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APPLY HERE:  Thomas College - Program Director for the Centers of Innovation (


Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Located in Waterville, Maine, Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student with innovative programs that produce career ready graduates.  Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees and a master's degree in the fourth year, individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. Our graduate degree offerings fit every lifestyle with in-person accelerated programs to evening online courses. Whether in the classroom, in the community, or on the athletics field with our 19 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares students for the workplace of tomorrow.  Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Thomas College ranks #1 among colleges in Maine and #10 in the Northeast for the social mobility of our graduates. Learn more at

Thomas College offers the ability for full-time employees and dependents/spouses to earn an undergraduate and/or graduate degree tuition free. Graduate programs are subject to taxes.

The Center for Innovation at Thomas College seeks an experienced Program Director to assist in its strategic vison within its Professional and Career Development efforts to deliver the highest career development experience to students that is possible.  The director will oversee and manage a variety of programs on a daily basis such as the College’s Digital Badging, President’s Innovation Challenge and Career Navigators along with assisting to forge relationships with industry and institutional partners in order to help create unique and meaningful experiences for our students.  The director will also be responsible for managing and directing the process of creating customer-centric (student and other stakeholders) non-credit programming and will manage student employees to help deliver these offerings.   

The candidate must have experience and a passion for developing new innovative programming and services.  Must be able to work with professionals across a wide range of disciplines and build support internally and externally.  Other desired skills include project management experience; project design experience; facilitation skills; coalition building skills; creative, deadline-driven, problem solving teammate; strong written and verbal communication skills.  Bachelor’s degree in related field required. 

The position requires flexibility in working hours, including the availability to work nights and/or weekends on occasion. 

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.


APPLY HERE:  Thomas College - Program Director for the Centers of Innovation (