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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 careers in a changing world. The College is one of the most diverse private liberal arts colleges in the country and is committed to the diversity of the faculty and staff. With a low student-faculty ratio, 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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Adjunct Instructor Physics I course with Lab for Fall 2017

Pine Manor College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach PHY102 Principles of Physics 1 lecture and lab in Fall 2017. This is an algebra-based course with emphasis placed on understanding through problem-solving. Topics include classical mechanics, Newton’s laws, energy, oscillation, wave mechanics, and acoustics. Principles and concepts are explained through applications to the life sciences, sports, and other appropriate topics. A 3-hour laboratory augments and illustrates material covered in class. The lecture sections run Mondays and Wednesday 4:10 – 5:50 and the lab runs Tuesdays 2:30 – 5:30. The semester begins Monday, August 28 and ends December 8, 2017, with final exams scheduled the week of December 11.

Applicants must have at least a Master’s Degree in Physics or a related science field. Candidates with previous undergraduate teaching experience are preferred, especially candidates with experience teaching in a highly diverse learning environment serving students with varying skill levels. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Pine Manor College is a private, liberal arts, coed college located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The College is seeking qualified applicants who will support our commitment to increase the graduation rate and career success of our diverse student body. Pine Manor College is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to hr@pmc.edu
 No Phone Calls Please

Astrobiology Adjunct Instructor position for Fall 2017

Pine Manor College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach BI 115 Life in the Universe (Astrobiology) in Fall 2017. This course addresses questions such as: Is there life elsewhere in the Universe? Are there other planets in our Solar System or in planetary systems around other stars where life originated and survived? How much like Earth do planets have to be in order to support life? In this class, we will consider these and related questions from a variety of perspectives, with an emphasis on evidence supplied by astronomical observations and theories. The course is designed to be accessible to non-science majors and science majors alike and is part of the Pine Manor General Education curriculum. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursday 10:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The semester begins Monday, August 28 and ends December 8, 2017, with final exams scheduled the week of December 11.

Applicants must have at least a Master’s Degree in Physics or a related science field. Candidates with previous undergraduate teaching experience are preferred, especially candidates with experience teaching in a highly diverse learning environment serving students with varying skill levels. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Pine Manor College is a private, liberal arts, coed college located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The College is seeking qualified applicants who will support our commitment to increase the graduation rate and career success of our diverse student body. Pine Manor College is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to hr@pmc.edu
No Phone Calls Please

Principles of Biology Adjunct Lab Instructor position for Fall 2017

Pine Manor College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach one or two Principles of Biology lab sections in Fall 2017. Principles of Biology I (Bi101) provides an introduction to the basic principles of biology and a structure/function analysis of the cell. Topics include: chemical principles, cell structure and function, energy, cellular metabolism and growth and an introduction to Mendelian genetics. A weekly lab complements lecture material with appropriate experiments and demonstrations. This course is the gateway course taken by all Biology majors and can also fulfill a Scientific Understanding course required as part of the general education curriculum. There is a lab manual available for the course. The instructor is responsible for lab preparation, teaching the labs and grading lab assignments. The labs are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 12:30-3:30. The semester begins Monday, August 28 and ends December 8, 2017.

Applicants must have at least a Master’s Degree in the Biological Sciences. Candidates with previous undergraduate teaching experience are preferred, especially candidates with experience teaching in a highly diverse learning environment serving students with varying skill levels. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Pine Manor College is a private, liberal arts, coed college located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The College is seeking qualified applicants who will support our commitment to increase the graduation rate and career success of our diverse student body. Pine Manor College is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to hr@pmc.edu
No Phone Calls Please

Staff Positions

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Director of Residential Life

Reports to: Dean of Student Affairs
 Division: Student Affairs
 Hours: Regular hours, evening and weekends
 Job Status: Full time – exempt
 **This is a live-in position with on-call responsibilities**

Position Summary:

The Director of Residential Life helps grow the graduation rate of the College through serving as a senior leader in the Division of Student Affairs and a collaborative partner within the Pine Manor College community. The Director of Residential Life oversees all aspects of creating a healthy, engaged community through developing student relationships, establishing a presence on campus, and implementing and overseeing a thoughtful and intentional residential life curriculum and program that embraces the Division of Student Affairs and the College’s values, goals, and mission.

The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the overall administration and leadership of a coeducational residence life community, including providing supervision and leadership to Resident Directors and Resident Assistants and working closely with the Director of Operations on housing. The Director of Residential Life manages on-call rotation policies, protocols, and procedures for campus, and serves as a member of the Dean/Director on Duty rotation.

School Setting:

Pine Manor College is a small, private liberal arts college outside of Boston, Massachusetts with a residential campus. Of our students, approximately 60% live on campus and 40% commute. We enroll about 450 students that mostly identify as first generation college student or international students. U.S. News and World Report ranked Pine Manor College as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Community Development and Student Engagement

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates a purposeful, holistic residential curriculum and program throughout the academic year and summer that facilitates student growth, development, and leadership.
  • Promotes the safety, health, and wellness of residential students.
  • Refers students appropriately to on- and off-campus resources to ensure their success.
  • Takes a social justice perspective and work to empower and support students day-to-day.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with Student Affairs staff, Pine Manor College community, and external constituents (e.g. King’s Education, Boston Architectural College) who rent our residence hall space to support about 500 residential students’ success and build community.
  • Initiates positive, collaborative relationships both on-campus and off-campus, including but not limited to: Campus Safety, Health and Wellness, Student Success, Community Development and Standards, International Programs, and local fire department and police.
  • Participates in recruitment events, campus programs, and orientation.
  • Serves as a campus resource for sexual misconduct and Title IX.

Supervision and Advising:

  • Provides training, supervision, and leadership to Resident Directors and Resident Assistants.
  • Responsible for all personnel aspects of Residential Life including hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of all professional and student staff. Monitors work performance for accuracy and completeness to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Encourages professional development opportunities for staff and self.
  • Oversees and manages on-call rotation policies, protocols, and procedures for campus.
  • Serves on the on-call rotation (approximately one week/month).

Student Conduct:

  • · Works with the Director of Community Development and Standards regarding the residential judicial affairs program including updating and adhering to policies and practices in the Student Handbook.
  • Serves as a hearing officer for both residential and non-residential cases.

Administrative:

  • In conjunction with other college departments, develops and executes a vision and long-range plan for residential life that builds community and enhances the College’s goal of increased student retention.
  • Works closely with the Director of Operations on campus housing including, but not limited to: key distribution, move-in and move-out, room assignments and turnover, and residence hall and residence common space maintenance.
  • Coordinates with the financial aid staff, Bursar, and Director of Operations to manage student accounts.
  • Ensures that all administrative actions include professional, thorough, and accurate record keeping and database maintenance.
  • Works as part of crisis management team.
  • Oversees Residential Life budget.
  • Compile weekly dashboards for Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Conducts assessment on residential life experience and uses data to guide department decisions.
  • Oversees and serves on the on-call rotation (approximately one week/month).
  • Serves as a mandated reporter and investigator for sexual misconduct and Title IX cases.
  • Serves on college committees and performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in related field and/or equivalent level of experience.
  • 4-6 years progressive experience in Residence Life.
  • Applicants should have strong organizational, management, and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Understanding of state and federal laws related to housing, residential life, and higher education.
  • Preferred experience with CAMs.
  • Understanding of Title IX and experience working with institutional sexual misconduct policies and investigations.

Compensation:

  • This is a 12-month, full time position.
  • The position includes Pine Manor College’s comprehensive benefit package.
  • A 2-bedroom, semi-furnished apartment in West Village; laundry in the building.

The physical requirements of this job include climbing steps, lifting, conducting room inspections, and serving on an on-call capacity for approximately 1 week/month. On-call requires late nights/early mornings, answering phone calls, and responding/triaging incidents accordingly.

Please respond to hr@pmc.edu
No phone calls, please.

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

Admissions Counselor

Reports to: Admissions
 Reports to: Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
 Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

The #1 goal of the college is to increase the graduation rate by ten percentage points. With that in mind, Pine Manor College is hiring an additional Admissions Counselor to add to our team. The responsibility of the counselor is to grow the graduation rate by recruiting highly retainable, best-fit students for the college. With a population of 84% first-generation college students and 85% students of color, the person in this role will need to fully understand who our students are and how we can best serve them.

The Admissions Counselor will cultivate relationships with prospective students, their families and other institutions who support these students, including high schools, college access programs, community outreach programs, community colleges, etc. toward meeting the college’s enrollment goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, cultivate and manage the development of external contacts (high school guidance counselors, college access programs, independent counselors, organizations, community colleges, etc.) to recruit best fit students
  • Represent Pine Manor College during high school visits, college fairs, conferences, open houses and other relevant organizations
  • Assist prospective students with all aspects of the admissions process, to include the application, interview process, financial aid, etc.
  • Being accountable for achieving specific enrollment goals
  • Reading and reviewing applications, and submitting a recommendation to Dean of Enrollment
  • Collaborate with members of the PMC community to engage prospective students in learning about all facets of the educational experience at PMC
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment
  • Approximately 75% local and regional travel, including some overnight travel, is required during the fall and spring recruiting seasons. Some night and weekend work is also required, specifically during peak recruitment periods.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Motivated, self-starter, detail-oriented, customer-focused
  • Preferred experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program Sales Force
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Preferred fluency in Spanish, French, Haitian Creole or Cape Verdean Creole
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills necessary
  • Demonstrated experience working with students from underrepresented populations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass background check, including CORI

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

Application Process:

All interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to the Dean of Enrollment Management at: swhite@pmc.edu. No phone calls, please.

Student Success Coach

Reports to: Associate Dean of Student Affairs Division: Student Affairs
 Hours: 10AM-6PM, evenings and weekends Job Status: Full time - Exempt
 **This position requires the employee to live-on campus**

Position Summary:

The Student Success Coach helps grow the graduation rate of the College through providing holistic (e.g., psychosocial, academic, life-skills, and professional) support to a caseload of Pine Manor College students to ensure their success and persistence from matriculation through graduation and beyond.

School Setting:

Pine Manor College is a small, private liberal arts college outside of Boston, Massachusetts with a residential campus. Of our students, approximately 60% live on campus and 40% commute. We enroll about 450 students that mostly identify as first generation college student or international students. U.S. News and World Report ranked Pine Manor College as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country.

Essential Functions:

Case Management:

  • Provide psychosocial, academic, professional, and life skills support to a designated student caseload. In addition, ensure students have connected with their faculty advisors for class registration, completed immunization and health records and financial aid forms, and resolved any holds on their student accounts.
  • Assist students with their college and life transitions.
  • Keep detailed records of students within caseload.
  • Advocate for students and take a proactive role in their success.
  • Collaborate with the campus community, including faculty, administrators, and college partners on students’ success.
  • Recognize students’ assets, promote students’ accountability, and develop students’ problem-solving skills.
  • Keep informed of policies and policy changes; provide feedback on areas that need policy clarification and/or development.

Residence Life & On-Call Responsibilities:

  • Assume on-call responsibilities (at a minimum of one week a month).
  • In collaboration with the Director of Residence Life and Residence Assistants, create a home for students living on campus at Pine Manor College.

Programming:

  • Attend College traditions (e.g. orientation, commencement), programs, and events to best immerse in Pine Manor College.
  • Collaborate with students to sponsor two campus programs per month (programs should occur on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday evenings).

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience working with and demonstrated sensitivity to adolescents from diverse, urban backgrounds, many of whom are first in their families to attend college and/or international students.
  • Can speak to essential skills or qualities such as resiliency; grit; and, balancing school, work, and family.
  • Earned bachelor’s degree and related work experience.
  • Strong communication skills when working with individuals, groups, and conflict resolution.
  • Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Cantonese.
  • Background in any of the following: counseling, social work, after-school programming, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, secondary or post-secondary education, psychology.

Salary and Compensation: 

Full benefits including housing (parking, laundry, and internet included) on campus.

Application Process: 

For those interested in applying, please address the following in your cover letter:

  • Describe a time when you demonstrated resiliency in your personal, academic, or professional life.
  • Tell a story from your personal, academic, or professional life that speaks to the value of mentorship.
  • Please submit to hr@pmc.edu
    No phone calls, please.

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

Financial Aid Counselor


The Position:

The goal of this position is to help grow the graduation rate of the College.

The Financial Aid Counselor reports to the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, and in his/her absence to the Director of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Counselor provides innovative leadership to the Office of Financial Aid and high levels of customer service to students, parents and other internal/external constituencies to support the college mission of graduating students.

Primary Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Counsels and advises students about financial aid programs, eligibility criteria, application procedures, costs, indebtedness, and financial planning.
  • Interprets financial aid application data, determines student eligibility and packages new and continuing students.
  • Assists in the administration of PowerFAIDS, including but not necessarily limited to setting up student budgets and packaging procedures, creating reports and selection sets, troubleshooting technical issues, training staff, and serving as liaison with PMC’s technical team as needed.
  • Assists with the input, recording, and revising of fellowship and scholarship awards.
  • Communicates with current students and recent graduates on the following: financial aid awards, federal eligibility requirements, verification and database issues, and debt management.
  • Verifies compliance and eligibility for students receiving aid under federal and institutional guidelines.
  • Notifies students of changes in eligibility and recommends alternatives as appropriate.
  • Interfaces with students, guarantee agencies and/or staff to resolve issues. Assists with special projects as needed.
  • Conducts financial aid literacy information sessions to new and graduating students.
  • Demonstrates a high level of collaboration and collegiality across the enrollment management team and the college at large.
  • Actively connect and reach out to students in order to assist them with completion of their financial aid information and furthering their financial literacy.

Required Competencies:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and two years of related full-time, professional level experience in a financial aid or admissions office, including experience with counseling students and knowledge of financial aid regulations a plus. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel required.

Additional Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills required. Must be able to work with tact and discretion, and make independent decisions, in a fast paced office environment with multiple deadlines. The successful candidate will have a high level of computer literacy and experience with standard office automation tools and be able to satisfactorily complete tasks requiring significant attention to detail.

Please respond to hr@pmc.edu
No phone calls, please.

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.


Director of Health and Wellness

Job Description: 

Reports to: Dean of Student Affairs Division: Student Affairs
Hours: 9AM-5PM, occasional evenings and weekends
Job Status: Full time, 12-month, exempt  **On-call responsibilities**

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Health & Wellness is responsible for growing the graduation rate through a collaborative approach with students, faculty, and staff to provide on-site care for students dealing with life challenges. The Director of Health & Wellness provides training, development, and consultation to the Pine Manor College community to help students cope with the stresses of their everyday lived experiences. The Director of Health & Wellness will also develop and execute programming through a social justice, inclusive lens focused on students’ agency, health, and wellness. This is a 12-month position requiring on-call responsibilities.

SCHOOL SETTING:

Pine Manor College is a small, private liberal arts college outside of Boston, Massachusetts with a residential campus. Of our students, approximately 60% live on campus and 40% commute. We enroll about 450 students that mostly identify as first generation college student or international students. U.S. News and World Report ranked Pine Manor College as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

STUDENT SUPPORT AND OUTREACH

  • Actively seek out and meet students where they are at to provide them with direct outreach and the necessary support and resources for their success.
  • Assist students with the challenges of balancing academic life with external commitments and situations that may interfere with their ability to be successful students.
  • Provide clinical assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, short-term psychotherapy, group meetings/therapy, and case management to enhance students’ success and development.
  • Serve as primary coordinator for fostering and maintaining relationships with service providers/partners and creating and monitoring referral procedures.
  • Continue to network and build on the relationships with external community-based resources and organizations to provide appropriate referrals to and opportunities for students including but not limited to: BARCC, SNAP food assistance, day care and housing subsidies, and other state benefits.

TRAINING AND CONSULTATION

  • Provide support, communication, training, and consultation to the Pine Manor College community to support our students and in-house referrals.
  • Develop and participate in an on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 licensed mental health coverage and consultation.

PROGRAMMING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Actively participate, plan, and collaborate with colleagues and students to provide student programming in the areas of: health and wellness, identity development, sexual assault and bystanders training, dating and domestic violence, stress, social anxiety, depression, and anger management, grief and trauma, other areas as needed
  • Actively participate and collaborate on college-wide committees such as CARE (Students of Concern), Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Orientation.

ADMINISTATIVE

  • Work closely with the Student Affairs team on students facing challenges.
  • Oversee the College’s health and immunization forms in compliance with state and federal mandates.
  • Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards.
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Student Affairs to review policies, operational practices, and recommend changes with the goal of improving student success.
  • Potential for supervision opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • LICSW or related license; background in social work, case management.
  • 5 years post-master's clinical social work experience.
  • Experience working with and demonstrated sensitivity to adolescents from diverse, urban backgrounds, many of whom are first in their families to attend college and/or international students.
  • Demonstrated ability to form and maintain community-based partnerships.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills that contribute to the strong interpersonal and organizational relationships.
  • Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Cantonese.
  • Experience in conflict management and drug and alcohol education.
  • Team player.

The physical requirements of this job include climbing steps and serving on an on-call capacity. On-call requires late nights/early mornings, answering phone calls, and responding/triaging incidents accordingly.

  • Please submit to hr@pmc.edu 
    No phone calls, please.

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.


Grounds 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 jhatch@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.


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Last updated: August 22, 2017