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


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


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

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

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


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

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


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


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


Office of Human Resources


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


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


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


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


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

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


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

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


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


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



Adjunct Faculty Instructor - Chemistry


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


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


For immediate consideration:

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

Adjunct Teaching Opportunities in Criminal Justice


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


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


For immediate consideration:

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



JOB TITLE: Upward Bound Counselor 
JOB CODE: UBC12192014
REPORTS TO:  Director of Upward Bound
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt, 12-months, benefits eligible
DATE POSTED:   December 19, 2014
CLOSES:    December 26, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.


The Upward Bound Counselor is responsible for ensuring high quality customer service to students, parents, target schools personnel and the campus community as well as meeting the needs of program participants by providing counseling assistance regarding their personal, academic, social, financial and career development.  Also, suggest remedial and corrective actions and assist participants in making better adjustments and intelligent planning of life goals.  Develop and maintain participant personal profile, data records.  Investigate reports of misconduct and assist in attempts to resolve or eliminate causes of conflict.



Plan and coordinate a variety of specific academic, career planning, financial and personal-social activities for participants
Serves as primary recruiter for new participants
Serves as liaison for the Upward Bound Program and target school personnel
Collects, evaluates and follow-up on participant’s six weeks grades and test results
Plans and coordinates special career, cultural and tour activities
Conducts orientation sessions at target schools and distributes and retrieves applications
Writes and produces newsletter after each report card period
Identifies assessment instrument and coordinates pre/post tests
Reviews Individual Education programs with participants, parents and target school counselors
Assists in the compilation and analysis of first semester grade averages for class schedule adjustments
Performs other duties as required or directed by the Director.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required; a master’s degree is preferred in Guidance and Counseling or a related field;
At least two years experience in working with at-risk individuals
Demonstrated knowledge of career assessment and other test instruments
Experience in planning, monitoring individualized programs of education
Demonstrated sensitivity to young people from low-income homes
Superior customer service skills with solid interpersonal communications skills
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills



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


Working Conditions/Physical Demands/Special Conditions

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

JOB TITLE: Office Coordinator, Quality Enhancement Plan Office
REPORTS TO:  Executive Director, Engaged Student Learning and Assessment & Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt, part-time 25 hours per week, benefits eligible
DATE POSTED:   November 14, 2014

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...


Provide overall efficient and effective staff support (file, maintain documents, produce reports, letters, etc.).
Maintain and coordinate appointment calendar and schedule appointments (meetings, luncheons, dinner engagements, etc.).
Provide routine schedule updates and briefs on subject matters prior to meetings as required.
Coordinate and confirm travel reservations and hotel accommodations.    
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 answers 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.
Prepare presentation materials and correspondence.
Respond to donor, faculty, and staff inquiries as needed.
Perform additional tasks assigned by the QEP Director. 

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years administrative assistant experience required.

Knowledge of executive level administrative duties and clerical 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.


Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. 
Sitting at a desk for long periods, with intermittent walking and standing required.
Using and look at a computer screen for long periods.
Hand and eye coordination used to perform routine office tasks including using standard office machines and typing.
Ability to communicate using telephone.