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Recruitment and Outreach Specialist

Campus: Logan                                    Non-Classified Postion with Benefits

 

Responsibilities:  Under supervision of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, establishes and administers programs for targeting recruitment of students in programs.  Serves independently in the service region for management and accountability.  Visit schools and makes presentations to groups and individuals.  Coordinates recruitment efforts and serves as primary point of contact for the service region and internal coordination of participation in outreach activities.  Serve as the primary recruiter for the College.  Plan, support, and implement a student recruitment program designed to meet enrollment goals and improve strategies.  Provide enrollment information services to internal and external students about admissions.  Visit middle schools, high schools, vocational schools, employers, area agencies and outreach services for the purposes of admissions recruitment.  Serve as liaison between the service region high schools and technical centers by developing a visitation/office schedule to be available to promote Southern to potential students.  Coordinate on campus recruitment visits in conjunction with Student Services personnel including high school students, middle school students, parents, and targeted groups as determined each semester.  Maintain established successful relationship with feeder high schools including recruitment of students, with a thorough understanding of high school document requirements.  Coordinate high school recruitment activities with all high schools within Southern's service region. 

Provide and administer all correspondence, follow-up, registration and logistics for all high school college fairs, high schools, and outreach visits both in state and within the College's regional area.  Build relationships with high school officials, community groups, veteran assistance groups, in conjunction with the Student Services Specialists and Campus Deans in order to recruit students.  Provide and administer early entrance registration and recruitment for all local high schools in the College's service district, including Belfry and Sheldon Clark high schools in Pike and Martin counties in Kentucky.  Assist with the recruitment of continuing education and distance education students including any new College programs involving continuing education and distance education courses and programs.  Coordinate visits and recruitment with the College's Workforce and Community Development Office.  Identify target populations and develop marketing strategies.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Education or related field with a minimum of 2 years experience working with students in a student recruitment, counseling, or related field is required; or a Master's degree in Marketing, Communications, Education or related field with a minimum of 1 year experience working with students in a student recruitment, counseling or related field.  Public speaking experience required.  Successful candidate must possess a valid driver's license.    Target date to fill position is June 24, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.


Administrative Assistant

Campus: Logan                            Full-time, Non-Classified, Non-exempt Position with Benefits

Responsibilities:  This position performs administrative and secretarial support for the Dean of Student Services.  It involves frequent exposure to confidential issues with institution-wide impact and a high level of freedom of action and independent judgement.  The incumbent must be discreet and maintain confidentiality.  Independent action is integral in supporting the Dean of Student Services.  This position must keep abreast of current college procedures and policies, employee's handbook, state travel regulations, and unit procedures since the incumbent disseminates information on a daily basis, attributing to the overall smooth operation of the Office of the Dean of Student Services. Much of the work is self-initiated.  This position is expected to function with considerable independence and apply appropriate policies and procedures within the assigned area of responsibility. The successful candidate will provide daily a variety of administrative and clerical support such as composing, typing, and editing correspondence, memos and reports; maintaining appointment calendar; scheduling meetings; opening mail; screening phone calls; responding by mail, phone or email to routine inquiries; maintaining files; etc.  The applicant will provide support for budget monitoring/reporting, purchasing, travel planning, and office supply management.  Duties include: tracking budgets administered by the Dean of Student Services, processing invoices for payment, managing receipts, and reconciling P-card statements.  Coordinates and schedules travel arrangements including dates, times, destinations and modes of transportation for the Dean of Student Services, which may include reservations for airline, hotel, and/or conferences.  Prepares travel authorization forms and processes travel reimbursement expense forms. 

Requirements:  This position deals daily with students, faculty, staff, administration, and/or community people.  The successful candidate must be detail oriented, well organized, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent people skills, and have the ability to maintain confidentiality.  A broad knowledge of office procedures is necessary.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office software is required.  Complies with all institutional policies and procedures.  Office management experience is required; higher education background preferred.  An Associate degree, or education equivalent to 18 months duration beyond high school in the field of study of Office Administration, Office Information Technology, Executive Secretarial Science, or related field is required. Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, or related field preferred.  Three to four years of recent, relevant experience supporting an administrator or executive is also required.  Target date to fill position is June 17, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.   

Instructor - Nursing

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

All faculty positions are full-time "term" faculty appointments with excellent fringe benefits.  Southern WV Community & 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.  Must be able to write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi as required by the institution or industry trends.  Requirements:  Master's degree with a major in nursing preferred.  Will accept a bachelor's degree with a major in nursing and be enrolled in a graduate degree program with a major in nursing, or have a bachelor's degree with a major in nursing and at least ten years of direct patient care experience in nursing.  Must have a current, unencumbered license as a registered professional nurse in the state of West Virginia or ability to obtain license in the state of West Virginia.  Prior teaching experience in higher education 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 courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Must be knowledgeable about and embrace associate degree nursing education.  Must be open to change.  Target date to fill position is 8/12/2019.  Position will remain open until filled. 

First Year Student Services Specialist

Campus:  Williamson                                    Full-Time Non-Classified Grant Position with Benefits

 

Responsibilities:  The First Year Student Services Specialist under the direction of the student Services Center Coordinator, and adhering to the program design model, will provide leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of the WEST VIRGINIA GEAR UP Transition and First Year Program.  This position is responsible for the facilitation of the admission and enrollment of West Virginia GEAR UP students into higher education, providing students with information about the process of applying for financial aid, monitoring student academic progress, and providing support in the collegiate environment that allow the student to persist and reach their academic goals.  The incumbent is responsible for the coordination of retention efforts, in conjunction with institutional staff, for first year WV GEAR UP students.  The candidate will provide leadership for coordinating efforts to plan, develop, and implement a Transition and First Year Program as a liaison for the West Virginia GEAR UP Program and College.  Maintain currency in student success and retention strategies, responsible for organizing institutional first-year efforts relative to state and federal guidelines.  In collaboration with institutional and West Virginia GEAR UP program staff, tracks student enrollment and retention statistics, gathers data, and writes and submits monthly reports regarding student success, participation, and institutional program impact.  Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling at assigned campus the delivery of student services functions, which include but not limited to marketing, recruitment, advising, registration services, SGA, scheduling placement testing, and career planning and placement.  Candidate must maintain communication with first year West Virginia GEAR UP students utilizing WV GEAR UP's text messaging platform.  Applicant will be responsible for developing varied structured programs, workshops, and seminars for campus delivery, and advising students regarding academic programs, course selection, and institutional transfer.  Applicant will also research and maintain current knowledge of applicable federal, state, and institutional rules, procedures, and policies, as well as perform other duties as assigned.  Requirements:  New student program approaches, principles and theories that strengthens resiliency factors for new students and develop academic support structures; effective principles used in developing an academic plan, student success strategies and retention techniques.  This position requires broad knowledge of higher education philosophy and various processes, which include but are not limited to:  admissions, enrollment, financial aid, student account status, transfer credit, career services, student orientation, and other areas of student support.  Strong leadership skills are required along with time management, and organizational skills with attention to detail.  Applicant must demonstrate excellent skills in the areas of: verbal and written communication, interpersonal relations, presentation delivery, event planning and coordination, and team building; Working effectively and demonstrate currency of knowledge of computer, various computer software programs, and other forms of advanced technology utilized in providing high quality services.  Applicant must have the ability to work as an effective team member and have the ability to initiate and maintain accurate records, maintaining confidentiality.  Master's Degree required, with a preference for degrees in Counseling, Student Personnel (Guidance and Counseling), Psychology, and Education.  At least two years of experience in higher education in the areas of student services, counseling, and/or academic advising.  Combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.  Target date to fill position is May 28, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.

Instructor Mathematics

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

Southern WV Community & 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's Degree in Mathematics or related filed with at least 18 hours of graduate level mathematics required.  Experience teaching at the community college level preferred but not required.  Ability to use the Blackboard Learning Management System preferred.  Must be willing to work non-traditional schedules at multiple campus locations.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Candidate must be willing to develop and teach courses online.  Computer skills using office production software is preferred.  This position will be housed at our Logan Campus, but other campuses will likely be required to fill teaching load or serve the needs of our students. All applicants should be team players with the ability to work well with others.    Position will remain open until filled.


Student Services Specialist

Campus: Boone/Lincoln                                 Non-Classified Position with Benefits

Responsibilities: The Student Services Specialist is responsible for the facilitation of the admission and enrollment of students into higher education, providing students with basic information about the process of applying for financial aid, monitoring student academic progress and providing support in the collegiate environment that allows the student to persist to the point of reaching their unique academic goals. The Student Services Specialist takes care of student needs as they occur on campus and at off-campus sites, whether that need is personal or academic. Responsible for developing varied structured programs, workshops, and seminars for campus delivery. May be responsible for college-wide coordination of one or more of the following grouping tasks: counseling and activities; recruitment and orientation; student disability services and ADA compliance; student placement and career services; testing and calendar of event; and adult services. Applicant will be advising student regarding academic programs, course selection, and institutional transfer. Counseling services to students and referral services, when necessary. Applicant will market the college and conduct appropriate recruiting activities to prospective students through correspondence college fair, relations with high schools, and ensuring Southern is represented at community functions and events. Requirements: Broad knowledge of higher education philosophy and various processes, which include but are not limited to: admissions; enrollment; financial aid; transfer credit; career services; student orientation; and other areas of student support. Applicant must possess strong leadership skills' time management' and organizational skills with attention to detail; demonstrate excellent skills in the area of: verbal and written communicating; interpersonal relations; presentation; and team building. Applicant must have the ability to work as an effective team member. Applicant must have knowledge and application of various computer software programs; ability to initiate and maintain accurate records, maintaining confidentiality. Master's Degree required, with preference for degrees in Counseling, Student Personnel (Guidance and Counseling), Psychology, and Education. Position will remain open until Filled.

Administrative Secretary, Sr.

Campus: Logan                                           Classified Position PG 3                       Full-time with benefits

Responsibilities:  Provides secretarial and administrative support to the Nursing Department.  Prepares and maintains department statistical and accounting documents.  Successful candidate will be skilled in all phases of secretarial work and possess considerable knowledge of business communications both verbal and written.  Must demostrate the ability to operate a computer using Microsoft Office software with in depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel; including capability to create spreadsheets with the use of formulas, capability to analyze and summarize data according to various requirements of accrediting agencies.  Must perform data entry with high speed and accuracy.  Must be well organized and have the ability to work independently with high output and quality of work.  Must be motivated, self-directed, and able to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Must be a team player and able to perform under stressful situations.  Must have knowledge of proper telephone etiquette in dealing with hospitals, medical clinics, accreditation and licensing boards, and other medical agencies.  Familiarity with purchasing and receiving, managing travel for multiple people, and scheduling and arranging rooms is a plus.  Requirements:  Education equivalent to eighteen months duration beyond high school in the field of business, office administration, executive secretarial, administrative support or related disciplines.  Any equivalent combination of education and directly related experience will be considered.  Prefer an Associate Degree in Executive Secretarial Science, Office Administration, Business or related field.  Prefer history of working in a medical field and familiarity with medical terminology.  Position will remain opern until filled. 

Accountant

Campus: Logan                                 PG:5           Non-Classified Position               Full Time With Benefits

Responsibilities:  Performs general accounting functions.  Maintains assigned accounts.  Prepares managerial and financial reports.  Performs a variety of accounting transactions required in the maintenance of accounts.  Makes payments to vendors using purchase card or invoice payment system.  Summarizes reconciles, and balances accounts and compiles standard monthly departmental accounting reports.  Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.  One year recent relevant experience preferred.  Must be proficient with computers using word processing, accounting, database and spreadsheet software.  Must be able to organize information, perform financial calculations, draw logical conclusions and prepare fiscal reports.  Position Open until filled.

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).   Position will remail open 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.