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Pine Manor College is a private four-year liberal arts college situated five miles from downtown Boston that prepares students for inclusive leadership and social responsibility in the workplace, family and community. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010 as the most diverse private liberal arts college in the country and is committed to diversifying the faculty and staff. With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1, Pine Manor offers an enriching educational experience that promotes collaborative and outcomes-based learning.

Pine Manor College now participates in the E-Verify program and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

All current positions are posted on this website and resumes/applications should be directed as instructed.

If you are interested in forwarding your resume/application for future consideration for a position not posted, please send your COVER LETTER AND RESUME, WITH THE JOB TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE, TO: hr@pmc.edu  (unless otherwise indicated in the job listing)

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Faculty Positions


Early Childhood: Education, Health and Leadership Position

Pine Manor College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the Early Childhood: Education, Health and Leadership Program to begin in August 2017. The Early Childhood Program provides students the opportunity to prepare for a variety of Early Childhood career paths from their studies in children’s cognitive, physical and social- emotional development. Students take course work that addresses child development theories, educational practices, assessment, pedagogical approaches, English Language learners, program planning, health and nutritional issues unique to children, and early childhood afterschool programs and community resources. Students who complete this major may be eligible to apply for a certificate of qualification from the Department of Early Education and Care as a Level I, or Level II teacher, and with additional electives will meet Director requirements.

The successful candidate for this full-time position will:

  • teach undergraduate courses for Early Childhood: Education, Health, and Leadership majors in a birth-grade 3 - baccalaureate degree program
  • assist in undergraduate program development
  • supervise student teachers in birth-grade 3 settings
  • advise undergraduate students
  • participate in cross-campus collaborations
  • engage with regional early childhood stakeholders.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Literacy, or Early Childhood Educational Leadership, (Masters/ABD candidates considered)
  • Early Childhood (with and without disabilities) ESE license
  • at least three years of direct teaching experience with children birth-3 grade and one year of supervising/directing/mentoring in the birth-3 grade mixed delivery system (meaning beyond public school Prek-3 experience)
  • experience teaching/implementing NAEYC standards and positions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • experience teaching associate - or baccalaureate-degree courses at both the Birth-5 and K-3 levels
  • experience as a supervisor of students in pre-practicums, practicums, internships, student teaching and /or out-of-school time placements
  • experience supervising student teachers in a public school early childhood licensure program
  • evidence of collaborative work with regional early childhood stakeholders and advocacy groups
  • participation in early childhood professional organizations
  • familiarity with Quality Rating & Improvement System Resource Guide (QRIS systems and assessment tools), Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS), Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)
  • familiarity with the standards/requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and Head Start; Common Core
  • experience teaching online courses and using new technologies (e.g., iPads, web-based teaching, and course-support platforms)

Pine Manor College is a liberal arts college in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The College is committed to educating students from diverse ethnic, cultural, national and economic backgrounds for roles of leadership and social responsibility in the global community of the 21st century. Pine Manor is committed to increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of its faculty. Candidates committed to teaching and learning in a highly diverse student body, and who can contribute to those goals, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae with contact information for three references to:

Postal Address:
 Diane Mello-Goldner, Ph.D.
 Dean of the College
 ATTN: Early Childhood Search Committee
 Pine Manor College
 400 Heath Street
 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-2332
 Email Address:


The College employs nearly 200 individuals, including full and part-time faculty and staff. Pine Manor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications for job openings. Pine Manor College is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Staff Positions


Dean of Advancement & Alumnae/i Relations

Position Summary

Reporting to the President of the College, and operating as a member of the President’s Senior Leadership Team, the Dean of Advancement and Alumnae/i Relations provides the leadership for strategy formulation and implementation for all institutional fund raising, marketing, and related activities. This key leadership role is responsible for directing and managing the work of the Advancement Office and supervising staff. This encompasses the following key effective output areas: major gifts, annual appeal, planned giving, alumnae/i relations, grant writing, and community outreach. The Dean also oversees and directs all of the College’s marketing and public relations. This position will interface routinely with the Board of Trustees.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Achieve goals and objectives established for all key effective output areas, as described above.
  • In collaboration with the President, identify major gift prospects, and develop a strategy and plan to cultivate and solicit each.
  • Direct and supervise the work of the Advancement Office and oversee the College web-site.
  • Plan and execute successful and timely annual appeals.
  • Develop and Manage the department budget.
  • In collaboration with President, identify gifts that target areas of need and strategic initiatives for the College.
  • Develop leadership skills among direct reports and volunteer alumnae/i and Board.
  • Actively participate as a member of the President’s Senior Leadership Team, attend meetings, trainings, events, both within the College and the greater community that will increase the visibility of the College within the donor community.
  • Oversee annual alumnae reunions.
  • Design and produce requisite reports and processes to maximize utility of the Advancement Office database software system.
  • In collaboration with the President and the Dean of Admissions & Enrollment develop and lead appropriate marketing for the College.
  • Related duties and responsibilities as required.

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • Minimum of four years of senior level Advancement professional experience is required;
  • Proven strong relationship building and track record of closing gifts;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, and supervisory management skills required;
  • solid knowledge of foundation, corporate, and government funding opportunities and procedures;
  • Must have current, state-of-the-art, relevant knowledge of fundraising and advancement opportunities as related to the strategic needs of the College.

Key Drivers: Competencies and Experience

  • Breadth and depth of connections in the region to expand Pine Manor College’s donor base.
  • Creativity, commitment, intellectual curiosity, collegiality, and a holistic approach to college advancement, alumni relations and marketing.
  • Maintain current knowledge and information on professional best practices in advancement.
  • Develop and sustain effective relationships with donors/prospective donors, Trustees, Alumnae, College staff, students, neighbors and the community at large.
  • Work effectively with culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
  • Successful experience working with funding sources that have focused on higher education, STEM, the humanities, historical properties and social equity/justice.
  • Competency with Advancement software and database management for all components of advancement.
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes competing priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to travel frequently (50% of time).
  •  Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule with some evenings/weekend events and travel.

Please respond to hr@pmc.edu
No Phone Calls or Outside Agencies Please

Director of Human Resources

Job Title:Director, Human Resources
 Department:Human Resources
 Reports To:President of the College
 Salary Basis:Full-time, 40 hours per week

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the President of the College, the Director of Human Resources plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Office of Human Resources, its programs and initiatives, including policy development, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, training, regulatory compliance, organizational development and payroll..

Overview of functions 

Organizational Leadership 

  • Serves as a confidential and trusted advisor to the COO, Vice Presidents, Deans, Department Managers, Line Supervisors, and all other employees on a comprehensive range of issues including, but not limited to:                               
    • Talent Acquisition and Talent Management
    • ­Organizational Effectiveness, Learning and Development
    • ­Compensation and Benefits
    • ­Legal compliance and Risk Management / OSHA / Worker’s Compensation / UI/Title IX
    • ­Policies and Procedures 
    • ­Short- and long-range department goals, objectives, policies and procedures
    • ­Program and organizational effectiveness 
    • ­Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) 
    • ­Employee Relations, conflict and problem resolution interventions 
    • ­Manages relationships with outside vendors serving the HR needs of the College
    • ­Serves as staff liaison to the Trusteeship and Governance Committee of the Board of Trustees

Employee Relations

  • Plans and directs a comprehensive program of positive employee relations and employee engagement, and consistent application of fair and equitable policies and practices
  • Oversees and directs new hire orientation encompassing benefits, policy/ procedure overview, FERPA information and an organizational structure review; Conducts exit interviews with terminating/retiring employees 
  • Coordinates Annual Employee Performance and Service Recognition awards selection committee and presentation of awards at the Awards Banquet, as well as directing Community employee gatherings
  • Responds to Unemployment claims and appeals and represents the College during hearings 
  • Manages the College’s internal dispute resolution procedure and serves as a facilitator and mediator, as necessary

Legal Compliance and Risk Management

  • Maintains currency in State and Federal Labor and Employments laws; Reviews and evaluates pending legislation, legal mandates, regulations and guidelines which may affect the College’s programs and systems
  • Develops, updates and implements policies, procedures and handbooks in accordance with legal and operational imperatives to ensure positive employee experiences and overall consistency of policy application 
  • Serves as the College’s EEO Officer and Title IX Coordinator; Provides leadership, goals, timetables and other data essential to implement, administer and evaluate an Affirmative Action plan
  • Administers the College’s Employee Safety, Alcohol and Drug Abuse policies; monitors accident reports, conducts accident investigations, facilitates department safety meetings and conducts quarterly safety audits 
  • Works with College’s outside counsel to respond to grievances, state and federal agency complaints, and litigation issues
  • Maintains appropriate regulatory filings, including EEO-1, VETS-100, ACA, etc.

Departmental Management
Develops and manages annual HR budget; monitors and controls expenditures

Talent Management

  • Directs and administers the Talent Acquisition process, participating in strategic recruitment efforts and employment search committees 
  • Manages the College’s recruitment advertising, position postings, and employment brand
  • Coordinates the hiring process from position assessment, job description, budget approval, advertising, recruiting, interviewing, offer of employment, and on-boarding

Employee Learning, Development, and Performance Management

  • Provides leadership and direction for employee training and career development 
  • Develops and manages a comprehensive program of Management Education for first- and second-level managers, including employee communication, corrective action, policies and procedures administration, labor and employment laws, conflict resolution, etc.
  • Develops and implements best-in-class performance appraisal methodologies for all employees; Communicates and reinforces performance programs to community; Processes and tracks yearly non-faculty employee performance evaluations

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Directs the creation, maintenance and retention of electronic and paper personnel and payroll records
  • Oversees the compliance portion of the College’s payroll, ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal rules and statutes, including FLSA, Massachusetts Fair Labor Practices, and DOL regulations 
  • Audits and maintains accurate records of employee leave benefits use and leave accruals, including Vacation, Sick, Personal, Holiday, and Leave of Absence (LOA) 
  • Works closely with the Office of Finance and Budget to reconcile all statutory and voluntary deductions, contributions, monthly   statements, and Payroll reports

Compensation, Benefits, and Total Rewards 

  • Directs wage and salary administration, position classification, job description library, workforce planning, and benefits; Maintains College organization charts (Table of Organization); Performs regular audits to ensure compliance with FLSA and applicable regulations
  • Ensures that elective 403(b) Plans are compliant with IRS regulations, including discriminatory testing requirements; files Forms 5500 on a timely basis
  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance, reviews, revises and negotiates the College’s liability, Worker’s Compensation, and Unemployment Compensation to lower premiums and optimize coverage; Coordinates and manages all Open Enrollment activities for group insurance plans and retirement transition coverage
  • Manages the College’s Leave of Absence policy in conjunction with FMLA, MMLA, SNLA, and all applicable laws and regulations; Coordinates leaves with application and payment of Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

Minimum Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related  field is required;  Master’s preferred
  • A minimum of 10 to 12 years’ progressively responsible HR generalist and specialist experience, plus three (3) to five (5) years of staff management experience in Higher Education and/or a major non-profit organization
  • Strong business acumen and critical thinking skills are imperative 
  • Expertise in Title IX and experience as a Title IX Coordinator is required
  • Solid knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations governing Human Resources; Deep expertise in the functional areas of HR and current Payroll laws and practices
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, influencing, and conflict resolution skills 
  • Proficiency in the use of required computer software applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access), and ADP Payroll/HRIS 
  • Maintains confidentiality of proprietary and sensitive information obtained in course of official duties, including business data, students, faculty, managers and staff
  • Performs other duties, as assigned

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Demonstrated success providing direct, complete, and actionable corrective feedback to others, with particular skill in providing risk-balanced counsel and solutions to leadership and organizational challenges.
  • Ability to think globally and discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues, projecting them into future outcomes.
  • Ability to resolve complex and sensitive concerns through both formal and informal channels, considering multiple, alternative solutions, with minimal disruption or system “noise.”
  • Models active listening, specific empathy, and a high level of Emotional Intelligence; can accurately restate and/or advocate the opinions of others and directions communicated by the Board and President, even if/when s/he disagrees.

Special Requirements

Will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

 Please respond to hr@pmc.edu

No Phone Calls or Outside Agencies Please

Head of Circulation, Annenberg Library

TITLE: Head of Circulation
 DEPARTMENT: Annenberg Library
 REPORTS TO: Library Director
 STATUS: Full time

Are you passionate about patron service in the library field? The Annenberg Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative individual to head up our Circulation department. We are a small, creative team looking for an applicant who shares our user-oriented and mission driven philosophy. The Head of Circulation is a key member of the library's leadership team, who serves as a mentor to our student workers and supervisor to the curation of our dynamic range of collections.

Position Summary:
 This position is responsible for several essential functions of the library. The Head of Circulation manages all aspects for the provision and supervision of circulation services, course reserves, network transfer, and interlibrary loan. Performs key roles in the library as liaison to the Pine Manor Business Office and the Minuteman Library Network (MLN) consortium. Stationed at our one-stop circulation desk as the front-end representative of the library. Will greet, answer questions and refer patrons to appropriate departments.

Circulation Responsibilities:

  • Acts as System liaison to the Minuteman Library Network
  • Develops, records, and implements circulation services policies and procedures with other staff
  • Manages and fills Interlibrary Loan requests for a state-wide Virtual Catalog service and ILL through the Commonwealth Catalog, Illiad, and OCLC Worldshare
  • Reaches out to Faculty about reserves needs on a semester basis; processes reserves and maintain records. Trains staff members to aid in reserves handling
  • Supervises and participates in shelving, stack maintenance, and coordinates maintenance of physical appearance of the library
  • Trains, schedules, assists in hiring Circulation and Reference Assistant Librarians
  • Maintains circulation records and statistics, provides Library Director with appropriate files. Includes: Sierra, Serials, and Interlibrary Loan
  • Oversees the Serials assistant librarian in processing, weeding and acquisitions of subscription based serials
  • Stays current on copyright compliance and best practice

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Serves as work-study student supervisor. Manages the work-study budget. Hires, trains, schedules, and mentors our work-study students. Opportunity to create a training program and work closely with our talented students.
  • Manages billing for acquisitions and subscriptions services. Coordinates with the Business Office, the Library Director and cataloging and acquisitions assistant librarians.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies and equipment


  • Participates in collection development for one or more academic disciplines, as assigned
  • Updates Library webpage in collaboration with other staff, as assigned
  • May assist in reference services
  • Creates course specific Libguides, as assigned
  • May teach library instruction classes
  • Special projects, as assigned by Library Director
  • Flexible schedule to include night or weekend shifts, as needed



  • BA/BS
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in circulation at a library
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, supervisory skills, customer service skills, and proactive service attitude
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work well in a team environment
  • Excellent time management and ability to multitask
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Academic Library Experience
  • Familiarity with Sierra ILS
  • Experience with content management systems (ex: Springshare, Moodle, Blackboard etc.)

Working Conditions:
 Duties require extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, and talking or hearing. Duties require occasional periods of climbing or balancing, pulling/pushing items, lifting/carrying items, keyboarding, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Should be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to transport oneself to off-campus work-related meetings, and workshops.

Please send resumes and cover letters to the Annenberg Library Director: Sarah Woolf, swoolf@pmc.edu

Information Literacy Librarian

TITLE: Information Literacy Librarian
DEPARTMENT: Annenberg Library
REPORTS TO: Library Director

Position summary:
 The Information Literacy Librarian plays a critical role in the Library’s reference and instructional programming. Provides reference services to the larger PMC community, including students, faculty, and staff. Reference services are provided via phone, email, and consultation. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing library instruction, classes, and workshops. The Information Literacy Librarian manages the library’s databases, e-resources, and research guides, from accession through evaluation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Reference Services:

  • Assists students throughout the research process including: 
    • Source evaluation
    • Development of critical thinking skills
    • Topic development
    • Use of print and electronic resources
  • Offers traditional and electronic reference services to students and faculty in person, via phone, or via email and offers extended one-to-one research consultation meetings with students as requested by Faculty or individual students
  • Manages the selection and evaluation of databases and electronic resources with Head of Reference
  • Maintains library databases- communicating with MLN contacts and vendors (Ebscohost, Lyrasis, others) regarding technical requirements for access and updates
  • Participates in collection development for one or more academic disciplines

Instructional Services:

  • Develops and teaches library instruction courses in collaboration with Head of Reference including: 
    • Development of bibliographic instruction materials, in both print and electronic formats
    • Working directly with Faculty to develop course-specific instructional programming
    • Development of assessment methods to improve instructional programming
  • Provides work-shops on a variety of topics, based on student interest and current events
  • Administrates the LibGuides research guide content management system
  • Serves as student support liaison for Moodle


  • Serves on committees and task forces as assigned or elected
  • Serves as the Library’s liaison to the campus Information Technology department
  • Manages and maintains library website in collaboration with other library staff
  • Participates in MLN interest groups, as relevant
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as required

 MLS Required. 2-3 years experience in reference and/or instructional technology services; ability to plan, organize, present and assess information literacy programs and workshops; excellent computer skills including fluency with the Microsoft Office suite; experience with content management systems, such as SpringShare and Moodle; familiarity with Web development; commitment to evaluating and adopting innovative technologies that add value to reference and information literacy services; flexibility for provision of services day, evening, or weekend as needed; ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Working Conditions:
 Duties require extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, and talking or hearing. Duties require occasional periods of climbing or balancing, pulling/pushing items, lifting/carrying items, keyboarding, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Weights up to 25 pounds are encountered. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to transport oneself to off-campus work-related meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.

Please send resumes and cover letters to the Annenberg Library Director: Sarah Woolf, swoolf@pmc.edu

Grounds and Maintenance Worker

Job Summary

Responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding all campus buildings. Plants flowers, mows, pulls weeds, repairs structures.

Primary responsibilities

  • Perform grounds keeping and building maintenance duties.
  • Mow lawn by either hand or using a riding lawnmower.
  • Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flowerbeds, and walls.
  • Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.
  • Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth.
  • Shovel snow /plow and apply sand and salt when needed.
  • Must have a valid Ma. License and a good driving record in order to operate college vehicles and plows.
  • Work during snowstorms is mandatory.
  • Sweep walkway of debris.
  • Cut down trees or tree limbs that are posing a danger.
  • Trim shrubs and pull weeds.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.
  • Water plants and grass as needed and apply fertilizer.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 60 pounds.
  • Perform maintenance department duties as requested.

Please respond to hr@pmc.edu

Part Time

Shuttle Driver

Job Summary:

The part time Shuttle Driver will be responsible for providing transportation services with strict adherence to safe driving practices, courtesy, and applicable laws.

Job Description:

  • The part time Shuttle Driver will perform all or some of the following duties & responsibilities:
  • Promote the spirit and intent of Pine Manor College
  • Remain aware of safety issues or road hazards on his/her route
  • Greet and assist students in an professional manner
  • Support sound environmental practices
  • Perform and complete daily vehicle safety and maintenance inspection and maintain vehicle trip log
  • Enforce safety rules for guests and riders
  • Maintain daily maintenance log of jobs performed, materials used, and time spent
  • Perform other related duties as directed or required when needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to speak clearly and listen attentively
  • Ability to write legibly as well as read and understand directions and instructions
  • Appearance must be in compliance with company guidelines
  • Ability to be in a sitting position for 2 hour stretches
  • Ability to work independently
  • Service and safety oriented
  • Must be able to pass applicable background and reference checks


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid US driver’s license

Pine Manor College is a private four-year liberal arts college situated five miles from downtown Boston that prepares women for inclusive leadership and social responsibility in the workplace, family and community. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010 as the most diverse private liberal arts college in the country and is committed to diversifying the faculty and staff. With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1, Pine Manor offers an enriching educational experience that promotes collaborative and outcomes-based learning.

Applications should go to Steve Donovan at sdonovan@pmc.edu.

Pine Manor College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated: April 24, 2017