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Summer Short-Term Positions

Make a Difference at Landmark College Next Summer

If you’re looking for a part-time summer position, Landmark College (LC) has several summer part-time positions as teachers, resident deans, and more. In all our summer positions, you’ll work collaboratively in an academic environment while supporting students with learning differences as they work toward their educational goals.

Physical Demand: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts. Some repetitive motions performed in typing and word processing. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Working Conditions: General office and campus conditions. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts, which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and classroom and libraries. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.

Application: Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resumé to cpare@landmark.edu


Open Positions

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates for planning and wrap up required)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to grow academically and socially combined with an introduction to college living and learning. Students will engage with academic faculty and residential staff committed to their individual growth and promoting mutual respect and sense of community. Students will attend a development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. The goal is for students to begin to discover strategies and tools for success, improve interpersonal communication, develop oral and written expression, understand their personal learning style, and how-to become strong self-advocates.

    Primary Function:
    The Counselor for the High School Summer Program is responsible for providing consultation and advice to the Residential staff and situational assessments of students who may be in distress. The Counselor collaborates closely with the programs Academic Director, Coordinator of Student Affairs, Health Services Team, Resident Directors and Resident Assistants. The counselor must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with Program Management Team and Residential Life staff and provide brief, targeted interventions to students, often in informal settings and in visits lasting less than 30 minutes. The position requires 24-hour availability to meet the needs of students and staff. The primary work schedule for this position while the program is in session is afternoon through evening. There may also be additional responsibilities during morning hours, as needed.

    Duties:

    • Be available to evaluate students’ emotional health issues on an on-going basis throughout program.
    • Participate in Residential Life Staff training to provide basic mental health “first aid” direction to Residential Life staff during pre-program training.
    • Work directly with the staff and students of the high school program.
    • Promote general practices that enhance good mental health and care.
    • Offer brief, targeted interventions to students, often in non-formal settings and visits lasting less than 30 minutes.
    • Be available on-site Monday through Friday for support and consultation to both residential and academic staff regarding individual and community student issues.
    • Attend daily staff meetings to serve as a staff resource and active team member.
    • Collaborate with Academic Director, Coordinator of Student Affairs, Health Services Nurses, Resident Directors and Resident Assistants to assess community issues that may arise and, if needed, help plan a group intervention.
    • Meet individually with high-school program students who are in distress to assess and determined a best course of action.
    • Serve the student body of the program on an on-call basis when not available on campus to provide phone consultation to Academic Director, Coordinator of Student Affairs, and Resident Directors for mental health related issues.
    • On an on-call basis, assist Academic Director, Coordinator of Student Affairs, and Resident Directors in deciding the best way to support a student who is presenting mental-health related issues.
    • Consult with Academic Director, Coordinator of Student Affairs, and Resident Directors in any critical incident issues and offer debrief service and support after the height of critical incident has passed.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Master’s degree in Human Services, Social Services, or a related field as well as a valid license as an LPC, LCSW or PsyD in the state of Vermont is required.
    • Evidence of understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and a familiarity with ASD.
    • Experience with short-term counseling and ability to be behaviorally focused.
    • Ability to adapt 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 various situations.
    • Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
    • Proof of professional liability Insurance and ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

    Compensation & Other Benefits: Counselor will receive a stipend commensurate with experience and qualifications. Other benefits include 10 on-campus meals per week throughout the duration of the program.

    Application: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, list of three references and cover letter with specific reference to any familiarity with learning disabilities and/or ADHD or other relevant experience to HumanResources@Landmark.edu

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities provide opportunities for students to build successful social connections as well as develop strong academic routines.

    Primary function:
    The Resident Director (RD) 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 program administrators. 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 other RD’s. The work schedule allows one day off per week. During the training period (6/29/22 – 7/8/22) work hours are generally between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies.
    • Oversee the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics, as needed
    • With the other RDs, provide operational oversight of the programs (approximately 85 students) in two residence halls.
    • Provide direct supervision to Resident Assistants, Program Assistants and Night Proctors.
    • Perform rotating duty shifts and attend all appropriate staff meetings.
    • Provide negotiation & mediation, problem identification, and problem-solving options and skills for students.
    • Respond to emergency or other crisis situations that occur; consult and coordinate with Health Services staff as needed.
    • With other Resident Directors, supervise all weekend activities (on and off campus).
    • Enforce regulations of the program, including curfews.
    • Report maintenance issues in student rooms and in common areas.
    • Responsible for supervising the documentation of student progress and producing final reports in consultation with the program administrators.
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:
    Essential qualifications include bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated experience working with students with LD/ADHD and/or Autism, including those with executive function difficulties; experience and a genuine commitment/desire to work with high school students; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to support a positive working environment are extremely desirable attributes. Candidate should have a strong record of accomplishment as a teacher and/or advisor and a positive attitude, as well as a genuine love of working with high school-aged students of varying academic and developmental levels.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Resident Directors will receive a stipend of $3,500. Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap-up, and quarantine period. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed). Alumni and those not currently enrolled at Landmark College please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities provide opportunities for students to build successful social connections as well as develop strong academic routines.

    Primary function:
    The Resident Director (RD) 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 program administrators. 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 other RD’s. The work schedule allows one day off per week. During the training period (6/229/22 – 7/2/212) work hours are generally between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies.
    • Oversee the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics, as needed
    • With the other RDs, provide operational oversight of the programs (approximately 50 students); collaborate with PEERS program facilitators and program coordinators to support social coaching and completion of final assessment reports.
    • Provide direct supervision to Resident Assistants, Program Assistants and Night Proctors.
    • Perform rotating duty shifts and attend all appropriate staff meetings.
    • Provide negotiation & mediation, problem identification, and problem-solving options and skills for students.
    • Respond to emergency or other crisis situations that occur; consult and coordinate with Health Services staff as needed.
    • With other RD’s, supervise all weekend activities (on and off campus).
    • Enforce regulations of the program, including curfews.
    • Report maintenance issues in student rooms and in common areas.
    • Responsible for supervising the documentation of student progress and producing final reports in consultation with the program administrators.
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:
    Essential qualifications include bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated experience working with students with LD/ADHD and/or Autism, including those with executive function difficulties; experience and a genuine commitment/desire to work with high school students; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to support a positive working environment are extremely desirable attributes. Candidates should have a strong record of accomplishment as a teacher and/or advisor and a positive attitude, as well as a genuine love of working with high school-aged students of varying academic and developmental levels.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Resident Directors will receive a stipend of $4,000. Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap-up, and quarantine period. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed.) Please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities provide opportunities for students to build successful social connections as well as develop strong academic routines.

    Primary function:
    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 supports the work of the Resident Directors and will help assist with social activity design and delivery. 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. The work schedule allows for one day off per week. During the training period work hours are generally between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training & staff meetings; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies.
    • Support the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics, as needed
    • Assist in the oversight of the Residence Hall; manage and oversee a residential wing of approximately 12-20 students and hall / wing meetings; conduct regular check-ins with residents.
    • Design and deliver social programming for welcome week in collaboration with RD’s & program administrators.
    • Provide negotiation & mediation, problem identification, and problem-solving options and skills for students.
    • Respond to emergency or other crisis situations that occur; keep Resident Directors apprised of all student related concerns
    • Enforce regulations of the program, including curfews; oversee student participation in on & off campus programming.
    • Report maintenance issues in student rooms and in common areas.
    • Support in the documentation of student progress and production of final reports in consultation with the program administrators.
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Evidence of understanding Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism.
    • 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.
    • Completed one year of college.
    • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Resident Assistants will receive a stipend of $2,600. Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap up and quarantine. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed). Alumni and those not currently enrolled at Landmark College please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities provide opportunities for students to build successful social connections as well as develop strong academic routines.

    Primary function:
    The Advisor in Residence is responsible for providing direction and support to students in the residence halls and during out-of-classroom activities. AR’s also support the work of the Resident Directors and will help assist with social activity design and delivery. AR’s also support a small cohort of students through social coaching and social programming engagement. 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. The work schedule allows for one day off per week. During the training period work hours are generally between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training & staff meetings; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies
    • Support the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics, as needed
    • Assist in the oversight of the Residence Hall; manage and oversee a residential wing of approximately 12-20 students and hall / wing meetings; conduct regular check-ins with residents
    • Design and deliver social programming for welcome week in collaboration with RD’s & program administrators; work with PEERS program facilitators to support social coaching and application of course skills
    • Provide negotiation & mediation, problem identification, and problem-solving options and skills for students.
    • Respond to emergency or other crisis situations that occur; keep Resident Directors apprised of all student related concerns
    • Enforce regulations of the program, including curfews; oversee student participation in on and off campus programming
    • Report maintenance issues in student rooms and in common areas.
    • Support in the documentation of student progress and production of final reports in consultation with the program administrators.
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Evidence of understanding Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism.
    • 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.
    • Completed one year of college.
    • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Resident Assistants will receive a stipend of $2,900. Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap up and quarantine. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed). Alumni and those not currently enrolled at Landmark College please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities.

    Primary function:
    The Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for assisting nursing, faculty, and residential staff’s with supporting and serving students in the High School Program. PA’s also support the work of the Resident Directors as well as the Academic Director. The primary work hours for this position are between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. During the training period work hours are generally between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training & staff meetings; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies
    • Support the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics & student activities as appropriate
    • Assist Medications nurse in locating students who have missed scheduled medication appointments; assist faculty and program administrators in locating students who may be late for scheduled programming and classes; support students with waking up and transitioning to required programming in a timely fashion
    • Monitor residence halls during lunch breaks and staff meetings
    • Maintain timely communication with Resident Directors and program administrators about all student concerns
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Evidence of understanding Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and Autism
    • 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.
    • High School Diploma, college experience preferred.
    • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Program Assistants for the High School Summer Program will receive a stipend of $2,100. Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap up and quarantine. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed). Alumni and those not currently enrolled at Landmark College please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training)

    The High School Summer Program is three weeks in length and provides rising high school juniors and seniors an introduction to college living and learning. This a great opportunity for high school students to grow academically and socially. Students will attend a skills development course, writing course, elective choice, and activities. By the end of the program, students will have discovered strategies and tools for academic success, improved interpersonal communication, developed oral and written expression skills, and learned how to advocates for their living & learning needs. The High School Program includes the Traditional Track and the Social Pragmatics Track. The Social Pragmatics track includes a residential program designed to help students build social pragmatic skills as well as courses to help improve academic skills. The social programmatic track is concurrent with the traditional track but offers separate housing and a smaller staff to student ratio. Afternoon, evening, and weekend activities combine students from both tracks as appropriate. Both curricular and co-curricular activities.

    Primary function:
    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 after training are between 11:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. with 2-3 nights off per week*. During training, the work hours are generally between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., every day. NP will also be trained and expected to fill in for PA position if needed.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Attend mandatory training & staff meetings; model and enforce COVID specific safety policies
    • Support the preparation of the residence halls for student arrival and residency; participate in all registration and orientation activities for students in the program; support student quarantine logistics, as needed
    • Monitor residence halls between 11 pm and 8 am – this includes making frequent rounds of the building and curfew enforcement; support an emergent student needs, including contacting other professional staff for support
    • Maintain timely communication with Resident Directors and program administrators about all student and building specific concerns
    • Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisor

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

    • Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and ASD.
    • 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.
    • High School Diploma, college experience preferred.
    • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

    Compensation & Application Procedure:
    Night Proctors will receive a total stipend of $1,600 (six night option). Other benefits include room and meals for the duration of the program including training, wrap up and quarantine. Current Landmark College students may apply using their Cynaptx account (please contact Career Connections for support if needed). Alumni and those not currently enrolled at Landmark College please apply here.

  • Program Dates: July 9 – July 30, 2022 (additional dates required for training & on-campus quarantine)

    The High School Program Afternoon Activities Instructor will provide a structured and supervised activity for high school students from July 11 – July 29. These activities will be age appropriate and engaging and will strictly follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines. Activity leaders will work closely with the Director of Student Activities, High School program coordinators, and social coaches to design and deliver structured opportunities to support social success and connection. Activity leaders are needed on Monday / Wednesday / Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m. and Tuesdays / Thursdays from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide instruction and activity-related support to students 
    • Design and implement activity plan consistent with goals and outcomes of High School Summer Program
    • Collaborate with Director of Student Activities and program assistants to deliver appropriate activities.
    • Attend scheduled training of instructors
    • Facilitate student participation and manage learning activities
    • Communicate when appropriate with administrators regarding student difficulties

    Required Qualifications and Skills:
    Essential qualifications include bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated experience working with students with LD/ADHD and/or Autism, including those with executive function difficulties; experience and a genuine commitment/desire to work with high school students; ability to practice effective small group management skills and serve as a role model. Candidate should have a genuine love of working with high school-aged students of varying academic and developmental levels. The successful candidate will be able to shift from face to face, to fully online, or hybrid instruction, as required based on the establish delivery/platform for the program.

    Compensation:
    Activity Instructors will receive a stipend of $800 (MWF schedule) $600 (TTH schedule).

    Application:
    Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resumé to cpare@landmark.edu

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and autism, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to cpare@landmark.edu. or mail to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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