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.

Disabilities Services Coordinator (full time)

Position Summary: Maria College seeks a dynamic, resourceful individual to serve as Disabilities Services Coordinator. Under the direction of the Director of Student Support, this position is accountable to independently facilitate a supportive environment for academic success through the College’s Disabilities Services Program.  The position is responsible for ensuring equal access and opportunity to all college services for students diagnosed with physical, developmental, cognitive, and/or mental disabilities.  Additionally, this position:
assists the Director of Student Support in assuring appropriate intervention and services for managing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive learning support programs for students with disabilities enrolled at Maria College;
assists faculty by providing advice on teaching and learning strategies for students with learning disabilities; and
interprets complex laws and regulations, and coordinates with other organizations that provide services to students with disabilities.  

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree; preferably in Education, Educational Administration or Social Work.
  • Three years of experience at the secondary education level, or higher, working specifically with students with disabilities. 
  • At least two years of experience with disabilities services in higher education is preferred, but similar professional experience is acceptable.

Electronic Application Instructions: Please send cover letter, CV/resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to:  resumes@mariacollege.edu with “Disabilities Services Coordinator" as the subject.  Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those who apply before September 29th.

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 Affairs, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.

Registrar Operations Specialist (full time)

Position Summary: Maria College seeks a dynamic, well-organized individual to serve as Registrar Operations Specialist for its Registrar Office. Under the direction of the Registrar and Director of Institutional Research, this position independently carries out the daily operations of the Registrar’s Office and assists with the recording and maintenance of student academic records; assists with printing and re-assigning academic plans; data enters evaluated transfer credit; maintains records of students' enrollment and class schedules; fulfills requests for transcripts; greets and assists students and various other members of the Maria community; and provides analyst support and data entry for the Registrar & Director Institutional Research. This position requires occasional work during the evening and on weekends.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in education, administration or related field.
  • Advanced competency in Windows operating environment using MS Office applications (Excel and Word), e-mail and internet programs.
  • Strong communication skills--both oral and written--and exceptional interpersonal skills, including a customer-service focus.
  • In addition to the above requirements, 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 is preferred.

Electronic Application Instructions: Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a list of 3 references to:  resumes@mariacollege.edu with "Registrar Operations Specialist” as the subject.  Applications will be received until the position is filled, and preference will be given to those who apply before September 5.

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 Affairs, Mercy 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 Affairs, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.

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, 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 Affairs, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.

Nursing Faculty Full Time

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 Affairs, Mercy 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.

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, 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 Affairs, Mercy Hall. For further information regarding Title IX and 504, contact Ann Reis, Title IX Coordinator, (518) 861-2598.