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Faculty Positions

 

 

Full-time

 

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

 

 

 

The Assistant/Associate Professor Professor of Nursing is responsible for the day-to-day activities of a course (i.e. grades, schedules, syllabi, calendars, etc.) as well as lecture/classroom theoretical content with practical learning experiences in clinical supervision. Position is tenure track with salary and rank based on candidate’s qualifications. Candidate must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate Christian faith with teaching and learning. Position to begin August 2015.

 

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

 

  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum using a variety of teaching methodologies to facilitate and engage students in the learning process.

  • Embraces and integrates the Christian mission and vision of LC, the nursing program mission and philosophy, student learning outcomes, the curriculum model and clinical expectations.

  • Facilitates student application of theory to clinical.

  • Communicates effectively utilizing professional techniques with clinical agency representatives, staff, faculty, and students.

  • Identifies and immediately communicates problem areas/clinical areas of concern to lead faculty and recommends changes and solutions as appropriate.

  • Provides weekly or as needed communication with School of Nursing leadership concerning student progress including successes, identified needs, clinical issues, suggestions, and professional learning needs.

  • Demonstrates quality nursing care, problem solving skills, effective use of resources, collaboration with other health professionals and professional standards as outlined by the School of Nursing.

  • Adheres to and enforces the policies and procedures of Louisiana College, the School of Nursing, and the clinical facility assigned.

  • Cooperates with college administration.

  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.

  • Participates in faculty development and professional organizations: research, scholarly projects, and publications.

  • Must maintain the equivalent of a four-course load (12 credit hours).

     

    Duties related to the School of Nursing:

  • Plans learning experiences (i.e. classroom activities, pre/post conferences, and clinical assignments for student supervision, evaluation and feedback conferences).

  • Prepares written evaluation materials (i.e. syllabi, tests, handouts, etc.) for submission and duplication in a timely manner.

  • Manages schedule to ensure regular and prompt attendance at all required course activities, college committees, and faculty meetings.

  • Plans and schedules teaching and clinical/lab activities for curriculum courses and teaching. 

  • Effectively demonstrates excellence in classroom teaching.

  • Stimulates class discussions and student participation.

  • Creates an atmosphere that fosters critical thinking.

  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations in a timely manner.

  • Adheres to college policies in grading and posting of grades

 

  • Controls and monitors ongoing instructional activities and systems in order to maintain adherence of prescribed standards and student evaluation.

  • Holds students accountable for the acquired competency in their performance, and assists students in re-mediation to acquire and maintain competence.

  • Motivates students through instructional and counseling activities toward high levels of contribution to the discipline.

  • Conducts conferences with students concerning academic and clinical competence and progress.

  • Records and maintains data for student records, grades, accreditation, and school studies (i.e. test item banks, course evaluation portfolio, annual course reports, etc.).

  • Coordinates and manages the course implementation in consultation with members of the teach team.

  • Participates in scholarship through teaching, application, and the integration, and discovery of knowledge.

 

  • Participates in recruitment and retention programs.

     

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Must be familiar with word processing software and have a basic understanding of computers and their application in an academic setting.

  • Ability to motivate students to excel.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to teach through a variety of mechanisms to effectively instruct students.  

  • Clinical experience in Med-Surg preferred.

     

    Qualifications:

    Master’s Degree in nursing required; earned or pursuing doctorate in nursing or terminal degree preferred. Med-Surg specialty preferred. Two or more years of teaching in higher education preferred and/or relevant nursing experience. Current unencumbered registered nurse (RN) licensure for professional practice with the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

     

 

License:

 

 Must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. Lack of adverse findings on a Criminal Background Check.

 

Application:

 

 

 

Applicants should click on the application link and Christian world view link  and  complete  to fill out 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. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu 

 

 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA.  The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention.  It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

 

Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health

 

Louisiana College invites nominations and applications of candidates for the position of Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health.Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean works collaboratively with academic colleagues to ensure the quality of all academic offerings of the College. The Dean facilitates communication and initiatives for the School and fosters excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service while promoting a highly productive and collegial work environment. As a leader, the Dean oversees the strategic governance of the School—communicating the School’s priorities to senior administrative officers; promoting the College and the School of Nursing and Allied Health mission and goals; supervising program assessment, evaluation, and accreditation processes; balancing and addressing the needs of all departments within the School; and serving as an active member of the Academic Council, as well as on other key committees and task groups. The Dean assists with recruiting and mentoring the faculty and staff, manages the budget, and oversees the resources, facilities, equipment, and initiatives that support a dynamic classroom, laboratory, research, and clinical experience for students. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required for a collaborative approach for building relationships within the College campus and with external community stakeholders. Responsibilities include promoting and maintaining effective communications between the academic community and the cooperating agencies, arranging and maintaining contractual agreements with cooperating community agencies, managing external funds, fostering alumni relations, supporting campus diversity efforts, and partnering with institutional colleagues on fundraising and grant writing initiatives. A high level of engagement in professional activities and associations at the regional and national level is expected of the Dean who serves as the chief ambassador for the nursing degree programs for Louisiana College.  The Dean will also be involved in teaching and scholarship in line with her/his academic interests and will participate in continuing education programs to increase knowledge and skills. The Dean must demonstrate a commitment to Christian faith and serve as a leader for integrating faith and learning. Providing an excellent education to students in a rigorous yet supportive environment is essential to the success of the Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health. Twelve-month faculty position; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications/nominations will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment date August 1, 2015.  

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree from an accredited institution in nursing, education, or a related field appropriate to the duties of the position. Additional required qualifications include: a distinguished career in nursing practice, education, and/or research; demonstrated leadership, administrative, and supervisory experience; excellent communication skills; an unwavering commitment to inclusiveness and collegiality; experience in building and sustaining external relationships with clinical and community partners; and a record of accomplishment in teaching, scholarship, and service to qualify for appointment at the rank of associate professor. Familiarity with traditional on-campus undergraduate programs, post-baccalaureate accelerated/hybrid programs, and online teaching modalities; experience in curriculum development and assessment, including online course delivery, engaged learning, simulation, and use of instructional technology; knowledge of program accreditation and faculty governance; active engagement in professional associations; experience with grant writing; effective management of fiscal resources, strategic planning, and program development,  and a vision for integrating new and emerging technology, including the use of social media, to achieve strategic instructional, marketing, and communication objectives.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

At least five years teaching experience in a baccalaureate degree nursing program and a minimum of two years experience in education administration. Experience with online non-traditional (RN to BSN) programs, Masters, and Doctorate Programs.

 

License:

 

Must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. Lack of adverse findings on a Criminal Background Check.

 

Application:

 

A complete application consists of: (1) a completed application form  application link ; (2) a signed letter of application that expresses how the candidate meets the responsibilities and qualifications for the position; (3) a comprehensive curriculum vitae; (4) transcripts for undergraduate and graduate coursework; (5) the names, addresses and contact information for three professional references; (6) a short vision statement expressing the candidate’s philosophy on integrating faith and learning, the long term goals for instructional, research and scholarship, clinical and administrative goals, and plans for programmatic development within the School of Nursing; and (7) a completed Christian worldview Christian world viewlink . Application material should be sent to Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA.  The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention.  It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

 

 

Chair, Division of Media and communication - Communication Studies Emphasis

 

Louisiana College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to serve in the school’s Division of Media and Communication beginning August 2015. The school seeks a dynamic individual to lead its award-winning programs in Debate and Convergence Media. Preference will be given candidates possessing strong academic and teaching credentials coupled with significant administrative experience in a communication studies or mass communication academic unit.

 

 

 

The successful candidate must possess the ability to teach a broad array of communication studies courses including: Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Business and Organizational Communication, Crisis Communication, Communication Theory, Nonverbal Communication and Political Communication.  Candidates with experience teaching Forensics and coaching debate at the collegiate level are encouraged to apply and may have opportunity in leading LC’s growing Forensics program.

 

 

 

Louisiana College faculty traditionally teach four courses a semester, engage in meaningful scholarship within the instructor’s chosen discipline, advise students and serve on school committees as assigned.  LC emphasizes academic excellence in a caring Christian community.

 

 

 

A Ph.D. in communication studies or related field from a nationally accredited institution at the time of appointment.  Teaching experience in higher education preferred.  Candidates seeking appointment as Associate Professor must demonstrate a sustained record of scholarship and success in the classroom, while the successful Division Chair applicant must additionally demonstrate effective administrative experience managing academic budgets, conducting faculty evaluations, developing and assessing student-learning outcomes and similar academic duties. Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning. Position is tenure-track and will begin in August 2015. 

 

 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA.  The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention.  It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 

 

 

Applicants should click on the application link and Christian world view link  and  complete  to fill out 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. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian Studies Old Testament & Hebrew

 

Ph.D. preferred but ABD will be considered.  Must be academically qualified to teach Old Testament, Hebrew (Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced courses) OT exegetical intensives, and surveys of OT and NT.  The successful candidate will have fluent Hebrew linguistic skills. The applicant will contribute to the team effort of the Christian Studies Department and Louisiana College. The successful candidate must also affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 and the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy. Local church ministry experience is preferable.   Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning.   Position begins August 2015.

 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville,LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention.  It has an enrollment of about1,500 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

 

Applicants should click on the application link and Christian world view link  and  complete  to fill out application materials.  In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu. 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor of Economics/Finance 

 

Ph.D./D.B.A. with a concentration in economics or finance and teaching experience in higher education preferred. Required to  have at least eighteen (18) graduate hours in Economics and eighteen (18) graduate hours in Finance from an accredited institution.  Additional eighteen (18) hours in accounting preferred to enable versatility in teaching three different disciplines (economics, finance, and accounting).  Position is tenure track with salary and rank based upon candidate=s qualifications.  Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning.  Position will begin August 2015.

 

 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA.  The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention.  It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 

 

 

 

Applicants should click on the application link and Christian world view link  and  complete  to fill out application materials.  In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu

 

 

 

Director of Forensics

 

Ph.D. preferred in Communication or Communication Studies related field from an accredited institution, but will consider a master’s degree in Communication/ Communication Studies discipline or a master’s degree with a concentration in Communication/Communication Studies (i.e. a minimum of eighteen(18) graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).  Prior experience teaching Forensics and coaching debate teams at the collegiate level preferred.  Successful applicant will teach the institution’s Forenics classes and direct LC’s  award-winning IPDA Debate Program for the Fall 2014 semester and beyond and must have the ability to travel with the debate team to attend weekend tournaments throughout the academic year.  Forensics classes meet once a week in the evening (currently scheduled for Tuesday evening for the Fall 2014 semester).     

 

 

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

 

 

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, , unofficial transcripts and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.

 

 

 

 

 Adjunct Positions

 

Adjunct Instructor of Communication 

 

Ph.D. preferred in Communication or Communication Studies related field from an accredited institution, but will consider a master’s degree in Communication/ Communication Studies discipline or a master’s degree with a concentration in Communication/Communication Studies (i.e. a minimum of eighteen(18) graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).  Prior experience teaching Public Speaking or other Speech/Communication courses at the collegiate level preferred.  Successful applicant will teach sections of the institution’s basic Public Speaking course for the Fall 2014 semester, must have the ability to teach early morning (Tues/Thursday) classes, will serve at the rank of Adjunct Instructor, and will have the potential to teach sections of the course in the Spring 2015 semester. Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning.  Position will begin in August 2014.

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, , unofficial transcripts and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.

 

 

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology

 

Ph.D. preferred in Sociology related field from an accredited institution, but will consider a master’s degree in Sociology or a master’s degree with a concentration in Sociology (i.e. a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).  Prior experience teaching Sociology courses at the collegiate level preferred.  Successful applicant will teach sections of the institution’s basic and upper level Sociology courses for the Fall 2015 semester, must have the ability to teach online and traditional classroom classes, will serve at the rank of Adjunct Instructor, and will have the potential to teach sections of the course in the Spring 2016 semester. Candidates must demonstrate a vital Christian faith and integrate the Christian faith with teaching and learning. Position will begin in August 2015.

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

Applicants should click on the application link and Christian world view link  and  complete  to fill out application materials.  In addition, prospective candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Cheryl Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or email information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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