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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

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - STUDENT SERVICES

Maine Maritime Academy seeks a well-organized, detailed-oriented individual to provide daily clerical and administrative support for the Department of Student Services. 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, the ability to work independently and as a team member and with a strong focus on customer service. Confidential discretion, sound judgment, and initiative will be expected. Ability to effectively use the Microsoft Office suite and e-mail is a must. Experience with web development and maintenance is preferred. This is a full-time position reporting to the Dean of Student Services. Pay range 14 starting at $17.57 per hour. Anticipated start date is August 4, 2014. 

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the successful candidate will coordinate the department’s communications efforts in conjunction with the College Relations strategic communications plan. The successful candidate must be committed to promoting academic and athletic achievement to elevate the institution’s profile in accordance with the Academy’s strategic goals. The position also oversees the Academy’s sports information functions.

The position requires proficiency in stat crew as well as the ability to manage the athletics website (experience with Presto Sports or similar Content Management System) and effectively employ social media for promotional, media relations and development needs. Fluency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat, and video editing as well as the ability to assess, learn and adapt to new relevant media, graphic and statistical information technology are essential. Experience and ability to effectively take/edit still and action photos and videos also required.

Offering 12 sports, Maine Maritime is a member of NCAA Division III competing in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), New England Football Conference (NEFC), and Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). The successful candidate will have an athletics philosophy that is consistent with the academic mission of the institution and department. This is a 12-month position. Pay Range 17, at $41,375.18.

COACH I

Assistant Football Coach (DC)/Strength & Conditioning Coach

Maine Maritime is a member of NCAA Division III competing in the New England Football Conference (NEFC). Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the successful candidate will serve as the football team’s Defensive Coordinator and as the athletic department’s Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. The successful candidate will possess (or obtain within six months of hire) a USAW, NSCA CSCS, or ISSA, certification.

In addition to developing and implementing a defensive system, the incumbent participates in all aspects of a successful and competitive Division III program, including, but not limited to: monitoring and promoting the academic and personal growth of the program’s student-athletes, recruiting and retaining the roster, operating the program in a manner that is compliant with NCAA and NEFC rules, and developing and maintaining alumni support for the program.

The successful candidate will have an athletics philosophy consistent with the academic mission of the institution and the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of coaching on the collegiate level. This is a 12-month position is classified as a Coach I, pay range 20, at $46,973.88.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SPECIALIST

The successful candidate will provide oversight and support for the Academy’s environmental, health and safety programs and initiatives.  Reporting to the Director of Campus Safety and Compliance the employee will be responsible for identifying and evaluating occupational hazards, developing written EH&S programs, delivering training, conducting exposure monitoring and auditing compliance throughout campus.  He / She will have a solid technical background, strong communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated understanding of regulatory oversight.  The EH&S Specialist will work closely with campus personnel acting in an advisory role providing sound technical advice to ensure a safe and compliant work environment.   This position will be expected to respond to campus emergencies, incidents and other health and safety concerns.  Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene or other related field preferred Associates degree with 3-5 years of related EH&S experience required. Full-time position, pay range 20 starting at:  $46,052.83.

CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Career Services, the incumbent coordinates and assists with all aspects of the Cadet Shipping process; coordinates and participates in outreach to companies for recruitment fairs on campus; organizes, coordinates and oversees details for major annual Career Fair; and assists with organizing and overseeing administrative, logistical and financial responsibilities associated with our attendance as a vendor at the Annual International Work Boat Show Convention.  Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  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. Pay Range 19 starting at $19.50 per hour.


TEACHING ASSISTANT/TECHNICAL SUPPORT II

The Department of Engineering is seeking candidates who will support faculty in teaching lab courses including welding and power equipment laboratory, and will be responsible for maintenance and operation of Engineering Department laboratory equipment.  Lab equipment includes refrigeration, welding, power equipment lab, fundamentals of engineering operations.  Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Engineering Operations and/or appropriate and relevant professional experience and qualifications.  Prior college-level teaching experience, a marine or stationary engineer’s license, and/or work experience in the marine or power industry preferred.  Full-time 9 ½ month staff position beginning in the Fall, 2014 semester.  Pay Range Level II – 20, 91/2 months $35,230.41 and includes a generous benefit package.


ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Admissions for the recruiting of students for MMA’s undergraduate programs.  The Counselor will also serve as Social Media Coordinator for the department of Admissions and will assist in the planning, creation, and administration of Admissions online recruiting programs to include social networking, web pages, internet marketing programs and promotional materials.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous admissions experience desired.  Must possess a valid Maine driving license.  Position requires extensive travel within New England.  Full-time position, pay Range 15 starting at: $37,326.41 per year.


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.  Full-time and part time positions available and may include evening shifts, Pay Range 7 starting at $13.03 per hour.


MASTER, SMALL CRAFT

The Small Craft Master applicant must possess a valid 100 Ton USCG license and preferably a 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 pay range 21/22 starting at:  $48,068.41 - $50,184.76 depending on qualifications.  


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.
  • SPHR preferred or PHR with at least 7 years HR management experience and plans to acquire SPHR within a defined period.
  • Knowledge of or 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 performance and satisfaction programs and other measures that increase employee engagement and motivation.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, presentation and computer skills.
  • Salary will be commensurate with years of experience and certification.


PART TIME POSITIONS

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – CONTEMPORARY WORLD POLITICS I - FALL, 2014 SEMESTER

Master’s degree in a related field, prior college teaching experience desired.


INSTRUCTOR - MA 331-BUSINESS LAW - FALL, 2014 SEMESTER

Previous experience teaching college level Business Law. Evening lecture 7-10 pm.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR OF OCEAN SCIENCE – FALL 2014

The successful candidate will teach lecture courses in the fisheries science; this course is an elective for Marine Biology and Marine Science majors.  Graduate work in an appropriate discipline and experience related to fisheries and oceanographic research is required.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR OF OCEAN SCIENCE - FALL 2014

The successful candidate will teach introductory oceanography lecture/laboratory course for Marine Biology and Marine Science majors.  The position also includes one laboratory section of an introductory oceanography course for non-majors and one seminar of Ocean Studies Seminar.  A Ph.D. in the discipline is preferred and Master’s Degree and evidence of effective teaching experience required. Previous college teaching experience in the subject matter desired.

THE FOLLOWING INTERN/COACHING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR 2014/2015:

ASSISTANT CROSS COUNTRY COACH

HEAD GOLF COACH

MENS LACROSSE INTERN

WOMENS LACROSSE INTERN

WOMENS SOCCER INTERN

WOMENS BASKETBALL INTERN

MENS SOCCER INTERN

MENS BASKETBALL INTERN

VOLLEYBALL INTERN

Adjunct Instructor – Fundamentals of Logistics


Loeb-Sullivan School Online Masters of International Logistics Management

This is an online graduate level course that will be taught in an asynchronous environment. The successful candidate must have experience teaching in the following areas:  freight transportation modes and pricing, supply chain management principles, international documentation principles, logistics trade-off’s, warehousing, inventory management and current trends of logistics. Master’s degree in business related field with an emphasis in Logistics or Supply Chain required. A doctorate and a minimum of ten years teaching in higher education are preferred.  Preference will be given to the candidate(s) with experience developing and/or delivering online courses at the graduate level.  Anticipated position starting Fall, 2014 semester.

Adjunct Instructor – German
The successful candidate will teach German I.  Bachelor’s degree with previous college teaching experience required, Master’s degree preferred.  Position starts Fall, 2014.


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.

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 ***


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, $10.81 per hour, Temporary Office Worker, $10.50 per hour.


INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY


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

 

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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