Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:

Academic Support and Advising

Institution:

Landmark College

Date Posted:

Mar 17 2021 11:29AM

Close Date:

Apr 21 2021
 

Position Description

Landmark College seeks individuals to join our dedicated team of academic advisors and support professionals. A position with Landmark College is more than just a job; it is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of promising college students and to help us change how the public thinks about education.

Duties

The Landmark College Academic Advisor is a full-time staff member who provides developmental, academic, and career advising, executive function coaching, and just in time academic support to students throughout the calendar year. Advisors are expected to be well versed in the Landmark College curriculum and current student development theories such as: adolescent and emerging adult development, cognitive, identity, and moral development. Advisors incorporate a variety of formal approaches such as life coaching, motivational interviewing, and appreciative inquiry.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of advising/student support philosophy, and full contact information for three references (references will not be checked until finalist stage) to the Director of Human Resources: humanresources@landmark.edu. No phone calls please.

Institution Information

Located in beautiful southern Vermont, Landmark College is the college of choice for bright neurodivergent students with learning differences . We champion a strength-based model and give students the skills and strategies they need to achieve their goals. A fully accredited, not-for-profit institution, Landmark College offers bachelor and associate degrees in liberal studies, studio arts, psychology, business, communication, entrepreneurship, life science and computer science.

Additional Information

Landmark College provides an engaged and inclusive college community and offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. As an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), Landmark College is committed to building and supporting a culturally diverse environment where differences are valued and respected. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and intersectionality are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Director of Human Resources: humanresources@landmark.edu. No phone calls please.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in a related field, knowledge of theoretical information on advising and advising students with LD/ADHD and ASD, and student development. Experience working with students as an advisor, coach, or academic support provider at the College level.

Preferred Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have a strong understanding of learning differences, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the developmental and instructional challenges of working with students with learning differences and best practices approaches to address these concerns. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills and proficiency/comfort working with online communication tools is required. A familiarity with higher education career services support is preferred. Understanding of FERPA, ADA law, and other laws/regulations that pertain to working with college students is expected. 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. This is a salaried and exempt position which requires a willingness to occasionally work weekends and after-hours.