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Administrative Assistant—Financial Aid

We have an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant in Financial Aid.

Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, this position advises and counsels students, parents, and the Landmark College community on aspects of financial aid process and assists students with onboarding. This position also shares responsibility for delivering excellent customer service as a member of the Enrollment Services team as well as supports and participates in activities that enhance enrollment and retention of students. This is an entry-level position, and successful professionals in this role are primed to advance to positions of increasing responsibility on the Financial Aid team. This role is based on our Putney, VT campus. A generous sign-on bonus is available, and a flex schedule is also possible.

This role assists team members with general office duties including but not limited to, composing and copying documents, managing files and coordinating appointments, answer telephones, taking messages, and independently securing information to resolve questions and provide responses where applicable. In addition, this position will assist in the processing of federal, state, and institutional financial aid in accordance with all federal, state, and institutional regulations, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications and Expectations::
High school diploma or GED required. Successful candidates will balance strong customer service and communication skills with excellent attention to detail working with financial aid records and systems. A commitment to a diverse and inclusive community and an interest in serving students with LDs are desirable. This role requires the ability to participate in various Enrollment Services outreach events (some evenings and weekends) including in-person and virtual presentations, and open houses.

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 ASD, 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 Applications may also be mailed 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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