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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
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:
STCW LICENSE COORDINATOR
The STCW License Coordinator will carry out a wide range of registrar’s office functions, oversee maintenance of official student computerized records and act as the lead TWIC agent for the academy. The coordinator will assist with maintaining USCG license records and communications with the USCG National Maritime Center licensing staff and assist the Registrar in the coordination of STCW documents, policies and procedures. The coordinator will also maintain all records, program approvals and documentation needed for various STCW, MARAD and Coast Guard audits. At least three years’ experience in relevant records administration and excellent organizational and administrative skills that include computerized information systems and complex records system are required. A B.S. degree, familiarity with USCG licensing procedures, TWIC processes, and higher education organization and academic policies are desirable. Full-time position starting immediately. Pay Range 18, starting at $42,305.03.
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.
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.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER & COMMUNICATIONS PROJECT MANAGER
A key member of the Advancement team, the graphic designer and communications project manager works closely with college staff and faculty to achieve communications and marketing goals for this 4-year, career-oriented college. Maine Maritime Academy has an amazing reputation world-wide, a motivated co-ed student population of 950, and a beautiful coastal campus. The ideal candidate wants to live on the coast of Maine and is enthusiastic about contributing knowledge and experience to new and improved communications processes and endeavors in a collegiate environment.
The position reports to the director of college relations and contributes graphic design and project management for campus-wide branding, publications, communications and marketing initiatives. Responsibilities include the design of communications tools and resources (mainemaritime.edu, department microsites, main Facebook pages and print publications) and templates for Academy digital content; strategic insight on new site content; and promoting 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.
A bachelor’s degree in related field from 4-year college or university plus two years of related experience; or five years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and education required. Must be well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop, and possess a working understanding of html and CSS and experience with the administration of content management system websites. This is a full-time position at pay range 17 starting at: 40,563.90.
For complete job listings, please visit our web site at: http://jobs.mma.edu/
Interested persons should send a letter of application, 3 samples of graphic design work, resume, and copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts, and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references.
SECRETARY – CAREER SERVICES
The successful candidate must be proficient in MS office, Adobe Suite. Must work in a fast paced office area with multiple interruptions. Position includes interaction with staff, students and corporate visitors. Part-time 19.5 hours per week starting immediately. Pay Range 11 starting at $15.25 per hour.
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.
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.
1st Assistant Engineer
Cruise Technology Coordinator
Assistant Training Officers Deck and Engine
Ship’s Watch Officer Deck and Engine
Junior Watch Officer Engine
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
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.
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 ***
Cruise Technology Coordinator
Employee is responsible for the technical support of IT systems on the Training Ship State of Maine during Cruise. This includes network connectivity, email support, user support and all aspects of Helpdesk duties. Employee supervises IT student technicians. Stipend position.
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
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
INTRA DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS ONLY (SAFETY)
Administrative Assistant – Campus Safety
Employee is responsible for the daily clerical and administrative functions of the campus Safety Department, under the general direction of the Director of Campus Safety and Compliance. Excellent verbal and oral communication skills are required. Computer skills with multiple applications such as Word, Access, excel and email/internet desired. Pay Range 14 starting at $17.23 per hour.
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.