Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 – Deck Training, Engine Training, Instruction, 
Operations and Watchstanding, and Unlicensed/Other Positions

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About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Marine Transportation Department is currently recruiting for an Assistant Professor – 10 Month. The incumbent will be assigned courses in vessel operations, management and maritime regulation as the needs of the Department dictate and their background allow.

The selected individual must be available for campus committee assignments and be active and involved in the maritime industry through publication, participation in regulatory events or industry conferences.
Participation in two out of three summer sea terms will be expected and will be paid in addition to annual salary.

Required Qualifications

  • STCW Management level license, Unlimited/Oceans. Experience as either a Chief Mate on US flag merchant vessels of unlimited tonnage or Master of a limited tonnage vessel.
  • Master's degree in Marine Transportation or related field.
  • Experience on a range of vessels including military, dry cargo and liquid cargo.
  • Current on the international regulatory environment and SMS.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in maritime education.

Additional Information:
For those desiring additional information please contact:

Ms. Joann Sprague, Office Manager
718) 409-7286

This is a temporary appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Travel and interviews expenses will not be reimbursed.

Salary/Compensation: The salary is based on a daily rate of pay and will commensurate with license, certification and experience.

Descriptive Title: Various
Budget Title: Technical Specialist CSL
Salary Grade: NSSL
Item #: Various

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Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should indicate which cruise period (Cruise A, Cruise B, or Full Cruise) option they prefer.  When applying online, please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter including cruise option (Cruise A, Cruise B, or Full Cruise)
  • Copy of TWIC
  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Merchant Marine Credential (MMC)
  • Copy of valid Medical Certificate
  • Copy of the appropriate DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Documentation
  • Three recent references


Please see full job descriptions at the links below:

Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 – Engine Training, Instruction, Operations and Watchstanding

Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 – Deck Training, Instruction, Operations and Watchstanding

Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 – Unlicensed/Other

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