Santa Fe Jobs

Updated: 7/23/15
Information for faculty applicants

Job Title:  Director Of Communications

Role:    Under the direction of the President of the Santa Fe campus and a College Wide Strategic Communications officer, the Director of Communications will be responsible for the creation of a state of the art, thoughtful, and strategic program for Communications that leverages the distinctions of St. John’s and its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. A successful communications program will contribute to increased applications to St. John’s’ undergraduate and graduate programs; undergird alumni affinity building efforts and fundraising; raise St. John’s’ profile locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally; and help to place the college at the center of national debate on the value of liberal arts education.  The director supervises a staff of three professionals in media and public relations, graphic design, marketing and web development and management. The director will work collegially with key stakeholders including the President, Vice President for Alumni and Development, directors in undergraduate and graduate Admissions, Development, Alumni Relations, and the academic dean, as well as the Director of Communications and the Director of Web Initiatives and Social Media on the college’s Annapolis campus. The director will embrace the culture of St. John’s, which values broad inclusiveness, transparency, and consensus derived therefrom.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:   Creates and seizes opportunities to raise visibility and awareness of St. John's College Santa Fe among opinion leaders and other influencers to support student recruitment, philanthropy, and the reputation of the college.  Manages, produces, supervises, and coordinates college publications, advertising in external publications, media releases, reports, and electronic communications. Monitors the college’s message and identifies stories for journalists to consider for publication and/or airing with an increased focus on regional and national publications when possible.  Manages, produces, and coordinates Santa Fe campus information for the college website and e‑communications schedule for multiple offices. Participates in the college‑wide Website and e‑Communications Committee.  Assists the President and Vice President for Alumni and Development in preparing reports and/or proposals for special meetings or events; tracks and summarizes federal, state, and local legislative issues; represents the college before public constituencies – governmental relations, media, and donors – when appropriate; Responsible for the development and management of departmental budgets, goals, objectives, and timelines. Performs related duties as assigned.

Expectations:  Demonstrated ability to promote and execute innovative approaches to communications in a higher education environment. Experience with current practices in communications and marketing and with reshaping a communications effort to take advantage of technological advancements, including but not limited to social media. The ability to move an organization to consensus on communications planning while demonstrating decisive leadership and project management.  Excellent staff management and budgeting skills. The ability to model and inspire superior efforts in written and visual communications from a small staff, as well as superior collaboration skills across the institution.  An enthusiastic and collegial approach to managing in all directions, including, as experience dictates, embracing the role of writer, editor, design and marketing consultant, college spokesperson and public relations principal, and senior advisor to the President and others. The ability to work and produce in a fast‑paced environment.

Supervision Received:  President of College.

Supervision Given:  Assistant Director of Communications, Webmaster, and Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer.

Status:  Exempt, full-time, 35 hours per week.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Ten years of experience in higher education or nonprofit communications.  A minimum of five years of supervisory experience.

Education:  B.A. degree required. Master's degree desirable.

Interpersonal Skills:  Work involves extensive personal contact with internal and external communities; patience and perseverance a must; ability to persuade others while maintaining a commitment to established protocol. 

Other Skills:  Excellent organizational abilities and written, oral, problem‑solving and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and independently. Excellent time‑management skills, including the ability to meet multiple deadlines and perform under deadline pressure.  Three to five years supervisory experience in public relations and experience in higher education preferred.  Attendance at college events and some travel is required.

TO APPLY:  Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to .  Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.






Job Title:  Assistant Director of Student Health and Wellness

Role: To provide primary medical care to students within the professional scope of practice, to administratively supervise the Student Health Office Assistant and student workers, and to be responsible for all administrative duties within the Student Health Office.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: Within scope of practice, provides primary medical care to students, including evaluation, diagnosis, prescribing of medications, treatment and management of general medical problems, maintains patient records in accordance with practice guidelines. Provides patient education, consults with the Assistant Dean, Director of Student Health and Wellness, Mental Health Counselors, Residential Life staff, parents and appropriate constituents about health and medical issues of students. Establishes and monitors the policies, procedures and scope of care provided by the SHO and SHO staff; and monitors practice and quality of medical procedures and SHO operations to ensure compliance with state, federal and professional standards; establishes and monitors contracts with and services provided by contact providers, medical supply companies, laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies. Directly communicates with students for scheduling of appointments, health counseling, and insurance questions per phone, email and in person. Monitors invoices and billing for supplies and services, oversees the budget for the SHO. Performs in house laboratory tests and prepares laboratory specimens. Assesses and refers patients to appropriate care providers as deemed medically prudent. Leads in the development and maintenance of health and wellness programs and outreach to the campus community. Participates in college projects and committees, undertakes professional development, performs other job related duties as assigned.

Expectations: To practice in a professional, ethical, competent and knowledgeable manner. To maintain national and state certification and licensure. To maintain confidential records and communicate as appropriate with colleagues. To observe all policies and procedures pertaining to the college.

Supervision Received: Assistant Dean.

Supervision Given: Student Health Office Assistant.

Status: Exempt, part-time, 18 hours per week with benefits.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Five years to seven years of similar or related experience.

Education: Master's Degree, national board certification as a Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (PA) in family or adult practice, a license to practice in the state of New Mexico, a valid prescribing permit from the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy, and a DEA registration certificate.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas or services to others.

Other Skills: Requires manual and finger dexterity. Work performed primarily in an outpatient clinical office setting. There will be exposure to communicable diseases and blood and body fluids, CRTs and/or VDTs. Some heavy lifting may be required. Requires working under stressful conditions.

To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to . Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.





Job Title:  Systems Manager

Role: Responsible for managing the reliability, availability, and performance of servers on the Santa Fe campus and assisting as needed on the Annapolis campus. This includes testing, configuring, patching/updating, installing, and maintaining server hardware, operating systems, and associated technologies. Monitors server health and performance levels and makes improvements where appropriate, backup server data and manages data backup rotation schedules in support of business continuity needs, and assists with maintaining physical security of computing room environments. Manages Santa Fe network emails accounts, as well as managing the MS Office 365 system. Works directly with vendor technical support to resolve problems, implement solutions, and evaluate new technologies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: Architects, implements and maintains the virtual server environment.  Maintains all server based software packages as required. Works as second level support to help desk on Office 365 email issues, and other issues that go beyond the help desk ability or involve the server systems. Architects, implements and maintains a comprehensive and fault tolerant email system for the college including spam and virus filters. Assists the Network Manager in ensuring the physical and technical security of servers through the identification and implementation of suitable security technologies and strategies. Backs up server data according to data backup rotation schedules and business continuity needs. Restores data where needed for system rebuilds or data retrieval. Works directly with vendor technical support to resolve problems, implement solutions, and evaluate new technologies.  Develops automated processes and systems for server monitoring, system administration tasks, and environmental management. Maintains server inventory and procedural documentation. Administers and manages Active Directory.  Creates, modifies, and disables user accounts to ensure access privileges are consistent with access authorizations.  Updates Group Policies as required. Monitors, reconfigures and tunes hardware and software for performance improvements, reliability, availability, and future scalability. Identifies needs for new systems and upgrades. Other duties as assigned.

Expectations: Servers and systems exhibit levels of performance, availability, and reliability consistent with the business needs of the College. Servers and systems are adequately protected from a broad spectrum of physical and technical security threats. Server inventories are kept up to date and used to support technology refresh projects. Server administration and management duties are supported by automated processes, providing considerable advances in Server Manager’s efficiency and effectiveness. College data is protected from loss through a data back plan that is consistent with the College’s business continuity needs. All work is recorded and tracked through the use of the Work Order Tracking system currently designated for that purpose. 

Status: Exempt, full-time, 35 hours per week.

Compensation: To be determined.

Knowledge and Skills: 

Experience: Five years of server administration experience with MS Windows server platforms. Experience with VMWare and iSCSI SANs required. Some experience with Veeam backup and Linux would be preferred. Higher education experience preferred.

Education: Four year degree in Computer Science or a related field. Experience may be substituted 2 years for 1 year of education.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to build productive working relationships with people throughout the campus community and other technology professionals.

Other Skills: Project management skills for planning, organizing and coordinating IT projects and implementations of all sizes. Ability to learn new technologies quickly and maintain a reliable and methodical method for troubleshooting issues. Proven experience with design and operation of Windows networks, esp Domain Controllers and server performance monitoring.  Significant and successful experience implementing and managing Active Directory, Exchange, System Center, and open source software. Significant experience with Windows applications including automated software distribution and IIS. Must have excellent written/verbal/interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to the success of the organization.

TO APPLY: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.