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, Dining Services

Davis & Elkins College is seeking a full-time director of Dining Services.

General Statement of Duties: 

Under the supervision of the vice president for student affairs, the director is responsible for all areas of Dining Services (DS). Plan, organize and direct all operational and fiscal aspects of the Davis & Elkins College Dining Service operations, including board operations, retail operations, catering and nutrition promotion/education. Indirect oversight of facilities management related to Dining Services.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Oversee and supervise Benedum Dining Room and Cadillac Daddy Café, of Madden Student Center, in all aspects.
  2. Provide leadership for all functions within DS. Establish strategic direction and set operating policies. Responsible for the operational and financial management of Dining Services to include developing, recommending and implementing policies and procedures, and establishing and maintaining appropriate records and reports.
  3. Develop operating budget, accountable for operation within budgetary constraints. Maximize revenue potential and net income for DS (while not sacrificing food quality/service).
  4. Staff, schedule and provide for training and development of DS personnel; assess, counsel and recommend promotion, transfer, separation and salary and other personnel actions; recruit, select and hire professional and student staff.
  5. Direct delivery of food service to students and conference/guest attendees; coordinate food service preparation and delivery with other College departments and services.
  6. Direct the preparation and delivery of food services for all special functions, maintain an effective quality assurance program, establish and maintain food service standards.
  7. Direct the marketing and weekly theme specials for DS. Promote program enhancements, sustainability efforts, team accomplishments and vision to students, staff and other customers.
  8. Make recommendations regarding the purchase of food items and services. Establish and maintain strong vendor relationships and ensure that only quality products meeting College standards and budget requirements are purchased.
  9. Assess DS performance in respect to established goals; recommend new approaches, menus, policies or procedures to effect continued improvement of efficiency and effectiveness of DS.
  10. Serve as an adviser to the Dining Services Advisory Committee (of Student Assembly/Student Government) on issues relating to food services, as well as academic projects.
  11. Ensure dining operations meet the state safety and sanitation guidelines by training, enforcing and inspecting the operations.
  12. Ensure that the proper policies are adhered to in the delivery of food services; set and approve uniform policies for DS.
  13. Oversee the maintenance and repair of equipment of the DS. Work with the director of the physical plant and the vice president for business and administration to ensure that the facilities are properly maintained and kept in good condition.
  14. Professionally represent the College while attending national and regional educational sessions and tradeshows; attend and/or present to workshops to maintain and improve knowledge within the food service industry.
  15. Participate in administrative staff meetings; serve on committees as requested; conduct training and development programs for assigned personnel.
  16. Perform other management or food service functions or duties, as required.
  17. Cultivate and maintain a respectful, cooperative work environment for a diverse workforce.
  18. Commit to and support affirmative action and non-discrimination goals and customer focused quality services.
  19. Ensure quality custodial program within Dining Services.
  20. Work collaboratively with the Office of Student Life and the Business Office to ensure customer service oriented meal plan program.
  21. Work closely with the vice president for student affairs and the vice president for business and administration, where clarification, interpretation or exception to College policy may be indicated. Also for final approval of meal plan options, board plan pricing, board system changes, capital expenditures and staff level adjustments.
  22. Work closely with the vice president for student affairs on long- and short-term goals, plans and objectives within the scope of College-wide policies and the College’s strategic plan.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in business administration or other advanced degree preferred. Ten (10) years management and industry certifications may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years progressive management experience in a large volume dining environment is required.
  • Proven track record of successfully controlling financial costs and managing annual budget.
  • Microsoft proficiency required.
  • ServeSafe Certification or obtainable within 90 days of hire.

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 electronically via email to Jane Corey, director of human resources, Davis & Elkins College. Please type the Dining Services Director 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.

 

Mail Clerk, Office Services

Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for the part-time position of Office Services mail clerk. Starting date is negotiable, but should be within 2-3 weeks of acceptance of job offer. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will be able to coordinate all campus mail and package services, while ensuring a pleasant and professional customer service experience for all customers.

The preferred candidate will:

  • Hold 3-5 years of experience in an office environment.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills, both in person and on the phone.
  • Work well independently with high attention to detail.
  • Provide reliable, dependable, on-time service.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Interact effectively and work productively, cooperatively and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to lift and carry packages of various shapes and sizes, up to 60 pounds.
  • Have a valid WV driver’s license.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive campus vehicle to and from US Postal Service facility in downtown Elkins to deliver and collect campus mail and packages.
  • Receive UPS packages at loading dock, track, sort and deliver all UPS packages.
  • Work with other Office Service staff to receive, track, sort and deliver all FedEx mail and packages.
  • Sort and track mail and packages through the campus mail facility, including staffing the customer service desk.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with USPS, FedEx, UPS, bulk mail vendors, etc.
  • Assist Office Service coordinator to research any issues or irregularities in mail or package delivery.
  • Assist Office Service coordinator with accounting and internal billing for mail services for faculty, staff and students, including domestic and international mail and shipping.
  • Foster a collegial work environment that encourages excellent customer service, professionalism and reliability for all callers and visitors.
  • Engage in continual assessment of current services and evolving user needs and adapt service appropriately.
  • Provide occasional coverage for campus switchboard, answering calls promptly and courteously while providing routine non-interpretative information on request.
  • Assist with vehicle maintenance tasks in cooperation with campus fleet manager.

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

Please submit materials via email to Ms. Jane Corey, director of human resources. Please type “Office Services Mail Clerk” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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