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New England College is committed to the transformational learning of all students. We seek imaginative, caring, entrepreneurial and energetic faculty skilled in directing efforts to develop our students’ full potential. The successful candidate will be sensitive to different learning styles and be committed to engaged and experiential learning. The ability to teach across disciplines is essential. As one of the ten founding members of Project Pericles, New England College is strongly committed to civic engagement as a central focus of our educational programs. Qualifications for faculty positions include a commitment to a liberal arts education within an academically and culturally diverse college student population. Candidates should have experience teaching at the college level, feel comfortable working with students of varying educational needs and have the desire to develop their areas of scholarship.

Full-time

Associate Dean of Education Division

Part-time

Biology
Computer Information Systems
English as a Second Language
Adjunct Faculty (Math) – remote/online
Adjunct Faculty (Psychology/Sociology) – remote/online
Writing


Associate Dean of Education Division

New England College seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean of the Education Division. The Associate Dean oversees undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in education and related fields  (including undergraduate Education majors and concentrations, Outdoor Leadership; Kinesiology, a Master of Education, several CAGS programs, a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration, and a Doctor of Education program, with concentrations in K-12 Education and Higher Education Administration, along with other programs), with an emphasis on academic excellence, experiential learning, and commitments to our civic and natural environments.

Reporting to the Provost, the Associate Dean works with the Dean of Graduate Programs and the Dean of Academic Services, as well as collaborates with the Associate Deans of the Arts and Humanities, Management, and Natural and Social Sciences divisions.

This is a full-time, 12-month administrator contract with faculty rank.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Faculty management and assessment including professional development;
  • Budget management;
  • Professional development management;
  • Coordination of all accreditation activities and data collection in the Division;
  • Coordination of assessment processes related to the programs within the Division;
  • Supervision of development new programs, courses and the scheduling process for all graduate and undergraduate courses in the Division, including on campus, off-campus, online, and low-residency;
  • Curriculum development and innovation;
  • Participation in marketing and enrollment initiatives with the Vice President of Enrollment and Admissions staff;
  • Supervision of Program Directors;
  • Collaborative work with Associate Division Deans, supporting the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and other stakeholders in advancing the mission and strategic goals of the College.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree in Education
  • Successful record of teaching experience in graduate and /or undergraduate programs, including on campus and online
  • At least three years of experience in administration and academic leadership or equivalent experience
  • Experience seeking and managing external grants
  • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation, program development and evaluation and personnel and budget management
  • Proven record of teaching, scholarship and service consistent with the mission of NEC

The successful candidate must have background in literacy or special education as well as experience as a Dean and Director of Teacher Certification.

The individual selected for this position will work closely with the current Associate Dean of Education and Director of Teacher Certification and Field Placements for the 2014-2015 academic year while teaching classes and supervising students in the field, and will then transition into the Associate Dean of Education position. He/she will take an active role in various state organizations associated with teacher preparation, assist with ETS and NH DOE reporting, developing reports for reaccreditation and other administrative duties while helping the college maintain and further develop its reputation for helping students become highly effective teachers.

To Apply:

Email a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae (including contact information of at least three references to edusearch@nec.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Part-Time Lecturers | Biology

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Biology courses during the Spring 2016 semester:

  • BI 1113-2 General Biology: Animal Systems (Mon/Weds/Fri @ 9:20 – 10:30am)

The course examines the study of the anatomy and physiology of animal systems in an evolutionary and functional context. This course covers the form and function and overview of animal systems (digestion gas exchange, circulation and reproductive systems. Laboratory work involves animal anatomy and dissection.

This course meets the first seven weeks of the spring semester, January 18th 2016 – March 4th 2016.

  • BI 1114-2 General Biology – Cellular Biology (Mon/Weds/Fri @ 9:20 – 10:30am)

This course examines the study of basic cell biology. Emphasis is on biological molecules, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism (including cellular respiration), and other related topics. Laboratory exercises focus on basic cell biology, cellular metabolism, and microscope techniques.

This course meets the second seven weeks of the spring semester, March 21st 2016 – May 12th 2016.

  •   BI 1020 Foundations of Nutrition (Tues/Thurs @ 9:50 – 11:30am)

An introduction to the basic concepts of nutrition, their application to the functions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, and vitamins; the function and role of nutrients on health; and identification of substances in the diet which may adversely affect the body.

This course meets for the full semester, January 18th 2016 – May 12th 2016.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to NSSDIVISIONsearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email.

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is filled.

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Part-Time Lecturers | Computer Information Systems

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Computer Information Systems courses during the second seven weeks of the Fall 2015 semester:

  • MG 5420 – Professional and Organizational Communication: In an IT context, students will examine formal and informal communication focusing on the needs of an IT team and the IT team manager. This course will focus on the skills that are essential for participating in a team, being a project manager, and functioning within an organization. This course will explore leadership styles and their impact on organizations. Topics include: understanding communication styles and preferences, identifying ethical and cross-cultural issues, and preparing for negotiations and sales meetings. This course will facilitate the development of written and oral communication skills. Students will focus on writing in various contexts, including presentations, web based text, and client communication. This sequence is writing-intensive with oral presentations. (This requirement may be waived if students demonstrate competency in the skills and knowledge included in the course sequence).
  • CT 5750 – Web Applications and Web Design: This course provides an introduction to web-based applications development. Topics include the creation of web sites using web development software and the architectural elements of programming web sites that produce dynamic content. Students will gain familiarity with a variety of programming languages and tools, and will learn methods and tools that are used in the process of developing web-based applications.
  • CT 5610 – Database Design: This course introduces database design and creation. Emphasis is on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating database tables, queries, reports, and forms.
  • CT 6670 – Device and Network Communications: This course undertakes the study of the movement of information (data) from one device to another by means of electrical, optical, radio, or satellite transmission systems. This course will introduce the architecture, concepts, terminology, design, and management issues related to the modern environment of networking and data communications. Various types of networks and communication systems, protocols, regulatory issues, and policies will be explored. Data and network security will be examined.
  • CT 7320 – Data Mining for the Intelligent Business: Business Intelligence depends on the quality of processes and structures for data storage, retrieval, and analysis. In this course, students will study the theory of operational database design and implementation, including concepts of normalization, database queries and database application development. The course will then extend to include the concepts of data mining from the perspective of the web environment, with a particular focus on the quality of data. Students will be encouraged to find the patterns in the data and to prepare reports and presentations describing the implications of their findings.
  • CT 7610 – Database Administration: This course seeks to help students develop database administration skills covering installation, configuration and tuning a database, administering servers and server groups, managing and optimizing schemas, tables, indexes, and views, creating logins, configuring permissions, assigning roles and performing other security tasks, including the design and implementation of backup and recovery strategies as well as maintenance.
  • CT 6110 – IT Project Management: This course is designed to apply the principles and methodologies of project management to plan and manage IT projects. Throughout the course, students use technology applications and address real-world problems. Students will learn the skills necessary to define project scope, create workable project plans, and manage projects with quality, budget, and schedule in mind.
  • CT 6111 – Network Security: Multi-user multi-platform network security is essential. This course examines threats to network security, ways to mitigate these threats, and recovery systems. This course will introduce a wide variety of technical solutions available to network managers. Students will examine policies to increase network security and the implications of those policies.
  • CT 6610 – IT Intelligence and Business Strategy: This course will examine how IT can support and improve the process of strategic planning and designing business strategies. Organizations are undergoing a series of revolutionary changes, including vertical integration, horizontal consolidation, strategic alliances and joint ventures, entrepreneurial startups, and specialized niche networks. This course will critically examine changes and discuss the various strategic decisions and managerial skills needed to confront them in a variety of firms in organizations, as well as the use of technology in helping managers address these challenges. The course will also focus on using information technology to craft successful business strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to PTCISsearch@nec.edu. Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email.

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Part-Time Instructor | English as a Second Language

Serves as a Part-time Instructor for New England College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs. General duties include providing secondary English speakers and international students with the opportunity to be academically successful and engaged students at New England College.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction;
  • Develop and provide event programming consistent with the College’s focus on Experiential learning;
  • Work with students who are entering different programs (Undergraduate and MBA) and come from different cultures and different abilities.
  • Create a classroom environment that allows for differentiated instruction, meeting the needs of a range of English abilities.
  • Advise informally New England College’s ESL students, assisting with making connections with their advisor or program director as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in related field
  • Working with linguistic and culturally diverse audiences;
  • Teaching English as a Second Language;
  • Language pedagogy and teaching methods.
  • Study skills and effective academic achievement strategies, particularly with secondary language speakers.
  • College and university curriculum requirements and policies.
  • Excellent communication skills

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to: ESLptSearch@nec.edu.

Review of application materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Adjunct Faculty (Math) – remote/online

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) at New England College seeks to fill an immediate need for adjunct faculty positions in our Online Continuing Education Math courses. We are specifically looking for faculty who can also develop/revise online courses in:

  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning
  • Math Placement Exam

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop/revise all materials, including the syllabus, for the assigned course;
  • Work together with an instructional designer to translate course into seven weekly online modules;
  • Be available for possible reimbursed travel to film a video portion of class;
  • Follow course guidelines and textbook requirements established by the college;
  • Have time availability which allows for fast turnaround needed for swift course development.

Qualifications: Masters degree in subject area as minimum. Ph.D. or doctorate preferred. Experience in the field is a must. Prior teaching and course development experience in online models is highly desirable.

To Apply: Email a letter of interest, current resume, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three references to: mathsgpsSearch@nec.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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Adjunct Faculty (Psychology/Sociology) – remote/online

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) at New England College seeks to fill an immediate need for adjunct faculty positions in our online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Sociology programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Provide “experiential learning” opportunities whenever possible

Qualifications: Masters degree in subject area as minimum. Ph.D. or doctorate preferred. Experience in the field is a must. Prior online teaching and proven record of teaching effectiveness a must.

To Apply: Email a letter of interest, current resume, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three references to: psycspgsSearch@nec.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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Part-Time Lecturers | Writing

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach WR 1010 Composition. This course is an evidence based, writing intensive course designed to improve critical thinking, reading, and writing proficiencies through guidance in a variety of academic formats. Students will develop strategies for turning their experience, observations, and analyses into evidence suitable for academic writing. Over the course of the semester, students will build upon their critical thinking skills to learn the processes necessary for gathering and incorporating research material in their writing. With an emphasis on civics and the natural environment, students will learn how to evaluate, cite, and document primary and secondary research sources, as well as how to develop arguments and support them with sound evidence.

  • This course will be offered on the following days and times:
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:50 – 4:30 p.m. (2 sections)
    • Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. (2 sections)
    • Mondays and Fridays from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m.
    • Thursdays from 5:00 – 8:20 p.m.
    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:50 – 12:00 p.m.
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:40 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to AHDIVISIONsearch@nec.edu. Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email.

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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