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

Why work at Washington College? 

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

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

 


Application Process

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

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

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

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

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Policy Statement on Discrimination: 

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

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

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

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

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

Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Tenure-Track)

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

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

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

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Tenure-Track)

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

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

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

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Chemistry

    Washington College, a private liberal arts and sciences College of 1,450 undergraduates, located in Chestertown, MD, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Chemistry position for 2015-2016.  Preference will be given to applicants who hold a graduate degree in Chemistry or are ABD, who can teach general chemistry, and who have the ability to teach introductory organic chemistry laboratories.  Current degree candidates will also be considered.  Washington College offers a bachelor’s degree program in Chemistry and is accredited by the American Chemical Society.  A commitment of the candidate to undergraduate teaching is essential.

    Job Summary:

    This position will be compensated as full time and consists in teaching the following:

    For the Fall 2015 the position will consist of teaching one general chemistry lecture, two general chemistry laboratories, one organic chemistry laboratory, and there is also the opportunity to design your own first-year seminar course (see the following website for more information: http://www.washcoll.edu/departments/writing-across-the-curriculum/global-research-and-writing-seminar.php; time to be determined).  The lecture session in general chemistry is held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM.

    For the Spring 2016 the position will consist of teaching two general chemistry lectures from 9:30 to 10:20 AM and from 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at least two general chemistry laboratories and one organic chemistry laboratory (times to be determined).  Flexibility in the laboratory time is available.

    How to Apply:

    Washington College’s Fall semester starts August 31, 2015.  Submit a letter of interest, electronic copy of curriculum vitae, three professional references, and undergraduate and graduate school transcripts 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 (.docx) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”  All inquiries can be addressed to: amarteel2@washcoll.edu.

    Review of applications will begin immediately.  Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff Positions

  • 1782 Society Specialist/Administrative Assistant

    Job Summary:

    This highly organized and intuitive staff member will primarily manage the activities of the Director of Alumni Relations and Leadership Annual Giving, but also assist with other Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) projects and general office administration. In addition, this specialist will create and manage important aspects of the College’s leadership giving group, The 1782 Society. Members of the AR/AG team work collaboratively to develop and manage a comprehensive program of alumni activities and communications that fortify positive relationships with students, alumni and campus partners, and encourage active engagement and financial support for The Washington Fund. 

    Essential Job Functions: 

    With the Director of Alumni Relations and Leadership Annual Giving, support and grow the membership and prestige of The 1782 Society by: facilitating two annual events: George Washington Book Prize (Fall) and Preakness Party (Spring) in close collaboration with the Events Coordinator, creating and/or recognizing opportunities for new stewardship or acquisition events, creating and distributing new member welcome packets and Associate member materials, acting as a first-level stewardship manager to address questions related to benefits, etc.  Manage all activities of the Director of Alumni Relations and Leadership Annual Giving’s office including: creating and fostering a welcoming, warm, and friendly atmosphere for the Alumni House, providing primary reception activities including answering phones; opening, reviewing, and distributing mail; and monitoring general office email, refer calls and correspondence as needed, scheduling internal and external meetings and travel, maintaining calendar and tracking projects to ensure critical deadlines are met, anticipating need for information exchange and coordinating necessary communications, monitoring office budget(s).  Support the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving office by: pro-actively managing the daily activities of the AR/AG office, including organizing and monitoring issues arising from mail, meeting follow-up, and special assignments, coordinating daily business activities (Purchasing, HR, Accounting, etc.) in collaboration with the Business Office, purchase office supplies and coordinate maintenance of office equipment, assisting with projects and mailings, as needed, keeping accurate records, including minutes from Alumni Board meetings, using Datatel to acquire information as well as enter new information on alumni records, learning new screens and functions as necessary, contributing to projects, reports, and decision-making as a member of the AR/AG team.  Oversee AR/AG student help by: interviewing, hiring and supervising 2 to 3 Federal Work Study students each year, assigning work according to their strengths as well as to encourage and support growth.  Serve as the primary liaison between College Advancement and the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning (WC-ALL) and the Women’s League of Washington College (WLWC).

    Qualifications and Special Skills: 

    Associates degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Bachelor’s preferred. Coursework in administrative functions and productivity tools a plus; ability to represent Washington College professionally and accurately; excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work with and motivate other Advancement professionals and WC colleagues; willingness to provide enthusiastic service, support and stewardship for volunteers and donors; ability to take initiative and work independently as well as in a team environment; trustworthiness to work with sensitive and confidential information; flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary; facility with computers, databases and Microsoft Office software; strong organizational and event planning experience desirable; creativity desirable.

    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.

  • Admissions Representative

    Washington College is accepting applications for a full-time Admissions Representative. The successful candidate will engage in student recruitment activities within designated geomarkets and states for the purpose of recruiting students acceptable for admission to Washington College; plans, organizes, coordinates and implements specific projects assigned by the Associate Director of Admissions.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsible for management of data and activities within assigned geographic market. Reviews and evaluates applications and recommends decisions. Represents the College in meetings with high school counselors, students, college nights, and fairs. Coordinates own overnight travel accommodations. Interviews prospects. Participates in open house programs. Maintains prospect and inquiry records. Maintains accurate travel-related expenses. Develops relationships and maintains contact with high school counselors, prospects, applicants, parents, and alumni volunteers.

    EDUCATION:

    B.A. or B.S. Degree

    EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND:

    Minimum of two years’ experience in a liberal arts environment. Above average academic record and evidence of active campus life. Ability to relate College characteristics to students with widely diverse background and interests. Good driving record. Strong communication, computing, and reasoning skills. Well organized.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

     

  • Assistant Volleyball Coach

    Job Summary:

    Washington College, a NCAA D-III institution of the Centennial Conference, located on the eastern shore of Maryland, seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach.

    Essential Duties:

    Recruiting; practice planning and preparation; game management and scheduling; on-court training; assisting with travel arrangements, camp development and operation; fundraising; assisting head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring and evaluation; and other administrative duties as assigned.  Strong organizational, oral, written, teaching and computer skills required.  Advanced knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations preferred.

    Job Requirements:

    This assistantship starts August 1, 2015.  Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and have previous collegiate playing or coaching experience.  Compensation may include an annual stipend, reimbursement for some graduate classes, and a partial meal plan.

    How to Apply:

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

  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

    Job Summary: 

    Washington College, a NCAA D-III institution located in Chestertown, MD seeks qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach.  Washington College is a member of the Centennial Conference.

    Essential Duties:

    Include, but are not limited to the following: identify, recruit, coach and develop high level athletes for the program.  Organize official and unofficial visits.  Assist with practice and 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.  Strong organizational, oral, written, teaching and computer skills required.  Advanced knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations preferred.

    Job Requirements: 

    Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and previous collegiate playing or coaching experience.  Compensation may include an annual stipend, reimbursement for some graduate classes, and a partial meal plan.

    How to Apply:

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

  • Chief Information Officer

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

     

    Description of Duties and Responsibilities: Primary Job Duties.

    Strategy & Planning

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

     

    Acquisition & Deployment

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

     

    Operational Management

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

     

    Other Duties.

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

     

    Qualifications:

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

     

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

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

  • Cook (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible)

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

    EDUCATION:

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

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

  • Deputy Director, C.V. Starr Center

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

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

  • Dining Room Attendant (Part-Time, Temporary)

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

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

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

  • Director of Global Education Office

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

    Responsibilities:

    1. Work with faculty to oversee, coordinate and assess Washington College’s study abroad and exchange programs, manage programs and relationships with partner institutions, keep faculty informed about programs and support faculty’s advising for study abroad. Oversee support for international students, advocate for international students, support related faculty initiatives, such as the International House residence hall and residence hall language suites.

    2.  Supervise the Study Abroad Advisor, who advertises and promotes study abroad programs to current and prospective students, implements crisis management policies and practices, supports international internships, support students’ departure and re-entry.

    3. Supervise the International Student Advisor, who organizes orientation programs for arriving international students and programming for all international students on campus, coordinates services for incoming international students with the appropriate College offices, oversees DHS, SEVIS, USCIS and Department of State regulations and procedures for full-time matriculating international students, exchange and visiting students and visiting scholars. 

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

    Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

    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 you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document”. Washington College will start considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.

  • Director of Human Resources

    Job Summary: 

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

    Essential Functions: 

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

    Management Responsibilities:

    Leadership, Planning, and Program Development:

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

    Program Administration: 

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

    Education Requirements: 

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

    How to Apply: 

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

     

  • Director of Intercultural Affairs

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for providing campus leadership and direction to multicultural and diversity related policy, programs and services that contribute to overall student learning and satisfaction, with attention to programs and services designed for students from historically underrepresented populations.  Directs activities of the department in accordance with departmental mission and planning, as well as the mission and planning of student affairs and the institution.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Directs the development and implementation of multicultural and diversity programs, services and education in accordance with the needs of the college and its students and nationally accepted best practices.  Advises VP and other members of the campus on best practices in multicultural affairs.
    2. Advises organizations and clubs for students from historically underrepresented populations, and works closely with and is available to students on an individual and group basis for issues relating to social and academic adjustment, multiculturalism and diversity and campus climate. 
    3. Consults with other campus departments to ensure that policies, programs and services are attentive to and supportive of the needs of students from historically underrepresented populations.
    4. Establishes collaborative relationships with other student affairs departments and staff, Global Education Office, and other campus departments, staff and faculty responsible for student life and academic success.
    5. Designs and implements student leader training programs for designated groups; collaborate with other student affairs areas in the design and implementation of a multicultural competence program as well as a pre-orientation program for students from historically underrepresented populations.
    6. Co-leads bias reporting process, collaborating with Office of Public Safety and Director of Wellness and Prevention Education.
    7. Teams with other campus leaders to design and facilitate campus-wide conversations, programs and training on topics that foster an inclusive and respectful campus climate.
    8. Participates with other campus departments and staff in responding to student crisis and/or student conduct concerns.
    9. Conducts regular planning and assessment to increase the effectiveness of multicultural and diversity efforts provided by the department in promoting student learning and satisfaction. 

    Additional Responsibilities:

    1. Serves as the administrative liaison for the Center for Black Studies and oversees programming for the Center.
    2. Serves as liaison to Hillel House and work collaboratively with Advancement to secure funds for programming and staffing.
    3. Assists the Office of Admissions with recruitment-related processes.
    4. Recruits, hires, and supervises office interns.

    Education:

    Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education, or other related fields preferred, Bachelor’s required, and 3-6 years working with multicultural populations, preferably in a college or university setting; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

    Qualifications:

    Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; exercise effective independent professional judgment; establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students, student organizations, faculty, and staff; and relate successfully in on-on-one and group situations with persons representing diverse backgrounds and interests.  Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices and theories of student learning and development; understanding of the cultural, social, and educational needs of the college community; proficiency in planning and assessment of programs and activities; understanding of a highly residential community; and experience advising student groups.

    How to Apply: 

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

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

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

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

  • GIS Technician

    Job Description:

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provides technical assistance for the Washington College GIS program

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

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

    Qualifications and Skills:

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

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

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

    Ability to pass a Maryland and FBI criminal records background check

    How to Apply:

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

  • Housekeeper/Custodian (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible)

    Job Summary:

    To provide a clean and safe facility and to project a pleasant, positive attitude. General cleaning services using a variety of specialized chemicals and equipment. Works from a schedule identifying specific areas and tasks to complete each shift. Hours of work may vary. May be asked to cover other areas in the event of a co-worker’s absence, or work additional hours, or on weekends if needed to meet service requirements.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Cleans rooms, classrooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas (water coolers/fountains and polish metal).
    2. Sweeps, scrubs, waxes and polishes floor surfaces.
    3. Utilizes powered carpet floor cleaning equipment to accomplish task. Cleans or vacuums rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and window coverings (blinds, etc.).
    4. Empty and clean trash receptacles. Re-line cans. Transport trash and waste to disposal area.
    5. Must handle various cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. Must comply with all regulation such as OSHA, EPA, State Health Department, etc.
    6. Report any needed repairs immediately to Building & Grounds (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.).
    7. Wash interior and exterior windows as scheduled. May be required to wash exterior windows with a telescoping window washing tool.
    8. Keep an inventory of supplies and requisition replacements from the Director of Housekeeping in advance to assure cleaning will not be hindered. Maintain all supplies and equipment in clean and orderly fashion with labels on all chemical containers.
    9.  Any other task assigned by supervisor to, but not limited to, maintain a clean and safe environment for Washington College students, staff, faculty and visitors.

    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to bend, stoop, reach, kneel, climb and walk. Must be able to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. Requires standing/walking for extended periods of time. Requires ability to operate motorized cleaning equipment, and be able to lift heavy objects and move light furniture. Vacation approval may be limited during peak activity periods

    Educational Background:

    High School Diploma or equivalent required.

    How to Apply: 

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

  • Housekeeper/Custodian (Temporary)

    Job Summary:

    To provide a clean and safe facility and to project a pleasant, positive attitude. General cleaning services using a variety of specialized chemicals and equipment. Working from a schedule identifying specific areas and tasks to complete each shift. Hours of work may vary. May be asked to cover other areas in the event of a co-worker’s absence, or work additional hours, or on weekends if needed to meet service requirements.

    Essential Functions:

    1. Clean rooms, classrooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas (water coolers/fountains and polish metal)
    2. Sweep, scrub, wax and polish floor surfaces.
    3. Utilize powered carpet floor cleaning equipment to accomplish tasks. Clean or vacuum rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and window coverings (blinds, etc.)
    4. Empty and clean trash receptacles. Re-line cans. Transport trash and waste to disposal area.
    5. Must handle various cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. Must comply with all regulations such as OSHA, EPA, State Health Department, etc.
    6. Report any needed repairs immediately to Building & Grounds (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.)
    7. Wash interior and exterior windows as scheduled. May be required to wash exterior windows with a telescoping window washing tool.
    8. Keep an inventory of supplies and requisition replacements from the Director of Housekeeping in advance to assure cleaning will not be hindered. Maintain all supplies and equipment in clean and orderly fashion with labels on all chemical containers.

    Physical Requirements:

    Physical requirements include: ability to bend, stoop, reach, kneel, climb and walk. Must be able to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. Requires standing/walking for extended periods of time. Requires ability to operate motorized cleaning equipment, and be able to lift heavy objects and move light furniture.

    Education:

    High School Diploma or equivalent required.

    Experience:

    Ability to speak, read, write and interpret instructions written or spoken in English. Basic math skills required in order to calculate square feet, chemical mixtures, wax and other chemicals coverage and other related products.

    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.

  • Kiplin Hall Driver

    Job Summary:

    The Kiplin Hall Driver will be an individual willing and able to drive the shuttle for the three-week summer Kiplin Hall Program in England.


    Essential Functions:
    Safe transportation of faculty and students in the program.  Communication with the Transportation Secretary and other drivers concerning hours and vehicle problems.  Ability to travel abroad.

    Qualifications and Skills:
    Valid Driver’s license.  Clean driving record and excellent road manners.  Good navigational skills.  Familiarity driving large vehicles.  CDL’s not required.  Good communication skills a must.  Drivers need to be able to drive for long periods of time and lift 15lbs.

    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.

     

  • 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.