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Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

This position supports the organizational, administrative, and day-to-day tasks of the Tutoring Center. This is a nine-month, academic year position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

      • Provide direct office support to the Tutoring Center including, but not limited to: answering in-person questions as well as phone and email correspondence from students, faculty and staff; processing purchase orders; ordering office supplies; scheduling class visits; and advertising workshops;
      • Coordinate daily tutoring schedule of “set” and drop-in student tutoring appointments with Professional and Peer Tutors, including appointment scheduling;
      • Schedule and monitor accommodation exams, assist students with needs assessment requirements (scribe, read, computer, spell), and return tests to faculty;
      • Aid in College-wide efforts which promote retention through student academic success and student engagement within the NEC community;
      • Compile, process, and access data related to student usage and initiate outreach activities that support tutoring services;
      • Operate according to established “systems,” general policies and procedures within the Tutoring Center at the Danforth Library and the umbrella of the Pathways-Academic Success Services.

Minimum Requirements:

      • Associate’s degree
      • 1 – 3 years’ administrative office support, preferably in an academic or non-profit organization
      • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and take initiative
      • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Outstanding interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, parents

To Apply:

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

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

Administrative Assistant, Registrar’s Office

This position provides administrative assistance to Registrar and supports the general operations of the Registrar’s Office including all areas of academic support.

Duties & Responsibilities:

        • Assist the Registrar in the day-to-day administration of the Registrar’s Office, Academic Advising, Mentoring, Disability Services, and Tutoring;
        • Provide front line support for students, faculty, staff, and families interacting with the Registrar’s Office and Academic Support offices through in person, phone and e-mail communication;
        • Interact with faculty, staff, students and families regarding sensitive information related to advising, academics, academic support, tutoring, mentoring, registration and degree evaluations, as well as other student issues;
        • Process student registrations and assist with course selection and outreach to Associate Deans;
        • Process advising related paperwork including change of advisor forms;
        • Provide accurate information regarding Pathways and College policies and procedures;
        • Create and monitor POs and payments (e.g.,, tracking shipments and payments, Check Requests, Reimbursement Requests, etc.);
        • Coordinate mailings and communication associated with registration, recruitment and retention initiatives, academic sanctions, event planning, degree completion, etc.;
        • Monitor computer lab and other Pathways center spaces and supplies;
        • Produce and update materials for distribution associated with departmental events and general operations (e.g., lists, letters, transcripts, notices, course schedules, posters, flyers, etc.);
        • Schedule/approve non-class classroom space;
        • Process transcripts (official or unofficial) if transcript coordinator is not available;

Minimum Requirements:

        • Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s preferred)
        • 1-3 years of 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: ADMREGISTRARsearch@nec.edu.

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

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: AdmCounselorSearch@nec.edu.

Review of application materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Associate Director of the Annual Fund

Reporting to the Director of Development, this position actively identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of annual giving prospects, including alumni, parents, and friends of the College, to attain the Annual Fund goal.

Duties & Responsibilities:

        • Actively identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of annual giving prospects, including alumni, parents, and friends of the College; travel required for visits with alumni;
        • Develops annual giving marketing programs and directs comprehensive direct mail, phonathon, social media, and electronic fundraising campaigns in support of raising unrestricted funds;
        • Manages the phonathon program. Oversees entire operation, including student staff recruitment, training, and goal setting;
        • Develops and manages communication and solicitation plan for graduate alumni giving;
        • Collaborates on marketing plan and management for leadership annual giving;
        • Assists with NEC Golf Classic and Alumni & Family Weekend;
        • Uses the database effectively to extract data and provide useful reports to Advancement team and senior administration as needed;
        • Works collegially and creatively with the other NEC offices.

Minimum Requirements:

        • Bachelor’s degree
        • 3-5 years’ development/fundraising experience
        • Experience supervising phonathon a plus
        • Experience in scheduling, making, and closing personal giving solicitations
        • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships
        • Ability to travel, primarily by car
        • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
        • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
        • Familiarity in Banner or other Advancement database preferred

To Apply:

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

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Director of Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Director of Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling serves as the academic leader of the MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) and MS in Human Services (HS) Programs. The Director provides oversight of the Academic programming, Academic Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic services related to CMHC and HS. In addition to this the Director has limited teaching responsibility in graduate and undergraduate programs. The Director reports to the Associate Dean of Natural and Social Sciences and assists faculty members, staff members, and students, by fulfilling the responsibilities as outlined below.

Note: Ph.D. required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

            Management and Communication:

            • Provide leadership and oversight of CMHC and HS programs, including but not limited to ongoing operations, e.g. course scheduling, course development, and adjunct faculty hires;
            • Ensure CMHC and HS program assessment is well designed, occurs regularly, and is utilized in making curricular and programmatic decisions;
            • Assists in the outreach and recruitment associated with the CMHC and HS programs, including responding to prospective students, participating in information fairs, advertising and developing professional cohorts;
            • Meets with students, as needed, to handle student issues; provides academic/career advice to students;
            • Oversees the internship process and student placement, including establishment of Affiliation Agreements at clinical sites, periodic meeting with internship supervisors, meeting with students and internship instructors;
            • Leads the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in the CACREP accreditation process;
            • Oversees program budget, ensuring that expenses support the outcomes of the program and are controlled; makes budget recommendations to Associate Dean for future budgets;
            • Serves on graduate governance council and committees as appropriate;
            • Develops annual goals for the program and shares those goals with Associate Dean;
            • Works with graduate admissions to support enrollment goals for the program;
            • Remains active in related professional organizations;
            • Works with various members of the NEC community to further the mission of the College.

Minimum Requirements:

            • Doctorate in counselor education or related area
            • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a licensed mental health counselor
            • Experience developing and accessing academic programs
            • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation, program development and evaluation, and personnel and budget management
            • Evidence of teaching and scholarly or professional attainment
            • Knowledge of faculty development and teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels
            • Knowledge of effective classroom teaching, especially as associated with experiential learning
            • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and members of the administration
            • Ability to represent the College effectively to internal and external stakeholders
            • Ability to lead program in seeking and maintaining independent accreditation
            • Strong analytic, writing, communication, and presentation skills

To Apply:

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

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

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Financial Aid Counselor

This 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

        • 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;
        • Maintain a working knowledge of federal financial aid regulations and related office policies and procedures;
        • 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 Lender procedures for all federal aid recipients who withdraw within a given term;
        • Administer or back-up the Work Study Program.

Minimum Requirements:

        • Associate’s degree in Business or related field
        • 1-3 years’ Financial Aid experience
        • Strong customer service skills
        • Knowledge of Financial Aid regulations
        • Multi-task and ability to work in a time sensitive environment

To Apply:

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

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Manager of Online Academic Operations and Standards, Online Programs

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Effectiveness, the Manager of Online Academic Operations and Standards plays a key role in online program management, term scheduling and administration, and student communications and support. This position is responsible to administer, implement, and interpret College and SGPS policies and procedures in online continuing education and online graduate programs. S/he is expected to identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the advanced planning of course schedules, enrollment needs, textbook assignments, and routine course revisions needed prior to the launch of each term;
  • 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;
  • Reconcile complex issues regarding scheduling and implementation of courses each term; analyze diverse transactions from multiple sources, review decisions recommended by other staff;
  • Mediate complex and sensitive issues, coordinating with Associate Deans and other relevant parties the resolution of conflicts;
  • Contribute to the monitoring of faculty performance, in communication and consultation with the Associate Deans;
  • Interpret and coordinate the implementation of academic policies regarding attendance and participation, academic standing and probation/suspension, academic integrity, and others;
  • Serve as liaison with external vendors regarding communication of academic policies and decisions, especially those that affect student success and retention, in order to better prepare staff who interact with students so that they assist them efficiently in making appropriate choices and decisions;
  • Coordinate the review of Satisfactory Academic Performance of online students, and work with the Associate Deans as needed on decisions and appeals;
  • Lead, create and contribute to development of business practices and organizational change to improve processes and workflow.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required
  • Minimum five years’ administrative experience, preferably in online program management
  • Experience with outside vendors or service providers
  • The ideal candidate excels in a fast-paced environment that requires balancing competing and conflicting needs
  • Ability to quickly understand complex processes, remain calm under pressure, and communicate with multiple constituencies with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to train and mentor others
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills

To Apply:

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

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Professional Tutor (Part-Time)

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, 14.5 hour per week, 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)

To Apply:

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

Professional Tutor (Part-Time, Temporary)

This temporary 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 temporary, 16 hour per week 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)

To Apply:

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

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

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 judgement 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: SafetySearch@nec.edu.

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Safety Officer (Part-Time)

This part-time 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.

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