Assistant Director of Academic and Career Advising

Job description

Wells College seeks an Assistant Director of Academic and Career Advising. Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Academic and Career Advising, the Assistant Director assists student populations served by the Office of Academic and Career Advising in developing skills and gaining experiences they need for success in academic and work settings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred; minimum 3 years’ experience in higher education required, experience in college career services preferred; strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques; and an inclusive student-centered philosophy of providing services and resources.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, 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 under 500, approximately 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé; and names and contact information for three professional references online at No phone one calls please.




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Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 6/12/2018
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