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Program Assistant I

Campus: Boone/Lincoln Campus                       Salary: $13.13 hour           Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Responsible for the efficient operation of the Administration and Student Affairs Office at the Boone/Lincoln Campus. Open and close building and at times have a flexible schedule.  Provides office support for the Director of Campus Operations and all faculty.  Screen and refer all incoming correspondence and calls; respond to requests for information and basic policy and procedure inquiries; receive payments and makes bank deposits; prepare purchase orders and assists with budget; obtain and maintain documents for updating student files; preform data entry; assign classrooms; and perform other duties as assigned to support the operation of the campus.

Qualifications:  Relevant education through formal training program equal to eighteen (18) months duration beyond high school and 6-12 months of related work experience required.  Prefer Associate Degree in Business, Secretarial Science or related field.  Successful candidate must possess considerable knowledge of business communications, 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 skills and demonstrate a positive performance history.  Position will remain open until filled.  

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Accounting Assistant I

Campus: Williamson              Salary:  $11.40 hour            Classified Position               Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:   Performs a variety of paraprofessional/technical accounting transactions required in the maintenance of student accounts and billing. Will be responsible for receipt of daily cash transactions and making daily bank deposits. Bill outside agencies for student tuition and fees. Answer switchboard calls that come into the college.  Handle and process Williamson Campus US mail and inter-campus mail.  Summarize, reconcile, and balance accounts and compile standard monthly departmental accounting reports.

Qualifications:  Associate Degree in Accounting or related field and cashiering customer service, business office operations experience a plus. Must demonstrate the ability to operate a PC.  Cash handling with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Prefer experience with BANNER student system.  Perform other duties assigned.  Position will remain open until filled.  

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Nursing Instructor – Two (2) Positions

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

All faculty positions are full-time “term” faculty appointments with excellent fringe benefits.  Southern WV 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 the 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.

Qualifications:  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 within one (1) year of employment as a faculty member, or have a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing and at least ten (10) 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 a 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.  Positions will remain open until filled.

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Vice President for Academic Affairs

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

This is an administrative position reporting to the President to provide strong leadership and management for area(s) assigned.  Areas of oversight include 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, library, professional development, and distance learning.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) position is essential to the accomplishment of the educational mission of the College, by working to determine that the institution is offering the programs and courses the community needs, demonstrating an understanding and appreciation of the community college mission, diversity of thought, and academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of community college students.

The VPAA provides administrative oversight in the areas of instructional programs; academic planning, curricula, and scheduling; instructional technology and distance learning; Monitors faculty credit hour production (CHP) by reviewing, revising, and approving faculty course loads and office-hour schedules; Provides strategic vision and leadership for curriculum and new program development, academic policy development, assessment, staffing/scheduling for the academic programs of the College and assures timely and effective instructional program review; Responsible for coordinating annual review and revision of the College catalog and schedule with various functional units; Accountable for institutional effectiveness related to academic instruction; Facilitates strategic partnerships with K-12 districts, other college and universities, employers and other stakeholders; Serves as Chief Academic Officer for the institution, plans for all areas of instruction, and evaluates and improves college instructional programs; Supervises and evaluates Deans for the Schools of Arts and Sciences, and Career and Technical Studies, and other identified staff, and makes effective recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, and termination of unit employees; Provides leadership for the institutional accreditation process, and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.

Qualifications:  A Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline is required; Doctorate preferred.  Five or more years of administrative experience in higher education is required.  Preference may be given to applicants who have community college administrative experience.  Three years or more of full-time equivalent college-level teaching experience is required.   Review of applications will begin June 18, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Accreditation and Assessment

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

The Director of Accreditation and Assessment (DAA) reports to the President and oversees institution-wide assessment as well as institutional and specialized accreditation initiatives to support the college’s commitment to continuous improvement.  The DAA provides leadership and guidance in the areas of accreditation, institutional effectiveness, assessment, and strategic planning accountability. The DAA is responsible for organizing, overseeing and developing accreditation documentation, visits and reports required by regional and national accreditation agencies. Collaborates with and assists colleagues on all matters related to accreditation and assessment.  Collaborating with cabinet officers, the DAA facilitates integration of assessment, institutional effectiveness, and strategic planning.

The DAA provides leadership for and oversight of student learning outcomes assessment, academic and administrative unit review, and institutional and specialized accreditation; Provides assistance in the development of the College’s strategic plan/annual strategic plan updates and prepares annual progress reports; Works collaboratively with faculty and staff to design, develop, implement and provide reports on institutional, academic, co-curricular and administrative assessment in support of the college’s mission.

The DAA provides leadership in institutional effectiveness by coordinating and integrating assessment, strategic planning, data analysis, and reporting of outcomes to the college community to foster continuous improvement; Provides leadership, coordination, accountability and advocacy for institutional assessment efforts including, but not limited to, outcomes assessment measures and co-curricular activities; Serves as a recipient of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) communications regarding accreditation; Disseminates information and answers questions about HLC policies and procedures; Stays current on HLC policies and procedures; Provides oversight and direction for timely submission of change requests and reports required by the HLC; Facilitates responses to HLC inquiries; Maintains the institution’s file of official documents and reports related to the HLC; Provides comments to the HLC as requested in its consideration of proposed policies, procedures, and issues affecting the accreditation relationship; Ensures that any changes in basic institutional information are reported to the HLC; Attends related workshops for accreditation and assessment; Serves as the administrative staff resource for college wide assessment efforts in curriculum development and student learning outcomes, and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.

Qualifications:  A Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline is required; Doctorate preferred.  Three years or more of related work experience in assessment and programmatic and/or institutional accreditation in higher education is required.  Review of applications will begin June 18, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Distance Education

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

Under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director of Distance Education will oversee staff in daily Distance Education operations.  The Director promotes and facilitates the use of technology across programs and courses as an integral part of the learning experience.  The Director oversees development of web-enhanced, hybrid, and online instruction.  The Director provides professional development for faculty to effectively integrate technology in teaching and learning.  The Director will make hiring recommendations, train, set expectations and evaluate full-time, part-time, and temporary distance education staff.  The Director will also interpret and explain policies to staff as needed and ensure compliance with same.

The Director will demonstrate a sensitivity to and understand of the diverse academic, socioeconomic culture and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students; and of staff and students with physical and learning disabilities.  This position will maintain records and reports in a neat and accurate manner; Learn Federal, State, and district laws, rules, and regulations; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Manage time and maintain confidentiality; and work independently as assigned.  The Director will also accurately prepare records and reports and create actionable tasks as a result of the data, and enter and retrieve data into an electronic system accurately and timely.

Qualifications:  A Master’s Degree is required for this position, and two years of experience teaching in a post-secondary online environment.  Two years of work experience to include instructional design, curriculum development, online course development is also required.   Position will remain open until filled.

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Director of Institutional Research

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

The Director of Institutional Research reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for fulfilling the reporting requirements for state and federal reporting by the institution.  This position is also responsible for the organization and creation of standard reports needed by different areas of the college for management purposes.

The Director of Institutional Research is responsible for gathering data, prepare reports, analyzing data and statics, and related functions to improve data access and analysis for college leadership, academic support units, state and federal agencies, and other stakeholders; maintains a calendar of regular data reports, responds to ad hoc requests for data and information, and creates standard reports from a variety of sources.  The candidate will perform other functions as required or assigned.

Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Data Collection and Analysis field is required.  Three years of related work experience in data reporting and analysis is required.  Candidate must be proficient in English written and verbal communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.  Candidate must also possess experience with Banner, SQL, Microsoft products, operating systems, and programming languages.  The ability to manage deadlines and to plan and organize effectively is a must.  The candidate must have the ability to coordinate and manage meetings and trainings.   Review of applications begins June 1, 2020.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Accounting Clerk

Campus: Williamson                             Part-Time Position  18 Hours Per Week

Responsibilities: Responsible for the receipt of all Williamson Campus revenue (i.e. tuition/fees, Library, Television Services & etc.)  Closeout cashiering session in BANNER Accounts Receivable daily.  Balance daily receipts to BANNER and cash.  Prepare the bank deposit daily.  Prepare daily deposit documentation Daily Deposit Entry spreadsheet which has all the coding and breakdown for the daily deposit.  Enter student payments on the student’s accounts, and work on setting up and processing Third Party Contracts.  Distribution of financial aid refund checks to students and answer incoming phone calls and direct visitors to the appropriate locations on campus.  Qualifications:  Associate Degree or equivalent work experience is required.  Candidate must possess knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word as well as working knowledge of the BANNER Accounts Receivable module.  Must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, and knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.  Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the community.  Perform other duties assigned.  Position will remain open until filled.  

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Academic Support Specialist

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

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.

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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’s Degree in Communications required or Master’s Degree and 18 graduate hours in related courses is acceptable.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

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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 experience preferred.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

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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.

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