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 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.

 
  • Controller: Full-Time

    Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Controller manages the Business Office, assists with financial planning, budgeting and accounting services for Maria College, performs advanced accounts analysis and reconciliations, prepares journal entries in a manner acceptable under the principles of accounting practices and theory, and performs audit and control measures for accounts.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, with at least eighteen (18) credits in accounting subjects. Applicants who have the required accounting credits but not the degree may substitute additional related professional accounting/auditing experience on a year-for-year basis.
    • Two (2) years of experience in responsible phases of accounting or auditing operations, very preferably including experience in not-for-profit organizations.
    • Three (3) years of supervisory experience required.
    • Qualified Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

    Application Information:

    Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Controller” as the subject. Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those who apply before February 23rd.

    Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.

  • Human Resources Specialist: Full-Time

    Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the HR Specialist provides a broad range of human resource generalist and support services for employee recruitment, selection, on-boarding, training, benefits management, and off-boarding. Also, assists Director of HR in developing and implementing employment policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field, and 2-3 years of human resource generalist experience is required. Experience in higher education preferred.

    Application Information:

    Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Human Resources Specialist” as the subject. Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those who apply before February 23rd.

    Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.

  • Nursing: Full-Time Faculty

    Key Responsibilities: 

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

     Minimum Job 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.

    Required Application Documents:

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

    • Letter of interest
    • Resume
    • Names and contact information for three references
    • Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

    Maria College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state statutes. 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, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to providing caring service to others.

  • Practical Nurse: Full-Time Faculty

    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, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, (518) 861-2598.

  • 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 an Affirmative Action employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, (518) 861-2598.

  • Reference Librarian: Part-Time

    Maria College seeks an experienced, knowledgeable, student-oriented professional to serve as Reference Librarian.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  

    • administering library materials
    • assisting library patrons with conducting research across a variety of media;
    • designing and delivering library instruction and information literacy classes;
    • lending books and other materials;
    • classifying and organizing new materials;
    • shelving returned materials; and
    • ensuring coverage of the reference desk.

    Essential requirements include a Master’s degree in library science or library and information science; additional graduate degree in an academic discipline is preferred. Position also requires 2 years of experience in an academic library performing reference library tasks, and experience in a college-level library is preferred. Teaching experience as well as website design and website management experience also is preferred. Work schedule is Wednesday and Thursday (2:30pm-9:00 pm) and one (1) weekend per month (9am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday).

    Application Review Date:  Please apply by sending a letter of interest with “Reference Librarian” in the subject line and a current resume to resumes@mariacollege.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, (518) 861-2598.

  • Director of Financial Aid: Full-Time

    Maria College seeks a dynamic, resourceful individual to serve as Director of Financial Aid.  Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration, this position:

    • provides direction for the daily operational functions of the Financial Aid Office;
    • coordinates efforts with the Assistant Directors to ensure best practices and regulations are followed for all students receiving financial aid; and
    • oversees Financial Aid staff to build efficiencies and scalability for financial aid functions and services provided to students and partners.

    Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of experience working in a professional capacity.  Broad knowledge of federal financial aid programs and recordkeeping requirements. Knowledge of higher education processes, supervisory and personnel practices, communication techniques and computer software. General knowledge of accounting practices, data processing and computer applications. Prior experience in education, customer service, college financial aid counseling, or administration—and experience in using PowerFAIDS — is preferred.

    Application Information:   Please send cover letter, CV/resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to:  resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Director of Financial Aid” as the subject.  Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those who apply before April 27th.

    Maria College is an Affirmative Action employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability in its programs, activities, or employment. 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, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.