Employment

Become part of a community dedicated to students with learning differences.

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:

Learning Specialist

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 Center for Student Success is currently recruiting for Learning Specialists to provide academic mentoring to students with learning disabilities. We seek a dedicated hands-on professional who is willing to work one-on-one and in group settings. The position requires introducing learning techniques and strategies, developing executive function, and supporting and reinforcing critical thinking skills.

The Learning Specialist helps students to develop compensatory skills to improve academic performance, monitors and assesses student progress, provides substantive feedback, and works collaboratively with faculty, staff and families to promote student success. Caseload consists of between 25 and 28 during the fall and spring semesters, and 10-12 during the month of May.

Qualifications: Requires a Master degree with a major in Special Education or related major.  The candidate must demonstrate excellence in working with students with a range of abilities. Experience working with students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is preferred, and patience and professionalism are required.

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. To find out more about the Beacon College community please visit our website at www.beaconcollege.edu

Computer Information Systems Part Time Faculty

The Business & Technology Department at Beacon College seeks to hire an energetic, innovative part-time faculty person(s) to teach in the Computer Information Systems major.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of eighteen hours of coursework in information systems or related area.
  • Demonstrated skill teaching computer information systems concepts to students at different ability levels.

To Apply:

  • Send the following to employment@beaconcollege.edu
  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted initially)
  • Philosophy of teaching statement
  • Contact information for three references

Mental Health Counselor

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 Office of Student Health & Well-Being is currently recruiting for a Mental Health Counselor to provide a broad range of counseling and psychological services to Beacon College students including: diagnostic assessment and evaluation, individual mental health counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, and outreach programming and training We seek a dedicated hands-on professional who is willing to work one-on-one and in group settings. This position is scheduled to work 2:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m.

The Counselor participates in evening and weekend on-call duties, emergency and crisis response procedures; provides therapeutic services and crisis management while on rotation as a floating counselor on and around campus; and trains/advises faculty, staff, and students on issues involving Mental Health. The Counselor maintains knowledge of community mental health resources, making referrals as appropriate and remains current on counseling and psychology methodologies and techniques.

Qualifications: Requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and appropriate State of Florida licensing. Follows American Counseling Association’s professional code of ethics and uses psychotherapeutic best practices and principles. Previous counseling experience is required. Higher educational counseling experience and experience counseling individuals with learning differences is highly desirable. A commitment to confidentiality is critical.

Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts of highest degree awarded, copy of state licensure or evidence of ability to secure licensure, 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.

Transportation Coordinator

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 a Transportation Coordinator in our Student Affairs Department reporting to the Dean of Students.
The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of
transportation services for the College and supervising transportation drivers; maintaining a strong customer service orientation with students, parents, faculty and staff; keeping current with best practices in campus transportation; completing DOT and annual reports required by SACSCOC; coordinating special transportation services for students such as shuttle services to the airport, medical appointments, career placements, grocery shuttles, and including dealing with parents and students, and accepting payments; and meeting safety requirements, performing inspections and maintaining safety records.

Qualifications: An Associate’s degree in Business or a related field, Bachelor’s preferred. Prior transportation management experience, Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills. The Coordinator should possess a CDL A or B license with Passenger endorsement and a current medical card. Will perform driving responsibilities as needed.

Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, resume, and the 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.

Library Media Technical Assistant

Beacon College is currently recruiting for a full-time Library Media Technical Assistant to provide library services including evening and weekend hours, reporting to the Director of Library Resources.

Responsibilities: The Library Technical Assistant will perform first point of contact duties in greeting faculty, staff, students and the general public and will; assist faculty and students in locating needed information via the OPAC and library databases; supervise work-study students and the library in general during evening and weekend hours; create Libguides to support the College curriculum; provide basic technological support to copiers, printers, scanners, Mac and PC computers in the library; assist students with computer software, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, WordQ and Dragon Speak; promptly shelf or re-shelf books and other materials; checking shelves to be sure books are in proper order; check library materials in and out; perform opening and closing procedures for the library on evenings and weekends.

Tentative Scheduled Hours:

Mon, Tues, Weds: 12pm-8pm

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m

Qualifications: College degree required. Previous library experience is a significant advantage. Sound understanding of library technology and previously described software. Requires a customer service orientation plus strong organizational and communication skills.

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, benefits, 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 preferred at:employment@beaconcollege.edu. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). To find out more about the Beacon College community please visit our website at www.beaconcollege.edu.