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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Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Information for Annapolis Faculty Applicants

Current Openings

(Updated November 10, 2021)

Senior Network Manager

Reports To: Chief Information Officer

Duties:The Senior Network Manager maintains, administers and supports the St. John’s College data and voice networks across both Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses. Develops and maintains processes to ensure the availability, integrity and security of the networks. Installs and monitors hardware and software to ensure optimal network performance and function. Interfaces with vendor technical support to resolve issues with network and telephony equipment. Evaluates new technologies associated with area of responsibility. Assists other ITS personnel with support for server and desktop technologies. The Network Manager reports to the CIO.

Designs, maintains and supports network infrastructure across Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses: Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots data network equipment, such as firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, and gateways. Designs, maintains and troubleshoots campus cable plants for the data and telephony networks. These cable plants include inter and intra-building fiber/copper cable, equipment rooms, and cable management systems. Implements and maintains automated systems for 24x7 network monitoring for both campuses using both paid and free tools, as well as developing additional tools through one or more higher level programming languages. Maintains TCP/IP addressing space and domain name space for St. John’s College. Develops and maintains electronic drawings of physical and logical network infrastructures and inventories for data and telephony equipment for Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses. Provides 24x7 on-call support to resolve problems remotely or on site. Designs, installs and maintain firewalls and intrusion detection solutions for both campuses, including VPN systems to allow communication between campus networks and into each campus by remote personnel. Serves as a Project Manager/Analyst for wiring and building renovation projects and a point of contact for network contractors and service personnel. Collaborates with Buildings and Grounds, and other personnel on both campuses to ensure an appropriate level of network performance, reliability, and security. Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots telephony network equipment, such as telephone gateways, switches, voice mail systems, and handsets. Maintains and supports video security cabling and equipment in conjunction with Public Safety Office. Investigates, recommends, and implements new technologies and services to ensure appropriate network performance, reliability, security, and functionality for both campuses. Resolves escalated issues from Helpdesk on both campuses. Expert understanding of networking fundamentals, including experience with data and security technologies across multiple vendor platforms. Programming experience in one or more higher level programming languages, such as python or ruby. Thorough knowledge of cable system design and installation methods.

Experience with and working knowledge of common networking protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, BGP, SNMP, SMB, 802.X, and IP routing protocols; routers, switches, access points, and gateways; Experience with firewall programming, intrusion detection solutions and other network monitoring technologies. Experience with supporting and managing a data / telephony cable plant for a multi-building campus. Experience with Video security technologies. Bachelor’s degree, eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong communication skills (both written and oral). Ability to work well with others. Ability to plan, organize and follow-through on multiple projects. Must learn new technologies quickly and maintain a reliable and methodical method for troubleshooting issues. Demonstrated project management and problem analysis skills.

The candidate who is hired for this position will have their choice to be located on the Annapolis or Santa Fe campus.

To Apply: Send a resume, letter of intent, salary history, and a list of professional references to

Assistant or Associate Director of Admissions Communications

Reports To: Director of Admissions

Office: Admissions

FLSA Status: Exempt

General Purpose: The Assistant or Associate Director of Admissions Communications promotes St. John’s College, our two campuses in Annapolis, Maryland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and our distinctive Great Books curriculum among prospective undergraduate students. The ultimate goal of the admissions team, including the Assistant or Associate Director, is to encourage an increasing number of intellectually curious and talented prospective students, from diverse backgrounds, to apply and enroll at St. John’s.

The Assistant or Associate Director is a creative and strategic thinker with a talent for writing who will manage strategy and messaging for admissions communications on all platforms and support staff charged with designing and implementing the admissions communications plan. They also recruit applicants and read applications, represents the Admissions Office and college at professional functions, and may oversee the work of admissions staff. The Assistant or Associate Director is based on the Annapolis campus but is part of an energetic collegewide team with colleagues on campus in Annapolis and Santa Fe.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Working with the Assistant Director of Admissions for Digital Marketing and Communications, the Director of Admissions, and the Vice President of Enrollment, develop strategy and messaging for admissions communications on all platforms. Write and proof content as needed.
  • Oversee (if hired as an Associate Director) and support staff charged with designing and implementing the admissions communications plan, including email, web, social media, print publications, and all other marketing.
  • Manage the admissions pages on and advise on content for other pages frequently trafficked by prospective students.
  • Manage the presentation of the college in all digital and print college profiles intended for prospective students. Oversee the relationships with admissions vendors doing marketing on behalf of the college.
  • Work collaboratively with the communications office to assist with the development of new content to support admissions on all platforms.
  • Harness analytics and surveys to improve communications content and delivery strategies.
  • Co-manage event module communications, landing pages, portals, and forms with admissions operations.

Summer Academy Communications

  • Manage the collegewide marketing and admissions process for Summer Academy, working closely with Summer Academy staff in Santa Fe.
  • Manage the collegewide recruitment of Summer Academy students to the undergraduate program, working closely with the Summer Academy staff in Santa Fe.
  • Serve as the admissions liaison to the team implementing Summer Academy.

Review, assess, and implement recruitment strategies in the assigned geographic territory

  • Using email, phone, letter, virtual conferencing, presentation, and in-person communication, serve as the primary contact for prospective students, parents, counselors, teachers, high schools, community-based organizations, and others interested in the undergraduate experience at St. John’s in the assigned geographic territory.
  • Proactively build relationships for the college with high schools and community-based organizations in the assigned geographic territory.
  • In conjunction with the overall recruitment strategy, organize and independently conduct 4–5 weeks of travel in the assigned geographic territory to meet with prospective students and parents, high school counselors and teachers, community-based organizations, and others.
  • Shepherd students in the assigned geographic territory through the application process; read and evaluate their applications within set deadlines.

Other duties

  • If hired as an Associate Director, serve on admissions management team.
  • Advise the office on policy and practices.
  • Represent the Admissions Office and college at professional functions.
  • Be an articulate, fluent, and passionate advocate for the strengths of a liberal arts education at St. John’s College, including the curriculum, the classroom experience, the unique attributes of each campus, extracurricular life, residential life, and future career success.
  • Be conversant on federal and institutional financial aid policies and procedures.
  • Foster a welcoming environment for all prospective students that encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with admissions, financial aid, and other colleagues in Annapolis and in Santa Fe.
  • Perform administrative core functions to document work and maintain records in a timely manner.
  • Meet deadlines and goals as set by office leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements: 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.

  • BA/BS degree required, MA/MS preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a deep understanding of St. John’s College and its academic program so as to present it accurately and persuasively to prospective students, manage staff members, and represent the Admissions Office as a whole.
  • To be hired as an Associate Director, minimum of four years of professional experience in admissions or a related field, plus experience as a supervisor, is required; additional experience is preferred. To be hired as an Assistant Director, minimum of two years of professional experience in admissions or a related field is required; additional experience is preferred.
  • Need minimal supervision and be a strong leader, a creative and strategic thinker, and be motivated to exceed goals.
  • Extremely strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, be calm under pressure, collaborative by nature, attentive to detail, successful at meeting deadlines, and have a history of demonstrating sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
  • Proficiency and expediency in Microsoft Office applications, significant experience with admissions database management, and facility in all aspects of social media.
  • Experience with Slate, HTML, and CSS preferred.
  • Requires the ability to travel independently and some night and weekend work.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Compensation: Assistant is Grade 10 ($42,100–46,310) and Associate is Grade 11 ($46,825–51,508). View our excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

Floor Technician/Event Set Up

Reports To: Custodial Manager

Office: Buildings and Grounds

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

General Purpose: The Floor Technician/Event Set Up position is primarily responsible for performing daily cleaning functions of all surface areas including floors and additional assigned areas throughout the community. Trash removal, and recycling pickup throughout the buildings. Additional duties include moving furniture, snow removal and assisting with event room set up as requested.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Strip, wax, and polish hard floor surfaces such as vinyl tile using electric powered scrubbers and buffers making manual adjustments to attain optimal results
  • Completes carpet care such as shampooing and spot cleaning, vacuuming and scrubbing.
  • Thorough knowledge of floor care products such as stripping agents, finishes, and their proper application
  • Set up and break down chairs and tables for campus events according to diagrams and written instructions.
  • Maintains cleaning equipment and assists in repair/troubleshooting as needed.
  • Cleans assigned areas in accordance with best practices and high standards including: dusting, sweeping, mopping, restrooms, furniture, and open areas.
  • Cleaning/dusting light fixtures, vents, furniture, walls and window glass.
  • Empty and deposits refuse in specified collection areas, following waste procedures.
  • Makes timely rounds and always follows universal safety precautions.
  • Communicates with supervisor regarding equipment repairs and identifying floor projects in need.
  • 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or GED, and experience 1 year of experience required in housekeeping or acceptable combination of both. 1 year experience in floor care/projects preferred. Experience in education setting or institutional experience preferred.
  • Abilities Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
  • Ability to operate various power and manual equipment (such as burnisher, scrubber, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and practices.
  • 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.
  • Ability to endure outside elements periodically.

Compensation: Grade 6, $15.00 per hour based on a 35-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 cover letter and resume to

Alumni Communications Program Manager (Collegewide)

Reports To: Director of Alumni Relations

Office: Alumni Relations

General Purpose: 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. The Alumni Communications Program Manager serves as a key liaison between alumni and development communication efforts, facilitating a collaborative and strategic approach to alumni communications, and is the editor of the annual print Alumni Engagement Magazine.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with colleagues in the Alumni Office, the division of Development and Alumni Relations, and the Communications Office, create and execute an annual multi-channel, digital-forward communications strategy for the alumni audience to increase engagement that results in greater alumni advocacy, philanthropy, and volunteerism.
  • Create and implement a comprehensive digital engagement strategy for the alumni audience, to include development and multichannel distribution of 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.
  • Serve as division liaison to the collegewide communications team and serve as the Alumni Office representative to any collegewide communications working groups. Support and lead division or collegewide working groups as assigned, including the Strategic Communications Working Group.
  • Serve as project lead and editor of the annual print Alumni Engagement Magazine, including developing vision and themes, determining and creating content, managing the production calendar, conducting interviews, supervising vendors, assigning stories to staff and freelance writers, overseeing design and creative processes, and coordinating with Leadership and Communications teams.
  • Support alumni events and experiential programming.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements: 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.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with demonstrated intellectual curiosity.
  • 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.
  • Reply to all email and phone messages within 24 hours unless the messages are received during a prolonged out of office or over a weekend.
  • 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.

Compensation: Grade 11 (base $46,825), excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to; sample portfolios are welcomed but not required.

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 $15.30/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 cover letter and resume to

Staff Clinician I

Reports To: Executive Director, Campus Wellness

Office: Campus Wellness


General Summary of Work: The Staff Clinician provides individual and group counseling, outreach, consultation, crisis intervention, and community referrals to students seeking services at the Counseling Center. The Staff Clinician assists in unit program evaluation and with developing and providing training to the campus community on areas related to the impact of social, emotional, and psychological concerns on academic performance.

In addition, the Staff Clinician participates in the after-hour/on-call rotation and develops and maintains strong relationships with center and campus colleagues in order to provide services that meet the assessed needs of students and of the campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a mental health clinician (professional counselor, clinical social worker, or clinical psychologist).
  • Demonstrated skills and expertise for crisis management, psychotherapy, group therapy and related practice.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other staff and positively contribute to a patient care team.
  • Ability to document therapy in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records, implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.
  • Strong commitment to student learning, with the ability to balance direct care with outreach to academic programs and campus/community constituents.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with racially, ethnically, sexually, and economically diverse clientele.
  • Skills in public speaking and providing group training and/or mental health outreach activities.
  • General knowledge of and skill in the operation of personal computers and related software, including an electronic health system record system.

Minimum 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.

  • Masters or doctoral degree in social work, counseling, or psychology.
  • Licensed in Maryland or eligible to obtain Maryland licensure within one year to practice counseling, social work, or psychology.
  • 1–3 years post degree work experience in a mental health setting.
  • Administrative experience within a mental health clinic utilizing an integrated health model.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervised internship or equivalent, to include clinical assessment, counseling, and crisis intervention, with a diverse college-age population.
  • Experience working with a young adult, underserved and high-risk population within a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with racially, ethnically, sexually, and economically diverse clientele with a social justice approach.

Expected Hours of Work: The position features regular, scheduled hours along with after-hour/on-call responsibilities on a scheduled basis. This is a 9-month position working the following hours:

  • August 15 through May 15: 35 hours per week
  • On call, one month during the summer

Compensation: Grade 10, Base Rate $43,000. Excellent benefits, including vacation and sick leave calculated based on hours worked.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to


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 5 Base Rate—$12.50/hr based on 35 hr work week, excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

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.