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).

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

Summer Program Senior Coordinator

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV to:

Alexander Morris-Wood
Director of Transition Services and Outreach
amorriswood@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is the South’s only college exclusively for students with specific learning differences or ADHD and is located in Leesburg, Florida – approximately one-hour northwest of sunny Orlando, Florida.

The Office of Enrollment Management has an opening for the position of Summer Program Senior Coordinator.  This full-time, 12-month position will lead the development and implementation of Summer for Success, a three-week college immersion program for students who learn differently.  

The ideal candidate will possess a team-orientated spirit, the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents, and the skills and motivation to deliver outstanding programming for students and their parents. 

Qualified candidates must have outstanding communication skills, demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and have experience creating programming to support the transition-to-college for students with learning differences. 

Essential Job Functions:

Pre-Program:

  • Oversees the admission process and enrollment of the summer program including file review, student interviews, and required paperwork. 
  • Conducts presentations and information sessions to recruit nearly 150 students for the short-term program
  • Coordinates the hiring and onboarding of faculty, staff, and interns
  • Plans and books extra-curricular activities for evening and weekend programming 
  • Coordinates spaces for classes, activities, and programming on-campus 
  • Collaborates with program administrators on training, curricula and policies
  • Other duties as assigned 

In-Session Program: 

  • Serves as the lead administrator on duty for the three-week summer program 
  • Lives on-campus and directly supervises Resident life Coordinators, Interns, and Peer mentors
  • Supports intervention plans through active collaboration with the Clinical Coordinator and Academic Coordinator
  • Keeps records of appropriate documentation of each enrolled student during summer program 
  • Other duties as assigned

Post-Program:

  • Coordinates the closure of campus including academic spaces and resident complexes 
  • Oversees the evaluation and writes concluding reports on student performance
  • Conducts post-program meetings with students and their families 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree in Counseling, Education, Special Education, Psychology, or a related field preferred
  • Mission-focused and motivated by success defined as fostering and supporting the success of others; must be someone who cares and is motivated by the success of students with specific learning disabilities and ADHD.
  • Preferred 2-4 years of experience in college transition programming, boarding school and/or college/private school environments. 
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Comfortable and skilled with technology, including videoconferencing platforms 

Admissions and Enrollment Services Assistant

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV to:
Dale Herold
VP of Enrollment Management
dherold@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is the South’s only college exclusively for students with specific learning differences and/or ADHD and is located in Leesburg, Florida, approximately one-hour northwest of Orlando, Florida.

The Office of Enrollment Management has an opening for the position of Admissions and Enrollment Services Assistant.  This is a full-time, 12-month position. The Admissions and Enrollment Services Assistant supports central processing operations with clerical, data entry, designated phone responsibilities, and, prospect and applicant processing, for the College’s degree and College’s transition programs. 

General Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Familiarity with, understands and can speak knowledgeably about the College, its programs, policies, and personnel.
  2. Ability to communicate the College’s admissions policies and procedures.
  3. Presents information about the College effectively to prospective students, families and professional educators, in person, and through telephone inquiries.
  4. Processes incoming and outgoing correspondence
  5. Assists in the planning and implementation of admissions events
  6. Assists in the coordination of department, and recruitment-event mailings
  7. Assists in the monitoring of Admissions inventory
  8. Receives and delivers incoming mail
  9. Inputs and retrieves information from the Student Information System, including prospects, applicants, transcripts, evaluations, personal data, etc. related to the admission process. 
  10. Performs other related enrollment services tasks as assigned
  11. Working occasional weekends and evenings to support recruitment events 

Department Summary

 The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services is a vital contributor to the enrollment success of Beacon College through student outreach, recruitment endeavors, and a commitment to providing personalized assistance to students throughout the college application, financial aid, and admission process. Individuals who work in this department must share and value the department’s mission to offer excellent customer service to students, families and the Beacon College community. The ideal candidate will possess a team-oriented spirit and motivation to support the student’s educational aspirations.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must have strong communication and writing skills. 
  2. Must be familiar with basic MS office skills 
  3. Two years’ experience working with the public, providing excellent customer service
  4. High School or GED/Substitution of education for experience allowed

Preferred Experience

Previous experience in a higher education work environment and/or experience or knowledge working with individuals with learning differences in a school environment.

Transition Counselor – Southwest Region

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV to:
Alexander Morris-Wood
Director of Transition Services and Outreach
amorriswood@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is the South’s only college exclusively for students with specific learning differences or ADHD and is located in Leesburg, Florida – approximately one-hour northwest of sunny Orlando, Florida.

The Office of Enrollment Management has an opening for the position of Transition Counselor – Southwest Region. This full-time and remote 12-month position will work with prospective students and parents by executing the transition-to-college programming for soon-to-be enrolled undergraduate students at Beacon College and other post-secondary programs throughout the United States.

The ideal candidate will possess a team-orientated spirit, the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents, and the skills and motivation to deliver outstanding customer service. The candidate too should be located in or nearby a major metropolitan area in Texas. Candidates will work remotely and will be required to travel to the College at a minimum of two times per year for training purposes.

Qualified candidates must have outstanding communication skills, demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and have experience creating programming to support the transition-to-college for students with learning differences. Candidates can work remotely with accessibility to Beacon College for professional training.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitates transition programming with students and their families in pre-enrollment, short-term programs
    • Works with a caseload of thirty students in Navigator PREP or Navigator PREP Jr. 
  • Serves as a resource to families, parents, students and educational professionals in providing specific information about Beacon’s transition planning model and describes the plan recommended to best meet the needs of each individual student. 
    • Conduct college readiness consultations 
    • Provides workshops to schools, parents, and students on topics related to the transition to college for students who learn differently
    • Present professional development workshops to a wide variety of constituents related to the experience of students with learning differences in post-secondary environments
  • Evaluates and gathers data on the effectiveness of transition programming  
  • Keeps records of appropriate documentation of each selected enrolled student during the transition process
    • Summary reports 
    • Final performance evaluations 
  • Engages in active recruitment in the southwest region (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Missouri) including school visits, conferences, and other opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree in Counseling, Education, Special Education, Psychology, or a related field preferred
  • Mission-focused and motivated by success defined as fostering and supporting the success of others; must be someone who cares and is motivated by the success of students with specific learning disabilities and ADHD.
  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience in college transition programming and/or college/private school environments. 
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Comfortable and skilled with technology, including videoconferencing platforms 

Mailroom Supervisor

Position Reports to: Associate Dean of Students

To apply:  

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV, and names of three (3) references electronically to:
Craig Marcus, Associate Dean of Students
105 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748
oses@beaconcollege.edu

Manage and supervise the day to day operations of mailroom facilities and student staff. Ensure all deadlines for mailings are met. Accurately and efficiently process all incoming student mail and packages. Hire, train, and manage the part time student staff. Ensure the department meets established service standards and departmental goals. Effectively communicate with management, business partners, and all members of the college community on a regular basis.

Take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participate in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Essential Functions

Management and Supervision (60%)

  • Manage the daily operation of the mail services department, determine daily priorities, assign responsibilities, and establish staff schedules.
  • Responsible for supervising and training part time student staff.
  • Resolve customer service problems, staff issues, and questions from all members of the community.
  • Train and assist staff in the use of equipment and software programs.
  • Responsible for the department website.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Work closely with various staff members including but not limited to the Associate Dean of Students, Facilities, and Bookstore offices in addition to working with all departments and multiple external business partners.
  • Manage operational and staffing plans to meet the extreme seasonal fluctuations in the volume of incoming student mail and packages.
  • Design & implement process improvements.
  • Communicate with the Associate Dean of Students on a regular basis.

Mail & Package Processing (40%)

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all student incoming mail and packages to meet the delivery schedule(s) and departmental needs.
  • Oversee the daily sortation and processing and allocate student staff accordingly to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate delivery adjustments with Facilities staff.
  • Resolve customer concerns in a timely manner.
  • Monitor student mail and package tracking and troubleshoot issues.
  • Assign staff to service the student mail/package pickup window based on demand.
  • Oversee and support the student mail forwarding process.

Other Functions

All employees are expected to participate in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education, experience, certifications, licenses)

High school diploma or equivalent plus five years mailroom operations experience which includes two years supervisory experience: or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree preferred.

Skills

  • Knowledge of U.S. postal procedures and regulations.
  • Strong supervisory, leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of computer operations as it relates to mail services and standard office software.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which includes evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of Qtrack is a plus.
  • Excellent customer services skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies.

Additional Information

Must be able to work standing for long periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs., and adjust to a flexible work schedule based on the fluctuating work load.

Transition Counselor

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV to:

Alexander Morris-Wood
Director of Transition Services and Outreach
amorriswood@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is the South’s only college exclusively for students with specific learning differences or ADHD and is located in Leesburg, Florida – approximately one hour northwest of sunny Orlando, Florida.  

The Office of Enrollment Management and Beacon College’s Transition Center has an opening for the position of Transition Counselor.  This full-time, 12-month position will work with prospective students and parents by executing transition-to-college programming for soon-to-be enrolled undergraduate students. 

The ideal candidate will possess a team-orientated spirit, the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents, and the skills and motivation to deliver outstanding customer service.

Qualified candidates must have outstanding communication skills, demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and have experience creating programming to support the transition-to-college for students with learning differences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitates Beacon College’s transition-based programs, existing and new virtual programs for students who have learning disabilities currently enrolled in high school and/or college.  
  • Provides psychoeducation, executive functioning, and social-emotional skill development for a determined caseload of students and their families. 
  • Participates in all aspects of transition programming, including individual sessions, evening webinars, and other special events.  
  • Networks with high school counselors and college admissions counselors through outreach campaigns and affiliation meetings. 
  • Presents to various constituents on the college search and admission process as well as areas that may impact employment for individuals with learning differences. 
  • Participates in recruiting efforts for the transition program and Beacon College, which may include traveling, evening informational sessions, and weekend events. 
  • Serves as a resource to families, parents, students and educational professionals in providing specific information about the experience of students who learn differently as they transition to college. 
  • Evaluates and gathers data on the effectiveness of transition programming  
  • Keeps records of appropriate documentation of each selected enrolled student during the transition process
  • Assists in the College’s general admissions process including family consultations and recruitment events. 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree strongly preferred in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Counseling or a related field, including certificates in person-centered transition planning or college counseling. 
  • Background in transition planning for students with learning disabilities and/or experience in college or vocational counseling. 
  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience in college/private school environments. 
  • Proficient and skilled with technology, including videoconferencing platforms 
  • Mission-focused and motivated by success defined as fostering and supporting the success of others; must be someone who cares and is motivated by the success of students with specific learning disabilities and ADHD.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills

Campus Safety Officer

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/CV, and names of three (3) references electronically to:
Jeff Baird, Director of Campus Safety
105 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748
oses@beaconcollege.edu

Position Reports to: Director of Campus Security

Position Summary: To protect life and property while maintaining a safe and secure environment for Beacon College students, faculty, staff and visitors. 

 Specific Responsibilities: The Campus Safety Officer shall be responsible for routinely performing the following functions and activities:

  • Patrolling campus to prevent crime and preserving peace;
  • Escorting students from night classes back to apartments;
  • Assisting Student Affairs and all College personnel as requested;
  • Partnering with Leesburg Fire Department and Leesburg Police Department 
  • Maintaining a strong customer service orientation with campus community 

Additional Duties: In addition to routine duties the Campus Safety Officer will be responsible for:

  • Completing assigned training and attending all professional development activities, and other meetings as assigned
  • Participating in College functions such as orientation, graduation, open houses, fundraising, and community relations as needed;
  • Serving on College committees as needed;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Maintaining Florida Class D security license;
  • Having current CPR/AED and first aid certification;
  • Maintaining a valid Florida driver’s license;
  • Previous experience in Public Safety field preferred
  • Previous Experience in Higher Education ideal.