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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

Assistant Professor of Accounting

DEPARTMENT: Accounting/Master of Science in Accounting

TERM: 2019 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Accounting, to begin fall 2019. This is a joint appointment for teaching in the graduate Master of Science in Accounting program and the undergraduate Accounting Department. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring. Additional duties include student internship coordination, participation in College governance, publication of research and active collaboration in the Nichols community.

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 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as 4 graduate degrees: MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory, upper-level, and graduate level courses with an expectation that all instruction will focus on experiential learning.  The successful candidate should possess significant work experience within the Accounting industry.

For this position, an earned doctorate or doctorate in process is required. Practical business experience, and evidence of leadership and published research are very desirable. 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:    

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

Assistant Professor of Marketing

DEPARTMENT: Marketing/Master of Business Administration

TERM: 2019 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing, to begin fall 2019. This is a joint appointment for teaching in the graduate Master of Business Administration program and the undergraduate Marketing Program. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring. Additional duties include student internship coordination, participation in College governance, publication of research and active collaboration in the Nichols community.

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 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as 4 graduate degrees: MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory, upper-level, and graduate level courses with an expectation that all instruction will focus on experiential learning. The successful candidate should possess significant work experience within the Marketing industry.

For this position, an earned doctorate is required. Practical business experience, and evidence of leadership and published research are very desirable.

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:

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

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

DEPARTMENT: Master of Science in Organizational Leadership/Human Resource Management TERM: 2019 Fall Semester

JOB SUMMARY & REQUIREMENTS:

Nichols College, a business-oriented, four-year College, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, to begin fall 2019. This is a joint appointment for teaching in the graduate Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program and the undergraduate Human Resources Program. This is a non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment with opportunity to transfer to the tenure track in the third year.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring. Additional duties include student internship coordination, participation in College governance, publication of research and active collaboration in the Nichols community.

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 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with 11 concentrations. The College also offers 7 Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as 4 graduate degrees: MBA, MSA, MSOL and MSC. Nichols is NEASC and IACBE accredited; additionally, the Sport Management program is COSMA accredited.

The teaching responsibility is a 4-4 course load, including introductory, upper-level, and graduate level courses with an expectation that all instruction will focus on experiential learning. The successful candidate should possess significant work experience within the HR industry.

For this position, an earned doctorate is required. Practical business experience, and evidence of leadership and published research are very desirable.

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:

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

Open Positions | Professional

Conference & Events Assistant Manager

DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management

REPORTS TO: Conference & Event Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

The Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the Conference & Event Manager in organizing, overseeing and coordinating of all events and conferences on campus. The Conference & Event Staff are a customer-service based operation focusing on individual attention. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with the ability to adapt to quickly changing situations and requests.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule, edit, and update reservation requests via event software system and event request forms.
  • Monitor and schedule spaces in event software system. Confirm reservations and adjust reservations when needed.
  • Meet with internal clients/hosting departments regarding event logistics and setup needs.
  • Enter setup needs into event software system and create diagrams that are based on meetings and email to the appropriate party for approval.
  • Coordinate logistics and communicate setup needs with third party service providers and contractors, including creating “monster memos” for larger events, which combine multiple departmental duties.
  • Attends events as needed to assist and facilitate event needs, which may include but not limited to, nights and weekends.
  • Attend weekly meetings as the Facilities representative for the Event Coordination Committee.
  • Program building automation schedules based on usage in the event software system to increase energy efficiency.
  • Coordinate setup needs for facilities usage with external clients, including classroom or other functional areas, overnight accommodations, meals and any other special requests.
  • Maintain external client files and pending event files on both the shared department drive and in paper files.
  • Request proposals for event setups that may require outsourcing and communicate with hosting department to arrange for purchase orders.
  • Assist in coordinating usage and special requests with internal constituencies:
    • Dining Services – Dining hours, guaranteed counts, menus, dietary restrictions/food allergies
    • Public Safety – Send memorandums regarding external clients on campus, schedule of facility usage, coordinate facility access
    • IT – Technical needs, Smart-classroom usage, audio & video needs, conference calls, teleconferencing options
    • Facilities Management – Schedule of facility usage through our master calendar, to ensure readiness and set-up of relevant facilities, submit work orders, and coordinate contractor access
  • Schedule tours for external groups. Correspond with group after tour and handle correspondence with external group coordinators regarding Facilities Rental Agreements, setups, deadlines, guaranteed counts and rates.
  • Assist in managing the daily summer conference operations including scheduling, coordination of third party service providers, communication, and student staff supervision.
  • Train and Supervise students and part-time staff.
  • Point of contact for external clients while on campus including, but not limited to, nights and weekends.
  • Program cards and doors for building access using C-Cure 9000.
  • Maintain residence hall key system during the summer months and coordinate with locksmith and residence life for annual transition at the end of summer.
  • Assist with answering telephones, clerical work, and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Requires great customer service and communication skills.
  • Organization, dependability, attention to detail, and flexibility is essential.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows with special emphasis in Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions such as warning labels on machinery and equipment.
  • Must be able to understand and comply with Federal, State and Local Building and Safety Codes and regulations.
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required.
  • Must be physically able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively work individually or in teams as well as with diverse groups.
  • Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.
  • Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.
  • Problem-solving skills and sound judgment.
  • Ability to understand and apply College and Departmental policies and procedures.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of two years related administrative experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hospitality, or related field preferred.
  • Experience in event planning, hotel management, or hospitality is very desirable.

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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.

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