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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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Gift Processing Assistant, full-time non-benefit position, Advancement Services

Keene State College's Advancement Services office invites applications for a full-time, non-benefited position of Gift Processing Assistant, 40 hours per week, starting salary $13.00/hour currently funded through June 30, 2015.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Gift Manager, this position is tasked with managing data base of donors and prospects, provide recordkeeping of donors including but not limited to: gift and pledge entry, processing and editing gift acknowledgment letters and receipts; updating donors' demographic information, batching gifts and creating bank deposits; providing monthly reconciliations via Datatel, Banner and Ecommerce; management of stewardship and endowment report process, assisting with various campaign related activities as needed; interface with campus personnel/external individuals while maintaining appropriate confidentiality of sensitive information.

Qualifications Required: High School diploma or equivalent; business/accounting/bookkeeping experience equal to three years; demonstrated proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software applications; experience with establishing and maintaining automated processes within a relational database; aptitude for learning new business/accounting procedures and technology; familiarity with relational database file structures; demonstrated organizational and analytical abilities with strong attention to detail and accuracy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, community friends and work effectively as a team member.

Additional Desirable Qualifications: work experience in a college/university environment, experience in a fundraising setting and with fundraising database, proven written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, experience involving decision making that may include a high level of judgment and discretion and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite.

Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54495

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 will continue until position is filled or otherwise closed at the College's discretion.

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    Library Services Supervisor in Subscription Services

    The Mason Library of Keene State College invites applications for a full-time benefited position of Library Services Supervisor. This position, under the supervision of the Collection Development Librarian, works with considerable independence and initiative within established guidelines and performs para-professional electronic resource, periodical, and database related tasks. Starting salary: $16.39/hr., complemented by a competitive benefit package.

    Specific Responsibilities: Register, activate and process library subscriptions including databases, digital periodicals and e-books; track library subscription statistics for databases, journals and e-books; maintain electronic and print periodical data holdings including title changes, vendor information, holdings information and renewals; maintain stacks for print periodicals; select and prepare materials for binding; troubleshoot access problems for databases, e-books, and digital periodicals, identify discrepancies within digital journal holdings with title list and make recommendations for correction. Edit library catalog records following standards and protocols specific to Technical Services; process and supervise student employee processing of print periodicals including check in and claims; maintain communication with Library Systems for updates in link resolvers and library website; communicate with subscription vendors as needed under direction of supervisor. May hire, train, and supervise student workers for periodicals, stacks maintenance, and binding.

    Other responsibilities include: Support the day-to-day operations of the library, communicate with the library and college community, use library specific databases, uphold library policies and procedures, perform transactions with outside constituencies, participate in professional development activities, other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications Required: Associate's degree and three years of library work experience, or any combination of higher education and related work experience equal to five years; experience working in a customer service environment; excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency with computer applications; organizational/data entry skills including attention to detail; supervisory experience; ability to work as a team member and independently in a rapidly changing environment.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: knowledge/experience with Millennium, Serials Solution 360 Link, print and digital periodicals; experience in an academic library environment. 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.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54477

    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; application materials must be received by Friday, August 1, 2014.

    We will recognize internal candidate status for those USNH non-status employees who have worked for USNH for at least 12 months and worked at least 1250 hours, or a half-time schedule. Applicants are responsible for notifying Keene State College Human Resources of their internal candidate status.

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    Financial Aid Specialist

    The Financial Aid Office is seeking an enthusiastic, detail oriented, organized team player with a high level of customer service to fill the role of Financial Aid Support Assistant who will assist in the operation of the Financial Aid Office. The Financial Aid Office manages all aspects of student financial aid and this position is critical in meeting the demands of the ever changing student population as well as financial aid programs. This is a full-time, 37.5/hour a week position with an anticipated starting salary range: $15.11-$17.06/hr., complemented by a competitive benefits package.

    The successful candidate will be the first point of contact in the Financial Aid Office for students, parents, and the Keene State College Community, and under the supervision of professional staff will assist students and families, process transactions in our student information system and provide daily administrative support to the Financial Aid team. They will also provide courteous, accurate and efficient customer service, and must be able to work a flexible schedule and be available for presentations, KSC open houses, or other functions to meet the needs of a challenging office environment. Additional responsibilities include responding to electronic inquiries concerning all areas of processing and awarding financial aid; answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining an on-going understanding of the computer programs, overseeing workflow of student employees as needed and performing other job-related duties as assigned. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College's ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.

    Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent with five years of business, accounting or bookkeeping experience involving progressive responsible duties requiring discretion and independent judgment or Associate's degree in accounting and three years related experience, or any combination of higher education and related experience equal to five years. Preference will be given to those with a bachelor's degree. Proven customer service skills; demonstrated experience with MS Office systems, including Word, Excel as well as relational databases (e.g., Datatel); ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the general public.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a higher educational business office, preferably in a customer-based setting, additional related experience and/or higher education. 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.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54436

    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 Monday, July 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion.

    We will recognize internal candidate status for those USNH non-status employees who have worked for USNH for at least 12 months and worked at least 1250 hours, or a half-time schedule. Applicants are responsible for notifying Keene State College Human Resources of their internal candidate status.

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    Financial Aid Specialist, 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, 40 hour/week, term position currently funded through June 30, 2015 with an anticipated starting salary range: $15.11-$17.06/hr., complemented by a competitive benefits package.

    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.

    Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent with five years of business, accounting or bookkeeping experience involving progressive responsible duties requiring discretion and independent judgment or Associate's degree in accounting and three years related experience, or any combination of higher education and related experience equal to five years. Preference will be given to those with a bachelor's degree. Proven customer service skills; demonstrated experience with MS Office systems, including Word, Excel as well as relational databases (e.g., Datatel); ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the general public.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a higher educational business office, preferably in a customer-based setting, additional related experience and/or higher education. 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.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54437

    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 Monday, July 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion.

    We will recognize internal candidate status for those USNH non-status employees who have worked for USNH for at least 12 months and worked at least 1250 hours, or a half-time schedule. Applicants are responsible for notifying Keene State College Human Resources of their internal candidate status.

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    Assistant Director of Human Resources

    Join our busy office environment of a highly collaborative cross-functional Human Resource Office team who provide superior customer service to the 1,000+ benefited and non-benefited faculty and staff at Keene State College. We are seeking a dynamic individual with strong, positive, interpersonal and customer service skills to work in a team structure. This position requires an individual capable of managing multiple priorities, be a self-directed, pro-active problem solver with highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills.

    Reporting to the Director of Human Resource, this position is generalist in nature but will play a key role in the support we provide for employee relations with special emphasis on dispute resolution, coaching supervisors, and when necessary conducting investigations in response to harassment or discriminatory harassment claims. The successful candidate will thoroughly investigate, develop and make recommendations to appropriate stakeholders for resolutions for complaints; interview, gather, analyze, organize, compile documentary evidence from multiple sources for investigative reports, proposed disciplinary actions, respond to state and federal government agencies, administrative hearings and mediations; maintain confidential case file investigations.

    The Assistant Director will also be assigned to cross-train in other areas of human resources functionality; to participate in relevant education and professional development to remain current in the field; attend meetings and serve on relevant committees on campus and within the USNH; and perform other related duties and projects as assigned.

    Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field (i.e., Business, Human Resources), three years of related professional work experience in human resources, preferably in public higher education and in the areas of classification, compensation, recruitment and benefits. Thorough knowledge of relevant state and federal areas of compliance, related procedures for areas of responsibility (FLSA, EEO, AA, etc.); proven listening, presentational and facilitation skills and ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, to a variety of constituents; intermediate to advanced technical proficiency using computerized office systems and software (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Banner, PeopleAdmin); strong analytical and critical thinking abilities to evaluate data, complex issues, problem solving and providing appropriate responsive solutions; demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team, to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities, demonstrated record of providing superior customer service, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: Master's degree in Business, experience beyond the minimum in Human Resources, certified compensation professional (CCP), professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, conducting complex internal investigations and writing reports within organizational settings. Employee relations experience in a public higher education human resource setting, strong time management skills, experience with employee/labor relations, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, thorough attention to detail and confidentiality, experience in HRIS systems such as Banner, supervisory experience. Salary commensurate with education and experience, complemented by a generous benefits package.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54331

    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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    Director, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

    Keene State College seeks a dynamic Director to bring artistic vision and leadership, and administrative experience to the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, beginning January 1, 2015. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery serves both the college and the community, and works in an area of New Hampshire rich in artists, art nonprofit centers and art venues. The gallery director is responsible for crafting a year-round schedule of disciplinary and interdisciplinary exhibitions that are challenging, innovative, and socially relevant, including originally curated exhibitions, student and faculty exhibitions, and exhibitions utilizing the college's permanent collection. The permanent collection consists of Dublin Art Colony works by Alexander James, Richard Meryman, Joseph Lindon Smith, and Barry Faulkner, as well as works by contemporary artists, such as George Rickey, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Jules Olitski.

    Reporting to the Dean of Arts and Humanities and serving the College and the community, the Director must be an engaging leader, capable of building relationships with a wide range of constituents including faculty, students, staff, community members, and donors. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery is a primary element in the College's planned Visual and Media Arts Center, and the Director will help shape the vision for the gallery's collaborative role in this dynamic new facility. S/he will develop educational programming that reaches diverse audiences through school programs, lectures, symposia, artist-led family programs, public tours, performances, studio demonstrations, and partnerships with other campus and community organizations. The director will play a vital role in strengthening the art gallery as an important destination in an active regional arts environment, and as a critical component of the strategic priorities of a public liberal arts college. The gallery is supported by the volunteer Friends of the Thorne, as well as an exhibits advisory board. The gallery celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2015, and the Director will play a central role in related exhibits, programming and community engagement. 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.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Curate, budget, design, install, and promote a year-round schedule of exhibitions of regional, national, and international scope.
  • Work with the College's Marketing and Communication Office to create effective publicity and promotion for gallery activities.
  • In cooperation with the offices of Advancement and Sponsored Projects, plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization through philanthropy, sponsorships and grants.
  • Direct the overall vision for the continuing display, care, and collection of the objects in the College's collections, and work with the campus and local community to foster interest in and access to the collections.
  • In collaboration with the Friends of the Thorne and other community partners, build educational outreach and programming in the community.
  • Collaborate with the Art Department and with faculty and centers across campus to integrate the gallery experience into curricula, co-curricular activities, and scholarship.
  • Represent the art gallery through leadership on various committees both inside and outside the college.
  • Supervise and manage gallery staff, student workers, and volunteers, and determine gallery maintenance needs.
  • Will have the opportunity to teach at least one course per year in an area of the Director's specialty.
  • Qualifications Required: A Master's Degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, Studio Art or a related field; at least five years of museum/gallery curatorial experience at a level appropriate to the position's responsibilities; substantial knowledge of the history of art, including contemporary art and design; proven leadership skills; proven success with strategic planning; an appreciation and commitment to the public dimension of visual arts organizations and to public service; fiscal management skills; supervisory skills; and demonstrated abilities in marketing, and community relations.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications: A terminal degree in Art History, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, Studio Art or a related field; experience in and ability to work effectively within an academic environment. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, complemented by a generous benefits package; minimum starting salary of $61,690.

    Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54328

    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 August 4, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion.

    Keene State College is located in the center of New England in the beautiful Monadnock region. Art centers of Boston, Montreal, New York City and North Adams are 2-4 hours away.

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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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