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An official application for any of the positions listed below must include a completed Academy application form (located at the bottom of this page). For all staff and faculty appointments, official college transcripts must be received prior to a formal offer being made for employment. Thank You.
Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is an 850 student, public, fully accredited college located in the small coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state supported maritime colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, transportation, management, ocean sciences and international business. MMA is a NCAA Division III institution that competes in the North Atlantic Conference, and New England Football Conference member. MMA currently seeks to fill the following positions:
FULL TIME POSITIONS
Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker - Custodial
Candidate will perform all aspects of building and custodial maintenance including but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, waxing and all other aspects of building sanitation. Heavy lifting required. Candidate must possess a valid Maine Driver’s License. Pay Range 7 starting at $13.03 per hour with a generous array of benefits.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR OPERATIONS
Maine Maritime Academy invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Operations. We are looking for a dynamic leader, team player, problem-solver, and an individual with sensitivity to the needs of a college in a rural setting. The Vice President for Operations is responsible to the President for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the college’s support functions of Facilities, Campus Safety and Compliance, Human Resources, IT, and the Waterfront, in addition to overseeing contracted operations of Dining Services, and the book store. As a senior member of the President’s cabinet, the Vice President for Operations works closely in partnership with the President and other members of the leadership team.
MMA is a co-educational career oriented College of engineering, management, science and transportation. Located on the picturesque Downeast Coast of Maine, and founded in 1941 as an exclusively regimental program, the college has diversified significantly over the years, offering both a regimented and non-regimented lifestyle, with approximately 900 undergraduate and graduates students from across the United States and globally and a faculty and staff of approximately 250.
The successful candidate will:
Review of applications and nomination for the position of Vice President of Operations will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. For best review, applications should be submitted by December 20th. Application materials should include: a letter describing the candidate’s interest in and qualification for the position; a resume; and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of at least five references.
Interim Director of Residential Life and Student Services
(temporary position for December 16, 2013 – May 16, 2014)
The Interim Director of Residential Life and Student Services is a temporary, full time professional staff member responsible for providing dynamic and collaborative leadership for the administration of a comprehensive Residential Life program. Reporting to the Dean of Student Services, the director works with various campus departments to build community and respond to student needs. Responsibilities include: direct supervision of two professionals, many paraprofessionals and a shared support staff person; managing budgets; oversight of student activities, clubs and organizations – with a focus on student leadership development; management of a 620 bed residence hall and a 40 bed apartment style facility; and oversight of commuter student services. This is a “live-on” position with on-call responsibilities in a duty rotation. Other duties include advisement of student government, organization of the college’s orientation program, assisting the Dean with management of the student judicial / honor system, assessment, chaperoning students on a week-long Alternative Spring Break trip in March, and service on several committees. This job description reflects the general duties of the position but is not a fully detailed description. Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration or a relevant discipline required. Experience showing progressive levels of responsibility in residential life/student affairs is required. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal communication, supervisory and counseling skills. Must be able to multi-task, work both independently and collaboratively and possess excellent organizational and writing skills. Computer proficiency in Windows based programs is essential. The annualized salary starts at $51,169.77 (Pay Range 23) with a generous benefits package including on-campus housing at a reduced rate, medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off. Review of resumes will begin immediately.
1st Assistant Engineer – TS State of Maine
The successful candidate will report to the Chief Engineer of the training vessel, assume duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer, and will be fully prepared to assume the responsibilities and duties of the Chief Engineer, if needed. Employee will supervise other ship's engineers and unlicensed ship engineering personnel. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the education and training of license program students as assigned. This includes cooperating with the Chief Mate in the running of the student maintenance program. The successful candidate must possess a B. S. Degree, and U. S. Coast Guard Chief Engineer’s License, Unlimited H.P. Motor with applicable STCW certificates. The successful candidate should have recent experience with propulsion diesel engines, heavy fuel operation, and related auxiliary machinery. Experience with GE FANUC systems and PLCs highly desirable. Position is subject to random drug testing. Pay Range 30 starting at: $71,404.58 per year.
Electronics Technician/Ship’s Electrician – TS State of Maine
The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, testing, and repair of modern shipboard electrical equipment as well as shipboard electrical laboratory equipment. Knowledge of PLSs is preferred. The successful applicant must possess a valid U.S. Coast Guard certificate, applicable trade licenses and or appropriate U.S. military experience. In addition, the successful candidate should have strong computer skills and the ability to troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers, Network Communications and motor controllers. Position is subject to random drug testing. Pay Range 23 starting at: $52,406.94 per year.
Coach I – Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach
The successful applicant must possess three to five years of coaching experience in women’s lacrosse. Secondary duties as assigned by Director of Athletics. Master’s Degree preferred. Full-time, 12 month position. Pay Range 20 starting at $46,052.83 per year.
PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Maine Maritime Academy invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. MMA is a co-educational career oriented College of engineering, management, science and transportation. Located on the picturesque Downeast Coast of Maine, MMA is a top rated small engineering college in the Northeast, an academically selective STEM oriented college that is a leader in training for maritime and other marine fields, with job placement rates that consistently exceed 90 percent within career fields. Founded in 1941 as an exclusively regimental program, the college has diversified significantly over the years, offering both a regimented and non-regimented lifestyle, 3 degrees and 16 majors to 900 undergraduate and graduates students from across the United States and globally.
As the college’s chief academic officer, the Provost has primary responsibility for fostering a collaborative and dynamic community, built upon a rigorous program of study and disciplined lifestyle. We seek a candidate who demonstrates a vision and a commitment to the advancement of academic programs. As a senior member of the President’s cabinet, the Vice President for Academic Affairs works closely in partnership with the President and other members of the leadership team.
Reporting to the Provost/VPAA is the Associate Academic Dean – Provost and the Associate Dean of the Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business and Logistics; the Chairs of the Corning School of Ocean Studies, and the Departments of Engineering, Marine Transportation, and Arts & Sciences; the Directors of the Center for Applied Research, Career Services/Cooperative Education, Continuing Education and the Accessibility Services Center; as well as the Director of Library Services and Registrar.
The Provost/VPAA will hold a terminal degree, preferably in a discipline offered by the College, and will have a record of teaching, scholarship, and service that merits appointment as a full professor. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:
• A commitment to, and experience with, a decentralized model of academic management.
• Demonstrated success with collaborative leadership and data-based decision making.
• Strong inter-personal skills as well as outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Evidence of substantial administrative experience in strategic and academic planning and in the management of a diverse and collegial workplace.
• Proven ability to lead institutional, operational and fiscal planning with successful results.
• A record of mentoring and advocacy for faculty; a commitment to improving student retention; experience with evaluation of educational effectiveness and collegial academic personnel performance; and an understanding of parallel-track academic career advancement.
Due to the nature of some of the College’s specialized programs of study, the preferred candidate would also possess an understanding of and experience with U.S. Coast Guard licensing requirement, U.S. Maritime Administration maritime education and training regulations, and rules adopted pursuant to the International Maritime Organization’s Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.
Application materials should include: a letter describing the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position; a statement of leadership philosophy; a curriculum vitae; copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts, and/or licenses; and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of at least five references to:
Director of Personnel Administration ~ Box C – 3 ~ Castine, ME 04420
An original, Maine Maritime Academy application must be submitted to the MMA Human Resources Office prior to consideration by a supervisor or selection committee. Successful candidates may be subject to a background investigation appropriate to the position offered. For an online application form, go to About Us at www.mma.edu and click on jobs@mma. MMA is an EOE ~~Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Graphic Designer & Social Media Specialist
The Graphic Designer & Social Media Specialist is responsible for the design of communications tools and resources, including mainemaritime.edu, department microsites, main Facebook pages and print publications; creates templates for Academy digital content, offers strategic insight on new site content, and promotes a culture of shared responsibility for campus-wide content management. The employee provides project management, and coordinates the approval process for new website content, social media content, and print products. Full-time position, pay range 17 starting at: 40,563.90.
Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, 2-3 samples of graphic design work, and copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts, and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references.
Knowledge of IIS, Sharepoint and other mainstream web coding and design tools highly desirable.Temporary, full-time one year position. Review at the end of one year may result in continued employment. Pay Range 16, starting at $38,905.68 with benefits.
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR COMPOSITION
Temporary, full-time position. Pending the selection of a full time, permanent Humanities/Composition faculty member, MMA seeks to fill a temporary full time composition instructor for the Fall, 2013 semester. Ph.D. in composition/rhetoric or related field preferred; Master’s degree required. Previous teaching experience required. Application review to begin April 15, 2013.
Adjunct Instructor - Machine Tool Operations I
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Machine Tool Operations I starting in January, 2014.
Adjunct – Physical Education Instructor
The successful candidate(s) will teach general physical education courses and provide instruction in team and or individual sports. Basic Swim course instructor must possess up-to-date Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR certification. WSI certification preferred.
Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry
The successful applicant will teach an introductory course in chemical principles. A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline is preferred, with evidence of effective teaching experience required. Previous college teaching experience in the subject matter is desired.
ASSISTANT GOLF COACH
MATH AND PHYSICS TUTORS
Maine Maritime Academy seeks one or more individuals to provide private tutoring in math and/or physics at the college level to students with learning disabilities. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or higher and relevant teaching experience. Tutors will be expected to schedule tutoring appointments 7-9 PM, Mondays through Thursdays or at other mutually agreed upon times with students. Tutors will be limited to less than 20 hours per week and paid on an hourly basis at $25/hour.
PER DIEM - UTILITY WORKER, TEMPORARY OFFICE WORKER (as needed)
Per Diem, temporary positions working in various departments. The successful applicants must possess general office skills. Utility Worker Pay Range 2, $10.26 per hour, Temporary Office Worker, $10.50 per hour.
INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY
PEO Faculty Co-op Coordinator
MSE Faculty Co-op Coordinator
CO 223 Faculty Co-op Coordinator
CO 323 Faculty Co-op Coordinator
CO 423 Faculty Co-op Coordinator
SCD Faculty Co-op Coordinator
Cadet Shipping Coordinator – Engine
IBL Faculty Co-op Coordinator
CO 200 Faculty Co-op Coordinator
CO 300 Faculty Co-op Coordinator
Cadet Shipping Coordinator - Deck
Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation
Full-time position starting in January, 2014. Course topics include: Seamanship, Navigation, Cargo Operations and Ship’s Business. The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills. A current USCG Master license (unlimited tonnage, oceans) with command experience and all pertinent STCW certifications is required. An advanced degree in a related field and teaching proficiency are all highly desirable. The position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard the various academy vessels, including the annual training cruise aboard the State of Maine. Participation in the faculty governance process and assignment to various college committees is also an expectation.
Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references to:
An original,signed Maine Maritime Academy application must be mailed to the MMA Human Resources Office prior to consideration by a supervisor or selection committee (click here for official application form) Faxes and emails will not be accepted.
Successful candidates may be subject to a background investigation appropriate to the position offered.
Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
MMA is an EOE.