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.

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Centenary Job Opportunities

Aquatics Coordinator/Assistant Swimming Coach

SUMMARY

Coordinate and manage all activities in the Fitness Center Swimming Pool. Assist in the direction and coordination of the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s swimming teams with team and administrative responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

Aquatics Coordinator 

Recreational

Supervise daily operations of recreational swimming and lifeguards as needed
Oversee lifeguard rotations and break times
Assists with training of lifeguards in pre-season certification, and in-service training throughout the summer season.
Assist with maintaining daily pool maintenance for all pools and areas around them. This includes chemicals, heaters, chillers, pumps, pool structures, water balance, cleanliness, pool furniture, locker rooms, and pool deck
Makes sure that all paperwork is filled out on a daily basis including maintenance logs, chemical logs, head counts.
Ensures member, guest, and employee safety in and around all swimming pool areas by eliminating or minimizing hazardous situations, and enforcing all club rules.
Adheres to all of the various written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job 

Youth Swim Lessons 

Organize Youth Swim Lessons, manage requests for private and group lessons and make placements into the best fit for class/instructor.
Manage and update waitlist for lesson requests
Develop lesson plans for instructors to follow for different levels of group swimming classes.
Deliver excellent customer service in ensuring parents are happy with quality, placement, and times of children’s lessons and that skills progression is moving at acceptable pace.
Re-organizing class rosters throughout the season based on changing skills levels of children
Ensure that attendance and billing of lessons/group classes are accurately kept and filled out.
Communicate with Swim Instructors about scheduled lessons, availability, and teaching techniques.
Ensure monthly skill progress reports are completed by instructors for group lesson participants and given to parents. 

Coaching 

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.
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.
Over 25 percent travel time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meeting, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.
Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director and will have ancillary responsibility such as: compliance, event management, assistant coaching in another sport, outdoor fields maintenance or sports information.


This position may require night and weekend hours.


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 

3 or more years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of Swimming.
Bachelor’s degree
Experience in college swimming coaching at the assistant or head coaching level preferred.
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.
Flexible demeanor to handle multiple activities and personnel. 
Must be well organized and self- motivated.
Must be able to obtain First Aid / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.
 

PREFERRED  

5 years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of Swimming.
Master’s degree
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 Professor of Economics

The Frost School of Business at Centenary College of Louisiana is seeking qualified candidates for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2018, to teach introductory macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, statistics for business and economics, undergraduate econometrics, and economic electives of his or her choice. The ideal candidate is an accomplished teacher and scholar who is committed to undergraduate research and will be expected to participate in the preparation and guidance of Economics majors as they submit their research for presentation at the Economics Scholars Program hosted by the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. In addition, the unique format of the Centenary schedule, where each semester consists of a regular term and an immersion term, allows faculty to be creative in developing departmental and interdisciplinary course offerings, including courses for college-wide programs such as First-Year Experience and Centenary in Paris, taught on a rotational basis with other faculty. A Ph.D. is required at the time of employment. 

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.   Centenary College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana, named recently as a “city of opportunity” and listed among Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” for 2014. 

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of all unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, teaching philosophy, research plans, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or: 

Economics Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104 

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications that include all required information and that are submitted on or before October 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. 

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 Professor of Political Science

Centenary College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Science at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of History and Political Science, starting 1 August 2018. Candidates should be broadly trained in Comparative Politics and International Relations, and prepared to teach a range of introductory, upper division, and core departmental classes such as Research Methods and the capstone Senior Seminar. The Ph.D. in hand by time of start date, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to scholarship are required. The standard teaching load is six courses per year, with some opportunity to teach in immersive May and August terms, and to participate in college-wide programs such as the first year experience (TREK) and Centenary in Paris.

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, transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, sample course syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to hr@centenary.edu or to:

Political Science Search Committee
c/o Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104

Review of applications will begin on February 5 and 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 College is an equal opportunity educational institution. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, veteran’s status, disability or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, recruitment or admission of students, scholarships, grant or loan programs, athletic or other College-administered programs, employment procedures, training programs, promotion policies or other related personnel practices. The College follows the guidelines for records established by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974).

 

Dean of the Hurley School of Music

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the tenure-track, rank open position of Dean of the Hurley School of Music, beginning August 2018. This is a full time 11-month appointment with teaching and administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate will be considered for appointment to the Ed E. and Gladys Hurley Endowed Chair of Music. 

The Dean is responsible for the overall administration of the department, including all instruction, ensembles, and outreach programs; coordinating and collaborating with the Theater department in joint performing arts ventures; initiating and establishing relationships with educational and professional partners in the community and across campus; and other responsibilities as assigned by the Provost. 

The Dean's teaching load during the academic semesters will be reduced by 1/3 to allow for administrative duties, with two additional months in the summer devoted solely to administration. The Dean supervises the directors of choral programs, the Centenary Suzuki School, Piano Preparatory Program, Centenary Youth Orchestra, and other outreach programs. 

A terminal degree is required, as are teaching and administrative experience. Experience at a liberal arts college is preferred. Preference may be given to candidates with a background in applied vocal study. 

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, is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South, and enjoys NASM accreditation. Centenary College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana, within easy driving distance of Dallas, Houston, Austin, and New Orleans. Centenary was named #1 among baccalaureate colleges sending students abroad in the Institute of International Education's 2014/15 "Open Doors" report. 

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.    

Salary is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will be accepted until the position is filled.  

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and have three letters of recommendation sent to hr@centenary.edu or: 

Hurley Dean Search Committee

c/o Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA 71104

 

 

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