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Job Openings in Santa Fe

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Information for Faculty Applicants

Current Job Openings

(Updated July 27, 2017)

Student Health Office Manager/Health Educator

Reports To: Director of Student Health & Wellness

Duties: To help manage the administrative functions of the health office, to provide administrative assistance to the clinical staff, and to help coordinate health promotion activities of the Student Health Office. The role also involves working closely with clinicians, students and their families, the Admissions Office, the student life team and the Treasurer’s Office with regard to medical paperwork and insurance questions. Manages the health office which includes scheduling appointments and providing administrative support for professional staff. Maintains the medical documents files and manages health information in terms of insurance and immunizations. Coordinates billing and invoices with the Treasurer’s Office. Manages office and clinical supply inventories. Maintains databases and assists in generating reports. Performs liaison functions with students and their families, staff, faculty, and community organizations. Helps coordinate health promotion activities on campus in collaboration with the student life team and the SHO clinicians. Assists students in navigating their insurance coverage and claims. Performs in house laboratory tests and prepares laboratory specimens. Performs other tasks as assigned. Performs all activities in a professional, ethical, competent and knowledgeable manner. Communicates well with students and colleagues, while ensuring that all HIPAA guidelines are followed. Observes all policies and procedures pertaining to the college.

Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills, ability to work effectively with a variety of constituencies, understanding of and appreciation for student affairs/residential life issues, experience in written and electronic forms of medical data collection and management, commitment to liberal arts education. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating others. Requires manual and finger dexterity. Work performed primarily in an outpatient clinical office setting. Exposure to CRTs and/or VDTs. Some heavy lifting may be required. Requires working under stressful conditions. May be subject to exposure to blood and other body fluids. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Status: Non-exempt, part-time position, at 30 hours per week.

Compensation: Minimum is $14.38 per hour plus benefits.

Qualifications: Two to five years of work experience in office administration and medical office support including HIPAA and electronic medical records. Experience with scheduling software and Microsoft Office. Experience with health insurance utilization and coordination of referrals to outside providers. A college degree or completion of specialized course of study at a business or trade school or equivalent. Health education certificate or degree.

To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and a list of professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.

Director of Personal & Professional Development

Reports To: Dean

Duties: Design and lead an office at St. John’s College that assists students and alumni in their search for meaningful and fulfilling lives and work. The director will lead an office that is visionary in its approach to preparation for life beyond college, pioneering in the development of an administrative function that reflects the efficacy and ethos of the College’s one-of-a-kind academic program, and dedicated to the hands-on work required to help students and alumni navigate opportunity. The director will be a strategic leader who will work to build consensus. The director will demonstrate keen awareness of trends affecting post-graduate opportunities, deep understanding of how to work within communities that have a wide variety of perspectives and experiences, and exceptional ability to inspire such communities.

Establish a friendly, supportive, non-bureaucratic office fully integrated into the life of St. John’s College. Offer comprehensive and innovative services and programs that support personal and professional development and networking opportunities, including job-seeking and relationship-building skills, multicultural competence, and self-advocacy. Demonstrate institutional influence, effective collaboration and the ability to convene internal and external stakeholders to help students and alumni develop and leverage networks over a lifetime. Build close working relationships with other St John’s administrators and faculty to ascertain and meet students' personal and professional development-related needs. Work closely with the Alumni Relations Office to engage alumni in helping students explore and obtain post-graduate opportunities. Build relationships with graduate schools to increase those institutions’ understanding of our rigorous program of study. Establish bridge programs with suitable colleges for students interested in graduate programs requiring course work not offered at St John’s. Implement a marketing and outreach plan to cultivate employer, alumni, educational, and community relationships to locate opportunities and meaningful connections for students including employment, internships, graduate and professional schools, networks, etc. Participate in community events and professional associations, promoting the campus and providing visibility of the College to area and national employers and influencers. Conduct strategic relationship-building activities with alumni, students, college stakeholders, and relevant external partners such as employers and community organizations. Develop and update office publications, including digital materials, social media and other online resources. Lead, manage, coach, and evaluate direct reports using appropriate performance evaluations/goals to assure implementation of the department’s agenda. Manage overall operations and budget of the department; review and identify cost-effective and efficient use of department resources. Collect, track, and produce reports that analyze data to improve services. Establish compelling measurements to assess alumni job and life satisfaction. Innovate. Stay current with new thinking in “career services” and life preparation. Administer internship programs. Participate appropriately on committees related to personal and professional development, as well as other college committees.

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

Compensation: Minimum annual salary is $64,354 with benefits.

Qualifications: Five years to seven years of similar or related experience. A college degree. Most importantly, this job calls for an innovative and creative spirit coupled with a determination to get results. A significant level of trust and diplomacy is also required as this work involves extensive personal contact with all kinds of people and can be of a personal or sensitive nature. In addition, success at this job will require the ability to motivate and influence others, nurture outside contacts, and foster relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals).

To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and a list of professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.

Director of Alumni Relations College-Wide

Reports To: Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations

Duties: St. John's College is seeking a Director of Alumni Relations college-wide, to be located in beautiful Santa Fe, NM. The Director of Alumni Relations college-wide is responsible for engaging alumni, encouraging them to deepen their volunteer involvement in the life of the college and to increase their financial support, by providing tangible benefits to the alumni community. To accomplish these goals, the Director leads Alumni Relations staff on both campuses in the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of initiatives designed to foster effective communications, meaningful experiences and a culture of philanthropy and service. Reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the Director is also the college’s primary liaison with the St. John’s College Alumni Association Board. The Director is charged with strategic vision and planning for the Alumni Relations Office, in collaboration with colleagues on both campuses, including, but not limited to: Development, Advancement Services, Donor Relations, Communications, Career Services and Admissions. The Director leads the Alumni Relations team and others in creating and maintaining pathways for alumni engagement that advance the goals of the college; overseeing special fundraising campaigns that increase alumni participation; partnering with development colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and providing the structures to support broad-based alumni participation and the volunteer work of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Plan, implement and promote alumni initiatives that further the college's strategic plan and support the alumni community, including those designed to create a seamless transition from student to alumni status. Lead college-wide Alumni Relation's team. Develop and oversee quality programming, college-wide budget and evaluation mechanisms for effective ROI. Work closely with staff in appropriate college departments to assist them in recruiting, placing and training alumni in meaningful volunteer roles. Oversee alumni engagement and volunteer structures, including chapters, class chairs and the association board. In partnership with the Director of Annual Giving, develop strategy and implementation plan for reunion and special campaigns created specifically to increase participation rates. Oversee and evaluate special campaigns initiated by alumni groups. Develop and oversee initiatives to educate, attract and retain seniors and new alumni as donors. Collaborate closely with development and communications colleagues to increase financial support from alumni; routinely identify, qualify and cultivate alumni prospects. Establish, build and strengthen relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; ensure that regular communication with alumni is maintained via direct contact, social media, email blasts, alumni web pages, and print publications. Serve as organizational manager of SJC Connect. Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records (contact, biographical and career information) of alumni and communicate development-related activities via written contact reports in Raiser's Edge. Performs other related duties as assigned. Meet or exceed annual and specific event/program goals for key metrics, including financial (e.g., program income, gift income, etc.) and engagement (e.g., overall attendance, audience targets, etc.). Increase alumni participation rates through reunion year, senior legacy, recent alumni and other special campaigns. Demonstrate success in collaborating with staff, volunteers and officers of the college, particularly with regard to engaging alumni, managing events and building a college-wide volunteer management system. Maintain a high-performing, professional team of college-wide Alumni Relations staff members.

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

Compensation: Minimum annual salary is $64,354 with benefits.

Qualifications: Five to ten years of similar or related experience. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Ability both to work independently and to collaborate effectively in a complex, matrix-managed team structure. 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. Understanding of St. John’s College and its strategic needs. Broad knowledge of alumni relations best practice. 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 be able to travel to the other campus for up to two weeks each quarter.

To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and a list of professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.

Office Services Manager

Duties: To work with all offices to provide excellent customer service while successfully managing all aspects of in and outgoing mail, including various postage accounts, as well as the ordering and maintenance of office supply stock, the operation and maintenance of photocopy machines, and the efficient and effective completion of duplicating services. Manages all office services including mail and courier, duplicating, and office supplies. Includes the hiring, training, and supervision of work-study students. Processes and monitors all office services expenditures. Tracks individual office expenses for, and use of, supplies, postage, and photocopy services. Monitors petty cash for individual shipping transactions and sale of packing supplies. Travels off campus to the post office and mail services business. Performs other job related duties as assigned. To ensure that the office is promptly open and providing services during regular business hours. To maintain a customer‑service oriented office environment that provides services in a positive, timely, and cost efficient manner. To be diligent and creative in anticipating and solving problems, as well as in researching low‑cost alternatives for all services, at any given time. To develop and maintain a productive working relationship with college staff, students and co‑workers.

Status: Non-exempt, full-time position at 35 hours per week.

Compensation: Minimum hourly rate is $17.75 per hour.

Qualifications: Two years to five years of similar or related experience. A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school.  Courtesy, tact and diplomacy are essential elements of this job. Work involves a great deal of contact with persons beyond immediate associates generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining simple information, in a very clear manner. Outside contacts include vendors, service providers, and sales and other representatives requiring ordinary courtesy in making requests for service and information. Familiarity with postage regulations and meters is required. Comfort with basic office duplicating, binding, and other equipment is required. Supervisory experience is necessary. Organizational and management experience essential. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills are necessary. To be physically able to lift and move packages and supplies. Proficiency in word-processing and spreadsheet programs required (Microsoft Office preferred).

To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and a list of professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.



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.