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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.


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.


Office of Human Resources


Faculty Member in Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry (1 position)


LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year Liberal Arts College located in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking candidates for a nine-month faculty appointment as an assistant or associate professor of biology, chemistry, or biochemistry to begin January 5, 2015 or June 1, 2015. Faculty rank and salary will be based upon training and experience.  Reporting to the Chair of the Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, this faculty member is expected to teach appropriate courses in the discipline and lead undergraduate students in research. He/she will participate in student advising and other college-related activities and serve on, at least, two committees.


Prepares/teaches lectures at the baccalaureate level, possibly including some evening/weekend assignments
Conducts research in the discipline; funding for summer research salary is available
Participates in scholarship and discipline-specific community service
Serves on college-wide faculty committees, task forces, and other projects
Participates in academic student advising
Writes fundable proposals to attract outside funds
Performs other duties as assigned by the division chair


Minimum of Ph.D. in Biology or Chemistry; Ph.D. in Biochemistry, preferred
Prior classroom teaching experience, preferred


Effective teaching design and delivery
Demonstrated evidence of the ability to work, collaboratively, with college constituencies, and the community
Demonstrated leadership, and interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated record of research productivity
Complete application packet must include:

  • Cover letter stating indicating teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Official graduate transcripts
  • Evidence of research and grantsmanship
  • A fully completed LeMoyne-Owen College employment application(the employment application may be downloaded from the College’s website at www.loc.edu, click on employment, and submit as a scanned document with other application materials)
  • Letters of recommendation from three professional references who can attest to your qualifications for this position
  • No relocation assistance or sponsorship of visa is available with this opportunity


All applications must be e-mailed to Facultypositions@loc.edu

For an application to be considered, all requested materials must be submitted simultaneously either by mail, email, or personal delivery to:


LeMoyne-Owen College
Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry Search Committee
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38126
E-mail: Facultypositions@loc.edu
Download employment application at: www.loc.edu


LeMoyne-Owen College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.



Adjunct Faculty Instructor - Chemistry


LeMoyne-Owen College is seeking a part-time Adjunct Faculty Instructor in the Department of Natural & Mathematical Sciences to teach Chemistry beginning Spring 2015. The Adjunct Instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The Instructor is responsible for performing assigned teaching duties during the day, evening, or weekends.


Applicants must possess the minimum of an earned Master’s degree in Chemistry or a related science degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in chemistry from an accredited institution.  Candidates with experience teaching non-traditional students, and strong technological skills and/or aptitude are preferred.


For immediate consideration:

As a single Word or PDF document, submit your curriculum vitae along with the names, addresses, e-mails and phone numbers of three professional references to facultypositions@loc.edu. Please be sure to use job code ADJCHEM1114 in the subject line of your e-mail.

Adjunct Teaching Opportunities in Criminal Justice


LeMoyne-Owen College seeks applicants to teach in its Criminal Justice program for day, evening and weekend classes beginning Spring 2015. Students in this program earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. 


Applicants must possess an earned Master’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Candidates with at least three years of experience in the criminal justice field, experience teaching non-traditional students, and strong technological skills and/or aptitude are preferred.


For immediate consideration:

As a single Word or PDF document, submit your curriculum vitae along with the names, addresses, e-mails and phone numbers of three professional references to facultypositions@loc.edu. Please be sure to use job code BACJ112014 in the subject line of your e-mail.



JOB CODE OCM01212015
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Administrative Services
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED January 21, 2015
AVAILABLE Immediately


The Operations Compliance Manager oversees the College’s compliance requirements, evaluates compliance issues/concerns and manages effective compliance implementations.    




  • Outlines and implements training programs about employee/student safety procedures, accident protection and prevention.
  • Develops and distributes educational materials
  • Inspects College facilities and recommends corrections and additional precautions to ensure compliance of established regulations/OSHA.
  • Develops long-term goals, identifies, analyzes and monitors issues that affect profitability, growth and productivity.
  • Facilitates all safety committee functions, meetings and serve as the primary contact for any insurance and government related safety inspections.
  • Liaison for the College’s safety programs to protect employees, students and visitors against harm.
  • Recommends to Human Resources work safety standards and enforce procedures as required.
  • Identifies risk areas that contain hazardous materials exposure, accidents, fire or other unsafe conditions and recommend the appropriate disposal. 
  • Facilitates compliance and reporting requirements of state and federal regulations.
  • Provides safety-training seminars for employees/students and advises college administration on problems/corrections.
  • Develops and implements emergency management and safety programs.
  • Investigates and documents safety breaches that are detrimental to the College.
  • Participate in annual training for TIBRS/DOE Statistical Data Reporting Procedures.
  • Liaison to the College’s Security Service Provider to ensure adequate personnel and coverage.
  • Provides direction and leadership in emergency preparedness, security and building assessment programs.
  • Responds to and investigates employee/student complaints regarding criminal incidents and safety issues as identified by security personnel and college administration.
  • Performs audits of security staff performance and communicate issues with both College management and the Security Provider.
  • Conducts physical surveys of the College to include equipment condition.
  • Works with campus departments to address safety related issues.
  • Prepares detail documentation relating to losses or violations of college policies and procedures.
  • Identifies external funding for Safety Compliance and Enhancement.
  • Accessible by radio and cell phone at all times.
  • Liaison with public agencies to include Police, Fire, EMA, FEMA, and OSHA.
  • Meet with vendors that provide services for campus fire equipment, burglar systems, surveillance equipment, and lock hardware.
  • Maintain and inventory college equipment that is assigned to outsourced contractors to include Keys, Radios, Cell Phone, Golf Carts, Vehicles and other equipment.
  • Conducts random campus wide evacuation drills assuring participation of the Security Service Provider.
  • Updates current emergency management and contingency plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or a minimum of 5-10 years direct experience is required.  Experience within the sector of higher education and relevant certifications are preferred.  Personal computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office is highly necessary.  Direct managerial experience in all facets of safety is a must.   


Ability to strategically assess safety and security needs.
Possess experienced skills in areas of crisis management, investigations and facility security.
Ability to read, write and interpret reports/security documents.
Knowledge of basic understanding of the access and use of electronic information services as they apply to safety issues.
Ability to communicate effectively in a group setting or presentation setting with employees, upper management and customers.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and code of ethics.
Ability to work outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions.
Ability to work flexible hours and remain on-call as needed. 
Ability to maintain proactive attitude with regard to safety and protection at all times.



Requires frequent sitting, standing and walking around campus to various sites.
May be required to stoop, crouch, reach or kneel.
Ability to travel via car or air plane to attend professional meetings and/or training.

JOB TITLE Cashier/Accountant
JOB CODE CA01212015
REPORTS TO: Manager, Student Accounts Receivables
DIVISION Fiscal Affairs
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED January 21, 2015
AVAILABLE Immediately

Under direct supervision of the Manager, Student Accounts Receivable, performs various financial analyses and day-to-day cashiering functions for the College.  The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the variety of support functions listed below.


Greet customers at Cashier Window to receive, disburse and track all monetary transactions.

Maintain comprehensive record keeping system that accommodates related data.
Manage deposit processes and comply with departmental policies.  
Perform routine reconciliations with the Office of Institutional Advancement.
Maintain inventory of cashiering office supplies. 
Ensure accuracy and confidentiality at all times.
Perform monthly reconciliation of Title IV accounts.
Research and prepare adjusting journal entries with appropriate documentation.
Complete monthly Title IV calculations on accounts of students who withdrew from college.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Some evening and weekend work required in or outside of office premises.


Bachelor degree in Accounting or Business Administration with a minimum of 12 hours in accounting required. One to two years of experience performing accounting functions highly preferred.


Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated skill using software such as Microsoft Office required.  Great Plains experience preferred.
Detail oriented with integrity to work with confidential and sensitive information.
Knowledge of mathematics and basic accounting principles.
Ability to organize/prioritize a demanding workload and interact successfully with diverse population including students, faculty, and staff.


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.