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.

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Centenary Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Economics

The Frost School of Business at Centenary College of Louisiana is seeking qualified candidates for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2020 to teach introductory macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, statistics for business and economics, undergraduate econometrics, and economic electives of his or her choice. The ideal candidate is an accomplished teacher and scholar who is committed to undergraduate research and will be expected to participate in the preparation and guidance of Economics majors as they submit their research for presentation at the Economics Scholars Program hosted by the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. In addition, 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 college-wide programs such as First-Year Experience and Centenary in Paris, taught on a rotational basis with other faculty. A Ph.D. is required at the time of employment.

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 March 7, 2020 will be given full 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:

Economics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

Assistant Professor of History

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track history position at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 2020. Candidates should be broadly trained in U.S. history and prepared to teach a range of introductory and upper division courses representing a long chronological timespan. Preference will be given to candidates with specializations in Twentieth-Century United States/Southern History. Strong teaching skills, a record of scholarship, and a commitment to student mentoring are required. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, with some opportunity to teach in immersive May and August terms, and to participate in college-wide programs such as the first year experience (TREK) program and Centenary in Paris. A completed Ph.D. by August 2020 is required.

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 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 with priority consideration given to applications received before December 18, 2019.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts for your terminal degree, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or to:

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

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position starting August 2020.  We are seeking a dynamic individual capable of teaching a variety of courses in applied math, statistics, computer science, or data science. A strong interest and ability to teach courses in more than one of these areas is highly desirable. Applicants should have strong teaching skills and an interest in working in a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary cooperation. The ability to engage undergraduate students in research experiences would be considered a plus. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field from an accredited institution. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, typically one or two service courses and an upper level course.

The Mathematics department offers an undergraduate degree in mathematics with a concentration in theoretical or computational mathematics, as well as a minor in computer science. The department is housed in its own building, graduates from 3 to 8 students a year, and has a long history of using innovative teaching techniques and incorporating technology in the classroom.           

Founded in 1825, Centenary College is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South.

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

Mathematics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as received with priority consideration given to applications received before December 6th, 2019.

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

Assistant Professor of Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Physics Department beginning August 2020.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in physics, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. While any area of physics may be considered, candidates with experience in engineering physics, computational methods and systems modeling, or data science/informatics will be given priority consideration.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching general physics courses required of all science majors and upper level courses for Centenary’s robust physics minor and dual degree program in engineering. Through teaching and advising, the successful candidate will support student success in physics, engineering, geophysics, and biophysics career pathways. The candidate would also participate in emerging interdisciplinary working groups in computational studies/complex systems or data science/informatics. A Ph.D. in an appropriate field from an accredited institution is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bursar

SUMMARY

The Bursar is responsible for managing student account receivables and deposit of College funds. This includes: processing payments and credits; billing tuition and fees; processing miscellaneous charges and manual account adjustments; publication of monthly billing statements; processing inter-fund transactions; processing student and third party refunds; and, processing 1098T tax forms. The Bursar also manages and coordinate a variety of activities associated with processing, maintaining and balancing various accounting and financial records in the Business Office. Provides coordination, maintenance, review and analysis of complex accounting and financial records. Assists in oversight of the customer service operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the controller in all aspects of posting, reviewing and reconciling general ledger activity for the department including preparing financial statements and other external reports for the College.
  • Oversees and coordinates all activities associated with the student receivable system, including billing, collections, write-offs, registration, account reconciliations, etc.
  • Coordinates registration activities with other departments.
  • Identifies students who do not meet policy to participate in graduation ceremony, receive diplomas, grades, transcripts, pre-register for future semesters, etc. and notify the students and appropriate administrators.
  • Interviews students planning to withdraw, discuss refund policy and provide an updated analysis of the tuition account. Ensures refunds are processed to parents/students, lending institutions, scholarship foundations, etc., in a timely manner
  • Reconciles agency Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP) to the ledger quarterly and prepare the financial portions of annual FISAP report.
  • Coordinates the administration of the Perkins Loan Program; prepare necessary documents including notes and related forms; obtain proper endorsements; conduct exit interview with graduating students receiving loans.
  • Approves and processes student refund requests. Ensure refunds are processed to parents/students, lending institutions, scholarship foundations, etc., in a timely manner.
  • Reviews general ledger accounts and performs account reconciliation and journal entries.

  • Responsible for 1098-T Data collection, maintenance, reconciliation and reporting. Data reflects amount students paid as well as their enrollment status. Follow guidelines and requirement set by the IRS. Implement changes yearly as needed.
  • Manages and maintains the fee set up for student accounting records.
  • Coordinates employee deductions with payroll office.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements for monthly and year end close, including preparation of consolidation, audit support schedules, and footnote support.
  • Loads and reconciles payroll into Banner system
  • Assists in the preparation of IRS Form 990 annual returns
  • Manages College credit card program including, controls, reporting, and problem resolution
  • Assists on the counter during peak student registration periods.
  • Assists controller in overseeing Customer Service functions in the Business Office
  • Back-up as the budget manager for the College’s Capital Budget program. Interprets policy in coordination with the Controller to ensure expense meet the fixed assets guidelines/requirements. Enter data into fixed asset accounting system; reconcile PPE accounts (property, plant, and equipment accounts) and related depreciation and amortization accounts. Ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with College, local, state, and federal requirements, and standard accounting and auditing procedures.
  • Backup for Financial Clerk
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned by the controller.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Students as necessary.


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
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting functions
  • Good organizational and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be detail oriented
  • Demonstrated skill with MS Excel and MS Access

 

PREFERRED

  • Degree in accounting, business or related field
  • Higher Education work experience
  • Experience with Banner Student and Financial software

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 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

Director of Donor Relations & Planned Giving

The Director of Donor Relations and Planned Giving is responsible for the organization and management of a comprehensive program to foster and nurture lasting relationships between Centenary College and its donors.  This person will steward all major donors with special attention to endowed funds, planned gifts, and recurring/ loyalty donors. The Director will partner within the development division and college-wide to fully engage donors and prospects, to build confidence that their gifts have impact, and to help strengthen their philanthropic support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Responsible for creating and implementing programs for recognizing and stewarding the College’s donors.

·         Ensure proper recognition of donors of endowed funds, including planning and oversight of the Legacy Luncheon and preparation of endowment/impact reports for endowed/major donors.

·         Work with solicitors to develop and implement strategies to strengthen relationships with their donors.

·         Create and implement stewardship plans for donors at various recognition levels that are consistent across all areas, including the President’s Circle Reception, Leadership Banquet, and gift societies.

·         In concert with development solicitors, identify and manage a portfolio of prospects/donors capable of making deferred gifts of $25,000 or more. In addition to planned giving, these prospects may also be solicited for annual and endowment gifts in the current fiscal year.  

·         Responsible for actively providing appropriate recognition and stewardship for members of the Paul Brown Society.

·         Accountable for increasing the membership for the Paul Brown Society by 5% per year.

·         Provides ongoing effective and celebratory stewardship for endowment donors and their heirs.

·         Utilizes gift planning software, prepares gift illustrations for donors or their advisors.

·         Educates prospects, donors, and their advisors on estate planning best practices in one-on-one or group settings.

·         Prepares charitable gift annuity contracts.

·         Builds relationships with allied professionals and firms that serve Shreveport to equip them with general knowledge of the College.

·         Supports the production of planned giving mailings by providing specific input regarding the content of planned giving direct mail pieces and the manner in which topics are presented to various constituent groups.

·         Educates Development staff members by providing continuing education on planned giving.

Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of being accessible and resourceful 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.

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Donor Relations Data Assistant

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

·         A bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience.

Must be a people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
Technical knowledge of planned giving.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
·         Must have computer skills that include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

·         Must be available for night and weekend hours as needed. Travel a necessity and is estimated at 75% or greater for this position.

PREFERRED

Formal education in tax law or financial planning.
Successful fundraising experience in personal gift solicitation.
·         Familiarity with planned giving practices.

·         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.

Police Officer

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·         Engages in foot and mobile patrols on campus to detect and prevent crimes.

·         Enforces state laws.

·         Responds to reports of crimes that occur within their jurisdiction, obtains information for the initial report and collects evidence.

·         Apprehends subjects and makes arrest as appropriate.

·         May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.

·         Investigates traffic accidents and files accident reports with the state as appropriate. Testifies in court regarding state traffic violations and other crimes such as burglaries.

·         Provides emergency services.

·         Coordinates with other law enforcement and emergency response agencies as necessary.

·         May be involved with Crime Prevention programs on campus. May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.

·         Provides crowd and traffic control at special events.

·         Provides safety education to students, faculty, and staff as needed.

·         Maintains a community-oriented demeanor at all times in interactions with students, faculty, staff and campus guests.

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

MINIMUM -

·         Must be at least 21 years old.

·         Must have a high school diploma or GED.

·         Cannot be under indictment or have been convicted on a felony charge unless the applicant has received a full pardon.

·         Must have and maintain a telephone during employment.

·         Must possess a valid driver’s license.

·         Must be able to qualify with a firearm.

·         Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

·         Must be able to stand and/or walk 6-8 hours per day.

·         Available to work shift, weekend, and overtime hours as needed or assigned.

PREFERRED -

·         Bachelor’s Degree.

·         POST Certified.

·         One year or more of experience in university/college and/or other law enforcement.

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

·         Well organized and self-motivated. 

·         Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 

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

Please send cover letter and resume to:

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

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

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

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

Technology Support Specialist

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Install and maintains computers and peripherals for individual departments and academic computer labs.

Working knowledge and ability to remotely deploy software, operating systems and updates to the campus computing environment using 3rd party software.

Ability to use all available resources for troubleshooting.  This includes the use of search engines, free and purchased software utilities and basic command line tools to quickly narrow the focus of technology related problems.

Recommend, estimate, and purchase computer hardware and software for all campus desktop computers.

Interact with faculty, staff and students regarding systems and their usage.

Basic knowledge of A/V equipment in a classroom/conference room setting.

Accurately gathers, analyzes and provides technical information so that proper decisions may be made.

Investigates and resolves computer software and hardware problems on a wide variety of operating systems and software.

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.   

Effectively communicates with end-users gathering detailed information to assist in troubleshooting computer issues.

Answers questions by applying knowledge of computer software, hardware, and procedures.

Instructs end users in the use of diagnostic procedures using software, accurate reporting of errors and gathering of information to help resolve their technology issues.

Logically approaches the troubleshooting computer, peripheral and network problems with minimal supervision.

Coordinates with software and hardware vendors regarding all aspects of software such as function, compatibility etc.

Able to perform some manual tasks such as the moving and lifting heavy objects as needed.

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Workers when assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

MINIMUM

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

PREFERRED

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

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318-869-5281

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

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

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

 

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

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More Information

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

Applying

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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.