Employment

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
Director 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.

Employment Application

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 Professor in Technical Theatre

The Wells College Theatre and Dance program seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Technical Theatre to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in design, stage management, and introduction to theatre. The position also includes designing and building lighting and scenery for three faculty productions per year, managing two performance spaces, advising students in technical theatre, and supervising work-study and backstage crews. M.F.A. required. Application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.  A letter of application, CV, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted online at www.wells.edu/employment. Additional materials (e.g., course evaluations, syllabi, etc.) may be requested during the selection process.  

 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.

Internal Candidates apply for this position here:  Apply Here

External Candidates apply for this position here:  Apply Here

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Wells College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science. We are seeking to fill a full-time two year visiting position in Environmental Science with the possibility of conversion to tenure-track. The position begins in August 2018.

We seek a broadly trained and versatile candidate with a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree related to environmental science. Candidates should have teaching experience including experience teaching courses in GIS (geographic information systems).

The successful candidate will teach limnology and other applied and career-relevant courses that will augment an existing environmental science curriculum. We are particularly interested in candidates whose expertise focuses on the study of lakes. Candidates must also be able to offer courses in GIS, manage technical needs related to offering these courses, and lead development of a minor in geospatial technologies.

In addition to undergraduate teaching, the successful applicant will oversee student projects, serve as an academic advisor, and contribute to college-wide offerings and the overall life of the college.

Wells College is located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within an hour radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources.

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 at www.wells.edu/employment and include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research/outreach interests, transcripts and names of three references. Review of applications will begin October 30 and continue until the position is filled.

 Internal candidate apply  here 

External candidates apply here

 

 

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

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: wellsjobs@wells.edu or mailed to 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 until the position is filled.  The College is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all person regardless of (but not limited to) race, color, religions, ethic or national origin, sex, age, varying physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political beliefs. The College is also committed to compliance with all applicable laws regarding non-discrimination. No phone calls please.

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 using the appropriate link 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

Educational Technology Coordinator

Wells College seeks an Educational Technology Coordinator who will be responsible for implementing, managing, and evaluating educational technology resources and services that support teaching and learning. The coordinator provides hands-on curricular support to faculty, students, and academic and student life staff for integrating technologies into educational programs; consults and collaborates with faculty, information technology staff, and students to enrich teaching, learning, and scholarship through the effective use of established and emerging technologies.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in education, education technology, information technology, instructional technology, instructional design or related field; demonstrated ability to support the use of technology in a higher education setting; experience with a wide range of technology to include learning management systems  (Moodle experience preferred), multi-media tools, presentation software, survey software, and web-based collaboration tools; extensive knowledge of both Mac and Windows desktop systems as well as current mobile devices and platforms; working knowledge of best practices in teaching and learning, universal design, and course and classroom design; ability to engage and work effectively with users of varied skill levels and interests; ability to flourish as a team member and an independent worker; strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and project management skills; demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service; and teaching or training experience in technology-related field preferred.

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. 

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter; résumé; and names, titles, and contact information for three references via the College’s website www.wells.edu/employment.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. 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. No phone calls please.

Internal candidates apply here

External candidates apply here

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

Lab Manager and EHS Officer

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Lab Manager and EHS Officer. Working primarily in the College's modern science facility, the lab manager is responsible for: assistance in the set up and preparation of instructional laboratories; stockroom management, including ordering and receiving; care of live plants, animals and routine maintenance of living cultures and materials; management of hazardous materials, including record keeping and storage/removal for all academic areas; chemical and safety hazards training; supervision of student employees; oversight of building systems and equipment, including routine maintenance and repair; and other various laboratory duties. Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal skills, will be self motivated and energetic, and will be highly organized with the ability to handle requests from multiple sources and meet deadlines. Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or other relevant science. Knowledge of hazardous waste management (EPA and NYS) and laboratory animal care is preferred. 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 November 1, 2017 and 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 Position for Fall 2017

 

NOTE:  “Returning Students” are those students that have worked on campus before.  “New Students” are those students that have NOT worked on campus before or are just arriving this Fall.  

 

POSITION TITLE                             (NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

 

  

Student Life Event Staff (1)

Returning Students Apply here                              New Students Apply Here

 

Athletic Training Assistant (2)

Returning Students Apply here                              New Students Apply Here

 

Athletic Multimedia Assistant (1)

Returning Students Apply here                       New Students Apply Here  

 

Athletic Event Assistant (6)

Returning Students Apply here                           New Students Apply Here

 

Peer Tutor/Writing Center (14)

Returning Students Apply here                              New Students Apply Here

 

Math Clinic (5)

Returning Students Apply here                              New Students Apply Here

 

Emily Howland After School Program (2)

Returning Students Apply here                              New Students Apply Here

 

 

 

 

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

Wells College promises a relevant liberal arts and sciences education. Intellectually challenging. Reinterpreted for today. Classroom teaching combined with hands-on learning. Wells graduates enter the world prepared for successful futures.

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