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Michael Washington
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LeMoyne-Owen College
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

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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.


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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


FACULTY


POSITION Assistant Professor of Sociology
CLASSIFICATION Tenure-track, 9-month appointment – benefits eligible
EFFECTIVE DATE August 19, 2015 
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year Liberal Arts College located in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking candidates for a nine(9) month position as the Assistant Professor of Sociology with a tenure track faculty position to begin August 19, 2015. Reporting to the Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, this faculty member is expected to participate in student advising and other college-related activities and serve on faculty standing committees. Areas of specialty are; providing instruction in Sociology, Social Psychology, Victimology, Intergroup relations, Social Deviance, Race, Class, Ethnicity and Social Issues. This position includes regular teaching responsibilities, including evaluation of student performance in the classroom, ongoing curriculum design, development and oversight of the Sociology program, and ongoing professional improvement and service to the college and community.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Sociology or related discipline at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by December 1, 2015.

 

Academic expertise in the areas of Sociology, with a focus on one or more of the following:  Social Psychology, Social Deviance, Race, Class, Ethnicity and Social Issues or a concentration in Criminology or a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

 

Academic expertise in the areas of Critical Criminology, with a focus on one or more of the following: the criminalization of communities of color; the prison industrial complex; mass incarceration; gangs, drugs, and violence; the school to prison pipeline; and restorative justice.

 

Ability to teach Criminal Justice course work.

 

Research and teaching must focus on contemporary Africa, African diasporas, and/or African American histories and experiences.

 

Topics of interest include: law/criminality/deviance; critical race theory; digital culture/new media; migration/immigration.

 

Ability to teach statistics and research methods courses (both qualitative and quantitative), and advise student research projects.


Demonstrated potential for successful college level teaching.


Demonstrated potential for continuing development of research, scholarly and creative activities.


Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with diverse student populations.


Ability to network with educational and social institutions and community agencies to form strong and lasting partnerships. 


DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Evidence of scholarship and successfully teaching Sociology and/or related areas.
Expertise in quantitative research methods and/or statistics.
Ability to mentor students and supervise research.
Evidence of service in an academic institution or the community.
Experience in student recruitment, advisement, and college level teaching.
Strong background in community partnerships, networking, and coalition relationships.

 

Duties:
Serve as role model and supervisor in areas of Sociology.
Recruit, retain, and advise students who are majoring in Sociology.
Provide a multicultural perspective to sociology course and social science programs.
Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities.
Participate in department, college, university, and community service.
Assist in mentoring students; supervise student research projects.
Participate in departmental governance and service to the department, college, and university.
Develop curricula to meet the needs of a diverse student body.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:   July 21, 2015   Review of applications to begin on July 22, 2015.  

Complete application packet must include:
  • Cover letter stating indicating teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Official graduate transcripts
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • 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: Social and Behavioral Sciences Committee
JOB CODE:  APSOC07072015
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.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 


JOB TITLE Circulation/Reference Librarian
JOB CODE CRL06042015 
REPORTS TO: Director of Library Services
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED June 4, 2015   
AVAILABLE Open Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Circulation/Reference Librarian is responsible for providing public and reader services, library instruction and information literacy skills.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan and implement subject specific library instruction classes. Provide reader and public service, teaching and creative displays. Desk coverage thus providing prompt, accurate and courteous service to internal and external customers. Applies established library policies to ensure a professional atmosphere conducive to learning. Provide training and ongoing supervision for student assistants assigned to the unit. Must have strong knowledge of computer applications germane to circulation and reference including previous use of an integrated library system, use of various databases and other electronic, Internet searching, and use of Microsoft Office and/or other word processing applications is highly desired. Prepare reports and library publications.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:  ALA accredited MLS, MLIS or MIS Degree.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of library practices and procedures for circulation/reference and information literacy.
Familiarity with integrated library systems.
Ability to work independently and to exercise judgment in the interpretation of policies and procedures.
Good customer service skills.

 

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.


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.


Instructor/Assistant Professor of English

 

LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year Liberal Arts College located in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking candidates for a nine-month, tenure track appointment (Dependent on Qualifications) as an instructor or assistant professor of English to begin August 19, 2015.  Reporting to the Chair of the Division of Fine Arts and Humanities, this faculty member is expected to participate in student advising and other college-related activities and serve on, at least, two committees. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach English courses, possibly in both composition and literature (developmental background preferred)
Provide academic advising to students
Participate in the general academic/professional activities of the college
Serve actively on at least one standing committee
Participate in all divisional and faculty meetings
Provide academically/professionally related community service
Help to place students in appropriate internships and other community-based learning experiences
Assist in monitoring students’ performance in their academic and professional pursuits
Demonstrate a willingness to plan and develop programs/initiatives that enhance the visibility of the English program

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: A minimum of a Master’s degree in English from a regionally-accredited institution

Preferred: An earned Doctorate or Master of Fine Arts in English from a regionally-accredited institution; full-time teaching experience at the collegiate level

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Effective communication skills,
Knowledge of subjects that the incumbent will teach,
Ability to work effectively with faculty members,
Ability to work effectively with different constituencies,
Understanding of the goals and practices of active, experiential community-based education,
Ability to use electronic resources in developing course materials, reports, and tracking students


Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2015.

Complete application packet must include:
Cover letter stating indicating teaching and research interests
Curriculum Vita
Official graduate transcripts
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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: Fine Arts and Humanities Review Committee
JOB CODE:  FAHU03112015
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.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


This position is being reposted and was formerly called Criminal Justice, ADCP. There is no need to reapply if you have previously applied.

 

POSITION:

Director of the Criminal Justice - Accelerated Studies for Adults and Professionals

CLASSIFICATION Full-time, tenure-track, 12-month appointment – benefits eligible
EFFECTIVE DATE: Available immediately
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year Liberal Arts College located in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking candidates for a 12-month position as the Director of the Criminal Justice Accelerated Degree Program with a tenure track joint appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  Reporting to the Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, this faculty member is expected to participate in student advising and other college-related activities and serve on faculty standing committees. Areas of specialty are open; however, experience with criminology/theory, criminal justice, law and society, race and gender in criminal justice systems, or comparative criminal justice are of particular interest.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related discipline.  The Juris Doctorate is not an acceptable educational credential for consideration for this appointment.


Academic expertise in the areas of Critical Criminology, with a focus on one or more of the following: the criminalization of communities of color; the prison industrial complex; mass incarceration; gangs, drugs, and violence; the school to prison pipeline; and restorative justice.


Ability to teach statistics and research methods courses (both qualitative and quantitative), and advise student research projects.


Demonstrated potential for successful college level teaching.


Demonstrated potential for continuing development of research, scholarly and creative activities.


Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with diverse student populations.


Ability to network with educational and social institutions and community agencies to form strong and lasting partnerships.   

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Evidence of scholarship and successfully teaching Critical Criminology and/or related areas.


Expertise in quantitative research methods and/or statistics.


Ability to mentor students and supervise research.


Evidence of service in an academic institution or the community.


Experience in student recruitment, advisement, and college level teaching.


Strong background in community partnerships, networking, and coalition relationships.

 

DUTIES:
Coordinate and implement the Criminal Justice Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


Recruit, retain, and advise students in the Criminal Justice Accelerated Degree Completion Program.


Develop potential courses in Drugs, Crime, and Policing; Gangs and Community Violence; Policing Gender, Race, and Sexuality; Surveillance, Technology, and Social Control; and/or in the area(s) of expertise.


Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities.


Participate in department, college, university, and community service.


Assist in mentoring students; supervise student research projects.


Participate in departmental governance and service to the department, college, and university.


Develop curricula to meet the needs of a diverse student body.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled.  Review of applications to begin immediately.

 

Complete application packet must include:

  • Cover letter stating indicating teaching and research interests.
  • Curriculum Vita.
  • Official graduate transcripts.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • 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 opportunities, 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: Social and Behavioral Sciences Committee
    JOB CODE:  DCJADP01302015
    807 Walker Avenue
    Memphis, Tennessee 38126

     

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.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


ADJUNCT FACULTY


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.

 


STAFF


JOB TITLE Communications Specialist/Webmaster
JOB CODE CSW03032015  
REPORTS TO: Executive Director Office of Institutional Advancement
DIVISION/DEPARTMENT Office of the President/Office of Institutional Advancement
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible, grant-funded
POSTED March 3, 2015
AVAILABLE Open Unitl Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Communications Specialist/Webmaster is an integral part of a team of professionals whose mission and purpose is to create positive awareness and understanding about the College that enhances its reputation among all audiences and causes each to react in a positive way toward the institution.  This position will maintain all aspects of the College’s website and web-based communications, applications, and technologies. This position also will be responsible for delivering technology and other professional development instructional and support services, as well as for producing internal and external publications. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages all phases of the College’s web page, including designing, planning, and maintaining the webpage

Maintains current working knowledge of web-based technologies/operating systems software to effectively address requests for service and managed problems

Diagnoses, isolates, and repairs complex software problems as they relate to web-based technologies, database interfaces, web-based programming and server side programming, utilizing standard troubleshooting procedures

Identifies and recommends web applications/technologies to facilitate the administrative and academic functions of the College

Establishes planning guidelines to ensure updated web systems

Evaluates/implements software upgrades/improvements for web-based technologies and information system applications

Keeps knowledge current regarding web development procedures through education, reading applicable trade journals, and by communicating with peers in the industry

Develops/implements instructional programs to develop the competency of the College community regarding the use of software applications to enhance productivity

Identifies and recommends software applications that will enable faculty and staff to better achieve target goals that advance the mission of the College

Regularly assesses technological instructional needs of the campus community

Provides technological/instructional support services to campus users and, formally, communicates the identification of trends to assist in the establishment of future professional development opportunities

Serves as contributing writer of the Beacon magazine and the Observer newsletter

Writes and serves as a contributing editor of an internal bi-weekly e-newsletter for dissemination to college faculty, staff and administrators

Works closely with others in the Office of Institutional Advancement, as well as department chairs and other faculty and staff to develop content for publications

Writes web site content as needed for all campus areas, including making sure that the highlights and feature sections of the main page are continually updated

Develops and disseminates content for the College’s social media activities, including Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides editing support when necessary for College publications and other documents

Takes photographs when necessary of campus events, news, and features for various purposes

Performs other duties as assigned by the executive Director, Office of Institutional Advancement

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Journalism or related fields required.
A minimum of two or more years of experience in communications and web development and maintenance required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Knowledge and proficiency in the following:  Microsoft Office Products, Active Server (ASP), C, C++, Visual Basic, HTML, DHTML, Microsoft SQL

Experience/formal training with web development and web-programming

Experience with graphics applications, publishing and forms development

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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; to use hands to handle or feel; to talk and 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 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.