Reporting to the Dean of Students, this position is responsible
- Managing the educational, programmatic, and operational aspects
of the residential life program,
- Serving as a member of the College’s Title IX team and
assisting in managing the College’s obligations around Title IX –
including training, programming, and case management.
- Manage the implementation and ongoing needs of the on-campus
student employment program.
The Assistant Dean & Director will supervise a staff of
professional Resident Deans and para-professional Resident
Assistants. One Resident Dean also serves as the Assistant
Director for Housing Operations.
Residential Life - The Assistant Dean
& Director works to create a residential community that fosters
student development, promotes diversity & inclusion, supports
academic achievement and the development of a safe, healthy, and
respectful community. Additionally, the Assistant Dean &
Director provides leadership and guidance for the department’s
residential programming model that supports the overall Student
Affairs co-curricular model. The Assistant Dean & Director also
coordinates Finally, the director will be responsible for
management of transition programming including the Transition to
College Program (TaC) and the co-curricular elements of various
short-term summer program.
- Create an inclusive educational living and learning environment
& residential engagement model that is consistent with the
mission and philosophy of the department, the division, and the
college and that supports the College’s on-going commitment to
diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
- Plan, develop, and oversee the execution of several operational
functions including housing assignments, staff selection and
training, student interventions, health & safety standards, and
residential programming. In conjunction with the Resident
Deans, work closely with students on community development issues
to foster respectful communities.
- Facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of
training and policy/procedures/protocols, manuals, handbooks,
- Serve as first-level on-call administrator during business
hours and participate in the after-hours administrator-on-call
- Coordinate the residence hall duty coverage schedule and ensure
consistent coverage at all times. Provide residential duty
coverage in some cases of staffing/scheduling conflicts.
- Participate in the planning and implementation of training and
in-service programs for residence life staff.
- Work with campus security to manage and develop appropriate
investigation procedures for residential & student related
incidents. Support the Director of Student Conduct with residential
specific policy violations.
- Be visible, available, and approachable in the residence halls
to support students and residence life staff.
The Assistant Dean & Director works with the Title IX
Coordinator to conduct Title IX trainings/presentations for the
campus community. This position creates and presents training
materials related to Title IX and the college's Sexual Misconduct
Policies; creates and facilitates (on-going) relevant Title IX
training programs for faculty, staff and students; and assists in
facilitation of training opportunities for incoming and returning
students. In addition, this position assists the Title IX
Coordinator in administrative responsibilities that may include
participating in intake and other meetings with students related to
Manage the implementation and ongoing needs of the on-campus
student employment program including securing positions, the
application & selection process, student & supervisor
training, and any other additional supports required for student
success including the creation and updating of student and
supervisor training manuals. This will include the design and
coordination of annual employment awards ceremony.
Required Qualifications & Skills:
Essential qualifications include: A master’s degree in Higher
Education Administration or related field or a bachelor’s degree
with relevant work experience, and excellent interpersonal,
communication, and organizational skills. The ability to
responsibly handle sensitive/confidential information is critical.
The ability to work independently, maintain priorities, and work
irregular hours during peak periods is required. Experience working
with students with learning differences is preferred as is formal
experience with Title IX processes. Ability to use and
integrate enterprise technologies.
General office work, combined with some walking and carrying of
light items. No special physical demands are required for this
General office and campus environment. Occasional need to
confront difficult students.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.