Employment

Louisburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications of all qualified individuals. It is the policy and practice of the College to provide equal opportunity to all persons. The College does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, age (as defined by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), religion, gender, disability, veteran's status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, advancement, compensation, benefits, transfer, and termination. 

Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is committed to offering a supportive community which nurtures young men and women intellectually, culturally, socially, physically, and spiritually. As a two-year residential institution, we provide a bridge for students to make a successful transition from high school to senior colleges and universities. 

We approach our mission with integrity.
We respect the dignity of each individual.
We embrace diverse learning styles.
We offer opportunities for all of our students to succeed.
We provide a high quality, accessible education.
We enable and challenge our students to reach their full growth potential.
We value our Christian heritage and foster spiritual growth. 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act, Louisburg College prepares an annual security report which is available to all current and prospective employees and students. The annual report addresses the college’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. You may request a copy of the Annual Security Report from the Human Resources Department.

 
 

Available Staff Positions

Position: Cheerleading Coach

Louisburg College is a two-year residential private institution, affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Louisburg provides a bridge for students to make a successful transition from high school to four-year colleges and universities. The College is committed to offering
a supportive community which nurtures young men and women intellectually, culturally, socially, physically, and spiritually.

Reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment, The Cheerleading Coach is responsible choreographing and teaching cheer and dance routines to the cheerleading squad. The Coach is responsible for setting and conducting practice times after academic classes and supervising the team at men’s and women’s basketball and football games and any other activity where the squad cheers. The coach is also responsible for the recruitment and retention of new and current cheerleaders.

The successful applicant must possess:
• Excellent writing and public speaking skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong interpersonal skills and be self motivated
• Ability to adapt to new and innovative situations

Requirements:

• Bachelors degree required
• A valid driver’s licenses
• High school or college coaching experience

How to Apply:

Please mail or email Cover Letter, Resume and List of References to:
Stephanie Buchanan Tolbert
Vice President of Enrollment
501 North Main Street
Louisburg, NC 27549
stolbert@louisburg.edu 

Position: Dean of Students
Division: Student Life
Reports To: Senior Vice President of Enrollment

Position Description:

The Dean of Students is a vital part of a strong Student Life team committed to helping students achieve their curricular and co-curricular goals.  In providing visionary leadership within the Student Life program, this position will oversee the areas of student engagement, campus conduct, residence life, student leadership, and new student orientation; serve on departmental and college committees; provide leadership crisis response; collaborate across campus to develop and implement social and educational programming within the campus living-learning community; and assist in the development and growth of Student Life staff.     

Remuneration:

The Dean of Students is a full-time, 12-month, live-in preferred position with a salary range of $48,000-$51,000.  Benefits include a comprehensive medical policy, free housing and meal plan and optional participation in a matched retirement plan and optional dental plan.

Specifications/Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or related field required
  • Previous professional (post-graduate) student life and supervisory experience required    
  • Experience with emergency response to on-campus situations
  • Demonstrated skills in the following areas: supervision, organization, collaboration, crisis management, leadership, teamwork, and assessment
  • Knowledge of student development and leadership development
  • Fluency in current research regarding college student affairs
  • Ability to handle difficult situations
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning/Budgeting

The Dean of Students works with the Vice President of Enrollment and all direct reports to establish goals and objectives for the Student Life program.  Tasks include:

  • Working with the Director of Institutional Research to ensure appropriate data availability
  • Establish/facilitate periodic in-service programs for staff reflection and goal-setting
  • Maintain awareness of research regarding best practices for student affairs programs at small colleges
  • Ensure progress/completion of departmental goals
  • Prepare/monitor annual budgets for departmental areas that ensure accomplishment of area goals/objectives

 

Staff Supervision

The Dean of Students directly supervises the Director of Counseling Services, Campus Safety Chief, College Chaplain and five Residence Hall Community Directors.  Tasks include:

  • Select, train, advise, motivate and evaluate staff
  • Develop an attitude of cooperation and unity among staff members
  • Create on-call schedules for professional staff
  • Ensure that College policies and procedures for staff are met on a consistent basis
  • Conduct regular group and individual staff meetings and provide periodic constructive performance and professional feedback

 

Other Duties

  • Serve in an administrative on-call rotation
  • Serve on Student Life and College committees as assigned
  • Serve on the Behavioral Intervention Team
  • Serve as the Title IX Coordinator and ensure appropriate handling of Title IX-related investigations and hearings
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities
  • Be a visible, active participant in campus life
  • Assist with the preparation of various manuals, handbooks, and documents
  • Coordinate Parent programs
  • Chair the department’s Collaborative team (Director-level staff)
  • Be available for weekends, extended days, official College events, and emergencies as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Email Resume, cover letter and references to: Stephanie Tolbert at stolbert@louisburg.edu 

Position: Director of Communications
Division: Institutional Advancement
Reports To: Vice President of Institutional Advancement

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: 

Salary based on education and experience. Comprehensive health insurance plan (dental and vision optional) and retirement plan. Professional development opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Communications is responsible for the creation, implementation and coordination of a comprehensive communications program for Louisburg College.

The director will work to promote the College to internal and external communities, increase and maintain the College’s visibility to potential students and donors and develop and promote an understanding of the College’s programs, activities and policies through print, digital and social media and on the college’s website.

The director shall serve as the website administrator and provide leadership to the College community on how to effectively maintain and promote the College through a Content Management System.

The director oversees the College’s print publications, advertising and public relations.  Develops and implements strategies to grow awareness and positive perceptions of the College and supports efforts to increase fundraising as well as student enrollment and retention.  These include but are not limited to:

Media Relations

  • Handling of all media-related inquiries.
  • Actively working with faculty, students, staff, coaches and alumni to generate stories of interest for the website and local and regional media.
  • Cultivating positive relationships with members of the media.
  • Writing and distributing press releases and advisories.

Social Media

  • Developing and executing a comprehensive social media plan for the College.
  • Using multiple platforms of social media to reach different communities of the College.
  • Leading a team of College ambassadors to maximize social media output and outreach.

Publications

  • Developing and maintaining a communications style guide for Louisburg College.
  • Producing Columns, the newsmagazine for alumni and friends once a year.
  • Producing digital and print newsletters for students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors.
  • Working with faculty and staff to develop content for college publications.

Web Site

  • Working with website vendors to maintain and update the College’s Content Management System website as needed and facilitate training of college employees.
  • Maintaining news and event databases.
  • Ensuring that website content is accurate and up-to-date, including updating content on web pages, as required.
  • Leading a team of website ambassadors from different College departments to make regular and important updates to the College’s website.

Marketing

  • Developing, planning and coordinating all image advertisements.
  • Overseeing graphic design requests, maintaining positive working relationships with graphic design vendors and managing a graphic design budget.
  • Working with members of the faculty and staff to develop content for advertisements.
  • Working to develop and execute the College’s strategic marketing plan.

Other

  • Serve as staff photographer and videographer at College events.
  • Support the Vice President for Institutional Advancement in marketing needs related to fundraising.
  • Support the Vice President for Enrollment in the development of recruitment materials.
  • Work directly with the Vice President of Student Life to help develop and assist in crisis communications, Louisburg College alerts and other student centered communications.
  • Working to develop or assist in any special projects that further the mission of the institution as deemed appropriate by the President or Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or related field and five years of experience in media relations, communications planning and management. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experience in content management website editing and posting.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and ethics of public relations.
  • Familiarity with contemporary design aesthetics and best practices, preferably related to print and online publications.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a deadline-driven environment and to oversee, prioritize and participate in multiples projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of marketing theories and practices.
  • Knowledge of the strategic planning process and strategic planning ability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience overseeing a marketing and communications budget.
  • Knowledge in brand creation and management.
  • Proficiency in basic digital photography and photo editing.
  • Ability to lift objects up to 10 pounds and perform job-related duties involving walking, bending, kneeling, etc.
  • Availability to occasionally work evenings and weekends, depending on deadline requirements and special events.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and email marketing systems (i.e. Constant Contact).

 

Please send a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, resume and three professional references to Chad Barefoot, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at cbarefoot@louisburg.edu

Incomplete applications and applications received from third-party websites will not be considered.

 
Available Faculty Positions

Position: Full-Time Instructor of Drama and Director of Drama
Division: Academics/Humanities
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Start Date: April 1, 2019

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Drama or Theater Arts, or Masters in Drama or Theater from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of 18 graduate hours in Drama
  • Classroom teaching experience in higher education
  • Experience directing and overseeing theater productions

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach 12 hours of drama courses per semester that are in the College’s general education program and courses that support the College’s theater program
  • Recruit a minimum of 10 new drama students per academic year
  • Serve as academic advisor, especially for drama students.
  • Plan and execute theater productions for the college community, at least 1 production per semester
  • Participate in faculty professional development and staff training.
  • Keep regular office hours.
  • Complete other duties assigned by VP of Academics

 

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and a minimum of two references to: 

Tommy Jenkins
Interim Vice President of Academic Life
tjenkins@louisburg.edu 

 

 

Library Director

Louisburg College seeks a visionary, collaborative leader to serve as the Director of the Cecil W. Robbins Library. The Director will provide leadership for all aspects of library services, resources, and programs in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research.  This individual will continue to advance the library as an integral part of the college community. The Director will engage with all members of the college community to collaborate on a vision for the evolving role of libraries in the twentieth century.  This is a 9.5 month position with faculty status.

 

About Louisburg College
Louisburg College is a two-year, private, liberal arts college related by faith to the United Methodist Church, located in Louisburg, North Carolina, thirty miles north of the state capital, Raleigh.  Founded in 1787, Louisburg College is the oldest two-year, residential institution in the nation and currently averages an enrollment of 600 students. The student body population is composed of over 50% first-generation college students from diverse cultural backgrounds.  Louisburg College offers a course of study made up of foundational general education requirements which prepare students to successfully transfer to four-year institutions for completion of bachelor’s degrees and beyond.

 

Community
The town of Louisburg is located in Franklin County, North Carolina.  A small town, Louisburg is 30 miles north of the capital of North Carolina, Raleigh, as well as the nationally recognized Research Triangle.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library operations, including contemporary library practices, trends, and emerging technologies
  • A strong commitment to public service and the provision of exceptional service
  • Demonstrated competencies in information literacy and library instruction
  • Knowledge of and experience with assessment of library services
  • Knowledge of and experience with budget management
  • A commitment to building strong relationships with faculty, staff, and students to advance learning at the college
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an organization that values professionalism, diversity, inclusion, and a positive work and learning environment
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, inspiring confidence and trust, and fostering collaboration with colleagues and academic departments
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with local, state, and regional library organizations

 

Preferred

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible leadership and supervisory experience in an academic library environment

 

 Responsibilities

  • Lead the library and engage the staff in ongoing visioning and planning, setting priorities in support of the mission of the college, and communicating the library’s vision to all stakeholders
  • Oversee overall library administration including personnel, budget, and facilities.
  • Develop services, policies, and procedures to assure the efficient and effective functioning of the library
  • Develop robust print, electronic, and media collections to support academic programs on campus, and off campus, and sustain a regular process of evaluation and deselection of resources
  • Promote a culture of excellence in customer service and develop outstanding library services
  • Find the best uses of emerging technologies to engage students, foster effective use of resources, and improve information literacy skills for all students
  • Provide leadership in implementing effective instruction programs for information literacy that teach students, faculty, and staff at all sites to find, critically evaluate, and ethically use information.
  • Work in partnership with the academic programs and the Reference/Instruction Librarian to promote the integration of print and electronic library resources, information literacy skills, and student research throughout the curriculum
  • Develop library facilities to make the library an inviting learning center with appropriate and effective work, study, and learning spaces for both individuals and groups
  • Develop a robust library assessment program that assures regular and systematic collection, analysis, and reporting of data to support management decisions, demonstrate the library’s value, and ensure that library services meet the needs of the college community
  • Manage the library budget by developing budget requests, overseeing library spending, and advocating for library needs
  • Contribute to the library’s reference and instruction programs and maintain a working knowledge of varied library resources and emerging technologies
  • Foster a work environment that favors initiative and creativity, collaboration, teamwork, forward thinking, and flexibility in the face of perpetual change.
  • Support and encourage appropriate professional development for all staff
  • As an active member of the faculty, participate in faculty governance, serve on faculty and administrative committees, and engage in college events
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Salary
Commensurate with experience

 

Deadline for Applying
March 31st, 2019

 

Start date
May 15th, 2019

 

Prospective Candidates
To apply, email a cover letter and CV to:

 

Pat Hinton
Library Director
phinton@louisburg.edu

 

Candidates will be asked to provide references after preliminary review and screening. Confidentiality will be maintained in the search process; references will be contacted only with the explicit consent of the applicant.