Assistant Director, Academic Coordinator—Book Arts Center
Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time (10 month) position of Assistant Director and Academic Coordinator for the Book Arts Center. As Assistant Director and Academic Coordinator, the successful candidate will oversee all pedagogical aspects of our vibrant and historic Book Arts Center, including but not limited to: teaching two classes per semester, participating in curriculum development for the book arts and book studies programs in concert with other departments, overseeing internships and work study students, participating in recruitment and retention initiatives, advising students, and working in partnership with and under the center director. This is a two-year grant funded position with a possible extension contingent on additional outside funding.
Applicants for the position should have a minimum of a master’s degree; excellent skills in binding, letterpress printing, papermaking, and/or printmaking; good interpersonal skills; successful teaching experience in both workshops and semester-long courses; a record of meeting deadlines; and a collaborative spirit.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should apply below and include:
*a letter of application
*a list of three references with contact information
*a sample of 5-10 works by the applicant
*a sample of 5-10 works by the applicant’s students
*a statement of teaching philosophy
*a diversity statement
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.
Application materials are to be submitted electronically via the Wells College employment web page. www.wells.edu/employment .
Wells College is a nationally-recognized, private liberal arts college located on the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Founded in 1868, Wells provides a rigorous and relationship-based academic experience strengthened by the College's emphasis on community, residential atmosphere, and dedication to hands-on learning. The mission of Wells College is to teach students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives.