Open Positions

Social Media & Video Content Manager

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for a Social Media & Video Content Marketing Manager position. The manager is an administrative position reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing & Communications.

Responsibilities include managing and maintaining VCFA’s social media presence and video content production. This role will continue to build upon VCFA’s social media strategy, developing brand awareness and VCFA’s digital reputation in the higher education market. Collaborating closely with program and admissions staff, the role will be responsible for leading the management and creation of original, high-quality video content for all centralized channels.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • At least 3+ years of experience managing social media and content creation for organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience in marketing, photography, or video.
  • An appreciation for, interest in, and curiosity about the arts and arts education
  • A proven track record of achieving goals and objectives through strategy development and implementation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities, organizational skills, and a capacity for self-starting and working independently.
  • Ability to perform complex or technical office practices and procedures, budget tracking, data management practices, etc.
  • Strong technology orientation; experience with Google Apps, MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite/Canva, and Hootsuite.

The position may have the possibility of a hybrid (remote/in-person) work arrangement. Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our programs, distinctive academic schedule, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see the full job description here. To apply, send the following to [email protected]:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Short statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, outlining your professional skills, accomplishments, experience, and willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion (1-2 paragraphs)

For full consideration, submit an application by October 1. Position will remain open until filled.

 

Student Services Specialist

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for a Student Services Specialist position. The specialist is an administrative position reporting to the Vice President for Student Services/Chief Operating Officer.

Responsibilities include coordinating various student services operations, including student financial aid support in collaboration with the VP for Student Services and Financial Aid Services, accessibility support services, student residency housing, and other direct student support as needed during residencies and during the semester.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Demonstrated aptitude for exceptional student service and internal collaboration.
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience and experience in higher education, social services, or related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities, organizational skills, and a capacity for self-starting and working independently.
  • Ability to work with students one on one and in groups to provide basic financial aid and accessibility services information as it pertains to attending VCFA.
  • Strong technology orientation; experience with Google Apps, MS Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn and effectively use database systems.
  • Ability to engage in thoughtful and high-volume email exchange and phone calls, as well as online events and other virtual engagement.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of internal college staff and departments in support of students—the ability to effectively collaborate with individuals and teams is essential.

The position may have the possibility of a hybrid (remote/in-person) work arrangement. Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our programs, distinctive academic schedule, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply, send the following to [email protected]:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion outlining your professional skills, accomplishments, experience, and willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion

For full consideration, submit application by October 1. Position will remain open until filled.

 

Associate Director of Admissions (Visual Art & Film)

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for an Associate Director of Admissions position. The Associate Director is an administrative, recruitment position reporting to the Vice President for Student Services.

Responsibilities include representing VCFA to prospective students and organizations and working to engage, communicate with, and manage inquiries into VCFA graduate arts programs. The associate director facilitates prospective students through the application process. The AD exhibits superior customer service and sales skills and professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with prospective students, including phone calls, emails, conference calls, information sessions, residency visits, and open house. The AD creates and implements recruitment strategies to reach prospective students through events, referrals, online communications, and outreach as appropriate. The associate director must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with admissions team members, faculty, students, alumnx, administrators and staff.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Demonstrated aptitude for exceptional customer service and sales work
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience and experience in higher education, admissions, or sales
  • An appreciation for, interest in, and curiosity about the arts and arts education
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities, organizational skills, and a capacity for self-starting and working independently
  • Ability to perform complex or technical office practices and procedures; record keeping practices
  • Strong technology orientation; experience with Google Apps, MS Office Suite, social media as well as the ability to learn and effectively use database systems
  • Ability to engage in thoughtful and high-volume email exchange, phone calls, as well as online events and other virtual engagement
  • The position may include limited travel during the year and have the possibility of a hybrid (remote/in-person) work arrangement

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our programs, distinctive academic schedule, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply, send the following to Jae Young at [email protected]:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion outlining your professional skills, accomplishments, experience, and willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion

For full consideration, submit application by September 10. Position will remain open until filled.

 

Administrative Support Specialist

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for a part-time Administrative Support Specialist. The position is administrative and works in support of general operations and finance department, reporting to the Controller.

Responsibilities include support for the Finance team and mailroom; processing monthly credit card statements; as well as other finance support admin tasks and mailroom functions including sorting, scanning, and delivering a moderate volume of mail into mailboxes.

Successful candidates will be/have:

  • Diligent and persisent
  • Demonstrated aptitude for customer service
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable with technology and has Basic Microsoft Excel proficiency

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our college. Please see full job description here. To apply, send the following to Jae Young at [email protected]:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, outlining your experience and willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion

For full consideration, submit application by September 30. Position will remain open until filled.

 

General Maintenance

The General Maintenance/Set-ups candidate will be responsible for maintaining campus property to include light carpentry work, plumbing as well as analyzing, appraising, and—where possible—repairing and/or installing building equipment. The person in this position will work with limited supervision but should also confer with the Maintenance Supervisor, the Executive Director, and other facility personnel when necessary to ensure the facility is properly maintained. They will also assist in the setup of events on the campus as required. Please see full job description here. To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Position will remain open until filled.

 

Housekeeping/Janitorial

The Janitorial/Housekeeping candidate is responsible for the daily cleaning of a 4.5-story building as described below, as well as locking/unlocking certain buildings, answering calls for assistance as needed, and maintaining logs. The individual in this position works with limited supervision, but will report to the Housekeeping Supervisor and/or Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations. Please see full job description here. To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Position will remain open until filled.

 

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Just as the work done on campus benefits from differing viewpoints, perspectives, and experiences, VCFA recognizes inclusion and diversity as imperative for the success of its mission. As an equal opportunity employer, attracting, developing, and retaining the best employees gives VCFA access to new ideas, promotes better decision making, and creates a working environment that promotes mutual respect, cooperation, acceptance, and productivity among people from varying backgrounds.

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802-828-8731
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