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.
Wells College seeks an instructor to teach Psychology 101 as part of a dual enrollment program on site at the local high school. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree. Course is scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the 12:16-12:57 period and will run the entire school year. Please send application with the names of three references to email@example.com.
Wells College seeks an instructor to teach introduction to Museum Studies. Successful candidate will have a Master’s degree related to Museum Studies, Curation, Art History, Art Criticism, or Studio Art and professional experience in designing exhibitions, working in a collection, and/or managing/curating an institution. Please send application with the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wells College seeks an instructor to teach Professional Visual Arts Practices. Successful candidate will have a Masters degree related to Museum Studies, Curation, Art History, Art Criticism, or Studio Art and professional experience in designing exhibitions, working in a collection, and/or managing/curating an institution. Individual will also have work experience with professional artists or arts administrators.
Please send application with the names of three references to email@example.com.
Mathematics and/or Computer Science
Wells College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of Biology for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning August 2014. This is a 1-year appointment with possible conversion to tenure track. Ph.D. in Biology is required as is excellent teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in animal physiology, human anatomy and physiology, and developmental biology; and to contribute to capstone courses for biology and chemistry majors, to our new Health Sciences program, and to the College’s general education curriculum including first-year seminars. Applicants should be committed to innovative teaching, investigative learning, conscientious advising, and their own continuing intellectual growth. It is expected that the successful candidate will carry out research in partnership with undergraduate majors.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts, and names, titles, and contact information for three references (all in one PDF) to: firstname.lastname@example.org with Biology Search Committee in the subject line. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Faculty openings for the fall 2014 semester will be posted as they become available.
CustodianWells 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 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday; electronically sent to: email@example.com or mailed to 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
Network Specialist, Information Technology
The Network Specialist supports the backbone of computing across campus, from the switches and wiring to the servers and network clients. Candidates need a working knowledge of the Active Directory environment, Microsoft Exchange and Virtual Servers (VMware). Candidates should have knowledge and experience with patch management and disaster recovery; monitoring and managing firewalls, bandwidth and traffic shapers; managing VLans, network storage and Luns; and managing switches – primarily Cisco. Experience with desktop and network printer support, programming and working with databases is highly preferable. Minimum requirements: IT Certification or Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.
Interested candidates should e-mail a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with current phone numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No phones calls please.
Database Administrator for Admissions and Advancement
Wells College is seeking a Data Systems Administrator to provide technical, administrative, and innovative/strategic leadership for data collection, management, and reporting for the admissions and advancement offices. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the day-to-day administration of database and reporting software needs of the advancement and admissions offices, ensuring data integrity and security, building and maintaining reports to lead and track progress toward goals, training staff in the use of software, and providing technical assistance and coordinating problem resolution for the offices.
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of three years of experience in database management and computer programming is desirable. The position requires the ability to coordinate the activities of multiple projects and staffs within advancement, admissions, and IT. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with Jenzabar or similar platform, as well as higher education experience is desirable.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Send letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional references electronically (in PDF) to: Data Systems Search via email at email@example.com. No phones calls please.
Administrative Assistant, Childhood and Adolescence Education Programs
Wells College seeks a part-time administrative assistant for its Childhood and Adolescence Education programs. The Assistant performs a variety of duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the programs working closely with faculty, staff, and students. We are looking for a person with excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; computer literacy including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy; and abilities to work independently, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information in a professional manner. The position requires an A.A.S. and five years of experience, is 11-month, and is hourly (20 hrs/week).
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Send a cover letter; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in PDF) to: Education Admin Search via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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 with at least 3 years of management and supervisory experience, a positive attitude, personal and professional integrity, common sense, and a minimum of a MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. A second master’s degree in a subject matter, technology-related field or management is preferred as is experience with instruction, library management systems, and successful grant applications.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Send a cover letter; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in one PDF) to email@example.com with Library Director Search in the subject line. No phone calls please. Click here for a full description of the position.
Positions are posted as they become available. Please check back often.
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.