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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.

Click here to learn more about working at Washington College. 

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 Chinese Literature, Language, and Culture (Tenure-Track)

    Washington College, a private, selective, independent liberal-arts college located in historic Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, Language, and Culture, beginning August 2015. Specialization in 20th/21st century Chinese literature and cultural studies. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin and English, a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and show significant promise as a scholar. Faculty are also expected to periodically contribute to the college’s first year seminar program. Ability to create and build an Asian Studies program desired. Ph.D. required. ABDs will be considered, but must have the Ph.D. degree by the start date.

    To apply, send cover letter, CV, and contact information of three references through the portal Consensus at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp

    Application deadline is November 25, 2014. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.  

  • 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 Marketing

    The Washington College Department of Business Management seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Marketing starting in August 2015. Successful candidates will possess a passion for teaching undergraduate students in a liberal-arts environment, and enjoy fostering critical thinking, effective communication and moral courage by means of student engagement both in the classroom and beyond.   Applicants should demonstrate both excellence in teaching and productive scholarly engagement with their fields. This is an 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.

    The successful candidate will participate in the planning and development of a new minor in Marketing with an emphasis on Social Media Marketing and provide input into the complete redesign of a computer lab space with specialized software dedicated to supporting new upper-level electives in marketing and social media marketing as well as existing electives in financial analysis and management information systems.  This lab space will also be available for research.  The teaching load is three courses per semester, plus compensated supervision of a number of senior capstones.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the college-wide first year writing and research program.  The successful candidates should have a graduate degree in marketing or a related field (Ph.D. or D.B.A. preferred but not required).

    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.  Business Management is viewed as a liberal art at Washington College; we characterize it as the active liberal art.  Visit these links to learn more about our mission and our approach to teaching:

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

    https://www.washcoll.edu/departments/business-management/why-business-management.php.

    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 hr@washcoll.edu. For other questions, please contact Prof. Vowels, at svowels2@washcoll.edu.

    Review of applicants will begin on September 15, 2014 and will be considered until the positions are filled. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.  

  • 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.

     

  • Lab Coordinator in Introductory Biology

    Washington College, a selective liberal arts college of 1450 students, is committed to science education.  The Department of Biology is housed in a young $30M science center with state-of-the-art teaching and research labs.  The college is located in Chestertown, MD, on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay and is within easy driving distance of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.  For more information visit the College web site at http://www.washcoll.edu/ 

    Position Description:

    This is a 12 month faculty/staff position in which the individual is responsible for overseeing the activities of multiple laboratory sections of our majors-level introductory sequence BIO 111/112. 

    Essential Functions:

    Teaching four lab sections each semester. Intellectual oversight of BIO 111/112 General Biology labs, including development of lab exercises and annual edits to the lab manual. Weekly setup, breakdown, and maintenance of these labs. Coordination of ordering lab supplies and live materials through the Resource Manager for the science facility. Coordination of weekly lab activities among lecture and lab instructors including posting of pre-lab quizzes and lab materials to online support sites for instructors and students.Training and supervising part-time instructors and undergraduate assistants. Ensuring consistency of the lab curriculum across numerous instructors. Maintaining lab records. Oversight of assessment data from all BIO 111/112 lab sections. Assisting in the development and implementation of evaluation procedures for all instructional staff. Troubleshooting laboratory equipment. Maintaining and organizing laboratory space. Ensuring laboratory equipment and activities are up to date with current technology and pedagogical best practices to ensure students receive a high quality educational experience that prepares them for success in upper-level courses and the future job market. Participating in relevant off-campus training, as well as attending and presenting at professional meetings or conferences.

    Skills & Qualifications:

    This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree with teaching experience and a strong background in general biology.  The candidate must demonstrate ability to interact productively with coworkers at all levels (staff, faculty, and undergraduate students).  At least 1 year of related professional experience is required.  Knowledge of laboratory technology, organismal dissections, and current trends in biology required.   The candidate must be able to train and lead instructional staff and student teaching assistants, to communicate effectively in laboratory settings, to work independently with little oversight, and to enforce policies and procedures among instructors and students. The candidate  must also be able to lift 25 lbs. and be willing to work outside of normal business hours as needed. The candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

    Application Details:

    Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references as PDF documents.  In the letter of interest, applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  Submissions will be handled electronically through our on-line portal Consensus at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin January 15th and continue until the position is filled.  Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Environmental Studies

    Washington College, a liberal arts college on the Chester River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Environmental Studies to begin in August of 2015. We are particularly interested in candidates with a background in sustainability studies. Applicants should have demonstrated abilities in one or more of the following fields as related to sustainability: economics, policy, ecology, agriculture, or natural resources. The Fellow will develop at least three new courses with a focus on sustainability for the first-year Global Research and Writing (GRW) seminar program. GRW courses are open to students of any major, have a global focus, and emphasize development of skills in research, writing, and presentation. For more information about the GRW program, see http://www.washcoll.edu/departments/writing-across-the-curriculum/global-research-and-writing-seminar.php. In addition, the Fellow will develop advanced courses in sustainability in their area of expertise for the Department of Environmental Science and Studies. Advising a group of first-year students is also a component of the position. The Teaching Fellow will participate in the first-year faculty mentoring program, receive special training for advising, and be eligible for other faculty development opportunities. This is a nine-month appointment, with the possibility of renewal for three years. 

    The hiring effort is part of the expansion of the newly-created Department of Environmental Science and Studies at Washington College and will contribute to achieving the College’s goal of becoming a leader in the interdisciplinary study of the environment, as articulated in its new strategic plan. An affiliation with the College’s Center for Environment and Society (https://www.washcoll.edu/centers/ces/) is possible, and the successful candidate will have access to the resources of the Center. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental science, environmental studies, or a related discipline, have expertise in sustainability and have the capacity to contribute to an interdisciplinary curriculum in environmental education. Washington College has a tradition of excellent undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants whose teaching is well suited for taking advantage of Washington College’s unique natural setting in rural Maryland on a major tributary of Chesapeake Bay. 

    Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Leslie Sherman, chair of the Department of Environmental Science and Studies (lsherman2@washcoll.edu). Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy through our on-line portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Three references letters should be submitted separately to env_search@washcoll.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Staff Positions

  • Assistant Director, Office of Academic Skills

    The Assistant Director, Office of Academic Skills, provides academic support services, including tutorials and academic skills assistance, to students and is responsible for the Peer Tutoring and Course Mentoring (Supplemental Instruction) programs.

    The Assistant Director conducts one-to-one academic skills sessions, workshops, and seminars for student groups who request them. The Assistant Director also works closely with other Academic Resource Offices, including the Quantitative Skills and Writing Centers to coordinate tutorial services, peer tutor training, and the use of online scheduling software. The Assistant Director supervises the peer tutors and course mentors, manages student payroll, and maintains relevant records on programs and outcomes.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Provide one-to-one and group academic skills sessions with all students; take referrals of students from professors, advisors, and staff. Collaborate with the Director, Office of Academic Skills, to develop and organize academic skills workshops. Conduct academic skills workshops for student groups who request them, such as Athletics, fraternities/sororities, and Resident Assistants. Organize and monitor the Peer Tutoring and Course Mentoring programs to include recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of tutors and mentors; track and report outcomes. Coordinate the TEAM Mentoring Program to include training, matching mentors and students; monitoring student progress with mentors; and outcomes data collection. Collaborate with other Academic Resources Offices including Quantitative Skills and Writing Centers to coordinate tutorial services, training, and the use of online scheduling software, WCOnline. Teach use of software and technologies to support academic skills, such as Read and Write Gold, Zimbra, or Google calendars, Evernote, and other resources, to all interested students.

     

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology, Education, or related field. Master’s degree (M.A.) in Psychology, Education, Counseling, Student Development, or related field preferred. 2-3 years’ previous experience in academic or student support services. Experience with peer tutoring and supplemental instruction. Proficiency with educational technology, MS Office, and student database software programs. Experience with disability support services is desirable. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Patience and desire to assist students at all levels. Able to work occasionally on a flexible schedule

     

    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. 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. 

  • Assistant Registrar

    The Assistant Registrar manages and coordinates the collection, entry, retrieval and sharing of data as directed by the Registrar, and acts as liaison with internal offices for information sharing.

    The Assistant Registrar is responsible for the accuracy, completeness and confidentiality of all student and faculty records, including course creation, classroom assignments, registration, course enrollment and rosters, degree audit, enrollment verification and other academic records in accordance with FERPA. The Assistant Registrar has a major role in the production of the course schedule each semester. The Assistant Registrar assists students and faculty with course registration and other matters. The Assistant Registrar is responsible for administration of Veteran’s Administration benefits to eligible students and collaborates with the Financial Aid Office on this responsibility.

    The Assistant Registrar works regularly and closely with the Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment on projects requiring student records data and provides reports to internal offices on a semester or yearly basis and on an ad hoc basis.  The Assistant Registrar also periodically reviews office procedures and business processes, reports problems and makes recommendations for change to the Registrar. The Assistant Registrar assists with Commencement and Convocation. Other day-to-day activities are assigned as necessary.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Manages and supervises the collection and entry of all student records data. Works closely with the Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment on projects requiring student records data. Shares student records data and information with internal offices regularly and as requested. Provides enrollment and registration services to specific categories of students, such as veterans and tuition exchange students. Coordinates with the Office of International Programs on data collection and entry related to international students and study abroad students. Enters academic standing decisions in the student records system. Other duties as assigned

    EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of professional experience. Experience in data management, information sharing and reporting, preferably in a higher education setting. Proficiency with MS-Word and Excel. Preferred experience includes knowledge of Datatel Colleague or similar student records administrative software. Ability to work independently, focus on results and meet deadlines. Strong organizational skills including concern with accuracy and detail. Discretion and confidentiality. Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to adapt to and function in a hectic environment.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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 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 Office Manager

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Assist the GIS Program Coordinator, and senior GIS professional staff, in the management of business operations for the GIS Program.  This position requires the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about the operations of the GIS program to include maintaining office systems and procedures along with the supervision of clerical staff and student interns.  Handling of sensitive financial and criminal justice information related to funded grants is also required.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Manage all data entry projects and criminal justice database improvement projects for GOCCP grants. Supervise all clerical staff and student interns working on GOCCP related data entry projects. Other grant projects, such as MHSO, may also require data management. Manage all grant account budgets and contractual project account. Interface between GIS and other offices on campus exercising independent judgment and discretion on confidential business matters including business transactions, employee hiring, employee reviews, and disciplinary issues. Manage the various Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) maintained between GIS and external organizations to include creation of new MOA documents for approval by internal and external organizations. Identify possible funding sources for grants and contracts and prepare grant/contract proposals and budgets. Establish written procedures for all business functions in the GIS Program. Assist the GIS Program Coordinator on any and all projects as requested. Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION:

    A minimum of a Bachelors in Business Administration/Management or Accounting or ten years’ experience as an office manager of an organization with more than 30 employees.   Prior office management experience is required. 

    EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND:

    Windows computer experience with Access and Excel skills. Accounting management software experience preferred. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check within 30 days of employment.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Interlibrary Loan Specialist

    The Library and Academic Technology Department seeks an Interlibrary Loan Specialist to manage the borrowing and lending of resources for faculty, students, and staff. This individual will also assist librarians and staff in circulation duties as needed.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Receive and order all ILL requests from students, faculty, and staff, as well as requests from other libraries. Work with ILL module in the SIERRA integrated library system and OCLC’s Worldshare system. Produce both copyright compliance and statistical reports. Supervise student assistants.

     

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    College degree or commensurate experience required; academic library experience in ILL preferred. Excellent working knowledge of database management and the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Demonstrated supervisory experience preferred. Excellent writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills required. Ability to adapt to an environment of continually changing technology and willingness to acquire new competencies as needed.

     

    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. 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

     

  • 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.

  • Study Abroad Advisor and Exchange Coordinator

    The full-time 12 month Study Abroad Advisor and Exchange Coordinator is responsible for outgoing study abroad advising and application process and coordination of visiting exchange student applications to Washington College. The Coordinator serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) and completes the DS-2019 paperwork for J1 visiting exchange students. The Coordinator works closely with both the Director and Assistant Director of the Global Education Office. During the summer months, the Study Abroad Advisor and Exchange Coordinator assists with incoming international student documents and orientation preparations.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Serve as a general campus advisor for study abroad programs. Meet with potential study abroad students individually to assess appropriate program placement with regard to academic, personal, professional, and financial goals for Study Abroad. Manage study abroad application submissions and process student applications. Advise students on how to research visa requirements for many countries. Coordinate the incoming exchange student application process in collaboration with partner institutions, the Assistant Director, and other offices on campus. Serve as Alternate Responsible Officer and maintain compliance with the Exchange Visitor Program as outlined by the U.S. Department of State and monitored through the SEVIS system. Plan and present sessions on study abroad and other overseas opportunities to prospective study abroad students, parents, and members of the community. Communicate and collaborate with partner institutions regarding application procedures. Supervise 1-2 student workers and organize the training program for peer study abroad advisors. Maintain an open line of communication with the Director regarding student concerns and issues.

     

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS    

    Bachelor’s degree plus 2-3 years of work experience. Master’s degree preferred. Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills. Experience living, studying, or working outside of one’s home culture for a minimum of three months. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member. Demonstrated ability to use MS Office Suite and manage a website. Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends. Previous experience in study abroad or exchange program administration and student advising in an academic setting preferred. Familiarity with J1 visa regulations preferred.

     

    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.  

  • Technical Services Technician

    Under the supervision of the Director, Client Support and Tech Services, the person in this position performs a wide range of duties supporting computer and media services to the Washington College community. In addition, this individual provides authorized repair service on all college supported equipment.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Supports the installation and repair of computer systems, as well as instructional and multimedia services at Washington College. Provides training and logistical support, this position serves as a general resource for college faculty, staff, and students utilizing the campus network and related information, computing and multimedia systems. Provides instruction for users in the proper handling and use of equipment. Provides setup and delivery of equipment requests by faculty, staff, and students for offices or classroom events. Provides the equipment and setups for College events, which normally occur on evenings or weekends. Provides service and support to all multimedia services. Provides instruction to users in the proper handling and use of multimedia equipment. Helps maintain the up-to-date inventory of all college owned computers, printer and audio/visual equipment, insuring that all equipment is marked or tagged as property of Washington College. Helps maintain an up-to-date record or equipment usage and maintenance logs. Works with the summer conference staff to provide audio/visual and computer support for summer conferences.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

    High school diploma or GED required, college degree is desirable. working knowledge and experience with using many forms of multimedia equipment.  Some experience in providing media services is preferred.  Previous computer repair service required.  Experience with Windows and Apple computer systems is desirable. Must successfully complete the A+ Certification exam within six months of employment.  Completion of both the Apple and the Lenovo (IBM) Computer Training courses is required within the first 18 months of employment in this position.  Experience within an academic environment is highly preferred. Must possess strong organizational, technical, and administrative skills. Additionally, the person in this position is “on-call” 24 X 7 during the academic year.

    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.

     

  • Web Developer

    The Web Developer will work with the Senior Web Developer to customize and extend the College’s LAMP stack CMS, independently and collaboratively manage the entire SDLC for web applications, be experienced with creating and consuming web services, and will fill the mid-tier role in debugging and troubleshooting user-reported issues with the CMS.

    The person in this role will routinely employ modern front-end technologies including js libraries, js frameworks, and css preprocessing. Experience with PHP5, OOP concepts, MV*, mobile development, responsive design, and the Laravel application framework is required, as is a working knowledge of MySQL and data modeling.

    The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, takes extreme pride in his or her work, and stays current on emerging technologies and best practices.

    Skills & Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree. 4+ years experience with front-end development. 4+ years experience full cycle web application development. Experience with GIT version control system and code repository required. Experience with LAMP stack required. Experience with RESTful API’s required. Experience with mobile development and responsive design required. Experience with data visualization library such as D3.js or highcharts desirable. Experience with Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools desirable. Experience with creating ERDs, UML use case and activity diagrams desirable. Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively under the pressure of constant deadlines. Self-starter with the ability to work independently.

    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.