Centenary Job Opportunities

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 Residence Life and Student Conduct

The Assistant Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by leading one of the College's residential areas and serving as the primary campus conduct officer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serving as the live-in professional for one residential community, focused on the intentional development of students through the implementation of the department’s Residential Engagement Model.
  • Training and supervising student members of the Resident Assistant staff.
  • Mentoring students and contributing to the development of student leaders.
  • Advising student groups, including but not necessarily limited to a Hall Council.
  • Working collaboratively with faculty and providing primary staff support to one or more faculty-directed living-learning communities, if in the residential area.
  • Living on campus and participating in central staff duty rotation.
  • Serving as the primary conduct hearing officer for the institution.
  • Serving as Title IX Investigator, filling adjudicative, administrative, compliance, educational, investigative, and/or other roles, as needed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Excellent computer skills, including information systems such as Microsoft Access and SunGard Banner.
  • Experience advising residential student government or other student organizations.
  • Experience adjudicating student conduct cases.
  • 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 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.

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.

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

MINIMUM

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

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

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

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

Assistant Professor of English: Literature and Writing

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English, beginning August 2024. We seek candidates who would excel at teaching in a small college, seminar setting, who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, who clearly convey their passion for literature and writing, and who would appreciate and take advantage of the connections possible at a student-centered liberal arts institution.  

The ideal candidate would be a generalist who is prepared to teach introductory and upper-level courses in both literature and writing. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in Global Anglophone, Indigenous, Black, Latinx, postcolonial, and other historically underrepresented literature's and/or experience and interest in teaching creative nonfiction.   

Faculty at Centenary are expected to be student-centered, focusing heavily on engaged, innovative teaching in small class settings, advising individual and group student research projects, and mentoring students. Candidates are also required to have a record of scholarship and/or creative publication and a clear research agenda. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, with opportunities to teach in immersive May and August terms and to participate in college-wide programs such as Centenary in Paris. A completed PhD by August 2024 is required.  

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

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

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

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of all unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, teaching philosophy, professional activity plan, and a writing sample (scholarly, creative, or a combination of the two; 15-25 pages), to hr@centenary.edu or:    

English Department Search Committee    

c/o Department of Human Resources    

Centenary College of Louisiana    

2911 Centenary Boulevard    

Shreveport, LA 71104    

Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College's commitment to diversity. Candidates who advance in the search will be asked to provide unofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation. Official transcripts are required before a candidate can be hired. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. 

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2023, and the review will continue until the position is filled. 

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Kinesiology Department beginning August 2024. This is a new academic program and we are seeking candidates who are excited to grow and shape the department.

This position requires teaching and scholarship in Kinesiology. Priority will be given to candidates with an interest in biomechanics or related disciplines. Candidates must be able to teach Biomechanics, as well as other lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in Kinesiology, such as Exercise Assessment and Prescription and General Wellness. Candidates should also appreciate and take advantage of the connections possible at a liberal arts institution and be passionate about involving undergraduate students in their research. A Ph.D. in Kinesiology or other appropriate field is required.

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 is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our college community. 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.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College's commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Send application materials to:

Kinesiology Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

hr@centenary.edu

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

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

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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

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

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

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

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

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 13, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity.

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

Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Department of Mathematics

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Assistant Professor Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Physics beginning in August 2024. We are considering applications from a broad range of areas. Applicants must have a terminal degree in physics or a related field, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to engage and include culturally diverse audiences in higher education.

Successful candidates will be able to teach introductory, general education, and upper-level undergraduate physics courses. Centenary encourages faculty to connect course offerings and scholarship. Centenary College has an active 3/2 pre-engineering program, and the successful candidate will participate in recruiting students for a newly reestablished physics major. Opportunities for collaborative research exist both on campus and at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Centenary has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

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

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity.

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

Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired. To apply, send application materials to hr@centenary.edu or:

Department of Physics

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

 

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track sociology position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2024. Candidates should be prepared to teach both introductory and upper level courses, including Introduction to Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, and Social Theory. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in race and ethnicity, particularly as it intersects with any of the following: criminal justice, healthcare inequalities, environmental justice, or social movements. Candidates should also be prepared to contribute to the development and implementation of various social justice and diversity initiatives on campus.

Faculty at Centenary are expected to be student centered, focusing heavily on engaged, innovative teaching in small class settings, advising individual and group student research projects, and mentoring students. Candidates are also required to have a strong record of scholarship and a clear research agenda. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, with opportunities to teach in immersive May and August terms and to participate in college-wide programs such Centenary in Paris. A completed Ph.D. by August 2024 is required.

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

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (approximately 15-20 pages), unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

Priority review of applications will begin on September 15, 2023.

Send application materials to:

Sociology Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

email: hr@centenary.edu

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

Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track studio art position at the Assistant Professor level in the Art & Visual Culture Department beginning August 2024. Applicants must have a terminal degree in studio art or a related field, demonstrated strength or a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in their scholarly creative practice.

We are seeking a dynamic artist/scholar/educator whose creative practice, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in the visual arts.

Ideal candidates will be well versed in a wide range of media (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, etc.) while emphasizing an embedded, contextual practice that permeates the boundaries between studio production and art criticism and theory. Strong teaching and mentoring skills, commitment to service, and dedication to developing and sustaining a personal creative practice are desired. We are particularly interested in individuals open to involving students in research/studio projects and those willing to engage the local arts community.

Teaching responsibilities will include both introductory and advanced studio art courses. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with the recognition that research/creative pursuits and openness to pedagogical innovation are integral components of an undergraduate liberal arts education.

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

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

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 10. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity.

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

Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

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

Department of [Name]
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869.5281

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Scenic and Lighting Design)

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a faculty position of Assistant Professor, tenure line for Centenary Theatre Program during the 2024-2025 academic year beginning August 2024.

Centenary Theatre Program (CTP) seeks candidates skilled in teaching general and specialized courses in scenic design, lighting design, Vectorworks and AutoCAD, stagecraft, and other departmental offerings as needed in a liberal arts environment. Other duties include designing scenery and lighting or supervising student designers for our four annual mainstage productions. A terminal degree in Theatre (MFA) in areas of Scenic and/or Lighting Design is required. Professional experience in scenic and/or lighting design is preferred. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education.

CTP is a vibrant, growing theatre program focused on the professional success of our students. We view CTP as a brief, yet crucial period in the professional lives of our students. When they graduate, they will have both the skills and professional acumen to flourish either in graduate school or straight into their professional careers.

To achieve this goal our department is organized with individual responsibilities clearly communicated, while at the same time working together closely as a team. CTP is currently in year two of a 10-year Strategic Plan for growth in terms of size and effectiveness. Our department is highly valued and supported by college administration, faculty, students, and alumni.

The unique format of our semester consists of a regular term and a short, immersion term – Centenary in Paris in the fall and optional immersion classes in May. This allows faculty to be more creative in developing their own departmental or interdisciplinary courses. The annual teaching load is 3-3 (4-credit courses).

CTP offers an excellent work environment for a professor who is eager to share their knowledge and skills to enrich the lives of our students and to grow with a progressive, forward-looking program. We work hard to build and perfect CTP for the sake of our students, but we do it together and we share in the opportunities and gratification along the way.

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

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

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, a teaching philosophy, portfolio/work samples, and the names and contact information for three references to hr@centenary.edu (pdfs preferred) or to:

Assistant Professor of Theatre Search

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 71104

Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired. Applications will be reviewed as received and review will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

The Assistant Women's Soccer Coach will assist and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Women’s Soccer program as guided by Head Soccer Coach with coaching and administrative responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the recruiting and retaining 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 office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangement, and to maintain 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 athletic venue is properly set up for practices and official athletic competition including upkeep of soccer field and wind screens
  • 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 responsibility such as; compliance, event management, assistant coaching, 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 successful, and 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 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 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 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

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.

Director of Grants and Faculty Endowments

Centenary College of Louisiana seeks an individual to lead the college’s grants and endowments programs. Centenary maintains a vibrant endowment program and the College has been consistently awarded significant grants at the local, state, and national level. The next Director will maintain these programs, as well as diversify and extend the College’s grants and endowment initiatives.

The Director reports to and works closely with the Provost and Dean of the College and liaises with Development and the Business Office. Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and coordinates the application processes for potential funding sources for academic and operational programs.
  • Reviews all extramural grant applications including budget preparation.
  • Assists in tracking and recording post-award grant accounts and expenditures.
  • Supports faculty and staff members throughout the entire grant-making process from pre- to post- award.
  • Ensures timely reporting and compliance with grants and endowments requirements.
  • Serves as the College's liaison with the Louisiana Board of Regents, non-profit advocacy organizations, and government agencies in coordination with Cabinet members.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree; strong writing skills, including experience in professional or technical writing and successful experience writing grant proposals and grant reports.

Preferred qualifications include educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college and experience writing academic grants.

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:

Office of the Provost

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

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

Head Tennis Coach

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  

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

As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be accountable for any violations committed within your department.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant coaches, student workers, volunteers (if applicable).

QUALIFICATIONS

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

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three or more years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Must be well organized and self- motivated.
  • Must be able to obtain First Air / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED

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

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

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

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

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

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

 

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired. Review of applications will begin March 1.

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

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

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

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

 

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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.

Applying

Applicants to Centenary positions should follow job-specific instructions mentioned in the relevant job listings. Instructions typically occur at the end of the job advertisement.

Applying as an Internal Candidate

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

Annual Security & Fire Report Notification

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

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.