JLD Coordinator/Associate Director

University of Maine
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$70,000
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Position Title :

JLD Coordinator/Associate Director (id:80190)

Campus :


Department :

Student Aid - OSAID

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Salary Band/Wage Band :


Location :

Orono ME

Statement of the Job :

This position is open to current University of Maine employees within the Office of Student Financial Aid only.

Member of the Senior Management Team in Financial Aid for the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias. Oversight of student employment operations on Orono and Machias campuses. Responsible for the strategic direction and administration of student employment. Responsible for the overall management of all aspects of the Job Locator and Development (JLD) program, including development of off-campus jobs to meet the requirements of the federal grant program that funds the JLD program. This includes building and maintaining relationships with local employers to develop off-campus employment opportunities that reinforce the educational and professional goals of UMaine students. Responsible for creating and maintaining Student Employment publications, newsletters, websites and social media outlets. Responsible for administration of all aspects of UMaine's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy. Typical hiring salary for this position is $70,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Complete Job Description

About the University :

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System's flagship institution. UMaine is the state's public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu.

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with UMS COVID protocols which currently include, but are not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing. Further information can be found on our Together for Maine website.

Qualifications :


  • Typically has the education associated with a Master's degree and 7 years of professional experience or an equivalent combination of academic and directly related professional work experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in the ability to organize and administer programs in a highly computerized environment
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Preferred:

  • Master's degree
  • Previous financial aid and student employment experience
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft
  • Other Information :

    Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

    1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position 2.) a resume/curriculum vitae 3.) contact information for three professional references

    You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self- identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

    Review of applications to begin: February 20, 2023

    Appropriate background checks are required .

    In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

    Length :

    Fiscal Year (12 Months)

    Required Documents :

    Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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