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Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Frost School of Business

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the full-time, non-exempt position of Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Frost School of Business effective immediately.

The Administrative Assistant to the Dean performs administrative and clerical duties for the Frost School of Business (FSOB) Dean; schedules and arranges appointments, compiles data, and maintains FSOB records; and provides excellent customer service for students, parents, business leaders, and other guests. Applicants to this position must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree, excellent social and communication skills, and the ability to be resourceful and efficient in a high-energy environment.

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. Centenary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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

Assistant to the Dean of the Frost School of Business

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

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 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.

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 Athletics and Recreation

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks a dynamic Director of Athletics and Recreation to provide leadership for the College’s NCAA Division III athletics programs, club sports, and campus fitness programs. Centenary College is a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) and has over twenty varsity sports programs (more information available at www.gocentenary.com). As a member of the President’s Cabinet, the Director of Athletics and Recreation is responsible for strategic planning and oversight for all intercollegiate programs, staff, and facilities. In addition, the Director:


• serves as the College’s principal representative in the field of intercollegiate athletics and works closely with the College President regarding compliance matters and NCAA and conference membership.
• ensures compliance with the NCAA DIII Manual, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools guidelines for athletics programs.
• collaborates with academic departments to ensure academic success for student-athletes, including timely graduation.
• coordinates all institutional effectiveness programs for the Athletics and Recreation department.
• develops and manages athletics and fitness facilities, including the Centenary Fitness Center.
• ensures that all varsity sports teams reach specified annual recruiting goals.
• provides fiscal oversight of the intercollegiate athletics and recreation programs, intramural programs, club sports, and related activities.
• assures that departmental planning and decisions promote a full commitment to increased diversity in student involvement with athletics, gender equity, and successful athletics experiences by all students who participate.


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience (or advanced degree and three years of experience) in intercollegiate athletics, coaching, athletics administration, and/or intercollegiate sports medicine; Division III Intercollegiate Athletics experience at a winning program as a player, coach, experienced athletics administrator or trainer; an energetic leader with strong motivational skills and the ability to delegate effectively; and experience with the development and responsible management of a multi-faceted, dynamic budget.

To apply, send a letter of application and resume 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.

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.

Graduate Admission Counselor

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks an outgoing, results-oriented individual to lead recruiting for our graduate programs. Currently, Centenary offers two graduate programs: the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Teaching with certification in multiple areas. The Graduate Admission Counselor will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the recruitment process – to aggressively identify, connect with, recruit, and admit academically qualified students into these programs. The Graduate Admission Counselor will be supported in these efforts by the Admission Office, Marketing and Communication professionals, the Frost School of Business, and the Education Department. The Graduate Admission Counselor will report directly to the Provost.

This individual will collaborate with the Provost and departments to develop a comprehensive recruitment plan for graduate programs including identifying target objectives and goals to be met throughout the recruitment cycle and assisting with the planning and implementation of recruitment programs, receptions, and meetings. In addition, the Graduate Admission Counselor will:

·         Visit graduate fairs and other appropriate venues and conduct meetings with prospective students;

·         Correspond with prospective students, applicants, employers, college alumni, and others seeking information regarding admission standards, academic and non-academic programs, financial aid and student activities and support;

·         Review application files and makes admission recommendations to the Department Chair, Dean, and Provost;

·         Develop relationships with local businesses, Centenary program chairs, church leaders, and other constituents for the purpose of promoting the College and enrolling students;

·         Maintain an open line of communication with the Office of Admission to ensure important student information is appropriately communicated;

·         Participate in new student orientation;

·         Work with Marketing and Communication to ensure development of written communication for the recruitment of Centenary graduate students; and

Travel locally and regionally, as needed, for recruitment. 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people; well-organized and self-motivated; and computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. Some evening and weekend work is required. Preferred qualifications include related admission/recruitment experience; experience with Banner Student Information System; and experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

To apply, send a letter of application and resume 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.

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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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.