Wells College is located in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. The village of Aurora is centrally located and provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers — 25 minutes from Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City.
Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits including health and
life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, EAP, course
attendance, dependent tuition benefits, 11 paid holidays and vacation, sick and personal
Kit Van Orman
Manager of Human Resources and Business Services
Aurora, NY 13026
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Wells College is a small selective co-educational liberal arts college located in central New York. The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. Wells College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Assistant Director of Student Activities (70)/Coordinator of Residential Programming (30)
Wells College is seeking a dynamic, collaborative student affairs professional who is interested in working in a supportive and engaging work environment as the Assistant Director of Student Activities/Coordinator of Residential Programming. Reporting to the Director of Student Activities and Leadership, this position has primary responsibility for club and organization development and programming as well as residential oversight and leadership of the residential life programming model and staff trainings. The successful candidate will be provided with a furnished on campus apartment and a meal plan while the college is in session.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential matters discreetly, ability to work independently with little supervision, knowledge of budget preparation and knowledge of higher educational policies and procedures. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Two to four years of undergraduate experience in Student Activities, Orientation, Leadership Programming, Residence Life or any combination of experience working in Student Affairs. Familiarity with student life assessment processes and best practices in higher education.
Qualified candidates can send letter of application, resume and the names and phone
numbers of three professional references to: Ms. Kit Van Orman, Manager of Human Resources
and Business Services, Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 or email email@example.com. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position has been
filled; review of applications will begin immediately. Wells College will also be
interviewing for this position at the ACPA Convention.
Assistant/Associate Director of Communications
Wells College seeks an experienced and energetic professional to help manage the College’s communications efforts. From media relations, to event publicity, to web updates, to publications management, to copy writing and social media, the Communications staff supports all areas of the College.
The successful candidate will contribute to the College’s communications, admissions, alumni relations and fundraising efforts. Working collaboratively to support academic and student success, the incumbent will help share the College’s story with a wide range of audiences.
A bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism or a related field, and a minimum of five years relevant experience is required. Skills must include exceptional attention to language, facility with social media and emerging technologies, familiarity with content management systems, and a strong desire to seek out solutions. The ability to self-start, meet deadlines and work under pressure are essential. Knowledge of higher education and a commitment to the liberal arts are also expected. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
A letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references should be sent to: Ms. Kit Van Orman, Manager of Human Resources and Business Services, Wells College, PO Box 500, Aurora, NY 13026, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of (but not limited to) race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, age, varying physical or mental abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political beliefs. The College is also committed to compliance with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination.