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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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Administrative Assistant to Dean of Students

Performs confidential secretarial and administrative duties for the Dean of Students; schedules and arranges appointments, compiles data and maintains divisional records, and provides excellent customer service for students and parents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Provides administrative support for the Dean of Students.

·         Assists with the hiring, training and supervision of student office assistants.

·         Greets and accommodates visitors, providing information, general assistance and customer service to students, parents, and others who may contact the division.

·         Performs confidential administrative and secretarial duties, including but not limited to data entry, taking minutes, and editing and creating correspondence, agendas and reports.

·         Manages and purchases office supplies and equipment.

·         Coordinates the Annual Honors Convocation in collaboration with Professional Discernment.

·         Assists in the maintenance and revision of the Student Handbook, Student Development website, and other documents and publications.

·         Enters data into the Banner campus information system and runs reports using Microsoft Access.

·         Maintains confidential records and files, including but not limited to student conduct files, and serves as primary support person to the Conduct Review Committee.

·         Processes and tracks financial information; processes and submits credit card statements, check requests and invoices.

·         Schedules appointments and maintains calendar information for the Dean of Students and for the Student Development Division.

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

SUPERVISORY  RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Workers.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

MINIMUM

·         Bachelor's degree

·         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, and have the ability to multi-task.

·         Must have strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

·         Experience with Excel and Access

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

PREFERRED


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 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.

Administrative Assistant II to Vice President for Development

Performs administrative/clerical duties including but not limited to arranging and scheduling appointments, assisting in the preparation of reports and maintenance of records, and coordination of special meetings and events in support of the Vice President for Advancement (VPA); administrative/clerical/programmatic support for the Advancement Division as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Schedules appointments, meetings and travel arrangements for the VPD.
Opens, sorts and distributes incoming correspondence, faxes, and emails for the VPD.
At the direction of the VPD, assists with mailings and emails to College constituencies.
Prepares, composes and proofreads correspondence, proposals, invoices, reports, memos and letters using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software.
Greets visitors, answers the telephone, takes messages and replies to questions in accordance with general instructions.
Maintains Development division records and provides necessary documentation and reporting.
Reviews/maintains division budgets by recording division invoices and expense reports and reports to the VPD as needed on issues that may arise.
Manages VPD’s expense reports and verifies credit card statements.
Assists with Development and Presidential events.
Enters donors’ gifts into a log using Access. This includes gifts by check and by credit card.
Records minutes for weekly Philanthropy Department meetings.
Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary by the VPD.
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Workers

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individuals 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.
Two years of office experience.
Must be a 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 supervisor.

PREFERRED

Educational and/or work experience at a selective, residential, Liberal Arts College.
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 College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

Assistant Director of Residence Life & Student Involvement

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

The Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by providing direct support for one of the College's residential areas and a substantial collateral assignment in Student Involvement. This position requires residence to be taken on campus.

This position works with members within the Student Development department as well as other divisions across campus to mentor students and contribute the development of student leaders. This position supervises student members of the Resident Assistant staff.  

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and previous working experience in residence life. Candidates must be people oriented, have good verbal communication and presentation skills; and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to work in high-energy, high traffic areas, and meet deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.

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

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

Director Career Services

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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 English (British Literature)

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English, beginning August 2021. We seek candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, who understand the nature of teaching in a liberal arts setting, who excel at conveying their passion for literature and writing, and who would contribute to Centenary's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of courses in British Literature, especially courses before the Modern Era, and first-year and upper-level writing classes (which could include workshops in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, or Advanced Rhetoric). The ideal candidate would be a generalist who might also have an interest working with students on editing and publishing.  Candidates should have an earned PhD by August 2021.  

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

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

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. Centenary College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana, named recently as a “city of opportunity” and listed among Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live.” 

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 unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, teaching philosophy, a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, a writing sample (either scholarly or creative; 15-25 pages), and three letters of recommendation to:

hr@centenary.edu 

or

English Department Search Committee 

c/o Department of Human Resources 

Centenary College of Louisiana 

2911 Centenary Boulevard 

Shreveport, LA 71104 

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2020 and the review will continue until the position is filled. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track political science position at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 2021. Candidates should be broadly trained in American Politics and prepared to teach a range of introductory and upper division courses including constitutional law and civil liberties, the Presidency, and public law subfields, especially public interest law.  Research interests in social justice, race and minority politics, or social movements are preferred.

Candidates must also be prepared to advise the department’s legal studies program.  The Legal Studies minor is an interdisciplinary course of study that exposes students to a range of classes that strengthen their critical thinking and communication skills, hone their ability to interpret and apply case law, and understand the role and effect of law within various societal contexts.  Centenary maintains a partnership with The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center that provides Centenary students who meet LSU Law admission requirements and who are interested in public interest careers an opportunity for an expedited admissions review and notification process. 

Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of teaching and a background in a liberal arts education.  Engaging teaching and pedagogical skills, a record of scholarship, and a sincere 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 2021 is required.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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 on October 19, 2020.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcripts for your terminal degree to Dr. Chad Fulwider either via email: hr@centenary.edu  or to the address below. Additional materials may be requested as the search advances.

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

Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct

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

The Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct serves as the primary non-academic student conduct officer of the College and oversees a five-hall 600-bed residence hall system. This position works with members within the Student Development department as well as other divisions across campus to mentor students and contribute the development of student leaders. This position supervises two Assistant Directors of Residence Life as well as more than 20 undergraduate residence life staff members.  

Applicants must have a Master's degree in higher education administration, college student development, counseling, or a related field and at least 2 years’ experience in residence life. Candidates must be people oriented, have good verbal communication and presentation skills; and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to work in high-energy, high traffic areas, and meet deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.

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

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

Director Career Services

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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.

 

Health Services Nurse (LPN)

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Health Services Nurse (LPN).

This is a full-time position with benefits. The Health Services Nurse reports to the Dean of Students.

The Health Services Nurse will oversee the operation of Health Services to provide wellness education; health care for students, faculty and staff; and policy guidance for administration. This position will provide general nursing care of patients; dispense over the counter medications as ordered by physical protocols; have the ability to perform COVID-19 testing and work in concert with local laboratories to obtain results within 72 hours; demonstrate a complete understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA); and other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

Applicants must be a Licensed Practical Nurse with at least 3-5 years experience. Candidates must be people oriented, have good verbal communication and presentation skills; and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to work in high-energy, high traffic areas, and meet deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.

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

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

 

Director Career Services

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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.       

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