Employment at MMA

Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is a public, fully accredited college located in the quintessentially New England coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported maritime colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, management, science, and transportation with a community of approximately 950 students and 200 faculty and staff. Maine Maritime is a NCAA Division III institution that competes in the North Atlantic Conference, and is a New England Football Conference member.

MMA is a remarkable place to work and grow in a career, rich in opportunity, experiences and rewards. MMA offers a feeling of “family” that is unique. Our goal is to create and sustain a community where all are appreciated and respected for their individual and collective contributions. Our Human Resources department administers the employment process and welcomes your interest in a career with Maine Maritime. We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:


Schooner Bowdoin Chief Mate12/6/18Accepting Applications
Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker (Custodian - Night Shift)11/29/18Accepting Applications
Building & Grounds Maintenance Mechanic & Trades Worker II (Carpenter)11/6/18Accepting Applications
Maintenance Technician II (Electrician)10/18/18Accepting Applications
Boatswain Mate10/15/18Interviewing
Third Assistant Engineer - TSSOM10/4/18Accepting Applications
Deputy Commandant - Revised 9-26-20189/20/18Accepting Applications
Assistant Professor Marine Transporation9/19/18Interviewing, No Longer Accepting Applications
Assistant Sailing Coach9/6/18Interviewing
Master Small Craft - Temporary 1 year, 3 month position9/6/18Interviewing
Commandant of Midshipmen6/29/18Accepting Applications
Assistant or Associate Professor of Engineering (Electrical) - revised Oct. 25, 20184/25/18Accepting Applications

Applications received after the application deadline will be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.


Cruise dates are May 5, 2019 to July 15, 2019.  There will be an option for two shorter cruises with the swap from Cruise A to Cruise B occurring in Portsmouth, UK on or around June 9.

Asst Training Officer - Engine12/6/18Accepting Applications -
Asst Training Officer - Deck12/6/18Accepting Applications -
5 openings
Sr. Training Officer - Engine12/6/18Accepting Applications -
Sr. Training Officer - Deck12/6/18Accepting Applications -
3 openings
Watch Officer - 3rd Engineer11/28/18Accepting Applications -
8 openings
Watch Officer - 3rd Mate11/28/18Accepting Applications -
4 openings


Adjunct Instructor - Marketing Management Spring 201911/26/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Chemistry Lab Instructor - Spring 201911/13/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Instructors of MTO - Spring 2019 (revised 11-20-18)
Open Sections:
  • Small Craft Construction Lab
  • Tanker Operations Lab
  • Seamanship Lecture
  • Seamanship Lab
  • Electronic Navigation
  • Electronic Navigation Lab
11/8/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Instructors - Arts & Sciences, Spring 2019
Open Sections:
  • Structured Problem Solving with Computer
  • Humanities I
  • Spanish Level I
  • Management Communication
  • Special Topics in Humanities (open)
  • Special Topics in Humanities (Spanish II)
  • Digital Photography
  • Medical Person in Charge
  • Contemporary World Politics II
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Relations and Group Dynamics
Part-Time Certified Athletic Trainer - Temporary, through April 201810/15/18Accepting Applications
CED Tankerman Course Developer10/11/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Instructor - General Physical Education - Spring 2019
Open Sections:
  • Physical Fitness
  • Volleyball
  • Floor Hockey
10/4/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Instructor - Massage - Spring 201910/4/18Accepting Applications
Adjunct Instructor - Basic Swim - Spring 201910/4/18Accepting Applications
CMM Course Developer(s)10/3/18Interviewing
First Aid & CPR Instructors9/27/18Accepting Applications
Assistant Coach 2018 - revised 10-31-18
Open Sections: 
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Swimming
  • Men's Swimming
3/22/18Accepting Applications

ONGOING (Accepting Applications)

Job Title
Part-Time Campus Safety Officer (pool)
Continuing Education Department Instructor (Pool)
Clerical Pool
Polar Operations Instructor (pool)
Lead Fire Fighting Instructor
First Aid & CPR Instructor (pool)
CED Assistant Fire Fighting Instructors (pool)
CED Fire Fighting Safety Officers (pool)
CED EMS Rehab Officers (pool)
Temporary, Part-Time Maintenance Assistant - Deck (Ship)
Temporary, Part-Time Maintenance Assistant - Engine (Ship)
Per Diem – Utility Worker – Temp. Office Worker
On-Call Nurse
Math and Physics Tutors


Job TitlePostedStatus
PEO Field Exp II Coord Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
PEO Field Exp I Coord Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
IBL Co-op Educational Exp Coord Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
PET Field Exp II Coord (CO 300) Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
PET Field Exp I Coord (CO 200) Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
MSE Field Exp I & II Coord Job Description 201910/3/18Accepting Applications
Engine Cadet Shipping Coordinator 20197/9/18Accepting Applications
Deck Cadet Shipping Coordinator 20199/5/18Accepting Applications
SVO_VOT Coop Work Experience I Coordinator (CO 223) 20199/6/18Accepting Applications
VOT Coop Work Experience II Coordinator (CO 323) 20199/6/18Accepting Applications
VOT Coop Work Experience III Coordinator (CO 423) 20199/6/18Accepting Applications


These positions are administered by the Department of the Navy.  They are located on the Maine Maritime Academy campus but are not Maine Maritime Academy jobs.  Interested applicants must apply at https://www.usajobs.gov/.  Please do not send application materials to Maine Maritime Academy.

Job Title
None at this time.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit the following documents in a single email to HR@mma.edu (in the subject line of your email, please write your name and the position for which you are applying):

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Résumé
  • Completed MMA Application*
  • Copies of applicable professional certifications and/or licenses
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (faculty applicants only, unless otherwise specified)
    • For all faculty appointments, official college transcripts must be received prior to a formal offer being made for employment.
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Completed MMA Application Checklist
  • MMA Self-Identification Form (attach as separate document)

*Pages 2 and 3 of the MMA Application must be signed and dated by hand or signed electronically using an electronic signature verification service. Electronic signatures, to include images of hand-written signature, will not be accepted unless so verified.


All offers are made contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation. Individuals cruising onboard our ships are also required to undergo a pre-employment drug-screening.

Tobacco-Free Notice

For the health and wellbeing of our community, the Maine Maritime Academy campus and vessels (ashore and afloat) are smoke- and tobacco-free as of August 1, 2016.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Maine Maritime Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  The Academy complies with federal and/or state law that prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, marital status, disability, age, genetic information or veteran status.  The Academy provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals upon request. Women, minorities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  MMA is unable at this time to sponsor visas. We welcome foreign nationals with valid U.S. work authorization to apply.