Employment Opportunities

Vice President for Institutional Advancement                          

Landmark College, located in southern Vermont and close to Boston and other major cities, is a premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently.  As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities (LD; including dyslexia), attention deficit disorders, and autism spectrum disorder, Landmark is an increasingly mainstream college but with a proven, non-mainstream and resource-rich academic model. We seek an experienced fundraising professional with a proven track record in a range of development activities for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA).

The VPIA is a senior-level position reporting to the President. He or she will lead fundraising activities as the College maintains strong annual fund support and enters the final stages of a capital campaign for a new Science, Technology and Innovation Center.  The VPIA will join the advancement team at a time when the College has achieved four-year status, established STEM programs, positioned itself as a global leader in training and research, and developed strategic capabilities in online teaching and learning in the field of LD. The VPIA is responsible for overall planning, coordination, and administration of the Office of Institutional Advancement, which also includes alumni relations and grants management. 

Qualifications include significant, progressive management and leadership experience in a development office, preferably in higher education, with an in-depth knowledge of current development issues and approaches including web- and technology-based elements of fundraising.  A bachelor's degree is required, and an advanced degree is preferred. Frequent travel on behalf of the College is a requirement. 

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, résumé and full contact information for three references to the Director of Human Resources: humanresources@landmark.edu. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). To find out more about the College please visit us: www.landmark.edu.

Director of Human Resources

Landmark College, located in beautiful Putney, Vermont, and just two hours from Boston, is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently. We seek an experienced professional to serve as the Director of Human Resources, the chief personnel officer for Landmark College, reporting to the Vice President for Administration & Finance.

The Director of Human Resources is instrumental in maintaining a positive working environment to retain existing employees while attracting qualified people to fill vacant and new positions at Landmark College. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for enforcing existing policies and procedures as well as developing new policies and procedures which effectively address the personnel needs of the employees of Landmark College and the administration which manages the operation of Landmark College. The Director of Human Resources is the liaison between employees and management and provides an opportunity for employees to question, comment, voice concerns, or make suggestions regarding personnel policies and procedures in a non-threatening and completely confidential atmosphere. The Director of Human Resources is an advisor to the President of Landmark College and the Board of Trustees on all matters related to employment issues and personnel management and works directly with the Landmark College legal counsel as needed. The Director of Human Resources has a key responsibility to advance Landmark College’s distinctive mission, core values, programs, and services as outlined in the current Strategic Plan.

The successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline related to human resources management and at least eight years of increasingly responsible experience in human resources management. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, due to frequent contact with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, and staff employees; vendors and providers of services; legal counsel; and other visitors to Landmark College, including employee candidates. The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, maintain perspective, effectively recruit, train and manage Office of Human Resources personnel, and provide strong leadership within general and specific areas of responsibility is critical. The position requires excellent communication, organization, and supervisory skills, consistently sound judgment, and an ability to work successfully under pressure. Computer literacy is necessary including the ability to learn and successfully employ standard administrative software used at Landmark College. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative, energy, and a willingness to learn and take on new challenges. The successful candidate must pass all necessary background checks required of any Landmark College employee working directly with our students.  Experience working in an institution of higher education (or other not-for-profit organization) is preferred.

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO. Qualified individuals must apply with a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for three references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred: humanresources@landmark.edu. To find out more about Landmark College, please visit us at www.landmark.edu. 

Senior Academic Researcher - Landmark College Institute for Research & Training (LCIRT)

SEARCH REOPENED

Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont and close to Boston and other major cities, is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently.  As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities (LD; including dyslexia), attention deficit disorders, and autism spectrum disorder, Landmark is evolving strategically as an increasingly “mainstream college” with a proven, non-mainstream and resource-rich academic experience for students. We seek a Senior Academic Researcher to work within the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT).

The Senior Academic Researcher supports the VP of LCIRT and is a key player in helping to position LCIRT as a leader in educational initiatives for students who learn differently, and in advancing the College’s distinctive mission, programs, and services. Specifically, the position requires the ability to:

  • Define, propose, and lead grant funded projects, including grant writing
  • Support and/or lead qualitative and quantitative research endeavors
  • Develop and deliver professional development on issues related to LD/ADHD/ASD education
  • Teach traditional and online/blended courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree required (Ph.D. strongly preferred) in special education, educational psychology, cognitive psychology, and/or related fields, 2+ years in relevant research, grant writing, instruction, and/or instructional technologies. Evidence of developing educational programs/ interventions, managing education-related data, analyzing complex information, summarizing/synthesizing data to develop findings/recommendations, and communicating information to professional audiences expected. Demonstrated evidence of grant writing/funding is desirable, as is evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Outstanding presentation, communication, and project management skills required. Job requires regular travel and working within a flexible, dynamic schedule.

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:  humanresources@landmark.edu. Please visit us at www.landmark.edu.

Research Associate

Landmark College, located in beautiful southern Vermont and within driving distance of the five colleges area, Boston, and other major cities, is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently.  As the nation’s first accredited college for bright students with learning disabilities (LD; including dyslexia), attention deficit disorders (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Landmark is evolving strategically as an increasingly “mainstream college” with a proven, non-mainstream and resource-rich academic experience for students. We are seeking a Research Associate to work within the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT).

The Research Associate will work as part of two project teams funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and aimed at improving STEM education for students with LD, ADHD, and/or ASD and other struggling populations of students. Specifically, the position requires the ability to:

  • Collect and analyze quantitative data
  • Code and analyze qualitative data
  • Interface with research participants and project staff
  • Support the preparation and presentation of academic talks and manuscripts
  • Follow research protocols and protect participant confidentiality

Funding for this position is anticipated to begin on the 1st of September 2014 and to last for 30 months with the possibility of renewal depending upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in cognitive psychology, educational psychology, quantitative psychology, neuroscience, statistics, or related fields is required (Masters or Ph.D. strongly preferred)
  • Relevant research experience required (experience working on NSF funded projects strongly preferred)
  • Familiarity with quantitative analysis packages such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, or R is required
  • Familiarity with qualitative analysis packages such as NVivo is preferred
  • Record of academic presentations or publications preferred
  • Familiarity with eye tracking research and/or educational data mining is preferred

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals must 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:  humanresources@landmark.edu. Please visit us at www.landmark.edu.

Resident Dean

Landmark College, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently has an outstanding opportunity for a Resident Dean, reporting to the Director of Residential Life.

This full-time (12 month) live-in position is responsible for the overall supervision of a designated residential area and for creating an environment conducive to student development and academic achievement and the facilitation of responsible, meaningful patterns of group and individual living. RD’s are responsible for administering a variety of operational, educational, and developmental functions, designed to foster personal development and a sense of community within the residence hall including counseling and advising individual students, serving on college committee and supervising a paraprofessional staff of Resident Assistants. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Other benefits include an apartment within the residence hall, full meal plan, medical, dental and retirement. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. An immediate start date is preferred.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in Student Life Administration or related field or a Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.  The ability to responsibly handle sensitive/confidential information is critical, as well as the ability to work flexible, and non-traditional hours. Experience working with students with learning differences is a plus.

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals must apply with a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for three references to be considered.  Applications can be sent to Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred: humanresources@landmark.edu.  Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To find out more about Landmark College please visit us: www.landmark.edu.

Adjunct Instructor Business Program

 Landmark College is seeking an adjunct faculty member in the Business Degree Program to teach Introduction to Business.  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 Landmark College.  Qualifications: PhD in Business preferred, Master’s degree in Business accepted.  Previous experience in teaching required.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and full contact information for three references to: humanresources@landmark.edu Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE

Adjunct Instructor Mathematics

Landmark College is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach in the Mathematics department.  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 Landmark College.  Qualifications: PhD in mathematics preferred, Master’s degree accepted.  Previous experience in teaching required.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and full contact information for three references to: humanresources@landmark.edu Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE

Atheltics and Recreation

Woman's Basketball Coach - Fall 2014-Spring 2015

Atheletic Coaches must:

  • Conduct safe and organized practice sessuions that will enable team members to devlop and improve their skills
  • Track player atendance at practice, meetings, games, etc.
  • Responsible and accountable for all athletes on team
  • Encourage and recruit players on campus
  • Knowledge and adherance to College policies/procedure to include: injuries, behavioral issues, attendance, academic performance
  • Demonstrate conduct that advances academic success of athletes
  • Attention to player safety and equipment
  • Promote fair play and sportsmanship
  • Have  current driver's license and trnsport team usig Landmark College veicles
  • Maintain inventory of sports equipment

Interested candidates should submit a resume and full contact information for three references

Custodial Professional

Landmark College, located in Putney, VT, the leader in creating successful learning strategies for students with learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), ADHD and ASD, currently has an opening for a Custodial Professional.

Part Time Custodian

Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM, first shift.

Duties include cleaning a variety of buildings on campus.  The ability to clean and maintain hard floors, resilient floors and carpets is necessary.

This position requires a hardworking, conscientious, and self-motivated individual.  Competitive starting wages are based on experience.  Position also requires a valid driver’s license and a home telephone. 

If you are a dependable and conscientious team player, please email a resume along with 2 references to humanresources@landmark.edu or by regular mail to Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, VT  05346.

Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about Landmark College, please visit www.landmark.edu.

Adjunct Faculty

Physical Education - Hip Hop Dance Instructor       Fall Semester (September - December 2014)

Instruct a one-credit Physical Education course in Beginning Hip Hop Dance. Classes meet Tuesdays from 5:30-6:45 p.m and introduce students to the foundations of hip hop dance including breaking, popping, locking, waves, glides, commercial styles, and choreographed routines. Classes will include an overview of hip hop skills, followed by an introduction to choreography. Students will be assessed on content knowledge and demonstration of skill proficiency throughout the semester.

Qualifications: the ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable Teaching experience
  • Experience working with students who have ADHD, ASD and/or other specific learning disabilities
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
  • Familiarity with course syllabus creation, lesson planning and student assessment.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and full contact information fot three references.

STEM areas: Life Sciences, 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 us the Academics section of the Landmark College website.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Creative Writing, 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: humanresources@landmark.edu.

Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).