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

Why work at Washington College? 

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

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

 


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Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor in International Relations (Tenure-Track)

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

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

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

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

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

  • Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure-Track)

    Tenure-track opening for an Assistant Professor of Economics to teach undergraduate economics courses starting in August of 2018.  We seek expertise in Behavioral Economics and Game theory. Additional expertise in History of Economic Thought, desirable but not necessary. Teaching responsibilities include a first year writing seminar. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential. Applicants should have a Ph.D., but individuals near degree completion will be considered.

    Washington College is a competitive, four-year liberal arts college located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. For further information, see  www.washcoll.edu.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: 

    Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and all teaching evaluations from the most recent two years taught (including written comments) through Consensus https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp to the attention of Chair, Department of Economics, Washington College. Your teaching evaluations must be submitted as one document under “Other Documentation.” Three references letters should be submitted separately to econ_search@washcoll.edu with your name in the subject line. If you have any other documents that you would like to submit, please send them to econ_search@washcoll.edu.

    Review of applications will begin in December 2017 and we will interview at the AEA meetings in January, 2018.

  • Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (Tenure-Track)

    Washington College, a highly selective liberal arts college in the Chesapeake Bay watershed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, invites applications for a tenure track position in environmental science, to begin in August of 2018. We seek a scientist with expertise in the study of the resiliency of coastal systems whose course offerings, pedagogical approaches, and student-faculty research are well positioned to expand our ties of our curriculum to the natural local and global environment through an interdisciplinary course of study. Candidates with backgrounds in coastal systems science related to biology, physics, and/or chemistry are encouraged to apply. The hiring effort is part of the expansion of the recently 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 strategic plan.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental science or related discipline and must have the capacity to contribute to an interdisciplinary curriculum in environmental education. Washington College has a tradition of excellent undergraduate teaching. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the potential for engaging students both within and outside the classroom. The successful candidate will develop upper-level classes in their area of expertise, as well as contribute to the foundational introductory course, and to the college-wide first-year seminar program (FYS) on a topic of their interest. For more information about the FYS program, see https://www.washcoll.edu/academics/writing/first-year-seminar/. The successful candidate should be able to engage students in original research.

    The deadline for applications is November 12, 2017, and the position will be filled as soon thereafter as possible. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names of four 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.” Inquiries should be directed to Professor Leslie Sherman, co-chair of the Department of Environmental Science and Studies (lsherman2@washcoll.edu).

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

  • Assistant Professor of International Finance (Tenure-Track)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Assistant Professor of 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 2018. 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. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by August 2018. The successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a small liberal arts institution.

    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).

    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 10 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews may be conducted at the Joint Math Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018.

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

     

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-Track)

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

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

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

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

    The deadline for applications is October 1, 2017, and the position will be filled as soon thereafter as possible. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts from all institutions attended, and teaching evaluations, if available, through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. If you have more than one document you would like to include under “Other Documentation,” please combine into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date. 

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

  • Director of Miller Library Resource Management

    Washington College seeks an experienced and enthusiastic librarian to provide leadership and management for the Miller Library Resource Management Department. The purpose of the Resource Management Department is to locate, acquire, and provide access to all library resources in all formats owned or subscribed to by the library. This position is responsible for library content discovery, access, and management and is expected to be competent in managing the integrated library system, Innovative Interfaces Sierra and the Ebsco Discovery Service.

    As the manager for the library’s acquisitions budget and the lifecycle processes of all resources, the Director must have a working knowledge of collection development processes, and be able to collaborate with other librarians and faculty to ensure the timely acquisition, discovery, delivery, and management of library materials using current information technology. The Director of Resource Management also participates in a culture of learning and discovery by providing research and instruction services and outreach to students and faculty, and by contributing to the overall success of the Library and Academic Technology department. This is a 12-month untenured faculty position, and as such, the Director is eligible to participate in faculty committees, attend faculty meetings and is expected to meet the faculty librarian requirements for promotion.

    Responsibilities:

    Supervises 4 staff members and 3-6 student assistants in Resource Management Department

    Manages the integrated library system, Innovative Interfaces Inc. Sierra

    Oversees the cataloging and processing of all library resources based on current cataloging standards

    Performs catalog maintenance tasks

    Directs data management for acquisition and access to electronic resources, including ILS record management, ERM data management, and local electronic resources and database records

    Oversees management of serials and government documents

    Produces and maintains departmental documentation – policies, procedures, workflows, reports, collection statistics, etc.

    Acts as liaison to outside vendors and service providers such as Lyrasis, Ebsco, Innovative, etc.

    Resolves complex problems related to orders, renewals, and access

    Works an evening and occasional Sunday during the semester in public access

    Pursues professional growth and development

    Collaborates with Office of Information Technology on matters pertaining to infrastructure and networking that affects library

    Qualifications:

    MLIS/MLS from an ALA accredited institution is required. Additional advanced degree is desirable.

    A minimum of three years’ experience in cataloging, applying metadata standards, and managing an integrated library system (preferably Innovative Interfaces Inc.)

    Experience with the implementation of current and emerging technologies relevant to discovery and retrieval of information in academic libraries required

    Evidence of successful supervisory experience required

    Commitment to a collaborative work environment

    Familiarity with institutional repository systems is a plus

    Commitment to the values of small liberal arts colleges is highly valued

     

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of 1,450 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching with a 12:1 student-faculty ratio. The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information please consult the Washington College Website and the Library and Academic Technology website. 

    Application review will begin September 7, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts from all institutions attended to 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 Documents.” Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to Dean of Library and Academic Technology, Dr. Ruth Shoge at rshoge2@washcoll.edu

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

  • One-Semester Visiting Assistant Professor in General Chemistry

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Visiting Assitant Professor of Chinese (3 Year)

    The Department of Modern Languages at Washington College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature beginning in the 2018-19 Academic Year. The candidate must be able to teach Mandarin Chinese at all levels, literature courses, as well as additional classes pertaining to the candidate’s specialty and/or departmental needs.  The teaching load is 3/3. In addition to teaching, the candidate will assist in cultural events and other language and cultural outreach on campus. 

     

    The successful candidate must have native or near-native ability in Standard Mandarin Chinese and must have a PhD in a related field (ABD acceptable). The candidate should also have undergraduate teaching experience (preferably in the liberal arts).

     

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of about 1,450 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. It is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. For more information please consult the college’s website (http://www.washcoll.edu) and the department’s website ( https://www.washcoll.edu/departments/modern-languages/  ). 

     

    To Apply: Electronic copies of a statement of interest and curriculum vitae may be submitted to the attention of Dr. Nicole Grewling, Search Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Washington College, through our Consensus portal (https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp ). Three letters of recommendation will be required at a later stage.For assistance accessing our online applicant portal, contact Human Resources at employment@washcoll.edu.

     

    For other questions, please contact Dr. Grewling.

     

    Review of applications will begin on December 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

     

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

 

Staff Positions

  • Administrative Coordinator for College Advancement

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development and Strategic Engagement, the Administrative Coordinator for College Advancement assists in the implementation of processes related to Major Gifts, Planned Giving, and Institutional and Government Giving to support an historic fundraising campaign for Washington College. In this role, we seek a proactive partner - a motivated and creative self-starter who can contribute meaningfully to the efforts of a goals-driven team.


    The primary responsibilities center around providing support to a staff that works with alumni and friends of Washington College who contribute time and treasure to secure the College’s future financial health. This fast paced role includes assisting with research, outreach, travel support, scheduling, and follow-up for numerous activities associated with the cultivation and solicitation of prospects and donors, donor recognition and appreciation, record keeping and gift accounting and acknowledgment.


    Job Duties:
    · Assist the Associate Vice President, Gift Officers, and Institutional and Government Gifts team with donor research, outreach, and preparation, submission, and tracking of gift and grant proposals
    · Coordinate activity and status reports for fundraisers, prepare gift agreements and other special communications including written acknowledgments and pledge reminders for gifts at all levels
    · Support team members with travel preparation, expenses, follow-up and documentation and data entry of all substantive contacts into the College Advancement database
    · Schedule meetings and appointments for six fundraisers
    · Provide direct support to the Associate Vice President assisting with management reports, meeting follow-up, daily activities, and other duties as assigned


    Skills and Qualifications:
    High school diploma or GED requires, some college preferred. One (1) year related work experience preferred. Reporting skills, administrative writing skills, Microsoft Office skills, organization, prioritization, and time management capabilities a plus.


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

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

  • Assistant Director of Event and Volunteers

    The Assistant Director of Events and Volunteers is responsible to develop and direct the efforts of volunteers who assist in recruiting undergraduate students through phone calls, emails, and special events. This position will work closely with Alumni & Constituent Engagement office.

    This position will also assist with the development, implementation, assessment and continuous improvement of campus visit programs for our prospective students and guests. The position manages the operations of the Visitors Center and is charged with leading the College’s student ambassador program. This person will also oversee the implementation of all (on and off-campus) prospective student events.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Effectively coordinate alumni and parent outreach initiatives that help to meet annual recruitment goals. Develop and organize materials to train and support volunteers in their recruitment efforts. Continuously develop and implement new ideas and procedures for the alumni volunteer and parent volunteer network.
    • Oversee the Family2Family program. Assist with development of the communication plan and outreach to prospective families. Coordinate the pairing of parent volunteer to prospective parent.
    • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Visitors Center – determine the schedule of daily events and staffing.
    • Manage student ambassador program; recruit, hire, and train up to 45-50 student ambassadors. Write the ambassador training manual, develop and oversee the training process, and evaluate whether students are qualified to lead tours. Provide oversight and training of student ambassadors for a high level of customer service, front desk responsibilities, data entry responsibilities, follow-up with visitors, and other student ambassador duties as assigned.
    • Plan, coordinate, and successfully execute all large-scale prospective student events (open houses, admitted student days, Gus Stops, Gus Getaways). Oversee project management and workflow of tasks necessary to implement the events, delegate staffing assignments to the Admissions team.
    • Manage the day-to-day flow of visitors and groups within Admissions, tailoring each visit to achieve the most positive experience possible. Create a welcoming environment in the Visitors Center by ensuring the highest quality of service is provided by the Admissions staff and student ambassadors.
    • Plan and facilitate special group tours, including high school student groups, and guidance counselors.
    • Assist in coordination of special off-campus Admissions events, such as regional receptions.
    • Develop goals and set priorities for the growth and enhancement of the campus visit program.
    • Serve as Slate administrator to manage campus tours, interviews, information sessions, and other on-campus events.
    • Compile regular reports of event numbers and histories, as well as campus event evaluation data to assess and analyze campus events.

     

    To Apply:

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

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

     

  • Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach

    Washington College, an NCAA D-III institution located in Chestertown, MD seeks qualified applicants for an assistant women’s rowing coach. This is a full time position with benefits.

    Washington is a member of the Mid Atlantic Rowing Conference. Responsibilities 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 regatta preparations and planning travel itineraries.  Assisting the head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring, fund raising, contest 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. At least one year of coaching rowing preferred along with USRowing Level I is.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    To Apply:

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

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

  • Digital Media Services Coordinator

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

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

    Coordinate the IDEAWORKS student employee work schedules

    Maintain IDEAWORKS equipment and ensure the supplies inventory is kept current

    Educate IDEAWORKS users about best practices

    Ensure compliance with safety, rules and policy guidelines

    Maintain the loaner pool equipment and oversee the loaner system

    Assist with teaching workshops and other programming opportunities

    Assist with program assessment activities

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

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

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

    Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Entrepreneurial experience is desirable

    To Apply: 

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

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

  • GIS Statistical Data Analyst

    This position is for an entry level GIS Statistical Data Analyst, who utilizes Geographic Information System techniques to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location. Primary duties include applying operational research and statistical techniques across a wide range of problems, collecting and analyzing statistical information, using a wide range of statistical software and spatial analysis tools in ArcGIS to create reports and analyses, and perform quality assurance and quality control checks on various datasets. The successful applicant will report to the Washington College GIS Program Director and/or GIS Project Manager, and is located in the GIS lab in Chestertown, Maryland.

     

    Essential Functions:

    1. Collect and analyze data using spatial analysis tools in ArcGIS and statistical software packages.

    2. Establish and update processes to include automation for higher efficiency.

    3. Ability to understand and adapt to new datasets.

    4. Effectively analyze, correct, and update large datasets for accuracy.

    5. Ability to create statistical and geo-spatial analysis for reporting.

    6. Efficiently communicate findings of analysis of datasets to partners and customers.

    7. Perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) on various datasets.

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

    9. Attend and present at professional conferences and meetings.

    10. Present or hold workshops at professional conferences and meetings.

     

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Mathematics, or related field with some experience with ArcGIS software.

     

    Experience and Background:

    1. Experience working with a small team of students and/or analysts.

    2. Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, relational databases and/or databases.

    3. Strong understanding and experience with statistical software packages.

    4. Some experience with ArcMap and/or ArcGIS Pro.

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

    6. Must have the ability to analyze data and detect trends as well as summarize findings, draw conclusions and put together presentations.

    7. Possess good analytical and problem solving skills.

    8. Possess strong communication and leadership skills.

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

     

    To Apply:

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

     

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

  • Major Gift Officer

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

    Essential functions and responsibilities of the position:

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

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

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

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

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

    Solicit major and principal level prospects to fund campaign priorities

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

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

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

    Additional functions and responsibilities of the position:

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

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

    Willingness to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

    Education and Experience Required:

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

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

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

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

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

    To Apply:

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

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

  • Patrol Officer (Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Benefits Eligible)

    Washington College in Chestertown, MD is seeking qualified applicants for the Full- Time  Temporary Public Safety Patrol Officer position.  This position is no eligible for benefits. This position performs investigative and general patrol duties to ensure building security, personal safety, and protection of property.

    Essential Functions:

    Patrol campus facilities and grounds to observe and ensure the safety and security of persons, buildings, and property

    Investigate crimes and other complaints by obtaining all initial data through personal questioning of complainants, witnesses, and others and/or by examining the area where the incident occurred

    Handle complaints, in person or by phone; receive and dispose of lost and found articles; monitor alarm systems; radio dispatch and maintain continuous communications with all Public Safety members on patrol

    Respond to fire alarms to assist with locating the source of alarm, evacuating the building when necessary, and resetting of alarm system

    Administer first aid, coordinate emergency response, and provide initial support to victims in traumatic situations

    Collaborate with the Chestertown Police Department and other law enforcement agencies with regard to investigations relating to college matters

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED required. Completion of courses in law enforcement or security officer training preferred. Previous experience in security work or similar exposure to the public is desirable. Must possess a first-aid certificate or readiness to undergo first- aid training on the job and a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Proven ability to work in potential crisis situations. Knowledge in the use of computers is desirable.

    To Apply:

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

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

  • Patrol Supervisor (Sergeant) - Full Time, Benefit Eligible

    Washington College in Chestertown, MD is seeking qualified applicants for the Full- Time Public Safety Patrol Supervisor (sergeant ) position. This position performs investigative and general patrol duties to ensure building security, personal safety, and protection of property. Also providing  supervision for the operation of their shift. Supervises and performs patrol duties related to matters of building security, personal safety, and protection of property. Supervises, conducts and oversees criminal and non-criminal incidents, which occur during their shift.

    Essential Functions:

    • Supervises and conducts the patrolling of campus facilities and grounds to ensure the safety and security of persons, buildings and property.
    • Responsible for initial training of all officers assigned to their shifts and conducts other recurring training as required/directed.
    • Assists members of the College community, providing information and guidance on matters of concern.
    • Responsible for receiving complaints by telephone or in person, receiving and disposing of lost and found articles, monitoring alarm systems, radio, dispatch and general assistance to the public, completion of routine paperwork.
    • Review of subordinate’s paperwork for accuracy and grammatical errors.
    • Assist the general public by giving information relating to the Campus.
    • Supervise and/or provide escorts for persons concerned for their safety.
    • Supervise and/or conducts the search of areas or buildings in emergency situations to ensure that the premises are safe.
    • Respond to fire alarms, location of the fire, evacuation of the building when necessary, and re-setting the alarm system when the building has been cleared to re-enter.
    • Supervise and perform enforcement duties relating to traffic and parking regulations.
    • Administer first aid, coordinate emergency response and provide initial support to victims in traumatic situations.
    • Supervise and/or respond to security alarms and apprehend unlawful intruders or determine the reason for the false alarm.
    • Supervise the investigation of crimes and other complaints, which occur during the shift or assigned to officer under their supervision by:Obtaining all initial information through questioning of complainants, witnesses and others. Examination of the area where the incident occurred, gathering evidence, checking relevant documents, i.e., identity of complainants, witnesses and suspects, recording pertinent information for reference purposes, writing initial reports concerning the investigations conducted and recording the findings.
      • Collaboration with other law enforcement agencies with regard to investigations relating to College matters.
      • Giving testimony and introducing evidence in judicial proceedings.
      • Maintaining confidentiality of all information relating to investigations.

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED required. Completion of courses in law enforcement or security officer training preferred. Previous experience in security work or similar exposure to the public is desirable. Must possess a first-aid certificate or readiness to undergo first- aid training on the job and a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Proven ability to work in potential crisis situations. Knowledge in the use of computers is desirable.

    To Apply:

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

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

     

  • Retail Attendant

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

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

    Assures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements

    Performs sales transactions in a reasonable and timely fashion

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

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

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

    Qualifications:

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

    To Apply:

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

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

  • Table Attendant

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

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Wipes down tables, chairs and counters

    Restock napkins, condiments and beverages

    Washes worktables, walls and other equipment as needed

    Removes trash and places it into the proper designated containers

    Removes dirty plates and utensils from tables to the dish carousel

    Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas

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

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

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

    Resolves customer concerns and relays relevant information to supervisor

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

    Assures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements

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

    Performs other duties and functions as assigned

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

    Qualifications:

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

    To Apply:

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

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

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

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

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

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

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF ANNUAL SECURITY & FIRE SAFETY REPORT

Washington College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available to review here.