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

Assistant Director of Constituent Relations

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, is seeking an Assistant Director of Constituent Relations.  The Assistant Director of Constituent relations is a visible member of the Constituent Relations team who serves a critical role as ambassador for the college, building strong and sustained relationships with constituents including alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the college.  S/he manages the regular annual calendar of alumni events, develops and manages a volunteer program, manages the alumni association board of directors, manages and grows a student alumni association and implements and manages engagement metrics to support the goals of Institutional Advancement.  Works closely with all members of the IA division as well as staff and faculty across campus to ensure continued success of the team approach to programs and activities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction and evaluation of the regular calendar of alumni events (over 50) each year culminating in measurable increased engagement among the alumni and friends of the college.
  • Oversee the coordination, development, implementation, evaluation and supervision of the student organization known as BlazerNation toward creating a vibrant student-alumni organization.  Evening and weekend hours are required.
  • Manage timely and informative communication with over 11,000 alumni including magazine, mailings, social media and email.
  • Develop and manage a volunteer program to ensure increased engagement and leadership among our alumni base.  Provide assessment and qualification for the alumni association board of directors, and the Institutional Advancement Division.  Evening and weekend hours are required.
  • Manage and provide current content for the alumni pages of the website.  Create and maintain registration pages of events.  Work closely with Marketing and Communications staff to ensure protocol and editorial standards.
  • Manage, implement and assess alumni engagement metrics toward the goal of increasing measurable affinity towards the institution.
  • Provide quarterly constituent relations reports and bi-annual metric reports to the Director of Constituent, Community and Government Relations.
  • Work with the alumni association board of directors to ensure adherence to bylaws.  Provide leadership and assistance to the Alumni Association board.
  • Work with the Director of Constituent, Community and Government Relations to ensure increased engagement among the alumni and friends of the college.
  • Participate in department meetings providing recommendations that will assist in increasing alumni engagement towards philanthropic support.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2+ years related professional experience preferred.  Experience working with databases (e.g., Raiser’s Edge) in a fast-paced environment, in higher education, preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (writing,speaking), and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on teams, and to manage multiple, competing projects and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite and database management; Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Detail-oriented and efficient.
  • Must handle records, data, communications and meetings with confidentiality, tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to successfully cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships with a diverse constituency.
  • May require driving or traveling to locations in the local and outside the local area on official college business.
  • Background check will be conducted upon hire and routinely thereafter. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

Technical Support Coordinator (Part-Time)

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, is seeking a Part-Time Technical Support Coordinator.  The Technical Support Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for technical support requests from faculty, staff, and students.  Provides first-level technical support to users via telephone, email, or in person at the help desk. Coordinates the resolution process, escalates issues to the appropriate IT staff member, and follows up to ensure issues are satisfactorily resolved.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as the primary point of contact for technical support at the help desk.
  • Monitors all phone calls and tickets, responds appropriately to user support requests and problems.  Logs support requests from phone calls and walk-ins.
  • Performs initial problem analysis and advises users on appropriate action.
  • Escalates tickets to IT staff when necessary, tracks and documents problems, maintains customer contact from initial call through to satisfactory closure.
  • Work collaboratively with IT staff to prioritize and assign responsibility for requests received by the help desk.
  • Coordinate the work of student lab monitors to provide effective support to students using the academic computing labs.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in related field or equivalent technical training. 
  • One (1) to two (2) years experience with technical customer service in a help desk environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (writing, speaking), organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, able to manage time efficiently and effectively, and respond to Help Desk Requests in a courteous, prompt manner.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010-2013.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to stay current with and continue learning about IT trends, practices, software/hardware developments and applications.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on teams, and to manage multiple, competing requests and deadlines.
  • Ability to process and maintain strict confidentiality regarding employee, student/family records and data.
  • Ability to use tact, discretion and diplomacy in responding to help desk requests and in providing technical assistance to faculty, staff, and students.
  • This is a part-time position; hours are generally M-F from 10 AM to 2 PM.
  • Background check will be conducted upon hire and routinely thereafter.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

Health Education Nurse

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, is seeking a Health Education Nurse to provide health education and services to the Elms student community.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assesses and evaluates students with acute or chronic health issues and provides follow-up care as needed.
  • Evaluates faculty, staff and part time students on an urgent or emergency basis.
  • Provides necessary immunizations to students, staff, and faculty, including yearly tuberculin skin tests for nursing students and faculty.
  • Responds to emergencies on campus as needed.
  • Develops and implements health education programs to promote wellness specifically regarding alcohol and drug abuse prevention and sexual violence prevention programs in compliance with Campus SaVE Act and Title IX.
  • Develops, implements, and manages all aspects of Peer Health Education program.
  • Assists with clinical clearance and completion of medical records by RN to BS, RN to MS, DNP students and satellite campus programs. 
  • Hours for this position are 43 weeks at 35 hours per week, 9 weeks at 15 hours per week (approximately June 1 – August 1).
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three (3) years school health or related health education experience.  Knowledge of educational principles of young adult and adult learning and behavior change. 
  • College health services and acute care experience preferred.
  • Current Massachusetts RN license and CPR certification.
  • Strong physical assessment skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • OSHA blood borne pathogen training.
  • Ability to work independently utilizing protocols of care provided by the Health Center Medical Director.
  • Computer skills and basic proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Background check will be conducted upon hire and on a routine basis thereafter.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

ESL Instructor (2 positions)

Elms College is seeking two (2) ESL Instructors for its’ English Language Institute for approximately 37 college-bound Chinese high school students scheduled to attend ESL classes and who will be in residence on campus.  The English Language Institute is scheduled to run from July 25 – August 1, 2015. 

The ESL classes, taught Monday through Friday between 8:30-11:30am, will focus on Test Preparation, American History and Culture.  ESL Instructors will teach college-bound Chinese middle school students residing at Elms College during the Institute.  Attendance at school orientation on evening of Saturday, July 25, daily planning meeting, and concluding program on the evening of Friday, July 31 are required.  In addition to language classes, students will participate in learning activities and visits to local sites, under the leadership of the Resident Advisor/Activities Coordinator and a Student Assistant. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend the Student Orientation on the evening of July 25.
  • Teach approximately 15 hours per week.
  • Arrive punctually for classes (i.e. before the classes are scheduled to begin).
  • Teach English to a high standard following the syllabus set out by the Program Director.
  • Prepare and deliver lessons with the aim of achieving the objectives and outcomes on the syllabus.
  • Use teaching techniques that are appropriate to the level and needs of the students making every effort to create a positive learning environment enabling students to participate successfully in the lessons.
  • Make lessons stimulating and enjoyable with particular emphasis on the practical use of the English language.
  • Maintain excellent classroom administration including lesson preparation, class attendance and monitoring of student progress.
  • Advise the Program Director of any student concerns.
  • Complete individual student Progress Reports and issue final Certificates to students at the Concluding Program on the evening of July 31.

Qualifications

Candidates should have ESL teaching experience at either the high school or college level.  Master’s degree required.  Background check is required.  Appropriate professional attire is required.  Salary is $1500.

To Apply

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

Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA invites applications for the position of Executive Director for its new Entrepreneurship & Leadership Center (ELC).  The Executive Director is responsible for providing strategic direction and operational excellence for the Center for Entrepreneurship & Leadership (CEL) by developing and supporting the creation and growth of comprehensive educational programs and learning opportunities that educate, inspire and empower leaders and business professionals and strengthen their competencies and skills in the areas of entrepreneurship, business and healthcare management.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction, and management of all aspects of the CEL.
  • Develop the CEL to provide comprehensive entrepreneurship and leadership programs that include certificate and degree programs, executive learning opportunities, and interdisciplinary programs.
  • Establish a high profile Entrepreneurship Advisory Board reflective of the business community.  Works effectively with the Advisory Board to create a vision and strategic plan.
  • Assess market needs to determine and promote innovative CEL opportunities that serve the business needs of the healthcare, insurance and financial sectors, as well as, service organizations.
  • Refine, improve, and/or expand on program offerings to meet the evolving business needs for specific skills, abilities, and knowledge.
  • Establish and evaluate key performance metrics and best practices.
  • Provide direction on CEL business development, marketing, and enrollment strategies.
  • Ensure CEL compliance with criteria for program and regional accreditation.
  • Initiate special projects in support of meeting enrollment, retention, and operational goals.
  • Actively promote the CEL and the mission of the College internally and externally.
  • Establish productive relations with chambers of commerce, the local business community, and with economic development offices.
  • Manage CEL operations including staffing and the CEL budget.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in business from an accredited program.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in entrepreneurship and/or leadership positions, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated success in a business setting; healthcare, insurance, financial services, or a related area.
  • Record of demonstrated leadership within a business context.
  • Proven experience in program development.
  • Ability to stay current with trends and developments in entrepreneurship and leadership development.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Ability to utilize social media.
  • Ability to translate complex issues into tactical actions.
  • Problem-solving capability; ability to use rigorous logic to solve difficult problems.
  • Must possess learning and change agility and flexibility to quickly adapt to changing needs and situations.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills who can work collaboratively with a diverse population and foster strong professional relationships.
  • Excellent communications skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of data privacy policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours which may involve occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

Off-Campus Program Coordinator at STCC (Part-Time)

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, is seeking a part-time Off-Campus Program Coordinator.  This position manages all aspects of the College’s offsite bachelor’s degree programs at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC).

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

General

  • Provides information to and consults with the SGPS Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs and supports Dean on all aspects of the off-campus partnership with STCC;
  • Fosters enrollment in the offsite bachelor’s degree program(s);
  • Collaborates and coordinates with STCC faculty and staff, Elms College faculty and staff, and SGPS on all STCC program related matters;
  • Works with Elms College faculty directors regarding courses to be taught for the following semester/academic year and coordinates the ordering of books for each session.

Recruitment

  • Develops a recruitment process specific to the designated geographic area of Springfield to Hartford Corridor;
  • Establishes recruitment relationships with businesses, schools, and organizations;
  • Identifies and establishes new recruitment opportunities;
  • Establishes working relationships with faculty members at STCC to develop recruitment opportunities;
  • Participates in the planning and execution of open houses and orientation sessions;
  • Advises prospective students and reviews applications;
  • Monitors the application process and maintains continued contact by email, or social media with prospective students;
  • Makes recommendations regarding admission decisions.

Financial Aid

  • Provides information and assistance to students regarding obtaining financial aid;
  • Maintains contact with Financial Aid to assist students with the process.

Marketing

  • Assists the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs in designing and implementing marketing strategies to increase enrollment in degree completion programs at STCC;
  • In consultation with the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs, designs, implements and coordinates a variety of communications with prospective students;
  • Works with the Marketing Specialist in SGPS on the placement of advertising pieces;
  • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs to develop and distribute printed and electronic marketing and communication materials.

Student Support

  • Maintains a working knowledge of support programs and services available for students;
  • Acts as an advocate for prospective and current students by articulating their needs as they pertain to programs, schedules and support;
  • Assists with new student and faculty orientation sessions in collaboration with the Academic Coordinators prior to or during the first week of classes;
  • Collaborates with Elms staff in Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Business and Registrar’s offices;
  • Works collaboratively with the Off-Campus Academic Coordinators at STCC;
  • Coordinates tutoring sessions between students and tutors;
  • Provides direct support to all matriculated students enrolled in the Social Work degree completion. 

Data Management

  • Assists the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs and the Director of Operations in data management, report generation, email campaigns and social media networking.

Other

  • Work schedule is non-standard: Tuesday – Saturday, days and hours will vary according to department needs;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in higher education in an area of enrollment management;
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, interpersonal, administrative and counseling skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation);
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of data privacy policies, procedures, and regulations;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, administrators, faculty, staff, and outside constituencies;
  • Excellent customer service orientation;
  • Ability to stay current with trends and developments in higher education;
  • Must be able to work Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and some evenings;
  • Must have reliable transportation. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

Off-Campus Program Coordinator at Berkshire Community College (BCC) (Part-Time)

Elms College, located in Chicopee, MA, is seeking a part-time Off-Campus Program Coordinator.  This position manages all aspects of the College’s offsite bachelor’s degree programs at Berkshire Community College (BCC).

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

General

  • Provides information to and consults with the SGPS Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs and supports Dean on all aspects of the off-campus partnership with BCC;
  • Fosters enrollment in the offsite bachelor’s degree program(s);
  • Collaborates and coordinates with BCC faculty and staff, Elms College faculty and staff, and SGPS on all BCC program related matters;
  • Works with Elms College faculty directors regarding courses to be taught for the following semester/academic year and coordinates the ordering of books for each session.

Recruitment

  • Develops a recruitment process specific to the designated geographic area of Berkshire County, Southern VT and Eastern NY;
  • Establishes recruitment relationships with businesses, schools, and organizations;
  • Identifies and establishes new recruitment opportunities;
  • Establishes working relationships with faculty members at BCC to develop recruitment opportunities;
  • Participates in the planning and execution of open houses and orientation sessions;
  • Advises prospective students and reviews applications;
  • Monitors the application process and maintains continued contact by email, or social media with prospective students;
  • Makes recommendations regarding admission decisions.

Financial Aid

  • Provides information and assistance to students regarding obtaining financial aid;
  • Maintains contact with Financial Aid to assist students with the process.

Marketing

  • Assists the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs in designing and implementing marketing strategies to increase enrollment in degree completion programs at BCC;
  • In consultation with the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs, designs, implements and coordinates a variety of communications with prospective students;
  • Works with the Marketing Specialist in SGPS on the placement of advertising pieces;
  • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs to develop and distribute printed and electronic marketing and communication materials.

Student Support

  • Maintains a working knowledge of support programs and services available for students;
  • Acts as an advocate for prospective and current students by articulating their needs as they pertain to programs, schedules and support;
  • Assists with new student and faculty orientation sessions in collaboration with the Academic Coordinators prior to or during the first week of classes;
  • Collaborates with Elms staff in Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Business and Registrar’s offices;
  • Works collaboratively with the Off-Campus Academic Coordinators at BCC;
  • Coordinates tutoring sessions between students and tutors;
  • Provides direct support to all matriculated students enrolled in the Social Work degree completion. 

Data Management

  • Assists the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs and the Director of Operations in data management, report generation, email campaigns and social media networking.

Other

  • Work schedule is non-standard: Tuesday – Saturday, days and hours will vary according to department needs;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in higher education in an area of enrollment management;
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, interpersonal, administrative and counseling skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation);
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of data privacy policies, procedures, and regulations;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, administrators, faculty, staff, and outside constituencies;
  • Excellent customer service orientation;
  • Ability to stay current with trends and developments in higher education;
  • Must be able to work Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and some evenings;
  • Must have reliable transportation. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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.

Athletic Trainer (Part-Time)

Elms College, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the New England Collegiate Conference, in Chicopee, MA seeks a part-time Athletic Trainer.  This is a part-time, 9-month position, 20 hours per week minimum.  This position is responsible for the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for male and female student athletes in a       15-sport NCAA Division III athletic program. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the following areas:
  • Preparation and coverage of practice times and games;
  • Coordinate pre-participation exams/clearance with the institution’s health services;
  • Risk management and prevention of athletic injuries;
  • Prepare and maintain an annual budget and medical supplies inventory;
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with development of an emergency action plan for all sports and multiple practices sites;
  • Supervise athletic training student assistants;
  • Managing the daily operations of the athletic training room;
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must have the ability to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and possible holidays;
  • Occasional travel required;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Prior athletic training experience in a collegiate setting preferred.

  • Current NATA certification;
  • Massachusetts State Licensure;
  • Current First Aid, AED and CPR certification required;
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Background check will be conducted.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

To Apply

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

Program Assistant – Nursing 

The School of Nursing is seeking a full-time (35 hrs/wk) Program Assistant to provide administrative support for graduate and undergraduate programs.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide general administrative assistance for the assigned academic programs;
  • Serve as first point of contact and liaison to prospective students by providing information about programs and responding to questions and requests for program brochures/information;
  • Coordinate and schedule new candidate interviews and admission processing; respond to, follow-up with, and track inquiries and applications;
  • Coordinate and schedule student recruitment activities;
  • Preparation of accurate, quality documents, correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets;
  • Create and maintain student files and records in electronic and paper form. Maintain computer database of prospective and currently enrolled students in assigned academic programs;
  • Assist in preparing materials for meetings, interviews, and recruitment;
  • Provide administrative support for the “shell course” in the Moodle Learning Management System;
  • Work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum of an Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred.   Experience working in an academic office setting preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Customer service orientation;
  • Ability to convey information clearly and effectively to a diverse student population;
  • High level of proficiency using MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and skill in internet research;
  • Ability to utilize Gmail and Google Docs to respond to inquiries;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent keyboarding skills;
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment;
  • Excellent phone skills; ability to handle situations with tack and discretion;
  • Ability to anticipate, initiate and respond to issues appropriately;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records and adhere to FERPA regulations;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively in a team setting;
  • Ability to interact professionally with individuals both inside and outside the College.

To Apply

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

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach (part-time) is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Basketball Coach in developing and implementing a safe and effective training and competitive environment for student athletes. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program in all practice and game preparations with a heavy emphasis on recruiting; 
  • Academic oversight and strong commitment to academic success of student-athletes;
  • Teaching and coaching instructional skills and team concepts;
  • Dedication to the full academic development of student-athletes;
  • Video assignments;
  • Have full responsibility of the program in the absence of the Head Coach;
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or higher;
  • College women’s basketball experience and college coaching preferred;
  • Minimum 2-years coaching experience or 4-year playing experience on the collegiate level;
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and ethnic groups;
  • Ability to relate well to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the Elms community;
  • Knowledge of NCAA D-III rules and regulations as they pertain to compliance and eligibility requirements;
  • Fund-raising and promotional activities;
  • Ability to work and travel evenings and weekends;
  • Displays a sincere concern for student athlete welfare, demonstrating excellent leadership, role modeling, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong commitment to Elms college policies and regulations, NCAA D-III rules and regulations;
  • Background check will be conducted upon hire and on a routine basis thereafter;
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 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 – Fall 2015

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position beginning Fall semester of 2015.  Join a grown department 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 with a clinical major 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.

Responsibilities

In general, full-time nursing faculty positions are 9 or 10 month appointments with classroom and clinical instruction, coordination of clinical sites, student advisement, and participation in faculty governance and scholarship in generic B.S. in Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree and R.N. to B.S. programs; or teaching responsibilities in both undergraduate and graduate program depending upon qualifications and experience.  This full-time position provides an opportunity to create the academic appointment, teaching and leadership responsibilities around the qualifications and experience of the candidate.  The qualified candidate will be eligible for a tenure-track position.  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:

Kathleen B. Scoble, Ed.D., R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA 01013

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to: Joyce Thielen, PhD, RN, Associate Dean, School of Nursing, by email thielenj@elms.edu or phone 413-265-2229.

 

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Division of Business at Elms College located in Chicopee, MA invites applications for the position of full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Accounting Faculty position reporting to the Chair of the Division of Business. This faculty position is primarily responsible for traditional and online course development and instruction in the Accounting Bachelor of Arts Degree at the traditional based campus programs, the online and F2F undergraduate off-campus degree completion programs, and the Accounting track in the MBA program. Courses can include, but are not limited to, Accounting Information Systems, Advanced Cost Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management. Potential graduate level courses include Corporate Tax and Non-Profit and Government Accounting.

The faculty member is also responsible for actively participating in all aspects of college community (teaching, scholarship and service) in alignment with the faculty handbook and to serve a primary role in the governance and organization of the program including academic planning, curriculum development and review, advising and program improvement.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for assigned course instruction online, off-campus and on-campus in both undergraduate and graduate courses;
  • Facilitates learning and caring environment, which encourages critical thinking, investigation, self-direction, and respect for the uniqueness of each individual;
  • Leads and/or participates in course development, curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation;
  • Completes required CPE and maintains current license;
  • Attends Business Club meetings with senior accounting students;
  • Assists students in finding internships at area local CPA and other firms;
  • Coordinates students to perform internship and community service at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA);
  • Supports the collection of IACBE results related to the accounting students on campus and off-campus;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and implementation of the general education philosophy;
  • Serves on College committees as appointed or elected;
  • Participates in peer, self, and course review;
  • Promotes the mission and purposes of the College in various internal and external activities;
  • Evaluates student progress and maintains appropriate records;
  • Advises students in course-related matters and makes referrals to appropriate resources;
  • Remains current with the trends, issues and practices in the discipline;
  • Actively involved in professional development and scholarly activities;
  • Assists the Chair of the department with administrative tasks as needed and appointed;
  • Participates is recruitment and retention efforts, specific to the program, as needed;
  • Is responsible for performing other duties as assigned;
  • Contributes to the evaluation of student academic achievement and other evaluative processes of the College;
  • Adheres to College and System policies and procedures as indicated in the Faculty Handbook, College policies and in other regulatory applicable documents;
  • Upholds, promotes and demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Mission and Core Values (Faith, Community, Justice, Excellence) of the College.

Minimum Qualifications

CPA or CMA (current license) with a Master degree in the accounting field.  Must have significant experience in the field of accounting, possess effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, documented excellence in online teaching and be committed to the concepts of innovation and excellence in accounting education. Candidate must maintain active and current membership in professional and community organizations. The candidate must effectively use Microsoft Office Suite software and other accounting software.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree (related field). College-level teaching experience in accounting and experience with web-based course delivery and instructional technology are highly desirable. is preferred. Learning Management System experience preferred, Moodle experience highly preferred.  Ability to use Sage 50/QuickBooks and SAP software is very desirable.

To Apply

Send letter of interest, transcripts, CV/resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) via email to kimballd@ elms.edu or by regular mail to Dr. David Kimball, Chair of the Division of Business, Elms College, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA 01013.  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor / Lecturer of Mathematics Position - Fall 2015

The Division of Natural Science, Mathematics & Technology invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (or lecturer) of Mathematics.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor (or lecturer) Faculty position in the Mathematics program and will mostly focus on teaching a variety of Statistics courses.     

Responsibilities Include

  • Advising students, course development, outreach to potential students and the community, teaching four (4) courses per semester;
  • Courses would typically include:  General Statistics, Statistics for specific majors (i.e. Nursing, Social Sciences, Biostats, etc.), College Math;

          Possibilities also include:

  • Calculus, Geometry, Number Theory, Actuarial Studies, etc.;
  • One course (typically Statistics) per semester will need to be taught at a satellite campus.

Qualifications

Preference will be given to those candidates with a Ph.D. for an Assistant Professor position or who is enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Mathematics and has relevant teaching experience.  We will also entertain applicants with a Master’s Degree for a Lecturer position.  Background check will be conducted for this position.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. 

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume/C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) via email to: rannikkoa@elms.edu, or by regular mail to Ashley Rannikko, Sr. Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Elms College, 291 Springfield St., Chicopee, MA 01013.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Full-Time Nursing Faculty Position - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Fall 2015

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position to coordinate medical-surgical/adult care nursing in the undergraduate nursing program beginning fall semester of 2015. 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 in medical-surgical nursing 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.

Responsibilities

In general, full-time nursing faculty positions are 9 month appointments with classroom and clinical instruction, coordination of clinical sites, student advisement, and participation in faculty governance and scholarship. The qualified candidate will be eligible for a tenure-track position. 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 professional references to:

Kathleen B. Scoble, EdD, R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA 01013

Inquiries Regarding Position

Joyce Thielen, PhD, RN, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Studies; 413-265-2229; thielenj@elms.edu

Adjunct Faculty - Communication Sciences & Disorders - Practicum Supervisors

The Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at Elms College is seeking adjunct faculty to serve as Practicum Supervisors for graduate students in the Autism Spectrum Disorders programs.  Practicum courses may run during the fall, spring and summer terms.

Primary Duties

  • Conduct weekly and/or bi-weekly group seminar classes for up to four students;
  • Conduct bi-weekly 1:1 individual supervision meetings for each student in person on the Elms College campus or at the student’s worksite;
  • Assist in the development of practicum activities;
  • Provide timely feedback to students;
  • Ensure students are attaining mastery with items on the BACB 4th edition task list;
  • Some local travel may be required.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in behavior analysis, psychology, special education or a related field;
  • Possession of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential;
  • Two or more years of experience with behavioral assessment and intervention in a clinical or educational environment;
  • Demonstration of completion of the Supervision and Experience Training Module accessed via the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) website (www.bacb.com);
  • Demonstration of completion of an 8-hour Supervision Training program from a provider eligible to offer Type II continuing education credits by the BACB.

How to Apply

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume/C.V. and the contact information for three (3) professional references via email (as word or PDF attachments) to Dr. Kathryn James at jamesk@elms.edu or by regular mail 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.

Part-Time Nursing Faculty Position

Family Nurse Practitioner

Program Track Coordinator

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a part-time nursing faculty position to coordinate the Family Nursing Practitioner (FNP) Program Track.  This position is available as early as July 2015. This is a part- time faculty position with managerial responsibilities reporting to the Director of Advanced Clinical Practice for the DNP program. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and excellence in its commitment to teaching and professional preparation of is undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing students with a future vision of continued growth and advancement of its academic nursing programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Science in nursing from an accredited school of nursing;
  • Minimum of five years of advanced practice experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner;
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills;
  • RN licenses in Massachusetts;
  • Nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience; and earned doctorate degree in nursing or a related discipline is highly recommended.

Responsibilities

The coordinator position is a part-time, 12-month appointment as nursing faculty with managerial and faculty responsibilities including course development, teaching, student advisement and program and curriculum evaluation. 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 to:

Kathleen B. Scoble, Ed.D., R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA  01013

Inquiries regarding position

Jean Pelski, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC, Director of Advanced Clinical Practice, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, 413-265-2484; pelskij@elms.edu

Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice & Legal Studies - Fall 2015

Elms College invites applications for position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Paralegal Studies.  This is a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor Faculty position in the criminal Justice & Legal Studies program. 

Responsibilities include

  • Responsible for the ABA-approval process for the College’s paralegal studies certificate program, including compliance, reporting and re-approval;
  • Teaching these courses: Legal Studies I, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, and other criminal justice-related courses;
  • Experienced in the field of criminal justice as a prosecutor, public defender, or defense attorney.

Qualifications

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) is required.  Preference will be given to a candidate who has a Ph.D. or is enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Criminal Justice or one of the social sciences and has relevant teaching experience.  Background check will be conducted for this position. 

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy,  and contact  information for three (3) professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to: sullivann@elms.edu or by regular mail to Nancy Sullivan, Social Science Division, Elms College, 291 Springfield St., Chicopee, MA 01013.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Part-Time Nursing Faculty Position

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Track Coordinator

Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Program 

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a part-time nursing faculty position to coordinate the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practitioner (AGACNP) Program Track.  This position is available as early as July 2015. This is a part- time faculty position with managerial responsibilities reporting to the Director of Advanced Clinical Practice. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and excellence in its commitment to teaching and professional preparation of is undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing students with a future vision of continued growth and advancement of its academic nursing programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Science in nursing from an accredited school of nursing;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of advanced practice experience as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nursing practitioner with two (2) or more years of experience coordinating and Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialization;
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills;
  • RN licenses in Massachusetts;
  • Nationally certified as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate degree in nursing or a related discipline is highly recommended.

Responsibilities

The coordinator position is a part-time, 12-month appointment as nursing faculty with managerial and faculty responsibilities including course development, teaching, student advisement and program and curriculum evaluation.  Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Kathleen B. Scoble, Ed.D., R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA  01013 

Inquiries Regarding Position

Jean Pelski, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC, Director of Advanced Clinical Practice, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, 413-265-2484; pelskij@elms.edu.

Full-Time Nursing Faculty Position, RN-BS Program Coordinator, Spring/Summer 2015

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. This position is available beginning Spring/Summer, 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.

Responsibilities

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. 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 to:

Kathleen B. Scoble, Ed.D., R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA 01013

Inquiries regarding position

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

 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)

Accounting

Economics

Finance

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

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