Wells College is located in the scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York, known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. The village of Aurora is centrally located and provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers — 25 minutes from Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2 ½ hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City.
Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits including health and
life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, EAP, course
attendance, dependent tuition benefits, 11 paid holidays and vacation, sick and personal
Kit Van Orman
Manager of Human Resources and Business Services
Aurora, NY 13026
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Wells College is a small selective co-educational liberal arts college located in central New York. The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. Wells College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Assistant/Associate Director of Communications
Wells College seeks an experienced and energetic professional to help manage the College’s communications efforts. From media relations, to event publicity, to web updates, to publications management, to copy writing and social media, the Communications staff supports all areas of the College.
The successful candidate will contribute to the College’s communications, admissions, alumni relations and fundraising efforts. Working collaboratively to support academic and student success, the incumbent will help share the College’s story with a wide range of audiences.
A bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism or a related field, and a minimum of five years relevant experience is required. Skills must include exceptional attention to language, facility with social media and emerging technologies, familiarity with content management systems, and a strong desire to seek out solutions. The ability to self-start, meet deadlines and work under pressure are essential. Knowledge of higher education and a commitment to the liberal arts are also expected. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
A letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references should be sent to: Ms. Kit Van Orman, Manager of Human Resources and Business Services, Wells College, PO Box 500, Aurora, NY 13026, or email@example.com.
Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach
Wells College seeks applicants for the part-time position of Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Swim. As assistant Coach, will assist the head coach with all facets of running the Men’s and Women’s Swim program, including team sport skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plan, ordering supplies and uniforms, compiling of team and roster statistics and information, and recruitment of prospective student athletes. The expected start date is September 1. 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 preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are to email a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with current phone numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Assistant Professor of Business
Wells College, a small liberal arts college in Aurora, N.Y., invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Business starting in the 2013-2014 year. This is a full-time tenure track position in a developing program in Business and Entrepreneurship. We seek candidates who hold a Ph.D. in business administration, management, or a related field such as economics, organizational psychology, or operations research. Candidates with a D.B.A. will also be considered. The preferred candidate will be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in business administration and management, have strong organizational skills, and facilitate the development of the new program. The business and entrepreneurship program is housed in the division of social sciences which values social responsibility, global understandings and diversity. Specific courses may include principles of management, introduction to human resources, strategic management, personal financial management, and entrepreneurship & small business management. All faculty at Wells College are expected to contribute to the college’s general education curriculum, Sustainable Community. In addition to teaching, duties include academic advising, committee service, and curriculum assessment and development. Ideal candidates should be able to achieve excellence in teaching, engage in scholarship, and participate in the campus community.
Interested candidates should send their applications to Business Search Committee, Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora, N.Y. 13026. Applications must include a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the liberal arts, statement of research interests, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three current letters of reference from those familiar with the candidate’s teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
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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.