Lebanon Valley College is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 1,630 students and a tradition of excellence in teaching. Located in south central Pennsylvania, the College is within a two-hour drive of Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Annually placed in the top tier of comparable institutions in the region, LVC is also ranked in the top three in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” LVC has enjoyed and benefited from a period of sustained growth including student enrollment and extensive new construction and renovation to existing facilities.
Lebanon Valley College has an institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
Assistant / Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (August 2014)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month full-time, assistant / associate professor of physical therapy in the doctor of physical therapy program. Completion of an academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) in physical therapy or a related discipline is required. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly activity, clinical activities, and professional service. Preference will be given to those candidates with expertise in the area of geriatrics.
The physical therapy program is fully accredited and is housed in new state–of-the-art facilities, along with athletics. These facilities are completely adapted for individuals with disabilities and include a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool. Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum.
The anticipated starting date for this position is August, 2014. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for up to three professional references to email@example.com.
Teaching Fellow in Religion (August 2014)
The department of religion and philosophy invites applications for a teaching fellow in religion. The position is a one year, full-time, renewable position with a 3-4 teaching load. Candidates who have completed their Ph.D. in the last two years as well as candidates who are nearing the completion of their Ph.D. will be considered. Candidates should also have a prior record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach a regular slate of courses that include world religions, religious diversity in America, and a self-designed course that adds distinction to the department’s existing course offerings and enhances the college’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Complete applications, including cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi, and list of professional references should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adjunct Faculty Openings
Adjunct Instructors in Religion and Philosophy (Fall 2014 – Spring 2015)
The department of religion and philosophy at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for multiple adjunct positions in religion for the 2014-2015 academic year. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Religion or nearing completion of a Ph.D. are preferred but a master’s will also be considered. The department will have needs for courses in World Religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, and/or Comparative Scripture. Candidates should have a prior record of excellence in teaching preferably at the college level. Complete applications, including cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi, and list of professional references should be sent to email@example.com. Please indicate course teaching preferences and availability (day, evening, both) in your cover letter. Transcripts will be required for those who are interviewed. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
Adjunct Instructors in Psychology (Fall 2014 – Spring 2015)
The department of psychology at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for several adjunct positions in the 2014-15 academic year. Candidates with a Ph.D. in psychology and prior college-level teaching experience are preferred, but those with a Master’s degree and/or fewer prior instructional opportunities will also be considered. Fall 2014 courses include Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and Abnormal Behavior, while Spring 2015 offerings include General Psychology and Research Design. Complete applications, including a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., and professional reference list should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also indicate your availability (i.e., mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings) in your cover letter. Transcripts will be required for those who are interviewed. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
Adjunct Instructors in Sociology (Fall 2014)
Adjunct instructors are needed to teach introductory classes in Sociology, Child Abuse and Homeland Security. A masters’ degree in a related field and college level teaching experience is preferred. Classes are held preferably during the day. Clinical experience as appropriate in the field is also preferred. Complete applications, including a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., and professional reference list should be sent to email@example.com. Please also indicate your availability (i.e., mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings) in your cover letter. Transcripts will be required for those who are interviewed. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
Vice President of Finance and Administration
The vice president of finance and administration reports directly to the president and serves as a member of the president’s senior staff. The vice president works collaboratively with other senior staff to support the president in advancing the strategic agenda of the College. The vice president of finance and administration is the chief financial officer of the College and principal steward of the College’s physical and financial resources. The vice president manages a total staff (direct and indirect reports) of eighty five (85). The vice president has primary responsibility for the financial and administrative functions of the College. These areas include finance, financial reporting, budgeting, and accounting; the business office and business services; investments; insurance; compliance; contract management; real estate; facilities services and physical plant; human resources; payroll and benefits; risk management; conference services; the College store; and dining services. The vice president assists the president with institutional and financial planning, and provides leadership for the mission, strategic goals, and priorities related to the division. The vice president engages faculty, staff, and other senior leaders in fostering communication and dialogue surrounding the College’s finances and institutional priorities. The vice president should be able to mentor, inspire, and motivate colleagues across the College.
We seek the following skills, work experiences, and academic credentials in our ideal candidate: bachelor’s degree required; MBA, CPA, or other relevant advanced degree is preferred; and 10+ years of successful leadership experience in the same or a related field, preferably in a higher education setting. An entrepreneurial spirit, reflected in successful business development and revenue-enhancing initiatives, is highly desirable. Demonstrated financial experience, along with superior leadership and management skills, is essential. Excellent strategic and long-range planning skills and the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals and objectives required. An open, collaborative, and engaging management style that promotes partnerships and builds strong relationships across the campus and throughout the community is important. Excellent interpersonal communication and team building skills are necessary. The ability to understand and enthusiastically articulate Lebanon Valley College’s mission and the liberal arts educational philosophy is required. This opportunity starts in June 2014.
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Associate Vice President of Advancement
The Lebanon Valley College office of advancement has an opening for an associate vice president of advancement. Reporting to the vice president of advancement, the associate vice president manages the college’s advancement program to meet fundraising goals and objectives. The associate vice president has direct responsibility for growing the global alumni and parent network and creating and managing strategically defined volunteer networks that augment the college’s enrollment and career initiatives. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree required with a master’s preferred; a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the management of a fundraising program in a higher education environment or other charitable enterprise; a proven track record soliciting and closing charitable gifts; a knowledge of Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge database management system is preferred; experience and expertise in volunteer management; experience / knowledge in the creation/coordination of marketing materials to support advancement functions; and a valid driver’s PA license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/24478 by March 14, 2014.
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Associate Director of Annual Giving
The Lebanon Valley College office of advancement has an opening for an associate director of annual giving. Reporting to the director of annual giving, the associate director of annual giving coordinates and manages key elements of Lebanon Valley College’s annual giving program to meet fundraising goals and objectives. The associate director has responsibility for growing annual giving revenues through the cultivation and solicitation of a portfolio of leadership annual giving prospects and management of strategically-defined development volunteer groups. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; two years of successful professional experience in development or a related field preferably in a higher education setting; availability for significant travel and evening or weekend hours as necessary; and a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate should also have knowledge and experience in soliciting charitable gifts and volunteer management; excellent oral and written communication skills; advanced interpersonal skills; and experience in speaking in front of groups and leading volunteers. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/24479 by March 14, 2014.
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Director of Disability Services
The Lebanon Valley College department of academic affairs seeks a director of disability services. The director of disability services develops, plans, implements, monitors, and evaluates services for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities, students on the autistic spectrum, ADHD or other neurological conditions, physical disabilities, sensory disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and chronic medical conditions. The director is also responsible for programming to assist students. Qualifications include: a master’s degree in psychology, counseling, special education, rehabilitation administration, or a closely related field; a doctorate is preferred; excellent knowledge of learning disabilities, ADHD and other related issues; a minimum of 2 years’ experience in post-secondary environments with students with disabilities; and excellent knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also required. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and the contact information of three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/24480. The position will remain open until filled.
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Lebanon Valley College is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions, including all hiring decisions, are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion/creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or possession of a GED Certificate in lieu of a high school diploma, or any trait protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and/or College policy. The College strives to hire the most qualified individuals.