Associate Director, Landmark College Institute for Research and Training

Location
Putney, Vermont
Posted
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Landmark College, located in southern Vermont, is a premier institution for neurodiverse students. The College is seeking an experienced professional for the 12-month staff position of Associate Director of the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT).  Primary duties are to coordinate the research activities of our new research lab and propose and carry out research centered broadly on learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism.  Additionally, as the Associate Director will also hold Assistant or Associate Professor rank, they will teach in the online post-baccalaureate certificate program that focuses on learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, and executive function. 

Reporting to the Director of LCIRT, the Associate Director will manage our new research lab, conduct discovery and applied research, as well as lead the LCIRT Research Mentorship Program for Landmark College students.  The LCIRT Research Mentorship Program provides students with authentic research experiences in the educational and psychological sciences.  Research initiatives may include studies that seek to improve understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism; develop and validate interventions for serving students who learn differently and/or are struggling in conventional educational environments; and design or evaluate the effectiveness of instructional techniques and research technologies to improve student outcomes and engagement. The Associate Director will work with the LCIRT team to create and deliver evidence-based professional development offerings to educators and other stakeholders. In addition to these responsibilities, this staff member will support the Director and the LCIRT team in developing strategic partnerships and joint ventures; pursuing public and private funding opportunities; identifying and managing clients; and advancing the LCIRT’s distinctive mission, programs, and services.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A doctoral degree in psychology, education, or an associated field (e.g., neuroscience, counseling) with experience in research and professional training is expected. Knowledge of learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism is necessary.  The candidate must demonstrate capacity to pursue and secure grant funding, manage projects, and handle simultaneously competing priorities. Must possess outstanding presentation, communication (written and spoken), and project management skills. Must be willing to travel, and exhibit flexibility in scheduling beyond standard work hours and days. A flexible schedule is negotiable.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with Landmark’s mission. We value diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, religion.

Landmark College offers challenging employment with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit program. Interested individuals should apply with a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, and full contact information for three work references to the Director of Human Resources: [email protected].  To find out more about the College please visit us: www.landmark.edu 

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