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MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY: 

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. For over 75 years, McNeese State University has been trusted and respected as an institution of innovation and academic excellence. Our university is recognized as having one of the best returns on investment for tuition and high average starting salaries for its graduates. With over 100 undergraduate academic programs and 36 graduate degrees to choose from, a thriving athletics tradition and vibrant campus life, McNeese offers all the benefits of a large university with a personalized touch. Our mission is to change lives and our motto, ‘Excellence with a Personal Touch’ describes the close professional bonds between the faculty and students.

McNeese State University serves as the academic and cultural center for Southwest Louisiana. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in the state, McNeese provides well-qualified employees to the local petrochemical, agricultural and hospitality industries, as well as hospitals and public and private schools throughout SWLA and beyond. Our region has seen a decade of unprecedented growth in the petrochemical industry. Our latest growth is in LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), as approximately 50% of the nation’s LNG passes through our region.


GENERAL UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment (Faculty Only) will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.  McNeese participates in E-Verify.

Louisiana Revised Statute 42:31-“Eligibility requirements for certain unclassified employees”-requires any person hired or employed in an unclassified position, whose annual salary or rate of compensation is equal to or exceeds one hundred thousand dollars, provide proof to his public employer that he has been issued a Louisiana driver’s license and that all vehicles registered in his name are registered in Louisiana within thirty days of being hired or employed at such salary.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Office of Human Resources: Voice: (337) 475-5102; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5104; or cabbott@mcneese.edu.

Transcripts from Foreign Universities:  Prospective faculty submitting transcripts from foreign universities or schools must have the coursework evaluated for equivalency to United States-accredited coursework by a University-approved agency. The prospective faculty member is responsible for the cost of the evaluation. McNeese typically accepts evaluations by World Education Services (www.wes.org) or Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.www.ece.org.

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