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Job Opportunities

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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Dean of Academic Affairs

Pine Manor College (PMC) seeks an accomplished, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as its next Dean of Academic Affairs beginning July 1, 2019. The Dean of Academic Affairs will be a seasoned leader with a deep understanding of the 21st century higher education landscape and have experience cultivating solutions and setting ambitious goals for PMC’s remarkable students. The Dean of Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer of the College.

The College’s strategic plan articulates strengthening academic programs that will expand opportunities for all students. In addition, PMC has sought to maintain its academic traditions while continually reinterpreting its goals and revising its programs to meet the changing needs of its students. Consistent with all position requirements at PMC, this position will be responsible for growing the graduation rate of all of its students as the champion of all matters academic as indicated in the newly defined mission statement.

PMC has been committed to excellence in equity, diversity, social justice, and inclusivity for nearly 20 years and continues to serve a critical societal and educational mission by educating and graduating a majority minority (approximately 85% students of color) first generation low-income (FGLI) population (approximately 84% first generation and 80% Pell grant eligible) through its degree-granting undergraduate programs. As a result, the College delivers an ambitious individualized approach that has resulted in a graduation rate that is approximately three times the national average for this student demographic.

As a key member of the President’s leadership team, the Dean of Academic Affairs will play a critical role in advancing the remarkable growth trajectory Pine Manor College has enjoyed by increasing student success through collaborative learning and student empowerment; cultivating a robust, supportive and inclusive community; facilitating reciprocal partnerships, and prioritizing institutional sustainability and capacity building. In addition to enhancing student success, the Dean of Academic Affairs will collaborate closely with the faculty on academic strategic planning, professional development and evaluation, accreditation, faculty recruitment and development, the championing of best pedagogy practices, and curriculum assessment and planning. As the leader of faculty, the Dean of Academic Affairs will actively mentor and develop full-time and part-time faculty, lead faculty planning and recruitment and retention efforts, and, with all faculty, maintain extensive communication to listen, to understand, and to share with senior leadership those faculty ideas, suggestions, and concerns about academic matters at Pine Manor College.

Key objective and responsibilities of the Dean of Academic Affairs include:

  • Recommend the allocation of resources, particularly among academic units, in the context of shared implementation of the College’s strategic plan and priorities;
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Admissions and the Dean of Student Affairs in developing academic offerings and enrollment strategies consistent with the needs of the unique Pine Manor College student body, their program needs, and pedagogical delivery methods of the future;
  • Oversight of academic grants and contracts;
  • Represent the President on all academic affairs with the Board of Trustees and coordinate the President’s Academic Advisory Boards;
  • Recruit, mentor, manage, and retain a diverse group of faculty, both full-time and part-time, with varying expectations for teaching loads, administrative responsibilities, and scholarly output;
  • Preserve and strengthen a culture of shared governance across the College with the goal of aligning the work of faculty and staff with the shared vision of the College as described in the Strategic Plan 2017-2022;
  • Use data to evaluate existing programs to determine their efficacy and perpetuation and to build new academic programs, leading to sustained financial strength and new revenue streams;
  • Serve as a responsible steward of academic excellence and financial resources, the Dean of Academic Affairs by engaging and identifying trends in higher education nationally and locally;
  • Identify and resolve daily issues and conflicts inherent in all academic organizations; build revenue streams across all educational programs; and leverage leading-edge technology in teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of six years of teaching experience, commitment to student success, and evidence of a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. A respect for and commitment to the ideals of a Pine Manor College education is essential; a record of scholarship and service, and experience supporting philanthropic efforts is highly desirable. A doctorate degree is required; credentials for tenure in an academic environment at PMC or similar institution are preferred. The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead through collaborative and shared decision-making and will have experience attaining goals and effectively nurturing and advancing change. The ability to build and maintain strong and collegial relationships with Pine Manor College’s distinctive students, with its faculty and administration, and with trustees is essential. In addition to unparalleled personal integrity, ethics, and initiative, the successful candidate will effectively manage ambiguity and complexity and demonstrate perseverance in providing steady leadership.

Pine Manor College has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to assist in this search. Please submit applications, expressions of interest, and nominations to Andy Evans, Liz Neumann, or Malissa Brennan at https://ats.k2-app.com/jobPosting/apply/3398.

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and to do their best work.


Director of Finance

Department: Business and Finance
Reports to: President

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to grow the graduation rate by helping to ensure the sustainability of the College so that students are able to have the best possible experience. The Director of Finance is responsible for managing all aspects of the College’s financial operations, including financial aid, and for maximizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems, and for ensuring the financial integrity of the College. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. The Director of Finance also oversees all accounting functions, accounts receivable/collection, the business office, budgeting & forecasting, banking and risk management. This position reports to the President of the College and is an integral part of the President’s Senior Leadership Team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Values Responsibilities:

  • Know, understand, and support the mission of the College
  • Build a team, financial framework, and operating model to ensure the sustainability of the College
  • Create a mission statement and charter for each reporting area that is aligned and in sync with the mission of the College 
  • People Responsibilities:

    • Manage, develop, and position team members to be the best that they can be by ensuring the appropriate fit for each team member and skills required.
    • Recruit, hire, and retain talent commensurate with the needs of the college 
  • Financial Reporting and Compliance Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain systems of internal control appropriate for safeguarding the financial assets of the College and the integrity of the College’s financial reporting.
    • Oversee and maintain the financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting needs of the College
    • Ensure that audit, tax filings, and all other regulatory reporting requirements are properly filed and within required timelines.
    • Ensure adequate controls are in place and that all related and required documentation will pass independent and governmental audits.
    • Understand and ensure the College is following A-133, A-110, and A-122 rules for grants
    • Oversee College’s banking, investment, and insurance relationships
    • Oversee proper administration of College’s 403b retirement plan 
  • Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team Responsibilities:

    • Attend all Board meetings as an active participant
    • Act as liaison and lead to the Finance, Investment and Audit Committees of the Board of Trustees
    • Collaborate with members of the Senior Leadership Team and Department Managers in supporting and understanding the business and financial elements of their responsibility areas.
    • Operate as a team player in supporting the work of others within the college as circumstances require.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters (preferred) in Accounting or Finance required
  • 8+ years of financial management experience
  • A proven track record of successful people management
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • A working knowledge of Great Plains and Report Manager or comparable financial reporting/ERP systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Prior higher education/not-for-profit experience preferred

Please send your Cover letter and resume, with the job title in the subject line, to: hr@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.


Senior Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions
Reports to: Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
FLSA: Full time, Exempt

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by recruiting highly retainable, best-fit students for the college and by achieving the College’s enrollment targets.

The Senior 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.

Position Scope

  • 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
  • 5+ years of experience as an admissions counselor
  • 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 and access to personal vehicle
  • Microsoft Office (word/excel/outlook) proficiency

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 being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references to swhite@pmc.edu


Admissions Counselor 

Department: Admissions
Reports to: Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
FLSA: Full time, Exempt

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by recruiting highly retainable, best-fit students for the College and by achieving the College’s enrollment targets.

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.

Position Scope

  • 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
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills necessary
  • Motivated, self-starter, detail-oriented, customer-focused
  • Demonstrated experience working with students from underrepresented populations
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle
  • Microsoft Office (word/excel/outlook) proficiency
  • Preferred experience in college admission counseling
  • Preferred experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program Sales Force
  • Preferred fluency in Spanish, French, Haitian Creole or Cape Verdean Creole

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 being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references to swhite@pmc.edu

Access Services Librarian

Department: Annenberg Library
Reports to: Director of Library
FLSA: Full time, Non-Exempt, Benefit-Eligible
Effective Date: July 1st, 2019

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate and student retention through exemplary service to students and support to professional staff. We are a small, creative team looking for an applicant who shares our user-oriented and mission driven philosophy. Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the Access Services Librarian is responsible for stewardship of the library during evening hours throughout the school year. We are searching for an individual passionate about diverse patron service in an evolving academic setting. The position supports PMC students’ success throughout their time at the college by aiding in access to materials and providing relevant informational resources to support their studies.

Position Scope

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides excellent customer service to all library patrons
  • In collaboration with the DLS: hires, trains, schedules and supervises work study staff
  • oResponsible for student worker payroll verification and submittal
  • Library reserves manager. Solicits materials from faculty, processes reserves, answers copyright questions
  • Manages circulation and reference services in the evening, including:
  • oShelves and shelf-reads materials
  • oCheck library materials in and out
  • oRegister new patrons
  • oProcesses holds
  • oProvides research assistance
  • oCreates and updates online research guides
  • oTroubleshoot and assist patrons with use of library technology
  • Contributes to the development of documentation and training materials for Library Assistants and Work Study student workers
  • Manages and curates the Library’s Special Collection:
  • oSolicits new materials from various campus departments
  • oAnswers research requests using Special Collections materials
  • oMaintains and preserves the collection
  • oPromotes use of the collection through outreach to the PMC community and beyond
  • Assists in training, supervising, and mentoring Library Assistants
  • Creates work schedule for Library Assistants
  • Social media coordinator
  • Collaborates with staff to create and host programming to promote library use

Other:

  • Participates in collection development for one or more academic disciplines
  • Creates and maintains LibGuides in collection development areas
  • Incrementally trained to support technical services of the library (i.e. cataloging, acquisitions, & Interlibrary loans)
  • Open and close the library, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Academic or public past library experience
  • Customer service experience required
  • Supervisory and training skills desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience producing social media content
  • Experience working with archival materials
  • Experience working with adolescents from diverse backgrounds, many of whom are first in their families to attend college and/or international students.

Special Requirements

School in Session (Sun-Thu 2 pm-10pm)
August & Winter Break (Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm)

Please send your Cover letter and resume, with the job title in the subject line, to: MDavison@pmc.edu

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 being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.



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ELI - Coordinator of Administration, Finance, and Operations

Department: English Language Institute
Reports to: Dan Bohrs/Rhonda Seidman
FLSA:Hourly/Non-exempt
Effective Date: 01/28/2019

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by:

  • Enhancing the cultural mix on campus to the benefit of the PMC community
  • Increasing opportunities to Admissions to encourage matriculation of ELI students into PMC

This position plays the key role in: Overseeing and managing Administrative, Financial and Program Operations by processing all aspects of new enrollments and intakes, invoicing students and agents, collecting payments, keeping Accounts Receivables current, and assisting with all daily internal operations including individual student and group services and activities.

Administrative Scope

  • Process student applications, I-20, and all enrollment forms and documents
  • Enter student information in ELI database
  • Respond to e-mails and oversee the program’s e-mail account
  • Correspond with agents and students via e-mail; respond to student and agent inquiries about the program and send promotional information via e-mail, postal mail when requested
  • Serve as ELI office receptionist, receive phone calls, greet and assist agents, students, visitors who come to the office; distribute the ELI promotional material (brochure, etc., pricing information, and application) to office visitors (i.e. agents, prospective students, parents)
  • Arrange medical insurance and airport transfers for individual students and groups
  • Collect, print and file student Medical and Immunization Forms
  • Check pre-assessment test results in ClassMarker prior to arrival for level placement
  • Communicate student/group arrival information to Housing Coordinator and Program Director prior to each weekend, including airline flight numbers and airport transfer information.
  • Assist Housing Coordinator with housing placements, work orders to clean rooms, make repairs, etc.
  • Assume responsibility for understanding how Program runs and be able to step in and make sure that program elements (orientation, student activities, housing, etc.) are covered in the absence of key staff
  • Communicate and provide information to ELI/PMC departments as needed
  • Assist students when needed
  • Assist Executive Director, Program Director, Academic Coordinator, Marketing and Sales Director, and Housing Coordinator in all administrative Areas
  • Assist Academic Coordinator with administrative procedures as needed – preparing, class schedules, grades, certificates, level placements
  • Assist Sales and Marketing Director with all administrative promotional, marketing, sales procedures including but not limited to: direct market mailings, updating agent e-mails and contact information in e-mail distribution list and database, send mass e-mailing to agents: monthly activities calendars, newsletters, assist with social media (i.e. FB postings, etc.)
  • Bring and collect the mail to and from the mailroom
  • All other related program administrative responsibilities as needed and necessary

Financial Scope

  • Prepare, send, and file agent and student net and gross invoices. Collect student and agent payments.
  • Communicate invoice creation, changes and payments to Business Office and confirm that they are posted properly in Great Plains system
  • Keep account receivables current
  • Request and track agent commission payments from the Business Office
  • Develop and e-mail financial statements to agents with outstanding balances
  • Communicate and work with PMC business office regularly
  • Track weekly, monthly, and yearly revenue, income, and expenses. Report financial information monthly/yearly revenue/expenses/ net income to the ELI Executive Director weekly
  • Work with Business Office to develop more efficient accounting system
  • Develop more efficient system for tracking student and agent financial information
  • Correspond via e-mail with international agents and students regarding payments
  • Respond to agent and student inquiries via e-mail
  • Review accounts payable for accuracy
  • Assist Executive Director and Program Director in all program financial areas as needed

Operations Scope

  • Assist Program Director with all internal daily operations: including orientations, intakes, student services, setting up and arranging group and individual on and off campus activities, work with group leaders, prepare departures
  • Learn the responsibilities of the Program Director
  • Ability to cover the responsibilities of the Program Director, and assume the role in his absence

Qualifications/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 – 2 years of administrative/financial experience
  • Exceptional bookkeeping skills, attention to detail, and high level of accuracy
  • Strong communication (written and interpersonal) skills
  • Strong typing and computer skills: Knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook e-mail, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to develop solutions to problems effectively
  • Manage multiple projects (tasks) and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Great Plains Financial System a plus
  • Use good judgment in handling complex and challenging situations

Aptitudes

  • Sensitivity and interest in working with international student population
  • Understand the importance and value of ‘client’ service
  • Interest in operations & in working in an entrepreneurial setting /profit center for the College
  • Ability to work in a fast paced high volume atmosphere
  • Understanding of how to deal properly with confidential or sensitive information
  • Can work independently, but also as part of a team
  • Flexibility/Cooperative (team) spirit

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

Please post this position on our website and kindly exclude the pay information. Resumes should be sent to dbohrs@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.


Graduate Resident Director for Living and Learning Programs

Department: Residence Life
Reports to: Director of Residential Life
FLSA: non-exempt
Effective Date: July 29, 2019

Position Summary

The Graduate Resident Director for Living and Learning Programs is responsible for growing the graduation rate through creating safe, caring and inclusive residential communities. The Graduate Resident Director for Living and Learning Programs will be responsible for assisting in overall management, assessment and implementation of residential learning programs that promote student engagement, academic success, personal development and a strong sense of community through the implementation of the residential curriculum. The primary responsibilities for this individual will be to support the needs of the Global Living Learning Community. The Graduate Resident Director for Living and Learning Programs is a ten-month, live in graduate assistantship position within the Office of Residence Life. The GRD position is a 20 hour per week time commitment with additional responsibilities during evenings and weekends at specific times through the academic year.

Position Scope

Staff Supervision and Training

  • Provide orientation, training, supervision, and regular evaluation of Resident Assistants and Learning Community Assistants
  • Participate in the selection of Resident Assistants and Learning Community Assistants
  • Conduct weekly meetings with RA/LCA staff to develop and review goals/outcomes achieved, discuss issues, recognize contributions, and provide and solicit feedback
  • Assess skills and development of RA/LCA staff while providing experiences, opportunities, and training, which challenge and support their development
  • Assist the Director of Residential Life in the planning and facilitation of Fall & Winter student staff training, in-services, and local RA conference participation

Residential Learning Initiatives

  • Assist Learning Community Assistants and the Faculty in Residence in developing programs to meet the academic and social needs of the students in the Global Living Learning Community
  • Encourage staff and students in planning and developing programs to meet the diverse needs of the residence hall population
  • Manage the programming budget including maintaining a spreadsheet/database and turning in receipts
  • Work collaboratively with LCAs and the Faculty in Residence to achieve community specific learning outcomes
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and assessment of Global LLC programs
  • Utilize electronic media to create and publicize promotional materials for the Global LLC
  • Assist faculty and staff members in the teaching of Global LLC related courses for the fall and spring semester
  • Assist in Global LLC housing application, selection and placement process
  • Oversee initiatives to increase tutoring and academic resources in the residence halls
  • Administer the departmental programming model including program approval, reviewing program proposals, providing program feedback, and tracking program requirements
  • Serve as a partner in the holistic development of students by working with Academic Affairs, Student Success, Career Development, Learning Resource Center, and other campus offices as warranted

Management of Resident Assistant Duty Procedures

  • Assist in the coordination of the RA duty schedule for each semester
  • Process duty change requests through approval or denial
  • Ensures that staff are reporting for duty in a timely manner and are carrying out all duty responsibilities (i.e. completing rounds, filling out duty logs, being visible)

Crisis Response & Duty Rotation

  • Participate in the on-call duty rotation for campus in responding to emergencies on evenings and weekends
  • Follow Student Affairs emergency protocols and procedures to respond to crisis or emergency situations, which includes providing guidance to paraprofessional staff and students
  • Provide appropriate post-crisis referrals and follow-up with students and staff

Student Conduct

  • Serve as a conduct hearing officer for low level cases to help create a positive community environment in which students learn from their actions and assume responsibility for their actions
  • Document incidents, write reports, correspond effectively with students through appointment, and sanction letters
  • Maintain records through effective use of student conduct software and accurate student files
  • Assist other offices including Campus Safety and Community Standards to investigate and resolve student conduct issues

Maintenance

  • Conduct weekly building walkthroughs and report on-going facility and safety/security needs
  • Maintain a relationship with housekeeping and maintenance staff
  • Manage room condition inventories at the beginning and end of each semester
  • Conducts health and safety inspections of student spaces, ensuring compliance with college policies and the Town of Brookline regulations
  • Work directly with the Facilities staff to resolve maintenance issues and address students’ concerns

Housing Operations

  • Assist in processing student room changes by meeting with students and working with other staff members in other residence halls
  • Assist in the opening and closing of the residence halls at appropriate designated times (fall opening, winter break closing, spring opening, end of year closing)
  • Conduct occupancy checks in the beginning of the fall and spring semester to verify student assignments and vacancies in the residence halls
  • Assist the Director of Residential Life to disseminate information to students and staff about room selection and on-campus housing options

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree prior to start date
  • Must be a full time graduate student in good academic standing making reasonable progress toward a degree objective
  • At least one year of experience working as part of a residence hall staff or another student affairs functional area
  • Experience that demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of first generation college students
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion
  • Must be in good conduct/judicial standing and remain so throughout the term of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess assertive leadership skills and ability to work in a team
  • Possess effective communication skills in order to successfully approach people, mediate problem situations, and enforce policies
  • Must be easily approachable, friendly, and able to establish rapport with residents
  • Ability to use authority with discretion and exercise good judgment
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive student information
  • Effective community development and programming experience
  • Crisis management experience
  • Fluency in a second language particularly Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Cantonese

Start Date and Term of Employment

The GRD position is July 29, 2019 – May 29, 2020. This is a two-year appointment contingent upon successful work performance.

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

Physical requirements are within the general range of an office environment, must be able to lift up to 30 pounds occasionally and will include occasional walking of the campus, including up and down several flights of stairs.

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references to tnewsome@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.


Student Activities Graduate Assistant

Department: Student Life
 Reports to: Dean of Student Affairs
 Compensation plus semi-furnished apartment
 Effective Date: August-May with potential to start on June 1 for additional compensation

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by fostering a dynamic, student-focused community through new student programming, leadership development opportunities, and on- and off-campus programming. This includes oversight of student organizations, student programming, new student orientation, and the campus center. This position plays the key role in creating a vibrant, co-curricular student experience that aids retention and student success in the functional areas of campus activities programs, residence life, orientation programs, and the student union.

Position Scope

Programming

  • Host at least two (2) programs a month for the Pine Manor College community
  • Coordinate large-scale Pine Manor College traditions, such as Stressbusters, GatorFest, and Senior Week.
  • Assist in the strategic planning of campus-wide programming, in conjunction with multiple offices.
  • Coordinate communication and marketing of Student Affairs programs, specifically in the Ashby Campus Center and through Guidebook.

Pine Manor College Ambassadors

  • Co-coordinate the application and selection process of the Pine Manor College Ambassadors (PMCA) (Orientation Leaders, Resident Assistants, First-Year Success Mentors).
  • Coordinate and implement comprehensive marketing for PMCA application.
  • Organize group process and individual interviews in conjunction with Residence Life and Academic Affairs.
  • Plan, in conjunction with campus partners, a comprehensive summer training schedule for PMCA

Crisis Response & Duty Rotation

  • Participate in the on-call duty rotation for campus in responding to emergencies on evenings and weekends
  • Follow Student Affairs emergency protocols and procedures to respond to crisis or emergency situations, which includes providing guidance to paraprofessional staff and students
  • Provide appropriate post-crisis referrals and follow-up with students and staff

Departmental Support

  • Serve as communicative liaison to community on programmatic and conduct topics, specifically to the Initiative for Student Success.
  • Meet regularly for one-on-ones with supervisor
  • Serve as an active and contributing member of the department. This includes staffing select major departmental and divisional programs such as Commencement and other major events outlined by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree prior to start date
  • Enrolled at least part-time in a Higher Education Student Affairs/College Student Development and Counseling or related graduate programs
  • At least one year of experience working as part of a student activities or residence hall or another student affairs functional area
  • Experience that demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of first generation college students
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess assertive leadership skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Possess effective communication skills in order to successfully approach people, mediate problem situations, and enforce policies
  • Must be easily approachable, friendly, and able to establish rapport with residents
  • Ability to use authority with discretion and exercise good judgment
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive student information
  • Effective community development and programming experience
  • Crisis management experience
  • Fluency in a second language particularly Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Cantonese

Term of Employment

This is a minimum twenty (20) hour per week, eight-month position, running from mid-August to mid-May. Start/end dates are flexible based on the graduate assistant’s schedule and needs of the department. Successful candidates will have the opportunity for renewal for an additional year; two-year commitments are preferred. Some evening and weekend work is required as schedule allows and in consultation with supervisor. Compensation includes on-campus housing, a meal plan, and a stipend. Pine Manor College is located in Chestnut Hill, fifteen (15) minutes from Boston College.

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references to sweber@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.


Remote Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions
 Reports to: Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
 FLSA: Part time, Non-exempt
 Effective Date: September 4, 2018

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by recruiting highly retainable, best-fit students for the College and by achieving the College’s enrollment targets.

The Remote Admissions Counselor will work primarily in the El Paso, TX area, but will travel to other areas of Texas as directed by the Dean of Enrollment & Admissions. This person 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.

Position Scope

  • 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 and college fairs
  • Assist prospective students with all aspects of the admissions process, to include the application, interview process, financial aid, etc.
  • Accountable for achieving specific enrollment goals
  • Read and review applications
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment
  • Some travel outside the El Paso area is possible and will be determined by the Dean of Enrollment & Admissions
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Prior work as a college admissions counselor in in the target market or transferrable
    • experience as a guidance counselor
    • Knowledge of El Paso school market
    • Resides in recruiting area
    • Fluency in Spanish
    • Motivated, self-starter, detail-oriented, customer-focused
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Preferred experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program Salesforce
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills necessary
    • Demonstrated experience working with students from underrepresented populations
    • Valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle
    • Microsoft Office (word/excel/outlook) proficiency
  • Special Requirements

    Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

    Please submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references to swhite@pmc.edu

    Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.