Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

Coordinator of Student Success

Immediate Supervisors: Vice President for Enrollment Management & Institutional Advancement

Job Summary: The coordinator of student success will be responsible for leading the College’s retention efforts by providing and coordinating academic and advising services to students in a way that encourages ALL students to become engaged in campus activities and services and attain academic success.

Duties:

  • work collaboratively in developing, implementing and coordinating outreach to improve student retention and success
  • work well in both groups and individually to assist students with goal setting as well as enactment of strategies to overcome identifiable barriers
  • function as a resource for all student retention efforts within the college such as peer mentoring, academic support, conflict resolution, time management, etc.
  • identify students for outreach and support that are experiencing transitional challenges
  • maintain confidentiality and adhere to FERPA regulations
  • provide a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere and resource for ALL students on campus
  • maintain a working relationship with all departments throughout campus in order to fulfill the students’ needs
  • perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Education:

  • bachelor’s degree 
  • work experience within a college or university academic environment

Skills:

  • excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • experience working with students in higher education
  • basic knowledge of completing holistic needs assessments and student success plans
  • basic knowledge of academic advising principles and retention best practices
  • ability to operate both individually and as a team player
  • basic understanding of common student challenges and ability to maintain relationships that encourage positive reinforcement and goal-setting implementation
  • strong organization skills
  • ability to manage a large caseload of students
  • accurately maintain appointment files and records for regulatory reporting as well as monitoring and identifying trends and solutions to increase student success and retention

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date Updated: August  2017

Those interested should forward their cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jane Corey, director of human resources, at coreym@dewv.edu. Please type “Student Success” in the subject line.

 

Dining Services Staff

Several part-time Kitchen and Dining Room positions are available in Dining Services.

Job summaries:

  • Dishwashers: Thorough cleaning of all pots, pans, kitchen equipment and floors. Ensure that sanitation and safety meets or exceeds specifications of Randolph County Health Department.
  • Servers: Serve and interact with guests in friendly manner; set-up and clean-up in accordance with D&E standards.
  • Cooks: Prepare items in accordance with HACCP regulations. Store and date all food properly. Clean and organize all equipment and storage areas in kitchen.

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

Those interested must fill out an application in the D&E Human Resources Office, Liberal Arts Hall, Room 203.

 

Head Coach, Men's Soccer

Job Title: Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Athletics

Job Summary: This regular full-time position will 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 in support of 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 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).

Duties:

1. Student-Athlete Development (55%)

  • Directing and supervising all activities relative to the teaching, training and skill development of student-athletes in preparation for competition
  • Provide technical skill instruction at practices, conduct individual training sessions, scouting of opponents and team and individual video analysis to aid in growth and skill development of student-athletes
  • Develop and execute practice plans to prepare the team physically and mentally for competition
  • Assist in student-athlete preparation for competition by contributing strategies and aiding in daily preparation of organized and effective practices
  • Conduct individual meetings with student-athletes to provide ongoing assessment and aid in the development of their academic, athletic and personal health and well-being
  • Set academic goals and monitor academic progress of student-athletes, ensuring student-athletes meet eligibility standards and progress towards a degree
  • Inform and direct student-athletes to college academic support resources
  • Monitor and assist in the rehabilitation of injured student-athletes as directed by team physicians and sports medicine staff
  • Coordinate with sports medicine and strength and conditioning staff to organize and monitor the physical conditioning of student-athletes and utilization of Volt S&C software
  • Model behavior which supports healthy social, behavioral, emotional, ethical and intellectual development of student-athletes
  • Establish and maintain team policy and protocol for the day-to-day program operations
  • Ensure student-athletes practice good sportsmanship, maintain poise and self-control and abide by team, Athletic Department, G-MAC and NCAA policies
  • Contributes to the overall success of the intercollegiate athletics program by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the director of athletics

2. Recruitment of Student-Athletes (25%) 

  • Recruit student-athletes who are committed to a liberal arts education, desire a small school atmosphere, strive for success academically, serve others, exhibit high character in competition and in life, and are thoroughly vetted through coaches, parents and, if possible, in-person review
  • Recruit student-athletes to meet college expectations for annual roster size in support of the college strategic plan and in compliance with college, G-MAC and NCAA policies and procedures           
  • Develop and manage a recruiting strategic plan including: promotion of program; development of recruiting pool through personal/coaching contacts, high school visits, attendance of showcases and tournaments; hosting prospect/ID camps and any other resources; identification and assessment of student-athletes; and recruiting communication and campus visits
  • Maintain all recruit management and interaction in Athletic Department recruiting management software system
  • Coordinate, conduct and oversee campus visits and ensure a positive and safe environment during the visit

3. Internal/External Relations (10%)

  • Work closely with assistant athletic director for compliance on all eligibility and compliance procedures for the College, G-MAC and NCAA
  • Assist the assistant athletic director for sports medicine with ongoing care, strength and conditioning and injury prevention to ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes
  • Maintain consistent communication with the faculty athletic representative to serve in tandem as the academic liaisons to faculty and academic support
  • Assist the assistant athletic director for external communications with public relations efforts of the program including student-athlete biographical information, statistics, releases, feature story opportunities and recommendations of student-athletes for awards and special recognition
  • Assist game-site supervisors with pre-game setup of course including benches, sound system, locker rooms, etc.
  • Utilization of athletics operations management software (prospect package, recruiting travel, official visits, etc.)
  • Build campus community engagement with sport program
  • Represent the College and Athletic Department and participate in various community engagement projects and coordinate with external organizations to develop community engagement activities for the student-athletes
  • Welcoming host to visiting teams, coaches, officials and spectators
  • Participate in Davis & Elkins College, G-MAC and NCAA professional development opportunities when appropriate
  • Actively seek opportunities to serve on College, G-MAC and NCAA committees
  • Attend meetings of various campus departments and organizations to present information and represent intercollegiate athletics internally interacting with admission, financial planning, student life, alumni relations, advancement, marketing/communication, maintenance, etc.
  • Assist alumni relations in promotion of College and athletics including student-athlete alumni
  • Inform staff members of sport legislative changes and rule revisions
  • Represent program and propose policy changes at the G-MAC and NCAA
  • Discipline student-athletes when necessary
  • Recruit and hire assistant coaches
  • Continually mentor assistant coaches in organizational practices, recruiting, coaching, team communication, fundraising, student-athlete issues, professional conduct, etc.
  • Provide ongoing training and professional development to assistant coaches
  • Assist in athletic events management, including game site administration
  • Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development seminars, and attending training and/or courses as directed by the director of athletics
  • Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds
  • Seek opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural and inclusive setting with a willingness to change for continual improvement

4. Financial Management (10%)

  • Maintain budget operations and follow college expenditure procedures
  • Monitor athletic scholarship awards in both short-term and long-term
  • Monitor budget throughout the year with the director of athletics and ensure expenditures maintain a balanced budget
  • Coordinate team travel arrangements including reservation and operation of vehicles, lodging and meals with approval of the director of athletics
  • Prepare and submit proposed annual budget
  • Coordinate fundraising efforts following College and department policies (i.e. fundraising, donations, etc.)
  • Responsible for inventory of college-owned equipment and apparel

Accountability/Decision Making Authority:

  • Management and oversight of program fiscal resources
  • Establishment and maintenance of effective and efficient processes
  • Effective representation Davis & Elkins College in dealing with a variety of audiences, both on and off campus
  • Establishment and maintenance of effective communications and communication channels within the College
  • Communicate and support the mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Meet fiscal and performance goals as established by the director of athletics

Performance Competencies:

  • Skill and proficiency in carrying out assignments.
  • Possesses skills and knowledge to perform the job completely.
  • Skill at planning, organizing and prioritizing workload.
  • Proficiency at improving work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor, peers and customers.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
  • Reliability (attendance, punctuality, meeting deadlines).
  • Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem solving, decision-making and demonstrating good judgment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, and master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Two or more years of successful collegiate coaching and recruiting experience
  • Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics plays in an institution of higher education
  • Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
  • 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.)
  • Drive passenger vans and/or College vehicles for team travel or off-campus home events as directed
  • Background check and drug screen required

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date Updated: December 2017

To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Jamie Joss, director of athletics, via email.

 

Night Auditor (part-time)

A part-time night auditor position is available at Graceland and Robert C. Byrd Center.

Duties include:

  • Perform the daily audit and review the audit for errors.
  • Assist in preparing weekly invoices.
  • Take reservations, check guests in and out and assist guests with questions/problems.
  • Maintain front desk and surrounding area, assist the restaurant and housekeeping staff and report all needed repairs to the maintenance department.
  • Properly secure all buildings and other duties as necessary.

Computer skills required and previous experience preferred.

Those interested should forward their resume to Jane Corey at coreym@dewv.edu.

 

Faculty, Biology, Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies (multiple adjunct positions)

Davis & Elkins College is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach the following biology, environmental science and sustainability studies classes:

  • BIOL 100 Basic Biology (fall semester 2017): 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.
  • SUST 100 Introduction to Sustainability (fall semester 2017 or spring semester 2018): An interdisciplinary examination of modern environmental issues in sustainability, including energy, material issues, agriculture and interactions with the natural world. Lecture only.
  • ENVS 310 Water Resources (fall semester 2017): Topics covered include: water supply and usage, water quality, water and wastewater treatment, water pollution and water law. Lecture and laboratory.
  • ENVS 100 The Human Environment (spring semester 2018): Basic human ecology; ecosystems; food and population; pollution; energy and material needs; economic and political aspects of environmental problems. This course is designed for non-majors, and credit earned cannot be applied towards a major in environmental science. Lecture and laboratory.
  • ENVS 327 Atmospheric Resources (spring semester 2018): An examination of earth’s atmosphere with special attention given to basic meteorology, air pollution and air pollution control measures, and air quality legislation. 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, 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 positions are filled.

 

Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites nominations and applications for the position of assistant/associate professor of marketing in the Division of Business and Entrepreneurship for the spring 2018 semester. 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.

This person will join a department of full-time faculty members dedicated to excellence in teaching and student advising, and committed to upholding IACBE accreditation standards. Majors include accounting, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, marketing and outdoor recreation management. We also offer minors in accounting, business, hospitality and tourism management and railway heritage tourism.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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 undergraduate business, management and marketing courses. Courses might include introductory courses in business and management as well as courses in consumer behavior, marketing management, digital and social media marketing, business to business marketing, and integrated marketing communications (IMC). Advising and mentoring students is also required. The successful candidate will also serve the College through committee membership and outreach to the local community.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of a master’s degree in marketing as well as a record of professional experience and accomplishment.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. or DBA in marketing is a preferred qualification.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a one page statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for at least three academic and professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by October 1, 2017.  Anticipated start date is January 2018, but candidates who cannot start until August 2018 will also be considered.

Nominations and expressions of interest can be submitted to Ms. Donna McCauley via email.

 

Faculty, Psychology and Human Services (adjunct position)

Davis & Elkins College is seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to teach the following psychology class:

  • PSYC 200: Lifespan Development: An introduction to human psychological development as it occurs across the entire life span, from prenatal development to aging and death. Students are introduced to major developmental theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • One section of PSYC 200 will be offered in the spring 2018 semester: M 6:00-8:30pm.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in psychology or a related field, or a master’s degree with professional experience directly related to the course and instruction that spans 5-7 years, and encompasses a broad range of positions with increasing levels of responsibility.

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, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please write the name of the position (e.g. Lifespan Development) in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

Davis & Elkins (D&E) is a vibrant, private, four-year, comprehensive college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The College’s mission is to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement with the world. Drawing students nationally and internationally as a “College of Distinction,” Davis & Elkins also serves many first-generation students from the Appalachian region.

Elkins is a culturally-rich mountain town of 8,000, located in the heart of West Virginia's finest outdoor recreation area. The College is within two to four hours of several major metropolitan areas (Charleston, W.Va.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Washington, D.C.).

Davis & Elkins College reserves the right to modify all job postings and job descriptions.

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

 

For More Information Contact:

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