Job Postings

Current Job Openings Include:

 

Administrative Assistant and Admission Counselor

The Office of Institutional Advancement and Enrollment Management at Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for a combined position of administrative assistant and admission counselor. The responsibilities of the administrative assistant include working directly with the vice president to manage the internal office calendar and schedule for related campus events and activities. The role of an admission counselor 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 family. Minimum education requirement for this position is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

The position requires the following:

  • Ability to communicate with alumni, donors, staff across campus, prospective college students and their families
  • Presentations to large and small groups
  • Frequent regional travel – this position requires up to 25 percent yearly travel to a designated territory
  • Ability to manage time wisely to meet daily deadlines as well as 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
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Organized reporting skills

Interested applicants should submit the following to the director of admission via email:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three Professional References

Candidates will be interviewed based on meeting skills for the position.

 

Admission Counselor

The Office of Admission at Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for an admission counselor. The role of an admission counselor 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 family. Minimum education requirements 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 percent 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
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Organized reporting skills

Interested applicants should submit the following to the director of admission via email:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three Professional References

Candidates will be interviewed based on meeting skills for the position.    

 

Dining Services Staff

Several full-time and 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.

 

Executive Assistant to the President

The President’s Office is seeking applications for the executive assistant to the president position.

JOB SUMMARY: The executive assistant to the president provides overall support for the operation of the President’s Office. This position serves as an adviser to the president and reports directly to the president on a wide variety of administrative and executive duties, special projects and initiatives involving the President’s Office and its priorities. The executive assistant to the president coordinates the execution of College-wide projects undertaken by the president as well as handling questions, concerns, issues and requests on the president’s behalf. Performs office support functions for the president, president emeritus (if applicable) and Board of Trustees. Other important duties include:

  • Coordinates, oversees and performs all support functions related to the operation of the President’s Office.
  • Maintains all presidential engagements and is responsible for scheduling meetings/appointments related to the office.
  • Handles correspondence addressed to the office, acknowledging on behalf of the president or draft communication for review/revision/approval.
  • Requests, gathers, monitors and submits institutional data and research required by governmental and other external agencies and organizations, including the federally regulated IPEDS reports.
  • Responsible for details related to Commencement Weekend (Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony, Baccalaureate and Commencement) including all correspondence, invitations, coordination with Dining Services, reproduction of programs, ordering academic regalia, etc.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of two academic award ceremonies – Founders’ Day and Academic Awards & Recognition Convocation.
  • Assists or organizes other special events throughout the year including holiday parties, Employee Christmas Luncheon, Employee Recognition Day and December Recognition Ceremony.
  • Prepares all letters of employment for faculty, adjunct faculty, community education instructors and staff.
  • Serves as a member of the Senior Staff and maintains records of discussions/decisions.
  • Serves as the assistant secretary to the Board of Trustees and manages correspondence. In addition to notification of meetings, coordination of committee meetings and locations, and preparation of a Trustee Briefing Book for each meeting, maintains all official records of the Board’s actions and proceedings in conjunction with a trustee who serves as elected secretary of the Board.
  • Maintains confidential files on College personnel as well as those on members of the Board of Trustees, churches, affiliated agencies and historical files.
  • In general, serves as liaison for the president with faculty, staff, students and the general public.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PREREQUISITE EDUCATION and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The executive assistant to the president must have a minimum of five years of significant experience in a key leadership role. This individual will possess strong administrative, communication (both written and oral) and technology skills. Must be a self-starter, personable, have a positive, can-do spirit and able to work well with others. Must be able to maintain strict confidence of sensitive and confidential information. An associate’s degree is required but a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Those interested should send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Jane Corey, director of human resources, via email.

 

Institutional Researcher

Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for an institutional researcher. The role of an institutional researcher is to work with others across the campus to collect, analyze and disseminate data to assist in the attainment of the strategic priorities and the mission of the College.

The successful candidate will be able to: prepare campus-wide and department specific surveys; collect and analyze data using statistical tools and communicate survey findings and data analysis in oral and written forms. The successful candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree, some research or analysis experience, excellent communication (written and oral) and organizational skills, possess a working knowledge of survey construction, Excel and database construction and management. A working knowledge of higher education issues and accreditation processes is preferred.

Interested applicants should submit the following to Ms. Donna McCauley via email:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for Three Professional References

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Payroll Assistant

The Business Office at Davis & Elkins College has an immediate opening for a payroll assistant. This position is responsible for payroll processing for all faculty, staff and students of the College.

Duties:

  • Responsible for payroll processing and all of its components
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave and wages
  • Responsible for filing federal and state quarterly and annual reports and taxes
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Processes and issues annual W-2 forms

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration preferred
  • Experience with payroll processing
  • Solid data entry skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant software
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Understanding of internal controls
  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

Key Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills 
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good customer service skills
  • Able to work within a team environment

Those interested should send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Jane Corey, director of human resources, via email.

 

Director, Nursing Baccalaureate Programs

Davis & Elkins College seeks a director for its baccalaureate programs in nursing. The director will lead the existing online RN-BSN program and help create an in-person BSN program which, pending regulatory approval, will welcome its first students in the Fall of 2019.

The position requires a license (or the ability to be licensed) as a registered professional nurse in West Virginia, a minimum of three years of teaching and leadership experience within a higher education nursing program and knowledge of and experience with online nursing education.  Candidates must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing and a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Rank is open.

The successful candidate will: coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of the baccalaureate degree programs in nursing; provide leadership to faculty, staff and students in the baccalaureate programs; manage the baccalaureate programs with attention to cooperative working relationships both across campus and in the community; evaluate, supervise and coordinate the baccalaureate programs in nursing with regard to budget, personnel and curriculum; conduct continual reevaluation of the curriculum in accordance with national and state accrediting agencies; represent Davis & Elkins College at appropriate professional meetings; determine teaching assignments for faculty within the baccalaureate programs; coordinate official baccalaureate activities between the Davis & Elkins College baccalaureate nursing programs and state, regional and national agencies and organizations; exercise general supervision over the associate program in nursing and assume any other appropriate duties and responsibilities assigned by the vice president for academic affairs.

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the names and contact information for three professional references to Donna McCauley via email. Applications will be considered upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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.

 

 

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