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FACULTY POSITIONS:


Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of Adventure Education

Green Mountain College, an innovative liberal arts college with a sustainability focus, seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Adventure Education. In addition to teaching courses within their major, all faculty members contribute to the interdisciplinary Environmental Liberal Arts General Education Program. Green Mountain’s first priority is effective, committed teaching and advising. Located in Vermont’s beautiful Lake District, the historic campus is surrounded by outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Outdoor Recreation or related field and have significant practical experience with outdoor adventure and/or outdoor recreation programs. Candidates must be adept at teaching management and theory of adventure education yet have technical skills necessary to safely manage and teach in diverse outdoor environments during single and multi-day expeditions (e.g., climbing, paddle sport, backpacking, etc.) around the USA and/or abroad. A typical semester includes a combination of teaching introductory and upper division courses using the traditional classroom and managing associated field activities- this will include serving as part of the program’s flagship curriculum—a sophomore immersion semester known as the Fall Block. In addition, all faculty support one or more of the graduate programs.

Green Mountain offers a supportive environment that values and encourages faculty growth and contributions. To apply, please send a cover letter with a CV, sample course evaluations (as applicable), and 3 letters of reference to: Janie Evans, Director of Human Resources, Green Mountain College, One Brennan Circle, Poultney, VT 05764. You may FAX materials to (802) 287-8080 or send an attachment to an email to employment@greenmtn.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015. All faculty positions commence August 2015, pending budget approval.

Green Mountain College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Green Mountain College is a member of the Eco-League consortium of environmentally-themed colleges: www.ecoleague.org.

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of English Literature

Green Mountain College, an innovative liberal arts college with a sustainability focus, seeks to fill a one-year position in English Literature (with possibility of renewal). Green Mountain’s first priority is effective, committed teaching and advising. Located in Vermont’s beautiful Lake District, the historic campus is surrounded by outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation.

We are searching for a faculty member who combines a Ph.D. in English Literature or Comparative Literature with significant publications in Fiction or Poetry. The area of literary specialization is open. Besides teaching creative writing and literature courses, this person would contribute to the Environmental Liberal Arts general education curriculum and will support one or more of the College’s graduate programs. (ABD considered.)

Green Mountain offers a supportive environment that values and encourages faculty growth and contributions. To apply, please send a cover letter with a CV, sample course evaluations (as applicable), and 3 letters of reference to: Janie Evans, Director of Human Resources, Green Mountain College, One Brennan Circle, Poultney, VT 05764. You may FAX materials to (802) 287-8080 or send an attachment to an email to employment@greenmtn.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015. All faculty positions commence August 2015, pending budget approval.

Green Mountain College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Green Mountain College is a member of the Eco-League consortium of environmentally-themed colleges: www.ecoleague.org.

STAFF POSITIONS:


Position Title:RESIDENCE LIFE DIRECTOR
Department: Residence Life
Reports To:Vice President of Student Life
Salary Range:Full-time, exempt position Live-in position (room/board)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervise and provide direct support for three Community Directors.
  • Update standard operating procedures that ensure the safety, health and well-being of approximately 700 residential students
  • Coordinate directly with the Vice President of Student Life on matters of student crisis
  • Assist in the administration of the College’s student judicial system by working directly with residence life staff regarding judicial policies and procedures
  • Serve as the first line of appeal for students with disciplinary matters
  • Develop and oversee the residence life emergency response procedures and protocols
  • Participate in on-call duty and rotation
  • Ensure that all policies for housing operations are up to date and coordinate, as needed, with other campus departments
  • Ensure a well-rounded and comprehensive residence life programming model
  • Ensure quality student and employee selection, training and development

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Significant experience in residence life in a leadership and managerial role, including supervision of staff, and experience in developing and implementing new programs and systems.
    • Master’s Degree in a student services-related field
    • Ability to write reports and keep a daily log; must have legible written communication
    • Ability to establish relationships and effectively communicate with a diverse student population
    • Understanding of the relationship between academic success and community living

    APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. ANTICIPATED START DATE JULY 1, 2015

    Position Title:SECURITY OFFICER -- ON-CALL POSITION
    Department: Security
    Reports To:Security Director
    Hours:Part-time, hourly position. Evenings, nights and weekends may be required.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Patrols campus on foot and may drive College owned vehicle as assigned. Take corrective action against existing hazards or conditions which may cause damage or injury
  • Writes daily log of activities, accident reports, etc.
  • Responds to requests for service including: providing safety escorts, giving directions, locating lost property, lockout assistance for room, office or vehicle, etc.
  • Answers alarm calls.
  • Works special events as assigned
  • Writes tickets for parking violations
  • Protect college property and property belonging to employees, students and visitors
  • Enforce college rules and policies

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ability to work independently
    • Willingness to work outside for extended periods
    • Ability to write reports and keep a daily log; must have legible written communication
    • Ability to deal effectively and pleasantly with faculty, staff, students and visitors
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Security experience preferred

    APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.

    Green Mountain College is committed to increasing diversity among campus employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified minority and female applicants are encouraged to respond.

    If you believe that you meet the above qualifications, please submit a resume to Janie Evans in the Human Resource Department:
    Fax: 802-287-8327. Email: employment@greenmtn.edu, Mail: GMC, 1 Brennan Circle, Poultney, VT 05764

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