Employment at Elms College

Elms College is an equal opportunity employer and educator founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a pleasant work environment. Job listings can also be viewed on HigherEd Jobs.

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Staff Positions

Sports Information Intern

Elms College, a 4 year, Catholic liberal arts college located in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, is seeking an intern to work in the Athletic Department primarily within the Sports Information Office. This is a 10-month paid position (salary paid over 12 months) and other benefits.  This Internship is funded for two years (September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017) through the NCAA Ethnic Minority and Woman Internship Grant program. Continuation of the position beyond 8/31/17 is contingent upon grant renewal. 


A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications or Sports Management is required as well as having strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills and knowledge of public relations within a collegiate sports environment. Preference will be given to applicants with some working knowledge of and/or experience with StatCrew Statistical software, website management via Presto Sports, Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, social media, sports photography, video filming and editing, sports marketing and game operations. Night and weekend work will be required. Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. The successful candidate will be required to attend a training session at the NCAA Office in Indianapolis, IN, from July 31st – August 1st, 2015.

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Sports Information Director with the promotion and publicity of 15 intercollegiate sports;
  • Write and edit press releases and game stories;
  • Aide in athletic publications such as game programs and media guides;
  • Help compile and distribute game, team and individual statistics;
  • Assist with the updating of the athletic website;
  • Ability to learn and operate computer programs, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and StatCrew software and website management, preferably PrestoSports;
  • Have a working knowledge of or have the ability to learn video filming and editing and sports photography;
  • Experience with game operations, including setup, scorekeeping and timing devices;
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations;
  • Be able to help in fund-raising and marketing for athletic department;
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) via email to: jobs@elms.edu 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Director of Residence Life

Elms College is seeking a creative, dedicated student development professional to serve as our Director of Residence Life. As a member of the Student Affairs Team, the Director will be responsible for the overall planning, management, and assessment of the residence life program.  In addition to providing direct services to students, the director is responsible for adjudicating on campus student conduct violations. The director supervises an assistant director, graduate assistant and 12 undergraduate resident advisors.  The director may also be charged with assisting to develop and administer a summer conference program. The director works closely with all departments on campus.


Master’s Degree is required, plus 3-5 years of related professional experience, preferably in residence life at the college level.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as knowledge of our ability to learn relevant technology.  The successful candidate must be personable, effective in fostering collaborative relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

This is a full time, 12-month, live-in position. A comprehensive background check will be conducted for this position.  Position requires weekend and evening work.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2015.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) to: jobs@elms.edu.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Designer

The IT Department at Elms College is seeking an Instructional Designer.  The Instructional Designer is primarily responsible for facilitating the design and development of online and hybrid programs at Elms College.  Collaborates with faculty and staff to identify learning objectives and develop content to deliver effective online learning experiences.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists faculty in the planning, coordination and design of online and hybrid courses.
  • Identifies best practices for applying instructional technologies to course design.
  • Recommend technology tools and methods to improve the design and content of online courses.
  • Provide training and support for faculty implementing technology in their courses.
  • Develops user documentation and tutorials to support online learning objectives.
  • Assists with the operation and technical support of learning management platform. 


Bachelor’s degree required in Educational Technology, Instructional Technology or related field, Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience working with online and hybrid course development and delivery in higher education.  Experience in the design and development of instructional materials is required.  Experience with learning management systems (Moodle preferred), web design, online videos, digital-authoring tools, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Create Suite.  Familiarity with a variety of academic software applications, collaboration tools and computer systems is required.  Must be able to work independently and manage multiple course development projects and meet set deadlines.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. 

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) to: jobs@elms.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Faculty Positions

Looking for an Adjunct Instructor Opportunity at Elms College?

If you are interested in a possible adjunct instructor position, please forward your resume and a letter of interest to the chair of the academic division in which you would like to teach.

Click here for a listing of the academic divisions.

Adjunct Instructors - Humanities & Fine Arts

The Division of Humanities & Fine Arts (HFA) at Elms College is seeking adjunct instructors to teach the following courses:

Fall 2015

College Writing

  • Tuesday/Thursday       1:25pm – 2:40pm
  • Wednesday/Friday       9:25am – 10:40am
  • Wednesday/Friday       10:50am – 12:05pm


  • Monday/Wednesday    9:25am – 10:40am
  • Monday/Wednesday    10:50am – 12:05pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday       9:25am – 10:40am
  • Wednesday/Friday       10:50am – 12:05pm


Master’s Degree in English (or related field) required.  College teaching experience in the subject matter required.   Instructors are expected to bring their own expertise and experiences to the teaching in the context of the Elms College standard syllabus.

To Apply

Send cover letter, CV/resume and contact information for three (3) professional references (as Word or PDF attachments) by May 1, 2015 via email to Annette Ziomek:  ziomeka@elms.edu; or mail Humanities & Fine Arts Department, Elms College, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA  01013.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Full-Time Nursing Faculty Position, RN-BS Program Coordinator, Spring/Summer 2015

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position to coordinate off-site locations of the Elms RN-BS degree completion program. This position is available beginning Spring/Summer, 2015. The RN-BS Program Coordinator is a faculty position with both administrative and teaching responsibilities. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and excellence in its commitment to the teaching and professional preparation of its undergraduate and graduate nursing students with a future vision for continued growth and advancement of its academic nursing programs.      

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Science in nursing required
  • Strong record of clinical nursing practice, leadership and experience teaching in an academic nursing program
  • Technological literacy and commitment to integrate technology into teaching
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • RN license in Massachusetts

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate or matriculation in a doctoral program.


The coordinator position is a full-time, 10-month appointment as nursing faculty with administrative and faculty responsibilities including teaching, student recruitment and advisement and participation in faculty governance and scholarship. The qualified candidate will be eligible for a tenure-track position. Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) professional references to:

Kathleen B. Scoble, Ed.D., R.N.

Dean, School of Nursing

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

Chicopee, MA 01013

Inquiries regarding position

Suzanne Barenski, PhD, RN, Director of RN Studies; 413-265-2385; barenskis@elms.edu

 Part-Time Faculty - MBA Program

Elms College is seeking Part-Time/Adjunct Faculty in specific topics as follows.  Applicants are required to have an MBA in the specific area of study in order to be considered.

Graduate (evening)

Cost Accounting

Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues

Global Ethics

Global Marketing

Managerial Finance and Data Analysis

Products and Operations

Undergraduate (daytime)




Healthcare Management

Sport Marketing

To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume/c.v., and 2 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to: beanc@elms.edu

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