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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
Library Director

Part-time

Spring 2015 | January 19 – May 8

Physics

 

Associate Dean of Education Division

Start Date: July/August 2015

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 Vice President for Academic Affairs, 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.   Top

 

Library Director

The Library Director is responsible for the leadership and operation of the H. Raymond Danforth Library including representing the library in a variety of contexts and supporting the mission of the library and college by providing a challenging, creative, innovative, and supportive learning environment for the entire NEC community. In addition, this position develops, implements and administers policies and procedures that enable access to the information that supports teaching, learning and research.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with colleagues and the greater community to advance the mission of the library and the college;
  • Provide high quality services in a 7-day-a-week library operation;
  • Develop and implement long and short-range plans;
  • Develop, articulate, and facilitate a vision for quality library services for residential and distance learners;
  • Lead the selection, implementation, and management of library resources;
  • Promote the teaching and assessment of information literacy;
  • Lead the development and evaluation of instructional programs and materials in cooperation with faculty;
  • Evaluate and monitor maintenance of databases including liaison with various consortia for pricing and licensing details;
  • Prepare and manage budget;
  • Maintain and prepare statistics and reports on library for administration and other agencies;
  • Supervise, evaluate and promote development of staff;
  • Represent the college in local and regional consortia and other organizations;
  • Serve as effective member of the college’s academic management team;
  • Promote the library and Academic Support Center including coordination with the Office of Institutional Advancement for fund raising and pursuit of grants in order to further the academic mission of the unit;
  • Lead and implement special projects, as assigned;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MLS or related terminal degree or equivalent experience from accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision-making ability
  • Five to ten years of professional experience operating a college library
  • Experience with delivery of library services in both a physical as well as virtual environment
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • In depth knowledge of accepted processes, methodologies and national standards in all aspects of library operation
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proven analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Good managerial and leadership skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to deal with regular interruptions and multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills

To Apply:

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

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

 

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Physics

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Physics courses during the Spring 2015 semester:

  •  PH 2220 General Physics II (algebra based course) – A continuation of PH 2210. Topics include optics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, waves (especially sound, and light), and nuclear physics.  Laboratory work emphasizes data collection, analysis, and interpretation.  Prerequisite: PH 2210.
  • PH 2320 Calculus-based Physics II – A continuation of PH 2310. Topics include thermodynamics, optics, electricity, and magnetism.  Laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experimentation.  Prerequisite: PH 2310 and MT 2520.

NOTE: Employment is contingent on course enrollment.

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;
  • Setup, teach, and clean-up a weekly lab;
  • Submit final grades.

Requirements: Applicants must have a master’s degree in appropriate field and a strong record of teaching effectiveness.

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

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