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

Accounting Assistant/Financial Clerk

Division: Finance and Administration           
Department:  Business Office                     
Reports To: Business Manager
FLSA Status: Non Exempt – Fulltime
Schedule Variation: 12 months of year – 40 regular scheduled hours per week
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared By: Department of Human Resources
Approved Date: May 2016

SUMMARY

Performs clerical accounting duties and data entry, recordkeeping, customer service, and processes financial transactions in support of the accounts payable and/or accounts receivable function. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists students with financial requests and performs various student financial service record-keeping duties and reconciliations 
  • Receives cash and checks for deposit; maintain ledgers of cash receipts and deposits from students and departments. 
  • Receives payment for student fees; receipt payment; maintain and account for daily receipts. 
  • Create and maintain payment plans for student accounts. 
  • Manages the online payment system. 
  • Post journal entries and corrections to various funds and accounts 
  • Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts on a monthly basis 
  • Receives checks returned for insufficient funds; maintains return check records. 
  • Updates and maintains address changes for students and employees as related to billing. 
  • Prepares and maintain student files, verifies student account status and clears students for the receipt of grades and transcripts. 
  • Maintains and monitors schedule of payments and reporting due dates on Business Office calendar 
  • Assist with the administration of the Perkins Loan Program; prepares necessary documents including notes and related forms; obtain proper endorsements; conducts exit interviews with graduating students receiving loans. 
  • Assigns and maintains accounts assigned to Collection agencies. 
  • Coordinates the student work study program with financial aid and payroll. 
  • Manages and reconcile modules accounts. 
  • Prepares and processes monthly student statements and periodic registration statements. 
  • Manages Bookstore transactions including cash/cash equivalent. 
  • Assists with managing Purchase Order system. 
  • Assist with coordinating registration activities with other departments 
  • Assist with College credit card program including card issuance, controls, reporting, and problem resolution. 
  • Assists in special projects directed by the VP of Finance & Administrations, Controller, and Business Manager 
  • Monitors the Business Office phone lines, transfers calls, and assists callers with general business office requests 
  • Greets patrons at front counter, accepts payments on students accounts, investigates student account issues and student account holds 
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements 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
  • People and team oriented individual and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting functions. Detail and accuracy oriented.
  • Good organizational and strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multi-task 

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business related major
  • Experience with SunGard Banner Financial software
  • Experience in college business office
  • 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

 

Admission Counselor

Division:  Enrollment Services
Department:  Admission
Reports To: Director of Admission
FLSA Status: Exempt– Fulltime
Variation: 12 months of year – 40 hours scheduled per week
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared By: Department of Human Resources
Revised Date: April 2016

 

SUMMARY

Recruits and evaluates prospective students for admission. Performs a variety of duties in the recruitment and selection of student applications for admission to Centenary College.  Participates in the development and implementation of both on and off-campus recruitment activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develops a comprehensive recruitment plan for an assigned area. This includes identifying target objectives and goals to be met throughout the recruitment cycle and assisting with the planning and implementation of recruitment programs, receptions, and meetings.
  • Provides monthly assessment about progress toward identified objectives and goals.
  • Visits secondary schools within assigned areas and conducts meetings with prospective students and guidance counselors.
  • Corresponds with prospective students, applicants, parents, college alumni, guidance counselors and others seeking information regarding admission standards, academic and non-academic programs, financial aid and student activities. This includes preparing and giving presentations to prospective students and their families.
  • Reviews application files and makes admission/scholarship recommendations to the Director of Admission.
  • Participates in new student orientation.
  • Recruit, evaluate and seat at least 30 qualified freshmen per year.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 60% of the time.
  • Regularly entertains prospective students and their parents as well as high school guidance counselors off campus on behalf of the College for the purpose of student recruitment.
  • Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of recruitment travel and student/parent/high school counselor presentations.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by cell phone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of student recruitment—contacting office as well as students and high school counselors.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

 

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.
  • Must posses a valid driver’s license.
  • 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 including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Evening/Weekend work required.
     

PREFERRED:

  • Related admission/recruitment experience.
  • Experience with Excel and Access.
  • Experience with Banner and/or Radius.
  • 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: 318-841-7366

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.

 

Chaplain & Director of Christian Leadership Center

Division:                      Student Development 

Department:               Dean of Students        

Reports To:                Dean of Students

FLSA Status:              Exempt– Fulltime

Schedule Variation:    12 months of year - 40 regular scheduled hours per week

Benefits Eligibility:     Full Benefits

Prepared By:              Department of Human Resources

Approved Date:          June 2017

The Chaplain and Director of the Christian Leadership Center serves as a missionally central member of the college staff and Student Development team, and will oversee religious life, minister to campus constituents, and manage the area of Christian Leadership, contributing to the overall strategic direction and leadership of the department and division.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Manages the design and implementation of the Christian Leadership Center and community education events and the Christian Leadership fundraising dinner in cooperation with the Development team.

Serves as one of the primary liaisons between the College and the United Methodist Church and the GBHEM, including representing the College through church-related forums and by attending events including, but not limited to, campus visit days, summer orientation programs, and the Louisiana Annual Conference.  Collaborates with other staff to seek and manage grants.

Serves as the Instructor of Record for REL 200, providing academic support, professional development mentoring, guidance and instruction to Centenary College students. 

Collaborates with other Student Development staff members on areas of common programming, in particular with the Office of Professional Discernment.

Offers invocations and serves as needed at campus events including but not limited to monthly faculty meetings, convocations, and commencement.

Plans the annual Christmas Candlelight program in collaboration with the Centenary College Choir director, Camarata director, and the President’s Office.

Maintains and implements campus policies regarding outside religious organizations, including approval and oversight of new Religious Life student organizations and provides support to outside campus ministry representatives for Catholic Student Organization, Canterbury House, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Collaborates with other faculty and staff on ongoing initiatives such as work with the Interfaith Youth Corps and the Beliefs and Values Project.

Oversees Christian Leadership student internships and small groups and maintains relationships with internship site mentors and small group volunteer leaders.

In cooperation with the Admissions Office, plans and implements a recruitment plan for prospective students, provides coordination in Christian Leadership Center recruitment in churches and faith-based organizations, and conducts interviews with prospective CLC students and exit interviews with CLC departing students. 

Participates in campus committees such as Homecoming and Diversity Committee.

Provides one-on-one pastoral care, counseling and referrals upon request; serves as a confidential Title IX resource.

Other related projects, duties, and responsibilities as deemed necessary. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Student worker(s) 

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

Master of Divinity or related Master’s degree.
Licensed Local Pastor in The United Methodist Church.
People-oriented personality, good communication skills, and able 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

Commissioned or ordained as a Deacon or an Elder in The United Methodist Church or pursuing such credentials.
Prior participation in the Christian Leadership Center or another similar program as a student or professional.
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 

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.

 

Director of Admission

Division:  Enrollment Services
Department: Admission
Reports To: Vice President for Enrollment
FLSA Status:  Exempt–Fulltime
Schedule Variation:12 months of year – 40 regular scheduled hours per week
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared By: Department of Human Resources
Approved Date: April 2016

SUMMARY

The Director of Admission is responsible for developing, implementing and administering plans for admission to meet student enrollment goals. The Director assists and supports the Vice President for Enrollment in planning, directing, and coordinating a comprehensive marketing, recruiting, and retention program for Centenary College. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises and supports the entire Admission Team—Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, Counselors and Support Staff—in the preparation of territory plans and performance of their duties, including position training and orientation.
  • Along with the VP for Enrollment, develops, implements, and evaluates marketing, recruiting, and admission practices, procedures and policies, assisting with fine tuning and adjustments as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation and communication of departmental policies and procedures, serving as liaison with appropriate staff, faculty, parent, and student groups.
  • Along with the Vice President for Enrollment, develops and submits budget recommendations; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds; approves all travel and other expenditures for Admission Team.
  • Directs personnel actions to include hiring, performance appraisals, merit recommendations, promotions, vacation and dismissals of staff under Director’s supervision.
  • Oversees the processing of admission applications; evaluation and review of admissions folders; and coordination of appropriate follow up to each candidate.
  • Visits secondary schools and conducts meetings with prospective students and guidance counselors as needed; represents Centenary College at school functions.
  • Corresponds and meets with prospective students, applicants, college alumni, high school guidance counselors and others seeking information regarding admission standards, academic standards, academic and non-academic programs, financial aid and student activities as well as conducts presentations for a variety of audiences.
  • Oversees others in the management of database and communication tools within Radius.
  • Works with the Vice President, and as needed outside consultants, in developing strategic parameters for recruitment search.
    Works with the Vice President for Enrollment on communication strategies and assists with related work and coordination of marketing efforts with the Office of Marketing and Communication.
  • Oversees the development of regular reports and data analysis related to recruiting and enrollment goals.
  • Oversees the development and execution of a comprehensive student recruitment plan for assigned territories including strategies, goals, and benchmarks.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 25% of the time.
  • Regularly entertains prospective students and their parents as well as high school guidance counselors off campus on behalf of the College for the purpose of student recruitment.
  • Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of recruitment travel, student/parent/high school counselor presentations and off site CRM/database systems management/interaction.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by cell phone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of student recruitment—contacting office as well as students and high school counselors.
  • Reviews admission files and makes final admission and scholarship recommendations.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

All key admission personnel/team members—Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, Counselors, and Support Staff. 

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 and 5 to 7 years relevant and progressive experience, or advanced degree and 3 to 5 years relevant and progressive experience.
  • Demonstrated success as a member of an admission team in a higher education or private secondary setting and has a working knowledge of student recruiting, student records management, enrollment operations, and the admission process.
  • Strong experience in personnel supervision and team management.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual with good written and verbal communication and customer service skills and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with database management and CRM information systems in an admission or similar educational setting, as well as superior proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Must be available for occasional evening and weekend work as well as overnight travel as required by the admission cycle.
    Ability to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area and meet strict deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Ability to independently lead multiple, simultaneous projects from commencement through completion in a well-organized and self-directed manner.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
    Must possess a valid driver's license. 

PREFERRED:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in undergraduate admission.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Banner and/or Radius (CRM software).
  • 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: 318-841-7366 

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.

 

Director of Community Engagement

Division:  Student Development
Department: Community Engagement
Reports To: Dean of Students
FLSA Status: Exempt:  Full-Time
Schedule Variation: 12 Months/Year – 40 Regular Scheduled Hours Per Week
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared By: Human Resources
Reviewed  Date: June 2017

SUMMARY

Mentors students and helps them to connect with our community in positive and educational ways. Supports the Community component of the Trek Experience.  Helps to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate service-learning projects that promote civic engagement with and between Centenary College and the Shreveport-Bossier and ArkLaTex communities. Promotes inclusion and diversity education. Provides outreach to non-traditional Centenary students, including commuters, parents, and veterans.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists students by matching them with appropriate Community Partners to complete their Trek Community service-learning requirement successfully
  • Works with members of the faculty to continue Community integration into academic courses including finding and monitoring appropriate service-learning projects and/or sites
  • Teaches multiple sections of CO153: Learning Through Community, a course on civic engagement through service-learning
  • Coordinates a Student Volunteer Fair annually and Community Engagement Convocations.
  • Visits and maintains relationships with Service-Learning Community Partners on an ongoing basis.
  • Photographs or otherwise documents students in service and works with the Office of Marketing and Communications to publicize Centenary's story
  • Networks with LANO North, LANO & Louisiana Campus Compact.
  • Attends staff meetings and Trek Committee meetings
  • Directs efforts with community partners to provide opportunities for students to serve in the community and implements new service projects that promote experiential learning through service.
  • Investigates future needs/trends and coordinates student involvement with non-profit agencies to meet those needs/trends
  • Plans diversity education and outreach programs
  • Serves on and is the budget manager for the campus-wide Diversity Committee
  •  Engages and supports non-traditional Centenary students
  • Assesses campus climate and provides community and advocacy for military veterans and underrepresented groups on our campus
  • Coordinates volunteer activities in the community including but not limited to The Big Event, World House Service Day and MLK Service Day
  • Promotes service, service opportunities, and The Centenary College Community Engagement program on and off campus through presentations to campus and external constituents (e.g. orientation, parent meetings, student organizations, faculty, staff, and community groups, foundations, workshop, and conferences)
  • Implements continual assessment and feedback procedures ensuring on-going improvement of all service programs involved with Community Engagement
  • Identifies and writes grants for the Community Engagement Program in conjunction with the College's Grant Coordinator
  • Maintains and updates the TREK handbook as needed
  • Initiates and/or assists on other related projects, duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary for the continual growth and development of Community Engagement at Centenary College
  • Advises the Big Event board and other student organizations as assigned
  • Utilize mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of supporting and registering students on site for campus service activities
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary
  • Ancillary duties as assigned, depending on the interests and abilities of the successful candidate.

 

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, skills, and/or ability required.

 MINIMUM

  • Master' s Degree
  • Knowledge of service-learning models and methodologies and experiential learning.
  • A working knowledge of risk management best practices.
  • People-oriented individual, with good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently.
  • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

 PREFERRED

  • Three to five years of related professional experience
  • Prior teaching experience and working knowledge of curriculum development and instructional design.
  • Hands-on service experience with community agencies in areas other than fundraising and clerical work and familiarity with community agencies
  • Experience with Word, OrgSync, Canvas, Access and Excel
  • Experience with 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. As part of the Trek experiential leaning program, all students at Centenary participate in career exploration, intercultural engagement, and service-learning prior to graduation.

 

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. EOE.

 

Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

Division:  Office of the President
Department: Athletics
Reports To:  Director of Athletics
FLSA Status: Exempt– Full Time
Schedule Variation:  12 months of year
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared By:  Department of Human Resources
Revised  Date:  June 2017

Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse team with ancillary duties as an NCAA Compliance Coordinator. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Recruits 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. 
  • Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
  •  Over 25 percent travel time 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 times 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 maintained and 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.
  •  Conduct annual summer camp activities, with all financial matters coordinated through the Athletic Administrative Assistant.
     
  • Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance and safety 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 direction of the Director of Athletics.
     
  • Works in cooperation with the Director of Athletics to educate and maintain athletic eligibility for student-athletes and the coaching staff.
  •  Monitoring of Athletics events and facilities as assigned by the Athletic Director
     
  • 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

  • 3-5 year as a competitive player or coach in the sport of lacrosse.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree, experience in college lacrosse coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • 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. 

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree.
  • Specific experience with NCAA Compliance.
  • 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: 318.841-7366 

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.

 

Head Men's & Women's Tennis Coach

Division: Student Development
Department: Athletics
Reports To: Director of Athletics
FLSA Status: Exempt– Full Time
Schedule Variation: 12 months of year
Benefits Eligibility:  Full Time Benefits
Prepared By: Department of Human Resources
Approved Date: January 2005
Revised  Date: April 2016

SUMMARY

Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Tennis program at Centenary College. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Recruits 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.
  • 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 maintained and 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.
  • Conduct annual summer camp activities, with all financial matters coordinated through the Athletic Business Coordinator.
  • 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 Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
  • 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 or more years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • 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. 
  • Must be well organized and self- motivated.
    Must be able to obtain First Air / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance. 

PREFERRED 

  • Master’s degree
  • 5 years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis 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 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.

 

String Teacher, Centenary Suzuki School

Instructs elementary school students (grades K-6) in violin and viola technique, repertoire and performance, along with providing instruction in musical concepts and theory. Instructs students individually and in groups, using the Suzuki Method as well as traditional materials such as scales, etudes, and supplemental pieces. Adapts teaching approaches and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs, abilities and interests. Establishes objectives for each student, and meets with parents to discuss their children’s progress and determine future goals. Plans and conducts rehearsals, performances, workshops and community outreach. Average forty hours per week, year round; exact days and hours vary depending upon scheduling of classes, parent conferences, rehearsals, performances, workshops, and community outreach. Work location: 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104. Hours: 40 hours per week (hours vary). Salary: $58,000.00 per year. Requirements: Master of Music degree, Certification in Suzuki Philosophy and Long Term Training on Violin through Book 10. Mail resume to: Gale Odom, Dean, Hurley School of Music, Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104. 

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Visting Assistant Professor of Music

The Visiting Assistant Professor of Music is a non-tenure track appointment to teach general and specialized courses in music, voice, singers’ performance, applied music, opera, interdisciplinary studies, and special topics. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Teach introductory and upper level courses in music, voice, singers’ performance, applied music, opera, interdisciplinary studies, and special topics. Teaching duties and schedule are assigned by the department chair with the concurrence of the Provost and include a rotational participation in Centenary’s hybrid semester system. A teaching load of six (4-credit) courses, spread over August, Fall, Spring, and May terms, is standard (Natural Science labs count as half of one course). 

Job duties include:

Teaching introductory and upper-division courses in music, voice, singers’ performance, applied music, opera, interdisciplinary studies, and special topics.
Teaching an Opera Workshop
Directing a major music theatre or opera production in collaboration with the theatre department.
Diction for singers or music literature may be included commensurate with the candidate’s expertise
Adhering to Centenary College’s rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

 
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

Master’s degree in related field is required.
Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research. 

PREFERRED

Terminal degree or ABD in related field.
Professional experience directing opera or musical theatre
Undergraduate teaching experience.
Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.
Phi Beta Kappa 

APPLICATION

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: 

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

Administrative Assistant to Director of Dining Services

Reports to: Dining Services Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt -  Fulltime

Schedule Variation:   Monday -Tuesday-Thursday-Friday with some weekends : 8:30 am -3:30 pm

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits

Approved Date: April 2017 

SUMMARY

Perform administrative/clerical duties for the Dining Services. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Planning events like meetings and luncheons may also be responsible Scheduling appointment and preparing presentation materials.
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, and email pertaining to the Dining Services
  • Coordinate catering events- create calendar-pricing (e.g., send proposal to client, send information to the Chef , input requests to FMS etc.).
  • Prepare, compose and proofread correspondence, proposals, invoices, reports, memos and letters using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
  • Greet visitors, answer the telephone, take messages and reply to questions in accordance with general instructions.
    Compile information, prepare regular and/or special reports.
  • Maintain District records and provide necessary documentation.
  • Participate in Food Safety training.
  • Compose replies to routine correspondence; set up and run mail merge for mailings as needed.
  • Manage Unit Expense reports and verify credit card statement
  • Candidate needs to be accountable /balancing receipts and cash deposits
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary by Food Services Director.
     

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

  • Three years of office experience.
  • 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, social media and database applications. 
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Must be available for overtime as assigned and approved by immediate supervisors.
     

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Rosette Toussaint
Dining Services Director
Rosette.Toussaint@sodexo.com

Candidates are invited to visit Sodexo’s website.

Sodexo recognizes that diversity is essential to its goals. We thus welcome applicants who would add to Sodexo’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds.  EOE.

 

Assistant Manager - Bookstore

Department:  Bookstore

Reports To: Sodexo-Campus Services

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt– Fulltime

Schedule Variation:  12 months of year – up to 40 regular scheduled hours per week

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits

Approved Date:          April 2017

SUMMARY

The Assistant Manager, Bookstore plans, coordinates, supervises, and participates in the day-to day activities of the Bookstore operations including ordering, storekeeping, merchandising, sales customer service, and cashiering functions. The Assistant Manager, Bookstore must communicate and work with faculty, staff, and students to resolve clientele problems concerning textbooks, supplies, services, and billing as assigned by the Manager. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Supervise operations
  • Implement and enforce store operational procedures
  • Analyze situations and take effective action
    Gather, compile and analyze financial data and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
  • Plan and organize promotions and sales
    Effectively utilize computer equipment and software in the performance of duties
  • Ensure that product prices are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Control inventory
  • Resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Give clear and concise instructions
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with vendors, students, and the public
  • Plan communications with students and faculty/staff
  • Establish guidelines for athletic events
  • Establish guidelines for academic and community events.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Workers, as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

MINIMUM

  • An associate's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with coursework in business management, merchandising, computer applications and office technologies (CAOT), merchandising, or business accounting AND three years of recent full-time paid general merchandise retail experience which included responsibility for ordering, sales, merchandising, and inventory control .
  • One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in a college retail store is desirable. 

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Work experience at a selective, residential, Liberal Arts College 

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Rosette Toussaint
Dining Manager
Rosette.Toussaint@sodexo.com 

Candidates are invited to visit Sodexo’s website.

Sodexo recognizes that diversity is essential to its goals. We thus welcome applicants who would add to Sodexo’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds.  EOE.

 

 

 

National Management Services Job Opportunities

Please check back for opportunities.

 

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