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 2015)
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 a requirement for this position. Responsibilities include teaching and active participation in scholarly activity, clinical activities, and professional service. The Physical Therapy Program is fully accredited, and recently opened a physical therapy clinic where our student-run free clinic also operates. The Physical Therapy 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. Nine full-time faculty members, supplemented by a number of adjunct instructors, are responsible for the instruction of the professional phase of the curriculum. For more information about the department please refer to http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/. The anticipated starting date for this position is August 2015. 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 submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27052.

Teaching Fellow in English
The Lebanon Valley College Department of English invites applications for a teaching fellow in English with a specialization in communications and creative writing. The position is a one-year, full-time, position with a 3-4 teaching load. Candidates who have completed the Ph.D., as well as candidates who are nearing completion of the Ph.D. will be considered. Candidates should have a prior record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses that include first-year writing, multimedia narratives, and persuasive writing. Complete applications, including cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and at least three letters of reference should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28613. The position will remain open until filled.
 

Teacher Education Program Consultant (Part-time)
The Lebanon Valley College department of education seeks a part-time teacher education program consultant. The teacher education program consultant has a broad role with varying functions and responsibilities. The primary function of the position is working with the chair and the faculty members of the education and music education departments to meet major review PDE standards at a distinguished level. The program consultant is scheduled for 18 hours per week during the academic year. Qualifications include: Master’s degree preferred; knowledge of PDE higher education initiatives and requirements; experience with higher education program assessment; and familiarity with software designed to compile assessment data. For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28612. The position will remain open until filled.


Teaching Fellow in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Lebanon Valley College seeks a teaching fellow in mathematics for the 2015-16 academic year. This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track teaching position with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching three math courses in the fall semester and four in the spring semester, with course selection depending in part on the interests and abilities of the applicant. The position carries no scholarship or service responsibilities. Requirements include a master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered) in mathematics and experience teaching at the collegiate level. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference addressing teaching experience and ability, through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/29502. The salary is $35,000. To ensure consideration, please submit materials by May 15, 2015, although applications will be considered until the position has been filled.




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 to work@lvc.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until openings are filled.

Instructors for Professional Studies
The professional studies program at Lebanon Valley College seeks subject matter experts to develop professionally-oriented curriculum and to teach non-credit courses in the areas of organizational development and leadership, performance management, public administration, business, communications, and information technology and cyber security. Qualifications include a combination of an earned master’s degree, preferred, or a bachelor’s degree and professional experience in the field, and/or relevant professional certifications. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Experience with both online and blended course delivery is preferred; and an appreciation of adult learners is essential. The office of graduate and professional studies at Lebanon Valley College enrolls working adults who are seeking innovative, relevant professional development opportunities. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. or resume, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/26215. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue through the academic year as positions become available.

Adjunct Instructor of Cello
The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks an adjunct instructor of cello. The successful candidate will teach individual lessons and courses in cello literature and cello pedagogy. Qualifications include a Master's degree in music. College-level teaching experience is desirable. Responsibilities: teach 30- or 60-minute weekly cello lessons to undergraduate students (music majors and non-majors), prepare music majors for biannual performance juries, prepare select students for recitals, and participate in biannual teaching evaluations. Teach courses in cello pedagogy and literature on an as-needed basis. Provide appropriate course syllabi to all students. Lebanon Valley College offers four music degrees: BS in Music Education, BM in Music Recording Technology, BA in Music Business, and BA in Music. These programs enroll over 10% of the total student population at LVC and are recognized as a special strength of the College. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae to include evidence of successful teaching experience as a private studio instructor of cello, evidence of the ability to teach cello pedagogy and literature, and evidence of successful performance experience; and two letters of recommendation through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/29149. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Adjunct Instructors in Mathematics
The department of mathematical sciences at Lebanon Valley College has openings for adjunct instructors for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. Instructors are needed for one or more day classes. Classes will be selected from among MAS 102: Pre-calculus; MAS 150: Finite Mathematics; and MAS 170: Elementary Statistics, depending upon the background of the instructor. Qualifications include teaching experience, preferably at the college level, a master’s degree in a mathematical science or related field, or equivalent experience. Complete applications, including a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., and professional reference list, should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/29189. The positions will remain open until filled.




Administrative Openings

Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement
The Lebanon Valley College office of advancement seeks a director of alumni and parent engagement. The director of alumni and parent engagement serves as the primary representative of the college to its alumni. The director plans and implements programs and activities designed to provide service to, and cultivate the interest and involvement of, LVC alumni. The director also serves as a senior member of a collaborative advancement management team. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; minimum of seven years of alumni programming experience, with a demonstrated track record of meeting measurable goals; experience at LVC or a similar private, residential liberal arts college preferred; availability for evening and weekend work and considerable travel; demonstrated knowledge and experience in alumni programming; volunteer recruitment, motivation and management; budget development; staff supervision; plan implementation and goal achievement; superb organizational skills in order to manage the office operations and assure that volunteers and guests are treated to exceptionally high customer service; appreciation for the interrelatedness of the work of alumni and parent engagement, development, advancement services and the department of marketing and communication, and a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues; ability to advance a large number of complex projects simultaneously; and a valid driver’s license. Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28922. Position will remain open until filled.

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Staff Openings

Public Safety Officer (Full-time)
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. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid PA driver’s license. Police or security experience is a plus. Hourly rate is $13.25. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/28923. 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.