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Broad, open landscape accented by rolling hills and big sky vistas with lots of clean air and bright days, hundreds of lakes and waterways for a myriad of outdoor adventures from canoeing, hiking, rock climbing to alpine and cross-country skiing. Our students value the talented, caring faculty, small student-centered classes, and close student-instructor rapport. Liberal arts and professional studies programs with service-learning, internship, and undergraduate research opportunities describe intellectual adventure at UM-Presque Isle. Come join our North of Ordinary university community.

One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, the University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1,500 traditional and non-traditional students from the United States and Canada with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. It combines liberal arts and selected professional studies programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire area.


Chief Business Officer

University of Maine System

The Chief Business Officer (CBO) will serves on the president’s cabinet as the chief financial and business advisor to the president and the campus leadership team and is the campus’ primary liaison to the functionally aligned services. Responsibilities include development of the annual campus budget in support of the campus mission and strategic priorities, overseeing the management of the annual campus budget as approved by the Board of Trustees (as well as other all other campus funds) and advises the president and the leadership team on innovative and practical approaches to meeting the campus’ fiscal needs, financial management of campus resources for grants and contracts, participates in long-range planning and goal setting for the campus and provides analytical support and reports for routine and complex projects, actively participates in the development of policies and procedures at the system and campus level, and oversees the administrative functional units managed at the campus level, including responsibility for financial reporting, cashier functions and student customer service, day-to-day (hands on) functions for maintenance and operation of plant, campus-managed auxiliary services, and other duties as assigned by the president and the CFO.

The CBO had a direct reporting relationship to the Associate Vice Chancellor (CFO) and a service reporting relationship to their respective campus president. The CBO will oversee directors/managers/supervisors of administrative functional units managed at the campus level and assigned by the campus.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business management, or public administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Solid working knowledge of financial and administrative management
  • Knowledge of accounting, budget and audit disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in an appropriate field such as MBA, MPA, finance or accounting.
  • At least five years of experience managing in a complex organization with direct experience in higher education or public sector organizations.
  • Commitment to public higher education dedicated to teaching, research, public service and student development.

The salary range is $80,000 – $99,000 and will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.  Benefits include medical, dental, retirement, and tuition waiver program.

This position is open until filled; however applications received after the first screening date on July 27, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the university.  To apply, send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter, resume, college transcripts, contact information for three professional references and a completed application found at http://www.umpi.edu/files/employment/JobApplicationProfessional.pdf to UMPI Chief Business Officer, Human Resources, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME  04743 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (preferred method of application) reference job code 1601.  Only completed applications will be considered.

The successful candidate is subject to background screening

University of Maine at Presque Isle 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.

Director of Library Services

Full-time, regular position

The University of Maine-Presque Isle is seeking to fill a position as Director of Library Services. The position is primarily responsible for the leadership and overall management of UMPI library services and collections. The Director of Library Services works closely with the Provost, the Director of Student Success, the Manager for Information Technology, faculty and other academic support departments to develop information policies, resources, and services in support of the mission of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Working with multiple constituencies, The Director of Library Services identifies the information needs of the campus, provides leadership in stimulating program development to meet those needs, articulates the needs and services of the library, and advocates for the library's efforts to serve the community.

The Director of Library Services reports directly to the Provost and works closely with the Director of Student Success regarding activities and services in the Center for Innovative Learning. The Director of Library Services will guide the library in key initiatives: providing a mission, vision and strategic plan for the library and its central role in a university setting; improving and updating library services to support faculty and student success as well as reflect the University's mission of Proficiency/Personalized Based education; creating partnerships on and beyond the campus; collaborating in the use of technology in and beyond the library; and working to help support and represent the library nationally. Since the UMPI library serves a small campus constituency, the Director of Library Services will be expected to actively participate in day-to-day library operations included but not limited to circulation, reference, and collections management and be responsible for the library budget. Some nights and weekend hours may be required. The complete job description is linked here.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or informational science
  • Demonstrated relevant and progressively responsible experience in library administration
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and management experience in high-level positions in an academic library setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and successful experience working independently and as part of a team
  • At least 5 years of library experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or training in information literacy, instruction, and reference
  • Experience with creation of web pages

The salary range is $40,461 - $55,417 and will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. Benefits include medical, dental, retirement and tuition waiver programs.

This position is open until filled; however applications received after the first screening date on July 20, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the university. To apply, send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter addressing your experience as it relates to the requirements of this position, resume, college transcripts, contact information for three professional references and a completed Application found at http://www.umpi.edu/files/employment/JobApplicationProfessional.pdf to: UMPI Director of Library Services Search, Office of Human Resources, 16 Central Street, Bangor, ME 04401 or e-mail to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (preferred method of application) referencing job code 1503-08. Only complete applications will be considered.

The successful candidate is subject to background screening.

University of Maine at Presque Isle 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.

Admission Counselor

Full-time, regular, exempt position

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking to fill a position as Admissions Counselor. The incumbent will represent the University of Maine at Presque Isle at on and off campus recruitment activities, assume primary responsibility for a specific recruitment area, review files and interview prospective students, and assist in the day to day activities of the office.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree Valid driver’s license
Available to travel in Canada and New England
Available to work some evenings and weekends Preferred

Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience in student recruitment or similar work.
Working knowledge of Canadian high school system and Canadian loan program

The starting wage range is in the mid $20s. The University of Maine at Presque Isle offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and retirement benefits as well as tuition waiver programs for employees and their dependents. Additional information about UMPI is available at http://www.umpi.edu/.

The position is open until filled; however applications received after the first screening date on July 10, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the University. To apply please send a resume, college transcripts, contact information for 3 professional references and letter describing how your qualifications, skills and experience relate to the qualifications of this position referencing Admissions Counselor search to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (preferred) or Ms. Barbara Lambert, Human Resources, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769. In addition, candidates are asked to complete an application for employment which may be downloaded at http://www.umpi.edu/files/employment/JobApplicationProfessional.pdf. The successful candidate is subject to background screening.

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.