Employment

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

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 800 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 built a regional reputation for excellence in the health sciences, including nursing and occupational therapy.

 
  • Administrative Assistant for Nursing Operations Management

    Position Summary:
    Under the direction of the Associate Chair of Nursing for Administration, provides complex and varied support for the Department; serves as liaison between the Department and various populations; performs clerical functions; that support the Associate Chair of Nursing for Administration and the Department. Design and implement appropriate work and information flow practices and procedures for efficient functions of the Nursing Department overall.

    Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:

    • Provides administrative support for student testing by: creating, editing, delivering and scoring subject matter tests for three levels of students as assigned. This involves entering instructor-provided test questions into testing software, providing security measures on test day (numbering and counting tests, ensuring student identity, providing back-up support for proctors and acting as a proctor as needed), providing special testing accommodations utilizing specialty software as needed, grading tests using grading software.
    • Assists the Clinical Placement Director to ensure accurate management of confidential student health records via Castle Branch. Create and provide attestation letters for clinical facilities which includes the data entry of necessary student information clinical clearance forms for each clinical experience (for approximately 300 students with two clinical experiences each semester).
    • Assists the Clinical Placement Director in securing appropriate adjunct faculty for clinical sites when coverage is needed for afternoon clinical due to call-ins.
    • Create course attendance sheets.
    • Provide departmental administrative support by attending all Department meetings, serving as scribe and preparing the official transcript of the meeting(s).
    • Schedule and coordinate candidate faculty interviews in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Nursing for Administration and Associate Chair of Nursing for Curriculum. Oversee the completion of new hire paperwork for all potential faculty.
    • Act as point-of-first contact to employees, students, parents, faculty and alumni with questions for the Department. Answer questions where appropriate, make referrals as necessary.
    • Ensure the effective, efficient and professional operation of the office through the implementation of appropriate work and information flow practices and procedures.
    • Greet visitors and answer phone calls. Determine appropriateness of providing access to specific individuals.
    • Assist in Campus-wide events such as Maria Day, orientations, etc. in cooperation with other campus departments.
    • Supervise work-study students performing the same or directly related work. Incumbent is responsible to select students, assign work, and maintain and authorize time sheets.
    • Assists with the planning and coordination of the department’s annual “White Tea”.

    Job Specifications
    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and abilities necessary to perform successfully.

    Education and/or Experience
    An Associate degree along with three (3) or more years of administrative level experience gained through increasingly responsible administrative assistant positions is requires. Experience gained from a college or academic setting is preferred.

    Skills
    Employee must be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and effectively function in a fast-paced environment. Employee must have strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as excellent interpersonal skills are necessary. Position requires a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, and discretion. Incumbent must be able to maintain confidentiality of information learned as well as display professionalism and diplomacy. Employee must work effectively with students of diverse backgrounds.

    Technology Skills
    Advanced competency in Windows operating environment using MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), e-mail and internet programs. Incumbent must have the aptitude to learn and use the College’s data base programs and systems supporting the Nursing Department.

    Work Schedule Requirements:
    A regular full-time schedule is typically worked with some evening or weekend hours as needed to complete work assignments.

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume’ to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with Administrative Assistant – Nursing in the subject line.

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Rosalyn Vazquez, Human Resources Manager at (518) 861-2580.

  • Assistant Professor of RN-BS Degree in Nursing Completion Program

    Maria College invites applications at the Assistant Professor level (BS in Nursing Completion Program) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in Nursing at the baccalaureate level, advise students, and serve on college wide and department committees. Also required is the ability to share responsibility for administrative and supervisory duties within the BS Completion Program. Demonstrated excellence in prior teaching in an academic setting required; knowledge of or commitment to baccalaureate nursing education preferred. Candidates with curriculum development, program assessment and leadership experience also preferred. Responsibilities also include the ability to assist with administration, periodic review, planning, development, revision, and general effectiveness of the program.

    Essential Functions:

    • As a representative of the College, promotes the mission of the College in various internal and external activities.
    • Provides classroom and clinical instruction.
    • Schedules, sequences courses and clinical sites; manages multiple other instructional sites
    • Assists with development, sequencing, implementation, evaluation and revision of program curriculum.
    • Assists with recruitment, selection, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of faculty for the BS Completion in Nursing Program.
    • Assists with all necessary components of program for accreditation.
    • Assists with preparing reports and statistical analyses as needed and keeps Associate Chairs of Nursing informed of current program operations and concerns.
    • Assists with assuring that faculty in each course within the program complete and submit all data related to evaluation and ongoing assessment activities.
    • Participates in the preparation and management of the budget necessary for the implementation of the program.
    • Serves as a resource person to program faculty and students.
    • Provides academic advisement to BS Completion Nursing students

    Qualifications – Minimum:

    EDUCATION: Required Minimum Education:
    Graduate Degree (Masters in Nursing) and BS Nursing
    Preferred Education: Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D)
    Specialty/Major: PhD, EdD or DNP

    Licensure/Certifications:

    Required: Must have an active, unencumbered state of New York Registered Nurse license.

    Experience:

    At least four years of experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.

    Experience teaching in Nursing program; knowledge of curriculum design, program administration, evaluation and instruction useful; skillful in interpersonal, oral, and written communication; competent in appropriate use of computer technology and software, including MS Excel, MS WORD, PowerPoint, electronic email and the internet; and knowledge of the ACEN accreditation standards.

    Ability to manage through shared decision-making; ability to work with a diverse group of students; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to maintain confidences; commitment to the concepts of innovation; understands and supports team building strategies.

    Required Application Documents:

    Apply by submitting the following materials to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Assistant Professor of Nursing for the BS Completion in Nursing Program” as the subject:

    • Letter of interest
    • Resume

      Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux at (518) 861-2505.

  • Assistant Registrar

    Position Summary: The Assistant Registrar works with the Registrar and Associate Registrar in the general administration of all undergraduate student records. This position provides quality assistance to all students in relation to the Registrar’s Office. The Assistant Registrar serves an assigned group of students and has unique responsibilities within the office.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the Registrar Office’s initial point-of-contact for potential, current, and past students to address student needs received in the office, by phone, and via email, including registering students, helping students to add/drop/withdraw from classes and use the student information system. Fulfill all transcript requests received personally or through the College’s website; serve as primary contact for the third-party transcript request vendor in Assistant Reg absence. Provide verification of enrollment for current students for purposes of health insurance, loan deferment, credit reports, and scholarship applications; Provide degree verifications for alumni in conjunction with the National Student Clearinghouse. Provide former students with archived data relative to their academic records, including syllabi, course descriptions, and accreditation information.

    Handle Registrar office email account correspondence, including responses to inquiries from students, faculty and other members of the academic community

    • Answer telephone calls, return messages, and responds to questions and concerns of students, faculty, and the college community
    • Organize and maintain student files utilizing various methods of maintenance including file drawers, scanned files, and disk/server files, etc. Scan student records as necessary. Basic filing and file review for accuracy.
    • Answering phones, filing, greet and assist students along with members of the Maria community in person, over the phone and in email, assist with printing and re-assigning academic plans; data entry of evaluated transfer credit; provide record keeping for current and previous students’ enrollment and class schedules; fulfill requests for transcripts
    • Assign academic advisors for students; review/re-assign advisors as necessary to maintain balanced loads and/or update assignments due to staff changes.
    • Evaluate and apply transfer credit to students’ records and continuously update course equivalency database. Ensuring the Office is in compliance with receipt of student official transcripts.
    • Submit data to the National Student Clearinghouse; verify enrollment and resolve discrepancies for enrollments reported to the National Student Clearinghouse.
    • Conduct degree audits to ensure the completion of all graduation requirements for specific programs.
    • Data Entry related to the semester course schedule; maintenance, input of faculty assignments and classroom assignments. Produce Exam schedules.
    • Facilitates the collection of semester census and grade submission; process early warnings from faculty.
    • Ensure the College’s compliance with New York State requirements for immunization documentation; notify all new students of required documentation; collect, record and maintain all immunization documentation for new students.
    • Maintain calendars and reservations for classrooms, conference rooms, and communal spaces throughout campus.
    • Input and track all FERPA release forms for students; enforce FERPA regulations, including appropriate reporting of student information to relatives, employers, and clinical sites.

    Job Specifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in education, administration or related field is required; 2-4 years of experience working with a diverse student population in a higher education setting with direct experience working with computer-based integrated student databases also is preferred.

    Experience and knowledge in registration processes and student registration issues along with an understanding of academic policies and procedures is a plus.

    Skills

    Job holder must have strong communication skills, both oral and written as well as exceptional interpersonal skills, including a customer-service focus, to collaboratively interact with students and College staff in interfacing departments.  Incumbent must have the ability to work independently and comfortably in a fast-paced environment that requires multitasking and attention to detail.   Incumbent must maintain confidentiality of student records. 

    Technology Skills

    Advanced competency in Windows operating environment using MS Office applications (Excel and Word), e-mail and internet programs is required.  The job holder has the aptitude to learn and efficiently utilize the College’s data base system(s). Knowledge of Elluican Power Campus preferred.

    Work Schedule Requirements: A regular full-time schedule is typically worked.  Weekend and evening hours also are needed 3-4 times a year to assist with orientation / registration events, 5-6 times a year to provide services to weekend/evening students, annually during the commencement ceremony and occasionally to complete work assignments.  Infrequently, travel for development purposes may require overnight stay(s).

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume’ to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with Assistant Registrar in the subject line.

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Rosalyn Vazquez, Human Resources Manager at (518) 861-2580.

  • Associate Degree in Nursing Faculty

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Teach Associate degree courses in nursing.
    • Provide academic advisement to students.
    • Serve on departmental and college committees.

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Master’s Degree in Nursing. College level teaching preferred, must have at least four years of clinical experience.
    • Applicants must hold a current RN license in 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.
    • Ability to collaborate with professionals in clinical settings.
    • Apply by submitting the following materials to resumes@mariacollege.edu with Instructor for the ADN program as the subject.

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator at (518) 861-2505.

  • Liberal Arts & Management Department – Adjunct Faculty Member to teach 100- and 200-level writing courses such as Composition I and Critical Inquiry & Writing (ENG211)

    Position Summary: The Liberal Arts & Management Department at Maria College invites applications for an adjunct classroom instructor in the area of English to teach college-level writing. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher.

    Minimum Job Requirements: Master’s degree (or higher) in English from a regionally accredited college or university; some college teaching experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to teach college-level writing.
    • Ability to teach basic and advanced concepts to students in various academic programs.
    • Preference will be given to those who have prior teaching experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
    • Online teaching experience with the Blackboard LMS.

    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 “Composition I and Critical Inquiry & Writing” 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 a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator, in the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center at (518) 861-2505.

  • Liberal Arts & Management Department – Adjunct Faculty Member to teach Anatomy & Physiology and Human Biology

    Position Summary: The Liberal Arts & Management Department at Maria College invites applications for an adjunct classroom instructor in the areas of Anatomy & Physiology and Human Biology for both the lecture and laboratory components of the course. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher.

    Minimum Job Requirements: Master’s degree (or higher) in a relevant biological discipline from a regionally accredited college or university, or a professional degree in an appropriate medical profession (e.g. MD, DO); some college teaching experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to teach Anatomy & Physiology and Human Biology
    • Ability to teach basic and advanced concepts to students in various academic programs.
    • Preference will be given to those who have prior teaching experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching 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 “Anatomy & Physiology and Human Biology” 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 a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator, in the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center at (518) 861-2505.

  • Liberal Arts & Management Department – Adjunct Faculty Member to teach Introductory Statistics (MAT 200)

    Position Summary: The Liberal Arts & Management Department at Maria College invites applications for an adjunct classroom instructor to teach Introductory Statistics. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher.

    Minimum Job Requirements: A minimum of a relevant Master’s degree is required; some college teaching experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to teach Introductory Statistics. MAT 200 is a course that focuses on descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, probability, binomial and normal distributions, statistical inference, including hypothesis testing, t test, ANOVA, linear regression, and correlation.
    • Preference will be given to those who have prior teaching experience using Excel.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching 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 “Introduction to Statistics” 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 a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color,

    national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator, in the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center at (518) 861-2505.

  • Liberal Arts & Management Department – Adjunct Faculty Member to teach Organizational Change (PSY300)

    Position Summary: The Liberal Arts & Management Department at Maria College invites applications for an adjunct classroom instructor in the area of Psychology to teach Organizational Change. We are looking for an exceptional educator with the ability, energy, and intellectual charisma to be a first-rate teacher.

    Minimum Job Requirements: PhD in Psychology or Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology by the time of appointment is preferred; some college teaching experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to teach Organizational Change (PSY300), with an examination of the nature, definitions, theories, and aspects of organizational culture, to help develop an understanding of the principles of organizational change theory that apply to both short- and long-term changes. Analysis covers patterns of behavior and their relationship to organizational culture, especially the impact of the organization’s business on employee behavior and culture. Topics include the role of nationality, gender, and race within organizational culture; implications of addressing organizational challenges; theory versus practice; and the relative roles of the individual, groups, and the organization in a cultural context. The goal is to apply knowledge of organizational culture to develop a change-management plan.
    • Ability to teach basic and advanced concepts to students in various academic programs.
    • Preference will be given to those who have prior teaching experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
    • Online teaching experience with the Blackboard LMS.

    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 “Organizational Change” 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 a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Rosalyn Vazquez, Human Resources Manager at (518) 861-2580.

  • Masters in Occupational Therapy Faculty

    Maria College has a long history of health professional education, which currently includes nursing, health & occupational sciences, healthcare management and occupational therapy assistant programs. The college seeks to build upon a very successful ACOTE accredited occupational therapy assistant program that has been in existence for over 41 years with a masters in occupational therapy. The mission of Maria’s Occupational Therapy Program is to give students a quality academic and clinical education in preparation for work with individuals of all abilities, ages, and from various cultural and socioeconomic groups. The program is based on the altruistic and compassionate values shared by the occupational therapy profession and the College’s founders, the Sisters of Mercy—both acknowledging the value of human differences and individuality.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Teach associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree courses in occupational therapy, health and occupational sciences for day, evening and weekend classes.
    • Provide academic advisement to students.
    • Serve on departmental and college committees.
    • Develop appropriate applied research activities and mentor graduate students in research scholarship.
    • Coordinate student participation and quality in clinical sites

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).
    • Applicants must be registered by NBCOT and hold a current OT license for the State of New York.
    • Minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy.

      This experience must include:

      • Clinical practice as an occupational therapist;
      • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting;
      • Scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning); and
      • At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post secondary level.
    • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to collaborate with professionals in academic and clinical settings.

    Required Application Documents: Apply by submitting the following materials to resumes@mariacollege.edu:

    • Letter of interest
    • Resume

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator at (518) 861-2505.

  • Practical Nurse: Adjunct Faculty

    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 a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator, in the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center at (518) 861-2505.  pm18p

  • Program Director of Occupational Therapy Master's Program

    Maria College of Albany, a private, co-educational, Catholic college, is accepting applications for the position of Program Director of Occupational Therapy Master’s Program. Maria College has a long history of health professional education, which currently includes nursing, health & occupational sciences, healthcare management and occupational therapy assistant programs. The college seeks to build upon a very successful ACOTE accredited occupational therapy assistant program that has been in existence for over 41 years with a master’s in occupational therapy. The mission of Maria’s Occupational Therapy Program is to give students a quality academic and clinical education in preparation for work with individuals of all abilities, ages, and from various cultural and socioeconomic groups. The program is based on the altruistic and compassionate values shared by the occupational therapy profession and the College’s founders, the Sisters of Mercy—both acknowledging the value of human differences and individuality. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Teach associate’s and master’s degree courses in occupational therapy as well as bachelor’s level in health and occupational sciences for day, evening and weekend classes.
    • Provide and/or supervise academic advisement to students.
    • Serve on departmental and college committees.
    • Develop appropriate applied research activities and mentor graduate students in research scholarship.
    • Coordinate student participation and quality in clinical sites.

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).
    • Applicants must be registered by NBCOT and hold a current OT license for the State of New York.
    • Minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy.
    • This experience must include:
      • Clinical practice as an occupational therapist;
      • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting;
      • Scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning); and
      • At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
    • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to excellence in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to collaborate with professionals in academic and clinical settings.

    Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Submit materials to Cheryl Hyatt at mariacollege@hyatt-fennell.com.  Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances.  Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator at (518) 861-2505.

  • Professional Nursing Tutor (Part-time)

    Position Summary:

    Receiving specific direction from the Director of Student Support, the position is accountable for providing direct and customized academic assistance to students in need of support in Nursing and A&P courses. Additionally, the position functions as the secondary supervisor for all peer tutors in the Tutoring Center. Finally, the position is responsible for implementation of supplemental academic programing designed specifically to bolster student success in Nursing.

    Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:

    • Assist in developing and implementing supplemental academic programming aimed at bolstering the student comprehension of classroom material as well as preparation for examinations crucial to program and professional advancement such as the N-CLEX. The position is directly responsible for designing and executing academic programming specifically designed to support student in Nursing and A&P classrooms. This includes but is not limited to: Learning Lab and group tutoring session, serving as a supervisor for embedded tutors in the classroom, and developing workshops to prepare students for the N-CLEX examination.
    • Supervise the Tutoring Center when scheduled and attend regular direct report meetings with the Director of Student Support.
    • Assist the Director of Student Support by offering suggestions for improvements to peer tutor training in regard to study methods, test-taking tactics, time management skills, organizational skills, using resources, brainstorming / invention techniques, critical thinking strategies, etc.
    • Assist in overseeing the management, growth and development of the Tutoring Center including, but not limited to, research into best practices for tutoring, test proctoring, and in-class informational workshops.
    • Coordinate, when needed, with the Director of HEOP to provide specialized support in A&P to OP students planning to take the TEAS VI – a requirement for entrance into the Nursing Programs.
    • Assist the Director of Student support in advertising the services available in the Tutoring Services Center through in-class presentations and participation in recruitment events.

    Job Specifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Associates or Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field.

    At least two years’ experience as an academic tutor is required; Student services or teaching experience is preferred along with prior experience supervising student workers.

    Skills

    Job holder must have strong communication skills, both oral and written as well as exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with students and College staff in interfacing departments. Resourcefulness is required to present information to students in an understandable format, adapting to different learning styles. Incumbent must maintain confidentiality of student records and be able to influence students of diverse backgrounds in culturally responsive ways

    Technology Skills

    Advanced competency in Windows operating environment using MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype and SharePoint, e-mail and internet programs and. have the aptitude to learn and efficiently utilize the College’s data base system(s).

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume’ to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with Professional Nursing Tutor in the subject line.

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Rosalyn Vazquez, Human Resources Manager at (518) 861-2580.

  • Reference Librarian Part-Time

    Position Summary:

    Following practices and procedures acquired through advanced study, administer library materials; assist library patrons with conducting research across a variety of media; design and deliver library instruction and information literacy classes; lend books and other materials; classify and organize new materials; shelve returned materials; ensure coverage of the reference desk.

    Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:

    • Provide reference services through print and electronic information sources to students, faculty and other library users in-person, via telephone, electronically, through video conferencing and through other library collections.
    • Design, develop, provide and evaluate training and instruction for library users regarding the effective use of the library, including location of materials, use of the catalog, use of computers to access information, and the use of basic reference sources. Instruction will include library orientation programs, bibliographic instructions, formats for writing academic papers, etc. and may be provided in a classroom setting or the library itself.
    • Serve as a library liaison to academic departments.
    • Provide support and instruction for library users as necessary in all areas of the library, including the print collection, electronic resources (including assisting students with computer usage), and all other library services.
    • Promote library services to the College community; meet with faculty to develop and refine library-based assignments, assist with managing and updating the library’s website. As requested, create, maintain and release library newsletters and calendars, posting on the website and distributing via email.
    • Process library items for shelving by adding spine labels and book pockets, classify and organize new materials, shelve returned materials.
    • Provide cataloging services for print and other library collections utilizing the on-line circulation database. Assist in maintaining the circulation system. As requested, create written instructions on data base methodology and provide training to others on the library staff. Create and provide informational reports.
    • As requested, catalog the Library Archives, Special Collection and New York Heritage Digital Collection utilizing other circulation databases.
    • Assist with collection development by making recommendations for additional materials to the Library Director. Assist with collection inventory by reclassification of materials, deletions and additions; searching for missing items, and deleting weeded materials.
    • As a member of the library’s professional staff, assist with effective, efficient and professional library operation by actively pursuing and providing procedural improvement recommendations as necessary, and evaluating and making recommendations concerning the selection and implementation of new technologies to enhance reference services and library instruction.
    • Staff the circulation desk; answer questions received via telephone; read and respond to emails, check books in and out; hold and/or distribute reserve material as necessary; process outgoing interlibrary loans.
    • Provide a variety of administrative support functions including ensuring that copier and printers have adequate paper, filling, fixing paper jams, reloading ink cartridges; assisting students with basic computer issues.
    • Keep abreast of changes in the field and make contributions to professional literature, activities of the professional organizations and/ or scholarly developments in the areas of reference, library instruction, and instructional technology.
    • Provide library coverage in the absence of the Library Director or other librarians.
    • As requested, organize weekend newspapers; collect from the general office, distribute as appropriate and/or display.

    Job Specifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Master’s degree in library science or library and information science is required; additional graduate degree in an academic discipline is desirable.
    • Position requires two years’ experience in an academic library performing reference library tasks, experience in a college-level library is preferred.
      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Membership in local or national professional library organizations is required.

    Skills:

    Position requires exemplary interpersonal skills to interface with students, faculty and other library users as well as outside library associations, vendors and other contacts. Position requires effective communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to influence students of diverse backgrounds. The job holder must understand and be able to complete online research using databases and assorted other resources, have knowledge of cataloging rules and online cataloging as well as library computer cataloging and circulation systems.

    Technology Skills:

    Advanced competency in Windows operating environment using MS Office applications (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher), e-mail and internet programs and have the aptitude to learn and efficiently utilize the College’s cataloging and circulations system(s) as well as more universally used College systems.

    Application Information:

    Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Reference Librarian” as the subject.

    Maria College is a nonprofit, independent, coeducational institution which does not discriminate in its enrollment or employment practices for any reason including race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local laws and ordinances. Information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to students or prospective students with disabilities regarding Title 504 may be obtained from Kim Noakes in Accessibility Services in Mercy Hall at (518) 861-2508; information about the services, activities and facilities accessible to employees or prospective employees with disabilities regarding Title IX and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from Andrew Ledoux, Title IX Coordinator at (518) 861-2505.