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Director of Human Resources

We seek an experienced professional to serve as the Director of Human Resources, the chief personnel officer for Landmark College, reporting to the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer.

The Director of Human Resources is the liaison between College employees and College senior management and provides supportive and confidential opportunities for employees to question and comment and make suggestions regarding personnel policies and procedures while balancing the interests of employees and the resources of Landmark College. An effective Director of Human Resources is instrumental in maintaining a positive working environment to retain existing employees while attracting qualified and diverse candidates to fill vacant and new positions at Landmark College. 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.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline related to human resources management and at least eight years of increasingly responsible experience is required. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, maintain perspective, effectively recruit, train and manage personnel and to provide strong leadership within general and specific areas of responsibility is critical. The position requires excellent analytical, communication, organization, and supervisory skills, consistently sound judgment and an ability to work successfully under pressure. Computer literacy is necessary. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite programs and Paychex payroll and benefits administration software is preferred. The Director of Human Resources must 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 and employees. Experience working in higher education is preferred.

Qualified individuals must apply with a cover letter, résumé and the contact information for three work references by March 8, 2019 to: Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Electronic submissions are preferred: humanresources@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 ASD, Landmark is a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that Landmark College is 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.

Landmark College recognizes 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 Landmark College 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 humanresources@landmark.edu. 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 Landmark College’s 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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