Wells College seeks a passionate student-advocate, detail-oriented professional to serve as the Academic Support Manager for the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) and TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) grants. Reporting to the Asst. Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Director of CSTEP and TRIO-SSS, the Academic Support Manager will use electronic data systems, technology, and interpersonal skills to support the enrollment and retention of students in CSTEP and TRIO-SSS.
The person in this role has oversight of data collection and reporting, maintenance of academic support interventions, and supports Learning Management System (LMS) communications. The Academic Support Manager is a primary contact for students in the CSTEP program and will support administrative functions within TRIO-SSS. The ideal candidate will bring a background and understanding within topics specific to disabled, first-generation, economically disadvantaged, Black, Indigenous, housing-insecure, and other historically underrepresented student populations.
Successful candidate will have a master’s degree and at least two years of previous experience in a similar environment. Tutoring skills, commitment to serving individuals from multicultural backgrounds along with excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Proficiency with a variety of computer systems and software.
Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive.
Wells College offers competitive salary, paid leave, retirement, health insurance, life insurance plus dependent tuition benefits. College is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all person regardless of (but not limited to) race, color, religions, ethic or national origin, sex, age, varying physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political beliefs. The College is also committed to compliance with all applicable laws regarding non-discrimination.
Interested candidates should apply online at www.wells.edu/employment and submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Through Wells' academic program, residential atmosphere, and community activities, students learn and practice the ideals of the liberal arts. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others.