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

 

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

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

 

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.

 

Head Men’s & 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 Men’s & 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 men’s and women’s volleyball program.   The men’s volleyball program will begin varsity competition in the 2018-19 school year.  Expectations are that the occupant of this position will finalize the women’s volleyball recruiting class for Fall 2017, oversee all aspects of the existing women’s volleyball team during the 2017-18 school year, and recruit large and talented recruiting classes for both the men’s and women’s volleyball programs for Fall 2018.  Effective with the start of the 2018-19 school year, the occupant of this position will oversee all aspects of both programs.

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
  • 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 April 19, 2017. 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.