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Career Opportunities

 

 

We are pleased that you are considering career opportunities at the University of New England. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the "Best Universities in the North" in its 2014 edition of “America's Best Colleges," UNE is a great place to work. Our medium size provides a unique environment—we boast both a tight-knit community and access to a wide array of degree programs, research opportunities and cultural events

The University of New England offers students a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service. UNE’s excellence could not happen without a dedicated and talented faculty and professional staff. Thanks to that dedication, over the past 10 years, as one of the fastest growing private universities in the country, UNE has seen its enrollment triple to over 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. It values student-centered, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs that meet the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in support of an integrative approach to the liberal arts, health and the environment, as well as scholarship and research.

The University of New England is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. UNE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. All employment related decisions will be made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications. UNE maintains affirmative action plans for minorities and women and the disabled pursuant to applicable law.

The UNE Community

The University of New England has three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of different learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our internationally renowned undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program.

Portland is one of the nation's most livable small cities with an incredible natural environment, friendly people, a wealth of arts and cultural institutions, and major medical facilities for internships and clinical rotations. With most of UNE’s open positions located in the Portland and Biddeford area it offers the opportunity to live in what “Outside Magazine” named as one of the “Greatest Places to Live in America”. You can learn why Food and Wine called Portland “an amazing food city” or why it’s been referred to as one of America’s greenest cities.

Employee Benefits

UNE offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents. The package includes varied health and dental plans as well as other core benefits, a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match and extensive paid leave (holiday, vacation, sick and personal time. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package.

Positions at UNE

Faculty Positions

The role of a faculty member at UNE is to integrate scholarship and teaching, provide leadership, and ensure academic standards are maintained. As a group they share a common and deep commitment to our students and the University. Our faculty recognizes and takes pride in its role, both as individuals and as a group, to help prepare students to meet their futures with the knowledge and the abilities that will ensure their success. We welcome you to explore the current opportunities for Faculty positions at UNE.

Professional Staff Positions 

The professional staff at UNE share our mission and core values and are integral to the University’s success. It is the opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that reaches across the globe. We offer positions across a variety of employment opportunities encompassing broad areas of interest and educational backgrounds: administration, service and maintenance, information technology and library services to name a few.

Adjunct and Temporary Positions

The University has a variety of adjunct faculty and temporary opportunities throughout the year. These positions are wide-ranging and vary in duration and environments from academic to research to administrative. Many individuals in these roles endeavor to become long term employees with the university and this kind of employment offers the chance for exposure and networking opportunities that could increase competitiveness when applying for full and half time positions. We also have Per Diem opportunities for those in housekeeping and nursing that allow flexibility in an applicant’s work schedule.