Available Positions

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by following the Apply Now link under each position description. Only applications submitted on the Lees-McRae website will be considered for employment.

Faculty Positions

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    Nursing Faculty

    Division: May School of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Title: Full-time Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Nursing

    The May School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lees-McRae College is seeking nurses with experience in medical-surgical, pharmacology, and/or community nursing education and practice to apply for a FT Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position. This person will be responsible for providing teaching, labs, simulation, and clinical responsibilities for the pre-licensure/RN-BSN programs. The MSON is recruiting a highly motivated candidate to join our unique mountain community. Advising and mentorship with students is expected as well as engagement in evidence-based conceptual teaching supporting our mission and vision.   This highly motivated candidate will participate in multiple modalities of teaching face-to-face in the classroom, clinical setting, and online as needed for staffing purposes.  

    Essential Functions
    Teaching, scholarship, service to Lees-McRae

    Advising, planning, mentoring, and evaluation of nursing students

    • Teaching responsibilities including but not limited to: classroom management, student assessment, and evaluation of grades and clinical performance.
    • Collaborate with MSON faculty and leadership to evaluate nursing courses and student performances.
    • Develops, plans, participate in assigned clinical rotations.
    • Collaborate with MSON faculty that includes core knowledge deficits and remediation for at-risk students.
    • Serve on MSON committees and Lees-McRae assigned committees in order to meet faculty member service requirements.
    • Maintain professional standards of practice in teaching in the classroom, laboratory, and in clinical settings.
    • Maintain currency in nursing education and nursing knowledge and application through continuing education activities.
    • Meets LMC standards for course syllabi creation and submission, classroom management, use of technology, grade submission, and records management.
    • Support student success through mentoring, tutoring, and advising.
    • Analyze student NCLEX competencies through analysis of questions, testing strategies, and remediation as needed.
    • Utilize ATI proctored assessment metrics throughout the program as feedback to determine effectiveness of remediation plans.

    Competencies

    1. Ethical Conduct.
    2. Stress Management/Composure.
    3. Teamwork Orientation.
    4. Thoroughness.

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position would include any student supervisory responsibilities for class, lab, and clinical activities.

    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel
    Travel requirements may include to healthcare facilities as needed for assigned nursing clinicals.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university
    • Hold an unrestricted NC nursing license.
    • Valid NC driver’s license if responsible for transportation purposes.
    • Transportation to and from any assigned healthcare facilities as assigned.
    • A minimum of two years of experience teaching in a Pre-licensure/RN-BSN nursing program.
    • A minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to consistently multi-task.
    • Evidence of academic preparation consistent with the North Carolina Board of Nursing's Approval of Nursing Programs: Process and Standards; or prior to or within the first three years of employment, have documented education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of the May School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

    Preferred Education and Experience
    A PhD with 5 years of teaching experiences is preferred.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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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 Administration: Accounting, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, CSR, International Business, and Business Technology
    • Development Education
    • Foreign Language: Spanish, French, and Chinese
    • Humanities: General Arts and Humanities courses, Literature (American and British)
    • Mathematics
    • Theatre Arts: Acting, Voice, Dance, Costume Designer/Builder, and Appreciation Courses in Theatre and Performing Arts
    • 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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    Financial Aid Counselor / Work-Study Coordinator

    Department: Financial Aid / Enrollment Management
    Category: Exempt


    The Financial Aid Counselor assists the Director in the administration of the college’s financial aid programs in accordance with all federal, state, and institutional regulations. The Counselor works in conjunction with the Admissions office staff to provide timely information and services to assist in reaching enrollment goals. The Counselor administers both the federal and institutional work-study programs including collecting all required paperwork, review of timesheets for the Payroll office, and dealing with any conflict resolution between student workers and supervisors. This position oversees the daily operations of the office including phones, mailings, data entry and retrieval, and file organization.


    Essential Functions

    • Counsel students and families regarding the financial aid application process while providing prompt, factual responses, and excellent customer service.
    • Make professional and appropriate decisions using critical thinking and resources as it relates to affordability and internal/external shareholders
    • Communicate with students and families to gather information and complete financial aid files.
    • Maintain current knowledge of regulations, policies, application requirements, and eligibility criteria for federal, state, and institutional aid programs.
    • Maintain compliance standards for federal and state financial aid programs; ensures conformance to federal, state, and institutional policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Analyze and process financial aid verification files.
    • Process financial aid award notifications and acceptance.
    • Maintain the integrity of student records and FERPA requirements.
    • Prepare and maintain departmental files.
    • Analyze various system-generated reports for the purpose of reconciliation.
    • Maintain accurate data on the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
    • Communicate the loan entrance counseling process to students and families.
    • Provide in-person student loan exit counseling sessions for main-campus graduates.
    • Communicate student loan exit counseling via mail for off-campus graduates.
    • Retrieve reports from University Accounting Service (UAS) and mail “Paid” Master Promissory Notes to Perkins Borrowers.
    • Receive, analyze, and maintain files on all work-study paperwork including work agreements, tax forms, and timesheets.
    • Provide updates of available work-study jobs for accurate website maintenance.
    • Assists in the formulation of operational plans and program budgets; assists in administering approved budgets.
    • Participate in college outreach activities with an emphasis on financial aid advising and services to current and prospective students. (i.e. Open Houses, High School FAFSA nights, Scholars Day, etc.)
    • Participation in college committees as required or assigned.
    • Assist in preparation of statistical reports (i.e. Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP), NCHEDS, and IPEDS)
    • Attend and participate in professional organization conferences, seminars, and webinars.
    • Other duties as requested or assigned by the Director of Financial Aid or Vice President for Enrollment Management.


    Competencies

    1. Strong customer service skills are required.
    2. Ability to work independently.
    3. Must be able to work as a member of a team.
    4. Detailed-oriented.
    5. Goal-oriented.
    6. Thoroughness and follow-through are a must.
    7. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are a necessity.
    8. Ability to manage multiple projects as needed.
    9. Strong management and leadership skills needed.

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no full-time employee supervisory responsibilities, but it does oversee a work-study position.


    Work Environment
    Professional office environment on campus.


    Physical Demands
    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may have to lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


    Travel
    Limited travel is required for this position. Attendance at financial aid planning nights at local high schools and at regional admission events is expected.


    Required Education and Experience
    Bachelor’s degree required. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Health Services Nurse/Office Administrator (Part-Time)

    Department: Health Services
    Category: Non-Exempt

    The primary focus of this position is to assist with the college’s COVID-19 response protocols, including the testing and tracing program. The position will also assist in the administrative functions of the Department of Health Services and will provide basic medical care to students on-campus.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain oversight of documentation including medical administration records, COVID-19 screenings, and other required reports for the campus community
    • Administer COVID-19 tests to students and members of the campus community who are required to be tested under NCAA guidelines
    • Follow up with students displaying COVID-19 symptoms
    • Follow up with students who have been released from isolation or quarantine
    • Manage student phone calls and e-mails relating to COVID-19 symptoms or exposure
    • Manage communications related to general healthcare needs
    • Provide direct patient care to both non-acute and acutely ill students, in addition to students seeking health maintenance services
    • Ensure compliance with physician orders and follow established nursing processes, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation
    • Communicate patient status and changes in patient condition as appropriate, and collaborate with the Director of Health Services and other local healthcare providers to address complex issues
    • Serve on an on-call rotation with the Director of Health Services to ensure coverage during nights and weekends
    • General office administrative duties, including answering phones and filing
    • Maintain accurate inventory of supplies
    • Manage complex dilemmas and anticipate, recognize, and respond to potentially problematic situations
    • Work with other departments on campus relating to the prevention of illnesses, care of illnesses, and care of students who become ill or injured
    • Provide excellent customer service to students seeking on-campus health services

    Competencies

    1. Administrative Skills
    2. Stress Management/Composure
    3. Thoroughness
    4. General computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word & Excel
    5. Mature, calm and professional demeanor/disposition is essential

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a part-time position of 15 to a maximum of 25 hours per week, with on-call rotations for medical questions/needs and timely response for potential COVID-19 patients. Expected schedule to be based on campus needs.

    Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience

    1. Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    2. Two years of experience in nursing
    3. One year of experience in office administration

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s degree in nursing
    2. Licensure as an RN with eligibility to work in the state of North Carolina
    3. Five or more years of experience in nursing
    4. Experience in ambulatory care with a primary care focus, Urgent Care Center or Emergency Department

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Assistant Director for Enrollment Marketing

    Department: Marketing and Communications
    Category: Exempt

    The Assistant Director for Enrollment Marketing, reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, establishes a conceptual plan and provides purposeful direction for the recruitment, admissions, and enrollment of new students. The position ensures the presentation of a consistent, distinct, and positive image to prospective constituents.

    Essential Functions

    • Works with the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Vice President for Enrollment Management to develop, execute, and implement new student marketing and communication strategies.
    • Works with the Office of Admission to develop and execute sequenced marketing and communications through the admission lifecycle.
    • Coordinates web projects that present consistent, timely, and accurate information to prospective students and families.
    • Employs innovative and creative approaches when promoting the college to prospective students and their families.
    • Ensures enrollment marketing is consistent with institutional voice and the college brand.
    • Oversees social media strategies and coaches social media administrators to support brand awareness, recruitment, events, fundraising, and college news.
    • Conducts proactive review and monitors analytics of website usage to guide admission and enrollment efforts.
    • Conceptualizes and provides graphic design support for enrollment marketing printed collateral and digital promotions.
    • Develops strong relationships with all departments across campus to carry out marketing and communication projects.
    • Acts as project manager and liaison to the Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid.
    • Supervises the Visual Media Coordinator, providing counsel and direction as needed.
    • Stays abreast of industry trends and best practices within fields of marketing and communications.
    • Supports strategic institutional initiatives and goals through enrollment marketing and communications.

    Competencies

    • Exceptional CRM and content management systems required
    • Exceptional attention to detail required
    • Strong written and verbal communications required
    • Strong graphic design required
    • Effective problem solving required
    • Effective project management required
    • Teamwork orientation required
    • Supervisory and management preferred

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.

    Physical Demands
    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 40 pounds.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work (or other times when the college is otherwise closed) may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel
    Limited travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree (with coursework in marketing, communications, English, journalism, project management or equivalent).
    • Two or more years of marketing, communications, project management, and/or enrollment management experience.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Master’s degree.
    • Four or more years of marketing, communications, project management, and/or enrollment management experience.
    • Higher education experience.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance; Title IX Coordinator

    Department: Office of the President
    Category: Exempt

    The Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Compliance, reporting to the President, is responsible for initiatives that promote engagement and success of students as well as programs that prepares all students to lead in a diverse society.  The Executive Director will oversee efforts to ensure that all students on campus, particularly students of color, women and LGBTQ+ students, develop and sustain a strong sense of belonging and inclusion on campus. The Executive Director oversees and enforces programs to prevent, detect, and respond appropriately to violations of College policy and applicable federal and state laws related to equal opportunity, non-discrimination, serving as the Title IX Coordinator.

    Essential Functions

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
      • Create and implement education and programming on diversity and inclusion topics, and create opportunities for ongoing conversations with students and employees about diversity.
      • Develop long-range strategic planning and program development, including the assessment of such programs and services, consistent with the College’s mission.
      • Develop and lead best-practice training for College employees on matters of diversity and in creating a more inclusive campus community.
      • Advise the College’s faculty on best practices for promoting diversity in the academic program, including student support services and career objectives.
      • Monitor national trends in promoting the success of diverse students and help to educate the campus on the changing needs related to students of color, gender, and LGBTQ+ students.
      • Work collaboratively with the Office of Admission and Office of Human Resources in attracting a diverse community to campus.
      • Provide department reports and presentations as needed.
      • Advise the president and the board of trustees on major areas of diversity that require attention and resources.

    • Title IX and Compliance
      • Functioning as the Title IX Coordinator, oversee Title IX functions of the college; including review of complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.
      • Develop, revise, and implement policies and procedures that comply with current government regulations.
      • Provide oversight, monitoring and support to ensure responses and investigations are timely, thorough, and impartial providing for the prompt and equitable resolution of complaints.
      • Assist in the selection of investigators in the investigation process for complaints.

    Competencies

    • Adhere to strict professional standards at all times without passion or prejudice.
    • Ability to maintain neutrality, exercise diplomacy, good judgement, and discretion, maintain confidentiality at the highest level.
    • Works collaboratively in partnership and coordination with department leaders.
    • Ability to develop and maintain a compliance matrix and repository of compliance resources.
    • Demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion to support a welcoming environment.
    • Extraordinary organizational skills including efficient management of time and resources.

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.

    Physical Demands
    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 40 pounds.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work (or other times when the college is otherwise closed) may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel
    Limited travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., multicultural education, sociology, critical race and/or gender studies, disability studies, American studies, anthropology, public policy, etc.)
    • Five or more years of experience creating and managing programs that promote inclusion and diversity.
    • Three or more years at a senior level experience with Title IX and/or ADA in higher education or other comparable nonprofit entity.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and community constituents.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems in a positive and productive manner.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Terminal degree, including law degree.
    • Five or more years of experience investigating formal and informal complaints of sexual harassment/misconduct and complaints of prohibitive discrimination, harassment and retaliation involving all forms of alleged violations of applicable policies.
    • Five or more years of experience and knowledge interpreting and applying internal policies and state and federal statutes and regulations dealing with all nondiscrimination laws.
    • Experience creating an inaugural diversity and inclusion program, particularly at a small, rural, private college.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    • Appreciation for the complexities surrounding civil rights and sexual misconduct cases and ability to anticipate issues and adapt quickly to changes in legal and regulatory environment.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the development needs of college students
               

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Director of Housing and Residence Life

    Department: Student Affairs

    The Director of Housing and Residence Life is a full-time, live-on, 12-month administrator in the Student Affairs Office. The Director of Housing and Residence Life serves as administrator and educator for all functions of housing and residence life. In this role the Director of Housing and Residence Life is expected to build a robust and engaging residence life experience. The program will focus on best practices and assessment to continue improving the program. This position reports to the Dean of Students.

    Essential Functions

    Housing

    • Maintains current room rosters, maintenance requests, and building needs.
    • Conducts monthly walkthroughs/inspections of buildings.
    • Oversees all Residence Life programs to contribute to the development of services and strategies for the retention of students.
    • Assists students with roommate issues including conflict resolution and mediation.
    • Maintains proper records of building safety and fire inspections as well as the daily rounds of the Residence Life Staff.

    Residence Life

    • Focus on building strong team dynamics amongst both Area Coordinators and Resident Assistants that allows for customer service and active engagement.
    • Build strong training plans for Area Coordinators and Residents Assistants based on best practices in the field and CAS standards.
    • Oversees all trainings for residence life staff to ensure the program continues building on professional and interpersonal skills.
    • Actively seeks engagement opportunities for residential staff with students. Creating intentional communities in all housing areas across campus.
    • Develop programming based on student wellness and community needs.
    • Oversight and visioning for programming in the residence halls to meet the evolving needs of our student population
    • Conduct semesterly assessments with residence life staff to address additional training needs.

    Strategic Leadership

    • Research relevant professional Residence Life programs and common practices continually to maintain effectiveness and implement strategies that could be used in the retention of students.

    Policies and Procedures of the Student Affairs Office

    • Implements and carries out the policies of the Lees-McRae Student Handbook.
    • Consult and work closely with the Director of Conduct and Citizenship, the Director of Counseling Services, and the Dean of Students about students of concern.

    Budget Management

    • Maintain the budget areas of Housing and Residence Life and justify any expenses therein as expenses that are feasible/necessary to carrying out the mission and goals of the Student Affairs Office and of the College.
    • Maintains, plans, projects, and prepares budgetary needs in conjunction with Housing and Residence Life to enhance and uniquely establish the overall experience for the Lees-McRae College Student.
    • Works closely with the Dean of Students to ensure budgetary policies and guidelines are followed.

    Personnel

    • Recruits, hires, and trains all Area Coordinators and Resident Assistants.
    • Meets weekly with individual Area Coordinators to ensure Residence Life policies and procedures are being carried out effectively throughout the campus.
    • Teaches the Resident Assistant Leadership Class SSC-111 in the Fall and SSC-112 in the Spring.

    Collaboration

    • Works with Student Affairs staff on shared events like but not limited to: Mountain Day of Service, Exam Breakfast, Student Appreciation Week, Orientation, Open House, Baccalaureate, Commencement.
    • Collaborates with Campus Life and Athletics to assist in getting students actively engaged in their campus community.
    • Works with Campus Safety and Security to ensure the campus remains safe and that concerns are dealt with when they arise.
    • Works with Admissions on creating and maintaining showrooms.
    • Works with conferencing and events in preparation of and during summer months.
    • Serves as primary contact with Aramark facilities staff for all residence hall needs.
      • Attends monthly Aramark facilities meetings.
    • Serves on other campus committees as assigned.

    Office Management

    • Responsible for ID system. This includes, but is not limited to: ordering supplies, updating card design, making IDs, updating records each semester, and training other staff on utilizing the software.
    • Manages input of data and continued updates with The Housing Director (aka THD).
    • Will serve as on-site THD expert and will host trainings for students, campus safety and security, and residence life staff.
    • General administrative housing duties including, but not limited to: parent/student phone calls (inquiries, complaints, concerns, etc.), parent/student emails. These duties require prompt and thorough response in order to positively represent the College.

    Additional Duties

    • Serves in the senior on-call capacity to respond to incidents on campus.
    • Provides training for SAO on-call as well as building semesterly duty schedule.
    • Oversees all pet registration and leads Pet Council.
    • Oversees approval process for Emotional Support Animals.
    • Participates in other programs and projects as assigned.


    Competencies

    • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
    • Knowledge of legal issues in higher education, student development theory and practice, and trends in higher education.
    • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and to be proactive in difficult circumstances.
    • Teamwork Orientation.
    • Thoroughness.
    • Ellucian Colleague
    • Adirondack Solutions THD

    Supervisory Responsibility
    Supervises professional staff and work study students, as needed.


    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.


    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ability to serve as the 24 hour “on-call” staff member.

    Periodic evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.


    Required Education and Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Student Development or related field
    • Experience in Housing and/or Residence Life
    • History of working collaboratively and effectively with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and contracted groups
    • Ability to supervise student and professional staff

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Library Technician (Part-Time/Temporary)

    Department: Library
    Category: Part-Time, Temporary 

    The Library Technician for Public Services is responsible for working with the library patrons by maintaining circulation records, maintaining reserve materials, answering patron questions, maintaining all periodical records, assisting with technical services and other office duties.

    Essential Functions

    1. Circulation Duties
      a. Keep patron records updated in the integrated library system
      b. Manage library reserve system for course reserves
      c. Supervise day time work study students and provide support for work study training
      d. Oversee shelving activities
      e. Manage overdue materials
      f. Keep shelving areas neat and clean
      g. Maintain circulation statistics
    2. Periodical Duties
      a. Sort library mail and maintain records for new periodicals and newspapers
      b. Maintain back periodicals in the mega file storage room
      c. Maintain and updated periodical holdings records
      d. Maintain eresources A-Z list
      e. Maintain periodical usage statistics
    3. Public Services
      a. Assist patrons with locating print materials
      b. Assist patrons with eresources
      c. Answer ready reference questions from patrons
      d. Maintain up to date knowledge of library systems and resources
      e. Keep public areas clean and neat
    4. Puddingstone Press
      a. Maintain inventory records of titles published by Puddingstone Press
      b. Process order requests for Puddingstone materials
      c. Process Puddingstone invoices and deposits
      d. Assist Director with future of Puddingstone vision
    5. Jones-Pritchett Archive
      a. Assist Library Technician for Technical Services with archive activities
    6. General Office Duties
      a. Answer phones and direct calls
    7. Perform other duties as assigned

    Competencies

    1. Good interpersonal skills
    2. General computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word & Excel
    3. Ability to learn new computer programs
    4. Well organized

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment
    Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like.


    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a part-time, temporary position. Days and hours of work will vary.
    Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience
    A high school diploma is required.

    Preferred Education and Experience
    An associate's degree is preferred.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Costume Shop Supervisor (Part-Time)

    Department: Theatre Arts
    Category: Part-time

    The position of Costume Shop Supervisor operates August–May in conjunction with the academic year. As the Costume Shop Supervisor, the employee is responsible for the upkeep, stock and all products produced in the Whitsell Costume Shop. The Costume Shop Supervisor oversees all work study and Davis Scholarship recipients who work in the shop.

    Essential Functions

    Organization and Planning

    • Maintain accurate inventory of tools, materials and supplies.
    • Purchase tools, materials and supplies as needed and maintain costume shop budget.
    • Create build schedule for each academic production.
    • Create/maintain work study schedules and arrange work days to accommodate student learning and production completion.
    • Maintain and oversee costume shop rental program.

    Supervision and Management

    • Supervise work studies and Davis Scholarship recipients who work in the costume shop.
    • Maintain safe use guidelines/training for all students entering the costume shop.
    • Oversee student designers for productions as they arise.
    • Oversee technical students during tech weeks assisting with training of technical needs, and theatrical crew positions.

    Training

    • Train new work studies each year in shop safety, sewing, pattern making/using, draping, and restoration, design and alteration.
    • Train students in proper care of specialty equipment used in the costume shop.

    Other duties as assigned.

    Competencies

    • Ability to sew (both hand and machine), alter patterns, dye fabric, and drape fabrics
    • Must have knowledge of fabric types and best uses of fabrics
    • Previous shop management experience is desired
    • Ability to create paperwork using word, excel, and/or publisher
    • Desire to work with college students in an educational situation
    • Mature, calm and professional demeanor/disposition needed
    • Ability to work with the public
    • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with students, designers and directors.
    • Leadership skills
    • Supervisory and/or Management skills

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has supervisory responsibilities over student workers.

    Work Environment
    Work is performed in a costume shop environment.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a part-time position. Days and hours of work are flexible, to be determined in conjunction with Director of Theatre Arts.

    May work some nights, weekends, or times when the College is otherwise closed.

    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Minimum of a BA in theatre, desire a degree in costume design or technology

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Professional theatre experience desired
    • Previous experience working in academic theatre a plus

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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    Campus Police Officer

    Performs a wide variety of law enforcement functions, including but not limited to: campus patrol and security, crime prevention, criminal investigation, community service and assistance, and other law enforcement related duties.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Utilizes relationship based, community building, proactive policing techniques to ensure human safety and the security of campus property.
    • Utilizes sound professional judgement and de-escalation training to resolve various law enforcement scenarios within a diverse community.
    • Respond to emergency situations providing basic first aid, liaison with other police or emergency agency personnel, as appropriate.
    • Apprehends and/or identifies crime suspects; arrests, cites, and books crime suspects per North Carolina General Statutes and all other applicable laws and codes; questions and advises suspects of constitutional rights
    • Prepare written reports, collect evidence, and gather victim/witness statements of criminal acts or violations of College policy.
    • Maintains high visibility patrolling campus property on foot and by vehicle to identify hazardous conditions, take corrective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards to persons or college property.
    • Monitor police and fire department radio channels and emergency phone lines and respond to calls for service in a timely manner.
    • Perform traffic control duties and motorist assistance.
    • Leads and participates in crime prevention and campus safety training programs as required.
    • Assists with training of newly hired Campus Police Officers and College Security Officers.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Competencies

    1. Ethical Conduct
    2. Stress Management/Composure
    3. Teamwork orientation
    4. Thoroughness

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment
    Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, snow, ice rain or heat.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

    • Stand or walk constantly (for up to 12 hours) on various surfaces.
    • Run, Climb stairs and ladders.
    • Occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to stay calm in stressful or emergency situations

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time, non-exempt position. May work a variety of hours, including overnight shifts, holidays, or weekends. May require overtime or on-call assignments.

    This position is considered “essential”. In order to meet the needs of the College, Campus Police Officers must be available for recall to the college in emergency situations, including man-made or natural disasters. The department is organized along a standard law enforcement model: Campus Police Officers must wear a uniform on duty; are subject to inspection and a formal chain of command.

    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.

    Required Education and Experience

    1. Current law enforcement certification, or meet the standards required for employment and certification as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina, including completion of Basic Law Enforcement Training
    2. Clear criminal background check
    3. Valid NC driver’s license and clear driving record
    4. Professional appearance and demeanor
    5. Computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel)
    6. Ability to regularly work various hours and/or overtime

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Post-secondary degree in criminal justice or related field
    2. Prior law enforcement experience
    3. CPR, First-Aid, and/or AED certifications
    4. Completion of a formal diversity and inclusion training program

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Continuous alertness to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.

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    Campus Security Officer (Part-Time)

    Department: Office of Campus Safety and Security
    Category: Non-Exempt

    Summary/Objective
    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.


    Essential Functions

    • Provide excellent customer service through proactive interaction with the staff, students, guests, and visitors.
    • Patrol campus property on foot and by vehicle to identify hazardous conditions, take corrective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards to persons or college property.
    • Respond to calls for service in a timely manner. Monitor police and fire department radio channels and emergency phone lines.
    • Respond to emergency situations providing basic first aid, and alerting additional police or emergency personnel, as appropriate.
    • Lock and unlock buildings at specified times, provide crowd control at special events as required.
    • Prepare written reports, collect evidence, and gather victim/witness statements of criminal acts or violations of College policy.
    • Perform traffic control duties including issuing parking citations and motorist assistance.
    • Other duties as assigned


    Competencies
    1. Ethical Conduct.
    2. Stress Management/Composure.
    3. Teamwork orientation.
    4. Thoroughness.


    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment
    Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, snow, ice rain or heat.


    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    • Stand or walk constantly (for up to 12 hours) on various surfaces.
    • Run, Climb stairs and ladders.
    • Occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to stay calm in stressful or emergency situations


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a part-time, non-exempt position.


    Travel
    No travel is expected for this position.


    Required Education and Experience

    1. High school diploma or GED
    2. Clear criminal background check
    3. Valid NC driver’s license
    4. Neat and professional appearance
    5. Computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel)
    6. Ability to tactfully enforce rules and regulations by using independent judgment within established guidelines.
    7. Security and/or law enforcement experience
    8. Ability to regularly work rotating evening, weekend, and holiday shifts as required.
    9. Ability to work overtime as required.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Associates degree in Criminal justice or related field
    2. Prior Law Enforcement or Security training
    3. CPR, First-Aid, AED Training/Certification Additional Eligibility Qualifications


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Continuous alertness to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.

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    Bus Driver (Part-Time)

    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 information about benefits for employees at Lees-McRae College, please email Mary Furst, director of human resources and benefits administration, at furstm@lmc.edu.