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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:COMMUNITY DIRECTOR (ANTICIPATED OPENING)
Department: Residence Life
Reports To:Director of Residence Life
Salary Range:Full-time, exempt position (10-month) On-campus apartment and board plan

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Community Director is an integral member of Green Mountain College’s tight-knit Student Life team. This position directly supervises Residence Life paraprofessional staff (Resident Assistants and Work Study) and is primarily responsible for providing responsive leadership and vision in the daily administration and community development within their assigned residential complex, which will consist of two or three residence halls. The Community Director will also devote approximately 20% of their time coordinating – and developing professional skills – in one of the following areas: housing operations, residential programming, or community development & outreach. This is a live-in administrative position that will be asked to operate outside of traditional business hours and includes, but is not limited to, the primary responsibilities listed below. It includes a full-time benefits package, on-campus apartment, and board plan.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with two additional Community Directors to oversee the health, safety and general welfare of approximately 650 residential students and the daily operations of seven (7) residence halls
  • Directly supervise a staff approximately of nine (9) Resident Assistants
  • Coordinate directly with the Vice President of Student Life on matters of student crisis
  • Provide leadership and advisement within the Department’s unique “RA Action Committee” structure
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of all paraprofessional staff training, selection and development
  • Actively foster a community environment that promotes academic engagement, sustainability and social development
  • Facilitate mediation between students experiencing conflict
  • Serve as a first-level conduct administrator; enforce the student conduct code and issue appropriate educational sanctions that support the concept of restorative justice
  • Actively participate at student events on campus in a professional capacity throughout the academic year
  • Participate in rotating “on-call” coverage and assist in crisis resolution
  • Supervise the opening and closing of campus residence halls each semester and at all vacation/break periods
  • Promote efforts to identify at-risk students and enhance retention initiatives

  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Previous undergraduate or professional experience in Residence Life or related student leadership field strongly preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, leadership, and people skills
    • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, good sense of humor, and ability to effectively multi-task
    • Possess a strong passion for student growth and welfare

    APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. ANTICIPATED START DATE FOR EMPLOYMENT IS AUGUST 3, 2015

    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

    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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