Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

Academic Adviser, Veterans Upward Bound

The full-time, benefits-eligible Veterans Upward Bound Academic Adviser position is available. This position is focused in Clarksburg, Fairmont and Morgantown.

POSITION SUMMARY: Enroll military veterans in comprehensive program to facilitate transition into post-secondary study. Provide academic and career advising. Coordinate classroom activities in outreach locations. Compile individual participant files that document eligibility, services and progress. Time commitment is 12 months, full-time. Extensive travel is required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, humanities or related field. One year previous work experience advising, teaching or counseling required. Prefer background similar to population served – low-income, first-generation college student, Appalachian and military veteran.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Must be able to work independently, be a self-starter, and manage resources and people. Be knowledgeable about post-secondary schools and military veteran benefits. Make detailed collection of required documentation and accurately record services provided. Initiate individual education plans for participants. Must be able to assess and document education and career needs of participants. Must possess supervisory skills and be able to manage equipment, supplies, teachers and participants. Possess ability to coordinate services with federal, state, community, academic and military veteran agencies.

Submit letter of interest and resume to Davis & Elkins College, Attn: Mark Rosencrance, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241 or via email by February 5, 2016. Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Admission Counselor

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the full-time position of Admission Counselor. Starting date is negotiable, but should be no later than February 20, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The main objective of this position is to recruit students through the admission process until students matriculate.

The candidate should:

  • Possess outstanding communication and customer service skills.
  • Possess strong networking skills.
  • Be able to work independently.
  • Be highly motivated, self-directed and organized, yet able to work in a flexible, team-oriented and collaborative environment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Be responsible for recruiting students from a specific geographic area which could require extensive travel.
  • Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.
  • Work evenings and weekends when necessary.

All applicants should include a letter of interest, resume and contact information of three professional references. A background check and drug screening will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials to Ms. Angie Scott via email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Dining Services 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.

 

Housekeeping Staff

Part-time housekeeping positions are available at Davis & Elkins College. 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.

 

Maintenance Staff

Part-time general maintenance positions are available at Davis & Elkins College. Duties include delivering tables, chairs and housekeeping supplies; trash pick up from around buildings; assist in snow/ice removal using shovels and power equipment; assist grounds crew with lawn maintenance; other duties as assigned. Minimum requirements: High School diploma or GED and one year experience in similar position. Ability to work within overall organization; must possess valid West Virginia driver’s license; must be accessible and available in the event of emergency. Send letter of interest and resume to Davis & Elkins College, Attn: Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241 or via email or pick up an application in Liberal Arts Hall, room 203.

 

Chair, Division of Nursing

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the Chair of the Division of Nursing beginning August 2015. Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the chair is responsible for the leadership of the College’s ACEN-accredited Nursing program. Davis & Elkins’ Nursing program has recently revised its curriculum to incorporate the QSEN competencies. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a graduate degree in nursing (doctoral preparation is preferred).
  • Have, or be eligible for, licensure in West Virginia.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ teaching experience in a pre- or post-licensure nursing program.
  • Have a minimum of one year of experience in an administrative position in a pre- or post-licensure program.
  • Be prepared to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and students.
  • Be strongly committed to remaining current in nursing and best practices in nursing instruction.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Working cooperatively and collaboratively with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and other division chairs on matters of importance to the College.
  • Coordinating the program of learning in accordance with the philosophy and purposes of the Division of Nursing and College policies.
  • Coordinating the general functioning of the Division of Nursing with regard to budget, personnel and curriculum.
  • Providing oversight and support to the Division’s coordinator of the RN-BSN program.
  • Serving as a liaison to the Admission Office regarding recruitment of nursing students.
  • Coordinating the selection of all learning resources for the Library and for the Division.
  • Continually reevaluating and, as necessary, revising the curriculum in accordance with national and state accrediting agencies.
  • Preparing the agenda for, and presiding at, all Nursing faculty meetings.
  • Complying with accreditation standards for participation in course instruction.
  • Reviewing and approving (as appropriate) all travel requests and initiating all purchase requisitions for equipment and supplies needed by the Division.
  • Representing Davis & Elkins College at appropriate professional meetings.
  • Coordinating the writing of annual reports and required self-study reports for national and state accrediting agencies.
  • Recommending qualified candidates for teaching and staff positions within the Division of Nursing.
  • Determining teaching assignments for faculty within the Division of Nursing.
  • Supervising the office staff of the Division.
  • Maintaining records within the Division of Nursing.
  • Serving as liaison with all clinical agencies affiliated with the Nursing Division.
  • Counseling nursing students in matters concerning their academic and professional preparation.
  • Coordinating pinning ceremonies.
  • Coordinating official divisional activities with state, regional and national agencies and organizations.
  • Serving as the channel of communication between the College administration and the Nursing faculty in matters which involve the functioning of the Nursing Division.
  • Assisting with orientation of new Nursing faculty.
  • Recommending qualified divisional faculty for promotion, retention and tenure to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinating budget preparation with the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Initiating annual renewal of contracts with cooperating agencies.
  • Recommending graduates for licensure as a registered professional nurse.
  • Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Assuming any other appropriate duties and responsibilities assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • 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 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, a drug screening 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 type Nursing Chair 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.)

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.

The successful applicant will have a graduate degree in philosophy, psychology or a related field or extensive job-related experience related to ethical dilemmas in health care. 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.

 

Faculty, Various Positions (part-time)

Appropriately qualified individuals are needed to staff the following courses for the fall 2015 semester on a part-time basis:

  • GES 105 First-Year Seminar (3 semester hours): An introduction to American customs, traditions and social norms/etiquette, employing aspects of ESL (this course is reserved for international students).
  • ART 319 Methods for Teaching Art (3 semester hours): An introduction to the philosophy and historical perspectives of art education. This includes creative experience with an introduction to the elements and principles of design and composition with the study of teaching art to kindergarten and elementary school children. Priority of enrollment will be given to education majors or others with teaching specialization in art. Others may enroll with the express permission of the instructor. The successful candidate for ART 319 will have public school experience teaching art and, preferably, a master’s degree in art or art education.
  • 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 semester hours): A study of some basic philosophical concepts and issues that pertain to reality, knowledge and values.
  • 140 Critical Thinking (3 semester hours): Critical Thinking is essentially applied logic. It concerns the evaluations of arguments, including political, ethical, religious, legal and scientific arguments.
  • FND 104 Foundations of Reading and Writing (3 semester hours): An introductory course in reading comprehension and essay writing designed to prepare students for entrance into the English composition and literature courses required for the College’s degree programs. The reading component teaches skills essential for comprehending, interpreting and evaluating written texts. The writing component teaches basic mastery of written English. Students must receive a C or better to pass this course.

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 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 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.

 

For More Information Contact:

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