Employment at Elms College

Elms College is an equal opportunity employer and educator founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a pleasant work environment. Job listings can also be viewed on HigherEd Jobs.

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Staff Positions

Bus Driver (Part-Time)

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking a part-time Bus Driver to start immediately to transport students and others, mainly to athletic events, but also on field trips and other functions.  This is a part-time, non-benefited position, generally from mid-August through May.


High School diploma/GED required.  Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Bus Driver, preferably in college setting.  Massachusetts CDL required.  Ability to drive out of state on occasion.  Background check and drug test required.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Please fill out application in Human Resources, Elms College, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA.  Human Resources Department is located in Berchmans Hall, Room 126.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Instructional Designer

The IT Department at Elms College is seeking an Instructional Designer.  The Instructional Designer is primarily responsible for facilitating the design and development of online and hybrid programs at Elms College.  Collaborates with faculty and staff to identify learning objectives and develop content to deliver effective online learning experiences.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists faculty in the planning, coordination and design of online and hybrid courses.
  • Identifies best practices for applying instructional technologies to course design.
  • Recommend technology tools and methods to improve the design and content of online courses.
  • Provide training and support for faculty implementing technology in their courses.
  • Develops user documentation and tutorials to support online learning objectives.
  • Assists with the operation and technical support of learning management platform. 


Bachelor’s degree required in Educational Technology, Instructional Technology or related field, Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience working with online and hybrid course development and delivery in higher education.  Experience in the design and development of instructional materials is required.  Experience with learning management systems (Moodle preferred), web design, online videos, digital-authoring tools, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Create Suite.  Familiarity with a variety of academic software applications, collaboration tools and computer systems is required.  Must be able to work independently and manage multiple course development projects and meet set deadlines.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. 

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) to: jobs@elms.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Professional Tutor – Off-Site Locations (Part-Time / As Needed By Appointment)

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking a part-time / as needed by appointment Professional Tutor for their off-site locations in Lee, Greenfield and Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, MA. The Professional Tutor works on a 1:1 or small group basis with students enrolled in degree completion programs at the off-campus location.  The Professional Tutor works collaboratively with faculty and staff at the off-site location in and outside the classroom.  The Professional Tutor reports to the Off Campus Program Coordinator who schedules tutoring appointments as needed at the off-campus site or the main campus.  The Professional Tutor provides instruction in subject matter, study skills, technology and writing, as appropriate.  The Professional Tutor informs students of tutoring services available through the Academic Resource Center (ARC) on the main campus and the online Brainfuse tutoring system. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • To attend an Orientation/Training session led by the Director of the Academic Resource Center on the main campus upon hire.
  • To be available by appointment for tutoring of students at the host or home institution.
  • To notify the Off-Campus Program Coordinator as soon as possible if one cannot meet his/her assigned tutee(s).
  • To be punctual for all scheduled tutoring sessions.
  • To maintain a time sheet to be submitted to, and signed by the Off-Campus Program Coordinator.
  • To utilize instructional techniques that promotes independent learning by the tutee.  
  • To present oneself as a professional role model for all students who seek academic tutoring.
  • To demonstrate the Elms College core values of faith, justice, community and excellence in interactions with students, faculty, staff and administration.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program; masters preferred.  Tutoring experience with undergraduates preferred.  Coursework and/or degree in tutoring field.  Demonstrated organizational, planning, interpersonal, administrative, availability, approachability, and counseling skills. Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation); Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Gmail; knowledge of data privacy policies, procedures, and regulations. Knowledge of subject matter field to be tutored; study skills to scaffold student success.  Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, administrators, faculty, staff, and outside constituencies. Excellent customer service orientation.  Must have reliable transportation, good driving record, and a valid driver’s license.

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to: jobs@elms.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Faculty Positions

Looking for an Adjunct Instructor Opportunity at Elms College?

If you are interested in a possible adjunct instructor position, please forward your resume and a letter of interest to the chair of the academic division in which you would like to teach.

Click here for a listing of the academic divisions.

Full-Time Nursing Faculty Position, RN-BS Program Coordinator

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position to coordinate off-site locations of the Elms RN-BS degree completion program beginning January 2015. The RN-BS Program Coordinator is a faculty position with both administrative and teaching responsibilities. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and excellence in its commitment to the teaching and professional preparation of its undergraduate and graduate nursing students with a future vision for continued growth and advancement of its academic nursing programs.      

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Science in nursing required
  • Strong record of clinical nursing practice, leadership and experience teaching in an academic nursing program
  • Technological literacy and commitment to integrate technology into teaching
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • RN license in Massachusetts

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate or matriculation in a doctoral program. 


The coordinator position is a full-time, 10-month appointment as nursing faculty with administrative and faculty responsibilities including teaching, student recruitment and advisement and participation in faculty governance and scholarship. The qualified candidate will be eligible for a tenure-track position. Background check will be conducted. Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. 

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to: matrowm@elms.edu

Inquiries regarding position

Suzanne Barenski, PhD, RN, Director of RN Studies; 413-265-2385; barenskij@elms.edu

Adjunct Instructor - Psychology

The Social Sciences Division at Elms College is seeking adjunct instructors to teach the following psychology courses at its off-site program at Holyoke Community College (HCC).

  • Psychology Seminar (Capstone) – PSY401.66. Meets Saturday, 8:30am-12:30 pm, 3/7/15-4/25/15. 


Master's degree and college teaching experience in the subject is required; PhD preferred. Must be available to teach as indicated above and accessible for student support via email or online course enrollment (Moodle) for this accelerated, 8-week, off-site degree program. Instructors are expected to bring their own expertise and experience to the teaching in the context of the Elms College standard syllabus.

To Apply

Send cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for 2 professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) via email to Dr. John Lambdin: lambdinj@elms.edu. 

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

 Part-Time Faculty - MBA Program

Elms College is seeking Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty in specific topics as follows.  Applicants are required to have an MBA in the specific area of study in order to be considered.

Graduate (evening)

Cost Accounting

Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues

Global Ethics

Global Marketing

Managerial Finance and Data Analysis

Products and Operations

Undergraduate (daytime)




Healthcare Management

Sport Marketing

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume/c.v., and 2 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to: beanc@elms.edu

Adjunct Faculty – Communication Sciences & Disorders

The Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at Elms College is seeking adjunct faculty to teach ASD 604/704 Assessment and Intervention in ASD II for the Spring 2014 semester.


Master’s Degree and candidates for this position must be a BCBA.  Successful teaching experience, especially at the college level preferred.

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume/C.V. and the contact information for three (3) professional references to:        

Kathryn S. James, Ph.D.

Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Elms College                        

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA  01013

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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