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Resident Dean

Landmark College is seeking exceptional residence life professionals whose primary role is to develop a dynamic residential community and guide programming and housing operations within a residential community.

This full-time (12 months), live-in Resident Dean position is responsible for all aspects of a diverse residential community of 75–90 students. Resident Deans oversee a variety of administrative, operational, educational, programmatic, and developmental functions including fostering student development and a sense of belonging within a residential community, counseling and advising individual students, serving on college committees and supervising a staff of Resident Assistants. Resident Deans work nontraditional hours including evenings, weekends throughout the year.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Student Life Administration, Counseling or a related field is required. A Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience may be considered. The Resident Dean must be able to work independently, demonstrate initiative, display a strong commitment to student learning and social justice, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with individuals inside and outside of the College. Enthusiasm for working with students, a sense of humor, strong organizational skills and a positive attitude are essential. The ability to handle sensitive/confidential information is critical, as is flexibility. Demonstrated ability to foster collaboration and communicate effectively across diverse groups of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, academic advisors, alumni, and other staff is necessary. Experience working with students with learning differences is a plus, but not required.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Other benefits include an apartment within the residence hall, medical, dental and retirement as well as professional development and structured learning opportunities related to working with students with learning disabilities.

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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