Annapolis Job Openings

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To apply for an administrative position, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Annapolis.Jobs(at) If you have questions, please contact the Personnel Office at 410-626-2504. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. Job status will change from “accepting applications” to “conducting interviews” to “job filled” as the search progresses.

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Current Openings

Updated 8/23/16, click or scroll down for position details.

College-wide Director of Financial Aid, Associate Faculty Position

Reports To: Executive Director of Enrollment Management

Duties: The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for the management of a comprehensive financial aid program for undergraduate and graduate students including supervision of financial aid staff on both the Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses. The director will manage a budget of over $26.6 million from federal Title IV grants, work-study, loan programs, institutional programs, and state scholarships. Administration must be in complete compliance with federal and state regulations, equitable to students, and must maximize resources. The director will coordinate non-need based parental loan and payment options. 

In addition, the director will:

  • Develop policies to meet college-wide fiscal and enrollment goals, including the preparation and analysis of statistical information for enrollment projections and policy initiatives, as well as monitoring and reconciliation of all aid categories.
  • Assist domestic and international students and families in financial aid application process, including the awarding of funds, through all available modes of communication. Work closely with all appropriate offices on both campuses to meet enrollment and financial aid goals and to facilitate consistent policies and inter-campus transfer.
  • Prepare annual institutional budget request. Fulfill all reporting requirements. In consultation with Financial Aid Committee, establish and maintain institutional policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and serve as primary contact for annual financial aid audit with external auditors.
  • Oversees Financial Aid Office located on both campuses. Will need to travel between the campuses on a regular basis. Can choose to work either on the Annapolis, MD campus or the Santa Fe, NM campus

Qualifications: BA degree, seven-ten years experience in financial aid or related field, at least five years of financial aid experience at the supervisory level, or acceptable combination of education and experience. Knowledge of federal Title IV regulations, proven ability to administer budgets, manage office operations and supervise staff, basic knowledge of accounting and statistics. Excellent communication skills and customer service focus. Facility and experience with financial aid software (PowerFAIDS/EX experience strongly preferred). 

Desirable Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Experience in Admissions or Enrollment Management working with predictive modeling. Familiarity with St. John’s College community.

Compensation: Grade 16, Base Salary $87,255.00, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

Admissions Counselor

Reports To: Director of Admissions

Duties: The Admissions Counselor supports the efforts of the Admissions Office by managing an assigned territory, implementing recruitment strategies, communicating with student prospects, building relationships with high schools, managing inquiries and applications, and supervising the tasks of student workers.

In addition, the Admissions Counselor will implement social media and web projects for the Admissions Office, developing content and creative strategies for prospective student outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Review, assess, and implement recruitment strategies for a specific territory that include statistical analysis and plans to achieve both short-term and long-term recruitment goals
  • Other duties as assigned
  • In conjunction with the overall recruitment strategy, organize and independently conduct 5-8 weeks of travel. Arrange and conduct student interviews, meetings with alumni, and school visits
  • Serve as primary contact for prospective students, parents, counselors, and teachers; effectively manage the student application process
  • Articulate effectively the goals of liberal education and the St. John’s program in particular
  • Be conversant on federal and institutional financial aid policies and procedures; promote the merit aid program at St. John’s
  • Read and evaluate applications to the college
  • Collaborate and coordinate with admissions colleagues in Annapolis and in Santa Fe
  • Creatively develop and implement web and social media strategies, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and blogs
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other members of the St. John’s community, particularly in the Communications Office, concerning social media and developing content for social media and web
  • Part-time supervision of student workers

Qualifications: BA/BS degree required; St. John’s or other liberal arts college graduate preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate a deep understanding of St. John’s College and its academic program so as to present it accurately and persuasively to prospective students, oversee student workers, and represent the Admissions Office as a whole. The Admissions Counselor must have extremely strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to speak clearly and with confidence in public situations. The Counselor must be comfortable and skilled at interacting with a wide range of people. The Counselor must be collaborative and possess mature judgment. The Counselor must have strong organizational skills, the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, and be capable of overseeing the work of student workers.

The position requires proficiency and expediency in Microsoft Office applications and a willingness to learn admissions databases, facility in all aspects of social media, the ability to travel independently for up to eight weeks, and some night and weekend work.  Must have a valid driver’s license and clean credit report.

Compensation: Grade 8, Base Salary $34,402.20, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Annapolis.Jobs(at)

Web Content Specialist

Reports To: Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media

As the college’s main content producer for web and social media, the Web Content Specialist will help tell the stories of St. John’s students, faculty, and alumni across digital communications channels, with the goals of attracting applicants and students, inspiring alumni to engage with and support the college, and vividly conveying the vitality of the St. John’s learning community in diverse formats.

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media, provide day-to-day editorial and digital content for the college’s website and social media channels: Identify newsworthy issues and events at the college, write content, and shoot photos and video to help portray campus life and learning.
  • Serve as the primary web content editor for both campuses, making updates to ensure content is fresh and accurate.
  • Train key staff how to use content management system.
  • Post or produce a minimum of five pieces of content on each week, independently or as assigned by the Director.
  • Promote website content daily via social media, schedule posts in advance as necessary, and maintain a social media editorial calendar.
  • Explore new tools and capabilities to drive innovation in social media and content distribution to increase online engagement. May be asked to work non-traditional hours (including evenings, weekends, and holidays) to ensure online coverage of campus events.


  • Highly collaborative and creative.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communications, or English
  • One to three years of related experience working on a website, writing online content, or blogging, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Must know Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and HTML; ability to learn new software and use social media professionally.
  • Experience posting content to a website using content management systems, preferably Concrete5 and WordPress.
  • Strong understanding of how to produce content for the web in terms of timeliness, speed, length, style, and best practices.
  • Great customer service skills, including the ability to cultivate and maintain positive working relationships inside and outside of the organization.
  • Clear understanding of the relationship between social media and website content, with the ability to conceptualize cross-platform campaigns.
  • Awareness of basic SEO concepts and the use of keywords in content and headlines to improve search engine rankings.
  • Capacity to effectively manage parallel responsibilities and projects.
  • Flexibility to help define and succeed in an evolving role. Ability to manage ambiguity and respond quickly to changes.
  • Expert attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills.
  • Familiarity with St. John’s College is highly desirable, and will be assessed during the application review and interview processes.

Compensation: Grade 11, Base Salary $47,492.00, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Annapolis.Jobs(at)

Mental Health Counselor – Part-time position – 70%

Reports To: Assistant Dean

Duties: Schedule and assess students for mental health counseling.  Meet with students for scheduled mental health counseling sessions and for crisis counseling when necessary.  Consult with parent of students.  Refer to and consult with other mental health professionals weekly and as needed.  Maintain records of care.  Meet weekly with the assistant dean for consultation. Be available, on-call, for after hour emergencies and during the summer and coordinate on-call schedule with other counseling center staff. Understand as thoroughly as possible the academic and social aspects of student life at the college.  Continue professional education, maintain license and insurance

As appropriate: attend meeting or consultations with college administrators, resident assistants, senior residents, and health services staff. Participate in and help design orientation programs for freshmen and resident assistants. Attend RA meetings during the year to address ongoing wellness and mental health issues.  Design and implement group counseling and wellness programs as they serve the needs of the college community.

Qualifications: Possession of an appropriate degree (master’s or doctorate), a professional license to practice mental health counseling from the state of Maryland,  professional liability insurance, and 3 years of experience. Ability to understand the St. John’s College program and successfully communicate with students, faculty, and staff. 

Compensation: Grade 13, Base Salary $41,167.00, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Annapolis.Jobs(at)


It is the policy of the College to provide equal employment opportunity for all job applicants and employees in full compliance with the relevant statutes, executive orders, and regulations. There shall be no discrimination at St. John's College in recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, national origin, color, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, or other factors prohibited by law.