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Vice President of Enrollment

The Vice President (VP) of Enrollment is the chief enrollment officer for undergraduate and graduate admissions for the institution, overseeing the strategic and operational aspects of lead generation, student recruitment, admissions, and institutional merit aid strategies of the College. The VP is also responsible for the planning and operational organization for marketing, recruitment, and enrollment in all online and hybrid programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement the annual and longer-range recruitment plans for undergraduate admissions and graduate admissions, including all online, hybrid, and low-residency programs;
  • Conduct thorough data analysis to determine goals for all enrollment areas and ensure that the institution achieves those goals;
  • Working with the VP of Advancement and Communication, develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communication plan designed to achieve optimal enrollment;
  • Create and implement plan for multi-year strategic name searches for incoming undergraduate students;
  • Work with the VP of Finance and Administration, financial aid and admissions to create and implement a comprehensive student aid strategy and program, one that assures the goal discount while maximizing enrollment yields and revenue;
  • Research trends in undergraduate and graduate programs, make recommendations to the VP for Academic Affairs and the President for adding or modifying bachelor’s, master’s, and/or doctoral programs;
  • Manage staff in both undergraduate and graduate admissions; and online lead generation and applicant counseling departments;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in admissions/enrollment management or related field
  • Digital and social media communication expertise
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set and achieve enrollment/revenue goals
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze data from both internal and external sources and develop strategies based upon analysis
  • Ability to manage and motivate recruitment staff
  • Knowledge of latest trends in higher education – traditional and non-traditional
  • Creativity

To Apply:

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

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

 

Director of Capital Projects

This position is responsible for the management of the annual capital construction project plan, including renovations and new construction, and future planning for major capital initiatives. This position will be responsible for assisting in the creation of the RFP’s, schedules, construction budget, meeting the required schedule and working directly with the Vice President of Finance and Administration to obtain appropriate permitting necessary to complete these initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilites:

  • Understanding of the design process, including the program and schematic designs, recommend changes to ensure that value engineering efforts have been complete and assist in the preparation and review of the bid documents;
  • Assists in the RFP process, including the selection of architects, engineers and contractors;
  • Plans and designs renovation and construction project budgets, working closely with the Vice President of Finance and Administration;
  • Assists in the development of schedules/timelines and review plans and specifications for all major capital projects, specifically new construction and major renovations of existing buildings;
  • Reviews construction progress with outside contractors/vendors, review of on-site construction process and quality, while ensuring all specifications outlined in the construction documents have been met and fit the needs of the project;
  • Review and recommend progress billing approvals, ensuring that all completions recorded are accurate and that the contract specifications have been met;
  • Prepare and present to federal, state and town government/agencies for appropriate approvals, including, but not limited to: planning board, conservation committee, zoning board, army corps of engineers, Wetland Bureau, etc.;
  • Assists Vice President of Finance and Administration and the Architect with building commissioning process and procurement of FFE.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or facility/construction management required
  • 7-10 years of progressive experience in construction and project management
  • Experience working directly with building contractors, material specifications and federal/state and local governments for permitting, as required by the project
  • Knowledge of CAD systems helpful
  • Microsoft Office Products

To Apply:

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

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

Director of Graduate Admission

This position is responsible for managing the operations of the office of graduate admission ensuring that enrollment and academic standard goals are met.  Working closely with the Associate Vice President of Admission, the Director helps to develop the strategic and operations plan for graduate admission. Reporting and achieving revenue targets is a key role of this position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage application process for all graduate programs; ensure accurate entry and management of records into Banner and Intelliworks (CRM); facilitate admission review and communication; work with marketing and recruitment partners and program directors to complete application cycle;
  • Manage the activities of enrollment counselors;
  • Assist prospective students with application completion; respond to inquiries about graduate programs and application status;
  • Facilitate international student enrollment by serving as a Designated School Official and processing necessary immigration paperwork and enrollment reporting;
  • Serve as member of Graduate School and College committees related to position;
  • Assist in the admission process for any on-site cohorts and act as a liaison between subject matter experts, organizations and graduate student services;
  • Reporting on the weekly admission activity, projections for the fiscal year and other reports as requested;
  • Meeting annual revenue goals;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years admissions experience, preferably at the Graduate School level.
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Banner Experience preferred

To Apply:

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

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

 

Director of Instructional Technology

The Director of Instructional Technology oversees and implements program development and faculty training for online interactive courses. S/he performs a full range of functions associated with the day-to-day operations of online programs and courses, including relationships with vendors, program administration, and faculty training. This is professional level work developing and managing an important educational component of the College. This position requires the ability to meet a flexible work schedule, if necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides effective liaison between NEC and vendors, partners, faculty, and students engaged in NEC online learning using Blackboard, Moodle, and the University Alliance (Bisk) Learning Management Systems, including the coordination of:
    • Textbook updates
    • Information for faculty regarding their teaching responsibilities, policies, and other relevant items throughout each term
    • Faculty training
    • Including new or revised policies into existing student, faculty, and procedures manuals
    • Monitoring faculty performance and alerting the Dean and Program Directors of any issues
    • Course development and course revisions and updates;
  • Ensures that procedures and policies for online courses, faculty, and students are available online and to all stakeholders;
  • Assists the Graduate and Professional Studies Council and the Dean to develop and maintain written policies and procedures for the operation of online programs;
  • Develops metrics for measuring the success of online teaching at NEC;
  • Assists the Dean, Program Directors, and Division Deans in the design and implementation of faculty training for online education;
  • Responsible for the operation of online courses in Blackboard:
    • Maintenance of Blackboard Training Course
    • Provides Blackboard Helpdesk service for all students, staff and faculty
    • Acts as the Blackboard manager providing all services for faculty and staff
    • Maintains current supportive documentation to assist faculty in LMS operation.
    • Acts at the Blackboard administrator in conjunction with the Blackboard Managers Group (BMG) to determine major updates, maintenance, etc;
  • Works with NEC’s Information Technology department and Library to ensure that department and college objectives are realized in online and distance learning programs (e.g., supports technology maintenance and upgrades, promotes use of the library by online faculty and students, provides information to the Academic Affairs Office Manager for timely invoicing);
  • Reads and carries out research on topics connected to online learning and the design and implementation of innovations to improve online teaching and learning;
  • Works collaboratively with administrative staff to leverage the School’s investments in information technology, knowledge resources and informatics, as they apply to the educational mission.
  • Participates in relevant committees and working groups of the College as determined by the Dean and the Vice President of Academic Affairs;
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Evidence of specialized education or training in distance learning technology and instructional design preferred
  • Working knowledge, or ability to quickly attain such knowledge, of: departmental and campus policies and procedures; educational program content and objectives; online program coordination, delivery and management; relationships with vendors
  • Successful experience using technology that supports online learning (e.g., HTML, recognized course/learning management systems)
  • Successful experience writing and editing for specific purposes and audiences (i.e. online course materials, manuals, handbooks)
  • Must have strong and polished interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities on workflow
  • Must be highly organized and able to work well with others
  • Flexible; possessing the ability to wear different, “hats” on short notice

To Apply:

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

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

 

Administrative Assistant | NEC Concord

This part time (up to 17 hours per week), temporary position provides office and administrative support for the NEC-Concord location and supports administrative functions related to the Concord-Initiative.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of the Concord Initiative and the Office of Academic Affairs;
  • Perform basic office duties (phone calls, photocopying , data entry, mail/mailings/merges, ordering & retrieving office supplies, maintenance of schedules, files and correspondence);
  • May assist in data entry of student NEC-Concord internships/community partnerships;
  • Assist in coordinating events for NEC-Concord and booking use of NEC-Concord space, as needed;
  • Answer questions about New England College and document/log questions to be referred;
  • Open and close the NEC-Concord site;
  • Other duties. as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree
  • 1-2 years experience in an office environment, preferably in an academic or non-profit organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively

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

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

 

Graduate Admission Counselor

As part of the graduate recruitment team this position recruits and enrolls incoming graduate students as part of the overall admissions plan.  The Admission Counselor is responsible for achieving enrollment goals for various programs.  Travel as well as nights/weekend hours are an expected part of this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate application files in order to make an application decisions;
  • Monitor application files to ensure they are complete and ready for review;
  • Communicate with prospective students;
  • Plan and participate in on- and off-campus programs hosted by the College to recruit students;
  • Work  with NEC faculty and staff to coordinate recruitment efforts;
  • Prepare a variety of correspondence and published materials as part of total promotional plan for admissions;
  • Collect and analyze data as part of ongoing assessment of recruitment program success and new development in the marketplace;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant admissions experience
  • Experience with a CRM tool is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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

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

 

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Review of applications begins May 7, 2014.

Purpose:

This position effectively organizes and instructs all phases of a competitive, Division III, varsity men’s lacrosse program, which includes coaching, recruiting, retention, budget management, administrative duties, and ensuring that the program operates within the spirit and intent of NCAA and league/ conference rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit student athletes.  Contact and visit high schools, tournaments, showcases and summer camps; evaluate athletic performance and potential; meet with students, parents, coaches, guidance counselors to discuss the NEC athletic and academic programs; do background research on students to assess likelihood of succeeding academically and socially at NEC, in addition to athletically; coordinate recruitment efforts with admissions office;
  • Mentor students-athletes to augment and sustain retention rates, in addition to serving as a leader in the transformative education process.  Interact with students and assist in their growth and development; effectively support team and departmental discipline procedures; provide appropriate academic support and counseling; assist in career counseling of individual student-athletes;
  • Prepare teams for competition.  Select, prepare and direct athletic teams for practices and games, including assessing opposing teams; utilize knowledge of exercise science to ensure proper physical readiness of team members;
  • Assist in carrying out various administrative functions in the department as assigned.  Supervise part-time, volunteer and student employees; oversee home event management as necessary; manage game scheduling; stay current on relevant NEC, conference and NCAA rules and enforce the spirit, as well as the letter of those rules;
  • Assist in the fiscal management of the athletic team(s) coached.  Participate in team budget preparation; manage cash and receipts for team travel; set budget for training trips; oversee fund raising necessary to supplement sport budget; follow NEC guidelines for fiscal procedures;
  • Serve as active member of the department and NEC community.  Initiate and participate in various community service activities; attend department meetings; actively pursue opportunities to serve NEC in areas outside the athletic department; develop and implement department public relations in conjunction with the sports information director;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 2 – 4 years of college-level playing experience
  • 1 or more years of high school, club and/or college coaching experience
  • Flexibility to work between academic year calendars for recruiting and pre-season planning
  • Flexible hours including evenings and weekends

NOTE:  A combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired may also be acceptable.

To Apply:

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

 

 

HVAC Technician

(40 hours per week; weekend hours may be required)

This position maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, balances and performs analysis on all types of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment systems, designs and applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair all heating system equipment to include: oil and propane burners, hot water boilers, steam boilers, circulators, combustion chambers and venting, associated heating systems components, compressors, other mechanical equipment or electrical, pneumatic and electronic components;
  • Maintain and repair all air conditioning system equipment to include: compressors, pumps, air handlers, ventilation and air distribution equipment, heat exchangers, other mechanical equipment or electrical, pneumatic and electronic components;
  • Monitor, maintain, and repair fuel supply and storage systems;
  • Perform efficiency testing;
  • Program and troubleshoot automated building controls, install and calibrate thermostatic controls, adjust and monitor temperatures to achieve energy savings and comfort level;
  • Create and follow a predetermined schedule of preventive maintenance;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED with coursework in skilled crafts
  • 3 – 5 years in oil, gas, and electric HVAC system maintenance or new installation construction
  • Refrigeration equipment experience (preferred)
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • A valid NH Driver’s License
  • New Hampshire Voluntary Certification of Oil Heating Technicians
  • New Hampshire Gas Fitters licensure
  • EPA Type IV (Universal) refrigerant recovery certification

To Apply:

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

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

Student Support Specialist

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Financial Services, this position provides high-quality customer service to NEC families regarding student financial aid and billing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively and accurately communicate Federal and institutional financial aid/billing policies and procedures;
  • Assist students to obtain all available funding to help cover account balances;
  • Process and reconcile all payments;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • 1-3 years experience in customer service and proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Preference will be given to those individuals with experience working in a business office

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

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