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Your Alumni Newsletter
Volume 3, Issue 1
February 2009

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AMICA Center for Career Education

Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI  02917-1284,
tel: 401-232-6090: fax: 401-232-6742,
Direct correspondence to:

January 9, 2009

Sagamore Group, Providence, RI, e-mail:, website:

Inside Sales Representative: Company provides sales teams for the pharmaceutical, medical device and high tech industries. Responsibilities include: All aspects of sales to key clinicians, physicians and their office staff; prospecting, account profiling, pipeline creation, coordinating education calls on the product portfolio, unsolicited proposals, collaborative engagement of internal resources, post-sale management, and ultimate customer satisfaction and loyalty. Successful candidates will be entered into the company’s two-year, on the job, professional sales training program and will be provided advanced training from our manufacturer partner - a leading developer of medical devices for surgery. Qualifications include: College degree – BA/BS; excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and presentation skills; ability to simultaneously manage & move forward multiple sales opportunities through the sales cycle; ability to find, develop & close sales opportunities; business acumen; background in, and/or understanding of, pharmaceutical, biotech or medical industries is a plus. However, we will train the right candidate. Base salary range: $30,000 - $40,000 - Total Compensation range: $45,000 - 75,000. Please forward your resume and a cover letter via e-mail and. add ‘DMCP_Position58’ to the message subject line.

WLWC-TV CW28, 275 Westminster Street, Suite 100, Providence, R.I. 02903, contact: Janice Jernquist, Office Manager, e-mail:

TV Account Executive: Company is the home of America’s Next Top Model and Two and Half Men has an immediate opening for an Account Executive. Candidate must be self motivated, like to smile, be friendly and ask engaging questions. If you’re looking for an exciting career selling commercial time to help pay off those school loans, contact us today. Qualifications include: Communication and organizational skills a must; computer proficiency; College Graduate; willingness to learn. Please e-mail resumes. No phone calls please.

Narragansett Bay Commission, One Service Road, Providence, RI 02905, fax: 401-461-2242, e-mail:

PC Support Specialist/Systems Administrator: Responsibilities include: Install new desktop software releases, system upgrades and patches to resolve software related problems; handle personal computer lease management and rollout; responsible for domain user administration and Exchange user administration; perform PC peripheral & software purchasing; perfume system backups and recovery; serve as backup for all of the PC Support Specialist’s primary responsibilities. Qualifications include: Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field; minimum three years experience in a Microsoft Windows environment; must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel between NBC’s various locations.  A criminal background check an a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Salary range: $42, 051-$63, 076. Please e-mail or fax resume

Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, 30 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA., contact: Karen Chapman, e-mail:, phone: 774-239-5055

Service & Events Coordinator: Responsibilities include: Office administration; event planning and registration; data entry, and various special projects as needed.  Qualifications include: Must be a self-starter who possesses excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and strong communication skills; must be a team player who enjoys performing a variety of tasks in a fast paced environment; must be proficient in data base management, MS Word, Outlook and Excel. Position starts at 32 hours per week ($25k) to be increased to 40 hours ($30k). To apply, please e-mail resume or call between the hours of 8:30-5:00 pm. Do not call the Chamber’s main phone number to inquire about the position

Fleetmatics, Wellesley Hills, MA., contact: Richard Wentland, e-mail:

Customer Care Representative: Immediate Opening for December grads/recent alums. Company is the world’s fastest growing vehicle telematics company. Qualifications include: Must have strong communication skills, be customer focused, have the ability to work independently and be able to thrive in a changing environment.  Computer technical ability is required. Responsibilities include: Answer customer calls to troubleshoot and resolve customer issues; log issues and update customer information into Salesforce, our CRM tool; schedule customer service technical visits and make follow-up calls to insure customer satisfaction. Please note: This company provides nternet-based tracking systems for commercial fleets of vehicles to improve tracking and management of operations. This entry level position could lead to opportunities in operations, technology, marketing and/or sales. Company provides an excellent compensation package, benefit plan and the opportunity to grow within a dynamic organizational environment.  Please e-mail resume for consideration.

Second Nature, 18 Tremont Street, Suite 1120, Boston, MA 02108, e-mail:, website:

Program Manager, Advancing Green Building Initiative: Responsibilities include: Under the leadership of the President and Vice President and reporting to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Program Manager for the Advancing Green Building initiative will manage Second Nature’s involvement in outreach and education to advance green building in higher education across the United States. The Program Manager will work towards accomplishing the larger goal of building the capacity of under-resourced colleges and universities (including tribal colleges and other minority serving institutions and community colleges) to construct new high performance buildings or renovate old buildings using green design on their campuses. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: Coordinate fellowship program, including promotion of the program and the selection of recipient institutions; manage the development of new workshop sessions for conferences on green building in higher education; work with partner organizations to promote regional workshops and assist with organizing workshop logistics. Assist with the development of a new web site, manage daily operations, promote the web site, and conduct information gathering to populate the site. Qualifications include: Graduate degree in sustainable development, environmental studies, communications, management or related fields; experience and knowledge in project management; education and training program development; communications; and/or web site management is preferred; Green building experience or knowledge is useful but not mandatory; a passion for green building and sustainability is preferred. Qualifications include: Experience with developing and maintaining web sites and strong computer literacy is helpful in Mac and PC; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint ); must have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative to work independently as part of an intra‐ and inter‐organizational team, and to tactfully and diplomatically manage complex relationships. The preferred candidate is a problem‐solver and a good multi‐tasker. The Project Manager position is a full time temporary position (five days, 40 hours per week), with pay and benefits commensurate with experience. The position is funded for two years. This position requires working presence in the downtown Boston Second Nature office, with some telecommuting and occasional travel. Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail.

January 16, 2009

Provant Health Solutions, contact: Francis Provino, Chief Financial Officer, e-mail:, website:

Controller: Position is with a rapidly growing, full-service, corporate health promotion company, dedicated to assisting employers develop, implement and achieve health and wellness goals for their employees. Responsibilities include: Day to day financial oversight of company including but not limited to preparation of monthly financial statements; manage accounts payable and receivable, auditing, billing, reconciliation functions; financial control systems and budget preparation and consolidation; also responsible for the strategic alignment of company with key banking and CPA partners. Qualifications include: Minimum of five years accounting experience; 4 year accounting degree; CPA license a plus; experience with QuickBooks Pro; tax preparation; management of staff accountant; ability to create and utilize financial trending information to advise on business growth; may require seasonal extended hours during fall season and year end preparation. Please e-mail, resume, cover letter, salary requirements less bonus that may have been received.

WRNI, Rhode Island Public Radio, One Union Station, Providence, RI  02903, contact: Joe O’Connor, General Manager, e-mail:

News Director: Position will help fulfill company’s mission to become the most trusted multi-media source for quality journalism in The Ocean State. Responsibilities include: Supervise a staff of six as well as freelancers and interns. Qualifications include: Must be experienced journalists and managers who are ready to innovate to deliver news on radio, online and video; requires knowledge of online and audio editing, broadcast automation, budgets and exceptional management skills; College degree; excellent public speaking and writing skills essential along with at least five years broadcast or online reporting and management experience. Salary is commensurate with experience.  This position offers health & dental insurance, as well as retirement benefits.  Resumes should be sent by mail or e-mail by Wednesday, Jan. 21st.  

CVS Caremark, 695 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI  02865, contact: Rosemary Amato, Manager, Trade Relations, fax: 401-335-7285, e-mail:
Sr. Financial Analyst: Responsibilities include: Responsible for monthly and/or quarterly invoicing of drug manufacturer brand discount contracts. This is a complex process which includes contract interpretation, contract setup within the invoicing system, ongoing maintenance, invoice analysis and submission, cash collection/reconciliation, and cash distributions. The SFA interacts with Pharma to ensure prompt payment within contract terms. Qualifications include: Business degrees preferred; four or more years working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; experience with financial and/or data analysis, contract administration, cash accrual and reconciliations, and complex processes is beneficial; inquisitive nature, and ability to break down complex processes into simpler tasks and execute on them is essential for success in this position; excellent problem solving skills also required; proficiency with technical applications including Microsoft Excel and Access is essential in this role, as this position works with computers and data on a daily basis; detail-oriented and proven analytical skills necessary; excellent written and oral communication skills are essential, for this position interfaces with higher levels within the organization as well as with our external Pharmaceutical company counterparts PBM or Pharmaceutical manufacturer experience preferred but not required. Knowledge of pharmaceutical products is helpful but not required. Competitive wages and excellent benefits package offered. Please e-mail or fax resume and salary requirements. No phone calls please.

January 23, 2009

Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street Providence RI 02903 e-mail: 

Business Manager: Reports to Executive Director. Responsibilities include: Supervise Office Manager, Bookkeeper, Systems Administrator: Museum’s financial management and office support systems; oversee financial record keeping, including supervising preparation of monthly balance sheets and income/expense reports and daily recording and deposit of receipts; manages financial reporting for grant-funded projects; supports auditors in preparing annual financial audit; keep personnel records, manages payroll, negotiates benefit packages; supervises purchase of office supplies, office equipment and services; negotiate and maintain contracts with utility, insurance and other providers in best interests of the museum; develop systems to streamline administrative procedures and conserve resources; provide staff support for Finance Committee of the Board of Directors. Qualifications include: Organized, detail-oriented person with at least five years financial and HR management experience; experience with nonprofit accounting procedures and software required; minimum of a bachelors degree in business; strong problem-solving and communication skills. Position hours are: 30 to 40 hours per week - flexible schedule available. Salary range: $30,000-$40,000 (depending on schedule and qualifications), health/dental offered. Please mail or e-mail resume and cover letter. 

Rhode Island Community Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907 contact: Maribeth Cirelli, HR Manager, e-mail:, website:
Warehouse Supervisor: Primary responsibilities: Supervise the warehouse functions and product flow including receiving, shipping, order processing, and sorting process; must effectively communicate the warehousing needs and understand warehousing methods of storage, capacity and product flows. Qualifications include: Warehousing and supervisory experience required; must be licensed to operate standard warehouse equipment. Please visit website for full job description. Please send resume and cover letter via mail or e-mail.

College Crusade of Rhode Island, 134 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI contact: Jill Carr, e-mail:
President And CEO: Responsibilities include: Responsible for leading a staff of four direct reports and over forty employees, for managing Federal and private grants, and for overseeing the management of The College Crusade’s investment account; lead, direct and oversee a highly successful non-profit organization founded to reduce high dropout rates and increase college readiness and career success for disadvantaged youth; serve as President of the Board of Directors; lead the Board and staff in designing and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and strategic plans; promote positive relationships with elected officials and serves as chief advocate for increased government and private support at the state and national levels; promote strategies than enhance the success of disadvantaged youth; serve as primary spokesperson for the organization and advances The College Crusade’s leadership role in education, youth development and college readiness through cultivation of key partnerships and through active participation on appropriate boards, commissions and other external activities; other duties as required. Qualifications include: Requires a Master’s Degree in a relevant field, such as Education or Business Administration; minimum of 7-10 years executive level experience; requires demonstrated effectiveness in Board development, governmental advocacy, fundraising, media relations, and community partnerships; must have a passion for advancing education and career outcomes for disadvantage youth, and the ability to balance the interests of a diverse constituency; extensive knowledge of public policy and the workings of state and local governments; effective written and verbal communications skills along with strong interpersonal competencies; a track record of success in organizational development, both fiscal and human. President may travel frequently in the evenings to meet with supporters. Memberships on external task forces, commissions and Boards required. Please mail or e-mail resume and cover letter.

SynQor, Inc., Boxborough, MA, contact: Christa Berard, Recruiter/HR Administrator, e-mail:, fax: 978-849-0601
Business Analyst: Company is a world-class supplier of DC/DC power converters and AC/DC power conversion solutions. Company seeks a recent graduate to fulfill a role in the Order Acquisition process as a Business Analyst. Responsibilities include: Position is responsible for coordinating the sales lifecyle of all accounts; manage the sales & marketing initiatives within a regional, and/or national area in order to identify and propose new business opportunities and maintain and monitor existing accounts; assist in the preparation and delivery of technical presentations that explain forecasts of our product; utilize excel and other programs to analyze sales orders and other product marketing data; monitor the outside Sales Rep force’s opportunities, activities, and expenses; research markets in local, regional, or national areas to determine applications and to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand; monitor industry statistics and follow trends; forecast and track marketing and sales trends, analyzing collected data; collaborate with engineering teams to understand customer requirements, to promote the sale of company products, and to provide sales support; develop, present, or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Business; management or Marketing is preferred; high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint; ability to learn other sales/marketing software applications; demonstrated use of innovative and analytical thinking with strong problem solving techniques; excellent verbal and written communications skills; exceptional project management skills with strong attention to detail; high level of self motivation and the ability to effectively manage time; enthusiastic, flexible and organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities. Salary: $39,000-42,000. Please e-mail or fax resume and cover letter.

The Department of the Navy, various states, contact: Kim Barr, tel: 717-605-2135DON Acquisition Intern Program (NAIP): Program is a highly selective, up to three year training and education program tailored to various career fields. Upon successful completion of the NAIP, participant will become a civil service employee in the competitive service. DON civilian employment does not require enlistment in the military service. The DON is committed to the professional development and growth of individuals hired into the program. The program is designed for recent college graduates and provides a structured management-training program including formal education, diverse rotational assignments, extensive on-the-job training, and graduate tuition assistance. Approximately 400 positions will be filled this year. These positions are located throughout the U.S. A  The majority are located within the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and CA, WA, MD, VA, PA, NJ, RI and FL. Information on qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at Information on benefits can be found on the OPM website at
Salary for engineers and computer scientists range from $48,000 to $61,000; other positions range from $32,000 to $49,000.  Most positions pay from the mid $60s to the low $80s after successful completion of the program.  Rapid salary increases occur while in the program based on performance.  Salaries will vary based on directly related education, graduate education, experience, and geographical location.  Recruiting incentives will be considered for Engineering and Computer Scientist positions. Please apply through website: , create an account or log in to your existing Application Manager account. You cannot apply without creating or using an existing account.  Under “Start a new application”, enter Vacancy Identification Number BS234150 for Contract Specialist positions.  Please follow the on-line application instructions and be sure to upload your resume and all transcripts sufficient to determine your qualifications based on your education level and Grade Point Average (3.0 is required, 2.8 for engineers and computer scientists).  You must attain your degree by 6/30/09.  To return to an incomplete application or to check on the status of your application, return to Application Manager, log into your account and view “My Application Packages.”  To verify that you have successfully applied, it is strongly recommended that you view your uploaded documents before the closing date to ensure they are received and clearly legible.

Providence, RI 02903, contact:  Gary Maslow, MD tel: 401- 444-7563, email
Program Coordinator: For the Adolescent Leadership Council of Hasbro Children's Hospital. Under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisors of The Adolescent Leadership Council (TALC), coordinates and facilitates the TALC program. TALC is a group that brings together teens with chronic illness and Brown University Student Mentors, also with chronic illness, in an effort to provide support, facilitate successful transition to adulthood, and to create leadership opportunities for participants to improve their local communities. Responsibilities include coordinating and scheduling TALC activities, identifying and recruiting participants, training residents and volunteers, preparation of funding applications, and maintaining records. An ideal candidate would also be able to facilitate group meetings of parents or adolescents. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree; prior experience working with families and with children dealing with chronic medical illness; prior experience at summer camp for children with chronic illness valued; written and verbal communication ability sufficient to interact effectively with medical professionals, school, and community organizations; demonstrated skills and knowledge of PC spreadsheet and office software applications; leadership and organizational skills for effectively recruiting participants, mentors, residents, and volunteers; coordinating TALC activities; and seeking continued funding; demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. Please call or send resume and cover letter via e-mail.

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Bryant University is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, has a proud academic tradition of educating men and women, offering them opportunities to acquire knowledge and strengthen character so they can achieve success as they define it. Bryant is also dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish for the benefit of its students.  For a full listing of our current career opportunities, please visit our website.  Bryant University is an EEO/AA employer and an institution committed to diversifying its staff.


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