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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.


Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Appointment Terms: Full-time, regular, 12 month work position.

Salary: The salary range is $30,594 to $40,728. The starting salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Financial Aid is responsible for assisting in the delivery of financial aid to students, while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and institutional regulations and guidelines; determining student eligibility for various aid programs; coordinating and implementing strategies and programs to support recruitment and retention; providing financial aid services to students by managing customer service and outreach activities for the Student Financial Aid Office. The Assistant Director oversees the daily financial aid operations.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for the position of Assistant Director of Financial Aid include a Bachelor’s degree with one year of financial aid work experience or five years extensive relevant experience providing comparable background for the position. Experience with PeopleSoft, Campus Community Financial Aid component, is preferred.

Benefits: Excellent health/accident/life insurance, Retirement, Social Security, Tuition Waiver, etc.

University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Programs, and Teacher Education.

Applications: The position is opened until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date of March 31, 2014, will be considered at the discretion of the University. To apply send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter addressing your experience in relation to the requirements of this position, resume, official or unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references to address below or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applicants are also asked to fill out a professional application which can be downloaded at http://www.maine.edu/pdf/hrprofessapp.pdf. The successful finalist will go through applicable background checks. For more information please call the Human Resources Office at (207) 768-9549.

Barbara Lambert
Human Resources
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769

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 veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Director of the Center for Innovative Learning

Appointment Terms: UMPSA represented, full-time, fiscal year appointment

Salary: The salary range is $46,530 to $54,286. The starting salary will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

Duties Begin: Immediately

Responsibilities: The Director will be responsible for the coordination of learning activities and partnerships for the new Center for Innovative Learning. In carrying out the University’s new vision and mission, the Center will become the unifying piece in assisting academic and student affairs in the conversion to a proficiency based curriculum. The Director will provide strategic and operational management and leadership for innovative learning initiatives on campus. The successful candidate will plan, execute and manage efforts to incorporate advanced methods into instruction and collaborate with leadership to develop policies and processes to meet the strategic goals. In addition, the Director will develop and facilitate campus wide training in support of the vision and mission as well as occasional undergraduate course teaching.

To view the University’s mission and vision, please visit http://www.umpi.edu/about-umpi

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Education or teaching-related discipline
• Experience leading and working collaboratively on educational courses and/or projects
• Demonstrated evidence of innovative and appropriate use of technology
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing, through presentations, and interpersonally

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in teaching and staff development/training

Benefits: Excellent health/dental/accident/life insurance, retirement and tuition waiver benefits.

University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Programs, and Teacher Education.

Applications: This position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date on March 21, 2014 will be considered at the discretion of the University. To apply send cover letter, résumé, official or unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references to address below or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applicants are also asked to fill out a professional application which can be downloaded at http://www.maine.edu/pdf/hrprofessapp.pdf. For more information please call the Human Resources Office at (207) 768-9549.

Barbara B. Lambert
Human Resources
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769

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.