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

Academic Affairs Assistant

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Academic Affairs Assistant. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Academic Affairs Assistant performs administrative duties for the Office of the Registrar and the Department of Education, and works closely with faculty and students on a daily basis. The Academic Affairs Assistant reports jointly to the Director of Registration and Records and to the Chair of the Department of Education.

The Academic Affairs Assistant performs administrative and clerical duties for the Office of the Registrar and the Department of Education. Maintains student academic records, assists college and off-campus persons, and compiles information used for reporting. This position also serves as the initial contact for students and faculty in a high traffic, energetic environment; support students and faculty in admission and registration; maintains department records; performs data entry; and other related projects. The Assistant works closely with Admission, the Office of the Registrar, the Business Office, and the Office of Financial Aid to support students.

A high school diploma, some clerical experience, good written and oral communication skills, and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite are required for this position. A Bachelor's degree, familiarity with Access and Banner, and experience in higher education are preferred.

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.

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

Academic Affairs Assistant

 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.

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 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 Athletic Director of Communications & Marketing

The Assistant Athletic Director of Communications and Marketing coordinates information management for all NCAA Division III sports and develops original content for print and digital publications in support of athletics marketing. The incumbent also coordinates marketing, promotion, sponsorship and event management efforts of the department.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Assistant Athletic Director will lead, plan, and establish strategies and measurable goals for Sports Information, in support of Centenary College athletics and institutional marketing efforts.
  • Ensure an effective Sports Information presence at all home games and attend specified away games, ensuring effective coverage of game responsibilities, including records are maintained and statistics and highlights are compiled and transmitted to media, the NCAA and others after all games; after games, provide statistics to coaches of both teams and to the Southern College Athletics Conference (SCAC) office, along with statistics and game highlights to media contacts; for sporting events not personally attended, receive information from coaches, format appropriately, and disseminate to the media; arrange for a professional photographer to cover selected games.
    Identify opportunities for and obtain local, regional and national media coverage of Centenary athletics; maintain an active media network and regularly communicate with reporters, editors, producers and others about stories, pitches and other information, including follow-through ensuring coverage; manage and respond to all media inquiries and coordinate media interviews with the Centenary coaching staff, student-athletes and others on an ongoing basis.
  • Produce press releases for media and the web reporting on the Centenary College athletic results, programs, events and activities, as well as accomplishments by individual students and coaches; attend athletic-related events and interview individuals as appropriate; write, edit and format release copy; and oversee production and distribution of releases, including hometown media, as appropriate. Arrange for and supervise public address announcer during games, as needed.
  • Implement sports publications, Web and other communication strategies supporting the College's athletic program, enrollment marketing and institutional marketing goals; coordinate photography, writing, layout, edits and dissemination of sports information publications, Web pages and e-communications, including weekly, seasonal and annual reports, previews and recaps for individual events; and coordinate printing, as necessary. Tell the story of Centenary athletics through the creation, production, and distribution of graphics and photos on web and social media.
  • Contribute to the development of other College collateral materials and online communications by providing sports updates, information and photos of people, events and facilities related to University athletics; identify subject matter, research and write sports-related feature stories for other Centenary College publications
  • Manage or assist in activities associated with organizing and conducting larger-scale athletic events, such as national competitions, Centenary Athletic Club events and Homecoming/Hall of Fame induction activities on the Centenary campus.
  • Ensure that the Centenary College athletics website is maintained and updated. Serve as the managing editor of gocentenary.com and social media outlets. Maintain, create, and distribute via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, etc. information pertaining to Centenary athletics. Produce department highlight and promotional videos to build brand awareness and showcase student athlete excellence.
  • Lead department video and streaming efforts. Supervise production and distribution for streaming for a majority of home events on College TV Ticket, Facebook Live or similar web interface.
  • Develop and maintain all Sports Information 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 games, and direct student workers as assistants in maintaining records during games and compiling statistics after games.
  • Keep informed of the latest advances in the field of sports information, including technology aspects.
  • It can be expected that the individual in this position will work at times other than, or in addition to, normal business hours and days, including attendance at numerous evening and weekend athletic events, both at home and away. This is especially true during the period September through May.

This position will also serve as promotions and marketing assistant to the Director of Athletics, with various duties as assigned. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
 

  • Assist with all fundraising, marketing, promotions, ticketing and hospitality for athletics.
  • Strategically plans and executes programming which increases charitable giving, corporate sponsorships, ticket sales, event attendance, student involvement, and public awareness.
  • Significant assistance with projects related to institutional advancement via alumni relations, revenue generation and capital campaign are anticipated.
  • Serve as Game Day event supervisor and coordinate support staff for home athletic events, to include:
  • Scorer's Table - PA announcer, scoreboard and shot clock operators, official scorer, Stat Crew
  •  Halftime MC
  •  Halftime performers
  •  Coordinate pregame, halftime, and postgame needs for game officials and visiting teams
  •  Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor's degree in Sports Management, Journalism, and Communications, Physical Education or related field is preferred. Master's degree is preferred. Two years' work experience involving sports information, journalism, communication, promotions, marketing or related field. Media relations experience is preferred. Excellent communication, leadership, problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and customer service skills a must; must have strong and creative writing skills; must have ability to cultivate business relationships, and develop marketing/public relations strategies to shape programs; demonstrated ability to solve complex problems with little or no supervision is necessary; must have the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels; must be able to use sound judgment and have attention to detail; must be able to multi-task, prioritize, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; must be able to work in a fast paced environment; basic Microsoft Word and Excel skills and working knowledge using desktop publishing and internet; must have the ability to navigate databases and other computer programs (DakStats, StatCrew, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.); must have the ability to maintain department website using Presto Technologies or similar content management system; must have the ability to interpret and communicate university policy and procedures as well as other associated regulations; must be able to conduct self in a professional manner; must be available to work evenings and weekends; some travel required; must have integrity, commitment to men's and women's athletics and academic excellence. As a part of the job responsibilities associated with this position, knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and conference should be maintained, reviewed and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties.
  •  Serves as primary media and community contact for athletics, working proactively to develop and promote success stories that advance Centenary’s public image and reputation.
  • Works closely with the Director of Athletics & Recreation and Director of Strategic Communication to execute institutional marketing and branding strategies; manages community outreach opportunities for athletics.
  • Prepares press releases, talking points, presentations, and other communications materials and maintains positive relationships with media outlets.
  • Oversees statistics gathering and media relations at all home athletics contests, including coordination of paid and volunteer game-day workers and press row operations.
  • Updates and works with Associate Director of Digital Media to maintain the athletic department website (GoCentenary.com) and design and produce promotional materials as needed.
  • Coordinates statistical databases for all NCAA sports; maintains record books and academic and athletic awards lists for all sports; manages periodic reporting to NCAA, USAG, and SCAC.
  • Assists Athletics Director with Academic and Athletic All-America nominations and maintains archives of nominees and winners.
  • Schedules and coordinates photo shoots for teams, coaches and student-athletes, and maintains photographic records for website, publications, and distribution to media as appropriate.
  • Travels as needed for athletics meetings and competitions.
  • Complies with conference and NCAA policies, rules, and regulations and reports violations in accordance with prescribed regulations.
  • Meets strict deadlines, including those related to NCAA and SCAC regulations, shows attention to detail, and manages production schedules by effective time and resource management.
  • As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, this individual is responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations.  In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, this individual is responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within the department for which they are aware and do not report.
  • Other related projects, duties, and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

 

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. 

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience working in intercollegiate athletics

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  • Compute

    r skills include superior proficiency in MS Office Suite.

  • Working knowledge or ability to become proficient quickly with Statcrew statistical software.

  • Ability to work long hours, including weekends and holidays; willing and able to travel occasionally

  • Experience producing original written content in a news or related setting.

  • Must be able to work in a self-directed manner through the use of strong organizational skills.

  • Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area

 

PREFERRED

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, or Sports Administration
  • Familiarity or experience with advanced graphic design and photo editing software.
    Experience with social media outreach and multi-media (video/audio editing).
  • 2-5 years experience working in a collegiate sports information office.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

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

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

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

Assistant Athletic Trainer (10 Months)

The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports to the Director of Athletics and will work under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer and will assist in the management and daily operations of the Athletic Training Room in all areas associated with supporting the College’s fifteen (15) Intercollegiate Athletic Teams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to physicians, therapist, Athletic Trainer and coaches.
  • Collaborate with physicians, therapist and Head Athletic Trainer and coaches to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
    Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records, insurance reports or writing care reports.
  • Assists in planning and implementing comprehensive athletic injury or illness prevention programs.
  • Instruct coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or community members in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Compliance with all federal and state laws regarding the confidentiality of student records.
  • Perform all on field/court assessments and emergency care to injured athletes at events both on and off campus.
  • A sound knowledge of competencies and treatment techniques as an Athletic Trainer, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer including modalities trained to assist in the rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment and ensures the department has adequate supplies, linens, training kits, etc. to carry out its function.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.


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

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Student Workers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

MINIMUM   

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

PREFERRED

  • Master’s Degree
  • 2-4 years related and progressive experience in an intercollegiate athletics athletic training department or a sports medicine clinic.
  • American Red Cross Instructor Certified for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:           

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

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

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

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

Assistant Director of Residence Life

The Assistant Director of Residence Life supports the overall educational experience of Centenary's students by providing direct support for one or more of the College's residential areas and a collateral assignment within the Division of Student Development.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serving as the live-in professional for one residential community and possibly a second community, focused on the intentional development of student leaders to address the challenges of the twenty-first century through active involvement.
  • Supervising student members of the Resident Assistant staff.
  • Training residence hall staff and residential student government officers.
  • Mentoring students and contributing to the development of student leaders.
  • Advising student groups, including but not necessarily limited to the House Council.
    Working collaboratively with faculty and providing primary staff support to 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 a student conduct hearing officer.
  • Serving in a collateral assignment capacity in another area of the Division of Student Development, such as Greek Life, multicultural affairs, religious life, outdoor leadership, religious life, student activities, student leadership, and/or other responsibilities assigned, based on the interests and talents of the candidate selected and the needs of the College.
  • 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.
  • Prior involvement with living learning communities.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Access and SunGard Banner.
  • Experience advising residential student government or other student organizations.
  • Experience in other areas of student affairs, such as: Greek Life, multicultural affairs, outdoor leadership, religious life, student activities, and/or student leadership.
    Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

 

APPLICATION

To apply, send your resume to:

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

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

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

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

 

Director of Integrated Advising

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the position of Director of Integrated Advising. This is a full-time position with benefits. The Director of Integrated Advising reports to the Dean of Students.

The Director of Integrated Advising will develop and implement a collaborative integrated advising model at Centenary, using a holistic case management approach to promote student success and retention.  The Director will assess the needs, interests, and risk factors of incoming students and then build collaborative teams of faculty, coaches, RAs, and staff educators to provide targeted support, according to their needs.  The primary focus of the program at this time is first-year, first-generation students. 

A Master’s degree and three years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience, people oriented, good written and oral communication skills, and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite, and the ability to work in high-energy, high traffic area are required for this position are required. A Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, College Student Development or a related field in addition to experience with counseling, case management, and/or building collaborative teams across divisions are preferred.

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.

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

Director Integrated Advising

 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.

Head Men's & Women's Tennis Coach

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.
Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.
Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
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.
Conduct annual summer camp activities, with all financial matters coordinated through the Athletic Business Coordinator.
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 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
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  
3 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

       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.

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.

Recruitment & Event Coordinator

The Recruitment & Event Coordinator will oversee the campus visitation program of the college including, scheduling appointments and coordinating individual campus visits as well as all on-campus recruitment events for prospective students. Performs a variety of duties in the recruitment and selection of students for admission to Centenary College. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinates scheduling for all daily on-campus visitation appointments for prospective students and their families/friends, including meetings with Admission Counselors, Financial Aid Counselors, faculty, coaches, administrators and other members of the Centenary community; confirms appointments with participants prior to the date of visit and follows up in writing.
  • Leads and coordinates the planning of on-campus recruitment events, such as Open Houses, Scholars Weekend and Admitted Student Days.
  • Provides monthly assessment about progress toward identified objectives and goals.
  •  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 when an Admission Counselor is unavailable.
  •  Participates in new student orientation.
  • Co-manages and coordinates the activities of the Centenary Admission Ambassadors.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by cell phone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of following up with current students, faculty, staff and prospective students and their families regarding campus visits as well as in coordinating major events.
  • Other related projects, duties

    and

    responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates and oversees Student Workers/Student Ambassadors.

 

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:

  •  Bachelor’s degree.
  • Related admission/recruitment experience
  • Event planning experience.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
  • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.
  •  Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
  •  Available to work evenings/weekends frequently.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
  • Experience with Excel and Access.
  • Experience with Banner and/or Radius.

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 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.

Technology Support Specialist

Coordinates, configures and sets up computers for the network.  Receives & fulfills request for new computer & peripheral purchases.  Performs onsite and remote maintenance & deployment of software and updates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Install and maintains computers and peripherals for individual departments and academic computer labs.
  • Working knowledge and ability to remotely deploy software, operating systems and updates to the campus computing environment using 3rd party software.
  • Ability to use all available resources for troubleshooting.  This includes the use of search engines, free and purchased software utilities and basic command line tools to quickly narrow the focus of technology related problems.
  • Recommend, estimate, and purchase computer hardware and software for all campus desktop computers.
  • Interact with faculty, staff and students regarding systems and their usage.
  • Basic knowledge of A/V equipment in a classroom/conference room setting.
  • Accurately gathers, analyzes and provides technical information so that proper decisions may be made.
  • Investigates and resolves computer software and hardware problems on a wide variety of operating systems and software.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.   
  • Effectively communicates with end-users gathering detailed information to assist in troubleshooting computer issues.
  • Answers questions by applying knowledge of computer software, hardware, and procedures.
  • Instructs end users in the use of diagnostic procedures using software, accurate reporting of errors and gathering of information to help resolve their technology issues.
  • Logically approaches the troubleshooting computer, peripheral and network problems with minimal supervision.
  • Coordinates with software and hardware vendors regarding all aspects of software such as function, compatibility etc.
  • Able to perform some manual tasks such as the moving and lifting heavy objects as needed.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

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 preferred.
  • Computer skills should include familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications. 
  • 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. 

PREFERRED

  • Minimum 3 years related experience.
  • A+ certification Hardware and OS preferred.
  • Experience with Excel and Access preferred
  • Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college. 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Email: hr@centenary.edu
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 experience where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

 

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

Please check back for opportunities.

 

 

National Management Services Job Opportunities

Please check back for opportunities.

 

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.

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