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Assistant Dean & Director of Residential Life and College Transition Programs

Landmark College, the College of choice for neurodiverse learners has an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Dean & Director of Residential Life and College Transitions Programs within our Office of Student Affairs, reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Assistant Dean & Director of Residential Life and College Transitions Programs is responsible for managing the educational, programmatic, and operational aspects of the residential life program; management of College transition programming including the Transition at College Program (TaC) and the co-curricular elements of various short-term summer programs; assisting the Vice President for Student Affairs in managing the College’s obligations around Title IX—including training, programming, and case management, and manage the implementation and ongoing needs of the on-campus student employment program.

The Assistant Dean and Director serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team, and works closely with other departments within the division, including Health, Counseling & Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion, Student Activities, Student Conduct, Campus Safety, Social Pragmatic Programming, and Athletics, Fitness & Recreation.

The Assistant Dean & Director supervises a staff of six Resident Deans, who primarily oversee the development of community, support, and accountability in the residence halls but are also available to assist with and coordinate other functions that fall under the areas of Student Affairs.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration or related discipline preferred with previous experience in residential management and program development required.  The successful candidate will also have experience and/or solid understanding of the important factors in supporting students as they transition to College, Title IX regulations, project management and staff training/supervision. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, including the ability to effectively interact with students, parents, and staff.

Strong interpersonal skills and a love of working with college students and their families are necessary. Requires the ability to work independently plus the initiative and willingness to learn and take on new challenges. The ability to responsibly handle confidential information in a professional manner is critical.

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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