Work@LVC

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.



Faculty Openings

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy (August 2016)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, assistant/associate professor of physical therapy in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly and clinical activities, and professional service. The program is fully accredited, and recently opened a physical therapy clinic where our student-run free clinic also operates. The program is housed in the Arnold Sports Center, which includes a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool. A new state of the art 60,000 sq ft facility, including a human performance and cadaver lab, will house the health sciences programs (targeted completion by 2018). Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. Qualifications include: completion of an academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.) in physical therapy or a related discipline, or DPT with board certification. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarship is preferred. Please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/ for more information about the department.

The anticipated start date is August 2016. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at https://apply.interfolio.com/27052

Program Director for Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology

Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of program director for a new communication sciences & disorders undergraduate program leading directly into a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. The College seeks a candidate with teaching, clinical, and/or administrative experience that will work with the VPAA/dean of the faculty and other faculty members in the health professions to further develop the curriculum, hire department faculty, and begin planning for accreditation with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate in speech-language pathology or a related field, and for those holding ASHA certification. This is a tenure-track, 12-month position. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application materials must include a cover letter addressing administrative experience appropriate for leading a new program; experience working with undergraduate and graduate students; experience with ASHA standards, policies, and procedures; evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence; a CV (including current email address and phone number); three current letters of recommendation; and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree.Please submit all materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35630. The position will remain open until filled.

The new Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology Program will join three highly competitive and in-demand programs of study in the health professions. The Physical Therapy Program boasts 100 percent job offer rates for its graduates as well as 100 percent pass rates on the physical therapy board exam. A strong and active alumni network ensures that all department graduates will have extensive support during and after program completion. Two new programs in athletic training and exercise science enrolled their first students in the fall of 2015. The College is in final plans for a $20 million health professions building with an expected completion date of June 2018.

Exercise Science Department Chair

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Exercise Science seeks a department chair. Reporting to the vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty, the chair serves as the director for the Exercise Science Program. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position. Responsibilities include promoting a positive learning environment that encourages high standards of practice and professionalism, oversight of the Human Performance Lab, developing and directing program goals and the ongoing quality improvement processes to ensure the integrity of all program offerings, meeting program/student outcomes and program benchmarks, providing direction in determining the capacity and marketing of the program, assisting with student recruitment, and course instruction. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in exercise science or a closely-related field, leadership and teaching experience in an exercise science program, knowledge and expertise with assessing program quality and student outcomes, capacity to be innovative and forward thinking, and strong management skills. Application materials must include a cover letter addressing administrative experience appropriate for the position, experience working with undergraduate students, evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence, a CV (including current email address and phone number), three current letters of recommendation, and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Please submit all materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36261. The position will remain open until filled.

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Adjunct Faculty Openings

Adjunct Instructors, Graduate Business Education
The MBA Program at Lebanon Valley College is seeking adjunct instructors to teach courses in the areas of accounting, finance, business analytics, health care management, operations management, marketing, and supply chain. Qualifications include a combination of an earned doctorate (ie. PhD, DBA, JD) which is preferred, or a master's degree, and professional experience in the field and/or relevant professional certifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience. Online and blended delivery experience is preferred. The MBA Program at Lebanon Valley College enrolls working adults in the greater Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon region who take courses towards their MBA degree on a part-time basis. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/33848. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until openings are filled.

 

Adjunct Instructor in Spanish (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one or two Spanish courses for the Fall 2016 semester (August 29–December 16). Qualifications include a M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish or related field; fluency in Spanish and English; daytime availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and experience teaching Spanish at the college level. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34095. For best consideration, submit all application materials by May 1, 2016; position is open until filled. 

 

Adjunct Instructor in Spanish (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one elementary Spanish course for the Fall 2016 semester (August 29-December 16).  Qualifications include a M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish or related field; proficiency in Spanish and English; daytime availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and experience teaching at the college level.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/35897Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Adjunct Instructor in French (August 2016)
The Department of Languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one elementary French course for the Fall 2016 semester (August 29-December 16).  Qualifications include a M.A. or Ph.D. in French or related field; proficiency in French and English; daytime availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and experience teaching at the college level.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/35898. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.





Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Lebanon Valley College seeks a highly skilled, creative and experienced marketing and communications professional as Executive Director of Marketing and Communications. The executive director will report directly to the president of the College and be a member of the president’s senior staff. S/he will be responsible for providing leadership to the office of marketing and communications, while assisting the president and the senior leadership team with moving the strategic agenda of the college forward. S/he will be expected to enhance and promote LVC’s reputation, visibility, and brand. More information or to apply, visit: http://www.rhperry.com/files/PDF/LVC_ExecDirMarComm_Profile.pdf  


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Director of Admission
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Admission seeks a director of admission.  Reporting to the vice president of enrollment management, the director of admission directs the administrative operations of the department and assumes responsibility for the successful attainment of the College's recruitment, selection, and enrollment goals.  Qualifications include: A Bachelor's degree: Master's degree preferred; five or more years of admissions experience in a residential undergraduate institution, with at least three years of supervisory/management experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to work collaboratively across campus; and the availability for travel, plus evening and weekend work.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35863.  Application deadline is July 16, 2016.

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Assistant Director of Admission

Lebanon Valley College seeks an assistant director of admission. Reporting to the vice president of enrollment management, the assistant director is an effective and enthusiastic representative of Lebanon Valley College whose primary responsibility is to work within the recruitment process to meet the College’s enrollment objectives. Responsibilities include regional travel, presenting to large and small groups, conducting one-on-one interviews, program coordination and supervision, evaluating prospective students on the basis of academic preparedness, etc. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; one to two years of successful experience in the same or a related field, with a preference for those with experience at a private, residential liberal arts college; a valid driver’s license; and the availability for regional travel and evening and weekend work. This opportunity may turn into a regional position. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36139. Please submit all application materials by July 31, 2016 for best consideration. 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.

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Benefits and HRIS Specialist
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Human Resources seeks a benefits and HRIS specialist to manage the College's human resources information system and provide leadership in the development, maintenance and administration of employee benefit programs that align with the College's strategic plan.  Qualifications include a bachelor's degree, master's preferred; a minimum of five years' related experience developing, managing and administering employee benefit programs; expertise with an HRIS; excellent customer service skills; excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail;  ability to multi-task with success; and the desire to be a team player.  Interested applicants should should submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35892Application deadline is July 16, 2016.

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Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of corporate and foundation relations to establish and manage relationships with corporate partners, as well as foundations and other friends of the College. The director also solicits sponsorships and generates proposals for LVC’s priority programs. Reporting to the director of development, the director of corporate and foundation relations oversees a portfolio of local and national businesses, and works closely with campus partners to develop sponsorship packages and proposals for corporations to support events and projects. This director works collaboratively with the offices of career development and graduate and professional studies on shared goals and interests. The director shares in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundations and will share responsibilities in authoring proposals, gift agreements, case statements, etc. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of relevant advancement experience in higher education and/or a corporate or sales setting; excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to articulate the mission and vision of LVC; comfort making presentations in front of groups; excellent interpersonal skills and successful experience in relationship-building; availability for significant travel and extensive evening or weekend hours as necessary; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36010. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Gift Planning
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of gift planning. Reporting to the director of development, the director of gift planning oversees the management and continued growth of a comprehensive program that promotes estate and planned gifts. The director cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects, focusing on the specialty area of gift planning. The director also is responsible for managing a plan for the marketing and administration of planned gifts, responding to gift planning inquiries and preparing proposals, and for providing expertise on current federal and state laws that apply to charitable giving. The director works collaboratively with all members of the advancement staff, as well as the president and volunteers, to provide training, assistance, and support in the cultivation and solicitation of gift planning prospects. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; a J.D. or advanced degree is preferred; five years or more in fundraising or a field utilizing similar skills, preferably in the legal/corporate/financial sector; a track record of personally closing significant charitable gifts or significant work with individuals on estate planning instruments with a charitable component; significant travel is required, plus evening and weekend work; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36011. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Annual Giving
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a director of annual giving. Reporting to the director of development, the director of annual giving plans, coordinates, and manages the College’s annual giving programs and staff to achieve increasingly significant support from alumni, parents, and other friends of the College. The position involves working closely and collaboratively with the vice president for advancement and members of the advancement services, alumni programs, and marketing and communications staff. The director may also work with the president, college vice presidents, and key trustees. The position entails significant interaction with College donors and prospective donors. Travel is required, plus evening and weekend work. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of relevant advancement experience in positions of increasing responsibility; successful supervisory experience; track record of personally closing $1,000+ gifts; experience in growing a robust annual giving program; attention to detail, and the ability to oversee and work on multiple projects; analytical skills to monitor, evaluate, project, and refine the annual giving program and various components in an effort to meet/exceed goals; CMS/Web updating experience; and the ability to use Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36013. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Major Gifts Officer
The Lebanon Valley College Advancement division seeks a major gifts officer. Reporting to the director of major gifts, the major gifts officer establishes and manages relationships with alumni, parents, organizations, and other friends of the College to solicit major gifts for LVC’s priority programs, projects, and the Annual Fund. The position entails significant interaction with College donors and prospective donors. The position works closely and collaboratively with the director of development, the vice president for advancement, the director of advancement research, and members of advancement services, annual fund, and alumni relations, yet demonstrates an ability to work independently. The major gifts officer also works with the president, vice presidents, key trustees, faculty, and volunteers. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of relevant advancement experience, preferably in higher education; a track record of personally closing gifts of $10,000 or more; proven success in cultivating, soliciting, and closing major gifts; a high level of determination to set and exceed fundraising goals; excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to articulate the mission and vision of LVC; comfort speaking in front of groups; excellent interpersonal skills, and successful experience in relationship-building; the availability for significant travel, plus evening and weekend work; and a valid PA driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the contact information of three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Staff Openings

Fitness Class and Water Exercise Instructors
The Arnold Sports Center at Lebanon Valley College seeks instructors for both fitness classes and water exercise classes. Qualifications include: Current certified fitness instructor (preferably Les Mils for land classes and Arthritis Aquatics for water); the desire and ability to promote a fun and safe environment to participate; the availability to instruct at a variety of times (to include day and evening); and a high school diploma or equivalent. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume (if available) detailing qualifications to work@lvc.edu. Positions will remain open until filled.

Public Safety Officer
Lebanon Valley College has an opening for a full time public safety officer.  Primary duties include campus patrol,  building security, safety checks, parking enforcement, and crowd / vehicle control.  Candidate must have availability for all three shifts (day, evening and night) and the availability to work weekends and some holidays; this position works predominately a night shift schedule.  Candidate must be over 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a valid PA driver's license.  Police or security experience is a plus.  Hourly rate is $13.50.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35475. The position will remain open until filled.

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Athletic Training Interns

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Athletics is seeking two athletic training interns.  Supporting 25 Division III varsity sports, the interns will be offered a wide variety of experiences.  The positions are one- year, 10- month appointments, with an option to renew.  The interns will assist the full-time athletic training staff in providing athletic training services to intercollegiate athletes on a part-time, 25 hour per week basis at $15.00 per hour.  As assigned by the head trainer, clinical duties will include prevention, assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation, referral and counseling of athletic injuries; administrative duties will include medical record keeping, medical clearance administration, and the enforcement of policies and procedures.  The interns will also assist in the supervision and education of undergraduate student staff.  Qualifications include a bachelor's degree in athletic training from CAATE approved curriculum; NATABOC certification; and PA State AT licensure or eligibility.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three professional references through interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/35811The review of applications will begin immediately and preliminary interviews will be conducted at the NATA National Meeting in Baltimore.  Start date for both positions is August 1, 2016.

 

Senior Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty 

Lebanon Valley College office of Academic Affairs seeks a senior assistant to the vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty. The senior assistant provides administrative support to the vice president and is responsible for preparing letters, minutes, academic materials, maintaining spreadsheets and office files, and other administrative support duties. Qualifications include: a high school diploma, some college preferred; two years administrative support experience; excellent organizational and time management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; the ability to multitask with success in a fast paced environment; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to work@lvc.edu by July 28, 2016.

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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.