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Academic Mentor

Working within the fee-for-service Pathways-Mentoring program, this position supports undergraduate students, providing them with the tools to be independent, self-advocating, confident, and successful students and citizens.
This is a nine-month, academic year position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing individualized support for assigned students (e.g., Mentoring, PASS, pre-PASS, Connections). Identify student stage of development and promote growth by determining suitable developmental tasks. Assist student 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 (written and verbal) with faculty, staff, and parents as appropriate to support the Mentoring student. Develop individualized plans with other departments to 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.

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
  • 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

Note: This position has a start date in August 2016.

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.

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Accounts Payable Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to coordinate the College’s purchasing activities and to reduce costs by means of consolidated purchasing, competitive bidding and price negotiation and to ensure timely and accurate payments of the College’s invoices. This position works closely with departmental budget officers and the Controller. The Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for processing purchase orders, inputting invoices and processing for payment and purchasing activity for all departments of the College.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Update, maintain, and process purchase orders and accounts payable documents in a timely manner, while obtaining all proper approvals;
  • Obtain quotes on merchandise when requested and use competitive bidding when appropriate;
  • Update and maintain vendor files in Banner, including the coding of 1099 status;
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve vendor disputes in a timely manner;
  • Track and submit back up for all purchases made with the College credit card;
  • Receive all vendor invoices, distribute for approval and enter into Banner for processing and payment;
  • Prepare and execute weekly check disbursement process;
  • Monitor budget balances, identify issues, and formulate necessary corrective action w/ NEC personnel to prevent over spending.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or other related field
  • Minimum 1 year related experience
  • Strong background in computer based processes
  • Banner experience a plus
  • Strong Time Management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

To Apply:

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

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

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Admission Counselor

As part of the undergraduate recruitment team, this position recruits and enrolls incoming undergraduate students as part of the overall admissions plan. The Admission Counselor is responsible for an assigned territory and for achieving enrollment goals for that territory. He/she develops lists of prospective students and develops, in addition to the established communication plan, individual communication plans to yield enrolled students.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Extensive travel to high schools and recruitment fairs to meet with prospective students;
  • Communicate on a regular basis via telephone, email, social media, and written correspondence with prospects, applicants, and incoming students to ensure attainment of his/her individual enrollment goals;
  • Monitor application files to ensure their completion, and reviews admission applications;
  • Communicate with guidance counselors, parents, teachers, alumni, athletic coaches, and other key influencers of prospective students;
  • Plan and participate in on-campus and off-campus programs hosted by the College to recruit students;
  • Work with NEC faculty and staff to coordinate recruitment efforts;
  • Write various 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 developments in the marketplace;
  • Manage special projects, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with enterprise-wide database software applications, and data reporting capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High-energy disposition and goal-oriented work style
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Valid driver’s license

To Apply:

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

Review of application materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Assistant Director of Online Operations

The Assistant Director of Online Operations will play a key leadership and execution role for the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS). This role will help manage the day-to-day business operations of the college’s undergraduate and graduate online programs. The Assistant Director will leverage their change management skills and experience to help execute the college’s transformation and growth strategy for online education. He/she will manage and grow the college’s relationships with our partners to maximize results in demand generation, enrollment growth and retention.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-college Project Management Office (PMO) that drives inputs to online strategy and execution;
  • Manage multi-level relationships with key partners and vendors;
  • Evaluate and implement best practices for business process improvements in the admissions area;
  • Review applications and render admissions decisions for online applicants;
  • Support and guide students through the application process;
  • Act as liaison to the Technology team and establish technology requirements;
  • Assist in the implementation of a new CRM system that will be integrated into all key functions (inquiry, application, conversion, enrollment, retention, new student marketing, lead flow, website;
  • Actively engage academic and administrative leaders to build consensus on key issues related to online programs;
  • Monitor application files to ensure their completion and readiness for review;
  • Manage inquiries to achieve prompt contact and performance activity;
  • Plan and participate in on-and-off campus programs hosted by the college to recruit students;
  • Drive compelling content for the nec.edu website and digital marketing assets using marketing expertise;
  • Maintain inquiry database and reports;
  • Meet and exceed performance goals and metrics as determined by the VP of School of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with high volume phone and email work
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant admissions experience
  • Previous experience with a CRM tool is preferred (Salesforce and Banner experience desired)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Working knowledge of admission procedures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, meet strict deadlines, and achieve defined goals

To Apply:

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

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

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Assistant to the Division of Student Development

This position supports the daily operations of the Office of Student Development/Dean of Students Office, Diversity and Inclusion, Student Conduct, and the Office of International Programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic office duties including but not limited to:
    1. Phone calls, photocopying, typing minutes, mail/mailing/merges, ordering office supplies, purchase orders, check requests, reimbursement requests;
    2. Maintain shared drive folders;
    3. Monitor and track weekly budget reports;
    4. Be proficient in the use of Banner, including entering of data;
    5. Enter billings related to student conduct sanctions.
  • Collaborate with other areas of the College on special events as necessary, including student awards ceremonies;
  • Assist the Dean of Students with projects and initiatives including, but not limited to, student awards and recognitions, community-based programs, and creating reports as needed;
  • In conjunction with the Director of Conduct, the Wellness Center, and other constituents, track student conduct sanctions to ensure all parties are informed of a student’s progress on a sanction completion;
  • Assist with budget/financial paperwork: provide necessary support to directors and the Dean, monitor budgets, follow NEC business office procedures, and compile information to prepare reports.

Minimum Requirements:

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

Note:This position begins on July 5, 2015. Part-time hours may be available prior to the full-time start date.

To Apply:

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

Review of application materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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eDesign Coordinator (Part-Time, Remote)

The eDesign Coordinator manages the online course design review process for online courses at NEC. The Coordinator reviews online course design quality against the eDesign course design rubric and offers concrete suggestions for design improvement. The eDesign Coordinator will provide support from a virtual office, and will work with faculty and staff through email, conference calls, and webinars. The eDesign course design rubric is based on national research on course design in 100% online courses.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Update and revise the eDesign rubric based on the needs and expectations for online courses offered through NEC;
  • Develop and maintain an eDesign Blackboard resource center for NEC faculty and staff;
  • Manage the eDesign enrollment process by acting as the eDesign system administrator handling enrollment in the eDesign Resource Center and the Google Docs pages;
  • Seek volunteer faculty or staff to have course design reviewed;
  • Collaborate between the eDesign Coordinator and NEC faculty and staff to:
    1. Determine which attributes work for NEC, and whether or not revisions need to be made
    2. Gather feedback on the process and eDesign experience
    3. Identify key stakeholders and how various departments/administration can support eDesign
    4. Create awareness regarding the availability of eDesign support
    5. Create policy/guidelines regarding eDesign course quality assurance
  • Train and seek peer reviewers, upon request. Otherwise the eDesign Coordinator will review the submitted courses;
  • Review course against the eDesign rubric embedded in a Google spreadsheet. The course review process includes an overview of the course shell, including an in-depth review of the course syllabus, policy documents, objectives, assignments, and evaluation tools;
  • Monitor the quality and completion of the eDesign reviews, support peer reviewers;
  • Follow-up with faculty within one week to ensure they have received and reviewed the report, and answer any additional questions;
  • Develop eDesign certificate for course originators who successfully meet the eDesign competencies;
  • Award certificates to course originators upon successful completion of eDesign reviews;
  • Manage the eDesign email account by responding to all messages within 48 business hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, or
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience in higher education
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in higher education
  • Evidence of experience with online course quality
  • Online learning instructional support experience
  • Evidence of experience interacting with faculty at the college level
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Knowledge of Blackboard LMS
  • Knowledge of Google Spreadsheets

To Apply:

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

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Head Coach – Baseball

The Head Baseball Coach manages all aspects of the baseball program with emphasis on recruiting, enrolling, educating, retaining, and graduating highly-qualified student-athletes. The Head Baseball Coach creates a positive, winning culture and an exceptional student-athlete experience; and ensures that the New England College baseball program is administered with full commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administers and develops all aspects of the NCAA Division III baseball program;
  • Successfully recruits highly-qualified student athletes on a national level who possess outstanding academic achievement, character, and athletic skill;
  • Ensures a highly-competitive team with a full roster on an annual basis;
  • Mentors and leads student-athletes to augment and sustain retention rates;
  • Manages the baseball budget and oversees fundraising for the program;
  • Successfully and strategically creates a challenging and competitive game schedule;
  • Coordinates and oversees all team travel and recruiting trips;
  • Evaluates equipment and uniform needs, manages existing equipment and uniforms, and purchases new equipment and uniforms;
  • Plans and executes practice sessions that challenge student-athletes and develop their skills and team play;
  • Organizes and teaches individual skill instruction for players;
  • Scouts opponents and develops and implements successful game strategies;
  • Markets and directs on-campus baseball camps and clinics;
  • Provides appropriate academic monitoring, support and counseling for student-athletes;
  • Coordinates and manages multiple social media platforms to promote the team;
  • Effectively supports team and departmental discipline procedures;
  • Coordinates team community service projects;
  • Supervises and mentors assistant coaches.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated recruiting and coaching experience and success at the college level
  • 2-4 years of college-level playing experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong recruiting skills at the college level
  • Strong administrative skills with the ability to manage a competitive college program
  • CPR/AED certifications required within one month of appointment
  • Flexible hours, including evenings/ weekends. Travel required.

To Apply:

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

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Head Coach – Men’s and Women’s Cross Country (Part-Time)

The Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Coach manages all aspects of the men’s & women’s cross country programs with emphasis on recruiting, enrolling, educating, retaining, and graduating highly-qualified student-athletes. The Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Coach creates a positive, winning culture and an exceptional student-athlete experience; and ensures that the New England College baseball program is administered with full commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administers and develops all aspects of the NCAA Division III men’s & women’s cross country programs;
  • Successfully recruits highly-qualified student athletes on a national level who possess outstanding academic achievement, character, and athletic skill;
  • Ensures a highly-competitive team with a full roster on an annual basis;
  • Mentors and leads student-athletes to augment and sustain retention rates;
  • Manages the cross country budget and oversees fundraising for the program;
  • Successfully and strategically creates a challenging and competitive race meet schedule;
  • Coordinates and oversees all team travel and recruiting trips;
  • Evaluates equipment and uniform needs, manages existing equipment and uniforms, and purchases new equipment and uniforms;
  • Plans and executes practice sessions that challenge student-athletes and develop their skills and team play;
  • Organizes and teaches individual skill instruction for players;
  • Provides appropriate academic monitoring, support and counseling for student-athletes;
  • Coordinates and manages multiple social media platforms to promote the team;
  • Effectively supports team and departmental discipline procedures;
  • Coordinates team community service projects;
  • Supervises and mentors assistant coaches.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated recruiting and coaching experience and success at the college level
  • 2-4 years of college-level playing experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong recruiting skills at the college level
  • Strong administrative skills with the ability to manage a competitive college program
  • CPR/AED certifications required within one month of appointment
  • Flexible hours, including evenings/ weekends. Travel required.

To Apply:

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

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International Student Advisor

The International Student Advisor provides direct immigration-related advising to international students at the college, with a focus on maintaining and tracking immigration information for all F-1 students.

Duties & Responsibilities:

          • Advise international students regarding immigration rules and regulations and serve as a main contact for questions;
          • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) to federal programs governing the support of international students;
          • Create, update, and manage records in the SEVIS system;
          • Assist with planning and implementation of international student orientation processes;
          • Create, update, and manage records in the federally-administered SEVIS system;
          • Liaise with other departments to confirm and verify student attendance and related data;
          • Co-advise International Student Associate and support international programming efforts;
          • Maintain immigration-related student files in compliance with regulations;
          • Coordinate and implement events that support the educational, cultural and social needs of the students;
          • Advise students on employment preparation, timelines and regulatory requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

          • Bachelor’s degree (Master degree in a related field strongly preferred)
          • Experience interacting with SEVIS strongly preferred
          • Experience working with international students or clients
          • Ability to meet regulatory eligibility to be a DSO/ARO
          • Knowledge of immigration-related law, Dept. of Homeland Security, Dept. of State regulations and procedures
          • Cross-cultural communication skills
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Banner)
          • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize with demanding timeframes
          • Strong analytical problem solving, and organization skills

To Apply:

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

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

To provide ongoing support to all online student services functions as designated by the Associate Registrar. Those services include My NEC administrative support to include timely and accurate class rosters, academic probation administrative support, liaison with admissions and student financial services, directed study administrative support, Blackboard support, student identification administrative support, and information resource technological support and orientation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create courses, perform preliminary degree audits, maintain student records, process directed studies and process grades;
  • Constitute initial point of contact for general student inquiries; advise students in all matters related to registration, course sequence, and issue that may emerge in the course of students’ enrollment; utilize degree audit software as needed. Assist Associate Registrar with academic probation process;
  • Collaborate/coordinate with program directors, instructors, deans, and internal partners on academic program functions for the undergraduate and graduate program;
  • Advise students; perform degree plans for returning students; perform outreaches for student feedback;
  • Assist with re-enrollment and retention strategies;
  • Perform MyNEC and Blackboard administrative duties: troubleshooting and related support;
  • Assist the Associate Registrar with completing the five annual degree conferrals to include, but not limited to: assisting with the annual commencement ceremony, printing/mailing diplomas, communicating graduation information to students, etc).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in customer service
  • Experience in higher education institutions preferred
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Candidate must exercise good judgment and flexibility
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with faculty, students, staff and visitors
  • Must have strong computer skills, excellent command of English (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Banner and report-writing software preferred

To Apply:

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

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Professional Tutor

This position serves as an academic tutor for the Pathways-Tutoring Center, providing one-on-one and small group, scheduled and drop-in tutoring sessions to all student populations at New England College. The Professional Tutor works with students, faculty members, Pathways staff, Librarians, Mentors, and other members of the New England College community.

This is a nine-month, academic year position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

      • Provide day-to-day academic support to all student populations at NEC, including students with learning disabilities and students for whom English is not their primary language;
      • Provide general tutoring in such areas as writing development, time-management, study techniques, testing-taking strategies, and goal-setting processes, as well as subject tutoring in the academic disciplines;
      • Promote definable learning strategies which promote academic success and independent learning;
      • Tutor in a variety of settings, including individual, group, drop-in, class-visitation, online, and workshops to all student populations at New England College;
      • Aid in college-wide efforts to promote retention through student academic success and student engagement within the NEC community;
      • Assist with training and overseeing peer (student) tutors;
      • Engage in ongoing training and professional development opportunities;
      • Operate according to established “systems,” general policies and procedures within the Pathways-Tutoring Center and the umbrella of the Pathways-Academic Success Services;
      • Promote and provide additional services within the Pathways-Tutoring Center and the Pathways-Academic Success Services, as well as within the College at large as assigned by Lead Professional Tutor.

Minimum Requirements:

          • Bachelor’s degree in related field; (Master’s preferred)
          • 2-3 years across all areas:
            1. Teaching diverse student populations
            2. Teaching with expertise in one or more academic subject areas
            3. Working with students with learning differences
            4. Working with ESL students
            5. Academic counseling/ mentoring/coaching/training/ advising
          • Strong reading, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
          • Knowledge of learning strategies, study skills, and effective academic achievement strategies
          • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
          • Supervisory skills
          • Library research skills (preferred)

Note: This position has a start date in August 2016.

To Apply:

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

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Safety Officer

This position provides for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and property through enforcement of college policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:

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

To Apply:

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

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Transcript Evaluation Coordinator

This position is responsible for administering a comprehensive system of transcript evaluation for students, evaluating transcripts of potential transfer students in all undergraduate programs and graduate programs, interfacing with on- and off-campus stakeholders to help the institution reach transfer enrollment goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

      • Determine if institutions are accredited; evaluate transfer transcript coursework in undergraduate, online continuing education, and graduate programs (both online and residential) for New England College equivalencies;
      • Work with the academic community to design efficient and effective transfer tools and products;
      • Visit other colleges and develop a comprehensive set of procedures that complement/enhance recruitment efforts for transfer students (e.g. increase equivalencies from colleges, expand web usage as a transfer tool, incorporate program evaluation into transfer process.);
      • Attend on- and off-campus transfer, admissions, and orientation days in conjunction with campus admissions staff and other staff;
      • Enter course equivalencies of transfer courses into Banner;
      • Provide Transfer Credit forms (TCE) to Admissions (Graduate and Undergraduate);
      • Evaluate Military training for veterans and active duty military;
      • Evaluate international transcripts;
      • Approve courses taken at other institutions by matriculating students enrolled at NEC.

Minimum Requirements:

      • Bachelor’s degree
      • 1-3 years’ experience in a registrar’s or admission office
      • Banner experience (preferred)
      • Demonstrated ability to:
        1. Accurately evaluate diverse curriculums that exist and appropriately place them within NEC’s curriculum
        2. Effectively work with faculty and program directors concerning transfer credit
        3. Detect fraudulent transcripts and ‘institutions’
        4. Work with students concerning transfer course evaluation
        5. Conduct independent research
      • Training design and implementation
      • Policy and procedure development, implementation and evaluation

To Apply:

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

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