Centenary Job Opportunities

Admission Counselor

The Admission Counselor recruits and evaluates prospective students for admission. Performs a variety of duties in the recruitment and selection of student applications for admission to Centenary College. Participates in the development and implementation of both on and off campus recruitment activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develops a comprehensive recruitment plan for an assigned area. This includes 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.
  • Provides monthly assessment about progress toward identified objectives and goals.
  • Visits secondary schools within assigned areas and conducts meetings with prospective students and guidance counselors.
  • Corresponds with prospective students, applicants, parents, college alumni, guidance counselors and others seeking information regarding admission standards, academic and non-academic programs, financial aid and student activities. This includes preparing and giving presentations to prospective students and their families.
  • Reviews application files and makes admission/scholarship recommendations to the Director of Admission.
  • Participates in new student orientation.
  • Recruit, evaluate and seat at least 30 qualified freshmen per year.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 60% of the time.
  • Regularly entertains prospective students and their parents as well as high school guidance counselors off campus on behalf of the College for the purpose of student recruitment.
  • Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of recruitment travel and student/parent/high school counselor presentations.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by cell phone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of student recruitment—contacting office as well as students and high school counselors.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

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.
  • Must posses a valid driver’s license.
  • 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 including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Evening/Weekend work required.

PREFERRED:

  • Related admission/recruitment experience.
  • Experience with Excel and Access.
  • Experience with Banner and/or Slate.
  • 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

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.

Assistant Coach for Competitive Cheer and Dance

The Competitive Cheer and Dance Assistant Coach aids in all facets of the Competitive Cheer and Dance programs, particularly in the areas of recruiting, training, scheduling, conditioning, and choreographing/teaching of material particularly to the dance team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the Head Cheer/Dance Coach & Spirit Coordinator in the administration and
    coaching of the Competitive Cheer and Dance program.
  • Potential travel required to attend SCAC, NCAA meetings, conferences, recruit
    combines, and potential post-season tournament games and national competitions.
  • Assists in the recruiting of qualified student-athletes and monitoring student-athlete academic progress.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student-athletes.
  • Assists in organizing practice plans, travel, and game day preparations.
  • Assists in choreographing and teaching game day, performance, and national
    material/routines.
  • Promotes a favorable image of the College. Assists in encouraging surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College.
  • Assists in fundraising for the Competitive Cheer and Dance programs.
  • Assists in administering and overseeing Competitive Cheer and Dance camps.
  • Working knowledge of Competitive Cheer and Dance rules and guidelines, knowledge or experience with USA Cheer, ICU Worlds, UCA/UDA and/or NCA/NDA College National rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Cheer and Dance Coach/Spirit Coordinator or Director of Athletics and Recreation.
  • Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Student Workers and Volunteer Coaches

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

  • 3 or more years as a cheerleader or dancer or experience in dance or cheer coaching at the college or junior college level preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in choreographing game day, performance, and national’s material specifically in dance.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Ability to assist in recruiting, supervising, and evaluating student athletes.

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

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.

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

The Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach reports to the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach and is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse program. The assistant coach must make prospective student-athletes aware of all policies and procedures. The assistant coach must recruit players each season in accordance with Centenary College, Department of Athletics and Recreation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in the administration and coaching of the men’s lacrosse program
  • Assisting the Head Coach with practices; organizing travel and game day preparations
  • Assists in organizing including managing the budget responsibly
  • Works with the Head Coach in recruiting qualified student-athletes and monitoring student-athlete academic progress
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student- athletes
  • Travel required to attend SCAC, NCAA meetings, conferences and other professional development opportunities
  • Promotes a favorable image of the University. Encourages surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College.
  • Assists in the operating and administering of lacrosse camps and clinics
  • Works on approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director of Athletics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics and Recreation
  • Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation, SCAC and NCAA rules and regulations

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 required
  • 1-3 years of directly related experience dealing with a relatively large and dynamic group of constituents
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, written, leadership, problem-solving, organizational, analytical and skills
  • Must have knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by NCAA and conference

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree

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

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.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2024. We are considering applications from all areas of mathematics, both pure and applied. Applicants must have a terminal degree in mathematics or a related field, demonstrated strength or a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in STEM.

Successful candidates will be able to teach introductory, general education, and upper level undergraduate courses. Centenary values interdisciplinary teaching and encourages faculty to contribute to and/or connect course offerings and scholarship.

Teaching responsibilities are six courses per year, including a mix of general education courses and major courses. There are also opportunities to teach courses in the Centenary in Paris program, May immersion term, and Summer term. Priority will be given to candidates with an interest or experience in teaching general education math, the calculus sequence, linear algebra, and courses for math majors.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South.

Centenary offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, tuition remission and exchange programs, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development. Start-up funds are available, along with professional development funds (e.g., for conference travel), and competitive internal research support.

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. 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 encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 13, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. 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.

Candidates who advance in the search will be asked to provide unofficial transcripts and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.

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 Mathematics

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

The Assistant Women's Basketball Coach provides assistance with coaching of the Women’s Basketball team and all facets of the program, particularly in the areas of monitoring academic progress, individual workouts, scouting, practice planning and travel planning. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, supervised by the Head Women’s Basketball Coach

E S S E N T I A L F U N C T I O N S

  • Assists the Head Coach with the organization, administration and implementation of the Women’s Basketball program.
  • Works with the Head Coach in recruiting student athletes for the basketball team.
  • Participates in organizing and supervising, practices and games.
  • Directs pre-season conditioning program for student athletes.
  • Establishes daily practice routines to include condition, running and scrimmages.
  • Over 25 percent travel required travel with the team to ensure the players are prepared for the game and to support team competitions and recruiting. Works with Head Coach to coordinate the travel plans for the team.
  • Scouts upcoming opponents at the discretion of the Head Coach and within the College, NCAA and the Conference (if applicable) guidelines.
  • Works with Head Coach to develop a game plan for upcoming opponents.
  • Assists the Head Coach with directing and coordinating activities, ensuring compliance with the NCAA and Centenary College guidelines.
  • Collaborates in the organizing, promoting and conducting summer camp activities and various other camps and clinics throughout the year.
  • Monitors student athletes’ academic progress.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

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.

S U P E R V I S O R Y R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S
Student-workers, volunteers.

Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
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.

M I N I M U M

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3 or more years as a competitive player or experience in basketball coaching.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid/ CPR/ AED certification.
  • Must be able to obtain college driving clearance.
  • Must be able to operate a computer.

P R E F E R R E D

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 or more years as a competitive player or experience in basketball coaching.
  • Specific experience with campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
  • Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
  • Experience in Strength & Conditioning programs for women’s basketball athletes.
  • Experience with individual & small group basketball skill development.
  • Experience with video editing software and video equipment.

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.

Coordinator of Campus and Community Engagement

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the Coordinator for Campus and Community Engagement. The Coordinator will implement collaborative and integrated programming with a combined focus on student success and community engagement. The Coordinator will promote service learning and community awareness by connecting students to learning opportunities that help define their values and professional goals.

Responsibilities of the Coordinator include:

  • Plans, promotes, and manages events and programming for the Learning Commons (a group of co-located academic resource offices).
  • Works collaboratively to create opportunities to build community on campus and promote academic success.
  • Identifies community partners for students to complete service-learning projects.
  • Works with faculty and staff to facilitate community engaged learning including assisting with student service-learning hours, projects, and/or sites.
  • Aids with management of the Learning Commons budget, facilities, and resources.
  • Helps promote the work of the Learning Commons on campus and in the community.
  • Maintains records, including business and financial records, student records, and program review and reports.
  • Assists in greeting visitors, students, faculty, and staff, as well as managing questions about Learning Commons programs and resources.
  • Teaches “Learning through Community” (TREK 153).

A Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with experience with service-learning, campus engagement, and/or experiential learning and/or experience with a selective, residential liberal arts college. The successful candidate can begin immediately, but no later than August 2024.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South. Centenary offers excellent benefits including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development.

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 encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher education, and the names and contact information for 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, 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:

Centenary College of Louisiana

Attention: Human resources

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318.869.5281

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

Director of Global Studies

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a Director of Global Studies to lead the College’s highly successful intercultural and international programs. Centenary maintains a vibrant international education program with 97% of students traveling abroad at least once during their undergraduate education; the College consistently ranks #1 in Open Doors reports in the percentage of undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs among baccalaureate colleges in the United States.

The Director oversees intercultural and internationally focused educational programs, pursues new opportunities for students to engage in global service or study abroad, and coordinates support for all international degree-seeking and exchange students.

The Director reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and liaises with key offices on campus. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serving as the lead administrator for intercultural travel programs including course development, travel orientations for faculty and students, and assessment of intercultural and study abroad programs.
  • Leading marketing and promotion of international opportunities.
  • Supporting international exchange and degree-seeking students throughout their tenure at Centenary.
  • Serving as the Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) to all F-1 visa holding international students on campus.

Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in a related field, United States citizenship (for SEVIS purposes), and experience in study abroad. The successful candidate will demonstrate cross-cultural sensitivity, excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage project development and implementation. Preferred qualifications include a terminal degree in a related field; three or more years related experience; prior teaching experience; and/or working knowledge of a second language.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South. Centenary offers excellent benefits including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development.

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 encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher education, and the names and contact information for 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, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Director of Global Studies

c/o the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

Football Linebacker Coach/Assistant Defensive Coordinator

The Football Linebacker Coach/Assistant Defensive Coordinator directs and coordinates the planning, organizing and coaching of the varsity Football Linebacker Coach and assistant Defensive Coordinator at Centenary College of Louisiana.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Recruits student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College. Duties will include coaching an offensive position organizing and conducting your own position meetings, managing your own recruiting territory, assisting with game planning and data breakdown, monitoring the academic success of the position, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Over 25 percent travel time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meeting, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and/or recruiting purposes.
  • Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
  • Ensures that athletic venue is properly set-up for practices and official athletic competition.
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
  • Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
  • Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
  • Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director.
  • This position will require night and weekend hours.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

As an institutional staff member actively involved in 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

Student workers, volunteers, student-athletes

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 or more years’ experience in college football coaching at the assistant, coordinator or head coaching level required.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED training and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience with 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.

Head Tennis Coach

The Head Tennis Coach will direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Tennis program at Centenary College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  

  • Recruits student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.
  •  Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College.
  • Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules.
  • Over 25 percent travel required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions.
  • Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules and City of Shreveport (Querbes Tennis Center).
  • Ensures that athletic venue is properly maintained and set-up for practices and official athletic competition.
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
  • Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
  • Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
  • Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed necessary.

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 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
  • Three or more years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to obtain First Air / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree
  • 5 years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
  • 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

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 may visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a two-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Geology Department beginning August 2024. We are seeking candidates who are interested in teaching geology in a liberal arts environment and involving undergraduate students in research experiences. Recent Ph.D.’s and ABD’s are encouraged to apply. The teaching responsibilities will depend on the background of the successful candidate but should involve some subset of Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, Historical Geology, and Sedimentary Geology; a special topics course in the successful candidate’s field of interest is also a possibility. Special consideration will be given to those with experience in environmental and/or surface geology with practical experience in GIS.

Centenary plans to invite applications in Fall 2025 for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Geology Department. The successful candidate for the Visiting position may be eligible to transition to Tenure-Track.

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. Review of applications will begin March 1.

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

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.

Visting Assistant Professor of Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in the Physics Department beginning August 2024.

We are seeking candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in physics and are interested in teaching in a liberal arts environment. Early career candidates are encouraged to apply. Centenary College provides research funding and on-going professional development to all full-time faculty members at all ranks.

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. A Ph.D. in an appropriate field from an accredited institution is preferred before starting, though ABD candidates will be considered. 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. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South.

Centenary College offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development.

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 encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 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, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

The Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to:

Physics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

email: hr@centenary.edu

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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science: American Politics and Government

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a two-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science to begin August 2024. There is a pathway for consideration for tenure track. 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, and the Presidency. Research interests in Race and Ethnic Studies, Latin American Politics, Black Politics, African American Studies or Social Justice are preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong teaching experience and a background in a liberal arts education. Strong teaching skills, a record of scholarship, and a sincere commitment to student mentoring are required. We are especially seeking a candidate who will contribute to developing new courses to add to our existing political science offerings. The teaching load is six courses per year, with the opportunity to teach courses in the Centenary in Paris program and/or May immersion term as part of the load. We provide opportunities for mentorship and professional development in teaching and advising, and we hope to find a colleague who values continued growth in these areas. Professional development funds (e.g., for conference travel) and competitive internal research support are available. A completed Ph.D. by August 2024 is preferred.

The Department of History and Political Science consists of four full-time tenured/tenure-track members, two in Political Science and two in History. In each discipline, one member teaches American content and the other teaches International content, with all four members working closely to align our pedagogy and the interests of the department. For more information about our department, visit our website at https://www.centenary.edu/academics/departments-schools/history-and-political-science/ Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only

U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana, which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South.

Centenary College offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development.

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 encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three references to Dr. Amanda Donahoe via email: hr@centenary.edu. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

Submit materials to hr@centenary.edu or to:

Political Science Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

 

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Centenary Square building at 102 E. Kings Hwy., Suite 214A, Shreveport, LA 71104 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 318-869-5759.

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