Employment Opportunities

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

We seek a Senior Academic Researcher to work within our integrated Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT).

The  Senior Academic Researcher specializes in grant/research projects and in developing/delivering evidence-based client-funded professional development in one or more of the following areas: social media/communication, digital literacy, eLearning and mobile devices; the Senior Academic Researcher is responsible for defining, proposing, and leading grant funded research as well as delivering professional development. Research projects may consist of studies to improve educational methods and learning practices, develop and validate strategies for neurodiverse learners, and evaluate the effectiveness of instructional technologies to improve student engagement and success. The Senior Academic Researcher reports to and supports the Vice President of Research/Director of LCIRT and will be key in helping to positioning LCIRT through strategic partnerships/joint ventures, researching market-related opportunities, developing intellectual property, and advancing the College’s distinctive mission, programs, and services.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required (Ph.D. strongly preferred) in special education, educational psychology, 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, P.O. Box 820, 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.

Dean of Students & Director of Student Engagement

The Dean of Students & Director of Student Engagement will be responsible for developing and carrying out a comprehensive program of educational and co-curricular opportunities for students that complement students’ academic learning goals for the classroom.  Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the position offers the opportunity to join a strong and developing Student Affairs leadership team.

Specifically, the position has three major components comprised of supervision of division staff as assigned (including Student Activities, Outdoor Programs, Athletics, Fitness & Recreation, Residential Life, and Coordinator of Women’s programming), developing and managing a comprehensive array of educational & co-curricular programming, and executing all aspects of the New Student Orientation programs.  In addition, the Dean will also be responsible for supporting the work of the Vice President of Student Affairs by intervening with students & parents, coordinating specific projects, taking on other duties as assigned, and serving as the primary Student Affairs officer in the Vice President’s absence. 

Qualifications: Essential qualifications include a master’s degree in Student Life Administration or related field or a bachelor’s degree with significant and relevant work experience; demonstrated experience in developing, planning, and implementing programs, campus activities, and special events in a higher education setting; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; ability to establish and maintain accurate records and reports and effectively produce, examine, and analyze relevant data; ability to manage multiple priorities; ability to work flexible and non-traditional hours.

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for three references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, P.O. Box 820, Putney, Vermont 05346. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO. Electronic submissions are preferred: humanresources@landmark.edu. To find out more about Landmark College please visit us: www.landmark.edu.

Director of Campus Safety & Emergency Management

We seek a seasoned professional to serve as the Director of Campus Safety & Emergency Management, a new position with comprehensive responsibilities as chief safety officer for Landmark College, reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

The Director of Campus Safety & Emergency Management is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure campus for all students, faculty, staff and visitors to Landmark College.  Specific areas of responsibility include effective planning, development, implementation and enforcement of security and safety policies and procedures, thorough investigation of campus incidents and participation in conduct hearing process.  The Director supervises and manages a security staff including an Assistant Director and Security Officers.  The Director maintains an active and visible presence on campus interacting with students, faculty, staff and visitors.  The Director provides an active leadership role in planning for, and management of, any and all campus emergency situations.  The Director is an active member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and functions as Chair of the Landmark College Safety Committee keeping senior administrative staff informed of all College safety and security issues. 

The successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.  Progressively responsible work experience in the security office of a residential institution such as a college or university is preferred.  The position requires excellent interpersonal skills due to frequent contact with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and the public.  The candidate must have the ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information.  Experience providing effective leadership in the recruitment, training and management of safety and security personnel is critical.  Strong organization and supervisory skills, combined with consistently sound judgment and an ability to work successfully under pressure are needed.  The Director must demonstrate initiative, energy, and a willingness to take on new challenges and remain up-to-date on all local, state and federal regulations relating to safety and security on college campuses.  This position requires a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and CORI check.  The work schedule for this position will include weekend and evening and night time hours.

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.  Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO.  Qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for three references to: Human Resources, Landmark College, P.O. Box 820, Putney, Vermont 05346.  Electronic submissions are preferred: humanresources@landmark.edu.  To find out more about Landmark College, please visit us at www.landmark.edu. 

Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards

Landmark College, located in beautiful southeastern Vermont and with proximity to Boston and other major cities, is the nation’s premier institution of higher education for students who learn differently. We seek a professional to serve as the Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards.

The Director of Student Conduct serves as the primary hearing officer for the College, and is responsible for managing the disciplinary and conduct process, promoting and maintaining student’s rights and responsibilities and upholding behavioral expectations and community standards.  The Director is responsible for developing and implementing informal resolution and mediation procedures, as well as collaborating with other campus offices to develop and present educational seminars and orientation sessions each semester regarding student expectations and academic integrity. The Director reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs, who serves as the Chief Judicial Officer for the College.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree preferred, BA required with record of increasing responsibility with the management of college policy adjudication. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills due to frequent contact with a diverse constituency of students, faculty and staff, and the public including the ability to handle sensitive /confidential information. Strong organization and communication skills, combined with consistently sound judgment and an ability to work successfully under pressure are needed.

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, P.O. Box 820, 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

English Faculty Position - Full-Time

Landmark College, located in beautiful southeastern 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.

The Department of English seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of English. Candidates should have a passion for teaching composition, and experience with or an interest in using technology in the classroom. Landmark College requires active faculty involvement in teaching, scholarship, and service. Anticipated start date is fall 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Composition/Rhetoric or English is required.  A working understanding of the nature of learning disabilities is desired. A minimum of two years’ experience teaching first-year composition is also required.   

Landmark College offers rewarding employment with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and full contact information for three references to: Director of Human Resources: e-mail applications are preferred and can be sent to: humanresources@landmark.edu. Landmark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). To find out more about the College please visit us: www.landmark.edu.

Assistant Professor, Natural Science

Landmark College, located in beautiful southeastern Vermont, offers 2- and 4- year programs and is the nation’s premier institution of higher educations for students who learn differently.  We seek a faculty member to join our dynamic and growing Natural Science Department at the Assistant Professor rank, as we support our current and evolving STEM majors and as we prepare to construct a new STEM Center facility in 2014.  Primary responsibilities will include the teaching of lecture and laboratory courses in introductory biology, biochemistry and introductory chemistry, along with upper-level courses in the faculty member’s discipline of expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A doctoral degree in a natural science or science educations field is preferred.  Evidence of scholarship in the field, particularly in terms of research programs that can involve undergraduate students, is expected.  An understanding of working with students who have specific learning disabilities (as well as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD] and Autism Spectrum Disorders) in the learning environment is desirable.  Ideal candidates have experience teaching using the principles of universal design for instruction, and experience teaching at a college level.  Other characteristics we are looking for include ability to work as part of a team, a willingness to develop grant proposals, and evidence of superior communication and organization skills.  The start date for this position is fall 2014.

Landmark College offers challenging employment with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program.  Interested individuals must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, and full contact information for three references to be considered for this position.  Application materials are to be sent to the Director of Human Resources: humanresources@landmark.edu.  Landmark College is and Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).  To find out more about the College please visit us:  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, P.O. Box 820, 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

Summer Residential Life Opportunities

The following job descriptions represent current opportunities in both the Traditional and Social Pragmatic Tracks for the 2014 Putney Summer High School Program. Some positions have multiple opportunities. (Social Pragmatics Track) is a three and a half week summer residential program designed to build the social pragmatic as well as academic skills of high school students with ASD.  The program will run concurrent with our summer program for rising juniors and seniors but will offer separate housing and a smaller faculty/staff to student ratio.

Application

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, list of references, and cover letter with specific reference to the applicant's familiarity with learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD, relevant experience, and attention to detail. Submissions should include the specific Program Track (Traditional or Social Pragmatic) and the specific position(s) being applied for, as indicated in the following descriptions. Application packages may be sent by mail to: High School Residential Life Search: Landmark College, P.O. Box 820, 1 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346 or by e-mail to Humanresources@landmark.edu. Please include the specific Program Track and position being applied for in the e-mail "Subject" Line.

Traditional Program Opportunities

The High School program (Traditional Track) is a three week summer residential program designed to build the skills of high school students with learning differences or ADHD through coursework, activities, experiential learning and the development of self-understanding and self-advocacy skills.The High School Program

Assistant Director of Student Affairs, High School Program 

June 22-July 30, 2014 plus various projects during the Spring 2014 semester

The Assistant Director of Student Affairs for the High School Program will serve as a primary member of the Student Affairs High School Program Management Team (including the Associate Dean of Students, Director of Student Activities, Director of Athletics, Director of Residential Life, Director of Pragmatics Track, and medical staff) and will provide operational oversight of the Student Life aspects of the High School program.  The Assistant Director of Student Affairs for the High School Program will also work in collaboration with the Director and Resident Director staff for the Social Pragmatics track for the High School Program. The primary work hours for this position are between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and serve as needed on nights and weekends.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred) in the area of psychology, education or related field.Three to five years of related experience. Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations.

Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting.

Compensation & Other Benefits: The Assistant Director of Student Affairs for the High School Program will receive a stipend of $7,000 to be paid over three bi-weekly periods during the program.  Other benefits include room and meals from June 22-July 30, 2014. (In some instances, these benefits may be subject to federal income tax).

Resident Director

June 22-July 30, 2014

The Resident Director is responsible for providing direction and support to students in the residence halls and during out-of-classroom activities. RD’s also support the work of the High School Program Director. The position requires 24 hour availability to meet the needs of students. The primary work schedule for this position is afternoon through evening, sharing and rotating responsibilities with another RD .  The work schedule allows for one day off per week.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, major in psychology, education or related field or Associate’s degree and five years relevant experience. Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations.
Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting.

Compensation & Other Benefits: Resident Directors, will receive a stipend of $3,500 at the completion of the program.  Other benefits include room and meals from June 22-July 30, 2014. (In some instances, these benefits may be subject to federal income tax).

Resident Assistant

June 26-July 30, 2014

The Resident Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing direction and support to students in the residence halls and during out-of-classroom activities.  RA’s also support the work of the Resident Director.  The position requires 24 hour availability to meet the needs of students. The primary work hours are between 3:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m.

Qualifications: Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations.Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting is preferred.

Compensation & Other Benefits: Resident Assistants will receive a stipend of $2,600 at the completion of the program.  Other benefits include room and meals from June 26-July 30, 2014(In some instances, these benefits may be subject to federal income tax).

Program Assistant

June 26-July 30, 2014

The Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for assisting nursing, faculty and residential staff’s with supporting and serving students in the high school program.  Program Assistants will also go through training the week prior to the program to prepare them for the program.  The position requires 24 hour availability to meet the needs of the students. The primary work hours for this position are between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The work schedule allows for one day off per week.

Qualifications:

Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations.
Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting.

Compensation & Other Benefits: Program Assistants will receive a stipend of $2,100 at the completion of the program.  Other benefits include room and meals from June 26-July 30, 2014(In some instances, these benefits may be subject to federal income tax).

Night Proctor

June 26-July 30, 2014

The Night Proctor, (NP) is responsible for monitoring the residence halls during the overnight shift and providing assistance to students and staff as necessary. The primary work hours are between 11:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m.  The work schedule allows for one day off per week.

Qualifications: Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations. Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting.

Compensation & Other Benefits: Resident Assistants will receive a stipend of $1,100 at the completion of the program.  Other benefits include room and meals from June 26-July 30, 2014(In some instances, these benefits may be subject to federal income tax).

Adjunct Faculty

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).