity/paternity leave.  For more information, please consult the college’s website (www.washcoll.edu) and the Department’s website (math.washcoll.edu).

    Submit electronic copies of curriculum vitae, letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts through the portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine them into one PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Three current letters of reference and any inquiries should be emailed to Bari Lynne Kersey at math_search@washcoll.edu or mailed to the same at Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD, 21620. Review of applications will begin on October 01 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews may be conducted at the Joint Math Meetings in San Antonio TX in January 2015. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of Physics (Tenure-Track) 10.22.14
    The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track position starting in August 2015. We seek a physicist with a research expertise in biological or environmental physics who demonstrates a commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and significant promise as a scholar. Responsibilities include teaching College physics, other physics courses at the undergraduate level, and engaging students in original research. Tenure-line faculty are also expected to periodically contribute to the college’s first year seminar program. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics by the time of their appointment. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information of four references through the portal Consensus at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.
    Review of applications will begin January 1, 2015. Washington College is a selective liberal arts college of 1450 students located on the eastern shore of Maryland and within 1.5 hours of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia (for more information, please consult www.washcoll.edu). The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

     

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

    Responsibilities:

    Teaching 4 introductory and intermediate level language courses per semester, participation in co-curricular activities and departmental service.
    

    Education Requirements:

    M.A. required. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required.  Candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching Spanish at the undergraduate level. 

    How to Apply:

    Submit statement of interest and curriculum vitae (including references) to Dr. Katherine Maynard, Associate Chair, Department of Modern Languages, using the online portal, Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. See “Application Process” at http://hr.washcoll.edu/. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

    Washington College is a private liberal arts college located in the Chesapeake Bay region on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, 90 minutes from Baltimore, Washington, and Philadelphia. An Equal Opportunity employer, Washington College encourages women and minorities to apply.

Staff Positions

  • Annual Giving Specialist

    The Annual Giving Specialist will collaborate with members of the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) team to manage a comprehensive program of alumni activities and communications that fortify positive relationships with students, alumni and campus partners, and encourage active engagement and financial support for The Washington Fund.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Champion the overall mission of College Advancement (CA) primarily by supporting College fundraising and donor stewardship; additionally, attending Alumni Board meetings and events, and assisting with AR/AG priorities. Manage the Phonathon for donor renewal and acquisition; ensure solicitation and stewardship of Alumni, Parents and Friends; leverage existing technological tools to organize and execute administrative aspects of segmenting, scripting, data management, call completion, and follow up mail; analyze trends within the WC Phonathon and the field to maintain best practice and maintain the program’s efficiency; train and supervise 20+ student employees. Coordinate strategic stewardship initiatives; optimize and maintain Memorial Acknowledgement process; oversee/ lead thank you calls to donors at the Dean’s Club level and above; manage first-time donor recognition program.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    Bachelor’s degree required. Experience with a telemarketing program preferred. Ability to represent Washington College professionally and accurately. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills; including data management and analysis. Demonstrated strong organizational skills. Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as in a team environment. Facility with computers, databases and Microsoft Office software. Evening and weekend work will be expected during the Phonathon, with the opportunity to consider a shifted schedule. Some travel may be required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Assistant Director of Peer Fundraising

    The Assistant Director of Peer to Peer Fundraising will spearhead the office of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving’s work to engage young alumni as donors. With young alumni representing a large proportion of the total alumni body, the AD’s donor education for current students and success with the Senior Class Gift will feed future success working with alumni.

    The ideal candidate will be an excellent volunteer manager, a creative program coordinator able to adapt to new opportunities, and a technologically fluent administrator with a passion for benchmarking, goal setting and analytics.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    I. Champion the overall mission of College Advancement and the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) by attending board meetings and events, supporting College fundraising efforts (including but not limited to Phonathon, writing and/or reviewing solicitations, and timely and genuine acknowledgment of gifts), facilitating communications through various channels, strengthening alumni volunteer programs, and contributing meaningful content to the website

    II. Alumni Peer-to-Peer Giving - Work closely with the Associate Director of Annual Giving, design and implement the annual initiatives to solicit alumni as a part of the broader solicitation program, piloting with the most recent alumni and expanding; recruit, train and manage a team of alumni volunteers to solicit their peers; develop training tools for volunteers; may include print materials, online resources and live or recorded training sessions; track participation rates and other giving data, as well as volunteer work; goal set and benchmark; explore new tools and best practices to keep outreach and strategies fresh and relevant; support  College Advancement staff and the Alumni Board, especially The Washington Fund Committee, in understanding and participating in engaging their classmates as donors, examples, include but not limited to: reunion class, affinity, experience

    III. Student Philanthropy - Design and implement a program to educate students about donor support for Washington College, focusing primarily on the Washington Fund; how donations support the student experience, and connecting with the benefactors behind the donations. Examples include: senior class gift, Hamilton Pig, Tuition Freedom Day and Thank You programs,  and additional Educational Initiatives; develop partnerships with students to best connect with target audience; chair Commencement Steering Committee - collaborate with representatives from Student Affairs, the President’s Office, the Registrar, the Bookstore, Career Services, Conference Services as well as elected student leaders to facilitate successful planning, communication and implementation of Commencement; Facilitate committee by scheduling meetings, drafting agendas, taking minutes, determining next steps, delegating tasks, etc.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS:

    •     Bachelor’s degree required

    •     Ability to represent Washington College professionally

    •     Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills

    •     Ability to manage and motivate volunteers

    •     Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as in a team environment

    •     Trustworthiness to work with sensitive and confidential information

    •     Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary

    •     Facility with computers, databases and Microsoft Office software

    •     Creativity required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Barista/Cashier/Prep (Full Time, Benefit Eligible)

    Prepare, serve and have extensive knowledge of hot & cold beverages such as drip coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, teas and fresh baked goods. Responsible for handling all meal plan and cash transactions by use of PC cash register. Must have knowledge of menu item pricing, including knowledge of meal plan program.  Must be proficient in following sanitation guidelines and conduct them selves in a professional manner.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsible for:

    • Being a Team Member & working well with others
    • Using and cleaning Espresso Machine
    • Having and using sanitation solution in station at all times.
    • Keeping a clean, sanitized and organized work station.
    • Stocking and cleaning customer service station with paper products and beverage condiments
    • Keeping area around cash register, seating area and entry way clean and presentable throughout shift.
    • Set-up and/or breakdown
    • Receiving and stocking retail products
    • Prepare, bake and serve baked goods such as muffins, scones and bagels
    • Checking temperatures of freezers, refrigerators and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning
    • Communicate any concerns, comments or needs to management presented by our customers.
    • Bank and contents and the handling of money. You will have to sign-off on your cashier work sheet, showing the amount of money that is in your bank.  If there is a discrepancy at the beginning of your shift, you must notify a manager immediately. At the end of your shift you will count the amount of money in your bank, and deposit anything over the initial bank total. Cashiers will sign off on the cashier work sheet and have a manager and or supervisor sign off at the same time. Each retail outlet will have an AM and PM cashier bag.  You will need to get change money from either your manager or an accounting person at the start of your shift, and prepare for the entire shift.  These bags will now have locks.  Only supervisors will have access to key for lock bag.
    • Your bag and making sure the bank matches the z reading at the end of your shift. Cashier’s bag must be organized at the end of the shift, with the larger bills deposited.  Deposited money must be put in an envelope at the end of the shift, with the cashier report.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Diploma or GED required. Must have excellent customer service skills and respect our customer base. Must be able to work weekends. Must be able to bend and lift 40 pounds and be able to work long hours, while standing.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.

  • Bartender (Temporary, Part-time) 02.04.15

    Summary: Responsible for the disbursement of alcoholic beverages when scheduled by the Catering Director.  Must be proficient in following all sanitation guidelines and conduct themselves in a professional manner.

    Reports to the Catering Director

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following and other duties may be assigned as required by business needs.

    • Responsible for monitoring of alcohol consumption in compliance with the College’s Alcohol Policy.
    • Communicate with management regarding equipment and need of repair(s).
    • Set up timely, monitor, and close down bar area daily.
    • Responsible for accurately filling out a reconciliation sheet for beverage at the end of each event.
    • Ensures all sanitation measures are met on a daily basis.   
    • Must have excellent customer service skills and respect our customer base.
    • Maintain good personal hygiene.
    • Job duties are subject to change and additional duties may be added as time permits.

     

    Computer Skills:  Must be proficient with the use of computers and software including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, Micros and CS Gold.

     

    Physical/Skill

    Must be able to bend and lift 25 pounds.

    Must be able to work long hours, while standing.

     

    Certificate/License Requirements:

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent

    TIPS Certification desirable but not required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.

  • Benefits Administrator

    Responsible for administering all aspects of a comprehensive employee benefits program, including on-boarding new benefit eligible employees into the HR system, assigning benefits to eligible employees, preparing monthly premiums for providers of benefits, changing and exiting participants from benefit plans, and working with the College’s Business Office and other offices to ensure that transactions related to employee benefits reconcile throughout all systems.  This position administers the following benefits: workers compensation, unemployment compensation, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, FMLA, and parental leave programs.  Additional responsibilities include recommending enhancements to the College’s benefit plans, maintaining communication with our broker and service providers, and updating administrative systems to reflect plan changes as well as statutory changes related to employee benefits.  The position is also responsible for educating, advising and advocating for employees concerning benefit programs.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Manages all benefit programs, policies, and procedures; promotes proactive approaches using the College’s Ellucian system to solve business needs/problems, enhance business processes, and to ensure accurate and timely transactions related to employee benefits; provide all new employees with initial orientation, including benefits (if applicable) and paperwork to enroll in benefits for which they are eligible; set up records for new employees making sure all required forms are complete, accurate, and timely; disseminates all benefit information to payroll and transmits all enrollment information to service providers; updates personnel benefit information in the employee records and ensures accurate benefit records through regular audit reporting and reconciliations; files worker’s compensation claims with carrier, answers any questions concerning payments to employees or medical bills due; completes unemployment claim forms, answers questions for MDLLR representatives, and maintains unemployment files; files disability and life insurance claims on behalf of program participants; tracks and maintains all leave records relating to Family Medical Leave Act; downloads, reviews and pays monthly bills for health, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA/HSA and COBRA and verifies employee elected deductions generated by the payroll process; conducts all exit interviews, checking to see if all charges on campus are paid, reviews COBRA information and receives The Exit Clearance Form to be filed in the employee’s personnel files; meets with employees to help resolve personnel or benefit issues or questions and ensures exemplary customer service to active employees and retirees; negotiates with brokers and service providers on behalf of the College and employees to provide a cost effective and attractive set of benefits to employees, serves on the Benefits and Finance Committee in an advisory capacity; and participates in all activities related to administrative systems implementations, upgrades, or enhancements that impact employee benefits administration.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    College degree required, with course work in a field related to Human Resources preferred. Knowledge of all applicable State and Federal laws and regulations relating to benefit administration; knowledge of Human Resources practices and principles; knowledge and skill in functions/processes of Human Resources information systems required, with an emphasis on knowledge of computer assisted compensation and benefit automation techniques.  Experience in using Colleague and related computer program preferred; detail-oriented, able to work independently and make decisions when necessary, ability to handle difficult assignments effectively and skillfully communicate with faculty, staff and other administrators; ability to maintain current knowledge of all relevant regulations for personnel and employee benefits; ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the College’s preferences and priorities.  Acts within scope of authority consistent with College objectives, guidelines, policies and practices; superior client services skills, with ability to work collaboratively with organizational teams and strategic partners; ability to work collaboratively with other offices and individuals to resolve problems in business processes, and to achieve ever-higher levels of efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Cashier (Part-Time, Temporary)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Maintain the computerized Access System at breakfast and lunch and prepare the appropriate reports. Assist with set-up and clean-up before, during and after meals.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Greet customers entering the Dining Hall. Maintain the computerized Access System at breakfast and lunch following proper procedures. Report any problems to the WCDS Business Office. Report all accidents or injuries immediately to the supervisor on duty. Prepare all appropriate reports with accuracy. Assist with set-up, refill and clean-up before, during and after meals. Check out with the supervisor on duty at the end of each shift. Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas. Performs related duties incidental to the work described herein or as may be assigned.

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Prior computer or cashier experience. Must possess basic math skills. Effective written and verbal communication.


    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal athttps://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Catering Attendant (Part-Time, Temporary) 02.4.15

    The Catering Attendant prepares and serves food at scheduled functions under the supervision of the Catering Director. This position is primarily responsible for set up, service, break down and cleanup of multiple functions or areas on campus.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

    Assembles and delivers all food and supplies for catered functions to the scheduled locations. Sets buffet tables as well as food, beverage and service items. Ensures that all necessary food items have identifiers or menus, displayed in a clean and consistent manner. Interact with guest and resolves customer complaints in a friendly and service oriented manner. Serves guest food and beverage orders quickly, in proper portions, in a courteous demeanor. Demonstrates a complete understanding of menu items and explains same to customers accurately. Breaks down events i.e. : cleaning and packing unused food dishes, utensils and equipment for safe removal to appropriate locations, handles trash and waste properly per unit standards. Keeps display equipment, buffets and tables clean and free of debris during meal service as assigned. Cleans tables and chairs, as assigned, before, during, and after meal service. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required. Previous food service or restaurant experience highly preferred. Must be able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work long hours, while standing. Ability to multi-task and work well with others.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Chief Information Officer

    The Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that advance the academic mission of the College; support the administrative infrastructure; provide exceptional service quality for students, faculty, and staff, alike; while also striving for cost effectiveness at every opportunity. This individual is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s  information technology and systems and administrative computing.

     

    Description of Duties and Responsibilities: Primary Job Duties.

    Strategy & Planning

    • Participates in strategic and operational governance processes of the organization as a member of Senior Staff.
    • Collaborates with key departmental users to determine IT needs and improve business processes that rely on IT.
    • Leads IT strategic and operational planning to achieve institutional goals by fostering innovation; prioritizing IT initiatives; and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization that facilitates and enhances teaching and learning, communication, and administration.
    • Works collaboratively with academic leadership and Academic Technology (AT) to ensure that administrative IT and IT infrastructure meet current and anticipated needs in support of highest quality teaching and learning.
    • Develops and maintains an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the College.
    • Establishes OIT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
    • Identifies opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and operations, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and/or in-house development.
    • Assesses, communicates, and addresses all risks associated with IT infrastructure.
    • Develops, tracks, and controls the IT annual operating and capital budgets.
    • Develops business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives, including the development and maintenance of a five-year capital projection.
    • Directs development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan for information technology.
    • Assesses and make recommendations on the improvement in or re-engineering of the IT organization.

     

    Acquisition & Deployment

    • Coordinates and facilitates consultation with stakeholders to define systems requirements for new technology implementations.
    • Approves, prioritizes, and controls projects as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems, involving key users as appropriate.
    • Reviews hardware and software acquisition and maintenance contracts and pursues master agreements to capitalize on economies of scale.
    • Defines and communicates College plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems.

     

    Operational Management

    • Ensures continuous and secure delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance.
    • Ensures IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations.
    • Establishes lines of control for current and proposed information systems.
    • Promotes and oversees strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities, including government, vendors, and partner organizations.
    • Supervises recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all IT staff in accordance with budgetary objectives and personnel policies.  The following positions report directly to the CIO:  Director of Information Security and Acquisitions, Director of IT Infrastructure, Director of Administrative Computing.
    • Actively engages OIT in open and productive communication with academic leadership and Academic Technology (AT) to ensure that academic plans and IT plans are well-aligned.

     

    Other Duties.

    • Remains abreast of trends and issues in the IT industry, including technologies and pricing, especially as they relate to higher education.
    • Active involvement in professional IT organizations at the regional and national level representing the College in a way that both contributes to and learns from developing issues and trends in the field.

     

    Qualifications:

    •  College degree in the field of computer science or business administration, or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree in one these fields, preferred.
    • Ten years experience working in the IT field.
    • Five years experience managing and/or directing an IT operation or unit with a
    • proven record of developing highly capable IT teams.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically.
    • Excellent communication  skills, oral and written; the ability to convey technically complex information and concepts in accessible terms; excellent negotiation skills.
    • Ability to develop solid collaborative relationships across an institution.
    • Experience with integrated information systems, preferably in an educational environment (e.g., Colleague, Ellucian, Banner).
    • Demonstrated capacity to develop the talents and expertise of staff so that they are able to assume expanded responsibilities; proven ability to recruit and retain well­ qualified, high performing professionals and empower them to succeed.
    • Superb listening and influencing skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to serve as a change agent who can cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues.
    • An extensive understanding of technology’s potential to facilitate teaching and learning and the capacity to thrive in an educational environment with a dedication to student excellence and success.
    • Demonstrated service orientation and proactive approach to providing service and support to the end users.
    • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards.

     

    This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. Washington College reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled. 

  • Cook (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible)

    Under minimum supervision, the Dining Services Cook reviews cook sheets and party sheets at the beginning of the shift; determines work assignments with other cooks; reads and understands standard recipes; and assists with the preparation of dinner, catering, and Presidential functions.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Report all accidents or injuries immediately to the supervisor. Prepare all food items in accordance with Federal, state and local health regulations. Assist in the planning of backup items. Assist in the use of leftover food items. Clean up work area after each shift. Check out with Supervisor at the end of each shift. Assist in daily requisitions. Perform related duties incidental to the work described herein or as may be assigned.

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Successfully complete Maryland State Sanitation Course (HACCP). Previous food service or restaurant experience preferred. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Deputy Director, C.V. Starr Center

    The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience (starrcenter.washcoll.edu) is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to American history and culture. The Center is interdisciplinary and seeks to bridge the divide between the academic world and the public at large. It does this especially by supporting and fostering the art of written history through residential fellowships, a major literary prize, and other programs. Its institutional partners have included the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Smithsonian, and The New York Times. From its base in the circa-1746 waterfront Custom House, the Center also serves as a portal onto a world of opportunities for Washington College students, sponsoring a variety of hands-on learning projects that take undergraduates outside the traditional classroom.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    The Starr Center’s Deputy Director will work closely with its Director to conceive, implement, and manage activities and programs that promote the mission of the Center: fostering excellence in American history, American studies, and related fields; forging new institutional partnerships for Washington College; sponsoring scholarly and creative work on topics of broad public importance; hosting dynamic public programs and events; making connections between past and present and across disciplines; and creating on- and off-campus opportunities for students and faculty. An essential responsibility will be developing creative and exciting new programs that engage Washington College students in active, collaborative, experiential learning. The Deputy Director will be encouraged to maintain an active career in his or her own field, engaging students in the work whenever possible. The ability to teach courses is desired, and the possibility exists for this administrative position to include a part-time faculty appointment.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    A Ph.D. or equivalent experience/credentials in American history or a related field (American studies, anthropology, etc.) is required. 3+ years’ experience in public history, history education, nonprofit management, or a similar field is also required. Expertise/experience in the field of public history is especially welcome, as is expertise in history, American studies, or anthropology from a Chesapeake or Mid-Atlantic regional perspective.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, visit https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Each application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and at least one sample of the applicant’s writing or other professional work. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We would especially welcome applicants who could start in early 2015.  

    For individual questions, email Adam Goodheart, Director of the Starr Center, at starr_center@washcoll.edu.

  • Dining Room Attendant (Part-Time, Temporary)

    The Dining Room Attendant will provide outstanding service to Hodson Dining customers by engaging in a variety of general food service and hospitality related tasks. The DRA will consistently greet, welcome and interact with customers in a warm and friendly manner to promote an atmosphere of hospitality and familiarity. S/He will be knowledgeable about the ingredients and preparation methods of the foods served. The DRA will prepare, assemble and/or serve various foods and beverages in a professional manner. S/He will keep assigned food service stations and storage areas properly stocked. S/He will set-up and maintain assigned food service stations throughout service periods and will assist elsewhere in the unit as customer demand requires. S/He will break-down, clean and sanitize food service stations according to established procedures at the end of a service periods. The DRA will set-up and work cold buffet, hot buffet, grill, soup and salad, floor, desserts, beverages, dining room and/or other food service stations in the unit as required. S/He will assist the culinary staff with basic food service tasks such as carving meats, light cooking and food preparation, garnishing, and food display. General cleaning tasks in accordance with accepted food service sanitation standards that are assigned as part of the daily unit housekeeping and sanitation schedules. S/He will provide table service and other related tasks for special events. 

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Previous food service, restaurant experience required, or other customer service related business. Applicants must be an enthusiastic team player with excellent customer service skills; reliable and willing to work a variety of shifts, including weekends. Possess good interpersonal skills with the ability to comfortably interact with customers and peers in a friendly and helpful manner. Ability to understand and execute basic food service sanitation and safety practices. 

    HOW TO APPLY: 
    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal athttps://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Director of Global Education Office

    The Director of the Global Education Office coordinates all study abroad and international student programs. The Director reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Services and collaborates with faculty to fulfill these responsibilities.

    Responsibilities
    1. Work with faculty to oversee, coordinate and assess Washington College’s study abroad and exchange programs, manage programs and relationships with partner institutions, keep faculty informed about programs and support faculty’s advising for study abroad, advertise and promote study abroad programs to current and prospective students, implement crisis management policies and practices, support international internships, support students’ departure and re-entry.

    2. Supervise the International Student Advisor (who organizes orientation programs for arriving international students and programming for all international students on campus), coordinate services for incoming international students with the appropriate College offices, oversee DHS, SEVIS, USCIS and Department of State regulations and procedures for full-time matriculating international students, exchange and visiting students and visiting scholars, support related faculty initiatives, such as the International House residence hall and residence hall language suites, advocate for international students on campus.

    3. Manage the Global Education Office including supervising work-study students, managing budgets and maintaining information about program participants.

    Qualifications
    1. Master’s degree in an appropriate field, Ph.D preferred.

    2. At least four years’ experience in international programs or study abroad in higher education.

    3. Significant experience living, studying or working abroad, competency in a foreign language preferred.

    4. Passion for international education and understanding of the role of international education in liberal arts education.

    5. Proven ability to work collegially and collaboratively with college staff and faculty.

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal, Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. If you have more than one document you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.

  • Director of Human Resources

    Job Summary: 

    The Director of Human Resources is the chief administrative officer for Human Resources at Washington College.  As such, the individual must be knowledgeable of State and Federal laws and best practices within the field of Human Resources and provide guidance in these matters to all levels of management.  The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of the College’s Human Resources policies and programs, the automation of employment and benefit processes, and other areas as may be assigned.  The Director reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and serves as a resource and advisor to faculty, staff and administrators across the College community. 

    Essential Functions: 

    1. Provides primary leadership for the planning, development, communication, and execution of a comprehensive Human Resources program, to include operational oversight of benefits, compensation, employee relations, staffing, and compliance.
    2. Applies knowledge of applicable federal and state employment laws and regulations and serves as the primary College official ensuring institutional compliance with same. 
    3. Provides administrative oversight for the Department of Human Resources to include staff, budget, and program administration.
    4. Prepares and analyzes various reports, statistics and regulatory data for reporting various human resources related programs including IPEDS reporting, benefit data, salary surveys, turnover data and other data required for the strategic planning process.
    5. Champions the formulation of policy, developing and implementing new strategies and procedures, and examining and re-engineering operations to achieve institutional effectiveness and efficiency.

    Management Responsibilities:

    Leadership, Planning, and Program Development:

    1. Serves as the chief Human Resources official, supervises departmental staff, prepares a recommended annual departmental budget; and reviews budget performance on a monthly basis.
    2. Responsible for the development and administration (including education and interpretation) of all College Human Resource policies and programs.
    3. Serves as an advisory member of the College Benefits Committee, Safety Committee, Emergency Operations Group, and Staff Council.  
    4. Stays abreast of current trends and best practices in relevant Human Resources and management fields by membership in and attendance at conferences of appropriate professional organizations and reading appropriate professional publications.

    Program Administration: 

    1. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations (e.g. wage and hour, FERPA, HIPAA, EEO, ERISA, ACA, etc.).  Advises and assists department chairs and administrators in the acquisition of visas for potential employees.
    2. Responsible for recommending effective benefit programs and works with brokers and providers to ensure high quality service for all College employees.
    3. Performs oversight of employment and compensation programs and guidance to the Recruitment Coordinator.
    4. Exercises primary responsibility for employee relations to include new employee orientation, routine communications, employee recognition, and exit interviews.
    5. Administers the College’s staff performance management program through development, administration, and assessment; supervisor training; annual performance appraisals; counseling and advising; reward; and discipline and discharge.
    6. Oversees the administration of the College’s grievance procedures for discrimination and harassment claims.  Leads or directs investigations of complaints and allegations of inappropriate employee behavior.

    Education Requirements: 

    Bachelor’s degree required with discipline in Human Resources or related field required, Master’s degree or advanced professional certification preferred.

    How to Apply: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

     

  • Dish Room Attendant (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible)

    Under direct supervision of the Meal Plan Supervisor, the Dish Room Attendant will maintain and sanitize kitchen work areas, dining equipment, dishes, utensils, the Main Dining Room and stock inventory. The Dish Room Attendant must also be an enthusiastic team player with excellent customer service skills; reliable and willing to work a variety of shifts, including weekends, and experienced with safe food handling practices.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Wash and sanitize hands before beginning to work and in rest room after each use. Report all accidents or injuries immediately to the supervisor. Responsible for the stacking, soaking of all dish items before washing. Washing all dishes according to procedure and restock as needed. Responsible for cleaning the Main Dining Room by removing all dishes, washing the tables and vacuuming the floor. Responsible for cleaning and restocking the restrooms. Responsible for restocking beverages when needed. Clean and sanitize the dish machine after each shift. Check out with the supervisor at the end of each shift. Other duties as may be assigned.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Previous food service or restaurant experience required. Effective organizational and oral communication skills. Highly developed human relations skills. Ability to multi-task.

  • Executive Assistant to the VP for Student Affairs/Office Manager

    Job Summary:

    Provides comprehensive and complex administrative and secretarial support for the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs / Dean of Students. Manages office functions with a significant degree of independence. Coordinates all administrative and secretarial functions of the office.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Ensures the effective functioning of the Vice President/Dean of Student’s office housing 3 professional staff members, and student workers. Supervises and assesses student workers, directing  meaningful work assignments and managing the efficiency and productivity of the office.
    2. Represents the Vice President and designated student affairs staff on the phone, in writing, and in person with students, student families, faculty and staff.
    3. Manages the Vice President’s and student affairs communications including drafting and reviewing letters, reports, and publications using excellent grammar, spelling, and editing skills.
    4. Manages the Vice President’s, Associate Vice President’s, and Associate Dean’s schedules; participates in the planning and organizing of meetings sponsored by the Vice President’s office and student affairs.  Provides coordination and support for student affairs planning and assessment activities.
    5. Works with professional staff to maintain the administrative processes necessary to support student judicial programs and the Honor Board and Residence Life. This includes maintaining confidential student records and assisting in related correspondence.
    6. Maintains good working relationships with student affairs staff, as well as other campus departments, staff and faculty concerned with student life. 
    7. Works with the Student Affairs Deans staff in the development and implementation of student affairs related procedures, policies and practices needed for the efficient functioning of Student Affairs, including budget oversight as assigned.
    8. Other duties as assigned.

    Education Requirements:

    B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required along with two-three years administrative experience supporting staff. 

    Qualifications:

    Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of effective office management (including computer proficiency); ability to communicate clearly, concisely and tactfully, both orally and in writing; exercise effective independent judgment; establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students, faculty, and staff; and relate successfully in on-on-one and group situations with persons representing diverse backgrounds and interests. 

    How to Apply: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Executive Secretary to the Provost and Dean

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Provides comprehensive and complex administrative and secretarial support for the Office of the Provost and Dean. Manages office functions with significant degree of independence. Coordinates all administrative and secretarial functions of the office and supervises student employees.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    • Anticipates and follows up on critical communications (hard copy, web-based, and electronic) between the Office of the Provost and its constituent offices, major committees, department chairs, and the faculty and staff as a whole.  Independently prepares and updates recurring reports and publications.  Assists the Provost with research for and proofreads outgoing reports and memos for accuracy.
    • Answers telephone inquires and greets visitors, parents, students, faculty members and staff in a cordial and professional manner.
    • Maintains calendar for Provost and prepares appropriate agendas and materials.  Arranges faculty search schedules for Appointments Committee, and regular meeting schedules for all standing and ad hoc committees chaired by the Provost.  Provides timely and valued administrative support to the chairs of major committees.
    • Anticipates requests for materials and information needed to complete internal and external deadlines.  Develops, establishes, and maintains complex system of files and records (electronic as well as hard copy) for easy access.  Maintains faculty files, records and minutes of meetings for archival purposes.
    • Arranges meetings and travel plans for Provost.  Ensures that the Provost’s time is wisely deployed to reflect the priorities of the office, and of the College, as a whole.
    • Maintains important and confidential files for faculty and staff searches, curricular changes in progress, and other projects supervised by the Provost. Ensures appropriate follow up.
    • Administers course evaluation process each semester. 
    • Assists the Provost in organizing all faculty personnel matters; hiring, on-boarding, annual review, and promotion.
    • Coordinates office functions with the Secretary to the Associate Provost, the Academic Budget Manager, and the Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment.  Provides office support and telephone coverage for the President’s Office and Office of the Associate Provost.
    • Serves as the Building Safety Coordinator for Bunting Hall.

     

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Helps to organize events hosted by the Provost.
    • Trains and schedules student employees.
    • May attend meetings and conferences to furnish information and take notes.
    • Performs duties relating to the above functions and other duties as assigned.

     

    MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assures the effective functioning of the Office of the Provost.
    • Coordinates work with a number of professionals (faculty and senior administrators) in and outside of the Office of the Provost and Dean.
    • Facilitates communication within assigned areas of responsibility with other College departments.
    • Acts within scope of authority and consistent with College objectives, guidelines, policies, and practices.
    • Shows a high degree of discretion and maintains a strict code of confidentiality about all personnel and other confidential matters pertaining to Provost’s Office business.
    • Works closely with the Academic Budget Manager to help maintain departmental budgets supervised by the Provost.
    • Anticipates and prepares materials the Provost requires for meetings and events. 

     

    EDUCATION:

    • BA strongly preferred. Minimum of AA degree or equivalent experience required, At least three years of advanced office experience in higher education or in other professional field required.

     

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

    • Excellent verbal, written skills.
    • Superior secretarial skills.
    • Superior organizational and file management skills.
    • Strong technology skills: Microsoft Office Suite, some web-design, and ability to learn and master new and developing software.

     

    PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

    • High level of energy.
    •  Enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable.
    •  Comfortable performing variety of tasks under tight timelines.
    •  Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to get along with diverse personalities in positive and tactful manner.
    • Possesses an unwavering commitment to professional standards of confidentiality.
    • Internally motivated to foster a spirit of courteous professionalism.

     

    ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

    Accountable to Provost and Dean of the College

     

    HOW TO APPLY: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • GIS Analyst I

    Job Description:

    This is a one-year, fixed term grant funded position to assist one of our customers. The successful applicant will report to a Washington College GIS Program Project Manager and be located in the GIS office in Chestertown, Maryland. Primary duties will include: data entry and creation, map creation and spatial analysis along with update and maintenance of databases. In addition, this position will be required to work closely with a wide variety of law enforcement and government professionals. Good communication skills are essential. The position has the ability to be extended should funding be available.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The position of GIS Analyst I assists in the design, development, and creation of databases, maps, and other related analysis products for our customer. The position will work with multiple disparate datasets, many of which are not currently in a suitable format for analysis with GIS, and must have the ability to understand and adapt to new datasets while keeping all project information current and organized to assure accessibility to others. This position also provides technical support of GIS equipment, software, data, and products. The GIS Analyst I must utilize sound, independent judgment, follow oral and written instruction, and present an overall professional appearance.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    Fundamental knowledge and skill in operation of GIS equipment, including computer hardware, GPS, and plotter/printer setup.

    Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, and relational databases is required.

    Basic ArcGIS skills required.

    Ability to work independently and in a team environment, establish methodology to complete a project, and produce final products within a given timeframe.

    Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check within 30 days of employment.

    Education Requirements:

    High School diploma with some experience using ArcGIS software or AutoCAD software required;  Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred.

    How to Apply: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • GIS Analyst II

    Job Description:

    This is a one-year fixed term, grant funded position to assist one of our customers. The successful applicant will report to a Washington College GIS Program Project Manager and be located in the GIS office in Chestertown, Maryland. Primary duties will include: data entry and creation, mapping creation, and spatial analysis along with update and maintenance of databases. In addition, this position will be required to work closely with a wide variety of law enforcement and government professionals. Good communication skills are essential. The position has the ability to be extended should funding be available.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The position of GIS Analyst II supervises the design, development, and creation of databases, maps, and other related analysis products for our customer. The position will work with multiple disparate datasets, many of which are not currently in a suitable format for analysis with GIS, and must have the ability to understand and adapt to new datasets while keeping all project information current and organized to assure accessibility to others. This position also provides technical support of GIS equipment, software, data and products. The GIS Analyst II must utilize sound, independent judgment, follow oral and written instruction and present an overall professional appearance.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    Project management experience leading a small team of analysts.

    Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, and relational databases is required.

    Advanced ArcGIS skills are required.

    Familiarity with ArcGIS Server would be preferred.

    Ability to work independently and in a team environment, establish methodology to complete a project, and produce final products within a given timeframe.

    Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check within 30 days of employment.

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Criminal Justice, or related field preferred; with a minimum of two years’ experience using the ArcGIS 10 Desktop platform plus previous management and supervisory experience of junior personnel. 

    How to Apply: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • GIS Technician

    Job Description:

    This position is for a full-time entry-level GIS Technician. The successful applicant will report to the Washington College GIS Program Coordinator and be located in the GIS office in Chestertown, Maryland. Primary duties will include: data entry and creation, provide supportive mapping and analysis upon request, and give technical support for computer hardware and software.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provides technical assistance for the Washington College GIS program

    Assists in the design, development, and creation of databases, maps, and other related projects

    Provides technical support of GIS equipment, software, data, and products

    Qualifications and Skills:

    High School diploma with some experience using ArcGIS software or AutoCAD software required; Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred

    Fundamental knowledge and skill in the operation of GIS equipment, including computer hardware, plotter/printer setup, GPS

    Ability to work independently and in a team work environment, establish methodology to complete a project, and produce final products

    Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.

  • Head Men’s Basketball Coach

    Job Summary: 

    Plans, organizes, directs, and controls duties and responsibilities of a head basketball coach with the approval of the Director of Athletics. Coordinates game management.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Organizes and conducts all practice sessions for the basketball team.

    2. Recruits student-athletes for the basketball program.

    3. Manages budget for basketball program, making requests for major purchases through the Director of Athletics.

    4. Ensures institutional compliance of basketball program by adhering to all policies and procedures of the NCAA and Centennial Conference.

    5. Monitors academic progress of basketball players through advising and referrals.

    6. Works with Sports Information Director regarding brochures and media relations for the basketball program.

    7. Develops and maintains working relationship with other college departments, including admissions, student affairs, and the dining hall.

    8. Supervises the duties of assistant coaches.

    9. Attends clinics whenever possible.

    10. Responsible for developing training rules and monitoring the conduct of athletes when they are representing Washington College, both on and off campus.

    11. Recommends athletes for awards.

    12. Coordinates the scheduling, providing of officials and transportation for intercollegiate contests with the Director of Athletics.

    13. Develops and recommends budget data; authorizes expenditures in accordance with approved budget; approves budgets and expenses of subordinates.  Orders equipment for annual use by the basketball team, disburses funds for meals on athletic trips and serves as supervisor for all varsity basketball functions.

    14. Attends all Centennial Conference basketball meetings.

    15. Assigns work study students, evaluates, schedules, etc.

    16. Works with training staff to ensure that all athletes are medically cleared to participate.

    17. Works with athletic department office to ensure that all athletes meet NCAA eligibility requirements.

    18. Coordinates with facility managers for game apparatus.

    19. Coordinates fundraising for the men’s basketball team.

    Management Responsibilities: 

    For Assistant Coaching staff:

    1. Develops short and long range operating objectives; reviews existing organizational structure and staffing requirements; recommends and implements changes as needed. 

    2. Provides appropriate supervision, including communication of clearly defined job responsibilities, adequate training and development, and provision for backup.

    3. Monitors performance of staff and provides prompt and objective coaching and counseling in managerial and technical matters. Reviews and approves performance appraisals initiated by subordinates of their staff. Evaluates subordinates.

    4. Assures that effective communications are maintained within areas of responsibility.  Where appropriate, informs staff as to plans and progress. Conducts staff discussion sessions at regular and frequent intervals.

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and/or “terminal” degree in related field preferred.

    How to Apply: 

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Hodson Cashier (Full Time, Benefit Eligible)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Maintain the computerized Access System at breakfast and lunch and prepare the appropriate reports.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Greet customers entering the Dining Hall. Maintain the computerized Access System during continuous service while following proper procedures. Report any problems to the Dining Services Business Office. Report all accidents or injuries immediately to the supervisor on duty. Prepare all appropriate reports with accuracy. Check out with the supervisor on duty at the end of each shift. Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas. Performs related duties incidental to the work described herein or as may be assigned.

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Prior computer or cashier experience. Must possess basic math skills. Effective written and verbal communication.


    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Instructional Technologist

    The Instructional Technologist consults with and provides support for faculty seeking to use technologies and media to enhance teaching and learning. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Educational Technology, this position collaborates with faculty to effectively blend learning theory, multimedia and technology to create innovative approaches to teaching. The instructional technologist develops and delivers workshops for faculty and students. This position also assists with the administration of the learning management system and supports faculty and students in its use.

    Essential Functions: Consult with and assist faculty in the implementation of digital technologies and digital media training in the classroom. Consult with faculty on instructional projects and as the lead or as a member of a team design, develop, implement and evaluate these projects. Produce video and other media where need for academic support. Assist in the administration and support of Canvas. Plan and deliver detailed instructional technology training programs including the development of workshops, documentation and other resources.  Maintain, develop and deploy electronic and printed materials for departmental purposes.  Keep online content for Educational Technology up to date and accurate. Research,  recommend and deploy strategic technologies that have the potential to advance the academic mission at Washington College.

    Experience and Background: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Graduate degrees in education and/or equivalent experience in teaching are desirable. A minimum of three years experience working collaboratively with faculty in an academic setting. Possess three years’ experience in instructional design and development. Demonstrated proficiency using multimedia and digital video software, including Photoshop, PowerPoint and iMovie.  Expertise with integrating technology creatively in instructional settings. Demonstrated strong technical skills in web development and video production and post-production. 

    Work Schedule/Hours: This is an exempt position. The position is schedule to work Monday through Friday 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m. As an exempt employee, the position will work whatever hours are necessary to complete the work. Deviation from standard work hours is required during peak service times.

    How to apply: When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Kitchen Server (Part-Time, Temporary)

    Applicants must be experienced with safe food handling practices. Applicants must be an enthusiastic team player with excellent customer service skills; reliable and willing to work a variety of shifts, including weekends.

    QUALIFICATIONS:   

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.  Previous food service or restaurant experience required. Well organized. Comfortable multi-tasking.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled. 

  • PM Retail Lead (Full-Time)

    The primary responsibility of the Retail Shift Lead is day to day administration, organization, and inventory support for retail sales and customer support.

    The Retail Store Shift Lead executes retail operations and supervise staff during scheduled shifts. Supervises staff during assigned shifts. Ensures customer needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient. Maintains retail appearance and product presentation to company standards. Provides support to sales associates during peak periods or when scheduling conflicts arise. Requires a high school diploma with 1-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May lead and direct the work of others.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

     

  • Prep/Cashier (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible) - 01.20.15

    Responsible for handling all meal plan and cash transaction by use of PC cash register. Responsible for keeping entry way clean and inviting to our customers.  Must have knowledge of menu item pricing, including knowledge of meal plan program.  Must be proficient in following sanitation guidelines and conduct themselves in a professional manner.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsible for having and using sanitation solution in station at all times.Responsible for keeping area around cash register clean and presentable throughout shift.Responsible for set-up and/or breakdown. Communicate any concerns, comments or needs to management presented by our customers. Responsible for bank and contents and the handling of money.You will have to sign-off on your cashier work sheet, showing the amount of money that is in your bank.  If there is a discrepancy at the beginning of your shift, you must notify a manager immediately. At the end of your shift you will count the amount of money in your bank, and deposit anything over the initial bank total. Cashiers will sign off on the cashier work sheet and have a manager and or supervisor sign off at the same time. Each retail outlet will have an AM and PM cashier bag.  You will need to get change money from either your manager or an accounting person at the start of your shift, and prepare for the entire shift.  These bags will now have locks.  Only supervisors will have access to key for lock bag. Responsible for your bag and making sure the bank matches the z reading at the end of your shift. Cashier’s bag must be organized at the end of the shift, with the larger bills deposited.  Deposited money must be put in an envelope at the end of the shift, with the cashier report.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Diploma or GED required.Must be highly proficient with the use of computers and software including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, Micros and CS Gold. Must have excellent customer service skills and respect our customer base. Must be able to work weekends. Servsafe Certificate and previous managerial skills preferred. Must be able to bend and lift 40 pounds. Must be able to work long hours, while standing.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, athttps://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.  

     

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  • Retail Prep/Cashier (Part-Time, Temporary)

    Responsible for handling all meal plan and cash transaction by use of PC cash register.Responsible for keeping entry way clean and inviting to our customers.  Must have knowledge of menu item pricing, including knowledge of meal plan program.  Must be proficient in following sanitation guidelines and conduct themselves in a professional manner.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsible for having and using sanitation solution in station at all times.Responsible for keeping area around cash register clean and presentable throughout shift.Responsible for set-up and/or breakdown. Communicate any concerns, comments or needs to management presented by our customers. Responsible for bank and contents and the handling of money.You will have to sign-off on your cashier work sheet, showing the amount of money that is in your bank.  If there is a discrepancy at the beginning of your shift, you must notify a manager immediately. At the end of your shift you will count the amount of money in your bank, and deposit anything over the initial bank total. Cashiers will sign off on the cashier work sheet and have a manager and or supervisor sign off at the same time. Each retail outlet will have an AM and PM cashier bag.  You will need to get change money from either your manager or an accounting person at the start of your shift, and prepare for the entire shift.  These bags will now have locks.  Only supervisors will have access to key for lock bag. Responsible for your bag and making sure the bank matches the z reading at the end of your shift. Cashier’s bag must be organized at the end of the shift, with the larger bills deposited.  Deposited money must be put in an envelope at the end of the shift, with the cashier report.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Diploma or GED required.Must be highly proficient with the use of computers and software including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, Micros and CS Gold. Must have excellent customer service skills and respect our customer base. Must be able to work weekends. Servsafe Certificate and previous managerial skills preferred. Must be able to bend and lift 40 pounds. Must be able to work long hours, while standing.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through our online portal Consensus, athttps://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp.  If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”     Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.  

  • Server (Temporary, Part-Time)

    The Server will provide outstanding service to Hodson Dining customers by engaging in a variety of general food service and hospitality related tasks. The Server will consistently greet, welcome and interact with customers in a warm and friendly manner to promote an atmosphere of hospitality and familiarity. S/He will be knowledgeable about the ingredients and preparation methods of the foods served. The incumbent will prepare, assemble and/or serve various foods and beverages in a professional manner. S/He will keep assigned food service stations and storage areas properly stocked. S/He will set-up and maintain assigned food service stations throughout service periods and will assist elsewhere in the unit as customer demand requires. S/He will break-down, clean and sanitize food service stations according to established procedures at the end of a service periods, set-up and work cold buffet, hot buffet, grill, soup and salad, floor, desserts, beverages, dining room and/or other food service stations in the unit as required. S/He will assist the culinary staff with basic food service tasks such as carving meats, light cooking and food preparation, garnishing, and food display. General cleaning tasks in accordance with accepted food service sanitation standards that are assigned as part of the daily unit housekeeping and sanitation schedules. S/He will provide table service and other related tasks for special events. 

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Previous food service, restaurant experience required, or other customer service related business. Applicants must be an enthusiastic team player with excellent customer service skills; reliable and willing to work a variety of shifts, including weekends. Possess good interpersonal skills with the ability to comfortably interact with customers and peers in a friendly and helpful manner. Ability to understand and execute basic food service sanitation and safety practices. 

    HOW TO APPLY: 
    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Wildlife Ecologist & Bird Bander

    The Center for Environment & Society seeks applicants for a Wildlife Ecologist & Bird Bander to work at the Chester River Field Research Center.  The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in the operation of the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory and banding station.  Applicant will be responsible for a special project analyzing 16 years of banding data and organizing it for publication.  Applicant will also assist in banding demonstrations and environmental education at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory, as well as other duties as assigned by the Banding Director. 

    Position requirements include:

    • Applicants must hold a sub-permit to band birds with an endorsement for using mist nets from USGS and have operated or worked at a banding station that uses mist nets and traps for a minimum of one full-time fall migratory season.
    • Must be proficient in the extraction of birds from mist nets and traps.
    • Must have extracted and fully processed 4,000 birds or more.
    • Applicant must be able to identify, age and sex all commonly occurring passerines found in Maryland and in the eastern United States.
    • Willingness and ability to work outdoors in inclement weather.
    • Must have a BS or BA in Wildlife Management, Biology, Environmental Sciences or a related field.

    How to Apply:

    When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.