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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 time off.

For more information, please contact:

Kit Van Orman
Manager of Human Resources and Business Services
Wells College
Aurora, NY 13026
Phone: 315.364.3317
Fax: 315.364.3295
Email: hr@wells.edu

If you are interested in applying for an open position, please complete an application and return it to wellsjobs@wells.edu.

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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.

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

 

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Wells College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in the area of Mathematics and/or Computer Science beginning August 2015. This is a 1-year appointment with possible conversion to tenure track. Ph.D. preferred as is excellent teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in computer science and mathematics, potentially contributing to the College’s general education curriculum Sustainable Community. Additionally the College invites applications for part-time teaching positions in the fields of mathematics, computer science, and physics. Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in an appropriate field and teaching experience. Wells College is a small, liberal arts college located in central New York. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating for which position they are applying, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and names, titles, and contact information for three references (all in one PDF) to: wellsjobs@wells.edu with MPS Searches in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please

 

Faculty openings for the fall 2015 semester will be posted as they become available.

 

STAFF POSITIONS

 

Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct

Wells College is seeking a dynamic, collaborative student affairs professional who is interested in working in a supportive and engaging work environment as Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct (DRL). Reporting to the Dean of Students, this position has primary responsibility for leadership and management of a comprehensive residence life program serving approximately 550 students and the management/administration of the campus student conduct process.

Using a student-centered approach, grounded in student development theory, the DRL will make decisions regarding program design, staffing, and the overall daily operations of the residence life program as well coordination of the campus student conduct process. The DRL will assume leadership in Student Life and across campus by transforming the residential student experience so that it complements the student's academic endeavors in order to achieve a seamless learning environment. Demonstrated ability in coordinating programs with other college departments, assessment of residential life programs, managing a campus conduct system, assisting in institutional retention efforts and the cultivation of relationships with students, student organizations, faculty and administration is required.

Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills, knowledge of contract negotiations and group facilitation, budget preparation and dispute resolution, detail orientation, strong supervisory skills and computer literacy also required. The position includes a furnished on campus apartment with cable television and meal plan while classes are in session. The DRL will also serve on the Dean of Students on call rotation. Additional requirements include a master’s in College Student Personnel, Higher Education or related field and at least 1-3 years of Residence Life/Student Conduct experience.

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 wellsjobs@wells.edu. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled; review of applications will begin immediately.

 

Office Manager – Facilities Services

Wells College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Office Manager – Facilities Services. Duties include but are not limited to: coordination and prioritizing service requests, manage all material procurement, requisitions and invoice reconciliations, phone coverage, filing, oversight of department budgets, energy usage monitoring and tracking for campus buildings plus assisting all areas of the campus with special projects as appropriate. Required knowledge and skills: Associate degree with at least 2 years previous experience in a similar position, excellent communication skills (both oral and written), excellent computer skills, proven experience with project management and customer service. Must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple requests simultaneously and meet deadlines. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as special requests require. Qualified applicants should electronically send letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to: wellsjobs@wells.edu. We will accept applications until July 15. No phone calls please.

 

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Women’s Lacrosse programs, including, but not limited to: teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to: game management for Fall and/or Winter sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College, and NEAC rules and regulations. Regular 10 month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.

A commitment to the Mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program. Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, highly motivated and organized. Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.  Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g., Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license also preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with contact information for each to wellsjobs@wells.edu with “Women’s Lacrosse Coach” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Click for a full description of this position.

 

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Men’s Lacrosse. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse programs, including, but not limited to: teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to: game management for Fall and/or Winter sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College, and NEAC rules and regulations. Regular 10 month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.

A commitment to the Mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program. Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, highly motivated and organized. Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.  Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g., Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license also preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with contact information for each to wellsjobs@wells.edu with “Men’s Lacrosse Coach” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Click for a full description of this position.

 

Custodian
Wells College seeks applicants for the full time position of Custodian. Duties include but are not limited to: routine manual work and special projects involving the overall care of on and off campus buildings and to insure a clean and safe environment for residents, faculty, staff and visitors.  Successful candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter and willing to work nights and weekends.  Must be capable of moving heavy objects and occasionally lift at least 75lb.  Valid NYS Drivers License with no current moving violations.  Some previous experience preferred. Applications will be accepted at the Human Resources Office between 9:00am and 3:00pm, Monday through Friday; electronically sent to: wellsjob@wells.edu or mailed to 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

 

Director, Louis Jefferson Long Library

Wells College seeks a Library Director for Long Library. The Director is responsible for the planning and administration of all library operations and reports to the Provost and Dean of the College. Primary responsibilities include strategic leadership for all functions of the library, program development and evaluation, staff supervision, and budget oversight. This position provides insightful leadership and acts as a catalyst for the creation of new services and program initiatives. The Library Director participates in outreach, marketing and collaboration by serving on college committees; participating in local, regional, and professional organizations; and representing the College at professional conferences. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years of professional library experience in technical services and/or library management systems with at least 3 years of supervisory experience, a positive attitude, personal and professional integrity, and a minimum of a MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. Candidates who previously applied should reapply if they wish to be considered as the responsibilities of the position have been altered and now include library management systems and technical services duties.

Applicants should email a single PDF containing a cover letter; résumé; and names, titles, and contact information for three references to: wellsjobs@wells.edu with Library Director Search in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Click here for a full description of the position.

 

Positions are posted as they become available. Please check back often.


Nondiscrimination Policy:

Wells College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members.  It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class. Discrimination and sexual harassment on any of the bases covered by state or federal antidiscrimination statutes is unlawful and a violation of Wells College policy.

This policy prohibits sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence against Wells College community members of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.  This policy also prohibits gender-based harassment that does not involve conduct of a sexual nature.

The College has grievance procedures for any individual who has experienced harassment or discrimination and wishes to pursue resolution. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination may be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator and/or to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights:

Kit Van Orman
Manager of Human Resources and Business Services
Macmillan 206
Telephone: 315-364-3317
Email: kit@wells.edu

New York Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: 646-428-3900
FAX: 646-428-3843; TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov

 

 
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