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

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

Centenary Job Opportunities

Assistant Athletic Director of Strategic Communications

The Assistant Athletic Director for Strategic Communications will be responsible for strategic communication of news for the Department of Athletics and Recreation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletics Director for Strategic Communication will lead, plan, and establish short-term and long-term communication strategies that reach all key constituents including alumni, donors, and sponsors
  • Strategic and effective engaging outreach to the campus community and surrounding communities including the Shreveport-Bossier communities
  • Strategic and effective promotion of current and former student-athletes, coaches, and others to local, regional, and national media outlets
  • Maintain the athletics and recreation websites and all athletics and recreation social media platforms, including YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Periscope and other platforms
  • Collaborate with the College’s Marketing and Communications Department by providing athletic and recreation updates, information and photos of student-athletes, coaches and others, events and facilities related to College athletics and recreation
  • Manage or assist in activities associated with organizing and conducting special athletic events, such as national, regional and conference competitions, Centenary Athletic Club events and Homecoming/Hall of Fame induction activities
  • Lead and have knowledge of video production and live streaming efforts.
  • Supervise production and distribution for streaming for a majority of home events
  • Lead and have knowledge of iMovie and/or Adobe Premiere Pro, InDesign, Photoshop and Creative Suite Products
  • Develop and maintain all Athletic communication department procedures, reports, updates and records of activity, as well as photo files in accordance with department procedures; archive historical Athletics information; compile and submit reporting forms for conference and national statistics leaders.
  • Recruit, train and supervise student workers to perform office work and assist in recording statistical and other information at all home contests, and direct student workers as assistants in maintaining records during games and compiling statistics after games.
  • Coordinates statistical databases for all NCAA and non-NCAA competitive sports; maintains record books and academic and athletic awards lists for all sports; manages periodic reporting to NCAA, SCAC and other National Governing Bodies and conference affiliations
  • Assists Athletics Director with Academic and Athletic All-America nominations and maintains archives of nominees and winners.
  • Commit to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation, SCAC and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises student, staff and game-day (temporary) workers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of directly related experience dealing with a relatively large and dynamic group of constituents
  • Working knowledge or ability to become proficient quickly with Statcrew statistical software.
  • 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
Fax: 318.869-5281

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

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

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

Assistant Director of Library Services

Centenary College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Library Services. Working in the College’s main library, the John F. Magale Memorial Library, the Assistant Director supports the mission and functions of the College by providing and supporting student, faculty, and staff access and user privileges to adequate library collections and services and to other learning/information resources consistent with the mission of the College . This Assistant Director reports directly to the Director of Library Services.

The Assistant Director will supervise and oversee all library technical services and administer library systems and electronic access to online databases and other library online resources for the benefit of students, faculty and staff.  This position involves extensive circulation, information literacy instruction, reference, and collection development duties.  In addition, the Assistant Director will explore, evaluate, and implement innovative best practices in 21st century information literacy and library functions. Importantly, the Assistant Director serves as the liaison to academic departments.

A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent, from an ALA accredited institution and exceptional written and oral communication skills are required for this position. The Assistant Director functions as the head librarian when the Director of Library Services is not available.

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. 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.

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

Assistant Director of Library Services Search
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately.

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.

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

Provides assistance with coaching of the Men’s Basketball team and all facets of the program, particularly in the areas of recruiting, training, scheduling and conditioning exercise.

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 to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling 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.

Works on approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director of Athletics.

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
None.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  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 at the college or junior college 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. 
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 Air/ CPR/ AED certification and van driving clearance.

PREFERRED 

Master’s degree
5 years as a competitive player or experience in college basketball 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

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 Men's Lacrosse Coach

The Assistant Head 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 head coach must make prospective student-athletes aware of all policies and procedures. The assistant head 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
  • Scheduling contests and 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

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 Men's & Women's Swim Coach

The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming reports to the Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach and is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of the Men’s and Women’s Swimming 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 and women’s swimming program
Scheduling contests and 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 College. Encourages surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College.
Assists in the operating and administering of swimming 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
Must be able to obtain First Aid / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.

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

       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.

Department Assistant - Education (Part-Time)

Part-time position performs administrative duties for the Education Department and maintains the confidentiality of the office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Greets students and visitors, answers office main phone line, and provides general customer service to the Department.
  • Provides information to prospective undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Compiles applications and admission files for graduate students.
  • Works closely with Admission, the Office of the Registrar, the Business Office, and the Office of Financial Aid to support students.
  • Maintains departmental records; compiles information based on general instructions; prepares and submits internal and external reports.
  • Coordinates, places, and contracts with area teachers for student field experiences and clinical practice.
  • Types letters, reports, records and other related documents; proofreads completed materials.
  • Reviews and distributes incoming correspondence and departmental mail; composes replies to routine correspondence.
  • Schedules meetings and arranges appointments; coordinates and arranges special meetings, conferences and events.
  • Receives and accounts for funds.
  • Makes departmental deliveries and runs errands.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Student worker(s)

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

  • High school diploma.
  • 0-2 years of office experience.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated. 
  • Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  • Must be available for overtime as assigned and approved by immediate supervisor.

 

PREFERRED

  • Two or more years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 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

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.

Men's & Women's Head Coach - Cross Country and Track & Field

The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field Head Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation and is responsible for managing all aspects of the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs. The head coach must make prospective student-athletes aware of all policies and procedures. The head coach must recruit players each season in accordance with Centenary College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Organization including managing the budget responsibly.
  • Administration and coaching of the men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field programs.
  • Travel required to attend SCAC, NCAA meetings, conferences and other professional development opportunities
  • Recruiting qualified student-athletes and monitoring student-athlete academic progress
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student-athletes
  • Scheduling contests and practices; organizing travel and game day preparations.
  • Promotes a favorable image of the University. Encourages surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College.
  • Fundraising for the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs.
  • Oversee and administer boys and girls running camps.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation
  • Committing to College, Department of Athletics, SCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assistant coaches, Volunteer Coaches, Student Workers (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
  • 3-5 years directly related experience dealing with a relatively large and dynamic group of college students.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
  • Ability to recruit, supervise and evaluate student athletes

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
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.

Police Officer

Ensures the safety of students, employees and guests in the controlled and assigned areas of property and functions related to the College, continuously enforces campus policies and state laws, and provides a community policing culture to the campus and its environs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Engages in foot and mobile patrols on campus to detect and prevent crimes.
  • Enforces state laws.
  • Responds to reports of crimes that occur within their jurisdiction, obtains information for the initial report and collects evidence.
  • Apprehends subjects and makes arrest as appropriate.
  • May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.
  • Investigates traffic accidents and files accident reports with the state as appropriate. Testifies in court regarding state traffic violations and other crimes such as burglaries.
  • Provides emergency services.
  • Coordinates with other law enforcement and emergency response agencies as necessary.
  • May be involved with Crime Prevention programs on campus. May participate in intelligence gathering and/or surveillance operations.
  • Provides crowd and traffic control at special events.
  • Provides safety education to students, faculty, and staff as needed.
  • Maintains a community-oriented demeanor at all times in interactions with students, faculty, staff and campus guests.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

MINIMUM -

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Cannot be under indictment or have been convicted on a felony charge unless the applicant has received a full pardon.
  • Must have and maintain a telephone during employment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to qualify with a firearm.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk 6-8 hours per day.
  • Available to work shift, weekend, and overtime hours as needed or assigned.

PREFERRED -

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • POST Certified.
  • One year or more of experience in university/college and/or other law enforcement.
  • Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated. 
  • Computer skills should include word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 
  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu.
Fax: 318-869-5281

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

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

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

Student Records Coordinator (Part-Time)

Part-time position maintains student academic records, assists college and off-campus persons with questions and performs clerical and administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works with students, faculty, staff, and others in an accessible and friendly manner.
  • Supports the office as needed, including but not limited to, ordering and maintaining supplies and assisting colleagues during peak times.
  • Applies institutional policy in determining transferrable credits from other educational institutions.
  • Maintains records regarding student transfer credit and other academic information; maintains files, updates materials, and purges non-permanent information.
  • Prepares and processes student academic transcripts; maintains student data and disseminates information to college departments for student tracking and retention.
  • Process student forms including but not limited to add/drop, major, address, advisor, and enrollment.
  • Assists with pre-registration, registration, and graduation activities.
  • Performs data entry such as adding and dropping courses and inputting transfer credits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 related 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.

Admission Counselor

Recruits and evaluates 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
Fax: 318-841-7366

Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at 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.

 

 

Please note Sodexo and National Management Resources are companies contracted by Centenary. The employees are hired by Sodexo and National Management Resources respectively and are NOT direct employees of Centenary

Sodexo Job Opportunities

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National Management Services Job Opportunities

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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 and the advertising department.

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.