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Faculty Positions

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    Adjunct Business Administration Instructor

    Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for multiple adjunct positions. Adjunct faculties will provide quality-learning experiences to traditional students as well as adult learners, depending on the program for which candidates are hired (traditional in Banner Elk, NC or online).

    Positions Available: Adjunct faculties are needed for the Spring 2018, Summer 2018, and Fall 2018 semesters in the following disciplines:

    • Business Law
    • International Business
    • Introduction to Business
    • Marketing
    • Business Communications
    • Finance
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Human Resources
    • Strategic Management

    General Responsibilities: The categories listed below constitute the expectations for the adjunct faculty member. These responsibilities will be assessed utilizing student evaluations, classroom observations by the supervisor, and the supervisor’s formative and summative evaluations. Specifically, the adjunct will:

    1. Participate in an orientation program provided by the College and/or division.
    2. Develop course syllabi according to the standards provided;
    3. Distribute and review the course syllabus in the first week of classes.
    4. Utilize current pedagogical methods that foster active and engaged learning;
    5. Remain abreast of standards and ongoing developments and practices in the assigned academic program or department;
    6. Remain abreast of developments and practices his/her professional content area(s);
    7. Follow the course or academic program standards as prescribed by the area to which he/she is assigned;
    8. Acquire materials and supplies to deliver quality instruction, and be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of mid-term and final grades.

    Skills Required: Course and syllabi development (assistance provided), current pedagogical knowledge and practices, MS Office, cooperative and active learning strategies, writing for learning, communication skill (verbal, written and interpersonal), and problem-solving.

    Minimum Degree: Master’s degree in specified field considered with a minimal of 18 graduate credit hours in each area taught. Ph.D. in specified field preferred. Educational background and work experience which meets the standards of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and Lees-McRae College required.

    Application Deadline: Ongoing; Interviews will begin immediately.

    Start Date: Varies depending on course rotation schedule and enrollment demands

    Method of Application: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of course expertise, and a list of three references with complete contact information using the link below. AA/EOE

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    If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Amy Anderson, dean of business and management, at 828.898.8845 or email at andersona@lmc.edu

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    Adjunct Athletic Training Instructor

    Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for Athletic Training adjunct positions. Adjunct faculty for Athletic Training are hired to provide quality learning experiences to students in the accredited Athletic Training Program. Individuals teaching in this program must meet the general criteria for all Lees-McRae College adjunct faculty as well as faculty qualifications required by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education), the accrediting body.

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    Minimum Degree: Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field. Educational background and work experience which meets the standards of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and Lees-McRae College required.

    Candidates must have current national certification and good standing with the Board of Certification, eligible for attaining/maintaining North Carolina State licensure, and experience teaching within a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program.

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    Outdoor Recreation Management Adjunct Faculty

    Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for multiple adjunct positions in the Outdoor Recreation Management program. Adjunct faculties are hired to provide quality learning experiences to traditional, on-campus students. Adjunct faculties are needed for the following disciplines:

    • Hiking & Backpacking
    • Rafting
    • Canoeing & Kayaking (flatwater & whitewater)
    • Mountain Biking
    • Skiing/Snowboarding
    • Fly Fishing
    • Challenge Course/Zip Line/Aerial Park

    Skills Required: Technical skill proficiency, teaching experience, course and syllabi development, current pedagogical knowledge and practices, MS Office, cooperative and active learning strategies, writing for learning, communication skill (verbal, written and interpersonal), and problem-solving. 

    Master’s degree required. Educational background and work experience which meets the standards of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and Lees-McRae College required.

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    Application Deadline: Ongoing; Interviews will begin immediately.

    Start Date: Varies depending on course rotation schedule and enrollment demands.

    To apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references with complete contact information using the Apply Now link below. AA/EOE

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    Adjunct Faculty (multiple positions)

    Division: Office of Academic Affairs

    Reports to: Provost and Dean of Faculty

    Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC is accepting applications for multiple adjunct positions. Adjunct faculties are hired to provide quality learning experiences to traditional students as well as adult learners, depending on the program for which candidates are hired.

    Positions Available: Adjunct faculties are needed for the following disciplines:

    • Business Management and Accounting
    • Development Education
    • Foreign Language: French and Chinese
    • Humanities: General Arts and Humanities courses, Literature (American and British)
    • Performing Arts: Acting, Voice and appreciation courses (Theater & Performing Arts); Dance; Costume Designer/Builder
    • Physical Education
    • Rhetoric I and II (English Composition and Public Speaking)
    • Science: Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Biology, Human Biology and Wildlife Biology
    • Social Science: Psychology and Sociology
    • Sport Administration

    General Responsibilities: The categories listed below constitute the expectations for the adjunct faculty member. These responsibilities will be assessed utilizing student evaluations, classroom observations by thesupervisor, and the supervisor’s formative and summative evaluations. Specifically, the adjunct will:

    1. Participate in an orientation program provided by the College and/or division.
    2. Develop course syllabi according to the standards provided;
    3. Distribute and review the course syllabus in the first week of classes.
    4. Utilize current pedagogical methods that foster active and engaged learning;
    5. Remain abreast of standards and ongoing developments and practices in the assigned academic program or department;
    6. Remain abreast of developments and practices his/her professional content area(s);
    7. Follow the course or academic program standards as prescribed by the area to which he/she is assigned;
    8. Acquire materials and supplies to deliver quality instruction, and be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of mid-term and final grades.

    Skills Required: Course and syllabi development, current pedagogical knowledge and practices, MS Office, cooperative and active learning strategies, writing for learning, communication skill (verbal, written and interpersonal), and problem-solving.

    Minimum Degree: Ph.D. in specified field preferred. Master’s degree in specified field considered with a minimal of 18 graduate credit hours in each area taught. Educational background and work experience which meets the standards of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and Lees-McRae College required.

    Application Deadline: Ongoing; Interviews will begin immediately.

    Start Date: Varies depending on course rotation schedule and enrollment demands

    Method of Application: Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references with complete contact information using the Apply Now link below. AA/EOE

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Staff Positions

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    Director of Career Services

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for the position of Director of Career Services. This position is responsible for planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of career services programs that focus on student needs. The individual will:

    1. Develop, implement and evaluate campus-wide career programs
    2. Work with academic colleges to schedule speakers and deliver career preparation curriculum;
    3. Conduct career-exploration, personality-type testing, and skills/interests inventories
    4. Provide resume and cover letter assistance, as well as, job search assistance
    5. Gather Graduate Career Outcomes surveys and disseminate results
    6. Build relationships with local and regional employers to create opportunities for students
    7. Maintain contacts and publicize employment and internship providers
    8. Manage career services social media accounts
    9. Maintain and publicize internship and job board on Career Services site
    10. Serve on campus communities as assigned
    11. Assist Student Development Office with department sponsored programs and events
    12. Serve on an on-call crisis response rotation within Student Development
    13. Additional needs as determined by supervisor

    Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, or Human Services or Master’s degree in Counseling, Career Counseling, Student Development or related field in higher education preferred with outstanding community relations experience. Excellent intrapersonal, entrepreneurial, event planning, and technical skills; detail oriented; ability to work independently and collaboratively. 3+ years in career services or counseling with a focus on career counseling in a college university setting or extensive experience in community or corporate relations.

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    Submit letter of interest, resume, and a listing of three professional references to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, using the Apply Now button. AA/EOE

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    Vice President of Finance and Business Affairs, CFO/Treasurer

    Lees-McRae College seeks an exceptional individual to serve as its Vice President of Finance and Business Affairs, CFO/Treasurer.  Working closely with the President, the Vice President will oversee financial operations of the College, prepare financial analysis and budgetary reports, and develop strategic financial and facility service plans. This position serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the College. The VP will oversee all Business Affairs personnel, Campus Post Office, Informational Technologies, Telecommunications, Facility Services, Campus Security, and contracted services such as Dining Services, College Bookstore, and Vending Services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing financial forecasts; annual operating and capital budgets; cash forecasts and ensuring positive cash flows; monitoring budgetary operations and determining corrective actions; ensuring systems of accounting and internal control are maintained; ensuring annual audits are conducted, all tax returns prepared, and appropriate reports filed; reviewing major requests for purchase orders and cash disbursements; ensuring internal controls are met; evaluating operations and preparing annual effectiveness reports; and participating in institutional goal setting.

    Requirements include experienced college business administration individual with substantial relevant leadership and management experience, preferably in non-profit higher education; a strong command of the financial field and best practices; strong knowledge of financial analysis and reporting; strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication; and strategic leadership skills. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. CPA Licensure preferred but not required. Two or more years experience in college business office preferred.

    Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit letters of interest, application or resume, and contact information of three professional references to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, using the Apply Now link below. AA/EOE

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    Coordinator of International Education

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for the position of Coordinator of International Education. This individual will supervise all faculty-led study abroad programs, work with students on individual study abroad plans and serve as the campus resource for international students and scholars.

    Responsibilities will include: maintaining compliance with all federal immigration/visa requirements, ensuring all campus policies and procedures are current, oversee International Student Orientation, partnering with Office of Enrollment Management in international recruiting, working with other departments on campus in matters particular to international students, and liaison with international education partners.

    Must be conversant in federal and state immigration/visa regulations. International background a plus. Must have 3-5 years’ experience in international education, study abroad advising, visa compliance, and/or related work. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.

    Interested individuals may submit a letter of application and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, using the Apply Now link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  AA/EOE

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    Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Lees-McRae College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer (two positions open) beginning August 1, 2017. This is a 10 month (August to May) appointment with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Assist in the daily function of the athletic training clinic (Responsibilities include but are not limited to prevention, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, daily athletic training room operations, coverage of events and practices), provide athletic training services to specific teams as assigned (including travel), maintain medical records on SportsWare, and other duties as assigned. 

    Responsibilities may also include supervision and clinical instruction (preceptor) of athletic training students in the accredited Lees-McRae College Athletic Training Program (ATP).   

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s or Entry Level Master’s degree in athletic training
    • BOC certification
    • NC Athletic Training License or eligible is required
    • Previous experience is preferred
    • Well organized
    • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential

    Submission:
    Interested individuals should electronically submit a letter of application, vita, and names/contact information of three references using the Apply Now link below.

    Applications accepted until position is filled.   

    Lees-McRae College (NCAA Division II) is a member of Conference Carolinas fielding 19 athletic teams. Please see http://lmcbobcats.com/ for information on athletics.

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    Security Officer (part-time)

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a Part-Time Security Officer. This position strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for the students, employees, and visitors of the College through systematic monitoring of the campus grounds and buildings. Major duties include: Patrolling, checking for fire and safety hazards, performing traffic duty including issuing parking citations, assisting in evacuation of buildings, investigating unusual activities and preparing reports and logs as required.  Qualifications include: High school diploma, good criminal background, valid NC driver’s license, computer skills, ability to tactfully enforce rules and regulations. Security and/or law enforcement experience preferred. Nights, weekends, and holiday shifts involved. 

    Applications, including three professional references, may be submitted using the Apply Now link below. Position open until suitable candidate is located.  AA/EOE  

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    Bus Driver

    Drivers who hold a Class B Commercial Driver’s License are needed to assist with transporting the collegiate athletic teams to various locations. If you are interested, please contact Frank Rosato at rosatof@lmc.edu for more information.
For additional information about benefits for employees at Lees-McRae College, please email Renae Pittman, assistant director of human resources, at pittmant@lmc.edu.