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

Administrative Coordinator

Performs secretarial and clerical duties and related duties requiring the application of departmental policy and procedure, maintains records, and schedules appointments and events. The Administrative Coordinator educates students on topics related to health and wellness and provides administrative support for the Director of Counseling and Disability Service and the Director of Integrated Advising.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Collect and maintain immunization records for all students and assist with issues related to Centenary-provided insurance plans and/or wellness benefits. Serve as the campus LINKS coordinator.

·         Provide contact information for local health care providers to students seeking medical attention and provide access to over-the-counter medication. The Administrative Coordinator is not a health care provider and does not maintain medical records or provide medical services.

·         Schedule and coordinate blood drives on campus.

·         Coordinate educational outreach activities related to services provided.

·         Type letters, reports, records and other documents from rough drafts, corrected copy, dictated material, and/or recordings; proofread completed materials; compile payroll related information.

·         Assist in the compilation and maintenance of department records; compile information based on general instructions; prepare and type related reports.

·         Review and distribute incoming correspondence and departmental mail; reply to routine correspondence. Schedule meetings and arrange appointments; coordinate special meetings and events and develop promotional material for these events.

·         Assist and train students with disabilities with the use of assistive technology.

·         Operates and maintains office equipment and assistive technology equipment.

·         Greet visitors, answer telephones, and take messages and replies to questions in accordance with general instructions. Assist in managing the flow of students coming to obtain services. Is responsible for the scheduling of student workers and making assignments.

·         The Administrative Coordinator must be available to work during the summer advising weeks.

·         Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises 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 or a minimum of 3 years related professional experience.

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

·         Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality

·         Must have the ability to think clearly in medically or psychologically urgent situations or emergencies.

·         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 proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, email, and database applications.

PREFERRED

·         Computer experience including database programs, Word, PowerPoint, and desktop publishing.

·         Experience with Excel and Access

·         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 Blvd.

Shreveport, LA 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.

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

Assistant Director of Library Services

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

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

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

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. The college is home to the Meadows Museum of Art, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, as well as an active performing arts program at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.

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

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

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately.

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

Assistant Registrar

The Assistant Registrar is a team member that supports the mission and functions of the College by working with students, faculty, staff, and others in an accessible and friendly manner. The Assistant Registrar will develop a deep understanding of student and course data in the student information system in order to ensure regulatory compliance, data accuracy and completeness, and to produce standard and ad hoc reports. The Assistant reports directly to the Associate Provost for Institutional Research, Registration, and Records.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Compliance

o    Serve as Centenary’s representative to the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC). Responsible for compliance with the policies and regulations of the National Student Clearinghouse. Interpret new or revised Clearinghouse requirements and update Centenary’s procedures and documentation accordingly, ensuring accurate submission of student information;

o    Prepare monthly uploads for the Clearinghouse; receive, review, interpret, and reconcile the discrepancies provided by the Clearinghouse; reconcile discrepancies in enrollment information shared between the Clearinghouse and the National Student Loan Database;

o    Manages Immunization Compliance verification and communications to students, advisors, dean of students and faculty involved.

o    Evaluates transfer credit in accordance with Centenary’s academic policies.

·         Operations and Customer Service

o    Serve as part of the front office customer service team for students, faculty, staff and administrators, in person, over email, and on the phone, responding to questions about registration/records, courses, curriculum requirements, enrollments, transfer credit, transcripts, graduation, and grading;

o    Maintains Registrar’s Office website and social media.

·         Data and Reporting

o    Supports the maintenance of academic records, ensuring accuracy and integrity of the records and data.

o    Respond to regular and ad hoc internal requests for data / reports on student program and registration at regular intervals and upon request,

·         Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

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 required or equivalent experience with higher education student information systems;
Minimum two years related work experience, preferably in higher education;
Must have strong technology skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly strong Excel skills, including excellent skills in data manipulation;
·         Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

·         Excellent customer service skills—must be a people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Ability to understand complex relationships among data elements and produce accurate, detailed reports;
Familiarity with a student information system (Ellucian Banner preferred, but not required);
Strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple requests and handle them in an efficient and timely manner;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Ability to thoroughly understand and abide by federal and College guidelines regarding student record confidentiality requirements;
Attention to detail, critical thinking, and demonstrated problem solving ability.
Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
PREFERRED

·         Five or more years of related experience.

·         Experience at a selective residential, liberal arts college. 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

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

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

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

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

Director of Integrated Advising

Integrated Advising weaves the work of faculty academic advisors into a broader advising context. 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 appropriate support personnel such as faculty, coaches, RAs, and staff educators to provide targeted support, according to their needs. The Integrated Advising program is also the topic of the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for SACSCOC, our regional accreditor. As such, the initial focus of the program is on first-year student success.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Develop and communicate a shared vision for integrated advising and student support.

·         Oversee the Integrated Advising program and budget, assessing student needs and providing mentoring, guidance, and resources for prospective and current students of Centenary College.

·         Coordinate with the Assistant Provost for Student Support and participate actively as a member of the Student Support Team (SST).

·         Engage students, faculty, and staff, and encourage active participation in the Integrated Advising program.

·         Design or locate student assessment tools to identify possible risk factors and electronic forms to facilitate faculty/staff collaboration on behalf of the students.

·         Mentor deposited students to identify areas and options for engagement on campus and possible risk factors or issues of concern that could affect student success.

·         Conduct individualized meetings with identified and referred students to assess student needs and build individualized support teams to address these needs.

·         Assume a leadership role on the QEP Steering Committee and serve on the Student Development Directors team, the Provost Council, and on other college committees as appropriate.

·         Coordinate and/or participate in Student Development activities as needed, such as Senior Week, SOAR, Orientation, and RA Training.

·         Research and study at-risk populations, including first-year and first-generation students, and the latest studies, products, and interventions on integrated advising, case management, and student success to determine best practices. Use this information to design supportive interventions to help our students achieve collegiate success.

·         Maintain data and records needed for monthly and annual reports as well as data required for the QEP and various accreditation bodies.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Shared supervision of a full-time Administrative Coordinator

·         Work Study Students

·         Interns (Graduate/Undergraduate) as degree and license-appropriate 

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

·         A Master’s degree and three years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree and five years of related experience.

·         Willingness to work extra hours, occasional weekends, and evenings, travel as needed.

·         Knowledge of and appreciation for diverse cultures and familiarity with liberal arts education.

·         Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people, especially young adults. 

·         Must be well organized and self-motivated.

·         Computer skills should include Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database applications. 

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

PREFERRED

·         Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, College Student Development, or related field.

·         Experience with counseling, case management, and/or building collaborative teams across divisions.

·         Ability to strategically analyze data in order to assess program and student needs.

·         Involvement with a collegiate case management or integrated advising system.

·         Proficiency in mentoring, guiding and and/or coaching college students.

·         Five years of related experience.

·         Licensure in Social Work, Counseling, or a related counseling field.

·         Experience at a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

APPLICATION

To apply, send a letter of application (addressing your advising philosophy), curriculum vitae, , unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher learning, and contact information for three professional references 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.

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.

 

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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

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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.