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.

 

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, English Dual Enrollment Program (adjunct position)

Davis & Elkins College is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach ENGL 101 (College Writing I) on campus to degree-seeking students and at Elkins High School, as part of our Dual Enrollment Program.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in English, writing 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 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 type the name of the position (e.g. ENGL 101 adjunct) in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 

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 fall 2018 semester. This candidate should have the minimum qualifications to hold an assistant professor designation within the Division of Business and Entrepreneurship. 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 a commitment to upholding IACBE accreditation standards. Majors include accounting, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, marketing and outdoor recreation management. The Division also offers 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 introductory and upper level marketing courses. Courses might include consumer behavior, marketing management, digital and social media marketing, business to business marketing, and other select marketing courses. Advising and mentoring students is also required. This person must also accept service responsibilities to Davis & Elkins College through committee membership and outreach to the local community.

Minimum Qualifications 

Applicants must hold either a master's degree in marketing or a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field of business plus a history of successful teaching of marketing at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications 

It is preferred that the candidate for this position will have professional and academic experience and possess a Ph.D. or DBA in Marketing from an accredited college or university. Experience in teaching courses in an additional field within business is also preferred.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching evaluations and experience 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 May 2, 2018. Expected start date is August 15, 2018.

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.

 

Faculty, Theatre

Davis & Elkins seeks applicants who are interested in helping to grow a theater arts program within a liberal arts college in a region with a vibrant arts community. This is a full time faculty position. The initial contract will be for one year with renewal possible. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications.

The faculty member will teach introductory and advanced courses in theater, advise students, serve on College committees and pursue continuing professional development. Opportunities exist to develop courses within the successful candidate’s area of specialty. Ability to direct shows, supervise work study students and recruit for the program are strongly preferred. Candidates who are interested in developing curriculum in acting/directing in film are also encouraged to apply.

The minimum qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in theater with professional experience. Preferred qualifications are an MFA or Ph.D. in theater with experience and ability in teaching, advising, directing and recruiting of students.

Please submit a CV, cover letter and the contact information for a minimum of three references to Donna McCauley via email. Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt. The deadline for all applications is May 1, 2018.

 

 

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