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 and Program Director for the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Program (July 2014)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month full-time assistant / associate professor as program director for a newly established entry-level master degree program in sports medicine and athletic training. We seek an experienced and dynamic leader who is interested in creating a high quality athletic training program that interfaces effectively with the department of physical therapy and athletics. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in athletic training or a related discipline; prior experience in higher education; BOC certified and eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. Responsibilities include teaching, active participation in scholarly activity, program development, and overseeing CAATE accreditation requirements. 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 research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for up to three professional references to work@lvc.edu.

Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Chemistry at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in analytical chemistry or in a related interdisciplinary field beginning in August 2015. The position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry and post-doctoral research experience. The primary teaching responsibilities are in analytical chemistry, instrumental analysis, and general chemistry. The candidate will be expected to develop an upper-division advanced elective course in chemistry and may also have opportunities to teach courses at the introductory level and as part of our vibrant liberal arts curriculum. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in innovative teaching pedagogies and experience with incorporating technology in the classroom are encouraged to apply. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to establish a vigorous undergraduate research agenda and to mentor students during the academic year and as part of our annual 10-week summer undergraduate research program. The department has an exemplary 65-year history of mentoring undergraduate students on research projects leading to conference presentations, journal publications, and research grants. More information about the department can be found at www.lvc.edu/chemistry. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, detailed description of their research plans, three confidential letters of recommendation, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts at http://apply.interfolio.com/26593. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Business (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Business and Economics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of business starting in August 2015. The assistant professor of business is responsible for teaching a standard academic course load as assigned by the chair of the department of business and economics and the director of the master of business administration. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three undergraduate degrees in business (Business Administration, Accounting and Economics) as well as an MBA degree. Courses are taught by faculty with years of experience in research, consulting, government, entrepreneurship, and international studies. Departmental coursework focuses on building proficiencies and knowledge in key areas, such as information technology, ethics, professionalism, and teamwork, while stressing the development of critical thinking, creativity, and communications skills. The position requires a Ph.D. or D.B.A in Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Business Communication or a business related area of study. A.B.D. doctoral candidates with specializations as indicated will also be considered. Experience teaching in a college classroom at the undergraduate and/or master’s level is highly desirable as well as a prior record of teaching excellence including but not limited to blended and online delivery. Also preferred is executive level business/professional experience or consulting; program and curriculum course development experience; familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable; as well as a commitment to the assessment of learning outcomes. More information about the department can be found at http://www.lvc.edu/business-economics/. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts at http://apply.interfolio.com/26918. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Accounting (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Business and Economics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of accounting starting in August 2015. The assistant professor of accounting is responsible for teaching a standard academic course load as assigned by the chair of the Department of Business and Economics and/or the Director of the Master of Business Administration program. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three undergraduate degrees in business (Business Administration, Accounting and Economics) as well as an M.B.A. degree. Courses are taught by faculty with years of experience in research, consulting, government, entrepreneurship, and international studies. Departmental coursework focuses on building proficiencies and knowledge in key areas, such as information technology, ethics, professionalism, and teamwork, while stressing the development of critical thinking, creativity, and communications skills. The position requires a C.P.A. with a master’s degree in accounting and/or taxation preferred; as well, a C.P.A. with an M.B.A. will be considered; a Ph.D. in accountancy is highly desirable. Qualifications also include: professional experience in accounting; previous program and curriculum course development experience; experience teaching in a college classroom at the undergraduate and/or master’s level is highly desirable as well as a prior record of teaching excellence including but not limited to blended and online delivery. Qualifications to teach courses in additional disciplines is highly desirable. A familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable; as well as a commitment to the assessment of learning outcomes. More information about the department can be found at http://www.lvc.edu/business-economics/. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three confidential letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate transcripts at http://apply.interfolio.com/27042. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor and Director of Music Education (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor and director of music education. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, direct the student teaching program and students’ early field experiences, assist students in their preparation to complete certification with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, be a leader in educational technologies, and advise a cohort of undergraduate music majors. Qualifications include a Master's degree in music (Ed.D. or Ph.D. preferred), experience teaching public school general classroom music, and administrative experience in music education. The ability to use the department’s current technologies (including a Promethean board, Smart Board, and various playback systems) is preferred; the ideal candidate will be conversant with these technologies and guide the department in purchasing and employing future technologies. Experience teaching undergraduate music education courses is also preferred.

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 four programs have enrolled a significant percentage (as high as 15%) of the total undergraduate population at LVC for decades. Recognized as a special strength of the College, Music Education is the largest music program, and LVC has graduated enthusiastic and talented music teachers for much of its nearly 150-year history. More information about the department can be found at www.lvc.edu/music.

For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, evidence of successful administrative experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of course materials or publications at http://apply.interfolio.com/27404 by November 30, 2014. Other materials may be requested of finalists for the position (e.g., official transcripts, portfolio, recordings, and so forth).

Assistant Professor of Music Education / Director of Choral Activities (Tenure-Track, August 2015)
The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities. The successful candidate will direct LVC’s choral program; teach literature and methods, conducting, and introductory courses for the music education program; and advise a cohort of undergraduate music majors. Qualifications include a master’s degree in music (doctorate preferred); experience directing choirs; ability to effectively rehearse choirs; ability to plan and successfully perform choir tours, events, and concerts; experience teaching undergraduate music education courses; ability to use computer-assisted instruction. Experience with recent teaching technologies preferred.

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 four programs have enrolled a significant percentage (as high as 15%) of the total undergraduate population at LVC for decades. Recognized as a special strength of the College, music education is the largest music program, and LVC has graduated enthusiastic and talented music teachers for much of its nearly 150-year history. Similarly, LVC’s choral program has had a long and distinguished history. The choral program currently includes three curricular ensembles, an annual tour, biannual concerts, and frequent contributions to campus and community events. More information about the department can be found at www.lvc.edu/music.

For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, evidence of successful administrative experience, evidence of effective choral ensemble leadership, and samples of course materials or publications at http://apply.interfolio.com/27405 by November 30, 2014. Other materials may be requested of finalists for the position (e.g., official transcripts, portfolio, recordings, and so forth).




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 2014-2015 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, supervisory management, business and interpersonal communications, and information technology. 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(s) of Physics (Spring 2015)
The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College seeks instructors for introductory physics lectures and laboratories for Spring 2015. Qualifications include teaching experience and a master's degree in physics or a related field. Complete applications, including a cover letter, resume, and reference list should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/26592. Please also indicate your availability (morning, afternoon, evening) in your cover letter.

Adjunct Instructor in Sound Design (Spring 2015)
The digital communications department at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach sound design, a course that focuses on teaching introductory sound design for video and digital media. Qualifications include sound design/post-production professional experience, with knowledge of Protools. Preference will be given to candidates who have online teaching experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and references at http://apply.interfolio.com/26782. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Adjunct Instructor in Web Development (Spring 2015)
The digital communications department at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach advanced web design and development. Qualifications include web design/development professional experience, with knowledge of trends in web and web app design and expertise in CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript and web app development. Preference will be given to candidates who have online teaching experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., references and link to a portfolio of your work at http://apply.interfolio.com/26783. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.






Administrative Openings

Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Lebanon Valley College, a NCAA Division III member of The Commonwealth Conference is accepting applications for the position of head women’s soccer coach. Reporting to the director of athletics, this position is responsible for the direction of the women’s soccer program, the recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student athletes, supervision of the coaching staff, budget management, on-field coaching, and alumni cultivation. The successful candidate will also be responsible for a secondary responsibility assigned by the director of athletics. Responsibilities also include: supporting and encouraging academic and athletic excellence and adherence to all rules and regulations as set forth by Lebanon Valley College, the NCAA and the Middle Atlantic Conference. A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 5 year’s college coaching experience is required and head coaching experience preferred. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/26464 by October 31, 2014.

Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach
The Department of Athletics is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time position of assistant women’s lacrosse coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the recruiting plan for the program; monitoring the academic progress of women’s lacrosse student-athletes; assisting with practice and game plan development; and communicating effectively with players, parents, alumni, and administration. Bachelor’s degree required and college playing experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills, knowledge of the game, and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the College. This part-time position provides a stipend with no medical benefits. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/26900.

Director of the Bishop Library
The director of the bishop library at Lebanon Valley College provides strategic vision, direction, and leadership for the continued development and advancement of the library as a center of academic excellence for the 21st century. The director works closely with faculty, students and staff to ensure that the library remains a vital and innovative resource for learning and an effective partner with all educational operations on campus and the broader community. Qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLS degree is required and a second master’s degree (or doctorate) is preferred; a minimum of five years of progressive administrative experience in an academic library is preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and an understanding of the issues, challenges and current trends and developments facing higher education especially as they relate to the application of appropriate information technologies and information literacy and assessment within an academic library. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27053 by November 30, 2014.

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