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

Graduate & Professional Studies - Accounting / Finance Adjunct Faculty

Nichols College’s rapidly growing Graduate and Professional Studies division is seeking dynamic and energetic adjunct faculty members to join our team. Interested candidates should possess accounting and finance backgrounds.

Responsibilities:
Teach a variety of graduate level accounting and finance courses. Areas of specialization should include: Audit, Non-Profit Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Managerial Finance, Investments and Financial Reporting. Successful candidates will possess significant work experience in the field and a desire to work with adult learners.

Requirements:
Candidates must possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution, with a CPA or CMA designation preferred, and 5+ years of related professional experience. Successful candidates will be expected to mentor and encourage students, engage in ongoing professional development, and have some experience with experiential learning.

Review of applications will begin immediately and this will continue to be an ongoing process due to our high demand for adjunct faculty. Please forward a letter of interest, resume, any certifications, as well as the name of three professional references to Penny Griswold, Director of Academic Programs, at Penny [dot] Griswold [at] nichols [dot] edu or Nichols College, Box 5000, Dudley MA 01571. Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Open Positions | Professional

Head Men’s 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 Men’s 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 men’s hockey program. The position is full time and will include event management responsibilities in addition to administrative responsibilities in the Athletics Department. The men’s hockey program competes in the ECAC Northeast Men’s Hockey League.

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:

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 application materials no later than July 8, 2015.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Application Information:
Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

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

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 Recruiter CRM 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.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the Ellucian Recruiter CRM solution for the college. This includes performing maintenance tasks as required.
  • Active participation in the configuration and setup of Recruiter, 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 applications.
  • Experience with Ellucian Recruiter 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.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Firm understanding of best practices for CRM systems.

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 computer
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy
  • Availability for travel to meet with various constituents

Application Information:
Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement

DEPARTMENT: Advancement
REPORTS TO: Assistant VP for Advancement

This individual will lead, manage, and direct Alumni and Parent Engagement as the Office of Advancement seeks to involve and engage alumni and the parents of current and former students in the life of the college. Through a wide variety of programming, volunteer opportunities, and communications, the director will build strong ties among alumni, parents, and the college. As a member of the college’s advancement team, the director will work closely with the development staff as well as with virtually all members of the college community including its talented and highly accomplished faculty. The college will increase significantly its external relations activity as it prepares for the most ambitious comprehensive campaign in its history. The Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement will be a vital component to the success of this effort.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Further develop a vibrant 50th reunion program as well as other reunion programs
  • Continue to build homecoming and family weekends
  • Cultivate both alumni and parent prospects with both volunteer and gift planning objectives and will require off-campus visits
  • Introduce current students to the opportunities afforded them as alumni of the college
  • Enhance career networking and affinity groups; and identify other potential vehicles and activities for the engagement of alumni and parents.
  • Coordinate off-campus events which will highlight the campaign and its goals

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Superior management, organization and planning skills; a track record of program development and implementation preferably in the field of Advancement
  • Significant experience working productively with alumni and parent volunteers
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Experience with event planning

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree, and at least five years of experience in alumni and parent programming.
  • Highly developed computer skills including experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as constituent relations software such as Millennium.
  • Must be able to work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents including faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, and friends of the university and work independently, solve problems, handle confidential information, and navigate sensitive situations.

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 computer
  • Ability to proofread documents and check for accuracy
  • Availability for travel to meet with various constituents

Application Information:
Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

Nichols College Admissions
Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director

JOB TITLE: Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director
DEPARTMENT: Admissions
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Assistant Dean for Enrollment

JOB SUMMARY:
Counselors represent Nichols College in a variety of settings including college days/college nights, high school visits, open houses, telecounseling, etc. Counselors are responsible for all aspects of the admission process for a given territory. Responsibilities include generating, servicing, and evaluating all applicants within the assigned territory.

This is a 12-month full-time position with benefits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to multi-task. Candidates must be self starters and possess the ability to provide independent judgment and discretion in regards to evaluating admission candidates. Knowledge of Microsoft applications software and database management is also essential. A Bachelor’s degree and excellent interpersonal skills are required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Counselors are responsible for developing an applicant pool from a given territory. Duties include visiting numerous college fairs and high schools on behalf of the college. Counselors are also responsible for all follow up correspondence to inquiries and applicants from their given territory. Once an applicant has applied counselors are responsible for evaluating and determining a candidate’s admissibility. Upon admission, each counselor is responsible for follow up service to the candidate to address any concerns they may have including reviewing the candidate’s financial aid package.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of either Northern New England territory (NH, VT, ME, North Shore and Boston) or Southern New England territory (CT and RI)
  • Experience working in admissions/enrollment at a four year college or university

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  • Significant travel is required – must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Some evening and weekend work is required
  • 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

Please send application materials to:

Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

 

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Nichols College Residence Life
Graduate Resident Director

DEPARTMENT: Student Services
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Area Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

The Graduate Resident Director is a live-in, 10 month Student Life staff member reporting to the Area Coordinator (AC) in the first year area. The Graduate Resident Director assists the AC in creating a respectful, safe and comfortable living environment conducive to enhancing personal and academic growth for Nichols College students. The Graduate Resident Director will be an integral team member who is energetic, flexible and appreciates the opportunity for hands on learning.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors required, with a preference given to those with live-in Residence Life experience. The Graduate Assistant must be registered for Fall graduate courses at the time employment begins in August. Preference will be given to a graduate student at a regional college or university in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling or other related field.

Pride in one’s work, willingness to contribute to the positive welfare of students and the ability to not only possess but to use one’s sense of humor are a must.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community Development

  • Be available and interact with students and staff on a daily basis.
  • Assist staff and students’ programming for floors, building and residence areas including the Residence Hall Association.
  • Encourage student involvement in clubs, organizations and other campus life opportunities as well as maintaining community standards in their residence halls.
  • Serve as a role model and maintain a standard of professional conduct with students.

Supervision

  • Assist in supervising Resident Assistants.
  • Assist in recruiting, selecting and training RA staff.
  • Assist in evaluating staff regularly and hold staff accountable to job expectations.
  • Advise the Residence Hall Association.

Counseling/Advising

  • Be sensitive and responsive to students' emotional, personal, behavioral and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals.
  • Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological, and other crisis/emergency situations. Being aware of and responding to the effects such crises have on the community.
  • Be knowledgeable of the various campus resources: Health Services, Public Safety, Mental Health Services, Career Services and Student Activities.
  • Be accessible and approachable to students.

Administration

  • Assist with the opening and closing of the residence halls.
  • Maintain 20 weekly office hours and communicate as needed with the Office of Public Safety, Cleaning Services, and the Department of Facilities Management.
  • Attend regular Residence Life staff meetings.
  • Serve on assigned committees.
  • Provide campus wide on-duty coverage according to a rotating schedule.

Policy Enforcement/Crisis Management

  • Communicate, interpret, and enforce College and residence hall policies and procedures. Encourage behavior consistent with the Nichols Code of Conduct and hold students accountable for their actions.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with the Community Standards Coordinator, Public Safety, Health Services, and Mental Health Services.
  • Challenge, confront, and follow-up on negative behavior and vandalism.
  • Serve as a judicial administrator. Assign charges, conduct hearings and administer sanctions appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Recommend changes in policies and procedures.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Participate in professional staff training in August, January and throughout the academic year.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of RA training and on-going staff development.
  • Assist with campus-wide administrative functions, (i.e. in-service training of RAs, Residence Life Newsletter, Theme Week Activities, etc).
  • Maintain active relationships with professional associations; including attendance, participation and/or presentations at state, regional, and national conferences.
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned.

Benefits/Compensation

  • Stipend of $8,000
  • Partially furnished on-campus apartment
  • Full meal plan
  • Parking
  • Access to Fitness Center
  • Laundry, cable and internet

Physical Requirements

  • 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, sweeping, vacuuming, moping and pushing/lifting a shovel
  • May drive vehicle if needed
  • Continuous walking, standing and moving about
  • Exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, odors, dirt and dust
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to use computer
  • Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and move various machinery & equipment

 

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team please submit resumes to Nichols College Human Resources.

 

Please send application materials to:

Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu