Employment

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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:

Positions at Beacon College

Coordinator Of Club And Recreational Sports

Primary Functions

The Coordinator will report to and work co1laboratively with the Director of Fitness and Recreation to build a club and recreational sports program that meets the needs of both new and current students at Beacon College. As we are in the beginning stages of our Club and Recreational Sports program, we are looking for someone that will help to build a strong and vibrant program over several years. The coordinator provides oversight of all Club Sports and recreational sports activities to help cultivate a positive campus environment that promotes student involvement, learning, and personal development. This position assists with managing our club sports by being a liaison to the clubs, providing leadership and mentoring to club officers and club members, facility scheduling, and budget planning. Most of all, this position requires someone who is flexible and has a positive attitude.

Specific Responsibilities

The following duties are customary for this position, however, this may not to be construed as all-inclusive.
Duties may be assigned, added or removed per management discretion and institutional needs.

  • Actively work to recruit students to participate in current Club Sports Teams and on campus recreational sports.
  • Expand the Club Sports program through the creation of additional Club Sports Teams. Help students start a new club sport. Help to develop the criteria that is needed to start a club.
  • Check inventory, create an inventory list for each Club Sport and recreational sport in the Dept.
  • Arrange for transportation of students to Club Sports and recreational sports games, practices, and meetings.
  • Organize scrimmages, leagues, and tournaments for our Club Sports teams.
  • Making sure students know the club sports tournament rules and are practicing in compliance with those rules.
  • Supervise recreational sports and student support staff to make sure students are having fun and safe.
  • Make sure equipment is up to date, clean and ready to use.
  • Develop and design a student leadership program for the sports club leaders.
  • Supporting Beacon College’s commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus through program development and individual professional development.
  • Work to create a safe, inclusive, educational, and student driven Club Sports Program.
  • Work collaboratively with Director of Fitness & Recreation to develop and implement risk management practices.
  • Take video and photos of all events
  • Participation in all Fitness & Recreation Department events such as the end of semester student v staff games, Annual 5k, etc.
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of Departmental efforts through survey instruments to continually improve the orientation and first year experience programs;
  • Complete Annual Reports that contain strengths and accomplishments of the Department, assessment results, and improvements made based on the assessment results;
  • Attending all meetings as called by the President, the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, or the Dean of Student Affairs;
  • Serving on College committees as assigned;
  • Represent the department and Student Affairs at College programs and events;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or College Student Personnel required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Campus Recreation of relevant field required.
  • Willing to work afternoons, evenings, nights and Weekends
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff and students

Assistant Department Chair

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 Humanities Department is currently recruiting for an Assistant Department Chair. We seek a dedicated hands-on chair who is willing to work one-on-one, in group classroom setting, and lead employees.

The Assistant Chair provides leadership to the faculty in the Department of Humanities and Fine Arts, 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, and completes annual reports. The Assistant Chair also develops and implements a recruitment strategy to attract students to the major. Workload consists of leading the Department of Humanities and Fine Arts and instructing four fall and four spring courses, as well as participating in service to the community. The exact courses will be determined by the Department Chair.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Humanities, Cultural Studies, Liberal/General Studies or Theater. 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. To find out more about the Beacon College community please visit our website at www.beaconcollege.edu

Human Services & Psychology Faculty Member

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 Human Services & Psychology Department is currently recruiting for a faculty member to teach Human Services and Psychology 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. The exact courses will be determined by the Department Chair. There is the possibility of appointment as an Assistant Professor depending on credentials and experience.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Human Services and/or Psychology. Requires professional experience working in a field related to Psychology. 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. To find out more about the Beacon College community please visit our website at www.beaconcollege.edu

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: $38,000

 

Beacon College Summer for Success Employment Opportunities

Beacon College’s Summer for Success is a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently. The program focuses on the transition from high school to college. For more details, please visit our program website: www.BeaconCollege.edu/Summer.

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

Resident Deans – Summer for Success Program

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 College’s Summer for Success is a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently. The program focuses on the transition from high school to college. For more details, please visit our program website: www.BeaconCollege.edu/Summer.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provides supervision of the program Resident Assistants
  • Responds to residence hall emergencies
  • Assists the Summer for Success Student Life Coordinator with program development
  • Attends and participates weekly/daily staff meetings
  • Assists the Summer for Success Student Life Coordinator with staff training program
  • Implements safety procedures as directed by Summer for Success Student Life Coordinator, Program Co-Directors and/or Campus Safety staff
  • Counsels residents regarding personal and academic concerns
  • Identifies and mentors at-risk students enrolled in the program regarding personal, life skill and academic concerns
  • Aids in implementing experiences for participants that enhance the social, educational, community and personal development and connects them to Beacon College
  • Supervises and participates in off-campus activities (including theme parks, movies, bowling, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

In addition to salary, on-campus room and board are provided. Beacon College alums will have special consideration.

Position Reports to: Summer for Success Student Life Coordinator

The Summer for Success program is an emersion program in session through the month of July. The position requires successful candidates to commit to a 24-7 schedule throughout this timeframe, with downtime considered. Successful candidates should have a passion for working with high school students with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD or other academic challenges.

Resident Assistant – Summer for Success Program

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 College’s Summer for Success is a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently. The program focuses on the transition from high school to college. For more details, please visit our program website: www.BeaconCollege.edu/Summer.

Assists Resident Deans with the following responsibilities:

  • Represents the mission of the Summer for Success High School program
  • Directs and supervises student co-curricular activities and services
  • Attends and participates weekly/daily staff meetings
  • Assists in the supervision of the residence hall, responds to requests and emergencies
  • Attends and participates in staff training sessions held prior to the beginning of the Summer for Success program
  • Counsels residents regarding personal and academic concerns
  • Assists residents in their adjustment to roommate and community living
  • Aids in implementing experiences for participants that enhance the social, educational, community and personal development and connects them to Beacon College
  • Demonstrates commitment to development of students through building positive relationships with campus partners, taking part in and implementing experiential opportunities that support the program objectives
  • Supervises and participates in off-campus activities (including theme parks, movies, bowling, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

In addition to salary, on-campus room and board are provided. Upperclassmen and Beacon College alums will have special consideration.

Position Reports to: Summer for Success Student Life Coordinator

The Summer for Success program is an emersion program in session through the month of July. The position requires successful candidates to commit to a 24-7 schedule throughout this timeframe, with downtime considered. Successful candidates should have a passion for working with high school students with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD or other academic challenges.

Nurse – Summer for Success Program

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 College’s Summer for Success is a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently. The program focuses on the transition from high school to college. For more details, please visit our program website: www.BeaconCollege.edu/Summer.

The Summer for Success Nurse is an integral part of the administrative team and is responsible for medical oversight and care of the participants. The position is both administrative and clinical. Primary duties include:

  • Coordinating and directing health service operations for the program
  • Logging in medication, administering daily medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by students’ physicians
  • Providing first-aid care and medically prescribed services
  • Corresponding with parents on health needs of students
  • Residing on campus for length of program, providing 24-7 on-call assistance as needed
  • Initiating emergency procedures for students and staff if needed
  • Maintaining a secure, accessible system of confidential medical records in accordance with applicable standards of practice and state/Federal laws
  • Ensuring an appropriate inventory of medical supplies, equipment, and resources, including appropriate procurement storage, security and maintenance of inventory
  • Attending team meetings
  • Participating in off-campus excursions and activities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

The nurse assists with staff orientation and training-related to medical issues. RN credentials required. Must hold Florida licensure.

In addition to competitive salary, on-campus room and board are provided.

Position Reports to: Summer for Success Program Co-Directors

The Summer for Success program is an emersion program in session through the month of July. The position requires successful candidates to commit to a 24-7 schedule throughout this timeframe, with downtime considered. Successful candidates should have a passion for working with high school students with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD or other academic challenges.

Student Life Coordinator – Summer for Success Program

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 College’s Summer for Success is a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently. The program focuses on the transition from high school to college. For more details, please visit our program website: www.BeaconCollege.edu/Summer.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, supportive living environment that promotes student learning and development
  • Residing on campus for length of program, providing 24-7 on-call assistance as needed
  • Serving as advisor and communicator for participant inquiries and concerns
  • Conducting assessment of programs and services for program development
  • Recommending and developing new program policies and procedures
  • Interpreting and administering housing and conduct policy for participants
  • Training, directing, managing, leading and supervising a team of Summer for Success program (2) Resident Deans and (5-7)
  • Resident Assistants
  • Providing any summary reports as needed
  • Assisting with co-curricular programming initiatives for the program, including the planning, scheduling, transportation, safety and food services
  • Other duties as assigned

In addition to salary, on-campus room and board are provided.

Position Reports to: Summer for Success Program Co-Directors

The Summer for Success program is an emersion program in session through the month of July. The position requires successful candidates to commit to a 24-7 schedule throughout this timeframe, with downtime considered. Successful candidates should have a passion for working with high school students with learning disabilities, ADHD, ASD or other academic challenges.