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Dean of the Frost School of Business

Centenary College of Louisiana, a nationally ranked, private, four-year liberal arts college, seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary administrator with an entrepreneurial approach to serve as Dean of the Frost School of Business. This administrative leader will shape and guide the business programs, graduate programs, and other professional programs within the Frost School of Business.

The Dean oversees undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics; the Master of Business Administration program; and the Center for Family-Owned Business. The Dean ensures the continuing academic excellence of the programs, provides leadership in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship, retains highly qualified faculty, and develops strategic partnerships with local businesses, educational institutions, and economic development authorities.

The Dean maintains a high public profile, interacting with local, regional, and national businesses, educational institutions, and organizations to leverage partnerships, initiatives, collaborations, and internships. The Dean also advocates for the business, graduate, and professional programs within the college and the broader community while maintaining an institutional focus.

An earned doctorate/professional degree within a business field of study or program, preferably in marketing or management, is required. The Dean will have successful teaching experience in higher education and a proven record in higher education administration, preferably at a liberal arts college. Candidates whose leadership abilities and outstanding accomplishments in business could translate well to academia are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive serious consideration.

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.  

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications that include all required information and that are submitted on or before February 15, 2020 will be given priority consideration.

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, curriculum vitae, copies of all unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, teaching philosophy, research plans, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or:

Frost Dean Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

Development and Data Assistant (Part-Time)

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
Fax: 318-869-5281

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 Alumni & Family Relations

The Director of Alumni and Family Relations develops and maintains relationships with alumni and the families of current students for the purpose of conducting alumni special events and programs, engaging alumni and families in the life of the College, and connecting alumni to current students.  The Director cultivates various volunteer constituencies, such as the national alumni council, alumni chapters, homecoming volunteers, and event and reunion hosts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Manages the alumni association, its leadership Council, its geographic and affinity chapters and the benefits that are provided to its membership.

·         Works with the Office of Professional Success to plan events and implement programs that connect alumni with students for the purposes of career networking, mentoring, and potential internship or employment opportunities.

·         Plans and implements Homecoming/Parents & Family Weekend each year which includes, but is not limited to working with reunion groups based on affinity networks and class years as well as honoring alumni & friends annually at an Alumni Awards Banquet included in the weekend.

·         Works with affinity groups to engage them in the life of the College.

·         Works with the Office of Admission to maintain an active Legacy program, to engage alumni and parents in the recruitment of new students and to encourage alumni to refer qualified applicants to Centenary.

·         Works with the Department of Marketing and Communication to inform and recognize alumni on a regular basis.

·         Maintains the alumni and parent relations websites to ensure all information is current and relevant.

·         Works with the Department of Marketing and Communication to maintain and nurture an online presence.

·         Manages a pool of prospects composed of the Alumni Council and others as assigned.

·         Develops, manages, and coordinates various special events such as parties, dinners, and receptions both locally and out-of-town.

·         Develops, coordinates, and implements parent & family programming associated with SOAR (Summer Orientation and Registration) and Orientation.

·         Works with the Office of Development Services to ensure alumni records are kept up-to-date

·         Represents Centenary in the community and other volunteer capacities in order to further build and maintain meaningful relationships with alumni and parents.

·         Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of being accessible and resourceful while traveling to alumni or donor events.

·         Reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of meeting any needs the Development Office, Alumni, Donors or the College may have.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Student Worker(s)

·         Academic Student Intern(s)

·         Volunteer(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

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience or advanced degree and 3 years of related experience.
·         Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.  

Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Well organized and self-motivated. 
Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
Must be able to travel for out-of-town events. Travel is estimated at 25% or greater for this position.


 PREFERRED

Experience with Banner and Access.
·         Bachelor’s degree earned at Centenary College of Louisiana.

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
Fax: 318-869-5281

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 Development

The Director of Development oversees the fundraising and collaborates and partners the stewardship efforts of the College under the supervision of the Vice President for Development. The Director monitors, directs and is accountable for the solicitation activities of Development personnel that have fundraising responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Directs and administers an annual giving program that includes identification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects and annually increases both the number of donors and annual gift totals, with special attention to budget-relieving gifts

·         Oversees all print, email, and social media gift appeals.

·         Meets regularly with Development solicitors and holds them accountable for setting and exceeding goals for personal solicitations and fundraising results.

·         Responsible for meeting operational, endowment and capital budget giving requirements.

·         Develops and implements strategies to ensure proper identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects capable of making gifts of $5,000 or more per year.

·         Personally manages a portfolio of 100 major gift prospects (including individuals, churches, foundations, corporation, governmental agencies and other grant-making entities) with the potential of making gifts of $5,000 or more per year.

·         Analyzes giving trends in order to make course corrections and achieve fundraising goals during the fiscal year, as well as in setting annual goals and objectives.

·         Prepares written and oral presentations and proposals as needed and provides staff support to the College President, Vice President for Development, and volunteer leadership engaged in major gifts activity.

·         Provides support to the planned giving program.

·         Closely collaborates in developing meaningful donor stewardship with the Director of Donor Relations and Planned Giving.

·         Plans and directs events to increase involvement of prospective major gifts donors, including dinners, trips, and campus visits.

·         Develops and monitors the Development program budget.

·         Provides requested reports to the Vice President for Development in a timely manner.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Participates in College events and functions and serves on Development and College committees as required.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Development.

·         Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of retrieving donor information, submitting call reports and engaging in correspondence with the office or donors while traveling.

·         Accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of staying in touch with the office or donors while traveling.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate Director for Annual Giving, Development Officer, General Appeals and Communication Coordinator.

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 years of related experience or advanced degree and 3 years of related experience.

·         Must be available for night and weekend hours as needed. Travel a necessity and is estimated at 50% or greater for this position.

·         Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals.

·         Must have computer skills that include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

PREFERRED

·         5 years demonstrated successful fundraising experience through personal gift solicitation or comparable experience in a related field.

·         Experience at 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 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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Hurley School of Music for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning August 2020. We are seeking candidates deeply committed to teaching general and specialized courses in music, applied voice, singers’ performance workshop, and other departmental offerings as needed in a liberal arts environment. A Master’s degree is required. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain mentored teaching experience. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Centenary's music faculty members have mentored students who have gone on to professional careers as composers, opera singers, music theatre stars, public school music teachers, choral conductors, college professors, public radio personalities, and church musicians.

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

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, a link to a video(s)—no audio—of applicant’s recent performance, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104

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

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. www.centenary.edu EOE.

 

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Annual Security & Fire Report Notification

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