human resources

The Office of Human Resources at Davis & Elkins College is dedicated to providing professional and courteous assistance to faculty, staff and students in employment and recruiting, benefits administration, payroll administration and employee relations.

contact information

Davis & Elkins College
Office of Human Resources
Liberal Arts Hall 201
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

Phone: 304-637-1344
Fax: 304-637-1425
Email: coreym@dewv.edu
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Job Postings

COMMUNICATION FACULTY POSITION

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in Communications, beginning in August 2021. A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field with experience in college-level teaching and advising is preferred, but those with a Master’s in Communication with college-level teaching experience will be considered. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance. Davis & Elkins College is an affiliate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and covenant partner with the Presbytery of West Virginia.

Davis & Elkins College seeks to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” To fulfill this mission, the successful candidate will be committed to providing a rigorous and collaborative education that provides students with opportunities to synthesize complex information and communicate that information clearly in written and oral form. We continue this work by involving our students in the cultural, civic, and economic development of our city, state, and region by establishing partnerships and serving as a resource for all who seek to improve their local communities.

The faculty member’s primary responsibility will be teaching Communication courses in the General Education core.  Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in the Communication minor, advising students, serving on College committees, and pursuing continuing professional development. Opportunities exist to develop courses within the successful candidate’s area of specialty. The interest in and ability to work with other disciplines, e.g., English, Theatre, Business, etc., and advise an on-campus speech and debate club is a plus.

All applications must include a letter of interest addressing how the applicant can fulfill the requirements of the position and advance the mission of the College, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses) of four professional references. Official transcripts and a background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via e-mail to Ms. Donna McCauley, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College at mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Please write Communication in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before December 1, 2020 will receive full consideration.

​Housekeeper

National Management Resources Corporation32 reviews – Elkins, WV

Like to help people? Enjoy providing excellent cleaning services? Join our Housekeeping Team serving Davis and Elkins College. National is a leading provider of facilities management services in higher education. The Housekeeping Team keeps Davis and Elkins looking picture-perfect.

Clean a variety of campus buildings including classrooms, offices, labs, residence halls, athletic facilities, etc. Perform general and project cleaning as needed to keep buildings in top condition at all times.
This is a full-time year-round position and includes health benefits, a 401k plan, paid holidays and paid vacation/personal time.  Drug screen and background check are required. EOE
To learn more about National please visit: www.teamnational.com

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $9.00 /hour

IT Helpdesk Support Technician, Information Services

SUMMARY: 

Assist college faculty, staff and students with technology needs. Provide troubleshooting for college computers, network, hardware and software applications. Correct user problems and answer questions through telephone, email, in-person and remote support.  Provide logon and email support to all students, faculty and staff. Work with other IT staff to service the technology needs of the college. Use campus ticketing systems to log any and all IT related work requests.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Answer inbound support calls
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Use campus ticketing systems to log any and all IT related work requests, add notes and document the resolution
  • Provide access support for campus systems, including email, WIFI and Sakai
  • Monitor and prioritize Helpdesk tickets
  • Be Customer Service oriented
  • Other duties as assigned

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills / Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to work with and have knowledge of many operating systems including
    • Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 (Access, Excel, IE, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Apple IOS support
  • Strong knowledge of computer hardware/software installation and troubleshooting procedures
  • Ability to work independently and collegially with little supervision
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to approach problems and people with a professional minded mannerism
  • Ability to work in a developing and changing technological environment
  • Highly motivated and a team player
  • Ability to be on-time
  • Good problem-solving skills and decision making
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexible, resourceful, willing to learn / cross-train / teach
  • Receptive to feedback from all constituents

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree in Computer Science or comparable certifications or related work experience of at least 1 year required. A+ certification a plus.

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office hours between 8:30am-5:00pm, occasional weekend hours may be required
  • Business Causal dress policy
  • Medium work: Lifting up to 50 lbs., frequent carrying of objects of 25+ lbs.
  • Climbing, balancing, stooping and bending are required, along with hearing and vision.

 Interested applications should submit cover letter, resume and references to:

 Ms. Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Helpdesk Technician” in the subject line of the email.

 

Marketing/Management/Leadership Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position within the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship. A master’s degree in business, a related field or an MBA is required. Teaching and professional experience and ability is preferred. While specialization is open, we seek candidates who have academic and professional interests in some combination of marketing, management and leadership. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance and rank is dependent upon qualifications. The Department is accredited through IACBE and Davis & Elkins College is an affiliate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and a covenant partner with the Presbytery of West Virginia.

Davis & Elkins College seeks to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” To fulfill this mission, the Department is committed to providing a rigorous education that also provides students with opportunities for experiential learning, and encourages entrepreneurship, collaboration and practical problem-solving. We also seek to support and advance the professional and economic development of our city, state and region by establishing partnerships and serving as a resource for all who seek to improve their local communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

We seek applicants with a strong interest in teaching, advising and mentoring, who will be able to teach a variety of introductory and upper level courses in marketing, management and leadership. Service to the Department and College, a willingness to collaborate across academic disciplines, and an interest in developing community partnerships is also required.

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, the contact information for three academic or professional references and a cover letter which speaks to how the applicant expects to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and advance the Mission of the College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to all applicants who apply on or before October 15, 2019. The start date is negotiable, but we would prefer that the selected candidate be available for the Spring 2020 semester. Nominations and applications can be submitted to Ms. Donna McCauley at mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Please write Marketing in the subject line.

Nursing Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for two (2)  full-time positions in nursing faculty beginning in August 2020. The successful candidate will join a collegial faculty in a department with multiple programs (ASN, RN-BSN, and BSN) and a commitment to student success, as demonstrated by the current 100% post-graduation employment rate and three consecutive years of a 100% NCLEX-RN pass rate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will: provide quality education for students in the nursing program through the use of classroom and/or clinical instruction; promote an environment conducive to student growth and satisfaction: participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing curriculum; participate in the selection of learning experiences for students; evaluate students in the classroom and clinical area; participate in advising of assigned students and engage in service at the division, college and community levels.

Qualifications

Licensure as a registered professional nurse in West Virginia or the ability to attain licensure, a master’s degree in nursing plus teaching and professional experience is preferred, but candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and professional experience will be considered. All candidates without a Master’s Degree in Nursing will be required to enroll in a program within one year and demonstrate satisfactory progress toward degree completion to retain the position. Expertise in Psychiatric Nursing and/or the Med/Surg area is strongly preferred. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance and rank is dependent upon qualifications.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter which speaks to how the applicant expects to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and advance the Mission of the College., a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to Ms. Donna McCauley at mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the two positions are filled.

Davis & Elkins College, in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the West Virginia Human Rights Act is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, including sexual and gender-based harassment, assault, and violence, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identification, or genetic information  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, scholarship and loan programs, housing, athletic and other College-administered programs and activities. For inquiries regarding Title IX and/or 504 compliance and/or the filing of a complaint, contact the College’s Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator using the information below or by filing a report online.

Davis & Elkins College Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator: Kate Garlick, Assistant Dean of Students and Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Liberal Arts, 1st Floor, 304-637-1241, garlickk@dewv.edu.

Current Employee Benefits

Davis & Elkins College provides a competitive benefits package to its eligible employees. An open enrollment period is held annually in the late fall to provide employees an opportunity to select benefit plan options for the next year. Open Enrollment is an ideal time to take inventory of all plans, coverage types, and beneficiaries.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is provided by the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. The monthly employee premium ranges from $650 to $930 for family coverage, $415 to $610 for employee plus spouse, $390 to $580 for employee plus child(ren), and $145 to $255 for single coverage.  Employees have a choice of three plan options. Employees who participate in the Wellness Program will receive a discount on their premium.

Employees may enroll as a new hire, during open enrollment, or when they experience a life change (marriage, birth, adoption, etc.).

Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of tools to help you better understand your health and health insurance benefits.  For more information to go www.highmarkbcbswv.com and log in under members.

Health Reimbursement Account

The Health Plan is a consumer directed health care program that is offered to employees who participate in the health insurance coverage offered by Davis & Elkins College. The college contributes funds each year into Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) for each participant. Employees, through their HRA, may use these monies to pay for medical expenses. Money that is not spent during the year stays in the account to use for subsequent years. 

For more information and to access your account, go to www.healthplan.org.

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance is provided by SIEBA, LTD. The monthly employee cost is $20 for family coverage and $10 for single coverage. 

Employees may enroll as a new hire, during open enrollment, or when they experience a life change (marriage, birth, adoption, etc.). 

The total maximum amount that may be paid to or for a covered person under the plan is $1000 for eligible services during each plan year. The plan pays 100% of the first $100 of eligible expenses incurred in the plan year; you then pay a $50 deductible; and then the plan pays 80% of the next $400 of eligible expenses and 50% of up to the plan year maximum benefit of $1000. 

For more information please contact the Director of Human Resources or your may contact SIEBA directly by calling 607-786-3003.

Flexible Spending Account

A Flex Plan is available through Benefit Planning Consultants. This plan allows the employee to have deductions from their pay for medical, dental and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis, which allows employees to reduce their tax liability. Enrollment in the Flex Plan occurs annually. 

For more information, contact the Director of Human Resources.

Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Life and AD&D insurance is provided by The Standard to all full-time employees. The coverage is 2.5 times the employee’s salary with a minimum of $50,000 and a maximum of $250,000. The college pays all premiums for this insurance. Coverage will decrease after employees reach age 65. 

For more information contact the Director of Human Resources.

Retirement

An annuity contract will be opened for each full-time employee with TIAA. The college will pay the equivalent 2.5 percent of the employee’s wages into the retirement contract. This percentage increases to five percent after the sixth year of employment. The employee has the option to contribute a percentage of his/her wages to the contract. Part-time employees may be eligible for this benefit, based on number of hours worked during first year of employment at D&E.

For more information and to access your account, go to www.tiaa.org and log in.

Long Term Disability

Disability insurance is provided by The Standard to all full-time employees. The coverage is 60 percent of the employee’s monthly wage base, not to exceed $5,000 per month. The college pays all premiums for this coverage. 

For more information contact the Director of Human Resources.

Wellness Program

The College offers a wellness program to all employees and their spouses. Employees are invited to participate in the annual wellness screening.  D&E offers a variety of wellness classes free of charge to employees and spouses.

For more information contact the Director of Human Resources.

Employee Assistance Program

The Life/LTD coverage includes an Employee Assistance Program provided by The Standard. Whether managing everyday issues such as job pressures, relationships, retirement planning, or finding child care, or faced with grief, loss, or the impact of a disability, The Standard is your resource for professional support. You and your family, including spouse and dependents, have access to the EAP at no additional cost.  

The EAP is a one-stop resource that offers consultation, information, and referrals, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for employees and their family members. Simply call 1-888-293-6948 TDD: 800-327-1833 or online: www.workhealthlife.com/Standard3.

Liberty Mutual Group Insurance Program

Full-time Davis & Elkins College employees are eligible to participate in the Liberty Mutual Group Insurance Program. Through Liberty Mutual’s Group Savings Plus®, you can enjoy:

A group discount of 15% off their already competitive rates on auto and home insurance
Additional savings based on your age, driving experience, and more
Convenient payment plans, including payroll deduction
Rates guaranteed for 12 months
24-Hour claims service and Emergency Roadside Assistance

For more information contact:

Teays Valley West Virginia Office
Phone: 304-757-4220
Toll Free: 800-279-1387
Fax: 304-757-4229

Campus Conduct Hotline

The Campus Conduct Hotline© is a confidential, independent risk-management service that gives students and employees a simple, anonymous way to alert administrators of unsafe or unethical behavior before it spirals out of control. The Campus Conduct Hotline© is available around the clock, seven days a week.

To use this service: 

  • Dial toll-free 866-943-5787
  • Your call will be greeted promptly and courteously by a person who makes certain you understand the
  • Campus Conduct Hotline© program and how it functions. 
  • At the beginning of the interview, you will receive a five digit case number that you should use to check back for updates and/or requests for additional information. Be sure to write this number down and keep it in a safe place. 
  • You will then be interviewed about your question or concern. Your interview will not be recorded. Instead, the interviewer will be typing notes of your conversation. Whether or not you choose to provide your name is completely up to you. 
  • Within one business day of your call, a summary of the interview will be forwarded to the college. Our goal will be to have a basic response back to you in five business days. 
  • To receive your response, you will need to call back and provide the five digit case number that has been assigned to you. You will be able to continue checking back for updates until your case is closed.

Because of the built-in confidentiality, it is important that you try to be as specific as possible about the information you provide. At no time is any caller required to identify him or herself and all information provided can be completely confidential and anonymous.

If you have any questions regarding the Hotline, contact the Director of Human Resources at 304-637-1344.

Sick Leave Bank

This benefit provides full-time employees with a short-term disability plan. The College’s long-term disability plan can be accessed after six months of disability, but the College has no short term disability plan in place. The sick leave bank (once accrued sick leave time is exhausted) can help cover immediate loss of income if an employee must be absent from work due to non-work-related illness or injury. All full-time employees are eligible for membership on a voluntary basis. 

For more information or to enroll in the Sick Leave Bank contact the Director of Human Resources.

The United States Department of Education has set forth federal regulations under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, requiring all colleges and universities participating in federally funded financial aid programs to notify current and prospective employees regarding available consumer information. To view this information, visit the Consumer Information section of our website.

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