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:

 Assistant Professor Of Arts

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 Art courses within the Studio Arts Program. The Beacon College Studio Arts Program encourages creative expression through a wide variety of artistic processes.  The curriculum begins with a rigorous set of foundations classes, which feed into concentrations within Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, Glass, or Sculpture.  We encourage a contemporary, experimental, multi-sensory, and mixed media approach to the studio arts.

The Assistant Professor provides direct instruction and hands on learning to create an engaging educational environment, monitors and assesses student progress, provides substantive feedback, working collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, student learning support and student success.. Workload consists of four fall courses, four spring courses, and one four week summer course, as well as participating in service to the community. Teaching load may include all levels of Painting, Art History, Art Appreciation, and advanced Drawing classes.

Qualifications: MFA required. The Studio Arts Department seeks an artist with a broad range of skills and abilities.  This position allows for future course development within the candidate’s concentration. Experience working with 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, a professional portfolio (10 MB max) or website, plus 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. Examples of student work are encouraged.

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.

Dean of Student Affairs

The College approaches the academic and personal development of our students holistically.  We are seeking a candidate for the post of Dean of Student Affairs who can lead and collaborate with colleagues in the sustained development of a superior student services, co-curricular, and academic support program.  The individual that we will select will be a skilled professional, and hands-on leader, devoted to student and collegial engagement and empowerment.  The position reports directly to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.

Beacon College has experienced significant enrollment growth over the past two years, and expects this managed increase in the undergraduate population to continue for the foreseeable future.  The campus is located in the historical downtown of Leesburg, Florida (population 25,000) 45 miles north of Orlando and an hour’s drive to both Florida’s Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.  Beacon’s residential campus is friendly, comfortable, and safe, with a decidedly student-centered orientation.

The Dean is responsible for the management and oversight of the Division of Student Services including direct supervision of the operational units of Housing and Judicial Affairs, Student Experience, and Health and Wellness and is charged with the development and maintenance of a healthy student culture. The Dean provides direct counsel to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, as well as senior staff, on all matters under the purview of the Division of Student Affairs and collaborates with the Dean of Student Success in the development of sound, coherent, and comprehensive co-curricular programming that is consistent with the College’s distinct mission.

In consultation with the Vice President, the Dean establishes and implements short and long range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, budgets, annual reporting, and assessment activities in support of continuous operational excellence and in anticipation of the Divisional needs required by the growth of the College.

The Dean maintains a highly visible profile on campus and with external constituencies: engaging with faculty, students, staff, and alumni, while modeling exemplary customer service. The Dean oversees Divisional response to campus wide emergencies and ensures compliance with Federal/State regulations and Beacon College policy, as these relate to Student Affairs.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education administration, student development, or a related field with five years of progressive higher educational experience. A detailed knowledge of Federal/State regulations as they pertain to Student Affairs, knowledge of college student development theory and practice is needed. The position requires strong administrative, supervisory, communication, and interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to work collaboratively within a diverse student community.

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.