Coordinator of Continuing & Distance Education

The University of Maine at Machias invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Continuing and Distance Education to provide overall leadership, coordination, and student support of the University’s programs in support of distance and adult learners. Responsibilities fall across two broad areas: (1) distance and continuing education program development, including, scheduling, marketing, instructional design, and enrollment & retention assessment; and (2) directly advise and support online and adult learners. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and in close collaboration with multiple university and community constituents, this position integrates a creative, entrepreneurial business approach with UMM’s academic mission as a student-centered environmental liberal arts college. This is a regular, full-time, represented professional position that includes a comprehensive benefits package. The normal hiring salary range for this position is $35,183 to $41,047, commensurate with skills and experience (Job Family 18, Salary Grade 03).

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Education or student support fields, or a Bachelor’s degree and four years’ experience in adult education, advising, and/or distance education. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated success in academic advising or program planning and experience in supporting adult and distance learners.

The University of Maine at Machias, a member of the University of Maine System, sits on the Gulf of Maine, surrounded by rivers, forests, fishing villages, and blueberry barrens. This unspoiled portion of the Atlantic coast is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quality of life.

Review of applications will begin July 25. Send letter of application, résumé, transcripts,, contact information for three professional references and a completed UMS Salaried Application to:

Search Committee for Coordinator of Continuing & Distance Education
Human Resource Office
University of Maine at Machias
116 O'Brien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654

E-mail applications are encouraged and may be addressed to

All university hires are contingent upon a background check.

Salaried Employee Applications

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The University of Maine at Machias is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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