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Dean of Student Services

Campus: Logan                                                      NON-CLASSIFIED POSITION                       

Responsibilities:  Oversight for the Student Services Unit, including, but not limited to the following areas of responsibility: recruitment, student outreach, registration, new student advising and orientation, student government and other student clubs and organizations, student development, and the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programs and services that support student development and success in the comprehensive community and technical college environment.  Key leader in fostering responsiveness; maintaining a focus on excellence in all student support services; and providing leadership, inspiration, management, and guidance for the College's student success function.  In collaboration and cooperation with the Director of Enrollment Management and Student Engagement, Director of Disability and Adult Services, Director of Financial Assistance, and the Registrar supports the processes and services required for the successful recruitment and retention of students by participating in and providing services that support recruitment, registration, orientation, and placement testing.  Special emphasis is placed on providing services for adult (non-traditional age) students and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to students.  Provide vision for the programs that enhance the student experience at the College, build partnerships, set benchmarks, develop best practices, and spearhead collaborative efforts across all divisions of the College.  The successful candidate must possess a collegial and open management style, effective interpersonal communication skills, and a knowledge of the special challenges of today's community college student.  In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the community college mission, the role of developmental education, diversity of thought, academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of community college students.  This position reports directly to the President and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet. 

Qualifications:  Master's Degree in Student Development, Counseling, Educational Leadership, Business, Psychology, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.  Doctorate Degree in higher education administration, student personnel, counseling, or psychology, preferred.  Five (5) years of Student Affairs experience in a higher education environment with a record of progressively increasing responsibility in one or more areas this position will oversee.  Three (3) years of higher education leadership experience, including staff supervision, budget management and strategic planning. 

Target Date Position is to be filled is 07/01/2019.  Position Open Until Filled. 

Program Assistant I

Program Assistant I                                            $13.12 per hour                                 Full Time with Benefits

Campus: Logan

Responsibilities:  Facilitates all efforts pertaining to the admission process of the institution on the Logan Campus.  Assists prospective students/parents with the application process, including, but not limited to notifying student of required documentation, financial aid options and/or direction to the appropriate personnel that will provide the assistance needed.  Initializes applications of admissions from XAP, Application Data Transfer, internet site; disseminating to the appropriate records personnel.  Responsible for creating, organizing, and maintaining confidential records and files, always striving to ensure completeness and accuracy.  Maintains registration materials and assists with duties/activities related to the registration process.  Digitizes dual credit registration into scheduled classes.  Assists students with registration, add/drops and class cancellations, apprise and amend students status and data changes whenever deemed necessary.  Facilitates degree works, for students, in preparation for the advising/registration process.  Creates student ID's and proctors student exams on an as needed basis.  Process transcripts and enrollment certification requests, attendance verification, and course description requests.  Assists students in the financial aid process, i.e. completing FAFSA and reviewing financial aid record on student self-service for requirements and awards.  Collecting financial aid paperwork, and then forwarding information to Financial Aid Counselor.  Work with financial aid to ensure all requirements have been met and funds have been processed.  Disperses graduation applications and notifies prospective graduates of information concerning deadlines for graduation.  Disperses diplomas and digitizes information into our Banner System, documenting the release of student diplomas.  Maintains office operations by receiving and distributing communications, serving current and future customers.  Responds to inquiry of students, parents, staff, etc. for the purpose of providing information and/direction as may be required.  Serves as office receptionist/phone operator.  Serves as customer service liaison to incoming customers.  Distribute faxes, proctors ICR classes and exams in testing lab, etc.  Requirements:  Associate degree in Business Administration or related field.  Ability to communicate, written or oral, courteously and proactively.  Interpersonal and human relations skills.  Ability to operate modern office equipment.  Ability to maintain confidentiality, verbal or written.  Knowledge of student records procedures and the ability to identify student needs.  Ability to work with continual interruptions.  Ability to utilize Banner.  Computer input skills and knowledge.  Application review will begin on November 27, 2018.  Position will remain open until Filled. 

Transfer Coordinator

Campus: Logan                                                         Classified Position with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Responsible for data entry of incoming college and other related college credit transcripts for authentication and troubleshooting discrepancies.  Reviews, evaluates, determines, and electronically enters transfer credit from incoming student transcripts under current articulation agreements as well as evaluating and determining transfer credit from colleges not currently under agreement; researching course descriptions from various colleges.  In coordination with the Chief Academic Officer, Academic Deans, and/or Registrar, assists in establishing articulation agreements with outside institutions in cooperation with Southern's Academic Affairs.  Maintain and update degree audit software, and assist students with the functions of the degree audit software.  Provide training of this software to current faculty and staff, as well as newly hired faculty and staff.  Develop and maintain a computerized articulation system.  Oversee the function of the Articulation Office; provide training to current faculty and student services staff members.  Participate in orientation for new full and part-time faculty, and new student services staff.  Maintains and updates electronic (Banner) transfer credit catalog and updates website articulation agreements.  Keep abreast of proposed curricular changes; assess the potential impact of curricular changes on other institutions and on students, particularly changes at the lower-division level.  Participate as a member on the Curriculum and Instruction Committee and chair appropriate subcommittees; serve as a resource person to faculty responsible for curriculum development in the articulation of courses.  Update electronic (Banner) transfer credit catalog with course changes from other institutions.  Serve as the College representative at local and State articulation meetings; maintain professional relationship with other articulation officers, statewide and regionally.  Develop and maintain a comprehensive articulation distribution system and marketing plan; ensure information on major and general education course equivalencies is easily accessible to students, counselors, and faculty.  Research, determine, communicate, and defend transfer credit decisions for students.  Participate in articulation activities between the secondary school districts and the college.  Also, participate in student transfer activities/events held at Southern and represent Southern at transfer activities/events held at other colleges.  Maintain and disseminate approved general education, major preparation, course-by-course, and transferable course articulation agreements with the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and Community and Technical College System, as well as select out-of-state colleges and universities, and military; interpret current articulation issues; work with appropriate faculty, Academic Deans, and appropriate committees in the development of articulation agreements.  Review and maintain EDGE (Earn a Degree, Graduate Early), Advanced Placement, and other nontraditional types of articulated credit courses, as well as Prior Learning Assessment.  Communicate with multiple institutional personnel, including, but not limited to Academic Deans, faculty, enrollment services and student development staff, Financial Aid Office, and technology services regarding troubleshooting students' articulation and degree audit processes.  Consults with the technology division in troubleshooting any malfunctions regarding Banner student processes, degree audit, and web for student functions.  Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Extensive knowledge and experience in credit articulation and degree audit processes, as well as electronic record keeping, most specifically, Ellucian Banner student module and Ellucian Degree Works.  Extensive experience in higher education student service functions.  Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Application review will begin on Thursday November 15, 2018.  Position Open until Filled.

Program Assistant I

Program Assistant I                                             $13.12 per hour                      Full-Time with Benefits

Campus:  Boone Campus

Responsibilities:  Responsible for efficient operation of the Adminstration and Student Affairs Office at the Boone/Lincoln Campus.  Open and close building when needed and have a flexible schedule.  Provide office support for the Director and all faculty.  Screens and refers all incoming correspondence and calls; responds to requests for information and basic policy and procedure inquiries; receives payments and makes bank deposits; prepares purchase orders and assists with budget; obtains and maintains documents for updating student files; performs data entry; assigns classrooms; and performs other duties as assigned to support the operation of the campus. 

Requirements:  Relevant education through formal training program equal to eighteen months duration beyond high school and six-twelve months of related work experience required.  Prefer Associate's Degree in Business, Secretarial Science or related field.  Successful candidate will possess considerable knowledge of business communication both verbal and written.  Must demonstrate the ability to operate a computer using office production software and perform data entry with speed and accuracy.  Must be well organized and have the ability to work independently with high output and quality of work.  Must possess excellent customer service and demonstrate a positive performance history.

Application review will begin on October 22, 2018.  Position open until Filled.

 


Operations Coordinator

Campus: Logan                            Non-Classifed   (Grant Funded)  with Benefits

Operations Coordinator for the Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, coordination, management, operation, instruction, and assessment of courses, programs, and/or customized training for the energy sector and support industries and works in conjunction with the Director and/or Vice President for Workforce and Community Development.  This position works with business and industry, state and federal agencies, college administration, faculty, staff, contracted vendors, and community members to initiate develop, implement, assess, and expand the Academy's programs to meet business and industry training needs which supports the College's mission:  "Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training that promote success for those we serve", and the College's institutional commitment to provide "Workforce development, continuing education, and training programs that support the needs of employees and employers and serve as a mechanism for economic development."  Requirements:  Teaching knowledge of underground and surface mining methods including continuous, conventional, long-wall, remote control, mountaintop, etc., underground mine ventilation, section total mine roof control; mine gases; haulage and haulage equipment; state and federal mine laws; practical knowledge of mine fires; basic knowledge of mine rescue; mine rescue teams and equipment; first aid and CPR instructor; and overall knowledge of general mine safety.  The applicant must have the ability to develop curriculum and teach and demonstrate strong leadership skills and organizational skills with attention to detail.  Applicant must also have the ability to initiate and maintain accurate records, maintaining confidentiality.  Applicant must have a minimum of 5 + years hands-on mining experience and AAS/AS/AA, Bachelor degree preferred; or 10 + years of experience with college credits and mine safety training experience.  West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training (WV OMHS&T) and/or Miners' Safety and Health Adminstration (MSHA) Certifications required to teach a variety of mine related and technical courses such as: underground apprentice, surface apprentice, emergency medical technician-miner, West Virginia certified electrician for surface and/or underground mines, electrical retraining, forty hour electrical apprentice classes, and annual retraining in specified areas, etc.;  Certificated Miner Safety and Health Administration (M.S.H.A.) instructor I.S-I.U.M.R.-M.S preferred; Certificated State of West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training (WVOMHST) Instructor for Underground Apprentice, Surface Apprentice, Mine Foreman, Continuing Education Mine Foreman, or combination of instructor certifications, required; Certified Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.) Instructor, preferred; Experience in management and/or delivery of industry safety training; and/or Combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.  Application Review will begin on October 22, 2018.  Position open until filled.



 


 



Instructor Science/Math

Campus:  Wyoming/McDowell Campus                          Full-time 9 month Term Faculty with Benefits

Expectations: While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching and assessing leearning; institutional service; advising; and professional development, the college seeks to break the frame that traditionally surrounds faculty assignments, especially since academic needs vary.  As such, faculty should expect to integrate with their primary responsibilities some combination of the following.  Creating experiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques, i.e, work based & service learning; portifolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios; Mentoring students from target groups, new full-time faculty and adjunct faculty.  Designing, formatting and delivering curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous learning.  Candidate must train and consult for workforce initiatives, i.e for public and corporate partners.  Candidate must develop & implement community education and extended learning programs.  Candidate must partner with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community, and strengthen relations and collaborative activities with K-12 & baccalaureate-granting colleaues, i.e Tech Prep, School-to-Work, 2+2 Programs.  Requirements:  Master's Degree in a science or math field.  We seek a candidate who can teach both mathematics and science.  Therefore, a master's degree in one with significant coursework in one or more of the others is accpetable.  Community college teaching experience is preferred but not required.  Candidates must also be willing to develop and teach courses online.  Computer skills using office production software is preferred.  Knowledge of and experience with a varienty of instructional strategies is required.  This position will be housed at our Wyoming/McDowell Campus, but teaching at other campuses might be required to fill teaching load or serve the needs of the students.  All applicants should be team players with the ability to work well with others.  Review of Applications will begin on September 1, 2018.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Instructor of Science

Campus: Boone                                  Full-time 9-month Term Faculty with Benefits

This position is full-time "term" faculty with excellent fringe benefits.  Southern West Virginia Community and Technial College seeks innovative instructors committed to community college students and their success.  The successful candidate will utilize various technologies in the classroom and for distance delivery of instruction; have all other duties of a full-time instructor such as committee assignments, program reviews, and advising students; have ability to work efectively with supervisors, colleagues, staff and students as part of an education team; and write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi as required by the institution or industry trends. Function:  One of Southern's highest priorities is meeting the current and future educational needs of the communities it serves.  We are strategically positioned to set and surpass new standards of excellence in our primary teaching and learning mission. We welcome qualified faculty who integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities; Apply technology to the teaching and learning process, and deliver instruction in a variety of formats; Understand and apply organization theory, and thrive in cross functional roles; Collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem solving, and make data-driven decisions as well as integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methodology.  Requirements: Master's Degree in a science field.  We prefer candidates who can teach bilogical sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, and physics.  Therefore, a Master's degree in one science field with significant coursework in one or more of the others is acceptable.  We will also consider a candidate who is qualified in one or more of the above fields.  Community college experience is preferred, but not required.  Candidate must be willing to develop and teach courses online.  Computer skills using office production software is preferred.  Knowledge of and experience with a variety of instructional strategies is required.  This position will be housed at our Boone Campus, but teaching at other campuses might be required to fill teaching load or serve the needs of our students.  Position will remain open until filled.   

Instructor of English

Campus: Logan (2),                                                                        Full-time 9 - Month Term Faculty with Benefits

All faculty positions are full-time "term" faculty appointments with excellent fringe benefits.  Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College seeks innovative instructors committed to community college students and their success.  The successful applicant will:  Utilize various technologies in the classroom and for distance delivery of instruction; Have all other duties of a full-time instructor such as committee assignments and advising students; Have ability to work effectively with supervisors, colleagues, staff and students as part of an education team; and, Write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi as required by the institution or industry trends.  Requirements:  Master of Arts in English, Master of Fine Arts in Writing, or Master of Arts in related field with minimum of 18 graduate hours in English required.  Experience teaching at the community college level preferred.  Abiltiy to use Blackboard Learning Management System and Quality Matters training preferred.  Must be willing to work non-traditional schedules at multiple campus locations.  Must demonstrate willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Computer literacy required.  All applicants must be team players with the abiltiy to work with others.  30 credit hour teaching load per academic year; 7.5 office hours per week, in addition to other related assignments.  Teaching assignments may involve some evening, weekend and/or off-campus classes.  Target date to fill position is 8/6/2018. 

Instructional Specialist / Agriculture

Campus: Williamson and Off-Site           Full-time 12 month Term Faculty with Benefits - Grant Funded

One of Southern's highest priorities is meeting the current and future educational needs of the communities it serves.  We are strategically positioned to set and surpass new standards of excellence in our primary teaching and learning mission.  Guided by principles that emphasize educational programs and student success especially in learning and continuous improvement, we envision Southern as a premier learning organization that is in the forefront of community college technical education.  We welcome qualified faculty who integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities; apply technology to the teaching and learning process; deliver instruction in a variety of formats; understand and apply organizational theory; thrive in cross-functional roles; collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem solving; make data-driven decisions; integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methology.  Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Education, Horticulture, Soil and Crop Management, Agroecology, Animal and Nutritional Science, Agriculture Mechanics, or Agribusiness required.  Experience in crop management, hydroponics, or master gardener certification preferred Comparable combination of education, experience, and credentials may be considered.  Must have experience in project management, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work with others in a team environment, and excellent organizational skills and computer skills.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Expectations:  While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching and assessing assignments, especially since academic needs vary.  As such, faculty should expect to integrate with their primary responsibilities creating expertiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques (i.e., work-based and service learning portfolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios, etc.) menoring students from target groups, new full-time faculty and adjunct faculty; designing, formatting and delivering curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous learning; training and consulting for workforce initiatives (i.e., for public and corporate partners, etc.); developing and implementing community education and extended learning programs; partnering with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community through recruiting and marketing, advising with expanded responsibilities, and devising retention strategies and activities; strengthening relations and collaborative activities with K-12 and baccalaureate-granting colleagues (i.e., Tech-Prep, School-to-Work, 2+2 Programs).   Review of applications begin Thursday, July 26, 2018

Instructor of Nursing

Campus:  Logan                                  Full-time (9 month) Term Faculty with Benefits

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will:  Utilize various technologies in the classroom and for distance delivery of instruction; Have all other duties of a full-time instructor such as committee assignments and advising students; Have ability to work effectively with supervisors, colleagues, staff and students as part of an education team;  and, write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi as required by the institution or industry needs.  Requirements:  Graduate Degree with a major in Nursing; Bachelor's Degree with a major in Nursing and be enrolled in a graduate degrree program with a major in Nursing within one year of employment as a faculty member; or have a bachelor's degree with a major in Nursing and at least ten (10) years in direct patient carae experience in Nursing.  Must have credentials which verify status as registered professional nurse in West Virginia or the ability to become licensed in West Virginia.  Current, unencumbered license as a registered professional nurse or ability to obtain license in the state of West Virginia, a minimum of two years in nursing practice and education sufficient to demonstrate professional competence required.  Prior teaching experience preferred.  Experience must be in the areas of direct patient care in medical/surgical, obstetrics, psychiatric nursing, pediatrics, and/or nursing education.  Must be a team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational ability.  Must have current knowledge in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (preferably Microsoft Office) and willing to use technology.  Must have ability to travel to a variety of clinical agencies/sites.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach course online and use alternative delivery modes.  Must be knowledgeable about and embrace associate degree nursing education.  Must be open to change.  POSITION OPENED UNTIL FILLED.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

English and English Support – Math and Math Support – Anatomy and Physiology - Nursing – Music, Art and Theater – Sociology – Psychology – Political Science – History – Homeland Security
Campus:   All Campus Locations (Logan, Williamson, Boone/Lincoln and Wyoming/McDowell)  Responsibilities:  Part-time instructors committed to community college students and their success to teach courses at all campus locations in English and English Support, Math and Math Support, Anatomy and Physiology, Music, Art and Theater, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History and Homeland Security.  Requirements:  Master’s Degree and 18 graduate hours in field required for most courses (English, Math, Anatomy and Physiology, Music, Art and Theater, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History, and Homeland Security).  Bachelor’s Degree required for English and Math Support.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.