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

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.

 

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 Professor of Biology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Biology Department beginning August 2020. 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship in biology, are deeply committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and will direct an active undergraduate research program. Candidates for this position must be broadly trained in Ecology with preferences for candidates with a molecular background. There will be an opportunity to develop at least two upper-level courses, which may include, but is not limited to topics such as conservation, bioinformatics, toxicology, population genetics, etc. The successful candidate will also teach in a guided-inquiry, studio-format context, including courses in introductory biology. Ph.D. in an appropriate field is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The Biology Department has a well-equipped core molecular facility and opportunities for collaborative research exist at the nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. There are excellent funding opportunities, and the College has a high success rate in securing funds for teaching and research.

Centenary College 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, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or to:

Biology Search Committee
c/o Department of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

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.

Director of Career Services

The Director of Career Services will help students identify their interests, talents, passions, and vocational opportunities through teaching a course and providing direct student support. The Director works proactively to support the successful transition of Centenary students and graduates from college to profession. The Director provides students advice, assistance, and support to facilitate employer connections, graduate school admissions, and professional commencement, working in close coordination with faculty and the Office of Integrated Advising. In collaboration with the Office of Alumni and Family Relations, the Director establishes and stewards ongoing relationships with community stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct individual meetings with students to guide them in the integration of personalities, strengths, passions, values, academic interests and career.
  • Coordinate operations of the Trek Experience - Career component which includes instructing two sections of CA253: Career Strategies each semester, serving on the Trek Committee, mentoring students through approved independent career projects, and tracking completion of the Career graduation requirement.
  • Build relationships with students, proactively working to prepare graduating seniors for the processes of seeking employment, admittance to programs of postgraduate study, or another intentional opportunity or pathway.
  • Provide one-on-one coaching to students and graduates related to career search, including interview skills, resume preparation, networking, and process-related issues.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant campus departments and faculty to develop internship opportunities and to support students and graduates in successfully applying for and enrolling in post-graduate study.
  • Identify and cultivate employment opportunities, from internships to full­ time/permanent positions, and advertise these opportunities in a proactive manner.
  • In collaboration with Institutional Research and Effectiveness, develop survey and feedback instruments in order to gather, analyze, and report both quantitative and qualitative data related to student and graduate outcomes and program effectiveness.
  • Collaborate effectively with faculty and staff to engage students around Career Services.
  • Develop and execute workshops, seminars, career fairs, networking events, and/or other relevant programming to achieve departmental and institutional goals.
  • Coordinate with Marketing and Communication to oversee web pages related to Career Services and manage an online platform for job search and professional development.
  • Partner with faculty and staff on the development of programs and initiatives that affect students' professional development and commencement, including service on committee and task forces.
  • Manage departmental budget and maintain data and records needed for monthly and annual reports as well as data required for various accreditation bodies.
  • Other related projects, duties, and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

Student workers and/or interns.                                                                                                  

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

  • Master’s degree in counseling, student development, or another related field.
  • Ability to independently lead multiple, simultaneous projects from commencement through completion in a well-organized and self-directed manner.
  • Must be a people-oriented individual with good verbal communication and presentation skills and the ability to work well with diverse individuals, teams, and constituencies.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area, and meet strict deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.

PREFERRED

  • At least three (3) years relevant and progressive experience in career counseling or a related field.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Familiarity or experience with career development models and related inventories.
  • Familiarity or experience with internal marketing concepts and administration of online tools such as job boards or similar databases.
  • 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

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 visit 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 visit 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.
  • Significant recruitment and/or 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.
  • Evening/Weekend work frequently required.

PREFERRED:

  • Related admission/recruitment experience.
  • 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: 318-869-5281

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.

 

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.