Work@LVC

Lebanon Valley College is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 1,630 students and a tradition of excellence in teaching. Located in south central Pennsylvania, the College is within a two-hour drive of Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Annually placed in the top tier of comparable institutions in the region, LVC is also ranked in the top three in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” LVC has enjoyed and benefited from a period of sustained growth including student enrollment and extensive new construction and renovation to existing facilities.

Lebanon Valley College has an institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.



Faculty Openings

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics (August 2016)
The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2016 with the possibility of a renewable appointment. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in physics or a related field (ABD considered). Responsibilities for the fall semester include teaching a lecture and concurrent laboratory section of introductory physics and a lecture and concurrent laboratory section of modern physics. Responsibilities for the spring semester will depend on the interests and expertise of the candidate. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/34865. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant / Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (August 2016)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, assistant / associate professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Completion of an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or a related discipline is a requirement for this position. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly activity, clinical activities, and professional service. The Physical Therapy Program is fully accredited, and recently opened a physical therapy clinic where our student-run free clinic also operates. The Physical Therapy Program is housed in the Arnold Sports Center which includes a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool. Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. For more information about the department please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/. The anticipated starting date for this position is August 2016. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27052.
 

Teaching Fellow in Spanish (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a teaching fellow in Spanish for the 2016-2017 academic year. The position is a full-time, nine month position with a 3-3 teaching load. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and intermediate Spanish as well as advanced courses for majors, at least one of which will be in an open area of specialization. The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall semester and three courses in the spring. The salary is $35,000 and includes health insurance benefits and a stipend for professional travel. Candidates should possess ABD or a Ph.D. with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level and a commitment to teaching all levels of Spanish. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching for intercultural competence. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34094. For best consideration, submit all application materials by March 15, 2016; position is open until filled.


Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Africana studies and/or related fields. The area of specialization is open to candidates in the arts, humanities and/or an interdisciplinary field. Disciplinary backgrounds may include but are not restricted to diaspora studies, critical race theory, African American studies, contemporary art, visual and print cultures, African American literature, and media studies. The successful applicant will have earned a PhD in Africana Studies or a closely related field (advanced ABD’s will also be considered), with demonstrated scholarly or artistic promise, a strong commitment to teaching, and ability to contribute to diversity programming on campus. The position will be supported in work across the humanities by a vibrant community of interdisciplinary scholar-teachers working in various artistic and scholarly pursuits toward a pluriversal academy. The teaching load will be negotiated based upon the candidate’s strengths and will include the First-Year Experience and other general education courses that contribute to the development of intercultural competence. In addition, the position will assist in building and expanding inter-departmental collaborations and transdisciplinary curriculum. Please visit http://www.lvc.edu/employment/aboutlvc.aspx for additional information about the position opportunities. Applicants should submit a letter of interest including achievements in interdisciplinary practice, as well as minimum and desired/preferred qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population; three current confidential letters of recommendation; and an unofficial transcript from institution awarding highest degree through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34220The search committee will begin vetting application materials on March 21, 2016; the position will remain open until filled.


Teaching Fellow in Sociology and Criminal Justice (August 2016)
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a teaching fellow in Criminal Justice for the 2016-2017 academic year. The position is a full-time, nine month position with a 3-3 teaching load. Responsibilities include teaching research methods at the 300 or junior level, as well as substantive courses in criminal justice that focus on intercultural communication competence and social justice. Courses could include Criminal Justice Ethics, Intercultural Competent Policing and Re-Entry, as well as an open area of specialization. The candidate will teach three courses in the fall and three in the spring. The salary is $35,000.00 and includes health insurance benefits and a stipend for professional travel. Candidates should possess ABD or a Ph.D. with evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching for intercultural competence. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34433. For best consideration, submit all application materials by April 15, 2016; position is open until filled.


Teaching Fellow in English Communications (August 2016)
The English Department at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a one-year renewable teaching fellow in English communications. The area of specialization is open to candidates in media studies, media production, and multimedia journalism. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses related to writing, reporting and editing across a range of delivery platforms, as well as advising students involved in the campus newspaper, helping to create an immersive experiential learning environment and preparing them for professional success. The teaching load is three courses per semester and may include Journalism I and II, Multimedia Narratives, First Year Experience and other interdisciplinary courses. This position will be encouraged and supported in work across the humanities by a vibrant community of interdisciplinary scholar-teachers working in various artistic and humanistic pursuits. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in communications or a related field and collegiate-level teaching and/or professional journalism experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34543. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.




Adjunct Faculty Openings

Adjunct Instructors, Graduate Business Education
The MBA Program at Lebanon Valley College is seeking adjunct instructors to teach courses in the areas of accounting, finance, business analytics, health care management, operations management, marketing, and supply chain. Qualifications include a combination of an earned doctorate (ie. PhD, DBA, JD) which is preferred, or a master's degree, and professional experience in the field and/or relevant professional certifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience. Online and blended delivery experience is preferred. The MBA Program at Lebanon Valley College enrolls working adults in the greater Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon region who take courses towards their MBA degree on a part-time basis. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/33848. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until openings are filled.


Adjunct Instructor in Spanish (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one or two Spanish courses for the Fall 2016 semester (August 29–December 16). Qualifications include a M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish or related field; fluency in Spanish and English; daytime availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and experience teaching Spanish at the college level. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34095. For best consideration, submit all application materials by May 1, 2016; position is open until filled.




 
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Lebanon Valley College seeks a highly skilled, creative and experienced marketing and communications professional as Executive Director of Marketing and Communications. The executive director will report directly to the president of the College and be a member of the president’s senior staff. S/he will be responsible for providing leadership to the office of marketing and communications, while assisting the president and the senior leadership team with moving the strategic agenda of the college forward. S/he will be expected to enhance and promote LVC’s reputation, visibility, and brand. More information or to apply, visit: http://www.rhperry.com/files/PDF/LVC_ExecDirMarComm_Profile.pdf  

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Head Athletic Trainer
The Lebanon Valley College Department of Athletics is seeking a full time head athletic trainer. Reporting to the director of athletics, responsibilities include supervision of professional and student staff; and continued development, coordination, and administrative duties associated with a comprehensive sports medicine program for intercollegiate athletics. The head athletic trainer also performs professional and administrative services essential for the successful implementation and development of an evidence based patient centered approach to athletic healthcare in conjunction with LVC team physicians. There is a strong research and clinical collaboration between AT services and the health science education programs at the college. AT services is a reporting institution for the Datalys NCAA injury surveillance program. Qualifications include: a required minimum of 3 years professional experience; BOC certified; Pennsylvania Athletic Training licensure; familiarity with NCAA governing rules; understanding of patient outcome scales; clinical teaching in a CAATE approved ATP preferred; availability for significant travel and evening and weekend hours; and a valid PA driver’s license. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/34922.For best consideration, please submit all materials by May 13, 2016.

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Director of Finance and Budget

Lebanon Valley College is seeking a director of finance and budget. Reporting to the vice president of finance and administration, the director of finance and budget is responsible for maintaining the Colleges operating budget, developing long-range forecasts, identifying business process and efficiency improvements, and performing financial and related analytics on a variety of initiatives. The director works collaboratively across all areas of the College and interacts with senior leadership, academic departments, administrative units and board members. Additionally, the director works closely with academic affairs, enrollment management/financial aid, institutional research, and advancement.

Initiatives the director of finance and budget will be involved with include, but are not limited to: developing long-range strategic financial plans and forecasts to support the College’s strategic plan; financial implications for financing and constructing a new health professions building, residence hall, and other capital projects guided by the campus master plan; cash flow forecasting; program cost, contribution and capacity analyses; managing the College budget development process including leading discussions and presentations at the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC); new program financial model development including competitor and pricing analyses; a variety of ROI analyses on current and new initiatives.

Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Accounting; a master’s degree is preferred; 5 years successful experience in the same or a related field, preferably in a higher education setting; experience simplifying and communicating financial information to all constituencies and advanced Excel skills. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34178. For best consideration, please submit all materials by May 8, 2016.

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Head Softball Coach
Lebanon Valley College, a NCAA Division III member of the MAC Commonwealth Conference is accepting applications for the position of head softball coach. Reporting to the director of athletics, the head coach is responsible for the direction and organization of the softball program, the recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student athletes, supervision of coaching staff, game management, practice planning, player skill/leadership development, fiscal responsibility of the program and alumni cultivation. The successful candidate will also be responsible for secondary responsibilities assigned by the director of athletics. Encouraging academic and athletic excellence and adherence to all rules and regulations set forth by Lebanon Valley College, the NCAA and the Middle Atlantic Conference is required; as well as a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three year’s collegiate coaching experience with a preference for head coaching experience. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34261. For best consideration, submit all materials by April 22, 2016; position is open until filled.




Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
Lebanon Valley College, a NCAA Division III member of the MAC Commonwealth Conference is accepting applications for the position of head women’s ice hockey coach. Reporting to the director of athletics, and leading the program in its inaugural season, the head coach is responsible for the direction and organization of the women’s ice hockey program, the recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student athletes, supervision of coaching staff, game management, practice planning, player skill/leadership development, fiscal responsibility of the program and alumni cultivation. The successful candidate will also be responsible for secondary responsibilities assigned by the director of athletics. Encouraging academic and athletic excellence and adherence to all rules and regulations set forth by Lebanon Valley College, the NCAA and the Middle Atlantic Conference is required; as well as a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three year’s collegiate coaching experience with a preference for head coaching experience. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34068. For best consideration, submit all materials by April 1, 2016; position is open until filled.

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Staff Openings

Administrative Assistant for Business Administration, Economics and Digital Communications
Lebanon Valley College seeks a full time administrative assistant for business administration, economics and digital communications. The administrative assistant supports all three areas as well as the chairs and faculty within those areas. Qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent; two years administrative support experience; proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); excellent customer service skills; the ability to multi-task successfully; excellent written and oral communication skills; and the capacity to deal effectively with a wide range of constituencies. The administrative assistant is scheduled for 37.5 hours per week during the academic year and 16 hours per week over the summer break. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to work@lvc.edu by May 10, 2016. 

Fitness Class and Water Exercise Instructors
The Arnold Sports Center at Lebanon Valley College seeks instructors for both fitness classes and water exercise classes. Qualifications include: Current certified fitness instructor (preferably Les Mils for land classes and Arthritis Aquatics for water); the desire and ability to promote a fun and safe environment to participate; the availability to instruct at a variety of times (to include day and evening); and a high school diploma or equivalent. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume (if available) detailing qualifications to work@lvc.edu. Positions will remain open until filled.



Senior Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Lebanon Valley College office of Academic Affairs seeks a senior assistant to the vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty. The senior assistant provides administrative support to the vice president and is responsible for preparing letters, minutes, academic materials, maintaining spreadsheets and office files, and other administrative support duties. Qualifications include: a high school diploma, some college preferred; two years administrative support experience; excellent organizational and time management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; the ability to multitask with success in a fast paced environment; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34638. Position is open until filled.





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Lebanon Valley College is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions, including all hiring decisions, are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion/creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or possession of a GED Certificate in lieu of a high school diploma, or any trait protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and/or College policy. The College strives to hire the most qualified individuals.