Available Positions

Faculty Positions

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    Adjunct Instructor of Emergency Medical Services and Management

    Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC is accepting applications for multiple online Emergency Medical Services and Management (EMSM) adjunct positions. Adjunct faculty are hired to provide quality-learning experiences to working adult learners, and are assigned courses where the faculty has specific EMS professional 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 grading of assignments, and in the recording and reporting of mid-term and final grades; 
    8. Remain abreast of developments and evidence-based practices 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: Master’s degree preferred.  Bachelor’s degree with educational background, work experience, and Paramedic credential, 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 below. AA/EOE

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    Adjunct Faculty (multiple positions)

    Division: Office of Academic Affairs

    Reports to: Provost 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 below. AA/EOE

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Staff Positions

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    Director of Institutional Research

    The Director collects, analyzes, and distributes institutional data to external agencies and internal constituents, including managing departmental reporting and overseeing data integrity initiatives. The Director works to establish a data-driven campus environment and supports decision making through careful analysis and informed projections.

    Key Accountabilities

    Data-Driven Campus

    • Anticipates and methodically approaches questions/problems to inform decision making and establish a data-driven campus environment
    • Utilizes appropriate programming (typically Excel, Informer, and/or SAS) to synthesize and analyze complex data sets from multiple systems (including Colleague, Salesforce, Brightspace, alumni records, etc.)
    • Supports student success initiatives by analyzing course attendance in conjunction with other student involvement and academic data; serves on and reports data to the Early Intervention Team
    • Generates and internally disseminates each semester’s official census and an annual Factbook as well as projections and other statistical data

    Data Integrity

    • Oversees data integrity initiatives and heads up the Data Integrity Group
    • Fills in data gaps; strengthens historical data to enable longitudinal analysis and enhance reporting accuracy
    • Collaborates with departments across campus to standardize data processes; helps to map out and communicate implications for process/data changes

    Surveys and Evaluations

    • Manages the administration and timing of all course evaluations and other institutional surveys to avoid survey fatigue and duplication of efforts; encourages campus-wide utilization of system
    • Collaborates with faculty to revise the course evaluation instrument; collaborates with departments to enhance, condense, and revise department-specific surveys
    • Serves as the point of contact for EvaluationKit; manages yearly contract and liaises with EvaluationKit support to resolve issues and enhance student, faculty, and staff experience

    External Reporting

    • Ensures the accurate and timely submission of all federal and state reporting; serves as IPEDS Keyholder
    • Completes all external survey requests, including, but not limited to, NCICU, US News, College Board, Peterson’s, etc.
    • Monitors third-party data releases to ensure that the college is accurately presented
      Overall
    • Supervises and approves duties and schedule of the Institutional Research work-study position
    • Manages departmental budget

    Skills

    • Exceptional data management, critical thinking and analysis required
    • Strong problem solving required
    • Effective written and verbal communications required
    • Effective organizational planning and project management required

    Physical/Special Requirements

    • Work is performed in an office environment
    • May work some nights, weekends, or times when the College is otherwise closed
    • Reliable transportation for travel between educational sites
    • Occasional lifting of objects up to 40 pounds
    • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling

    Experience

    • Two or more years of data analysis required
    • Advanced Excel experience required; experience with SAS,SPSS, Entrinsik Informer, and/or SQL preferred
    • Survey and evaluation administration experience preferred

    Education

    Master’s degree preferred or bachelor’s degree (with coursework in data analytics, higher education, computer sciences, social sciences, or equivalent) and two years of experience

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    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. 

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For additional information about benefits for employees at Lees-McRae College, please email Mary Furst, Director of Human Resources and Benefits Administration, at furstm@lmc.edu.