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.

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

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

Required Documents:

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

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

Full-Time Practical Nurse

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

Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

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

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

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

Required Documents:

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

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

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • assessing student eligibility, explaining financial assistance to students, and advising students of options for funding their education;
  • assisting in ensuring aid funds are managed accurately; and
  • participating in on- and off-campus student recruitment activities and community service presentations.

Requirements:

Essential requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum of 5 years of student financial aid experience (preferably in a college environment), knowledge of federal and state regulations in the awarding and administration of financial aid, exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office software.  Familiarity with PowerFAIDS is strongly preferred. 

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

Application Information:

Please apply by sending a letter of interest with “Assistant Director of Financial Aid” in the subject line and a current résumé to resumes@mariacollege.edu

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.

Director of Career Services

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-time Reference Librarian

Position Summary: Maria College seeks an experienced, knowledgeable, student-oriented professional to serve as its part-time Reference Librarian.  Part-time hours are: Monday and Wednesday, 3 - 9 p.m.; and 1 weekend per month.

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

  • 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. 

Requirements: 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. 

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

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

Administrative Assistant - Student Life and Mission Integration; Liberal Arts and Management

Position Summary: Maria College seeks a dynamic, well-organized individual to serve as Administrative Assistant for these departments: Student Life and Mission Integration, and Liberal Arts and Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Student Life and Mission Integration, and Department Chair of Liberal Arts and Management, this position:

  • provides complex and varied administrative support for the Departments;
  • serves as liaison between the Departments and various populations;
  • performs clerical functions; and evaluates, designs and implements appropriate work and information flow practices and procedures for efficient office functioning.

Requirements: An Associate’s degree or equivalent experience gained through increasingly responsible administrative assistant positions along with three or more years of administrative level experience is required. Experience gained from a college academic department is preferred.

Application Information: Please send a cover letter, CV/resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to: resumes@mariacollege.edu with "Administrative Assistant - Student Life and Mission Integration, and LAM" as the subject. The application review process will begin immediately. Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those applications received before November 18, 2016.

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

About Maria College

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