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

Administrative Assistant 2

DEPARTMENT: Robert C. Fischer Institute for Policy and Culture REPORTS TO: Director

JOB SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate performs well on multiple fronts while learning thoroughly and quickly.

Under the general direction of the Fischer Institute Director, the Fischer Institute Administrative Assistant 2 performs all activities necessary to support Fischer Institute responsibilities as follows:

  1. Event management administration for the Cultural Enrichment Program and the NC signature Leadership program
  2. Compliance and administrative services for NC international students, study abroad students, international internships students, and faculty-led travel participants

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with all aspects of event development, event coordination, event promotion
  • As requested, provide exemplary professional email communication to NC constituents including students, faculty, and upper level administrators
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Maintain pending event files
  • Process accounts payable invoices
  • Track and report on budget items
  • Process expense reports
  • Maintain Colleague databases for Cultural program and Leadership program
  • Run Colleague-based reports for cultural-credit and leadership-credit tracking
  • Train student workers as needed
  • Orient and provide informational services for international students
  • Respond to general Study Abroad inquiries
  • Provide home-base support for Director’s international program development activities
  • Perform general duties including filing, copying, record keeping, calendar updates
  • Other duties as required

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Position requires a minimum of two years related administrative experience
  • Bachelor degree, with second language experience and foreign travel as a strong plus
  • Experience with Colleague or other student database management software
  • Experience with MSOffice, Photoshop, and Publisher (or willingness to learn)
  • Demonstrated ability in professional writing, proofreading, and editing
  • Facility with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media
  • Knowledge of SEVIS requirements for international students a plus

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS

  • Able to use office and telecommunication equipment
  • Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies and office materials

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

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

P/T Student Success & Retention Advisor

DEPARTMENT: Graduate and Professional Studies
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Associate Director of Student Success and Retention
JOB TERM: 12-months, 18.5 hours per week

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Student Success & Retention, the Student Success & Retention Advisor will serve as the primary contact to students for all services provided by GPS.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field.
  • At least three year of proven strong customer service experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to manage time and multitask.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Three years working with the adult learning population strongly preferred.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and articulate the GPS mission and strategic goals.
  • Serve as an academic coach, provide mentoring, advising, and support to GPS students in a positive and encouraging manor.
  • Work closely with adult learners to encourage degree progress and completion.
  • Implement division communication and retention strageties.
  • Cross-trained as a backup for recruiting and admissions support.
  • Available nights and weekends as needed.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  1. Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies, boxes of literature and office materials
  2. Able to use office and telecommunications equipment
  3. Walking is required, traveling may be expected at times
  4. Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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

Institute for Women’s Leadership Program Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Faculty Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership

JOB SUMMARY:

The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) at Nichols College was founded in 2013 under the direction of President Susan Engelkemeyer and the Board of Trustees. The IWL mission: Through campus initiatives, industry partnerships, research analysis, and thought leadership, the Institute for Women’s Leadership at Nichols College focuses on the issues and challenges impacting women in business, with goals of:

The part time 12-month position of IWL Program Coordinator will support the mission and activities of the Institute for Women’s Leadership, with duties including but not limited to:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Event planning and promotion:
  • Development of event concepts with Faculty Director and input from students and others
  • Outreach to potential guests and speakers
  • Reserve space and arrange catering as needed
  • For off-campus events, arrange for transportation and coordinate student release forms and scheduling
  • Email and social media outreach to student; track RSVPs and attendance
  • Assistance with annual Empowering Women in Business conference (March)
  • Coordination with other departments on campus (for event scheduling, etc.)
  • General administrative support for IWL, including keeping IWL office orderly, filing, etc.
  • Coordination of "College Connection" high school professional development program
  • Engagement of Student Advisory Panel and Professional Advisory Board; potential outreach to business community

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive. Interest in and experience with event planning, and with issues of women’s leadership. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Effective written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate with all constituencies of the campus as well as the business community. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  1. Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies, boxes of literature and office materials
  2. Able to use office and telecommunications equipment
  3. Walking is required, traveling may be expected at times
  4. Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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

Assistant Director of Financial Assistance

DEPARTMENT: Financial Aid REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Director of Financial Assistance

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist the Director of Financial Assistance in the administration of all Federal, State and Institutional Financial Aid. This is a 12-month full-time position with benefits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ experience in Financial Aid required. Experience working in higher education required. Superb organizational skills and attention to detail mandatory. Must be willing to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Must be capable of working independently as well as working in conjunction with others (including staff from Student Accounts and Admissions) to foster a team-oriented environment. Initiative, problem solving capabilities and persistence required. Colleague/Datatel experience preferred. The ideal candidate will be motivated and enthusiastic to learn and grow in this role and willing to gradually take on more responsibility.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Manage a caseload of students with respect to preparing awards, adjustments, need analysis, verification and counseling students and parents.
  • Manage and reconcile the Massachusetts state grant programs
  • Perform exit interviews and perform analysis on average debt of graduating students
  • Certify and process all alternative student loans
  • Process all internal employee benefit programs
  • Provide assistance to the Director in identifying students not meeting satisfactory academic progress, perform satisfactory academic progress review for financial aid recipients and coordinate and conduct financial aid appeals meetings.
  • Participate in open houses and accepted student day events.
  • Disburse aid as required
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Director of Financial Assistance.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

  1. Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies, boxes of literature and office materials
  2. Able to use office and telecommunications equipment
  3. Walking is required, traveling may be expected at times
  4. Ability to communicate in writing and orally

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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

Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Director of Athletics

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 Strength and Conditioning Coordinator will report to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities include developing and monitoring performance training of all 19 varsity athletic teams in collaboration with each head coach, instructing proper resistance training exercises technique and speed development, dynamic warm-ups, flexibility routines, testing and evaluating physical performance, collaboration with athletic trainers with rehabilitation of student-athletes, and overseeing operation of the new fitness center and weight room in the Nichols College Athletics Center. The fitness center and weight room will serve the entire campus population.

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. The coordinator should be familiar with Conference, Region and National NCAA Division III rules and regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

A Bachelor's degree is required plus SCCC or CSCS certification. Two years experience is required involving development and management of sport-specific individual and team performance training programs. Must possess effective communication skills and the ability to work with various schedules throughout the school year. This is a 12 month, full time position. CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire.

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

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

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Send cover letter and resume to:
Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

For full consideration, please submit application materials no later than July 31, 2015. This position is expected to pay at or near $30,000 annually.

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

Other Open Positions

Graduate Assistant Head Junior Varsity Head Coach/Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Athletic Director

SUMMARY:

This is a graduate assistant, nine (9) month position eligible to receive a tuition waiver for up to 18 credits toward an MBA, MSOL, or MSA degree at Nichols College.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Experience in collegiate athletics and coaching
  • Genuine understanding and commitment to NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics philosophy
  • Solid knowledge and technical skills for the sport of baseball
  • Must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills plus an ability to work with all constituencies of the campus
  • The ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to Nichols College
  • Demonstrated supervisory, fiscal, and management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and able to handle a multi-task work environment
  • Computer proficiency
  • Valid driver’s license

ADMINISTRATION:

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to, all aspects (in traditional and non-traditional seasons) of coaching, planning, directing, developing and managing a successful program – conditioning, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, travel, equipment, budget management, fundraising, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, etc.
  • Insure compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional policies and procedures
  • Know and adhere to all sport rules, regulations and code of ethics
  • Operate junior varsity program including travel, scheduling, and coaching
  • Submit travel expense reports within 7 days of travel expense
  • Attend department staff meetings and institutional functions
  • Report any misconduct occurrences to AD immediately following contest
  • Assist with contest management
  • Accept all duties by Head Baseball Coach

PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:

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

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

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

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. Nichols College will begin volleyball at the NCAA Division III level in the Fall of 2016 and thus the full focus of the position for the 2015-16 school year will be recruiting the inaugural team. Candidates shall have the desire, willingness, and ability to start a NCAA volleyball program. The women’s volleyball program will compete in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Bachelor’s degree required. 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:

Send cover letter and resume to:
Department of Human Resources
Nichols College
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
humanresources [at] nichols [dot] edu

The position is part time and is expected to pay a stipend in the range of $8,000-$10,000. Full graduate school tuition benefits for graduate programs at Nichols College are available if the right fit for the candidate.

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