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

administrative assistant to upward bound program director and projects

JOB SUMMARY:  The Administrative Assistant supports all administrative needs of the director and programs, ensuring support, efficiency, and compliance of operations, components, staff, liaisons, and participants. The Administrative Manager engages with staff, participants, families, campus offices, target schools, collaborators, liaisons, contractors, and vendors during academic and summer components. This position assists with Challenge Sessions, which require a monthly Saturday work assignment, some overnight trips, supporting program mission, staff, and providing occasional student supervision.

DUTIES: 

  • Identify opportunities to support director, policies, objectives, and programs
  • Promote and spearhead publicity and communication efforts engaging stakeholders, participants, and families
  • Create, refine and maintain surveys, inventory, program resources, procedural manuals, and handbooks
  • Engage with program participants’ and stakeholders
  • Assist with creating, scheduling, and developing special events and activities  
  • Develop and maintain evaluation tools and instruments
  • Secure accuracy of program documents, handbooks, and procedural records
  • Maintain program inventory-collection, organization and documentation of inventory (this may require lifting up to 25 lbs and walking)
  • Organize and supervise work-study placements, and administrative support
  • Assist with hiring and training other administrative staff to improve organization and communication through administrative policies, ensuring consistent implementation
  • Assist with meal monitoring and USDA Summer Food Service Program application and compliance
  • Maintain campus dining and catering relations and interactions
  • Maintain insurance and testing records for processing
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Director.

Qualifications Required:  Ability to input, create, summate, secure and generate forms, data, and surveys.  High School graduate with experience or training with Office 365 applications while safeguarding communication, confidentiality and accuracy and compliance of operations. Prefer training and experience with privacy, confidentiality, communication, technology/media, administrative support, policies, procedures, compliance and office management. Highly seeking applicants with a background similar to the population served – low income, first-generation college student, Appalachian.

SKILLS:  Must interact professionally with public and campus community. Must maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information and be willing to learn and adapt.  Highly competent in organizational, written, and oral communications, proven experience with compliance, policy manuals, mobile devices, technology, media, and database experience. Strong initiative to support director and program components and staff.  Seeking a collaborator who fosters support and the development of critical relationships.  Resourceful with the ability to handle numerous complex tasks simultaneously.   Must be proficient in Microsoft Office/Office 365 applications and be willing to learn and adapt. 

TO APPLY: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “UB Administrative Assistant” in the subject line.

assistant director of alumni engagement and support

Position Summary:

The assistant director works in all functions of alumni engagement such as: provide support for National Alumni Council (NAC) volunteers; help organize and facilitate alumni and special events; and manage accurate constituent records. The assistant director plays a key role within the Institutional Advancement team regarding stewardship of alumni and friends of the College.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists in developing plans, coordinating and executing programs with the National Alumni Council (NAC) and members of the Institutional Advancement (IA) team (e.g., Homecoming/reunions, special events, regional events, etc.) to support fundraising and alumni relations goals.
• Supports regional alumni chapters events and other programs that benefit the College, its students and alumni.
• Works closely with the IA team in creating annual fund appeal themes, determining an alumni outreach plan, and assisting with implementation the plan.
• Serves as the contact person for alumni and other constituents regarding alumni services, programs or other advancement concerns.
• Updates and maintains accurate alumni records in database.
• Supervise student worker(s).
• Helps compile alumni updates and information for Forward magazine and other publications as necessary.
• Assists the director of alumni engagement and support with new programs in support of the College and NAC initiatives.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Education
    • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Skills and Experience
    • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
    • Events management skills
    • Detail-oriented and organized
    • Administrative skills including database expertise (Raiser’s Edge preferred), records management, Microsoft applications, etc.
    • Volunteer coordination
  • Miscellaneous
    • Willing to travel
    • Must be available for working evenings and weekends occasionally

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Alumni Engagement and Support” in the subject line of the email.

assistant professor, department of biology and environmental science

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites nominations and applications for an assistant professor in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science beginning in the Fall 2023 semester. A Ph.D. in Forestry is strongly preferred, but those with ABD will be considered. 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 forestry and natural resources management courses.  While forestry will be the faculty member’s primary teaching responsibility, an ability to teach a range of courses in Environmental Science and Sustainable Resource Management is strongly preferred. Rank is at assistant professor and the position is renewable.

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 internships, collaboration and practical problem-solving.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

We seek applicants with a strong interest in teaching, advising and mentoring, who can contribute to teaching related to ‘SAF Required Areas of Study’ that may include but are not limited to classes in dendrology, wood products and harvesting, forest/natural resource management, and GIS and remote sensing. Specific instructional assignments depend upon the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department. In addition, the candidate is expected to advise and provide mentorship to undergraduate students in the department. The faculty member will work closely with faculty in the department and division, field station management, WV Division of Forestry, forest landowner associations, other state and federal agencies, Society of American Foresters, and other organizations within and beyond West Virginia.

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 “Forestry” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before December 8, 2022, will receive full consideration.

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 at 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.

Athletic Trainer

The successful candidate is responsible for assisting in the overall direction of the sports medicine/athletic training program for Davis & Elkins College Athletics.

The D&E Athletic Training Staff works with the coaching staff to provide prevention and treatment, coverage of practice and competitions, scheduling of examinations and referrals, and assisting with insurance claims, as well as, accurately documenting injuries, and instruction and supervision of student workers.

Additional duties may include annual certification training of athletics department staff in first aid and CPR, equipment and facility upkeep, inventory, and reviewing emergency operating procedures.
Other job duties as appropriately assigned.

To Apply: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Athletic Trainer” in the subject line. More information on Davis & Elkins Athletics can be found at www.SenatorNation.com.

Chemistry Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Chemistry beginning in August 2023. While candidates with a minimum of an M.S. will be considered, a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a related field is 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 located in Elkins, WV. The Mission of Davis & Elkins College to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach a total of 24 credit hours per academic year. The applicant should have the expertise to teach the following:
• Introductory-level Chemistry with lab
• Organic Chemistry I & II with lab.
Other potential teaching opportunities may include
• Developing an undergraduate research project
• Teaching Biochemistry lecture
• Developing an Advanced Organic Chemistry course and lab
Other responsibilities include:
• Advising students
• Engagement in scholarship
• Professional development
• Committee service
• Performance of related duties required to meet institutional needs.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit the following:
• 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
• The contact information for three academic or professional references

Please submit materials electronically via email to mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Please write “Chemistry Faculty Position” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, but all applications received on or before March 1 will receive full consideration.

Digital Media Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time faculty position within the Division of Creative Arts. The successful applicant’s primary responsibility will be teaching courses in support of the College’s new minor in Digital Media. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance and rank is dependent upon qualifications. Davis & Elkins College is an affiliate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and a covenant partner with the Presbytery of West Virginia.

Educational Requirements
A master’s degree and relevant professional experience is required. Teaching experience is preferred.

Mission
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 Digital Media Minor that merges print design and interactive media to provide hands-on courses that allow students to nurture and grow skills in graphic design, visual communication, branding, interactive digital environments, video and animation production, and 3D design through professional grade design programs and online tools. 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 those who seek to improve their local communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite is required.
• Candidates with experience working with animation, mobile app design, interactive media, and project-based graphic design are strongly encouraged to apply.
• A successful candidate will have the ability to work with Apple School Manager to assist in technical support and help maintain an iMac lab.
• Advising and mentoring students, professional development, service to the Department and College, and a willingness to explore and develop cross-disciplinary curriculum and 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. Please write Digital Media in the subject line. Preference will be given to applications received by July 1, 2022. While the start date is negotiable, we would strongly prefer that the successful applicant start no later than the Spring Semester (January) of 2023.

Nominations and applications can be submitted to Ms. Donna McCauley at mccauleyd@dewv.edu

Dining Services

Several kitchen positions are available at Davis & Elkins College.

Full-time and part-time positions available in the Dining Room, Cadillac Daddy Café, Caboose Café and Catering include:

  • Operations Manager for Evening Shifts
  • Evening Dishwasher
  • Cadillac Daddy’s Cafe Evening Cook
  • Evening Cook for Dining Hall
  • Pizza Cook

Minimum requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Prior experience preferred. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Please email resume, cover letter and list of professional references to coreym@dewv.edu. Applications are also available in the Office of Human Resources, Liberal Arts Building, Room 203.

Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

director of annual giving and leadership giving societies

Position Summary:

The director oversees the comprehensive annual giving program. This includes overseeing and enhancing leadership giving societies, especially the 1904 Society and Heritage Society. In addition, responsible for other projects and programs assigned by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Direct and coordinate annual solicitations of all college constituents.
• Coordinate the annual solicitations and stewardship of the 1904 Society ($1,000+ donors) and prospects.
• Maintain a plan to increase 1904 Society membership (including Graduates Of the Last Decade or GOLD) to 500 consistent members.
• Work closely with the Vice President for Advancement, the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, and the Director of Alumni Engagement and Support on the identification, research, and cultivation of major gift prospects.
• Manage assigned list of prospects and conduct personal cultivation/solicitation visits with an emphasis on annual gifts.
• Monitor and advance opportunities for employer matching gifts program.
• Ensure that all leadership donors are properly acknowledged and stewarded.
• Coordinate with the Director of Alumni Engagement on identifying and recruiting alumni volunteers.
• Assist with alumni weekend, homecoming, regional and special events as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree in philanthropic studies or equivalent experience preferred
  • Skills and Experience
    • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
    • Database skills (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
    • Minimum 5 years fundraising success
    • Detail-oriented
  • Miscellaneous
    • Willing to travel
    • Must be available for working evenings and weekends occasionally

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Director of Annual Giving” in the subject line of the email. 

education faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites nominations and applications for a full-time faculty position in the Education Department beginning in August 2023. Rank is open and will be determined by qualifications. The position is renewable upon satisfactory performance. 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
While the successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of introductory and advanced courses for the department, the experience and ability to offer courses in the areas of literacy development and methods is essential. The successful candidate will also serve on college and state committees, advise education students, supervise the education honorary, and pursue a program of professional development. The Education Department is committed to preparing knowledgeable, highly effective teachers. As part of its mission, the department fosters partnerships with local school systems to provide extensive field and clinical experiences in school classrooms.

Qualifications
While the preferred qualification is an earned doctorate (in a related educational field), candidates with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in reading or elementary education will be considered. Teaching experience in higher education as well as PK-12 is preferred. Candidates who are knowledgeable of educational theory and evidence-based practices, experienced in developing curriculum materials, familiar with national/state standards and higher education (CAEP) accreditation and technologically proficient are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions
Please submit a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter, contact information for three references and evidence of satisfactory teaching performance evaluations to Donna McCauley via email at mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt. The deadline for applications is March 1,2023.

english faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in English. A Ph.D. in English, Literature, Rhetoric & Composition, or a related field is preferred, but ABDs will be considered.

The successful candidate will be a Generalist in English who is able to offer a wide variety of introductory and upper-level courses according to the candidate’s interests and the needs of the department. The applicant will join a department of four full-time faculty firmly committed to providing high-quality undergraduate teaching and mentoring. Experience in teaching, mentoring, and service is preferred. 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 English Department is committed to providing a rigorous and collaborative education that provides students with opportunities to conduct independent research, 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.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include the following:

• Successful teaching in a variety of courses.
• Successfully mentoring and advising students.
• Working collaboratively and creatively with colleagues in the department and across campus.
• Maintaining an ongoing presence on campus.
• Participating in recruitment and retention efforts.

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 four professional references. Original transcripts 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 English in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before Feb. 19, 2023, will receive full consideration.

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 families. The minimum education requirement 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.

event coordinator for enrollment management

The Office of Admission at Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for an Events Coordinator for Enrollment Management. The role of the Events Coordinator for Enrollment Management is to coordinate all Admission events. The minimum education requirement for this position is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

The position requires the following:
• Admission Events – plan events to include set-up requirements, reserving space requirements with eSPACE, complete work orders for the event, menu selection, request required equipment, tracking/reporting of events
o Open House events/Leadership & Scholarship Day/College Fairs/Emerging Leaders event
• Private Visits – set up individual and group visits, and coordinate with different departments (financial aid, faculty, student ambassadors, and admission staff)
o Coordinate group visits with High School Guidance Counselors and different internal departments
o Create informational packets for each visit whether group or individual
o Responsible for notifying all parties (Executive VP, Athletics, Enrollment Management Team, student ambassadors) of weekly campus visits
• Supervise Student Ambassadors including identifying, interviewing, hiring, scheduling work times, scheduling campus tours for visits, ordering necessary clothing, name tags, and business cards for the group/organizing and scheduling golf cart service for special events that require shuttle service/creation and updating of training material and training of student ambassadors
• Serve as POC (Point of Contact) to all people visiting the Admission Office – answer all calls for the Admission mainline
• Responsible for inventorying all supplies and making sure we have all recruiting materials
• Record all campus visit activity in the admission CRM
• Assist with getting mailing material put together and ready to be sent to the mailroom
• Responsible for golf carts – maintaining them – issuing them out to other departments as needed and responsible for making sure everyone utilizing the golf carts is golf cart certified.
• Responsible for Admission vehicles, scheduling necessary service, and state inspections, issuing them out to other departments as necessary, responsible for making sure all drivers are certified, and responsible for all gas credit cards and receipts associated with the vehicles
• Responsible for Admission Outlook calendar – maintaining, adding/scheduling visits to the calendar with prospective student information
• Provide campus tours as necessary
• Assist with Emerging Leaders and Senator Leadership events
• Assist with High School Award Ceremonies
• Set up High School visits both for on-campus and off-campus
• Responsible for Payroll – process timesheets for all student employment (Ambassadors and Call Center)
• Other duties as assigned
Reporting Structure
• The Events Coordinator for Enrollment Management will report to the Director of Student Recruitment and Success.
FLSA Status
• Exempt

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.

​Head acrobatics and tumbling Coach

This position involves providing overall instruction and management of the Acrobatics & Tumbling team at Davis & Elkins College. D&E is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and the Mountain East Conference (MEC).

This is a ten-month position.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Proven success in coaching and recruiting or equivalent experience.
  • Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education.
  • Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and MEC rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college.
  • Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment.
  • Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-court instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.).
  • Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement.

 JOB DUTIES:

  • Instructs student-athletes in all aspects of the sport during practice and competition.
  • Identifies, researches, and recruits prospective student-athletes who fit the academic profile of the institution and of the athletic ability to contribute to the success of the program.
  • Ensures student-athlete academic success through intervention and campus resources.
  • Fundraises to support the operating costs of the program.
  • Makes travel arrangements and sets a competitive schedule.
  • Stores and issues equipment and ensures purchases are fiscally responsible.
  • Models high levels of character and sportsmanship and sets expectations for conduct within the program.

 To Apply: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write Acrobatics & Tumbling in the subject line. More information on Davis & Elkins Athletics can be found at www.SenatorNation.com.

​Head Men’s and Women’s Cycling Coach

Davis & Elkins College is accepting applications for the Head Men’s & Women’s Cycling Coach, a full-time 10-month position responsible for administering all aspects of the cycling program (mountain biking, cyclocross, and road racing) with a commitment to College, Conference and USA Cycling policies, procedures, and regulations.

The Head Coach will identify and successfully recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes; provide the vision, leadership, and strategic planning to direct and supervise all activities relative to teaching, training and skill development of student-athletes in preparation for intercollegiate competitions including practice, scheduling of competitions and organizing required travel. This position will support the College’s mission of fostering an environment which is focused on the spiritual, intellectual, personal, and social development of the student-athletes. D&E is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and Mountain East Conference (MEC).

Anticipated Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred.
· Must possess two or more years of successful collegiate coaching and recruiting experience.
· Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education.
· Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with USA Cycling and conference rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population.
· Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively.
· Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
· Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college.
· Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment.
· Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.).
· Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of at least three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. More information on Davis & Elkins Athletics can be found at www.SenatorNation.com.

​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

Mathematics Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in the Mathematics Department beginning in August 2023. A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Math Education or a related field is required as is the ability to offer a variety of courses within the field, e.g., College Algebra, Precalculus, Statistics and the introductory sequence in Calculus. Teaching experience, especially at a small liberal arts college, and the willingness and ability to offer Math Education courses is 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 located in Elkins, W.Va. The Mission of the College is to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” The Mathematics Department offers a wide variety of courses to fulfill the College’s general education requirement. Many of our majors pursue a career in Mathematics education and are preparing to begin careers in secondary education. Davis & Elkins works to involve 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.

We seek applicants with a commitment to teaching, advising, faculty development, and service. Typical responsibilities include a 4/4 course load, advising mathematics majors, and serving on college-wide committees.

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 March 1, 2023. Please write Math in the subject line. Nominations and applications can be submitted to Ms. Donna McCauley at mccauleyd@dewv.edu.

Public Safety Officer, full-time and part-time positions

JOB SUMMARY: This position provides safety and security coverage to the campus of Davis & Elkins College. This person secures campus buildings & facilities, makes rounds and responds to calls. The schedule may vary depending upon the needs of the department.

DUTIES:
• Respond to students/staff with safety concerns as presented and in accordance with written policies and procedures.
• Provide on-campus shuttle service for students, staff and faculty as requested.
• Conduct foot patrols every hour after buildings have been secured.
• Enforce campus policies as per direction of Director (e.g., parking, alcohol)
• Maintain appropriate records and reports.
• Secure buildings in manner as developed by Director.
• Direct traffic at events and enforce traffic/parking violations.
• Conduct preliminary investigations of all crimes and violations of conduct.
• Attend trainings or other meetings as called by the supervisor.
• Other duties as assigned.

PREREQUISITES/EDUCATION: High school diploma required. Must be 21 years of age, must possess a valid WV drivers license. Must have no prior felony or serious misdemeanor arrests or convictions. Must approve and be able to pass a series of background investigations.

SKILLS: Ability to communicate well with student population and their issues. Ability to work alone and be self-motivated. Must be able to work/walk on a hillside campus. Must work in inclement weather.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Public Safety Officer” in the subject line of the email.

religious studies and philosophy Faculty

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites applications for a full-time position in Religious Studies and Philosophy. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies or Philosophy is preferred, but ABDs will be considered.

The successful candidate will be able to offer a wide variety of introductory and upper-level courses in Religion and Philosophy. The applicant will be attracted to the challenge of revitalizing an important program central to the College’s mission, demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness, value opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and participate in the leadership of the College’s Morison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy. Experience in teaching, mentoring, and campus and community service is preferred. 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, located in Elkins, West Virginia, seeks to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” To fulfill this mission, the Humanities Division is committed to providing a rigorous and collaborative education that provides students with opportunities to conduct independent research, 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.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include the following:

• Successful teaching in a variety of courses.
• Successfully mentoring and advising students.
• Working collaboratively and creatively with colleagues in the department and across campus.
• Maintaining an ongoing presence on campus.
• Participating in recruitment and retention efforts.
• Participating in the leadership of the Morison-Novakovic Center, a living and learning community of competitively-selected students interested in faith and public policy.

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 contact information for four professional references. Original transcripts 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 Religious Studies and Philosophy in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received on or before Feb. 19, 2023, will receive full consideration.

senior accountant

JOB SUMMARY: Full-time position with benefits.  Successful applicant performs a wide range of duties to manage the accounting functions of the College, including audit engagement, financial reporting, internal controls, GAAP compliance, tax compliance, and budgeting,

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Under the direction of the VP for Business & Administration, the Senior Accountant will:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and perform or direct periodic internal review of transactions, accounting coding, and prepare any required correction or reclassification journal entries
  • Manage reconciliation of multiple bank accounts and the College’s investment and trust accounts and agree them to the general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Manage preparation of quarterly internal financial statements as well as the final annual statements prepared for audit
  • Assist with preparation of the annual operating budget and ensure that budget is created within the accounting database upon Board approval, prepare and analyze monthly operating budget reports with operating variances
  • Manage maintenance and reconciliation of fixed asset schedules and protection of assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls
  • Manage reconciliation of sub-ledgers to general ledger account balances, as needed
  • Manage proper grant accounting to include:
    • establish, review and maintain grants and contributions files
    • account for grants and contributions in the financial system
    • prepare grants and contributions financial reports, as needed
    • document policies and procedures for grants and contributions
    • prepare monthly reconciliation of grants and contributions-general ledger and Development’s system records
    • review and verify grant and contract revenue and related expenditures for documentation, compliance, and audit accuracy
  • Report results of internal reviews to the VP for Business and Administration with proposed corrective measures
  • Manage College’s preparation for annual external independent audit, coordinating with audit team
  • Assist with preparation of the IRS Form 990 and any related state filings
  • Assist with financial presentations for Board, Cabinet and other meetings, as needed
  • Assist with establishing, monitoring, and enforcing financial policies and procedures
  • Perform other related responsibilities, projects, and assignments as assigned by the VP for Business and Administration
  • Responsible for working extended hours during peak workload periods

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university is required
  • CPA or CMA certification preferred
  • Minimum of  three years of relative experience
  • Datatel or SCT Banner (Ellucian) system experience is a plus
  • Contributions and grants accounting preferred
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and demonstrate a sound understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.

TO APPLY: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Senior Accountant” in the subject line.

Sociology, Religion and Philosophy Adjunct Faculty

Davis & Elkins College is seeking part-time faculty to teach introductory courses in sociology, religion and philosophy.  A master’s degree in the relevant field is required and teaching experience and ability is preferred.

Please submit a CV and a letter of application to Ms. Donna McCauley mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

student accounts coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the billing and collection of all student accounts. Performing these duties includes daily communication with students, parents, Financial Planning, Registrar and Student Life offices of the College and coordination with third-party/outside billing/payment agencies. This position is responsible for accurate internal student account billing and payment records within computerized receivable software that is part of a comprehensive financial accounting package and oversight of third-party outsourcing billing/payment arrangements.

 DUTIES:        

  • Has primary responsibility for internal billing and collecting student accounts receivable for the College.
  • Has primary responsibility for maintaining accounts receivable records within the computerized software system to facilitate accurate recording of charges and posting of payments to student balances. Coordinates closely with other College offices to facilitate billing functions. Creates reporting of balances as requested by supervisor, College management, and/or auditors.
  • Has primary responsibility for the administration of the ACI Tuition payment plan and providing assistance to students  the using the AMS Tuition payment plan and recording payments on student accounts.
  • Has primary responsibility for the processing of all third-party invoicing, tuition exchange, tuition waiver, and study abroad programs.
  • Coordinates with student health insurance vendor to provide student health insurance coverage if required or processing of waivers for personal health insurance availability.
  • Maintains all student financial files to provide audit supporting documentation as appropriate and assist with annual audit preparation.
  • Serves as primary contact for students, parents, third parties, and others with questions about student accounts.
  • Assists with identification and processing of student accounts for external collection placement at the termination of unsuccessful internal collection efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 PREREQUISITES/EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Business or in related discipline preferred, or Associates Degree with minimum of two years experience with accounts receivable or collection efforts. Expertise with basic computer software systems and ability to quickly become proficient with specialized accounts receivable systems. Basic accounting knowledge is preferred.

SKILLS: 

  • The ability to work in a team environment.
  • Be organized and able to effectively work with the public, staff, and students.
  • Possess ability to work with and learn various technologies. Including Microsoft office, computerized accounting systems, etc.
  • Have the ability to construct effective, professional written communications and provide verbal explanation of student account policies and procedures.
  • Be able to handle difficult situations and work towards a positive resolution of disagreements and disputes.

 Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu. Please write “Student Accounts Coordinator” in the subject line of the 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 Coordinator: Amy Kittle, Liberal Arts Hall 209,
office phone: 304-637-1244, cell phone: 304-621-1316 kittleamy@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.