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Welcome to Bowdoin College!  Bowdoin is proud to be one of the area’s premier employers and continuously strives to provide a positive work environment in which both faculty and staff can grown and achieve their highest potential.

Welcome to the Faculty!

The Bowdoin College faculty consists of some of the finest scholars and academic leaders who are passionate about teaching and learning.  The College offers competitive compensation, robust benefits, and many resources to attract and retain its gifted faculty.

New members of the faculty will receive a letter from Human Resources in the late spring 2014 with information about completing necessary employment and benefits paperwork.  You should plan to spend 60 - 90 minutes in Human Resources on one of these dates: 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, between the hours of 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, between the hours of 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday, July 22,  2014, between the hours of 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, between the hours of 9:30 am - 3:30 pm and
Friday, August 15, 2014, between the hours of 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please contact Ann Michaud (amichaud@bowdoin.edu) to arrange a time that suits your schedule.

Joining our Staff!

When you join Bowdoin College’s staff, you will find yourself working among dedicated and high-performing professionals.  In addition to providing competitive compensation, Bowdoin offers many training and development opportunities that will help ensure your professional growth.  Our rich benefit package also includes perks that will help you manage your work/life balance.

Employment Forms

Campus Resources

Bowdoin’s campus offers a variety of resources and through many departments to help employees be as successful as possible, both personally and professionally.  For a full list of departments, services, and programs that Bowdoin offers employees see the A-Z Index.  Administrative Services lists additional useful links as does the Faculty gateway.

If you are considering joining Bowdoin, we encourage you to spend some time reviewing the resources that this historic yet modern campus makes available to you.

Bowdoin’s faculty, students, and employees are regularly recognized for their contributions to society, the community, and education.  Bowdoin highlights these accomplishments in several publications available online through the Office of Communications.

Bowdoin College allows employees and their family use of state-of-the-art athletic facilities and programs.  To learn more about the fitness opportunities that are available to Bowdoin’s employees visit the Athletics Department.

Community Resources

The Bath/Brunswick and greater Portland region of Maine offers a quality of life that very few other places in the country can boast.   Learn more about what the area has to offer by using the links below.   When you link to one of these other sites, you leave our site and are subject to that other site’s privacy policy.  The other site is fully responsible for the validity and currency of the information it publishes.

Bowdoin and the greater Bath/Brunswick area also offer a myriad of opportunities for those looking to become involved.  Do you want to:


Cultural opportunities

Bowdoin College has an inquisitive culture with opportunities to expand your knowledge or just have some fun.  While Bowdoin College is home to a wide variety of cultural resources including live entertainment, musical performances, dance, lectures, and poetry, the surrounding towns also provide an endless list of events and activities.    

Events

Maine’s culture and quality of life is almost synonymous with the outdoors.  Coastal Maine offers the outdoorsman and nature enthusiast many great escapes.

Recreation


Spouse/Partner Employment

Changing professions or employers can often mean relocating and the need for your domestic partner or spouse to find employment in the area.  Bath/Brunswick has several sizable employers, and with the short commute on I-295, Portland and Augusta also present employment opportunities.  A few employment sites that can provide more information are:

Also, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources department -- we often can offer assistance in helping to explore other available opportunities.