Annapolis Job Openings

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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 4/24/15, scroll for position details.

Admissions Intern

Reports To:          Visit Coordinator

Duties: The Admissions Intern assists the office in a wide range of ways.  The idea of this one year internship is to provide experience that could lead to a job in admissions, here or at another school.  The Intern will have a primary responsibility helping coordinate campus visits, but will also help with all aspects of the Office of Admissions including meeting with prospective students and parents, follow-up, data processing and occasional travel to help at college fairs. 


  • Cultivation of prospective students in person, via phone, email and social media
  • Assisting with all aspects of the visit program, including presenting to groups, meeting with students and families and giving tours when needed.  This may also include assisting with off-campus events
  • Assisting with data management and mailings, accurate completion of surveys and questionnaires
  • Assisting Counselors when they are out of the office traveling
  • Occasional travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Requirements include: BA/BS degree from St. John’s College with some office experience; extremely strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to speak clearly and with confidence in public situations; skill at interacting with a wide range of people; strong collaborative and organizational skills with mature judgment, the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, and availability to travel up to 2 weeks on behalf of the college. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, database concepts, and social media. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Compensation: Non-exempt Grade 7, Base salary = $14.60, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to or complete an application in the Personnel Office or available at

Associate Director of Admissions Operations

Reports To: Director of Admissions

Duties: The Associate Director of Admissions Operations provides support to the Director of Admissions and all office recruitment efforts by ensuring accurate, effective and efficient delivery of all admission functions.  These operations include managing the enrollment database, generating recruitment reports, coordinating the availability of admission materials, providing office support, and managing the admissions budget.  S/he oversees all data entry, tracking incoming and outgoing mail, the supply of materials and publications, and data coordination with other offices on campus and the Santa Fe campus.


  • Understand existing systems and procedures, develop and implement improvements, and create a culture of continuous ongoing improvement.
  • Manage the admission database.
  • Hire and supervise operations staff member(s) as well as 8-10 student workers;
  • Train all staff members, as appropriate, on operations systems and database procedures;
  • Oversee data quality standards and ensure the integrity of recruitment systems;
  • Design and run reports from the database;
  • Manage the flow of correspondence according to the communication plan;
  • Research industry practices and new technologies to advise the director in planning and budget allocation;
  • Closely collaborate with operations counterpart on our sister campus in Santa Fe.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience working with databases, office management and staff supervision or acceptable combination of education and experience.  Work at a college or university is preferred.  Experience in data report writing, have demonstrated ability to manage sophisticated database functions and report writing.  Mastery of Microsoft operating programs is required, knowledge of Slate preferred.  S/he must have a demonstrated ability to manage sophisticated database functions.  Must have a history of effective time management, strong attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and success at meeting deadlines.  Must possess strong interpersonal skills and customer service commitment, interact well with a wide range of constituencies, including students, parents, admission staff and colleagues in other offices. 

Compensation: Grade 12, Minimum Salary $51,439.00, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to or complete an application in the Personnel Office or available at

Mental Health Counselor

Reports To: Assistant Dean

Duties: Meet with students for mental health assessment and counseling and crisis counseling as needed.

Consult with parents 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, at least three years of counseling experience, and professional liability insurance. Ability to understand the St. John’s College program and successfully communicate with students, faculty, and staff. 

Compensation: Grade 13, Salary $57,244.26, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to


Director of Admissions

St. John’s College is seeking a Director of Admissions for the Annapolis, Maryland campus to succeed the current interim director. The Director of Admissions reports to the Dean of the College and serves as an Associate Member of the Faculty. The position supervises a staff of 9 full-time professionals and collaborates with the Director of Admissions on the Santa Fe, New Mexico, campus.

The College:  St. John’s is a co-educational, four-year liberal arts college known for its distinctive all-required curriculum based on the intensive study and discussion of great texts from the Western tradition. It is a single college located on two campuses, one in Annapolis and another in Santa Fe.  St. John’s College was chartered in 1784; the institution traces its roots to the 1696, when its forerunner, King William’s School, was founded as the first school in the colony of Maryland. In 1937 the college adopted its current program of instruction. In 1964 a second campus was opened in Santa Fe, New Mexico, so that a growing enrollment could be accommodated without compromising the small, student-centered community necessary for the program of study. Today, St. John’s limits enrollment to 475 undergraduate and 100 graduate students on each campus. The 36-acre eastern campus is located in the heart of historic Annapolis, which is the capital of Maryland and also a seaport town, and is approximately 30 miles from both Washington, DC and Baltimore.  For more information about St. John’s College and its program, visit

The Position: The Director of Admissions will lead the development and implementation of recruitment and marketing strategies to achieve enrollment goals.  A solid understanding of St. John’sCollege and its academic program is critical to accurately and persuasively represent the college to prospective students and others. The Director is responsible for hiring, training, supervising and motivating a qualified team of admissions counselors and technical and special-projects staff and encouraging their professional development. Especially important and unique to this position is collaboration with the Director of Admissions on the sister campus in Santa Fe in order to implement a common, flexible and integrated admissions program for the college. The Director will also meet regularly with the President and the Dean, and collaborate with others at the college to achieve enrollment goals. The Director of Admissions chairs the campus Admissions Committee and serves as an ex-officio member of the campus Financial Aid Committee. The Director also serves as an Associate Member of the Faculty.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to foster sound relationships both on and off campus. Supervisory experience is mandatory; marketing experience desired.  Candidates should be comfortable employing current communication technologies in recruitment and admissions. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with information systems, collecting and analyzing data, and prospect management.  A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Because of the unique nature of St. John’s mission, curriculum and students, candidates should have a commitment to the liberal arts and a passion for ideas and learning.

To Apply:  Send resume and letter of intent by email to the Director of Personnel at

Resumes will be reviewed beginning March 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is July 2015.


Student Services Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Student Services

Duties: Promotes health, well-being, and strong community among students. Provides leadership, development and coordination for the following student services: extracurricular student events and parties; international student support; volunteer services; sexual assault and harassment awareness and prevention programs; written and on-line materials on student life. Collaborates with the Admission’s office to support the Summer Academy program and with the Dean’s office to develop new summertime programs. Provides support for student run clubs.

Qualifications: Enthusiastic and imaginative individual with good judgment and the ability to work independently. BA degree and two years relevant experience or acceptable combination of education and experience. Experience in training, teaching, or program development. Experience working with a college age population. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to follow through on a variety of projects. Professional demeanor and extremely strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Computer literacy required.

Desirable Qualifications: Familiarity with the St. John’s College curriculum; a degree in liberal arts or humanities; work experience in an academic environment; experience managing student college aged students.

Compensation: Grade 10, Minimum Salary $41,437.00, excellent benefit package.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to or complete an application in the Personnel Office or available at