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

Assistant / Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (August 2015)
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 2015. 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.


Assistant / Associate Professor and Director of the Master’s Degree Program in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (July 2015)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time assistant/associate professor and director for a newly established entry-level master degree program in sports medicine and athletic training. We seek an experienced and dynamic leader who is interested in creating a high quality athletic training program that interfaces effectively with the department of physical therapy and athletics. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in athletic training or a related discipline; prior experience in higher education; BOC certified and eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Responsibilities include teaching, active participation in scholarly activity, program development, and overseeing CAATE accreditation requirements.

The Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Program is associated with new state–of-the-art facilities, along with Physical Therapy and athletics. These facilities, which are completely adapted for individuals with disabilities, include a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool.

The anticipated starting date for this position is July 2015. 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 research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27761.


Assistant Professor of Accounting (Tenure-Track, August 2015)

The Department of Business and Economics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of accounting starting in August 2015. The assistant professor of accounting is responsible for teaching a standard academic course load as assigned by the chair of the Department of Business and Economics and/or the Director of the Master of Business Administration program. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three undergraduate degrees in business (Business Administration, Accounting and Economics) as well as an M.B.A. degree. Courses are taught by faculty with years of experience in research, consulting, government, entrepreneurship, and international studies. Departmental coursework focuses on building proficiencies and knowledge in key areas, such as information technology, ethics, professionalism, and teamwork, while stressing the development of critical thinking, creativity, and communications skills. The position requires a C.P.A. with a master’s degree in accounting and/or taxation preferred; as well, a C.P.A. with an M.B.A. will be considered; a Ph.D. in accountancy is highly desirable. Qualifications also include: professional experience in accounting; previous program and curriculum course development experience; experience teaching in a college classroom at the undergraduate and/or master’s level is highly desirable as well as a prior record of teaching excellence including but not limited to blended and online delivery. Qualifications to teach courses in additional disciplines is highly desirable. A familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable; as well as a commitment to the assessment of learning outcomes. More information about the department can be found at http://www.lvc.edu/business-economics/. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts at http://apply.interfolio.com/27042. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Assistant Professor of Business and Operations Management (August 2015); two position openings

The assistant professor of business and operations management is responsible for teaching a standard course load at both the master’s and bachelor’s levels. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three bachelor’s degrees in business (Accounting, Business Administration and Health Care Management) and an MBA degree to working professionals earning their degree through part-time enrollment. This is a nine month, non-tenure track faculty position. Qualifications include: a Ph.D. in operations management or related field, or a D.B.A. with a master’s degree in operations management or related field and significant professional experience in operations management or related field; academically qualified to teach in at least one other specialty area (e.g. business statistics); applicable professional certifications (i.e. LEAN, Six Sigma, ERP, SAP) are preferred; experience teaching at the master’s level is highly desirable; and a record of excellence in teaching including blended and online delivery is also preferred. Some executive level work experience or consulting is preferred as well as program, curriculum, or online course development experience. Familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/26595.


Assistant Professor of Business (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Business and Economics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of business starting in August 2015. The assistant professor of business is responsible for teaching a standard academic course load as assigned by the chair of the department of business and economics and the director of the master of business administration. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three undergraduate degrees in business (Business Administration, Accounting and Economics) as well as an MBA degree. Courses are taught by faculty with years of experience in research, consulting, government, entrepreneurship, and international studies. Departmental coursework focuses on building proficiencies and knowledge in key areas, such as information technology, ethics, professionalism, and teamwork, while stressing the development of critical thinking, creativity, and communications skills. The position requires a Ph.D. or D.B.A in Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Business Communication or a business related area of study. A.B.D. doctoral candidates with specializations as indicated will also be considered. Experience teaching in a college classroom at the undergraduate and/or master’s level is highly desirable as well as a prior record of teaching excellence including but not limited to blended and online delivery. Also preferred is executive level business/professional experience or consulting; program and curriculum course development experience; familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable; as well as a commitment to the assessment of learning outcomes. More information about the department can be found at http://www.lvc.edu/business-economics/. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts at http://apply.interfolio.com/26918. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Artist Teacher of Studio Voice and Musical Theater (Non Tenure Track, Recurring Appointment, August 2015)
The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks an Artist Teacher of studio voice and musical theater. The successful candidate will teach studio lessons as well as voice class and courses in musical theater performance. Qualifications include a Master's degree in music, college-level teaching experience, experience teaching musical theater to students of various backgrounds and preparations, and functional piano ability. The ability to use computer-assisted instruction is desirable. Responsibilities: teach voice lessons in a variety of styles, including musical theater and other contemporary styles according to expertise; teach voice class to non-voice majors; develop and teach one or two courses per year in musical theater; advise a cohort of undergraduate music majors.

Lebanon Valley College offers four music degrees: BS in Music Education, BM in Music Recording Technology, BA in Music Business, and BA in Music. These programs enroll over 10% of the total student population at LVC and are recognized as a special strength of the College. Wig and Buckle, the College’s student-run theatre program, has a nearly 80-year history at LVC, and it offers two plays, one musical, and one showcase annually. Wig and Buckle recently has been celebrated by the President and Board of Trustees of LVC as a model program for student-led collaboration across campus. More information about the department can be found at www.lvc.edu/music.

For best consideration, a cover letter should address the candidate's general qualifications for the position and be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, evidence of successful performance experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Other materials may be requested of finalists for the position (e.g., official transcripts, portfolio, recordings, etc.) Please submit materials through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28396. The position will remain open until filled.


Assistant Professor of Education (Tenure-Track, August 2015)

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Education invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of education position beginning August 2015. Qualifications include private or public school experience in special education, K-8; Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred and A.B.D. will be considered. Responsibilities include teaching courses in special education, supervising student teachers, and advising students enrolled in the education program. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: early childhood/special education, assessment, intensive language instruction, special education process, and inclusive practices. Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy statement and three recent letters of recommendation, including phone numbers of the recommending parties at http://apply.interfolio.com/27406 by February 13, 2015. Salary and rank are commensurate with educational credentials, licenses, certification and experience.

Teaching Fellow in English
The Lebanon Valley College Department of English invites applications for a teaching fellow in English with a specialization in communications and creative writing. The position is a one-year, full-time, position with a 3-4 teaching load. Candidates who have completed the Ph.D., as well as candidates who are nearing completion of the Ph.D. will be considered. Candidates should have a prior record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses that include first-year writing, multimedia narratives, and persuasive writing. Complete applications, including cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and at least three letters of reference should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28613. The position will be open until filled with best consideration given to candidates who apply by February 20, 2015.
 

Teacher Education Program Consultant (Part-time)
The Lebanon Valley College department of education seeks a part-time teacher education program consultant. The teacher education program consultant has a broad role with varying functions and responsibilities. The primary function of the position is working with the chair and the faculty members of the education and music education departments to meet major review PDE standards at a distinguished level. The program consultant is scheduled for 18 hours per week during the academic year. Qualifications include: Master’s degree preferred; knowledge of PDE higher education initiatives and requirements; experience with higher education program assessment; and familiarity with software designed to compile assessment data. For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28612. The position will remain open until filled.


Teacher Education Program Consultant (Part-time)
The Lebanon Valley College department of education seeks a part-time teacher education program consultant. The teacher education program consultant has a broad role with varying functions and responsibilities. The primary function of the position is working with the chair and the faculty members of the education and music education departments to meet major review PDE standards at a distinguished level. The program consultant is scheduled for 18 hours per week during the academic year. Qualifications include: Master’s degree preferred; knowledge of PDE higher education initiatives and requirements; experience with higher education program assessment; and familiarity with software designed to compile assessment data. For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28612. The position will remain open until 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 to work@lvc.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until 2014-2015 openings are filled.

Instructors for Professional Studies
The professional studies program at Lebanon Valley College seeks subject matter experts to develop professionally-oriented curriculum and to teach non-credit courses in the areas of organizational development and leadership, performance management, public administration, business, communications, and information technology and cyber security. Qualifications include a combination of an earned master’s degree, preferred, or a bachelor’s degree and professional experience in the field, and/or relevant professional certifications. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Experience with both online and blended course delivery is preferred; and an appreciation of adult learners is essential. The office of graduate and professional studies at Lebanon Valley College enrolls working adults who are seeking innovative, relevant professional development opportunities. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. or resume, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/26215. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue through the academic year as positions become available.





Administrative Openings

Director of the Bishop Library
The director of the bishop library at Lebanon Valley College provides strategic vision, direction, and leadership for the continued development and advancement of the library as a center of academic excellence for the 21st century. The director works closely with faculty, students and staff to ensure that the library remains a vital and innovative resource for learning and an effective partner with all educational operations on campus and the broader community. Qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLS degree is required and a second master’s degree (or doctorate) is preferred; a minimum of five years of progressive administrative experience in an academic library is preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and an understanding of the issues, challenges and current trends and developments facing higher education especially as they relate to the application of appropriate information technologies and information literacy and assessment within an academic library. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27053.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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Associate Director of Career Development
The Lebanon Valley College Center for Career Development seeks an associate director of career development. The associate director conducts all aspects of employer relations for the purpose of enhancing employment and internship opportunities for students, and provides career and job-search advising and services to students and alumni. Qualifications include: a Master’s degree in student personnel services, counseling, guidance or related field; a preferred minimum of three years of applicable experience in career services, career or vocational counseling, placement, student personnel, student development in higher education or a closely related field; excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation, social media, and analytical skills; a proven ability to provide instruction and guidance regarding job search and graduate school application skills, including resume development, interview skills, writing of professional statements/essays, etc.; an understanding and appreciation of the role technology plays in delivery of career services; and preferred experience in using career management database systems and related online recruiting packages. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28370 by March 1, 2015.

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Controller
The Lebanon Valley College Business Office seeks a controller. The controller provides accounting and financial reporting leadership and oversight to the college and ensures compliance with applicable Federal and State regulations. The controller is responsible for the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and controls, management of accounting functions, financial reporting and audit, cash management, and oversight of business operations. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree; MBA or CPA is preferred; 7 years of successful experience in the same or a related field, preferably in a higher education setting; proven successful management experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively; excellent customer service skills with a particular focus on being student centric; ability to multitask with success and meet deadlines; ability to demonstrate open communication with a commitment to transparency in decision making; and the capacity to work effectively in a team environment and also work well independently. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28471 by February 27, 2015.

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Payroll and Grant Accountant
The Lebanon Valley College Business Office seeks a payroll and grant accountant. The payroll and grant accountant prepares and processes the payroll for faculty, staff, and student employees and supports grant and sponsored contract accounting. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree in a related field; a minimum of three years’ experience in payroll processing; experience in higher education preferred; knowledge of Colleague and ADP software is preferred; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively; excellent customer service skills with a particular focus on being student centric; ability to multitask with success and meet deadlines; and the capacity to work effectively in a team environment and also work well independently. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28473 by February 27, 2015.

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Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Advancement seeks a director of stewardship and donor relations. The director of stewardship and donor relations designs, coordinates and manages a comprehensive stewardship program which includes: monitoring fund stewardship and fund usage campus-wide; preparing annual reports to donors on endowed funds and current restricted gifts; developing and executing personalized stewardship activities; drafting memorandums of understanding for endowments; coordinating gift acknowledgements and providing oversight for donor recipient events. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of three years of development experience, preferably in higher education; experience within the area of stewardship preferred; knowledge of fundraising and familiarity with Lebanon Valley College is desirable; knowledge and ability to conceptualize and manage a comprehensive and strategic stewardship program; ability to identify, measure, report and act on industry trends in stewardship; a demonstrated ability to direct complex projects; and the ability to creatively meet the goal of continuous improvement within advancement resources. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28475. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by February 13, 2015.

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Assistant Director of Advancement Research
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Advancement seeks an assistant director of advancement research who will work independently and with the director of advancement research to identify prospective donors; research and report biographical and financial information; and oversee a prospect management system to prioritize and track activity. As part of the research team, the assistant director will partner with development and alumni staff members to achieve fundraising goals of Lebanon Valley College. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of one year of non-profit fundraising experience, preferably in higher education, or previous experience in market or legal research; proven research and analytical techniques, emphasizing the ability to gather, evaluate and synthesize large amounts of data from various sources; advanced knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word; and experience with or proficient in relational database systems preferred. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28476. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by February 13, 2015.

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Staff Openings

LVC Arnold Sports Center Building Supervisor (Part-time)
The Lebanon Valley College Arnold Sports Center seeks a part-time building supervisor to assure building safety in the Arnold Sports Center; assist and guide sports center members; and follow building opening and closing procedures. Hours for the position are scheduled up to 12 hours a week and occur mostly on evenings and weekends. Hourly rate is $9.50. Qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum age of 21 years; excellent customer service skills; high dependability and reliability; current CPR/AED certified/trained or the ability to be certified/trained; and the ability to lift up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and application or resume with contact information of three professional references to work@lvc.edu. The position will remain open until filled.


Administrative Assistant for the Registrar’s Office (Part-time)
The Lebanon Valley College Office of the Registrar seeks a part-time administrative assistant for 25 hours per week. The administrative assistant for the registrar's office provides administrative 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 verifications and classroom reservations; maintaining student/academic records and data; and other administrative support duties. The hourly rate is $11.65. 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), the Internet, and e-mail. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28479 by February 1, 2015.

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Mail Services and Business Operations Assistant
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Business Services seeks a mail services and business operations assistant. The mail services and business operations assistant supports the lead technician with all aspects of the mail and service room. The assistant also supports the business operations administrator with purchasing and administrative functions. 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), the internet, and e-mail. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28486 by February 8, 2015.

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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.