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.


Assistant / Associate Professor and Director of the Master’s Degree Program in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (July 2015)
Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a 12-month, full-time assistant/associate professor and 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.

The Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Program is associated with new state–of-the-art facilities, along with Physical Therapy and athletics. These facilities, which are completely adapted for individuals with disabilities, include a comprehensive fitness center, multiple gymnasiums, an Olympic size swimming pool, indoor track, and wellness pool.

The anticipated starting date for this position is July 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 research interest statements, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/27761.


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 of Business and Operations Management (August 2015); two position openings

The assistant professor of business and operations management is responsible for teaching a standard course load at both the master’s and bachelor’s levels. Lebanon Valley College currently offers three bachelor’s degrees in business (Accounting, Business Administration and Health Care Management) and an MBA degree to working professionals earning their degree through part-time enrollment. This is a nine month, non-tenure track faculty position. Qualifications include: a Ph.D. in operations management or related field, or a D.B.A. with a master’s degree in operations management or related field and significant professional experience in operations management or related field; academically qualified to teach in at least one other specialty area (e.g. business statistics); applicable professional certifications (i.e. LEAN, Six Sigma, ERP, SAP) are preferred; experience teaching at the master’s level is highly desirable; and a record of excellence in teaching including blended and online delivery is also preferred. Some executive level work experience or consulting is preferred as well as program, curriculum, or online course development experience. Familiarity with ACBSP business school accreditation standards is desirable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references at http://apply.interfolio.com/26595.

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 be open until filled with best consideration given to candidates who apply by March 23, 2015.
 

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.




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, 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.





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. For best consideration, please submit materials by March 22, 2015. Position will remain open until filled.

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Director of the Lebanon Valley College Regional Institute of Municipal and Corporate Sustainability
The Lebanon Valley College Office of Graduate and Professional Studies seeks a director of the Lebanon Valley College Regional Institute of Municipal and Corporate Sustainability (RIMCS). The primary mission of the Lebanon Valley College Regional Institute of Municipal and Corporate Sustainability (RIMCS) is to serve as a central resource to meet the sustainability-related needs of south-central Pennsylvania municipalities and businesses. The Institute will develop and deliver an academic curriculum and professional development training program at the College that meets those needs and satisfies the educational and vocational aspirations of our students as well as the regional community. The Institute will achieve those goals by assisting municipal leaders with regulatory compliance, helping to provide solutions for regional environmental problems, and educating the next generation of scholars and leaders.

The director of the Institute will serve part-time (25 hours per week) for 20 months. Primary responsibilities include: coordinating the activities and efforts of the Institute; promoting and assisting with the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification initiative, administered by the Pennsylvania Municipal League (PML), by effectively partnering with the PML, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), and regional municipal leaders; identifying additional sources of funding to assist municipalities in their sustainability certification efforts and for the continued support of the Institute; working with LVC faculty and outside experts to develop a sustainability studies curriculum at LVC; and coordinating high-impact opportunities for LVC students to assist in the efforts of the Institute.

The successful candidate should be a distinguished scholar minimally holding a master’s or equivalent degree in any area of environmental research, or a relevant area of the sciences or public policy; and should have previous grant writing experience; the ability and desire to cross disciplinary boundaries; demonstrated administrative experience; and a passion for environmental stewardship and sustainable municipal government. The director will provide vision, leadership and support for RIMCS research, educational, and outreach programs; and take a strong role in promoting collaborative efforts between faculty, students and the broader community. The director is also expected to play a leadership role in sustainability and environmental initiatives at LVC; and will be required to create and articulate a strategic plan for the institute’s future growth and development.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/29111. For best consideration, please submit materials by April 5, 2015. The 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.