EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Current Openings:

Dean of Students

Learning Specialist, Faculty

Administrative Assistant

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Business Studies (full-time)

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics (full-time)-two positions available

Student Financial Services Collections Specialist

Campus Police Officer

Employment Information and Opportunities at Louisburg College
Are you a good fit for Louisburg? Read over our vision and mission statements below to see, then explore our current employment opportunities.

Vision
Louisburg College will be the model church-related college that prepares students for life and service.

Mission
Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is committed to offering a supportive community which nurtures young men and women intellectually, culturally, socially, physically, and spiritually. As a two-year residential institution, we provide a bridge for students to make a successful transition from high school to senior colleges and universities.

Core Values
We approach our mission with integrity.
We respect the dignity of each individual.
We embrace diverse learning styles.
We offer opportunities for all of our students to succeed.
We provide a high quality, accessible education.
We enable and challenge our students to reach their full growth potential.
We value our Christian heritage and foster spiritual growth.

Working at Louisburg College
Louisburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications of all qualified individuals. It is the policy and practice of the College to provide equal opportunity to all persons. The College does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, age (as defined by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), religion, sex, disability, veteran's status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, advancement, compensation, benefits, transfer, and termination.

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POSITION TITLE: Learning Specialist, Faculty

DIVISION: Learning Partners Program

REPORTS TO: Director of Learning Partners and Accessibility Services

COMPENSATION: 10 Month Faculty Salary (Aug.-May plus 1 month as assigned over the summer). Position Begins August 2015

BENEFITS: Comprehensive health insurance plan (optional dental), retirement plan, professional development opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master's Degree in Learning Disabilities, Special Education, Educational Psychology, or equivalent educational experience;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Successful experience working with adult-aged students with learning disabilities;
  • Knowledge of general college course content and the ability to teach metacognitive study skills and learning strategies within the realm of course content;
  • A zest for learning and a constant willingness to look for creative and innovative ways to teach students how to learn.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Individual strategy coaching and content assistance for students with learning disabilities and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder;
  • Communicating consistently with LP students and their faculty and offering feedback and intervention as needed;
  • Communicating with parents of students when appropriate;
  • Fostering in students increased independence, responsibility, and self-monitoring of learning and self-advocacy issues;
  • Training and assisting students on assistive technologies;
  • Academic advising that spans the scope of course, schedule, and educational management;
  • Proctoring exams and training students on proctoring procedures;
  • Maintaining accurate records of learning sessions and attendance;
  • Some program planning duties;
  • Attending weekly staff meetings as well as LP parties and college-wide community events and activities;
  • Completing summary letters for students after final exams;
  • Serving on Committees of the College
  • Ongoing professional development/coach training
  • Additional duties as assigned by the director.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate college transcripts as well as contact information for at least three professional references to
Karen Martin, Director of Learning Partners and Accessibility Services,
kmartin@louisburg.edu, 501 N. Main St. Louisburg, NC 27549
office: 919.497.3403 fax: 919.496.6733

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POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant

DIVISION: Learning Partners and Accessibility Services

REPORTS TO: Director of Learning Partners and Accessibility Services

TERM: 12-month staff position, 37.5 hours per week; Hire date: May 18, 2015

BENEFITS: Comprehensive health insurance plan (optional dental), retirement plan

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with current MS Office programs as well as other database management programs, the ability to quickly learn and adapt to the software programs utilized by Learning Services, exceptional organizational and time/task management skills, professional telephone manner and public relations, attention to detail, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative support to the director and learning specialist(s) of Learning Partners (LP) and Accessibility Services
  • Compose and manage correspondence
  • Respond to inquiries and questions posed by the public and parents
  • Schedule interviews with prospective students and parents
  • Follow up with applicants and students requesting accommodations in completing their files
  • Create and manage computerized databases/files on student data, marketing, workshops, and assessment
  • Coordinate workshops, open houses, and student events
  • Work with the business office on a regular basis to insure appropriate processes are followed for reporting and reimbursement of monies
  • Schedule meetings for LP personnel
  • Prepare and manage application packets and other printed materials
  • Prepare information/handouts needed by the director/learning specialist(s) for professional presentations
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Prepare mass mailings for recruiting/marketing purposes
  • Assist in the facilitation and implementation of student accommodations
  • Train students on assistive technology
  • Order and maintain supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Send a cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcripts as well as contact information for at least three professional references to
Karen Martin, Director of Learning Partners and Accessibility Services,
kmartin@louisburg.edu, 501 N. Main St. Louisburg, NC 27549
office: 919.497.3403 fax: 919.496.6733

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POSITION TITLE: Dean of Students

DIVISION: Student Life

REPORTS TO: Vice President for Student Life

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Dean of Students is a vital part of a strong Student Life team committed to helping students achieve their curricular and co-curricular goals. In providing visionary leadership within the Student Life program, this position will oversee the areas of student engagement, campus conduct, residence life, student leadership, new student orientation, and counseling/wellness services; serve on departmental and college committees; provide leadership for the College's Title IX compliance efforts and crisis response; collaborate across campus to develop and implement social and educational programming within the campus living-learning community; and assist in the development and growth of Student Life staff. Professional development is expected and supported via funding for professional organization memberships and conferences as well as internal training programs.

SPECIFICATIONS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or related field required
  • Previous professional (post-graduate) student life and supervisory experience required
  • Emergency response to on-campus situations
  • Demonstrated skills in the following areas: supervision, organization, collaboration, crisis management, leadership, teamwork, and assessment
  • Knowledge of student development and leadership development
  • Fluency in current research regarding college student affairs
  • Ability to handle difficult situations
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning/Budgeting

The Dean of Students works with the Vice President for Student Life and all direct reports to establish goals and objectives for the Student Life program. Tasks include:

  • Working with the Director of Institutional Research to ensure appropriate data availability
  • Establish/facilitate periodic in-service programs for staff reflection and goal-setting
  • Maintain awareness of research regarding best practices for student affairs programs at small colleges
  • Ensure progress/completion of departmental goals
  • Prepare/monitor annual budgets for departmental areas that ensure accomplishment of area goals/objectives

Staff Supervision

The Dean of Students directly supervises the Director of Housing and Residence Life, Student Engagement Coordinator - Multicultural Education/Leadership and Student Enagement Coordinator - Student Programming/Civic Engagement. Tasks include:

  • Select, train, advise, motivate and evaluate staff
  • Develop an attitude of cooperation and unity among staff members
  • Create on-call schedules for professional staff
  • Ensure that College policies and procedures for staff are met on a consistent basis
  • Conduct regular group and individual staff meetings and provide periodic constructive performance and professional feedback

Student Conduct

The Dean of Students directly oversees the College's conduct system. Tasks include:

  • Ensuring the educational approach to campus conduct and instituting restorative justice initiatives as approporiate
  • Oversight of Conduct Coordinator software for data management Reporting on conduct trends and making data-driven decisions
  • Maintain awareness of and incorporate research regarding best practices in student conduct
  • Prepare and facilitate educational programs for students and employees regarding the conduct process
  • Facilitate training for hearing officers
  • Partnering with the Title IX Coordinator to ensure appropriate handling of Title IX-related investigations and hearings

Other Duties

  • Serve in an administrative on-call rotation
  • Serve on Student Life and College committees as assigned
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities
  • Be a visible, active participant in campus life
  • Assist with the preparation of various manuals, handbooks, and documents
  • Coordinate Parent programs
  • Serve as advisor for Sigma Alpha Pi - Leadership Society
  • Be available for weekends, extended days, official College events, and emergencies as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references to: Robin Johannesen, Student Life Office Manager, at rjohannesen@louisburg.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by April 22nd, 2015.

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POSITION TITLE: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Business Studies (full-time)

DIVISION: Business Studies and Social Science

TERM: 9 months per annual contract (August - May) with summer school option. Position begins August 2015

BENEFITS: Comprehensive health insurance plan (optional dental), retirement plan, professional development opportunities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in Business Administration or a sub-discipline (Marketing, Management, Accounting, Economics, etc.) with 18 graduate hours within discipline from a regionally accredited institution is required. Doctorate preferred. Experience teaching at the college level is also preferred. A background in Accounting, Finance, or Computer Information Systems is highly desirable, but not required for consideration.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time faculty teach fifteen contact hours per semester across the spectrum of Business courses offered at the college. In addition to teaching and keeping regular office hours, full-time faculty members are also required to participate in Division and faculty meetings, and to serve as an academic adviser. Faculty also serve on committees, contribute positively to the Louisburg College community, and assume other duties as assigned by the Division Chair, the Provost, or the President of the College.

Additional information is available through the Louisburg College Catalog and Faculty Handbook on the college website: http://www.louisburg.edu

To Apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts as well as contact information for at least three professional references to Dr. Kelvin Spragley, Business Studies and Social Science Division Chair, at kspragley@louisburg.edu.

*Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

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POSITION TITLE: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics (full-time)-two positions available

DIVISION: Mathematics and Science

REPORTS TO: Mathematics and Science Division Chair

TERM: 9 months per annual contract (Aug-May) with summer school option. Position begins August 2015

BENEFITS: Comprehensive health insurance plan (dental optional), retirement plan, professional development opportunities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics from a regionally accredited institution is required. Doctorate preferred. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time faculty teach fifteen contact hours per semester across a wide spectrum of Mathematics courses (Developmental Math through Differential Equations). In addition to teaching, keeping regular office hours and serving as a Math Lab Tutor, full-time faculty members are required to participate in Division and faculty meetings, class registration) and student advisement; Faculty also serve on committees, contribute positively to the Louisburg College community and assume other duties as assigned by the Division Chair, the Provost or the President of the College.

Additional information available through the Louisburg College Catalog and Faculty Handbook on the college website: http://www.louisburg.edu

To Apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts as well as contact information for at least three professional references to Dr. Martha Bragg, Mathematics and Science Division Chair, at mbragg@louisburg.edu.

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POSITION TITLE: Student Financial Services Collections Specialist

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Controller, the incumbent's key function is responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Student Accounts collection and third-party billing/collection. This position also reports revenues and completes assigned accounting functions according to established policies and procedures and as directed by the Controller, with high interface and collaboration with Student Account Representatives and Financial Aid staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide students, parents/guardians with exemplary customer service and assistance regarding delinquent accounts, which includes but is not limited to the following:
    • Oversee and assist in the collection of students' outstanding balances to include counseling students on options available to them, establishing payment plans, etc.
    • Recommend write-offs to the College's Controller and assist in the calculation of the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts.
    • Serves as college-wide resource for questions on deferred payment arrangements. Duties may include set-up, maintenance, tracking and rescission of deferred payment plans.
    • Maintain relationships with outside debt collectors for the referral and collection of past due accounts to be determined by the Controller and Vice President of Financial Services.

    • Compile statistics, prepare reports and surveys and perform unit assessment (to include reporting on success rate of collections efforts).
    • Develop and maintain an inventory of external Collections agencies.
    • Monitor compliance with FERPA and FDCPA as it relates to collections functions.

Secondary Functions:

  • In collaboration with Student Accounts Representatives and Cashier functions, other duties include:
    • Develop and document clear collections policies, procedures and best practices and collaborate with the Controller to develop strategies/metrics to reduce students' receivables.
    • Develop payment plan options available to students and counsel students on such plans.
    • Prepare Accounts Receivable analysis that provides information to improve collections.
    • Ensure the timely and accurate recording of payments received and that the Cashiering operation is performed efficiently and effectively.
    • Understand and oversee effective implementation of policies & procedures in accordance with all U.S. Department of Education, SACUBO, NACUBO and the fair Debt Collections Law to include North Carolina law.
    • Work with Controller, Admissions and Financial Aid in identifying needed policies and procedures.
    • Develop and maintain student accounts' collections procedures manual.
    • Oversee the processing and assist students with inquiries regarding 1098-T tax reports, including correcting student account records; generating duplicate statements; reproducing the 1098-T forms.
    • Performs lead role in providing support in timely and accurate administration and assist in the selection, and specialized training, of staff.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective professional relations with internal constituents, including Admissions and Financial Aid.
  • Develop a working knowledge and understanding of all other areas of Admissions and Financial Aid.
  • Collaborate with the College's Loan Officer, under the supervision of the Controller, to develop materials and conduct presentations and workshops that educate students on managing finances and dealing with financial responsibility.
  • Assist the Controller with the management of the budget and departmental expenses.
  • Communicates with the College's General Counsel, President and/or Board on sensitive collection matters which require internal legal input.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Controller and/or her designee.

Experience and Education:

Minimum:
Associate's Degree (AA) in Accounting or other business related field with at least 3 years' experience in computerized financial office environment with strong customer service, accounts management, collections and accounts receivable management experience.

Preferred:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other business related field with related experience in a Higher Education environment. Familiarity with Bankruptcy Law and process is desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent managerial, analytical, problem solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint) to include email systems.
  • Experience with CAMS, Great Plains or major ERP system.
  • Ability to maintain pleasant, positive, cooperative and high customer service manner and approach at all times.
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, particularly in the area of delinquent accounts and/or collections.
  • Ability to resolve differences in a transparent, honest, constructive and ethical manner.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and maintain accurate detailed records.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in an independent manner (or as assigned).
  • Incumbent must be willing to travel overnight for professional development.

Required Work Hours:
This exempt position requires 37.5 hours per week during daytime, evening and weekend hours. Scheduled work hours may change or vary from time-to-time based on institutional need. Occasional weekend and overtime is required as needed.

Application Instructions:
In order to be considered for this position, a complete packet must be received to include the following: current resume, cover letter, transcripts (unofficial is acceptable for initial review) and the names and contact information for at least three references (one must be from a current or previous supervisor). All documents must be in Word/.PDF format and emailed to: drobinson@louisburg.edu

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POSITION TITLE: Campus Police Officer

Louisburg College, the oldest, private, church-related, residential two-year college in the nation, located approximately 30 minutes North of Raleigh North Carolina is currently seeking applications for the position of Full-time Campus Police Officer. Responsibilities will include foot and vehicular patrols while performing the typical duties of a municipal police officer on a small, private, residential college campus. This position also entails a number of security related functions. Other miscellaneous duties may be assigned as directed by the Chief of Campus Police.

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required. Some college is preferred. Campus law enforcement experience is preferred, but not necessary. Chosen applicants must be at least 20 years of age with a satisfactory criminal and driving history. Chosen applicants must be able to obtain a police commission from the North Carolina Attorney General.

North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification or is required at the time of hire!

Salary: $26,000 per year

Benefits: TIAA-CREF 503(b) retirement plan and a comprehensive Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical plan.
Free college-level classes for employee and his/her dependent children

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume that includes five references.

Email resume to: vreid@louisburg.edu

Hand deliver resume to Louisburg College Campus Police Department, Davis Hall, Room 100.

Mail to: Louisburg College
Attention: Chief of Campus Police
501 North Main Street
Louisburg NC 27549

Call Patrol Supervisor Vicki Reid at 919-729-4407 with any questions.

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