Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds.

Follow the links for details about the positions as well as information about applying for openings.

Centenary Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Biology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Biology Department beginning August 2019. 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in biology, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. Candidates for this position must be broadly trained in Ecology with preferences for candidates with a molecular background. There will be an opportunity to develop at least two upper-level courses, which may include, but is not limited to topics such as conservation, bioinformatics, toxicology, population genetics, etc. The successful candidate will also teach in a guided-inquiry, studio-format context, including courses in introductory biology. Ph.D. in an appropriate field is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The Biology Department has a well-equipped core molecular facility and opportunities for collaborative research exist at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. There are excellent funding opportunities, and the College has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or to:

Biology Search Committee
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Centenary College recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. www.centenary.edu EOE.

Assistant Professor of Music

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Hurley School of Music to begin August 2019.

Voice/Opera/Music Theatre: Responsibilities will include directing a major music theatre or opera production in collaboration with the theatre department, teaching opera workshop and applied voice. Other responsibilities, such as diction for singers or music literature may be included, commensurate with the candidate’s expertise. Terminal degree preferred; master’s or ABD required. College teaching experience essential. Professional experience directing opera or musical theatre a plus. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with the recognition that research/creative pursuits and openness to pedagogical innovation are integral components of an undergraduate liberal arts education. 

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or to:  

Music Search
Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318.869.5281

Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/about and www.centenary.edu/jobs.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

Director of Integrated Advising

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Director of Integrated Advising. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Director of Integrated Advising reports to the Dean of Students.

The Director of Integrated Advising will develop and implement a collaborative integrated advising model at Centenary, using a holistic case management approach to promote student success and retention.  The Director will assess the needs, interests, and risk factors of incoming students and then build collaborative teams of faculty, coaches, RAs, and staff educators to provide targeted support, according to their needs.  The primary focus of the program at this time is first-year, first-generation students. 

A Master’s degree and three years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience, people oriented, good written and oral communication skills, and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite, and the ability to work in high-energy, high traffic area are required for this position are required. A Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, College Student Development or a related field in addition to experience with counseling, case management, and/or building collaborative teams across divisions are preferred.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

To apply, send a letter of application and resume that includes references to hr@centenary.edu or:

Director Integrated Advising

 c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately.

Centenary College recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds www.centenary.edu. EOE.

(See below for job description)

Integrated Advising weaves the work of faculty academic advisors into a broader advising context. The Director of Integrated Advising will develop and implement a collaborative integrated advising model at Centenary, using a holistic case management approach to promote student success and retention. The Director will assess the needs, interests, and risk factors of incoming students and then build collaborative teams of faculty, coaches, RAs, and staff educators to provide targeted support, according to their needs. The primary focus of the program at this time is first-year, first-generation students. The Integrated Advising program is the topic of the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for SACSCOC, our regional accreditor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develop and communicate a shared vision for integrated advising and student support.

Oversee the Integrated Advising program and budget, assessing student needs and providing mentoring, guidance, and resources for prospective and current students of Centenary College.

Coordinate with the Assistant Provost for Student Support and participate actively as a member of the Student Support Team (SST).

Engage students, faculty, and staff, and encourage active participation in the Integrative Advising program.

Design or locate student assessment tools to identify possible risk factors and electronic forms to facilitate faculty/staff collaboration on behalf of the students.

Mentor deposited students to identify areas and options for engagement on campus and possible risk factors or issues of concern that could affect student success.

Conduct individualized meetings with identified and referred students to assess student needs and build individualized support teams to address these needs.

Co-chair the QEP Steering Committee and serve on the Student Development Directors team, the Provost Council, and on other college committees as appropriate.

Coordinate and/or participate in Student Development activities as needed, such as Senior Week, SOAR, Orientation, and RA Training.

Research and study at-risk populations, including first-year and first-generation students, and the latest studies, products, and interventions on integrated advising, case management, and student success to determine best practices. Use this information to design supportive interventions to help our students achieve collegiate success.

Maintain data and records needed for monthly and annual reports as well as data required for the QEP and various accreditation bodies.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Work Study Students

Interns (Graduate/Undergraduate) as degree and license-appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. 

MINIMUM

·         A Master’s degree and three years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience.

·         Willingness to work extra hours, occasional weekends, and evenings, travel as needed.

·         Knowledge of and appreciation for diverse cultures and liberal arts education.

·         Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 

·         Must be well organized and self-motivated.

·         Computer skills should include Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database applications. 

·         Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

PREFERRED

·         Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, College Student Development, or related field.

·         Experience with counseling, case management, and/or building collaborative teams across divisions.

·         Ability to strategically analyze data in order to assess program and student needs

·         Involvement with a collegiate case management or integrated advising system .

·         Proficiency in mentoring, guiding and and/or coaching college students.

·         Five years of related experience.

·         Licensure in Social Work, Counseling, or a related counseling field.

·         Experience at a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Women’s Basketball program with ancillary coaching or administrative responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Actively identify, evaluate, and recruit student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College.
  • Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules.
  • Over 25 percent travel required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at time other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and/or recruiting purposes.
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.
    Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
  • Ensures that athletic venue is properly set-up for practices and official athletic competition.
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
  • Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
  • Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
  • Work with the Director of Athletics and Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
  • Work in cooperation with the Director of Athletics and will have significant ancillary responsibility which may include: NCAA compliance, event management, assistant in coaching another sport, outdoor fields maintenance or sports information.
  • This position requires night and weekend hours.

Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assistant coaches, student workers, volunteers (if applicable).

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

MINIMUM

  •  Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3 years or more experience in college basketball coaching at the assistant or head coaching level required.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Flexible demeanor to handle multiple activities and personnel. 
  • Must be well organized and self-motivated.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree.
  • 5 years’ experience in college basketball coaching at the assistant or head coaching level required.
  • Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
  • Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college. 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869-5281

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.           

Police Officer

Ensures the safety of students, employees and guests in the controlled and assigned areas of property and functions related to the College, continuously enforces campus policies and state laws, and provides a community policing culture to the campus and its environs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Engages in foot and mobile patrols on campus to detect and prevent crimes.
  • Enforces state laws.
  • Responds to reports of crimes that occur within their jurisdiction, obtains information for the initial report and collects evidence.
  •  Apprehends subjects and makes arrest as appropriate.
  • May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.
  • Investigates traffic accidents and files accident reports with the state as appropriate. Testifies in court regarding state traffic violations and other crimes such as burglaries.
  • Provides emergency services.
  •  Coordinates with other law enforcement and emergency response agencies as necessary.
  • May be involved with Crime Prevention programs on campus. May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.
  • Provides crowd and traffic control at special events.
  • Provides safety education to students, faculty, and staff as needed.
  • Maintains a community-oriented demeanor at all times in interactions with students, faculty, staff and campus guests.
  •  Other related duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

MINIMUM -

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Cannot be under indictment or have been convicted on a felony charge unless the applicant has received a full pardon.
  • Must have and maintain a telephone during employment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to qualify with a firearm.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  •  Must be able to stand and/or walk 6-8 hours per day.
  • Available to work shift, weekend, and overtime hours as needed or assigned.

PREFERRED -

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  •  POST Certified.
  • One year or more of experience in university/college and/or other law enforcement.
  •  Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  •  Well organized and self-motivated. 
  • Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 
  •  Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318-869-5281

Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

Technology Support Specialist

Coordinates, configures and sets up computers for the network.  Receives & fulfills request for new computer & peripheral purchases.  Performs onsite and remote maintenance & deployment of software and updates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Install and maintains computers and peripherals for individual departments and academic computer labs.
  • Working knowledge and ability to remotely deploy software, operating systems and updates to the campus computing environment using 3rd party software.
  • Ability to use all available resources for troubleshooting.  This includes the use of search engines, free and purchased software utilities and basic command line tools to quickly narrow the focus of technology related problems.
  • Recommend, estimate, and purchase computer hardware and software for all campus desktop computers.
  • Interact with faculty, staff and students regarding systems and their usage.
  • Basic knowledge of A/V equipment in a classroom/conference room setting.
  • Accurately gathers, analyzes and provides technical information so that proper decisions may be made.
  • Investigates and resolves computer software and hardware problems on a wide variety of operating systems and software.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.   
  • Effectively communicates with end-users gathering detailed information to assist in troubleshooting computer issues.
  • Answers questions by applying knowledge of computer software, hardware, and procedures.
  • Instructs end users in the use of diagnostic procedures using software, accurate reporting of errors and gathering of information to help resolve their technology issues.
  • Logically approaches the troubleshooting computer, peripheral and network problems with minimal supervision.
  • Coordinates with software and hardware vendors regarding all aspects of software such as function, compatibility etc.
  • Able to perform some manual tasks such as the moving and lifting heavy objects as needed.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Student Workers when assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Computer skills should include familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated. 
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area. 

PREFERRED

  • Minimum 3 years related experience.
  • A+ certification Hardware and OS preferred.
  • Experience with Excel and Access preferred
  • Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college. 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318-869-5281

 

Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational experience where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

 

Please note Sodexo and National Management Resources are companies contracted by Centenary. The employees are hired by Sodexo and National Management Resources respectively and are NOT direct employees of Centenary

Sodexo Job Opportunities

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National Management Services Job Opportunities

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More Information

More information about staff openings is available from the Human Resources office. Faculty openings are handled by the Provost's Office and the advertising department.

Applying

Applicants to Centenary positions should follow job-specific instructions mentioned in the relevant job listings. Instructions typically occur at the end of the job advertisement.

Applying as an Internal Candidate

In addition to completing job specific requirements for application, internal candidates applying for a position must complete the Internal Employment Application and attach it to their resume.

Annual Security & Fire Report Notification

The Centenary College Annual Security and Fire Safety report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Centenary College and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information and institutional statements concerning campus security, such as information concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety or by visiting the website.