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    Adjunct Business Administration Instructor

    The Business Administration program 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.

    Positions Available: Adjunct faculties are needed for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters in the following disciplines:

    • Auditing
    • International Business
    • Marketing
    • Business Communications

    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: 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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    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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    Accounting Assistant (Temporary, Full-Time)

    Lees-McRae College seeks a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual for the position of Accounting Assistant. This position provides assistance to the Controller and Accountant by performing a variety of accounting and administrative activities. Candidates must possess knowledge of accounting principles and analysis; basic financial record-keeping methods, practices and terminology; standard office practices, procedures, and equipment; and computerized accounting systems and software.

    Qualifications include proficiency in computer systems as well as hands-on experience in Microsoft Office applications, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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    Interested parties should submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, using the Apply Now button. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE

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    Financial Aid Counselor (Part-time)

    Lees-McRae College seeks a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual for the position of  Financial Aid Counselor. This position assists the Director in the administration of the college’s financial aid programs in accordance with all federal, state, and institutional regulations.  This position is a part-time position. (24 hours per week)

    General Duties and Responsibilities:

    1.  Responsible for counseling distance learning students regarding the financial aid process. Communicate with students to gather information and complete financial aid files.
    2.   Work in conjunction with the Admissions Office staff and Distance Learning site coordinators to provide timely information and services to assist in reaching enrollment goals.
    3.   Assist with verification process
    4.   Assist in the daily operations of the office as necessary including front counter customer service, phones, mailings, data entry and retrieval, and file organization.

    Qualifications:

    1. Minimum educational requirement: associate degree
    2. Financial Aid experience preferred, but not required
    3. Knowledgeable and experienced in the use of computers and software applications.
    4. Strong written and oral communication skills
    5. Strong customer service skills
    6. Ability to work effectively with all members of the college community 

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    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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    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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    IT Business Analyst

    This position acts as a liaison between the Technology Services department and business user community. The IT Business Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day maintenance of the ERP system, as well as installing new upgrades and enhancing ERP functionality.

    Responsibilities

    Support managers and stakeholders in business process improvements, implementing best practices and fully utilizing ERP system capabilities; Assist users with data conversion; Thoroughly understand business practices and procedures in order to design, develop and maintain efficient processes relating to the ERP; Monitor, identify and resolve ERP system issues; Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    Ability to multitask and handle conflicting priorities; Ability to quickly learn and understand new technologies as a self-starter; Strong written and oral communication skills; Experience in analyzing business processes and using technology solutions to improve business efficiency; Demonstrated experience with relational databases and SQL; Proficient in Microsoft Excel

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience supporting ERP and/or CRM systems (preferably Ellucian Colleague); Experience with multivalue databases (preferably Rocket UniData); Experience with Powershell and/or C#; Experience developing, maintaining and/or administering web applications; Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or information systems

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link below.  AA/EOE

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    Technology Support Analyst

    Lees-McRae College is currently accepting applications for a Technology Support Analyst. This position is responsible for providing technical assistance and support related to hardware, software, and other computer systems. He/she will serve as an initial point of contact for IT related issues via phone, email, remote desktop, and in-person.

    Applicants must have experience with installing and maintaining Windows PCs in a Windows Domain environment, supporting Mac OSX in an enterprise environment, with relational databases, with desktop deployment tools and methods, and supporting ERP and/or CRM systems. Applicant must be detail oriented; possess excellent customer and communication skills; learn new technologies quickly; possess above average knowledge of Windows 7, IP networking, and Microsoft Office Suite; have the ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems.

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    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references 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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    Manager of Conferencing and Event Services

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for the position of Manager of Conferencing and Event Services. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and year round logistical coordination of Lees-McRae College conference and external events (including athletic and academic camps). The individual is responsible for directing external marketing and rental of facilities and coordinating scheduling and logistics for both external and internal summer camps, conference, workshops and events. This is a full-time,12-month position. The individual will actively market Lees-McRae facilities securing future conference and summer camp business.

    Successful candidates must possess knowledge of the college environment, proven customer service interpersonal/human relations skills; verbal and written communication skills; supervisory skills; ability to organize time, projects, and details; and ability to relate effectively with institutional personnel and the public.

    Minimum qualifications include education and experience equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree required, supplemented with two (2) years of related experience in marketing, sales or event management OR significant management or sales experience in conference and event management or hotel and resort management; must be available to work evenings and weekends during summer conference program and event session (from mid-May through September) and flexibility to be available for rental and event coordination during the non-summer session; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Access, Word and Excel - experience with BANNER and scheduling software preferred; knowledge of basic meeting and conference planning procedures; experience with event management reservations software; and prior experience in marketing and event management in a higher education setting.

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    Submit letter of interest, resume, and a listing of three professional references using the Apply Now button below. AA/EOE

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    Please note: This position was incorrectly listed as a part-time director position in various local media publications. Please be aware that the position is full-time manager position.

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    Housekeeper

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a housekeeping position. Full-time, with benefits. Some weekend work required. Experience with floor maintenance a plus. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply in person to our Custodial Department or using the Apply Now link below. AA/EOE

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    Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

    Position Purpose

    This position develops, implements, and directs intercollegiate men’s & women’s swimming and diving program; coaches team in practice and competition; recruits and reviews academic records of prospective student-athletes; counsels student-athletes on academic, individual, and team goals; schedules competitions and arranges team travel; administers the swimming and diving budget; trains, directs, and evaluates staff; and participates in public relations and fundraising activities as well as all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA.

    Key Accountabilities

    Sport Operations
    Plan, organize, direct, and lead the operations for the sport programs including budgeting, traveling, purchasing, facility usage. Create budget expenditures for uniforms and equipment. Follow budget plan and stay within planned amounts. Assist in scheduling opponents, contacting opposing coaches to verify dates or make plans to attend special tournaments, training trips. Responsible for equipment and uniform inventory, meal arrangements, travel plans, coordination of facility usage, and daily practice plans. Attend league meetings and stay current with the development of each sport.

    Recruiting
    Teach and lead student-athletes including a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse, academically selective student population. Knowledge of swimming skills, strategies, and teaching progressions. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; good judgment, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Computer skills include word processing, database management, and email communication.

    Performs other duties as assigned
    Obtaining the Certified Pool Operator license is essential to assist with running of the Rhea-Lyons pool. Supervise the certified lifeguard work study positions for the open hours of operation for student body and community.

    Position Requirements

    Experience
    At least two years of experience coaching swimming at the collegiate level, club level or equivalent experience required. Demonstrated ability to recruit student-athletes and proven administrative and organizational skills also required.

    Education
    Bachelor’s degree required. 

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    Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

    Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for an Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach.

    Duties: Responsible for assisting to run a NCAA Division II men’s lacrosse program, including recruitment, budget management, scheduling, traveling, player development, and all aspects pertaining to Conference Carolinas, Lees-McRae College and NCAA rules and regulations.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required.  Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred. This is a full-time 10-month position with benefits. Applications considered until position is filled.

    Submit application and resume using the Apply Now link. 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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    Maintenance Worker

    Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a position on our Maintenance Crew. The position will be full-time, with benefits. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit application materials to Carolyn Ward, Director of Human Resources, using the Apply Now button below.  AA/EOE

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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. Evening, 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.