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.

Annual Security Report
Campus Safety and Crime Statistics

In accordance with the provisions of the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Elms College prepares an Annual Security Report. The report includes statistics for the past three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. In also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. For a copy of the report, contact the Public Safety Department, Elms College, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 or download the digital report.

All Job Openings

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Staff Positions

Student Accounts/Collections Representative (Part-Time)

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking a Student Accounts/Collections Representative (Part-Time).  The Student Accounts/Collections Representative is responsible for reviewing, reconciling, maintaining and reporting of Perkins Loan accounts on a monthly basis according to federal regulations.  Responsible for all collection efforts and monthly reconciliation of outstanding accounts.  Responsible for handling a full range of customer service activities including written and verbal correspondence with current and prospective students/parents. 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review, reconcile, maintain and report on Perkins Loan accounts according to federal regulations.  Prepare appropriate annual audit reports.
  • Responsible for all collection efforts and monthly reconciliation of outstanding accounts.
  • Record, document and maintain files of collection activity.
  • Process payments for tuition accounts and prepare bank deposits.
  • Oversee student billing: update system/run statements and coordinate with document services.
  • Work on insurance enrollments and forward updates to University Health Systems (UHS).
  • Process 1098-T’s.
  • General office duties in Student Accounts.
  • Occasional weekend hours may be required during student orientations and move in days.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma, Associates degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years general experience in business office preferably in a higher education setting.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Math skills, and customer service experience.
  • Excellent communication and written skills, strong computer skills.
  • Background check will be conducted upon hire and on a routine basis thereafter. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.  

TO APPLY

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

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph

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.

Nursing Faculty – Spring 2017

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position beginning Spring semester (January) of 2017. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and commitment to excellence in 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 with a clinical major required.
  • Earned doctorate or matriculation in a doctoral program preferred.
  • 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.

Responsibilities

Full-time nursing faculty positions are 9 or 10 month appointments with classroom and clinical instruction, coordination of clinical sites, student advisement, and participation in faculty governance and scholarship in generic B.S. in Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree or teaching responsibilities in both undergraduate and graduate programs depending upon qualifications and experience. This full-time position provides an opportunity to create the academic appointment, teaching and leadership responsibilities around the qualifications and experience of the candidate. The qualified candidate will be eligible for a tenure-track positon. 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 this position should be directed to: Joyce Thielen, PhD, RN, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Programs; 413-265-2229; thielenj@elms.edu.

Nursing Faculty – Fall 2017

The School of Nursing at Elms College invites applicants for a full-time nursing faculty position beginning Fall (September) semester of 2017. Join a growing nursing program that emphasizes dedication and commitment to excellence in 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 with a clinical major required.
  • Earned doctorate or matriculation in a doctoral program preferred.
  • Strong record of clinical nursing practice, leadership and experience teaching in an academic nursing program. Opportunities for teaching include Gerontology/Long Term Care, Medical-Surgical, Population Health, Mental Health, Nursing Research and other.
  • Technological literacy and commitment to integrate technology into teaching.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
  • RN license in Massachusetts.

Responsibilities

Full-time nursing faculty positions are 9 or 10 month appointments with classroom and clinical instruction, coordination of clinical sites, student advisement, and participation in faculty governance and scholarship in generic B.S. in Nursing, Accelerated Second Degree or teaching responsibilities in both undergraduate and graduate programs depending upon qualifications and experience. This full-time position provides an opportunity to create the academic appointment, teaching and leadership responsibilities around the qualifications and experience of the candidate. 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 this position should be directed to: Joyce Thielen, PhD, RN, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Programs; 413-265-2229; thielenj@elms.edu.

Adjunct Faculty – Social Work (Multiple Instructional Sites) 

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking adjunct faculty for its undergraduate Social Work program on the main campus and at various locations:  Springfield, Chicopee, BCC and Greenfield. 

For a description of the undergrad Social Work curriculum and courses go to:
http://www.elms.edu/academics/academic-divisions/social-sciences/social-work/curriculum-and-courses/index

Adjunct faculty work closely with Program Coordinators and Academic Coordinators at the sites.

Requirements

MSW in Social Work and two (2) years of successful work experience in the field required.  Successful teaching experience, especially at the college level preferred.

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume/C.V., and contact information for three (3) professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to Nancy Sullivan at sullivann@elms.edu.

Adjunct Faculty - Communication Sciences & Disorders - Practicum Supervisors

The Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at Elms College is seeking adjunct faculty to serve as Practicum Supervisors for graduate students in the Autism Spectrum Disorders programs.  Practicum courses may run during the fall, spring and summer terms.

Primary Duties

  • Conduct weekly and/or bi-weekly group seminar classes for up to four students;
  • Conduct bi-weekly 1:1 individual supervision meetings for each student in person on the Elms College campus or at the student’s worksite;
  • Assist in the development of practicum activities;
  • Provide timely feedback to students;
  • Ensure students are attaining mastery with items on the BACB 4th edition task list;
  • Some local travel may be required.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in behavior analysis, psychology, special education or a related field;
  • Possession of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential;
  • Two or more years of experience with behavioral assessment and intervention in a clinical or educational environment;
  • Demonstration of completion of the Supervision and Experience Training Module accessed via the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) website (www.bacb.com);
  • Demonstration of completion of an 8-hour Supervision Training program from a provider eligible to offer Type II continuing education credits by the BACB.

How to Apply

Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume/C.V. and the contact information for three (3) professional references via email (as word or PDF attachments) to Dr. Kathryn James at jamesk@elms.edu or by regular mail to:

Kathryn S. James, Ph.D.

Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Elms College

291 Springfield Street

        Chicopee, MA 01013          

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

Athletics Jobs

Assistant Coach positions, please send your resume to Ellen McEwen, Athletics Director at mcewene@elms.edu\

Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach - Spring 2017 (Part-Time)

Elms College, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the New England Collegiate Conference, located in Chicopee, MA seeks an Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal position. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach in the following areas:
  • Teaching/coaching of physical conditioning, techniques and strategy.
  • Public relations, recruiting and scouting where applicable.
  • Awareness and compliance with all Elms College rules, regulations and policies including those outlined in the Coaches Handbook.
  • Awareness and compliance with all NCAA and NECC rules and regulations (where applicable) including the knowledge that a coach may be suspended or terminated if found to be involved in deliberate or serious violation of NCAA regulations as mandated by NCAA by-law 11.2.1.1.
  • Understanding of first aid procedures.
  • Operating a vehicle.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Attendance at meetings where required.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Prior coaching experience in a collegiate setting preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Requires some evening, weekend and holiday hours.
  • Background check will be conducted.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

To Apply

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

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Assistant Men’s & Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach (Part-Time)

Elms College, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the New England Collegiate Conference, in Chicopee, MA seeks an Assistant Men’s & Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal position. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach in the following areas:
  • Teaching/coaching of physical conditioning, techniques and strategy.
  • Willingness to individually coach an event group during the spring track season.
  • Public relations, recruiting and scouting where applicable.
  • Awareness and compliance with all Elms College rules, regulations and policies including those outlined in the Coaches Handbook.
  • Awareness and compliance with all NCAA, ECAC and NECC rules and regulations where applicable.  Note: A coach may be suspended or terminated if found to be involved in deliberate or serious violation of NCAA regulations as mandated by NCAA by-law 11.2.1.1.
  • Understanding of first aid procedures.
  • Operating a vehicle.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Attendance at meetings as necessary.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Prior coaching experience in a collegiate setting preferred.
  • Individuals looking to gain experience toward a full-time collegiate coaching career preferred.
  • Experience coaching or competing in the jumps and/or hurdles preferred.
  • Optimistic, engaging, assertive individuals that value physical fitness and healthy living preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Requires some evening, weekend and holiday hours.
  • Background check will be conducted.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

To Apply

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

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Assistant Men’s Volleyball Coach (Part-Time)

Elms College, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the New England Collegiate Conference, in Chicopee, MA seeks an Assistant Men’s Volleyball Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal position. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Assist the Head Men’s Volleyball Coach in the following areas:

  • Teaching/coaching of physical conditioning, techniques and strategy.
  • Public relations, recruiting and scouting where applicable.
  • Awareness and compliance with all Elms College rules, regulations and policies including those outline in the Coaches Handbook.
  • Awareness and compliance with all NCAA, ECAC and NECC rules and regulations where applicable.  Note: A coach may be suspended or terminated if found to be involved in deliberate or serious violation of NCAA regulations as mandated by NCAA by-law 11.2.1.1.
  • Understanding of first aid procedures.
  • Operating a vehicle.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Attendance at meetings as necessary.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Prior coaching experience in a collegiate setting preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Requires some evening, weekend and holiday hours.
  • Background check will be conducted.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

To Apply

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