New Employee Resources
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.
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:
Thursday, June 18, 2015, between 11:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, July 7, 2015, between 10:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 15, 2015, between 9:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 23, 2015, between 10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 between 9:30am - 2:30pm
Thursday, August 20, 2015, between 10:00am - 3:00pm
Please contact Ann Michaud (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a time that suits your schedule.
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.
- I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form
- List of I-9 Acceptable Forms of Identification
- Federal W-4 Form
- Maine W-4ME Form
- Confidentiality Statement
- Direct Deposit Form
- Polar Plus
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family Medical Leave Act
- Bowdoin College Policies for Staff
- Bowdoin College Policies for Faculty
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 Directory. 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.
- Campus children’s center and summer camps
- Dining Services
- Health & Wellness
- Arts & Culture – Museum of Art, Theater and Dance, Music
- Faculty Resources
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.
- Child care
- Elder Care
- Health Partners
- Home Buying
- Town recreation
- All About Brunswick
- Brunswick Explorer Transit
- Things to do in Bath/Brunswick
- Things to do in Freeport
- Greater Portland
Bowdoin and the greater Bath/Brunswick area also offer a myriad of opportunities for those looking to become involved. Do you want to:
- Give back to your community?
- Help those in need?
- Participate in Hour Exchange? individuals, organizations and businesses help each other meet their needs cash free in one-to-one exchanges and group projects
- Help the environment?
- Learn a new hobby?
- Explore nature?
- Play a sport?
- Network with other professionals?
- Learn something new?
- Join the Association of Bowdoin Friends?
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.
Maine’s culture and quality of life is almost synonymous with the outdoors. Coastal Maine offers the outdoorsman and nature enthusiast many great escapes.
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:
- New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Also, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources department -- we often can offer assistance in helping to explore other available opportunities.