Associate Director, Landmark College Institute for Research and Training


The College is seeking an experienced professional for the 12-month staff position of Associate Director of the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training (LCIRT). Primary duties are to coordinate the research activities of our new research lab, and propose and carry out research centered broadly on learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism. Additionally, as the Associate Director will also hold Assistant or Associate Professor rank, they will teach in the online post-baccalaureate certificate program that focuses on learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, and executive function.

Reporting to the Director of LCIRT, the Associate Director will manage our new research lab, conduct discovery and applied research, as well as lead the LCIRT Research Mentorship Program for Landmark College students. The LCIRT Research Mentorship Program provides students with authentic research experiences in the educational and psychological sciences. Research initiatives may include studies that seek to improve understanding of learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism; develop and validate interventions for serving students who learn differently and/or are struggling in conventional educational environments; and design or evaluate the effectiveness of instructional techniques and research technologies to improve student outcomes and engagement. The Associate Director will work with the LCIRT team to create and deliver evidence-based professional development offerings to educators and other stakeholders. In addition to these responsibilities, this staff member will support the Director and the LCIRT team in developing strategic partnerships and joint ventures; pursuing public and private funding opportunities; identifying and managing clients; and advancing the LCIRT’s distinctive mission, programs, and services.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A doctoral degree in psychology, education, or an associated field (e.g., neuroscience, counseling) with experience in research and professional training is expected. Knowledge of learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism is necessary. The candidate must demonstrate capacity to pursue and secure grant funding, manage projects, and handle simultaneously competing priorities. Must possess outstanding presentation, communication (written and spoken), and project management skills. Must be willing to travel, and exhibit flexibility in scheduling beyond standard work hours and days. A flexible schedule is negotiable.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to . Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer