Director of Career Services
Wells College seeks a Director of Career Center. Fundamental to the position is the ability to develop and implement effective methods of preparing students for the world of work. In addition, this person is charged with enhancing and coordinating activities within both the internal and external communities. The Director reports to the Provost and Dean of the College. A fuller position description can be found at www.wells.edu/about/employment.
Qualifications: Masters degree; 5 years experience in college career services or similar experience in career development in a business environment; experience supervising and building partnerships; extensive knowledge of student development and career development; strong written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills especially those in the areas of collaboration, conflict resolution, problem solving and decision-making; strong organization and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and constituents; ability to work well without close supervision; proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Jenzabar or other student information systems); and an inclusive student-centered philosophy of providing services and resources.
Wells College was established as a women’s college in 1868 and became coeducational in 2005. The College is a nationally recognized small residential liberal arts college located on the shore of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of 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; 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 with salary expectations; résumé; and names and contact information for three professional references online at www.wells.edu/employment. No phone one calls, please.