Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Maria College seeks a well-organized, dynamic individual to serve as, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.  This position offers a unique opportunity to apply knowledge and organizational skills to a diverse set of responsibilities spanning academic affairs and HEOP.  The position involves the coordination of specific academic affairs processes as directed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) and program responsibilities assigned by the Director of HEOP.  The position requires a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, sensitivity, discretion, professionalism and confidentiality in the performance of assigned responsibilities.  Position will involve periodic weekend and evening hours. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate scheduling of classes in collaboration with department/program chairs.
  • Develop articulation agreements with community colleges for transfer into Maria College bachelor degree programs.
  • Develop memoranda of understanding with college and university graduate programs, as potential pathways for Maria College graduates.
  • Prepare annual reports on program level outcomes assessment in collaboration with department and program chairs.
  • Assist VPAA with review of academic program and policy content of college catalog for annual revision. 
  • Manage and develop grant support for academic support services; coordinate and prepare grant reports as required by funding agencies.
  • Assist in application review and interview process for all HEOP eligible students and make appropriate recommendations to the Director of HEOP.
  • Counsel HEOP students regarding academic, personal and financial aid matters; keep the Director of HEOP informed of all relevant student issues that could impact student's standing at the College.
  • Assist the Director of HEOP in the review and evaluation of HEOP students’ academic situations.
  • Assist HEOP students in the completion of financial forms required by the institution, Department of Social Services and other agencies.
  • Assist in the follow-through of financial aid processes and other information required by the State Education Department.
  • Assist the Director of HEOP with administrative matters, including gathering of data for proposals, final reports and information necessary to affect policy changes in the program.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of HEOP.


Master’s degree required, Ph.D. preferred; at least three years college-related experience at professional/academic level; effective interpersonal communication skills; excellent organizational skills; grant-writing capability and experience working with HEOP, minority populations or disadvantaged students, or in similar programs are desirable.
Application Information:

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, contact information for three professional references, and salary requirements to:  resumes@mariacollege.edu with "Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs" as subject.

Assistant Professor of Health and Occupational Sciences

Maria College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Instructor, Assistant Professor of Health and Occupational Sciences, who will have a key role in the implementation of a new baccalaureate program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teach undergraduate courses including introduction to health professions, medical terms and conditions, biomechanics, neurobiology, and other courses related to health and occupational sciences.
• Provide academic advisement to students.
• Serve on departmental and college committees.
• Develop and monitor internship/coop experiences.
• Develop appropriate research/scholarly activities.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Ph.D. in Health Science, Occupational Science or closely related field of specialization required; college level teaching experience required. Program management and leadership experience desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to teach college level courses with emphasis on applied principles and practices related to health and occupational sciences in traditional and online delivery formats. 
• Ability to develop courses in additional areas based upon applicant’s background and emerging program needs in health and occupational sciences.
• Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to direct the implementation of a new degree program and to collaborate with professionals in internship/cooperative work settings.

Additional Information:

  • Date Available: January 2015
  • Application Review Date: Open until filled with review of applications, beginning September 1, 2014.

Required Documents:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

Submit application materials to resumes@mariacollege.edu with, Health and Ocupational Sciences, as the subject.

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.

Part-time Psychology Faculty

B.S. Program in Psychology seeks innovative and energetic persons that can use various instructional methods and technologies to promote students to connect course knowledge and skills to professional settings.

Minimal Qualifications: Graduate degree psychology, along with relevant teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in psychology (or closely related field) and recent employment in a business/industry where psychological skills are applied. 

Responsibilities include:

Develop and/or update a class syllabus.

Prepare lectures, projects and other student assignments.

Present instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.

Meet during designated class periods.

Submit complete mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

Grade student assignments and exams in a timely manner.

Provide departmentally sanctioned forms for completing student evaluations.

Build a positive rapport with students and other faculty.

Application Instructions:

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter indicating his or her area of interests and days and times of availability, along with a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references.  Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Adjunct Teaching Positions available: PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology, PSY 200 Developmental Psychology, PSY 320 Cognitive Psychology, PSY 400 Human Factors, PSY 300 Organizational Psychology, PSY 330 Psychology of Information Processing, PSY 340 Psychology of Media. Please send cover letter and CV to: Peter Byrne, Ph.D,  Pbyrne@MariaCollege.edu 

Part-time Computer and Network Support Technician


This is an entry-level IT position providing end-user and network support in a fast-paced, growing college environment.  Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to problem solve, and the desire to learn and develop as an IT professional are critical to success in this position.
Primary Duties:
• Provide first-level support for Faculty, Staff, and Students
• Troubleshoot and repair basic network problems
• Support Printers and other peripherals
• Manage Users and Computers in Active Directory
• Associate degree in an information technology field
• High level of proficiency in all MS Operating Systems, experience with Linux and MAC OSs
• Experience with MS Server 2008/2012 particularly AD and printer services
• Experience with imaging hard disk drives
• Understanding of standard networking protocols, hardware, and services
• Ability to run and terminate network cable

 Application Information: Please send a cover letter and CV/resume to mhatlee@mariacollege.edu  with “Computer and Network Support Technician” as the subject.

Full-Time Administrative Assistant, Nursing Program

Maria College seeks a dynamic, well-organized individual to serve as Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Department. The position provides complex, varied, and independently managed administrative support functions for Nursing Department programs, faculty, staff, and students. Principal duties and responsibilities include maintaining schedules, calendars, physical and electronic files, resolving student and faculty questions and providing overall administrative support to the entire department. The successful candidate must maintain secure test materials, as well as create and score written examinations using partest software. The position requires a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, sensitivity, discretion, professionalism and confidentiality in the execution of assigned responsibilities.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree is required, a graduate degree preferred. At least three years of administrative level office experience is required preferably in a college level nursing or allied health academic department.

Application Information: Please send a cover letter, CV/resume, salary requirements, and list of 3 references to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Administrative Assistant - Nursing” as the subject. The application review process will begin immediately.

Full-Time Director of Financial Aid

Maria College seeks an experienced and enthusiastic financial aid professional who is eager to grow with the college and serve as the Director of Financial Aid.  Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management, the Director of Financial Aid is responsible for administering financial assistance programs at Maria College in a fair and equitable manner so as to encourage the retention of current students and the enrollment of new students while remaining compliant with federal and state regulations.

Requirements: A Master’s degree is required and five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application Information: Please send a cover letter, CV/resume, salary requirements, and list of 3 references to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Director of Financial Aid” as the subject. The application review process will begin immediately.