Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

Assistant Registrar

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Registrar beginning immediately. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have 3-5 years of work experience in an academic setting.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Possess strong computer skills (preferably with Microsoft Office, Ellucian /Datatel or similar software).
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred).

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Serving as an integral member of the College’s retention team (this includes invasive intervention efforts; working collaboratively with faculty and a variety of College offices to address students’ unique needs and challenges; and tracking the registration process every semester).
  • Working to ensure that students graduate in a timely fashion.
  • Remaining current on best practices in student advising and retention.
  • Assisting with the registration of all students (this includes working with faculty on advising and registration issues and assisting students with the full range of advising needs).
  • Facilitating the graduation process for all students (this include: maintaining graduation records, generating diplomas and invasive correspondence with graduating students).
  • Establishing and maintaining strong, positive working relationships with students, faculty and staff.
  • Maintaining strong knowledge of FERPA.
  • Working as a member of the Registrar’s Office team (this includes developing a familiarity with multiple Registrar’s Office practices and working with other members of the team to accomplish Office tasks in a timely fashion).
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes punctuality, maintaining confidentiality as required and occasional work on evenings and weekends).
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned and/or negotiated.

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. Original transcripts, background check and drug screening 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 via email. Please type Registrar 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.

 

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 with a major in nursing and be doctorally prepared (a doctorate in nursing is strongly 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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

 

Faculty, Various Position (part-time)

  • 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.

 

 

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