Open Positions

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. 

Responsibilities include developing IT strategic initiatives with college leadership that will support the continued growth and transformation of the institution, and overseeing planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at VCFA. This includes directing all IT operations to meet staff, student, and faculty requirements, as well as the support and maintenance of new and 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 5–8 years’ experience within Information Technology, preferably in higher education; supervisory experience; 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].   

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

For full consideration, submit application by January 27. Position will remain open until filled.


Program Assistant – Film (part-time position)

Supervisor: Program Director

The Program Assistant works with the Program Director to organize materials and arrangements for the program and semi-annual residencies. Typical tasks include copying, filing, data entry, tracking information and forms, among numerous other program tasks. This person will assist as needed with the daily functions of the program’s residencies. The position will average 17.5 hours per week, but this person will need to adapt to a varying and flexible schedule. 

The qualified applicant will possess good communication and interpersonal skills and be highly organized and technologically proficient. 

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our 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. CV/Resume

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:

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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.

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

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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 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.


Betsy Barnett
HR & Accounts Payable Manager
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