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 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.

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology at Centenary College invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor to teach introductory biology courses in a guided-inquiry, studio-format program, as well as Ecology courses at the undergraduate level for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Ph.D. in a relevant area of Biological Sciences strongly preferred.  This position is an excellent opportunity to gain mentored teaching experience. 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 philosophy, 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. Deadline will be April 30, 2019.

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 History

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track history position at the rank of assistant professor to begin 1 August 2019.  Candidates should be broadly trained in U.S. history and prepared to teach a range of introductory and upper division courses representing a long chronological timespan.  Preference will be given to candidates with specializations in Twentieth-Century United States/Southern History.  Strong teaching skills, a commitment to scholarship, and student mentoring 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) program and Centenary in Paris.  A completed Ph.D. by August 2019 is required.

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts for your terminal degree, and three letters of recommendation to: Edie Cummings, Director of Human Resources, ecummings@centenary.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately; completed applications received by 7 December will be given full consideration.

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 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).

Assistant Professor of Music

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Hurley School of Music to begin August 2019.

Voice/Opera/Music Theatre: Responsibilities will include directing a major music theatre or opera production in collaboration with the theatre department, teaching opera workshop and applied voice. Other responsibilities, such as diction for singers or music literature may be included, commensurate with the candidate’s expertise. Terminal degree preferred; master’s or ABD required. College teaching experience essential. Professional experience directing opera or musical theatre a plus. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Complete applications submitted by November 5, 2018 will receive fullest consideration.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with the recognition that research/creative pursuits and openness to pedagogical innovation are integral components of an undergraduate liberal arts education. 

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

Music Search
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/about and 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.

Head Coach Men's Lacrosse

Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse team with ancillary duties as an NCAA Compliance Coordinator.

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.
  • Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
  • Over 25 percent travel time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and/or recruiting purposes.
  • 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 Administrative Assistant.
  • Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance and safety 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 Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Participates in approved fundraising activities under the direction of the Director of Athletics.
  • Works in cooperation with the Director of Athletics to educate and maintain athletic eligibility for student-athletes and the coaching staff.
  • Monitoring of Athletics events and facilities as assigned by the 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

  • 3-5 year as a competitive player or coach in the sport of lacrosse.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree, experience in college lacrosse coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
  • 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.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree.
  • Specific experience with NCAA Compliance.
  • 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: 318.841-7366

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.

Head Coach Women's Volleyball

Directs and coordinates the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball program at Centenary College with ancillary duties as an athletic department event manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible and accountable for recruiting and retaining a minimum roster of 17 student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.
  • Provides 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 time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting.
  • Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and recruiting purposes for texting or calling recruits after school hours.
  • Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangements, budget management and to maintain constant contact with the NCAA, SCAC, scouting information, and team data. 
  • Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.
  • Ensures that athletic venue is properly set-up for practices and official athletic competition.
  • Counsels team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consults with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
  • Coordinates all summer camp actives through the Office of the Director of Athletics.
    Directs and coordinates activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
  • Maintains control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
  • Works with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Department Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
  • Supports the Development Office’s efforts to raise money for the Centenary Fund for Student Athletics.
  • Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director

Performs 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
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 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.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s degree
  • 5 years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of volleyball, with prior experience in college volleyball coaching at the assistant or head coaching level
  • Specific experience with athletic event management

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 (Part-Time)

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.

 

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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.