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Administrative Associate

Campus:  Logan                  Classified PG 3               Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  The Administrative Associate supports the general administrative functions of the academic division, the Dean of Professional and Technical Studies and faculty, following established policies and procedures and under the guidance of the Dean.  This position also assists students and community members regarding academics and activities, and services the college and the division.

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree, or vocational or technical school degree, in Office Administration, Secretarial Science, Business, Accounting, or a related field, plus 18 months education beyond high school and two (2) or more years of directly related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be substituted for education.  Must have ability to use or learn the Banner system to retrieve needed information (i.e. print class roster forms, print advising transcripts, enter tests scores, enter computer services requests, etc.); excellent customer service skills; and broad knowledge of the college’s policies and procedures.  Must have ability to operate standard office equipment and demonstrated proficiency in operating a personal computer using Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheet, graphic presentations, desktop publishing, or similar software.  Must have ability to develop a working knowledge of distance learning equipment; ability to communicate clearly (written and oral); ability to work well with others and to work independently; ability to exercise good judgment in making decision within the scope of College policies and procedures; ability to prioritize and have good organizational skills; and ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.  Application Deadline is Thursday, May 14, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Instructor of Business

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

Responsibilities:  Responsible for offering introductory and principle level courses of Economics, Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurism, Management, and various other business-related disciplines.  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 in Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics, or related field is required; or Master’s Degree in a non-related field, plus 18 graduate hours in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics or related field; or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics, or related field, plus professional certification, 2+ years of professional employment in field, documented evidence of teaching excellence in field, or relevant additional coursework beyond a bachelor’s degree.  Must be a team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.  Must demonstrate knowledge of course development, instruction, evaluation and academic advising, and must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Must have strong verbal and writing skills, organizational skills, and computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  (Blackboard or other online course development experience preferred).  Review of applications will begin on Friday, May 15, 2021.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Library Technical Assistant I

Campus: Williamson                  Classified Position PG 2                Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Provides support for the educational and research needs of faculty, students, staff, and other patrons by performing general clerical and administrative duties in a campus or specialized library.  Responsible for assisting patrons with searches, interlibrary loans, and reconciliation of incoming materials and may refer users to librarians where additional expertise is required.  Performs a variety of library operational tasks in support of functions such as requisitions, inventory, references, circulation, interlibrary loans, and reserves, reference, special collections, and depository.

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree or Vocational/Technical School Degree in related field of study, plus a minimum of six (6) months public contact experience.  Proper knowledge of the functions of the library and use of computers and office machinery are required.  This position requires excellent customer service skills, and incumbent must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.  Prefer knowledge of BANNER system.  Application Deadline is April 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Director of Workforce Development

Campus: Logan                  Non-Classified                Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Administrative position, reporting to the Dean of Professional and Technical Studies, will provide strong leadership and management for the Workforce and Community Development Unit. Areas of oversight include non-credit bearing economic development programs and activities, workforce training and retraining, contract training, Business and Industry Partnership Program involvement, community development, Small Business Development Center, Rural Community College Initiative (RCCI), Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Region 1 and 2 Workforce Investment Board (WIB) activities, and institutional literacy programs (APPALREAD).  Additional duties include meeting and brokering partnerships with local and regional businesses to provide educational resources for new or veteran employees; create and manage community outreach events and training seminars; assist and organize college fund raising events; provide proctoring services to the academic affairs section; assist departments with workforce data related to accreditation; service-wide area development of custom business and industry training, online training programs, and continuing education courses that address computer technology, leadership/supervisory development, soft skills, and other business and community needs; cultivates and actively seeks apprenticeships with local and regional businesses; develops and administers courses and programs that require customization; coordination with staff, contracted instructors, and related services; evaluation of outcomes; maintenance of cost effective operations; and for general marketing of college programs and services.  Provides administrative direction for Continuing Education, Economic Development, Workforce Training and Retraining programs and activities, Contract Training, Business and Industry Partnership Program involvement, Community Development, Small Business Development Center, Rural Community College Initiative (RCCI), Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Region 1 and 2 Workforce Investment Board (WIB) activities, and institutional literacy programs (APPALREAD).  Performs other work as required/assigned by the Chief Academic Officer and/or the Dean of Professional and Technical Studies.  Serves on College committees, as assigned.  Campus travel, as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field, plus six to eight (6-8) years of successfully diverse administrative experience in higher education, business, or government is required.  Master’s Degree preferred with five (5) or more years in Workforce Development and Community College experience or three (3) or more years Instruction Systems Development experience.  The incumbent must be familiar with the relationship of education to economic development, and have knowledge and understanding of current issues in education-related to economic development and education.  Must have the ability to work effective with educators, consultant, business, and industry representative.  Must have the ability to carry out assignments requiring the organization of material, analysis of data, and preparation of pertinent recommendations.  Must have the ability to schedule and lead partnership meetings and negotiations; able to conduct public speaking engagements or training; ability to articulate, pronounce, annunciate, and speak clearly during meetings or speaking engagements, and the ability to create speech outlines and bullet point narratives.  Must have the ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative personnel, faculty, classified staff, students, and the public.  Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.  The incumbent must have considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of higher education and administration. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission and philosophy of the Community College and a thorough knowledge and understanding of principles and methods of administrative analysis.  Application Deadline is April 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Web Developer

Campus: Logan                  Non-Classified                Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  This position maintains and develops the college’s website and web-based applications and is responsible for its software and upgrades.  This position also assists faculty and staff with developing new systems, understanding and assisting with website, and helping to maintain currency with existing and new software installations.  The Web Developer is a professional level position responsible for designing, developing, supporting, and maintaining web pages and website(s) for an academic or administrative area to which assigned. This position works closely with faculty or administrators in the assigned area to assess their needs and to provide advice and consultation. Job responsibilities require a thorough knowledge of both graphic design and computer programming concepts, practices, and procedures. Work is performed under immediate supervision working within guidelines or traditional practice. This position exercises judgment in prioritizing, planning, and organizing own work within time, process, and results requirements; has some flexibility to modify workflow based on need and circumstances.

Requirements:  Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field, plus two (2) years related web development and management experience are required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.   Working knowledge of WordPress, computer hardware, software and operating systems (Linux and Windows), data processing, database, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Excellent problem-solving abilities.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of computer users from both the administrative and academic areas of the college as well as with vendors.  Physical effort required includes constant use of a computer, working in a normal office environment, and occasionally carrying PC’s and devices up to 25 pounds.  Valid driver’s license is required.  Application Deadline is April 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Campus Service Worker

Campus: Logan         Classified Position PG 1          2 Positions  (1 position Evening Shift Full-time with Benefits/1 position Day Shift Temporary Part-time 19 hours per week)      *Please specify on application whether applying for full-time position or part-time position*

Responsibilities:  Performs a variety of manual labor activities which may include stocking, janitorial, maintenance, groundskeeping, mail handling, delivery, messenger, moving and/or storage functions.  This position provides support for safety, cleanliness, and maintenance of buildings and grounds.  Work involves following established standard methods, processes, and safety requirements with an average degree of judgment.

Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED, plus minimum of six (6) months related experience is required for this position.  Ability to read and write in English.  Knowledge of custodial methods and procedures.  Ability to maintain safe work methods.  Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.  Ability to operate commercial cleaning equipment.  Ability to prioritize work.  Knowledge and ability to do basic preventive maintenance tasks.  Physical ability to perform duties – climb ladders, lift up to 100 pounds, stand, walk, bend, and stoop for 9.5 hours per day.  Physical coordination and ability to use hand tools.  Driver’s license is required.  Application Deadline is April 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Trades Specialist Lead 1

Campus: Logan                  Classified Position PG 4                Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  This position serves as a team leader in providing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, alteration, and repair of institutional facilities.  Responsible for providing necessary maintenance as well as functioning as a team leader to provide guidance to lower-level Trade Specialists and Maintenance Workers in performing advanced carpentry, masonry, welding, electrical, plumbing work, or other trades work, usually specializing in one of the aforementioned areas as opposed to being a generalist trades worker.  Additional responsibilities include involvement in the record keeping of various maintenance projects as well as reporting to higher-level management with the outcomes of projects that have been assigned.  Performs mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry repairs as needed.  The position conducts daily routine inspections of all facilities maintained by the supervisor ensuring proper functioning of equipment to minimize any damage to buildings, equipment and property.  Maintains HVAC filter maintenance, monthly fire extinguisher inspections, and changing of electrical ballast.  Repairs roof leaks, makes regular inspections of equipment for proper voltage and amperage.  Installs Freon as needed.  Trouble shoots mechanical and electrical issues which includes correcting problems with relays, capacitators, contactors, overloads, and all other electrical and mechanical component parts.  Constructs and modifies existing facilities to meet the changing needs on the campus.  Installs and repairs interior walls, partitions, insulation, dry wall, and wood trim.  Assembles and repairs educational equipment, repairs and installs electrical outlets and switches.  Repairs water faucets, water fountains, and bathroom fixtures.  Provides functional guidance to lower level positions by demonstrating proper procedures and techniques.

Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED, and must have HVAC/Construction/Electrical Certificate and/or Vocational/Technical Training, plus two (2) years of experience in HVAC/Construction or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must have working knowledge of the materials, methods, tools, equipment, and occupational hazards; must have knowledge of electricity, plumbing, construction and welding; must demonstrate the ability to work with power tools and equipment with reasonable degree of skill and accuracy; must have knowledge of local, state, and federal building safety and fire codes; requires good hand and eye coordination as well as knowledge of how to properly use and care for equipment and tools; must have fine motor skills needed to repair small motor parts; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, walk and climb; and must have a valid driver’s license.  Application Deadline is April 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Instructor of Nursing

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.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Academic Success 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. 

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 field 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 positions are filled. 

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