Available positions are listed below in alphabetical order. Follow the links for details about the positions as well as information about applying for openings.

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.

Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Biology

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Biology
Reports to: Provost and Dean of the College
FLSA Status: Exempt - Full-Time
Schedule Variation: Fall and Spring Semesters
Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits
Prepared by: Human Resources
Revised Date: September 2016

SUMMARY

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Biology to begin fall term 2017 to teach as a member of the Biology Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To teach introductory and upper-level biology and courses. To carry a full-time teaching load as negotiated with the department chair and Provost.

Job duties include:

  • Developing and teaching upper-division courses in areas of expertise.
  • Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department's mission.
  • Adhering to Centenary College's rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Minimum

  • Doctorate in related field is required.
  • Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research.
  • Have a commitment to working with faculty in the natural sciences or mathematics.

Preferred

  • Undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.
  • Phi Beta Kappa
     

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869-5281

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

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

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

Director of Admission

Division:  Enrollment Services

Department: Admission

Reports To: Vice President for Enrollment

FLSA Status:  Exempt–Fulltime

Schedule Variation:12 months of year – 40 regular scheduled hours per week

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits

Prepared By: Department of Human Resources

Approved Date: April 2016

SUMMARY

The Director of Admission is responsible for developing, implementing and administering plans for admission to meet student enrollment goals. The Director assists and supports the Vice President for Enrollment in planning, directing, and coordinating a comprehensive marketing, recruiting, and retention program for Centenary College. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Supervises and supports the entire Admission Team—Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, Counselors and Support Staff—in the preparation of territory plans and performance of their duties, including position training and orientation.
  • Along with the VP for Enrollment, develops, implements, and evaluates marketing, recruiting, and admission practices, procedures and policies, assisting with fine tuning and adjustments as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation and communication of departmental policies and procedures, serving as liaison with appropriate staff, faculty, parent, and student groups.
  • Along with the Vice President for Enrollment, develops and submits budget recommendations; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds; approves all travel and other expenditures for Admission Team.
  • Directs personnel actions to include hiring, performance appraisals, merit recommendations, promotions, vacation and dismissals of staff under Director’s supervision.
  • Oversees the processing of admission applications; evaluation and review of admissions folders; and coordination of appropriate follow up to each candidate.
  • Visits secondary schools and conducts meetings with prospective students and guidance counselors as needed; represents Centenary College at school functions.
  • Corresponds and meets with prospective students, applicants, college alumni, high school guidance counselors and others seeking information regarding admission standards, academic standards, academic and non-academic programs, financial aid and student activities as well as conducts presentations for a variety of audiences.
  • Oversees others in the management of database and communication tools within Radius.
  • Works with the Vice President, and as needed outside consultants, in developing strategic parameters for recruitment search.
    Works with the Vice President for Enrollment on communication strategies and assists with related work and coordination of marketing efforts with the Office of Marketing and Communication.
  • Oversees the development of regular reports and data analysis related to recruiting and enrollment goals.
  • Oversees the development and execution of a comprehensive student recruitment plan for assigned territories including strategies, goals, and benchmarks.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 25% 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, student/parent/high school counselor presentations and off site CRM/database systems management/interaction.
  • 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.
  • Reviews admission files and makes final admission and scholarship recommendations.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

All key admission personnel/team members—Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, Counselors, and Support 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 and 5 to 7 years relevant and progressive experience, or advanced degree and 3 to 5 years relevant and progressive experience.
  • Demonstrated success as a member of an admission team in a higher education or private secondary setting and has a working knowledge of student recruiting, student records management, enrollment operations, and the admission process.
  • Strong experience in personnel supervision and team management.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual with good written and verbal communication and customer service skills and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with database management and CRM information systems in an admission or similar educational setting, as well as superior proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Must be available for occasional evening and weekend work as well as overnight travel as required by the admission cycle.
    Ability to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area and meet strict deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Ability to independently lead multiple, simultaneous projects from commencement through completion in a well-organized and self-directed manner.
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
    Must possess a valid driver's license. 

PREFERRED:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in undergraduate admission.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Banner and/or Radius (CRM software).
  • 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: 318-841-7366 

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.

 

Student Records Coordinator

Division: Enrollment and Marketing

Department: Office of the Registrar

Reports To: Registrar

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt – Part-Time

Variation: 25 hours per week

Benefits Eligibility: Partial Benefits

Prepared By: Department of Human Resources

Revised Date:  December 2016

SUMMARY

Maintains student academic records, assists college and off-campus persons with questions and performs clerical and administrative duties.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establishes and maintains records regarding student grades, transfer credit and other academic information; maintains files, updates materials, and purges non-permanent information.
  • Performs data entry associated with processing grade changes, grade entry, schedule changes, and updates student data.
  • Prepares and processes student academic transcripts; maintains student data and disseminates information to college departments for student tracking and retention.
  • Is the first point of contact for office visitors and callers; providing accurate information about college policy, procedure, and general questions.
  • Develops and implements communication plan to reach various constituents about policy, deadlines, and upcoming events. 
  • Assists with pre-registration, registration, and graduation activities.
  • Supports the office as needed, including but not limited to, ordering and maintaining supplies, assisting colleagues during peak times, and reconciling the budget.
  • Other related projects, duties, and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary. 

SUPERVISORY REPONSIBILITIES:

None 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

MINIMUM:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Database experience.
  • Must be available to work special events if necessary.
    Some evening and weekend work may be required. 

PREFERRED:

  • Two or more years of experience.
  • Experience with Banner and/or Microsoft Access.
  • Experience at a selective residential, liberal arts college.   

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
Fax: 318.869-5281 

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

Centenary 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 Instructor OR Assistant Professor of Biology

Visiting Instructor OR Assistant Professor of Biology

NON-tenure track faculty POSITION

Division: Academic Affairs

Department:                Biology

Reports To: Provost and Dean of the College

FLSA Status: Exempt– Fulltime

Schedule Variation: Fall and Spring Semesters

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits

Prepared by: Human Resources

Revised Date: January 12, 2017

SUMMARY: 

The Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Biology is a one-year (non-tenure track) appointment to teach introductory biology courses in a guided-inquiry, studio-format program, as well as Microbiology courses at the undergraduate level. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

Teach introductory and upper level courses in biology, microbiology, interdisciplinary studies, and special topics. Teaching duties and schedule are assigned by the department chair with the concurrence of the Provost and include a rotational participation in Centenary’s hybrid semester system. A teaching load of six (4-credit) courses, spread over August, Fall, Spring, and May terms, is standard (Natural Science labs count as half of one course). 

Job duties include:

  • Teaching introductory and upper-division courses in biology, neuroscience, interdisciplinary studies, and special topics.
  • Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department’s mission.
  • Adhering to Centenary College’s rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

None. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

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

MINIMUM

Terminal degree in related field is required.
Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research. 

PREFERRED

  • Undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.
  • Phi Beta Kappa 

APPLICATION

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

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 Chemistry

Division:                      Academic Affairs

Department:               Chemistry

Reports To:                Provost and Dean of the College

FLSA Status:              Exempt– Fulltime

Schedule Variation:    Fall and Spring Semesters

Benefits Eligibility:     Full Benefits

Prepared by:               Human Resources

Revised Date:             February 2017

SUMMARY:

The Visiting Assistant Professor in Chemistry is a one year appointment to begin fall term 2017 to teach general chemistry, analytical chemistry, and specialized courses. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

Teach introductory and upper level chemistry courses. The normal teaching load is six courses per year or 12 contact hours per semester. 

Job duties include:

Teaching introductory and upper-division courses in areas of expertise, including, but not limited to, analytical chemistry.
Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department’s mission.
Adhering to Centenary College’s rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

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

MINIMUM

Doctorate in related field is required.
Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research. 

PREFERRED

Undergraduate teaching experience.
Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.
Phi Beta Kappa 

APPLICATION

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

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

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

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

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

 

Assistant Professor of Education

Division:                              Academic Affairs

Department:                        Education Department

Reports To:                                     Provost and Dean of the College

FLSA Status:                       Exempt- Full-time

Schedule Variation:          Fall and Spring semesters

Benefits Eligibility:             Full Benefits

Prepared by:                        Human Resources

Revised Date:                     February 2017

SUMMARY:
Tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Education to teach general and specialized courses. 

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS
Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. To carry a full-time teaching load as established and approved  by the Provost. 

Job duties include:

Teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in areas of expertise.
Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research experiences in the classroom in support of the department's mission.
Adhering to Centenary College's rigorous standards for faculty members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
 
SUPERVISORY   RESPONSIBILITIES
None. 

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

 
MINIMUM
Terminal degree in related field is required.
Candidates must possess demonstrable skills,and commitment to, undergraduate teaching and research. 

PREFERRED
Undergraduate teaching experience.
Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.
Phi Beta Kappa 

APPLICATION
To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to: 

Education Search Committee

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, L ouisiana1104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Fax: 318.869.5281 

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

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

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

 

 

 

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