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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 Public Relations and Communications

This position creates and implements a comprehensive communication and publicity plan for the College designed to expand NEC’s local, regional, and national visibility.  The Director works to ensure that the College’s key messages are clearly communicated and understood by internal and external college constituents.  The Director produces and publishes the College magazine, provides support to the President’s office in managing major College events, and is the front line spokesperson for the College with local and national media.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all college communications – broad internal and all external elements that represent the New England College brand, this includes the website, social media, newsletters, press releases, advertising, marketing, signage, collateral, branded materials, etc.;
  • Work with President to develop annual plan and topics for articles and op-ed pieces authorized by the President for placement in regional and national media;
  • Interface with the press on any issue concerning the College and act as the official spokesperson for all matters attracting media attention;
  • Work with outside vendors (website, media planning/placement, creative, printing, media monitoring, corporate partners) to ensure the College is represented consistently, cost-effectively, and with the highest quality;
  • Interface with President’s office to ensure that all College major events are managed and produced effectively, especially publications relating to these events (such as programs, scripts, signage), and manage communication with students, alumni, friends, and trustees;
  • Plan, write, and produce the alumni magazine;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years experience in communications, public affairs or other related high-visibility position
  • 1+ years supervisory experience
  • 2+ years project management experience
  • Experience with media relations highly desirable
  • Outstanding writing ability and communication skills essential
  • Ability to interact positively with local and national media
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, alumni to develop positive stories for media, alumni magazine, etc.
  • Familiarity with graphic design and publication production processes

To Apply:

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

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

 

Academic Mentor

This position works within the fee-for-service Pathways-Mentoring program supporting undergraduate students and providing them with the tools to be independent, self advocating, confident, and successful students and citizens.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing individualized support for assigned students: identify students’ stage of development and promote growth by determining suitable developmental tasks; assist students in establishing realistic and attainable academic and personal goals;
  • Understand and apply various time management, organization, test preparation, goal setting and study skills strategies for assigned students;
  • Communicate proactively with faculty, staff, and parents as appropriate to develop individualized plans and provide collaborative support;
  • Encourage self-advocacy and communication between students and faculty, staff, and parents;
  • Maintain student files including documentation of faculty, staff and parent communication;
  • Participate in Mentoring-specific as well as Pathways and/or college-wide recruitment and retention initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (psychology, education, social work) required (Master’s preferred)
  • 3-5 years of academic counseling/ mentoring/ coaching/ training/ advising of students
  • Experience working with students with learning differences and/or at-risk
  • Experience engaging with parents and families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of learning strategies, study skills, and effective academic achievement strategies
  • Knowledge of college student development theory

To Apply:

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

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

Administrative Assistant

Part of the administrative support team for Academic Affairs, this position assists in day-to-day operations of the Office of Academic Affairs and his/her assigned Division.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Aid in the ongoing, administrative functioning of Academic Affairs:

  • Perform basic office duties including  but not limited to:
    • Phone calls, photocopying, typing minutes, mail/mailing/merges, ordering office supplies, purchase orders, check requests, reimbursement requests;
    • Maintain shared drive folders;
    • Track and electronically file incoming syllabi (cross-referencing with the Course Schedule/Guide for all programs to which the individual is assigned (graduate, undergraduate, BISK, doctorate);
    • Electronically file/keep track of faculty information forms, resumes, Faculty Activities Reports, auditing files, etc.
    • Organize, prepare, and process Student Evaluations for faculty;
    • Monitor and track weekly budget reports;
    • Be proficient in the use of Banner, enter data, and create reports as needed.
  • Work with the faculty, students, & Registrar’s Office re: directed studies, independent studies, internships, petitions; responsible for keeping & updating a spreadsheet with the necessary information;
  • Coordinate with faculty, staff, community members, & students on college wide events and meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Assist the administrative functioning of an assigned Division, by completing the following duties:

  • Work closely with the Associate Dean to:
    • Coordinate and maintain systems for collecting data about the programs in the Division, students, faculty, and other elements that can inform the decision-making process for the Division/Programs/College;
    • Implement programs that support the students in the Division including advising, applying to the major, steps to complete the major, steps to apply for certification (if appropriate), etc.;
    • Maintain information about partnership relationships and the various ways these relationships can be used by the faculty and students in the Division;
    • Identify placement opportunities in partnerships, develop and maintain a database of these opportunities and share these with the faculty to support the immersion program;
    • Maintain a database of adjunct faculty, trainings to support them as faculty at NEC, develop and maintain a space for when they are on campus; provide reach out services to ensure each adjunct faculty member has his/her questions answered and feels supported by the Division/College;
    • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree
  • 1-3 years experience as an administrative assistant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products  (Excel, Word, Banner)
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills

To Apply:

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

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

 

Campus Safety Officer

This position that provides for the safety and well being of students, faculty, staff and property through enforcement of college policies and procedures as well as supporting the Communications Center of the Campus Safety department (e.g., answering telephones, two-way radios).

Duties & Responsibilties:

    • Perform routine patrols of on-campus buildings and the near off-campus areas;
    • Respond to routine (e.g., safety escorts and transports, building let-ins, vehicle jumpstarts) and emergency (e.g., medical matters, fire alarms) calls for assistance;
    • Conduct investigations and document violations of college policy and other events by producing written incident reports;
    • Lock and unlock campus buildings and offices (as necessary);

 

  • Enforce parking policies through issuance of parking tickets and towing of autos when necessary;
  • Handle routine and emergency traffic;
  • Assist in the college’s snow removal process by helping coordinate vehicular evacuations of lots designated for snow removal;
  • Work closely with members of the local police and fire departments on matters of mutual concern relating to the safety of the campus community;
  • Function in a multitask environment and answer routine, business and emergency phone calls from a multi-line phone(s);
  • Answer routine and emergency radio traffic by communicating with officers, other departments and outside agencies;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to:
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Exercise sound judgement and work independently
  • Multitask in often time stressful situations
  • Availability and willingness to work a wide variety of shifts, including late night/early morning and weekend hours
  • Proficient in MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of computer- aided dispatch and records management programs (preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license with favorable driving record
  • High school diploma or GED

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (name and contact information) to: officersearch@nec.edu

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

Campus Safety Officer (pt)

This is a part-time (16-20 hours per week) position that provides for the safety and well being of students, faculty, staff and property through enforcement of college policies and procedures as well as supporting the Communications Center of the Campus Safety department (e.g., answering telephones, two-way radios).

Duties & Responsibilties:

  • Perform routine patrols of on-campus buildings and the near off-campus areas;
  • Respond to routine (e.g., safety escorts and transports, building let-ins, vehicle jumpstarts) and emergency (e.g., medical matters, fire alarms) calls for assistance;
  • Conduct investigations and document violations of college policy and other events by producing written incident reports;
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings and offices (as necessary);
  • Enforce parking policies through issuance of parking tickets and towing of autos when necessary;
  • Handle routine and emergency traffic;
  • Assist in the college’s snow removal process by helping coordinate vehicular evacuations of lots designated for snow removal;
  • Work closely with members of the local police and fire departments on matters of mutual concern relating to the safety of the campus community;
  • Function in a multitask environment and answer routine, business and emergency phone calls from a multi-line phone(s);
  • Answer routine and emergency radio traffic by communicating with officers, other departments and outside agencies;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to:
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Exercise sound judgement and work independently
  • Multitask in often time stressful situations
  • Availability and willingness to work a wide variety of shifts, including late night/early morning and weekend hours
  • Proficient in MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of computer- aided dispatch and records management programs (preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license with favourable driving record
  • High school diploma or GED

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (name and contact information) to: ptofficersearch@nec.edu

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

 

Events Coordinator

This position oversees the use, scheduling, and billing of College facilities and events including communication with outside contractors and vendors.  Event attendance and media set-up for some events is required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop an annual facilities marketing plan, coordinate/evaluate policies related to facility use, maintain facility calendars, schedule/allocate/ position of resources (e.g., room set-up, IT needs); collaboratively work with Office of Public Information and Communications on facility marketing and promotion.
  • Oversee rentals for assigned facilities (e.g., Simon Center, CEI):  serve as liaison with internal and external constituents, develop invoices and maintain billing records;
  • Attend events as deemed necessary to ensure details implemented according to plan, assist in set up of technology when appropriate, and prepare reports assessing the event, to include positives, areas of concerns and suggestions to improve future events;
  • Develop and maintain occupancy, assembly, event, and other permitting as required;
  • Generate purchase order requisitions and verify invoices are accurate before approval is requested;
  • Work closely with key administrators on College or public events including, but not limited to; Commencement, Convocation, Founders’ Day, Orientation, Homecoming, and Alumni/ Parents’ Weekend;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in event planning or related field
  • General audio/video equipment experience helpful
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to adapt to changing situations and priorities with ease and confidence
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to eventsearch@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

 

Pathways Administrative Assistant

This position provides administrative assistance to Pathways-Academic Success Services and the Associate Dean of Academic Services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Directors of Pathways- Academic Success Services and the Associate Dean of Academic Services in the day-to-day administration of  Pathways-Academic Success Services;
  • Interact with faculty, staff, students and families regarding sensitive information related to advising, academics, academic support, tutoring, mentoring, PASS programs, disability services and career and life planning issues, as well as other student issues;
  • Coordinate Pathways budgeting (e.g., creating POs, tracking shipments and payments, Check Requests, Reimbursement Requests, etc.);
  • Coordinate mailings associated with pre-registration, retention initiatives, recruitment, NEWS Indicators, mid-semester grades, academic sanctions, student absences, Pathways events, advising, Career and Life planning events, Mentoring programming, PASS students, tutoring, new student registration, etc.;
  • Produce and update all materials for distribution by Pathways-Academic Support Services events and general operations (e.g., lists, letters, transcripts, notices, posters, flyers, etc.);
  • Assist with collection of information regarding student outreach using a variety of tools including direct contact with faculty, staff, mentors, tutors and other employees;
  • Hire and supervise work study students;
  • Provide accurate information regarding Pathways and College policies and procedures;
  • Aid in College wide retention efforts which promote retention through student academic success and student engagement within the NEC community;
  • Greet and welcome all visitors to Pathways;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • 1-3 years in administrative support
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient with Banner software skills (Highly Preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to: adminasstsearch@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