Job Openings in Annapolis

St. John’s College is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We invite applications from candidates with unique backgrounds and strive to create and maintain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

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Annapolis Faculty Positions

Learn more about faculty positions on the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College.

Current Openings

(Updated May 9, 2022)

Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery Director

Reports To: Vice President for Advancement

Salary: Grade 14 (base pay $$65,040/year)

Role: The Director is responsible for overall strategic planning, programming, operations, and budgeting for the Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery. The Director oversees the annual exhibition schedule and a suite of program offerings that advance the Mitchell Gallery’s mission as a cultural resource and a center of learning for the visual and creative arts for the campus and the larger Annapolis community. The Director determines and executes a regular, rotating schedule of exhibitions, with the guidance of the Mitchell Gallery Faculty Advisory Committee. The Director works closely with collectors, lenders, curators, and registrars in museums nationwide when planning and installing all exhibitions. In addition to Gallery exhibitions, the Director works closely with artists to coordinate exhibitions of local artists in the Greenfield Library’s Lillian Vanous Nutt Room once annually, the St. John’s College Community Art Exhibition, and the biennial Anne Arundel County Juried Exhibition. The Director supervises the Art Educator, ensuring that all educational and outreach programs serve the Gallery’s mission. The Director also manages the accreditation of the Gallery with the American Alliance of Museums, ensuring that the accreditation is maintained and renewed as appropriate. The Director will work closely with the Assistant Dean's Office to organize faculty and student visits to museums, and other student events at the Gallery. The Director will also work closely with the Assistant Dean’s office to plan and execute fine arts programming, including arranging art classes for students, managing art assistants, monitoring materials inventories, setting up faculty-student conversations on works of art and art philosophy. The Director will teach, as needed and at the discretion of the Dean, a discussion-based class (28 hours of class-time over seven weeks) on works of visual art or philosophies of art.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement annual program of rotating exhibitions that complement the St. John’s College academic curriculum and increase the visual art opportunities beyond the scope of the curriculum. Includes the booking, transportation, insurance, safeguarding of objects in each exhibition. Negotiate exhibit contracts, loans, insurance, and Gallery facility reviews. Manage and oversee annual budget and fiscal planning. Ensure viability of all educational and outreach programming and manage Art Educator. Maintain standards for the accepted practices of the American Alliance of Museums and maintain current information for the American Alliance of Museum’s Standard Facility Report.
  • In coordination with Assistant Dean’s office will: plan student/faculty museum trips, arrange art classes, manage art assistants, monitor and restock inventory, plan and arrange student art shows and exhibits.
  • As needed and at discretion of the Dean, teach a preceptorial class during the fall semester.
  • Manage Mitchell Gallery Faculty Advisory Committee to determine exhibition and interpretive programming opportunities and general exhibit policies. Partner with Development and Alumni Relations staff to manage Mitchell Gallery BOA and ensure that member benefits, sponsorship efforts, and related philanthropic activities address the needs of the gallery.

Qualifications:

  • M.A. in art history, museum studies or related discipline and five years museum experience required; PhD preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of museum planning, budgeting, registrarial care, programming, and operations 
  • Ability to represent St. John’s College in the local and arts communities
  • Ability to understand St. John’s College and its strategic needs

To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, and a list of professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu.

Accountant I — Accounts Payable

Reports To: Assistant Treasurer

Salary: Grade 9 (base pay $18.20/hour)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Part Time (20 hours per week)

Role: Accountant I is responsible for performing a variety of general accounting and accounts payable tasks. Responsibilities will include full cycle accounts payable processing, Annual 1099 form preparation, cash flow monitoring and reporting, general ledger account reconciliation and adjusting entries, and recording company commercial card expenses and proper documentation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Review and verify check requests/Invoices for accuracy and prepare for approvals
  • Research and resolve invoice and payment discrepancies and issues
  • Enter invoices into accounting system (Jenzabar J1) for weekly processing
  • Prepare payables for payment via ACH/wire or online payments, including benefit payments
  • Prepare bi-weekly check runs, or as needed, for vendors not set up for electronic payments
  • Record check disbursements into positive pay system
  • Responsible for setting up new vendors in accounting system, including obtaining all requirement paperwork form vendor
  • Verifying ACH/wire payment information with Vendors and setting up payment templates in banking system
  • Accounts payable outstanding check monitoring and follow up
  • Annual unclaimed property submission to State of Maryland
  • Preparation of annual 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC forms
  • Responsible for pre-paid and accrued expense reconciliation and reversing journal entries
  • Weekly cash flow report preparation and monitoring
  • Monthly purchase/commercial card accounting, to include:
    • Monitoring of expenses (for approximately 60 cards) via the commercial card online system
    • Reconciliation of the monthly commercial card expenses
    • Entering monthly commercial card expenses into accounting system
    • Tracking of all expense receipts for monthly purchases in accordance with the college commercial card policy
  • Make adjusting journal entries as needed
  • Performs 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 an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience maintaining a general ledger for a diversified company with monthly reconciliation and accounts payable responsibility
  • Experience with managing cash management functions of an organization
  • Ability to prioritize work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Excel and computerized accounting systems at an intermediate level
  • 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

Education and Experience:

  • At least 2+ years of accounts payable and general accounting experience
  • Associates degree in accounting, finance, or related field a plus
  • Experience using accounting software; prior experience with Jenzabar accounting systems a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications and Adobe Acrobat

To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, and a list of professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu.

Director of Buildings and Grounds

Reports To: Treasurer

Salary: Grade 16 ($82,840)

Role: Director of Buildings and Grounds oversees three Facilities sections maintaining the buildings, grounds, and infrastructure of St. John’s College (SJC) in Annapolis, MD. Ensures mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting, grounds, and custodial service are provided to keep all buildings and grounds systems operational, clean, and attractive. Manages construction projects and campus renovations. Develops and manages operations and capital improvement program (CIP) budgets. Oversees training, safety, and other human resources administration activities for the department.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Direct supervision of maintenance and grounds associate directors, and custodial manager, ensuring their sections deliver all required support
  • Provide oversight of the web-based maintenance management system, which allows SJC user community to submit work order requests and ensures prompt assignment for completion
  • Ensures SJC’s 20 buildings are maintained for regular occupation and use through monitoring the condition of each building and prioritizing and managing repairs and renovations within approved budgets
  • Ensures the landscaping and grounds of SJC’s 35 acres are maintained as an attractive, inviting campus for the students, faculty, staff, and all visitors
  • Oversees maintenance and renovation projects throughout campus
  • Serves as SJC representative for large scale projects that have assigned project managers
  • Manages utility and service contracts with external vendors supporting SJC operations
  • Plans for and responds to weather or other emergencies to ensure quick remediation and minimal disruption to SJC operations
  • Develops operations and CIP budgets in compliance with annual budget guidance
  • Manages facilities operations to the approved budgets

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.

  • College degree or ten years’ experience, of which five years must include supervisory and project management duties
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies, including a historic or similar district
  • Experience developing safety programs
  • Ability to simultaneously work on a variety of projects requiring a wide variety of skills such as performing cost estimates, manpower planning, long- and short-term planning, evaluating the quality and long-term advantages of products and materials being utilized
  • The desire and ability to supervise employees and to work cooperatively and professionally with all members of the college community and the public
  • Valid Maryland driver’s license
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and project management systems
  • Ability to determine and articulate scope of work of projects and to assess the alternative solutions
  • Ability to assess utility delivery options and select the most cost-effective
  • Ability to mentor junior and mid-level managers

To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, and a list of professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu.

User Support Specialist

Reports To: Chief Information Officer

Salary: Grade 9 ($37,830)

Role: Provide multi-platform (PC, Mac) hardware and software support for staff and faculty computers; serve as first level contact for technical assistance and applications support. Support is provided through office visits, telephone, and remote assistance tools. Oversees the deployment and support of Annapolis campus desktop computers and other end user technologies. Oversees Help Desk operations and student workers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the campus user support lead for desktop and other end user software applications.
  • In collaboration with application systems analysts and other IT personnel, this responsibility includes, but is not limited to:
    • Provides first response assistance to users for needs and problems and defines the priority of the issues based on workload and complexity
    • Troubleshoots and resolves problems in the field
    • Requests and documents additional information as required
    • Escalates issues to IT analysts based on the nature of the call and serves as a point of contact for campus users while issues are being resolved
  • Oversees the campus Help desk
  • Recruits, hires, and trains student workers
  • Develops effective operating procedures
  • Monitors Work Order system and makes informed assignments of work orders to other ITS staff
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots campus Windows and Mac OS computers including operating system, hardware, network connections and peripherals
  • Manages and supports black-and-white and color printer and copier vendor contracts and provides support and troubleshooting for print services campus-wide. Recommends upgrades and improvements as necessary
  • Installs and supports workstations, software, and other end user technologies in faculty and student computing labs and libraries
  • Participates in and contributes to the development of technology planning efforts
  • Collaborates with IT staff in policy and process improvement
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Three or more years professional, in-depth desktop operating system, hardware and application support and troubleshooting including networking, printers, and scanners. This experience must include consulting with end users on all aspects of computer and application use. Higher education experience preferred. Experience with Mac OS and Mac troubleshooting a plus.
  • Education: Education equivalent to an Associate Degree from a two-year college with emphasis on Information Technology or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study (e.g., A+ and/or MCDST or MOS certification) or equivalent work experience in one/more technology positions. Experience may be substituted 2 years for 1 year education.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Works well as a member of a team and interacts positively and productively with other IT staff and college staff and faculty. Excellent communication skills, employing a customer service orientation when interacting with staff and faculty.
  • Other Skills: Extensive familiarity with desktop and laptop hardware components, Active Directory, and the Windows and MacOS operating systems. Must understand what computers and networks are and how they work. In-depth knowledge of the functionality and use of MS Office (Windows and Mac), Outlook, Entourage, multiple Web browsers, image and OCR scanning systems. Experience with enterprise Anti-virus software and other anti-malware tools. Solid familiarity with desktop security practices. Experience with basic data network support, including wired and wireless, hardware and software components. Experience supporting PDAs, repairing laser printers, and supervising college students are a plus.

This position is located on the Annapolis campus and does not offer remote work.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Director of Digital Marketing and Strategic Communications (Collegewide)

Reports To: Vice President for Communications and Creative Strategy

Salary: Grade 15 (base pay $73,650)

Note: The candidate hired for this position will be in Annapolis, MD.

Role: While multifaceted, the position can be divided into two main areas of strength: strategic communications leadership for the Annapolis campus, including Presidential support on all important external and internal communications efforts; and collegewide leadership on website operations and digital marketing strategy. The position reports to and works closely with the Vice President of Communications and Creative Strategy in Santa Fe, partnering to bring collegewide digital strategies to life online and across multiple channels that include the website, paid, and earned media, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and, possibly, TikTok. The position is also the lead strategist for the college’s Graduate Institute’s visibility efforts.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Strong experience writing internal and external institutional communications as requested by leadership
  • Ability to master the voice and style of the college and the Presidents and apply it flexibly across platforms and audiences
  • Ability to write content that appeals to a highly erudite student body, alumni, and community with specific literary interests and reference
  • Political acumen and good judgment while working with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively navigate sensitive issues while writing, editing, and finalizing communications for release
  • Aptitude in managing crisis communications and public relations efforts
  • Ability to develop and/or select strong visual components that work seamlessly with respective copy
  • Strong facility with social media platforms and content development
  • Strong project management skills, including the management of a small team and multiple vendors and freelancers, as well the ability to produce photo and video shoots
  • Ability to train staff and internal clients on communications platforms that will create efficiencies for the college (i.e., our event calendar Localist)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and thousands of assets in an organized and accessible way via project management systems and asset management platforms (i.e., managing photography assets via ImageRelay)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a cross-campus team that must always row in the same direction; ability to put campus ambition aside for the greater purpose of collegewide collaboration and success
  • Experience managing an in-house web team
  • Ability to work effectively with internal clients to solve user experience, navigation, and narrative problems on the college website
  • Strong working knowledge of content management systems and basic HTML/coding experience
  • Experience with campaigns on a variety of social media platforms and traditional display advertising
  • Experience with Google Analytics and other campaign analytics platforms such as Siteimprove
  • Digital strategy background with experience connecting paid and free outreach efforts to a variety of audiences
  • Experience managing and evaluating the performance of external digital vendors
  • Ability to shoot and edit quality video footage
  • Ability to light and shoot quality photography
  • Experience with event production and media coverage for events

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.

  • Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, creative writing, media, journalism, or related field. Five years related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education. Strong background in public relations including crisis management, marketing, writing, and editing, staff management, budget management, and digital communications—including web, social media, email communications, vendor management, and online data analysis.
  • Desired Qualifications: Experience working for an educational institution; passion for literature, philosophy, and learning; alumni status with the college.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Director of Athletics

Reports To: Assistant Dean

Salary: Grade 12 (base pay $52,170)

Role: The Director of Athletics directs all aspects of the college’s recreational and intercollegiate athletic programs in support of the college’s distinctive academic program. The Director of Athletics works closely with students and faculty to develop athletic programs that engage the college community.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Directing an extensive intramural program in team and individual sport, including scheduling and officiating intramural games, maintaining participation records, tabulating game results, coordinating on-campus advertising, and developing student leaders
  • Directing all intercollegiate athletic team operations for rowing, sailing, and fencing programs
  • Developing other programs and activities to promote student, staff, and faculty health, including scheduling group fitness classes and hiring outside instructors as needed
  • Collaborating with other staff offices to develop recreational and extracurricular programming, including admissions staff to develop plans for recreational activities for Summer Academy participants
  • Coordinating with athletics staff at Santa Fe campus when appropriate for collegewide athletics initiatives
  • Managing use and maintenance of athletic facilities, equipment, and supplies
  • Managing athletics budget, including executing all gym and boathouse purchasing
  • Keeping abreast of applicable legal and insurance requirements, including completing mandatory federal reports
  • Supervising the Boathouse Manager
  • Assisting with supervision of Community Facilitator for Outdoor Activities and Athletics
  • Hiring, supervising, and training around 15–20 student assistants for boathouse steward and gym assistant positions
  • Training, scheduling, and supervising student referees for multiple sports
  • Supporting multiple student clubs, including the croquet club and swim club, through scheduling, purchasing, and general guidance and supervision
  • Collecting and organizing data, and reporting on athletics to the faculty
  • 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.

  • Directing an extensive intramural program in team and individual sport, including scheduling and officiating intramural games, maintaining participation records, tabulating game results, coordinating on-campus advertising, and developing student leaders
  • Directing all intercollegiate athletic team operations for rowing, sailing, and fencing programs
  • Developing other programs and activities to promote student, staff, and faculty health, including scheduling group fitness classes and hiring outside instructors as needed
  • Collaborating with other staff offices to develop recreational and extracurricular programming, including with admissions staff to develop plans for recreational activities for Summer Academy participants
  • Coordinating with athletics staff at Santa Fe campus when appropriate for college-wide athletics initiatives
  • Managing use and maintenance of athletic facilities, equipment, and supplies
  • Managing athletics budget, including executing all gym and boathouse purchasing
  • Keeping abreast of applicable legal and insurance requirements, including completing mandatory federal reports
  • Supervising the Boathouse Manager
  • Assisting with supervision of Community Facilitator for Outdoor Activities and Athletics
  • Hiring, supervising, and training around 15–20 student assistants for boathouse steward and gym assistant positions
  • Training, scheduling, and supervising student referees for multiple sports.
  • Supporting multiple student clubs, including the croquet club and swim club, through scheduling, purchasing, and general guidance and supervision
  • Collecting and organizing data, and reporting on athletics to the faculty
  • Other duties as assigned

Required: BA degree and 3 years of organizational/administrative experience, or acceptable combination of education and experience. Experience in playing and officiating at some sports such as touch football, soccer, volleyball, basketball; organization, communication, and computational skills. An ability and desire to work with college students; imagination and energy; good physical condition in order to perform all parts of the job; certification in first aid and CPR; sympathy and support for the goals of liberal education as pursued at St. John’s College.

Desired: A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in physical education and or recreation or equivalent; experience in intramural or recreational sports; training in sports medicine; weight training and or other classes; a St. John’s B.A. or M.A.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Alumni Communications Program Manager (Collegewide)

Reports To: Director of Alumni Relations

Role: The Alumni Communications Program Manager is a collegewide position in the Alumni Office that is responsible for developing and managing digital-forward communications strategies and creating effective communications pieces that reach, serve, and engage alumni, in partnership with the college Communications Office. The Alumni Communications Program Manager is based on the Annapolis campus and is part of an energetic collegewide team that collaborates with colleagues in multiple offices across both campuses; some remote work is possible.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development and implementation of an annual multi-channel, digital-forward communications strategy for the alumni audience in partnership with the Communications Office to increase alumni engagement that results in greater alumni advocacy, philanthropy, and volunteerism. In collaboration with colleagues in the Alumni Office and the division of Development and Alumni Relations, develop and distribute text, visual, audio, and video content via webpages, the SJC Connect in-house social network platform (provided by Graduway), the Alumni Office social media presence, mass emails to alumni, and emerging technologies, and harness analytics to improve efficacy
  • Serve as division liaison to the collegewide communications team and serve as the Alumni Office representative to any collegewide communications working groups
  • Serve as Alumni Office lead on print publications, including assisting with: setting vision and themes, determining and creating content, managing the production calendar, conducting interviews, supervising vendors, assigning stories to staff and freelance writers, supporting design and creative processes, and coordinating with Leadership and Communications teams
  • Support the Senior Associate Director of Alumni Relations on alumni events and experiential programming as needed
  • Facilitate Alumni Association Board communications as detailed by policies and procedures
  • Cross-train and support the Alumni Transitions and Volunteerism Program Manager in activities specific to the Annapolis campus as needed
  • Serve as frontline customer service representative for alumni, including collegewide email, voicemail, and social media platforms, as well as Annapolis campus visitors, as needed

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.

  • Broad knowledge of best practices in communications, marketing, and social media, and knowledge of or willingness to learn best practices in alumni relations and development
  • Ability both to work independently and to collaborate effectively in a complex, fast-moving, matrix-managed team structure
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Experience with managing programs and projects, quality improvement, and proactive customer service; Completes projects and project milestones at the dates specified at the outset of the project unless necessary changes are made to completion dates
  • Strong ability to motivate and influence others; manage contractors and volunteers with integrity and tact in accordance with college policies and industry best practices
  • Judgment, diplomacy, and tact are fundamental requirements for this role due to extensive personal contact with students and alumni
  • Familiarity with St. John’s College, its unique educational Program, and its strategic needs
  • Support and advance the college’s efforts to create a diverse and welcoming college community that supports all its members well, in fulfillment of its educational mission
  • BA/BS strongly preferred

Salary: Grade 11 (base pay $ $46,825)

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply. Sample portfolios are welcomed but not required.

Truck Driver/Groundskeeper

Reports To: Grounds Supervisor

Role: Works under the direction of the Grounds Supervisor and Buildings and Grounds department to maintain clean grounds and facilities on campus as assigned.

Duties: Performs turf grass maintenance including, but not limited to mowing, trimming, edging, seeding, watering, and laying sod. Performs tree, shrub, and landscape bed maintenance including, but not limited to pruning, weeding, fertilizing, leaf removal, and pesticide applications. Additional duties include trash/recycling removal, furniture moving, event set ups, snow removal, ice melt applications, and exterior repairs including walks, fences, gates, and pressure washing. Utilizes various equipment such as lawn mowers, riding tractors, string trimmers, chainsaws, etc. in the course of normal work. Is responsible for cleaning, storing, and occasional maintenance of equipment. Follows all safety guidelines.

DOT Truck Driver Duties and Responsibilities: A current DOT physical card and/or the ability to obtain DOT physical card within 1 week of employment is required. Drives 3-ton truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads. Responsible for paperwork such as: truck log, collecting receipts, delivery tickets, etc. May maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. May load and unload truck. May inspect truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.

Knowledge and Skills: 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. High school diploma or GED. Current DOT physical card or ability to pass DOT physical as condition of employment along with experience operating landscape style trucks. Ability to work independently with little supervision, physical stamina, and ability to stand, walk, and stoop for prolonged periods of time. Ability to endure outside elements year-round. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to work well with College community. Must be prompt and dependable.

Salary: Grade 8 (base pay $16.50 )

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Public Safety Officer II — Special Police Officer

Reports To: Associate Director of Public Safety

Office: Public Safety

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

Duties: The Public Safety Officer is a certified Special Police Officer, with the responsibility of ensuring the safety and security of the people, buildings and property of the campus community. This is a 40 hour per week position. Shift coverage is based on a 24-hour schedule, and officers are expected to work weekends, holidays, and various shifts (days, evenings, or nights). This is a high-visibility, service-oriented job and a position of the public trust. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide visible security and protective services to the college community by conducting routine patrols of buildings and outdoor areas on campus. Provide basic information and directions to the campus community and the general public.
  • Officers are required to show courtesy, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with the community. This includes not just the campus community, but anyone officers have contact with in the course of their daily duties.
  • Follow campus procedures for enforcing college rule and polices, as well as state law. Commissioned officers may need to resort to physical force, when appropriate, of individuals attempting to inflict physical harm on themselves or others, or commit criminal acts. Officers must understand when use of force is authorized and document it properly.
  • Officers are expected to be able to work with limited supervision.
  • Understand emergency response protocols. Officer must be able to identify and respond to emergencies by conducting a rapid assessing of a situation, utilizing critical decision making by employing tact, diplomacy, and individual judgment to resolve an incident.
  • Coordinate response efforts to emergencies on the college with Annapolis Police and/or Fire Departments, as well as the Maryland Capitol Police and other outside agencies.
  • Provide emergency first aid to injured persons and assist in the transportation arrangements of ill or injured persons when necessary.
  • Cooperate and provide direct support to superior officers or to the local police department in the investigation of any incident.
  • Working knowledge of higher education issues, such as Title IX and the Clery Act. Officers are Campus Security Authorities, and must know proper procedures when critical information is received about crimes or misconduct.
  • Maintain situational awareness of the area surrounding the college to remain abreast of possible threats to the campus community. This includes making appropriate notifications to leadership for emergency notifications to the campus community.
  • Complete necessary administrative reports/forms related to incidents and/or arrests, to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses.
  • Maintain and manage various databases, such as records management, vehicle registration, emergency contact information, and class schedules.
  • Maintain regular radio communications with officers and college staff to receive calls for service, report any unusual situations, and to request backup when necessary.
  • Engage in direct radio communications with Annapolis Police in case of emergency, in compliance with policy.
  • Observe, report and address faulty and/or unsafe situations, equipment, and lighting to include reporting fire and other safety equipment that are not in working order, setting up caution tape, traffic cones, etc.
  • Make appropriate notifications after hours for incidents that require immediate attention, such as broken or frozen pipes, broken windows, active leaks, etc. Officers may be required to take immediate actions to mitigate such incidents until appropriate personnel can response.
  • Respond to calls for lockouts and admit authorized personnel to locked buildings and rooms.
  • Attend internal/external courses, classes, and seminars, to further develop protective services skills and knowledge.
  • Conduct security patrols on the college under conditions of darkness and inclement weather.
  • Apply for a Special Police Commission within 90 days of employment and receive the same within six months of employment.
  • Maintain certifications as appropriate, to include CPR, AED, tourniquet, OC spray, police baton, crowd manager, etc.
  • Make arrests and/or deal with disorderly persons as appropriate. This mandates an understanding and use of critical decision making and discretion in enforcing Maryland law and criminal procedure.
  • Appear in court, prepared to testify, regarding incidents that occur in the college Community when necessary.
  • Engage in crowd control for schedule events and emergency incidents. This requires officers to understand issues of the First Amendment and how they apply to the college community.
  • Transport the college bank deposit.
  • Must wear issued uniform, unless otherwise authorized, and carry all appropriate credentials when on duty.
  • Complete routine operational procedures during each shift.
  • Performs other work-related duties as requested or assigned.

Supervision Received: Daily supervision and assignments are received from a senior Officer such as the Shift Supervisor or Associate Director of Public Safety.

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. Applicant should be physically capable of walking or standing a post outdoors for extended periods of time, as well as ascending and descending stairs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Entry-level Qualifications: High school graduation or GED required, college degree preferred. Previous police or security experience preferred. Strong interpersonal skills are also preferred, including the ability to generate cooperation from others. Candidates should have the ability to remain calm and keep order during emergencies. Must be available to work various shifts, to include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Possession of a special police commission or the ability to obtain a commission within 120 days of employment. Must be able to complete state mandated and campus required training programs. Demonstration of a working knowledge of computers, especially MS Word, radios and phones. Ability to be certified in first aid, CPR, AEDs, and tourniquets. Applicant must also be able to become certified as a crowd manager. Successful completion of a physical examination, drug screen and background check approved by the Director of Human Resources. No criminal record is allowed. Applicant must possess and maintain a current valid Maryland driver’s license.

Note: This position is considered an essential employee and may require you to report to work during times of emergency or inclement weather.

Compensation: Grade 7, Base Pay $16.00/hour based on a 40 hour work week, excellent benefits.

Sign-on Bonus: $250.00 at time of hire (first paycheck) and $250.00 after 180 days of employment.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Groundskeeper

Reports To: Lead Groundskeeper

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direction of the Lead Groundskeeper and Buildings and Grounds department to maintain and clean grounds and facilities
  • Performs turf grass maintenance including, but not limited to: mowing, trimming, edging, seeding, watering and laying sod.
  • Performs tree, shrub, and landscape bed maintenance including but not limited to: pruning, weeding, fertilizing, leaf removal, and pesticide applications.
  • Performs tree, shrub, and flower installations along with other digging activities.
  • Trash recycling and removal.
  • Moves furniture, snow removal, event set-ups, ice melt applications and exterior repairs including walks, fences, gates, and pressure washing.
  • Utilizes various equipment such as lawn mowers, riding tractors, string trimmers, chainsaws, etc., in the course of a normal work day.
  • Responsible for cleaning, storing, and occasional maintenance of equipment.
  • Work schedule may include nights and/or weekend shifts. Overtime may be required.
  • Follows all safety guidelines.

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. High school diploma or GED. One year experience operating lawn equipment. Ability to work independently with little supervision. Physical stamina and ability to stand, walk, and stoop for prolonged periods of time. Ability to endure outside elements year round. Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to work well with college community. Must be prompt and dependable.

Compensation: Grade 6 Base Rate—$15.00/hr based on 35 hr work week, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to annapolis.jobs(at)sjc.edu or email human.resources(at)sjc.edu for an application to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.