Job Openings in Santa Fe

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

How to Apply

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 May 9, 2022

Switchboard Operator

Reports To: Director of Public Safety

Duties: To operate the college switchboard, provide an initial contact point for visitors and routine information, direct calls to appropriate areas, issue parking permits, assign mailboxes, act as radio dispatch for public safety officers, distribute mail to student, staff, and faculty mailboxes, maintains and updates campus telephone directory. To assist public safety officers on call when available to do so.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Answer all incoming calls, including emergency calls, and route calls to the appropriate place. Assist PSOs on call when available to do so.
  • Deliver USPS mail and campus mail to students, staff and faculty mailboxes.
  • Dispatch PSOs over 2-way radio to problem areas, emergencies, and assistance calls.
  • Act as initial point of contact for visitors to campus. Give directions to visitors and students.
  • Enter and maintain vehicle violation database in EX.
  • Perform related work as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • To provide professional, friendly and helpful service to all callers, co-workers, and visitors.
  • To observe all college policies and procedures pertaining to employment.
  • To respond to all phone calls promptly and within three (3) rings in the majority of cases.
  • To respond to all radio calls promptly.
  • To keep a log of all radio calls, and any emergency calls received.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Two or more years of similar or related experience.
  • 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.
  • Work requires physical hand dexterity and full range of motion for operation of the switchboard. Requires sitting for long periods of time. Requires ability to hear in the normal range. Requires ability to work under stressful or emergency situations with high concentration and energy level.
  • 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.
  • As Switchboard Operator may occasionally assist PSOs, the operator must be able to walk up and down stairs and walk 1.5 miles without stopping for rest.
  • Sitting for long periods of time at switchboard console. Bending and stooping classifying mail.
  • 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.

Compensation: Grade 6 (Minimum hourly $12.95)

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

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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.