Job Openings in Santa Fe

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Information for Faculty Applicants

Current Job Openings

(Updated September 14, 2020)

Director of Public Safety

We are not accepting applications for this position at this time. Please check back periodically as we will make updates when we resume our search.

Reports To: Executive Director of Campus Health and Wellness

Duties: The Director of Public Safety oversees and coordinates safety and security services to the St John’s campus community and ensures appropriate function of both Security and Switchboard departments. Implements and maintains good communications between public safety, switchboard and the community. Monitors campus safety conditions. Develops and implements campus crime prevention and safety programs. Manages the college's fire safety programs. Advises on and manages enforcement of college safety and security policies; including escalation, investigation, and resolution of violations/events. Responds to and/or coordinates response to life threatening and non-life threatening emergencies or critical incidents. Maintains all necessary records for compilation and submission of annual Clery report to U.S. Department of Education. Establish, coordinate, and maintain community public safety system. Respond to life threatening and non-life threatening emergencies and critical events, determine whether outside agencies such as police or EMS should be involved. Meet with community members and groups to address all safety and security concerns as needed. Create, maintain, and revise policies in coordination with officers of the college. Create and promulgate community related safety communications. Coordinate and oversee security for college events, large and small, perform crowd control and emergency response duties as appropriate. Required to be available on-call 24 hours per day. Supervise all security and switchboard staff. Oversee and coordinate all staffing issues, set daily task lists and post orders. Coordinate training, performance evaluations, and benchmarking. Perform all duties related to scheduling, maintaining employee leave records and timesheets. Create and maintain employee safety trainings and qualifications. Coordinate monthly departmental refresher trainings. Program oversight and data entry for traffic tickets and parking permits and associated fees/fines to student bursar accounts. Generate reports, perform record keeping and documentation. Compilation and filing of annual Clery report with Department of Education. Maintain security records database. Maintain, review, and revise campus emergency and evacuation plans as director of the emergency response committee. Coordinate with the Director of Buildings and Grounds to perform risk assessment, mitigations coordination, and planning. This includes emergency response planning and standard protocol planning. Coordinate community awareness trainings. Maintain interagency coordination with SFPD and other local agencies. Maintains campus fire-safety procedures including annual inspection of all safety systems. Serve as the director of the emergency response committee, and as a member of the commencement committee. Work with Buildings & grounds to perform and coordinate emergency, alarm, and complaint response and resolution on daily basis. Certify applicants to drive campus vehicles, maintain up-to-date approved driver's database for all drivers insured by the college. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Maintain a good working knowledge of the federal, state, and local law enforcement codes and all college policies. Ability to perform all record keeping of statistics and filings to U.S. Department of Education and other agencies. Ability to effectively manage all safety and security situations with tact and diplomacy. Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate schedules and task lists for both college and contract employees. Ensure performance reviews completed within 2 weeks of due date. Maintain valid state issued driver's license. Must be able to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Five to seven year’s experience in the field of Safety and Security or related field. Experience working in higher education desired. A Bachelor’s 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. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products preferred. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Work hours are normally 40 hours per week; 24 hours on-call as requested. Some weekends/holidays possible. Working special events (graduation, homecoming, Music on the Hill, etc.) required. CPR training required within one month of starting position. Physically capable to run and defend oneself and others. Requires frequent sitting, standing and walking.

Outdoor Programs Coordinator

We are not accepting applications for this position at this time, please check back periodically as we will make updates when we resume our search.

Reports To: Executive Director of Campus Health and Wellness

Duties: Works closely with the Fitness Coordinator to create a healthy and well-rounded activity program for the college. Responsible for developing and implementing outdoor leadership curriculum; including, but not limited to, hard and soft skills for guiding rock-climbing, cross-country skiing, white-water rafting and kayaking, backpacking, wilderness survival, swift water rescue, and professional outdoor leadership. Organizes and leads recreational outdoor trips; including, but not limited to: rock-climbing, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing/snowboarding, back packing, and rafting. Monitors and maintains outdoor program equipment, including backpacking equipment, rafting equipment, and snowshoes. Oversees Bicycle Loan Program; including inventory management, equipment maintenance, staff training, development of risk management protocols, and instruction of maintenance clinics.

  • Program Administration: Coordinates the Outdoor Program including budgeting, menus, van reservations, scheduling, development and implementation of risk management plans and protocols, curriculum development and implementation, creation of course literature, permit applications and acquisition, logistics coordination, and staff training. Oversees the bicycle loan program, including development and implementation of risk management plans and protocols. Keeps an updated file on permits for various BLM, Forest Service, and National Park usage areas.
  • Trip Leadership and Development: Lead 6 weekend trips per year, 4 in the fall and 2 in the spring, in addition to the annual spring break trip. Design, promote and execute 2-3 rotating iconic spring break trips. Work with student leaders to identify a variety of appealing weekend trips based on student interest.
  • Student Leadership Development: Recruit, hire and develop a student leadership team. Students will be developed weekly and have weekly opportunities to lead local and weekend outings and trips. All students will gain certification and training that allow them to lead weekend trips and spring break backpacking trips in the southwest.
  • Student Development: Will establish, develop, manage and sustain an SJC outdoor culture and will establish a student advisory committee to meet monthly.
  • Inventory Management: Maintains the outdoor equipment inventory, including, but not limited to: monitoring usage logs for key safety equipment; maintaining climbing ropes; maintaining and repairing boat and bicycle fleet, and checking tents and sleeping bags for wear and defects. Maintains a relationship with Atalaya Search and Rescue. Oversees the Student Activity Center in absence of the Fitness Coordinator and performs other duties as required.

Two years to five years of similar or related experience. A college degree. courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation. Current certification as WFR, or higher. Current CPR certification. Other instructor certifications, such as AMGA, AIARE, SRP, ACA. Proficiency in the following skills: rock-climbing, rafting, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, orienteering, backpacking, ski-touring, wilderness survival, bicycle mechanics. Must have a valid driver’s license.

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.

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

Maintenance I

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

Duties: This position provides electrical maintenance to the campus grounds and buildings. Will also assist with all general maintenance as assigned by the director. Performs daily electrical maintenance of all buildings; maintenance and repair of electrical distribution equipment, interior and exterior lighting, power outlets, electrical appliances, and heating and air conditioning equipment. Will also install electrical circuits and new appliances. General maintenance duties will include moving furniture, boxes, etc., setting up for and/or working special events, building checks over holidays when buildings are unoccupied, and on-call duty. Will perform routine preventative maintenance (greasing equipment, oiling motors, changing belts, changing air filters, changing light bulbs, etc.). Attends training sessions required by the supervisor. Performs other job related duties as assigned. Responsible for the maintenance, repair and installation of communication equipment including telephone and data communications. To keep abreast of all the electrical needs of the university as it grows in technology. To be able to respond to on-call emergencies by having a basic skill of all trades. To be able to work together in a team effort in regards to special tasks or events.

Two years to five years of similar or related experience. (1) A two year college degree or (2) Completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or (3) Completion of a specialized and extensive in-house training or apprenticeship program. 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. Two years of experience in the electrical field required; general maintenance experience is desired. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Must be able to work in all weather conditions and withstand extreme hot and cold working conditions, loud noise environments; lift 100 pounds; walk and/or stand for long periods of time, and climb, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Working in the boiler room requires being exposed to non-weather wet, humid conditions and extreme heat; working inside freezers requires being exposed to extreme non-weather cold. Position also requires work in high, precarious places, exposure to noxious odors, loud noises, and electrical shock. On-call duty on a rotation basis approximately one weekend every month. Working special events (graduation, homecoming, etc.,) is required, and 2nd shift as requested. May be required/requested to travel to off-campus sites as needed.

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