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:

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. 

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.

Reference Librarian

Beacon College is currently recruiting for a full-time Reference Librarian to provide library services during afternoon/evening and weekend hours, reporting to the Director of Library Resources. This position works a 10 month academic schedule with additional time off during holiday breaks. The ideal applicant should have a passion for emerging technologies, providing exceptional customer service, and collaborating with coworkers to create a learning-centered atmosphere for our students.

Responsibilities: The Reference Librarian 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; provide personalized database instruction in the classroom, collaborate with faculty to implement new services and resources in order to keep current with student needs, supervise work-study students/volunteers and the library in general during evening and weekend hours; conduct workshops and other activities in order to promote library services, create Libguides, informational brochures and signs to promote library services; 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; check library materials in and out; perform opening and closing procedures for the library on evenings and weekends. Tentative Scheduled Hours: Mon-Thurs: 1pm-9pm; and Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. OR Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours may change slightly based on user demand.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program completed or nearing completion
  • 2+ years working in a library setting, preferably an academic library
  • 1+ years working in a supervisory capacity
  • Outstanding customer service skills  
  • Experience using a variety of research databases and print resources
  • Familiarity with Library of Congress classification system
  • Demonstrated self-starter skills
  • Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office products, Outlook email, Windows & Mac machines, copiers, scanners, etc
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Salary: $35,000