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 8/20/14, scroll for position details.



Development Coordinator/Assistant to the VP

Reports To: Assistant Director for Advancement Operations

Duties: Processes and enters into the fundraising database all charitable gifts and associated data. Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Advancement Operations, works closely with the Business Office to record and reconcile daily gift activity. Updates database as needed for addresses, obituaries, annual relationship changes, mailing list review, and other changes. Generates acknowledgement letters for all gifts. Manages the matching gifts program. Provides administrative support for the development office including paper file management and procurement of supplies.

Provides administrative support to the Vice President. Maintains the Vice President’s calendar; assembles documents, correspondence or reference material.  Prepares data reports and provides basic research for projects. Makes appointments for visits and plans out of town travel; manages tickler system. Manages and controls confidentiality of extremely sensitive business information.

Other duties as assigned. Some evening work may be required.

Qualifications: Associates degree, Bachelors preferred, and 3 years work experience or acceptable combination of education and experience.  Must have strong organizational skills, an aptitude for accuracy and attention to detail, and demonstrate initiative. Excellent verbal and written communications skills; tact and ability to maintain confidentiality essential.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows applications and have experience using relational database software. 

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of the St. John’s program, professional experience in higher education, experience in development, experience with the Raisers’ Edge software. 

Compensation: Grade 9, Minimum hourly rate $17.48, excellent benefit package.

 To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to


Public Safety Officer     

 Reports To: Chief of Public Safety

Duties: Responsible for the security of the College community, including buildings, grounds, and property while on duty.  Duties include checking and locking up buildings; communicating on a two-way radio; responding to calls; patrolling the grounds; turning lights off and on; challenging strangers on campus; and generally responding responsibly to any situation which might adversely affect campus life. Responds to emergencies by assessing the situation and employing tact, diplomacy and judgment to maintain control.  May provide emergency first aid or assist in transportation of people who are injured or ill.   Has constant contact with students, other member of the community, and the public.  Submits written shift reports.


Qualifications:   High school education or GED, two years related experience. Prefer college degree.  No criminal record.  Employment record acceptable to the college, good reading and writing skills, good physical condition and ability to perform all job related functions; flexibility in shift scheduling with availability for nights and/or weekends.  Must demonstrate the ability to relate well to students and the College community; must be able to obtain State ofMaryland Special Police Commission. ValidMaryland driver’s license required.

Compensation:  Grade 7. Minimum Hourly Rate $14.20. Excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to


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

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Reports to: Director of Financial Aid

Duties:  Acts independently with limited supervision in the following areas: 

Assists the Director with all phases of the administration of federal, state, and institutional aid programs. Counsels students and families, handles problem situations, and directs them to available resources. Prepares financial aid awards for undergraduate returning students and Graduate Institute students according to federal and institutional methods. Verifies data of ISIR electronic student information records transmitted to the College by the Department of Education’s Central Processing System (CPS) and makes corrections as necessary. 

Provides information about financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements, and the application process to students and parents.  Guides students in proper completion of forms and application and reviews completed forms for accuracy and completeness.  Assists with the entrance and exit process for borrowers of federal loans, and provides information on borrower responsibilities. 

Assist with the administration of the Federal Work-Study Program, including responsibility for setting up work-sites and placements, establishing job descriptions and Off-Campus Employment Contracts, and supervision of students.  Maintains records to satisfy federal program requirements.  Monitors student earnings to avoid over-earnings. 

Serves as primary contact with educational loan collection agencies to prevent defaults by former students. Contacts delinquent borrowers and works with them to arrange satisfactory payment schedules.  Researches problems and works with agencies to resolve them. Insures that Federal Perkins Loan and institutional Scofield Loan borrowers have satisfied requirements and transmits data to the loan servicers.

Responsible for coordination of state scholarship awards including eligibility verification, payment tracking, reconciliation and record retention.  Attends MHEC meetings and workshops.

Reconciles student financial aid accounts with the Treasurer’s Office. Assists with updates to written and web-based financial aid information and facilitates the dissemination of financial aid information to students and parents. Assists in handling incoming phone calls and reception of visitors to the office. Performs other job duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience in financial aid, loan collections, or other acceptable combination of education and experience. Competent in the use of computers with ability to learn new systems, knowledge of PowerFAIDS preferable. Familiarity with principles of accounting and organizational ability.  This individual must be able to interpret federal regulations and institutional policy to students and parents in a clear and comprehensive manner.  Counseling students and parents requires a thorough knowledge of federal and institutional need analysis.  Must possess excellent writing, analytic, computer, and problem-solving skills. 

Compensation: Grade 11, Minimum Salary $44,977.00, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to



Web Specialist

Reports To: Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media

Duties: As the key web editor for the Annapolis campus, the primary responsibility of this position will be to keep web pages updated and communicate with college departments to ensure all online content is fresh and accurate under the supervision of the Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media.

 Support the day-to-day editorial and digital content for the college’s website and social media channels.

  • Serve as the primary webmaster for the Annapolis campus, work collaboratively with the web team on the Santa Fe      campus.
  • Identify newsworthy issues and events at the college, write content, and shoot photo galleries or videos to help portray student life under the direction of the Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media.
  • 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.

Qualifications: 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 acceptable combination of education and experience. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and HTML coding skills a plus; ability to learn new software and social media. Experience posting content to a website using a content management system, knowledge of Concrete 5 and WordPress is a plus. Strong understanding of how to produce content for the web in terms of timeliness, speed, length, and trends. Great customer service skills, able to maintain positive relationships inside and outside of the organization. Clear understanding of the relationship between social media and website content with the ability to concept cross-platform campaigns. Awareness of basic SEO concepts and how to use keywords and headlines to improve search engine ranking. Manage multiple responsibilities and projects at a time. Ability to deal with ambiguity and respond quickly to changes. Expert level attention to detail and deadlines. Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills. Superior organizational and planning skills. Flexibility needed in an evolving role. Familiarity with St. John’s College is highly desirable.

Compensation: Grade 11, Minimum Salary $44,977.00 , excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to