Job Openings in Santa Fe

To apply for an open (non-faculty) position, please submit a resume, letter of intent, salary history, and a list of professional references to If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 505-984-6140.

Information for Faculty Applicants

Current Job Openings

(Updated January 9, 2020)

Landscape TechniciaN I

Reports To: Landscape Supervisor

Duties: Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the College grounds which includes both on and off-campus properties. Assists with watering, feeding, weeding, raking, mowing and cleanup of campus properties. Responsible for campus recycling and trash removal. Performs on-going landscaping which includes but is not limited to; installation and maintenance of grass, trees, shrubs, flowers, roads, walkways and the building of retaining walls. Possible installation of flower beds and perform fire mitigation. During the winter months is on an on-call basis for the removal of snow and ice from the College parking lots, roadways, sidewalks, and driveways of off-campus properties. Spreads ice melt on roads and sidewalks. Occasionally assists other B&G departments with physical labor. Performs other job related duties as assigned. Supervises student employees when needed. Acts as dogcatcher or unwanted live or dead animal remover. To provide a well maintained, clean, neat, safe campus and related properties. To be courteous, conscientious and professional with students, faculty, staff and co-workers. To maintain a thorough knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in maintaining the campus.

One year of grounds keeping or similar experience. Knowledge of when to and the ability to prune, spray, and fertilize trees, plants, and lawns. Knowledge of plant materials and their required maintenance. Knowledge of safe and efficient operating techniques for various machines and vehicles. Physical stamina and ability to stand, walk, and stoop for prolonged periods of time. Valid driver’s license required. High School diploma and two years trade school or college. Master Gardener’s certificate is desired. Ability to interact and relate to all members of the College community and the general public via verbal, written and electronic communication. Able to stand, walk, lift, stoop, and use tools for long periods of time. Outdoors, year round in all types of weather.

To Apply: This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits. Send 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.