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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


Campus Security Lead/Life Safety Officer

 

The Campus Security Lead / Life Safety Officer is responsible for the daily over site of the Maine Maritime Academy campus including the safety, security and welfare of the students, employees, visitors and campus property.   He/she will work closely with the Campus Safety Officers to ensure their day to day duties are properly carried out in a timely fashion.  He/she will develop standard operating procedures for the Campus Safety Department and train the staff how to successfully follow these procedures.  This position will be able to perform all duties of a Campus Safety officer and will have a flexible schedule to cover a shift for an unexpected or scheduled absence.  As the Life Safety Officer, this position will work with the campus community to develop and implement emergency evacuation plans.  Using these plans, he/she will organize, conduct and evaluate evacuation drills for all campus buildings.  The Life Safety Officer will be familiar with operation and maintenance of all life safety equipment including, but not limited to emergency eye wash stations, AED’s, fire extinguishers, emergency lighting and fire alarm systems.  This position will train the Campus Safety Officers to inspect and maintain this equipment, and then assign them to perform these responsibilities.  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess a valid Maine Driver’s license and be able to obtain a CPR/First Aid/AED certified.  Position also requires training for clean-up of chemical or biological (blood/OPIM) spills. Full time position, pay Range 16 starting at $38,905.68.

 

Registrar Office Coordinator

Employee is responsible for the daily clerical and administrative functions of the Registrar’s office, under the general direction of the Registrar and Assistant Registrar.  Employee is the primary contact for Registrar’s office, i.e. greeting and assisting students and support staff with requests.  Judgment and initiative are frequently exercised in verbal and written communications.  Computer skills with multiple applications such as Word, Access, Excel and email/Internet required.  One year certificate from college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Associate’s degree desired.  Full time position. Pay Range 13 starting at $16.53 per hour.


Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Management

Full-time position starting September, 2014.  Primary course topics include undergraduate and graduate level courses related to Organizational Behavior, Organization Development, International Human Resource Management, International Business, and Marketing.  Candidates may also have experience teaching in one or more of the following areas:  Economics, Business Logistics, Purchasing/Sourcing, Accounting, or Strategic Business Management.  Appropriate research and service are required which may include Academy Committees, Department Committees, Student Advising, Faculty Advisor for Student Club Activity, and Professional/industry Affiliation.  Willingness and flexibility to potentially teach courses during summer semester is also desirable.  A minimum of three years related professional experience in any one or combination of following areas is required:  Human Resource Management, Organization Development, Organization Effectiveness, Operations Management, Supervisory Management, or International business Operation.  An MBA or MS from an accredited institution in a business related field(s) is required; preference given to OB, OD, or HRM related concentrations.  A doctorate and a minimum of 2 years teaching in higher education are preferred.  Preference will be given to candidate(s) with experience developing and/or delivering online courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

 

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation
Full-time position starting September, 2014.  Course topics include: Seamanship, Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation including Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), Marine Communications (GMDSS) and Casualty Analysis.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG unlimited (Master, Chief Mate) with all pertinent STCW certifications is required.  An advanced degree in a related field, command experience and teaching proficiency are desired.  This position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard the various MMA vessels, including an annual training cruise aboard the T/V State of Maine.  Participation in the faculty governance process and assignment to various college committees is also expected.  This position participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation
 Full-time position starting September, 2014.  Course topics include:  Seamanship, Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Marine Communications (GMDSS) and Casualty Analysis.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experience in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG 500/1600 ton Master with all STCW certifications is required.  An advanced degree in a related field, command experience and teaching proficiency are desired.  This position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard MMA vessels, including an annual training cruise aboard the Schooner Bowdoin.  Participation in the faculty governance process and assignment to various college committees is also expected.  This position participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Adjunct Instructor – Marine Transportation
Full-time, academic year 2014-2015.  Course topics include Seamanship, Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Small Craft Construction and Small Craft Technology.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG 100/500/1600 ton Master with all STCW certifications is required. Command experience and teaching proficiency are desired.  This position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard various MMA vessels. This position participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Adjunct Instructor – Marine Transportation
Full-time, academic year 2014-2015.  Course topics include Seamanship, Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Small Craft Construction and Small Craft Technology.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG 500/1600 ton Master with all STCW certifications is required. An advanced degree in a related field, command experience and teaching proficiency are desired.  This position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard various MMA vessels, including an annual training cruise aboard the Schooner Bowdoin. This position participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Administrative Assistant – Campus Safety
Maine Maritime Academy seeks a well-organized, detailed-oriented individual to provide daily clerical and administrative support for the Campus Safety Department.  Tasks are accomplished within well-defined procedures with frequent non-routine administrative work creating or updating documents, processes or databases. The employee will demonstrate excellent verbal and oral communication skills, ability to embrace change and a strong focus on customer service.   Confidential discretion, sound judgment, and initiative will be expected.  Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office, e-mail and web development is desired.  This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Campus Safety and Compliance.  Pay range 14 starting at $17.23 per hour.

Assistant – Associate – Full Professor in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Full-time permanent position beginning August, 2014. Primary focus on teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses related to International Logistics & Supply Chain Management. Special teaching emphasis in general business operations, Business Logistics, Freight Transportation, International Logistics, Import/Export Operations, Production Management, Transport Terminals/Warehouse Operations, Port Terminal Operations, Logistics/Inventory Management, Purchasing/Sourcing, and Materials Handling (packaging/equipment). Candidates may also have experience teaching in one or more of the following areas: Organizational Behavior, Organization Development, Marketing, International Business, International Human Resource Management, and/or Strategic Business Management. Appropriate research and service are required which may include Academy Committees, Department Committees, Student Advising, Faculty Advisor for Student Club Activity, and Professional/industry Affiliation. Willingness and flexibility to potentially teach courses during summer semester is also desirable. A minimum of three years professional experience in any one or combination of following areas is required: logistics operations, fleet/freight transportation management, inventory management, production/operations management, procurement/sourcing, materials handling, project management, international business operations or port operations, required. An MBA or MS from an accredited institution in a business related field(s) is required, preference given to logistics/supply chain related concentrations. A doctorate and a minimum of 2 years teaching in higher education are preferred. Preference will be given to candidate(s) with experience developing and/or delivering online courses.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Maine Maritime Academy seeks an accomplished and strategic HR professional to provide leadership and management as the Academy’s Director of Human Resources, a senior exempt level position reporting to the Vice President for Operations. This position is responsible for developing and sustaining progressive and responsive human resources policies, programs, and services for the faculty and staff, to include Employee and Labor Relations, Employment Services, Benefits Administration, Compensation and Classification, Payroll Services, Training and Professional Development, Equal Opportunity Employment and Regulatory compliance, and a Campus Employee Alert Team.

 The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of increasingly responsible human resources experience, with at least five years of experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience in collective bargaining.
  • Strong employee and labor relations skills.
  • Proven leadership and ability to manage inspire and lead an HR team in customer service oriented human resources infrastructure.
  • Ability to identify and proactively respond to sensitive and difficult organizational and personnel issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions, and possess a solutions approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with design and implementation of employee satisfaction programs and other measures that increase employee engagement and motivation.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, presentation and computer skills.

PART TIME POSITIONS

Interim Company Officer – Cruise 2014

The successful candidate will perform duties aboard the TSSOM during the 68 day training cruise.  Responsible for the management of the assigned companies in the Regiment of Midshipmen oversees their administration. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining a company atmosphere which fosters leadership, honor, duty, courtesy and military bearing. Employee provides guidance and supervision to the company midshipmen/officers. Bachelor degree, coaching/teaching experience required.  Temporary position for 68 day training cruise.  Must possess US Passport and MMD card.  

 
Adjunct Instructor – Marine Transportation
Fall 2014 semester only to teach topics including:  Introduction to Nautical Science, Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation and Advanced Navigation.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG 500/1600 ton Master with all STCW certifications is required.  Command experience and teaching proficiency are highly desirable.  This position requires teaching aboard various MMA vessels and participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Adjunct Instructor – Marine Transportation
Fall 2014 semester only to teach topics in the evening for Introduction to Nautical Science.    The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG with all STCW certifications is required.  Command experience and teaching proficiency desired.  This position will require teaching in the classroom and aboard the various MMA vessels.  This position participates in MMA’s random drug testing program.  Pre-employment drug testing required.

Training Officer aboard the Schooner Bowdoin, August, 2014
Full-time, temporary, two - two week training cruises aboard the Schooner Bowdoin (teaching at sea).  Course topics include:  Terrestrial Navigation, Electronic Navigation and Watchkeeping, STCW competency assessment is a major component of this position.  The successful candidate should be well versed and experienced in modern and traditional seafaring and ship operation skills.  A current USCG 500/1600 ton Master with all pertinent STCW certifications is required.  Command experience and teaching proficiency are highly desirable. 

FOOTBALL INTERNS
MMA Currently has Intern Positions available. The successful candidates will be college graduates and possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with DVSport and Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and positional skill work. This position begins August 1, 2014. Positions include Housing, Meals (when facilities are open) and stipend. If interested please send Resume, Cover Letter, and References to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Adjunct Faculty - Engineering
Adjunct faculty positions starting for the Fall, 2014 semester include:  Fluid Power Lab, Thermo Fluids Lab, Technical Communications, Electricity II, Electricity II labs, Engineering Fundamentals, Thermodynamics II, and Power Equipment Lab.  Applicable licenses and degree required.  Previous teaching experience desired.


CHIEF MATE, SCHOONER BOWDOIN
Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a 100 Ton Near Coastal Mate License with Auxiliary Sail endorsement. Significant traditional vessel sailing experience as master, mate, or watch officer and related maintenance experience required. A valid US passport and passing a pre-employment drug test and participation in MMA’s random drug testing program are required for this position.  This is a six-month stipend position starting around May 1, 2014.  The chief mate will assist with outfitting the vessel during May.  June/July/August the vessel engages in day sails and sail training voyages between Southern New England and Canadian Maritimes. September/October the mate will assist with day sails, weekend trip, and with other Maine Maritime sailing courses as needed and will begin laying up the vessel for winter maintenance. A successful candidate must be able to enter Canada and have no prior convictions that deem them “inadmissible” under Canadian law.

STEWARD/DECKHAND, SCHOONER BOWDOIN
Qualified applicants must have experience cooking for large numbers and interest in part-time deck work and maintenance.  Experience cooking aboard sail training vessels offshore is preferred. A valid US passport and passing a pre-employment drug test and participation in MMA’s random drug testing program are required for this position.  This is a four-month stipend position with a start date of May 1, 2014. The steward/deckhand will assist with fitting out the vessel during May and is responsible for feeding a crew of 16 while shore side. The steward is expected to serve as a MMA representative while enrolled students reside in the dorm (May only).  June/July/August the vessel engages in day sails and sail training voyages between Southern New England and Canadian Maritimes. The steward’s primary job will be planning meals, cooking, and maintaining ship’s galley stores. Deckhand responsibilities are secondary and will be limited by the vessel’s needs. A successful candidate must be able to enter Canada and have no prior convictions that deem them “inadmissible” under Canadian law. Additional sailing opportunities are available during the month of September and October.


EMT Firefighting Training
The successful candidate will manage the medical rehab at firefighting training.  EMT-Basic Level license preferred. Temporary, part-time position for five weekends (10 days).  Pay rate of $25.00 per hour.

FIREFIGHTING TRAIING INSTRUCTOR
Firefighting instruction required.  Temporary part-time position for five weekends (10 days).  Pay rate of $25.00 per hour.

CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER
Part-time, on-call position.  Duties include routine patrol of Academy grounds, buildings and waterfront facilities.  Reports items to internal authorities and enforces MMA parking regulations. Pay range 10 starting at $14.66 per hour. 

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST
Duties include monitoring communications center and reporting to appropriate internal authorities.  Part-time, on-call position, pay range 8 starting at $13.56 per hour.

T.S. STATE OF MAINE CRUISE 2014
All positions require Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) and drug free certification/random drug testing, U.S. Passport, and TWIC card.  Watch Training Officer positions require USCG license, and STCW certification. Cruise duration 68 days.

Second Assistant Engineer – TSSOM
Reporting to the Chief Engineer of the training vessel and assume duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer, employee may supervise other ship's engineers and unlicensed ship engineering personnel. In addition, employee will be expected to participate in the education and training of license program students as assigned. Employee must possess an applicable U. S. Coast Guard license (Unlimited H. P. Motor as a minimum), STCW certificate, TWIC, US Passport and have recent experience with marine propulsion diesel engines, heavy fuel (IFO 180) and MGO operation, and have related auxiliary machinery experience.  Temporary position for 68 day Training Cruise.  Pay Range 27, $30.03 per hour.

SUPPLY/LOGISTICS OFFICER

1st Assistant Engineer

Ship’s Watch Officer Engine

Ship’s Plumber

Research Engineer (Full Time): MMA seeks full time research engineer(s) for various research projects including marine diesel engine and emissions research, biofuel development and other energy related projects. A Master of Science in marine engineering or equivalent is required.  Experience in marine engine systems and research including data acquisition and basic machining is preferred. Experience in boat handling and US Coast Guard license is also desirable.  Duties will include project management and oversight of student research assistants. Continued employment is dependent upon funding.  Pay range 21 starting at: $48,068.41

Research Engineer (Part Time): MMA seeks part time research engineer(s) for various research projects including marine diesel engine and emissions research, biofuel development and other energy related projects. A bachelor of science in marine engineering or equivalent is required.  Experience in marine engine systems and research including data acquisition and basic machining is preferred. Experience in boat handling is also desirable.  Duties will include project management and oversight of student research assistants. This is a temporary appointment and continued employment is dependent upon funding.  Pay range 17 starting at $40,563.90

 *** Note: Both of these positions are soft money positions dependent on research grant funding ***

 Grant and Contract Specialist (soft money position)

Employee will perform complex administrative and accounting work involving grants and contracts in both the pre-award and post-award phases of proposals.  Confidential discretion, sound judgment, and initiative will be expected. Tasks are accomplished within well-defined procedures with frequent non-routine administrative work and/or required program monitoring.  Employee will also demonstrate strong analytical skills, detail orientation, and the ability to manage multiple projects. Associate's degree or equivalent in accounting strongly preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Professional verbal and written communication is required internally and externally. Pay range 15 starting at $37,326.41

Pre-award:

Will use grants management system performing pre-award functions necessary for proposal submission.

Review proposals ensuring that required documents are included, as per sponsor guidelines.

Preparation and review of project budgets submitted by faculty with knowledge of internal rates for fringe benefits and indirect costs.

Communicate with collaborators and subcontractors included in proposal submissions.

Act as liaison between faculty members and internal and external offices and agencies.

Post-award:

Maintain and monitor grants and contract offers; tracking activity, reconciling expenditures, preparing journal entries, budget transfers, and payroll accuracy.

Maintain all grants and awards post-award functions using grants management system as needed.  Monitor daily to ensure compliance with relevant policies, procedures and regulations.

Maintains and processes confidential institutional records and expenses granting export control as appropriate.

Acts as liaison with Federal and State agencies, industry and private organizations in reference to funded grants, contracts, and sub awards.

Acts as liaison with the Finance Office, reviewing and approving expenditures for appropriateness and compliance.  Prepare invoices and financial reports for funding agencies.

 *** Note: soft money position dependent upon research grant funding ***


ADJUNCT BA 645 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 Previous supply chain and logistics industry experience desired, experience with change management, organizational development preferred; experience developing and teaching online courses preferred.  Master’s degree required, Ph.D. preferred.

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

Instructors

OR504 Introduction to Business & Management Functions

Ph.D. or Master’s degree preferred.  Supervisory experience preferred.  August term.

OR503 Introduction to Research and Resources

Library and online research experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  August term.

RC540 Applied Research

Library and online research experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Fall term.

OR505 Statistics for Business & Logistics

Ph.D. or Master’s degree preferred.  Supervisory experience preferred.  August term

MASTER, SMALL CRAFT W/SAILING ENDROSEMENT

The Small Craft Master applicant must possess a valid 100 Ton USCG license and US Coast Guard Sailing Endorsement. Command experience of larger, small craft. The successful applicant will participate in MMA’s Random Drug Testing program and will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Full-time, one year soft-money grant position, pay range 22 starting at: $50,184.76. INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY


Senior Training Engineering Officer – Cruise 2014

The Senior Training Engineering Office will serve during the training cruise aboard the Training Vessel State of Maine for a three term.

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

 

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:

Director of Human Resources
Box C - 3
Castine, ME
04420

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.

 

 

 

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