Careers2021-07-27T19:59:03-04:00

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Join our team and help children with autism learn and grow.

At NECC, we have career opportunities for every background. From direct-care and teaching positions to IT and support positions, if you want to be a part of our team, there is something for YOU. Learn more below!

POSITIONS WORKING WITH OUR STUDENTS

Teacher for Children with Autism – Level II2021-08-20T09:49:07-04:00

Our level 2 teachers work collaboratively to teach children, adolescents, and young adults in the areas of academics, socialization, self-control, activities of daily living, communication, and job skills.  

This position requires some experience working with children with special needs. These teachers work in the school and group homes with some evening and weekend hours. While all teachers work collaboratively, a level 2 teacher will assist with educational program design, IEP development, and regular communication with parents and guardians for a student assigned to him/her.  

 RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Work directly with a child with special needs
  • Collaborate with specialists, other teachers, and aides
  • Design and implement steps of students’ Individualized Education Plan

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends  
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Reliable transportation
  • Massachusetts licensure in Severe Disabilities preferred
  • Ability to handle physical and mental aspects of the position.

APPLY HERE

Teacher for Children with Autism – Level II (International Applicants)2021-08-20T09:51:58-04:00

Our level 2 teachers work collaboratively to teach children, adolescents, and young adults in the areas of academics, socialization, self-control, activities of daily living, communication, and job skills.  

This position requires some experience working with children with special needs. These teachers work in the school and group homes with some evening and weekend hours. While all teachers work collaboratively, a level 2 teacher will assist with educational program design, IEP development, and regular communication with parents and guardians for a student assigned to him/her.  

 RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Work directly with a child with special needs
  • Collaborate with specialists, other teachers, and aides
  • Design and implement steps of students’ Individualized Education Plan

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends  
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Reliable transportation
  • Massachusetts licensure in Severe Disabilities preferred
  • Ability to handle physical and mental aspects of the position.

For non-US citizens that meet all requirements, NECC may be able to petition for a visa on your behalf.

APPLY HERE

Residential Direct Care Staff – Level I2021-07-26T16:14:32-04:00

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Under the supervision of the team coordinators and Program Specialist, the Residential Direct Care Staff (Level 1 Teacher) is responsible for the direct care and ABA instruction of students in the classroom and/or residence. This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives. This position is an entry-level position designed for individuals interested in a career in human service, special education, and/or ABA.  

SCHEDULE 

There are two types of Level 1 Teacher schedules available:       

 Evening/Weekend Residential Direct Care Staff: This schedule includes four weekday evenings from 4:00 p.m. to 
 11:00pm and one weekend day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

School/Residence Direct Care Staff:  The schedule includes four weekdays and one weekend shift, including daytime 
 and evening hours in a 40-hour workweek.   

BENEFITS  

  • Full-Time positions receive: 4 weeks paid vacation per year.  
  • Part-Time positions available with pro-rated benefits     

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree OR actively working on a degree BA/BS  
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle 
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Individuals must be physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for a challenging work experience 

APPLY HERE

Part-Time Direct Care Staff2021-07-26T16:14:58-04:00

We have several part-time direct care positions available; all roles are responsible for the direct care and ABA instruction of students in the classroom and/or residence. This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives. This position is an entry-level position designed for individuals interested in a career in human service, special education, and/or ABA. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Ensure all students’ safety and implement all safety procedures   
  • Demonstrate principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)   
  • Active and regular participation at all team meetings 
  • Assist with residential duties/chores including laundry, cleaning, dishes, cooking, etc. in conjunction with students’ activities of daily living to ensure general maintenance of residential homes   

Whether you are searching for day, day/evening, or evening/overnight hours, we can assist in finding you a work schedule. Please note that having some weekend availability is preferred. These positions come with competitive pay and pro-rated benefits including tuition reimbursement and paid vacation! 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year experience in a related field or actively working on a degree. 
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle. 
  • Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)   
    • Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, carrying people, assisting a person to the floor, stabilizing people in standing, seated, prone and supine positions.   
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team style environment.   
  • Individual must be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared to for a challenging work experience. 

APPLY HERE

Behavioral Health Technician – With Sign-On Bonus2021-07-26T16:15:30-04:00

This position is an entry-level position designed for individuals interested in a career in human service, special education, and/or applied behavior analysis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all students’ safety and implement all safety procedures  
  • Demonstrate principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)  
  • Active and regular participation at all team meetings.  
  • Assist with residential duties/chores including laundry, cleaning, dishes, cooking, etc. in conjunction with students’ ADLs and to ensure general maintenance of residential homes    
  • Schedule includes evening hours and Overnights   
  • The schedule includes a 3-5 day, 40-hour workweek.  
  • Remain at the house during the overnight hours, may sleep during designated “sleep hours”. The total number of these hours varies depending on the schedule selected and the needs of the individual team.   

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates who have completed an associate’s degree given preference.  
  • Minimum of high school degree and one-year related experience in a caregiving or educational environment; hospital, school, daycare, special education or autism is preferred.  
  • Strong interest in working with special needs populations, particularly autism.  
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle.  
  • Ability to pursue a bolting student  
  • Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)  
    • Including but not limited to: pivoting, knee squats, shuffling front and backwards, carrying people, assisting a person to the floor, stabilizing people in standing, seated, prone and supine positions.   
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team style environment.  
  • Applicants must be seeking a full-time position with the flexibility to work evenings, overnights, and weekends.  
  • Applicants must be physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for a challenging career experience.   

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive health/dental benefits
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 4 weeks annually 
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement
  • Sign-on Bonus available at 90 days for those that qualify!  

APPLY HERE

Residential Overnight Counselor – With Sign-On Bonus2021-07-26T16:16:31-04:00

ABOUT THIS ROLE

This position is located in and around the towns near Southborough, MA.

The Residential Counselor role is an awake overnight position designed for individuals who want to gain or strengthen their experience working with children and young adults with autism and who have an interest in an overnight work schedule. Our residential counselors are responsible for closely supervising our students and ensuring their health and safety during the overnight hours. As a member of the team, these professionals work with the teachers and supervisors to design and implement overnight clinical programming. Extensive training is provided to enable them to respond to any clinical, medical or emergency situation.       

BENEFITS

  • Skills training in education, theoretical and practical applications of behavior analysis and behavior management techniques
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance programs
  • Generous tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Development including 2 on-site masters degree programs;  a Masters of Science in Severe Special Needs through Simmons University, and a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis through Western New England University
  • Competitive salaries
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation assistance and discounted housing options available for those that qualify
  • On-site daycare and integrated preschool
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Employee assistance plan – Our EAP professional is on-site for your confidential assistance.
  • and so MUCH MORE!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be able to fill full-time positions that may include weekends.      
  • Applicants must be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared to implement all medical, safety and emergency procedures.      
  • Applicants must be able to remain awake and alert throughout the overnight shift.      
  • Applicants must have their own transportation and be able to obtain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.      
  • Applicants must have positive employment references.      
  • Applicants must be hard-working, reliable individuals with a strong commitment to oversee diligently the health and safety of our students and young adults during the overnight hours.            

***Sign-On Bonus is available at 90 days for those who qualify!***

APPLY HERE

Paraprofessional2021-07-26T16:20:09-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION

NECC is seeking a full-time paraprofessional position within our Day-School Program. Paraprofessionals will work under the supervision of the team coordinators and specialists, while teaching, tutoring, and providing instruction to our students diagnosed with autism. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide instruction to the students through the implementation of the scientific principles of behavior analysis (ABA therapy) across all hours of the students’ day and in all environments. 
  • Implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, behavior management, and daily living skills objectives.
  • Ensure safety and provide intervention in response to challenging behavior 

 REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work a full-time position 
  • High School degree/ equivalent and one year of related experience
  • Candidates who have completed an associate’s degree given preference  
  • Interest in working with children or young adults 
  • Looking to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles of ABA and best educational practices 
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, US driver’s license and access to reliable transportation 
  • Successful completion of NECC required trainings 
  • CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior   

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment 
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students 

 COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE 

  • Generous paid vacation and holiday time 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 
  • Relocation / Housing for those who qualify 
  • Career Pathing/Training 
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits 
  • A purposeful Mission, and so much more! 
  • Sign-on bonus for those who qualify! 
Adapted Physical Educator2021-07-26T16:20:20-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION

NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Adapted Physical Educator position. The Adapted Physical Educator will work under the supervision of the Director and Asst. Director of APE, OT, and PT and is responsible for developing and implementing instructional swimming and physical education programs for approximately 35 NECC students as well as lifeguarding. 

 ABOUT YOU

You are outgoing and organized individual who enjoys helping students reach independence in a wide range of skill areas!    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Implement and develop curricula in the areas of flexibility, balance, strength, cardiovascular conditioning and team sports 
  • Implement curricula in the areas of swimming skills based upon the 6 levels of American Red Cross and WSI swimming instruction and conduct all 1:1 swim assessments and 4-6 week probes. 
  • Develop and implement therapeutic recreation in the community and research new potential activities/facilities. 
  • Work collaboratively with the occupational therapist and consulting physical therapist(s) and Assistant Director to design most suitable gym and aquatics routines 
  • Train team teachers to implement curricula and goals as well as to collect data 
  • Perform lifeguarding duties as assigned and scheduled  
  • Complete pool opening and closing procedures, as well as pool maintenance which includes monitor all pool chemicals levels, assess safety and cleanliness of pool
  • Assist in planning and implementing annual student activities such as student field day, summer field trips, Special Olympic program activities, including practice sessions and event supervision. Such activities typically occur outside of traditional work hours.   
  • Successful completion of NECC training program and ongoing refresher trainings 
  • Maintain status for all certifications associated with pool and swim instruction

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Experience with individuals with PDD, autism, behavior disorders, related disabilities and/or experience using Applied Behavior Analysis, preferred. 
  • Some coaching experience preferred 
  • Current lifeguard certification (or willingness to pursue) 
  • Certified Pool Operator (or willingness to pursue), preferred

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • B.A. or B.S. and certification in Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education, Therapeutic Recreation or a related health field with a concentration in Special Education, Psychology, and/or Motor Development Therapy   
  • Water Safety Instruction Certification 
  • Valid driver’s license

 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Comprehensive health / dental benefits 
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 5 weeks annually 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement

APPLY HERE

 
Public School ABA Tutor in Southern New Hampshire2021-07-26T16:23:45-04:00

Under the supervision of a Master’s level special educator, the ABA tutor position is responsible for implementing an intensive skill-based program that is based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. This position is a great opportunity for staff who are currently pursuing or are planning to pursue teacher certification in special education or BCBA certification.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct instruction for children with autism in both sub-separate and inclusion classrooms.  
  • Work additional hours outside of the school day to complete case management responsibilities that may include: 
    • Data summary  
    • Generating lesson materials  
    • Modifying curriculum    

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner. 
  • A role model for professionalism and teaching skills.
  • Minimum of a high school degree required.   

BENEFITS

  • Tuition reimbursement for an offsite Graduate program in a related field.  
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time  
  • Competitive salary  
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance  
  • Retirement plan  
  • Childcare reimbursement  
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities from experienced NECC staff  

APPLY HERE

Public School ABA Tutor in Cape Cod (Barnstable, MA)2021-08-17T14:57:24-04:00

NECC is seeking to fill a full-time ABA Tutor position. Tutors will work under the direct supervision of the Partner Program Lead/Coordinator, the Partner Program Tutor is responsible for the direct care, ABA therapy of students in the classroom. This includes knowledge and implementation of students’ clinical, educational, vocational, and daily living skills objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct instruction for children with autism in both sub-separate and inclusion classrooms.   
  • Work additional hours outside of the school day to complete case management responsibilities that may include: 
    • Data summary  
    • Generating lesson materials  
    • Modifying curriculum    

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or above
  • Interest in working with children or young adults in a special education setting
  • Ability to obtain US driver’s license and access to personal vehicle 
  • Successful completion of NECC required training
    • CALM safety training: Physical requirements of the job include extensive movement to provide physical intervention in response to challenging behavior  

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to carry out written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to be flexible with an ever-changing work environment
  • Supportive of an inclusive culture celebrating the diversity of NECC’s employees, families, and students

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Generous paid vacation starting at 35 days per year
  • General tuition reimbursement
  • Possible supervision provided by an onsite BCBA
  • Comprehensive health / dental / vision benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Center-based graduate and doctoral programs 
    • doctoral and graduate school programs in special education and applied behavior analysis

APPLY HERE

Vocational Counselor – Canadian Citizens2021-07-27T19:41:27-04:00

The Vocational Counselor position is designed for applicants with Canadian citizenship and is for individuals who have had some formal experience working with children with special needs. This position works with the 14 and over population and involves the design and implementation of vocational programs and job readiness training.  The counselor utilizes applied behavior analysis techniques to implement these programs in an unobtrusive manner in all settings.  They serve as an advocate for workers and ensure employer’s satisfaction on an on-going basis.  Counselors participate in skill development instruction including daily living skills, communication, and functional academics.  They also may have some case management duties and are expected to work in the school, residence, or community work sites during day, evening, and weekend hours.  

REQUIREMENTS

  •  Applicants must be seeking a full-time position with the flexibility to work evenings and weekends.   
  •  Applicants must be willing to relocate to Massachusetts in the United States   
  •  Applicants must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and be physically, mentally and emotionally prepared for a challenging career experience
  •  Applicants must have their own transportation and be able to obtain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license  
  •  Applicants must have positive academic and employment references
  •  Applicants must be bright, energetic individuals with a strong desire to work with teens or young adults   
  •  Applicants must be interested in being trained in the principles of applied behavior analysis.  
  • Completion of all role responsibilities, which may include case management, depending on the position
  •  Thorough knowledge and competent implementation of all student educational programs and behavior management guidelines
  •  Diligent implementation of all medical, safety, and emergency procedures
  •  Successful completion of the NECC training program

 For this role you must have Canadian citizenship, if you do not, please apply for our Teacher – Level II position

APPLY HERE

TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS

Jr. Systems Administrator2021-08-27T09:04:19-04:00

The Jr. Systems Administrator position is responsible for the organizational-wide implementation, maintenance, and administration of NECC’s systems maintenance, system upgrades, performance monitoring, information security monitoring, and change management.

Essential Duties

  • Implements, installs, configures, monitors, troubleshoots, and evaluates existing and new Microsoft Windows server operating systems.
  • Responsible for integration and maintenance of user workstations, including Microsoft Windows server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Regularly confers with other systems administrators, desktop support staff, and users regarding current and prospective system changes and future needs.
  • Provides support to end users regarding their technical problems.
  • Directs efforts of technicians who are involved in diagnosing and correcting system-related failures and performing system management activities; determines logical solutions to complex system administration and application problems.
  • Serve as primary backup to Desktop Support team for Tier 1 – 2 issues.
  • Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Director of Information Services, Systems Administrators, or other appropriate administrator.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess an Associate’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or a related field. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Windows server operating systems, Active Directory, Group Policies, and TCP/IP networking.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to properly develop and maintain accurate documentation.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Ability to effectively explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff. 
  • Knowledge of Extreme Management Center, VMWare, Veeam, Mimecast, and cloud file storage platforms is a plus.

APPLY HERE

Assistant Director of Cyber Security and Compliance2021-07-26T13:32:07-04:00

ABOUT YOU

You are a compliance and cyber security expert that enjoys learning, understanding, and implementing the latest compliances and cyber security regulations. You have the ability to interact and influence all levels of employees within an organization including executives and other business leaders.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The individual we are looking for is a quick thinker, enthusiastic, and passionate about security and compliance.  As a leader, you will be both hands-on implementing and helping create a culture of data security awareness.  We are implementing data security and compliance across all departments of the organization and are looking for someone to spearhead that effort.

  • 5+ years actively creating, implementing, and maintaining enterprise Data Security and Compliance (HIPPA and FERPA)
  • Hands-on experience with implementing and administering data protection tools (Threat Management, Anti-Virus, etc.)
  • Certification in ITIL, CISM, or CISSP is preferred
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with all departments and levels of an organization
  • As a mission-driven organization, high value is placed on team members with a commitment to helping NECC impact the lives of as many individuals with autism as we can.

Currently, work is performed in a hybrid arrangement with a combination of remote work and on-site work at NECC’s Southborough, MA headquarters.   Only local candidates will be considered, relocation not available. Must be authorized to work in the US; we are not able to sponsor work visas.  

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive health/dental benefits
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Retirement plan

APPLY HERE

OTHER POSITIONS AT NECC

Communications Specialist2021-08-24T10:10:41-04:00

The Center provides a full range of educational, residential and treatment programs designed to help children reach their full potential. The goal of maximizing independence serves as the foundation of all Center programs. Each program has been developed to address varying skills and multiple levels of functioning.

The Center serves students between the ages of 3 and 22 diagnosed with autism, learning disabilities, language delays, intellectual disability, behavior disorders, and related disabilities. The Center’s programs and services are designed to accommodate a broad range of functional levels and varying degrees of disability.

OVERVIEW

The Development Department serves to connect with individuals, corporations and foundations who share our vision and align with our mission. Our goals are to increase awareness of the Center’s many programs and services and to raise unrestricted financial support to sustain our excellence. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Under supervision of the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Communications Specialist is responsible for external relations and crafting stories that highlight NECC’s programs and services, to delight and inspire.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With PR Consultant, promote NECC in media through press releases and Op-eds 
  • Manage branding initiatives to ensure consistency  
  • Maintain NECC website with current information and updates
  • Monitor NECC’s online reputation (particularly Glassdoor reviews and SM comments)
  • Create thoughtful communications to share with families and supporters
  • Produce NECC publications, Insight Newsletter and Annual Report
  • Produce comprehensive content including NECC Now, podcasts, videos, and personalized stewardship reports
  • Liaise with external consultants as needed 
  • Mentor and supervise Marketing Coordinator 

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate is versatile, deadline-oriented, a strategic thinker, and has proven experience in marketing and communications. 

  • Professional with 2+ years of marketing experience, preferably in a non-profit 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong self-management skills
  • Well-versed in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Glassdoor
  • Outstanding writing, editing, proofreading and verbal communication skills
  • Polished and professional presence and the ability to interface effectively with constituents at all levels
  • Attention to detail, organization, and the ability to work cross-functionally
  • Experience working with advertising and public relations agencies is a plus
  • Salary commensurate with experience 

The safety of the students, staff and visitors are among The Center’s most important priorities. The active participation in The New England Center’s Safety Program is a condition of employment. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and subject to change as the role is defined in the new model.  The Communications Specialist will also perform other reasonably related duties as requested by the Director of Institutional Advancement or his/her designee.

APPLY HERE

Primary Care Nurse (Pediatric)2021-08-19T13:17:46-04:00

ABOUT YOU

You are a licensed registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts.  You have a background or interest in working in a pediatric primary care setting for individuals diagnosed with autism and related disabilities. You are a strong communicator and are comfortable meeting with individuals and guardians about health needs, presenting group training, and communicating with providers.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides primary healthcare management for assigned teams
  • Manages medication system for assigned teams
  • Participates in daily health clinic and prepares new treatments as well as nurses’ orders for students seen at clinic. Instructs teachers and parents about treatments
  • Advanced health assessment skills- collaborates with NP, when necessary.  Able to work independently
  • Participates in Health Education to teaching staff
  • Supervises and teaches clinical staff for delegation of administration of medication to students
  • Serves as medical liaison between clinical staff and parents

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse, duly licensed to practice in Massachusetts
  • Minimum RN Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred
  • Basic CPR certification of Adults, Children, and Infants (ARC or AHA)

SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, treatment, and case management of health-related issues.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; strong computer and technology skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner
  • A collaborative, team approach to creating an equitable work environment and working relationships  
 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Comprehensive health/dental benefits
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 6 weeks annually plus holidays 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement 

APPLY HERE

Human Resources Generalist (Bi-Lingual)2021-08-10T15:14:41-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION

In collaboration with and under the supervision of the Human Resources Director, the HR Generalist is responsible for a wide range of HR functions and initiatives to advise and support the day-to-day management of human resources operations. These include administering pay, benefits and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

ABOUT YOU

You have a background and fundamental knowledge in a broad array of human resource domains. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills that allow you to effectively interface with a diverse workforce across all levels of the organization. You are motivated by purposeful work and recognize that by supporting the workforce you are an integral component to supporting NECC’s mission.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Benefits

  • Plan onboarding strategies and oversees new employee onboarding and orientation to deliver an exceptional first-day experience
  • Assist in managing employee leave programs, including FMLA, MA PFML, and other leaves and help to coordinate payroll, benefits and team communications
  • HRIS Super User to support enhancement of HR Metrics Tracking (engagement and retention, time tracking, employee value and performance, etc.)
  • Responsible for EEOC report, DESE and EEC audit data collection, ACA tracking and submission and various agency reporting requests as needed

Employee Relations

  • Support employees when human resources issues arise with efficient problem-solving solutions
  • Recommend and develop employee relation practices to foster a positive employer-employee relationship

Performance Management

  • Support Director of Professional Development and Director of HR in managing company-wide development planning and performance review process

General

  • Consistently upholds NECC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports DEI committees and initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MUST be bi-lingual, Spanish or Portuguese
  • 3+ years of experience in the HR field
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field
  • SHRM-CP or PHR certification preferred
  • Experience with automated payroll processing
  • Possess the ability to to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships, at all levels of the company
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information to employees and team members in one-on-one and small group settings
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and audit bottom line totals
  • Capacity to apply discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling sensitive information

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive health /dental benefits
  • Generous paid vacation, starting at 5 weeks annually
  • Holidays
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition and childcare reimbursement
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts
  • On-site daycare

APPLY HERE

Health Assistant/ Nursing Assistant (CNA) – With Sign-On Bonus2021-07-26T13:20:03-04:00

ABOUT THE POSITION 

NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Health Assistant/ Nursing Assistant (CNA) position. The Assistant will work under the supervision of the Director of Health Services and the clinical supervision of the health services team.  The primary responsibility is to provide medication administration to students following established policies and procedures.  

ABOUT YOU

You are someone who enjoys helping others and working on a team that makes a difference in the lives of our students. You are detail-oriented and assure a high quality of care. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provides medication administration for assigned teams under delegation of the team primary care registered nurse during all medication times as designated.  Training will be provided for medication administration and maintenance per the Massachusetts School Health regulations.  
  • Organizes and maintains medication closets and first-aid supplies.  
  • May need to assist team members with taking students to medical appointments, which may include driving to appointments.   
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and supervision meetings with directors.
  • Participates in assigned tasks such as cleaning of student space, or maintenance of medical equipment to assist in department function and for regulation compliance.    
  • Serves as a medical liaison between clinical staff and primary care nurses.   
  • Works collaboratively with direct-care, clinical and administrative staff. 

QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and personal transportation    
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma    
  • Preferred experience working as a Personal Care Attendant and/or CNA but not required.    
  • Successful completion of NECC orientation course which will provide all training specific to NECC.  
  • Computer skills necessary, proficiencies in reading and writing   

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Basic CPR certification of Adults, Children, and Infants (ARC or AHA); maybe completed by NECC.
  • Willingness to work with children/young adults with special health needs. 
  • Nursing students are encouraged to apply. 
  • A collaborative, team approach to creating an equitable work environment and working relationships   

SCHEDULE 

  • Monday – Friday: 7:30AM-3:30PM  

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Comprehensive health /dental benefits 
  • Generous paid vacation starting at 4 weeks annually 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Childcare reimbursement and on-site daycare
  • On-site graduate program opportunities, at no cost 

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CAREERS

NECC is THE place for a career in autism and developmental disabilities.
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GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Earn your master’s degree or PhD on-site at NECC at little to no cost.
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INTERNSHIPS

College students can gain experience and earn academic credit. 
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BENEFITS

Our employee benefits are some of the best in the field. 
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