Employment

Join a growing private college that is dedicated to exceeding student expectations and providing innovative teaching and administrative support.  Maria College is expanding its degree offerings and we are looking for outstanding talent with high energy, enthusiasm and drive to help us reach new goals.

Learning Resource Center Assistant (Part Time - Evenings and Weekends)

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Learning Resources, the Learning Resource Center Assistant’s primary role is to respond to the support needs of students seeking to improve their academic success and to students at risk for academic attrition through one-on-one and small group learning sessions.  Specific responsibilities include: 

  • providing students individualized or small group sessions on specific and general learning skills needed for academic success;
  • assisting students with writing skills, research techniques, and standards for writing academic papers;
  • developing students’ writing, time management, note taking, critical thinking, and test preparation skills;
  • developing individual success plans for students using the Learning Center; and
  • addressing students’ needs for using Learning Center computer system resources.

Minimum Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling or a related field and a minimum of two-five years of related experience obtained in a post-secondary setting, preferably in student services, is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Teaching experience in an educational setting or education-based counseling program is also preferred to obtain necessary experience with learning and skills assessments as well as familiarity with college student development and post-secondary learning strategies.

Application Review Date: The application review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Electronic Application Instructions:  Please send a resume and list of 3 references to:  resumes@mariacollege.edu with "Learning Resource Center Assistant" as the subject.

Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason, including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability.  We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to the disabled may be obtained in the Office of Student Services, Marian Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator at 518.861.2598.

Adjunct Faculty Practical Nurse

Position Summary: The Certificate in Practical Nursing Program at Maria College invites applications for an adjunct classroom instructor. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher. 

Minimum Job Requirements: M.S. in Nursing or Nursing Education by the time of appointment is preferred; some college teaching experience. Current New York State RN license. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to teach General Medical/Surgical, Psychiatric, Maternity, Pediatric, Leadership and other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Ability to teach basic to advanced skills in the simulation laboratory setting. 
  • Preference will be given to those who are able to teach in a clinical setting as well.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teach students of diverse backgrounds.

Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Electronic Application Instructions: Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application and send to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Practical Nurse Program” in the subject line.

Required Documents:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Name and contact information for three references
  • Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

Maria College is an Affirmative Action Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others. 

Full-Time Practical Nurse

Position Summary: The Certificate in Practical Nursing Program at Maria College invites applications for a full time classroom instructor. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher and active professional. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The ability to teach a broad array of content material is essential for this position.
  • Providing mentoring to students.
  • Ongoing participation in professional development and scholarly activities.

Minimum Job Requirements: M.S. in Nursing or Nursing Education by the time of appointment; some college teaching experience. Current New York State RN license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to teach General Medical/Surgical, Psychiatric, Maternity, Pediatric, Leadership and other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Ability to teach basic to advanced skills in the simulation laboratory setting. 
  • Ability to build relationships with external agencies/organizations to develop student opportunities.
  • Preference will be given to those who are able to teach in a clinical setting as well.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teach students of diverse backgrounds.

Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Electronic Application Instructions: Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application and send to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Practical Nurse Program” in the subject line.

Required Documents:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Name and contact information for three references
  • Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

Maria College is an Affirmative Action Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others.

Director of Career Services

Position Summary: Maria College seeks an experienced, knowledgeable, student-oriented professional to serve as Director of Career Services.

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary duties will include working with students and alumni to plan for success beyond College by:

  • providing career counseling to assist students in selecting an appropriate vocation within the scope of the College's offerings, and conducting job search services for current and graduating students and alumni;
  • researching, identifying and assisting students with internship and volunteer opportunities; and
  • investigating potential part time, full time and temporary placement opportunities.

Requirements: a Master’s Degree in liberal arts, psychology, social work, education or other related topic, and 2-3 years of experience in career services, college relations or business experience, preferably in the field of placement.  Experience in a college setting is preferred.

Application Information: Please apply by sending a letter of interest with “Director of Career Services” in the subject line and a current résumé to resumes@mariacollege.edu . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason, including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability.  We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to the disabled may be obtained in the Office of Student Services, Marian Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator at 518.861.2598.

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) is Maria College’s chief financial and administrative officer. The VPFA provides leadership and executive oversight for a broad range of financial and support operations, including financial planning and budgeting, controller functions, auditing, cash and investment management, accounts payable, procurement, payroll, student financial services (including student financial aid) financial administration of donor gifts, contracts and grants, information technology services and human resource management. 

The ideal candidate will embrace the Mercy mission of Maria College and be a strategic thinker, team builder and team player who enjoys working in collegial partnership with the institution's senior team. 

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field required; CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Broad-based experience in strategic financial planning, finance and accounting, budgeting, treasury and investments, information technology, real estate matters and HR law.
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience, preferably in higher education or a similar/non-profit work environment, including supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Program Regulations and Compliance Requirements, and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations sections.
  • Adept at creating and maintaining a dynamic, forward-looking operation that provides exceptional customer service and continuous quality improvement to a diverse constituency of students, faculty and staff. 

Application Information:

Please apply by sending a letter of interest with “Vice President for Finance and Administration” in the subject line and a current résumé to pmi123@nycap.rr.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason, including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability.  We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to the disabled may be obtained in the Office of Student Services, Marian Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator at 518.861.2598.

About Maria College

Founded in 1958 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Maria College is one of 16 colleges and universities in the United States sponsored by the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.  Maria serves almost 1000 students in a variety of degree and certificate programs. Known for its warm, caring culture, its personalized attention to students, flexible scheduling and highly affordable tuition, the college has entered an exciting period of growth as a four-year institution. Maria College has a reputation for excellence in the health sciences, including nursing and occupational therapy assistant programs. Other high demand majors include Liberal Arts, Psychology, and Healthcare Management. Certificates include bereavement, gerontology, and PNC (LPN).