Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

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.

 

Evening Coordinator, Booth Library

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the part-time position of evening coordinator for Booth Library. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hours will be primarily Sunday-Thursday, 5:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m., but will require varying shifts depending on the academic calendar and for regular department meetings. Position reports to the chief information officer.

The evening coordinator will oversee the activities of the Library’s Information Desk for the purpose of supporting the educational and informational needs of patrons and promoting a safe and secure learning environment.

The preferred candidate will:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field or have a high school diploma paired with 3-5 years administrative, clerical or library experience.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills and ability to interact in an effective and professional manner with diverse populations, the college community and the public.
  • Work well independently with high attention to detail.
  • Provide reliable, dependable, on-time service.
  • Be able to lift and carry books and packages of various shapes and sizes, up to 40 pounds.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide Information Desk services, including circulation of library materials, answering informational, directional and library policy questions and managing cash transactions, deposits and reporting.
  • Provide general reference, research and project assistance for both the General Collection and the D&E Archives.
  • Supervise student employees during evenings.
  • Assist with library database maintenance for patron records, circulation and reserves.
  • Assist with physical processing of materials, e.g., creating and replacing book labels, shelving new materials, etc.
  • Monitor library technology resources (24/7 lab computers, printer, plotter, makerspace equipment, etc.).
  • Provide technology Help Desk assistance for routine tasks like resetting email passwords, printing IDs, etc.
  • Ensure security of building and resources.
  • Engage in continual assessment of patron services and propose improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

All applications must include a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references. Background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials via email to Jane Corey, director of human resources. Please type “Booth Library Evening Coordinator” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Grounds Worker

A grounds worker position is available in the Maintenance Department at Davis & Elkins College. The primary duties for this position include: mow grass and trim with power mowers and other power equipment; weed flowerbeds; remove dead branches, prune and maintain trees; maintain college surface water drainage systems; rake and gather leaves, grass and debris; cultivate and nurture flowers in greenhouse; assist with snow/ice removal using shovels and power equipment; assist with moving and setting up tables and chairs as needed.

Requirements: A high school diploma or GED with one-year experience in the care and maintenance of similar facilities. Ability to work within the overall organization. Must be available in the event of emergencies or to meet ongoing needs of the college. Must possess a valid West Virginia driver’s license. Must be able to pass a background check. Must be willing to learn new skills.

Physical Requirements: Must have good coordination skills for the operation of various power equipment and hand tools. Must be able to lift items weighing 60 pounds and assist in transporting various equipment on carts weighing up to 500 pounds. Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, work from mechanical lifts, and not be afraid of heights. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather. Must be able to work for extended periods of stooping, bending and kneeling.

Send letter of interest and resume to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources via email or to Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241.

 

Housekeeper

Housekeeping positions are available at Davis & Elkins College. Duties include general housekeeping such as vacuuming, mopping, stripping and waxing floors, window cleaning, removing trash from waste receptacles, hosing off walks and porches and cleaning bathrooms. Minimum requirements: high school diploma or GED and one year experience in similar position; ability to lift at least 30 pounds; ability be a team player. Those interested must fill out an application in the D&E Human Resources Office, Liberal Arts Hall, Room 203, or provide a resume via email.

 

Security Officer

A security officer position is available at Davis & Elkins College. This position serves to provide safety and security coverage to the campus community. This person secures campus buildings and facilities; makes rounds and responds to calls; directs traffic during events; provides escort service for students and employees; and conducts preliminary investigations of crimes and violations of conduct. The position will be under the supervision of the director of the Office of Public Safety.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, able to clear a background check, and have a high school diploma. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred. Required skills include: ability to type using Windows-based computer applications; ability to work independently; ability to communicate well with the student population; ability to work with confidential information; and ability to perform security operations which includes walking hills and stairs, utilizing key system and lifting moderate weight (approximately 40 pounds).

Those interested should forward their cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jane Corey, director of human resources, via email. Please type “Security” in the subject line.

 

Student Life Coordinator - Campus Activities and Residence Life

The student life coordinator-campus activities and residence life will live on campus and provide leadership for a dynamic program that supports the intellectual, personal, and social development of students living in residence halls/on campus. The following paragraph from a 2011 article written by George S. McClellan in The Chronicle of Higher Education titled Starting Out in Student Affairs epitomizes the Student Life Coordinator-Campus Activities & Residence Life position: “A small institution, in contrast, is likely to provide more experience for you as a generalist, and greater opportunities for collaboration both within, and outside of, the student affairs office. Small operations offer early opportunities to be responsible for entire programs or services. In addition, the hierarchical structure at small size institutions tends to be flatter than at large ones—meaning you may have more chances to interact with senior administrators and perhaps even to be mentored by them.

  • The student life coordinator-campus activities and residence life reports to and works closely with the vice president for student affairs. The coordinator is expected to work with other College officers to bring a vision of a vibrant residential living and campus life environment to fruition. Establishing effective working relationships with all other campus areas to create and sustain a dynamic program that has a positive impact on retention and student involvement is an essential focus of this position.
  • The coordinator is responsible for the operational and functional aspects of the following residential facilities: Moyer Hall, Presidential Center and Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy. From the spring semester of 2017 the student populations are as follows: Moyer Hall: 111 residents, Presidential Center: 85 residents, Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy: 8 residents. Ensuring a comfortable and safe environment in which to live and learn is key.
  • Assist the coordinator of campus life to manage and promote a comprehensive Residence Life program i.e. housing program.
  • Work with the vice president for student affairs to coordinate and sustain an activity program focusing on student leadership and involvement, faculty involvement and outdoor programming. This includes advising the Campus Activities Board/Student Programming Board. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Office of Student Life staff, faculty and students to design and implement strategies that better integrate academic programming to enhance the campus culture and educational outcomes of students.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate the Residence Life staff (resident directors and resident assistants).
  • Provide leadership in developing effective strategies for preventing, responding and managing crisis situations, as well as being on call for emergency and urgent situations.
  • Continually evaluate, define and refine policies/procedures relating to housing, residence life and student activities.
  • Function as a daily resource, problem solver, as well as an information and resource broker to the general Davis & Elkins College population.
  • Participate in Student Life staff meetings, housing meetings, retention meetings and other key College-wide committees.
  • Work with the Student Life staff to provide quality customer-oriented services within the unit culture and philosophy.
  • Assist in judiciary and disciplinary matters and track policy violations including filing appropriate paperwork.
  • Provide the services and programs traditionally associated with the management of a residential facilities system.
  • Provide primary leadership and support in the coordination and hosting of summer conferences and camps.
  • Prepare, analyze and propose budgets in Residence Life and campus activities.
  • Track, investigate and work to resolve issues with housing facilities, administration, website, procedures, etc. Perform regular walk-a-rounds and inspections of housing facilities. Work with the Physical Plant to coordinate and direct maintenance and custodial requirements.
  • Initiate and provide vision of the future of all housing facilities through research, site visits and preparation.
  • Collaborate with Residence Life staff to coordinate student moves, update and maintain floor plans, prepare and maintain occupancy data for residential facilities.
  • Assist in preparation and coordination of all housing-related informational mailings.
  • Assist in the coordination of damage assessment and process billing.
  • Coordinate special need housing assignments.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

The student life coordinator-campus activities and residence life is a full-time, 12 month, live-in position. Remuneration includes a competitive salary, a furnished apartment, professional development funding, and a competitive package that includes excellent healthcare, retirement and continuing education benefits.

Physical Requirements

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Typically requires sitting, walking, standing, bending, keying, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

May be required to travel from building to building frequently.

Required Certifications and/or Licensures

Driver’s license required.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in higher education, business, communication or related field. Minimum four years of experience in college/university owned housing. Demonstrated experience in direct supervision of staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstration of progressive leadership and management responsibilities. Experience working with computer based programs within higher education. Basic knowledge and understanding of assessment and evaluation in student affairs. Documented experience in managing critical incidents, responding to crisis situations and providing effecting guidance to other professional and support staff. Understanding of student development and residential education initiatives. Excellent oral and written communication abilities and a collaborative approach that invites partnerships with others across the campus.

 

Systems Integrator

Job Summary

Bring together a wide array of hardware, software and human resources to accomplish the goal of creating integrated functioning systems that meet campus needs. This is a hybrid role: knowledge of business change, project processes and customer service are as important as technical expertise.

Business Change and Project Duties

  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with management, Information Services staff and customers.
  • Design, develop, test and integrate new products to fill gaps in existing service catalog.
  • Follow intake procedures for scoring and prioritizing project requests.
  • Define and document customer expectations and requirements with ad hoc project teams, customer consultations, data collection and analysis and other outreach activities.
  • Collaborate with Information Services staff to analyze the customers’ IT requirements to determine the best products, configurations and architectures to satisfy the requirements.
  • Make recommendations to CIO to build or buy necessary systems.
  • Assist CIO with production and review of RFPs or other vendor/contractual documents.
  • Assist customers in understanding pilot projects and system rollout procedures.
  • Communicate system problems and issues to key stakeholders, including management and customers.
  • Attend and perform cross training with other IS staff in an effort to increase the knowledge and efficiency of both the employee and other staff members.

Customer Service Duties

  • Support, manage, organize and analyze integration processes to ensure service level agreements are maintained.
  • Proactively monitor campus technology for issues that could cause customer and system downtime.
  • Deliver training to faculty, staff and students.
  • Promote and deliver professional services to campus customers.
  • Provide timely technical assistance and consultation services.
  • Coordinate and perform customer satisfaction assessments for modified and new systems.
  • Assist with Help Desk requests as assigned, including following service level guidelines for addressing and resolving issues.

Technical Duties

  • Enforce campus standards, including, but not limited to, naming conventions, security policies, development standards and project methodologies.
  • Creating systems may include designing, developing, deploying and supporting a customized architecture or application, integrating it with new or existing hardware, packaged and/or custom software, and network and telephone communications infrastructure.
  • Determine how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, cloud services, service providers, web interfaces and/or hardware can work together to meet new and emerging enterprise requirements.
  • Ensure high levels of availability and security of the core campus applications.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of system monitoring, tuning, maintenance and support of all campus systems.
  • Conduct research on hardware, software and protocols in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • As a team with Information Service staff, anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems on all core systems.
  • As part of system efficiency analysis and maintenance, perform substantial amount of diagnostic and troubleshooting work.

Prerequisites/Education

BA/BS with 2-4 years of experience in customer support and hands-on system integration in an IT environment.

Skills

  • Applicant must be reliable with high attendance and excellent time management skills.
  • Creative, holistic approach to problem solving.
  • Able to lead and manage cross-matrix teams; also able to be an effective team member in a non-leadership role.
  • Ability to learn quickly, from others, formal classes or through self-directed learning.
  • Display autonomy, initiative, sound judgment, originality and ingenuity.
  • Proven project leadership and planning skills, as well as organizational and logistical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to diagnose and problem-solve complex issues under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.

Core Systems

  • Dell Servers and Workstations with Windows 7 and Windows 10
  • Network Security: FortiNet and FortiGate Products
  • Switches: Alcatel products installed January 2014 for all closets, wireless devices and core switches
  • Network Management: OmniVista 2500
  • Servers: Microsoft Server 2012 & 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and server cluster
  • Services: Active Directory with Group Policy, Microsoft Office 365, PaperCut print management
  • Databases: ellucian Colleague, Raiser’s Edge
  • Security systems: various systems for video, door access, etc.
  • Telecom: IP Telephony

Send letter of interest, resume, and professional references to Davis & Elkins College, Attn: Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241 or via email.

 

Workstation Technician

Job Summary: Work with D&E Information Services staff to install, update and maintain both the hardware and software of campus workstations, laptops and peripheral equipment.

Prerequisites/Education

  • Familiarity with installing and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows and Office, and Ghost imaging software.
  • Experience troubleshooting basic network, software and printing problems.
  • Ability to lift and carry computers, monitors, printers and other equipment, including up and down stairs.

Duties:

  • Work with D&E Information Services staff as appropriate to determine and resolve problems received from end-users.
  • Install software, patches and updates on workstations, laptops and peripheral equipment within established standards and guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues, including replacement of hardware on workstation, laptops and peripheral equipment.
  • Maintain inventory asset records for all campus equipment: workstations, laptops, printers, AV equipment, etc.
  • Informally train and orient end-users on use of hardware and software.
  • Interact with end-users in a professional and courteous manner, as an official representative of the Office of Information Services. 

 Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills, both in person and on the phone
  • Ability to work well independently with high attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and use new software and hardware
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, team environment

Please submit a resume and cover letter via email to Jane Corey, director of human resources. Please type Workstation Technician in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Faculty, Environmental Science/Sustainability Studies

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time position in environmental science/sustainability studies beginning in the fall semester 2017. The person holding this position will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Mathematics and Science. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The preferred candidate will:

  • Hold a masters in environmental science or sustainability. Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. in environmental science, sustainability or a related field (ABD will be considered).
  • Be able to teach a wide variety of environmental science and sustainability courses for majors and non-majors.
  • Be firmly committed to high-quality undergraduate teaching.
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
  • Be committed to mentoring and supporting students.
  • Possess excellent communication skills.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Undergraduate instruction in environmental science and sustainability.
  • Successfully mentoring and advising students.
  • Engaging in ongoing assessment activities.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Service to department and College.
  • Ongoing professional development.
  • Community outreach and development of relationships with the local community.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding daily office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts and being accessible to students and colleagues).

All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses) of five professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials via email to Ms. Donna McCauley, administrative assistant to the vice president for academic affairs. Please type Environmental Science/Sustainability Studies in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Faculty, Sociology (multiple adjunct positions)

Davis & Elkins College is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach the following sociology classes:

  • SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology: The course is designed to help students better understand the world in which they live by introducing students to the sociological analysis of social structures. Emphasis is placed on the relationships between the various social institutions within contemporary American society and how they change over time.
  • SOCI 103 Social Problems: The course examines contemporary American social problems. Special attention is given to exploring the various explanations for these problems and to discussing and searching for possible solutions.
  • SOCI 223 Race, Gender and Social Inequality: This course focuses on social forms of inequality in the Western world with special emphasis on the U.S. experience.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in sociology 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. Introduction to Sociology) in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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