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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 ratio 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

 


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Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor in International Relations (Tenure-Track)

    Washington College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2018, pending budget approval. Ph.D. should be in hand or very near completion; salary is competitive. We seek candidates whose graduate transcripts, teaching experience, research, or other experience demonstrate preparation to teach courses in International Relations, with the ability to offer courses in international relations theory, international organization and law, international political economy, and one or two courses related to the politics and international relations of Sub-Saharan Africa to contribute to the interdisciplinary concentration in African Studies. Candidates who are interested in working to develop experiential learning opportunities internationally and/or to contribute to our vibrant model diplomacy program are especially welcomed. Some senior thesis advising, undergraduate advising, and occasional internship supervision are required. The position will be jointly appointed with our inter-disciplinary International Studies program.

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of 1,500 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. It is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. For more information about the College please consult the College’s website (www.washcoll.edu), as well as both the Political Science Department’s website (http://polisci.washcoll.edu) and the International Studies Program’s website (http://is.washcoll.edu).

    Applications should be submitted by October 11, 2017. Materials should be directed to the attention of Dr. Melissa Deckman, Chair, Department of Political Science; e-mail: mdeckman2@washcoll.edu. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts from all institutions attended, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations, if available, through our online portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. We strongly prefer that you combine additional information into one document to upload to Consensus, but if unable to do so, please send materials to politicalscience_search@washcoll.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Candidates who wish to be interviewed at the APSA Convention’s job placement services in San Francisco should e-mail after August 15 to request an appointment.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Assistant Professor of International Finance (Tenure-Track)

    The Washington College Department of Business Management and the International Studies Program invites applications for a jointly-appointed full-time, tenure-track teaching position in International Finance starting in August 2018 (pending budgetary approval). The successful candidate will teach three courses per fall and spring semesters, including financial analysis and courses such as international finance or world capital markets, plus compensated (stipend or course release) supervision of a number of senior capstones. The successful candidate will also be expected to occasionally contribute to the College’s first-year seminar program. Enthusiasm for teaching in an undergraduate liberal-arts environment (with an emphasis on critical and analytical thinking, writing, speaking, and faculty-student interaction) is essential. We welcome candidates with an interest in developing experiential-learning opportunities and working individually with qualified students on research projects. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who would thrive in a collegial environment that supports research, encourages interdisciplinary efforts within and beyond the department, and provides mentorship for junior faculty. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in hand at the start of employment. The College will hire at the assistant-professor level.

    Washington College is a private, selective, independent liberal-arts college located in historic Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, within easy driving distance to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, this tenth-oldest college in the country celebrates a rich heritage of producing citizen-leaders who have made significant impacts in their chosen endeavors. Its location central to the Chesapeake Bay provides both academic and recreational opportunities.  Visit these links to learn more about our programs and our approach to teaching:

    https://www.washcoll.edu/about/our-mission.php 

    http://www.washcoll.edu/departments/business-management/

    http://www.washcoll.edu/departments/international-studies/

    Electronic copies of a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, references, and copies of teaching evaluations from the past two years may be submitted to the attention of Prof. Susan Vowels, Search Chair, Department of Business Management, Washington College, through our Consensus portal (https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp). For assistance accessing our online applicant portal, contact Human Resources at employment@washcoll.edu. For other questions, please contact Prof. Vowels, at svowels2@washcoll.edu.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-Track)

    The Department of Sociology at Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor beginning in August 2018. Ph.D. should be in hand or very near completion; salary is competitive. We seek candidates whose graduate transcripts, teaching experience, research, or other experience demonstrate preparation to teach undergraduate courses in the area of stratification. Ability to teach courses on race and ethnicity, rural sociology, or political sociology would be added benefits. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology and Research Methods, contribute to the department’s Senior Seminar, the College’s First Year Seminar program, as well as offer upper level and specialized courses.

    Contributions to the College’s interdisciplinary program in Environmental Sciences and Studies would be an asset. Opportunities for the successful candidate include working with the College’s Center for the Environment and Society and the very active GIS program.

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of 1,400 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. Faculty members teach 3 courses per semester and the college maintains a 12:1 student-faculty ratio with small classes (introductory courses generally capped at 35 students; upper-level classes are often smaller in enrollment). Faculty members balance teaching, academic advising, senior thesis advising, research, and service for the benefit of students in the department and the College as a whole.

    Washington College is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Among the benefits offered by Washington College are domestic partner benefits as well as paid maternity/paternity leave. For more information please consult the College’s website (http://www.washcoll.edu) and the department’s website (http://sociologyandanthro.washcoll.edu). 

    The deadline for applications is October 1, 2017, and the position will be filled as soon thereafter as possible. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts from all institutions attended, and teaching evaluations, if available, 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.” Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date. 

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

  • One-Semester Visiting Assistant Professor in General Chemistry

    Washington College, a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,450 undergraduates, located in Chestertown, MD, is seeking applicants for a one-semester full-time visiting assistant professor position in chemistry starting in January of 2018.

    Preference will be given to applicants who hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry and who can teach General Chemistry, but current degree candidates are encouraged to apply. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.

    Washington College offers a bachelor’s degree program in Chemistry and is accredited by the American Chemical Society. The teaching load for this position will consist of the following courses: one lecture of General Chemistry and four labs. These courses could change based upon final fall enrollments and other departmental needs to include the second semester of Organic Chemistry.

    Washington College’s spring semester starts January 22, 2018. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a teaching philosophy of no more than 2 pages, electronic copies of curriculum vitae, and undergraduate and graduate school transcripts at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their success in working with diverse student populations in their materials. If you have more than one document that you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.docx) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Three current letters of reference should be emailed to the following address: chem_search@washcoll.edu. Please specify in the subject line “One-Semester Visiting Assistant Professor Position”.

    All inquiries can be addressed to aamick2@washcoll.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

 

Staff Positions

  • Administrative Assistant, Global Education Office (Part-Time)

    Washington College is seeking a 10 month, part-time Administrative Assistant who will provide support to the Global Education Office (GEO). This office serves several undergraduate populations including international students matriculating at the College; international exchange students here for one or two semesters, and Washington College students pursuing study abroad opportunities.

    Administrative Assistant duties will include securing pre-arrival information for international students; preparing and executing international student orientation; providing assistance to the other GEO staff who provide specific programming for international students (i.e. event scheduling, promotion, trip planning). The duties will also include working with study abroad services including pre-departure and post-return requirements and activities and providing some support to the Office of English Language Learning. Other clerical duties such as web site management for GEO and tracking exchange partner agreements using Excel will be required. Position may require occasional evening or weekend work.

    Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and willingness to learn other software (i.e. Terra Dotta) required. Experience with student oriented and/or international learning is preferred.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Assistant Baseball Coach (Part-Time)

    Washington College, a NCAA Division III member of the Centennial Conference, is seeking an outstanding candidate for a Part-Time Assistant Baseball Coach. Coach must specialize in pitching. The successful candidate will report to the Head Coach and will assist in all areas required to run a Division III program within college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.

    Washington College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions located in the historic town of Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Situated on the scenic Chester River we are an easy driving distance from the major metropolitan areas of Annapolis, Washington, DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

    Responsibilities:

    Organize and execute daily practice and game routines for the pitching staff as directed by Head Coach. Assist in the general organization and planning of daily practices and game day preparation and logistics, on- and off-campus recruiting, program fund-raising, alumni relations, networking with high school and travel coaches and assist in the planning and execution of clinics and camps, as well as other responsibilities as directed.

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree and related collegiate playing and/or coaching or high school coaching experience required.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Assistant Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach (Full-Time)

    Washington College, a NCAA D-III institution located in Chestertown, MD seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Washington College is a member of the Centennial Conference. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: identify, recruit, coach and develop high-level athletes for the program; organize official and unofficial visits; assist with practice, game preparations and planning travel itineraries; assist the head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring, fundraising, game management and scheduling; and other administrative duties as assigned. There may be the opportunity to teach lessons and clinics to local community.

    Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree required along with past competitive and/or coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. Valid driver’s license required as travel is necessary for the position. Strong organizational, oral, written, and teaching skills required. Advanced knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations preferred.

    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 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.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Budget Analyst

     

    Washington College is currently seeking a Budget Analyst in the Office of Finance and Administration to assist in ensuring best budgetary practices supporting primarily the academic division of the College. The position will work closely with the Budget Director to align limited resources with key academic priorities. The scope of this position will include the analysis, preparation, and monitoring of all department budgets under the supervision of the Budget Director. The position will also work with other key staff, such as the Faculty, the Director of Institutional Research and other staff members to help align budgets with institutional priorities.

    The Budget Analyst will manage forms and processes related to the College, including credit card allocations, faculty development and travel, student prizes and research awards, student trips (travelling seminars), faculty course releases and stipends for administrative duties and SCE mentoring, Provost Office expenses, and on-boarding of new faculty.

    Education and Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, or mathematics is required. Advanced knowledge of MS Excel including the use of formulas, pivot tables, scenario manager / sensitivity analysis, and charts.

    Preferred candidates need to be familiar with higher education data systems such as Colleague. In addition, the position requires strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, and have the ability to manage stringent deadlines. 

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Cook

    Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for the Cook position. This position prepares, presents, and serves food as needed in the Washington College Dining Hall.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Obtains daily production schedule and preparation requirements from the Chef.

    Prepares items on production sheets, following established quantities and recipes. Utilizes approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.

    Operates and cleans equipment per department procedures after each use.

    Stores, labels and dates all food items according to policy. Follows HACCP guidelines.

    Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures.                                                                              

    Takes orders from customers and prepares items requiring short preparation time. Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner.              

    Operates and cleans equipment per department procedures after each use.

    Prep work including, washing, peeling, cutting, and seeding vegetables and fruits along with weighing and measuring designated ingredients.

    Carries pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator while maintaining all safety standards.

    Responsible for using commercial and non-commercial kitchen equipment, which include slicers, mixers, steamers, ovens, stoves, kettles and other equipment needed to complete tasks.

    Assists with catering and other special events in preparation, service and clean up.

    Assist with daily and weekly cleaning of the dining service areas of operation so that it meets operating standards.

    Qualifications:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required; or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess basic math ability and the ability to multi-task. Schedule may include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Digital Media Services Coordinator

    Are you a maker + thinker + problem solver? Do you have an insatiable curiosity and knowledge about the ever-converging worlds of art, science, technology, and design? Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for a Digital Media Services Coordinator position in the Library and Academic Technology department.

    Primary responsibilities include coordinating the daily operations of the IDEAWORKS Innovation Suite’s Makerspace, Multimedia Production Center, and Sound Studio. This position also provides video production services in support of some high profile campus events.

    Responsibilities:

    Train Digital Media Services student employees to use the equipment in IDEAWORKS (Makerspace, Multimedia Production Center, and Sound Studio)

    Provide guidance and assist students in choosing and using the resources in IDEAWORKS to complete academic and informal projects

    Coordinate the IDEAWORKS student employee work schedules

    Maintain IDEAWORKS equipment and ensure the supplies inventory is kept current

    Educate IDEAWORKS users about best practices

    Ensure compliance with safety, rules and policy guidelines

    Maintain the loaner pool equipment and oversee the loaner system

    Assist with teaching workshops and other programming opportunities

    Assist with program assessment activities

    Coordinate planning, production, and post production of video services for high profile campus events

    Oversee student employees and act as backup supervisor when Assistant Director is unavailable

    Provide support for A/V equipment associated with presentation and academic spaces

    Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree and experience in an applicable field (art, engineering, computer science, film, etc.)

    Experience with prototyping technologies, such as 3D printing, 3D scanning, Laser cutting and etching, and general fabrication

    Experience with video production equipment and software such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, etc.

    Experience working with a diverse community of learners, supporting students, faculty and staff, working independently and as a member of a team

    You are not only a knowledgeable individual in emerging technologies, but also excel at inspiring collaboration, creativity, resourcefulness, and innovation among students and your peers

    The successful candidate must be flexible and adaptable, pay close attention to details, quality, and deadlines, while maintaining clear communications

    Entrepreneurial experience is desirable

    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 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.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Director of Housekeeping

    The Director of Housekeeping is responsible for the planning, oversight, organization, development, and direction of the housekeeping department to assure that the highest quality of housekeeping services are provided to students, faculty, and staff.

    Essential Functions:

    Supervises the housekeeping staff and is responsible for the training and motivation of staff, and the development of policies and procedures to ensure a clean and safe facility

    Provides coaching/counseling/formal disciplinary action where appropriate.

    Develops safe work practices and assures that staff follows established safety procedures

    Oversees the care and use of supplies and equipment

    Orders all housekeeping supplies and maintains an adequate inventory

    Prepares housekeeping budget for approval

    Processes payables in accordance with policies and procedures

    Ensures campus buildings are meeting expectations for cleanliness by performing regular inspections

    Coordinates repair needs with Buildings & Grounds staff

    Determines time needed for housekeeping services within each campus building and writes schedules

    Assigns staff and reassigns as needed to cover for absences and vacation

    Supervises laundry services

    Meets with appropriate staff on campus to understand and plan support for campus events involving housekeeping with other unit supervisors

    Participates in at least weekly meetings with Lead Housekeepers to discuss and delegate work related to routine tasks and special events involving housekeeping

    Responds promptly to resident requests for service

    Performs other job duties and projects as assigned

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or equivalent required

    Must have seven years of housekeeping experience, two of which must be in a supervisory capacity

    Must possess leadership ability and have the people skills necessary to work harmoniously with both staff and other campus personnel

    Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic

    Must have strong oral, written, and organizational skills

    Must present a professional appearance

    Must have a working knowledge of electronic mail systems, Microsoft Word, and Excel spreadsheets

    Must possess a valid driver’s license

    To Apply:
    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

     

  • Dish Room Attendant

    Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for a Dish Room Attendant. This position maintains kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties: 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Scrape food from dirty dishes and washes them by hand or places them in racks on conveyor to dishwashing machine

    Wash and scrub pots, pans and trays

    Wash worktables, walls and other equipment as needed

    Remove trash and garbage and places it into the proper designated containers

    Clean garbage cans

    Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas

    Restock utensils, plates, cups, and other necessary items for use by dining hall guests

    Assist with catering and other special events in preparation, service and clean up

    Serve customers in an efficient and friendly manner following outlined steps of service

    Resolve customer concerns and relays relevant information to supervisor

    Interact with co-workers to ensure compliance with company service standards

    Assure compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements

    Assist with daily and weekly cleaning of the dining service area of operation so that it meets operating standards

    Perform other duties and functions as assigned

    Follow all rules and regulations set forth in the Washington College Employee Handbook and the Washington College Dining Services Supplemental Handbook

    Qualifications:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required; or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess basic math and reasoning abilities. Schedule may include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • GIS Specialist

    Washington College is seeking qualified candidates for the GIS Specialist position. This position is for an entry-level GIS specialist, who utilizes Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location. Primary duties include extracting data from GIS software, using varying analysis methods to arrive at results, recommending appropriate reactionary strategies in response to GIS analysis, providing maps and data sets to clients to supplement analysis, and overseeing daily project tasks. This position serves as a mentor for multiple student interns by training them in GIS software and map creation, and providing helpful and constructive feedback on their products. The successful applicant will report to the Washington College GIS Program Director and/or Project Manager, and is located in the GIS office in Chestertown, Maryland.

    Essential Functions:

    Design, develop, and create databases, maps, and other related analysis products.

    Ability to understand and adapt to new datasets.

    Keep all project information current and organized to assure accessibility to others.

    Provide technical support of GIS equipment, software, data, and products.

    Efficiently communicate findings of analysis of datasets to customers.

    Perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) on all products.

    Provide technical support of GIS equipment, software, data, and products.

    Oversee and train multiple student interns.

    Attend and present at professional conferences.

    Present or hold workshops at professional conferences and meetings.

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in GIS field.

    Experience and Background:

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

    Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, and databases.

    Intermediate ArcGIS skills.

    Intermediate cartography skills.

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

    Possess good analytical and problem solving skills.

    Possess strong communication and leadership skills.

    A basic understanding of concepts behind data management in a database.

    Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check.

    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.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Major Gift Officer

    The Major Officer is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive portfolio of major and principal gift donors and discovering prospects from individuals capable of, and inclined to commit large gifts, bequests, and gifts-in-kind to fund College priorities. Working collaboratively with all members of the College Advancement team, the Major Gift Officer will serve as primary point of contact for managing relationships with current and prospective donors who give at the $50,000 to $1,000,000 level. This role requires a comprehensive understanding of institutional culture and an ability to articulate the College’s priorities effectively.

    Essential functions and responsibilities of the position:

    Raise funds and strengthen relationships with alumni, parents and friends for the benefit of Washington College.

    Collaborate with Annual Giving, Major and Planned Giving, Advancement Research, Advancement Services, and Donor Relations to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward to build a diverse, high-dollar portfolio of prospects with established institutional relationships and multiple interests.

    Strategize with the Associate Vice President of Development and Strategic Engagement on long-range planning and special projects related to comprehensive campaign solicitations such as: collaborating with College Relations and Marketing to draft proposals and case statements and assisting with the implementation of college-sponsored events to engage and inspire giving to the Forge a Legacy Campaign.

    Create and oversee the execution of an annual operating plan that cultivates, solicits, and stewards a prospect portfolio of approximately 100 alumni, friends, and parents based on wealth screening and capacity to give at the major gift level

    Travel and make a monthly average of 10 - 12 donor/prospect visits

    Solicit major and principal level prospects to fund campaign priorities

    Attend select on-campus and special events throughout the region to engage and cultivate assigned prospects, and discover new potential donors to the Forge a Legacy Campaign.

    Collaborate with the Parent Relation Coordinator to further develop fundraising strategies for parents

    Utilize central resources such as Advancement Research, Gift Planning, and Institutional and Government Giving as appropriate. Maintain good working relationships with colleagues, faculty and staff across the College. Gather and understand current knowledge of the College’s priorities and activities.

    Additional functions and responsibilities of the position:

    Serve on divisional and institutional task forces and committees as assigned.

    Carry out other duties as assigned by the Associate VP for Development and Strategic Engagement

    Willingness to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

    Education and Experience Required:

    Bachelor’s degree is required, Masters preferred. Two-three years of development and/or sales experience, preferably in higher education, highly desired. Experience in face-to-face solicitation a plus. Commitment to the liberal arts is required.

    Knowledge: Fundraising practices and procedures; familiarity with annual funds, and various computer software applications.

    Abilities: Communicate exceptionally well verbally and in writing; successfully develop relationships with prospects to solicit gifts and commitments; operate in an organized, but creative manner; travel; successfully meet deadlines; work as a team leader and member; be goal and achievement oriented; operate with enthusiasm and integrity; and supervise student employees/volunteers.

    Certifications: Driving is an essential function of this position; therefore a valid driver’s license is required. Must have a driving record that meets the College’s guidelines for insurability.

    Washington College is a private independent liberal arts and sciences institution located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Historic Chestertown. The College, founded in 1782 with a philanthropic gift from George Washington, currently enrolls 1,450 students from across America and several foreign countries. In 2017, the College publicly launched a $150M comprehensive campaign designed to build endowment, enhance capital infrastructure, and increase current use annual funding to sustain a financially-secure future. The Forge a Legacy Campaign will focus on Access and Affordability, Faculty Excellence, Student Engagement, and The Learning Environment, and is scheduled to conclude in June 2020.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans. 

  • Medical Office Assistant (Part-Time)

    Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for a Medical Office Assistant. This position is a 10 month, part time, non-benefit eligible position consisting of 19.5 hours per week during the academic year. The Medical Office Assistant is a multi-skilled allied health professional. This position functions as a member of the health care delivery team and assists with both administrative and clinical procedures in the Health and Counseling Center.

    Essential Functions:

    Administrative Support:

    Assists staff with the collection of student health records, collection of student health insurance waivers, and other duties essential to the operation of the Health and Counseling Center

    Access morning hospital, Lab and X-ray reports and Health Center emails and prepares the results/charts for medical review. Prepares front office to receive students at 8:30 AM

    Enters immunization dates and medical information into computerized program (Pyramed)

    Schedules clinical appointments for medical and counseling concerns

    Assists nursing staff with pre-authorization for prescription coverage or diagnostic testing when necessary  

    Assists with informative/educational bulletin boards/materials in the center

    Answers phones, directs phone calls, takes messages, checks voice mail, and transfers calls in a professional manner. Maintains communication among staff

    Enters medical codes and charges for visits into electronic system after visits

    Performs other related duties as assigned

    Assists with student check-in and check-out procedures

    Assists with updating and maintaining the Health Center website

    Clinical duties:

    Asepsis and infection control

    Accurately records patient histories and vital signs, either in written or electronic format

    Performs first aid and CPR in emergency situations

    Prepares patients for and assists with procedures

    Assists the physician or Nurse Practitioners with examinations and treatments

    Collects and processes specimens for testing

    Performs selected diagnostic tests

    Qualifications and Skills:

    Required:

    Certified Medical Office Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant required (may substitute 2 years of clinical practice within the past 3 years)

    Must maintain current CPR certification

    Demonstrated understanding of confidentiality regulations

    Previous experience in word processing, computer scheduling, and electronic medical records systems

    Well-developed interpersonal skills with a customer service focus; ability to relate to a diverse population, including professional medical staff. Demonstrates respect for individual diversity including culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, race, religion, age, economic status

    Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff, following current confidentiality laws

    Ability to maintain organization in a fast paced college health clinic

    High energy level

    Must be available to work hours between 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    Completed Hepatitis B vaccination series and current immunity by vaccination or history of disease to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, current Adacel or TDap vaccine and PPD test or negative Chest X-ray or TB spot test within past year

    Recommended:

    College degree (Associates or Bachelor’s) in allied health/science/nursing fields

    To Apply:

    When applying please submit a cover letter and resume through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Application materials must also include two (2) letters of recommendation from previous employers or program directors. Please upload letters of recommendation to Consensus under “Reference List”. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Retail Attendant

    Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for a Retail Attendant. This position prepares, presents, and serves food and drinks. This position is also responsible for handling transactions which many involve some cash handling. The Retail Attendant will work at either one of Washington College’s retail locations: Java George, Martha’s, Create and Sophie’s Café. The ideal candidate has cashier experience as well as experience making drinks in a coffeehouse setting.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Prep work including, washing, peeling, cutting, and seeding vegetables and fruits along with weighing and measuring designated ingredients

    Responsible for using commercial and non-commercial kitchen equipment, which include slicers, mixers, steamers, ovens, stoves, kettles and other equipment needed to complete tasks

    May be responsible for cooking food in fryers, on grills or char broilers and in ovens

    Utilizes approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control

    Assures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements

    Performs sales transactions in a reasonable and timely fashion

    Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner following outlined steps of service

    Interacts with customers and resolves customer complaints in a friendly and service oriented manner

    Assists with daily and weekly cleaning of the dining service areas of operation so that it meets operating standards

    Qualifications:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess basic math ability and the ability to multi-task. Schedule may include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

  • Table Attendant

    Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for a Table Attendant. This position maintains the Dining Room and Serving area and keeps equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties:

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Wipes down tables, chairs and counters

    Restock napkins, condiments and beverages

    Washes worktables, walls and other equipment as needed

    Removes trash and places it into the proper designated containers

    Removes dirty plates and utensils from tables to the dish carousel

    Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas

    Restock utensils, plates, cups, and other necessary items for use by dining hall guests

    Assists with catering and other special events in preparation, service and clean up

    Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner following outlined steps of service

    Resolves customer concerns and relays relevant information to supervisor

    Interacts with co-workers to ensure compliance with company service standards

    Assures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements

    Assist with daily and weekly cleaning of the dining service areas of operation so that it meets operating standards

    Performs other duties and functions as assigned

    Follow all rules and regulations set forth in the Washington College Employee Handbook and the Washington College Dining Services Supplemental Handbook

    Qualifications:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required; or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess basic math and reasoning abilities. Schedule may include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    To Apply:

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

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

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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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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 Dr. Candace Wannamaker, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Casey Academic Center, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Maryland, 21620, phone number (410) 778-7228.

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.