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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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (Fall 2017)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, assistant/associate professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly and clinical activities, and professional service. The program is fully accredited, and recently opened a physical therapy clinic where our student-run free clinic also operates. The 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. A new state of the art 60,000 sq ft facility, including a human performance and cadaver lab, will house the health sciences programs (targeted completion by 2018). Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. Qualifications include: completion of an academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.) in physical therapy or a related discipline, or DPT with board certification. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarship is preferred. Please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/ for more information about the department.

The anticipated start date is Fall 2017. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at https://apply.interfolio.com/27052

Program Director for Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of program director for a new communication sciences & disorders undergraduate program leading directly into a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. The College seeks a candidate with teaching, clinical, and/or administrative experience that will work with the VPAA/dean of the faculty and other faculty members in the health professions to further develop the curriculum, hire department faculty, and begin planning for accreditation with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate in speech-language pathology or a related field, and for those holding ASHA certification. This is a tenure-track, 12-month position. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application materials must include a cover letter addressing administrative experience appropriate for leading a new program; experience working with undergraduate and graduate students; experience with ASHA standards, policies, and procedures; evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence; a CV (including current email address and phone number); three current letters of recommendation; and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree.Please submit all materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35630. The position will remain open until filled.

The new Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology Program will join three highly competitive and in-demand programs of study in the health professions. The Physical Therapy Program boasts 100 percent job offer rates for its graduates as well as 100 percent pass rates on the physical therapy board exam. A strong and active alumni network ensures that all department graduates will have extensive support during and after program completion. Two new programs in athletic training and exercise science enrolled their first students in the fall of 2015. The College is in final plans for a $20 million health professions building with an expected completion date of June 2018.

Exercise Science Department Chair
The Lebanon Valley College Department of Exercise Science seeks a department chair. Reporting to the vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty, the chair serves as the director for the Exercise Science Program. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position. Responsibilities include promoting a positive learning environment that encourages high standards of practice and professionalism, oversight of the Human Performance Lab, developing and directing program goals and the ongoing quality improvement processes to ensure the integrity of all program offerings, meeting program/student outcomes and program benchmarks, providing direction in determining the capacity and marketing of the program, assisting with student recruitment, and course instruction. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in exercise science or a closely-related field, leadership and teaching experience in an exercise science program, knowledge and expertise with assessing program quality and student outcomes, capacity to be innovative and forward thinking, and strong management skills. Application materials must include a cover letter addressing administrative experience appropriate for the position, experience working with undergraduate students, evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence, a CV (including current email address and phone number), three current letters of recommendation, and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Please submit all materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36261. The position will remain open until filled.

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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. The position will remain open until filled. 

 

Adjunct Instructor in French (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one elementary French course for the Fall 2016 semester (August 29-December 16).  Qualifications include a M.A. or Ph.D. in French or related field; proficiency in French and English; daytime availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and experience teaching 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/35898. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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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Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of corporate and foundation relations to establish and manage relationships with corporate partners, as well as foundations and other friends of the College. The director also solicits sponsorships and generates proposals for LVC’s priority programs. Reporting to the director of development, the director of corporate and foundation relations oversees a portfolio of local and national businesses, and works closely with campus partners to develop sponsorship packages and proposals for corporations to support events and projects. This director works collaboratively with the offices of career development and graduate and professional studies on shared goals and interests. The director shares in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundations and will share responsibilities in authoring proposals, gift agreements, case statements, etc. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of relevant advancement experience in higher education and/or a corporate or sales setting; excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to articulate the mission and vision of LVC; comfort making presentations in front of groups; excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience in relationship-building; availability for significant travel and extensive evening or weekend hours as necessary; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36010. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Gift Planning
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of gift planning. Reporting to the director of development, the director of gift planning oversees the management and continued growth of a comprehensive program that promotes estate and planned gifts. The director cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects, focusing on the specialty area of gift planning. The director also is responsible for managing a plan for the marketing and administration of planned gifts, responding to gift planning inquiries and preparing proposals, and for providing expertise on current federal and state laws that apply to charitable giving. The director works collaboratively with all members of the advancement staff, as well as the president and volunteers, to provide training, assistance, and support in the cultivation and solicitation of gift planning prospects. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; a J.D. or advanced degree is preferred; five years or more in fundraising or a field utilizing similar skills, preferably in the legal/corporate/financial sector; a track record of personally closing significant charitable gifts or significant work with individuals on estate planning instruments with a charitable component; significant travel is required, plus evening and weekend work; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36011. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Annual Giving
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of annual giving. Reporting to the director of development, the director of annual giving plans, coordinates, and manages the College’s annual giving programs and staff to achieve increasingly significant support from alumni, parents, and other friends of the College. The position involves working closely and collaboratively with the vice president for advancement and members of the advancement services, alumni programs, and marketing and communications staff. The director may also work with the president, college vice presidents, and key trustees. The position entails significant interaction with College donors and prospective donors. Travel is required, plus evening and weekend work. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of relevant advancement experience in positions of increasing responsibility; successful supervisory experience; track record of personally closing $1,000+ gifts; experience in growing a robust annual giving program; attention to detail, and the ability to oversee and work on multiple projects; analytical skills to monitor, evaluate, project, and refine the annual giving program and various components in an effort to meet/exceed goals; CMS/Web updating experience; and the ability to use Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36013. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Major Gifts Officer
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a major gifts officer. Reporting to the director of major gifts, the major gifts officer establishes and manages relationships with alumni, parents, organizations, and other friends of the College to solicit major gifts for LVC’s priority programs, projects, and the Annual Fund. The position entails significant interaction with College donors and prospective donors. The position works closely and collaboratively with the director of development, the vice president for advancement, the director of advancement research, and members of advancement services, annual fund, and alumni relations, yet demonstrates an ability to work independently. The major gifts officer also works with the president, vice presidents, key trustees, faculty, and volunteers. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of relevant advancement experience, preferably in higher education; a track record of personally closing gifts of $10,000 or more; proven success in cultivating, soliciting, and closing major gifts; a high level of determination to set and exceed fundraising goals; excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to articulate the mission and vision of LVC; comfort speaking in front of groups; excellent interpersonal skills, and successful experience in relationship-building; the availability for significant travel, plus evening and weekend work; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Registered Staff Nurse (Part Time)

The Lebanon Valley College Shroyer Health Center has an opening for a part time registered staff nurse. The registered staff nurse reports to the director of health services and works 25 hours per week during the academic year. The registered staff nurse provides health care and health education programs for the college community and assists the director of health services in managing the health center. The successful candidate will be a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, have health education experience, and a BSN is preferred. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36887. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Staff Openings

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
Lebanon Valley College’s Department of Athletics seeks qualified candidates for the part-time position of assistant women’s lacrosse coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the recruiting plan for the program; monitoring the academic progress of women’s lacrosse student-athletes; assisting with practice and game plan development; and communicating effectively with players, parents, alumni, and administration. Bachelor’s degree required and college playing experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills, knowledge of the game, and ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the College. This part-time position provides a stipend with no medical benefits. Review of applications will beginimmediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36516.

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Administrative Assistant for the Registrar’s Office
Lebanon Valley College’s Office of the Registrar seeks a part time administrative assistant for 25 hours per week. The administrative assistant for the registrar's office provides support to the office of the registrar and serves as a point of contact for the college community. The administrative assistant is responsible for a variety of services, including responding to inquiries; processing registrations, requests for enrollment verification and classroom reservations; maintaining student/academic records and data; and other administrative support duties. Qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent; a minimum of two years successful administrative support experience; experience using databases preferred; excellent organizational and time management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; the ability to work independently and collegially; the ability to multitask with success in a fast paced environment; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36536 by August 21, 2016.

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Assistant to Academic Affairs and Institutional Research
The assistant to academic affairs and institutional research provides administrative support for academic affairs services and institutional research. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating major events, such as Inquiry and New Student Advising Day; organizing internship evaluations and all course syllabi; assisting with referrals to the Student Success Improvement Team (SSIT); maintaining assessment data collection; and assisting with survey administration, external reporting and ad hoc research requests. This position reports directly to the senior associate dean of academic affairs and supports the assistant dean of academic success, and the associate dean and director of institutional research. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; some college coursework preferred; a high level of confidentiality; strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills; database management experience preferred; an interest in working with quantitative data and research; the ability to adjust to new situations quickly; and a willingness to learn new skills. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36686 by August 28, 2016.

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Assistant Women's Ice Hockey Coach

Lebanon Valley College’s Department of Athletics seeks qualified candidates for the part-time position of assistant women’s ice hockey coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the recruiting plan for the program; monitoring the academic progress of women’s ice hockey student-athletes; assisting with practice and game plan development; and communicating effectively with players, parents, alumni, and administration. Bachelor’s degree required and college playing experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills, knowledge of the game, and ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the College. This part-time position provides a stipend with no medical benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36577.

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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.