Employment

At LaGrange College, you'll find faculty and staff committed to providing the very best educational experience. But more than that, you'll find a caring and supportive community.

If you'd like to join our family, browse the current open positions below.

LaGrange College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, national origin,  disability or veteran status.


Adjunct Professors – Department of Music

LaGrange College, located 70 miles southeast of Atlanta, has opportunities for an Adjunct Professor/Voice and an Adjunct Professor/Music History beginning Fall Semester, August, 2014.  

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR / VOICE:
Job Summary
The duties of the Adjunct Voice Professor are to teach private applied lessons in classical and CCM voice, and to teach a group voice class. The minimum requirement for this position is a Master's Degree in Vocal Performance; DMA Vocal Performance is preferred.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR / MUSIC HISTORY:
Job Summary/Basic Function
The duty of the Adjunct Professor in Music History is to teach Music History. The minimum qualification is a Master's Degree in Music, and the candidate must have extensive teaching experience.

Please submit a letter of interest addressing relevant experience and Curriculum Vitae to Karley Huddleston, khuddleston@lagrange.edu, or mail application materials to: Karley Huddleston, HR Specialist, LaGrange College, 601 Broad Street, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until it is filled.


Head Lacrosse and Cross Country Coach

Position Summary:    The Head Coach for women's lacrosse and men's and women's cross country is responsible for initiating various aspects of the program, such as recruiting, scheduling opponents, overseeing budget, and training team members. The Head Coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by LaGrange College, the USA South Conference, and the NCAA. This is a full time 10-month position. LaGrange College is a member of the NCAA at the Division III level of play.
Essential Duties:

  • Recruit, train, and coach members of the lacrosse and cross country programs
  • Manage the development and promotion of the lacrosse and cross country programs
  • Generate additional funds for support of the program through the Panther Club
  • Organize and schedule  practice sessions
  • Schedule games with the approval of the Athletic Director
  • Provide field care and maintenance
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Represent LaGrange College and the lacrosse and cross country programs in a professional manner

Secondary Duties:

  • Responsible for facilitating lacrosse and cross country players to work home events of other athletic teams

Education/Experience
A Bachelor's degree is required, mater's degree preferred.  A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.  Three to five years collegiate coaching experience including effective leadership, communication, coaching and recruiting skills is preferred.
The job profile document is intended to be generic in nature.  It is not intended to specify all duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Additional job functions and the need to work a flexible work schedule may vary based on specific requirements of the department and the College

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three references to:   khuddleston@lagrange.edu


 

Graduate Assistant- Volleyball

LaGrange College, an NCAA D-III institution located in southwest Georgia, seeks qualified applicants for a graduate assistantship in the volleyball program. Responsibilities include: recruiting student athletes, practice planning and preparation, assisting with travel arrangements, assisting head coach in all phases of student-athlete mentoring and evaluation, committing to uphold the academic and athletic mission of the college, and other administrative duties as assigned. Start date is August 1, 2014. This 10 month assistantship requires a bachelor's degree, admission to the graduate program in Education at LaGrange College, and previous volleyball collegiate playing/coaching experience. Compensation includes an annual stipend and graduate school tuition. Send letter of application, complete resume and the contact information of four professional references to: khuddleston@lagrange.edu or mail to Karley Huddleston, Human Resources, LaGrange College, 601 Broad Street, LaGrange, GA 30240. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

LaGrange College is an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Great South Athletic Conference. The campus is located in the city of LaGrange in southwest Georgia and is a coeducational and liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. For more information, visit us at www.lagrange.edu. LaGrange College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students.


Admission Counselor

LaGrange College transforms the lives of its students and its communities. The oldest private college in Georgia, LaGrange College seeks to hire an Admissions Counselor.

Admissions Counselors represent the College on and off campus at admission and recruiting events, to include events at high schools, college fairs, hosting prospective students and parents; and, perform a variety of admission functions for the College.
Job Duties:

Duties will include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Effectively manage an assigned territory through recruitment travels, prospective student interviews and group sessions
  • Receive and evaluate applications from prospective freshman and transfer students to check applications for discrepancies and omissions
  • Follow-up with prospective and admitted students
  • Schedule and host visiting students and parents
  • Evaluating credits and college board scores
  • Provide admission counseling for students and families
  • Effectively execute communication with prospective students via on-campus interviews, phone and email correspondence.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a private, liberal arts setting.
  • Must have a current, valid driver's license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess the ability to articulate the values and outcomes of a liberal arts institution and demonstrate a commitment to private liberal arts and sciences education.
  • Must demonstrate excellent public speaking and writing skills and possess the ability to effectively establish and maintain strong working relationships with students, parents, staff, faculty and others.
  • Must have strong organizational and analytical skills and ability to maintain accurate records while managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Requires a willingness to work in a goal oriented team environment
  • Must have knowledge and skills to effectively use information technology
  • Must be able to travel and be available to work weekends and evenings as occasionally required

The job profile document is intended to be generic in nature. It is not intended to specify all duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Additional job functions and the need to work a flexible work schedule may vary based on specific requirements of the department and the College

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three references to: khuddleston@lagrange.edu .


Head Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming and Aquatics Director

Job Duties as Head Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming:

LaGrange College, an NCAA Division III member , invites applications for the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach and Director of Aquatics position.

  • Administering all phases of the intercollegiate swimming program including, but not limited to, coaching, recruiting, budget management, coordinating meet and practice schedules, fund-raising (in coordination with the External Relations Department) and any duties assigned by institution.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a significant knowledge of swimming, proven success in coaching at the collegiate or equivalently high level, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate Division III student-athletes, a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, knowledge and commitment to College, Conference and NCAA regulations, good communication skills, and strong leadership.
  • A valid driver's license is required. Bachelor's degree is required, master's degree preferred. This is a twelve-month position with health and retirement benefits. The applicant must have a current USA Swimming Coach credential. In addition, working knowledge of NCAA rules is a must. A valid and current CPR, First Aid, AED and water safety certifications are required.

Job Duties as Aquatics Director:

As the Director of Aquatics, this individual is responsible for overseeing the Charles Hudson Natatorium on the LaGrange College campus.

  • Schedule all pool activities to ensure optimum pool usage: coordinate programming with supervisors.
  • Develop and schedule aquatic programming for the pool to include; classes, swim meets, tournaments, lessons, and other aquatic programs to optimize facility usage.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling qualified lifeguards, instructors and all other pool staff: candidate will assume direct supervision of lifeguards, instructors, and other aquatic staff.
  • Conduct training of staff in water safety, first aid, and CPR; ensures that all certifications of staff are maintained. Ensures high program standards are followed; provides regular in-service training to staff as needed.
  • Perform regular safety inspections of pools and equipment to reduce hazards and to provide maximum safety to the patrons.

Night and weekend work will be required.

To Apply:
To apply electronically, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to khuddleston@lagrange.edu .


Gift Officer, LaGrange College Fund

Job Duties:
The primary responsibilities of the LaGrange College Fund Gift Officer will be the cultivation and solicitation of alumni and donor friends for their annual support to LaGrange College while managing a portfolio of 300 LaGrange College Fund donors to ensure completion of the dollar and the alumni participation goals each year.

Other duties will include, but not limited to: 

  • Complete 100 face-to-face visits per year with primary responsibility for soliciting, renewing, and upgrading gifts to the LaGrange College Fund.
  • Coordinate Social Media fundraising efforts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LaGrange College Fund e-mail solicitations, etc.)
  • Organize an on-campus philanthropy program (such as faculty/staff giving campaign, Philanthropy Celebration Week, and cultural enrichment events)
  • Assist in the development of the annual giving program operational plan.
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility and thoughtful planning in the use and care of all College resources, including staff and student time; funds budgeted for travel, telephone, events or other activities; property such as vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.
  • Complete documentation requirements for the position including correspondence, contact and call reports, expense reports and reimbursements, accurately and in a timely fashion. 
  • Collaborate with team members to identify and confirm new potential donors.
  • Develop and carry out action plans for cultivating and soliciting donors and prospects.
  • Recruit and support volunteers to maximize alumni giving and participation rates.
  • As required, participate in cultivation and other campus events, including Homecoming.  Such additional work may include evenings and weekends. 
  • Participate actively in all required and requested meetings, openly contributing ideas and suggestions to strengthen the College's development program.
  • Assist colleagues in other duties as assigned to meet the challenges and opportunities of LaGrange College's development goals.
  • Participate in professional development activities as suggested/needed, including regular participation in campus and community activities that will enhance donor contacts.

Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist the College in the attainment of the goals set forth and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learning environment for all staff, faculty and students.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 year of successful higher education fundraising preferred or the equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education as approved by Human Resources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills and capacity to determine priorities; ability to manage several development activities and strategies simultaneously while maintaining timeframes; excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills; personal demonstrated traits of integrity, discretion, patience, persistence, good judgment and strong sense of self; experience in or capacity to learn and articulate concepts of planned giving and plan foundation and corporate giving strategies; valid driver's license and good driving record; personal car available when necessary; proficient computer skills, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Raiser's Edge software.

To Apply:

To apply electronically, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to khuddleston@lagrange.edu

A distinctive place

A distinctive placeFor more than 175 years, the LaGrange College mission has been to challenge students’ minds and inspire their souls.  Founded in 1831 as a women’s academy, LaGrange is the oldest private college in Georgia, and throughout its history, the college has retained close ties with the United Methodist Church.

Located about 65 miles southwest of Atlanta, the college inhabits a beautiful, immaculately maintained campus of more than 125 acres situated on the highest geographical point in the city of LaGrange. The beauty of the surrounding region is also impressive, highlighted by West Point Lake, a 25,000 acre reservoir created by the Chattahoochee River, with 525 miles of shoreline.

The most recent building on the campus is the Frank and Laura Lewis Library, a LEED-certified building that opened early in 2009. The new library’s expanded capacity includes new technologies with unlimited access to global digital sources, 24-hour spaces equipped specifically for undergraduate research, writing and tutorial centers, and greatly expanded collection space.

A discussion about the LaGrange campus is not complete without including the historic city of LaGrange (pop. 30,000). The city’s charming downtown features quaint shops, diverse local restaurants and a 10-screen movie theater.

The college has intentionally extended, through word and action, its concern for the larger community.  A new Servant Scholars program sends students to live and serve in downtown LaGrange. Participants share in challenging coursework and in-depth assignments—including an extended community service project. They live in the Broad Street Apartments, midway between campus and downtown.