Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm
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.
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.
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
DIVISION: Information Technology
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
POSITION CLASS: Administrative
SUPERVISOR: Chief Information Officer
- The Academic Technologist is responsible for promoting and supporting academic technologies for teaching and learning across campus. This position will coordinate their work with a 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.
- 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:
- Work schedule will require some presence on campus in the evenings during the week.
- 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.
- Plan, organize, and lead workshops for faculty and students on various technologies.
- Assist in the creation of effective teaching and learning spaces, both physical and virtual, for the college.
- Participate as a member of the Educational Technology faculty committee.
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, such as Mersive Solstice. Knowledge of both face-to-face and online teaching/learning environments.
- Strong general technical skills.
- Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.
Department of Human Resources
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
Director of Public Relations
Department: Marketing and Communications
Reports To:Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications
Under general direction of the Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications, the Director of Public Relations leads, coordinates, and performs all public information as it relates to Nichols mission, vision and goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Serves as primary liaison to external media with responsibility for Nichols’ image development. Works closely with representatives of the press, radio, and television, providing college news, photos and information. Serves as the central resource for public information and as the initial point of contact for media inquiries. Oversees news release information and college feature stories; conveys information to publicize and represent campus activities, programs and events externally.
- Acts as College spokesperson.
- Identifies, develops and maintains relationships with service, business and professional organizations in support of the College, its students, and its programs.
- Serves as the primary liaison with local governments, the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA) and other organizations in support of the College, its students, and its programs.
- Advises the Associate Vice President on issues associated with public and community relations.
- Works with Academic Affairs in the compilation and publication of Nichols academic catalog.
- Identifies areas of faculty and staff expertise for story development and/or promotion of the College’s expertise in matters consistent with the College’s mission.
- Edits all public information to assure accuracy and compliance with branding standards.
- Maintains records related to Nichols’ public information activities and results. Provides a report at year-end.
- In cooperation with the Dean of Students, ensures that the Crisis Management Plan is an active, updated document.
- Attends events on campus and writes stories/press releases as needed. Coordinates press coverage for events when required.
- Supervises the College’s online site for recognizing student achievement and leadership.
- Supervises the positions of copywriter and freelance writer.
- Assists with planning and executing an integrated communications and media campaign that raises the visibility and awareness of the College and supports the goals of recruiting, development, alumni relations, and community relations.
- Serves as co-editor of the Nichols Magazine.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and five years of related experience, preferably in an institution of higher education. Master’s degree preferred.
- Prior proven experience leading and collaborating with a creative, self-motivated team, including but not limited to writers (news, publications, and online), web designers, graphic artists, photographers, and/or videographers.
- Ability to work well under pressure and manage deadlines.
- Exceptional customer service, interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be able to have the flexibility to work closely with multiple constituents, including faculty, students, staff, College trustees, alumni, and the external community.
- Must possess a sense of humor.
- Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
- Familiarity with institutional advancement preferred.
- Experience in interpreting and applying data analysis is highly desirable.
Physical Job Components
- Able to use office and telecommunication equipment.
- Driving and traveling may be expected at times.
- Nights and weekend work may be expected at times.
- Light to moderate lifting of files, supplies and office materials.
Department of Human Resources
123 Center Road
Dudley, MA 01571
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