Employment

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Beacon College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to affirmative action and advocates a drug-free environment. Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Inquiries:
Office of Human Resources
Phone: 352-638-9762
Email: employment@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is dedicated to attracting talented, high caliber staff and supporting all employees in their professional development. Positions currently open are listed below:

Anthrozoology Instructor

Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. The Interdisciplinary Studies Major is currently recruiting for a faculty member to teach anthrozoology courses We seek a dedicated hands-on instructor who is willing to work one-on-one and in group classroom setting needed.  

The Instructor provides direct instruction and hands on learning to create an engaging educational environment, monitors and assesses student learning outcomes, provides substantive feedback, working collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, and learning support. Workload consists of five fall, five spring, and one four week summer course, as well as participating in service to the community and assisting in the care of a live animal collection. The Instructor will be responsible for teaching courses within the Anthrozoology major as well as the general education science course required for graduation (Florida Ecology and Conservation). The exact courses will be determined by Program Coordinator. There is the possibility of appointment as an Assistant Professor depending on credentials and experience.

Qualifications: M.S. with Anthrozoology major required, Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred. Requires professional experience working in a field related to Anthrozoology (conservation/environmental education, animal behavior, animal sheltering, animal care, etc.). The Ideal candidate will have experience teaching courses designed for improving student skill and knowledge required for professional employment. Candidate must be dedicated to our student population. Must use hands-on, direct instruction in classroom and one-on-one settings. Willingness to employ research centered practices for teaching students with a learning disability and a high patience level required. Experience teaching students with learning disabilities and ADHD preferred.  

Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts of highest degree awarded, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to: the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management E-mail submissions are preferred and can be sent to: employment@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups.

Computer Information Systems Instructor

Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. Beacon is currently recruiting for a faculty member to teach Computer Information Systems courses within the Computer Information Systems Major.

This position will be the main instructor for teaching classes such as Technology in Global Environments, Database Management, and Systems Analysis and Design.  Opportunities exist for teaching other courses listed in the college catalog, as well as designing and teaching various upper-division Information Systems classes. The Instructor provides direct instruction and hands on learning to create an engaging educational environment, monitors and assesses student progress, provides substantive feedback, and maintains weekly office hours. The Faculty member works collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, student learning support and student success, while also participating in service to the community. Workload consists of five fall, five spring, and one four week summer course.

Qualifications:  M.S. with Information Systems or closely related major required, Ph.D. preferred, requires previous experience teaching Information Systems courses designed for improving the skills of students with learning disabilities disorders. Candidate must be dedicated to our student population and use hands-on, direct instruction in classroom and one-on-one settings. Willingness to employ research centered practices for teaching students with a learning disability and a high patience level required. Experience teaching students with learning disabilities and ADHD preferred  

Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts of highest degree awarded, a statement of teaching philosophy, plus contact information for three references to: the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management employment@beaconcollege.edu.

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups.

Director Of Orientation And First Year Experience

Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. We are currently recruiting for a Director of Orientation and First Year Experience, reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs. The Director of Orientation and First Year Experience is responsible for coordinating the new student orientation program and facilitating the first year experience transitional programming.  

Specific Responsibilities: The Director will lead, supervise, develop and implement a comprehensive orientation program for new students and their families, facilitating the welcome activities, and serving as a liaison/resource person for incoming students and their families. The Director, in consultation with the Dean of Student Affairs, will develop and implement a first year experience program, integrating the StrengthsQuest assessment and appropriate developmental activities into a first year transitional program, while ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws regarding new student education on topics such as Title IX, FERPA, HIPPA, etc. The Director will partner with appropriate campus departments to incorporate important transitional issues into the Orientation and First Year Experience programming. The Director will evaluate and assess the effectiveness of departmental efforts through survey instruments to continually improve the Orientation and First Year Experience programs, completing annual reports that contain strengths and accomplishments of the department, assessment results, and make improvements based on those assessment results.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field preferred, plus a minimum of 5 years professional experience working in a college or university setting; Knowledge and experience with StrengthsQuest or the demonstrated ability to develop that knowledge and experience. Prior experience in orientation or first year experience settings is preferred. The position requires strong administrative, supervisory, communication, and interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to work collaboratively within a diverse learning community. 

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program, and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Candidates should apply with a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Beacon College, Director of Human Resources, 105 E. Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748. E-mail application is preferred at: employment@beaconcollege.edu. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups.

Learning Essentials Instructor

Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. The Career Development program seeks an instructor with professional experience working in a field related to learning disabilities. We seek a dedicated hands-on instructor who is willing to work one-on-one and in group classroom settings.

The Instructor will teach courses designed for improving student skill and developing the knowledge necessary for greater self-awareness and successful professional employment. The Instructor will be responsible for teaching courses as part of the Career Development program and consisting of five fall, five spring, and one four week summer course, as well as participating in service to the community. The exact courses will be determined by Program Coordinator. 

Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required, combined with professional experience working in a field related to learning disability education. The Instructor must be dedicated to Beacon College’s student population and show a willingness to employ research centered practices for teaching students with a learning disability. Direct experience teaching students with learning disabilities and ADHD is preferred, along with the requisite patient, professional demeanor.
Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to: the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management E-mail submissions are preferred and can be sent to: employment@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups.