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October 7, 2009



Southern Maine Community College Employment Opportunity



BARGAINING UNIT:  MEA Administrative, Level V

SALARY RANGE:  $44,729 - $73,931

BENEFITS: 95% employer paid health insurance, 100% employer paid dental and life insurance for employees (spouse/domestic partner/dependent coverage also available), vision insurance, choice of Maine Public Employees Retirement System or TIAA CREF (in lieu of social security) generous vacation/personal/sick time allowances, 12 paid holidays, professional development, and free tuition within the MCCS.


DESCRIPTION: SMCC is seeking a full-time administrator to provide leadership for the delivery of fire training and education and certification in the state of Maine.  This professional management position oversees the planning, development, and direction of a complex delivery system that provides fire service training and related educational programs statewide.  Principle responsibilities include providing executive leadership for the organization and representing the organizations interests within the community and the fire service statewide.  Supervision is exercised over professional, instructional, and clerical support staff.  The position requires availability for a variable work schedule including nights and weekends with statewide travel.



Baccalaureate degree in a related field

Five or more years of high level management experience in fire service or related field Personnel management experience. Experience managing a complex organization and facilitating inter-agency collaboration



Masters degree in a related field

Ten or more years of high level management experience in fire service or related field teaching experience Leadership experience as a fire chief or comparable position


APPLICATION PROCESS:  Position will remain open until filled; however, consideration will begin October 21st, 2009.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to or mail to:


Southern Maine Community College

Fort Road

South Portland, ME  04106

Attention:  Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager


SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution



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