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.

 

Director of Outdoor Recreation Management

Davis & Elkins College, a private college in the liberal arts tradition, invites nominations and applications for the position of director of outdoor recreation management. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Business and Entrepreneurship. This candidate should have the qualifications to also 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.V. Elkins has been called an “outdoor recreational gem,” and is nestled in the Potomac Highlands area. Serving as the gateway to the Monongahela National Forest, Elkins is within a short driving distance to three all-season first class ski resorts including Snowshoe Mountain, Timberline and Canaan Valley; Spruce Knob, the highest elevation within the state; Seneca Rocks; White Grass Cross Country Skiing; Blackwater Falls; and the Dolly Sods wilderness area.

The qualified candidate will be moving into an outdoor recreation management program whose focus and design is in transition from a strictly skills based format to one that includes business management core courses. The director should be someone who is dynamic and excited about the profession, and who can make both current and potential students aware of the varied professional opportunities within the field. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) in recreation, leisure studies or related field with at least one degree in recreation or leisure studies required.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence.
  • Knowledge of natural and recreation resource management at a federal and state level.
  • Knowledge of planning, principles and application of recreation and park management.
  • Experience in adaptive recreation management, both in the classroom and in the field.
  • Excellent communication skills with faculty, students, alumni and staff.
  • Familiarity with emerging pedagogies and academic technologies related to recreation management.
  • An understanding and appreciation of a small college setting in the liberal arts tradition.
  • A record of consistent and continuing professional development.
  • Ability to work with diverse academic and cultural backgrounds within the college.
  • Strong personal and professional ethics, honesty and integrity.

Reporting to the chair of the Division of Business and Entrepreneurship, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching a 4/4 course load each semester.
  • Development of relationships within the outdoor recreation management industry to better serve students with mentor and internship opportunities.
  • Develop and hire qualified outdoor recreation management adjunct faculty for classroom and experiential field work.
  • Develop course curriculum as needed.
  • Actively recruit students to the program.
  • High student engagement and ability to advise the majors in the program.
  • Service to the College through committee membership and outreach to the outdoor recreation community.

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Donna McCauley, administrative assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please type "Recreation" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 1, 2017. Expected start date is July 1, 2017.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the full-time position Vice President for Enrollment Management. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is July 1, 2017.

Expressions of interest (letter of interest, current CV, philosophy of leadership style, and contact information for at least five references) can be submitted to coreym@dewv.edu. Please include “VPEM” in the email subject line.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Establishes and implements a strategic, comprehensive enrollment plan for the College and its various related components, to include admission, retention and student financial planning.
  2. Directs and oversees the development of recruiting strategies and enrollment programs.
  3. Designs, establishes and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives.
  4. Oversees recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of staff.
  5. Work effectively with personnel in athletics and creative arts to monitor special scholarship offers.
  6. Establishes and implements short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and operating procedures.
  7. Monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.
  8. Manages annual budgets for the offices.
  9. Participates in the review, development and establishment of general College policies and procedures as a member of the president's cabinet.
  10. Works with the VPAA to establish articulation agreements with relevant community colleges.
  11. Oversees the Financial Planning Office to ensure compliance with federal and state financial aid guidelines.
  12. Works closely with the director of financial planning to establish fiscally sound awarding policies.
  13. Supervises the creation and updating of marketing materials for the Admission Office.
  14. Reports directly to the president.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Extensive knowledge of enrollment management theory and practice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and work effectively with administrators, staff, faculty, students and members of the community at large.
  • Knowledge of marketing and outreach principles, strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Analytical, evaluative and objective critical thinking skills.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
  • Possess an understanding and appreciation for Appalachia and recruiting students in this culturally significant part of the country.
  • Skill in program planning, examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial aid guidelines.
  • Strategic planning and performance measurement skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
  • Organizational planning, structuring and staffing skills.
  • Skill in financial planning and fiscal management.

 

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, English

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time position in English beginning in August 2017. The person holding this position will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Humanities. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or English (ABD considered).
  • Have experience teaching professional writing, multimodal writing and digital rhetoric for a new writing concentration within the English major.
  • Have the ability to teach introductory literature courses.
  • Have experience in professional writing and editing.
  • 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.

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Successful teaching.
  • Successfully mentoring and advising students.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
  • Engaging in ongoing assessment activities.
  • 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 candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references as well as a statement of teaching philosophy. Original transcripts, drug screening and background check will be required before an appointment is made.

Please submit materials electronically via email to Donna McCauley, administrative assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please type English in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Faculty, English (part-time adjuncts)

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 its 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, History

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full time, faculty position in history beginning in the fall semester 2017. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Humanities. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a doctoral degree in history
  • Have a specialty in world/European history preferred
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level
  • Be prepared to teach a 4-4 load of history courses, including introductory courses and upper-division electives
  • Be committed to advising and mentoring students
  • Be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus

Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Coordinating the history program (working with the Division chair to assess and review the program, and schedule course offerings)
  • Teaching a wide range of courses in history
  • Mentoring and advising students
  • Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development
  • Curriculum development
  • Engaging in ongoing assessment activities
  • Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community
  • Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding regular office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues)

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and 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 via email. Please type History 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.

 

Faculty, Theatre

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, theatre faculty position beginning in the fall semester 2017. The person holding this position will serve as program coordinator for the College’s NAST-accredited theatre program. Davis & Elkins’ theatre program is a production-oriented program characterized by a high level of collaboration amongst program faculty. The theatre program is an important part of the Division of Creative Arts of the College, a division that has enjoyed significant growth in recent years. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a M.F.A. or higher in acting or directing.
  • Have had both experience and professional training in acting and directing.
  • Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
  • Be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the program and across campus.
  • Be committed to mentoring and nurturing students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching courses in acting (all levels), directing, voice and dialects, and theatre history.
  • Directing one to two shows per semester.
  • Mentoring, advising and recruiting students.
  • Providing oversight and coordination for curriculum, scheduling, and assessment/accreditation-related activities for the theatre program.
  • Providing service to the department, discipline, College and community. 
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development.

All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and 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. Please type Theatre 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