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.

Follow the links for details about the positions as well as information about applying for openings.

Please note that even though the State of Louisiana is under a Stay-at-Home mandate, all of our searches are still active.

Centenary Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Biology (Micro)

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

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in biology, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. Candidates must be able to teach in a guided-inquiry, studio-format introductory biology course and Microbiology course. There will be an opportunity to develop at least two upper-level courses, which may include topics such as immunology, virology, etc. A Ph.D. in an appropriate field is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is expected. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

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

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

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

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Deadline will be March 30, 2020.

Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications that include all required information and that are submitted on or before March 7, 2020 will be given full consideration.

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

www.centenary.edu   EOE.

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

Economics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

Assistant Professor of History

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

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

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

Review of applications will begin immediately with priority consideration given to applications received before December 18, 2019.

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

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

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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

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

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

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

Mathematics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

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

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

Bursar

SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Students as necessary.


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

 

MINIMUM

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

 

PREFERRED

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

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318-869-5281

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

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

Dean of the Frost School of Business

Centenary College of Louisiana, a nationally ranked, private, four-year liberal arts college, seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary administrator with an entrepreneurial approach to serve as Dean of the Frost School of Business. This administrative leader will shape and guide the business programs, graduate programs, and other professional programs within the Frost School of Business.

The Dean oversees undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics; the Master of Business Administration program; and the Center for Family-Owned Business. The Dean ensures the continuing academic excellence of the programs, provides leadership in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship, retains highly qualified faculty, and develops strategic partnerships with local businesses, educational institutions, and economic development authorities.

The Dean maintains a high public profile, interacting with local, regional, and national businesses, educational institutions, and organizations to leverage partnerships, initiatives, collaborations, and internships. The Dean also advocates for the business, graduate, and professional programs within the college and the broader community while maintaining an institutional focus.

An earned doctorate/professional degree within a business field of study or program, preferably in marketing or management, is required. The Dean will have successful teaching experience in higher education and a proven record in higher education administration, preferably at a liberal arts college. Candidates whose leadership abilities and outstanding accomplishments in business could translate well to academia are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive serious consideration.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications that include all required information and that are submitted on or before February 15, 2020 will be given priority consideration.

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

www.centenary.edu EOE.

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

Frost Dean Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Education beginning Fall 2020, with the potential of renewal for one additional academic year. The Department of Education at Centenary College currently offers undergraduate degrees in education with concentrations in STEM and Community and Social Justice, as well as an alternative certification Master of Arts in Teaching. Centenary seeks candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment. Candidates for this position must have a background in elementary education with reading specialization and/or experience in STEM preferred. Candidates will be supported in research efforts, particularly those involving students, but scholarship is not a requirement of the position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the education programs at an exciting time at Centenary College, in which commitment to local community needs for well-educated teachers is emerging as a strategic imperative.

Primary Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses; collaborating with other campus programs and area public schools; engaging in service to the campus and community; and leadership in the Education Department.

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in education or related field from a regionally accredited institution; three years of successful teaching experience in public school. Elementary education experience is desirable, with particular focus in reading specialization and/or STEM.

Preferred qualifications include success in the recruitment of high-quality teacher candidates; knowledge of and engagement in school/college partnerships; experience with assessment and accreditation; and leadership experience within college education departments.

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

Education Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Review of applications will begin immediately with priority consideration given to applications received before April 8.

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

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Physics Department2 beginning Fall 2020, with the potential of renewal for one additional academic year.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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