Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1926, Southern Vermont College offers a liberal arts education with 17 academic degree programs for approximately 460 students. Southern Vermont College recognizes the importance of educating students for the workplace of the twenty-first century and for lives as successful leaders in their communities. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring, or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.

The following positions are available at the College: Submissions should be made via email to jobs@svc.edu

Faculty

Staff


Nursing Clinical Faculty - Adjunct/Part-time: Spring 2016

Southern Vermont College in Bennington VT is seeking clinical experts with a love of teaching. Openings available to teach BSN students in either medical-surgical or pediatric settings. One-, two- or three-day-a-week options for Spring 2016 semester. Clinical sites in Bennington, VT; Pittsfield, MA; or Albany, NY.

Minimum required qualifications include a MSN, recent and relevant clinical experience, teaching expertise and eligibility for RN licensure in the state of Vermont.

Contact Dr. Mary Botter, PhD, RN, Chair, Division of Nursing, for further information (802-447-6347).

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, current CV/resume, a copy of a current unencumbered RN license and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: jobs@svc.edu. Application review will begin immediately. The positions will remain open until filled. Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.



Assistant Professor of Nursing

Southern Vermont College seeks a highly motivated and energetic candidate to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Nursing for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The College is seeking a professional who shares our excitement for teaching and learning in a student-centered, interactive “laboratory learning” environment. Moreover, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in and refine the College’s new, four-year Baccalaureate program, which has been granted provisional approval by the Vermont State Board of Nursing, and the RN to BSN program. As a full-time faculty member in the Division of Nursing, the successful candidate will teach didactic and clinical components of the curriculum as well as serve as an academic advisor, participate in student recruitment and orientation activities, and offer expertise as a divisional representative on College committees. As nursing is a professional discipline with programmatic and accreditation requirements, the successful candidate will participate in Division of Nursing curriculum development and program evaluation as well as engage in ongoing professional development, research, and scholarship.

Full-time Faculty
Teaching assignments are available throughout the new, four-year Baccalaureate program and the RN to BSN program. Expertise related to curriculum areas of need includes women and children and medical-surgical didactic and clinical content. The successful candidate will be able to creative teaching strategies in the classroom, clinical and simulation lab consistent with the College’s curriculum, which emphasizes participatory teaching methodology including experiential, peer-to-peer learning, research, and active engagement in didactic and clinical courses.

Qualifications
A Master of Science degree in Nursing and eligibility for licensure to practice in the state of Vermont are required. A Doctoral Degree in Nursing, a related field, or evidence of advancement and current matriculation in a doctoral program is preferred. Candidates with teaching or presentation abilities, competency in program evaluation, and additional certification in a nursing specialty and/or an appropriate terminal degree will be given preference.

The College
Located in the town of Bennington in the beautiful Green Mountains of southwestern Vermont, Southern Vermont College is a private, four-year, residential, co-educational college of liberal arts and professional studies with approximately 550 students. The College is an equal opportunity employer; as a result, in the interest of creating a diverse learning environment, the College actively seeks candidates from under-represented groups.

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. Application review will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.


Assistant Professor of Nursing (Includes Simulation Labs Oversight)

Southern Vermont College seeks a highly motivated and energetic candidate to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Nursing for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The College is seeking a professional who shares our excitement for teaching and learning in a student-centered, interactive “laboratory learning” environment. Moreover, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in and refine the College’s new, four-year Baccalaureate program, which has been granted provisional approval by the Vermont State Board of Nursing, and the RN to BSN program. As a full-time faculty member in the Division of Nursing, the successful candidate for this position will devote at least half time to the oversight of nursing simulation lab.  Additionally, the successful candidate will teach didactic and clinical components of the curriculum as well as serve as an academic advisor, participate in student recruitment and orientation activities, and offer expertise as a divisional representative on College committees. As nursing is a professional discipline with programmatic and accreditation requirements, the successful candidate will participate in Division of Nursing curriculum development and program evaluation as well as engage in ongoing professional development, research, and scholarship.

Full-time Faculty

Oversight of the nursing simulation labs and integration of simulation experiences in the curriculum will be the responsibility of the successful candidate.  Additionally, teaching assignments are available throughout the new, four-year Baccalaureate program and the RN to BSN program. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate creative teaching strategies in the classroom, clinical and simulation lab consistent with the College’s curriculum, which emphasizes participatory teaching methodology including experiential, peer-to-peer learning, research, and active engagement in didactic and clinical courses.

Qualifications
A Doctoral Degree in Nursing, a related field, or evidence of advancement and current matriculation in a doctoral program is preferred. A Master of Science degree in Nursing and eligibility for licensure to practice in the state of Vermont are required.  Candidates with expertise in the use of high fidelity simulation in baccalaureate nursing education, teaching or presentation abilities, competency in program evaluation, and additional certification in a nursing specialty and/or an appropriate terminal degree will be given preference.

The College
Located in the town of Bennington in the beautiful Green Mountains of southwestern Vermont, Southern Vermont College is a private, four-year, residential, co-educational college of liberal arts and professional studies with approximately 550 students. The College is an equal opportunity employer; as a result, in the interest of creating a diverse learning environment, the College actively seeks candidates from under-represented groups.

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. Application review will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.


Administrative Assistant

Southern Vermont College is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions. This is a full-time, twelve-month position for a person who has excellent customer service and organization skills, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner. The ideal candidate will be a team player with the ability to work independently and have excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail.   In addition to providing general office support, he or she will provide support to the Dean of Admissions and coordinate campus visits.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   
•    Assist the Dean with budget record-keeping, process invoices and RFPs, calendar management, plus reports, projects, special events and research;
•    Assist with general office operations and administrative tasks, e.g. scanning documents, scheduling meetings, answering phones, note taking, purchasing processes and opening/closing procedures of Wagner House;
•    Meet and greet prospective students, families and other visitors, coordinate campus visits to include scheduling and confirming appointments; 
•    Work closely with the supervisor of student Campus Ambassadors regarding work-study tasks, projects and schedules; providing supervision assistance when necessary.
•    Oversee the inventory and purchasing for the Office of Admissions.

Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s Degree plus 2 years relevant experience; ability to function well under pressure and proven ability to follow up with others to ensure agreements and commitments are fulfilled; strong computer skills with Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs and student information systems (CAMS a plus), or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and abilities.

Availability for occasional evening and weekend work is required for Open Houses and other enrollment related events or functions. A current valid driver's license, and clear driving record, are required.

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, completed application form with current resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. The closing date for acceptance of applications is May 4, 2016. Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.


Registrar/Director of Institutional Research

Southern Vermont College seeks an experienced, strategic thinker to serve as Registrar/Director of Institutional Research. This individual will be responsible for matters relating to student records and record-keeping, for student registration and certification, for reporting related to academic records and enrollment, and for leadership in operations, planning, and management within the Office of the Registrar. Among a number of duties, the Registrar/Director of Institutional Research will:

-    develop, implement, and administer systems appropriate for all aspects of student records;
-    establish and maintain policies and procedures in line with best practices and federal FERPA guidelines;
-    coordinate and oversee student registrations, commencements, and degree certifications;
-    maintain integrity and security of all student academic records;
-    satisfy requests for production and delivery of academic transcripts;
-    oversee the creation and installation of all course schedules;
-    oversee and manage the assignment of instructional spaces;
-    create and distribute as necessary all official reports of student enrollment data;
-    create and manage the budget of the Office of the Registrar;
-    supervise, evaluate, and help professionally develop staff within the Office of the Registrar;
-    manage the annual revision and monitoring process of the SVC Catalog;
-    serve as a member of institutional committees; and
-    provide guidance to and work closely with faculty and other academic administrators on the creation, implementation, interpretation, and enforcement of academic policy.

This full-time, twelve-month position reports to the Provost. It requires a Master’s degree (in areas of education or public administration preferred) and a minimum of five years of progressive supervisory responsibility in a college or university Registrar’s Office at the level of Assistant Registrar, Associate Registrar, or Registrar, or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired. We are especially interested in candidates who have experience within a small liberal arts college. The successful candidate will have excellent analytical and interpersonal communication skills, a thorough working knowledge of FERPA regulations, familiarity with government and accrediting agency reports and regulations, connection with national discussions via membership in AACRAO, experience with compliance issues within intercollegiate athletics, and robust knowledge of computing technology and database management in regards to registration, student record-keeping, transcript production and delivery, class scheduling, classroom scheduling, and student information system functions. We would be delighted to find an individual who also has CAMS Enterprise experience, but the person selected for the position of Registrar/Director of Institutional Research must be able to manage multiple projects, be a creative problem-solver, be patient and unflappable and dedicated, and possess an indefatigable sense of humor. 

Those interested in being considered for the position of Registrar/Director of Institutional Research will be passionate about Southern Vermont College’s mission to educate the coming generations’ leaders and about working with a faculty and staff dedicated to nurturing and guiding earnest and promising students. To apply for this position, applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and full contact information (including email addresses) for at least three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. Application review will begin immediately, and those received prior to April 8, 2016 will receive full consideration.

Southern Vermont College, founded in 1974 but with roots extending to 1926, is a small, select, liberal-arts college located on a mountainside campus overlooking the Green Mountains. The College aspires to be a model of an enlightened educational community: diverse, supportive, environmentally respectful, and socially responsible. Through its career-focused liberal arts curriculum, the College transforms students into engaged citizens with a broad perspective of an ever-changing society. The College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation. Visit www.svc.edu for more information.