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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration, the Controller is responsible for maintaining the accuracy and transparency of the college’s accounting records and timely reporting to senior management and other constituents.

  • Directs and oversees the operations of the Bursar's Office, unrestricted and restricted accounting, finance systems management, payroll, accounts payable, investments, and accounts receivable. Other areas of responsibility will include audit preparation (financial statement audit and A-133 compliance audit), cash management, tax return preparation, bank reporting and budgeting and analysis as needed.
  • Working closely with the CFO, formulates goals and objectives for the department in accordance with the overall mission and goals of the institution.
  • Ensures transactional standards that are consistent throughout the College, and comply with State and Federal fiscal management laws and regulations, and generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Directs and oversees the hiring, development, management, and evaluation of departmental staff. Direct reports include a Financial Analyst, Human Resources & Accounts Payable Coordinator, Bursar, and HR & Payroll Assistant.

Click here for a more detailed job description. The deadline for applicants is 9/16/16. To apply, please send letter of interest and CV to Erica Hare at

Digital Content Administrator

Job Summary:

The Marketing & Communications team is looking for a detail-oriented, focused individual to join our team as a part-time Digital Content Administrator. This is an opportunity to play a key role in supporting marketing efforts through our online presence via the web, email marketing and digital advertising as the College continues to grow and expands its influence and visibility. 

The Digital Content Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the content on, college intranet sites and blogs, email communication, digital advertising, and other online media. This position works closely with and reports to the Marketing & Communications Manager and is a flexible, 2-3 days/week, non-benefits-eligible position. (Partial work-from-home possible.)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Update and maintain website pages and overall content on with provided content
  • Create landing pages for digital advertising within HubSpot COS
  • Assist with HTML templates and other digital asset implementation for email, landing pages, and other media
  • Bachelor's degree or comparable training in website maintenance and computer programming OR relevant experience with content management systems and copyediting
  • 3-5 years work experience in web development, web management or digital production
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with Drupal, WordPress, Google Sites, and/or other content management systems

Candidates should be detail-oriented (proficiency in grammar and copyediting is a must) and have solid interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with faculty, staff, students & alumni on projects with quick turnarounds. Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, CSS and email protocols is a plus.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, and three references to

Vermont College of Fine Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who would enhance the richness of our community. VCFA does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Betsy Barnett

HR and Accounts Payable Coordinator

Employee Benefits

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