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Director of Human Resources
Michael Washington
Brownlee Hall
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LeMoyne-Owen College
807 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

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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.


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

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 from March 11, 2015 through May 1, 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


 

POSITION: Director of the Criminal Justice Accelerated Degree Program
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, tenure-track, 12-month appointment – benefits eligible
EFFECTIVE DATE: Spring 2015
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 twelve-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 to begin January 1, 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 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 at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by January 1, 2015.  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 GRANTS ACCOUNTANT
JOB CODE GA03252015
REPORTS TO: Controller  
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
POSTED Reposted March 31, 2015      
AVAILABLE Immediately

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Performs professional accounting activities for functional areas requiring application of advanced professional, competent knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains accounting records for federal and non-federal grants; this includes establishment of the grant budget accounts, monitoring to ensure disbursements in accord with budget, preparation of monthly grant reports submitting them to the appropriate college administrator as well as the Controller within the established timeline as determined by supervisor, preparation of support for grant draws, establishment of appropriate records in accord with grant requirements.

Provides grant and/or contract information in a timely manner to administrators with the College.

Ensures funds are adequately budgeted and that all conditions of the grant/contract are satisfactory.

Ensures adherence to guidelines and policies and monitor the financial and programmatic status of assigned accounts.

Maintains database and ensures that project purchases and reimbursable transactions are billed/posted to correct accounts.

Performs other duties as required or directed.

Some evening and occasional weekend work may be required during peak periods of the year.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 4 to 6 years of professional accounting experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Skill in applying advanced accounting principles, practices and procedures to resolve accounting issues.
Skill in exercising broad discretion and creativity.
Knowledge of accounting management systems.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal College staff and external publics.
Ability to manage multiple priorities while meeting competing demands and deadlines.

 

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.


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.


JOB TITLE Student Receivables Specialist
JOB CODE SRS02032015
REPORTS TO: Manager, Student Receivables
CLASSIFICATION Full-time, 12-month position, benefits eligible
POSTED February 3, 2015
AVAILABLE Immediately

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under direct supervision of the Manager of Student Receivables, performs various duties as it relates to student registration and validation, posting student receivables, tracking student refunds, account reconciliation, third-party billing, annual audit, and communication with students, staff, and external agencies

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interacts with students and parents in the delivery of superior customer services regarding student financial responsibilities
Oversees the student validation process
Reviews all student accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness
Tracks student refund eligibility in timely manner
Performs monthly reconciliations of assigned accounts
Prepares all third-party billing for student receivables
Coordinates the timely and accurate dissemination of information and data between various internal departments
Maintains confidentiality of student data
Performs other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree in Business with a minimum of 12 hours in accounting strongly preferred;
candidate will have experience working in higher education, coupled with one to two years of related experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated skill using software such as Microsoft Office

Detail oriented with integrity to work with confidential and sensitive information

Knowledge of mathematics and basic accounting principles as would be acquired through the completion of 12 credit hours of accounting coursework

Ability to organize/prioritize a demanding workload and interact successfully with diverse
population including students, faculty, and staff

 

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 20 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision


 

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

POSITION OVERVIEW:

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

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
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.   

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
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.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS/SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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

POSITION OVERVIEW:
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.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
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.

 

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.