Educational Advisor

Website Vermont Adult Learning

Are you passionate about helping Vermont youth achieve success in their career, family, and community?
Have experience in case management, education, or as an adult learner yourself?
Have you worked in disenfranchised, historically underserved populations?
Looking to join a team who loves their work – a group of veteran colleagues who support you as much as you support your clients?


About the job:

Vermont Adult Learning is hiring an educational advisor to work onsite at our Rutland, VT learning center with adult students (16+) as they build skills and pursue their high school diploma through an innovative and personalized learning approach.


This in-person role involves meeting with students regularly to co-design their personalized education plan, advise them through the inevitable challenges and successes along the path to their diploma, and to ensure they have the transferable skills necessary upon graduation.


We have full-time work available, but we’re open to creative possibilities with job-share or part-time hours depending on the fit of candidates who apply.


About you:

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who can learn from existing staff members but is also willing to roll up their sleeves, creating partnerships with community schools and agencies, asking for help when needed, and managing multiple priorities and program changes with patience and resilience.


If you have experience working with youth or adult learners, being an adult learner yourself, coaching or counseling, or other independent case management roles, you might be a great fit!


About the Company:

Vermont Adult Learning offers

generous paid time off in addition to 11 paid holidays per year
medical, dental, vision, flexible spending plan and life insurance
403b retirement plan with up to 4% employer match after 6mos
a statewide organization with room for professional growth
professional development opportunities
organizational commitment to work-life balance and positive work culture


Job Requirements:

Strong technology skills required with the ability to leverage these to enhance student learning
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written English communication skills
Excellent organizational skills including planning and goal-setting
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Candidates should be excited to work with diverse student populations
Professional confidentiality is required
Experience with alternative educational systems, and/or teaching/advising adult students, and/or students with learning challenges is preferred
Experience as an adult education student is desirable
Bachelor’s degree is desirable; relevant experience or education will be considered
Experience with English Language Learning students is desirable
Successful national criminal background check and Vermont’s Mandated Reporter Law training


What Next?

If this is the job for you, send cover letter and resume to Chris Ettori, [email protected].

Remember to include whether you’re seeking full or part-time hours.
The job is open until filled, but we’ll give preference to applications received before Friday, June 14th at 5pm

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