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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.

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Department: President’s Office
Reports To: President
FLSA: Exempt
Salary Range: TBD
Effective Date: October 2014

Position Summary
Reporting to the President, the position of Chief Financial Officer plays a key role in executing the strategic priorities of the College by providing leadership and direction to the School’s financial management and key administrative operations, engaging all staff in transformational planning. The CFO leads Financial Operations (Banking, Debt Management, Investment and Endowment Management) as well as administrative operations areas of the College, including Facilities and Grounds.

Position Scope

  • The CFO works as part of the President’s senior leadership team to set the overall direction of the College by evaluating existing processes and proposed new initiatives.
  • Serves as the key contact for all the College's financial relationships
  • Reviews current expenditures and guides long-term financial planning within the scope of the College’s mission, vision and emerging strategic plan.
  • Responsible for the integration of data collection and reporting across the institution to ensure the availability of meaningful information to support strategic/ business planning, as well as accurate reporting to all internal and external stakeholders.

Essential job functions

  • Serves as a trusted adviser to the President and Board of Trustees on financial, strategic, and organizational and planning issues that impact the financial and administration of the College.
    Responsible for all elements of the College's financial management
    • Establishes peer to peer relationships with bankers, external vendors, and contractual partners.
    • Provides oversight of the College’s operating budget including planning and administration, regular reviews and quarterly forecasts for all accounts.
    • Develops and implements plans for cost effective use of existing and new resources.
    • Assures that sufficient short and long term operational and capital financial resources are available and used appropriately to further the mission of the College.
  •  Works with other areas of the College to establish a sound financial structure.
    Provides leadership and supervision to the operational areas of Finance, and Facilities and Grounds.
  • Oversees operational and project planning and implementation across the institution to ensure all activities are aligned with the organization’s strategic plan and all financial and administrative targets are met.
  • The CFO works collaboratively with the Vice President for Administration, Dean of the Faculty, Dean of Student Affairs, Dean of Enrollment and the Chief Development Officer to ensure the seamless integration of academic, financial and operational outcomes across the institution.
  • Assumes a leadership role for developing strategies for effectively engaging all PMC staff and faculty in the work of the emerging strategic vision and plans for the College. Provide direction for creating an organizational culture that can effectively embody the values and foster the outcomes envisioned within the strategic planning process.
  • Monitors and advises on issues related to revenues and expenditures. Identifies opportunities and implements processes to efficiently capture and report on all institutional data to inform effective operations, planning, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Supports the President and Board of Trustees in program growth through strategic and operational planning guidance and by ensuring that required infrastructure and services are in place.
  • Keeps the President informed about activities, performance, opportunities and courses of action related to all assigned areas.
  • Plans, staffs and reports to Committees of the Board, including Audit, Finance and Facilities.
  • Develops and maintains master plans for Facilities (space management, physical plant, maintenance and improvements) and Technology (infrastructure and services) that are in alignment with the College’s strategic plans and financial resources.
  • Collaborates with other senior management to develop strategic goals for organizational success and to assess their operational impact.
  • Develops initiatives to assess operations and systems, deliver better services and enhance efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Establishes and maintains processes, policies and best practices.
  • Meets regularly with senior staff in all assigned areas.
  • Facilitates culture of continuous improvement and transparency.


  • Master’s Degree required in Finance, CPA, and/or Higher Education, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years' executive-level experience in a higher education or non-profit business environment.
  • Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
  • Ability to establish credibility and build effective working relationships with banks, vendors, donors and other external entities and individuals that affect the financial and operational needs of the College.
  • Skills should include organizational development, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; demonstrated success developing and monitoring systems to manage both operational and programmatic work that involve high levels of collaboration.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management, problem solving, verbal and written communication/presentation skills, along with a high level of diplomacy and discretion.
  • Ability to communicate financial information to both financial and non-financial audiences.
  • Proven effectiveness in a consultative role to senior leadership and ability to develop strong, collaborative relationships and influence decisions with people at all levels of an organization, including the Board of Trustees.
  • High level of leadership, management and supervisory skills, including the ability to build and lead a cohesive team, as well as assessing and leading administrative and operational process and procedures.

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.
Pine Manor College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse academic environment for its students, faculty, and staff.


Clinical Counselor and Health and Wellness Manager

Division: Student Affairs Department: Health and Wellness
Schedule: Full time regular – 10 month
Organizational Relationships:
Reports to: Dean for Student Affairs
Supervises: Registered Nurse (administrative supervision), Part time Health Educator, Graduate Interns/Trainees and student employees.
Coordinates with: Students, faculty and staff of the College; community partners.

Statement of the Job:

The Clinical Counselor and Health and Wellness Manager (CC/HWM) is charged with the responsibility for providing professional counseling services for students regarding mental health, personal, social, academic, and occupational concerns. This position also has responsibility for providing psychological consultation to faculty, administrative staff, students, and families. The CC/HWM assures that educational/support offerings and group programs addressing a variety of self-development and mental health concerns occur on the Campus. It is expected that the CC/HWM develops and maintains a network of off-campus mental health service providers to supplement the on-campus service. Clinical supervision will be provided by an appropriate professional. This is a 10 month position.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide intake assessments of students seeking counseling, both on a scheduled and walk-in basis.
  2. Offer individual and group counseling and referral for students focusing on personal, social, family, vocational, organizational, and academic problems.
  3. Consult with university faculty and staff regarding student mental health concerns and needs.
  4. Supervise (administratively) the Campus Nurse (R.N.), the (part time) Health Educator, graduate interns/trainees and student employees and volunteers.
  5. Serve as consultant to campus groups and programs, such as international students, residence hall staff, Student Affairs staff, etc., to identify and alleviate sources of student stress and improve the mental health climate on campus.
  6. Develop a “peer support” program that provides additional support for identified campus needs (e.g. suicidality, eating disorders, relationship/sexual violence, etc.).
  7. Provide, or provide leadership/supervision for, developing workshops and outreach programs promoting mental health awareness and assistance for campus sub-cultures including, but not limited to, male students, female students, gender non-specific and students of various sexual orientations, student athletes, international and multi-cultural students, commuter students and others.
  8. Be on-call and/or establish an on-call system (may involve off-campus providers and health facilities) providing around the clock support for the “Dean On Call” system, residence staff, and that students experiencing acute psychological distress can be evaluated as soon as possible and referred for appropriate treatment.
  9. Maintain confidential client records and case notes.
  10. Participate work groups, staff meetings, and committees.

Marginal Functions:

Other projects as assigned.

Budget Responsibilities:

Annually, provides the Dean for Student Affairs with a proposed budget for Health and Wellness. Manages and balances approved budget and processes expenditures for payment.

Public/Professional Activities:

Participation in local, state and national professional development.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  1. Knowledge of psychological assessment, psychotherapy, counseling theories and models, particularly short-term therapy.
  2. Skills in clinical assessment and intervention.
  3. Skills in consulting within an educational institution.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people.
  5. Knowledge of DSM-IV and other diagnostic systems.
  6. Awareness of student development stages for both traditional age and non-traditional age students.
  7. Awareness of standards of practice and ethical guidelines.
  8. Ability to deal with emergency psychiatric situations and work with community agencies for referral.


Master’s degree in counseling or psychology. Preferred Doctorate in Psychology or Counseling.


Three to five years of clinical experience in a variety of mental health settings. Preferred: Experience in post-secondary educational counseling settings.


Licensure required for Master’s degree or license eligible at the doctoral level.

Please send resumes to:
No phone calls, please.


Admissions Counselor

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management, this is a full-time 12-month position. The individual serves as a primary representative of Pine Manor College to prospective students, parents, relatives, high schools, community colleges and other organizations. All Admissions Counselors are accountable for achieving the Department's enrollment goal(s).

Specific duties include:

  • Initiate, cultivate and manage the development of external contacts (high school guidance counselors, independent counselors, organizations, colleges, etc.) to recruit students
    Represent Pine Manor College at high schools visits, college fairs, conferences, on campus events and at other relevant organizations or activities
  • Assist prospective students with all aspects of the admission process
    Build relationships with and assist prospective students throughout all phases of the enrollment cycle (inquiry through enrollment); conduct interviews, appointments, and group information sessions for prospective students and their families
  • Maintain telephone, email, and other contact with prospective students and track communications in the on-line system
  • Prepare files and review students applications for admission
  • Collaborate with members of the PMC community to engage prospective students in learning about all facets of the educational experience at PMC
  • Coordinate admissions events, open houses, and yield programs
  • Significant travel during the Fall and Spring is expected including evenings and weekends
  • Develop an understanding of the financial aid policies and processes to guide students and families
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Prior Admissions experience would be ideal
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, customer-focused with sales orientation, and able to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of proficiency with social media is strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, parents, College staff, and the public
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity and multicultural issues
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle

No phone calls please.

Application Information

Postal Address:
Human Resources
Pine Manor College
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-2332
Email Address:



Updated December 16, 2014