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

Accounting and Finance Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites nominations and applications for a full-time position in the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship beginning preferably in the fall 2021 semester.  We seek applicants with a strong interest in teaching and advising, who will be able to teach a 4/4 course load in a variety of Accounting and Finance courses.  While Accounting will be the faculty member’s primary teaching responsibility, an ability to teach introductory courses in Finance and Personal Finance is strongly preferred. An ongoing program of professional development and service to the department, College and community are required. This position requires applicants to have a Master’s in Accounting or Finance or an MBA.  A minimum of five years relevant professional experience and higher education teaching experience are strongly preferred.  

Rank is open and the position is renewable. The department is accredited through IACBE.  An affiliate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and covenant partner with the Presbytery of West Virginia, the College is located in Elkins, 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.

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 “Accounting and Finance” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before July 25, 2021, will receive full consideration.

Administrative Assistant to Upward Bound Director and Programs

The Administrative Assistant to Upward Bound Director and Programs position is available at Davis & Elkins College. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position funded through TRIO, Title IV grants and institution. The Administrative Assistant to Director and Programs supports all administrative needs of the director and programs, ensuring support, efficiency, and compliance of operations, components, staff, liaisons, and participants.

Qualifications Required: Ability to summate, secure and generate forms, data, and surveys. High School graduate with experience or training with Office 365 and Google suite, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, technology, communication, youth, confidentiality, and media. Prefer training and experience with privacy, administrative support, policies, procedures, compliance, office management, communications, and technology. Highly seeking applicants with a background similar to the population served – low-income, first-generation college student, Appalachian.

Send resume and cover letter to Davis & Elkins College, Attn: Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, coreym@dewv.edu.

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 possess strong interpersonal, organizational and computer skills, preferably with Microsoft Office, Ellucian/Colleague or other, similar software. Preference will be given to those with a bachelor’s degree and three years of work experience in an academic setting.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Maintain course and student academic files in Colleague.
  • Create digital records of hardcopy transcripts.
  • Work to create the course schedule each semester, including room assignments.
  • Manage classroom space during campus business hours. 
  • Remain current on best practices in student advising and retention.
  • Assist with the registration of all students.
  • Facilitate the graduation process for all students.
  • Assist in compiling data and statistics for reports as requested.
  • Assist in updating and maintaining the College Catalog annually.
  • Establish and maintain strong, positive working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of relevant privacy laws and protocols.
  • Work as a professional and collegial member of the Registrar’s Office team.
  • 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 and a background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Donna McCauley, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Please write Registrar in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Davis & Elkins College (D&E) is a vibrant, private, four-year, student-centered comprehensive college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).  The College’s mission is to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.  Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

Biology Adjunct Faculty

Davis & Elkins College is seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to teach biology:

BIOL 100 Basic Biology (fall semester 2021): A survey of basic biological principles including a scientific study of life, its cellular basis and energetics; the origin of cellular life; reproduction and the molecular basis of heredity; and ecology. This course is designed for non-majors, and credit earned cannot be applied towards a major in Biology. Lecture and laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in biology, environmental science, sustainability or related field or a master’s degree with professional experience directly related to the 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 a background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Donna McCauley, mccauleyd@dewv.edu, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write the name of the position (e.g. Basic Biology) in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Enrollment Advisor

The Office of Admission at Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for an admission enrollment advisor. The role of an enrollment advisor consists of recruiting students and working with them to aid in making the decision to enroll at Davis & Elkins College. This also includes communicating the value of a D&E education to the students and their family. Minimum education requirements for this position is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

 The position requires the following:

  • Extensive travel – this position requires up to 70% yearly travel to a designated territory
  • Ability to communicate with prospective college students and their families
  • Presentations to large and small groups
  • Ability to manage time wisely to meet enrollment goals
  • Work as a team member
  • Work a non-traditional workweek
  • Belief in the values and mission of the College to effectively recruit qualified and retainable students
  • Extensive knowledge of electronic communications including texting, social media and mobile app messaging as well as phone calls
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Organized reporting skills
  • Ability to document and track contacts with recruits
  • Timely responsiveness to students and supervisor
  • A keen sense of urgency in managing tasks and time
  • Special project assignments as necessary

 Interested applicants should submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment & Success at scotta3@dewv.edu:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three Professional References

Candidates will be interviewed based on meeting skills for the position.

​History Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in History, beginning in August 2021. A PhD in History with specialization in a non-U.S. field is preferred, but applicants who are ABD in any non-U.S. field will be considered. Priority will also be given to applicants with college teaching and advising experience. 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.” The college is committed to providing a history curriculum that helps accomplish this mission. Though a rigorous and collaborative education that encourages students to take a critical and comprehensive view of the past, Davis & Elkins provides students with opportunities to consider how historical trends have shaped the world we live in today. We support 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 both introductory and upper-level history courses with a non-U.S. focus. Opportunities exist to develop courses within the successful candidate’s area of specialty. The successful candidate will also have interest in collaborating with other departments to help develop and grow minor or certificate programs in areas such as international relations and pre-law. Additional responsibilities include advising students, serving on College committees, and pursuing continuing professional development.

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 History in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before June 1, 2021 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

Nursing Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in Nursing beginning in August 2021. The successful candidate will join a collegial faculty in a Department with multiple programs (RN, RN-BSN and BSN) and a commitment to student success, as demonstrated by consistently excellent NCLEX pass and post-graduation employment rates. 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 the Psyc, Pediatric or Med/Surg areas are strongly preferred. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance and rank is dependent upon qualifications. An affiliate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and covenant partner with the Presbytery of West Virginia, the College is in Elkins, W.Va. Elkins is an affordable place to live with plentiful cultural events and year-round outdoor recreational opportunities.

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 education that prepares students for employment and further education in the Nursing field. We continue this work by involving our students in the cultural, civic, educational and economic development of our city, state, and region by establishing partnerships with local health care providers and serving as a resource for all who seek to improve their local communities.

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.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, 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 position is filled.

Public Safety Officer

A Public Safety Officer position is available at Davis & Elkins College. This position serves to provide safety and security coverage to the campus community. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, able to clear a background check, and have a high school diploma. Must be available for weekend, evening and/or night time shifts. An associate or bachelor’s degree is preferred. Required skills include: ability to use Windows-based computer applications, work independently, communicate well with the student population, work with confidential information, and perform security operations which include walking hills and stairs, utilizing key system, and lifting moderate weight (approximately 40 pounds).

Send letter of interest and resume to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, by email at coreym@dewv.edu.  Please include “Public Safety” in subject line of email.

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, 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.