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Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, La.  Louisiana College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, governed by a Board of Trustees, affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


Chair, Division of Fine Arts (Department of Art and Department of Music).  Will also teach in the Department of Music.  Ph.D. preferred.  Credentialed in one or more of the following areas: Music Education, Music Theory, Music History, Voice, Worship Leadership or Choral Conducting. Teaching experience in higher education preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning. Position is tenure-track and will begin August 2017.

Applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names and addresses of three references to: President@lacollege.edu


 

The Department of Health and Physical Education is seeking applicants tenure-track position to begin Fall 2017.

The department offers the following programs:
Adapted Health and Physical Education
Exercise Science
Health and Physical Education (with and without teacher certification).

Position
Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and activity courses that will include the candidate’s specialty area as well as other specific needs in the department. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged and some funding is available through an endowment. 

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Qualifications
Training and/or expertise in Health Education and Teacher Certification preferred.
Applicant needs to be qualified to teach classes in the different curricula areas.
Ph.D. preferred in Health and Physical Education or closely related Allied Health field.
Masters will be accepted with graduate school training.

To apply for this position, please submit
1. A Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3.  Louisiana College Application (See Employment Forms, above right)
4.  Christian World View (See Employment Forms, above right)
5.  Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
6.  Three References with names, addresses, and telephone number.

Applications should be submitted to: Dr. Jerry W. Pounds, Sr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to:  academicaffairs@lacollege.edu


Criminal Justice: The Division of Human of Human Behavior is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Criminal Justice to begin August 1, 2017.  Applicants with a JD degree are preferred but a Masters or Ph.D. will be considered. Area of specialization is open, but applicants with experience and teaching in the areas of criminal and civil law are preferred. Candidates must be willing to teach required and elective courses including criminal law, civil law, courts and the legal system, and  any required criminal justice special topics in our undergraduate program both in class and online. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. 

The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and be willing to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities, including travel and research with undergraduates, is strongly encouraged and funding is available through an endowment. 

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.” 

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.


Psychology: The Division of Human of Human Behavior is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Psychology to begin August 1, 2017. The qualified applicant should hold a Ph.D. in any field of psychology. The applicant should be able to teach any of the major courses in the psychology degree, as well as, Introduction to Psychology as part of the central core curriculum. Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competency in Psychology. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. 

The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities, including travel and research with undergraduates, is strongly encouraged and funding is available through an endowment. 

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.” 

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.  


Division Chair, Allied Health
Allied Health and Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure track. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health, the Chair of Allied Health provides leadership and administrative oversight for all Health Sciences programs (HPE, HPE with certification, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and PTA). This person plays a critical role in course development, oversees program directors, manages full-time faculty members, mentors adjunct faculty, and assures academic excellence in all programs. The successful candidate must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate faith in teaching and learning. Position begins August 15, 2016.

Primary Duties:

     - Teach allied health courses

     - Recruit and advise students

     - Set high and challenging academic standards to enhance student educational merit and scholastic performance

     - Design and develop new academic courses and programs, as well as revise, support, and improve current course offerings

     - Maintain the accuracy of LC publications for the allied programs, such as the catalog and website

     - Prepare or oversee class schedules and provide oversight on faculty workload assignments

     - Conduct faculty evaluations that will include classroom observations each year.

     - Maintain division files including current course syllabi, student files, and minutes of divisional meetings

     - Pursue and secure articulation agreements with other regionally accredited universities

     - Promote LC’s health science programs within the local community, state, and region

     - Gather data, compile information, and write a yearly assessment report for all health science programs

     - Oversee assessment through Compliance Assist

     - Work in conjunction with the Vice President for Academic Affairs in hiring, retaining, and mentoring full-time and adjunct faculty

     - Assist the Dean and VPAA in accreditation and program assessment

     - Ensure compliance with accrediting agencies to ensure quality and integrity of the allied health programs

     - Serve on academic committees as assigned

     - Collaborate with internal and external constituencies as necessary

Other Essential Skills and Abilities:

     - Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to organize, motivate, and work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body

     - Strong command of the English language with excellent written and oral communication skills

     - Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to plan and manage multiple projects in a timely manner

     - Knowledge of standard budgeting and expenditure control procedures

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Health Science or related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university; Full-time teaching experience at an institution of higher learning; Experience in curriculum development and outcome assessment

Preferred: Experience with online instruction and development

Applicants should click on the Employment Application and Christian Worldview links (above right) to download and complete all application materials. In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Jerry Pounds, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.


Master of Social Work Program Director: Division of Human Behavior is seeking applicants for a  tenure-track position to begin Fall 2017. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Successful applicant will be expected to teaching in at least two of the following areas: Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work Practice, Social Welfare Policy, Ethics in Social Work, Research/Statistics, Healthcare/Behavioral Health (may include foundation and/or advanced level courses).

Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and field courses (undergraduate and graduate levels) that will include the candidate’s specialty area as well as other specific needs in the department. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged and some funding is available through an endowment.

Successful applicant will develop and implement the MSW program; provide leadership in the completions of CSWE accreditation; direct the administrative aspects of the MSW program; lead recruitment and retention efforts; and lead program assessment efforts

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Qualifications
DSW or Ph.D. in Social Work preferred; Ph.D. in related field considered.
Minimum five (5) years post MSW clinical experience.
MSW from CSWE accredited program.
Hold a LCSW license in the state of Louisiana (LMSW may be considered) and be in good standing OR must be eligible for licensing in the state of Louisiana and obtain this license prior to start of employment.
Familiarity with CSWE accreditation process and latest curriculum policy statement.
Expertise/experience in healthcare and/or behavioral health areas a plus.
Must demonstrate leadership skills, administrative experience in academia, good communication, writing, and computer skills.

To apply for this position, please submit
1. A Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Louisiana College Application (See Employment Forms tab, above right)
4. Christian World View (See Employment Forms tab, above right)
5. Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
6. Three References with names, addresses, and telephone number.

Applications should be submitted to: Dr. Jerry W. Pounds, Sr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.


 

The Division of Human Behavior is seeking applicants to serve as a MSW Field Director.  The position is a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2017. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.  Successful applicant will be expected to teaching in at least one or more of the following areas:  Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work Practice, Social Welfare Policy, Ethics in Social Work, Research/Statistics, Healthcare/Behavioral Health (may include foundation and/or advanced level courses).

Position
Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and field courses (undergraduate and graduate levels) that will include the candidate’s specialty area as well as other specific needs in the department. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged and some funding is available through an endowment.

Successful applicant will oversee Field Practicum and Field Seminar courses.  Will assist MSW Program Director with school’s recruitment and retention efforts; liaison with field practicum sites; student placement in practicum; field administrative duties; development of field sites; assist in student advising and program assessment; assist in curriculum development; assist with completion of CSWE accreditation process as pertains to the field component; teach at least two courses per semester in the program.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Qualifications

MSW from CSWE accredited Program                                         

Minimum five (5) years post MSW clinical experience.                             

MSW from CSWE accredited program.                                                                       

Hold a LCSW license in the state of Louisiana (LMSW may be considered) and be in good standing OR must be eligible for licensing in the state of Louisiana and obtain this license prior to start of employment.

Must be familiar with CSWE accreditation process, especially as relates to field component.

Expertise/experience in healthcare and/or behavioral health areas a plus.

Evidence of successful teaching in social work at undergraduate and/or graduate level.                                


To apply for this position, please submit

1. A Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Louisiana College Application AND Christian World View (See Employment Forms, above right)

4. Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts

5. Three References with names, addresses, and telephone numbers.

Applications should be submitted to: Dr. Jerry W. Pounds, Sr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to:  academicaffairs@lacollege.edu


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