16 Roxbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Reporting to the Vice-President of Institutional Advancement, this position advances the college’s mission by supporting the operations of the Office of Institutional Advancement through administrative support for front line gift officers, management of constituent information using Raiser’s Edge software, coordinating data entry, acknowledgements, financial reports and the pledges and gift receipts process, working with advancement staff to increase annual fund and special event participation, providing input to budgeting and allocation of department resources, identifying roles for volunteers in the Alumni Association, supporting programs to engage and cultivate volunteer participation and alumni support, and, performing other duties as assigned.
Must be energetic, enthusiastic, friendly with stellar interpersonal skills and willingness to go above and beyond when necessary. Must possess a positive attitude and ability to work well in a team centered environment. A bachelor’s degree, five years’ experience in higher education or like situation, and strong written and verbal communication skills required. A minimum of five years verifiable track record of the ability and success of managing complex projects to completion, demonstrated budget management experience, ability to analyze complex data and write reports, knowledge of systems and workflow within a complex organization, and, experience working with senior or executive level leaders desired.
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Reporting to the Director of Career Services, this position supports the director and office in developing a comprehensive four year career development program that prepares Becker students for fulfilling career paths after graduation.
Responsibilities include developing and delivering career counseling and coaching to students and alumni; identifying and developing specialized programming to meet specific major and student needs; organizing, scheduling, and coordinating on campus recruiting activities for employers and students; developing and maintaining CSO databases of employer, student, and program information, ensuring accuracy; providing statistics and completing information reports; experience administering and interpreting career assessments; encouraging, developing and promoting internships to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors; implementing a campus wide tracking system; developing a career peer mentor program; assisting the Director in developing and implementing a four year career development plan in conjunction with academic affairs; providing assistance for students and alumni interested in further education (graduate and other professional schools); working with faculty to assess the need for classroom presentations, including senior capstone and portfolio classes; assisting students with job and internship search techniques, resume preparation, interviewing strategies, networking, and graduate school applications; providing information to academic departments regarding trends and employment market through regular meetings with stakeholders; creating opportunities for students and employers to interact through networking, information sessions and employer visits; updating Career Center materials with current publications in relevant career fields; and, assisting with the annual collection of graduation outcomes and post-graduate plans of alumni.
A master’s degree and one to three years of career advising experience required. Excellent counseling skills. Experience with CSO online recruiting system. Knowledge of career selection practices and procedures; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all stakeholders on campus and represent Becker to external constituencies with professionalism; and, database and report preparation skills desired. Ability to utilize social media, LinkedIn and other interactive media.
Reporting to the Director of Admissions, assisting with all aspects of the admissions and recruitment processes. In addition, this position will oversee the student-ambassador/tour-guide program. Organizing, executing and monitoring the outcomes of the campus visitor experience program will be an integral part of this position.
Meet enrollment goals for assigned travel territory and travel on behalf of Becker College for recruitment and other college related events. Participate, organize and attend admissions events, oversee hiring, evaluation and coordination of student tour guides. Assist in promoting the College through various social media platforms. Speak publicly to individuals and groups on- and off-campus; Develop and maintain close working relationships with key secondary school constituents. Be a fervent representative of the college with the purpose of promoting Becker’s visibility and general recruitment efforts and participate in the ongoing recruitment outreach including telecounseling initiatives, email campaigns, use of active campus and other recruitment tools, etc. Assist with data entry at peak times in the office and enter inquiries in Colleague will traveling. Evaluate and execute admission decisions on applicant files with a minimum of 20 files read daily during peak season and assist, support recruitment activities between the Worcester and Leicester campuses. Be knowledgeable of programs and services at Becker College in order to appropriately convey information to prospective students and their families.
A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1-2 years admissions counseling experience or other related activities. Ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing and be able to speak publicly and previous experience with a student tour guide program and/or student workers is preferred. Must have experience with a variety of programs including, but not limited to, excel, PowerPoint, and other applications and technology. The ideal candidate with have high energy, attention to detail, and the ability to organize effectively. Datatel/Colleague experience preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel are necessary. Ability to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis is required.
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Reporting to the Vice-President for Student Affairs, the Director provides overall direction, leadership and strategic vision for the department within the context of the College’s Core Values of Excellence, Accountability, Community and Diversity, Social Responsibility, Integrity and Creative Expression.
Responsibilities include coordinating activities and managing all aspects of the department, cultivation and development of relationships with business and industry contacts, creation and implementation of a four year, developmentally appropriate career and professional development program in order to support campus objectives for student retention, program completion, and graduate placement.
A master's degree in higher education or related field; four – six years’ experience in increasingly responsible and professional roles; an established record of strong employer relations/development; and, an established record of excellent leadership and mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty, and strong written and oral communications skills, particularly with students and their parents are required Successful experience with professional staff supervision and a two campus system preferred. Outstanding organizational, management and technology skills and a sense of humor; and the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment using time-management principles desired.
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Becker College has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Becker College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Becker College invites applications for a Director of the Data Science program. The position will carry faculty rank at the Full, Associate, or Assistant level based on experience. The undergraduate program in data science “big data” consists of three interdisciplinary components: 1. Computer Science, 2. Statistics, 3. a disciplinary/industry specific application. Disciplinary applications will require the successful candidate to collaborate with faculty in academic areas, such as, biology (bioinformatics), business (big data analytics), criminal justice (policing analytics), interactive media (gaming analytics), and other areas to realize the potential of data science applications in various disciplines. The Director may also collaborate with the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MASS DIGI) a partnership between government, higher education, and interactive media industry housed at Becker College, as well as other local institutions of higher education. Applicants should be able to teach classes in the program’s core, such as data mining, data visualization, machine learning, and “big data” tools like Hadoop. The search committee asks candidates to identify at least one area of interest in the application of data science to another discipline.
Responsibilities include program development, research, effective classroom teaching, student advising, college service, and professional scholarship. Successful candidates will have delivered presentations at professional conferences, and have the ability to build relationships with business partners.
A doctorate in Computer Science or related field desired. An ABD will be considered.
Send a letter of application with a statement of research and teaching interests, contact information for three references, and current curriculum vitae to Anita Johnson, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporting to the Dean of Accelerated and Professional Studies, the Director of Enrollment Management integrates all aspects of Becker College’s enrollment process including the planning, implementation, and evaluation of effective student -centered, strategic recruitment and selection. The Director’s primary outcomes are long-term strategic enrollment growth of appropriately qualified students (regionally, nationally and internationally); highly effective data analysis to drive decisions supporting marketing, recruitment, and admissions strategy; achievement of enrollment goals and implementation of growth strategies to achieve enrollment targets; and the development of productive partnerships with internal college-wide departments and external influencers (parents, counselors, teachers, etc.).
A master’s degree; a minimum of five to seven years of experience in higher education or related fields designing and managing all aspects of enrollment; five to seven years progressive higher education experience; experience with data reporting and analysis for enrollment management decisions-making; and, excellent project management, writing and editing, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills required. The ability to think critically, strategically, and creatively about the enrollment management process; strong organizational and interpersonal abilities; skill in dealing with people, diplomacy, tact, maturity, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality; superior written and oral communication skills, creativity and demonstrated success in managing multiple projects; ability to bring analytical and computer skills into strategic decision making processes;. willingness to travel as needed; ability to perform night and weekend work as necessary; experience working with Datatel or other Student Information Systems, as well as strong computer literacy and familiarity and comfort with spreadsheets and databases; demonstrated success in designing and implementing an effective client-centered, data-driven strategic enrollment management strategy oriented toward enrollment and financial growth; and, demonstrated success in managing teams to meet enrollment growth goals desired.
Becker College seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Graphic Design and Interactive Media, starting August 2014. Successful candidates will have the terminal degree or its equivalent in graphic design, animation or digital media as well as college-level teaching experience. Ideal candidates will be primarily graphic designers specializing in digital, interactive and user-centered design with related professional experience and thorough computer/software knowledge. The College seeks educators who will encourage innovation and process development while teaching practical concepts of the design industry as a constant element. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and developing online classwork. Candidates should be specialists who are able to teach undergraduate and graduate levels of web, mobile, interactive, interaction, and user-centered design. Proficiencies with current industry standard software programs, languages and web standards are required. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A one-year renewable position will be considered. Please send your letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three references to:
Anita Johnson Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs Becker College 61 Sever Street Worcester, MA 01609 or via E-mail to: email@example.com
Becker College seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Game Programming, starting August 2012. Successful candidates will have an earned Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment. Subjects of interest include computer graphics, real-time interactive simulation, aspects of computer networking in online computer gaming, artificial intelligence, game software design and development, serious gaming, mobile graphics. Teaching introductory computer programming courses will also be expected. Relevant industry experience is desirable. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is expected. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A one-year renewable position will be considered. Please send your letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three references to:
Anita Johnson Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs Becker College 61 Sever Street Worcester, MA 01609 or via E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the HVAC/R MECHANIC assumes a broad range of responsibilities in building heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration operations and maintenance on the campuses of Becker College.
A high school education; a minimum of five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of building HVAC systems, including building energy management systems and building automation systems and programming of Direct Digital Control (D.D.C.); troubleshooting and repair of HVAC/R controls, gas and oil fired heating systems and boilers, and refrigeration systems, including hands-on experience in the repair, replacement, and adjustment of their operating components; ability to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic temperature controls; ability to read ladder diagrams, blueprints, and schematics; a valid Massachusetts' driver’s license and satisfactory driving history. The ability to lift 100 lbs. and/or carry 50 lbs. and the following licenses or certifications is required: Massachusetts' Refrigeration, Massachusetts' oil burner technician, and a universal refrigerant recovery certificate required. Basic computer skills including experience with Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook; customer relations experience; the ability to communicate and interact with vendors and work with customers and other tradespeople to plan and complete tasks desired.
Reporting to the Director of Facilities this position performs as a working supervisor in the grounds maintenance area. The incumbent shall monitor and improve the beauty and safety of the exterior environment of the campuses of Becker College by providing supervisory skills and horticultural expertise to maintenance and improvements.
A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in management of personnel and techniques for maintenance of grounds, roadways, walkways and equipment, and, landscape maintenance in a lead or supervisory capacity; ability to manage and supervise the work of others and to motivate staff to accomplish departmental goals; a valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving history; a MA hydraulic hoisting license; a medical examiners certificate of health; a CDL license, or the ability to obtain one in six months; the ability to lift 100 lbs. and/or carry 50 lbs.; effective communication skills; and, basic computer skills required. A bachelor of science degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in landscape architecture, horticulture, plant science, forestry, agricultural engineering, or related field, and private-commercial pesticide license preferred.
Reporting to the Director of the Libraries, this part-time position supports the libraries’ circulation function during certain evening and weekend shifts, assisting students and faculty with library resources and equipment, checking library materials in and out, processing books and course reserve materials, communicating tasks to work study student employees, transferring material between libraries, and other duties as assigned.
This is a nine-month position concurrent with the college’s academic semester schedule.
A bachelor’s degree and experience in an academic or public library setting preferred. Must possess the ability to work collaboratively, and demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and commitment to providing excellent customer service. Flexibility in schedule, a willingness to work extended hours during peak times, and the ability to travel between campuses desired. Knowledge of library databases a plus.
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Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Major Gifts Officer will be dynamic and assist with and initiate the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects capable of making leadership gifts to Becker College. The Major Gifts Officer will interact regularly with the community, leadership, staff and volunteers. This position is charged with developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of prospects, approximately 75 – 200, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts for Becker College from alumni and friends; executes assigned tasks that support the effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to the college. This position will foster an ongoing and positive relationship between the college and these constituencies and lead to annual financial support the college’s mission. This position requires a team member with a positive, can-do attitude, outstanding interpersonal skills, who is energetic, enthusiastic and works well independently and in a team environment. Gift officers work independently and also as members of the University Advancement team, and coordinate their activities with those of other units within the division and the University. This position is primarily sedentary but does require the ability to travel and enter facilities which may not be ADA compliant.
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts; strong written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent writing and oral communication skills; knowledge of computerized data bases and Microsoft Office applications; the ability to prioritize task and meet deadlines; and, exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to being a member of the Advancement team desired. Ability to travel to off-site locations and occasionally work nights and /or weekends required.
Full-time adjunct nursing faculty and full-time clinical facilitator positions available on the Worcester Campus.
M.S.N.; three years of medical surgical nursing, maternity, or psychiatric practice experience within the last five years.
M.S.N. or B.S.N.; two years medical surgical experience within the last five years, Massachusetts license, and a strong interest in the growth of the Becker College nursing program.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (unless otherwise indicated) to Human Resources, Becker College, 61 Sever Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2195 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Becker College has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Becker College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (On employment opportunities screen have link to initial employment forms: Background Screening consent forms, W-4, I-9, Administrative Access Forms and contact information) Becker College has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Becker College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.