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 2014)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month full-time, faculty position 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.

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 work@lvc.edu.


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 work@lvc.edu.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


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 work@lvc.edu. 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 work@lvc.edu. 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 Instructor in Sociology (Fall 2014)
The department of sociology at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a course in child abuse.  A master's degree in a related field and clinical experience in the field of child abuse is preferred. Classes are held in the evenings.  Complete applications, including a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., and professional reference list should be sent to work@lvc.edu.  Transcripts will be required for those who are interviewed.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Adjunct Instructor in Spanish (Fall 2014)
The department of languages at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor in spanish to teach one or two Spanish courses for Fall 2014. Classes will meet during the day. Preference will be given to applicants who have an M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish or related field, native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English and experience teaching Spanish at the college level. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for at least two professional references to work@lvc.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Position is open until filled.

Adjunct Instructor in Digital Communications
The digital communications department at Lebanon Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach programming for digital media, a course that focuses on teaching introductory programming through students using JavaScript to create dynamic websites. Qualifications include web design/development professional experience, with knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., references and link to a portfolio of your work to work@lvc.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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), 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.


 


Administrative Openings

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. The position will remain open until filled.


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Staff Openings

Currently, there are no staff openings.


 

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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.