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Academic Placement/Transition Coordinator

Landmark College seeks individuals to join our dedicated team of academic advisors and support professionals. The Landmark College Academic Placement/Transition Coordinator is a full-time staff member who serves as part of a team of coordinators reporting to the Director for Academic Support and Advising. The Academic Placement/Transition Coordinator is responsible for placing entering students in the appropriate curriculum and communicating placement information to key stakeholders. The coordinator will work collaboratively with the Academic Support and Advising team to identify support services vital for a smooth academic transition. The coordinator consults with Enrollment Management and Dual Enrollment staff to facilitate potential transition and placement of non-matriculated students. The coordinator works with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and the Registrar to develop data sets for predictive analytics and outcome assessment. The coordinator will also advise around 10 students.

Coordinators are strong communicators charged with facilitating a team approach to meeting the expectations of their specific program area. Coordinators make recommendations and provide operational and process guidance for their team members. Coordinators provide information and recommendations on budget, personnel, and programming decisions that are made by the Director for Academic Support and Advising. Coordinators also provide guidance on the development student individual academic support plans, academic intervention, outcomes assessment and transition support. The Coordinator assists the Director in the training, development, and implementation of a holistic academic support model that integrates placement, advising, coaching, and traditional academic support across programmatic boundaries.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidate will have a strong understanding of learning differences, including the research basis for understanding specific learning disabilities and attention disorders, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the developmental and instructional challenges of working with students with learning differences. The position requires strong collaboration, problem solving, and communication skills and a strong understanding of psycho-educational and achievement testing submitted for admission, including WAIS IV, Woodcock Johnson, and Nelson Denny, and executive function and behavioral rating scales. Experience working with students as an advisor, coach, or academic support provider at the College level is preferred. The best candidates will possess strong organizational skills, proficiency with data analysis and comfort working with online communication tools. The position requires regular interaction with faculty, staff, students, and parents. Must have the ability to represent Landmark College professionally in all interactions. The ability to responsibly handle confidential/sensitive information is critical including an understanding of FERPA, ADA law, and other laws/regulations that pertain to working with college students. This is a salaried and exempt position that may require working weekends and after-hours as needed.

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 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 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 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 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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