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.

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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.

To provide for the safety and welfare of Wells College students, faculty, staff and visitors, and to avoid unreasonable risk, for certain positions, the College will conduct a background check of persons prior to employment by the College, or other applicable affiliation with the College, consistent with applicable federal and New York State regulations. The College’s policy is consistent with State of New York’s policy to encourage the employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

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Assistant Professor of Women's, Transgender, and Queer Studies

Wells College seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Women's, Transgender, and Queer Studies for fall 2022, with the possibility of a January 2022 start. Terminal degree, such as, PhD, ABD, or MFA in Women's Transgender, and Queer Studies or related fields required. A focus on intersectional approaches to transgender and queer theories, anti-racist and decolonizing pedagogies, and social activism are central to the WTQS major. Desirable areas of scholarship include, but are not limited to: intersections of gender, race, class, sexuality, and disabilities; body politics; decoloniality; feminist/trans-/queer theories; and activism. Duties include teaching three courses per semester, such as Introduction to WTQS; Body Politics; Indigenous Women's Experience; Gender, Sexuality, and Health; Intersectionalities; Transgender Studies; Senior Project in WTQS. The successful candidate will advise WTQS majors, and support their experiential learning. We seek a colleague who is collaborative and can bring innovative multicultural, anti-racist, and decolonial approaches to teaching and has demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through action.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students.

In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in a multicultural society.

Required Qualifications:
● Terminal degree, such as PhD or MFA (in hand or near completion) in Women's Transgender, and Queer Studies or related fields from an accredited institution or university;
● Scholarly potential, demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural competence through the use of multicultural pedagogies;
● Ability to teach all or most of courses listed above;
● Experience in teaching at the college level.
● Interest in doing administrative work, including curriculum development, budgeting, assessment, scheduling courses, submitting course materials and maintaining up-to-date records with the Registrar;
● Experience with community engagement, queer, trans-, feminist activism;
● Interest in working closely with students, being available during office hours, supervising senior WTQS research projects, advising and supporting WTQS majors; and
● Interest in supporting the college by participating in college admissions events, serving on faculty committees, and being an active member of the Wells community.

Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information of three references, a sample syllabus, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. Review of complete applications will begin on Sept. 13, however, the posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

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Adjunct Faculty in Hospitality Management

The Business major at Wells College seeks a colleague for spring 2022 who can bring innovative approaches to the teaching of Principles of Hospitalty and Tourism for a recently developed minor in Hospitality Management.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others.

 Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree (required)
  • Experience in the hospitality industry (required)
  • Experience in teaching at the college level (preferred)

Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students. Wells College recognizes that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

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

INTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

Adjunct Faculty in European History

Wells College seeks a part-time faculty member to teach two European history courses in the spring of 2022: HIST 228: The Making of Modernity, 1815-1914, and HIST 335: Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others.

Required Qualifications:

• PhD or ABD in European history or related fields
• Experience in teaching at the college level

Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Applications should be submitted online belowand include a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

 

Additional faculty openings will be posted as they become available.

Title IX Coordinator and College Compliance Officer

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Title IX Coordinator and College Compliance Officer. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of compliance with federal Title IX and New York State Enough is Enough laws and regulations. Responsible for monitoring the College's compliance with COVID-19 and other federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Develop campus policies and procedures and ensure that compliance requirements are met across campus. Serve as the central resource for all constituencies on a broad set of compliance related issues. Foster a safe campus climate and provide a long-term vision for compliance and community development.

Required qualifications:
• Master's or other advanced professional degree.
• Experience in higher education administration, human resources, student affairs or other relevant field; experience with managing compliance.
• Experience in responding to incidents of sexual violence and compliance with Title IX.
• Commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to working with multicultural populations.
• Effective leadership and management skills, including interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters discreetly.
• Ability to work independently with little supervision.

Complete detailed position description at the link below.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers 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. In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, résumé, 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. Offer of employment is contingent on a successful background screening.

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Registrar

Wells College is searching for a Registrar to serve 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. The Registrar 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 submits internal and external reports.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students.

Applications should be submitted online below in PDF and include a cover letter; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in PDF). The posting will remain open until the position has been filled. Offer of employment is contingent on a successful background screening.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

Communications Associate

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for a three year full time position of Communications Associate.  This individual will participate broadly in the College’s communications and marketing initiatives. The associate will write, distribute, and post pieces that effectively communicate Wells’ mission and goals to internal and external audiences, including social media and the news media. The associate will actively contribute to efforts that lead to the success of Wells’ academic, recruitment, and advancement programs. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • • Help tell the College’s story through the creation and distribution of strategic communications content, including feature stories, news articles, social media posts, newsletters, press releases, event promotions, reports, and other content across all platforms.
  • • Develop and publish content on the College’s website and on its social media platforms in an integrated, comprehensive manner.
  • • Serve as main liaison to vendor that hosts the College’s website. Monitor and approve web updates submitted by other campus users.
  • • Manage the College’s promotion of on-campus events; including production of regular promotional materials, advertising, and cultivation of faculty and staff relationships across campus. Assist other offices/units of the College with web content development.
  • • Assist with graphic design, layout, and printing of marketing materials, including posters, invitations, advertisements, and programs.
  • • Serve as initial point of contact for journalists and other members of the media. Implement strategies to increase media interaction and placements.
  • • Assist in the implementation of the College’s branding and advertising initiatives. Serve as point person for brand and visual identity standards for both internal and external constituents.
  • • Manage print and electronic publications production schedules.
  • • Develop and maintain system for monitoring and assessing communications initiatives, including media coverage generated on behalf of Wells College.
  • • Assist in maintenance of the College’s digital assets, including photography and digital files. 

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong work ethic and be flexible while undertaking a variety of tasks in a fast-paced office environment. The ability to self-start, meet deadlines and work under pressure are essential. The candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to handle highly confidential information in a professional manner; above-average computer skills (including proficiency with publishing and content management software, Microsoft Office Suite and an understanding of database systems); and project-management skills. Graphic design and digital image expertise (including working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and other design software). Previous experience in the higher education or non-profit sector are also strongly preferred.  Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field; two to three years of related experience; or appropriate combination. 

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 Candidates Apply                 HERE

External Candidates Apply                 HERE

Assistant Director, Advancement Communications

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Advancement Communications.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

• Develop and assist the Office of Advancement's communication and marketing plans in close partnership with the College's Marketing and Communications Department, for outreach to alumnae and alumni and friends in support of Wells College's engagement and philanthropic efforts.
• With the director of alumnae and alumni engagement, and vice-president for advancement, develop a strategic communications plan that tells the College's story in an inspiring, engaging way.
• Produce and design materials for any ongoing fundraising efforts, including websites, case statements, solicitations, and other print and digital collateral.
• Plan and produce content for advancement-related platforms on social media and on the alumni.wells.edu website. Perform content maintenance and updates as needed.
• In consultation with the director of leadership and planned giving, produce planned and leadership giving marketing materials.
• In consultation with the director of the annual fund, develop solicitation letters, emails, videos, web content, podcasts and other print and digital media.
• Coordinating with the director and assistant director of alumnae and alumni engagement, produce the monthly e-newsletter (A2A) and collaterals in general for donor prospects including, fact sheets.
• Produce materials for inclusion in the College's alumnae and alumni publication, Wells Notes, including assisting with class notes information.
• Provide logistical and communications support of advancement events, such as invitations, responses, preparation, follow up) including, but not limited to reunion, fall weekend, president's circle, campaign events, off-campus club events, and special events.
• Coordinate work with outside vendors (printers, webdesign, etc.) Help supervise and coordinate freelance employees, including videographers, photographers, and writers. Develop freelance schedules for major advancement events.
• Assist in maintenance and cataloging of digital assets used for marketing purposes, including photography, digital files, and other collateral.
• Support and assist with alumnae and alumni information management. Become proficient with using the College's mainframe EX database system. Provide information to keep database current and accurate.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong work ethic and be flexible while undertaking a variety of tasks in a fast-paced office environment. The ability to self-start, innovate, meet deadlines and work under pressure is essential. The candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to handle highly confidential information in a professional manner; above average computer skills (including proficiency with publishing software, Microsoft Office Suite, and an understanding of database systems). Above average writing skills preferred with required experience in graphic design, TML/web design, and development of print and digital marketing and methods. Higher education or nonprofit experience is preferred.

Bachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field. Two to three years of related experience. Proven competency in digital marketing methods is desired.

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. 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, writing examples 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.

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving. Primarily responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of annual giving programs to effectively broaden the base of support for the College. Implement and promote donor outreach activities and communications to build better relationships with our constituents to resource the College and support the College's mission and goals in conjunction with the Director and colleagues in Advancement. Work with the Director of Annual Giving in the implementation of the annual appeal for budget relieving support for the College. Responsible for supporting volunteers, implementing recent alumni and undergraduate initiatives, and helping with broad-based annual giving initiatives such as direct mail, personal solicitation, social media and phonathon programs. Work with the Director to expand, develop and implement comprehensive programs and involve and connect alumni to build stronger ties to the College and encourage attendance at College events, volunteer activity and financial support.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Solicitation Program
Plan and implement alumni solicitations. This includes helping to identify, recruit and manage giving volunteers, provide updates, follow up on requests, provide materials and coordinate solicitations and activities as needed. Maintain relationships with alums to provide the foundation for fundraising work. Assist Reunion Class Chairs with solicitation efforts, including letter and e-mail campaigns. Work with Advancement staff to ensure that individuals are solicited, and report progress. Ensure recognition of volunteer efforts as appropriate. Oversee direct mail solicitation program, personal solicitation assignments, phonathon, and event components of annual giving campaign efforts; identification, recruitment, training and support of volunteers; analysis and evaluation of various solicitation efforts. Assist with updating of databases to monitor, discern and track the appropriate activities with various populations, such as volunteer recruitment, committee assignments, and donors. Record information updates and track contacts in notepad. Plan and implement a Parents' fundraising initiative, recruiting parent fund chairs and facilitating the personal solicitation of a select group of Wells parents. Coordinate solicitation and outreach efforts. Plan and implement a Faculty and Staff fundraising initiative, recruiting chairs and coordinating solicitation and outreach efforts. Develop and manage social media giving programs. Manage small portfolio of alumni donors/prospects and conduct 2-3 trips each semester to meet with volunteers and donors and or staff events. Implement cultivation and solicitation strategies with the Advancement team and ensure follow-up activities and stewardship with special attention to recent graduates, current students, parents and faculty and staff. Prepare and run reports for travel and prospect management. Personally solicit for annual gifts. Provide professional, confidential administrative support to the Office of Annual Giving. Maintain complete files, materials and documentation regarding areas of responsibility within annual giving activities and programs.

Phonathons
Plan and oversee phonathon solicitations, including fall and spring student efforts on campus. Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student managers and students callers. Prepare training materials and coordinate all event details for the phonathon sessions. Plan, implement, and evaluate strategies to reach phonathon goals, and ensure success for the program. Coordinate all aspects of the Student Phonathon Program, including development of an overall timeline, publicity, recognition for students, and analysis of program. Develop a working knowledge of various student organizations and academic programs. Prepare and enter logic and run pledge cards. Manage program budget. Compile phonathon statistics and fulfillment results, analyze and prepare reports.

Communications
Participate in implementation of College's key communications with donors to include monthly e-newsletters, Express, Wells Notes, Donor Honor Roll and special constituency mailings. Maintain information and manage the process of responding to alumni and other individual requests. Monitor and update webpages and social media sites on a regular basis. Help support a strong alumni network using iModules.

Event Management
Help facilitate and coordinate alumni/faculty/staff/student involvement in College programs and events, including Reunion and Fall Weekend. Increase attendance and involvement of alumni at events to strengthen their affiliation with the College.

Other duties as assigned
Act as a first point of contact for constituent requests, research and respond to those requests in a timely manner. Assist with the stewardship program, including the writing of thank you notes to donors. Supervise student employees, including assigning tasks and managing their time. Maintain accurate contact information in the database of record.

The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and two or more years of experience in fundraising, with outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with individuals at all levels of an organization. The candidate would have effective oral and written communication skills with both internal and external audiences, and must be able to work effectively with students and volunteers, and be comfortable with public speaking. The candidate should be proactive, detail oriented, highly motivated, and able to handle multiple and changing priorities, exhibiting excellent organizational and time management skills. The candidate should have the ability to effectively represent the College and to work effectively in a team environment with a mix of alumni and colleagues. Ability to travel, work evenings, and weekends required. Volunteer management, fundraising, and/or phonathon experience a plus. Strong computer, data management, and analytical skills required, including knowledge of mainframe database operations and reporting. Working knowledge of Excel and Word required; intermediate or advanced Excel skills preferred. Experience in and/or knowledge of the principles and practices of fundraising preferred.

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. No phone calls please.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

Admissions Counselor

Wells College seeks a talented and goal-oriented admissions professional to promote the values and strengths of Wells College to prospective first-year and transfer students, parents and families, school counselors, and other key audiences. Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will plan and coordinate activities to meet and exceed enrollment goals, participate in on-campus recruiting events, provide high quality customer service to prospective students and families, serve as student and family advocate and review applications in order to provide recommendations for admission decisions.

Requires a bachelor's degree and preference will be given to candidates that possess one or more of the following: master's degree, excellent technical and computer skills, the ability to mine and analyze data to inform decision-making, proficiency with social media and content management, experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and proficiency in multiple languages (Spanish proficiency preferred). The candidate must also possess a passion for engaging with prospective students and families, a commitment to the value of private higher education rooted in the liberal arts, a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to speak publicly and interact with students and families in a variety of formats. In addition, they must have strong writing skills, the ability to work independently, handle confidential information, be detail oriented, have the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and meet goals and deadlines.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers 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.

In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Applications should be submitted online below and include a cover letter, résumé, 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 APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS     APPLY HERE

Head Coach - Softball

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Softball. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Softball 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 Fall and/or Winter sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; facility management; scheduling; 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 is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, will be highly motivated and organized, have knowledge and understanding of the NCAA Division III rules and regulations. A Bachelors Degree is 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.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are to apply on line below and include letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with current contact information. No phone calls please.

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Security Officer

Wells College is seeking qualified candidates for full-time and part-time security officers.  Duties include but are not limited to: patrolling campus, traffic and parking control, first aid assistance and crime prevention.  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 shifts and the ability to work weekends, holidays, special events.  Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter; résumé; and names, titles, and contact information for three references below.  Wells College is an EEO Employer committed to diversity. Minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. 

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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.

 

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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 electronically below. Candidates must include names and contact information of three professional references along with application materials.   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.

 

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Academic and Career Advisor

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Academic and Career Advisor. The Academic and Career Advisor works directly with students to facilitate the preparation of an academic and professional development plan that incorporates intentional academic and career planning and exploration, experiential learning, and engagement with networks and communities.  The Academic and Career Advisor assists students with defining and clarifying their educational and career goals, resolving issues related to academic difficulties and assists in the development of a comprehensive program that seeks to further the educational mission of the college by:
1. Creating and delivering programming to support students in their academic and career plans.
2. Working directly with students and alumni.
3. Encouraging all students to explore self-directed activities that provide opportunities for self-realization, personal growth, and success.

Duties, responsibilities and authority include but are not limited to:
1. Work with the Director of Academic and Career Advising to maintain a welcoming and supportive office that provides up-to-date information and programming following best-practice models of academic and career advising.
2. Guide students to meet graduation requirements in a timely fashion while preparing them to meet their individualized future goals.
3. Conduct career advisement sessions for current students, recent graduates and alumni.
4. Provide individual counseling, instruction and assistance to students concerning all aspects of career planning.
5. Distribute/publicize job postings and information on graduate schools, employers, internships and similar experience based instructional programs.
6. Serve as a member on appropriate departmental, college and/or campus advisory committees.
7. Assist with phone and in-person advising of incoming first-year and transfer students.
8. Develop curriculum and instruct relevant courses.
9. Maintain regular contact with employers for new job and internship opportunities.
10. Coordinate on-campus visits by employers and graduate schools.
11. Write assessment reports and year-end reports to the Director of Academic and Career Advising evaluating the year's programs and services.
12. Participate in Commencement, orientation, admissions open-houses, and related events, some of which occur during evening and weekend hours.
13. Keep abreast of trends and issues in the field through professional associations and professional development activities.
14. Maintain the confidentiality of student records and other information according to FERPA regulations.

Requirements: Master's degree in psychology, education, counseling, or related field required; proven ability to assess programming and services; excellent verbal, written, and computer communication skills; knowledge of student development, career development, and higher educational policies and procedures; demonstrated ability to provide and coordinate programs and services for students and assess those programs and while building positive relationships with students. Experience working with a college student population is preferred.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to meet the challenges of the future, Wells College is seeking to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all to thrive. Our student body includes 35% of students identifying as a student of color and 32% who are first-generation college students.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Interested candidates are to apply online below and include letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with current contact information.  No phone calls please.

INTERNAL CANDIDATES     APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES     APPLY HERE 

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

Student Employment Positions

the following positions are available for the 2021-22 academic year

 **Please note that students who have previously worked for the College are considered "Returning Student Workers" and students that have NOT worked for the College before are considered "New Student Workers".  Please be sure to click on the correct applicant link!

Athletic Training Assistant (2 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Aurora Free Library

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Aurora Preschool Teaching Assistant

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Buildings and Grounds Assistant (2 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Ceramics Assistant

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Campus Safety Dispatcher (1 position available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Communications Assistant (1 position available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Emily Howland After School Language Program (2 positions)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Learning Support - Writing Center

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Math Clinic Assistant (3 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Peachtown Elementary (5 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Peer Tutors (8 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS    APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Social Media Specialist (2 positions available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

Visual Arts Assistant (1 position available)

RETURNING STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

NEW STUDENT WORKERS     APPLY HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Working at Wells
Whether in the classrooms, the offices, or the grounds, Wells is a beautiful place to spend your day.

Our mission is for every student to think critically, reason wisely and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. On our beautiful lakeside campus, students gain the knowledge, skills and experience to create their own unique path.

170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026
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General Information: 315.364.3266
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