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Substitute Teachers, Child Development Center

Substitute Teachers, openings available in infant, toddler and preschool classrooms.

The Child Development Center is a demonstration early childhood education facility for Keene State College students, practicing professionals, children, and their families. Be a part of our community and experience the joy of working with our wonderful children and dedicated staff! Our high-quality program is accredited by NAEYC. Responsibilities include: supporting CDC staff in implementing an educational program for young children

Required Qualifications: Candidates must meet New Hampshire Bureau of Child Care Licensing requirements for an Associate teacher. Starting salary range: $10/hr

Please submit cover letter, resume, one letter of recommendation and contact information for two references to: Ellen Ellsberg Edge, Director of Child Development Center, Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene NH 03435-2503. For inquiries, please contact the Child Development Office at (603) 358-2232. Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue on an on-going basis as openings become available.

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Interim Director, Child Development Center

Be a part of our team! Keene State College invites applications for an interim Director. This is a temporary non-benefited position with appointment dates from mid-August 2014 through June 2015.

The Child Development Center is a demonstration early childhood education facility for Keene State College students, practicing professionals, children, and their families. The Center strives to model best practices by offering nurturing environments where young children are encouraged to explore, to be creative, to cultivate positive relationships, to experience the joy of learning, and to develop a sense of community.

Responsibilities of this position include: supporting CDC staff and families in implementing an educational program for young children ages 2.9 to 5 years. Candidates must have demonstrated administrative skills and knowledge of the field of early education and care. Salary Range: 38,000/year.

For additional information about the center, please visit:http://www.keene.edu/cdc/

To apply, please contact Ellen Edge at 358-2232 or e-mail at: eedge@keene.edu

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Financial Aid Professional, Term Position

Keene State College's Financial Aid department invites applications for a financial aid professional. This position contributes to the strategic priorities of the college by providing access and educational opportunities to a diverse student population. Because the practice of financial aid is rapidly changing, we seek a capable yet flexible person. This is a full-time benefitted term position currently funded through June 30, 2015.

Under the guidance of the Associate Director of financial aid, the successful candidate will share responsibilities for delivering financial aid to students. This includes coordination of the federal work study program; program responsibility for certification for state grant eligibility; will have responsibilities in the use and creation in the reporting environment; assisting in packaging and verification; counseling students and families in all areas of financial aid; working in collaboration with other offices and staff to maximize productivity and insure data integrity of student information system, and assisting to improve business processes as needed.

Position Requirements include: one year experience working in financial aid administration and a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; outstanding customer service insight and experience; effective problem solving skills; an ability to work effectively under pressure and to learn complex materials easily; and demonstrated proficiency with computer applications.

Additional desirable qualifications: experience providing complex services to college or university students; demonstrated proficiency with integrated student information system, Department of Education software and web based services; ability to comprehend, and comply with federal and state laws, regulations, and USNH and KSC policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid; and presentation skills. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus. Anticipated starting salary range: $37,280-$42,200 normally not to exceed $47,130; commensurate with experience and complemented by a competitive benefits package. Traineeship may be considered for candidates who show the potential, but lack the experience required for position. (This may impact salary offer)

Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53638

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion.

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    Assistant Director of Campus Safety

    The Keene State College Department of Campus Safety is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Campus Safety. The Department of Campus Safety is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment on the campus of 5,400 students and 700 faculty and staff in southwestern New Hampshire. The City of Keene is a classic picturesque and friendly New England community of 23,000. The campus and the department enjoy a close collaborative relationship with the City of Keene Police and Fire Departments. The Department of Campus Safety is committed to hiring staff interested in serving the campus by helping students, faculty and staff.

    This position is responsible for the day to day oversight and supervision of campus parking and shuttle operations, administrative oversight of shift and detail scheduling for all Campus Safety and parking operations including payroll, management and scheduling for special events, management and oversight of department resources and providing direct administrative support to the Associate Director and Director of Campus Safety, assuming administrative and command responsibilities in their absence. Responsibilities may include emergency response and management, crime awareness and fire safety education, and other duties as needed.

    Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field required; five years safety/security experience with at least one year supervisory experience; demonstrated knowledge of Clery, HEOA, FERPA, Title IX, local, state and other federal laws;; experience with scheduling and special events coordination. The successful candidate must be computer literate with a demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook and e-mail. Position requires exceptional written/verbal communication and organizational skills, a willingness to work collaboratively with others and ability to relate to diverse populations. The Assistant Director must maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification. The position requires the successful applicant to have (or obtain within 3 months) a valid NH driver's license and have no criminal record. Because of the nature of the work and activity level, the Assistant Director will be part of the on-call rotation and may be required to work evenings and/or weekends depending on campus activity and the needs of the College.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Master's degree, preferably in college/university setting, 2+ years supervisory experience; understanding and appreciation for student development theory and diversity and the role of safety/security on a college campus. The College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and education (not to exceed the starting range of low to mid $40's), complemented by a generous benefit package.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53979

    Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion. Preference will be given to applications received by February 28th, 2014.

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    Associate Director of Academic and Career Advising-Career, Academic and Career Advising Center

    Would you like to work in a busy campus program that has something to offer all students at Keene State College? Join the Academic and Career Advising team supporting student transitions from opening day of Orientation through graduation and beyond. As a member of this dynamic team the Associate Director needs to be an experienced leader and an accomplished career advisor. This position will model the skill of openness for innovation and new ideas in response to a rapidly changing organization and profession.

    Academic and Career Advising is located within the Division of Student Affairs at Keene State College. This position reports to the Director of Academic and Career Advising. The Associate Director will assist the Director in identifying and implementing current and future directions for the office and provide individual and group career advising and guidance. This position will coordinate with other campus constituents around experiential learning opportunities including internships.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise career advising staff and, in the absence of the Director, oversee operations including all staff supervision;
  • Advise students on their educational and career goals;
  • Identify the most current and effective trends and practices in career preparation and success;
  • Provide support for faculty in the areas of mentoring and career preparation for students;
  • Facilitate campus conversations in order to develop institutional approaches and metrics for student career preparation and success
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  • Develop and maintain materials to support career planning for the entire college population through various mediums;
  • Provide materials and training to a variety of constituents to support their efforts in effective career conversations;
  • Coordinate the delivery of programs in support of current students, alumni and area employers/agencies with an emphasis on career development;
  • Encourage staff to take on new opportunities and offer necessary support and guidance;
  • Represent Keene State College to the community and state bodies including Trustees, USNH and NHCUC.
  • Qualifications Required: Master's degree in education, career development, counseling, student development or related areas and minimum of 4 years of experience in academic or career advising; supervisory experience; demonstrated ability to deliver career services to a college population; evidence of faculty collaborations around career advising; ability to work collaboratively with students, staff, employers and other community constituents; proven oral and written communication skills; ability to work occasional nights and weekends; valid driver's license.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of trends in academic and career advising; creative and capable use of social media and knowledge of developments in technology-based services; ability to develop tools to accurately assess services and outcomes; innovation and resourcefulness; familiarity with issues around transition to work. Starting salary range: $46,750-$53,040; complemented by a generous benefit package.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54098

    Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion.

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    Physics, One Year Contract Lecturer Position 2014-2015 Academic Year

    The Department of Physics at Keene State College is seeking qualified applicants to teach algebra based introductory level physics courses and laboratories for the 2014-2015 academic year. Opportunities to teach general education courses in both Astronomy and Meteorology or the upper level courses will depend on need as well as knowledge and experience.

    The Contract Lecturer is a full-time one-year benefitted appointment, with possible renewal for a second year. A search for a tenure track faculty member will be conducted in the 2014-2015 academic year, appointment to begin fall 2015, and qualified applicants would be eligible to apply. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who will contribute to the College's ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.

    Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Physics or related field is preferred but will consider applicants with a Masters degree. This position requires a minimum of three years teaching experience (college-level preferred), demonstrated oral and written communication skills and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Salary commensurate with degree and experience.

    For inquiries, please contact Dr. Steven Harfenist at: sharfenist@keene.edu

    Application: Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54096

    Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
  • Current Resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion.

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    Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. Our Integrative Studies Program continues to receive national recognition. The College is accredited by NEASC.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College College is committed to diversity and multiculturalism and seeks applications from individuals who will contribute to the College's ongoing cultivation of students as responsible global citizens. The ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus is highly desirable.

    To view reports on Campus Crime, Annual Graduate/Retention Rates, Financial Assistance, Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, Privacy Hold (FERPA), and other institutional policies, please read Disclosure Statement.

    The annual safety, security, and crime information document that complies with the Jeanne Clery Act is on line at: policy/crimereport.pdf.

    If you wish to receive a hard copy, you may call the Campus Safety Office at 603.358.2766 or stop by Keddy House on Wyman Way. A copy of the Annual Crime Brochure can also be made available in large print. This document contains information about statistics of reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by KSC, and on public property immediately adjacent and accessible to campus for three previous calendar years. It also has information about crime prevention, services, Campus Sex Crime Prevention Act, disciplinary procedures, and reporting policies and procedures.


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