Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1926, Southern Vermont College offers a liberal arts education with 15 academic degree programs for approximately 500 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


Adjunct Faculty - Division of Science and Technology

Southern Vermont College seeks adjunct faculty for the 2014-2015 academic year in the following sciences:

Biology
Microbiology
Chemistry
Algebra
Anatomy and Physiology
Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
Genetics or any other upper level bio course

The Division of Science and Technology is committed to excellence in education and provides the science and mathematics coursework for the College’s healthcare programs as well as its core curriculum. The Division includes majors in Biological Sciences and Radiologic Sciences.  

The successful candidates will possess the following:

•    Master’s in appropriate field required, Ph.D. preferred;
•    Previous teaching experience;
•    Outstanding competencies in facilitating a depth of new learning in a student-centered, interactive, “laboratory learning” environment;
•    Demonstrated experience with excellent learning facilitation in online course environments; and
•    Sensitivity to and understanding of the needs and abilities of first-generation college students;

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 500 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 curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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 Criminal Justice

Southern Vermont College seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor to teach in our Criminal Justice Program starting in January 2015. The preferred candidate will have a diverse background in criminal justice, a commitment to innovative teaching, and a doctorate in criminal justice, criminology or a related field.   Special consideration will be given to candidates who have a background in political science and are willing to teach occasionally a course in politics and or government. JD candidates with a master’s in a related discipline and a strong teaching background will be considered. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, student advising, committee work, and a commitment to scholarship and community involvement. A successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a commitment to experiential learning and innovative teaching.

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 500 students at present.
 
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 curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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.


Clinical Adjunct Faculty - Division of Nursing BSN Program

Southern Vermont College is seeking clinical experts with a love of teaching. Openings available for Fall 2014 semester to teach second- and third-year BSN students an introductory clinical course and a course focused on care of elders in medical-surgical settings. Additional opportunities will be available in Spring 2015.

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

Southern Vermont College seeks a highly motivated and energetic candidate to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Nursing for the 2014-2015 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 Doctoral Degree in Nursing, a related field, or evidence of advancement and current matriculation in a doctoral program is required. A Master of Science degree in Nursing and eligibility for licensure to practice in the state of Vermont are required.  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 2014-2015 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 required. 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.


Head Volleyball Coach

Southern Vermont College, an NCAA Division III institution, is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic Men’s and Women’s Head Volleyball Coach for a full-time, 10-month position (August – May), reporting to the Director of Athletics. The head coach has the responsibility of overseeing all the tasks and initiatives associated with the Men’s and Women’s Volleyball programs.

Specific Responsibilities:
•    Preparation and management of two balanced budgets;
•    Management of uniform and equipment inventory, including purchase, assignment and maintenance;
•    Scheduling matches, management of game contracts, and arranging game officials, including reimbursement;
•    Planning and management of all aspects of team travel including transportation, lodging and food;
•    Driving school vans to off-campus competitions and practice;
•    Recruiting male and female volleyball players at a nationally competitive level;
•    Planning and directing all aspects of practice, team meetings, chalk talk and video sessions;
•    Scouting opponents and preparing game plans; management of competition, including game strategy, player and coaching personnel, and bench and on-court decorum;
•    Management and guidance of student-athletes in academia and campus life, including tracking academic progress and behavior, with frequent student-athlete consultation;
•    Creating a safe and comfortable athletic and professional environment for student-athletes and with athletic department staff;
•    Compliance with policies and rules of Southern Vermont College, the New England Collegiate Conference, and the NCAA; and
•    Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree;
•    Previous volleyball coaching experience and knowledge of sport rules;
•    Excellent organization, computer and communication skills with the ability to work well with all members of the campus community, alumni and college stakeholders;
•    Membership in good standing in the American Volleyball Collegiate Association (AVCA);
•    Knowledge of NCAA and the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) policies and rules;
•    Certification in CPR/AED/Basic First Aid within three months of hire; and
•    Current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to the attention of Human Resources at jobs@svc.edu. Review of candidates to start immediately. Position is 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.


Campus Safety Officer (Full Time)

Campus Safety Officers provide for the safety and well-being of Southern Vermont College students, faculty, staff and property through enforcement of College policies and procedures. They preserve peace through conspicuous patrol, respond to calls for assistance including emergency and crisis situations, and provide other safety-related services. The Campus Safety Officers patrol assigned areas, provide initial response to emergencies and complete initial investigations to determine disposition, and complete written reports and logs relating to on-campus activity.

The available work schedule includes evening and overnight shifts, including holidays and weekends. Initial training may take place during other shifts to acclimate the new officer to the task requirements of the position.

A shift differential is paid for hours worked after midnight and before 8 a.m.

Requirements include:

  • High school graduate;
  • Valid driver's license and insurable to operate College-owned vehicles;
  • Ability to attain and maintain certification in Basic First Aid/CPR; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate with diplomacy and tact in sensitive situations;
  • Keen attention to detail and strong written communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidential information, exercise sound judgment and work independently;
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous responsibilities in stressful situations;
  • Some security or safety experience is preferred.

A background and driver’s record check are required for all Campus Safety Officers.

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. If a resume is unavailable, an application form may be requested by email at jobs@svc.edu, calling 802-447-6358, or picked up in person at Room 200, 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington, VT 05201.  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.