Human Resources

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm

Employment Opportunities

Within a supportive community, Nichols College transforms today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. Our faculty and staff take seriously their role in transforming students into successful graduates who respond to challenges, are eager for responsibility and assume significant roles in the global economy. If that sounds like you, consider joining our campus community.

Open Positions | Faculty

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting

DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Associate Dean for Business

JOB SUMMARY:

Nichols College seeks a dynamic and energetic candidate to begin employment in the Fall of 2017 semester. This is a non-tenure track 1 to 2-year position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level, including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and the Intermediate series.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Candidates will possess a Master’s degree in Business Administration, and a CPA. In addition, the successful candidate will have prior college-level teaching experience, as well as proficiency with Excel and the ability to incorporate Excel into all Accounting courses.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent communications, verbal and written
  • Using math/calculations
  • Frequent standing and/or sitting
  • Visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please forward a letter of interest, resume, and all certifications as well as the name of three professional references to:

Nichols College
Asst Director of Human Resources
Box 5000, Dudley, MA 01571
Or via email to humanresources@nichols.edu

Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Open Positions | Professional

Academic Technologist

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
SUPERVISOR: Chief Information Officer

JOB SUMMARY

  • The Academic Technologist is responsible for promoting and supporting academic technologies for teaching and learning across campus. This position will coordinate their work with highly collaborative Academic and Information Technology teams in delivering these services to faculty, staff, and students.
  • The Academic Technologist will serve as a change agent and work with faculty teams to explore how academic technologies could allow them to more effectively and efficiently reach audiences and engage students in the classroom and outside of the classroom on projects.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

  • Collaborative and innovative work style.
  • In-depth knowledge of current and cutting-edge technologies used in the academic environment.
  • Teaching or training experience.

DESCRIPTIONS OF DUTIES AND TASKS

Essential Job Functions:

  • Consult with faculty about teaching and learning goals for courses and help faculty choose and implement the technologies best suited to meet the identified needs and goals.
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies and their potential to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Coordinates, develops and organizes programs; such as workshops, lectures and training series; to inform faculty on trends in instructional technology, methods for effective use of technology in teaching, and use of specialized tools.
  • Develops web-based information resources which enable faculty and students to use instructional technology successfully.
  • Assist in the creation of effective teaching and learning spaces, both physical and virtual, for the college.
  • Participate as a member of appropriate faculty committees related to technology and faculty development.
  • Work schedule will require some regular presence on campus in the evenings during the week.

Other Job Functions:

  • Provide audio-visual troubleshooting and support for classes and events on campus.
  • Collaborate with, and support, student STAR Desk in library for first level academic technology and audio-visual support for the campus.
  • Other duties assigned by the supervisor.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree desired, with an emphasis in educational technology or a related field.
  • Experience in the design, development, and evaluation of college-level academic technology projects.
  • Experience with Mac workstations and Final Cut Pro.
  • Experience with green screen chroma-key editing technology.
  • Ability to work with collaboration software.
  • Knowledge of face-to-face, blended and online teaching/learning environments (Adobe Connect experience preferred).
  • Strong general technical skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources@nichols.edu

Other Open Positions

Graduate Assistant Cross Country, Track & Field Coach / Enrollment Division Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Athletics / Enrollment
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head Cross Country, Track & Field Coach

Nichols College is a four-year private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as certificate programs. Within a supportive community, the College’s mission is to transform today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. Nichols is an NCAA DIII institution.

JOB SUMMARY:

Working under the direction of the Head Coach, the Graduate Assistant Coach (GA) will assist with all aspects of a Division III men’s and women’s cross country, track & field program. Preferably, the GA will serve as the primary coach for the field and throwing events. However, candidates with other track & field experiences are also welcome to apply. The GA will also serve as the assistant cross country coach. Duties will include, but are not limited to practice planning, student-athlete development, recruiting, monitoring student’s academic progress, travel, and day-to-day cross country and track operations. Candidate must be willing to travel to various regions to scout and recruit. Looking for a hardworking, self-motivated, energetic individual who is willing to work during non-tradition hours.

The GA will also work in the Enrollment division of the college. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Enrollment for Peer Engagement this position will oversee the day to day operations of the Call Center. The position requires the GA to implement protocols that meet the needs of both the Advancement and Admissions offices. Duties will include, but are not limited to enforcing Call Center rules from the handbook participating in ongoing training for callers, reporting any technical issues to the Nichols IT Department, and maintain a positive and upbeat work environment. Hours are predominately during the evening.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate Assistant Coaches must be accepted into the Nichols College graduate program prior to commencing employment and must remain on schedule to graduate in two years.
  • Prior coaching experience or collegiate cross country or track & field participation is required.
  • Experience in field and throwing events is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations
  • Self-motivated individual
  • CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and familiarity with all major social media platforms

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Send cover letter and resume to: katie.moulton@nichols.edu

Graduate Assistant Coaches receive a salary of $10,000 annually, are eligible to participate in the employee medical insurance benefit program, and receive a tuition waiver for up to 18 credits per year toward an MBA, MSOL, or MSA degree at Nichols College.

Nichols College is an equal opportunity employer and educator and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Head Cheer Coach

DEPARTMENT: Student Involvement
REPORTS TO: Director of Student Involvement
Date Position Available: September 1, 2016 (ASAP)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create an environment that values and promotes the mission of Nichols College and the Student Involvement Office.
  • Dedication and Commitment to further develop the competitive Cheerleading program.
  • Maintain a high standard of safety and integrity in all aspects of program management.
  • Create an environment that fosters Bison Pride and a positive experience for all members of the Cheer Team.

COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the safety and security of all participants in the program during all practices and competitions to ensure proper techniques and drill procedures are being followed at all times.
  • Create an environment that values and promotes academic excellence of the club sport participant.
  • Develop leadership skills and instill core values in involved members of the Cheer team.
  • Maintain knowledge of and adherence to all Nichols College and Student Involvement policies, procedures
  • Hire, train, and supervise assistant coaches (if needed).
  • Team Management: Recruiting, Budgeting, Scheduling, Travel Logistics, Competition and Practice Coaching, and Public Relations. Coordinate team participation with departmental and team fundraising efforts.
  • Operate cheerleading camps and clinics in conjunction with the Nichols College Conference Events & Services Office.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Student Involvement.
  • Required 15 -20 hours per week coaching and 5-10 hours of administrative work per week.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and dedication to relate well with the Nichols College community.
  • Proven track record of building a competitive Cheer team and fostering a positive environment.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with multiple constituencies.
  • Excellent organizational and management skills Experience with scheduling, budgeting, and travel logistics.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred as well as previous Dance Team coaching experience
  2. AACCA-American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting 60 to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches
  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs
  • Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to use computer

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: humanresources@nichols.edu

Part Time Dance Team Coach

DEPARTMENT: Student Involvement
REPORTS TO: Director of Student Involvement Date Position Available: September 1, 2016

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create an environment that values and promotes the mission of Nichols College and the Student Involvement Office.
  • Develop a competitive Dance Team, while hosting a variety of campus events throughout the academic year. Maintain a high standard of safety and integrity in all aspects of program management.
  • Create an environment that fosters Bison Pride and a positive experience for all members of the Dance Team.

COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the safety and security of all participants in the program during all practices and competitions to ensure proper techniques and procedures are being followed at all times.
  • Create an environment that values and promotes the academic experience of the Dance Team participant.
  • Develop leadership skills and instill core values in involved members of the Dance Team.
  • Maintain knowledge of and adherence to all Nichols College and Student Involvement policies, procedures
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes through the admissions process and represent the program, along with Nichols College at major events- both on and off campus-throughout the calendar year.
  • Team Management: Budgeting, Scheduling, Travel Logistics, Competition and Practice Coaching, and Public Relations. Coordinate team participation with departmental and team fundraising efforts.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Student Involvement.
  • Required 15 -20 hours per week coaching and 5-10 hours of administrative work per week.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and desire to relate well with the Nichols College community.
  • Proven track record of building a competitive Dance Team and fostering a positive environment.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with multiple constituencies.
  • Excellent organizational and management skills Experience with scheduling, budgeting, and travel logistics.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree preferred as well as previous Dance Team coaching experience

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting 60 to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing Ability to use computer

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: humanresources@nichols.edu