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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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Assistant / Associate Professor of Athletic Training

Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a new 12-month, tenure track, full-time, assistant/associate professor of athletic training in the athletic training program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching, curriculum development and assessment, program administration and campus and professional service. The program partners with LVC's fully accredited physical therapy program. 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). The successful candidate will have leadership and teaching experience in a Commission on Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited program and a doctoral degree in Athletic Training or a closely related field. The faculty member’s teaching load will be determined by the program director. Previous teaching exprience and evidence of scholarship is preferred. Please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/athletic-training/index.aspx for more information about the department or contact: Joseph Murphy Ph.D., ATC, LAT, assistant professor and director of the athletic training program, (717) 867-6845, jmurphy@lvc.edu. The anticipated start date is July 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/37450.

Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Physics beginning August 2017. This full-time, three-year, renewable term position (with the potential for conversion to tenure track) requires a Ph.D. in physics or a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an upper-division elective course in physics, while also contributing to courses at the introductory level. The successful candidate will also be expected to establish an undergraduate research program, preferably in an area of experimental physics. Opportunities also exist for engaging in our newly redesigned liberal arts curriculum. Candidates with experience in innovative teaching pedagogies and learning technologies are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37577. 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
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

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.

Adjunct Instructor of Drum Set

The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks an adjunct instructor of drum set. The successful candidate will teach individual lessons in drum set styles and techniques. Qualifications include a master's degree in music or equivalent professional experience; college-level teaching experience; extensive live and/or recording performance experience; and knowledge of jazz, pop/rock, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban genres are required. Not required, but preferred is the ability to teach hand drums, Latin percussion, and tabla.

Responsibilities include: develop appropriate course syllabi, teach 30- or 60-minute weekly drum set lessons to undergraduate students (music majors and non-majors), prepare select students for recitals, work in conjunction with jazz ensemble directors on repertoire, and participate in biannual teaching evaluations (juries).

Lebanon Valley College offers four music degrees: BS in Music Education, BM in Audio Music Production, 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.

For best consideration, a cover letter should address the candidate's general qualifications for the position. The application should include a curriculum vitae (resume and selected discography), evidence of successful teaching experience as a private studio instructor of drum set, and evidence of successful performance experience (links to video). The application must be accompanied by two letters of support, a statement on teaching philosophy, and unofficial academic transcripts. Applications should be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37116 by November 1, 2016.





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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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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Network Support Specialist

The Lebanon Valley College Office of Information Technology is seeking a network support specialist. The network support specialist is responsible for the operation and support of the campus data network and the college's Internet connection. The network support specialist is part of the Infrastructure and Security group within the office of Information Technology and reports to the manager of infrastructure and security. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with post-secondary training in a computer related field; a minimum of two years related experience; excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills; and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37121. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Counselor

The Lebanon Valley College Office of Counseling Services seeks a part time counselor for 26-28 hours per week during the academic year. The successful candidate will support a comprehensive counseling program that fosters a strong sense of self, others, and community. Reporting to the director of counseling, the part time counselor will provide direct student services through individual, couples and group therapy; assessment; crisis intervention on a rotating basis; and psycho-education around the LVC campus, with areas to include; residential life, athletics and recreation/wellness. Educational and licensing requirements include: master’s or doctoral degree in clinical social work, clinical or counseling psychology or related field; and Pennsylvania licensed or license eligible. Experience in counseling within a college counseling center with a diverse student population is highly desirable. Knowledge of and experience with mental health models, policies and procedures related to the field of psychology and clinical counseling, and the ability to work in a team environment is also required. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, C.V., and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37264 by October 1, 2016.

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Staff Openings


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 September 5, 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.

 

Business Office and Student Accounts Assistant (Part-Time)

The Lebanon Valley College Business Office seeks a part-time business office and student accounts assistant. Reporting the assistant controller and the director of student accounts, the assistant supports the business office and student accounts and provides exceptional customer service to students and their families. Qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent; a minimum of two years successful administrative support experience; excellent organizational 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; the capacity to deal effectively with a wide range of constituencies and confidential situations; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The position is part-time, 20 hours per week. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37262. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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Assistant Track and Field Coach - Throws Area (Part-Time)

Lebanon Valley College seeks a part-time assistant track and field coach to assist in coaching, teaching, planning, organizing, directing, and implementing all phases of the College’s NCAA Division III men and women’s track and field program as determined by the head coach. A minimum of 3 years previous varsity coaching / playing experiences in the discipline of throwing areas are required. The successful candidate should have knowledge of all four collegiate throwing events. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37584. Application deadline is October 15, 2016.


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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.