Employment

Set in the heart of the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, Wells College boasts a vibrant, diverse, and tight-knit campus community.

Our campus is centrally located and provides easy access to many metropolitan, cultural and educational centers, with a high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities in the area. The picturesque village of Aurora is 30 minutes from Ithaca; one hour from Rochester and Syracuse; two to three hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and five hours from New York City. Read more about what it's like to work at Wells.

Most Wells employees live in one of six nearby counties and can choose from a variety of living environments, including larger metro areas, smaller cities, or the many neighboring villages and hamlets.

Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance plans
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid time away, including 12 paid holidays and vacation days each year
  • Flexible work hours
  • Summer hours (four-day work week)
  • Dependent tuition benefits, including tuition remission at Wells and tuition exchange with other member institutions
  • Free parking and use of the fitness center, pool and other campus facilities
  • An Employee Assistance Program (E.A.P), which provides counseling for employees in need
  • All employees are eligible and have the option to join either Empower Federal Credit Union or Community Federal Credit Union, of which Wells is a member

Whether it's the great outdoors, family fun or the arts you're after, Aurora and its environs have something for everyone: you can kayak in Cayuga Lake; hike the surrounding nature trails; ski or golf at local courses and resorts; explore the many nearby state parks, stunning waterfalls and gorges and visit the region's many award-winning wineries, local craft breweries and delicious dining options—all within easy reach. We think you'll find Wells and its environs to be a most warm and wonderful place.

Contact the Wells College Office of Human Resources.
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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.

Mathematics

Wells College seeks a versatile mathematics professor capable of teaching both upper-level courses and ones at the introductory level, including calculus and statistics, as well as occasional computer science and/or physics courses. The position will begin August 2018.

Our program in Mathematical and Physical Sciences offers BA degrees in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science. In addition to teaching duties within the majors, we offer service courses for the social sciences and for the college's general education curriculum. The successful candidate will also oversee student projects, serve as an academic advisor, be an active member of the college community, and continue to engage in scholarship.

We expect the successful candidate to hold a PhD for initial appointment at the assistant professor level. We also expect the successful candidate to have teaching experience as an instructor of record in undergraduate courses.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.
Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications should be submitted below by 15 January 2018 and include a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information of three references, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Internal Candidates apply      HERE

External Candidates apply     HERE   

Modern Languages/Spanish - Tenure-Track Position

Wells College seeks a versatile professor of Modern Languages/Spanish with preference given to those applicants capable of teaching a second language as well. In addition to teaching courses in Spanish language and culture, the successful candidate will oversee courses in the modern languages and serve as a faculty advisor for off-campus study programs. We expect the successful candidate to hold a Ph.D. for initial appointment at the assistant professor level. The position begins August 2018.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color. 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted online by January 31, 2018 below and include a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information of three references, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Internal candidates apply              Here

 External candidates apply             Here

Victor Hammer Fellow

The Wells Book Arts Center is pleased to begin accepting applications for the eleventh Victor Hammer Fellowship in the Book Arts.

The fellowship is named for Victor Hammer, an Austrian printer, book designer, typographer and portrait artist, who fled Nazi Europe to come to Wells College in 1939. The Hammer Fellowship is a two-year book artist-in-residence program that was founded in 1998 designed to help emerging book artists establish their name in the field. The Hammer Fellow's expertise and various activities enhance the educational mission of the Book Arts Center and Wells College and increase awareness of the book arts as a field of study and practice both at Wells and in the community at large.

The Book Arts Center teaches introductory courses in letterpress printing, hand bookbinding, calligraphy, and various upper-level courses in binding and printing. In addition to courses taught in the academic year, the Book Arts Center offers two week-long series of workshops in the summer at Wells College.

The successful candidate for the Victor Hammer Fellowship in the Book Arts will hold the position for two years, fall 2018 through summer 2020. The position includes teaching two courses each semester, one of which will be Intro to Letterpress or Intro to Bookbinding. Duties include production of work for Wells College Press, maintenance of Printing, Bindery and Papermaking studios and assisting the director.  The fellowship includes an apprenticeship at the Press and Letterfoundry of Michael and Winifred Bixler in nearby Skaneateles and producing an independent body of work.

Applicants must have extensive experience in binding and letterpress printing, experience teaching, and a MFA in Book Arts or a certificate in a related field. Applications should include a CV, 15 digital images of the candidate’s own work, 7 digital images of the candidate’s students’ work, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Since the Fellow will assist in the design and production of poetry broadsides for the Creative Writing Program, as well as announcement posters for book arts events, images of any such work would be helpful to the search committee. Applications are due by March 30, 2018, and are to be submitted electronically below . Wells College actively seeks to diversify faculty and encourages candidates to apply who can further expand the program through multicultural approaches and is an equal opportunity employer.  No phone calls please.​

Internal Candidates Apply        HERE

External Candidates Apply        HERE

Faculty openings for the fall 2017 semester will be posted as they become available.

Campus Safety Officer

Wells College, located in Aurora, New York, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Full-time Campus Safety Officer.

Essential Job Functions:
Patrol College properties and facilities utilizing foot, motor, and bike patrol, including, but not limited to:

    • all on and off campus buildings,
    • check security lighting,
    • unlocking and locking buildings as needed,
    • recording any possible safety hazard or mechanical problems.
    • Respond to service calls including: answering portable phone, assist with medical emergencies, escorts on and off campus, lock outs, alarms, unusual activities, traffic control, greeting visitors.
    • Enforce parking regulations and issue tickets as needed.
    • Assist supervisor with conducting fire drills and safety programs.
    • Supervise student employees.
    • Complete security/incident reports.
    • General clerical duties, including: opening mail, filing, copying, faxing.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Educational and Other Requirements: Associates Degree in Criminal Justice and/or equivalent experience in law enforcement or campus safety required; current NYS Security Guard License required; First Aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain these certifications required; Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license with no current moving violations and/or convictions; Ability and flexibility to work all (3) shifts (6:30 am – 2:30 pm, 2:30 pm- 10:30-pm, and 10:30pm – 6:30 am), and the ability to work weekends, holidays, special events.

Wells College is a four-year, liberal arts and sciences, residential college located in the Finger Lakes region of central New York.  The College has a full-time enrollment of approximately 500 students and attracts students from throughout the United States and internationally.  Founded as a women's college, Wells College first admitted male students in 2005. At present, men represent a third of the student body.  Wells College is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all persons.  The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter; résumé; and names, titles, and contact information for three references via the links located below.   Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Internal Candidates apply             HERE

External Candidates apply             HERE

Head Coach - Men's Volleyball

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of head coach for Men's Volleyball. Coach will oversee all aspects of the Men's Volleyball program, including team sport skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plan, ordering supplies and uniforms, scheduling, and compiling of team and roster statistics and information. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Regular 10 month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree. Excellent interpersonal skills and computer literate. Highly motivated, organized, strong supervisory skills and experience with intercollegiate athletics. Minimum of 2 years coaching experience required. Review of applications will begin immediately.  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. No phone calls please.

Wells is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, NY, in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. Centrally located, Aurora provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers: 25 minutes to Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.

Internal Candidates apply HERE

External Candidates apply HERE

Major Gifts Officer

Wells College is seeking applicants for the position of Major Gift Officer. This is a four year term position with the possibility of renewal.  Under the supervision of the Director of Major and Planned giving, the Major Gift Officer will be responsible for raising funds in support of identified priorities at the College. The Major Gift Officer engages in strategic planning, program development, volunteer management, and major donor identification, cultivation solicitation, and stewardship, appealing to alumnae/i, parents, and friends of the college. The officer will manage a portfolio of major and leadership donors for the College.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Knowledge of advancement programs and major and planned gift development, including prospect tracking systems and proper documentation standards.
  •  Ability to think strategically about prospect management, with experience in moves management.
  •  Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  •  Must be able to handle confidential materials and information in a professional manner.
  •  Excellent oral, non-oral and written communication skills.
  •  Proven ability to analyze, plan and meet deadlines.
  •  Commitment to the values of a liberal arts education.
  •  Commitment to team participation.
  •  Ability to travel extensively by both car and plane, often outside the college's normal business hours.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; at least two years non-profit fundraising experience with planned giving experience preferred. Experience in higher education alumni relations is also a preferred qualification. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Wells is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, NY, in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. Centrally located, Aurora provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers: 25 minutes to Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, resume, and names of three references with contact information.

Internal applicants apply    HERE

External applicants apply    HERE

 

Alumnae and Alumni Engagement Officer

Wells College is seeking applicants to serve as Alumnae and Alumni Engagement Officer.  This position is a three year term position with the possibility of renewal.  The successful candidate will focus on the cultivation of alumnae and alumni to strengthen their ties to Wells College. Reporting to the Director of Alumnae and Alumni Engagement, the Alumnae and Alumni Engagement Officer is responsible for building relationships with Wells alumni to engage them in activities that will enhance the future of our college. This position will implement a strategic approach to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward our alumnae and alumni as partners, advocates, and investors. This position will play a vital role in helping the advancement office achieve its engagement and alumni participation goals, serve the essential needs of Wells College and meet the desires of alumnae and alumni, including, but not limited to, admissions, academic and student life support, career services, class and affinity groups.
Candidate should possess a knowledge of programming and event coordination, and the ability to develop high quality alumnae/I engagement opportunities and special events, working knowledge of fundraising principles and strong knowledge of best practices in volunteer management with the proven ability to manage and train volunteers. Proficiency in customer relationship management systems and attendance at evening and weekend events is required. Experience as a leader in a volunteer setting and also in a higher education setting as a volunteer or employee is preferred. Bachelor's degree required.

Wells is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, NY, in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. Centrally located, Aurora provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers: 25 minutes to Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted below and include a cover letter, resume, and names of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

internal Candidates Apply     HERE

External Candidates Apply    HERE

 

 

 

Head Coach - Field Hockey

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Field Hockey. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Field Hockey program, 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 Winter and/or Spring 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.  Master’s 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.

Wells is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, NY, in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. Centrally located, Aurora provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers:  25 minutes to Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted below and include a cover letter, resume, and names of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  No phone calls please. 

Internal Candidates apply     HERE

External Candidates apply     HERE

Grounds Worker

Wells College seeks applicants for the fulltime position of Grounds Worker.  Duties include but are not limited to:  mowing, planting, trimming, snow removal, sweeping, raking and other manual duties related to grounds keeping.  Must possess a valid NYS license with no moving violations.  Candidates with previous experience maintaining athletics fields preferred.  Must have knowledge and mechanical abilities to operate and maintain various types of equipment; capable of working in high and/or confined spaces; able to work alone and as part of a team; willing to work in all types of weather, ability to understand and follow oral and written direction and willing to work nights and weekends as needed.  Qualified candidates are to apply on line on below. No phone calls please. Wells 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.

 

Internal Candidates apply:  APPLY HERE

 

External Candidates apply:  APPLY HERE

Postal Clerk

Wells College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Postal Clerk. Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Pick up mail at the local post office.
  • Sort mail and place in boxes and distribute to offices.
  • Pick up outgoing mail from all offices.
  • Meter mail as needed.
  • Forward mail as appropriate.
  • Handle all parcels including: UPS, Federal Express, RPS, Consolidated Freight.
  • Manager the window and distribute mail to students during open hours
  • General clerical including: daily accounts, phone, files, greeting visitors. 

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:  Must be able to lift at least 70lbs and able to stand/walk for at least two hours at a time and be in good physical condition.  Must be highly organized, motivated, able to work independently with attention to details and a general knowledge of math and accounting practices.  Valid NYS driver's license with no convictions or moving violations.  Able to work with a diverse group of individuals.  

Qualification standards: High School or equivalent 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials submitted should be in PDF. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Internal Candidates Apply   Here

External Candidates Apply   Here

 

Registrar and Director of Institutional Research

Wells College is searching for a Registrar and Director of Institutional Research. The Registrar and Director of Institutional Research serves as the primary steward and certifier of all official academic records in accordance with the College’s academic policies and procedures, federal and state laws, and FERPA guidelines; is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the quality and integrity of student academic records; oversees the student information system’s functions related to registration, advising, grades, course information and access to  these functions by faculty and students via the campus portal;  and conducts institutional research for internal and external reporting.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color. 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials submitted should be in PDF. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

 

Internal Candidates Appy        HERE

External Candidates Apply       HERE

Security Officer- Part-time

WellsCollege is seeking qualified candidates for the position of part-time security officer.  Duties include but are not limited to: patrolling campus, traffic and parking control, first aid assistance and crime prevention.  Associates Degree in Criminal Justice and/or equivalent experience in safety and security required. Successful candidate will have completed the Eight Hour NYS Pre-Assignment Training Course and have a valid driver’s license with no current moving violations and/or convictions.   Must be willing to work off hours including nights, weekends and holidays.  Must take and pass a driving test.  Qualified candidates may apply below and include cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references, No phone calls please. Wells College is an EEO employer and seeks to promote diversity in all its hires; under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Internal Candidates Apply             HERE

External Candidates Appy             HERE

Van Driver

Wells College seeks applicants for the part-time position of van driver. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license with no current moving violations and or convictions and must be able to work nights, weekends and odd shifts. Good physical condition.  Experience preferred. Must take and pass a driving test.  Interested candidates may apply below.  Wells College is an EEO Employer.

Internal Candidates Apply    HERE

External Candidates Apply     HERE

Assistant Director of Academic & Career Advising

Wells College seeks an Assistant Director of Academic and Career Advising. Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Academic and Career Advising, the Assistant Director assists student populations served by the Office of Academic and Career Advising in developing skills and gaining experiences they need for success in academic and work settings. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred; minimum 3 years experience in higher education required, experience in college career services preferred; strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques; and an inclusive student-centered philosophy of providing services and resources. 

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers under 500, approximately 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color. 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé; and names and contact information for three professional references below. No phone one calls please.

 

Internal  Candidates Apply   HERE

External Candidates Apply     HERE

 

Admissions Counselor

Wells College seeks a talented goal-oriented admissions professional to promote the values and strengths of Wells College to prospective first-year students.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TASKS:

1. Plan and coordinate recruitment trips to assigned territory. Travel approximately ten to twelve weeks to attract interest in the college. Specifically travel to meet prospective students and parents, attend college fairs, college nights, mini-days, interview students, host receptions, meet with alumnae, and meet with guidance counselors.
2. Participate in on-campus recruitment events including individual campus visits, open houses, scholarship programs, and appropriate leadership programs.
3. Provide high quality customer service to prospective students and families. Correspond and maintain connections with prospective students through letters, phone calls, interviews, e-mail and personal visits. Determine decision-making path for individual students and help answer their specific questions about Wells College via personal and targeted marketing communications.
4. Act as student advocate, providing financial aid estimates and discussion regarding offer of financial assistance and counseling for academic coursework. Assist student applicants with financial aid, application procedures, and pre-registration/ registration procedures and with any on campus departmental scholarships for which the applicant may be eligible.
5. Review applications from assigned territory and provide recommendations for acceptance.
6. Develop a recruitment plan and recruitment initiatives for assigned territory that meet the colleges enrollment goals.
7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Additional responsibilities may include one or more of the following:

• Coordinating current student involvement in admissions (overnight hosting program, student volunteer program).
• Assisting with coordination and setup of on-campus recruitment and yield events.
• Creating admissions reports and reporting admissions data to national surveys and higher education data collection organizations.
• Organizing and supporting international student recruitment.
• Serving as a liaison between the Admissions Office and academic divisions.
• Coordinating admissions alumni volunteer activities.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TASKS:

I. Assist support staff with projects as appropriately necessary.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, able to handle confidential information in a professional manner, detail oriented, stellar public speaking skills, speak with students over the phone with ease and comfort, able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and meet goals and deadlines. Must be able to travel frequently and own personal vehicle. Able to see, hear and speak effectively to perform the required tasks of the position.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Bachelor's degree (from a private, liberal arts college preferred.)

Preference given to candidates who possess one or more of the following:

• Excellent technical/computer skills - including Microsoft Word, Excel, database systems, CRM systems etc.
• Ability to mine and analyze data to inform decision-making.
• Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
• Proficiency in multiple languages.

HOURS OF WORK:

35-40 hours per week plus nights and weekends as needed.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit a cover letter with salary expectations; résumé; and names and contact information for three professional references online. No phone calls please.

Internal Candidates  Apply Here

External Candidates   Apply Here

 

Administrative Assistant

Wells College is searching for a part-time Administrative Assistant to begin in July who will perform a variety of duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the Office of Academic & Career Advising. Responsibilities include daily secretarial duties such as answering phones and email, managing electronic information, maintaining student files, assembling materials for internships, corresponding with various constituent groups, organizing events and workshops, and preparing assessment documentation. Experience managing professional social media and career management systems (such as Handshake) is preferred. Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color. 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Applications should be submitted below and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials submitted should be in PDF. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

INTERNAL CANDIDATES APPLY          HERE

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES APPLY         HERE

Coordinator of Writing Center & Instructor of Writing

Wells College is searching for a Coordinator of the Writing Center and Instructor of Writingto provide coordination of a wide range of writing support services for all students. In addition to coordinating the Writing Center, the position requires holding individual and group writing trainings with faculty, staff, and students; assessing campus writing programs, services, and resources, instructing the required College Writing course for first-year students, and maximizing campus opportunities to support students in their writing as a means and demonstration of their learning.

 

The position requires a Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a related field with 3-5 years of experience working with college students; demonstrated ability to provide and coordinate writing programs and services for students and assess those programs and services; a working knowledge of composition and rhetoric; knowledge of student development and higher educational policies and procedures; excellent communication and computer skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to work independently with little supervision required as is experience teaching. 

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color. 

Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted below and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials submitted should be in PDF. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

INTERNAL CANDIDATES APPLY            HERE

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES APPLY           HERE

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

Student Employment Positions for Spring 2018

 

Peer Tutor - Writing Center - (4 positions available)

Currently employed students apply   HERE                                    Students that have never worked before appy     HERE

 

Advancement Event & Reunion Coordinator (1 position available)

Currently employed students apply    HERE                                Students that have never worked before apply      HERE

 

Alumni Relations Assistant (1 position available)

Currently employed students apply    HERE                                       Students that have never worked before apply    HERE

 

Computer Lab Assistant (1 position available)

Currently employed students apply    HERE                                        Students that have never worked before apply    HERE

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

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