University of Maine at Augusta

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University of Maine at Augusta Augusta, ME, United States
08/16/2017
Full time
The Social Science Program at the University of Maine at Augusta is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Social Science beginning in the Fall Semester of 2018. Applicants with a passion for teaching and experience with in-person and online modes of instruction are preferred. The University offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe-benefits.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Location:  The University of Maine at Augusta ( www.uma.edu ) is the third largest of seven universities in the University of Maine System. It is a recognized leader in distance education based in two campuses, in the capital of Augusta and in Bangor. The position will be based on the Bangor campus, known for its close student/faculty relationships and strong sense of community. The successful candidate will be actively engaged in program development across the state. Bangor is a friendly city with a low cost of living, low crime rate and vibrant cultural activities. The area is a gateway to the natural beauty of Maine, surrounded by mountains, rivers, and lakes, 45 minutes from the Maine coast and an hour from Acadia National Park. UMA serves a mix of traditional and non-traditional students and offers a wide array of liberal arts and professional programs leading to certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees. Programs are delivered on campus and using a network of University centers and sites across the state and internationally. The social science program offers general education and degree specific courses using modalities including in-person, interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction.  The successful candidate will be active in university service through student advising, curriculum development, committee activity and community outreach.   Applicants must submit a letter of application; transcripts; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, and daytime telephone numbers of three professional references via this online application. Qualifications: Requirements : Graduation with a Ph.D. in sociology or communication is required. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in both areas.  Candidates with ABD status may be considered but a doctoral degree is required for the awarding of tenure. The successful candidate must demonstrate expertise in teaching effectively and a commitment to undergraduate research in a rural setting. The ability to work effectively in strong, collegial relationships across distances and disciplines is essential. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, shared between sociology and communication coursework, employing both in-person and online modalities. Preferences : Area of specialization is open but applicants with teaching and research strength in microsociology, communication, social influence and/or group process are preferred. Experience in teaching at the college level, research productivity and a commitment to civic engagement are desirable. We are also particularly interested in c andidates who have expertise in sociology and communications related to diversity. Review of applications will begin immediately.     Applications received after October 15 will be reviewed at the discretion of the University .  Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at  https://uma.hiretouch.com/ .   Materials must be submitted via the "Apply for Position" link below.  You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a letter of interest and CV which fully describe your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Finalist will be asked to submit official transcripts upon request.  All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening . The University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, nation origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.   Please contact Amie Parker, Human Resource Director, 207-621-3448 (TDD 207-621-3107) with questions or concerns about equal opportunity employment.
University of Maine at Augusta Augusta or Bangor, Maine
08/16/2017
Full time
UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs. UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through University College centers around the state.  With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives. The University of Maine Augusta is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (CIS). The University of Maine at Augusta is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (CIS) . The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, which will include the development and delivery of courses in programming, data science, and cybersecurity for our CIS department. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced courses in CIS and Cybersecurity. Position begins the academic year 2017-2018. Office location will be either Bangor or Augusta. Additional information about UMA’s CIS program may be found at http://cis.uma.edu/ . The normal hiring range is mid-sixties for a tenure-track position, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package. Qualifications:   Earned doctorate in computer science, computer information systems, or a closely related field preferred; doctoral candidates with a master’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, or a closely related field may be considered. Completion of the doctorate required for the awarding of tenure. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and demonstrated excellence in communication, interpersonal skills, and a willingness to teach at both the Augusta and Bangor campuses and online. Preference will be given to candidates who show expertise in the following areas of programming: Visual Basic, Java (including mobile applications), Python, C#, and current Web programming technologies (JavaScript and PHP) and/or candidates with a data science and/or cybersecurity background. Faculty positions require teaching both day and/or evening on our campuses in Augusta, Bangor, and/or at University College Centers; student advising; curriculum development; research and scholarship; university and community service. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach via one or more of the distance education modalities utilized by the University: interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction. Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at  https://uma.hiretouch.com/ .   Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position."  You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application,upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, a resume/curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references.  You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Materials received on or after August 21, 2017 will be considered at the discretion of the university.    We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening . UMA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University of Maine at Augusta does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.
University of Maine at Augusta Bangor, ME, United States
08/04/2017
Full time
UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs. UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through University College centers around the state.  With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives. The University of Maine Augusta is seeking applicants for the position of Facilities Maintenance Worker, Career Level 1 at the Bangor campus. The facilities maintenance worker performs tasks related to cleaning assigned areas, performing basic grounds keeping responsibilities, custodial services, and/or minor and basic maintenance responsibilities. Typical responsibilities include:   Maintaining facilities and grounds which may include mowing; weed removal; trimming trees; picking-up litter; sweeping; mopping; making minor building repairs; moving furniture and equipment; and/or performing related duties. Operating and maintaining a variety of vehicles, equipment and tools; completing routine maintenance on equipment, tools, and vehicles. May work with materials and chemicals associated with cleaning. Reporting maintenance issues and equipment failures as appropriate. Maintaining inventory levels within assigned area of responsibility. Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.  Qualifications: Required : a high school diploma or GED; valid Class C Maine Driver's License with a clean driving record, ability to work in adverse weather conditions, ability to work occasional overtime hours, ability to lift and move 75 pounds, ability to read and follow written and oral instructions, ability to work independently, ability to perform manual labor including snow shoveling, ability to operate maintenance and grounds equipment, ability to perform building and grounds maintenance tasks.  This can be a physically demanding position and typically requires: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical assessment is required. Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at  https://uma.hiretouch.com/ . Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position."  You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references). You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the successful applicant is determined.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening. UMA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University of Maine at Augusta does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.
University of Maine at Augusta Augusta, ME, United States
07/28/2017
Part time
UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs. UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through University College centers around the state.  With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives. The University of Maine Augusta is seeking applicants for the position of Adjunct Instructors in Information and Library Science for the following courses: ILS 225 – Introduction to Library Information Technology This course will introduce the student to current library technologies and related issues. It includes an in-depth exploration of technology systems, policies, ethics, and practices as well as the importance of staying current with the latest trends in the information and library services field. Prerequisite: ILS 100 or permission of program coordinator. CR 3 (Offered: Fall and Summer.) ILS 325 – Digital Library Technology and Services This course will explore the ever-changing nature of the services and issues in digital libraries and library technology applications. It includes an in-depth exploration of web-based services, social and physical networking, library automation and the development and implementation of technology plans. Prerequisite: ILS 225 or permission of the Program Coordinator. CR 3 (Offered: Spring.) Salary is in accordance with the  PATFA  contract , rank to be determined based on qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates must have an ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science, and 5 or more years full-time working experience in the LIS fields particularly with experience with the use of library information technology. Candidates should have prior online teaching experience along with a strong commitment to teaching and the skilled use of e-learning technologies; demonstrated excellence in communication; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated teaching skills; and an ability to work in collaborative relationships using different forms of technology. It is important for candidates to: be familiar and have a working knowledge of current trends in technology in relation to the changing needs of library services and re-positioning of librarian skill sets, have a working background in library-based technologies and/or systems, strong facilitation skills, and an ability to scaffold and reinforce student understanding of course content. Applicant must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at  https://uma.hiretouch.com/ .  Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position."  You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications and a resume/curriculum vitae .  You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.  Review of applications will begin immediately and until August 31, 2017.   Materials received on or after that date will be considered at the discretion of the university.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening .  UMA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University of Maine at Augusta does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.