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 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 Professor of Biology

Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Biology Department beginning August 2019. 

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. www.centenary.edu 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 2019, 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.

See more at http://www.centenary.edu/jobs

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.

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.

 

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

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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.