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Faculty Positions

Director of Library Services

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The Director of Library Services is a supervisory position, responsible for directing quality library services and activities within a multifunctional environment that is inclusive of online learning and extended campus. Oversight includes but is not limited to personnel, budget, campus and public engagement, acquisitions and collection development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Direct operations of the library
  2. Serve as liaison to campus and off-campus constituencies
  3. Direct operations of auxiliary library functions
  4. Perform other duties as instructed by the Provost

Requirements:
Proven skills are recommended in the following areas:

  1. Communication (written, oral and technology)
  2. Leadership experience
  3. Collaboration abilities
  4. Experience working with undergraduate and adult learners
  5. Knowledge of technology-based instruction
  6. Project planning, implementation, supervision and assessment
  7. Forward thinking and visionary qualities

Qualifications:
MLS or MLIS from an ALA Accredited Library Science Program
Five or more years of progressive library experience, including demonstrated supervisory experience

Submission:
Review of applications will begin immediately. Immediate start date. To apply, submit the following information: a resume, a cover letter inclusive of your philosophy of academic librarianship, leadership and teaching philosophies and unofficial transcripts, to Carolyn Ward, director of human resources, at wardc@lmc.edu or by using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

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

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

Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

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Lees-McRae College seeks an individual for the position of Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach. This position is responsible for running an NCAA Division II men’s and women’s tennis program, recruiting, budget management, scheduling, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA.

Experience either coaching or participation in sport coaching required. Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred. Bachelor’s degree 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

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. 

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and a list of three professional references using the Apply Now link above. AA/EOE

Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier

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Lees-McRae College is currently accepting applications for an Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier. Responsibilities include, but are 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.

Submit letter of interest, resume, and names and 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  

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