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Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement

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

Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement

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 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.

Assistant Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Assistant 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 Conduct supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by providing direct support for one of the College's residential areas; and will serve as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator.  This position requires residence 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:

Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct

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 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.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position in analytical chemistry at the assistant professor level in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, beginning August 2022. We are seeking candidates deeply committed to teaching courses in analytical chemistry, general chemistry, chemistry for non-science majors, and other departmental offerings as needed. Centenary offers an undergraduate liberal arts environment, where faculty members work directly with students in an active undergraduate research program, are able to participate in interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular pursuits, and enjoy the support of faculty and staff colleagues from across the College. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with faculty at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Science Center, and excellent funding opportunities unique to the State of Louisiana are available for equipment and research support. The Department http://www.centenary.edu/chemistry/ has acquired over $1 million in instrumentation to support its ACS-accredited program.

A Ph.D. or postdoctoral training commensurate with these responsibilities is required at the time of employment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research as an integral component of undergraduate science education, and openness to pedagogical innovation.

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

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869.5281

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

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

Assistant Professor of Geology

The Department of Geology at Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin in August 2022. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in geology or a related field with emphasis on surface or near surface processes, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to supervise undergraduate students in research. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses and upper-level undergraduate courses in the applicant's specialty; the ability to teach a first level course in GIS is desirable. Other expectations include research, college service and continuing professional development.

With this hire, the department is committing to having students begin to address critical environmental and ecosystem problems in the southcentral states. Centenary is in a region with natural laboratories for the study of fluvial, coastal, and lacustrine systems. The Red, Ouachita, Atchafalaya, and Mississippi Rivers are all accessible as study opportunities. The college is an affiliate of the Louisiana University Marine Consortium (LUMCON) which provides access to research opportunities for both faculty and students.  The college also has access to significant historical collections related to the region’s petroleum production.

The department houses a Perkin-Elmer ICP-MS and shares a Hitachi SEM with energy dispersive X-ray capabilities with the Chemistry Department. The department also has a computer laboratory for GIS and other software applications.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869.5281

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.

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

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Kinesiology Department beginning August 2022. This is a new academic program and we are seeking candidates who are committed to growing the department through development and assessment of quality coursework, creation of hands-on learning and lab experiences for students, and building relationships across campus and the community.

Centenary College is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings, scholarship, and service that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities and contribute to the diversity and excellence of our college community. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in kinesiology, be deeply committed to teaching at a liberal arts institution, and be willing to direct an active research program that involves undergraduate students. Priority will be given to candidates with an interest in biomechanics and/or motor control or related disciplines. Candidates must be able to teach Biomechanics and Motor Learning, as well as other lower- and upper-level courses in Kinesiology, such as Exercise Assessment and Prescription and Principles of Strength & Conditioning. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is expected.  A Ph.D. in Kinesiology or other appropriate field is required.

The College has a well-equipped core molecular facility and opportunities for collaborative research exist 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 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.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

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

Director of Library Reference and Instruction

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks a knowledgeable and innovative leader for the Director of Library Reference and Instruction. The Director provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the library in the development and management of its reference and instruction program, ensuring that the scope and caliber of library programs and services support the curriculum and mission of the College. In direct collaboration with the Provost’s Office, the Director supports the teaching and learning goals of the College, with an emphasis on excellent service to students and faculty, a vision for student research knowledge, active participation in campus initiatives, and involvement in the campus intellectual life.

The Director is responsible for information and research services in all formats and venues, including reference, instruction, information commons, workshops, etc. In addition, the Director:

·         Oversees staff and workflows, develops policies and procedures, manages schedules, monitors trends, and develops campus partnerships.

·         Plans, teaches, and assesses information literacy program in collaboration with faculty members.

·         Participates in national, regional, and/or local associations and professional groups and contributes to the scholarship of the profession.

·         Oversees the library’s efforts to participate in: campus curricular initiatives, integration of academic support services, and outreach to the campus and community around the library’s reference and instruction services.

·         Collaborates with the Director of Library Operations.

·         Serves as the liaison to academic departments.

·         Oversees library programming and marketing, including web presence and off-campus access to library resources.

Minimum qualifications include: An M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. degree and three to five years of experience. Preference will be given to individuals with experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college.

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

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

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

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

Head Women's Gymnastics Coach

Direct and manage the planning, organizing, and coaching of the intercollegiate Women’s Gymnastics program at Centenary College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Administration and coaching of the women’s gymnastics program.

·         Provides oversight of all recruiting and retention of qualified student-athlete and monitors student-athletes academic progress.

·         Provides leadership and guidance in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes.

·         Travel required to attend WCGA and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling for team competitions and recruiting.

·         Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules. Supervises and spots practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.

·         Organizes travel and game day preparations.

·         Promotes a favorable image of the College. Encourages surrounding community partnerships which enhance Centenary College.

·         Provides oversight and is responsible for annual budget, which includes travel, equipment, supplies, judging fees and recruiting.

·         Is responsible for all care and inventory of equipment.

Fundraises for the gymnastics program.
·         Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

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 years or more experience in college gymnastics coaching or 5 years at the developmental level with level 10’s.

·         Must have strong leadership and communications skills.

·         Ability to spot high level skills on all 4 events.

·         The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

PREFERRED

·         Master’s degree

·         5 years’ experience in college gymnastics coaching or 8 years at the developmental level with level 10’s.

·         Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, or event management.

·         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.

IT Systems Administrator

Install, administer, and optimize college software systems and network connections to ensure highest level of availability and security of the supported business applications. Provide support to end users with a timely resolution while ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction possible.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Install, configure and administer stand-alone and virtualized network servers and storage hardware.

Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.

Perform and test routine system backups and restores.

Plan and implement server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches.

Manage all Active Directory services and supporting server infrastructure.

Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

Lead, coordinate and participate in key process improvements as they relate to the client/server environment.

Manage all aspects of the college’s Microsoft Exchange email system.  This includes, but is not limited to, installation, account creation and maintenance, and performance enhancements.

Manage all aspects of the college’s DNS and DHCP servers.

Familiarity with network design and protocols. 

Maintain a working knowledge of hardware, software (primarily Windows operating systems, MAC OS, and Microsoft Office applications) and peripherals.

Assist in the administration of networked software.  This includes, but not limited to, antivirus software, remote management, and license monitoring.

Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team

Respond to customer inquiries concerning systems operation and diagnoses of system hardware, software, and operator problems.  Work with customer to resolve any issues.

Other related projects, 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

Bachelor’s degree preferred, and or minimum 5 years’ experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft’s Exchange Server. 
§  Working knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN or NAS, as well as Active Directory/Global Catalogue.

§  Familiarity with TCP/IP, network protocols, firewall management, and operating system configuration.

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. 

PREFERRED

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

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.

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.

Registrar

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks an innovative and qualified candidate for the full-time position of Registrar to begin January 2022. The Registrar is a team leader that supports the mission and functions of the College by working directly with students, faculty, and staff.

The Registrar is responsible for overseeing the academic standards, policies, and regulations of the College, and for supervising the staff members in the Office of Registrar. This position requires well-developed analytical, communication, and technology skills. In particular, the Registrar provides strategic leadership and overall management of office operations. The Registrar reports to the Provost and works closely with academic and student development personnel and others to accomplish the mission of the college.

Responsibilities include:

·         Supports the implementation of curriculum and academic standards and policies of the College, ensuring that: faculty legislation on curriculum and academic policies and regulations are implemented in a timely and consistent manner; graduation requirements are interpreted and warranted exceptions are made carefully; and academic regulations are administered.

·         Supports the College's retention efforts.

·         Oversees training, reporting, and processes for use of Banner student information system.

·         Ensures compliance with National Student Clearinghouse.

·         Serves as FERPA compliance officer and trains College on FERPA.

·         Applies institutional policy in determining transferrable credits from other educational institutions.

·         Plans and oversees student-oriented pre-registration and registration processes; coordinates course assignments, drop-add, course changes and faculty room assignments.

·         Follows the AACRAO principles of professional ethics and practice.

Minimum qualifications include: An advanced degree and three years related experience or a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience. Preference will be given to individuals with experience with Banner student information system and/or experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college.

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

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

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

Registrar

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

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

Senior Development Officer

The Senior Development Officer builds deeper relationships with existing donors. Collaborating with the Director of Development and the Vice President for Development, the Senior Development Officer will develop effective cultivation strategies and perform direct solicitation independently or in tandem with volunteers or other gift officers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a portfolio of 150 prospects for annual, major, and restricted gifts.
  • Reviews unmanaged donors at President's Circle giving levels to determine their gift capacity and make recommendations to the Director of Development for possible prospect for management.
  • Serves as the Development Department liaison for the Center for Family Owned Business.
  • Serves as the liaison to athletics for project-based initiatives. Works with the Development Communications Coordinator on digital and mass appeals for athletics fundraising efforts.
  • Serves as the Development Department liaison to the Convocations Committee.
  • Represents the College at community events.
  • 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 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

  • Bachelor's Degree plus three years' experience.
  • Ability to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals.
  • Experience working with customers or clients with a wide range of differing needs and high expectations who can be demanding of individual attention.
  • 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 40% or greater for this position.
  • Fundraising experience through personal gift solicitation or comparable experience.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

PREFERRED

  • Master's Degree.
  • 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.

 

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