Government Relations Liaison
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Government Relations Liaison. This position reports to the President and is responsible for coordinating College's activities related to government affairs. Duties include maintaining and nurturing relationships with government officials, committees, and offices, as well as assisting in the development of institutional strategies, policies and plans related to issues related to government relations issues. The position includes on-site and remote work and a 60% (annual 1,248 hours) expectation.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; Minimum of five (5) years government relations experience; and must possess a valid driver's license. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references. Application materials should be submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/108926. Questions may be directed to Betsy Barreto at 240-895-4410.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Visit our website: www.smcm.edu/hr
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.