Human Resources

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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

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please forward a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

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

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

 

Open Positions | Professional

Graduate Assistant Student Life

DEPARTMENT:  Student Activities

REPORTS TO:  Direct of Student Involvement

JOB SUMMARY:    

The Graduate Assistant serves the Student Life Office in a number of ways. The position will receive direct one-on-one advising experience, student organization supervisory experience as well as programmatic development. The position is a flexible 25 hours a week, being mindful of night and weekend commitments. This position will work hand-in-hand with student workers, student volunteers and other professional office staff.  Campus Location:     Student Life Suite, Fels 301

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Student Life Graduate Assistant has the following major responsibilities within the scope of the Student Life Office, which may require occasional extended work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, as needed and in-state travel.
  • Coordinate all Student Life Assessment, including weekend event attendance
  • Assist Student Organizations with the Event Registration Process.
  • Coordinates weekend events in collaboration with the Social Programming Board. Highlighting one weekend per month with larger events.
  • Works collaboratively with other department to ensure all Student Financial Service needs are completed.
  • Provides assistance and information to faculty, staff and outside organizations regarding function/program.
  • Coordinates and maintains data for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Coordinates new student organization training
  • Conducts 15-20 office hours per week.
  • Represents the college/department and serves on various department and committees.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment and three years of related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing 
  • Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching 
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Please send cover letter & resume to:

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

 

Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation & Student Involvement

DEPARTMENT:  Student Involvement

REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Involvement

Date Position Available:  August 1, 2017

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate intramural sports program including program design, scheduling, working with vendors, maintaining communication with team captains, refereeing sports as needed.
  • Implement a campus wellness program. Act as the point of contact for fitness classes- Pilates, Zumba, Yoga, etc. 
  • Supervise two practicum students from the Nichols College Sport Management department. 
  • Coordinate co-op program. Distributing, tracking and maintaining Campus Recreation equipment. Including, but not limited too: Disc Golf, Hockey Equipment, Golf Clubs, etc.
  • Create an environment that values and promotes the student experience for all members of the Nichols College community.
  • Maintain knowledge of and adherence to all Nichols College and Student Involvement policies and procedures.
  • Hire, train, and supervise additional student staff (if necessary). 
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Student Involvement.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 
  • Experience within a Campus Recreation department.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and desire to relate well with the Nichols College community.
  • Proven track record of building an Intramural and Recreation program, as well as 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.

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing 
  • Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching 
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please send cover letter & resume to:

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

 

UGA Enrollment Graduate Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment (Undergraduate Adult Education Program)

REPORTS TO: Beth Graham, Associate Director of Enrollment for Recruiting & Advising
Heather Richards, Academic Advisor/Faculty Associate

JOB SUMMARY: This position is dedicated to assisting with recruiting and advising adult students who are pursuing their Nichols College undergraduate degree during the evening/online. The person in this position will work 20 hours per week starting in August of 2017.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews UGA portal every month and makes necessary updates via Helpdesk ticket
  • Monitors and responds to the general UGA advising email account
  • Creates instructional training videos for new UGA students
  • Contacts current not enrolled UGA students to get them to register
  • Advises a small case load of UGA students
  • Conducts unofficial credit evaluations and unofficial student checklists
  • Generates UGA applications by contacting leads via phone or email
  • Scans information into DocFinity & updates student records into our CRMPerforms market research and attends online webinars
  • Represents Nichols College at all assigned events on and off campus
  • Other duties and related projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Enrolled or accepted in a Nichols College graduate degree program

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Customer service experience
  • Willingness to take on new tasks

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing
  • Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy

Application Information:

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

 

Admissions Graduate Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Admissions (Office of Undergraduate Day Admissions)
REPORTS TO: Paul Brower, Assistant Dean for Enrollment

JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of Admissions seeks a graduate assistant starting in the Fall of 2017 to assist with all parts of the enrollment process. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and goal oriented. The position includes significant travel commitments for 7-8 weeks in the fall and 4-5 weeks during the spring semester. The ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently during travel periods are key attributes for the successful candidate. A clean driving record is a must for this position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represents Nichols College at all assigned events and programs
  • Meets with students, families, and the guidance community to promote Nichols College
  • Generates applications by building relationships with prospective students and managing leads via phone, text, or email
  • Processes applicant information into DocFinity, Recruiter, and updates applicant files as needed
  • Reads applications and processes admissions decisions
  • Participates in admissions events both on and off campus including information sessions, open house programs, accepted student receptions, and other events as needed
  • Provides coverage of admissions front desk and call center as needed
  • Conducts campus tours when needed
  • Assists with the supervision of work study students in the office
  • Other duties and related projects as assigned

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Student must have a bachelor’s degree and must be admitted to a Nichols College Graduate degree program. Student needs to maintain good academic standing and complete their graduate degree program within the allotted time. Experience in undergraduate admissions is preferred. Strong public speaking and presentation skills. Good interpersonal skills, effective listening, verbal and written communication skills are a must. Should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, etc.). Experience with front-line customer service, operation of basic office machines and calm and pleasant demeanor are essential.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing
  • Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Ability to drive a vehicle
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

 

GA Women’s Field Hockey Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS TO: Head Women’s Field Hockey Coach

JOB SUMMARY:   

Working under the direction of the Head Coach, the Graduate Assistant Coach will assist with all aspects of the Division III Women’s Field Hockey program, including but not limited to game strategy, practice planning, player development, scouting/recruiting, video breakdown and analysis, monitoring student’s academic progress, travel, and day-to-day 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-traditional hours.

Graduate Assistant coaches also serve as game administrators at intercollegiate contests and log hours weekly at the Athletic Center and/or fitness center front desk.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior coaching or collegiate playing experience required
  • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations
  • Self-motivated individual with willingness to contribute and learn all aspects of the women’s field hockey program
  • CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and familiarity with all major social media platforms

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting 60 to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches
  • May drive vehicle if needed
  • Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Exposure to adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and move various machinery & equipment

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: jennifer.townsend@nichols.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Graduate Assistant Coaches must be accepted into the Nichols College graduate program prior to commencing employment. This position will receive a salary of $10,000 annually, is eligible for certain benefits (medical, dental, disability, life insurance), and will receive a tuition waiver for up to 18 credits annually toward an MBA, MSOL, or MSA degree at Nichols College. The position will begin in July 2017 and is a two-year commitment.

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

 

Assistant Field Hockey Goalie Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS TO: Head Coach of Field Hockey

JOB SUMMARY:

Nichols College has an immediate opening for an Assistant Field Hockey Goalie Coach starting in August of 2017.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working under the direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will assist with all aspects of a Division III field hockey team with specific emphasis on coaching the goalies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, all aspects of coaching, planning, directing, developing and managing a successful program – conditioning, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, travel, equipment, budget management, fundraising, community service, monitor academic progress of student-athletes, etc.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Bachelor's degree preferred.  Strong knowledge and passion for the sport of field hockey with a successful coaching and/or participation history with field hockey goaltending.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting 60 to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches
  • May drive vehicle if needed
  • Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Exposure to adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and move various machinery & equipment

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

This is a part-time, non-benefits position with a stipend of $2,500. The term of employment for this position will be approximately August – early November with specific dates to be determined.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume, including names and telephone numbers of three references to Jenn Townsend, Head Field Hockey Coach, jennifer.townsend@nichols.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.