Centenary Job Opportunities

Assistant Athletic Trainer

The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Athletics and will work under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer and will assist in the management and daily operations of the Athletic Training Room in all areas associated with supporting the College’s fifteen (15) Intercollegiate Athletic Teams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to physicians, therapist, Athletic Trainer and coaches.
  • Collaborate with physicians, therapist and Head Athletic Trainer and coaches to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records, insurance reports or writing care reports.
  • Assists in planning and implementing comprehensive athletic injury or illness prevention programs.
  • Instruct coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or community members in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Compliance with all federal and state laws regarding the confidentiality of student records.
  • Perform all on field/court assessments and emergency care to injured athletes at events both on and off campus.
  • A sound knowledge of competencies and treatment techniques as an Athletic Trainer, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer including modalities trained to assist in the rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and ensures the department has adequate supplies, linens, training kits, etc. to carry out its function.
  • 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
 Student Workers

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
  • Current NATABOC certification
  • Eligible for athletic training licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • CPR / AED certified
  • Experience in an intercollegiate athletics setting.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse group of people, in intense or emergency medical situations.
  • Must be able to meet continuing education requirements as mandated.
  • Must be able to satisfy the athletic event schedule for travel and work on weekends and evenings.
     

PREFERRED

  • Master’s Degree
  • 2-4 years related and progressive experience in an intercollegiate athletics athletic training department or a sports medicine clinic.
  • American Red Cross Instructor Certified for the Professional Rescuer.
  • 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

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.

Assistant Coach for Competitive Cheer and Dance

The Competitive Cheer and Dance Assistant Coach aids in all facets of the Competitive Cheer and Dance programs, particularly in the areas of recruiting, training, scheduling, conditioning, and choreographing/teaching of material particularly to the dance team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the Head Cheer/Dance Coach & Spirit Coordinator in the administration and
    coaching of the Competitive Cheer and Dance program.
  • Potential travel required to attend SCAC, NCAA meetings, conferences, recruit
    combines, and potential post-season tournament games and national competitions.
  • Assists in the recruiting of qualified student-athletes and monitoring student-athlete academic progress.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student-athletes.
  • Assists in organizing practice plans, travel, and game day preparations.
  • Assists in choreographing and teaching game day, performance, and national
    material/routines.
  • Promotes a favorable image of the College. Assists in encouraging surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College.
  • Assists in fundraising for the Competitive Cheer and Dance programs.
  • Assists in administering and overseeing Competitive Cheer and Dance camps.
  • Working knowledge of Competitive Cheer and Dance rules and guidelines, knowledge or experience with USA Cheer, ICU Worlds, UCA/UDA and/or NCA/NDA College National rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Cheer and Dance Coach/Spirit Coordinator or Director of Athletics and Recreation.
  • Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Student Workers and Volunteer Coaches

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

  • 3 or more years as a cheerleader or dancer or experience in dance or cheer coaching at the college or junior college level preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in choreographing game day, performance, and national’s material specifically in dance.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Ability to assist in recruiting, supervising, and evaluating student athletes.

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

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.

Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Cross Country Track & Field

The Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Cross Country Track & Field will assist and coordinate the planning, organizing, and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field programs as guided by Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach with coaching and administrative responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the recruiting and retaining student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes at Centenary College
  • Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and recruiting purposes for texting or calling recruits after school hours
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangement, and maintaining constant contact with NCAA, SCAC, scouting information, and team data.
  • Assists in organizing and supervising practices and official competition in compliance with NCAA and Centenary College Rules
  • Assists in ensuring the athletic venue is properly set up for practices and official athletic competitions.
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, consult with Head Coach and College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed
  • Works in cooperation with Director of Athletics and Head Coach with ancillary responsibilities such as; compliance, event management, assistant coaching, and outdoor field maintenance.
  • Supports the Development Office’s efforts to raise money for Centenary Fund for Student Athletes
  • This position will require 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 regulation. 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
Student workers, volunteers, student-athletes

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

  • 1 or more years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of cross country and/or track & field
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in the recruitment of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Well-organized and self-motivated
  • Able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED training and van driving clearance

PREFERRED

  • 2 years or more as a competitive player or coach in the sport of cross country and/or track & field
  • Specific experience with campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, outdoor field management
  • Experience with NCAA Division III program
  • 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

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

Centenary recognized 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

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications coordinates information management and media production for all NCAA Division III sports. The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, supervised by the Assistant AD for Strategic Communications and is responsible for all strategic communications including media relations, public relations, and digital media for the Centenary Department of Athletics and its 18 NCAA-sponsored sports.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist with developing content for and executing the department's strategic digital communications and social media plans
  • Maintain branding and visual standards pertaining to the creation of graphics, photography, and video projects for content creation/branding on digital and social platforms
  • Create engaging content for the GoCentenary.com athletics website
  • Promote assigned sports and general athletics events through all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Lead the coordination and training of student-workers and game day staff
  • Assist and oversee live stream events, video projects, and photo shoots
  • Work closely with other departments (marketing/PR, operations) in developing an overall content strategy for each sports program
  • As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student- athletes, and athletic department personnel, this individual is responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, this individual is responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within the department for which they are aware and do not report.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises student and game-day (temporary) workers.

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

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working in intercollegiate athletics OR communications
  • Computer skills include superior proficiency in MS Office Suite, graphic design software (Adobe InDesign strongly preferred), photo/video editing software.
  • Working knowledge or ability to become proficient quickly with various statistical software programs.
  • Ability to work long hours, including weekends and holidays; willing and able to travel occasionally.
  • Experience producing original written content in a news or related setting.
  • Must be able to work in a self-directed manner through the use of strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

PREFERRED

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, or Sports Administration.
  • Familiarity or experience with advanced graphic design and photo editing software.
  • Experience with social media outreach and multi-media (video/audio editing).
  • 2-5 years experience working in a collegiate sports information office.
  • Educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, 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

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.

Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Residence Life and Director of Student Involvement.

The Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by providing direct support for the College's residential areas and also activities in Student Involvement. This position is required to live on campus.

This position supervises students, a Resident Assistant staff, and two to three residential buildings. The Assistant Director also works with one or more areas of Student Involvement, such as Summer and Fall Orientation, Greek Life, Campus Activities, and Student Union Management.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree and have prior related experience working in student activities and/or student leadership. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s Degree in a related field and those individuals with experience advising student organizations, online student engagement platforms, and/or experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

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.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address relevant experience and/or commitment to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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.

Assistant Professor of French

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in French beginning August 2023. We seek candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, who understand the nature of teaching in a liberal arts setting, who excel at conveying their passion for language, literature, and writing, and who would contribute to Centenary's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of French language courses (including Advanced Grammar) as well as upper-level literature in French classes. The ideal candidate will have experience and/or interest in working with Louisiana literature in French, and an interest in editing with the Centenary College of Louisiana Press and its award-winning French-language imprint, Les Éditions Tintamarre.

Over the past twenty-five years, Les Éditions Tintamarre has published over eighty books of Louisiana literature in French, ranging from the early 19th century to the present.

The unique format of the Centenary schedule, where each semester consists of a regular term and an immersion term, allows faculty to be creative in developing departmental and interdisciplinary course offerings, including courses for programs such as Centenary in Paris in the fall or May Immersion (and travel) classes in the spring. The annual teaching load is 3-3 (4-credit courses).

Centenary offers an undergraduate liberal arts environment where faculty members work closely with students both in and out of the classroom, participate in interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular pursuits, and enjoy the support of faculty and staff colleagues from across the College.

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.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, a teaching philosophy, a writing sample (15-25 pages), and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

The Committee will begin reviewing applications December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to:

Assistant Professor of French Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

hr@centenary.edu

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 College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2023. We seek a faculty member who is committed to excellent undergraduate teaching, who can develop a productive line of research involving undergraduate student researchers, and who has demonstrated a commitment to mentoring students who are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and economic background.

Teaching duties will include a lower-level Biological Psychology course, upper-level courses in their area of expertise, and/or core psychology courses (e.g., intro, methods, stats). We are especially seeking a candidate who will contribute to developing new courses to add to our existing psychology offerings.

The teaching load is six courses per year, with the opportunity to teach courses in the Centenary in Paris program and/or May immersion terms. We seek a colleague who will share our commitment to teaching in a student-centered liberal arts environment. We provide opportunities for mentorship and professional development in teaching and advising, and we hope to find a colleague who values continued growth in these areas.

We are open to a broad range of content and research expertise, but preference will be given to candidates who broaden the disciplinary scope of the department in areas of health and health equity, clinical/counseling, or who use biological or neuroscience methods to study human behavior within psychology. Start-up funds are available, along with competitive internal research support and professional development funds (e.g., for conference travel).

The Department of Psychology at Centenary is one of the largest majors on campus. Potential for research collaboration exist with our departments of biology, neuroscience, kinesiology, and others as well as with the nearby Louisiana State University Health Science Center at Shreveport. For more information about our department, visit our website at https://www.centenary.edu/academics/departments-schools/psychology/

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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three references (name, email, phone number). Review will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Candidates must have an earned doctorate by the time of employment. Three letters of recommendation will be requested for short-listed candidates. Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

Submit materials to hr@centenary.edu or to:

Psychology Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

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.

Assistant Women's Gymnastic Coach

The Assistant Gymnastic Coach provides assistance with coaching of the Women’s Gymnastics team and all facets of the program, particularly in the areas of recruiting, training, scheduling, and conditioning exercises.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the Head Coach with the organization, administration, and implementation of the Women’s Gymnastics program.
  • Works with the Head Coach in recruiting student-athletes.
  • Participates in organizing and supervising of practices/conditioning.
  • Able to coach and spot on all four apparatuses.
  • Assist with beam and floor choreography.
  • Scouts upcoming opponents at the discretion of the Head Coach and within the College, NCAA, and the Conference (if applicable) guidelines.
  • Assist with meet-day equipment/setup.
  • Assist with team building and team activities.
  • Director of unofficial visits.
  • Social media coordinator.
  • Community service liaison.
  • Assist with alumni relations.
  • Assists the Head Coach with directing and coordinating activities, ensuring compliance with the NCAA and Centenary College guidelines.
  • Works on approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director of Athletics.
  • 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.

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

  • 3 or more years as a competitive player or experience in women’s gymnastics coaching at the college or junior college level preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and have 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.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years as a competitive player or experience in college women’s gymnastics coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
  • Experience in an 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

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.

 

 

Coordinator for Health Information and Counseling Services

Centenary College is looking for an organized and detail-oriented Health Information and Counseling Services Coordinator to keep our offices running smoothly and efficiently. This person will play a vital role  in ensuring the effective day-to-day operation of these services while providing administrative support to the Director. It is a great opportunity to engage with college students and other employees with a focus on health mental health and wellness. The Coordinator will be expected to provide excellent customer service in their interactions within and outside of the campus community. Centenary College is a vibrant campus with the mission of preparing global citizens to live productive lives of vitality and purpose.

Responsibilities of the Coordinator include:

  • Triage the needs of students, faculty, staff, and families to determine the appropriate course of action including making referrals and appointments.
  • Provide contact information for local health care providers to students seeking medical attention and provide access to over-the-counter medication. The coordinator is not a health care provider.
  • Collect and maintain immunization records for all students and assist with issues related to Centenary-provided insurance plans and/or wellness benefits. Serve as the campus LINKS (Louisiana Immunization Network for Kids) coordinator.
  • Work with related departments and serves as a primary contact person in response to services for students.
  • Organize educational outreach activities related to health education, wellness, and other services provided.
  • Assist in the compilation and maintenance of department records; compile information based on general instructions; prepare and type related reports.
  • Schedule meetings and manage appointment scheduling; coordinate special meetings and events and develop promotional material for these events.
  • Greet visitors, answer telephones, and take messages and reply to questions in accordance with the results of the triage if (needed) general instructions and departmental policy. Assist in managing the flow of students coming to obtain services.
  • Implement and use electronic record keeping, communication, and reporting tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services. Train related personnel on use of electronic systems.

This is an 11-month position with availability to work during the summer orientation and registration events.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, or a minimum of three years related professional experience with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality. The candidate must be able to think clearly in medically or psychologically urgent situations or emergencies. Must be people oriented, have effective communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. The candidate must be well organized, self-motivated and be proficient with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

Preference will be given to individuals with experience in Excel, Access, and electronic (medical or psychological) record keeping; experience with health/wellness education and/or mental health clients/services; and experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should submit a letter of application and resume, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Three letters of recommendation or references, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

To apply, send application materials to hr@centenary.edu or:

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

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.

Department Assistant - Education

Centenary College invites applications for the position of Department Assistant in the Department of Education. This is a half-time position with partial benefits. The Department Assistant performs administrative duties for the Education Department and works closely with faculty and students on a
daily basis.

The Department Assistant serves as the initial contact for students and faculty in an energetic environment; support students and faculty in admission and registration; maintains department records; performs data entry; and other related projects. The Assistant works closely with Admission, the Office of the Registrar, the Business Office, and the Office of Financial Aid to support students.

A high school diploma and good written and oral communication skills are required for this position. Some office experience and a Bachelor's degree are preferred.

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.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume that includes references to hr@centenary.edu or to:
Department Assistant - Education c/o
Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately.

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 Associate College of the South.

Development and Data Assistant

The Development and Data Assistant is primarily responsible for the integrity and maintenance of donor records and gift processing for the Development Division and clerical support of all development departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Processes gifts and pledge payments, including credit card transactions, cash and checks, matching gift applications, stock transfers and gifts in-kind.
  • Performs data entry of pledges.
  • Ensures accuracy of gift data.
  • Assists with donor data audits, including reconciliation of gift records regularly as required by Finance Department, auditors, or internal staff.
  • Maintains and provides as needed the electronic documentation of gift and pledge back-up and acknowledgements
  • Performs data entry as needed in the Development module of the Banner database system. This includes data integrity, reports, gift and demographic data entry, and prospect management codes.
  • Supports prospect management data entry and projects.
  • Supports the clerical needs of the Office of Development, Office of Development Services, Office of Alumni and Family Relations, and the Office of Planned Giving.
  • Assists the Development Division with special projects and programs
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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

  • Minimum of one year of successful experience in donor relations or customer care.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals in a timely fashion.
  • Must have computer skills that include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
  • Ability to quantitatively analyze data and results.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience with Banner and Access.
  • Educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, 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

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.

Director of the Music Library

Centenary College invites applications for the position of Director of the Gladys Hurley Memorial Music Library. The Director of the Music Library manages operations, acquisitions, and services provided by the Music Library of the Hurley School of Music, working closely with faculty, students, and the College’s main library staff in planning and providing support to the School’s and College’s mission, goals, and curriculum. The Director of the Music Library may also be appointed to instructional responsibilities in the School by the Dean, in consultation with the Provost of the College. This Director of the Music Library reports directly to the Dean of the Hurley School of Music.

The Director of the Music Library oversees and administers all Music Library operations, including budget preparation and spending based on program objectives; assessment and reporting of user services and resources; maintenance of the Music Library’s holdings and facility; and design and enforcement of its policies and procedures. This position also involves strategic assessment, maintenance, and development of the music collection, including electronic resources. The Music Library Director works closely with the College’s main library staff and assists with various duties in the main library as needed. Additionally, the Director of the Music Library explores, evaluates, and implements innovative best practices in current information literacy and music library functions. The Director collaborates with staff and faculty from the Archives and main Library to provide circulation, reference, collection and curriculum support in pursuit of both the College's mission and the Library Strategic Plan. The Director may be appointed to teaching responsibilities that align with the candidate’s area of specialization (e.g. music history).

A Master of Music Degree, or equivalent, knowledge of principles and practices of library science, excellent organizational skills, and exceptional written and oral communication skills are required. A

Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent, from an ALA accredited institution and three years of relevant experience are preferred.

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.

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

Director of the Music Library Search c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as received and review will continue until the position is filled.

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. The college is home to the Meadows Museum of Art, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, as well as an active performing arts program at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.

Seasonal Lifeguard

The Seasonal Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of all swimmers and the enforcement of all pool rules and regulations.

All lifeguards will be required to participate in review sessions throughout the year, as well as keep CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard certifications valid.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of persons using the swimming pool.
  • Constantly be on the lookout for accidents occurring in the water and on the deck.
  • Check the clipboard (located at the check-in desk) for instructions, accident reports, incident reports, and participation sheets.  These items will be checked and updated daily – please report any problems in the pool area immediately.
  • Perform a safe rescue for a swimmer in trouble.  Administer the necessary first aid.
  • Wear a standard swimsuit and a staff shirt.  Sweatpants are not allowed over swimsuits.
  • Maintain the pool deck and keep the gutters clean.
  • Maintain order in the pool, foresee possible trouble, and take steps to prevent it.
  • Enforce and adhere to all rules and regulations of the pool.
  • Be friendly, helpful, and cheerful to all pool patrons and fellow employees.
  • Report definite or potential physical hazards and unsafe conditions to the Director.
  • Functioning whistles are required in your possession at all times.
  • Make sure the emergency phone is functioning.
  • Situate yourself at the lifeguard station.
  • NO STUDYING, READING, ECT., WHILE SWIMMERS ARE IN THE POOL OR POOL AREA.
  • Count the number of swimmers entering the pool every half hour and record on the Participation Form.
  • Test the water at the beginning of each shift and record on the proper form.  **If the chlorine is below .4 or above 5.0, the pool cannot be opened.  Inform the Director or a Professional Staff member immediately.  Post a sign on the doors indicating that Rec Swim is canceled due to a problem with the chemicals.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Attendance at work, or scheduled coverage, is an essential function of this position.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
     

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

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire (see below prerequisite)
  • Must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Skill in the application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

Hours available include days, evenings, and weekend shifts.

This is a temporary position extending from June 1 to August 31.

 

APPLICATION

To apply, send your 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.

 

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.

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.       

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Centenary Square building at 102 E. Kings Hwy., Suite 214A, Shreveport, LA 71104 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 318-869-5759.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy The institution does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis proscribed by federal, state, or local law.