Job Openings in Santa Fe

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Current Job Openings

Updated January 20, 2023

Systems Manager

Reports To: IT Operations Manager

Duties: Responsible for managing the reliability, availability, and performance of servers on the Santa Fe campus and in College's Azure Cloud instance and assisting as needed on the Annapolis campus. This includes testing, configuring, patching/updating, installing, and maintaining server hardware, operating systems, and associated technologies both locally and in the Cloud. Monitors server health and performance levels and makes improvements where appropriate, backup server data and manages data backup rotation schedules in support of business continuity needs, and assists with maintaining physical security of computing room environments. Manages Santa Fe network emails accounts, as well as managing the MS Office 365 system. Works directly with vendor technical support to resolve problems, implement solutions, and evaluate new technologies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the VMware virtual server environment. Maintains all server based software packages as required.
  • Administers and manages the Office 365 / Azure Active Directory environment including ADConnect synchronization and Single Sign on applications.
  • Administers and manages Active Directory. Creates, modifies, and disables user accounts to ensure access privileges are consistent with access authorizations. Updates Group Policies as required.
  • Backs up server data according to data backup rotation schedules and business continuity needs. Restores data where needed for system rebuilds or data retrieval.
  • Works directly with vendor technical support to resolve problems, implement solutions, and evaluate new technologies.
  • Serves as backup for the Annapolis Network Manager and assists in support of overlapping components of the data network.
  • Develops automated processes and systems for server monitoring, system administration tasks.
  • Maintains server inventory and procedural documentation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • Servers and systems exhibit levels of performance, availability, and reliability consistent with the business needs of the College.
  • Servers and systems are adequately protected from a broad spectrum of physical and technical security threats.
  • Server inventories are kept up to date and used to support technology refresh projects.
  • All work is recorded and tracked through the use of the Work Order Tracking system currently designated for that purpose.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Three years of IT experience with Microsoft server platforms and experience working with cloud technologies. Some experience with backup software and Linux would be preferred. Higher education experience preferred.
  • Four year degree in Computer Science or a related field. Experience may be substituted 2 years for 1 year of education.
  • Ability to build productive working relationships with people throughout the campus community and other technology professionals.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and maintain a reliable and methodical method for troubleshooting issues.
  • Proven experience with design and operation of Windows networks, esp Domain Controllers and server performance monitoring
  • Significant and successful experience implementing and managing Active Directory, Exchange, System Center, and open source software.
  • Significant experience with Windows applications including automated software distribution and IIS.
  • Must have excellent written/verbal/interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to the success of the organization.

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

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

Scheduling Coordinator

Reports To: Registrar

Duties: Helps coordinate and schedule the use of all rooms on campus. Works with other departments to determine space needs and identify appropriate room set-ups. Communicates all weekly set-up schedules to Buildings and Grounds. Provides administrative support to Registrar and Assistant Registrar and oversight of Registrar student worker(s).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, print, research, and enter all meeting space requests into scheduling database program including academic room schedules. Communicates information regarding conflicts and confirmations through email or by phone with the requesting party. Advises constituents (faculty, staff, & students) on best practices regarding scheduling and set-ups. Prints weekly set up schedule for Buildings & Grounds staff. Manages weekly review meeting of set up schedule with Buildings & Grounds supervisor and staff to ensure timely and accurate set-ups for events. Oversees weekly printing and posting of class and meeting room schedules.
  • Provides administrative support to Registrar's Office to include processing unofficial and official transcripts, education verification (phone, electronic and paper), creation of letters of residential and enrollment verification, filing, document scanning, and student file audits at the end of the academic year. Train, guide and develop student worker(s).
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • To provide timely, accurate, professional work.
  • To demonstrate professionalism and diplomacy in all interactions with constituents and colleagues.
  • To uphold the integrity of the college.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • One to two years of experience in a customer service-related field required. Experience with scheduling and events management in a professional or college environment preferred.
  • 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 college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
  • Excellent organizational and editing skills; great attention to and retention of minute details as well as ability to look at "big picture"; familiarity with and ability to quickly learn database, word-processing, and spreadsheet computer programs.
  • Sitting, stooping, standing, walking.
  • Primarily in an office setting with periods of sitting and computer work. At times walking campus grounds to determine event needs and accuracy of set ups.

Compensation: Grade 8 (Minimum hourly $15)

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

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

Sage Dining Job Openings

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Equal Opportunity Employer

St. John’s College is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse college community, 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.

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.

See full information on the college’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and the College Leadership Statement on Diversity and Inclusion (April 2022).