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Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Faculty positions

Institute for Micromanufacturing Tenure Track Faculty Position

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  As part of this effort, the College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to support the mission of Louisiana Tech’s Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM).  The IfM is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment focused on innovations in multiscale structures, devices and systems.  IfM provides education and training to the next generation of scientists and engineers, and a broad range of services to academic and industrial users.  The research thrusts of IfM, supported by current experimental capabilities and intellectual capital in micro- and nano- scale fabrication, materials characterization, and computational modeling are: Energy & Environmental Technologies, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, and Bio-nanotechnologies.  The IfM website contains more information on the IfM research center (http://ifm.latech.edu).

Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to actively participate in multidisciplinary, experimental research efforts in the College; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise masters and doctoral students.  Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to high quality university and professional service are also expected.  The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate and undergraduate degree from any field of Engineering or Science with close alignment to one or more of the IfM areas of focus.  Only applicants focused on experimental studies are being considered for the position at this time.  To apply: 

Compile a single PDF file that includes 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; 5) statement of diversity; and 6) the names and contact information for at least three references.  The statement of diversity should highlight the applicant’s views, experiences, and plans to enhance participation of members from underrepresented groups in research and education pursuits. 

Only applications via email will be accepted.  Please write “IfM Search 2020 <Lastname, Initials>” in the subject line, replacing the <××××> with your information. 

Send the email with the PDF application file to: ifmsearch@latech.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until December 1, 2019.  The position start date is September 1, 2020. 

Open Faculty Positions, College Of Engineering and Science

The vision of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research.  The College is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The College recently completed construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and science education building providing an additional 128,000 square feet of educational and laboratory space. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Multiple faculty positions are anticipated for the 2020-21 academic year in the following degree programs.

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engr. Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentations & Control Systems Engr. Technology
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Micro and Nanosystems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

All professional ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered. Lecturer and Instructor (non-tenure-track) positions are also available for highly qualified teaching faculty. Applicants for Professor and Lecturer positions must have a doctorate or complete one by their start date in the relevant area or a closely related field, and Instructor applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree. Successful tenure-track candidates are expected to actively participate in multidisciplinary research efforts in the College; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise masters and doctoral students. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to high quality professional service and active participation in college responsibilities are expected. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 13,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries.

Research activity is leveraged through one or more of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence in micro and nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedical applications, cyber security, trenchless technology, STEM education or applied physics research.  See the College website for more information:  http://coes.latech.edu.

Interested applicants should compile a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; and 5) the names and contact information for at least three references. The PDF file should be submitted electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – COES faculty search”.  Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for most positions is September 1, 2020. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Chemistry Instructor/Lecturer – Biochemistry and Organic

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for an instructor or lecturer position in Chemistry. The hire will have expertise in biochemistry and organic chemistry, especially in teaching laboratory sections. The position includes setting up and teaching labs, maintenance and care of laboratory instrumentation, and associated tasks. The position may include teaching lectures in general, biochemistry, or organic chemistry.

Louisiana Tech University has been consistently ranked in the top 200 best colleges and universities by US News & World Report. Chemistry is part of the College of Engineering and Science, which offers a unique multidisciplinary, team-oriented educational and research environment (http://coes.latech.edu/).  To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

Instructor candidates must have earned a Master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Lecturer candidates must have an earned doctorate in chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have strong teaching skills, display a commitment to high quality professional service, and will actively participate in college responsibilities.

Review of applications and nominations will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified, with a projected start date of September 1, 2020.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, a copy of graduate transcript(s), and names and contact information for at least three references in a single PDF file to chemsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “Last Name, First Initial – Instructor/Lecturer.”

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Mathematics Non-Tenure-Track Instructor in Program of Mathematics and Statistics

Pending budgetary approval, the Program of Mathematics and Statistics at Louisiana Tech University anticipates filling anon-tenure-track instructor position, commencing March 1, 2020. A successful candidate is expected to teach mathematicscourses that serve general education requirements, elementary education majors, and/or first-year engineering and sciencemajors. Candidates must possess excellent teaching credentials as well as a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics and/or statistics by the start date.

The Program of Mathematics and Statistics is housed in the College of Engineering and Science, whose vision is to be aworld leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research. The College is experiencing significantgrowth in several program areas and is undertaking an aggressive faculty recruiting campaign to attract culturallyand academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and scienceeducation building providing the College an additional 128,000 square feet of educational space is underway with an anticipated occupancy for Winter 2019-20. To build a diverse workforce the college encourages applications fromindividuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The University is a doctoral granting public institutionthat enrolls approximately 12,500 students from 47 states and 96 countries. The Program of Mathematics and Statisticsoffers a B.S. and an M.S. degree in Mathematics and is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Analysis and Modeling.

Applications received by November 3, 2019, will receive full consideration. Submit the following items online atmathjobs.org (job id#14748):

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Names and contact information for three references who can address teaching qualifications.

Contact: Dr. Charles Patterson Email: charlesp@latech.edu College of Engineering and Science

P.O. Box 10348 Ruston, LA 71272 (318) 257-2538 http://coes.latech.edu/

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

 

Industrial Engineering Faculty Position at Louisiana Tech University

The vision of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is to be a world leader in integrating engineering and science in education and research. The College is experiencing significant growth in several program areas and is undertaking an aggressive recruiting campaign to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Construction of a new $40M integrated engineering and science education space is underway with an anticipated occupancy in winter 2019. To build a diverse workforce the College encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.

The Industrial Engineering Program invites applications for tenure-track faculty at all professional ranks (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor). Applicants must hold a doctorate in Industrial Engineering or a related field; applicants who are pursuing their doctorate are welcome to apply as long as the degree is completed by September 1, 2020. Successful candidates are expected to actively participate in multidisciplinary research efforts in the College; initiate, build and sustain an externally funded research program; and supervise masters and doctoral students. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to high quality professional service and participation in College responsibilities are expected. The College is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls over 12,000 students from 48 states and 68 foreign countries.

Research activity may be leveraged through one of the College’s multidisciplinary centers of excellence by focusing on intelligent manufacturing systems, big data analytics, information assurance, neural networks, bioinformatics, health care systems, additive manufacturing, engineering education, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, cyber security, and trenchless technology. See the College website for more information: http://www.coes.latech.edu.

Interested applicants should compile a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research interests and goals; 4) description of teaching experience and interests; and 5) the names and contact information for at least three references. The PDF file should be submitted electronically to facsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – Industrial Faculty Search.” Review of applications will begin in November 2019 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The anticipated starting date for the position is September 1, 2020. Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA employer.

Director of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry

12-Month Administrative Position

  • RESPONSIBILITIES: chief academic officer, providing leadership for program development and assessment for the following B.S. degree programs: Agricultural Business, Animal Science, Forestry, and Geographic Information Science.  The School also offers minors in Animal Science, Forestry, Geographic Information Science, Plant Science, and Wildlife Habitat Management and shares a Secondary Education and Teaching degree program (Agricultural Education Concentration) with the College of Education. The Director is responsible for long-range vision and planning, resource development, faculty and student recruitment, faculty development, comprehensive financial planning, facilitating faculty research and teaching, and management of the academic and farm units.  This position is also expected to seek out and coordinate outreach and service activities, in addition to external relations with the agricultural, forestry, and rural communities through commodity and industry organizations, small business development organizations, and youth organizations (FFA and 4-H).  The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, peers, and administrators.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: doctoral degree in a discipline related to the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry.  The ability to lead, teach, and work in a multidisciplinary school of agricultural sciences and forestry.  Candidate must have earned tenure (preferably be of the rank of full professor) and present evidence of administrative and research management experience through grant administration, curriculum development, or other academic leadership. 
  • APPLICATIONS: Review of applications begins January 15, 2020 and continues until position is filled. Submit letter of application, current vita, academic transcripts (official or unofficial) and name, mailing address, email address and phone number of at least three references via email to: Jennifer Hollis <jhollis@latech.edu>. 
  • Louisiana Tech University is recognized by US News and World Report as a Top Tier National University and the Carnegie Foundation as a High Research Activity University (RU/H).  Louisiana Tech has an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students and is located in Ruston, among the rolling hills of north central Louisiana.  The School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry has 19 faculty, 4 laboratory supervisors, 5 other support staff, and approximately 420 students.  Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  Minorities are encouraged to apply. College and school information can be viewed at: http://ans.latech.edu.

Biologist

Instructor position in the School of Biological Sciences, Louisiana Tech University.  This is a nine-month, non-tenure-track faculty teaching position (95% teaching and 5% service) with a continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance and documented excellence in teaching.  Summer teaching, if desired, is a possibility.  Position is available March 1, 2020 (start date can be negotiated).

The successful applicant will contribute to teaching large lecture sections and smaller laboratory sections of Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and other courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.  This position also contributes to academic advising of undergraduate students. Position requires a minimum of an earned M.S. in Biology or a closely related field; a successful candidate with a Ph.D. in Biology may be hired as a Lecturer (the Lecturer position has a promotion path, Lecturer-Senior Lecturer-Distinguished Lecturer).  Prior teaching experience is desired.

Our School is a dynamic, collegial unit with 23 faculty and approximately 750 undergraduate and 40 graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.). Louisiana Tech University is a selective admissions, comprehensive university, located in Ruston, a small college town of 24,000 residents, in north central Louisiana.

To apply email application letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and experience, and names and contact information, including email addresses, of three references to William J. Campbell (campbell@latech.edu), Director, School of Biological Sciences. Review of applications begins October 11, 2019, and continues until position filled. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System, AA/EOE.

Assistant Professor, Health Informatics and Information Management

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Informatics and Information Management

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

General Summary:

The Department of Health Informatics and Information Management is currently seeking applications for an assistant professor.  This is a full-time, on campus, nine-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated hire date of December 1, 2019.  Louisiana Tech University is a four-year selective admissions research university awarding bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.  Louisiana Tech has an enrollment of approximately 12,800 students and is in Ruston, Louisiana.  With a population of approximately 25,000, Ruston is a small, university-oriented city that boasts several outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community.

The department has five full-time and three adjunct faculty members.  Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management and a Master of Health Informatics.  Both programs are accredited by CAHIIM. 

Job Duties: 

The responsibilities of the position include course development and instruction primarily in the online graduate program.  The faculty member will also be responsible for engaging in scholarly research; performing service activities for the profession, university, department, and community; contributing to recruitment and marketing of both programs; advising graduate students; participating in accreditation review; and contributing to all departmental initiatives and goals.

Position Qualifications:

The requirements for this position include a doctoral degree in a field closely associated with health informatics.  Candidates who are within one year of doctoral degree completion will also be considered.  The HIIM Department values diversity in research and interdisciplinary cooperation between HIIM faculty and other departments at Louisiana Tech.  As such, candidates with informatics backgrounds outside of the healthcare field, such as engineering and computer science, with evidence of healthcare related research and/or work-related experience are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to demonstrate strong evidence of technological skills and research potential.

Applications:

To apply, submit a letter of application describing your interests , current vita, and names and contact information for three references to Jan Fuller, P.O. Box 3171, Ruston, LA  71272 or fuller@latech.edu. Review of applications will begin September 9, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Dean of Library Services

The Dean of Library Services will provide leadership for all library operations at Louisiana Tech University and will be responsible for articulating and implementing a vision for short- and long-term strategic goals for innovative library facilities, services, integrated technology, and learning spaces appropriate to the mission of the University.  The Dean will provide collaborative, innovative, and experienced leadership, reporting directly to the Provost.  The Dean will articulate and implement a clear vision of the evolving role of the library and how it directly supports the strategic initiatives and innovative core of the University.

The Dean will

  • Establish a shared vision that promotes the missions of the library and the University by developing, implementing, advocating for, and advancing the library’s strategic plan.
  • Provide visionary and effective leadership to library faculty, staff, and students to achieve the collective strategic initiatives.
  • Lead the continuing transformation of the Library into a student and faculty center that encourages research, academic excellence, and collaboration in a technologically rich and innovative environment.
  • Foster positive relationships with the University and local communities to improve library services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources, and increase operational efficiency.
  • Support intellectual inquiry by aligning library services with advances in research, instructional delivery, curriculum development, and academic study.
  • Lead the Library’s collaboration efforts with other libraries in the UL System and national and international organizations to optimize the use of existing resources and the development of new initiatives.

Qualifications

  • PhD preferred, Master’s degree required in Library Science or a related Field from an American Library Association accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five years of successful administrative experience with progressive responsibilities in an academic or research library.
  • Ability to work successfully and collegially with university leadership, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Evidence of strong leadership skills to focus efforts in achieving common objectives and goals.
  • Evidence of commitment to and skill in advancing digital initiatives and coordinating with information technology units.
  • Commitment to aligning library services, facilities, and collections to serve the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University.
  • Experience with regional and state consortia.
  • Exceptional written and interpersonal skills.

About Prescott Memorial Library

Centrally located in the heart of campus, Prescott Memorial Library consists of 10 floors offering a full array of information resources and services. The library houses an extensive and well-balanced collection which includes over 3.9 million items, over 2,000 current periodical subscriptions, over 40,000 maps, and extensive electronic resources.  Prescott Library is a congressionally designated Federal Depository Library, one of only 46 Regional Libraries, a historical depository for Louisiana State Documents and USGS Maps, and an ASERL Center of Excellence for FEMA Resources.  The library also includes the Department of Special Collections, Manuscripts, and Archives, which houses collections documenting the history of Louisiana Tech University and the region, as well as rare books, maps, and other materials. Other facilities within the library include the Electronic Reference Center with 35 computer workstations for research, the Electronic Classroom with workstations for library instruction, a remote print station, group study rooms, and a leisure reading area.

A complete application packet, consisting of a letter of application, contact information for three professional references, transcripts, evidence of additional certifications or advanced study in a related area, and a detailed vita must be submitted to Dr. Terry McConathy, Provost, at tmm@latech.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A complete application packet, consisting of a letter of application, contact information for three professional references, transcripts, evidence of additional certifications or advanced study in a related area, and a detailed vita must be submitted to Dr. Terry McConathy, Provost, at tmm@latech.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Instructor of Theatre – Acting/Directing

Instructor of Theatre –Acting/Directing, non-tenure track, one year appointment (contingent upon final budgetary approval)

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Required: MFA Acting/Directing

Preferred: An MFA Acting/Directing with a record of higher education teaching experience or commensurate professional experience.

Responsibilities: The Acting-Directing position is an essential position within the Department of Theatre. The primary responsibilities of the position include teaching acting and directing at the graduate and undergraduate level, and directing the Winter Quarter Department of Theatre production Lend Me a Tenor.

Other courses and departmental responsibilities will be assigned based on the candidate’s qualifications. The successful candidate will not be limited to, but will assist the Department of Theatre with the recruitment and retention of theatre majors and is expected to pursue appropriate creative work including research, directing and performance. The candidate will also be expected to serve the School, College of Liberal Arts, and University through committee work and to maintain the mission, goals and objectives of the School of the Performing Arts and Louisiana Tech University.

Teaching, research, service and collegiality are all essential components of this position.

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should compile a single PDF that includes a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) unofficial transcripts; and 5) the names and contact information for at least three references. The PDF file should be submitted electronically to mguinn@latech.edu with the subject line “<Last Name, First Initial> – THTR faculty search”. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Endowed Chair in Communication

Louisiana Tech University seeks to fill the position of the FJ Taylor Endowed Chair in Communication.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies is part of the School of Communication housed in the College of Liberal Arts. The Endowed Chair, only one of three in the College, should be a visionary leader, who will play a pivotal role as an innovative teacher in the undergraduate curriculum as well as director of our Master’s program in Communication and Media Studies.

The area of specialization is open but priority will be given to those whose research interests are in digital communication, social media, or media literacy. This position will make a significant impact on the many forms of communication both on campus and in the surrounding area. Applicants must have a terminal degree in Communication, Journalism, or related field with an extensive research record, suitable for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Louisiana Tech University is a selective admissions university and offers a broad range of fully accredited undergraduate degrees in a variety of majors and doctoral programs in areas of specified expertise. The campus is located in Ruston in north central Louisiana, 70 miles east of Shreveport and 30 miles west of Monroe on Interstate 20. The geographic location of Ruston makes it an important trade and medical center for an area of over 100,000 people.

To apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of application, and the contact information of three current references to Donald P. Kaczvinsky, Dean, College of Liberal Arts at dkaczv@latech.edu, with the subject heading: Endowed Chair Search. For full consideration applications should be received by May 31, 2019. Only electronic applications accepted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an AA/EOE university. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Unit Head - Professional Aviation

Louisiana Tech University seeks a Unit Head to lead our accredited collegiate aviation team. This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position that reports directly to the Dean, College of Liberal Arts.

This position provides leadership and oversight of the daily academic and flight operations within the department. The individual will work with departmental faculty and staff to manage the department and flight operation budgets and ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory guidelines and university policy. This individual will be responsible for approximately six faculty and 20+ staff.  The individual will provide guidance and support toward continued AABI reaffirmation and direction for the enhancement of the flight operations facilities, equipment, employee training, and laboratory safety practices. This position supervises the academic workload and the accomplishment of 14 CFR Part 141 requirements established in program certificates. The individual will also develop relationships with the aviation industry and foster opportunities to provide professional training opportunities to external partners. The Unit Head will teach five courses during the calendar year.

The Unit Head will serve as administrative and fiscal officer of the Department.  He or she will represent the Department and its programs in the College as well as the University and the community at large.  This position will coordinate teaching, curriculum development, research, and service programs to benefit students, off-campus academic programs, staff, and the interests of the College, and to efficiently utilize all available resources in a collegiate environment.  The chosen leader will engage in teaching, scholarly research, outreach and professional service activities commensurate with the position of Unit Head.  He or she will serve as an effective liaison with the Dean’s office and other academic units and will engage in other assignments as determined by the Dean of the College.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Required) Master’s degree; (Preferred) Doctorate; minimum of three (3) years in a full-time faculty role; FAR 141 Flight Instruction experience; and, minimum of five (5) years as a flight instructor.  The successful applicant must have a broad understanding of the aviation industry, with specific experience in flight operations, effective communication, organization, and administrative skills.  He or she must work well under pressure and constantly changing conditions. Must have the ability to multi-task, collect information, analyze data, define challenges, set priorities, and draw valid conclusions in a timely manner. No history of FAA certificate enforcement actions. Must be able to work varied hours during on and off campus events.

APPLICATION:  Send a cover letter, discussing qualifications, and a curriculum vitae with the name and contact information of 3 references as an email attachment with subject heading Professional Aviation-Head to Donald P. Kaczvinsky, Dean, College of Liberal Arts at dkaczv@latech.edu. Only electronic submissions accepted. To guarantee full consideration, applicants should apply by Dec. 31, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive based on qualifications and experience. Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Assistant Professor Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology

The Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University is seeking a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology in Exercise Physiology to begin September 1, 2020. The successful candidate should have a research interest in exercise prescription, sports science, or strength and conditioning that complements the research of other graduate faculty within the Department of Kinesiology, is in line with the Sports Performance master’s concentration, and strives to enhance the department’s profile.

Position

Assistant Professor. Tenure-track. Nine-month appointment with possibilities for teaching summer classes.

Faculty Responsibilities

Activities required for this tenure-track position include teaching undergraduate courses in area of expertise and graduate courses in our Sports Performance concentration, establishing a research agenda capable of using our Human Performance Laboratories (HPL), securing internal and external funding, supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and developing undergraduate and graduate curricula. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist with Kinesiology faculty as well as other departments on campus. Additional responsibilities include department, college, university, and professional service. Of note, this position does not serve as a primary advisor for undergraduate students.

Qualifications

Candidate must have an earned doctorate in Exercise Physiology or a closely related field (ABD will be considered). Certification with ACSM or NSCA is preferred. Candidates must display evidence of the capability to engage in and publish peer-reviewed research in scholarly journals and to present at professional meetings; demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to area of expertise; have experience with relevant laboratory instruments and human performance testing; and have experience in working with students and colleagues from multi-cultural backgrounds. Evidence of effective teaching and the ability to develop a focused line of research in exercise physiology will receive preferable consideration.

Department Information

The Department of Kinesiology (http://education.latech.edu/departments/kinesiology/) at Louisiana Tech University is one of the fastest growing departments on campus and is known for its quality of graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Exercise & Health Promotion, Health & Physical Education (K-12 CAPE accredited teaching licensure program), Kinesiology and Health Sciences,and the Master of Science degree with concentrations in Administration of Sport and Physical Activity and Sports Performance. This position presents a great opportunity for a qualified, committed, and enthusiastic professional who wants to be part of a highly successful and collegial team with departmental goals of continued growth and enhanced visibility.

University Information

Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admissions, comprehensive public university that maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. The university provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success. Louisiana Tech’s pedestrian-friendly campus centers around the Quad with its shady trees and the Lady of the Mist fountain. The physical plant has grown to more than 130 buildings with the main campus of approximately 260 acres with additional farm, forest, pasture, and research land totaling over 1100 acres.

Community Information

Louisiana Tech University is located in the north central Louisiana town of Ruston, nestled between Shreveport and Monroe. Ruston has a friendly, college-town atmosphere and is known for its summer Peach Festival. Lincoln Parish boasts many arts, outdoor, and historic attractions, such as the Dixie Center for the Arts, Lincoln Parish Park (featuring world-class mountain biking), and the Louisiana Military Museum. Additionally, the city of Ruston will open a 36-field, 180-acre sports complex in July of 2019; hosting local, regional, and national events for sports participants of all ages. 

Application Process

Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan or statement, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Official transcripts will be required from the successful candidate. Please email required materials to:

Dr. Ben Gleason, Search Committee Chair
Department of Kinesiology
Louisiana Tech University
Phone: 318-257-5461
Fax: 318-257-4950
Email: gleasonb@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Assistant Professor in Architectural Design

Position
The School of Design at Louisiana Tech University is seeking candidates to fill one or more tenure-track teaching positions at the rank of assistant professor, beginning September 2019 (pending budgetary approval). Primary teaching responsibilities will include instruction in both foundation and upper-level undergraduate/graduate design studios. Additional consideration will be given for the ability to teach support coursework in architectural history & theory, digital fabrication, tectonic assemblies, and integrated design. Additional responsibilities will include advising students, serving on departmental and school committees, and engage in related university service and outreach.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates must have a professional degree in architecture (B. Arch or M. Arch) and demonstrate the potential for executing an agenda of research and/or creative work. Previous teaching and professional practice experience are required; professional licensure or a Ph.D. is preferred. Particularly, we encourage candidates with an interest in multi-disciplinary research and collaborations, and an ability to integrate digital tools like Adobe CC, AutoCAD, and 3D modelling softwares such as Rhino, Grasshopper, and Revit. In addition to a strong background in architecture, applicants should also have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in the design studio and in seminar and/or lecture/lab courses in their area(s) of expertise.

Institutional Background
The Architecture Program is an academic unit within the School of Design and the College of Liberal Arts. The program offers a pre-professional B.S. in Architectural Studies degree, and a NAAB-accredited professional Master of Architecture degree. The program is committed to providing a comprehensive and uncompromising, balanced and demanding education in the art, craft, and practice of ethical building through the polytechnic tradition of “hands-on” experiences and empirical learning that prepares an individual to be an architect in the fullest sense of the term.

Only electronic applications will be accepted, and should be sent as PDF attachments; maximum attachment size is 25 MB. Applicants should submit:

  • Letter of interest;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Personal statement addressing teaching pedagogy and research interests;
  • Portfolio showing examples of personal work, teaching, (student work), and research;
  • Names and contact information of three references.

Direct interest and applications to:
Search Committee Chair: Damon Caldwell
Email: caldwell@latech.edu

Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until a viable candidate is identified. Note that full consideration will be given to candidates who have submitted by April 15, 2019. 

Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

For further information please see: http://design.latech.edu/programs/architecture/

Cataloger/Systems Administrator

Louisiana Tech University seeks a motivated professional to join Prescott Memorial Library as the Cataloger/Systems Administrator. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, requiring research and publication, service to the University, the library, and the profession, and continuous professional development as criteria for promotion and tenure. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Library, the Cataloger/Systems Administrator directs and supervises Bibliographic Management Services. This position will be responsible for ensuring the internal consistency and overall quality control of the library’s discovery systems.

Duties and responsibilities of the Cataloger/Department Head:

  • Perform original cataloging/classification of materials in all formats and maintain authority control in the library catalog, using MARC or other appropriate schema
  • Ensure accurate bibliographic records, maintain records of library holdings, and provide annual statistics
  • Establish cataloging policies and procedures
  • Manage departmental workflow and projects
  • Oversee government publication processing and catalog access
  • Manage catalog web links and metadata as needed
  • Supervise a staff of 2 library paraprofessionals
  • Will have the option of providing reference services on occasional weekends

Duties and responsibilities of the LOUIS System Administrator:

  • Serve as liaison to the statewide library consortium (LOUIS)
  • Manage all Workflows modules of the integrated library system (SirsiDynix): maintain the databases; load bibliographic records; run administrative reports; troubleshoot, document, and communicate problems; coordinate and monitor testing and implementation of new releases; attend all LOUIS System Administrator’s meetings, inform staff about updates, and provide training
  • Maintain e-Library link customizations and administer the EBSCO Discovery Service and its use as a link resolver
  • Manage the interlibrary loan document delivery system (ILLIad)
  • Update patron files and IP addresses in EZProxy
  • Work collaboratively with the Backup System Administrator

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science
  • Working knowledge of current cataloging and metadata standards, including but not limited to: MARC21, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with original cataloging of theses, dissertations, and other materials
  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated potential
  • Demonstrated potential to meet tenure requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of cataloging experience in an academic library, including metadata
  • 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience
  • Experience with automated library systems (preferably SirsiDynix) and bibliographic utilities (OCLC)
  • Knowledge of Superintendent of Documents classification system
  • Familiarity with Workflows, including creation of reports
  • Experience maintaining a local EZProxy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and WinScp

Louisiana Tech University is a selective admissions public research university with an enrollment of 12,873 undergraduate and graduate students. The main campus in Ruston, a lovely small town of 22,370 with a growing economy, is conveniently located in the piney hills between the metropolitan areas of Shreveport and Monroe. Prescott Memorial Library has a staff of 22 and holdings of over 3.8 million items. It is a regional federal documents depository, a historical state depository, and a member of Lyrasis, OCLC, and the LOUIS statewide library consortium.  LOUIS is a consortium of public and private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana that is widely recognized as a model for cost-effective collaboration in higher education.

Rank/Salary: Competitive starting salary and benefits package. Twelve-month, tenure-track position with appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and the names with contact information of at least three professional references, including mailing addresses, email addresses, and daytime phone numbers.

Application Review: Review of CVs will begin March 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Abigail DeSoto
Chair, Cataloger Search Committee
Prescott Memorial Library
P.O. Box 10408
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA 71272
desoto@latech.edu

For more information about the library, consult our website: www.latech.edu/library.

Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for one (1) and possibly a second tenure-track position in Counseling Psychology with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2019. Primary appointments will be in our APA-accredited doctoral program, however, our faculty also contribute to our master’s program in counseling and guidance and undergraduate program. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, establishing a research program that incorporates student mentoring, and clinical supervision. The position(s) are at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional candidates with appropriate experience and a record of research and grant funding may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. Previous university teaching experience is preferred. Candidates should hold a doctorate from an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, have completed an APA-accredited internship by the time of hire, and be license eligible in the State of Louisiana. In addition, the candidate(s) should demonstrate a strong commitment to multiculturalism, including the ability to work effectively with diverse populations and to teach courses that integrate culturally diverse content. The selected candidate(s) also will be expected to provide clinical supervision for counseling psychology doctoral students.

Area of specialization is open and all qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply. We are particularly seeking applicants whose research focus and teaching qualifications can support the core areas of counseling psychology and can complement existing faculty interests in assessment, multiculturalism, positive psychology, and health psychology. Experience and interest in pursuing external grant funding for research is also desirable.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position(s) is filled. 

To apply, send a letter of application describing research experience/goals, as well as teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; curriculum vita; three letters of recommendation (sent directly from authors); contact information for references; and up to 3 samples of scholarship to:

Walter Buboltz, Ph.D., Director of Training at Buboltz@latech.eduOR Louisiana Tech University Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, P.O. Box 10048, Ruston, LA 71272.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Dr. Buboltz via email at the address above or via phone at 318-257-5066.

Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

About the University and Department: Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admission, comprehensive, public university committed to both excellence in teaching and the advancement of research. For the 6thconsecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for 2017. Louisiana Tech is also named Louisiana’s best institution by MONEY’s 2016 Best Colleges report. The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences includes an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a CACREP-accredited Counseling and Guidance M.A. program, and an undergraduate psychology program. We are an active department with 15 full-time faculty members and our master’s and undergraduate enrollments are among the largest across the university.

About the Community: Located in northern Louisiana, Ruston is a small university-oriented city that boasts a number of outdoor recreational facilities and a strong sense of community. Close to the larger cities of Monroe (30 miles east) and Shreveport (60 miles west) and a four-hour drive from Dallas, Little Rock, and Jackson, Ruston offers the best of small city living with easy access to metropolitan amenities. More information about Ruston and Lincoln Parish can be found at http://rustonlincoln.org/.

Tenure Track Counselor Educator Position

Counseling & Guidance Program
College of Education
Louisiana Tech University
Bossier/Shreveport Area

 

The Louisiana Tech University Counseling & Guidance Program is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, Counselor Educator beginning Fall 2018 for the Bossier/Shreveport area.  We seek applicants at the rank of associate professor, though applicants at the assistant professor rank will be considered.  The Counseling & Guidance Program is CACREP-accredited, with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, and is housed in the Department of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences.

The applicant must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program. Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Louisiana.  Primary responsibilities are teaching courses in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling, research/scholarly activity, service to the department, college, and university, and mentoring/advising students.  This faculty appointment will entail teaching classes and serving students mainly in the Bossier/Shreveport area, with an expectation of teaching on the main campus in Ruston periodically.

In addition to serving as a core faculty member in the Counseling & Guidance Program, the appointed faculty member will also have the opportunity to serve in a different capacity.  This position entails serving as the primary contact person for our Bossier/Shreveport area students, advising, establishing and maintaining community relationships, and assisting in growing the program in the Bossier/Shreveport area.  This faculty position will be housed mainly in the Academic Success Center, a partnership facility located on the Bossier Parish Community College campus.  It is pertinent that the appointed faculty member be organized, self-directed, and able to work autonomously while adhering to the mission of the Counseling & Guidance Program.  Applicants who have served in leadership roles are preferred.

The Counseling and Guidance Program, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, and Louisiana Tech University have a strong commitment to diversity.  Applicants should be able to work effectively with diverse populations and groups. Applicants should have a strong professional identity as evidenced by membership in ACA, ASCA, ACES, AMHCA, etc.  Applicants should have knowledge of current CACREP standards, and preferably, experience as a clinical mental health counselor or school counselor.

This position will remain open until filled with a suitable candidate.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the program director, Dr. Latoya Pierce at lapierce@latech.edu or P.O. Box 10048, Campus Box 9, Ruston, LA 71272, or fax to 318-257-3442.

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.   Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff positions

Assistant Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Division of University Advancement
Louisiana Tech University

Position Summary

The Assistant Vice President / Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for development of a financial and operational strategy that aligns, supports and contributes to the organization’s strategic short-term and long-term goals. The CFO serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making decisions of significant impact on and for the organization. The CFO guides the Foundation’s financial operations, administrative operations, informational technology (IT), and program-related investments as well as actively participates in the Foundation’s planning, management, strategic planning, strategy implementation, and external relationship management. Provides vision and leadership in the creation and activation of funding models and revenue sources that provide for long-term scalability and stability of the organization. He/she builds successful and trusting relationships with foundation stakeholders including campus partners, donors, community leaders, corporate leaders and other philanthropic and governmental entities. The CFO ensures that business practices are efficient and support the Foundation’s strategy, and that strong administrative systems enable the work of the Foundation and its employees.  Overseeing the Foundation’s financial operations includes building progressive functions, departments and systems for financial planning, accounting, real estate and construction, and tax and donor compliance. Leading the administrative operations includes information technology (IT), human resources, facilities management, and the physical infrastructure. The CFO will also provide guidance for general policies and procedures, contract administration, corporate insurance, legal matters (in consultation with legal counsel) and related areas of responsibility. Acts as liaison for subcommittees of the Louisiana Tech University Foundation board of directors. Works closely with the board of directors and supports trustees as they take on active volunteer roles.

Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. As the chief financial officer (CFO) to the Foundation, serve as a business partner to the Foundation leadership regarding the organization’s financial, budgeting and administrative processes with an eye to continuously develop and improve systems.
  2. In partnership with the leadership team, share responsibility for promoting and maintaining a positive organizational culture.
  3. Lead strategic and annual planning processes for finance and operations; actively contribute to cross-team planning.
  4. Apply logical, reliable and consistent thinking when making management decisions, especially those that are pivotal to long-term strategic success.
  5. Remain current with Foundation best practices in business and operations and offer recommendations to the VP for University Advancement and Board as appropriate.
  6. Develop a reporting process to ensure accuracy and transparency of information flow to the university, athletics and the alumni association to increase operational efficiencies.
  7. Build and activate a real estate strategy that aligns with the needs of the university and provides a basis for diversification of the Louisiana Tech University Foundation’s assets.
  8. Develop, cultivate, lead and manage a high-performing, high-impact team.
  9. Provide leadership, management and vision to finance and operational units of the organization. Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values professional development, personal accountability and a commitment to quality.
  10. Continuously upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures.
  11. Maintain continuous lines of communication of all critical issues and communicate openly and honestly with stakeholders.
  12. Participate actively and cooperatively on all assigned committees and task forces.
  13. Establish and nurture effective, collegial working relationships with Foundation coworkers, university partners, and donors.
  14. Represent the Foundation through public speaking engagements, interviews, conferences, workshops, committees, task forces, and other meetings of relevant groups and communities.
  15. Promote and demonstrate respect, collaboration, and friendly customer service in all working relationships.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 10-plus years of demonstrated professional experience in a senior management role.
  • Significant previous experience managing and leading teams.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with nonprofit finance and accounting regulations.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies and guiding investments in people and systems.
  • Ability to operate as a strategic thinker who can bring a vision to life – must lead tactical teams to deliverable results.
  • Demonstrates an analytical approach to management decision-making and follows through with timely implementation of decisions.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and acceptable driving record required.

Travel:

  • Limited travel required.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is primarily sedentary. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. May require occasional physical exertion such as long periods of sitting or standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Master’s degree or CPA preferred.
  • Previous experience working in or participating as a board member of a nonprofit organization.
  • Possesses the ability to effectively interface with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight and as a team player who will proactively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the Louisiana Tech University Foundation.
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administrative initiatives.
  • Experience should include external audit and in-house financial management experience gained in a high growth organization.
  • Experience creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change within a growing organization.
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation mission.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to Brooks Hull, Vice President for University Advancement at Brooks@latechalumni.org with the subject heading: Asst. AVP/CFO Search or you can mail them to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation PO Box 3183 Ruston, LA 71272. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 18, 2019.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an AA/EOE university. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Information Technology Coordinator

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Louisiana IT and Infrastructure department is seeking to fill a position on its professional staff for a Information Technology Coordinator. The IT Coordinator will serve as one point of contact for IT related issues and functions. This position will also be responsible for all IT duties assigned, as well as any appointed area of the Campus.

SCOPE

The Information Technology Coordinator reports to the Director of IT and Infrastructure and provides hardware and software maintenance, training and consultation, and recommendations about future planning and development of resources for designated area. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure maximum access to and implementation of technology services and resources.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelor’s degree and 2 years relevant IT experience

  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Positive interaction with IT staff and University community

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software

Main Activities

    • Troubleshoot hardware, software and network issues

    • Be familiar with all hardware and software

    • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology

    • Train staff about new and potential uses of existing technology

    • Provide individual training and support on request

    • Provide recommendations about accessing information and support

    • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources

 

  1. Monitor and maintain technology to ensure maximum access

JVIain Activities

    • Troubleshoot all technology issues

    • Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance

    • Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources

    • Research current and potential resources and services

    • Install and repair workstations

    • Connect and set up IT hardware

    • Load all required software

    • Monitor security of all technology

    • Identify and prepare hardware for disposal when appropriate

    • Ensure hardware is properly decommissioned and secured before disposal

 

  1. Perform other related duties as required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Computer hardware and software systems and programs

  • Computer networks, network administration and network installation

  • Computer troubleshooting

  • Computer viruses and security

  • E-mail and internet programs

SKILLS

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks

  • Team building skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills

  • Effective written communications skills

Ruston Louisiana is located in the piney hills of north Louisiana with a population of about 20,000. It offers both outstanding public and private school systems and a great place to raise a family. Employees enjoy a small-town atmosphere while living within an hour’s drive of two major cities. A college atmosphere offers many exciting entertainment and educational opportunities, as well as an environment to work on challenging projects. Ours is a small, team-oriented staff that is making a major difference-come be a part of it!

Applicants should submit (e-mail preferred) a letter of application and resume to Danny Schales (dan@latech .edu), Louisiana Tech IT and Infrastructure, Attn: Danny Schales, P.O. Box 3184, Ruston, LA 71272. Inquires may be made by calling (318) 257-2893. Interviews will begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Employment to begin as soon as possible. Louisiana Tech is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Equal Opportunity  Employer

Women and Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply

Assistant Director of Communications - Admissions

Louisiana Tech invites applications from highly motivated and energetic individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment. Candidate will working in Ruston, LA in the Admissions Office overseeing Undergraduate Admissions Communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the entire Communications function of the Office of Undergraduate Admission and develops, manages, and implements a comprehensive, multi-channel, segmented recruitment plan to include direct mail, email, social media, web, phone, text, etc.
  • Updates all print publications and coordinates the student search process (name buys) for generating new prospective students.
  • Serves as a liaison to and works closely with University Communications.
  • Oversees the call center, which is a team of 10-12 students (Calling All Dogs).
  • Assist with visit opportunities held on some Saturday’s throughout the year.
  • Maintenance of the CRM system including building and maintaining e-mail templates, print documents, text message campaigns, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 3+ years of experience in a marketing/communications role with an understanding of print, social media, and CRM systems.
  • Experience utilizing Slate preferred. .
  • Excellent communication skills and extremely detail-oriented
  • Be knowledgeable about data structure in both SIS and CRM.
  • Strong creative and business-oriented writing skills including keen editing skills.            
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and team-work skills
  • Knowledge of higher education, academic programs and admission practices.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. 

To Apply: Send letter of application detailing why you feel that you would be a good fit for this position, resume, college transcripts, and three professional references to:

Admissions
P.O. Box 3178
Ruston, LA 71272
Email: carrigee@latech.edu

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 16, 2019. Anticipated start date is November 1, 2019.  

Other: Assessment of job performance will be based on enrollment growth.

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA/Title IX employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Track Coach

Louisiana Tech University is seeking candidates for Assistant Track Coach in the areas of sprints and hurdles.  This is a full-time, 12-month position, with benefits.  Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Collegiate level experience preferred.  Candidate must have sound written and verbal communication skills, with a commitment to adhering to University, Conference USA, and NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations.   

Minority coaches are encouraged to apply.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Submit cover letter, resume with three (3) references, and unofficial transcript to Search Committee by email only to Gary Stanley (runfast@latech.edu) and Melanie Gleason (melanie@latech.edu).  

Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grants Administrative Coordinator

Grants Administrative Coordinator for the College of Engineering and Science

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is seeking applications for a Grants Administrative Coordinator (GAC). The Grants Administrative Coordinator holds a 12-month, non-faculty appointment. The GAC carries out the administrative support functions including all facets of fiscal, purchasing, and accounting requirements and needs.

Qualifying Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in accounting or related field is desired. In addition, professional experience in accounting, finance, auditing, or a related field is desirable. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and be proficient with the computer-based accounting tools.

The selected applicant will be expected to: 1) develop and implement proper accounting procedures, and carry out day-to-day accounting functions for all funds, grants, contracts, and other accounts; 2) monitor and process various transactions, and determine and report updated revenues and expenditures on a regular basis; 3) review and monitor purchases, spending, and receipts for all funds, grants, contracts, and other accounts on a routine basis, assessing and reporting with respect to budgets, projections and expectations; 4) develop and maintain computer-based databases and records for various entities, (e.g. funds and accounts), accurately reflecting the transactions made, including for funds received, drawn, and disbursed; 5) review, coordinate, and prepare transaction documents, financial statements, fiscal reports, and budgets (including budgets for operating funds, grant/contract proposals, and financial reports); 6) prepare, process, and monitor appropriate documentation, including appointment request forms, purchase orders, travel requests, and time-sheets; 7) monitor and communicate on a regular basis, any accounting, purchasing, budgetary, and other related matters with appropriate personnel and offices both within and outside the University, and resolve any related problems in a timely and responsible manner; 8) keep abreast of advancements in areas of work responsibilities (e.g. accounting and purchasing), maintain a high degree of expertise, provide training to other personnel, and serve as an advisor; 9) actively contribute to the College of Engineering and Science in meeting its mission; 10) work closely with other personnel and take on new responsibilities, as necessary.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, with a projected start date of September 1, 2019. Electronic submission of applications is preferred.  Send applications, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Email applications to: gacsearch@latech.edu with the subject line “your last name, your first name: Grants Administrative Coordinator.”

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Accountant

Louisiana Tech University is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual for the Office of the Comptroller.  The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.  The University prefers that the candidate have one to three years’ experience in public, private, or governmental accounting or other relevant experience. 

The candidate must possess strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated technology skills, and have the ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines. Applicant must be able to assimilate and organize complex accounting tasks, including the review and preparation of accounting transaction related entries, preparation of accounting reports, interpretation and analysis of financial data, and reconciliation of general ledger accounts. The candidate must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the ability to work with complex financial accounting systems.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a resume, and three references to Louisiana Tech University Search Committee, P. O. Box 7924, Ruston, LA 71272. On-line applications can be sent to jcaskey@latech.edu.

The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Systems Administrator

The Louisiana Tech Infrastructure and IT department is seeking to fill a position on its professional staff for a Systems Administrator to work with the university server environment.

Requirements:

  • A college degree in Computer Science, or related field and three years relevant IT experience
  • In depth knowledge of Windows Server administration
  • In depth knowledge of Active Directory administration
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive interaction with department staff and University community

Preference given to candidates with experience in:

  • Motivated, self-starting individual able to work independently
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • VMWare VSphere.
  • Understanding of security best practices.
  • Good problem solving skills

This professional will work with other members of the university staff to maintain, operate and develop the university server environment.  Responsibilities include:

  • Design, manage, and maintain university servers.
  • Install and configure server hardware and software as required.
  • Manage and secure university Active Directory services.
  • Interface with users and third party vendors in support of problem resolution.

Ruston Louisiana is located in the piney hills of north Louisiana with a population of about 20,000. It offers both outstanding public and private school systems and a great place to raise a family. Employees enjoy a small-town atmosphere while living within an hour’s drive of two major cities. A college atmosphere offers many exciting entertainment and educational opportunities, as well as an environment to work on challenging projects. Ours is a small, team-oriented staff that is making a major difference-come be a part of it!

Applicants should submit (e-mail preferred) a letter of application and resume to Daniel Schales (dan@latech.edu), Louisiana Tech Infrastructure & IT, Attn: Daniel Schales, P.O. Box 3184, Ruston, LA 71272. Inquires may be made by calling (318) 257-2893. Interviews will begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Employment to begin as soon as possible. Louisiana Tech is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Network Engineer

The Louisiana Tech Infrastructure and IT department is seeking to fill a position on its professional staff for a Network Engineer to work with the university network.

Requirements:

  • A college degreein computer science, electrical engineering or related field, and three years relevant IT experience
  • In depth knowledge of IPV4/IPV6 protocols
  • Understanding of routing principles and protocols.
  • In depth knowledge of layer 2 networking, with emphasis on Ethernet based systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of 802.11 based wireless networks.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive interaction with Center staff and University community

Preference given to candidates with experience in:

  • Motivated, self-starting individual able to work independently
  • Ability to learn and execute operational procedures in ever changing environment
  • Strong customer service orientation, attention to details and accuracy.
  • Good problem solving skills

This professional will work with other members of the university staff to maintain, operate and develop the university network.  Responsibilities include:

  • Design, manage, and maintain university data network.
  • Install and configure data network hardware and software as required.
  • Interface with users and third party vendors in support of network problem resolution.

Ruston Louisiana is located in the piney hills of north Louisiana with a population of about 20,000. It offers both outstanding public and private school systems and a great place to raise a family. Employees enjoy a small-town atmosphere while living within an hour’s drive of two major cities. A college atmosphere offers many exciting entertainment and educational opportunities, as well as an environment to work on challenging projects. Ours is a small, team-oriented staff that is making a major difference-come be a part of it!

Applicants should submit (e-mail preferred) a letter of application and resume to Daniel Schales (dan@latech.edu), Louisiana Tech Infrastructure & IT, Attn: Daniel Schales, P.O. Box 3184, Ruston, LA 71272. Inquires may be made by calling (318) 257-2893. Interviews will begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Employment to begin as soon as possible. Louisiana Tech is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Counselor/Coordinator of Career Development

To Provide/coordinate/promote career development/decision-making resources including  career workshops, groups, classroom presentations, and individual counseling.

Assess, acquire, and maintain state of the art technology for effective career development service delivery including Career Resource Lab, including coordination or career development web site and assist purchase/support of online resources and other career assessments.

Hold a professional mental health license and assist students through individual and group counseling for educational, career and personal concerns, including appropriate assessment administration, maintaining confidential records, and providing crisis intervention as needed

Support career development/job search resources including resume seminars/review, interview/mock interview seminar, Career Days, collaboration with academic areas and corporate representatives.

Qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree in counseling or related field (doctorate preferred); five years of counseling experience; experience with college/university population; knowledge and experience in the field of career development; hold or be eligible for state Professional Counselor License (required). Skills needed also include strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with students, university faculty/staff, and community members.

Position closes: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 12 pm 

Interviews: Monday, June 17, 2019

Application packets* must contain the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial copy of transcript for graduate studies

*Incomplete application packets will not be considered

Applications will be received by

Email:  Counseling@latech.edu
Mail:  PO Box 3177
Ruston, LA 71272

Counselor/Coordinator of Academic Support

Counseling & Career Services, Louisiana Tech University

Implement and coordinate the Academic Support/Enhancement program, including assessment and counseling of students at risk for academic problems.

Assist students through individual and group counseling for educational, career and personal concerns, including appropriate assessment administration, maintaining confidential records, and providing crisis intervention as needed.

Master’s degree in counseling or related field (doctorate preferred); hold or be eligible for state Professional Counselor License (required); five years of counseling experience in a college/university setting; knowledge and experience in the field of academic and learning issues.

Required: Resume cover letter and graduate transcript. Counseling Services, P.O. Box 3177, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA  71272 or counseling@latech.edu.

Position Closes:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ Noon

Interviews:  Monday, June 17, 2019

Application packets* must contain the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial copy of transcript for graduate studies

     *Incomplete application packets will not be considered

Classified positions

Operating Engineer-Cogeneration

Position: Operating Engineer-Cogeneration

Department: Power Plant

Minimum: $16.32/hr.

Application Deadline: 10/20/19

Minimum Qualifications: Any of the following will qualify;

  1. Two years of experience in the operation or maintenance of a high voltage power generation facility, or
  2. Three years of experience in the operation, repair and/or maintenance of chemical, pulp and paper, or oil or gas processing facilities, or
  3. Four years of experience in the operation, repair and/or maintenance of large commercial or industrial type stationary engines or mechanical equipment such as air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, pumping, generating or closely related systems.

Substitutions:  (For Option 3 Only)
Full-time training in commercial air conditioning, refrigeration or diesel mechanics may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Note (For Option Only):
Incidental duties on operating or maintaining one’s own heating, air conditioning or related equipment will not be considered as qualifying experience.

Applicants must apply by the announcement deadline. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy and for testing information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana .

For further information about this vacancy contact:  Alicia Foster, Human Resources Office, Louisiana Tech University, P.O. Box 3173, Ruston, LA  71272, (318) 257-2235.

Custodian Supervisor 1

POSITION: Custodian Supervisor 1

DEPARTMENT: Residential Life

MINIMUM: $9.50/Hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 20, 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATONS: One year of experience in custodial, housekeeping, or food service work.

No Civil Service score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY BEFORE BY THE ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE.

To apply for this vacancy and for testing information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana .

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Alicia Foster
Human Resources Office, Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3173
Ruston, LA  71272
(318) 257-2235

Administrative Coordinator 3 (COES)

POSITION: Administrative Coordinator 3

DEPARTMENT: College of Engineering & Science

MINIMUM: $10.88/hr.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 20, 2019

NOTE: This position assist the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the effective and accountable daily operation and management of the College of Engineering and Science Integrated Engineering and Science building.

Minimum Qualifications: Two years of experience in which clerical work was a major duty.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Training in a business or clerical related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on the basis of six months of training for six months of experience for a maximum of one year of required experience.

Completion of a business or clerical-related curriculum in a business school or technical institute will substitute for a maximum of one year of clerical experience.

College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of 15 semester hours for six months of experience.

NOTE: Business or technical school training with less than completion will only be credited in six months increments. Similarly, college training will only be credited in 15 semester hour increments.

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Northwest Commission on College and Universities, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Applicants must apply by the announcement deadline. Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8500 OSE-Office Support Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy. If you do not have a test score by the closing of the announcement, your application may not be considered.

To apply for this vacancy and for testing information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at:  http://www.jobs.louisiana.gov.

Custodian 1 (3 positions)

Department: Physical Plant

Minimum: $8.00/hr.

Application Deadline: October 20, 2019

Minimum Qualifications: Physical ability to perform manual work.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants Must Apply Before the Announcement Deadline!

To apply for this vacancy and for testing information applicants should access the Civil Service website located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Alicia Foster
Human Resources Office, Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3173
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2235

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

  • Title IX Coordinator: Carrie Flournoy
    Executive Assistant, Title IX & Compliance Coordinator
    President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620
    Phone: 318.257.3785
    Email: flournoy@latech.edu
  • Section 504 Coordinator: Annie Jantz
    Division of Student Affairs
    Keeny Hall 305
    Phone: 318.257.2445
    Email: ajantz@latech.edu

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