Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services

Aurora, Cayuga County
Jun 19, 2014
Wells College seeks a Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services to develop experiential learning opportunities while assisting students, current and past, in developing skills they need for success in academic and work settings. 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 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 on June 30, 2014 and will continue until the final candidate is selected. To apply, applicants should submit (all in one PDF) a cover letter with salary expectations; résumé; and names and contact information for three professional references to: with EL&CS Search in the subject line. No phone calls please.