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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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Maintenance Worker I

Campus:  Logan                             Temporary Position

Responsibilities:  Maintains and cares for interior and exterior buildings and grounds.  Operates hand tools, walk-behind equipment etc.  Responsible for light maintenance including painting, preventive maintenance, all phases of janitorial work and grounds keeping and some HVAC System tasks.  Adheres to established procedures, techniques, and safety requirements.  Requirements: High School Diploma or GED and six months recent custodial/maintenance experience.  Must be able to stand, walk, lift over 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and climb daily for extended periods of time.  Must have the ability to use and operate tools and equipment.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Instructional Specialist Welding

Campus: Williamson                10-month Faculty Position with benefits

Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College seeks innovative instructors to community college students and their success.  The successful applicant will: Utilize Various technologies in the classroom and for distance learning 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.  Espectations:  We welcome integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design & teaching activities.  Apply technology to the teaching & learning process.  Must deliver instruction in a variety of formats, and understand & apply organization theory.  The applicant must make data-driven decisions.  The Applicant must develop and implement community education and extended learning programs.  Requirements:   An AAS Degree with applicable welding credentials is a must.  The candidate must have sufficient welding work history and experience with community college welding instruction.  The candidate must also be a team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and must have excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational ability.    Application review begins Monday, December 16, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.

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President

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

The Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Board of Governors invites applications and nominations for the position of President. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the institution and reports directly to the 12-member Board of Governors, nine of whom are appointed by the Governor of West Virginia. The President is responsible for the leadership, management and development of the College, consisting of campuses located in four counties, and is the official channel to the Board for all policy, program, and budget recommendations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling the mission and vision of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College;
  • Serving as Chief Executive Officer of the College;
  • Envisioning and developing successful models for strategic planning, assessment, data collection, and implementation that can be used in charting the future of the institution;
  • Overseeing the development of innovative academic programs that promote student success and growth;
  • Managing budgeting approaches and financial models that support the basic needs of the College, encourage growth, and provide for some managed risk strategies;
  • Developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies for both programmatic and capital funding needs;
  • Facilitating the development of comprehensive marketing strategies for the institution and its programs and services;
  • Ensuring that all faculty and staff have a stake in the College’s success by encouraging their best work and developing open communications and exchanges of ideas;
  • Monitoring trends in higher education and promoting educational strategies to address those trends;
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder and community connections and partnerships;
  • Facilitating and implementing various uses of technology in both classroom and organization efforts;
  • Effectively networking and developing policy with legislative and regulatory bodies whose support is essential to the success of the institution.

Qualifications:  A Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution is required; an earned doctorate is preferred. The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; is capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a broad range of individuals from diverse backgrounds; have experience in the development and leadership of small, rural community college communities; and has a record of building partnerships and coalitions with business, government, public schools, colleges and universities, and other community groups. The successful candidate will be expected to foster, reinforce, enhance, and expand collaboration with the communities the College serves; actively manage the affairs of the College; and provide effective leadership in supporting and promoting economic development and work force preparation, academic excellence, fundraising, marketing, public relations, and strategic planning. The President must be willing to reside within the College’s service area.

Application:  This search is being assisted by Gold Hill Associates. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be electronically submitted (MS Word or PDF Format) to [email protected] by Friday, January 31, 2020, citing in the subject line “Southern WV President.” Target date to fill position is July 1, 2020.  The position will remain open until filled. Application should include a cover letter (not to exceed five pages); a current resume including a full name, address, email address, and telephone number; a reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references; and a copy of highest degree earned transcript. If employed, official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

If you need additional information or have questions about this search, please contact Dr. Walter Nolte of Gold Hill Associates by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 307-262-2576.

Additional information regarding the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Presidential Search can be found at: https://www.southernwv.edu/administration/presidential-search/

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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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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. 

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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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