EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Current Openings:

Director of Professional Development

Educational Technology & Reference Librarian (Part-time)

Institutional Effectiveness Director

Maintenance Supervisor

Community Director

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: Director of Professional Development

Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, 10 months per year

Salary: $32,960

Education: MA or PhD in Higher Education (Curriculum and Instruction)

Reports To: Vice President for Academic Life/Title III Director; Associate Dean/Title III Coordinator

Louisburg College, the nation's oldest two-year residential institution, seeks applicants for the newly-created professional development director position. This individual will manage the College's Professional Development Center, a resource for achieving high level faculty, staff, and administrator capabilities and further supporting the College's mission and values as related to teaching excellence. Candidates should have: substantial instructional experience; excellent research, writing, and presentation skills; knowledge of the latest literature on teaching and learning theory; the ability to make data-driven decisions; a passion for pedagogy; a broad familiarity with a variety of educational technologies; and an advanced understanding of developing and implementing valid assessment tools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead development, oversight, and scheduling of Professional Development Commons;
  • Coordinate professional development opportunities with faculty, vice presidents, other College personnel and the Professional Development Committee;
  • Assist with writing, implementing, and assessing the College's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP);
  • Arrange and coordinate institutional effectiveness, institutional research, and information technology training in conjunction with director of institutional effectiveness and director of information technology;
  • Collaborate with the educational technologies librarian to research and implement educational technologies used inside and outside the classroom;
  • Develop plans and coordinate arrangements for on-campus and external professional development activities;
  • Facilitate professional development opportunities in a variety of formats;
  • Establish rapport with faculty to encourage participation in professional development opportunities;
  • Consult one-on-one with faculty members to assist them in improving their teaching by using a variety of instructional methods and creating innovative course materials;
  • Publish bi-weekly e-newsletter for faculty and staff development;
  • Track professional development participation;
  • Teach 1-2 courses per semester;
  • Assist with coordination and administration of college-wide student and faculty assessments;
  • Offer, in conjunction with various College departments, professional development opportunities for staff members;
  • Procure professional materials;
  • Manage a professional development center budget;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Send resume, cover letter, and at least three references, addressed to Dr. Jim Eck, to kprice@louisburg.edu.

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Educational Technology & Reference Librarian (Part-time)

Louisburg College offers a part-time Educational Technology and Reference Librarian position. The nine-month part-time faculty position will require 19 hours each week and will begin October 1, 2014.

Summary: Through active outreach and participation with the Louisburg College campus community, the Educational Technology & Reference Librarian shares responsibility for coordinating and supporting campus educational technology planning, pedagogical applications, support of instructional technology, library reference services and bibliographic instruction to students, faculty and staff. The Educational Technology and Reference librarian interacts directly with the Director of Professional Development, members of the information technology staff, faculty, and students to serve their library and educational technology needs and partners with academic departments and programs to advance research and learning.

Responsibilities: Plays a major role in library information technology development (in collaboration with the professional development director) particularly regarding educational technologies used inside and outside the classroom.

Stays informed of new instructional technology and other library IT developments.

  • Partners with individual faculty and students, academic departments and other campus groups to advance educational technology use and learning. Supports curriculum, pedagogy, research and grant projects.
  • Provides research consultation, instruction, and workshops designed to foster the use of library information resources and the effective application of library technologies in scholarship and teaching. Engages in information literacy initiatives with faculty, administrators and library colleagues.
  • Performs general reference and access services duties, including staffing the Reference Desk and responding to reference requests via phone and email.
  • Contributes to development, design and maintenance of the library website and social media accounts.
  • Prepares annual and special reports.
  • Plays a major role in the professional development activities of the faculty.
  • May train, direct and review the work of student assistants.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or directed.

Skills and Abilities: Advanced knowledge of instructional technology support in a multi-platform, network intensive environment.

  • Ability to stay abreast of emerging educational technologies, pedagogical developments in higher education and creative strategies for engaging learners through technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach bibliographic skills and provide reference services to library patrons.
  • Advanced experience with bibliographic databases in a variety of electronic formats. Advanced knowledge of emerging information technologies, including major social media platforms.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, with an emphasis on details and follow through.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and a customer-service orientation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to initiate necessary work procedures according to guidelines set by the supervisor.

Minimum Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA or regionally-accredited institution, a Master's degree in Instructional/Educational Technology, similarly accredited or other advanced degree with relevant work experience; minimum of three years of professional experience in instructional technology or library public services preferred. Knowledge of educational technology and other emerging information technologies required. Experience providing support in a multi-platform, network intensive environment required. Relevant experience, continuing education credits, or training which provides the necessary scope in skills, abilities, and knowledge considered pertinent. Must also have:

  • Excellent listening and speaking skills.
  • Vision sufficient to see and interpret all job related materials.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • The ability to be mobile between academic buildings and the Library.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Candace Jones, Director of Library Services
Robbins Library
Louisburg College
502 N. Main St.
Louisburg, NC 27549
cjones@louisburg.edu
(919) 497-3237

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Institutional Effectiveness Director

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Education: Master's Degree preferred

Duties:

  • Coordinate planning, evaluation, research, assessment and report functions necessary to monitor progress and effectiveness in achieving the College's mission and strategic goals and Title III objectives as directed;
  • Collaborate with multiple College departments, colleagues, and consultants in a professional manner;
  • Demonstrated capability in assessment theory and practice; advanced knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research design;
  • Experience in educational statistical analysis and use of statistical packages, database construction, and report writing;
  • Assist with higher education accreditation/reaffirmation tasks;
  • Plan, design, coordinate, and monitor data collection and analysis, and disseminate information, reports, and interpretive analyses in collaboration with academic and administrative leaders, to support institutional planning and evaluation efforts, promote evidence-based decision-making, and improve overall institutional effectiveness;
  • Develop reports for external agencies for institutional accreditation, as well as state and federal reporting requirements, and administer institutional surveys; and
  • Chair an Assessment Committee.

Position reports to the Vice President for Academic Life / Title III Director

Send resume, cover letter, and at least three references, addressed to Dr. Jim Eck, to kprice@louisburg.edu.

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POSITION TITLE: Maintenance Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Physical Plant Director

LOCATION: Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT: Operations and Maintenance

BASIC FUNCTION:
Manage and supervise the Physical Plant operations and employees to maintain a quality environment for students, faculty and staff.

PRINCIPLE FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing, mentoring and supervising physical plant employees
  • Coordinating and maintaining long-range and short-range preventive maintenance programs
  • Organizing, coordinating and supervising work schedules for Physical Plant employees
  • Scheduling work orders and repairs
  • Maintaining records and reports
  • Troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems
  • Arranging and coordinating the work of contracted services
  • Assist the Physical Plant Director in planning, scheduling and monitoring in-house construction projects
  • Providing input to Physical Plant Director on buildings, grounds and maintenance
  • Training and development of Physical Plant employees
  • Insuring compliance with OSHA, ADA, EPA and other mandated regulations as they apply to Physical Plant operations
  • Operating within budget parameters
  • Planning and goal setting
  • Maintaining personnel records
  • Purchasing and obtaining supplies, tools, equipment for Physical Plant purposes

To apply, please send Resume to Nathan Biegenzahn, Physical Plant Director at nbiegenzahn@louisburg.edu

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POSITION TITLE: Community Director

DIVISION: Student Life

REPORTS TO: Director of Residence Life

TERM: 12-month live-on appointment

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree and two years experience in Residence Life is desirable. The ideal candidate must want to influence the lives of young students at a small, two-year private college

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: To coordinate and assist in the management of the first and second year student housing units along with the supervision of Resident Assistant Staff, Desk Attendant Staff, and serve as a live-in Community Director in an assigned residence hall.

The primary duties of the Community Director include, but are not limited to:

  1. Coordinate, administer and develop the following areas:
    • Resident Assistant selection & training
    • Policy & procedural manual for Resident Assistant Staff
    • Supervision of Desk Attendant Staff
    • Mentoring relationships for Residents Assistants, first and second year residents
    • Implement RLC
    • Orientations, camps & conferences
    • Residence hall management
  2. Provide immediate on-call coverage and respond to emergency situations while participating in a rotating on-duty schedule. Assist in student behavioral problems and roommate conflict interventions and mediation, particularly in your supervised building.
  3. Assist in the execution, determination and assessment of damages and charge-backs to the residents of your building.
  4. Assist and coordinate the process for resident room/suite inventories, check-in & check-out, during building openings and closing for your building. In addition, manage the residence hall by completing operations functions such as occupancy checks, multiple inventories, damage rounds, tracking maintenance and custodial requests as well as completing fire drills.
  5. Assist in the development and implementation of programming as it pertains to the Residence Life Programming Model.
  6. Serve as the live-in Community Director for residence hall & supervise a staff of Resident Assistants & Desk Attendants.
  7. Assist in the development and implementation of RLC within your residence hall.
  8. Assist in the discipline process, primarily in your residence hall, while offering secondary support to all residence halls & off-campus situations.
  9. Serve as hearing officer for minor alcohol and drug violations through the Office of Student Conduct as well as to be available for parental consultation regarding the student's behavior and activities in campus life.
  10. Serve as a liaison between the Office of Student Life and faculty to improved student retention, class attendance and grades.
  11. Maintain daily office hours during business hours. The times of the hours will rotate on a weekly/monthly basis so as to provide coverage in the office. There will be a minimum of one hour per week at night to be designated as an office hour in the building.
  12. Become involved with College committees and Residence Life committee work.
  13. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Would have direct supervisory responsibilities for Resident Assistants
  • Would have input on hiring, evaluating or firing of Resident Assistants & Desk Attendants
  • Contact with the public would be limited except for and mostly with parents and/or surrounding neighbors of the College

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Budgeting responsibilities would be limited to programming monies for building responsibilities.

PUBLIC CONTACT:

  • Contact would include the VP of Student Live, Associate Dean, Director of Residence Life, Maintenance, Housekeeping & Campus Police.

BACKGROUND and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in residence life, post graduate
  • Valid driver's license

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs
  • The ability to climb stairs

WORKING CONDITIONS and ENVIRONMENT:

  • On-call responsibilities of 24/7 on a rotating basis
  • Late night and weekend responsibilities
  • Ability to handle difficult environments and situations

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume & three professional references to:

Jen Patsy
Director of Housing & Residence Life
jpatsy@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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