Capital Campaign Assistant Manager

This is a full time temporary (at least four years) position. Operating under broad guidelines from the Dean of Institutional Advancement and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the Capital Campaign Assistant Manager is responsible for helping organize and execute the activities of the capital campaign.


  Track all gifts to the campaign and other college fundraising initiatives

  Run reports, mailing lists, invitation lists, for campaign and other development operations

  Assist with donor profiling and target analytics

  Develop a filing and reporting system for campaign

  Acknowledge all campaign contributions and develop appropriate letters for each priority

  Reconcile financials with Business Office

  Train development department on NXT and Raiser’s Edge

  Works with the development team on events

  Coordinate campaign mailings


Proficient in Raiser’s Edge / NXT software

A Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of development operations experience in a nonprofit

Ability to set priorities and coordinate multiple projects effectively under pressure

Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to function well in a team environment

Understanding of higher education and a commitment to the values of the College of the Atlantic

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Electronic applications only, please.


Faculty Member in Computer Science

The College of the Atlantic (COA) seeks a full-time faculty member in Computer Science.  The successful candidate will be the first faculty member in computer science at COA. The faculty member will offer a range of classes to help students gain basic to advanced programming skills, while introducing students to the central questions of computer science and exposing them to the styles of thought and habits of mind associated with computer scientists. The faculty member is expected to help students make connections between computer science and other areas of the curriculum, including art and design and the humanities, as well as the natural and social sciences.

In addition to introductory and intermediate programming classes, we are interested in a candidate who can offer engaging and challenging courses that explore the intersections of computer science and computing with different aspects of the human experience and academic and creative areas. Examples of such classes might include some of the following: cryptography and computer security, information visualization, human-computer interaction, machine learning and artificial intelligence, generative art, digital humanities, agent-based modeling, data mining, and micro-controller programming (e.g, Arduino and Raspberry Pi devices).

The successful candidate must have the ability and interest in teaching some courses in mathematics or related areas. These might not be math classes per se, but it is essential that this faculty member’s classes connect strongly with the existing mathematics curriculum and offer courses that meet the college’s quantitative reasoning requirement. It is essential that the faculty member has a background in computing and programming and be enthusiastic about and focused on developing creative ways to teach computer science to students with a wide range of backgrounds and goals. The faculty member should have a Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, computational science, applied mathematics, physics, or a related area and demonstrated potential for excellent and innovative teaching.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter addressing interest in and qualifications for the position, and a brief statement of teaching that includes a discussion of the roles of computer science in an interdisciplinary curriculum. The CV should include contact information for three professional references; please do not have references send letters. For full consideration, please submit all application materials as a single pdf file to by November 27, 2017.

Night Prep Cook/Dishwasher

College of the Atlantic is seeking a person to assist with dinner prep, service, and clean-up. Emphasis is on creative, healthy, scratch cooking. Must work well in a congenial atmosphere. A knowledge of vegetarian and vegan cooking and some cooking experience in a professional setting required. This position will normally work early afternoon through dinner, weekdays, but must have some flexibility to work with catering and special events. 11-month position per year; includes benefits. Send resume with references to Electronic applications only, please. COA is an AA/EEO employer.



College of the Atlantic is committed to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and multicultural education. COA is an AA/EEO employer. Applications are especially encouraged from persons who could enhance the ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity of the College.