Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

Administrative Assistant, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship beginning immediately.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a bachelor's or associate's degree.
  • Have some experience and/or demonstrable abilities in the area of administrative support.
  • Have experience researching and analyzing data in educational context or a proven record of quality research and analytical skills.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have the ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment.
  • Have a collaborative working style.
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • Have the ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality as necessary in compliance with FERPA and privacy regulations.
  • Possess proficiency with data software.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Managing a comprehensive and growing body of data utilized by the Division.
  • Working collaboratively with members of the Division in a variety of assessment and accreditation activities including collecting data, extracting reports, and assisting in the creation of reports to accreditors.
  • Providing support to the Chair of Division of Business & Entrepreneurship.
  • Coordinating meetings and appointments as needed.
  • Proctoring exams for professors as needed.
  • Ordering office and educational supplies as needed.
  • Ensuring that copy machine is operational.

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

All applications must include a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. A background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at Davis & Elkins College at coreym. Please write Business in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Kitchen and Dining Room Staff

Several part-time Kitchen and Dining Room positions are available in Dining Services.

Job summaries:

  • Dishwashers: Thorough cleaning of all pots, pans, kitchen equipment and floors. Ensure that sanitation and safety meets or exceeds specifications of Randolph County Health Department.
  • Servers: Serve and interact with guests in friendly manner; set-up and clean-up in accordance with D&E standards.
  • Cooks: Prepare items in accordance with HACCP regulations. Store and date all food properly. Clean and organize all equipment and storage areas in kitchen.

Minimum requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Prior experience preferred. Must pass drug screen and background check.

Those interested must fill out an application in the D&E Human Resources Office, Liberal Arts Hall, Room 203.

 

Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant has primary responsibility for maintaining the Augusta Heritage Center website, and coordinating and executing Augusta and Arts & Entertainment social media efforts. The Assistant also coordinates and executes ad placement for Augusta, and assists with press releases and other publicity. The Assistant also provides support and assistance to the College’s website coordinator as appropriate.

The position is a paid part-time position with the regular work hours to be determined Monday through Friday (28 hrs/wk) with 1 hour unpaid lunch daily.  Exceptions will be programming weeks, when flexible and/or extended shifts may be required.

Duties:

  • Marketing and Advertising
    • Assist in the generation and execution of marketing strategies and advertising materials.
    • Create and maintain advertising schedule for the current and coming year.
    • Other ad related needs.
    • Keep the Augusta email list current.
  • Maintain the Website
    • Update, add and correct information on the Augusta Heritage Center website.
  • Press Needs
    • Assist with press releases and other publicity.
  • Maintain Social Media
    • Facebook, Twitter—posting as needed.
    • Keep apprised of other social media opportunities.
  • Photos/Photo Archive
    • Assist with photography and video.
    • Assist with archiving of College photos.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications or marketing (or related field) with relevant experience is strongly preferred.
  • Website editing and social media experience is required. The ability to work with WordPress website applications is necessary.
  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills.  
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Familiarity and experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • The ability to establish effective relationships both internally and externally.

All applications must include a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, Davis & Elkins College. Please write Marketing in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Criminology and Criminal Justice Faculty

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, faculty position in Criminology and Criminal Justice beginning in August 2015. The person holding this position will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Social Sciences. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice or a related field. ABD candidates and those with a JD may also be considered.
  • Be able to teach a wide variety of courses in criminology and criminal justice. Teaching experience, or research, in the areas of the courts, criminal law and criminal procedure is strongly preferred. Candidates should be firmly committed to high quality undergraduate teaching.
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
  • Be committed to mentoring and nurturing students, including serving as an academic advisor.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Successfully teaching courses in the common core criminology and criminal justice curriculum, such as Introduction to Criminal Justice and Criminal Law.
  • Successfully mentoring and advising students.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community. 
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Engaging in ongoing assessment activities.
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding daily office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues).

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write Criminology in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Education Faculty and Chair

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time (minimum 10-month) faculty position in Education beginning in July or August 2015. The person holding this position will be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor and serve as the Chair of the College’s Division of Education and Sports Science. The Education Department is in the early stages of preparing for a CAEP site visit and the individual assuming this position will be expected to provide leadership in this process. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a doctoral degree in education.
  • Possess a minimum of least three years of successful college or university leadership experience managing a complex academic unit.
  • Possess a demonstrable record of commitment to diversity in all its forms.
  • Possess experience with teacher preparation accreditation (i.e. NCATE, CAEP) and teacher preparation programs.
  • Possess an understanding of evolving policies influencing teacher initial certification and teacher professional evaluation.
  • Possess demonstrable management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess a service orientation to the department, its students, and its faculty and staff.
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
  • Be committed to mentoring and nurturing students, including serving as an academic advisor.
  • The experience and expertise necessary to teach courses in special education and education psychology.
  • Be capable of providing leadership with respect to the general direction of the department in a manger that continues to advance excellence in teaching, service, and professional growth.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Managing day-to-day departmental needs such as overseeing budgets, evaluating faculty/staff, scheduling courses, recruiting faculty, advising and recruiting students, overseeing field experiences and accreditation.
  • Managing state and federal reporting (e.g. Title II) as well as the ongoing Program Review and accreditation requirements.
  • Representing the D&E Educator Preparation Program with West Virginia State Department of Education.
  • Collaborating and communicating with departments within the College that offer teacher education specializations to ensure P-12 and secondary programs are informed and involved in program planning and implementation.
  • Working with professional development school liaisons and institutions to develop and sustain quality field experiences for our students.
  • Collaborating with the Office of Admission and other campus partners to recruit and retain students.
  • Teaching 1-2 courses per semester in areas of expertise (ideally courses in special education, education psychology, and/or mathematic methods) that align with departmental needs.
  • Successfully mentoring and advising students.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding daily office hours,  participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues).

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write Education in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Nursing Faculty

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, associate degree nursing faculty position beginning January 2015. The person holding this position will teach in the Fundamentals course and in medical-surgical nursing for the College’s ACEN-accredited Nursing program. Davis & Elkins’ Nursing program has recently revised the curriculum to align with the QSEN competencies. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Will hold an M.S.N.
  • Have current nursing expertise.
  • Have or be eligible for West Virginia licensure.
  • Be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the program and among other divisions.
  • Be committed to mentoring and nurturing students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Classroom and clinical instruction.
  • Course and curriculum development and revision.
  • Mentoring, advising and recruiting students and holding regular office hours.
  • Providing service to the department, discipline, College and community.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.
  • Engaging in ongoing student learning outcomes activities.
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus and maintaining confidentiality as required, holding daily office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues).

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College at whites. Please type Nursing in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Online Nursing Faculty

Part-time instructors are needed to construct and teach the following online courses for the College’s online RN-BSN program. (Instructors will be compensated separately for building and for teaching these courses.)

Health, Healing and the Fine Arts – 3 credits

This course explores the ways in which the fine and performing arts have treated the subjects of health and healing. The course also explores the ways in which the fine and performing arts have been utilized to promote health and healing. Topics include: review of the pictorial history of medicine; exploration of how illness is portrayed in film; and the impact the fine arts have on health and healing. 

Ethical Perspectives in Healthcare – 3 credits

This course is an examination of some of the major ethical issues involved in the practice of nursing, medical research and health care policy. Students will have the opportunity to discuss actual controversial situations in an attempt to analyze the ethical issues that exist and what actions may be possible toward resolution. Topics may include: informed consent, conflicts of interest, refusal of treatment, euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, surrogate motherhood, cloning and rationing health care resources.

Statistics and Data Analysis – 3 credits

This course introduces the learner to a basic understanding of the use of statistical concepts in the study and research of the healthcare environment. Emphasis is placed on interpreting standard means presented in summary data and the use of appropriate statistical procedures. The course also includes basic parametric and non-parametric statistics, as well as descriptive and inferential statistical methods as they related to the interpretation of research reports and studies commonly conducted in healthcare institution.

 

All applications must include a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. A background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White at Davis & Elkins College. Please write RN-BSN in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 

Psychology Faculty

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, faculty position in Psychology beginning in the fall semester 2015. The person holding this position will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Social Sciences. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a doctoral degree in psychology or related field; ABD may also be considered.
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
  • Be prepared to teach a wide variety of psychology courses for both majors and non-majors, including Introduction to Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychopathology and Social Psychology.
  • Be committed to advising and mentoring students, especially as they consider whether to pursue graduate education or to seek work at the B.A. level.
  • Be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Highly desirable: experience teaching child counseling, cognitive psychology or neuropsychology. Clinical experience working with children would also be an asset in this traditionally applied program.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Teaching a wide range of courses in psychology.
  • >Mentoring and advising students.
  • Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Engaging in ongoing assessment activities.
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding regular office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues).

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write Psychology in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

Davis & Elkins (D&E) is a vibrant, private, four-year, comprehensive college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The College’s mission is to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement with the world. Drawing students nationally and internationally as a “College of Distinction”, Davis & Elkins also serves many first-generation students from the Appalachian region.

Elkins is a culturally-rich mountain town of 8,000, located in the heart of West Virginia's finest outdoor recreation area. The College is within two to four hours of several major metropolitan areas (Charleston, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; and Washington, D.C.).

Davis & Elkins College reserves the right to modify all job postings and job descriptions.

Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

For More Information Contact:

Jane Corey
Director of Human Resources
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241
Email: coreym