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Full-time 9-Month Term Faculty with Benefits 
   Logan Campus     Responsibilities:  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, 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.  Work hours include 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).  Requirements:  Master of Physics, Physical Science, or related field is required.  Candidate must be able and credentialed to teach Physics.  Community College teaching experience preferred.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses on line.  Computer skills using office production software preferred.  Knowledge and experience with a variety of instructional strategies is preferred.  Application review begins Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Full-time Non-Classified Temporary Position with Benefits       
Grant-Funded (National Science Foundation-NSF Grant)
Campus:   Logan Campus     Responsibilities:   Develops, prepares, reviews, schedules, publicizes, and delivers training sessions and supporting materials on technology-related topics, including Blackboard Learn course management and other such programs, for faculty, staff, and student employees.  This position functions as part of the Instructional Technology team to promote effective use of campus technology and educational resources and works with the NSF grant staff to support completion of grant activities.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Technology, Information Technology, Industrial Design or related field is required.  A minimum of two (2) years of experience using various technologies, including photo editing, and other technology based development tools.  Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training will be considered.  Knowledge of Blackboard Learn and Quality Matters experience preferred.  Requires excellent presentation and delivery skills that demonstrate sensitivity, insight, creativity, and perceptiveness about student understanding and adult learning styles.  Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working relationships and coordinate effectively with various departments both internally and externally; working knowledge in designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating technical training plans, curricula, and methodology; ability to work independently and manage multiple projects of varied complexity without detailed instructions; and ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.  Application Deadline:  Tuesday, May 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.


Full-time Temporary Position with Benefits            PG 13          $12.22 per hour
Grant-Funded (National Science Foundation-NSF Grant) 
Campus:   Logan Campus     Responsibilities:   Provides administrative and project management support for the NSF Grant and staff.  Maintains records, arranges training activities, tracks budget, develop and disseminate material, assists with survey development, deployment, and summation; maintains grant website and answer questions and assist with student needs.   Requirements:  Associate Degree in Secretarial Science, Business Administration or related field is required.  Minimum of two years of experience in an administrative secretarial/assistant position required or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Candidate must be able to apply judgment, discretion, and initiative; must have excellent computer skills using word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications; must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills are required; and must have evidence of a positive performance history.  Prefer candidate with experience in working with MS Office, federal grants, and graphic design programs.   Application Deadline:  Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.


Full-time Non-Classified Position with Benefits 
Campus:   Logan Campus     Responsibilities:   This position serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the College.  This position reports directly to the President, and is a member of the President's Cabinet.  The successful candidate will 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; and academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of community college students.  This position will provide overall leadership and direction in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the instructional units of the College, including academic divisions, off-campus programs/classes, developmental education, library, professional development, and distance learning; prepare reports to College, district, state, and federal agencies as necessary; provide strategic vision and leadership for curriculum and new program development, academic policy development, assessment, staffing/scheduling for the academic programs of the College and ensure timely and effective instructional program review; responsible for coordinating annual review and revision of the College catalog and schedule with various functional units; coordinate annual review and update of the institution’s strategic plan; be accountable for institutional effectiveness related to academic instruction; responsible for the collection and conducting statistical analyses of pertinent student assessment data; facilitate strategic partnerships with K-12 districts, other college and universities, employers, and other stakeholders; and provide leadership for the institutional accreditation process.   Requirements:  Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university.  Doctorate Preferred.  Must have five (5) or more years of administrative experience in higher education, with three (3) or more years of full-time equivalent college-level teaching experience; significant senior administrative experience in higher education; experience with student assessment, student success, and accreditation processes and requirements; experience that demonstrates resourceful approaches to handling budgetary matters that includes the ability to plan, develop, and manage complex budgets; experience exhibiting the highest standards of personal and professional integrity and credibility; demonstrated ability to extract, analyze, and make decisions based on data; demonstrated expertise in curriculum development, with a commitment to scholarship; demonstrated experience in developing programs for adult learners; demonstrated knowledge of emerging issues and trends in community colleges; demonstrated knowledge of federal and state codes, laws and regulations as they relate to student issues; demonstrated knowledge of strategic enrollment management, student retention, and college completion; and the ability to apply them effectively in a highly competitive market; demonstrated knowledge of the BANNER Student Information System; demonstrated management style that is imaginative, decisive, proactive, and empowers others to take risks; must possess effective listening and communication skills, both oral and written; must possess ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving; must possess ability and willingness to manage multiple priorities and projects; and must possess ability to be a part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the College goal of integrating instruction and student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student-learning environment.   Application Process:  For full consideration, applications must be received by Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  All positions are subject to funding availability.  Candidates must sucessfully complete a background screening post-offer of employment.  Only applicants who have submitted all required documents and who meet minimum qualifications will be considered.  Please see "How to Apply" for complete instructions on applying for this position.


Full-time (9 month) Term Faculty with Benefits               
Campus:   Logan Campus     Responsibilities:   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; and, Write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi as required by the institution or industry trends.   Requirements:  Master's Degree in Nursing required.  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 courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Must be knowledgeable about and embrace associate degree nursing education.  Must be open to change.  Position open until filled.


Locations: Rock Creek in Boone County, Williamson in Mingo County, Saulsville in Wyoming County, Hamlin in Lincoln County, Logan in Logan County, West Virginia. Responsibilities: Part-time instructors committed to community college students and their success. Masters Degree and 18 hours in field required for most courses. Consideration may also be given for Bachelors Degree and professional certification in career and technical fields.  Requirements: Associate Degree plus Certification required for Surveying. Bachelors Degree and/or professional certifications required for Mine Management, Transitional Studies English, Transitional Studies Math, Patient Care Technology, Medical Terminology, Nursing, Business, Accounting, Marketing, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice. Masters Degree with a minimum of 18 hours in field required for Psychology, English, History, Art, Biology, Natural Science, Literature, Speech, Math, Sociology, Music, Chemistry, Physical Education, and Theater. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.