2018 Best Places to Work in VermontNamed as one of the "Best Places To Work in Vermont" for the past six years, VCFA prides itself on being the arts hub of central Vermont and one of the biggest and best employers in this remarkable small city.

Montpelier truly is the place to have the idyllic New England experience you always imagined. With an abundant weekly farmer's market, our many outstanding locally-sourced restaurants, and our 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 one of the smallest state capitals in the country, but it is also among the most forward-thinking.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Full time, salary
Reports To: Director of Admissions & Financial Aid  

In collaboration with the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions will research and engage in opportunities for recruiting prospective students and encourage them to convert to applicants.  The job involves traveling to undergraduate colleges in the U.S. and Canada to attend graduate fairs, and developing contacts with career centers, department leaders, and VCFA alumni and faculty. Additionally, the Assistant Director will create presentations for recruitment events both in person and online, follow up with prospective students, and connect them to their program of interest.

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Campus Relations Position — Part-Time, Weekends

This part-time (24 hrs./weekend) position is part of the facilities department reporting to the Assistant Director of Facilities. Also works closely with Campus Services Coordinator and Housekeeping Manager. Key responsibilities include: providing assistance to academic programs and answering calls; maintaining work logs; reporting progress on duties and projects to supervisor; basic housekeeping; painting; event set-up; deep cleaning; trash removal; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High School diploma, GED, or comparable work experience in facilities, janitorial or hospitality sectors required; ability to multi-task and extreme attention to detail are critical.

Resume and cover letter can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpelier, VT 05602, Attn: Tanya Patterson. 

Statement of Diversity and Inclusivity

VCFA is committed to building an inclusive community free of social bias and exclusion. At VCFA, diversity and inclusion are rooted in the organization’s core values, which are woven into the fabric of our culture. VCFA recognizes the value of diversity in persons and in 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.


Betsy Barnett

HR & Accounts Payable Coordinator
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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.

Employee Benefits

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