Job Openings in Santa Fe

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Current Job Openings

Updated September 30, 2022

Custodial Supervisor

Reports To: Director of Buildings and Grounds

Duties: To ensure the university’s building custodial systems and equipment are functioning properly, and are maintained in excellent condition.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Hires, orients, trains, schedules and evaluates custodial staff.
  • Monitors and ensures contractor compliance for college contracts including but not limited to: janitorial, pest control, and supply.
  • Schedules buildings and dormitory custodial staff to respond to written work orders; calls managers to communicate work response schedule. Performs bi-weekly inspections of campus buildings to ensure custodial staff, as well as contract staff are performing duties as needed to keep campus clean and safe.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of maintenance products used in all buildings.
  • Develops and adheres to annual facilities budget.
  • Resolves contractor problems and issues as needed.
  • Responds to telephone, email, and work request, from staff/faculty for emergency assistance.
  • Communicates with managers, and the office of event scheduling personnel, regarding needed custodial services and setups around campus; schedules visits with building managers to performed scheduled custodial cleaning.
  • Prepares bid specifications for university where janitorial specialty needs require contractors.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
  • Works to maintain scheduling of contract custodial help and ensures contract crews are completing work as needed and in a professional manner.

Performance Measurements:

  • To develop and maintain a productive working relationship with university custodial staff and co-workers.
  • To maintain a quality, well trained custodial staff that is capable of meeting the university’s future growth plans.
  • To ensure knowledge of contracts is current and that compliance with all federal and state regulations is undertaken by custodial department.
  • To ensure that inventory is maintained to enable day to day operations.
  • To ensure performance reviews completed within 2 weeks of due date.
  • To note observations of employee performance into an appropriate reporting tool, as well as, give and receive feedback from an employee on the same no later than XX working days following each quarter.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Five years to seven years of similar or related experience. Must have experience with excel spread sheets as well as word documents. Must have experience developing schedules.
  • A high school education or GED.
  • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the university for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral. Must be able to work with young adults as well as staff, and faculty in a campus environment.
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds, duties require large amount of walking, working with equipment such as floor machines, vacuum cleaner, buffers, carpet cleaners. Position also requires set up of tents, canopies, moving of furniture, and pickup donations of large items from time to time.
  • Working with other crews within the B&G department (maintenance, grounds) working with office staff, reporting daily to director of department, at times high stress, as well as physical stress. Filling in for custodial staff where needed.

Compensation: Grade 12 (minimum salary $45,748)

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

Network and Telephone Systems Coordinator

Reports To: Chief Information Officer

Duties: The Santa Fe Coordinator maintains, administers and supports the Santa Fe campus wired and wireless data and voice networks. 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 equipment. Evaluates new technologies associated with area of responsibility. Assists other ITS personnel with hardware support for desktop and server technologies. The Network and Telephone Systems Coordinator reports to the Chief Information Officer.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and supports wired and wireless network infrastructure on the Santa Fe Campus. Provides physical setup and troubleshoots campus cable plants for the data and telephony network. These cable plants include inter and intra-building fiber/copper cable, equipment rooms, and cable management systems. Physically installs and troubleshoots data network equipment, such as routers, switches, wireless access points, firewalls, repeaters, and gateways. Assists the Senior Network Manager in support of overlapping components of the data and telephony networks. Provides 24x7 on-call support to resolve problems remotely or on site based on 24x7 network monitoring implemented by Senior Network Manager. Develops and maintains inventories for Santa Fe campus telephony equipment. Provide for customized network support during the summer conference season.
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots telephony network equipment, such as telephone handsets, switches, and voice mail systems.
  • Uses monitoring tools to ensure data network integrity in collaboration with the Senior Network Manager.
  • Manages wiring and building renovation projects and a point of contact for network contractors and service personnel. Collaborates with Santa Fe Buildings and Grounds, and other personnel in Santa Fe to ensure an appropriate level of network performance, reliability, and security.
  • Adds new accounts, supports and updates CBord ID card and debit card application, as well as door Identicard reader on doors to residence halls and apartments. This peaks during the summer conference season. Performs related duties as required.

Performance Measurements:

  • Telephony equipment and systems exhibit levels of performance, availability, and reliability consistent with the business needs of the College.
  • Technology support (Level 2) activities are enhanced by automated processes, providing considerable advantages in efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Service requests are properly documented, responses to requests are timely, periodic trend analyses are conducted to identify opportunities for user support improvements.
  • All work is recorded and tracked through the use of the Work Order Tracking system currently designated for that purpose.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Three plus years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Expert understanding of telephony fundamentals. Basic understanding of wired and wireless networking fundamentals, including experience with data security technologies. Experience with physically installing routers, switches, access points, and gateways. Experience with supporting and managing a data / telephony cable plant for a multi-building campus. Thorough knowledge of cable system design and installation methods. Demonstrated problem analysis skills. Higher education experience preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft Teams is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively with people, regardless of their level of technical expertise. Ability to work effectively as a team member and as a team leader as needed.
  • 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. Previous experience supporting card access systems.

Compensation: Grade 13 (Minimum salary $50,997)

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

Public Safety Officer

Reports To: Director of Public Safety

Duties: To provide security services and emergency response to all staff, faculty, students and visitors to the college. Respond to unsafe or student health situations in resident halls and other buildings; implement orders of the Director of Public Safety; implement crime prevention and safety programs per orders of Director of Public Safety; manage security at special events; act as liaison between public safety and college community; maintain safe parking conditions on campus. Assist in the investigation and follow up on all reported crimes, student code violations or administrative issues requiring documentation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Implements security measures set forth by the Director of Public Safety; patrols campus, provides security to the employees and students of the college using a community-based public safety model; checks and maintains security to all buildings and grounds. Documents and writes reports on incidents occurring on and relating to the college, maintains a daily log.
  • Deals with parking concerns and enforcement; barricades areas for special events; provides assistance for unlocking cars and starting vehicles.
  • Communicates with students, faculty and staff about security concerns and upcoming events; responds to emergencies and alarms.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • Maintains a good working knowledge of all college policies and enforcement methods.
  • Meets security expectations of the college by maintaining a private security certification and ability to achieve New Mexico Level II Advanced Guard status.
  • Must possess good communication skills and maintains good relations with entire campus community.
  • Must have ability to assess abnormal or risk imminent situations quickly and control them appropriately.
  • Must maintain physical fitness for patrol duties.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work adjusted or overtime hours as the need arises.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Six months to two years of similar or related experience.
  • Must maintain security guard certification and associated training.
  • Work normally involves contacts with persons beyond immediate associates generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining information which may require some discussion. Outside contacts take the form of service to the public (visitors or vendors) requiring ordinary courtesy in providing assistance and information.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office programs. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Current certification or certification completion within 30 days of hire for First Aid, Adult and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) is required throughout the appointment. Proficiency will be demonstrated annually.
  • Ability to lift up to 150 pounds. Physical fitness to meet rigorous demands of patrol on semi-mountainous terrain of campus. Ability to walk up and down stairs and walk 1.5 miles without stopping for rest.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Moderate physical activity; requires handling of average-weight objects and standing or walking for extended periods of time.

Compensation: Grade 6 (minimum hourly $15.00)

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

Collegewide Director of Alumni Relations

This will be a collegewide search with campus location determined by the selected candidate

Reports To: Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Duties: The Collegewide Alumni Relations Director is responsible for the creation, execution, and evaluation of a comprehensive array of programs and activities that build engagement with St. John’s College alumni to advance alumni advocacy, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Leveraging relationships across the campuses and beyond, with the executive leadership of the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, the Alumni Director builds a deep sense of lifelong commitment to the college among alumni and enables them to act upon it, giving back to the institution, their peers, and current and future students.

An associate member of the faculty, the Alumni Relations Director is a catalyst in the college community, providing means by which alumni may participate meaningfully in the intellectual and communal life of the college, on-campus and from afar. The Director develops and leads a strong team of alumni professionals and is a key member of the leadership matrix for the division of Advancement/Development and Alumni Relations. The Director ensures alignment with Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) best-practices and the Board of Visitors and Governors (BVG), while supporting the college’s strategic priorities, to include enrollment and retention, diversity and inclusion, and our philanthropy-centered financial model in partnership with the VP for Advancement, annual giving, and prospect management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute, oversee, and evaluate programs, activities, and events to increase alumni engagement, defined by CASE as demonstrated outcomes in communications, experiences, volunteerism, and philanthropy, with particular attention to intellectual engagement and improving large-scale impact. Ensure high level of quality across all efforts in building a right-sized, annual alumni engagement program with effective ROI.
  • Lead the college-wide Alumni Relations Office, developing, supervising, and motivating a high-performing team of skilled professional staff. Work closely with fellow Advancement and Development Directors to provide effective division leadership and productive culture. Consult and collaborate with peer institutions for benchmarking and creative problem-solving. Manage vendors and contractors.
  • Ensure alignment with college/BVG strategic priorities, including working closely with colleagues in other offices, the faculty, and college leadership as appropriate to support enrollment and retention, personal and professional development, diversity and inclusion, and the philanthropy-centered financial model. Build effective structures for alumni to take action to help the college meet its objectives, and communicate these opportunities via a major annual publication to the alumni community, effective webpages, and an integrated communications plan.
  • Facilitate partnership with the BVG, especially the Advancement committee’s Alumni Relations Working Group and special task forces. Serve as the college’s liaison to the independent Alumni Association Board of Directors, representing the college at its formal and informal meetings.
  • In partnership with Advancement Services, the Registrars, and Institutional Research, ensure accuracy and completeness of alumni records in college database(s), gather and record program and activity data, generate Key Performance Indicator tracking mechanisms, and coordinate submission of metric data to CASE and other external entities.
  • Support other offices on priority projects as needed, including crisis communications. Other duties as assigned.

Performance Measures:

  • Meet or exceed annual and specific goals for key performance indicators as established by the college’s leadership and Board of Visitors and Governors, with a focus on alumni philanthropy and volunteerism.
  • Increase engagement in experiences, volunteerism, communications, and philanthropy, according to CASE metrics and other measures as determined.
  • Demonstrate success in fostering a positive workplace culture and collaborating with staff, faculty, volunteers, college and Alumni Association board members, and college leadership, particularly with regard to effective and productive conflict management and support for a diverse and inclusive community.
  • Maintain a high-performing team of alumni engagement professionals.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 7–10 years of experience in Alumni Relations or Development, preferably in a Higher Education context, or similar experience. Team leadership experience strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or above preferred.
  • Ability both to work independently and to collaborate effectively in a complex, matrix-managed team structure. Adept at navigating ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and able confidently to make decisions with significant impact. Must be able to motivate and influence others. Superior judgment, diplomacy, and tact are fundamental requirements for this role due to extensive personal contact with students and alumni. Must be able to handle highly confidential information appropriately.
  • Broad knowledge of alumni relations best practice. Understanding of the distinctive education provided by St. John’s College and an ability to adapt strategy to its unique needs. Budgeting, program and project management skills, oral and written communication skills, and highly developed customer service skills required. Experience with managing employees remotely is desirable. Must travel domestically, especially to the other campus, with frequent night and weekend obligations.
  • On-campus office, remote location, and travel.

Compensation: Grade 15 (Minimum salary $64,355) Excellent benefits package.

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

Academic Fellow

Reports To: Academic Support Coordinator

Duties: The Academic Fellow offers undergraduate students consistent and respectful academic assistance in multiple forms and contexts. The Fellow seeks to support the whole student in order to improve student outcomes and retention. In working one-on-one with students and in small groups, the Academic Fellow helps students meet their academic, social, and material needs. The Academic Fellow provides non-judgmental, holistic, and culturally- and historically-informed support to undergraduate students.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Advise undergraduate students on academic coursework, time management, writing, classroom participation, institutional resources, self-advocacy, financial aid appeals, social matters, post-graduate career and vocational plans, and feeling at home in the St. John’s community.
  • Inform the community about this position’s services and participate in communal on-campus events.
  • Track, analyze, and publish reports on meetings with undergraduate students.
  • With the Academic Support Coordinator, regularly review meetings with undergraduate students.
  • With the Academic Support Coordinator, Assistant Dean, Writing Archon, and Student Support Coordinator: participate in Pritzker Promise Bridge Program and New Student Orientation events.
  • Design, organize, and participate in group events throughout each academic year.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Santa Fe residence.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the St. John’s academic community (as a student, staff member, or faculty member).
  • Excellent communication skills, including academic writing.
  • Knowledge of St. John’s College’s history, reading list, Great Books curriculum, and academic requirements.
  • Comfort with Microsoft 365 products (including but not limited to Teams, Outlook, Calendar, Excel, OneDrive, and Forms).
  • Familiarity with ways to support students with previously diagnosed mental health challenges; this could include supporting with students with learning or executive function issues and/or mood disorders.
  • A non-judgmental, calm, and practical approach to problem-solving, stress management, and interpersonal relationships.

Compensation: Grade 7 (Minimum salary $16.25 per hour)

  • Remote-work and flexible scheduling per supervisor and HR approval
  • 17.5 hours per week (part-time)

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

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Reports To: Assistant Vice President of Enrollment

Duties: The Associate Director of Graduate Admissions promotes St. John’s College, our two campuses in Annapolis, Maryland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and our distinctive great books curriculum among prospective graduate students. The ultimate goal of the Associate Director is to encourage an increasing number of intellectually curious and talented prospective graduate students, from diverse backgrounds, to apply and enroll in the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and the Master of Arts in Eastern Classics (both on campus and in the online low residency program).

While based on the Santa Fe campus, and with Santa Fe-specific responsibilities, the Associate Director works collaboratively alongside the Associate Director of Graduate Admissions on the Annapolis campus to create and implement collegewide strategy for graduate recruitment. The Associate Director is a senior member of the Admissions Office and part of a graduate recruitment team including the Associate Director on the Annapolis campus, their direct supervisor, the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment, the Vice President of Enrollment, members of the Admissions Operations team, members of the Communications Office, and the Associate Deans of Graduate Programs on each campus.

The Associate Director directs all activities related to graduate admissions in Santa Fe, reads and assesses admissions files in Santa Fe, develops and implements a collegewide marketing and recruitment plan, works directly with prospective students in the admissions process, travels to recruit prospective students, builds partnerships to promote the Graduate Institute, supervises student employees, and represents the Admissions Office and college at professional and recruitment functions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Shepherds prospective students through the admissions process, including counseling applicants on the suitability and status of their application materials, conducting personal interviews, coordinating visits to classes, arranging and possibly conducting campus tours, developing and managing on-campus and online recruitment programming such as seminars and presentations, answering phone, email and written inquiries, and managing ad hoc and programmed correspondence throughout the admissions process.
  • Develops and implements a Graduate Institute marketing plan including advertisements, print publications, emails, blogs, and other forms of marketing.
  • Reads and evaluates graduate applications to the college; assists the Director and Associate Dean in review and approval of completed applications, making a recommendation to the Director on each.
  • Works with Associate Director on the Annapolis campus, the Vice President of Enrollment, and the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment in determining, executing, and assessing recruitment goals and strategies for bringing graduate students to the college.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Admissions Office and the Graduate Institute. This includes, minimally, attending Graduate Institute staff meetings and participating in regular events that are important to the life of the GI, including convocations, summer commencement, and the Associate Dean’s receptions.
  • Represents the Graduate Institute to prospective students and groups on campus and off campus. Travels and coordinates travel for graduate student recruitment.
  • Foster a welcoming environment for all prospective students, staff, and the campus community that encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Be conversant on federal and institutional financial aid policies and procedures, coordinates with the Financial Aid Office to assist accepted applicants in completing financial aid requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • Meets enrollment goals and deadlines set by the Vice President of Enrollment and the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with colleagues in Annapolis and in Santa Fe.
  • Offers excellent communications and customer service for prospective students and colleagues.
  • Stays aware of admissions and market trends and using this data to inform decision making.
  • Develops effective strategies and tactics to increase enrollment in the Graduate Institute.
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding and appreciation for the college’s mission; demonstrates fluency in the college’s programs, campuses, and admissions and financial aid practices.
  • Has working familiarity with Slate and other admissions systems; documents all work in Slate.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5+ years of similar or related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MA/MS preferred. Prefer graduates of St. John’s, especially of the MALA or MAEC.
  • The successful candidate will need minimal supervision and be a strong leader, a creative and strategic thinker, and be motivated to exceed goals. The Associate Director will have 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.
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects. Knowledge of marketing, including print and online marketing. The position requires proficiency and expediency in Microsoft Office applications, experience with admissions database management, and experience with Slate and HTML preferred. The position also requires the ability to travel independently and some night and weekend work. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean credit report.

Compensation: Grade 12 (Minimum salary $45,748)

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

Employer and Alumni Relations Manager

Reports To: Director of Personal and Professional Development

Duties: The Manager for Employer and Alumni Relations will build relationships and serve as the primary point of contact for organizations interested in hiring St. John’s students. The Manager will create awareness among organizations about the unique strengths of St. John’s students, and graduates for today’s workplace, and will work to track and strengthen relationships with employers receptive to this message. Through this work the Manager will increase the number of internships and jobs posted for St. John’s students and increase the number of St. John’s students hired in such organizations. The manager will also serve as the primary point of contact for alumni in need of career services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality career development services for current students and alumni.
  • Implement and manage a comprehensive employer relations and outreach strategy, developing and maintaining focused and strong relationships with employers and alumni interested in hiring students and graduates.
  • Create, coordinate, implement, and manage workflows to positively affect employer retention and manage efforts to increase the quality and number of internship and full-time job opportunities provided for students.
  • Develop appropriate and relevant programming.
  • Plan and coordinate employer events such as career fairs, industry showcases, and career conversations; assisting in everything from employer communication, to logistics planning and outreach to students through clubs and organizations. Lead assessment initiatives for designated events.
  • Track all employer contacts, services utilized and recruitment activities in approved CRM.
  • Train and assist students in registering on approved job boards; make students aware of positions, events, and resources through approved channels.
  • Create and implement comprehensive marketing plans to advertise employer opportunities to students and alumni.
  • Serves as liaison to Alumni Relations Office to initiate employer/OPPD relationships with alumni.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of local and national employment market trends and their actual and potential impact on the hiring of college students and graduates.
  • Travel on behalf of OPPD to develop and maintain relationships with employers as necessary.
  • Sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Create and maintain professional networks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree in higher education administration or student affairs/development, human resource management, business, or a related discipline preferred.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office- Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Team Meetings.
  • Have or acquire a solid understanding of St. John’s College and its academic program so as to effectively counsel students and alumni. Commitment to higher education and St. John’s students’ success.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience within a university or business/industry environment involving career and employment issues, sales/marketing, or other business development functions.
  • Knowledge of recruiting, career services, career development, and student development.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team, be a creative and strategic thinker, and will be self-motivated to meet or exceed goals.
  • Extremely strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to speak clearly and with confidence in public situations.
  • Must be collaborative and possess good judgment, strong organizational skills, the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, and the maturity to make quick and appropriate decisions under pressure.
  • Display creativity, initiative, and positive attitude in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff.
  • High energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to deal with multiple projects.
  • Flexibility with hours, especially during periods when programs may extend outside of regular work hours, including some weekend work.
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Working knowledge of RE/NXT a plus.

Compensation: Grade 11 (Minimum salary $41,085)

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

Accounting/Payroll Specialist

Reports To: Director of Finance

Duties: The Accounting/Payroll Specialist is responsible for maintaining the general ledgers for multiple funds on a computerized accounting system in a timely and efficient manner. The Accounting/Payroll specialist is also responsible for payroll processing, accounts payable, cash management, and cash and other reconciliations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions. Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions. Remains up to date on and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.

  • Coordinate year end W-2 processing. Process benefit vendor payments including 403b. Provide regular communication and reminders regarding payroll due dates and changes. Work closely with financial aid office regarding student employee supervisors, hour limitations, and timecard submissions. Annual or semi-annual audit of student W-9’s, I-9’s and state tax documents.

  • Reviews incoming Invoices for Accounts Payable processing and verifies correct General Ledger Account coding. Prepares and input Accounts Payable into Accounting System. Prepares ACH and Check payments for Accounts Payable. Enters check payments into Positive Pay Banking system. Monthly monitoring of outstanding payroll and accounts payable checks. Timely and efficient maintenance of assigned accounts in the general ledger to enable the monthly and annual closing of the books.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned bank accounts. Prepare standard and correcting journal entries for approval by the Director of Finance. Review and reconcile other general ledger accounts as assigned. Assist with the annual audit preparation. Accept special assignments and work as backup to other Business Office functions.

  • Electronically deposits checks as need and deposits weekly cash deposit at bank.

  • Performs Commercial Card review, maintenance, and training.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • To execute payrolls in a timely and highly accurate fashion.
  • To maintain a high degree of accuracy and integrity in all cashier related functions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work collegially in the community, and understand and support the mission of St. John’s College.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Two years to five years of similar or related experience.

  • A college degree.

  • 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. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong problem-solving and follow-up skills.

  • High level of personal integrity. Ability to pass background investigation including credit check. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize work with a sense of urgency. Ability to operate Microsoft Excel and computerized accounting systems at an intermediate level.

​​​​Compensation: Grade 10 (Minimum salary $36,928)

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

Custodian I

Reports To: Custodial Supervisor

Duties: To clean assigned campus buildings and their contents using specified products and equipment and replenish supplies as needed. To include set-up for conferences and special events. Cleans campus buildings (entrances, hallways, classrooms, restrooms, laboratories, offices, floors and windows) and their contents (desks, chairs, tables, chalkboards, window blinds, carpet, mats, etc.) in an assigned area. Uses specific cleaning products and a variety of cleaning equipment (brooms, mops, vacuums, etc.) in order to maintain a neat and clean environment. Helps with the set-up (moving tables, chairs, etc.) for small events or for larger events as assigned by supervisor. Performs custodial work as described above in locations other than assigned areas in order to provide coverage in emergencies or when other workers are absent as assigned by supervisor. Removes all trash from building (assigned area) on a daily basis. Responsible for maintaining equipment or seeing that any equipment problems are reported to immediate supervisor. Uses care in the operation of equipment so that equipment is operated safely and not damaged. Checks doors and windows to make sure they are locked at the end of every shift to ensure building security. Helps with snow duties and works overtime if needed to include weekends. Performs other job related duties as assigned. To work as a team and cohesive unit on assigned projects and tasks. To be adaptable and flexible about performing services in several buildings and areas, and not just in one building only. To understand the responsibilities of being role models to students on the campus.

Six months to two years of similar or related experience. A high school education or GED. Normal courtesy in dealing with others is required. Work involves minimal contacts, usually within the department. Contact usually involving routine, non-sensitive issues. External contacts are limited to incidental contacts with visitors, or no contact. Two years custodial or related experience desired. Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Occasional overtime and/or weekend hours may be requested. Must be able to communicate in English.

Compensation: Grade 6 (Minimum hourly $15/hour)

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

Director of Student Life

Reports To: Executive Director of Campus Health and Wellness

Duties: The Office of Student Life works to provide a range of co-curricular experiences designed to supplement students’ classroom experience and contribute significantly to their personal development. The Director of Student Life is responsible for student life and its related leadership, student development programs and services. The Director provides vision, leadership and supervision in the following areas: Student Activities, Student Clubs and Organizations, Student Government, Student Conduct Process, and Residential Life. The Director will encourage students to create and participate in intellectual, artistic, social, recreational and multicultural activities; to assume campus leadership and governance responsibilities; to develop positive interpersonal relationships and skills within groups and is responsible for establishing and measuring student learning outcomes achieved through participation in these activities. The Director will be responsible for creating an inclusive campus community which fosters diversity and contributes to the total development of each individual.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and coordination for all campus community and co-curricular activities. Provide leadership for existing student/campus life services, programs and initiatives to ensure overall operational effectiveness is in place; implement new processes to streamline operations as needed.
  • Serve as primary conduct officer for non-academic student conduct issues. Administer and implement policies and procedures related to conduct. Ensure that appropriate sanctions are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Provide leadership for the Office of Student Life, including regulatory and compliance related items (Deputy Title IX, crisis resolution, student conduct resolution, etc).
  • Provide conduct policy oversight, track incident reports and document Campus Crime Reporting statistics.
  • Maintain student records, including emergency contact information.
  • Advocate for students by attentively responding to their needs and problems, as they arise and collaborate with other college offices to provide high quality services to students.
  • Maintain accurate student conduct records.
  • Update and maintain Student Handbook year-over-year.
  • Participate in planning and executing student and collegewide events, such as Orientation, Senior Resident and Resident Assistant Training, etc. including logistics; recruiting and training peer leaders.
  • Collaborate with the Student Health Office to create targeted health and wellness programming and work collaboratively on crisis intervention and student emergencies.
  • Manage Student Life related budgets in conjunction with the Executive Director of Campus Health and Wellness.
  • Select, train, supervise, develop and evaluate the Office of Student Life staff and Senior Residents.
  • Respond to emergency and crisis situations, and make appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Protect the confidentiality of information within areas of position responsibilities by preventing unauthorized release, both verbally and/or in writing.
  • Provide coverage of student emergencies during off-hours and weekends, on an “on-call” basis as needed.

Performance Measurements:

  • Staff and support college business initiatives including new student orientations and admissions related activities.
  • Represent the department on college committees and at college events, as needed.
  • Participate in improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain an awareness of current issues and developments in higher education and student personnel.
  • Provide leadership through the supervision of the Office of Student Life.
  • Select, train, supervise, develop and evaluate the Office of Student Life staff and Senior Residents.
  • Assist with the hiring and management of student employees dedicated to the Office of Student Life.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5–7 years of experience in higher education administration, student activity management, coordinating campus programming and/or advising student clubs and organizations required.
  • Bachelors required, Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Education, Counseling, or related field highly preferred.
  • 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:

  • Conflict management (resolving conflict)
  • Negotiation and remediation skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills i.e. group dynamics, human relations, counseling, and sensitivity to others.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills.
  • An understanding of student development issues in post-secondary education.
  • Maintain high professional standards and an attitude of customer service.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Skilled in event planning and promotion.
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task, set and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of FERPA regulations.
  • Service orientation
  • Effective resource utilization
  • Crisis response and management
  • Effective communication
  • Project management
  • Team building
  • Performing office tasks
  • Working with computer technology
  • Promoting diversity
  • Professional ethics

Compensation: Grade 15 (Minimum salary $64,355)

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

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