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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

  • Adjunct Lecturer in Managerial Statistics

    The Washington College Department of Business Management seeks an adjunct lecturer to teachseveral sections of one course in managerial statistics in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. Topics include descriptive statistics, normal distributions, probabilities, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, ANOVA and simple and multiple regression analysis.  The fall semester begins in August and ends in December; the spring semester begins in January and ends in May. Course enrollment is capped at 30 students per section. The successful candidate should have a graduate degree in mathematics, statistics, or a related field. Teaching experience preferred.

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of about 1450 students located in historic Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It is within easy driving distance of Washington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.  Applicants can learn more about the College at www.washcoll.edu, and more about the Department of Business Management at http://washcoll.edu/departments/business-management/.

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, to the attention of Michael Harvey, Chair, Department of Business Management, 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 the position will remain open until filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Questions about this position may be addressed to Prof. Michael Harvey, mharvey2@washcoll.edu.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

    The Department of Computer Science of Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2014. 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 networks and systems 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 December 31, 2014. 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 min 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, 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 Word (.docx) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Three current letters of reference and any inquiries should be emailed to Bari Lynne Kersey at comp_search@washcoll.edu or mailed to the same at Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD, 21620. Review of applications will begin on December 09 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 Economics

    Open Date: 10.14.2013

    Open until filled. 

    The Department of Economics at Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track opening as an Assistant Professor of Economics to teach undergraduate economics courses in Macroeconomics starting in August of 2014.  A secondary field in Health Economics is desirable, but not necessary.  Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level macroeconomics courses, and supervision of senior theses. The candidate is also expected to teach in the college-wide first year Global Research and Writing Seminar program. Commitment to excellence in liberal arts undergraduate teaching is essential, while also demonstrating significant promise as a scholar. Applicants should have a Ph.D., but individuals near degree completion will be considered.

    Washington College is a competitive, four-year liberal arts college of 1450 students located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay.  Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Wilmington, and Philadelphia are within driving distance of the college.  For further information, please visit 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 that you taught (including written comments) through Consensus <http://www.washcoll.edu/offices/human-resources/employment.php>.   Your teaching evaluations must be submitted as one document under “Other Documentation.”  Three references letters should be submitted separately to econsearch@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 econsearch@washcoll.edu

    Review of applications will begin in December 2013 and representatives will interview candidates at the AEA meetings in January, 2014. 

    For assistance accessing Consensus, contact Shirley Haymaker at 410.778.7799. 

  • Assistant Professor of Education Coordinator of Secondary Education Program (with a focus in math/science pedagogy)

    Open Date: 09.23.2013

    Open Until Filled. 

    Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the search committee will begin its review of applications on November 1, 2013.

     

    The Education Department at Washington College is seeking qualified applicants to fill a tenure-line position at the Assistant level starting August 2014.

    Overall, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and show significant promise as a scholar.

    Responsibilities include:

    -       Coordinate the Secondary Education Program and supervise students during their teaching internship

    -       Teach:

    - Foundational courses within the Department, such as Principles of Education, Educational Psychology, and Qualitative Research Methods

    - Science/math methods courses in both the Elementary and the Secondary Education Programs

    - Courses that contribute to the college-wide first year writing and research program

    -       Engage in scholarly activity leading toward presentation and publication

    -       Collaborate on the development of an interdisciplinary major in the Education Department

    -       Serve as an advisor for students in the Department as they choose courses and write their senior thesis

    -       Participate in service to the Department, the College, and the community

    Required Qualifications:

    -          Earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in math education, science education, STEM education or closely related field

    - Applications from ABD candidates will be considered provided the individual can document that he or she is on track to complete the doctorate no later than the start date of this position

    -          Successful math/science teaching experience in Grades 6-12 (minimum of 3 years)

    -          Active research agenda in his/her disciplinary field

    -          Ability to supervise pre-service teachers’ internships at the secondary level

    -          Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

    -          Experience teaching at the postsecondary level

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -          Interest and/or experience in math/science/STEM education grant writing

    -          Interest and/or experience in rural school districts

     

    Please submit the following to our online portal Consensus: https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp

    -       Letter of application

    -       Curriculum vitae

    -       Writing sample or copy of publication

    -       One-page statement of teaching philosophy

    -       Sample syllabus

    -       Graduate transcripts from all institutions attended

    -       Postsecondary teaching evaluations

    -       Three reference letters from individuals who can speak to the qualifications sought in this position.

    Reference letters should be emailed or mailed to: Dr. Bridget A. Bunten, Department of Education, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD 21620, seced_position@washcoll.edu. 

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and members of traditionally underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    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 spouse and 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 Education Department’s website (http://www.washcoll.edu/departments/education/

  • Assistant Professor of Environmental Psychology

    The Department of Psychology at Washington College is searching for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2014.  Ph.D. by August 2014 is required.

    The position involves senior thesis advising; offering courses in Environmental Psychology, Health Psychology with lab, and Statistics & Design with lab; and teaching in the introductory psychology sequence and the first-year program on a rotating basis with other members of the department. The ability to offer Industrial/Organizational Psychology is desirable, but not required.  

    Candidates should show significant promise as a scholar. The Department is seated within a $26M science center where each professor has dedicated lab space. See psychology.washcoll.edu and washcoll.edu for more details about the program and our commitment to the liberal arts.

    Send the following application materials via our online portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp : cover letter, CV, copy of graduate transcript(s), (p)reprints of publications, and teaching evaluations, if available. Indicate area(s) of expertise and courses you are prepared to teach in your cover letter.  Have 3 letters of reference sent to environmentalpsy@washcoll.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

    Washington College is actively seeking to diversify its faculty and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics

    The Department of Mathematics of Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2014. 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 networks and systems 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 December 31, 2014. 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 min 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, 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 Word (.docx) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.” Three current letters of reference and any inquiries should be emailed to Bari Lynne Kersey at comp_search@washcoll.edu or mailed to the same at Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD, 21620. Review of applications will begin on December 09 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 Social Media Marketing

    Open Date: 09.24.2013

    Open until filled. 

    Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013.

    The Washington College Department of Business Management seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Social Media Marketing starting in August of 2014. The successful candidate should have a graduate degree in Marketing or a related field (Ph.D. preferred but not required).

    Applicants should have a passion for teaching marketing and social media marketing in a liberal-arts undergraduate environment. What does that mean? Relatively small classes (typically, 12-25 students per class), no teaching assistants, and an emphasis on interaction, critical thinking, and encouraging undergraduates to explore learning beyond the classroom (in internships, guided research, and study abroad). The teaching load is three courses per semester, plus compensated supervision of a number of senior capstones. This new tenure-track line will enable the creation of a new minor in Marketing with an emphasis in Social Media Marketing, and the new hire will will help plan, develop, and oversee that new minor.

    Washington College is a private, selective independent liberal-arts college located in Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, in easy driving distance to Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, it is the tenth-oldest college in the country and the first college chartered in the new nation. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

    Please send electronic copies of a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, references, and copies of teaching evaluations from the past two years through our Consensus portal (https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp) to the attention of Prof. Michael Harvey, Chair, Department of Business Management, Washington College.

    For assistance accessing our on-line applicant portal, contact Human Resources at hr@washcoll.edu. For other questions, please contact the search chair, Prof. Michael Harvey, at mharvey2@washcoll.edu.

     

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

    Open Date: 08.23.2013

    Open until filled. 

    Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. 

    The Department of Sociology at Washington College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August, 2014.

    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 the areas of criminology and deviance as well as research methods and show significant promise as a scholar. Additional areas of specialization are open, but we are especially interested in global, comparative, or other macro level areas of expertise. Teaching introduction to sociology, contributing to the sociology senior seminar and capstone projects, and offering upper level and specialized courses will also be expected. Tenure line faculty are also expected to contribute courses to the first year writing and research program on a rotating basis with other members of the department.

    Opportunities for the successful candidate include working with our active GIS program and a crime mapping project for the state of Maryland and eventually assuming the position of director of the college’s interdisciplinary minor in Justice, Law, and Society.
    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of 1400 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://www.washcoll.edu/departments/sociology/ ).


    Applicants should submit 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.” For additional information, contact Dr. Erin Anderson, Chair, Department of Sociology, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD 21620-1197. Telephone: (410) 810-7492 ; e-mail: eanderson3@washcoll.edu .


    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and members of traditionally underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

  • Director of Resource Management and Systems Librarian

    Washington College seeks an enthusiastic and motivated librarian who can provide leadership and management for the Miller Library Resource Management Department. The director is responsible for acquisitions; electronic resources and serials management; cataloging and metadata production, integration and maintenance; the Innovative Interfaces Inc. integrated library system; upgrades, problem resolutions, and future service expansion and implementation.  The Director oversees the lifecycle management of metadata and the supporting processes that enable knowledge access through a suite of discovery and retrieval systems, and works closely with units responsible for collection development. The Director is responsible for designing and overseeing a wide range of projects addressing the discovery, access, and management of library resources. The Director will have the opportunity to manage significant new service development and to redesign organizational structures and staff roles in this changing environment. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position.

     

    Qualifications

    • MLIS/MLS from an ALA accredited institution is required. Additional advanced degree is desirable. 
    • A minimum of three years experience in cataloging and metadata standards, applications, management of 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.
    • Familiarity with institutional repository systems is a plus.
    • Evidence of successful supervisory experience required.
    • Commitment to a collaborative work environment.
    • Commitment to the values of small liberal arts colleges is highly valued. 

     

    Miller Library just completed a $9 million renovation project and anticipates an increase in use and a renewed commitment to the critical role of the library in the academic life of the College. Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of 1450 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching with a 12:1 student-faculty ratio and a commitment to scholarly research. Washington College is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information please consult the Washington College Website and the Miller Library website.

     

  • Instructor in Modern Languages: English Language Learning/ESL

    The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time (12 month), benefits-eligible faculty position beginning in August 2014. This position is a three year appointment, renewable each year. The successful candidate will teach ELL 101 English for Academic Purposes I, ELL 102 English for Academic Purposes II each semester and teach in summer ESL program for college students. The candidate will also serve as faculty advisor to a group of approximately 20 international students who have not yet declared a major and teach two introductory courses in Spanish or French each semester.

    Qualifications:

    MA or other appropriate certification in ESL and MA in Spanish or French; A.B.D. or Ph.D. preferred 

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through 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 begin considering applications immediately and all positions will remain open until filled.

  • Visiting Art Historian, Modern Art

    The Department of Art and Art History at Washington College seeks a leave replacement for 2014-2015.  The visiting instructor will teach two courses each semester, which is two-thirds of the standard teaching load at Washington College. This position will also entail senior thesis advising and other departmental service as needed, which may include independent study instruction of methods and theories of art history.  The four standard courses taught will most likely consist of the following: history of nineteenth-century European art; history of twentieth-century art; one-semester introduction to the history of Western art; and a special topics course in an area of your particular expertise or preference.  PhD preferred, ABD considered; teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship is preferred and commitment to excellence in teaching is essential.

    Washington College, founded in 1782, is a private liberal arts college located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Washington College faculty members are dedicated to creating an enriched academic environment geared to interdisciplinary learning; classes are small, with the largest art history course, the introductory survey, capped at 25 students.

    Candidates for the position must apply online though our online portal Consensus at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp .

    Applicants should submit the following materials:  letter of application, CV, names and contact information for three references, copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, relevant syllabi of courses you have taught, and writing sample.  Materials beyond application letter, CV, and list of references will need to be submitted under “Other Documentation” in Consensus; please combine these additional materials into one Word (.doc) or PDF file and upload under “Attach Other Document.”  If you have questions regarding the on-line application process, contact the Office of Human Resources at 410-778-7298 or Employment@washcoll.edu

    Three current letters of reference should be mailed directly to: Professor Aileen Tsui, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD 21620. 

    Review of applications begins March 26, 2014 and continues until position is filled.

    Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented minority groups.

     

Staff Positions

  • Annual Giving Specialist

    The Annual Giving Specialist will collaborate with members of the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) team 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 FUNCTIONS:

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

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

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

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

  • Assistant Director of Communications

    The Assistant Director of Communications will collaborate with Members of the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) team 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 FUNCTIONS:

    Champion the overall mission of College Advancement (CA) and the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving (AR/AG) by advising and assisting in the development of a full array of communications for fundraising, stewardship, and volunteer engagement while collaborating with campus partners and strategic volunteers; Collaborate with the Vice President for College Advancement and other members of CA team, facilitate and/or develop print & electronic communications in support of The Capital Campaign, The Washington Fund, and other constituent engagement efforts; Create strategic content for solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects across all channels, including print, video, website, email and social media materials; Lead the development of a variety of regularly occurring communications and stewardship pieces; Oversee the development and maintenance of the website, videos, print materials and related media; Advise CA strategy based on trends and best practices within social media and alumni relations; Provide strategic support to the Director of Major Gifts.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    Bachelor’s degree required; Minimum two years experience in non-profit fundraising or alumni relations, or related experience. Proven skill writing for print and web; design experience a plus. Facility with computers, including web and social media platforms. HTML or CSS preferred; Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills. Some travel, some evening or weekend work may be required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

  • Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach

    Washington College, an NCAA D-III institution located in Chestertown, MD seeks qualified applicants for an assistant men and women’s swimming coach.  Washington is a member of the Centennial 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 game preparations and planning travel itineraries.  Assisting the head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring, fund raising, 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.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and previous collegiate playing or coaching experience. Compensation includes annual stipend of $10,000, and may include 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

    Washington College, an NCAA D-III institution located in Chestertown, MD seeks qualified applicants for an assistant women’s basketball coach. Washington is a member of the Centennial 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 game preparations and planning travel itineraries. Assisting the head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring, fund raising, 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.

    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 athttps://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • College Health Nurse

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The College Health Nurse will provide quality nursing care to all students and employees as needed within designated scope of practice. Promotes optimal wellness, helps students to make informed decisions, and assists students to become self-directed and informed consumers of health care. Promotes health, wellness and safety and disease prevention through various educational programs.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum of at least five years experience as a Registered Nurse and at least two years experience in an Emergency Department or other setting where independent decision making and triage responsibilities are necessary; Previous health teaching and counseling experience desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills; well-organized and goal directed oriented.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Degree from an accredited School of Nursing with minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or related field; Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland; Current CPR certification.

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:

    Monday – Friday:  8:30am to 4:30pm with occasional other hours as needed 12 month, Full time. As needed during peak service times.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

  • Custodian

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Department of Buildings and Grounds at Washington College is searching for a full-time Custodian starting October 2013.  The Custodian, under minimum supervision, and in accordance with instructions, provides a clean and safe facility and project a pleasant, positive attitude. The Custodian will also perform general cleaning services using a variety of specialized chemicals and equipment while working from a schedule identifying specific areas and tasks they are to complete within each shift. Hours of work may vary. Custodians 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:

    Empty and clean trash receptacles; reline containers. Clean water coolers/ fountains and polish metal surfaces. Dust/damp wipe ledges under 6’, furniture, fixtures and telephones. Dust mop all hard-surfaced floors using a dust control tool. Damp mop lobbies, entrance areas and corridors. Damp wipe window ledges, fixtures and railings. Vacuum carpeted floors and entrance mats. Spot clean and shampoo carpets. Clean baseboards removing dust, debris and old seal/finish. Sweep exterior stairs and entrances. Empty exterior ash urns. Sweep/vacuum/mop elevators. Clean and polish walls and doors. Thoroughly clean and disinfect sinks, urinals, toilets and paper dispensers. Refill soap and paper dispensers. Spray buff hard surfaced floors. Strip/auto scrub old finish from hard surfaced floors and apply non-slip finish. Report minor/major building repairs and property damage to the Buildings & Grounds office. Keeps an inventory of supplies and requisition replacements from the Director of Housekeeping. Maintain all supplies and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion with labels on all chemical containers. Wash interior and exterior windows. May be required to wash exterior windows with a telescoping window washing tool. Other duties as assigned, of which the employee is capable.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Ability to read and implement chemical mixtures in a safe educated manner. Basic knowledge of cleaning procedures. Ability to climb stairs and ladders. Ability to work with heavy floor machines and other cleaning equipment. Ability to move furniture or equipment within buildings as required and lift heavy objects up to 50lbs.

    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.

  • Dining Services Cashier (Part-Time, Temporary)

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

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


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

  • Dining Services Dishroom Attendant (Temporary, Non-Benefit Eligible)

    Open Date: 11.14.13

    Open Until Filled. 

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Under direct supervision of the Meal Plan Supervisor, the Dishroom Attendant will maintain and sanitize kitchen work areas, dining equipment, dishes, utensils, the Main Dining Room and stock inventory. The Dishroom 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.


    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.

     

  • Dining Services: Banquet Captain

    Open Date: 08.30.13

    Open Until Filled. 

    Responsibilities: Lead in the execution of the meal period that is assigned. Oversee the quality and presentation of the meal. Must lead by example through professionalism and set an example by following sanitation guidelines at all times. Reliable and willing to work variety of shifts, including weekends. Must have table service skills and able to anticipate needs of guests.

    Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.  Previous food service experience required. Must have excellent customer service skills, well organized, and work well with others. Must be able to bend and lift up to 40 pounds.

    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.

  • Dining Services: Dishroom Attendant (Full-Time, Benefit-Eligible)

    Open Date: 08.13.13

    Open Until Filled. 

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:          

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

     

  • Dining Services: Retail Attendant (Temporary, Non-Benefit Eligible)

    Open Date: 07.09.13

    Open Until Filled.

    Under general direction of the Retail Director, the Retail Attendant will support managers with all aspects of operations within dining services. The Retail Attendant will be responsible for stocking and maintaining their station, along with the set-up and breakdown at the beginning and end of his/her shift. The Retail Attendant must also be proficient and adhere to sanitation guidelines and conduct themselves in a professional manner.


    Essential Job Functions:
    Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils using sanitation solution; distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment. Maintains proper food handling, safety and sanitation standards while preparing food, serving food and clean-up. Responsible for wiping down counter areas, wall, beverage equipment, food equipment in the front of the house area. Must have assigned station prepared at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to opening. Throughout shift, responsible for keeping culinary staff informed of condiment/product levels in order to keep station fully stocked at all times in addition to having adequate serving utensils and china. Ensure proper labeling of foods set-up by food services workers are labeled. Must wear clean proper uniform at all times, including safety shoes and gloves while serving. Responsible for taking temperatures four times per shift on all prepared items (including soups). Additional duties as assigned.


    Qualifications and Skills:
    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required. Previous food service or restaurant experience highly preferred. Ability to work extended hours while standing. Demonstrate ability to work in a team orientated environment or independently. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to perform significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Ability to problem solve and work through day-by-day events.


    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.

  • Dining Services: Weekend Cook (Temporary, not eligible for benefits)

    Open Date: 08.13.13

    Open Until Filled. 

    Responsibilities:

    Lead in the production of the meal period that he/she is assigned.  Oversee the quality and presentation of the meal.  Must be a lead by example through professionalism and set an example by following sanitation guidelines at all times.  Must have good customer service skills.  Must have extensive knowledge of the menu. 

     

    Qualifications:          

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

     

  • Director of Student Development

    Responsible for providing leadership and direction to community/volunteer services, sexual assault response education, alcohol/other drug education and programming, fraternity and sorority affairs, and ensuring that all contribute to overall student life satisfaction and to each student’s achievement of academic and personal excellence.  The director manages the effective development and delivery of programs and services in the areas of responsibility as well as the development of relevant policies and procedures.  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.  Reports to the associate vice president for student affairs.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Works closely with and is available to students on an individual and group basis for issues relating to alcohol/other drug education and programming, fraternity and sorority affairs, community/volunteer services and related student engagement programs. Establishes collaborative relationships with student affairs departments and staff, as well as other campus departments, staff and faculty concerned with student life and academic success. Collaborates with appropriate campus and community partners in the design and provision of campus-based or campus-oriented programs and services.  Directs the development of procedures, policies, and practices in the assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with the needs of the college and nationally accepted best practices.  Ensures that the policies, practices and climates in assigned areas of responsibility are attentive to and supportive of diversity and multicultural issues and education.  Guides and supports the development of an engaging and effective program of alcohol/other drug education and sexual assault/domestic violence awareness and prevention education consistent with best practices and federal guidelines and requirements. Serves with other Student Affairs staff designated to review student alcohol/other drug related behavior for referral to the Counseling Services Substance Abuse Counselor. Promotes the design and implementation of high quality student leader training programs within areas of responsibility, especially those aimed at enhancing student leadership experiences. Along with health and counseling services and other student affairs departments, promotes student wellness and health initiatives, including designing new as well as supporting existing programming. Develops and manages assigned budgets and websites. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    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 college students, and proficiency in planning and assessment of programs and activities, and principles of employee training, supervision and evaluation.

    Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel or related field preferred, Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline required; and 3-5 years professional experience in student affairs at a supervisory level, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

    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.

  • Grant Writer

    The Grantwriter for College Advancement reports to the Senior Associate Vice President for College Advancement and will provide research and writing support for the corporate and foundation relations program.   The grantwriter will conceive, write, and produce proposals to private foundations and possibly federal and state agencies.  The grantwriter will also help develop case statements and other documents for the development office and campaigns.  In addition, the grantwriter will help faculty members strategize and produce grant requests and coordinate reporting requirements with the Business Office.  The grantwriter will also assist the Vice President for College Advancement and the Senior Associate Vice President for College Advancement on other strategic projects as needed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: With oversight from the Senior Associate Vice President for College Advancement, manages the corporate and foundation fundraising program, including identifying prospects; formulating strategies; scheduling appointments; preparing briefing materials; writing proposals; acknowledging gifts; and reporting on grant expenditures.   Interacts closely with the President and Provost as well as external corporate and foundation officers. Working with the Senior Associate Vice President for College Advancement and the Vice President for College Advancement,  develops proposals for initiatives approved by the President and the Provost to federal and state agencies and private foundations. Prepares case statements and proposals in support of established fundraising goals.  Works with staff, department heads, faculty, and outside agencies to ensure the accuracy of detailed institutional information and compliance with established fundraising priorities. Performs related duties incidental to the work described herein or as may be assigned.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred three to five years’ experience in a non-profit professional fundraising environment; college/university fundraising experience preferred. Education may be substituted for experience. Proven track record of successful grant writing and foundation relations is important. Excellent written and interpersonal skills and a commitment to liberal arts education. 

    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.

     

  • Housekeeper (Full-Time, Benefit Eligible)

    The Housekeeper, under minimum supervision, and in accordance with instructions, provides a clean and safe facility and project a pleasant, positive attitude. The Housekeeper will also perform general cleaning services using a variety of specialized chemicals and equipment while working from a schedule identifying specific areas and tasks they are to complete within each shift. Hours of work may vary. Housekeepers 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:
    Empty and clean trash receptacles; reline containers. Clean water coolers/ fountains and polish metal surfaces. Dust/damp wipe ledges under 6’, furniture, fixtures and telephones. Dust mop all hard-surfaced floors using a dust control tool. Damp mop lobbies, entrance areas and corridors. Damp wipe window ledges, fixtures and railings. Vacuum carpeted floors and entrance mats. Spot clean and shampoo carpets. Clean baseboards removing dust, debris and old seal/finish. Sweep exterior stairs and entrances to 12 feet away from buildings. Empty exterior ash urns. Sweep/vacuum/mop elevators. Clean and polish walls and doors. Thoroughly clean and disinfect sinks, urinals, toilets and paper dispensers. Refill soap and paper dispensers. Polish wood furniture. Spray buff hard surfaced floors. Strip/auto scrub old finish from hard surfaced floors and apply non-slip finish. Clean and arrange classrooms in an orderly fashion. Report minor/major building repairs and property damage to the Buildings & Grounds office. Keeps an inventory of supplies and requisition replacements from the Director of Housekeeping. Maintain all supplies and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion with labels on all chemical containers. Wash interior and exterior windows. May be required to wash exterior windows with a telescoping window washing tool. Other duties as assigned, of which the employee is capable.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Ability to read and implement chemical mixtures in a safe educated manner. Basic knowledge of cleaning procedures. Ability to climb stairs and ladders. Ability to work with heavy floor machines and other cleaning equipment. Ability to move furniture or equipment within buildings as required and lift heavy objects up to 50lbs.

    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.

  • Instructional Technologist

    Under the direct supervision of the Director of Educational Technology, this position provides instructional technology support for the academic community at Washington College. The position is a general resource for faculty seeking to use instructional technologies to enhance teaching and learning. The Instructional Technologist promotes the use of technological innovations in the classrooms and provides training and support for faculty and students. This position also assists with the administration of the learning management system and supports faculty and students in its use. As a member of a team, the instructional technologist delivers non-academic related technology training to the Washington College community.

    Essential Functions: Consults with and assists faculty in the implementation of digital technologies and training in the classroom – with a strong emphasis on learning multimedia skills.  Plan, develop, and deliver workshops, documentation, and other resources to assist faculty with the integration of instructional technologies into the curriculum. Plan and deliver detailed instructional technology training programs in consultation with the Educational Technology team, the Associate CIO, faculty, and students Assist and provide direction for the development of training that supports staff use of electronic communications tools, new technologies, and the WC core supported products. Assist with deployment of campus-wide technology initiatives led by other departments, as needed. Maintain, develop and deploy electronic and printed materials for departmental purposes.  Keep content on Office of Information Technologies and Information Technology websites and blogs up to date and accurate.  Manage OIT led initiatives like content distribution via iTunes U and WordPress publishing platforms.  Create marketing materials for programming offered within the Office of Information Technologies. Work closely with the systems engineer to track the performance of the system, test and schedule updates and ensure data backup integrity.

    Experience and Background: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Graduate degrees in education and/or equivalent experience in teaching are desirable. A minimum of three years experience working collaboratively with faculty in an academic setting. Possess three years’ experience in instructional design and development. Demonstrated proficiency using multimedia and digital video software and equipment is essential. Strong written communication skills as demonstrated by internal or external publications and/or instructional materials. Demonstrated experience writing project, strategic and operational plans. Demonstrated expertise with integrating technology creatively in instructional settings. Demonstrated strong technical skills in web development, collaboration, multimedia and digital software. 

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

  • Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Part-Time)

    Washington College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions located in the historic town of Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.   Washington College seeks a family nurse practitioner or physician assistant to fill a part-time academic year appointment in the Student Health Center.

    The health care practitioner provides primary care to all students and college staff on an as needed basis. The health care practitioner provides consultation and advice to students as a specialized practitioner in college health. As appropriate she/he consults with colleagues and collaborates with college physicians.

    Qualifications: Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing or Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies  with current Maryland license and national certification through either ANCC, AANP or NCCPA. Prefer minimum two years experience as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in a primary care, urgent care or ER setting. Approved prescriptive authority in the state of Maryland with a valid DEA number. Must possess a demonstrated awareness of and appreciation for diversity and the needs of a diverse student body. Ability to provide a non-judgmental environment to facilitate communication with students regarding sensitive health issues is essential. Prefer candidate with urgent care or fast paced family practice experience. Willingness to work cooperatively as part of a service based team to support the mission of Washington College. Current CPR certification.

    Application Process: 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.

  • Regional Associate Director of Admissions - West Coast

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Regional Associate Director of Admissions serves as a representative of the college’s office of admissions through the development and execution of a regional recruitment strategy that includes all of the cyclical activities associated with enrollment management: recruiting students, interviewing, counselor relationships, hosting events, community outreach and development, reading files, hosting yield events, etc.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsible for management of data and activities within assigned geographic markets. Responsible for interviewing and evaluating prospects and applicants. Responsible for compiling and managing data to support the scheduling of recruitment travel. Reviewing and evaluating applications and recommending decisions. Coordinate communication between professors, coaches, staff, faculty and alumni with prospects and applicants. Coordinate prospect and applicant visits to campus with office schedule, tour guides, faculty, coaches, staff, and student hosts. Coordinating counselor and student group visits to campus. Develop relations and maintain contact with high school counselors, prospects, applicants, parents, and alumni volunteers. Maintain membership and relationship with National and Regional professional organizations. Develop and implement off-campus events for prospective students, families, counselors, and other key-stake holders pertinent to the recruitment process. Support on-campus recruitment activities, including (but not limited to) open house programs, interviews, office support, etc.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; Minimum of three years of relevant experience in an admissions office; Above average academic record and evidence of active campus life; Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Exceptional project management skills; Ability to work both independently and in a team environment; Proven judgment to work with sensitive and confidential information; Ability to multi-task and prioritize with minimal supervision; Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize various tasks; Well-developed interpersonal skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

     

  • Registrar

    The Registrar’s primary responsibilities are the collection, maintenance, security, and dissemination of student records and registration data; the production of reports on academic data for internal dissemination; degree audit and clearance of students for degree completion; and convocation and commencement. The Registrar formulates policies and procedures consistent with these responsibilities and implements academic policy as delineated by the faculty. The Registrar works closely with the Administrative Computing team to ensure that the student information system software functions as effectively and securely as possible and coordinates with Admissions, Financial Aid, Business Office, International Programs, Student Affairs and other campus offices to ensure academic records and registration data is correct and secure. The Registrar also supervises the Registrar’s Office staff, coordinates compliance with federal and state regulations related to academic records and supports the reporting and research work of the Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment.

    Skills and Qualifications:
    Master’s degree; bachelor’s degree with significant registrar’s office experience will be considered. Knowledge of student information systems is required; knowledge of Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague is preferred. Five years of experience in a registrar’s office, preferably at a liberal arts institution. Significant experience with student information systems, preferably Ellucian (Datatel) Colleague, and higher education reporting tools. Knowledge of integrated data base management, data processing software such as Excel and Access and word processing software. Excellent oral and writing skills. Proven ability to work collegially and collaboratively in development of policies and procedures. Demonstrated administrative and supervisory skills.

    Application Process:
    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Patrice DiQuinzio, Associate Provost for Academic Services, through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 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.”

    Review of applications begins February 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Start date for the position is no later than July 1, 2014.

  • Systems Engineer

    Under general direction of the Director of IT Infrastructure, the Systems Engineer will have technical responsibilities in the area of system administration. This position requires expert UNIX and Windows server knowledge, general knowledge of other operating systems as well as of network centric software such as DHCP, DNS, e-mail, AD, LDAP, Databases, other utility software such as VMware or Xen. The position requires a desire to continually learn about new software and technologies. Strong communication skills, strong programming skills, the ability to perform multiple high priority tasks and a desire to provide high quality service to the community are required. Expert diagnostic and problem solving skills are essential to the successful performance of this role. The position also requires working to implement systems security on UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh OS servers. A person in this position is a technical contributor to computer systems security.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for the physical building and installation of server systems, to include rack-mounting the systems. Responsible for all operating system issues including installation, maintenance, problem fixes, and enhancements of the software. Responsible for ensuring that the latest version of the working software is available to clients and that any problems with the installation on client machines, or other problems, are resolved prior to release. Evaluate, test, recommend, implement and maintain specialized third party software applications and other network centric software such as that described in the job summary section, above. Assist with the investigation of encryption, decryption, non-clear-text authentication, SecurID, Smart Cards and other security technologies, as they become available. Required to assist with all investigations as requested with timely response to the client. Provide high-level system administration for Unix and other operating systems to other groups as needed. Perform systems security procedures and recommend policies in conjunction with the other System Engineers. Assist with evaluations of future security requirements, develop and recommend technical and operational solutions as required. Implement protective efforts for the College’s computer systems for the distribution of administrative, academic, and research data working with the other IT Infrastructure staff. Provide high level trouble-shooting and problem resolution using good judgment, independent thinking and creativity.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: BS Degree or equivalent experience required. 3 to 5 years experience with multiple vendor UNIX-based operating systems required, experience with Microsoft Windows, Windows Server and Macintosh OS X preferred. Experience with cross-vendor idiosyncrasies and 3 to 5 years experience with Internet protocols. Experience with industry contacts to readily affect changes for College technologies. Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills required. Ability to rapidly acquire and maintain functional knowledge of a wide range of network applications, systems and operational services expected. Mastery of one UNIX operating system - Linux preferred, experience with of IBM/AIX desired, Windows 2003/2008 Server and Macintosh operating systems helpful. Mastery of scripting languages: PERL, BASH scripting, C++, JAVA, etc, strongly recommended. Mastery of current Internet standards, network protocols and debugging techniques is required. Advanced diagnostic and problem solving skills are essential to the successful performance of this role. Confidentiality of the highest degree is required. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Ability to operate hand and/or power tools to build equipment racks and install servers and ancillary equipment.

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Normal Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. As an exempt employee, the position will work the hours necessary to complete the duties. Will require 24hr/7day on-call status. Nights and or Weekends may be required at times.

  • Utility Worker

    Open Date: 12.4.2013

    Open until filled. 

    Under general supervision, performs work at the full performance level by being responsible for refuse collection and disposal, general care of College grounds, delivery of housekeeping supplies and equipment. Performs related work as required.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs all duties associated with the removal and disposal of trash and debris. Removes snow from sidewalks, parking lots, steps and applies salt or sand as needed. Deliver housekeeping supplies and equipment as directed. Must be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing needs of the Physical Plant. Depending upon circumstances and the needs of the college, overtime work may be mandatory. Performs other duties as assigned.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED. Must posses and maintain a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record. Must be able to work a varied work schedule to include Saturdays. Ability to bend, stoop and lift heavy objects  Must posses good oral an written communication skills and be able to follow oral and written directions.

    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.

  • Vice President for Finance and Administration

    Washington College invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration. Washington College, the first college chartered in the new United States of America, was founded in 1782 during an era of revolutionary furor.  Today, some 232 years later, much of American higher education finds itself in a new confluence of disruptive forces.  We are searching for a Chief Financial Officer who will champion an appropriate balance between continuity and change, between preservation of our core character and successful adaptation to new realities. 

    Washington College is located in historic Chestertown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, 90 minutes from Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.  The College takes full advantage of its proximity to the nation’s capital and to the educational and co-curricular opportunities presented by the Chesapeake Bay.  The College has established three centers of excellence which highlight key aspects of its identity: the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, the Center for Environment & Society, and the Rose O’Neill Literary House.  It is also home to the Sophie Kerr Prize, the nation’s largest undergraduate literary prize.  

    Reporting directly to President Mitchell Reiss, the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Washington College and provides strategic and operational leadership for managing the institution’s financial resources. The VPFA directs the College’s capital renewal program, provides coordination and oversight of the management of the College’s endowment, superintends the College’s property and liability insurance and risk management, and provides functional oversight of a number of non-financial business operations and auxiliary enterprises of the College. The VPFA is responsible for an institutional budget of approximately $60 million that supports a student enrollment of 1450 and a workforce of close to 450 benefit eligible employees.

    The Vice President for Finance and Administration Facility will demonstrate an ability to focus on the big picture and the future while at the same time being able to address immediate challenges and will possess strong analytical and reasoning skills; capable of transmitting complex financial information in a manner that is readily understandable to all members of the College community.  The successful candidate will have an established record of significant fiscal management experience: a minimum of five years as a financial management executive in a non-profit or government organization; and a minimum of ten years as a financial management practitioner, preferably with experience in a broad range of financial management activities. A familiarity with college or university activities and environments is preferred. The Vice President for Finance and Administration must possess a bachelor’s degree; a masters or professional degree in Accounting, Business, Law, or related field, is preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess demonstrated administrative, supervisory, and leadership skills, as well as excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills. Washington College encourages candidates with careers and credentials from a variety of professions and disciplines to apply.

    The search process will continue until the position is filled.  Nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest should be forwarded, in confidence, to:

     

    Steve Leo, Vice President

    Matthew Bunting, Senior Associate

    Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate

    Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

    WCVPFA@storbeckpimentel.com

     

    For more information, please visit Washington College’s website: www.washcoll.edu

     

    Washington College is an equal opportunity employer.

    Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.