Annapolis Job Openings

How to Apply

To apply for an administrative position, please submit a cover letter and resume to: 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 10/15/14, scroll for position details.


Accountant I

Reports To: Director of Finance

Duties: Accountant I is responsible for maintaining the general ledgers for multiple funds on a computerized accounting system in a timely and efficient manner.  The Accountant I is also responsible for cash management, and cash reconciliations.

  • Daily monitoring of cash receipts;
  • Prepare weekly cash recap report and periodic cash flow projections;
  • Initiate cash transfers and record investment capital calls/distributions;
  • Coordinates weekly payment of employee health and flexible benefits payments with Personnel Office and external insurance company;
  • Timely and efficient maintenance of assigned accounts in the general ledger to enable the monthly and annual closing of the books;
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned bank accounts;
  • Prepare quarterly reconciliation of all grants with the Advancement Office;
  • Prepares monthly reconciliation and analysis of restricted accounts;
  • Prepare standard and correcting journal entries for approval by the Director of Finance;
  • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts as assigned;
  • Monitor and reconcile Life Annuity accounts;
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly financial reports for BVG and other annual financial statements;
  • Assist with the annual audit preparation;
  • Function as departmental power user and IT user contact:
  • Coordinate with the ITS CX administrator on the resolutions of CX support issues related to the Business Office;
  • Perform all updates for fiscal period tables as well as academic period tables. 
  • Review and resolve issues presented in monthly error logs pertaining to A/P and student billing;
  • Accept special assignments and work as backup to other Business Office Functions;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.  Three to five years of experience maintaining a general ledger for a diversified company with monthly reconciliation responsibility. Experience with managing cash management functions of an organization, experience in higher education preferred. Ability to operate Microsoft excel and computerized accounting systems at an intermediate level. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to solve practical problems and work independently with limited instructions in a fast-paced environment.  Ability to prioritize work with a sense of urgency. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong problem-solving and follow-up skills. Ability to communicate effectively, work collegially in the community, and understand and support the mission of St. John’s College. High level of personal integrity. Ability to pass background investigation including credit check. 

Compensation: Grade 10, Minimum $40,426.00, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to




Admissions Professional

Reports To:  Director of Admissions

Job Duties: Represent the College professionally and enthusastically to prospective students, parents, and educators; manage applications and cultivate accepted students; increase awareness of and enthusasm for the College through travel, communications and networking in an assigned territory.  As the manager of an assigned territory, develop and implement recruitment strategies; cultivate student prospects; build relationships with schools, professionals and alumni; document activity and analyze data; manage inquiries and applications. 

  • Articulate the goals, value and benefits of a St. John’s education to prospective students, parents, counselors, and teachers at high schools, college fairs, and other recruitment venues.
  • Plan, organize, and independently conduct up to 8 weeks of travel to selected secondary schools and regional fairs. Conduct student interviews and arrange meetings with alumni involved in admissions while on the road.
  • Be conversant in financial aid policies and procedures.
  • Meet with prospective students and their parents visiting campus; write interview reports for application files. 
  • Cultivate applicants to the college via personal correspondence and phone conversations, engage them with members of the college community, and keep them apprised of application status.
  • Track and assess recruitment strategies; collaborate with  territory managers
  • Maintain records on all prospects, applicants, schools, and travel in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage special projects and additional duties as requested by the Director.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree required. We prefer candidates who have admissions experience, and can vary the title, salary and responsibilities based on their experience.  At the same time, we are open to recent college graduates who can understand and can articulate the benefits of liberal education, and have the ”je ne sais quoi” that defines a successful admission professional.  The position requires a professional demeanor, extremely strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to speak clearly and with confidence in public situations. It requires someone who is collaborative and possesses mature judgment, strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

The position requires proficiency and expediency in Microsoft Office applications and database program concepts, 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 9, Minimum Salary $36,359.00, higher for experience, excellent benefit package.



College Environmental Technician

Reports To: Manager of Custodial Services   

Job Duties: Responsible for the day-to-day cleaning and maintaining of a healthy, orderly and neat appearance throughout the College facilities.  Assigned area of cleaning may include the following: works to maintain a healthy environment and empties trash and keeps receptacles sanitized; dusts surfaces; sweeps, mops, strips and waxes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpets; washes walls and windows; cleans and sanitizes bathrooms and fixtures.  Moves furniture as needed.  Sets up for campus and outside events, which may include evening and weekend work. Overtime may be required. Assists with outside work as needed, including but not limited to, weed removal, parking lot cleaning, snow removal and clearing.  Is usually assigned to specific buildings, and works a portion of the day in team cleaning atmosphere. Responsible for following safe practices and safety procedures. Has frequent exposure to students, faculty, and others in the College community in the course of performing assigned duties. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications:  High school education, GED, one-year custodial experience, knowledge of cleaning methods and practices, or acceptable combination of education and experience.  Ability to follow instructions, perform tasks requiring physical strength, manual dexterity, stamina, stooping, walking, climbing, lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds as needed.  Ability to relate to all members of the College community and the general public, be prompt and dependable.

Compensation: Salary Grade 3 or 4. Minimum = $9.92/hour. Must be available for weekend work. Excellent benefit package.

Apply To: Director of Personnel, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis, MD, 21401.


Director of Major and Planned Gifts

Reports To: Vice President for Advancement, Annapolis

Duties:The Director of Major and Planned Gifts is a senior level Advancement Office staffer charged with the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts for major and planned gift prospects to support St. John’s College. The DMPG works with the president, vice president, and senior advancement personnel to recommend and implement individualized strategies for these prospects.

The Director of Major and Planned Gifts must possess a thorough knowledge of St. John’s College and its strategic needs. The DMPG must also possess the ability to work with the highest level of donors, including members of the Board of Visitors and Governors, and understand sophisticated financial planning and tax implications for philanthropic activity. Gifts solicited range from major commitments for unrestricted and restricted needs, to specially targeted endowment gifts, to bequests and other deferred giving instruments. The DMPG will work with the presidents, vice presidents, and campaign leadership to plan, manage, and carry out a comprehensive fundraising campaign for the college, serving on the executive committee and directing aspects of the campaign related to planned giving.

The DMPG keeps prospect records and tracks visits, updates biographical information, works with the Advancement staff on overall strategic planning for fundraising, and participates in advancement planning. The DMPG will devise and carry out a marketing program focused on planned giving and will serve as the primary contact for planned gifts to St. John’s College. The DMPG will work closely with other Advancement team members in Annapolis and Santa Fe to further the priorities of St. John’s College.

Skills and knowledge required for this position:

  • High degree of independence and initiative
  • Knowledge of all aspects of fundraising
  • Thorough knowledge of planned giving instruments and experience with planned giving marketing
  • Skill in translating college needs into tailored and appealing gift opportunities
  • Skill in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts in an academic setting
  • Skill in collaborating with officers and staff at the college
  • Knowledge of tax guidelines and financial planning as it relates to philanthropy
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills to interact successfully with alumni, friends, parents, faculty, and volunteers
  • Ability to interact persuasively and sensitively with donors; appropriate personal qualities: articulate, gracious, intelligent, personable
  • Experience with comprehensive capital campaigns: planning, management, and implementation

Qualifications: BA degree. Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in non-profit fundraising roles, preferably in a college setting, with particular focus on individual major gift programs. Experience with capital campaigns. Highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication. Demonstrated success with major and planned giving. Ability to work independently and at the same time in a collaborative organizational structure. Flexibility for extensive travel. Knowledge of St. John’s College and commitment to its mission.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to