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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.


 


Director of Bands Faculty Position: Division of Fine Arts/Music
A non-tenure appointment to begin August 1, 2018.

Description
The Department of Music is a rapidly growing entity on the campus of Louisiana College and is seeking a qualified musician, conductor, and leader to be appointed as Director of Bands for the 2018-2019 academic year. This position is a non-tenure appointment.

The qualified candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional musicianship, quality leadership, and a Christ-centered educational mindset that permeates the duties for the position.

The position will require the conducting of the Louisiana College Wildcat Marching Band, the Red River Wind Symphony, the LC Wind Ensemble, and various courses within the B.M. K-12 Education-Instrumental Music curriculum including, but not limited to, conducting, various methods courses, Instrumental Music in Secondary Schools, and others based on the applicants abilities. Private lessons may be required as well, based on the instrumental background of the applicant.

The candidate will also be responsible for assisting with all college and departmental recruiting efforts which include, but are not limited to, Preview Day, Front of the Line, school recruitment visits, Department of Music SHOWCASE, Department of Music Audition Days, and other creative recruitment opportunities as needed.

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.”

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. 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 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Qualifications
A successful applicant must hold a Masters degree in music, preferably Instrumental Conducting or Music Education with considerable amounts of time of teaching experience. D.M.A. or Ph.D. in Conducting or Music Education preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit:
1. A cover letter
2. A link to a short video comprised of rehearsal and concert footage of the applicant conducting and working with an ensemble.
3. Curriculum vitae
4. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Candidates should also arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation. Additionally, candidates must complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms (located on this page, above right) and submit them via email.

Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:
Dr. Cheryl Clark, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Louisiana College
1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567
Pineville, LA 71359
cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu

The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Master of Social Work Program

Master of Social Work Program is seeking applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions to begin Fall 2018.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. The successful applicants will be expected to teach 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). A DSW or PhD in social work or related field is required, or an ABD candidate will be considered if completed prior to the start date of employment.

The applicant must 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. The successful applicant will assist with curriculum development, assist with developing and implementing the MSW program, assist with recruitment effort and retention efforts, and assist with 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
MSW degree from CSWE accredited program
Must hold a Louisiana social work license (RSW, LMSW, LCSW) and be in good standing OR must be eligible for licensing in the state of Louisiana and obtain this license prior to start of teaching
Two years post MSW clinical experience preferred
Hold a DSW, PhD in social work or related field OR an ABD candidate would be considered if completed prior to start date of employment
Evidence of knowledge or ability in teaching quantitative and/or qualitative research methods as well as mixed methods
Record of quality scholarship and ability to effectively teach and guide students through scholarly research projects
Expected to engage in research/scholarly/creative activities in social work
Expected to teach Foundation and Advanced Year courses in several of the following areas:  HBSE, Social Work Practice, Social Welfare Policy, Research, Ethics, Integrated Healthcare
Must reflect a Christian worldview in his or her academic discipline, compatible with the Baptist Faith and Message, and a commitment to continuously integrate Christian values/worldview into all aspects of teaching

To apply for this position, please submit the following:
A Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Louisiana College Application & Christian World View (See Employment Forms tab above right)
Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
Three References with addresses and telephone numbers.

Applications should be submitted to Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, 1140 College Drive, P.O, Box 567, Pineville, LA, 71359 or email information to cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

 


 

Tutors Needed

Louisiana College is seeking to hire Math and English high school teachers (retired or currently employed) to tutor in Math or English in the Student Success Center. The hours needed are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Teachers who are interested in the part-time positions should complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms (above right under Employment Forms) and submit them via email to the interim VPAA cheryl.clark@lacollege.edu. All applicants must undergo a background screening as well.  


 

 


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