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Faculty Positions

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 Women's Volleyball Coach

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Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for the position of Head Women's Volleyball Coach. 

This position is responsible for running an NCAA Division II women’s volleyball program, recruiting, budget management, scheduling, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.  Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred. Strong interpersonal and 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  

Head Men's Soccer Coach

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Lees-McRae College is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s Soccer Coach. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, start date to be determined.

Responsibilities: all aspects of program operation/development including but not limited to: recruitment of prospective student athletes; the organization and conduct of practices and competitions for the traditional and non-traditional seasons, budget development/management; alumni/parent relations; scheduling; player development; overall administration of the program including the supervision of an assistant coach; and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics in accordance with applicable rules and regulations of the athletic department, College, Conference Carolinas, NCAA, and other related associations.  

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.  Multiple years of teaching/instructional/recruiting/playing or coaching preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of NCAA Division II compliance. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College.

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 Men's Lacrosse Coach

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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 will be considered until position is filled.

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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 Lacrosse Coach

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

Duties: Responsible for assisting to run a NCAA Division II women’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 will be considered until position is filled.

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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  

Head Men's Volleyball Coach

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Lees-McRae College is seeking applicants for the position of Head Men’s Volleyball Coach. Duties consist of running an NCAA Division II men’s volleyball program, recruiting, budget management, scheduling, traveling, player development and all aspects pertaining to the rules of Lees-McRae College, Conference Carolinas, and the NCAA.

At least two years’ experience as a successful NCAA Division I or II program and previous college playing experience is preferred. 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. Bachelor’s degree required. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, written and oral, are a necessity. Additional responsibilities could be assigned depending on educational background and experience. 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  

Enrollment Management Administrative Assistant 

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Lees-McRae College seeks self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented applicants for the position of Enrollment Management Administrative Assistant.

Duties include, but are not limited to: providing support to the management team with database entry, status changes, routine communications flow, and mailing projects; processing student applications; processing reports; assisting in packet preparation for special events; providing switchboard backup; oversight of NAR process; and general office duties.

Qualifications include two or more years of office experience, excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. This position reports directly to the Director of Admissions. 

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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  

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  

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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