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HUMAN RESOURCES

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

 

 

 



FACULTY


JOB TITLE

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting

JOB CODE

 

REPORTS TO:

Chair, Division of Business & Economic Development

CLASSIFICATION

 

POSTED

 

AVAILABLE

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Division of Business & Economic Development solicits applications for an Adjunct Faculty member in the field of Accounting.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeping update with changes in the business environment in pedagogy, andragogy and research.
  • Preparing lectures and other classroom activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum qualifications include earned Masters of Accountancy degree (MACC); MBA or MS with accountancy concentration
  • Doctoral degree preferred; all applicants (Masters and above) considered
  • Corporate experience is highly desired

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Effective teaching design and delivery
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly research in their discipline.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 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.

 

 

 



FACULTY


JOB TITLE

Adjunct Faculty, Finance

JOB CODE

 

REPORTS TO:

Chair, Division of Business & Economic Development

CLASSIFICATION

 

POSTED

 

AVAILABLE

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Division of Business & Economic Development solicits applications for an Adjunct Faculty member in the field of Finance.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeping update with changes in the business environment in pedagogy, andragogy and research.
  • Preparing lectures and other classroom activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum qualifications include earned Masters degree (MBA) in Finance and/or 18 hours in Finance courses
  • Doctoral degree preferred; all applicants (Masters and above) considered
  • Corporate experience is highly desired

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Effective teaching design and delivery
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly research in their discipline.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 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.

 

 



FACULTY


JOB TITLE

Adjunct Faculty, International Business

JOB CODE

 

REPORTS TO:

Chair, Division of Business & Economic Development

CLASSIFICATION

 

POSTED

 

AVAILABLE

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Division of Business & Economic Development solicits applications for an Adjunct Faculty member in the field of International Business.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeping update with changes in the business environment in pedagogy, andragogy and research.
  • Preparing lectures and other classroom activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum qualifications include earned Masters degree (MBA or

MS, business-related) and 18 hours in International Business/Management

  • Doctoral degree preferred; all applicants (Masters and above) considered
  • Corporate experience is highly desired

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Effective teaching design and delivery
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly research in their discipline.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 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.

 

 



STAFF


JOB TITLE

Director of Technical Sevices

JOB CODE

DTS07132017

REPORTS TO:

Vice President of Information Technology

CLASSIFICATION

 

POSTED

7/13/17

AVAILABLE

Open until filled

 

DEFINITION:
LeMoyne-Owen College seeks an experienced, innovative, and collaborative leader to oversee its network and telecommunications services and assist with the transformation of its infrastructure to support College strategies and leverage technology change. This position is an excellent opportunity to work with a diverse array of technologies, participate in the development of strategic directions, manage key vendor relationships, research emerging technologies, and be a leader in the on-going transformation of core technology infrastructure serving our students, faculty, staff, and administration.

Reporting to the Vice President for Information Technology, the Director of Technical Services manages and coordinates the Technical Services department and assigned resources in support of the College’s communications infrastructure and services.  This includes voice, data, video, classroom and lab technologies as well as the wireless and wired network infrastructure that links these technologies. 

The Director of Technical Services leads a small team of full-time staff and part-time students augmented with contractor support teams as needed. The Director is an integral part of the IT leadership team and a key participant in all aspects of planning and management of infrastructure strategies and assisting in all aspects of planning and execution of initiatives to continually improve the College’s foundational technology infrastructure.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
•  Plans and manages the campus wireless network, improvements to the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution including positioning the campus to adopt soft phones, and the continued migration of storage and computing to a hybrid cloud environment;
•  Provides leadership to management and renewal of the physical infrastructure of the campus data center, building IDF/MDF facilities, and inter/intra-building cable plant;
•  Works across the IT organization on strategic initiatives to improve security, expand adoption of ‘X’aaS solutions and make continued improvements to disaster recovery capabilities;
•  Manages the planning, design, operation, and day-to-day support of the enterprise network, campus Data Center and telecommunications infrastructure;
•  Participates in the overall technology strategic planning, development of relevant processes, procedures, and documentation;
•  Manages the change management review process and decision making;
•  Represents IT in campus-level meetings pertinent to network, operations and telecommunications services;
•  Develops, proposes, and manages the assigned operating and project budget resources;
•  Assists in the continued development and implementation of the team’s goals and objectives;
•  Advises the Vice President for Information Technology on policies, standards, and procedures regarding networks, operations, Data Center, telecommunication services, and IT infrastructure related issues;
•  Develops strategic plans for the enhancement and upgrade of all network and communications services to support the College’s overall technology posture;
•  Provides consulting services with community representatives and others as appropriate to determine the technology requirements supporting users, classrooms, and labs. 
•  Participates in the preparation, maintenance, and periodic testing of the College’s Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan to ensure the continuity of computing and communication services in the case of an event that renders IT services inoperative;
•  Provides leadership in the preparation for a potential disaster and during the recovery process in the event of such a disaster;
•  Prepares appropriate training plans and budgets to ensure all subordinate staff members have the skills needed to perform their jobs successfully;
•  Prepares regular reports and updates as needed on the status of all assigned projects;
•  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND 5 year’s support services experience in network and server administration;
•  Experience planning and managing multiple projects of varying complexities;
•  Experience with CISCO technologies;
•  Supervisory experience coaching and developing staff and managing contractors;
•  Strong written and oral communication skills, problem solving and analytical skills, and attention to detail.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Experience with budget planning and management;
•  Experience working in a higher education setting;
•  Understanding of and experience working within the constructs of shared governance;

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 

  • Working knowledge of video conferencing technologies, telephony, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), network management, and telecommunication services and related best-practices;
  • Knowledge of related voice, data, and video networking software, current techniques and hardware capabilities of a voice and data communications network environment, current and developing technology found in fast changing institutions and the related impact on infrastructure, services, and processes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies regardless of technical acumen;
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to ensure completion of department initiatives and recommendations;
  • Ability to understand and clearly relate to other members of the organization technical requirements, software specifications and general methods of network operations and security;
  • Apply effective leadership and coaching skills to direct technical staff;
  • Ability to facilitate productive meetings and work successfully in a team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to effectively define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions with problem root cause analysis;
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of vendors & service providers;
  • Effectively present technical information, infrastructure budget projections, and respond to questions from constituents at all levels of the College.

 

 

 



STAFF


JOB TITLE

Donor Relations Associate (revised 2/1/17)

JOB CODE

DRA09202011

REPORTS TO:

Vice President of the Office of Institutional Advancement

CLASSIFICATION

Full-time, 12-months, benefits eligible

POSTED

 

AVAILABLE

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under general supervision of the Vice President of the Office of Institutional Development (OIA), the Donor Relations Associate is responsible for all facets of data management of donor contributions including but not limited to data input and output on screen, in spreadsheets, or reports as needed for a variety of purposes.  Ensures all data related to donor contributions is collected and properly managed in the OIA’s central database.  Execute responsibilities related to the position with an understanding of the business conducted by OIA specifically and LeMoyne Owen College generally. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Ensures the integrity of all data related to the activities of OIA.
  • Verify and reconcile records of deposits with the LOC fiscal office.
  • Process donor contributions utilizing Raiser’s Edge or similar software.
  • Produce and distribute gift acknowledgements.
  • Produce reports provided by software system.
  • Produced adhoc reports through the creation of query definitions that allow data to be extracted.
  • Provide relative data for inclusion in solicitation strategies, proposals and presentations as directed by the VP of OIA or their representative.
  • Provide relative data for ongoing projects with direct mail, publications, and reports.
  • Manage all data provided from fundraising activities such as special events, membership drives, grants, or other donation sources.
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  • When necessary, prepare users by conducting training; providing information; and resolving problems.
  • Sustain the quality, security and integrity of data by applying applicable business rules to the management of the OIA’s data.
  • Represent organization’s interest in software upgrades or migration to new database systems by helping to ensure efficiency by participating in the planning, testing and rollout or implementation phases.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; or benchmarking best practices.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certification(s) in database management preferred.  Bachelor degree or equivalent  experience required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Advanced user of personal computers and software such as word processing and spreadsheet applications.    Experience with managing data utilizing Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software either in a hosted environment or cloud-based.   Interpersonal skills, ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.  Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSCIAL EFFORT:
Ability to hear and talk.  Good manual dexterity to operate various kinds of office equipment.  Ability to sit and stand for long periods, as well as walk, kneel, crouch, and reach.  Ability to lift and carry up to 10lbs on a fairly consistent basis.

 




FACULTY


 

JOB TITLE:       

FACULTY MEMBER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

JOB CODE:

FMCP02102017

REPORTS TO:     

Division Chairperson

CLASSIFICATION:

Nine Month Position

DATE POSTED:

February 10, 2017

CLOSING DATE:

Open Until Filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences is developing a faculty position to assist with the advancement of a center of excellence in cyber defense.  
This is a nine-month grant-funded position with the opportunity to extend employment for the right candidate.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The faculty member will teach appropriate courses in the discipline with responsibilities of teaching, conducting undergraduate research, and developing research proposals in the area of information assurance and cyber security and also engage in collaborative efforts.  In addition, he/she will also participate in general activities of the college including academic advising, participation in college related activities, as well as serve as a member of at least two committees. Thus the general duties of the position will cover teaching, research, and community service.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
The basic qualification for the position is a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science with a specialization in cyber security and/or its related subfields including computer forensics, hardware security, privacy and cyber analytics preferred.  Candidates should be able to provide record of publications in cyber security, and prior mentored and/or independent research experience with demonstrated interest in information assurance. 

 

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 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.

 

e-mail address for submissions:
facultypositions@loc.edu 
or
Computer Science Search Committee
Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
LeMoyne-Owen College
807 Walker Ave.
Memphis, TN 38126

 

 

 



FACULTY


JOB TITLE:       

FACULTY MEMBER IN Music

JOB CODE:

FMM62017

REPORTS TO:     

Division Chairperson

CLASSIFICATION:

Nine Month Position

DATE POSTED:

6/20/17

CLOSING DATE:

Open Until Filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 
The Division of Fine Arts and Humanities is offering a faculty position for Instructor or Assistant Professor of Music (Rank is commensurate with education and experience.)

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
QUALIFICATIONS:
This is a full-time position beginning August 16, 2017. Responsibilities include: Directing the Concert Choir; teaching studio voice, and other music courses depending on the candidate's qualifications and the needs of the division; demonstrating ongoing engagement with creative activity as scholarship through performance as a singer and/or conductor; building and maintaining a vibrant program of the music area in collaboration with colleagues; collaborating with music faculty in performances; academic advising; serving on college-wide and department committees; participating actively in student recruitment; and, fulfilling additional duties as assigned by the chair.  Minimum qualifications include a completed Masters degree in choral conducting, voice performance, or a related field; Doctorate preferred.  The successful candidate will be a pedagogue and artist of outstanding ability who will contribute proactively to the artistic and intellectual life of LeMoyne-Owen College. In particular, successful candidates will demonstrate, both in performance and in teaching, how excellent music making and a liberal arts education are mutually beneficial in the life of undergraduate 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 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.

 

e-mail address for submissions:
facultypositions@loc.edu 
or
Music Search Committee
Division of Fine Arts and Humanities
LeMoyne-Owen College
807 Walker Ave.
Memphis, TN 38126

 

 



STAFF


JOB TITLE

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Specialist

JOB CODE

QEPS082017

REPORTS TO:

Executive Director, Engaged Student Learning and Assessment/QEP

DIVISION:

 

CLASSIFICATION

Full-time, Exempt, Benefits Eligible

POSTED

August 21, 2017

AVAILABLE

Posted Until Filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under direct supervision of the Director of the QEP, the successful candidate will have a strong ability to manage multiple priorities and requests for information with agility, follow-up with issues to resolution, and provide customer-focused, quality support in a fast-paced environment.  In addition to the before mentioned, duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to...

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide overall efficient and effective staff support (file, maintain documents, produce reports, letters, etc.).
Coordinate and confirm travel reservations and hotel accommodations for executive director.    
Obtain and monitor a full range of office support services such as printing, maintenance, and supply services. 
Direct visitors and callers from the campus community and the general public to the appropriate offices. 
Screen calls and personally answer calls when the matter concerns routine and procedural requirements. 
Control all incoming correspondence and route appropriately.
Draft brief letters and memorandums on subject matters upon request.
Manage the flow of office information/data.
Identify client requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual clients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
Collect data by identifying sources of information; designing survey and collection methods.
Organize information by studying, analyzing, interpreting, and classifying data.
Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
Prepare reference for users by writing operating instructions.
Maintain historical records by documenting system changes and revisions.
Maintain client confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Establish and revises database.
Maintain database by entering data.
Perform additional tasks assigned by the QEP Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of office management. 
Ability to process computer data (database and spreadsheet formats) and to format/generate reports (i.e. Microsoft Office).
Strong communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to utilize related automated systems and software.
Superior organizational and analytical skills.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. 
Very limited physical effort required.
Very limited exposure to physical risk.



STAFF


JOB TITLE

UNCF-Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) Grant Manager

JOB CODE

UCPI040217

REPORTS TO:

VP Academic and Student Affairs

DIVISION:

 

CLASSIFICATION

Professional Staff

POSTED

 

AVAILABLE

Open until filled

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The CPI Project Manager plans and coordinates day to day overall operations of the CPI Grant to ensure effective and efficient program operations. The Project Manager, in conjunction with the CPI Task Force Teams, is responsible for developing and delivering a clear definition of the LOC-CPI project to internal and external stakeholders. The CPI Project Manager works with the Task Force Teams to ensure that project work is effectively resourced and is delivered on time. The Project Manager maintains oversight of the CPI budget to the required standard within the agreed CPI budget specifications. The Project Manager manages relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors). The Project Manager is also responsible for managing and coordinating the work of consultants, allocating and utilizing resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves in a leadership and supportive role as a part of the CPI Task Force Teams to…

  • Manage and facilitate implementation of the LOC CPI project and initiatives.

 

  • Facilitate alignment of the projects’ activities within Academic and Student Success

units.

  • Manage budgetary planning for program implementation by aligning plans and priorities within budgetary goals. Monitor project expenses for compliance. Oversee the allocation of resources.

 

  • Monitor project management resources in accordance with priorities established by the

LOC-CPI program.

  • Manage projects by developing and maintaining project documentation that specify

scopes, deliverables, staffing, requirements, and schedules.

  • Coordinate activities of the CPI Task Forces.  Collaborate with internal and external groups and individuals to schedule meetings.  May host meetings; record and maintain notes, write and submit reports.

 

  • Identify risks and issues associated with meeting project goals; develops contingency plans
  • Obtain signoff of project reports through the Office of Academic and Student Affairs’ satisfaction

 

  • Promote and assist with the creation and implementation of the LOC-CPI project standards, methods, design, and process improvements. 
  • Direct the communication of innovation and change efforts in Academic and

Student Success units to keep management, stakeholders, and others informed of project
and program statuses and related issues.

  • Perform research functions on best practices for Task Forces and other related subject matter to support LOC-CPI implementation

 

  • Coordinate faculty and staff training related to LMS implementation, Academic Plan, Intrusive Advising and other trainings as necessary.
  • Communicate knowledge and clarity around project objectives by capturing lessons learned and implementing new processes that strengthen the plan.

 

  • Serves as liaison between LOC-CPI Task Force teams, LOC administrators and internal and external contributors and/or partners.

 

  •  Provide internal administrative management of the LOC-CPI Grant, to help ensure grant deliverables are achieved. Provide reports at benchmark periods that identify progress, obstacles and opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned directly or indirectly related to the implementation processes of the LOC-CPI project.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in project management
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s with 1+ year of related experience.
  • Leadership, sound management, communication and facilitation skills required
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently and proactively with limited direction, solve complex problems and work with grace under pressure of multiple competing deadlines
  • Exceptional strategic and organizational skills
  • Experience leading change in a complex environment
  • Results oriented and team oriented
  • Ability to make administrative decisions
  • Must have sound judgement, anticipatory skills, an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Capacity for collaboration and relationship building –strong diplomatic judgement and professionalism
  • Negotiation, problem solving and customer service skills a must
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and write reports
  • Advanced writing and editing skills
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Exquisite organizer; organizing resources, meetings and/or events
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:  

  • Knowledge areas include stakeholder management, understanding the scope and goals of the LOC-CPI project and Task Force Teams.
  • Strong communication methods and skills, time management, procurement and risk management skills application required.
  • Proficiency in data gathering/formatting to generate reports
  • Ability to understand and interpret academic operations
  • Ability to maintain a calendar/scheduling system
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Facilitation skills
  • Interpersonal skills

 

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/move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 



STAFF


 

Vice President Of Academic And Student Affairs

 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE

A founding member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), LeMoyne-Owen College is a four-year private liberal arts college with a proud legacy that dates back to 1862. As the only historically black college in Memphis, Tennessee, the institution’s current enrollment is approximately 1,000 students pursuing bachelor’s degrees across 22 majors in five major divisions of study.  With its first female president at the helm, LeMoyne-Owen is poised to continue to build upon its rich legacy of preparing students for Leadership, Opportunity and Change.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 
The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution providing leadership to the faculty and students, managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered at LeMoyne-Owen College.  The Vice President insures that the curriculum appropriately reflects the mission of the college.  The position leader will provide executive-level leadership and vision in the administration of a comprehensive range of services, policies, and procedures related to student and academic affairs programming and planning.   

 

This position will also provide strategic and innovative leadership, as well as guidance and oversight of student support, growth and development services, student programming, enrollment management and other programs. 

 

This position will work closely with the President, Division Chairs, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Director of Human Resources, and other departments as necessary. This position has the primary leadership responsibilities for planning, implementing and coordinating the educational programs of the college. 

 

While the managerial functions related to curriculum and instruction rest with the Deans, the Vice President serves as a leader in long-term planning of educational programs, assuring quality of instruction, selection and development of a distinguished faculty, and furthering the strategic plan, the educational plan, and the goals and objectives of LeMoyne-Owen College.

 

This position is also responsible for fostering the college’s commitment to student success by fostering an environment of inclusiveness and support for the college’s diverse student body, enriching student learning, building and maintaining a strong sense of community.

 

In this position the Vice President will be responsible for working collaboratively with Managers and Directors to promote enrollment management as a comprehensive, integrated approach toward enhancing and improving the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of LeMoyne-Owen College students. The candidate in this position will be counted on to provide counsel on all matters pertaining to non-academic student life, including response and assistance to students in crisis situations.

 

This position will also manage a budget and lead a team responsible for a broad portfolio of student support services and related programs. This position requires a highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, and loyal person who respects diverse views and opinions. 

 

This position requires a person who is skilled at delegating responsibilities and authority while maintaining the accountability of the direct reports.  This seasoned professional has to be skilled at fostering a team environment and is committed to the effective use of technology within academic and administrative environments.


 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise all matters relating to curriculum and instruction in the college, including outreach, evening and summer courses, scheduling and overloads.
  • Oversee faculty and academic/student affairs, staff recruitment and development activities.
  • Works effectively with community groups, educational entities, business, industry, government and legislative bodies to develop partnerships which result in improved service to students and to the community.
  • Proven record of success in creating and implementing a vision for a student affairs division at a college or university.
  • Provide advisory recommendations to the President on all academic and student affairs appointments, tenure and promotion matters to ensure that such processes comply with the terms of faculty bargaining agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating student affairs with academic affairs.
  • Oversee development and implementation of academic and student affairs strategic planning.
  • Establish priorities and plans for, student program development.
  • Provide academic input to institutional enrollment management efforts.
  • Coordinate periodic academic program review and work with Division Chairs in the review, study, and development of curriculum, and in the improvement of instruction.
  • Advocates and promotes quality instruction, student success, integrated planning, and the expansion of Student Learning Outcomes to meet the educational needs of students in a diverse community college environment.
  • Works with the instructional staff in development of the educational programs.
  • Provides oversight of assessment of student learning outcomes and college-wide accreditation.
  • Provides innovative and successful academic leadership and vision in instruction and program development.
  • Participates in the planning of new facilities for the purposes of instruction and student services.
  • Understand and promotes the role and use of technology in the instructional environment.
  • Reviews grant opportunities and support applications for new grants; oversees implementation of grants with the Academic Affairs area.
  • Record of effective and innovative leadership in policy development, strategic planning, diversity programming, and first-generation student engagement programming.
  • Demonstrated commitment to staff diversity, learning and development
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large and complex organization and budget.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory and a broad range of trends and best practices nationally in student development programs and services, enrollment trends and recruitment.
  • Ability to use data and analytics to identify leading indicators of student retention and success.
  • Proven ability to develop institutional policies and practices that are consistent with trends in federal, state, and higher education law.
  • Experience in providing response and assistance to students in crisis situations.
  • Proven ability to create a climate responsive to student concerns.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree, required.  Doctorate degree preferred, with at least five (5) years of successful experiences in Executive administration at institutions of higher education.
  • Must be an accomplished administrator who has had significant and productive experiences in acquiring and administering federal grants.
  • Demonstrated skill in respectful, sensitive communication with people who are diverse.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of members of college community, including those with disabilities.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Experience with grant budget development.
  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum, development and innovation.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
  • Grant proposal review, and directly administering federal grants.

 

To apply for this position send resume and cover letter to jobs@loc.edu and place the job code (VPASA062017) in the subject line of the email.