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.

Employment Application


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.

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology: Spring 2016 semester positions available to teach Sport Psychology, Drugs and Behavior, and Organizational Behavior. Please send letter of interest and CV in one pdf to wellsjobs@wells.edu. Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled. Wells is a small college with a practical focus on the modern liberal arts and sciences. We seek to diversify the faculty and encourage candidates to apply who can further expand our educational program through multicultural approaches.

Visiting Assistant Professor - Mathematics and/or Computer Science

Wells College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in the area of Mathematics and/or Computer Science beginning January 2016. This visiting position has possible conversion to tenure track. Ph.D. required 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. 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.

Faculty openings for the spring 2016 semester will be posted as they become available.

Administrative Assistant to Admissions & Advancement

Wells College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant to Admissions & Advancement. Ideal candidate must be customer-service oriented and flexible with outstanding communication, organization and interpersonal skills. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, scheduling prospective students' campus visits, assist organizing and coordinating admissions and advancement events, provide clerical support to admissions and advancement offices, data input on the mainframe, maintain daily calendar for admissions staff and assist with office projects. Occasional nights and weekends hours are required. Required knowledge: excellent computing skills (both mainframe and PC), excellent oral and written skills, ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions, ability to work in a diverse community and able to handle difficult situations in a professional manner.

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, resume and the names and phone numbers of three professional references to:  wellsjobs@wells.edu. No phone calls please. 

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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