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:

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

GPS Front End Administrative Assistant Position

DEPARTMENT: Graduate & Professional Studies
REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Student Success & Retention

JOB SUMMARY:    

The Front End Administrative Assistant plays a crucial role in the continual growth of Nichols College’s graduate programs.  This position supports multiple individuals and is responsible for deliverables across three functional areas: Recruitment, Admissions and Student Success, so time and process management skills are key. The role calls for an efficient multitasker, with Excel and database experience.

This position is front facing and interacts with our key constituents: students, potential students, GPS visitors, and works closely with the front end team.  The ability to communicate well verbally and in writing is very important.  The cross-functional nature of the role calls for an individual who is adaptable to a variety of styles and will jump in where needed to support the goals of the team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION:

  • 3-5 years administrative experience with a background in sales support or customer service preferred
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to be a collaborative leader who can easily work with students and staff
  • Ability to manage time and multitask
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A goal-oriented, self-motivated approach for achieving consistent results
  • High School diploma is required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and articulate the GPS mission and strategic goals
  • Support the team to meet or exceed annual goals
  • Provide administrative and general operations support, including drafting and generating correspondence, performing data entry, coordinating mailings, assisting with Recruiting and Admissions events, and mailing out application packets
  • Accurately process admissions data
  • Accurately track new and current students for registration and retention purposes
  • Design, maintain and transmit emails and publications
  • Maintenance of website and portal
  • Create and maintain confidential student files
  • Maintain adequate inventory of admissions supplies and materials
  • Develop and run reports and lists as needed by GPS Admissions, Recruiting and Student Success/Retention
  • Organize and maintain advertising materials and schedules
  • Reconcile expense reports
  • Record and organize meeting minutes and distribute to department as assigned
  • Available Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
  • Other duties or committee responsibilities as assigned

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

Director of Institutional Research and Reporting (IRR)

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology 
REPORTS TO:  Chief Information Officer

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Director of IRR is responsible for collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and disseminating data about the College to support internal decision-making and planning and to comply with requests from external agencies. Reporting to the CIO, the Director of IRR collaborates with appropriate faculty and staff to support information-based decision making on campus.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

  • This person must have strong communication skills and the ability to correlate potentially disconnected data sets into a clear and concise presentation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares internal data files for submission of federal, state, and external reports; including, but not limited to, IPEDS, College Guides, Common Data Set (CDS), National Student Clearinghouse, accreditation, and NCAA reports.
  • Coordinates and/or responds to requests for institutional data and information from internal sources including department chairs, administrative department directors, executive leadership, and other need-to-know groups. 
  • Maintains a data dictionary of standard data reporting elements to ensure consistent usage and definitions of data across the campus.
  • Provides support for strategic planning and assessment of institutional effectiveness.
  • Collects and analyzes data in support of the College’s objectives.
  • Ensures that any reports that must be generated on a regular basis are automated.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; in a quantitative discipline preferred.
  • Experience in areas of institutional research, research design, and data analysis.
  • Ability to summarize complex quantitative data in narrative, graphical, and summary forms.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague is preferred.
  • Experience with reporting solutions, such as SAP Business Objects, is preferred.
  • Experience with Ellucian Recruiter or Microsoft Dynamics CRM is helpful.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively, as well as contributing as a member of a larger team when necessary.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Deep and broad knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools, especially Excel, required.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • 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:

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