Thomas College, located in the revitalized City of Waterville, ME which is mid-way between the beautiful coast and mountains of Maine, as well as Maine’s largest city, is a private, not-for-profit business and liberal arts college offering a guaranteed job program to its graduates.
Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology. In 2017, Money Magazine ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas College in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates.
The Program Coordinator-PCD provides support for the broad range of comprehensive professional and career development services and programs provided for the College’s undergraduate, graduate and alumni populations. S/he has the primary responsibility for services and programs geared toward meeting the needs of all undergraduate students, and works closely with Advancement staff and other areas of the College to provide assistance to current students entering the workforce. S/he also provides support to alumni relations and other areas of Advancement operations as needed. The Program Coordinator will promote the colleges diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.
Two to three years of prior experience in career advising, counseling services or human resources field required. Prior experience administering and interpreting assessment tests and working with high school or college students desirable. Four-year college degree in business, career development, counseling or related field desired. Efficiency with Microsoft Office.
Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills; ability to participate in a team environment; strong problem-solving skills. Must be a self-starter, deadline driven, and able to adapt and manage multiple and changing priorities. Ability to maintain confidentiality a must.
Knowledge of current trends and issues around career development needs – of college students in particular – and the employment marketplace in general is essential. Some travel; evening and weekend hours required. Valid driver’s license and successful driver's license background check required.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include: Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.
The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 . After a successful applicant receives a job offer they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply and be approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.