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.

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.

Start Date: Late August 2016

Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those received by July 29th, 2016

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 Faculty in Occupational Therapy Assistant

Position Summary: The Associates in Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Maria College invites applications for a full time classroom and clinical 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 courses is essential for this position (including online format).
  • Provide advising/mentoring to students.
  • Serve on departmental and college committees.
  • Ongoing participation in professional development and scholarly activities.

Minimum Job Requirements: Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy or Education by the time of appointment; some college teaching experience preferred. Current New York State OT or OTA license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to teach basic theory and practice courses in Occupational Therapy, Health Sciences and other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Ability to teach basic to advanced skills in the laboratory setting.
  • Ability to build relationships with external agencies/organizations to develop student opportunities, especially new partnerships in areas that do not yet employ OT practitioners.
  • Ability to teach in a clinical setting to provide Fieldwork supervision for OTA students.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teach students of diverse backgrounds.

Start Date: Late August 2016

Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those received by August 12th, 2016

Electronic Application Instructions: Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application and send to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “OTA 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. 

Maria College is an equal employment opportunity 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.

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.

Start Date: Late August 2016

Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those received by July 29th, 2016

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 Nursing Faculty

Position Summary:  Maria College seeks a full-time Instructor of Nursing who will have a key role in the associate degree program in nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach associate degree courses in nursing.
  • Provide academic advisement to students.
  • Serve on departmental and college committees.
  • Develop appropriate applied research activities.

Requirements:  Master’s Degree in Nursing. College level teaching and clinical experience preferred. Applicants must hold a current RN license for the State of New York.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to teach college level courses in nursing theory and practice. 
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to collaborate with professionals in clinical settings.

Additional Information: date position is available: August 2016

Application Review Date: Open until filled with review of applications beginning immediately.

Application Information:  Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, names and contacts for three references, and transcripts (unofficial for application purposes) to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Nursing Faculty” as the subject.

Maria College is an equal employment opportunity 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.

HEOP (Higher Education Opportunity Program) Director

Director of Opportunity Programs

Maria College seeks an experienced and enthusiastic professional who is eager to grow with the college and serve as the college's Director of Opportunity Programs. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Student Life and Mission Integration, the director is responsible for the overall administration of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and our internal Maria Access for Success opportunity program.

The director will assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the program in accordance with grant specifications and the program's approved goals, objectives, and activities designed to improve student achievement, retention, and graduation. The Director manages the approved budget based upon state guidelines and ensures that eligible students are recruited, screened, assessed, and receive academic and counseling services.

A Master's Degree is required and three to five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The application review will begin immediately.

About Maria College:

Founded in 1958 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Maria College of Albany is a private, co-educational, Catholic college that serves approximately 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 it transitions from a two-year college to a four-year institution. Maria College began in the areas of early childhood education and liberal arts, and has since built a regional reputation for excellence in the health sciences, including nursing and occupational therapy. Plans call for further expansion in the areas of allied health, business, liberal arts and the humanities.

Application Information:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to resumes@mariacollege.edu with "Director of Opportunity Programs Position" as the subject. Preference will be given to applicants who respond by Wednesday, August 24th.

Full-Time HEOP Counselor

Description: Maria College invites qualified individuals to apply for this full-time position.  

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required (Master’s preferred), as well as 1-3 years of experience working with student access programs, students who are under-prepared and/or under-represented, and relevant counseling experience.
Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide counseling services for a case load of approximately 20 students.  This includes providing direction to resources for all phases of counseling services: personal, career, financial and academic.
  • Assist the director with the review and evaluation of current HEOP students’ academic success.
  • Assist with the hiring, planning and implementation of the mandatory 5 week summer program for all incoming HEOP students.  This includes hiring summer faculty and staff, providing staff training, arranging presentations/workshops and being on-call for emergencies.
  • Prepare required HEOP reports and materials.  Will assist the Director in compiling information for required bi-annual State Education Department reports.  This includes documentation of tutoring and counseling reports.
  • Assist director with all recruitment efforts.  This includes off-site recruitment, reviewing files, setting up testing and interview days, financial aid follow-through, and making necessary suggestions to the director in regards to potential HEOP students. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application Information: Please send a letter of interest, a current résumé, and the name and contact information of three professional references to resumes@mariacollege.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those received by June 30, 2016.  

Maria College is an equal employment opportunity 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.

Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director of Admissions 

Position Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director of Admissions primary responsibility is to generate inquiries, applications, interviews, campus visits, and enrollments for all student populations in assigned territories.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build a qualified pipeline of prospective students by communicating the features and benefits of attending Maria College and how financial aid creates access to such an opportunity.
  • Execute recruitment efforts and develop working relationships with high school and transfer counselors, and community organizations.
  • Meet with parents and students on or off campus.
  • Visit high schools, community colleges, and attending college day/night programs.
  • Tele-counseling is required to develop leads during the recruiting season and peak periods.
  • Auto travel is required, especially during the fall and spring recruitment seasons, primarily in the local area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • One to five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
  • Developing leads and attaining goals for a territory.
  • Title will be commensurate with experience.

Application Review and Start 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 "Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director of Admissions Position" as the subject.

About Maria College:
Founded in 1958 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, it is one of 16 colleges and universities in the United States sponsored by the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.  Maria College of Albany is a private, co-educational, Catholic college that serves approximately 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. Other high demand majors include Liberal Arts, Psychology, Management (including B.S. in healthcare), and Paralegal. Certificates in bereavement, gerontology, and PNC (LPN).  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, it is one of 16 colleges and universities in the United States sponsored by the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.  Maria College of Albany is a private, co-educational, Catholic college that serves approximately 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. Other high demand majors include Liberal Arts, Psychology, Management (including B.S. in healthcare), and Paralegal. Certificates in bereavement, gerontology, and PNC (LPN).  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.