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Faculty Positions

Adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructor

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Reports to: Director of the Prelicensure Program and the Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC is accepting applications for multiple clinical adjunct positions. Adjunct faculty are hired to provide quality learning experiences to prelicensure nursing students in specific clinical areas including: medical, surgical, gerontology, long-term care, rehabilitation, outpatient/inpatient psychiatric, obstetrics/pediatrics, community, critical care/emergency.  Our clinical ratios are one faculty per 8 students.

General Responsibilities: The categories listed below constitute the expectations for the adjunct faculty member. These responsibilities will be assessed utilizing student evaluations, clinical 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/clinical. 

  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. Serve in the role as a liaison between the nursing school and the clinical facility 

  9. Acquire materials and supplies to deliver quality instruction, and be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of mid-term and final grades. 
  10. 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. Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a 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/clincal 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 

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

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Reports to: Director of the RN/BSN Program and the Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC is accepting applications for multiple online RN/BSN adjunct positions. Adjunct faculty are hired to provide quality-learning experiences to working adult learners, and are assigned courses where the faculty has specific professional nursing or academic experience.

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. Distribute the course syllabus in the first week of classes; 

  3. Utilize current pedagogical methods that foster active and engaged student-centered learning;
  4. Maintain an active and engaging presence during the full course length;

  5. Follow the course or academic program standards as prescribed by the area to which he/she is assigned; 

  6. Remain abreast of standards and ongoing developments and practices in the assigned academic program or department; 

  7. Be prompt and accurate in grading of assignments, and in the recording and reporting of mid-term and final grades; 

  8. Remain abreast of developments and evidence-based practices in his/her professional content area(s).

Skills Required: Current pedagogical knowledge and practices for adult learners, MS Office, cooperative and active learning strategies, excellent APA skills, 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

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

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The Division of Science and Mathematics at Lees-McRae College seeks an adjunct instructor in mathematics for spring semester starting January 2016. Ph.D. preferred; Master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education will be given full consideration. Teaching responsibilities will include College Algebra and Statistics.

Submit a cover letter and vitae with at least three references to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, at wardc@lmc.edu or by using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Assistant Professor of Performing Arts

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The Performing Arts Department, housed in the Creative and Fine Arts Division at Lees-McRae College, desires an appropriate candidate to fill an Assistant Professor of Performing Arts position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. 

Qualifications: MFA or PhD required; ability to teach courses in acting (multiple levels and styles) and directing, as well as serve as a director for one or two main stage productions each year. Skills and abilities outside of these areas are desirable including ability to teach management courses, children’s theatre, solo and ensemble devising, playwriting, and improvisational skills. 9-month position; teaching and directing 24 credit hours per year, typically 12/12.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, unofficial transcripts and three names of references with contact information using the Apply Now link above. 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

Director of Communications

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Lees-McRae College seeks a motivated individual with strategic communication and project management skills for the position of Director of Communications. This position is responsible for presenting a consistent, distinctive and positive image to constituencies and keeping the public informed of institutional programs and opportunities through the website, publications, media relations, and advertising. The Director of Communications provides daily guidance and strategic leadership to the Design Manager and Digital Marketing Coordinator and maintains strong working relationships with the College community.

Strong candidates will possess a Bachelor's Degree or higher in communications, english, writing, graphic design, marketing or equivalent and have at least two years of experience in the field. Strong verbal communication and excellent copy writing and editing skills required and experience in graphic design, web design, photography, and crisis communication is preferred.

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Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit letters of interest, resume/CV and list of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE

Admissions Specialist

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The Lees-McRae College Office of Enrollment Management seeks enthusiastic, organized and thorough individuals for the position of Admissions Specialist. This position reports directly to the Director of Admissions and 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.  

Candidates should submit letters of interest, application or resume and list of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE

Vice President of Enrollment Management

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Lees-McRae College seeks an exceptional individual to serve as Vice President of Enrollment Management. This individual will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and report directly to the President. The main focus of the VPEM is to provide the leadership, direction and supervision necessary to develop and implement long and short-term strategies that will ensure continued enrollment growth and maintain approved discount rate and net revenue goals. The VPEM supervises the operations of Admissions and Financial Aid, ensuring compliance with institutional, state, regional and federal guidelines and regulations for all enrollment management areas. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing comprehensive enrollment management and financial aid relations, as well as overseeing the daily operations of these offices; managing the budgets of these areas; and serving or leading committees as directed by the President; and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Candidate must have a personal commitment to the mission of Lees-McRae College. He/she must be an articulate, confident professional with excellent verbal and communications skills. Candidate must have excellent leadership and supervisory experience, and organizational and computer skills. He/she must be a proven motivator and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ability to work nights/weekends and travel is a necessity. Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, or related field, and a minimum of five years’ experience in enrollment management, preferably in a private college/university environment. Experience in establishing and successfully implementing goals, including extended campus and online recruiting, is required.

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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 list of three professional references using the Apply Now link above.  AA/EOE

Assistant Dean for Residence Life

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Lees-McRae College seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Dean for Residence Life. The Assistant Dean for Residence Life is a full-time, live-on, 12-month administrator in the Student Development Office. He/she serves as administrator and educator of Residence Life, Primary Judicial Officer, and Campus Ministries. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Housing Manager, Resident Directors, and Resident Assistants; teaching Resident Assistant Leadership; supervising work study students; and budget management. Position requirements include demonstrated leadership and communication skills, knowledge of legal issues and trends in higher educations, ability to serve as the 24-hour on-call staff member; ability to remain calm in emergency situations and be proactive in difficult circumstances. 

Master’s Degree in Student Development or related field preferred. Experience in Housing and/or Residence Life; history of working collaboratively and effectively with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and contracted groups; and ability to supervise student and professional staff required.

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To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and a list 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  

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 Tanya McGee at mcgeet@lmc.edu for more information.

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Lees-McRae College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.