Jobs at VCFA
VCFA is a supportive, collaborative community committed to excellence in arts education through innovation and the power of mentorship. We serve our mission and our constituents through intelligence, kindness, and curiosity.
Vaccine Protocol: VCFA will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our campus. As a prospective and/or new employee, you will be required to comply with the institution’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at VCFA.
Assistant Dean for Equity & Inclusion in Teaching & Learning
Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Assistant Dean for Equity & Inclusion in Teaching & Learning. This full-time administrative staff position reports to the Academic Dean.
Responsibilities include working to ensure an equitable and inclusive teaching and learning climate in alignment with the college’s strategic initiatives and Statement on Community Values; advocating for BIPOC students and faculty, and those from historically excluded populations, by providing and connecting them to resources, offering enrichment workshops and training, and collaborating with others to resolve conflict; advising and supporting faculty in inclusive teaching methodologies, pedagogies, and curriculum, and providing or coordinating training as necessary; serving on the president’s cabinet.
Successful candidates will have a degree in program development, teaching, education, curriculum development, social justice, or a related field and 3–5 years of demonstrated relevant DEI work experience and/or lived experience. A master’s degree and/or comparable professional experience are preferred. Other qualifications include a commitment to activating diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and learning; expertise in professional development and adult education; experience in teaching and leading workshops, training, and seminars; fluency in and commitment to principles of anti-racism, anti-bias, opposing white supremacy culture and systemic oppression, and trauma-informed pedagogy; knowledge of restorative practices and experience managing conflicts with a high level of consideration toward sensitive situations; strong planning and organizational skills; and an ability to communicate across various constituencies in written and verbal communications.
Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive institution, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply, send the following to [email protected]:
- Cover Letter
- Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, outlining your professional skills and experience and your willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
For full consideration, submit application by September 1. Position will remain open until filled.
Assistant to the President
Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Assistant to the President. This role reports directly to the President and works closely with executive leadership to support a dynamic, renowned fine arts college. The Office of the President operates at a fast pace and requires the ability to switch priorities and plans appropriately and efficiently. The Office of the President serves a wide variety of constituents both internal and external, and this position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills both written and oral, diplomacy, judgment, attention to detail, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to think and act independently as the eyes and ears for the administration. This position serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet, and as such, job duties and activities deal with sensitive information and require a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and substantial executive administrative level office experience, preferably in higher education.
Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive institution, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply send the following to [email protected]:
- Cover Letter
- 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 an application by July 27. Position will remain open until filled.
Director of Information Technology
Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Director of IT. The Director of IT is a leadership and operational managerial position.
Develops IT strategic initiatives with college leadership that will support the continued growth and transformation of the institution. Responsible for the planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at VCFA. The work of the IT Director is primarily focused on exceptional IT support for residencies, internal help-desk operations, and remote work/learning development. Along with the oversight of IT operations to meet staff, student, and faculty requirements, the role also supports and maintains existing applications. The IT Director is the strategic partner working collaboratively with all aspects of the college’s operations, to assess and when needed implement new technological solutions.
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience; minimum 5 years’ experience within Information Technology, preferably in higher education; supervisory experience; some experience in the following technologies/products: Enterprise Data Management MSSQL, PowerCampus, Slate, Learning Management Software (LMS), VMWare, Networking, Microsoft Technologies, Apple Technologies, Google Apps for Education; demonstrated aptitude for working on multiple projects; exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; high level organizational skills and capacity for attention to detail; ability to think creatively, entrepreneurially, and strategically as part of a collaborative team setting.
Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive institution, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply send the following to [email protected].
- Cover Letter
- Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, outlining your professional skills and experience and your willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
For full consideration, submit application by August 31. Position will remain open until filled.
A Top Employer in Vermont
VCFA is a supportive, collaborative community committed to excellence in arts education through innovation and the power of mentorship. We serve our mission and our constituents through intelligence, kindness, and curiosity. VCFA prides itself on being one of the biggest and best employers in this remarkable small city.
Montpelier truly offers the idyllic New England experience you always imagined. With an abundant weekly farmer’s market, many outstanding locally-sourced restaurants, and diverse downtown storefronts, Montpelier has emerged as one of the most livable and dynamic capital cities in the country. With a population of about 8,000, Montpelier is the smallest state capital in the country, but it is also among the most forward-thinking.
Here’s why we think you’ll love Montpelier as much as we do:
- The New York Times’ article, “36 Hours in Montpelier, VT”
- Best Choice Reviews chose Montpelier as the #1 Small Town in America.
- Yankee Magazine’s article, “Montpelier, Vermont: Could You Live Here?”
More About Our Location
Central Vermont offers a wide range of activities and scenic beauty, making it a year-round recreational playground and a great place to raise a family.
- Montpelier Parks
- North Branch Nature Center
- Vermont Historical Society
- Vermont State House
- Kellogg-Hubbard Library
- Capital City Farmer’s Market
- Bragg Farm Sugar House
- Morse Farm Sugar Works
VCFA is a part of the Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer Project, which recognizes businesses that support working families as they transition from home to the workplace.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
VCFA is committed to building an inclusive community free of social bias. At VCFA, diversity and inclusion are rooted in the organization’s core values and woven into the fabric of our culture. VCFA recognizes the value of diversity in persons and perspectives; values people and the differences that they bring to the organization; and creates an environment in which all staff members feel respected personally and professionally and have opportunities in which to thrive.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
VCFA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HR & Accounts Payable Manager