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

There are no open positions at this time

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

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

  1. 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 [at] nichols [dot] edu

    Head Cheer Coach

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

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

    PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

    Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian (Part-Time)

    Department: Library
    Supervisor: Library Director

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian provides evening, 5:30-8:30pm, Sunday – Thursday reference service during the academic year.

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND TASKS

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    PREFERRED

    Salary: $18.00-$20.00/hour

    Closing date: Open until filled.

    Application Information:
    Please send cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 references to Jim Douglas, c/o: humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

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

    Graduate Assistant in Advancement and Alumni Relations

    DEPARTMENT: Advancement/ Alumni Relations
    REPORTS TO: Assistant VP for Advancement

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Graduate Assistant will support both the alumni relations and advancement functions. The GA must be available for regular office hours as well as for occasional weekend and evening meetings and events.

    Eligibility:

    Students are eligible to hold a graduate assistantship if they are admitted to a graduate degree program at Nichols College, and registered for an appropriate course load which will result in degree completion in two years.  The standard is eighteen credits per year, which will be awarded through tuition remission.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    COMPETENCIES:

    PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

    APPLICATION INFORMATION:

    humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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
      1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred as well as previous Dance Team coaching experience
      2. AACCA-American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators
      • 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
      • Assist students and faculty with research questions using print and electronic sources.
      • Collaborate with student STAR Desk for first level academic technology and audio-visual support for students and faculty.
      • Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited program or currently enrolled in a library degree program.
      • Strong general technical skills.
      • Strong interpersonal skills, team orientation, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
      • Three or more years’ experience in an academic setting.
      • Familiarity with business resources a plus.
      • Assist in the coordination of department events, including production of collateral material, mailing, registration management, and detail support, e.g., Homecoming, alumni receptions.
      • Create a stronger web presence for the department by managing content for Netcommunity.
      • Assist with the development of social media postings.
      • Manage class notes and obits for NC publications and provide writing and production support as needed.
      • Assist with Raisers Edge functions, including data input and data cleanup, as needed.
      • Staff the department reception area, handle phone calls, and assist visitors.
      • Provide administrative support as needed, e.g., copying, mailing, etc.
      • Communication proficiency
      • Ethical Conduct
      • Flexibility
      • Initiative
      • Time Management
      • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment
      • Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies and office materials