Current Job Openings Include:
- Director of Physical Plant
- Dining Services (multiple positions)
- Housekeeping (multiple positions)
- Faculty, Online Statistics
- Faculty, Psychology
- Faculty, Various Positions (part-time)
Job Summary: This position involves planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling all physical plant functions. Responsible for all physical facilities, physical plant budget, supervision of physical plant personnel, supervision of new construction and remodeling of facilities, and systematic inspection, planning and accomplishing repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control all aspects of physical plant activities.
- Basic knowledge of office administration and management, reporting, budgeting and control, and business operations. Knowledge of terms, nature of related trades, blueprints, buildings, grounds, construction, repair, maintenance, purchasing, inventory control, fire, safety management, IBC codes, OSHA codes, and related matters in higher education.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
- Willingness to be accessible and available at the college in time and presence to insure proper management and operation of the physical plant.
- Computer literacy and a working knowledge with architectural plans and specifications are essential.
Qualifications: A minimum of five years of supervisory/management experience at a similar institution or facility is required. A four-year degree in engineering or facilities management is preferred.
Special Conditions of Employment: This position is on 24-hour emergency call.
Send letter of interest, resume and professional references to Davis & Elkins College, Attn: Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241 or via email.
Several part-time Kitchen and Dining Room positions are available in Dining Services.
- 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.
Housekeeping positions are available. Duties include general housekeeping such as vacuuming, mopping, stripping and waxing floors, window cleaning, removing trash from waste receptacles, hosing off walks and porches, and cleaning bathrooms. Minimum requirements: high school diploma or GED and one year experience in similar position; ability to lift at least 30 pounds; ability be a team player. Those interested must fill out an application in the D&E Human Resources Office, Liberal Arts Hall, Room 203, or provide a resume via email.
Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree or higher in sociology or psychology or a relevant field, with significant statistical and/or research-related experience. Knowledge and/or experience in the use and application of statistics and data analysis within the healthcare industry. Ability to convey basic statistical concepts and methodology in an applied manner; quantitative exercises should be relevant to someone working in a healthcare-related field. Ability to teach effectively using distance education or online teaching platform.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher with practical research experience in the healthcare industry.
Please send resumes and three professional references with phone numbers and email addresses via email with “Online Statics Position” in the subject line.
Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, faculty position in psychology beginning in the fall semester 2016. 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 will 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, Social Psychology, Psychology and Nature, and Theories of Personality. Experience teaching applied courses such as Research Methods is highly desirable.
- Be committed to advising and mentoring students, especially as they consider whether to pursue graduate education or to seek work at the BA level.
- Be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
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 Donna McCauley, 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.
Appropriately qualified individuals are needed to staff the following courses for the fall 2016 semester on a part-time basis:
- PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology (2 sections) – An introduction to the fundamental theories, concepts and practices of contemporary psychology. The course focuses on insights from the major fields psychology such as clinical, developmental, personality, social, biological and cognitive psychology.
- PSYC 200 Lifespan Development (2 sections) – An introduction human psychology development as it occurs across the entire life span, from prenatal development to aging and death. Students are introduced to the major developmental theories, concepts and techniques. Cannot be taken for credit by students who have credit for PSYC 216, 217, 221, by psychology majors, or by teacher certification students.
- PSYC 205 Psychology and Nature – This course examines contrasting perspectives on nature, and encourages students to identify and critically examine their own values and beliefs regarding nature. Students investigate the relationship between human health and well-being and the environment, and design a campaign that draws on psychological principles to influence behaviors impacting the environment. Course fee.
- PSYC 216 Child Development – A survey of the physical, cognitive and psychosocial aspects of child development, from prenatal development through pre-adolescence. Students learn to integrate the major theories, concepts and techniques within the field of child developmental psychology.
All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references. Original transcripts and a background check will be required before an appointment is made.
Please submit materials electronically via email to Donna McCauley, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write the name of the position (e.g. College Writing) in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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.
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