Administrative / Staff Employment Opportunities

Louisiana College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of background screening checks.

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Current Open Positions:

Director of Residence Life and Student Engagement

Louisiana College is seeking a dynamic, energetic candidate to serve as the Director of Residence Life and Student Engagement. The Director is a live-in master’s level professional who oversees the residential and community life on campus, plays an integral role in the formation of students, and sets the tone for student experience outside the classroom. The Director coordinates student social programs and activities and works with the Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Student Government Association, and the Union Board to offer activities and programming for student engagement. The Director manages the activities of the living-learning centers at Louisiana College to provide efficient service, comfortable accommodations, and an attractive environment for residential students. The Director of Residence Life and Student Engagement reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrichment and ultimately to the Provost.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Foster the essential continuity of learning throughout the campus community with the concept that ideas presented in the classroom are relevant to daily life in the residence hall.
  • Recommend, maintain, and enforce policies and procedures concerning all residence facilities at Louisiana College.
  • Monitor student attitudes, behaviors, reactions, and needs; communicate this information to the appropriate members of the College community.
  • Oversee the selection, training, and supervision of residence hall staff members.
  • Coordinate Maintenance and Housekeeping functions in housing facilities.
  • Supervise residence hall security and key control.
  • Maintain safety standards and ensure emergency procedures are up-to-date and publicized.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement the summer conference schedule and housing.
  • Communicate with the Business Office regarding damage assessments, rental payments, and budget requests.
  • Maintain student records as well as housing records regarding assignment, retention, and attrition; make regular reports and projections on occupancy.
  • Design, administer, evaluate, and supervise student social programs and activities to promote participation and quality of organizations.
  • Serve as a resource for student program committees in the areas of program planning, production, publicity methods, and contract negotiations.
  • Assist with determining fiscal requirements of the unit and prepare budgetary recommendations; monitor and reconcile expenditure of budgeted funds.
  • Coordinate specific arrangements with external groups to campus.
  • Perform personnel activities for student center workers such as hiring, firing, performance appraisals, scheduling, orientation and training, and general supervision.
  • Assist in the leadership development of students through role-modeling and informal instruction.
  • Coordinate the Ambassadors activities by recruiting, training, organizing, and scheduling their activities with off campus groups.
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of First Year Experience to plan and host Freshmen Orientation and the FYE
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Student Development, Human Development, Education, Administration, or related field.
  • Knowledge of higher education and experience in a public or private school of higher education.
  • Experience in administration and in supervision of professional personnel preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Personal attributes of high caliber such as intelligence, integrity, dependability, initiative, sensitivity, and creativity, as determined by application, references, and interviews.
  • Physical ability to move around equipment to set up for events.

Additional Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Submission of original transcripts within two weeks of hire.

Must be a visible CHRISTIAN leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana College and the Baptist Faith and Message. Applicants should send an application, an application letter, resume or CV, transcripts, Christian Worldview, and three reference letters to academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

Head Athletic Trainer

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for the Head Athletic Trainer. The Head Athletic Trainer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Louisiana College Sports Medicine Program. This encompasses, but is not limited to, providing primary healthcare for the student-athletes at Louisiana College to include providing coverage for sports practices and contests; prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; physician referral as appropriate. The Head Athletic Trainer will oversee all athletic-related healthcare administrative duties including insurance claims, electronic medical records, staff oversight (2 full-time AT’s and interns), operation of athletic training facility and equipment, prevention programs, and compliance with Louisiana College, NCAA, and ASC policies and protocols. This position directly reports to the Athletic Director.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE-accredited program
BOC certified
Eligible for Louisiana State Licensure
BLS certified

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine or related field
5-10 years collegiate experience

Applicants should send an application and resume including the names and addresses of three references to Louisiana College HR Dept, 1140 College Drive, Box 381, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to hr@lacollege.edu.

Chief Information Officer

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for the Chief Information Officer position. The Chief Information Officer coordinates and participates in the design and development of application systems to meet data processing and telecommunications needs. The Chief Information Officer consults with user departments to assess information needs, analyzes data processing problems and offers solutions.

Skills Required: A four year college degree in a related field and at least 5 years experience in the IT field required; prior IT management experience is preferred; must be a leader and a team builder; and must have the ability to communicate complex technology issues clearly.

Applicants should send an application and resume including the names and addresses of three references to Louisiana College HR Dept, 1140 College Drive, Box 381, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to hr@lacollege.edu.

Registration Assistant – Transcript Specialist

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for the position of Registration Assistant. The Registration Assistant participates in the activities of the Registrar’s Office ensuring the functions are performed accurately, expeditiously, and confidentially.  Main duties include the following: assistance with registration and grade processing, maintaining and updating student files, and responding to transcript requests from students, former students, employees, and other institutions of higher learning. Compliance with Federal Privacy laws is extremely important.

Skills and Education Required: Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with great attention to detail. Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office software and e-mail.  High School diploma or equivalent required.  Two year College degree or Technical College in a business related field preferred.

Applicants should send an application and resume including the names and addresses of three references to Louisiana College HR Dept, 1140 College Drive, Box 381, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to hr@lacollege.edu.

Director for The Center for Calling and Career

Louisiana College is searching for an exceptionally skilled and motivated individual to develop and implement an innovative, highly integrative, and technology-enhanced Calling and Career Center that supports the institution’s mission of preparing graduates for lives of learning, leading, and service. The Director for The Center for Calling and Career serves as the College’s external interface, working with corporations, agencies, and organizations both locally and regionally to establish internships and vocational opportunities for Louisiana College students. The Center provides resources in assisting students with choosing a major, career assessments, internships, graduate school, job searches, job fairs, and resume writing. The Director has a profound esteem for the value and strength of a Christian liberal arts education and is passionate about helping students identify calling and how it relates to their career life. The Director of the Center for Calling and Career assists students in career/major exploration, leads workshops relating to resume building, networking, job search, interviewing, and helps students with connecting their time at LC to a successful and satisfying career. The position reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrichment and is under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Support Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and oversight for The Center for Calling and Career and manages the daily operation to deliver relevant and effective career services for students at all levels.
  • Conducts employer visits and leads efforts to build partnerships with local employers to provide the best possible internship/job shadowing possibilities, service-learning opportunities, and career opportunities for students.
  • Stays current on economic and work trends and provides this information to students and the LC community while adapting services accordingly.
  • Maintains current knowledge of career, labor market and job search trends.
  • Represents the College at various meetings ranging from chambers of commerce, economic development, jurisdictional organizations, educational organizations, and development partnerships to make the service-area business community aware of programs and opportunities available through LC.
  • Proactively participates in the identification, recruitment, and relationship management of employers through meetings, site visits, online networking, event attendance, Handshake, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Initiates and promotes Handshake for job and internship searching and as a recruiting tools and provides education on Handshake as needed for employers and students.
  • Engages, supports, and empowers students to discover, create, and implement their career and future educational plans.
  • Develops and promotes student engagement in areas related to career exploration, career planning, internships and experiential learning-related opportunities.
  • Creates opportunities for students to connect with employers in order to learn insider information about the world of work and to increase the likelihood of becoming gainfully employed upon graduation.
  • Attends and participates in professional development conferences, state agency meetings, workshops, seminars, and job fairs as required.
  • Participates in campus committees to represent The Center and advance its mission and goals.
  • Coordinates the Center’s internal and external marketing and communication and  collaborates with Communications and Marketing to refine Louisiana College’s Calling and Career Center website.
  • Represents the Center for Calling and Career during college-wide events, such as Orientation, Preview Day, and Admission recruitment visits.
  • Works closely with supervisors to develop strategic and operational goals that are consistent and align with LC’s missions and goals.
  • Establishes metrics/measures for success and assumes accountability.
  • Participates in the assessment process to measure and report on goals and services and makes recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Ensures services provided are consistent with The Center's goals and institutional efforts, including those on retention, completion, and educational quality.
  • Coordinates, markets, and facilitates in-person and virtual workshops, class presentations, and events, such as the annual career fairs and site visits.
  • Creates and presents informational and hands-on workshops to student groups, classes, and College events on career related topics including but not limited to the following: choosing a major, choosing a career, group assessment interpretation, finding an internship or job, resume writing, and interviewing. Some presentations will involve an evening and/or weekend time commitment
  • Connects students with employers' external internships, service learning, and other experiential learning opportunities that are consistent with students' career goals and interests and College policy
  • Administers, scores, and interprets career inventories and assessments to help students in their career and education planning. (personality type software).
  • Provides on-site career planning assistance for students through individual appointments, research directives, and regular workshops.
  • Works with academic departments, deans, chairs, program directors, and faculty to help foster connections to employers and to expand experiential and employment opportunities for students
  • Assists students in connecting to employers through campus interviews, job listings, and maintaining the website with employer information, student resumes, and student worker job postings, and more.
  • Helps students develop and refine skills in resume, cover letter, and application essay writing; online and in-person networking; social media etiquette; interviewing; professional etiquette; and job search skills through the coordination and delivery of individual coaching sessions, workshops, mock interviews, events, and other programs.
  • Identifies, implements, and provides oversight for an electronic portfolio for students to showcase their experiential learning opportunities
  • Tracks and reports on student/alumni coaching sessions, workshops, events, and other programs for data collection and student learning and operational goal assessments.
  • Follows up with students/recent alumni to understand and identify areas for ongoing support.
  • Teach orientation and other courses as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, college student development, counseling, human resources or related field.
  • Two to five years of experience in career counseling/development, student development, higher education, recruiting or human resources.
  • Demonstrated success in career development
  • Experience supervising and mentoring.
  • Knowledge of student and career development theory
  • Experience with leading and managing department, division, or organization-wide projects or programs.
  • Experience administering and interpreting strengths and/or personality tests
  • Demonstrated expertise with career advising, coaching, and mentoring that lead to effective, measurable and creative career development.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of market trends related to entry level hiring for college graduates and educational trends as they affect preparation and potential employment of college students
  • Strong attention to details, ability to organize work, and perform duties with a high level of accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills, listening skills and team building and the ability to think critically
  • Strong commitment to student growth and development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data literacy and analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student persistence and retention theories/strategies.
  • Ability to manage student caseloads and maintain documentation for each student interaction.
  • Ability to work with and relate to a culturally diverse student body and staff.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a variety of software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), as well as data tracking tools, and data visual tools.

Additional Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Submission of original transcripts within two weeks of hire.
  • Outstanding communication skills (interpersonal, written and verbal)
  • Local and regional travel will be required with some night and weekend work.

Must be a visible CHRISTIAN leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana College and the Baptist Faith and Message. Applicants should send an application, an application letter, resume or CV, transcripts, and three reference letters to academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

Louisiana Athletic Club Childcare Attendant

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for a Childcare Attendant position at the Louisiana Athletic Club.

A Childcare Attendant organizes and maintains safe supervision and care of children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years of age. Must be a visible Christian leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana College and the Baptist Faith and Message.

Skills/Experience:

Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis.  Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels

Applicants should send an application and resume to Louisiana Athletic Club, 1135 Expressway Drive, Pineville, LA 71360 or e-mail information to lachr@lacollege.edu.

Building Maintenance Assistant

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for a Building Maintenance Assistant to perform basic maintenance, including but not limited to, plumbing, electrical, painting and pressure washing, as well as whatever tasks assigned to keep Louisiana College looking and running smoothly. This position requires availability for emergency situations at the property, including on-call rotation.

Skills Required: Qualified applicants for the Building Maintenance Assistant position must be a visible CHRISTIAN leader and give witness as a person who lives a life that honors the Lord Jesus Christ and is consonant with the Statement of Christian Standards of Louisiana College and the Baptist Faith and Message. Must have experience with general building maintenance. High School diploma or equivalent required.

Physical Requirements: the ability to exert 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly.

Applicants should send an application and resume, including the names and addresses of three references to Louisiana College HR Dept, 1140 College Drive, Box 381, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to hr@lacollege.edu

Security Officer Part-time

Louisiana College is seeking applicants for a part-time Security Officer. This person will need to be available to work various schedules, which include nights and weekends.

Skills Required: Demonstrate Christian character, ability to follow established procedures, ability to communicate clearly to others and ability to walk around campus and up and down stairs.  High School diploma or equivalent required.

Applicants should send an application and resume, including the names and addresses of three references to Louisiana College HR Dept, 1140 College Drive, Box 381, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to hr@lacollege.edu