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Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

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Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a part-time position in composition and rhetoric. The successful candidate will teach freshman composition/rhetoric courses. A master’s degree in English or MFA in creative writing is required.

Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a Sample Syllabus and a list of three professional references with complete contact information should be sent electronically to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, at wardc@lmc.edu or by using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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The Business Administration Program at Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for an assistant professor faculty position in Business Administration to begin spring semester January 2016 or Fall 2016. This position may also serve in the role of Division Chair.

Qualifications: We seek candidates with broad interests that can teach a variety of undergraduate business courses such as: Accounting, Business Communication, Economics, Management, Introduction to Business, and International Business.

The candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Business conferred by December 2015 with emphasis in one of the following: Management, Accounting, International Business or Economics. Preferential consideration will be given to candidates with 18 or more credit hours in accounting. 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 online programs is desired.

Method of Application: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a Sample Syllabus, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references with complete contact information should be sent submitted using the Apply Now link above. To ensure full consideration, all materials must be submitted by August 17, 2015. 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 

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

Admissions Specialist

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Lees-McRae College Office of Enrollment Management seeks enthusiastic, organized and thorough individuals for the position of Admissions Specialist. This position is responsible for ensuring an excellent experience for all students, educators, parents and visitors to the college.

Additional responsibilities include building relationships with high schools and community colleges throughout assigned territories and conducting visits to generate interest and applications. Travels extensively and communicates regularly with students, guidance counselors, teachers and parents to keep Lees-McRae College top of mind. Candidates must possess effective planning skills and be articulate, professional, and innovative at all times.

Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s degree, valid NC driver’s license and computer skills. Evening and weekend work will be required. 

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  

Grounds Worker

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Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for a position on our Grounds Crew. The position will be full-time, with benefits. 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

Assistant Game Environment Coordinator

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Lees-McRae College seeks an Assistant Game Environment Coordinator.  Primary function is to direct and oversee all aspects of game day operations for the Department of Athletics as well as external events.  Must present a positive and dynamic game environment when hosting athletic sporting events for 19 varsity sports while developing and overseeing the implementation of strategies for the ultimate fan experience.

Responsibilities include overseeing and supervising staff working game day operations and external events.  Supervise, develop, and mentor intern staff with marketing, game day operations, and promotions.  Develop and oversee the implementation of promotional strategies in order to increase fan attendance and community relations.  Initiate new, innovative methods to engage the student body, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community around Bobcat Athletics.  Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and protocols for game day operations and fan development, as well as, conduct annual evaluations and plans for improvement.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a necessity.  Ability to work in a team environment, work independently, and exercise judgment in a variety of situations.  Demonstrated knowledge of athletic event operations, sport marketing and promotions experience.  Bachelor’s degree required.  

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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  

Assistant Athletic Trainer/Preceptor

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Lees-McRae College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor, beginning in August 2015. This is a 10 month (August to May) appointment with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Athletics
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. 

Academics
Responsibilities include supervision and clinical instruction (preceptor) of athletic training students in the accredited Lees-McRae College Athletic Training Program (ATP).  Other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s or Entry Level Master’s Degree in Athletic Training,  BOC certification, and NC Athletic Training License or eligible is required.  Previous teaching and/or supervision of athletic training students is preferred.

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

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

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Lees-McRae College seeks an Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach. Duties consist of assisting in the running of a NCAA Division II men’s soccer program, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the role of athletics at a quality liberal arts college as well as the ability to communicate that knowledge.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral, are a necessity. Teaching responsibilities are possible. Management of study tables, academic progress and weight training included. Additional responsibilities could be assigned depending on experience. Bachelor’s degree required. Teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred, as well as, licenses and accreditation from certified soccer associations. Ten month appointment.

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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  

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

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Lees-McRae College seeks an Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. Duties consist of assisting in the running of a NCAA Division II women’s soccer program, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the role of athletics at a quality liberal arts college as well as the ability to communicate that knowledge. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral, are a necessity. Teaching responsibilities are possible. Management of study tables, academic progress and weight training included. Additional responsibilities could be assigned depending on experience. Bachelor’s degree required. Teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred, as well as, licenses and accreditation from certified soccer associations. Ten month appointment.

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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  

Regional Coordinator - Charlotte, NC Area

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Lees-McRae College seeks self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented applicants for the position of Regional Coordinator.

This position is a primary representative of Lees-McRae College in an assigned geographical region and is responsible for promoting, recruiting, retaining, and providing student support and program services for Lees-McRae College’s Extended Campus and Online programs.  This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with transfer advisors and related personnel at assigned community colleges, in addition to the recruitment of transfer students to Lees-McRae College.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred with 2+ years in recruitment, advising or counseling; excellent interpersonal and event planning skills; detail oriented; ability to work independently and collaboratively. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Extended Campus & Online Learning. 

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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  

Regional Coordinator - Surry Community College in Dobson, NC

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Lees-McRae College seeks self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented applicants for the position of Regional Coordinator.

This position is a primary representative of Lees-McRae College in an assigned geographical region and is responsible for promoting, recruiting, retaining, and providing student support and program services for Lees-McRae College’s Extended Campus and Online programs. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with transfer advisors and related personnel at assigned community colleges, in addition to the recruitment of transfer students to Lees-McRae College.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred with 2+ years in recruitment, advising or counseling; excellent interpersonal and event planning skills; detail oriented; ability to work independently and collaboratively. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Extended Campus & Online Learning. 

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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  

Co-Technical Director

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Immediate opening for Co-Technical Director housed in the division of Creative and Fine Arts at Lees-McRae College.  This position covers a wide range of duties and requires someone who is capable of being a professional in their field as well as a mentor and educator to our current and future students.

Qualified person will be able to coordinate the Lauritsen Technical Theatre and Design Studio four days a week, seven hours a day (28 hours per week) as well as Hayes Auditorium when there are classes in the space, during tech rehearsals and performances.  The Performing Arts Department presents three main stage productions each year and the college occupies the space for convocation, baccalaureate and orientation programs.  The Co-Technical Director will be qualified to take design renderings in CAD and create construction drawings then assist work study students in building and loading in the set to Hayes Auditorium.  The preferred person will be accustomed to working a digital sound board and working with a small orchestra for musicals as well as operating Q-Lab, I-tunes and/or other relevant sound manipulation programs.  Assistance with lighting hang is a plus.  Design opportunities may arise.  Summer work is also available, and is not included in this contract.

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  

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  

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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