Human Resources

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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

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

DEPARTMENT:  Environmental Science
TERM:  2017 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, seeks a qualified candidate in Environmental Science to begin employment in the 2017 fall semester. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with potential to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for and skill at undergraduate teaching and mentoring.  Additional duties include advising, participation in College governance, and active involvement in the Nichols community.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory and upper-level courses.  Interest in research/scholarship is expected and supported.  Interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and research is also encouraged at Nichols College.

For this position, an earned doctorate is preferred, ABD considered.   Teaching responsibilities include primary focus on introductory environmental science lab coursee.  The specific environmental science lab course can be flexible in design and title according to the candidate’s expertise.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

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

Copywriter

DEPARTMENT: Marketing & Communications
REPORTS TO: Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general direction of the Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications, the copywriter plays a pivotal role in the creation of compelling marketing content and ensuring consistency in voice and brand across all channels as it relates to Nichols mission, vision and goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Crafts compelling written content and messaging to the intended audience with reverence to brand guidelines/voice.
  • Writes all content including, but not limited to, web content, brochures and other marketing collateral, program descriptions, TV and radio scripts, and email, direct mail and print campaigns for intended audiences.
  • Works closely with the Creative Director to maximize visual impact of copy concepts and campaigns.
  • Stays up-to-date on market trends.
  • Utilizes search engine optimization (SEO) best practices and strategies.
  • Collaborates with CRM Analyst on conversion optimizations.
  • Reviews, formats and fact-checks copy.
  • Proactively evaluates website content and print collateral to ensure it is timely and accurate.
  • Explores different ideas and concepts for both the visual and verbal elements in tandem with the creative team.
  • Assists Marketing & Communications team with other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, and at least 3-5 years of copywriting experience in advertising, marketing or related industry.
  • Demonstrated track record in writing for a variety of audiences.
  • Prior proven experience collaborating with others, including but not limited to, web designers, graphic artists, photographers, and/or videographers.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Collaborative spirit and commitment to quality.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Understanding of the higher education competitive landscape.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment.
  • Nights and weekend work may be expected at times.
  • Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies and office materials.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

Writing samples should accompany resume and cover letter.

 

Senior Help Desk Assistant

Department: Information Technology
Supervisor: Manager of User Support Services

JOB SUMMARY:

The Senior Help Desk Assistant provides basic technical support for staff, faculty and students on I.T. related issues and customer support requests.  In addition, this position will also provide second level assistance to student workers at the I.T. Help Desk and the Library STAR (Support for Technology and Academic Research) Desk.

This position requires evening support hours; 37.5 hours per week (1:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday, Friday is flexible hours)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Collaborate with student STAR Desk for first level academic technology and audio-visual support in the library and classrooms
  • Provide basic after hour technical support to students and faculty.  This includes but is not limited to:
    • Password resets
    • Adobe Connect
    • Device connection to Nichols Wi-Fi
    • Other basic help desk issues where user cannot be reached during the day
  • Assist faculty with classroom issues
  • On-boarding of second shift employees
  • Imaging and deploying computers
  • Deploying new software
  • Offering basic audio visual support for event-related activities

REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to ask relevant questions identifying the main issue(s) quickly
  • Strong general technical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team orientation, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience and flexibility to work with numerous processes, software systems and customer service requests on a day-to-day basis
  • A willingness to assist and support field service technicians
  • Commitment to a high level of customer service
  • Help Desk Ticketing system experience is preferred
  • Previous desktop support experience is a plus
  • Proven customer service experience is a must

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing 
  • Ability to lift/carry desktop computers, monitors, printers, and other peripherals
  • 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

 

Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Athletic Director

Nichols College is a four-year private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution offering bachelors 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: 
The Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach will report to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities will include all aspects of coaching, student development and recruiting as well as assisting the Director of Athletics in the leadership, vision and supervision of the women’s ice hockey program.  The position will also include athletic administrative responsibilities. The exact duties, title, and scope of administrative work will be determined once a candidate is identified.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Candidates shall have a genuine understanding and commitment to the NCAA DIII philosophy as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all constituencies of the campus. 

Candidates should have the ability and desire to serve the Department of Athletics in an administrative role in a variety of ways.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Prior coaching or collegiate playing experience required
  • Recruiting experience/willing to learn the process of recruiting required
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations 
  • CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment
  • Traveling to be expected 
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
For full consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter no later than March 31, 2017.  In addition to discussing your hockey coaching attributes, please also comment on your experience and willingness to handle varied athletic administrative responsibilities.

This is a full time position with benefits.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
humanresources@nichols.edu

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

 

Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Athletic Director

Nichols College is a four-year private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution offering bachelors, 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:
The Head Women’s Volleyball Coach will report to the Director of Athletics.  Responsibilities will include all aspects of coaching, student development and recruiting as well as assisting the Director of Athletics in the leadership, vision and supervision of the women’s volleyball program.  

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Candidates shall have a genuine understanding and commitment to the NCAA DIII philosophy as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all constituencies of the campus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Prior coaching or collegiate playing experience required
  • Recruiting experience/willing to learn the process of recruiting required
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations
  • CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment
  • Traveling to be expected
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
The position is part time and is expected to pay a stipend in the range of $12,000-$15,000. However, candidates will be 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.

Send cover letter and resume to:

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

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

 

Head Women’s Basketball Coach

DEPARTMENT:  Athletics
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO:  Athletic Director

Nichols College is a four-year private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution offering bachelors, 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: 
The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will report to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities will include all aspects of coaching, student development and recruiting as well as assisting the Director of Athletics in the leadership, vision and supervision of the women’s basketball program.  The position will also include athletic administrative responsibilities. The exact duties, title, and scope of administrative work will be determined once a candidate is identified.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Candidates shall have a genuine understanding and commitment to the NCAA DIII philosophy as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all constituencies of the campus. 

Candidates should have the ability and desire to serve the Department of Athletics in an administrative role in a variety of ways.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Prior coaching or collegiate playing experience required
  • Recruiting experience/willing to learn the process of recruiting required
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations 
  • CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment
  • Traveling to be expected 
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
For full consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter no later than March 15, 2017.  In addition to discussing your basketball coaching attributes, please also comment on your experience and willingness to handle varied athletic administrative responsibilities.

This is a full time position with benefits.

Send cover letter and resume to:

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

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