Southern Maryland Folklife Center Administrator
St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public, a non-sectarian, co-educational, liberal arts institution, is accepting résumés for the part-time position of Southern Maryland Folklife Center Administrator. This is a part-time contingent position. The Southern Maryland Folklife Center Administrator oversees all aspects of the Southern Maryland Folklife Summer Workshops. This is a new annual summer event held at St. Mary’s College of Maryland—the first event occurred in summer 2021—and it is designed to celebrate and support community-based living cultural traditions of Southern Maryland (St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles Counties). This position reports to one of the Center’s co-directors, and works alongside student employees and student interns. It will be possible for this work to be performed remotely, though visits to campus will be required as needed.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree required as well as computer technology experience; must be proficient in the MS Office suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional, and willing to learn several web-based applications. Previous experience in event planning preferred. Must be able to work at least 10 hours per week and the ability to scale work hours up to 30 hours during the week of the event, which will occur in late June in 2022 (the specific dates are yet to be determined). Attendance at the event is a necessary component. Must be flexible and adaptable, detail-oriented, reliable, and dependable. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered. View position description.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu ) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We offer an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and the names and contact information for three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/94523. Questions may be directed to Jerry Gabriel, Assistant Professor of English.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.