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Catherine A. Pratson
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Melvin A. McClintock
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Michelle L. Forinash
Assistant Director of Human Resources

A. Faye Graves
Human Resources Specialist

Symaria A. Enoch
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Phone: (240) 895-4309
Fax: (240) 895-4997
Glendening Hall 170
18952 East Fisher Road
St. Mary's City, MD 20686

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Employment Opportunities

Administrative Positions

Associate Dean of Marketing and Communications

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the position of Associate Dean of Marketing and Communications. This position manages the College’s programs that strengthen the connection to the external community, including marketing and branding, and public and media relations. This position establishes the strategic direction for the College’s internal and external communications efforts to present the appropriate image and messaging in support of the College’s mission and goals.

Qualifications include: a Master’s degree (preferred) or bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of progressive experience in directing an organization’s communications, public/media relations, and/or marketing operations, including digital media; experience in and thorough knowledge of the principles of marketing as well as strategic communications, including both internal and external communications, media relations, and crisis management; must have previous web management experience including content strategy, and an understanding of the interplay between web and broader marketing and outreach efforts; must have an understanding of social media tools and related technologies to help cultivate external communities; must be capable of managing concurrently multiple projects and key initiatives involving a diverse range of individual contributors from across a complex organization; strong competency in leading others to meet goals, establishing clear direction, setting objectives, and monitoring progress and results in a deadline-driven environment; excellent written and oral communications skills; organized and efficient with exceptional attention to detail; experience in higher education is highly desirable; any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is located 70 miles southeast of Washington D.C. and is Maryland's designated public honors college for the liberal arts. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 2000, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Beverly Read, Admissions Office, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001; FAX 240-895-5001; or email bjread@smcm.edu. Phone 240-895-5005.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Capital Project Manager/Planner

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting resumes for the position of Capital Project Manager/Planner. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the planning and design of capital and minor projects. The Capital Project Manager/Planner will develop budget and detailed estimates, proactively control costs, develop and maintain project schedules, manage projects to achieve high standards of quality in the most cost-effective manner; and will guide and manage the implementation of projects through skillful communication and collaboration. Additionally, the Capital Project Manager/Planner will have a lead role in advancing the College’s environmental sustainability efforts.

Requirements include: B.A. or B.S. degree and at least three to five years of experience in facilities planning and architect/engineer design contract management, preferably in a higher education setting; demonstrated computer competence, especially working in a Windows environment with various software applications; experience managing large and complex facility inventory data files; and must possess a valid driver’s license. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Mary Grube, Office of Planning and Facilities, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001 or email mkgrube@smcm.edu.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Director of the Center for the Study of Democracy

St Mary’s College of Maryland, the public honors college of Maryland, is seeking an energetic and experienced administrator to lead the Center for the Study of Democracy as Director. The Center for the Study of Democracy was established in 2002. The purpose of the Center is to sponsor scholarship, educational opportunities and community outreach on the issues of democracy and civil society. The Center is grounded in the history of Maryland’s first capital, St Mary’s City, and seeks to study the ideals of civil society today.

The Director is responsible for providing oversight to the activities of the Center, including fiscal and personnel management, strategic planning development, program planning, and implementation. The Director plays a key role in interfacing with College faculty, staff, and students, as well as an advisory board and community partners (including Historic St Mary’s City Commission and the Patuxent Partnership).

The Director position is a full-time administrative position. The candidate should possess strong administrative skills, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, and a successful track record in proposal development and grant seeking. The candidate should be willing to develop innovative, self-supporting programs to advance the mission of the Center. An advanced degree in a discipline appropriate to the work of the Center is desirable. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a full benefit package. This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply please submit: 1) letter of application, addressing qualifications 2) resume 3) a letter of recommendation and the names and contact information for two others who are willing to speak on your behalf. Electronic submissions (preferred) can be sent to amraines@smcm.edu. Paper submissions should be sent to Adrienne Raines, Center for the Study of Democracy, St Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 East Fisher Rd, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686. St. Mary’s College strives to maintain an environment that is inclusive and supportive of all members of the community. As part of that effort, we actively encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Director of the DeSousa Brent Scholars Program

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting applications for a full time position as Director of the DeSousa Brent Scholars Program. The Director is responsible for supporting the academic and personal success of students in the DeSousa Brent Program. The Director collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to plan, implement, and assess the curriculum and co-curriculum for the program. Ongoing funding for this position is contingent upon the College’s success in achieving the performance targets created by the legislation establishing the funding.

The DeSousa-Brent Scholars Program recruits, nurtures, and challenges talented students from groups traditionally underrepresented at St. Mary’s College of Maryland: first generation, low income, racial/ethnic minority. We develop student leadership as a tool to help students thrive as they navigate and shape their college experience. (http://www.smcm.edu/desousabrent/)

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland is a public liberal arts institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. It is designated as Maryland's public honors college. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer an exceptional small college experience. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required; doctorate preferred. At least seven years of experience in teaching and/or supporting students in a higher education setting. Relevant graduate assistantship and/or peer undergraduate experience may substitute. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Candidates should also demonstrate a successful record of working with any or all of the targeted student populations served by the DeSousa Brent Scholars program. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a criminal background check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter should outline your preparation for the position. Materials should be submitted to: brushing@smcm.edu (electronic submission required). The College strives to maintain an environment that is inclusive and supportive of all members of the community. As part of that effort, we actively encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.

Review of resumes will begin in mid-April and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Director of Public Safety

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Public Safety. This position involves planning, organizing, coordinating and directing campus safety and security in order to provide a safe environment for the campus community.

Minimum qualifications include an associate’s degree in law enforcement, management, or business with five years general administration/management in safety and security; and possessing a valid driver’s license. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to Anna Yates, Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 East Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, Maryland 20686-3001.  Resumes may also be faxed to 240-895-4957 or sent via email to anyates@smcm.edu.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies

JOB DESCRIPTION: Teach undergraduate courses in Chinese literature, culture, films, Asian American literature and Introduction to Asian Studies. Participate in conferences, organize literary panels, conduct research, pursue grant activities and publish papers. Serve in academic committees, participate in curriculum and teaching development and assist in educational related programs and activities. Provide academic advice to students. Design, administer, and grade examinations. 

REQUIREMENTS: Require a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or Asian Studies or another closely related field.

CONTACT INFO: Apply to: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fishers Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686. Attn: HR

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in chemistry beginning August 2014 (with the possibility of renewal, pending budgetary approval). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemistry or related field and be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities may include general chemistry I and II, chemistry for non-science majors, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. St. Mary’s is committed to increasing the diversity of our campus and encourages applications from those who can contribute to this effort.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Applicants should send a letter describing their teaching interests and experience, a CV (w/e-mail address), a summary of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Randy Larsen, Chair, Visiting Chemistry Search Committee, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001. Send e-mail inquiries to ChemistrySearch@smcm.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland (www.smcm.edu) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science beginning Fall 2014. Applicants must hold (or have completed substantial course work toward) a Ph.D. in an area of computer science and should be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate computer science courses. The teaching load is three courses per semester. A commitment to the liberal arts, a desire to pursue research and other professional activities, and a demonstrated ability to attract and retain students from underrepresented groups are desirable.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to Dr. Susan Goldstine via email at CSsearch2014@smcm.edu or by mail at CS Search Committee, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland(www.smcm.edu) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position available beginning Fall 2014. Area of specialization is open. Ph.D. preferred, ABD acceptable. Ability to teach Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and/or Statistics required with opportunity to teach upper-division courses in area of specialty. The department consists of 14 faculty members and the psychology major is among the strongest and largest at the College. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching. St. Mary's College of Maryland strives to maintain an environment that is inclusive and supportive of all members of the community. As part of that effort, we actively encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their teaching interests, teaching experience, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least three letters of recommendation to: Aileen Bailey, Ph.D., Psychology Chair, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001. Electronic applications can be sent to ambailey@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland (www.smcm.edu ) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Staff Positions

Contingent Positions

Accounting/Operations Supervisor

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the full-time contingent position of Accounting/Operations Supervisor at the campus store. The accounting/operations supervisor will be responsible for all functions necessary to ensure the appropriate, accurate and timely payment of invoices for goods and services received and ensure proper use of credit memos. The incumbent performs all functions necessary to process and verify employment forms and ensures the accurate and timely payment for hours worked for approximately 60 part-time student and contractual employees. In addition, the incumbent completes the work schedule, monitors employee attendance and punctuality, and addresses and resolves schedule conflicts. Supervision of part-time student and other contractual employees is a key component of this position. This is a full-time contingent position (40 hours per week) with no benefits provided. The hourly rate of pay is $15.00.

Requirements: Associates degree and one year of retail supervisory experience and one year of responsible experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or advanced record keeping. Must possess excellent organizational and supervisory skills to identify and resolve problems, organize daily functions, delegate tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Must also possess effective writing and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate appropriately with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Richard Wagner, Director, St. Mary’s Campus Store, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001; or email: rtwagner@smcm.edu; or FAX 240-895-4983.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Art and Art History Visual Arts Technician

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the Art and Art History Visual Arts Technician. This is a part-time, contingent position with an annual salary of $17,500 for a term of one year, no benefits provided. Job responsibilities are to serve as the assistant to the Department of Art and Art History, focusing primarily on maintaining and supervising the use of the studio classroom facilities including supervising art students during evening and weekend open studio sessions, cleaning and maintaining studios and equipment, supervising work-study students, and managing departmental events information.

Requirements: BA/BFA in studio art, or a bachelor’s degree in other art-related fields; attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; good interpersonal and communication ability; skill and experience with basic carpentry techniques, woodworking and metalworking power and hand tools; ability to teach and supervise safe use and maintenance of shop equipment. Must have working knowledge of the Adobe Suite, including image specifications for print and web. Other fabrication and art technical skills are a plus and might include welding and metal working skills, ability to maintain and oversee large format printing, basic web updating using content management systems such as wordpress and familiarity with wet darkroom and digital equipment. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is located 70 miles southeast of Washington D.C. and is Maryland's designated public honors college for the liberal arts. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 2000, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references (hardcopies or digital documents accepted) to Carrie Patterson St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001; or Email: ccpatterson@smcm.edu

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City, a public honors college, seeks candidates for the part-time contingent position of Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. In accordance with all NCAA, Conference and College policies and procedures the position of assistant women’s soccer coach will assist the head coach in organizing, directing and administering all facets of the colleges NCAA Division III Soccer program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the recruitment of student-athletes, contest scheduling, practice and contest planning, player skill development, academic monitoring and other duties as assigned.  This is a part-time contingent position with no benefits provided.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Richard Moller; Head Women’s Soccer Coach, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001 or via email: rmoller@smcm.edu.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland (www.smcm.edu) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Dispatcher/Clerk in Office of Public Safety

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting resumes for the part-time contingent position of Dispatcher/Clerk in the Office of Public Safety. General duties include operation of radio communications equipment, dispatching routine and emergency calls for service, handling requests for service from the campus community and the general public, and acting as liaison with County and State Emergency Services. Working hours are varied on a 24-hour per day basis. This is a part-time contingent position paying $11.80 an hour with no benefits provided.

Along with the ability to handle a fast paced environment, the successful candidate must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency, at least six months of related experience, familiarity with basic data entry, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate well with students. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

This position has been designated as sensitive and will require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nancy Raley, Office of Public Safety, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686-3001. Resumes will also be accepted by email to nlraley@smcm.edu or by FAX 240-895-4438.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.