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 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 January 7, 2015. Salary and rank are commensurate with educational credentials, licenses, certification and experience.


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.




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.

Adjunct Instructor(s) of Physics (Spring 2015)
The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College seeks instructors for introductory physics lectures and laboratories for Spring 2015. Qualifications include teaching experience and a master's degree in physics or a related field. Complete applications, including a cover letter, resume, and reference list should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/26592. Please also indicate your availability (morning, afternoon, evening) in your cover letter.




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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Residential Life Area Coordinator
The Lebanon Valley College office of student affairs seeks a residential life area coordinator. The residential life area coordinator is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional, who oversees approximately 300-500 students in residential facilities; supervises and advises 15-20 student staff; and participates in student behavioral problem intervention. The area coordinator provides on-call coverage; facilitates residence hall programming; creates and develops programs; assists in the resident assistant recruitment and selection process; assists with the training and evaluation of resident assistants; and has opportunities for participation in other areas of residential life and student affairs. This position includes a semi-furnished apartment as well as a meal plan while the College is in session. Qualifications include a master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, or a related field preferred; live-in experience and prior judicial experience in residential life is also preferred; excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills; strong supervisory, organizational, leadership, and relationship skills; and the ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends. Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28034. The position will remain open until filled.

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Communications Specialist

The Lebanon Valley College office of marketing and communications seeks a communications specialist. The communication specialist researches and produces creative copy and editorial content for a variety of platforms. The specialist also serves as a resource for external media outlets and the College’s leader in identifying, researching, writing, pitching, and placing stories and events. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related discipline; relevant experience in the field; extensive knowledge of relevant software, photography, and computer needs; familiarity with and/or aptitude for new and emerging technologies; excellent communication skills both orally and written; and a willingness and ability to work non-traditional hours. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28251 by January 11, 2015.

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Staff Openings

Library Technician (Part-time Evenings/Weekends)
The Bishop Library at Lebanon Valley College seeks a part-time library technician for evenings and weekends. The library technician is responsible for overseeing the evening/weekend operations of the Bishop Library including assisting with coordinating the work and training of student workers. Additional duties include: coordinate and support circulation and reserve routines as well as provide direct service to library patrons; library safety and closing routines; perform interlibrary loan, document delivery, technical services, and other library-related tasks and projects as assigned. Scheduled hours are 4:30 pm to midnight two days per week (as well as every other Saturday and Sunday, specific days and hours may vary) for approximately 15 to 25 hours per week; some holiday hours may be required. The part time, evening and weekend library technician works during the academic year (approximately mid-August through mid-May); hourly rate is $11.65. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/28097. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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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.




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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.