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Executive Director of Human Resources
Neva Burke
Brownlee Hall
Mailing Address
LeMoyne-Owen College
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

Telephone Contact
Brenda Massey,
Human Resources Assistant
Office: (901) 435-1591

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Welcome to the Office of Human Resources Employment Opportunities site. If reasonable accommodations are needed, please contact the Office of Human Resources (901) 435-1601. We appreciate your interest in LeMoyne-Owen College, an equal opportunity employer.


E-Verify:


To comply with the Tennessee Lawful Employment Act of 2011, LeMoyne-Owen College verifies employment eligibility of all new employees using E-verify.

 

Notice to Applicants – Please Read Before Applying for any Position.


We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at LeMoyne-Owen College. The College only accepts resumes for advertised positions on our website or other external source. Please do not submit a resume unless you are applying for a specific advertised position. To be considered for a position, you only need to submit a cover letter and resume initially.


Submit your cover letter and resume (or vita for faculty positions) to jobs@loc.edu. It is critically important that you include the job code in the subject line of your e-mail as it is listed in the particular job to which you are applying. List the code only and not the words JOBCODE in the subject line. Failure to follow this instruction will result in your resume not being recognized nor retrieved when a sort function is used to identify applicants for a specific opening. You do not need to complete an employment application unless you are contacted for an interview. The employment application cannot be completed online. As such, please click on the employment application icon to the right to download the application to complete it. You may either mail or hand-deliver your application to the Office of Human Resources, if you have been contacted for an interview. The office is located on the first floor of the Brownlee Hall Administration Building, Room 1.

 

If sufficient time permits before your interview, you may mail your application to:


LeMoyne-Owen College
Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Employment Application Enclosed
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

 

Otherwise, fax a copy of your employment application to (901) 435-1603 and bring the original to the interview with you.

 

We apologize in advance that we cannot respond to telephone calls to verify receipt of your resume due to the volume of resumes received for open positions. It can take up to 2-3 weeks following the closing date of a job posting before applicants are contacted for an interview. Again, we thank you for visiting our website and your interest in wanting to work for LeMoyne-Owen College.

 

Sincerely,
Office of Human Resources

 

 

 



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JOB TITLE

Athletic Compliance/Student Support Specialist

JOB CODE

ACSSS082016                

REPORTS TO:

Athletics Director

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT:

Office of the President/Athletics

CLASSIFICATION

Full-time, 12-months, benefits eligible

POSTED

August 24, 2016

AVAILABLE

Open Until Filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Athletic Compliance/Student Support Specialist reports directly to the Athletics Director and has the primary responsibilities of monitoring all areas of compliance with NCAA, SIAC, and LeMoyne-Owen College (LOC) rules and regulations on behalf of LOC, its faculty, staff, student-athletes and persons with LOC athletics interest; certify initial and continuing student-athlete eligibility; coordinate grant-in-aid activities; serve as the public relations leader for the athletics’ Sports Information program. He/she is responsible for working with the LOC Public Relations Director and the Media Coordinator for communication purposes and to market the College and the Athletics Department; assist in the long-term planning and evaluation of the department.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Completes the annual NCAA reports.
Completes all reports as requested by the SIAC and LOC.
Monitors athletic recruiting to ensure compliance.
Certifies student-athletes for collegiate athletics participation by applying NCAA II Rules.
Provides educational sessions for athletics staff, student-athletes and persons with the College’s athletics interests to disseminate NCAA Rules.
Markets all athletics programs; works with the College’s Public Relations Director on marketing initiatives; maintains, updates and monitors web-site /social media;  assists with  licensing and media relations, including building/managing press relations and releases.
Operates/manages Compliance Assistance, a managing information system provided by the NCAA for member institutions to ensure accuracy in tracking and reporting.
Advises faculty of student-athlete absences due to traveling for athletic events, ensuring that legitimate absences are code as “missed-class exceptions”.
Coordinates the academic enhancement (study hall) with the assistance of each sport’s coaching staff.
Issues progress reports for all student-athletes.
Supervises/monitors tutors who work one-on-one with the student-athlete population.
Fosters positive working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and all external constituencies in the athletic department.
Represents the College and department at professional meetings and with various external constituencies.
Develops monitors, oversees athlete academic support programs, directs fund-raising activities, and promotes intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the College, consistent with College fiscal policies.
Adheres to NCAA rules/regulations governing the recruitment of players, player eligibility, team rosters, games, scheduling, practicing, etc. to ensure full compliance.
Serves on committees as appointed by the Athletics Director.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
One to two years of athletics administration, compliance, recruiting experience, higher education or related field required.
Experience in NCAA Division II athletics is highly desired, as well as solid knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations that impact college athletic programs.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge and understanding of athletic issues as they relate to the administration of college athletic programs and the relationship between academics and athletics.

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and the impact on coaching and sports management.

A strong commitment to athlete academic excellence.

Ability to work with internal and external constituencies, including faculty, staff, students, alumni relations and fundraising.

Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills. (Verbal and written)

Ability to develop and implement strategic plans.

Effective computer skills required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; to use hands to handle or feel; to talk or hear.  The employee, frequently, is required to walk; to stand; to reach with hands and arms; to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must, occasionally, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

 

 



ADJUNCT FACULTY


JOB TITLE

Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

JOB CODE

AFCM0562016

REPORTS TO:

Chair, Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

CLASSIFICATION

PT, Exempt, benefits ineligible

POSTED

May 6, 2016

AVAILABLE

August 2016

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences solicits applications for an Adjunct Faculty member in the area of Computer Science for the fall 2016 semester.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching 2-3 sections of COSI 118: Introduction to Microcomputer (This course deals with the following aspects of computer literacy: (1) the history, design, and social impact of computers, (2) elementary programming concepts, flow chart, binary numbers,(3) the use of various types of application software, such as, word processing, databases and spreadsheets.)
  • Preparing lectures and other classroom activities.
  • Working with area coordinator to insure congruency of courses being taught.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum qualifications include earned Masters degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in computer science courses.
  • Doctoral degree preferred; all applicants (Masters and above) considered

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Effective teaching design and delivery
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency especially in Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with and inspire both traditional and non-traditional students. 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is frequently required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

 

To apply for this position send resume and cover letter to jobs@loc.edu and place the job code in the subject line of the email.

 

 

 


JOB TITLE Catalog Librarian
JOB CODE CL06042015
REPORTS TO: Director of Library Services
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, 12-months, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED June 4, 2015   
AVAILABLE Open Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Catalog Librarian serves as the coordinator for organizing, cataloging and maintaining the library print and non-print collection according to the Library of Congress Classification system.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides leadership and creative vision for the implementation of a comprehensive and effective technical services program which includes the integration of technology (OCLC and interlibrary loan) into the service delivery area in collaboration with the Director of Library Services; Coordinates the general operation of the technical services area including scheduling, record keeping, assessment of outcomes, supervision and training of student workers; Maintains the Online Public Access Catalog; aids patrons in use of catalog; Catalogs all books and materials for public use; Develops and produces a periodic recent additions list; Provides informational literacy instruction, tours or lectures for classes when scheduled; Assists in collection development; Works with the Director of Library Services and other library staff members in planning and implementing library enhancements for improved quality service; Helps to develop, implement and evaluate library policies and procedures as needed in collaboration with the library staff;  Performs related duties as requested by the Director of Library Services which might be necessary for continued effective quality service;  This position reports to the Director of Library. The Catalog Librarian assists patrons with public services activities and library instruction during prescribed hours

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited library school and demonstrated experience in an original cataloging position at an academic library preferred;  Ability to catalog materials using the OCLC network and the Library of Congress Classification System; Knowledge of online systems and developing technologies is essential.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse multi-cultural socio-economic populations in public settings;  
Ability to work productively in a team environment with information technology and library personnel;
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.  Commitment to the mission and vision of the College.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Employee must be able to lift books and other library materials, push/pull book trucks weighing up to 100 lbs. Ability to bend, stoop, sit, walk and stand for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 



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Chief Information Officer

 

LeMoyne-Owen College, a four year Liberal Arts College, founded in 1862 in  Memphis, Tennessee seeks a visionary, entrepreneurial candidate to become its next Vice President, Chief Information Officer. 


POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the President of the College, The Chief Information Officer’s role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that align with the mission of the College. The Chief Information Officer directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of College operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and mission development.  This individual is responsible for all aspects of the College’s information technology and systems.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Planning

  • Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the College as a member of the senior management team.
  • Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve the College’s goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business.
  • Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
  • Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments.
  • Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
  • Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
  • Approve, prioritize, and control projects and the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems.
  • Review hardware and software acquisition and maintenance contracts and pursue master agreements to capitalize on economies of scale.  
  • Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems.

Operational Management

  • Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance.
  • Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems.
  • Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices.
  • Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their competitive or financial impact.
  • Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities.
  • Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all IT staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree in the field of computer science or business administration and 10 years of applicable work experience, experience managing and/or directing an IT operation.  Master’s degree in either of these fields or Master of Business Administration with technology as a core component preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
  • Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems.
  • Good understanding of computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
  • Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Superior understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT.
  • Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Proven leadership ability, with ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

To apply, please submit in Word or PDF format in a single document, your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to CIO@loc.edu.   LeMoyne-Owen College is and Equal Opportunity Employer.   No phone calls please.

 

 

 



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JOB TITLE:

Director of On-Campus Living and Learning

JOB CODE:

DOCLL082016

REPORTS TO:

Dean of Students

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT:

Student Affairs/Student Housing

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-time, 12-months, benefits eligible

POSTED:

August 16, 2016

CLOSES:

Open Until Filled       

                            


 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of On-Campus Living and Learning is a full-time position within Student Affairs that provides overall leadership and vision for the administration, supervision and evaluation of the comprehensive residential program. The Director of On-Campus Living and Learning will report directly to the Dean of Student Affairs and will have primary responsibility for overseeing the residential life component of the College.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinates residence hall programming

Confirms the wellness and safety for all on-campus students

Oversees the campus housing budget

Ensures that College policies and Code of Conduct are observed

Serves as the liaison to the Judicial Council

Provides direct supervision of the Residence Manager, Custodial Support, and Resident floor Monitors, as well as indirect supervision of the Safety Officers, maintenance, and grounds support

Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master's degree, required

Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive professional experience, desired

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Excellent communication skills, including: writing, speaking, listening, and teaching
Excellent interpersonal/customer service skills when interacting with external and internal customers/constituents
Creative and innovative planning
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work independently and establish priorities
Ability to work flexible work hours and be on call 24/7

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, to talk, and hear.  The employee, frequently, is required to walk, stand, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must, occasionally, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

 





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JOB TITLE: Director, Upward Bound 
JOB CODE: DUB082016
REPORTS TO: Director of Student Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Full–time, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED: 24-Aug-16
CLOSES: Open Until Filled

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Upward Bound Director is to assist program participants achieve their maximum academic potential through program services and resources.  To achieve this goal in Upward Bound, academic assistance programs must be developed to help each program participant improve his/her weaknesses.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following list of duties does not, and cannot, encompass “every” aspect of the Director’s role.  However, this list serves as a guide for administering, directing and coordinating the program.

Develop Policy and Procedure, Orientation and Counseling Manuals
Maintain expenditure reports
Discuss academic/behavioral expectations
Reinforce positive behaviors - early and often
Follow standards established by school system for subject taught
Follow guidelines established by the Dept. of Educ.
Maintain eligibility data on all participants
Attend all educational and cultural activities
Supervise and monitor students at all time
Conduct staff meetings, parent/student orientations
Develop, maintain and submit accurate records/reports
Coordinate and plan programmatic activities
Schedule class schedules
Hiring and training full-time and part-time staff
Manage all budgetary matters
Supervise recruitment and selection of participants
Responsible for the accomplishments of program goals and objectives
Serve as public relations manager within the college and community
Develops and distributes brochures, applications, fliers and other data
Review high school transcripts
Determine student’s academic needs
Writing and timely submission of grant proposals and annual program and staff performance reports

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master's degree in Administration, Guidance and Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, or a related field; at least two years experience as an administrator in an area related to TRIO projects; successful experience working with economically disadvantaged and first generation high school students; working knowledge of and experience with, federally funded programs for economically disadvantaged youth desired; successful experience in designing, implementing and evaluating academic and diagnostic programs and activities for high school students; demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; willingness to work and travel weeknights and weekends.  Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of learning styles and teaching techniques.  Committed to the mission of preparing at-risk youth for post-secondary education Demonstrated high standards of professional integrity and ethics

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to review, interpret and implement regulations governing the administration of federally funded programs
Ability to communicate effectively with internal College staff and external public
Ability to manage multiple priorities while meeting competing demands and deadlines
Exercises a high-degree of confidentiality
Analyzes current trends in counseling and guidance strategies to improve quality of service
Energizes and motivates participants
Resourceful and innovative

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS/SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.   The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.   The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 




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JOB TITLE:       

Financial Aid Counselor Accelerated Studies for Adults and Professionals

JOB CODE:

FACASAP08162016

REPORTS TO:     

Director of Student Financial Services

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT:

Student Financial Services

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-time, 12-months, Benefits Eligible

DATE POSTED:

August 16, 2016

CLOSING DATE:

Open Until Filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position reports directly to the Director of Student Financial Services.  This position is primarily responsible for processing and awarding financial aid to the evening and accelerated learning programs.  The Financial Aid Counselor will also attend special events such as workshops, seminars and conferences that are sponsored by the Office of Student Financial Services and the Accelerated Studies for Adults and Professionals (ASAP).

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist Director in the coordinating and advising of students in the college’s adult accelerated studies program (ASAP)
Counsel and problem solve with students in-person or via phone regarding the financial aid process, student loans, payment alternatives, debt management, etc
Will work closely with Enrollment Management/Admissions and the ASAP office
Package financial aid, perform federal verifications as necessary, and other activities that come with administering Title IV Funds
Responsible for ensuring students are properly awarded financial aid
Coordinate workshops, seminars and conferences pertaining to ASAP.  
Coordinate all ASAP off campus corporate and community program operations and provide needed support services to students to ensure student success
Assist in default management initiatives
Assist in special projects assigned by the Director of Student Financial Services
Evening and weekend hours required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to work flexible hours/days which will include some evenings and weekends.
Ability to work in a multi-faceted environment.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Experience working with adult diverse populations.
Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal.
Strong organizational skills.
Microsoft Office knowledge.
Ability to compile information, analyze data and prepare planning and assessment reports.
Excellent attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/management or related discipline and at least three years relevant work experience. University setting preferred but not required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

PowerFaids experience preferred
Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Verbal and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment, planning and organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
Familiarity with college financial aid and registration process is preferred
Ability to compile information, analyze data and prepare planning and assessment reports

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 




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JOB TITLE

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

JOB CODE

VPIA042616

REPORTS TO:

President

CLASSIFICATION

Full-time, 12-month, benefit eligible

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT:

Institutional Advancement

POSTED

April 26, 2016

AVAILABLE

Open until Filled

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 
The Vice President of Institutional Advancement reports to the President and will work closely with the President’s Office in leading the advancement initiative for the College.  This position is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs, recruiting, and developing a talented team of employees focused toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement and fund raising outcomes.  This position will oversee an advancement program that engages alumni, business and industry, and friends of the College.  As a member of the College’s leadership team, the Vice President will provide input regarding major decisions affecting fund raising of LeMoyne-Owen College and its planning for the future.  The Vice President will also serve as the chief executive over fund raising.  The functions of the Institutional Advancement Department include annual giving, planned giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, alumni relations, grants, and corporate relations. 
The successful candidate will be a strong leader who has an understanding of, and passion for, the mission of LeMoyne-Owen College and its future.  He or She must possess a thorough knowledge of the role of institutional advancement in supporting the complex educational mission of an Historically Black College.  The candidate must be skilled at board relations, fund raising, alumni relations, grants and corporate relations.  The Vice President must be a team player and experienced in exceeding strategic goals.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

        • Advance the mission, vision, and short and long-term goals of the college.
        • Maintain a dynamic portfolio of high net worth individuals and secure major, capital, and planned, gifts, as well as advanced annual gifts and endowment support.
        • A strong background in capital campaign and strategic relationship development management and the ability to identify, cultivate and secure significant gifts is expected.
  • Must be a proven assertive leader in the area of fund raising.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and must have a strong business acumen.
  • Excellent communications skills; written and oral and must be technology savvy.
  • Excellent motivational skills and negotiations skills.
  • Well organized, effective planner.
  • Ability to create a positive working environment.
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Willingness and energy for significant travel and still maintain a productive and goal driven work environment with subordinates.
  • Participate in Board of Trustees meetings.
  • Report to and partner with the President in achieving the vision of the college
  • Create and execute a strategic fundraising plan with clearly defined goals, timeframes and metrics.
  • Build a high-performing development program and team with focus on increasing philanthropic revenue through corporate, foundation and individual giving.
  • Seize opportunities to collaborate with senior leadership in identifying opportunities to link programs with philanthropic opportunity.
  • Initiate conversations with and provide strategies for senior and volunteer leadership in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding donors and prospects.
  • Personally identify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward gifts.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor development staff leading to the achievement of goals.
  • Engage and encourage faculty and staff, when appropriate, to take an active role in supporting funding activities. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with at least (5) years of successful experiences in upper-level administration and management at institutions of higher education.
  • The ideal applicant must exhibit a minimum of 8 years of successful fundraising.  Proven track record at an educational institution is a plus with special consideration given to those who have experience at a comparable sized institution. 
  • Must be an accomplished administrator who has had significant and productive experiences in acquiring and administering federal grants.
  • Hire, train, inspire, and guide direct reports and the entire advancement team toward accountable, goal oriented outcomes.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Understanding of the mission and values of LeMoyne-Owen College and the ability to effectively support and communicate them, especially to external audiences.
  • Outstanding relationship building and collaboration skills to work with a diverse constituency.
  • Knowledge of best practices and the ability to apply them in innovative ways.
  • Success identifying and securing individual and foundation support.
  • Strong supervisory experience that demonstrates the ability to lead, coach, and develop staff. 
  • A self-starter who seeks and seizes opportunity.
  • Experience with on-line fund raising and social media.

 

To apply for this position send resume and cover letter to jobs@loc.edu and place the job code in the subject line of the email.