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Faculty Positions

Program Director of Pre-licensure Nursing and Assistant Professor of Nursing

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The May School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lees-McRae College is seeking to fill an assistant professor faculty position in nursing beginning June 1, 2015. This is a 12-month position and will also serve as the Director of the Pre-licensure Nursing. The Program Director will be responsible for the daily operation, organization, general effectiveness and supervision of the pre-licensure nursing program. In addition, the program director must demonstrate strong leadership skills and a commitment to developing quality academic programs. Strategic planning, development and accreditation work for nursing programs is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, which includes course work in nursing, education or administration.  Masters degree in nursing required.
  • A current NC nursing license.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in an administrative position. 
  • A minimum of two years of experience teaching in Pre or Post licensure nursing programs.
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized, and detail-oriented, with the ability to consistently multi-task.

Application Deadline: Interviews begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references with complete contact information should be submitted using the Apply Now link above. Additionally, submit a sample syllabus, teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts to: Carolyn Ward, Office of Human Resources, Lees-McRae College, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, NC, 28604-0128 or electronically to wardc@lmc.edu. AA/EOE 

Director of the RN-BSN Program and Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Lees-McRae College's May School of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position in Nursing beginning June 1, 2015. This is a 12-month position which serves as the Director of the RN-BSN program delivered on distant campus sites and online. The position will be responsible for the daily operation, development, and accreditation work for the nursing program. 

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, which includes course work in nursing, education or administration; Master’s degree in nursing required; current NC nursing license; minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative position; minimum of two years’ experience teaching in Pre or Post licensure nursing programs; minimum of three years’ experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care; excellent oral and written communication skills; highly organized, and detail-oriented, with the ability to consistently multi-task. Position open until filled. 

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Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references with complete contact information should be submitted using the Apply Now link above. Additionally, submit a sample syllabus, teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts to: Carolyn Ward, Office of Human Resources, Lees-McRae College, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, NC, 28604-0128 or electronically to wardc@lmc.edu. AA/EOE 

Emergency Medical Services and Management (EMSM) Educational Program Coordinator

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Lees-McRae College's May School of Nursing and Health Sciences is seeking an Educational Program Coordinator for the Emergency Medical Services and Management Program.  

Reporting to the Director, this will be a full-time instructor for the EMT-B and EMT-P portions of the EMSM program who promotes instructional priorities and initiatives, effectively communicates with college and community members and suggests creative solutions to problems.
 
Duties include: Educational, Leadership, Operational, Assessment/Effectiveness/Accreditation, Recruitment/Retention, and Career Preparation/Internships.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medical Science or related field; National Registry and NCOEMS Paramedic certificate, NCOEMS Level II Instructor, plus other required certifications; as well as demonstrated managerial and communication skills. Position open until filled. 

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Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references with complete contact information should be submitted using the Apply Now link above. Additionally, submit a sample syllabus, teaching philosophy,  copies of unofficial transcripts and current certifications and licenses to: Carolyn Ward, Office of Human Resources, Lees-McRae College, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, NC, 28604-0128 or electronically to wardc@lmc.edu. AA/EOE 

Adjunct Faculty - Division of Nursing and Health Sciences

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Reports to: Director of Nursing

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

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. 

  9. Direct and assess clinical experiences in a variety of clinical settings based on subject matter expertise.

Skills Required: Course and syllabi development, current pedagogical knowledge and practices, MS Office, cooperative and active learning strategies, writing for learning, communication skills (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, the North Carolina State Board of Nursing,  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 above. AA/EOE 

Assistant Professor of Sport Administration

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The Business Administration Program at Lees-McRae College is seeking to fill an assistant professor faculty position in Sport Administration beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. This position will also serve as the Program Chair for Sport Administration within the Division of Business Administration.

Qualifications: Potential candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Sport Administration/Management or Business Administration with 21 hours graduate hours in sport administration/management. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses in introductory, intermediate and advanced sport administration-based courses. Flexibility in delivery method (seated and online) is a plus. Other responsibilities include program management, student advising, scholarship and professional development, and service to the college and public. Preference is given to candidates with sport administration and/or business work experience and/or academic leadership experience. Experience with internships, service-learning, and on-line programs is desired.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three names of references with contact information using the Apply Now link above. Additionally, submit a statement of teaching philosophy and a sample syllabus to: Carolyn Ward, Office of Human Resources, Lees-McRae College, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, NC, 28604-0128 or electronically to wardc@lmc.edu. AA/EOE 

Business Administration Faculty - Assistant Professor

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The Business Administration Program at Lees-McRae College is seeking to fill an assistant professor faculty position in Business Administration beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. This position may also serve in the role of Division Chair.

Qualifications: Potential candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Business with emphasis in one of the following:  Management, Accounting, International Business or Economics. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses in introductory, intermediate and advanced management-based courses. Flexibility in delivery method (seated and online) is required. Other responsibilities include student advising, scholarship and professional development, and service to the college and public. Preference is given to candidates with business work experience and/or academic leadership experience. Interest/experience with internships, service-learning, and on-line programs is desired.

Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a Sample Syllabus, and a list of three references with complete contact information should be sent submitted using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Criminal Justice Assistant Professor

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Lees-McRae College invites applicants for an assistant professor position in Criminal Justice beginning April, 2015.  We seek a scholar with broad interests who can teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including Criminology, Judicial Process, Research Methods, Criminal Law, and Global Crime and Terrorism.  The teaching load for this position will be completely online, with a growing non-traditional student body.

Preference will be given to candidates who will have completed the Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Criminology by July, 2015. For this position, those individuals with a J.D. degree need not apply. Other Ph.D.’s that will be considered include the following: Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice or Criminology, Ph.D. in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice or Criminology and Ph.D. in Human Services with a concentration in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Concentrations in Criminal Justice or Criminology must reflect 18 graduate hours on the Ph.D. transcript. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three names of references with contact information using the Apply Now link above. Additionally, submit a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence and copy of graduate transcripts to: Criminal Justice Search Committee, c/o Carolyn Ward, Office of Human Resources, Lees-McRae College, P.O. Box 128, Banner Elk, NC, 28604-0128 or electronically to wardc@lmc.edu. AA/EOE 

Adjunct Faculty (multiple positions)

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Division: Office of Academic Affairs

Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs 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 above. AA/EOE

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Staff Positions

Housekeeper

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Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a housekeeping position. This position is full-time with benefits and some weekend work is required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply in person to our Facility Services department or by using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Coordinator for Campus Life and Student Engagement

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Lees-McRae College seeks a qualified, enthusiastic and motivated individual for the position of Coordinator for Campus Life and Student Engagement. This position is responsible for providing and facilitating vision and leadership to the Campus Life staff in development and implementation of programs and services for all campus locations and online programs. Responsibilities include: delivering appropriate student programs, including late-night and weekend programs; overseeing all chartered clubs and organizations; orientation programming; Mountain Day events; work with all departments on campus to support retention efforts; manage department budget; maintain comprehensive risk management program; and serve on crisis response on-call rotation with Student Development. Some night and weekend hours required.

Master’s degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree required. Two years’ experience working in student affairs within higher education, and knowledge of legal/ethical guidelines and best practices. Must possess proficient communication and interpersonal skills; experience working with diverse populations, ability to work closely as a team player; and ability to motivate and train students.

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Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Director of Career Services

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Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for the position of Director of Career Services. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating of career services programs that focus on student needs. The individual will work with academic divisions to schedule speakers and deliver career preparation curriculum; conduct career-exploration, personality-type testing, and skills/interests inventories; provide resume and cover letter assistance; maintain contacts and publicize employment and internship providers; manage career services social media accounts; as well as additional identified needs.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree preferred or Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years in career services or counseling; excellent interpersonal and event planning skills; detail oriented; ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Head Men's and Women's Ski/Snowboard Coach

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Lees-McRae College is seeking applicants for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Ski/Snowboard Coach. Part-time position responsible for the day-to-day operations of a collegiate ski/snowboard program, recruiting, budget management, scheduling, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College and United States Collegiate Ski/Snowboard Association. 

Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching, knowledge of USCSA rules, established recruiting of skiers/snowboarders, and Bachelor’s degree preferred.   

Duties consist of building the squad size with “right-fit” student athletes and developing them into strong team members, establishing recruiting contacts, and monitoring athlete’s academic progress.  

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Head Women's Soccer Coach

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Lees-McRae College is seeking applicants for the position of Head Women’s Soccer Coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the operation and administration of the program in accordance with the policies, procedures and by-laws of Lees-McRae College, the athletic department, Conference Carolinas and NCAA Division II. 

Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching, knowledge of NCAA rules, established recruiting in the Southeast, and Bachelor’s degree preferred.   

Duties consist of recruiting, budget development, practice planning, scheduling, travel arrangements/traveling, player development, fund raising and promotion of the team with alumni, the campus and community. 

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Accounts Payable Manager/Cashier

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Lees-McRae College is currently accepting applications for an Accounts Payable Manager/Cashier. Responsibilities include but not limited to: all activities in the accounts payable function, timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers, maintenance of accurate records, preparation of 1099 tax forms, reconciliation of purchase card activity, general accounting, and receipt of all monies. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent job experience; accounting experience, computer proficiency; knowledge of accounting principles and analysis, ability to multi-task, and excellent communication skills.

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Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

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Lees-McRae College is seeking an Administrative Assistant (part-time position) to serve the needs of the office of Enrollment Management. This position is responsible for ensuring a positive and helpful interaction with the College by answering the main college phone line and serving as the primary greeter to Lees-McRae. Additional administrative responsibilities include supporting the Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid with data entry, filing and other duties as assigned. 

Qualified applicants must have a friendly disposition, possess excellent customer service skills, and be detail oriented and professional at all times. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. 

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Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, a resume and names/contact information of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE  

Learning Management Coordinator

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Lees-McRae College seeks a qualified applicant for the position of Learning Management Coordinator. The coordinator serves as the LAMP (learning management consortium) liaison, and provides technical and non-technical support, training, and assistance to students, faculty, and staff and ensures system stability and accessibility.

Additional responsibilities include the management of college-wide initiatives to ensure uniform and consistent use of learning systems, ongoing implementation of evaluations and surveys, coordination of the Pearson Tutor Services, collection and analysis of usage and resource utilization. Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least two years of coursework in higher education or computer sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, resume and names/contact information of three references using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Director of Communications

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Lees-McRae College is currently seeking a motivated individual with strategic communication skills for the position of Director of Communications.  Reporting to the VP of Enrollment Management and Communications, this position is responsible for presenting a consistent, distinctive and positive image to the College's constituencies while also keeping the public informed of the programs and opportunities at Lees-McRae College through publications, media relations, and advertising. The Director of Communications also provides daily guidance and strategic leadership to the Design Manager and Digital Marketing Coordinator and is very involved with all areas of the campus community. 

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, English, Writing, Graphic Design, Marketing or similar program and at least two years of strategic communications experience. Knowledge and/or experience in writing, editing, photography, graphic design (Creative Suite 4 or newer), web design and crisis communication is preferred. 

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, resume and names/contact information of three references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE

Security Officer (Part-time)

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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 above. Position open until suitable candidate is located.  AA/EOE  

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