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Administrative Assistant to Senior Vice President/CFO

This position provides direct administrative support to the Senior Vice President (VP), including the primary objectives of assisting the Senior VP in his/her daily work to make certain that identified priorities are addressed in a timely fashion and helping to ensure that use of the Senior VP’s time is focused on critical, strategic issues.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct administrative support to Senior Vice President including but not limited to: maintaining the Senior VP’s calendar and schedule, organizing travel plans, opening, sorting and prioritizing incoming mail, filing, answering the phone, generating letters/memos and preparing correspondence;
  • Prepare and distribute agenda and other materials including taking minutes for meetings called by or staffed by the Senior VP (e.g., Trustee meetings, Budget Advisory Committee);
  • Support Senior VP with special projects (e.g., gathering background information, researching issues, preparing executive summaries, reports,  and other materials, coordinating with other departments to secure materials requested);
  • Support Senior VP with  budget requests, allocations, and documentation;
  • Coordinate the submissions of data and/or materials/collections to ensure compliance and documentation related to federal, state, and regional regulatory reporting requirements, including various compliance reporting (working with the CFO;
  • Assist in the coordination of the annual A-133, 403(b) and financial audit;
  • Coordinate scheduling of outside vendor work to ensure efficient use of resources (e.g., phone and data lines);
  • Handle confidential matters for the Senior VP, as requested, including interactions with departments within the Finance and Administration division and throughout the College;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years relevant clerical and administrative experience in administrative assistant role
  • Experience  in a higher education setting (preferred)
  • Experience in administrative and personnel management, strategic data management, project planning and management,  and  budget planning and management
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • General understanding of accounting terminology
  • Strong computer skills: Proficient in MS Office products (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); Banner skills preferred
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to balance multiple issues and projects in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sensitivity and discretion with regard to confidential information
  • Ability to interact positively with a wide range of key constituents
  • Punctuality

To Apply:

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

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Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs

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.

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Dean of Students

This position plans and implements a comprehensive student engagement program which is well integrated with the mission and core values of New England College.  Responsible for Student Involvement including Greek Life, Residential Life and Housing, Campus Safety, and Wellness Center, with a strong tie to academic affairs.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and administer all aspects of Student Development services including: Student Involvement, Greek Life, Residential Life & Housing, Campus Safety, Wellness Center, and student programs and staff;
  • Coordinate the College’s work in Student Development services for a consistency of vision and approaches and integrate a shared student-centered philosophy with Pathways Academic Success Services;
  • Provide leadership in and be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and regulations pertaining to student life, especially those related to alcohol and drug usage, student conduct and student residences, and Title IX compliance, and modify policies as developments in higher education occur;
  • Represent the college in working with a wide range of individuals and organizations outside of the college, including parents, community members, and representatives of other institutions;
  • Regularly attend student events, community activities and have a strong presence on campus – particularly with the student body;
  • Develop, implement and administer appropriate record keeping and reporting systems for Student Development departments;
  • Administer the student judicial system, student disciplinary procedures, and the code of conduct;
  • Working closely with the Provost, develop clear retention strategies/ programs related to returning student enrollment projections, develop housing occupancy plans to be used in campus-wide budget creation, create strategies to grow revenue and exceed budgetary housing and board goals, and consistently use data to make informed and well-reasoned decisions that have a positive impact on retention;
  • Serve on institutional committees such as the Provost’s Council, Academic Leadership Committee and Budget Advisory Council;
  • Lead efforts to identify and act on issues related to student engagement, at-risk populations, retention/persistence, and community building;
  • Identify and develop new initiatives for student orientation, first-year student programs, engagement and culture;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, business, or related field (Doctorate preferred)
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in higher education serving in multiple areas within the division
  • Experience in Student Development and Academic areas (preferred)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Budget creation and management
  • Excellent interpersonal, public speaking and writing skills;
  • Knowledge of Banner, Argos, Advocacy report writing and MS Office products
  • Knowledge of FERPA, Buckley and Title IX
  • Proficient in assessment processes

To Apply:

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

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Director of Educational Technology

This position provides leadership for the development of the College’s instructional technologies and online learning through strategic planning and consistent execution. The Director works with faculty and academic departments to enrich and enhance the learning experience and supports effective teaching and learning through the use of technology online as well as in classroom teaching. The Director supports faculty in the following areas: online education; hybrid/blended learning environments; and innovative pedagogy. The Director will collaborate with on and off campus partners, offices and departments to provide curriculum and classroom development in alignment with or supportive of NEC’s institutional mission and strategic plan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead, implement and regularly assess online program initiatives designed to achieve student outcomes, completion rates, persistence, and other goals and metrics as outlined the Annual Academic Plan and the Master Academic Plan;
  • Assess, recommend and implement innovative models of instructional technologies and online learning: evaluate new and emerging technologies and their ability to meet both teaching and learning needs, both online and in the classroom; establish performance metrics for continuous improvement of online teaching and learning.
  • Manage and support auxiliary educational technology used for course delivery; manage and host large Adobe Connect sessions with 20+ participants;
  • Work with Program Directors, Associate Division Deans, and Deans in the design and implementation of faculty training for online education and the use of technology in the classroom;
  • Work with NEC’s Information Technology department, Library, and other departments to ensure that unit and college objectives are realized in online programs;
  • Work collaboratively with administrative staff to leverage the College’s investments in information technology and knowledge resources as they apply to the educational mission.
  • Participate in relevant committees and working groups of the College as determined by the Provost;
  • Responsible for the operation of online courses in Blackboard:
    • Maintain Blackboard Training Course;
    • Provide Blackboard Helpdesk service for all students, staff and faculty;
    • Act as the Blackboard manager providing all services for faculty and staff;
    • Maintain current supportive documentation to assist faculty in LMS operation;
    • Serve as Blackboard administrator in conjunction with the Blackboard Managers Group (BMG) to determine major updates, maintenance, etc.;
  • Support NEC instructors to effectively incorporate educational technologies into their classroom teaching, including:
    • Manage all classroom course needs with regard to educational technology. This includes developing self-paced tutorials for instructors explaining how to use essential technologies in the classroom; providing on-site training as well as high-touch support for instructors who require extra help; maintaining daily oversight to ensure a high-level of quality control for all technologies employed in the classroom; troubleshooting where needed.
    • Explore ways to bring new educational technology tools into the classroom to enhance the learning experience; research and recommend new collaborative technologies as the need arises.
    • Provide training to instructors, as well as technical support, in areas related to electronic course pages, classroom technologies, and audio-visual resources used to support teaching.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Technology & Learning or related field (Doctorate preferred)
  • Five years of progressively responsible work experience in managing instructional technology services delivery and design, and online course management systems
  • Successful experience using technology that supports online learning
  • Successful experience writing and editing for specific purposes and audiences (i.e. online course materials, manuals, handbooks
  • Proficient in the use of varied technological innovations in the physical as well as the virtual classroom; quick at learning new technology tools and applications and able to provide clear instructions and help to others;
  • Polished interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; excellent presentation abilities in virtual as well as on-site environments
  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities on workflow
  • Must be highly organized, flexible, and able to work well with others
  • Working knowledge, or ability to quickly attain knowledge, of: departmental and campus policies and procedures; educational program content and objectives; online program coordination, delivery and management
  • Ability to provide individual mentoring on the use of technology in teaching, as well as lead large meetings for faculty training

To Apply:

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

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Director of ESL and Student Diversity Services

This position administers the College’s Intensive English Program (IEP), mentors English as a Second Language (ESL) /International students, and staffs the College’s Student Diversity Office. The Director is responsible for providing secondary English speakers and international students with the opportunity to be academically successful and engaged students at New England College.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and lead an Intensive English Program (IEP) to attend to the needs of undergraduate and graduate students at the College;
    • Assist in developing curricular and non-curricular components that support students from diverse backgrounds in the development of civic responsibilities as well as engagement with the natural environment, thus aiding them in their transitioning to the academic and social life in a new environment;
    • Provide English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in the IEP;
    • Recruit, hire, supervise, schedule, and evaluate part time IEP faculty;
  • Develop, implement and update English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum in consultation with the Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Services and appropriate faculty and administrative groups (e.g., Curriculum Committee , Academic Affairs)
    • Plan, develop, and lead student excursions as part of ESL programming;
    • Provide academic advising and mentoring to secondary English Speakers and International students in order to strengthen their English for academic purposes and support their engagement with the NEC community;
  • Meet with and assist prospective students: conduct oral interviews, assist in completion of registration forms, conduct/ evaluate/ and place students in the appropriate modules;
  • Develop and provide event programming directed towards the cultural acclimation and integration of international students as well as students from diverse ethnic, national, and cultural backgrounds;
  • Serve as a resource for the NEC community on international student instruction, accommodation, and integration;
  • Provide support to other student populations at NEC, including first generation college students as well as students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and non-native speakers of English;
  • Aid in College-wide efforts which promote retention through student academic success and student engagement within the NEC community;
  • Submit reports and serve as a members and/or officers of college-wide committees and student success initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in TESOL, ESL, linguistics or related field
  • Three years or more teaching in higher education
  • Working with linguistic and culturally diverse audiences, to include economically disadvantaged adults and non-native speakers of the English language
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Academic counseling/advising
  • Supervisory experience
  • 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
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the students

To Apply:

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

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Director of the Wellness Center

This position directs a comprehensive health and counseling center that provides interventions and wellness education to regularly enrolled students of the college. The center strives to assist students in managing their health care and in meeting their short-term medical and psychological needs in order to promote their personal and academic development. Work is performed with a high degree of independence under the supervision/direction of the Dean of Student Engagement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all areas of the Center including administrative supervision of the Wellness Center functions and overall employee supervision (hiring, training, and evaluation) of health and counseling staff members;
  • Maintain current knowledge of and ensure Center compliance with Federal, State and Local licensing requirements;
  • Manage the budget, payroll and contracts pertaining to the Wellness Center;
  • Collaborate with campus offices and resources regarding any issues that may affect the physical/psychological welfare of students;
  • Support and ensure delivery of wellness education and outreach efforts on campus including programming and events, the Center web site, and brochures and publications;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Health Care Administration
  • 3-5 years related work experience, supervision of health care personnel
  • Community health or public health background preferred
  • Experience working with traditional age college students preferred
  • Knowledge of physical and psychological needs of traditional college-aged student
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

To Apply:

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

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Campus Safety Dispatcher

Reporting to the Lead Dispatcher, This position provides for the safety and well being of students, faculty, staff and property by supplementing the efforts of Campus Safety officers.  This position operates the Communications Center of the Campus Safety department, including answering telephones, two-way radios and campus Blue Phones in oftentimes stressful situations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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;
  • Run Microsoft-based database applications to log all dispatch information & access computerized campus information to assist officer’s field efforts (e.g., campus motor vehicle records, student social records);
  • Document activities/ actions of Campus Safety officers, including building opening and closing times, safety transports and escorts, building let-ins and other Campus Safety services;
  • Monitor campus alarm systems and direct officers’ response;
  • Notify local police and fire officials when necessary & monitor police/fire department scanner for activity occurring in local area;
  • Serve as a receptionist/resource person for walk-ins needing information, directions or other types of customer service;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year experience preferred, not required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous responsibilities
  • Availability to work flexible shifts and hours

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references (names and contact information) and e-mail it to: dispsearch@nec.edu.

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Institutional Researcher

The primary objective of this position is to provide the Institution with data driven research that allows for timely and accurate decision making and improvements. This position will design, gather and analyze complex statistical educational data, employing a variety of statistical and analytical methodologies and techniques, then disseminate forecast and trend information in a variety of formats to campus administrators and external reporting agencies  to support management, planning, assessment and policy development activities.  Information relating to academic programs, curriculum, students, and faculty is collected, analyzed and reported.  This position also provides analytic support and expertise in research design and methods, surveys, data processing and data presentation.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the governance of the College to understand the data needs of the institution and develop analysis to support key academic priorities, recruitment and marketing efforts, student retention and strategic planning;
  • Serve on academic and institutional leadership committees as requested (e.g., Academic Leadership Committee, Provost’s Council, Banner Project Management Group) including co-chairing the Assessment Steering Committee with the Provost;
  • Complete external reporting (routine/ad hoc) in consultation with the Provost (e.g.,  NEASC, IPEDS, US News & World Report Surveys, College Board Survey, Baron’s Survey, Princeton Review, U-Can Survey, Petersons Surveys, Military Friendly Survey, Wintergreen Orchard House Survey,  New England Board of Higher Education Survey, NAICU, Common Data Sets, Solomon Act Reporting, Moody’s Reports for auditors);
  • Complete internal reporting and/or provide routine/ ad hoc data to:
  • Design, compile, and publish the College Fact Book;
  • Facilitate reporting by others at the College;
  • Ensure the College’s SIS contains data required for effective assessment;
  • Ensure connections between external parties (BISK, Agile-grad, Blackboard, and Banner and Argos) and work with the Data Base Manager on integrations between Banner and other software the College utilizes;
  • Work on special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a field that includes statistical inference (Doctorate and/or education in Higher Education preferred)
  • 3-5 years in an institutional research office or commensurate experience in higher education administration
  • Experience in survey design, administration, and analysis and in reporting institutional data
  • Extensive use of Excel
  • Familiar with relational databases (Ellucian Banner SIS, Evisions Argos, SQL)
  • Knowledge of statistical programs such as SPSS
  • Ability to work and communicate with all constituencies of the College (staff, faculty, alumni, trustees, administration)
  • Familiarity overall operations of institution of higher education
  • Demonstrated competence in research processes including data collection, analysis, standardized/statistical reporting, use of statistical methods, and use of computer hardware and software pertinent to institutional research
  • Ability to use statistical database, spreadsheet, and work-processing computer programs to translate quantitative data into usable information for planning, assessment and other purposes

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to: RESEARCHsearch@nec.edu.
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Program Manager of Online Continuing Education

This position is responsible for the administrative management of high quality, efficient, and pedagogically sound online continuing education programs offered at the College.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the administrative manager of online continuing education programs and courses by performing the following:
    • Oversee and ensure the successful launch of online continuing education courses each term.
    • Monitor course operations throughout each term: oversee quality control, forecast problems and troubleshoot as necessary
    • Coordinate the use of auxiliary educational technologies in courses;
    • Communicate consistently and effectively with the Director of Instructional Technology, and other College administrators.
    • Collaborate with other departments on campus and outside vendors, as needed.
  • Serve as the primary operational liaison between NEC and its online continuing education vendors and partners, including performing the following:
    • Coordinate and monitor term course schedules and enrollment needs;
    • Monitor and coordinate new course development needs and assignments;
    • Monitor and coordinate revision of existing courses and updates;
    • Monitor and coordinate operational actions associated with providing support services (tutoring, remedial needs, etc.)
    • Strategize and implement refinements and additional features to the existing platform that will enhance the online learning experience;
    • Collaborate with the team on ongoing improvements; think strategically about the program’s future online growth
    • Collaborate with the Instructional Designer(s) of partners and vendors, to ensure congruence between training materials and support provided to students and faculty.
  • Serve as the primary operational liaison between NEC and its online continuing education faculty, including performing the following:
    • Monitor and coordinate information for faculty regarding their teaching responsibilities, policies, and other relevant items throughout each term;
    • Assess the need for, conduct and/or assist with formal training sessions for faculty and staff, as deemed necessary.
    • Maintain ongoing contact with faculty members regarding the technical delivery of their courses.
    • Recruit faculty for appropriate programs under consultation and approval by the Associate Division Dean, and initiate contracts.
    • Monitor quality of faculty performance and provides feedback to faculty and/or associate deans as appropriate.
    • Recommends approval of directed and independent studies and course substitutions, in consultation with the Associate Deans and Student Services staff.
    • Coordinate and operationalize textbook needs;
    • Incorporate new or revised policies into existing faculty procedures manuals;
    • Monitor faculty performance and alerting appropriate Deans of any issues;
    • Assess the need for faculty training and working with the appropriate Deans and staff to ensure that training is provided;
    • Develop instructional support documents and resources for instructors.
    • Coordinate and meet strict deadlines with course developers and instructors.
    • Collaborate with the Registrar’s and Student Services staff, to help coordinate information for students regarding their responsibilities, policies, and other relevant items throughout each term, and include new or revised student policies into existing student procedure manuals.
  • Serve on committees such as Academic Leadership Committee, Provost’s Council, Bisk Capacities and Bisk Team meetings, among others;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred)
  • 3+ years of administrative experience in higher education
  • Higher education online teaching experience
  • Knowledgeable about at-risk student populations and non-traditional learners
  • Strong end user skills in various LMS formats
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of finance
  • Strong people/faculty management skills including monitoring and evaluations
  • 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: ONLINEEDsearch@nec.edu.

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Registrar

This position provides leadership and oversight for the development, implementation, and management of activities and systems related to student registration, student records, and class scheduling for all programs at the College (undergraduate, graduate and continuing education). The Registrar develops and implements academic policies regarding student records and certifies candidate eligibility for graduation and provides degree audits to advisors and students.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, administer, and evaluate all functions relating to academic record keeping, including operating policies, procedures, processes, and systems;
  • Supervise administrative support/service , advising and registrar staff;
  • Develop systems and policies in accordance with the College and external regulations;
  • Act as chief coordinator for the student record database (Banner Student module) including testing system upgrades and oversee area use of Banner Document Management system and approvals;
  • Administer approved academic calendars for each term and assist with the editing of the Academic Catalog;
  • Plan, execute, and evaluate registration, pre-registration, and course scheduling for the undergraduate school and Online Continuing Education and assist as needed the Graduate and Professional Studies school;
  • Oversee the College’s degree-audit system including transcript automation processes,
  • Track students’ progress toward graduation including coding in student record database (Banner), maintaining accurate student files, notifying students of completion/non-completion of requirements and problem-solving with students and faculty advisors
  • Complete assigned Commencement duties including: identifying marshals for commencement ceremony, determining Latin praise for graduates and noting in speakers’ Commencement programs, maintaining sufficient inventory for graduation (e.g.,  diploma cases, paper, plastic inserts, mailers), printing and distributing diplomas;
  • Serve on faculty standing committees (e.g., Curriculum Committee) and institutional committees (e.g., Graduate Council, Provost’s Council and Academic Leadership committee);
  • Act as NHCUC Domestic Exchange Coordinator;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Higher Education Administration, or related field (Doctorate preferred)
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Registrar’s Office
  • Experience in Academic programs (preferred)
  • Familiar with the management of a modern Registrar’s Office
  • Knowledge of FERPA laws and regulations
  • Familiarity with relational databases (Oracle, Ellucian Banner) and reporting tools (SQL, Argos)
  • Ability to work and communicate with all constituencies of the College (e.g,. staff, faculty, alumni, trustees, and the administration
  • Familiarity with strategic enrollment management concerning retention
  • Knowledge of generally acceptable academic procedures and regulations
  • Good organizational, analytical, and supervisory skills
  • Excellent time-management skills

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to: REGISTRARsearch@nec.edu.
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Senior Financial Aid Counselor

This senior position supports the Office of Student Financial Services by providing information about student accounts, financial aid and payment options to prospective and current students and their families. The position also performs federal and institutional needs analysis and awards federal Title IV funds to a caseload of students according to federal and institutional guidelines. In addition, s/he will be responsible for answering financial aid regulation questions from Financial Aid Counselors as a technical advisor within the office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as technical lead to other Student Financial Service staff regarding financial aid regulations, including but not limited to: verifications, R2T4 calculations, professional judgments;
  • Perform federal and institutional needs analysis, verify accuracy of information submitted on the FAFSA ; award federal Title IV funds and institutional aid to eligible students;
  • Perform high quality student service in the SFS office and at Campus events including, but not limited to, counseling students and parents on various financial aid options, budgeting, debt management and other issues relating to financing higher education;
  • Execute Return to Title IV procedures for federal aid recipients who withdraw within a given term;
  • Administer the college’s federal and institutional work study program;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 3-5 years financial aid experience
  • Banner database experience a plus
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong knowledge of financial aid regulations
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a time sensitive environment
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

To Apply:

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

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