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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.

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Faculty Positions



Microbiology Adjunct for FALL 2015

Lectures M/W 3:50 – 5:30 pm; Lab Tuesday 2 – 5:30pm.
The Fall 2015 semester runs August 31st - December 15th.

Pine Manor College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases course to biology majors. This is a 300 level elective with 200 minutes lecture and 3 hours of lab per week. Lectures provide basic knowledge of microorganisms, their classification, structure and metabolism, interaction with host, and relation to human disease. Additional topics include a brief overview of epidemiology and the human immune system. Laboratory exercises support these topics and extend to the culture of microorganisms, and classification through standard metabolic tests. Students write a research paper and complete an Unknown Identification Project in the lab. We are searching for an instructor with experience in the discipline and who can lead an interactive inquiry-based lecture session and prepare and teach the labs.

Pine Manor College is a small private liberal arts college in Chestnut Hill MA. We have a highly diverse population of men and women; we value teaching that embraces that diversity and focuses on student learning success. Please respond to Dr. Colleen Krieser (

Community Health Adjunct for FALL 2015

Class meets M/W 12:10 – 1:50 pm.
The Fall semester runs August 31st - December 15th.

Pine Manor College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach the 100 level Introduction to Community Health course. This is the gateway course into the Community Health major and a designated Interdisciplinary Course and enrolls a diversity of students. The course introduces the concept of community, how to study communities and the health issues they face (particularly social determinants of health) and how to understand, organize and build healthy communities. The social, political, economic, and medical aspects of health and illness are analyzed.

Pine Manor College is a small private liberal arts college in Chestnut Hill MA. We have a highly diverse population of men and women; we value teaching that embraces that diversity and focuses on student learning success. Please respond to Dr. Susan Bear (


Staff Positions

Dean of Student Affairs

Position Summary:

Reporting to the President, the Dean of Student Affairs and Community Engagement provides leadership to all departmental operations, including residence life, student activities, community engagement (including community service, outreach and partnerships), judicial affairs, athletics, international student services, campus safety, counseling services and the health and wellness. The Dean is responsible for establishing a department-wide approach to planning that ensures the most effective (and cost-effective) strategies to support student learning, development, well-being and success. This is a full-time, 12-month position. Some night and weekend work is required. Free on-campus housing is available, with an adjustment in monetary compensation if the successful candidate chooses the option of living on-campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and support staff in the areas of residence life, student activities, community engagement, judicial affairs, athletics, international student services, campus safety, counseling services and the health and wellness.
  • Maintains ongoing processes to update and implement campus policies and judicial procedures; oversees dissemination of materials regarding student rights and responsibilities.
  • In cooperation with the President of the College and the Finance Department, develops and monitors the annual budget in all areas within the scope of responsibility of the position. The incumbent is responsible for operating within budgetary guidelines.
  • Represents the Student Affairs department on campus-wide committees and at on- and off-campus events, when appropriate.
  • Oversees an outreach program that connects Pine Manor to organizations for beneficial partnerships, increased visibility and opportunities for engagement in the greater community by Pine Manor students.
  • Work with the Conduct Board, Campus Safety staff and the Judicial Officer to ensure safety and judicial concerns are responded to quickly and appropriately. Make final determinations in challenging judicial cases and appeals.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the College, Registrar and others to maintain comprehensive data on student retention (overall and by sub-categories).
  • Works with the Dean of the College to prepare for and facilitate monthly (call-in) meetings with the Board of Trustees Committee on Academics and Student Experience. Represents Student Affairs division at all Board of Trustee meetings.
  • Coordinates Student Affairs assessment efforts (with particular attention to improving student retention).
  • Represents Student Affairs department at faculty meetings, encouraging collaboration between faculty and Student Affairs personnel.
  • Acts as College liaison to other institutions with regard to potential partnerships, particularly those institutions with which the College has usage agreements in the residence halls or other facilities.
  • Grant-writing and fundraising activities, to support the overall student experience.
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as required.



  • 6-8 years of progressive responsibility in Student Affairs, with oversight of at least one division within a Student Affairs operation (including staff supervision, project management and assessment, policy creation and implementation and budget management).
  • Oversight of an entire Student Affairs operation preferred.
  • Involvement in strategic planning at the departmental and/or institution-wide level.
  • Significant involvement in the facilitation of a five- or ten-year accreditation reviews preferred.
  • Demonstrated success managing strategies and plans to improve student services and the overall student experience.
  • Successful history of involvement in grant-writing and/or fundraising activities preferred.
  • Master's Degree in Higher Education or Student Development required. Additional coursework, training and/or professional development in Student Affairs or Student Development is also preferred.

Required Skills/Proficiencies:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of and best-practices to serve a highly diverse student body.
  • A keen and ongoing understanding of higher education regulations that affect Student Affairs, including Title IX.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues at all levels of an institution.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success at working individually with students, parents/families, Trustees and other stakeholders in a higher education setting.

Commensurate with experience & qualifications. Free on-campus housing is available, with an adjustment in monetary compensation if the successful candidate chooses the option of living on-campus

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume, with the job title in the subject line, to:

Pine Manor College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse academic environment for its students, faculty, and staff.

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Executive Assistant to the President

President’s Office

Position Summary:
This is a full-time, 12 month, exempt position. The Executive Assistant role requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to provide information and high quality direct support to the President of the College and to the Board of Trustees. The Executive Assistant's provides a wide range of administrative support to the President and the Board of Trustees in a fast-paced environment. The position also requires extensive experience with supporting senior executives and Boards. The incumbent in this position reports to the President of the College, but also has reporting relationship to the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a high profile position that includes managing complex calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, scheduling high-profile governance and other meetings, taking meeting minutes and assisting with action-item tracking, formatting presentations, and managing all logistics of Board meetings, including RSVP tracking and reporting, space reservations, catering, A/V, and parking. The incumbent handles confidential material with tact and discretion; has a strong customer service orientation, good judgment and flexibility; the ability to work with multiple staff members and manage competing priorities, meet deadlines, and follow through with accuracy on projects; work independently with minimal supervision and work effectively as part of a team; take initiative; and learn quickly when acquiring new skills.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Serve as the primary administrative resource to the President and Board of Trustees
  • Develop and maintain President’s calendar
  • Organize transportation and all lodging/travel details
  • Prepare and edit prepare correspondence for President’s signature
  • Provide President advice on organizational matters
  • Support and facilitate college wide communications
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with the Chair of the Board of Trustees


  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent professional experience
  • Must have experience in providing direct administrative support to a senior executive
  • Must have experience in providing administrative support to governing Boards
  • Experience in a college or university career office, with a record of increasing responsibilities
  • Highly proficient in technology, including social media
  • Firm understanding of the value of a liberal arts education
  • Commitment to working with a highly diverse student population
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task in an active environment
  • Articulate communicator: excellent public speaker with strong writing skills

Working Conditions: This is an academic office environment. Activities will require some evenings and weekends and the ability to work additional hours as required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience


Staff Accountant


Responsibilities include: 

  • Prepare and record journal entries for daily and monthly transactions   
  • Assist in month end close process and reporting   
  • Maintain accounts receivable subsystem   
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations and analysis   
  • Maintain fixed asset system   
  • Assist in the annual audit, including schedule and statement preparation   
  • Work closely with various departments   
  • Assist in the budgeting process and forecasting  
  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field, minimum of 2 to 3 years experience, preferable in a non-profit organization, and the ability to write and communication effectively. Must be detailed oriented and possess analytical ability. Demonstrate the ability to think critically and evaluate procedures and make recommendations that are appropriate to improving productivity. Must be able to communicate with faculty, staff and the college community in a professional manner.

Computer experience: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Great Plains.

Please submit resumes to:

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    E.E.C. certified Preschool Teacher

    Pine Manor College Child Study Center is seeking an E.E.C. certified Preschool Lead Teacher or Teacher to work 20 hours per week with children ages 2 yrs. 9 months to 5 years old starting on Aug. 31, 2015. The beautiful college campus adds to the quality of our preschool, offering a library, gym, and spacious grounds to explore. Strong curriculum planning skills, familiarity with NAEYC accreditation standards, and enthusiasm for outdoor playground time are all recommended. Visit for more information about the Child Study Center. Please send resumes to Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.