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2023-10-16 Dean of Academic Affairs (Chief Academic Officer) McHenry Campus View   Download  

Garrett College is inviting applications for the position of Dean of Academic Affairs. The Dean of Academic Affairs (DAA), serving as Chief Academic Officer (CAO), works with faculty and staff to guide strategic planning for the Division of Academic Affairs and develops programs to strengthen and support learning. The Dean ensures that the College's academic standards are monitored, evaluated, and consistently upheld. The Dean of Academic Affairs works with the Office of Analytics, Institutional Research and Assessment and other departments to monitor and sustain regional accreditation. The Dean is a member of the President's leadership team.

Garrett is a small, public, two-year College nestled in the rural mountains of Western Maryland and is approximately a two-hour drive from Pittsburgh and a three-hour drive from Washington, DC and Baltimore. The area's most popular tourist attraction is Deep Creek Lake, the largest fresh water lake in Maryland. (Link to Garrett County Chamber of Commerce.) Garrett county is also home to WISP Resort, a four-season resort with multiple ski slopes, golf courses, and outdoor activities. (Link to WISP Resort) The college is located in an area of Maryland with a general population of around 30,000.

The College employs 22 full-time faculty, 35 part-time faculty, and approximately 85 full-time staff. Garrett College offers degree, transfer, and certificate programs that prepare students for careers and/or further study in the following areas: Addictions Counseling, Business Administration, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering and Pre-Allied Health, Sports Management and Teacher Education and more.

Through the College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development division, Garrett offers non-credit career training programs leading to industry-recognized credentials in Allied Health, Construction & Building Maintenance, Manufacturing, and Transportation; business solutions, personal interest courses, and more.

For additional information about the College, and to view a complete job description, please visit www.garrettcollege.edu. For information about McHenry and the surrounding areas, as well as housing costs for the areas, please visit any of the following websites: Railey Realty and Taylor Made Realty.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in relevant field and participation in an academic program leading to a doctorate (to be completed by January 2028) required; Doctorate degree preferred. (Ph.D., Ed. D., J.D. etc.);
  • 2 years of college administrative experience (preferably in academic affairs);
  • 5 years of full-time teaching experience (preferably in a community college setting).

Strongly Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience in assessment activities;
  • Proven record of forging partnerships with four-year institutions;
  • History of collaborating with Student Services and Information Technology on implementation of innovative programs.

Application Process

Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications, and a list of five professional references with telephone and e-mail contact information.

Application materials may be sent to careers@garrettcollege.edu.

In order to be considered, please submit materials to be received by close of business on Friday, December 15, 2023. An appointment is expected to be made in the spring of 2024. The hiring initial placement on the salary range is $81,595 to $99,346, depending on experience and education.

Garrett College is a tobacco-free campus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE

2023-08-23 Instructors for I Can Swim McHenry Campus View   Download  

Community Aquatics & Recreation Complex (CARC) is seeking applicants for Instructors for the I Can Swim program. I Can Swim is a blended learning experience for Garrett County’s kindergarten students. It is a combination of water safety in the classroom and swim lessons in the pool.

The program runs for 9 weeks in the fall and 4 weeks in the spring during the school year. Hours are 9am-2pm Monday-Thursday. Instructors must enjoy working with children and have some background in aquatics and/or water safety with some knowledge of swimming.

Instructors are responsible for working with a team of instructors to keep the students safe while creating a fun learning environment. Instructors are responsible for classroom set up, classroom tear down, and day to day organization of classroom time.

Please Contact Angela Luby at angela.luby@garrettcollege.edu or Call 301-387-3086 for more information.

Garrett College is a tobacco-free campus. EOE

2023-07-10 Adult Education Instructor - Family Literacy McHenry Campus View  

Part-time instructor is needed to teach a Family Literacy/GED® Exam preparation class scheduled to start in September 2023. The Adult Education Program is grant funded through the Maryland Department of LABOR and the Federal Department of Labor through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

The class will be held at a Family Literacy site location during daytime hours.

Position Duties

  • Planning and conducting classroom instructional activities in math, social studies, science and language arts.
  • Linking academic lessons to Family Literacy activities.
  • Coordinating basic skills testing, progress, and GED® Ready assessments
  • Maintaining grant required student records
  • Assessing progress towards achieving individual student educational goals & program goals.
  • Developing and implementing individual and group lesson plans.
  • Planning and conducting classroom activities to prepare students for a career or post-secondary training.

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelors’ Degree

Essential Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Teaching experience preferred but not required if the candidate has other experiences demonstrating the ability to meet position duty requirements.
  • Possess knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education.
  • Ability to provide individualized instruction to meet the unique needs of each student.
  • Knowledge of and experience helping students with learning disabilities or differences.
  • Familiar with various instructional methods including experiential and contextualized learning.
  • Ability to use technology to meet students’ needs and accelerate learning.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment for a diverse group of students.
  • Monitor student performance to promote completion of the training program.

To Apply: Submit your resume and 3 references to

Kaitlyn Glotfelty, Garrett College/CEWD
Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541
or e-mail kaitlyn.glotfelty@garrettcollege.edu.

For additional information, please call 301-387-3770. For best consideration, please apply by July 31, 2023.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. EOE

2023-04-10 Part-Time Instructor - Mountaintop Truck Driving Institute McHenry Campus View  

Mountaintop Truck Driving Institute of Garrett College in Grantsville, MD is seeking a motivated part-time instructor to provide hands-on instruction to prepare students for their commercial driver's license. Successful applicant must possess effective listening and communication skills, be organized and detail-oriented, and have a commitment to help students learn and succeed. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma, a minimum of four years of experience as a Commercial Truck Driver, an excellent driving record, and possess a current CDL license. Please send your resume to Donna Bittinger, Garrett College, 867 Mosser Road, McHenry MD 21541 or donna.bittinger@garrettcollege.edu.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. EOE

2023-04-04 Welding, Electrical, and HVAC/R Instructors McHenry Campus View  

The Continuing Education and Workforce Division of Garrett College is now accepting applications for part-time instructors in the following trades: Welding, Electrical and HVAC/R.

Have you spent years on the job developing your craft? Are you interested in teaching the next generation of skilled workers? Do you have part-time evening availability? Don’t have any teaching experience, that’s ok we aren’t looking for teachers we are looking for skilled tradesman and women. If you answered yes then we would love to have the opportunity to speak with you.

Please send us your resume or reach out directly to josh.lear@garrettcollege.edu to discuss the open positions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A combination of education, training, credentials and/or experience that meets the needs and requirements of the department.
  • Official documentation of credentials and degrees may be requested; degrees are recognized only if earned at an accredited institution.
  • Journeyman license or equivalent training

Review of applications will begin immediately. EOE

2021-10-13 Lifeguards for Community Aquatics and Recreation Complex (CARC) McHenry Campus View   Download  

Community Aquatics & Recreation Complex (CARC) is seeking applicants for Lifeguards.

Applicants must have a current certificate in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Training and Certifications are available on site. The work schedule will vary, including mornings, nights, weekends, and some holidays. The facility opens at 6am and closes at 8:30 during the weekdays, 8 am-8pm on Saturday, and 10am-6pm on Sunday. There will be physical demands of patrolling the pool deck, making water rescues, and performing CPR. Life guards are required to attend monthly In Service training. The work is indoors.

Personal protective equipment, one hip pack, and one uniform tee shirt will be provided and are required while on duty. Lifeguards are responsible for patron safety. They should be able to assess a situation and quickly respond to an emergency.

Please Contact Angela Luby at angela.luby@garrettcollege.edu or Call 301-387-3086 for more information.

If assistance is needed with the application process, telephone 301-387-3086.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Garrett College is a tobacco-free campus. EOE