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Working at NEBHE

About the New England Board of Higher Education

Established in 1955 by six visionary New England governors, the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is a regional compact organization that helps leaders assess, develop and implement education practices and policies of regional significance; promotes regional cooperation that encourages efficient sharing of education resources; and strengthens the relationship between higher education and the regional economy.

Located in downtown Boston, NEBHE values a diverse team of individuals and a collaborative workplace that support its goals to address the varying needs of the region’s learners and to provide leadership, programs and services that increase equity in postsecondary education outcomes.

Assistant Director, Regional Student Program (RSP) and State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA)

The Assistant Director is a full-time position that will be evenly split between NEBHE’s Regional Student Program and State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. They will collaborate with the RSP Director to continue and expand upon this legacy to increase visibility of the program and develop further initiatives to supporting college access, enrollment, and attainment in New England. They will also work in tandem with the SARA Director to convene regional leadership, gather relevant data, serve and support as a thought leader, and continue to provide seamless coordination between NEBHE and our member states and institutional participants. 

You can view the full job description here. For priority consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@nebhe.org by July 11, 2022.

Journalism Intern

Spring 2022 (with possible extension to Summer 2022 and beyond)

Position Description

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) seeks an intern for the Spring 2022 semester (with possible extension through the summer and beyond) to support NEBHE’s online New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE) and the nonprofit regional organization’s related publications read by leaders and practitioners in higher education, economic development, student success, government, business and other key sectors.

Primary responsibilities include assisting with planning NEJHE content, soliciting and editing NEJHE commentary by staff and outside contributors, drafting content posted to the journal and the NEBHE website and developing, creating and editing video clips and helping with social media and email.

Reporting to the Executive Editor of NEJHE, the internship requires a commitment of 10 to 20 hours per week (negotiable). This is a paid position with preference for a student who is eligible for Federal Work Study.

Qualifications

  • Graduate student or upper-class undergraduate student with strong writing, communication and research skills.
    Preferably majoring in English, communications, journalism, public relations or marketing.
    Computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and WordPress, Google Analytics and Constant Contact.
    Familiarity with social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with inviting and editing commentary and analysis by staff and outside contributors to NEBHE’s online journal and other communications.
    Write and edit content posted online at nebhe.org as well as news releases.
    Create and edit video clips.
    Assist with social networking and email communications.

How to Apply

Application due Friday April 8, 2022. Please submit resume and cover letter to NEJHE Executive Editor and NEBHE Editorial Advisor John O. Harney at jharney@nebhe.org.

 

Communications Intern

Position: NEBHE Spring & Summer Communications Intern
Department: Policy & Research
Reports To: John O. Harney & Sheridan Miller
Application due: Friday April 8, 2022. Resume and cover letter can be submitted to Sheridan Miller at smiller@nebhe.org.

General Summary

The communications intern will work closely with members of the Policy & Research team as well as with NEBHE’s journal of higher education, The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE), to push forward NEBHE’s strategic initiatives utilizing social media, advertising and writing. The intern will work with NEBHE staff to understand programs and priorities and subsequently work with our overarching network of contacts to advertise as such.

This is a short-term, project-driven, contract role.

Essential Job Duties

  • Use social media channels to advertise priorities and projects
  • Work with graphic design tools like Canva and data visualization tools like Tableau to promote our work and findings in a visually appealing manner
  • Work to build our network of contacts and increasing follower count within the higher education space in New England on social media networks
  • Revitalize NEBHE’s Twitter and Facebook account
  • Work to create a brand kit for social media posting
  • Communicate larger findings from reports and projects into communicable pieces for the broader New England community

Qualifications

  • Senior of junior in college studying strategic communications, advertising or with particular interest or experience with social media marketing
  • 6 months of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience in social science research, both qualitative and quantitative
  • Knowledge of information and data sources related to higher education, demographics and the economy preferred
  • Understanding and proficiency utilizing social media to communicate with various stakeholders
  • Well organized, with great attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate technical, complex or unfamiliar information to a variety of audiences through writing, data visualizations and presentations
  • Proficiency with project management (e.g. Slack) and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau), preferred

Hours And Salary Range

This is a part-time internship for up to 15 hours per week. Commensurate with experience. Work-study funding preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • This position is hybrid or virtual depending on applicant’s comfort level and nature of projects.
  • NEBHE will require Covid vaccination for all staff members who may have a presence in the office or at events. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. NEBHE continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees, their families and the community.
  • Prolonged period sitting at a desk working on a computer.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job.

Key Performance Measures

Fulfills essential job functions adhering to work plan timelines that will be developed and approved by the supervisor.

About NEBHE

Established in 1955 by six visionary New England governors, the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is a regional compact that helps leaders assess, develop and implement education practices and policies of regional significance; promotes regional cooperation that encourages efficient sharing of education resources; and strengthens the relationship between higher education and the regional economy. Based in downtown Boston, NEBHE is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. The organization conducts its work in a hybrid model involving remote and in-person activity.

Application due Friday April 8, 2022. Resume and cover letter can be submitted to Sheridan Miller at smiller@nebhe.org.


Working in Higher Education in New England (HERC Joblink)

As part of its mission to tie higher education to the economic well being of New England, NEBHE has partnered with the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NE HERC) to provide access to recruitment and employment resources to address faculty and staff hiring needs. The mission of the NE HERC, which was founded in 2006, is to advance the efforts of member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and to assist dual-career couples. Moreover, together with NEBHE, NE HERC seeks to raise the profile of the higher education industry in New England as an employer of choice for diverse and highly qualified professionals across all disciplines and functions.

With nearly 18,000 registered job-seekers, 3,000 faculty and staff jobs, and 2.5 million unique website visits per year, NE HERC provides the largest higher education job board in New England, as well as a community of 62 member institutions sharing best practices and participating in strategic networking events and an assortment of targeted professional development opportunities every year.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

NEBHE actively seeks to achieve a diverse workforce. It provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetics, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.