Centenary Job Opportunities

Accounting Assistant / Financial Clerk

The Accounting Assistant / Financial Clerk performs clerical accounting duties and data entry, record keeping, customer service, and processes financial transactions in support of the accounts payable and/or accounts receivable function.

  • Assists students with financial requests and performs various student financial service record­ keeping duties and reconciliations
  • Receives cash and checks for deposit; maintain ledgers of cash receipts and deposits from students and departments.
  • Receives payment for student fees; receipt payment; maintain and account for daily receipts.
  • Create and maintain payment plans for student accounts.
  • Manages the online payment system.
  • Post journal entries and collections to various funds and accounts
  • Analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Receives checks returned for insufficient funds; maintains return check records.
  • Updates and maintains address changes for students and employees as related to billing.
  • Prepares and maintain student files, verifies student account status and clears students for the receipt of grades and transcripts.
  • Maintains and monitors schedule of payments and reporting due dates on Business Office calendar
  • Assist with the administration of the Perkins Loan Program; prepares necessary documents including notes and related forms; obtain proper endorsements; conducts exit interviews with graduating students receiving loans.
  • Assigns and maintains accounts assigned to Collection agencies. Coordinates the student work study program with financial aid and payroll. Manages and reconcile modules accounts.
  • Prepares and processes monthly student statements and periodic registration statements.
  • Manages Bookstore transactions including cash/cash equivalent.
  • Assists with managing Purchase Order system.
  • Assist with coordinating registration activities with other departments.
  • Assist with College credit card program including card issuance, controls, reporting, and problem resolution.
  • Assists in special projects directed by the VP of Finance & Administrations, Controller, and Business Manager
  • Monitors the Business Office phone lines, transfers calls, and assists callers with general business office requests
  • Greets patrons at front counter, accepts payments on students accounts, investigates student account issues and
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.

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
  • People and team oriented individual and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting functions.
  • Detail and accuracy oriented.
  • Good organizational and strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multi-task

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business related major
  • Experience with SunGard Banner Financial software
  • Experience in college business office
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

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

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 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

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students & the Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position reports to the Dean of Student and the Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Administrative Assistant provides confidential secretarial and administrative duties for deans as an important member of a friendly and hard-working team. The Administrative Assistant’s office is located in in the Moore Student Union Building, and is expected to provide excellent customer service for students and families, as well as faculty, staff, and community members, in person and via phone and email.

Responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include:

  • Greets and assists visitors and answers the phone, providing information, general assistance and customer service to students, parents, and others who may contact the office.
  • Performs confidential administrative and secretarial duties, including but not limited to data entry, taking minutes, and editing and creating correspondence, agendas and reports.
  • Assists with the hiring, training and supervision of student assistants; submits and reviews student time sheets, employee action forms and other paperwork for HR functions
  • Enters data into the Banner campus information system, runs reports using Microsoft Access, and uses the Engage student organization management portal and other campus systems.
  • Maintains confidential records and files, including but not limited to student conduct and Title IX files, and serves as a support person for the Conduct Review Committee and the Title IX hearing process.
  • Processes and tracks financial information; processes and reviews credit card statements, check requests and invoices.
  • Schedules appointments and maintains calendar information for the Dean of Students and the Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Compiles information for the weekly What’s Happening e-newsletter, maintains up-to-date event lists in Engage, and collaborates with the Marketing and Communication team to publicize events and announcements via email and social media.

The successful candidate will be well-organized, self-motivated, personable, inclusive, and helpful. Applicants must have strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications, and must be able to balance multiple priorities in a fun but professional office setting. An earned Bachelors degree in a relevant field is preferred, as is prior experience in a similar college environment.

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

Administrative Assistant I
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Centenary 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.

Admission Counselor

The Admission Counselor is responsible for recruiting and evaluating 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 Radius.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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 Athletic Director for Sports Medicine

The Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine reports to the Director of Athletics and will work under the direction of the Director of Athletics and will oversee in the management and daily operations of the Athletic Training Room in all areas associated with supporting the College’s fifteen (17) Intercollegiate Athletic Teams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervision and administration of all sports medicine operations for varsity and competitive club sport student-athletes.
  • Manages, hires, and supervises sports medicine staff.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and up to date medical records for student-athletes and monitor insurance coverage.
  • Continuous improvement to the institution’s concussion management program for new and returning student-athletes.
  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to physicians, therapist, Athletic Trainer and coaches.
  • Serve as a liaison to doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes.
  • Collaborate with physicians, therapist and Athletic Trainer and coaches to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records, insurance reports or writing care reports.
  • Assists in planning and implementing comprehensive athletic injury or illness prevention programs.
  • Coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for practice and home & away competitions.
  • Instruct coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or community members in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Compliance with all federal and state laws regarding the confidentiality of student records.
  • Oversee all on field/court assessments and emergency care to injured athletes at events both on and off campus.
  • Budget management and organization.
  • A sound knowledge of competencies and treatment techniques as an Athletic Trainer, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer including modalities trained to assist in the rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and ensures the department has adequate supplies, linens, training kits, etc. to carry out its function.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
  • Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations.

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 any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Athletic Training Staff
  • 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
  • Current NATABOC certification
  • Eligible for athletic training licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • CPR / AED certified
  • 2-4 years of experience in an intercollegiate athletics setting.
    Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse group of people, in intense or emergency medical situations.
  • Must be able to meet continuing education requirements as mandated.
  • Must be able to satisfy the athletic event schedule for travel and work on weekends and evenings.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 or more years related and progressive experience in an intercollegiate athletics athletic training department or a sports medicine clinic.
  • American Red Cross Instructor Certified for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318.869-5281

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

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

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

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 Director of Alumni and Family Relations

The  Assistant Director of Alumni and Family Relations supports the aims and directives of the Office of Alumni and Family Relations and the efforts of the Director to engage alumni in meaningful activities to promote connection and support of the College; performs various administrative tasks in support of office and division programmatic goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Update/maintain alumni database
  • Coordinate monthly alumni and parent newsletters
  • Data entry before and after alumni events
  • Coordinates Marketing and Communication needs for the Office of Alumni & Family Relations
  • Update/maintain alumni website on centenary.edu
  • Coordinates communication and logistics for Homecoming, reunion celebrations,
    Holiday Parties, Beast Feast, and other alumni events
  • Explores new ways to engage alumni via social media and stays up to date with social media trends
  • Coordinates alumni birthday programming
  • Coordinates communication to Alumni Ambassador Program volunteers/board
  • Assists director in planning alumni engagement opportunities and virtual engagement
  • Assists director in coming up with marketing strategy for the College’s alumni
    constituency
  • Maintains virtual alumni engagement platform
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary by the Director of Alumni and Family Relations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

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

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of office experience.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual, have good communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, social media and database applications.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Must be available for overtime and travel as assigned and approved by immediate
    supervisor.

PREFERRED

  • Educational and/or work 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

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 Basketball Coach

The Assistant Men's Masketball Coach provides assistance with coaching of the Men’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 Men’s Basketball Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, supervised by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists the Head Coach with the organization, administration and implementation of the Men’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. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Student-workers, volunteers.

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 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.
     

PREFERRED  

  • 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 men’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

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 Soccer Coach

Assist and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program as guided by Head Men’s Soccer Coach with coaching and administrative responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the recruiting and retaining of a minimum of 24 student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes at Centenary College
  • 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 recruiting purposes for texting or calling recruits after school hours
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangement, and maintaining constant contact with NCAA, SCAC, scouting information, and team data.
  • Assists in organizing and supervising practices and official competition in compliance with NCAA and Centenary College Rules
  • Assists in ensuring the athletic venue is properly set up for practices and official athletic competition including upkeep of soccer field and windscreens
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, consult with Head Coach and College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed
  • Works in cooperation with Director of Athletics and Head Coach with ancillary responsibilities such as; compliance, event management, assistant coaching, and outdoor field maintenance.
  • Supports the Development Office’s efforts to raise money for Centenary Fund for Student-Athletes
  • 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

  • 1 or more years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in the recruitment of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Well-organized and self-motivated
  • Able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED training and van driving clearance

PREFERRED

  • 2 years or more as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer
  • Specific experience with campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, outdoor field management
  • 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

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 Women's Soccer Coach

SUMMARY
Assist and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program as guided by Head Men’s Soccer Coach with coaching and administrative responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the recruiting and retaining of a minimum of 24 student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes at Centenary College
  • 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 recruiting purposes for texting or calling recruits after school hours
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangement, and maintaining constant contact with NCAA, SCAC, scouting information, and team data.
  • Assists in organizing and supervising practices and official competition in compliance with NCAA and Centenary College Rules
  • Assists in ensuring the athletic venue is properly set up for practices and official athletic competition including upkeep of soccer field and windscreens
  • Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, consult with Head Coach and College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed
  • Works in cooperation with Director of Athletics and Head Coach with ancillary responsibilities such as; compliance, event management, assistant coaching, and outdoor field maintenance.
  • Supports the Development Office’s efforts to raise money for Centenary Fund for Student-Athletes
  • 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

  • 1 or more years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in the recruitment of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Well-organized and self-motivated
  • Able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED training and van driving clearance

 

PREFERRED

  • 2 years or more as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer
  • Specific experience with campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, outdoor field management
  • 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

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 Academic and Disability Services

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Academic and Disability Services. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. Reporting to the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Coordinator will work closely with the College’s student success team and faculty to coordinate academic support and disability services in accordance with the ADA and in support of Centenary’s mission to prepare global citizens to live productive lives of vitality and purpose.

To fulfill the responsibilities of this position, the Coordinator of Academic and Disability Services will:

  • Work with individual students connecting them with appropriate support resources;
  • Orient students toward their role as a self-advocate for services;
  • Assist students in receiving reasonable ADA accommodations and act as a resource for faculty regarding student academic and disabilities accommodations, including education on related College and Federal policies and procedures;
  • Participate actively as a member of the student success team;
  • Collaborate with Student Development as needed;
  • Maintain data and records needed for monthly and annual reports;
  • Train and supervise student employees, including student workers and peer consultants.

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.

Minimum requirements for this position include:

  • A Master's degree and three years of experience related to academic and disability support, or Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience;
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for diverse cultures and familiarity with liberal arts education;
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people, especially young adults;
  • Being well organized, self-motivated, and able to plan and execute projects;
  • Computer skills, including learning management systems and retention data tracking.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master's degree in in Higher Education, Education, Special Education, or Psychology or a related field;
  • Prior experience in academic and student support;
  • Understanding of the social and legal issues that impact services for students with disabilities in higher education, including In-depth knowledge of the American Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act;
  • Ability to analyze data strategically in order to assess program and student needs;
  • Proficiency in mentoring, guiding and and/or coaching college students;
  • Experience at a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

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

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

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

Director of the Music Library

The Director of the Music Library manages operations, acquisitions, and services provided by the Music Library of the Hurley School of Music, working closely with faculty, students, and the College’s main library staff in planning and providing support to the School’s and College’s mission, goals, and curriculum. The Director of the Music Library may also be assigned instructional responsibilities in the School of Music by the Dean, in consultation with the Provost of the College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains professional currency by reviewing literature in the fields of librarianship and music librarianship.
  • Teaches music courses that align with the candidate’s area of specialization (e.g. music history, music technology, and/or music theory). Teaching responsibilities may be a quarter of the full-time load at the direction of Hurley’s dean and the College’s provost.
  • Explores and leads implementation of innovative best practices in 21st-century information literacy and music library functions.
  • Provides reference, research, and circulation services, including electronic access and web link maintenance.
  • Maintains order, identifies maintenance needs, and aids in the planning of upgrades to the stacks, equipment, and physical spaces of the music library with Hurley’s Dean and the College’s facilities director.
  • Assists the School with events and facilities scheduling in coordination with the Hurley Dean’s office.
  • Trains, schedules, and supervises work-study students to maximize the music library’s utility to students and faculty.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Work-study students

QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.

MINIMUM

  • Master of Music degree.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of library science, including automation and collection development and current electronic research cooperatives and databases relevant to music scholarship.
  • People-oriented, with good communication skills and ability to promote and work in an inclusive environment.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Skills in word processing and database software (e.g. Microsoft Office).

PREFERRED

  • An M.L.S or M.L.I.S. from a ALA accredited institution.
  • Three years of demonstrated, relevant, successful experience.
  • Educational work and/or experience at a selective, private, residential, liberal arts college.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu

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.

Head Men's and Women's Swim Coach

The Head Men's and Women's Swim Coach will direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the varsity Men’s and Women’s Swimming program and maintain the aquatic facility at Centenary College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

COACHING DUTIES:

  • 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.
    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.
  • Over 25 percent travel time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
  • 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.
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.
  • Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
  • Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Business Coordinator to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director.
  • Participates in fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director of Athletics.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the swimming pool and assures poll is in compliance with regulations.
  • Monitors pool water chemistry through testing of water samples.
  • Performs minor repairs to mechanical and chemical systems.
  • Monitors and maintains pool filtration system.
  • Attendance at work, or scheduled coverage, is an essential function of this position.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of professional coaching experience.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must have current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications or the ability to obtain within 60 days.
  • Knowledge of pool chemistry.
  • Knowledge of United States Swimming and Diving 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.


PREFERRED

  • Holds or has evidence of having held one of the following: lifeguard training, swim instructor or instructor training certification from a nationally recognized certifying body, or equivalent certification.
  • Experience coaching college swimming at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

 

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

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

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

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.

Seasonal Lifeguard

The Seasonal Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of all swimmers and the enforcement of all pool rules and regulations.

All lifeguards will be required to participate in review sessions throughout the year, as well as keep CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard certifications valid.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prevent accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of persons using the swimming pool.
  • Constantly be on the lookout for accidents occurring in the water and on the deck.
  • Check the clipboard (located at the check-in desk) for instructions, accident reports, incident reports, and participation sheets.  These items will be checked and updated daily – please report any problems in the pool area immediately.
  • Perform a safe rescue for a swimmer in trouble.  Administer the necessary first aid.
  • Wear a standard swimsuit and a staff shirt.  Sweatpants are not allowed over swimsuits.
  • Maintain the pool deck and keep the gutters clean.
  • Maintain order in the pool, foresee possible trouble, and take steps to prevent it.
  • Enforce and adhere to all rules and regulations of the pool.
  • Be friendly, helpful, and cheerful to all pool patrons and fellow employees.
  • Report definite or potential physical hazards and unsafe conditions to the Director.
  • Functioning whistles are required in your possession at all times.
  • Make sure the emergency phone is functioning.
  • Situate yourself at the lifeguard station.
  • NO STUDYING, READING, ECT., WHILE SWIMMERS ARE IN THE POOL OR POOL AREA.
  • Count the number of swimmers entering the pool every half hour and record on the Participation Form.
  • Test the water at the beginning of each shift and record on the proper form.  **If the chlorine is below .4 or above 5.0, the pool cannot be opened.  Inform the Director or a Professional Staff member immediately.  Post a sign on the doors indicating that Rec Swim is canceled due to a problem with the chemicals.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Attendance at work, or scheduled coverage, is an essential function of this position.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
     

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

  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire (see below prerequisite)
  • Must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Skill in the application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

Hours available include days, evenings, and weekend shifts.

This is a temporary position extending from June 1 to August 31.

 

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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning August 2022. We seek candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching in a liberal arts setting, who can facilitate student engagement, and who would contribute to Centenary's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates should be prepared to teach multiple sections of Introduction to Sociology, as well as Sociological Theory, Sociology of Religion, and two other upper level courses (area of expertise is flexible).

The annual teaching load is 3-3 (4-credit courses), and faculty can elect to develop and teach a course as a May Immersion class as part of this load.

Centenary offers an undergraduate liberal arts environment where faculty members work closely with students both in and out of the classroom, participate in interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular pursuits, and enjoy the support of faculty and staff colleagues from across the College.

Qualified applicants are required to hold at least a master’s degree in Sociology and have substantial teaching experience in higher education.

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.

Applicants should submit a letter of application explaining the candidate’s approach to teaching, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, a writing sample (approximately 25-30 pages), and two letters of recommendation.

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

The Committee will begin reviewing applications May 20 and continue until the position is filled.

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

 

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More Information

More information about staff openings is available from the Human Resources office. Faculty openings are handled by the Provost's Office.

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In addition to completing job specific requirements for application, internal candidates applying for a position must complete the Internal Employment Application and attach it to their resume.

Annual Security & Fire Report Notification

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

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.

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