Assistant Professor in Computer Science
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Landmark College in beautiful southern Vermont invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Computer Science. In fall 2015 the MacFarlane Science, Technology, and Innovation Center that houses the CS program was completed, and a B.S. in Computer Science was launched. This provides the new faculty member with a particularly exciting opportunity to join a young college with new STEM initiatives. Landmark College also provides a personalized learning experience to students with different learning styles, many of which bring unique talents well-suited to the evolving field of Computer Science.
The new faculty member will provide undergraduate computer science and mathematics courses, with an opportunity to develop and deliver courses related to areas of experience and interest. Candidates in application areas such as databases, AI, systems, or graphics are especially encouraged to apply. The faculty member will also provide scholarship in the field, including research efforts that involve undergraduate students eager to experience discovery and keen to apply concepts. They will also join others in grant proposal development. This position is available to start as early as January 2016.
Landmark College is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently, including those with dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, ASD, and gifted LD. Our educational model is built around small class sizes, integrated technology, and an inclusive pedagogy. Landmark faculty understand that neurodiversity is a strength, not a weakness.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in computer science or a related field is required (master’s degree considered). A working knowledge of the nature of specific learning disabilities, an understanding of or willingness to learn principles of universal design for learning, and teaching experience at the college level are highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate have the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate Computer Science courses.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015. Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter (that addresses teaching and research qualifications), statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, and full contact information for three references to the Director of Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org, or 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Professor in Art & Design
Landmark College’s Fine and Performing Arts Department is seeking applications for a fulltime faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach introductory studio and digital courses in 2D & 3D design, web design and animation in the college’s new Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art degree program. The ideal candidate will have an active studio practice and exhibition record and approach these courses from an interdisciplinary perspective highlighting the intersection of art, design, and contemporary culture. Landmark’s recent launch of a BA in Studio Art, newly renovated Fine Arts Gallery and ongoing expansion of teaching studio spaces presents the new faculty with an exciting opportunity to join a growing department in a dynamic academic environment that values individuality and innovation in the arts.
Applicants with demonstrated knowledge in the field of art and design and experience in using effective and innovative pedagogy are highly desired. Other desirable qualities include familiarity with principles of universal design for instruction and learning, and a demonstrated commitment to continuing growth as an artist and educator. This Assistant Professor position is in line with the College’s standards for Faculty Rank and Promotion. All fulltime faculty are responsible for ensuring effective classroom instruction and participating in the development of curriculum and pedagogical practices consistent with the mission and goals of the College. The anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2016.
Landmark College is the leading, accredited college in the United States for students who learn differently. Our degrees are designed for students with learning differences such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorders (AD/HD), and ASD. Landmark College’s mission is to transform the way students learn, educators teach, and the public thinks about education. We provide highly accessible approaches to learning that empower individuals to exceed their aspirations and achieve their greatest potential. Landmark College is located in beautiful southern Vermont and within easy driving distance to Boston and other major cities. Landmark College offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program including medical insurance and a generous retirement savings plan.
Qualifications: The position requires a minimum of an MFA degree and college-level teaching experience. Excellent communication, organizational, and management skills are critical. Experience with, and an understanding of, the nature of specific learning disabilities and attention disorders are a plus.
Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter specifying teaching philosophy and qualifications, C.V., ten examples of current work or link to artist’s website, two syllabi examples, and the names and contact information for three references to: email@example.com, Attention: Carolyn LeBail, Director of Human Resources.
Assistant/Associate Director of Institutional Advancement (IA)
Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont, is a premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently. We seek a detail-oriented, energetic individual to join us as an Assistant or Associate Director of Institutional Advancement. As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities, Landmark is a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic experience for students. Landmark College has recently evolved to offer BA-level programs, is developing post-baccalaureate offerings for educators, and is a global leader in research related to teaching and learning. The Assistant/Associate Director of Institutional Advancement is a key member of the IA team and reports directly to the Senior Director, Institutional Advancement.
The primary duty for the Assistant/Associate Director of Institutional Advancement is all database management, including: prospect research, data entry, report queries, writing, and generation, gift processing, and documentation. The Assistant/Associate Director of Institutional Advancement will also manage the Vice President for IA’s schedule/calendar, oversee all travel arrangements, expense reporting, invoicing, travel reports, action tracking, donor stewardship and other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of IA. A Bachelor’s degree and experience in a development office are required, as are excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced, data-driven office. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as database management experience (Raisers Edge preferred), is required.
Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Electronic submissions are preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interim Assistant Director of Recreation and Outdoor Programs
Landmark College, located in southern Vermont, is a premier 2- and 4-year institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD, Landmark is committed to providing the best support for students in and outside the classroom.
Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation, the Interim Assistant Director of Recreation and Outdoor Programs is responsible for the development and execution of student recreational programs, intramural programs, outdoor programs and facilities, operational management of the Click Family Sports Center, and managing all publicity and marketing for the Athletics, Fitness & Recreation department.
Required skills and qualifications include; a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education, Sports Management, Physical Education or related field, certified ropes course and rock climbing instructor, ability to plan, organize, and execute events and activities, CPR/First Aid & AED certification, ability to obtain shuttle driving certification.
This position is open immediately and will continue through January 21, 2016. It is a non-benefited position. Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter and resume (including references) to the Director of Human Resources: email@example.com. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of Online Learning
Landmark College, located in southern Vermont, is a premier 2- and 4-year institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities (LD; including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, Landmark is a mainstream college with a non-mainstream, resource-rich academic model. As the College evolves and grows, we seek an experienced online programming professional for the position of Director of Online Learning.
Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director is responsible for developing and managing online course and program elements at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Director has administrative responsibilities for operational areas of the emerging online division at Landmark College including recruiting and managing staff (including adjunct faculty); purchasing and procurement; budgeting; informing the effective marketing of online programs; coordinating online student support; and ensuring technical support for online learners.
Qualifications: Master's or doctoral degree in Instructional Design and Technology, Instructional Systems, Educational Systems Educational Technology, or a related field is required. Five (5) years of managerial and administrative experience directly related to distance learning and/or instructional technology in higher education is preferred, as is familiarity with ADA accommodations and universal design for learning principles. Experience in online program development and management, as well as being in an online environment, including assessment of student outcomes, is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred) from a regionally accredited institution. Previous experience in an administrative role and experience managing an online learning organization within higher education. Familiarity with processes for admissions, marketing, financial aid, program development and assessment associated within higher education. Working knowledge and understanding of learning differences and accommodation law. Marketing and/or market research and experience in grant writing is preferred.
Landmark College offers challenging employment with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program. Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, and full contact information for three references to the Director of Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Adjunct Instructor - Wilson Reading
Landmark College, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently, is seeking an Adjunct Instructor to teach Wilson Reading in the fall semester.
The Wilson instructor would be expected to teach two sections of Wilson Reading to small groups (up to 5 students) at Landmark College per semester, dependent upon sufficient enrollment. Each class meets Monday/Wednesday/Friday for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or Tuesday/Thursday for 1 hour and 40 minutes. The semester begins late August and ends in mid-December.
Qualifications: Certification in Wilson Reading and three years’ successful experience in Wilson instruction is required, along with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Familiarity with instructing students with learning differences is highly desirable.
Landmark College offers a competitive salary. This position is not eligible for benefits. Qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter, résumé and references to Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, VT 05346. E-mail applications are preferred: email@example.com. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
STEM areas: Computer Sciences and Mathematics
Primary duties: Landmark College is seeking adjunct faculty in Computer Science/Gaming to teach Interactive Digital Design, Web Design and Development, or Programming I, Developmental Algebra, or Introductory Statistics. Adjunct faculty are responsible for organizing, developing, and delivering the academic curriculum, as well as assessing academic performance, in accordance with any existing departmental guidelines and consistent with the policies and practices of the College.
Adjunct faculty prepare and deliver a course or courses, design and implement learning activities, and report on student outcomes. Adjunct faculty provide students with performance feedback and reports on student performance. Adjunct faculty providing classroom instruction are available to students during class meetings, office hours, and by appointment. For more information about Landmark College Academics please visit the Academics section of the Landmark College website.
- Master's degree in Computer Science/Gaming, Biology or related field
- Previous classroom experience in higher education
- Previous experience working with students who learn differently and/or knowledge of learning disabilities is a plus
- Proven ability to work effectively in a demanding, collaborative educational environment
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong organizational/supervisory skills
- Ability to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the developmental and instructional challenges of working with students with learning differences
- This position is subject to the requirements of the Landmark College Adjunct Policy
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and the full contact information for three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.