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Academic Support Specialist

Academic Success Specialist             Part-time Up to 19 hours per week   Grant-funded Positon

Campus:  Logan, Williamson, Wyoming/McDowell, and Boone Campus

Responsibilities:  Provides academic assistance to assigned tutors, either in a group or individually.  Establishes liaison with the instructor and works under the instructor's direction to assist the student.  Attends periodic training sessions given by staff members to increase competency in working with students.  Maintains records on each student who is tutored, including follow-up and periodic assessment.  Schedules tutoring appointments and provides evaluations and other reports as required by staff.  Helps students develop positive attitudes toward learning and studying and helps students develop a high level of motivation in academic areas.  Assists students in achieving a better understanding of specific subject material and in improving academic capabilities in designated areas with focus on Math & Science.  Helps students develop the study skills necessary for academic success. 

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in math, science or engineering field.  Preference will be given to those who experience teaching at the community college level.  Must have the ability to effectively, communicate mathematics, reading and English concepts to students.  Computer literate, and demonstrate ability to work effectively with students, peers and the public.  Must be able to travel among campuses and other locations as needed.  Part-time position limited to grant funding restrictions.  Position will remain open until filled.

Student Services Specialist

Campus: Wyoming/McDowell                                             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 for 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 communication; interpersonal relations; presentation; and team building.  Applicant must have the ability to work as an effective team member.  Applicant must have knowledge and application for various computer software programs; ability to initiate and maintain accurate records, maintaining confidentiality.  Master's Degree required with preference for degree in Counseling, Student Personnel (Guidance and Counseling), Psychology, and Education.  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 benefits.  Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College seeks innovative 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 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.  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 curriculum design, and teaching activities; Apply technology to teaching and learning process, and deliver instruction in a variety of formats; Understand and apply organization theory, and thrive in cross functional roles; Collaboration, Imagination, problem solving, and data-driven decision making, as well as, integrating interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methodology.  Requirements:  Master's Degree or higher in a science field.  We prefer a candidate who can teach biological sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, and physics.  Therefore, a master's degree in one 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 teaching 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. 

Adjunct

Instructor Communications

Campus: Wyoming/McDowell

Responsibilities:  Part-time instructor committed to community college students and their success to teach speech fundamentals course. Courses are taught primarily late afternoons and evening (M-Th), but other times can be arranged if available.  Requirements: Master'sDegree in Communications required or Master's Degree and 18 graduate hours in related courses is acceptable.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Adjunct

Business Instructor    (accounting/economics/finance/management/marketing)

Campus: All Campus Locations (Logan, Williamson, Boone/Lincoln and Wyoming/McDowell)

Responsibilities:  Part-time Business (Accounting/Economics/Finance/Management/Marketing) Instructors committed to community college students and their success to teach courses at all campus locations and online.  Requirements: Master's Degree in business or related filed or Master's Degree and 18 graduate hours in the content area.  Experience teaching at the post-secondary level and online teaching expereience preffered.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

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. Candidates with an Associate's degree with 5 plus years experience in counseling, customer relations, community relations, or related field will be considered.   Public speaking experience required.  Successful candidate must possess a valid driver's license.    Target date to fill position is July 31, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.


Administrative Assistant

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

Responsibilities:  This position reports to the Vice President for Student Services, whose responsibilities require extensive contact with high level officials (both internal and external) and under general direction, works independently on matters of importance and sensitivity to the institution to perform and provide administrative secretarial services requiring the use of discretion and independent judgement and the possession of excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills.  It involves frequent exposure to confidential issues with institution-wide impact and high level of freedom of action and independent judgement.  The incumbent must be discreet and maintain confidentiality.  Independent action is integral in supporting the Vice President for Student Services.  This position must be kept 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 Vice President for Student Services. 

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 in the field of study of Office Administration, Office Information Technology, Executive Secretarial Science, or closely related field is required. Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, or related field preferred.  Three to five years of recent, relevant experience supporting an administrator or executive is also required.  Target date to fill position is August 29, 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 as a registered nurse.  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 August 12, 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.


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.