Program Coordinator – Professional and Career Development (PCD)
Waterville, ME Professional and Career Development
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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 #2 among colleges in Maine 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 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 relative to internships and permanent job placement, 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 coordinates outreach for the career development component related to First Year Course, e-portfolio project, and career assessment; manages the professional resource library, department website and online postings, and provides support for Alumni and Professional and Career Development marketing materials. The Program Coordinator will promote the colleges diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.

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.

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.

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.

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.