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 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.

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 “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. 

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.

Administrative Assistant – Nursing Department

Position Summary:  Maria College seeks a dynamic, well-organized individual to serve as Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Department.  The position provides complex, varied, and independently managed administrative support functions for Nursing Department programs, faculty, staff, and students.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position provides complex, varied, and independently managed administrative support functions for Nursing Department programs, faculty, staff, and students.  Principal duties and responsibilities include maintaining schedules, calendars, physical and electronic files, resolving student and faculty questions and providing overall administrative support to the entire department.  The successful candidate must maintain secure test materials, as well as prepare and score written examinations using Partest software.  The position requires a high degree of initiative, independent judgment, sensitivity, discretion, professionalism, communication skill, and confidentiality in the execution of assigned responsibilities. 

Requirements:  Associate degree and at least 3 years of administrative level office experience, preferably in a college academic department.

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

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

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 Life, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, 518.861.2598. 

Learning Resource Center Assistant (Part Time - Evenings and Weekends)

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Learning Resources, the Learning Resource Center Assistant’s primary role is to respond to the support needs of students seeking to improve their academic success and to students at risk for academic attrition through one-on-one and small group learning sessions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • providing students individualized or small group sessions on specific and general learning skills needed for academic success;
  • assisting students with writing skills, research techniques, and standards for writing academic papers;
  • developing students’ writing, time management, note taking, critical thinking, and test preparation skills;
  • developing individual success plans for students using the Learning Center; and
  • addressing students’ needs for using Learning Center computer system resources.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling or a related field and a minimum of two-five years of related experience obtained in a post-secondary setting, preferably in student services, is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Teaching experience in an educational setting or education-based counseling program is also preferred to obtain necessary experience with learning and skills assessments as well as familiarity with college student development and post-secondary learning strategies.

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

Application Information:  Please send resume and three references to resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Learning Resource Assistant” as the subject.

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

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.  Priority will be given to those received by September 30, 2016. 

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.

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).