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Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont and within easy driving distance to Boston and other major cities, is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently. We have an immediate opening for a professional executive assistant, reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Executive Assistant provides comprehensive administrative support primarily for the Office of the VPAA, with additional support provided for two Academic Deans. The Executive Assistant handles a wide range of administrative projects, assignments, and tasks at the discretion of the VPAA. In addition to supporting the VPAA, this position assists (on an as-needed basis) the offices of Institutional Effectiveness, Study Abroad, Marketing Communications, Placement, and the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but consideration will be given to equivalent experience. The position demands a consummate professional who is an outstanding writer, a strong editor, and a superb organizer. The EA must be able to manage multiple projects independently in a very fast-paced work environment. Superior administrative support and technology skills, including expertise in all Microsoft Office Suite software, are required, as are strong interpersonal and communication skills. Familiarity with SharePoint is a plus. The ability to responsibly handle confidential information is critical. The selected candidate will demonstrate an affable disposition, be a fast learner, and approach learning opportunities with enthusiasm.
Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals must apply by cover letter, resume and the contact information of three references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, VT 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO.
Assistant Director of Admissions
Landmark College, located in beautiful southeastern Vermont and within driving distance to Boston and other major cities, is the college of choice for students who learn differently. We offer an opportunity to become an Assistant Director of Admissions for its fast-paced Admissions Office, reporting to the Senior Director of Enrollment Management.
The Assistant Director of Admissions operates in a marketing-oriented territory management system of enrollment, and plays an important role in developing and managing recruitment initiatives, from inquiry to campus visits and ultimately to enrollment. The Assistant Director recruits, interviews and evaluates prospective students for admission, and is expected to provide information on all aspects of the Landmark College educational model, as well as admissions and financial aid policies and processes to potential students and their families. The Assistant Director also works with the College team to enhance programs and efforts designed to meet enrollment goals, and utilizes technology and systems that help us meet enrollment goals. The position requires extensive travel throughout the US and the potential to travel internationally.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Experience in higher education admissions systems is desirable. Superior communication and organizational skills are necessary. The ability to work independently and also collaboratively in a professional and confidential manner is critical. An understanding of and commitment to the issues of learning disabilities and learning difficulties such as dyslexia, ADHD, and ASD are highly desirable.
Landmark College offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program. Qualified individuals must apply with a cover letter, résumé and references to the Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, VT 05346. Email applications are preferred and can be sent to: email@example.com. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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 (EEO). To find out more about the College please visit us: www.landmark.edu.
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 (EEO).
Computer Science Faculty
Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont and within easy driving distance to Boston and other major cities, is now a four-year institution and remains the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently. As an accredited college for students with learning challenges including dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, and LD and autism spectrum disorder, Landmark College seeks a computer science faculty member to join our dynamic Mathematics and Computer Science department at the Assistant Professor rank.
The new faculty member will deliver seven courses per year from a wide range of undergraduate computer science courses, undergraduate courses in mathematics, and related areas based on experience and interest. Landmark has launched a new B.S. program in Computer Science and expects that the new faculty member will nurture and help shape this important new program. The faculty member will provide scholarship in the field, particularly in terms of research programs that can involve undergraduate students, and will join others in grant proposal development. Familiarity with principles of universal design for instruction and learning, and a demonstrated commitment to continuing growth as an educator is also desired. The anticipated start date for the position is fall 2015.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in computer science or a related field is required (master’s degree considered). A working understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities and teaching experience at the college level is highly desirable.
Landmark College offers a dynamic employment opportunity with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program. Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter (that addresses teaching 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 (EEO).
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: email@example.com.
Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).