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Administrative Assistant to Dean of the Hurley School of Music

Performs administrative and clerical duties requiring the application of Centenary College policies and procedures. Maintains the confidentiality of the office of the Dean of the School of Music.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
·          Acts as primary representative of the dean, greeting visitors, students, faculty, and staff, as well as managing questions about the School and all its preparatory programs.

·          Aids in the coordination of all internal and external class schedules and events.

·          Manages all internal calendars for the School, and interfaces with the College’s registrar and events management system.

·          Aids with management of School’s facilities and resources.

·          Assists with music admission, such as regular correspondence with prospective students, scheduling applicant auditions, and handling admitted-student communication.

·          Aids in the preparation of official communications from the dean and School and disseminates them as instructed.

·          Aids with business and financial procedures of the School, such as processing invoices, check requests, all Hurley preparatory program tuition revenue, and yearly staff, adjunct faculty, and hired musician contracts and payroll forms.

·          Maintains dean’s and School’s records, including business and financial records, student records, class syllabi archive, program records, concert programs, and program review and accreditation reports.

·          Answers primary phone and email for the School and records and disseminates messages to dean and music faculty.

·          Reviews and distributes incoming correspondence and departmental mail.

·          Aids with the dean’s schedule, coordinating meetings and appointment requests and assisting with conference and travel arrangements.

·          Aids School’s ensemble programs as directed by the dean.

·          Makes deliveries and handles errands for the School.

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Student workers

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

MINIMUM

·          Bachelor's degree.

·          Excellent social and communication skills.

·          Self-motivated and highly resourceful.

·          Demonstrated committment to diversity and ability to collaborate with others.

·          Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding School and College affairs.

·          Skilled at multi-tasking and efficiency in a high-energy environment.

·          Skilled at organizing and executing complex events and projects.

·          Technical proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, email, events management, and database applications.

·          Must be available for overtime as assigned and approved by immediate supervisor.

PREFERRED
·         Two years of office experience.

·         Experience with Banner and Microsoft Office applications.

·         Educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college.

·         Knowledge of music.

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.

Assistant Director of Residence Life & Student Involvement

The Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Involvement supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by providing direct support for one of the College's residential areas and a substantial collateral assignment in Student Involvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Serving as the live-in professional for one residential community, focused on the intentional development of student leaders to address the challenges of the twenty-first century through active involvement.

·         Supervising student members of the Resident Assistant staff.

·         Training residence hall staff and residential student government officers.

·         Mentoring students and contributing to the development of student leaders.

·         Advising student groups, including but not necessarily limited to the House Council.

·         Working collaboratively with faculty and providing primary staff support to any faculty-directed living-learning communities, if in the residential area.

·         Living on campus and participating in central staff duty rotation.

·         Serving as a student conduct hearing officer.

·         Serving in a substantial collateral assignment capacity in Student Involvement.

·         Accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of emergencies after hours and on weekends.

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises student members of the Resident Assistant staff.

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.
Previous experience working in residence life.
Previous experience working in student activities and/or student leadership.
A commitment to the engagement and holistic development of students.
Campus residency is required.
Ability to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area and willingness to work some nights and weekends.
 

PREFERRED

Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student development, or a related field.
Experience supervising residential student staff.
Prior involvement with living learning communities.
Experience advising student organizations.
Experience creating, delivering and/or tracking leadership training and/or compliance educational experiences, such as for anti-hazing.
Experience with the online student engagement platform Engage by Campus Labs.
Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Access and SunGard Banner.
Experience advising residential student government or other student organizations.
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
 

APPLICATION

To apply, send your 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.

Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Assistant Professor of Political Science is a tenure track appointment to begin fall semester 2020 to teach general and specialized courses in American government and political science.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Teach introductory and upper level courses, especially in constitutional law and civil liberties, the Presidency, and other courses in the American politics and public law subfields. Advise the legal studies program. To carry a full-time teaching load as negotiated with the department chair and Provost.

Job duties include:

·         Teaching introductory and upper-division courses in areas of expertise, including, but not limited to, constitutional law and civil liberties, the Presidency, and other courses in the American politics and public law subfields

·         Advising the legal studies program.

·         Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research, or in projects in support of the department’s mission and that of the College more broadly.

·         Adhering to Centenary College’s rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

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, skills, and/or ability required. 

MINIMUM

·         Doctorate in related field is required.

·         Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research, as well as a background in relevant disciplines, along with some experience advising and mentoring students.

PREFERRED

·         Strong undergraduate teaching experience.

·         Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

·         Experience in advising pre-law/legal studies students

APPLICATION

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, and an unofficial transcript from the institution of your terminal degree 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.

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

Director of Development

The Director of Development oversees the fundraising and collaborates and partners the stewardship efforts of the College under the supervision of the Vice President for Development. The Director monitors, directs and is accountable for the solicitation activities of Development personnel that have fundraising responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Directs and administers an annual giving program that includes identification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects and annually increases both the number of donors and annual gift totals, with special attention to budget-relieving gifts

·         Oversees all print, email, and social media gift appeals.

·         Meets regularly with Development solicitors and holds them accountable for setting and exceeding goals for personal solicitations and fundraising results.

·         Responsible for meeting operational, endowment and capital budget giving requirements.

·         Develops and implements strategies to ensure proper identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects capable of making gifts of $5,000 or more per year.

·         Personally manages a portfolio of 100 major gift prospects (including individuals, churches, foundations, corporation, governmental agencies and other grant-making entities) with the potential of making gifts of $5,000 or more per year.

·         Analyzes giving trends in order to make course corrections and achieve fundraising goals during the fiscal year, as well as in setting annual goals and objectives.

·         Prepares written and oral presentations and proposals as needed and provides staff support to the College President, Vice President for Development, and volunteer leadership engaged in major gifts activity.

·         Provides support to the planned giving program.

·         Closely collaborates in developing meaningful donor stewardship with the Director of Donor Relations and Planned Giving.

·         Plans and directs events to increase involvement of prospective major gifts donors, including dinners, trips, and campus visits.

·         Develops and monitors the Development program budget.

·         Provides requested reports to the Vice President for Development in a timely manner.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Participates in College events and functions and serves on Development and College committees as required.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Development.

·         Utilizes mobile computing beyond the confines of the office for the purpose of retrieving donor information, submitting call reports and engaging in correspondence with the office or donors while traveling.

·         Accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of staying in touch with the office or donors while traveling.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate Director for Annual Giving, Development Officer, General Appeals and Communication Coordinator.

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 and 5 years of related experience or advanced degree and 3 years of related experience.

·         Must be available for night and weekend hours as needed. Travel a necessity and is estimated at 50% or greater for this position.

·         Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals.

·         Must have computer skills that include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

PREFERRED

·         5 years demonstrated successful fundraising experience through personal gift solicitation or comparable experience in a related field.

·         Experience at 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.

Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Leading a residency-based learning environment conducive to the development of the whole student and complementary to students’ academic coursework

·         Mentoring students and contributing to the development of student leaders

·         Maximizing the net revenue generation production of the residence halls from students and non-students during times when classes are in session

·         Selecting, training, and directly or indirectly supervising all residence hall staff

·         Ensuring quality advising for the Residence Hall Association, the National Residence Hall Honorary and four House Councils

·         Managing budgets for residence life and affiliated program

·         Overseeing housing operations and room assignments

·         Managing the Student Conduct system, maintaining confidential judicial records

·         Convening and training the members of the Conduct Review Committee, the Residence Hall Association and the Student Services Committee regarding judicial and conduct proceedings

·         Assigning hearing officers and serving as a judicial hearing officer for non-academic conduct issues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Supervision of two professional Assistant Directors of Residence Life and direct or indirect supervision of more than 20 undergraduate residence life staff members

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, skills, and/or ability required.

MINIMUM
·         Master's degree in higher education administration, college student development, counseling, or a related field

·         At least two years of professional experience in residence life

·         A commitment to the engagement and holistic development of students

·         Desire to live on campus, ability to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area and willingness to work some nights and weekends

PREFERRED
·         Prior involvement with living learning centers

·         Excellent computer skills, including experience with Banner and Microsoft Access

·         Experience advising hall government or other student organizations

·         Previous supervision of graduate or professional residence life staff members

·         A demonstrated commitment to professional involvement and development

·         Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

APPLICATION

To apply, send your 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.

Health Services Nurse (LPN)

Administers the operation of Health Services to provide wellness education; health care for students, faculty and staff; and policy guidance for administration.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides general nursing care of patients.
Dispenses over the counter medications as ordered by physician protocols.
Able to perform COVID-19 testing and work in concert with local laboratories to obtain results within 72 hours
Demonstrates a complete understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
Demonstrates the ability and understands the logistics of operating in a triaged environment
Makes medical referrals, as necessary.
Provides self-care advice.
Able to perform initial assessment and testing for health issues regarding STDs
Provides health education programming and willing to participate in medical research to support nutrition, athletic performance, and healthy living
Provides short term crisis intervention.
Performs contact tracing, data entry, and documentation, as needed.
Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse with at least 3-5 years of experience.
Must be people oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Must be well organized and self-motivated, and maintain a professional bearing at all times
Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
Able to speak in front of a group and prepare health related presentations.

APPLICATION

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to:

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

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.

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.

 

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Annual Security & Fire Report Notification

The Centenary College Annual Security and Fire Safety report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Centenary College and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information and institutional statements concerning campus security, such as information concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety or by visiting the website.       

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students The 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.