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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

Assistant Professor of Accounting

DEPARTMENT:  Accounting

TERM:  2018 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Accounting/Finance, to begin fall 2018.  This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring.  Additional duties include advising, student internship coordination, participation in College governance, academic collaboration and active involvement in the Nichols community.

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education with distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning. Founded in 1815, Nichols is a private, primarily 4-year undergraduate business school offering a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees in MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory and upper-level courses. Research and scholarship are expected and supported at Nichols. Candidates should possess expertise in two or more of the following areas: corporate taxation, management accounting, auditing or financial operations.

For this position, an earned doctorate is preferred. Practical business experience and evidence of leadership are very desirable.

Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

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

 

Assistant Professor of Management

DEPARTMENT:  Management

TERM:  2018 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Management, to begin fall 2018. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Additional duties include advising, student internship coordination, participation in College governance, academic collaboration and active involvement in the Nichols community.

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education with distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning. Founded in 1815, Nichols is a private, primarily 4-year undergraduate business school offering a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees in MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory and upper-level courses, with an expectation that all instruction will focus on experiential learning. Candidates should possess expertise in two or more of the following areas: retail management, operations, organizational behavior and/or change management.

For this position, an earned doctorate is preferred. Practical business experience, evidence of leadership and research are very desirable.

Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

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

 

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

DEPARTMENT:  Sport Management

TERM:  2018 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Sport Management, to begin fall 2018. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring.  Additional duties include advising, student internship coordination, participation in College governance, academic collaboration and active involvement in the Nichols community.

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education with distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning. Founded in 1815, Nichols is a private, primarily 4-year undergraduate business school offering a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees in MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory and upper-level courses, with an expectation that all instruction will focus on experiential learning.  Candidates should possess expertise in two or more of the following areas: sociology of sport, sport finance, sport law, sponsorship & sales, governance in sport, event/facilities management, sport marketing, and sport communications. The successful candidate should possess significant work experience within the sport industry.

For this position, an earned doctorate is preferred. Practical business experience, evidence of leadership and research are very desirable.

Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

    Assistant Director of Human Resources
    Nichols College
    123 Center Road
    Dudley, MA 01571

 

 

Open Positions | Professional

Director of Enrollment for Undergraduate Adult (Online and Continuing) Education

DEPARTMENT:  Undergraduate Adult Education

REPORTS TO:  Vice President for Enrollment

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment, the Director of Enrollment for Undergraduate Adult (Online and Continuing) Education will manage the growth and development of the online and evening programs at Nichols College targeting adult learners. The Director is responsible for the promotion, recruitment and retention of non-traditional students at Nichols College, and will work closely with the Faculty Program Chair and the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs to develop program offerings and ensure program quality for this set of students in traditional (in class on campus), as well as non-traditional (online, and in class off-site) formats.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and execute a strategic enrollment plan for Undergraduate Adult program growth.
  • Work with the Enrollment Team to meet the overall enrollment goals of Nichols College.
  • Utilizing the CRM (Ellucian Recruit) to plan communications to, and follow-up consistently with prospective students for this program, and to track enrollments.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications team to promote programs geared toward Undergraduate Adult students, including promotion on community college campuses.
  • Act as primary liaison with community college partners; build relationships, explore potential pathways, and work with Academic Affairs at Nichols to formalize those partnerships.
  • Participation in recruitment events on campus, at community colleges, and in the greater community.
  • Oversee advising/ombudsmen/success coaching for undergraduate adult students, ensuring timely and effective response to students.
  • Develop and maintain effective metrics used to track recruitment activities, student retention and success of undergraduate adult students.
  • Effective communication and coordination with other offices at the College, including Registrar, Advising, IT, and Student Financial Services.
  • Development and maintenance of operational processes
  • Effective on-boarding process for students, community colleges, and other partners.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelors degree. Relevant Master’s degree preferred (Higher Education, Business).
  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Experience within continuing education, online education, professional development is strongly preferred
  • A proven record of accomplishment in managing increasingly complex tasks and activities
  • Self-motivated and extremely goal-oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to logically analyze problems and develop efficient and effective solutions.
  • Ability to make recommendations for improvement, and prepare reports for management review.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to perform work requiring close attention to detail.
  • Ability to actively listen to others.

ADA 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:

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

 

CRM Systems Analyst

DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology
REPORTS TO:  Associate Vice President for Enterprise Applications

The position is responsible for the management of enrollment software systems. This includes support of the Ellucian CRM Recruit system and associated reporting tools. The CRM Systems Analyst will be expected to implement processes and workflows to support the enrollment goals of the College, as well as producing analytical reports to show progress toward these goals.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

This person must have an understanding of software configuration and setup, as well as an understanding of data extractions/reporting/analysis concepts.  This person should also be able to document business processes, identify opportunities for improvement, and implement systems to support those processes.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the Ellucian CRM Recruit solution for the college.  This includes performing maintenance tasks as required.
  • Active participation in the configuration and setup of Recruit, including ongoing changes in support of changes to Admissions, GPS (Graduate and Professional Studies) and retention processes.
  • Implement correspondence workflows for prospective students, including bulk mailings, email sequences, and tracking of responses and received correspondence.
  • Create, generate, and distribute reports as requested by Admissions and GPS personnel and College executives.
  • Establish and enforce data collection and data entry standards to ensure accuracy and usefulness of collected information.
  • Manage the import of data into Recruiter from various sources, such as Ellucian Colleague, The Common Application, and other online and offline sources.
  • Ensure the successful flow of data between Recruiter and other systems, such as Ellucian Colleague and the College’s Operational Data Store (ODS).
  • Deliver training as needed to Admissions and GPS personnel, including ongoing production and maintenance of training materials and documentation.
  • Manage content for the College’s online recruitment tool, including content tailored to specific audiences.
  • Provide technical support to the Admissions and GPS staff
  • Other duties as assigned to support the recruitment and enrollment efforts of the College.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience in setting up and maintaining database and/or CRM applications.
  • Experience with Ellucian CRM Recruit or Microsoft Dynamics CRM is preferred.
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague is preferred.
  • Experience with reporting solutions, such as SAP Business Objects, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least two years of experience working with CRM systems in a college admissions environment preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Firm understanding of best practices for CRM systems.
  • Experience applying CRM data for analytic and marketing usage preferred.
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages, such as Java, C#, and HTML5 preferred.
  • Experience with web development preferred.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Frequent communications, verbal and written
  • Math/calculations ability
  • Frequent standing and/or sitting
  • Visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess
  • Ability to use a computer
  • 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

 

Assistant Director of Business Development

DEPARTMENT:  Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS)   

REPORTS TO:  Director of Recruiting, Enrollment & Student Success          

JOB SUMMARY:

Part-time position, 18.5 hours per week, reporting to the Director of Recruiting, Enrollment & Student Success. The position will contribute to the growth and operational effectiveness of the graduate programs and corporate partnerships. This position is responsible for developing and implementing recruiting activities that will attract and build an enrollment pipeline of prospective students and corporate partners. Additionally, cultivates networks to identify new business opportunities and potential target markets. This is a flexible part-time opportunity to make a real difference in the community while working in a creative and forward-thinking environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting and/or business development.
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships within a diverse population.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate must possess learning and change agility.
  • Proficient in Social Media, MS Office and exposure to CRMs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and articulate the GPS mission and strategic goals.   
  • Meet or exceed annual recruitment goals.
  • Demonstrates thorough program knowledge as well as industry trends the ability to provide solutions to meet partner's need.
  • Ensure the integrity of the data captured in the CRM.
  • Update and report on key metrics weekly, such as inquiry reports, yield reports and funnel data.
  • Coordinate and organize on-campus, offsite, and virtual recruiting programs.  
  • Serve as the Division’s representative in public appearances, including information sessions, open houses, association/professional organizations and community development events that showcase the College, and identify opportunities to expand GPS programs.
  • Work with the division leadership to develop the recruitment plan and strategy.
  • Recruit students for all GPS offerings; spend the majority of the time on the phone, on the road, or on social media outlets to recruit new students.
  • Collaborate with marketing, admission's, student success, program directors to develop strategies around lead generation.
  • Implement new initiatives to enhance recruitment efforts to ensure a strong pipeline of prospective students.
  • Infuse entrepreneurial spirit into the recruitment process and recommend new recruiting channels to the Director.
  • Available nights and weekends as needed.
  • 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