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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

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

DEPARTMENT: Mathematics

TERM: 2018 Fall Semester


Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking a strong teacher to join our adjunct/part time faculty team, to begin fall 2018. The candidate will be required to teach day undergraduate sections of College Mathematics which meet Wednesdays and Friday from 10:50 until 1:30. Preference will be given to a candidate that will be available for an office hour before or after the classes.

As an adjunct faculty member, you'll provide practical hands-on instruction in an engaging learning environment, incorporating innovative teaching methodologies. Adjunct faculty positions are appointed on a course-by-course basis. A successful adjunct may be appointed for future semesters.

The successful candidate is expected to have:

  • Master’s degree (or higher) in a STEM discipline
  • Previous teaching experience

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education with distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning. Founded in 1815, Nichols is a private, primarily 4-year undergraduate business school offering a BSBA with 11 concentrations, 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees in MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited.

Nichols College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Please forward a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

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

Open Positions | Professional

Program Coordinator at IWL (shared G.A. position)

Time Commitment (based on 2017-2018 GA hours):

  • Fall 2017 – 15-week commitment and Spring 2018 – 18-week commitment
  • 17-20 hours per week

DEPARTMENT: Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL)

REPORTS TO: Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership


  • Plan student events and activities, including:
    • Development of event concepts (with input from students and others)
    • Outreach to and coordination with potential guests and speakers
    • Reserve space and arrange catering as needed; coordinate scheduling with other departments and facilities/IT
    • For off-campus events, arrange for transportation and student release forms
    • Event promotion (email, social media outreach to students); track RSVPs and attendance
    • Example events: see 2016-17 calendar for examples
  • Coordination of monthly student and professional Lean In Circles
  • Assistance with planning and executing annual Empowering Women in Business conference
  • Coordination of "College Connection" high school professional development program (October and March; all-day events with Bartlett High School students)
  • Engagement/management of Student Advisory Panel and Professional Advisory Board
  • Management of IWL social media and blog
  • Assist with IWL presence at campus and recruiting events
  • General administrative support for IWL, including supplies and office maintenance
  • Other opportunities


Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 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.), and at least three years of experience working directly with the Raiser’s Edge operating system. Experience with front-line customer service, operation of basic office machines and calm and pleasant demeanor are essential.


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


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

Career Development Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC)

REPORTS TO: Director of the Career and Professional Development Center


In this twelve month, full-time position, the Career Development Specialist will provide career coaching to students and alumni, develop internship and job opportunities through employer and alumni networking, and assist with the development and execution of CPDC related events. The Career Development Specialist will also be responsible for management of the graduate survey and administration of the academic internship/experiential learning approval process.


Career Coaching

  • Provide career coaching to students and alumni on a variety of topics: resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, applying to graduate school, career resources, etc.
  • Create strategies to engage students and increase their participation in career development opportunities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of all department technological resources and incorporate those into coaching sessions. Resources include Handshake, Uconnect, Big Interview, Focus 2, CareerShift, Optimal Resume.
  • Model a professional and detailed digital footprint utilizing Linkedin and other social media platforms.

Employer/Alumni Relations

  • Manage all aspects of employer relations related to the following majors: Criminal Justice, English, History, Psychology. This includes employer outreach, developing networking opportunities for students, cultivating and promoting job/internship leads, coordinating major specific events. Assist CPDC colleagues with other majors as needed.
  • Communicate with faculty in your majors to keep them informed of events and employment opportunities that might be of interest to their students.
  • Work with Alumni Relations to facilitate networking opportunities that will connect students with alumni.
  • Seek out and attend networking events to meet employers and cultivate internship and employment leads.


  • Manage the academic internship and experiential learning approval process to ensure deadlines are met and records are complete.
  • Assist faculty and staff with internship related data requests.
  • Oversee the annual Graduate Employment Survey. Ensure it is completed on time and with as high a response rate as possible by delegating outreach lists to CPDC staff and regularly monitoring progress.
  • Track all career coaching and employer/alumni outreach on a daily basis in Handshake for assessment purposes.
  • Assist with new employer and job posting approvals in Handshake as needed.


  • Teach two sections of Professional Development Seminar courses per academic year.
  • Assist other departments, such as Admissions, Advancement, and IWL, with requests as needed.
  • Participate in professional organizations such as EACE and ERC.
  • Participate in various campus committees and department meetings as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. (phone, email, in person, web­ based)
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills required for teaching and speaking at events.
  • Well organized with excellent attention to detail and time management abilities.
  • Flexibility to work closely with multiple constituents including students, employers, faculty, staff, alumni.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed, i.e. Nichols College events, networking events, CPDC events, etc.
  • Preference for candidates with demonstrated skills in writing personal branding materials such as resumes, cover letters, and Linkedln profiles.
  • Preference for candidates with previous experience with a college career center, either as a student or graduate seeking assistance or as an employee.


  • Attendance at occasional weekend and evening events is required (e.g., PDS programs, Admissions Open Houses, alumni events, etc.)
  • Light lifting required, primarily for set up and breakdown of events.
  • Travel is required for employer site visits, employer outreach, attendance at off-campus meetings and professional development opportunities.
  • 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


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