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Career Services Counselor

Campus: Logan                  Non-Classified Grant-Funded Position              Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Serves as primary liaison for Career and Technical students with the Student Services office, the campus academic advisors, student success advisors, division chairs, program directors and faculty, to build relationships and provide information on internships, co-ops, assistantship opportunities and maintain current information for students on placement.  Coordinates marketing to students on internship opportunities and provides workshops on internship and co-op search strategies.  Serves as technical program student job recruiter.  Develops relationships and communicates regularly on full-time and part-time openings that could be made available to students. Maintains the Career Planning website with up-to-date listings of all employment opportunities and contact information.  Coordinates workshops and group presentations on resume writing, cover letter writing, interview skills, job search and other related areas having monthly workshops during the fall/spring semester on all campuses.  Represents the college’s programs and services at job fairs and employment fairs throughout the region, providing written material and displays, attending events and following up with event participants.  Coordinates on-site campus visits for employer recruiters, including career fairs, interviews and information sessions for students, and joint sessions with faculty as needed.  This position is based on the Logan Campus with college-wide responsibilities.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Career Guidance and Counseling or related field is required, with two (2) or more years of experience in customer service and one (1) or more years in occupational counseling, career coaching, job placement, or other directly related experience.  Prefer one (1) or more years of experience working in higher education. Must demonstrate ability to develop and deliver effective presentations, possess strong technical aptitude, effective interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, and ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities and projects. Candidate must have ability to analyze and interpret financial data, must demonstrate ability to design and deliver workshops and programs, and ability to research and quickly develop knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career, and employment information sources. Application Deadline is February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Director of Communications

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

Responsibilities:  Administrative staff position reporting to the President to provide strong leadership and management for assigned responsibilities. Areas include external/internal media; marketing/promotional materials and literature; special projects/events; and community relations. The incumbent represents the President and the institution in carrying out college goals and mission. Provides media assistance to the President. Extensive traveling with the President, as well as representing the President at various functions. Provide quotes, remarks, speeches, letters, etc. for the President. Duties include research, writing, and proofing. The incumbent will maintain confidentiality of the President’s office. In a collaborative and cooperative process, the Director of Communications will hold responsibility for all marketing and communications initiatives for the college including media relations, social media, publications, digital marketing, branding, advertising, and print services. The Director works with college administrators, faculty, staff, and students to support and guide strategic marketing and communications activities throughout the college. In conjunction with the President, the Director serves as the official College spokesperson and responds to media inquiries. Serves as the primary point of contact for all media inquiries. This includes the writing and distribution of press releases, photographs, statements, etc. Responsible for media contacts concerning weather/emergency related closings and cancellations. Closing and cancellations decision-making process in conjunction with appropriate college personnel. Assists units and departments with media concerns. College-wide promotional materials and information literature. Coordinates, produces, and edits college promotional videos in conjunction with Television Services.  Acts as an ambassador for the college while responding to requests from community/region/national organizations. Plan and oversee implementation of a variety of special projects and events including: research, gather key players; prepare written programs; invitations; financial resources allocation; personal contacts; hospitality; etc. Communication with other office areas, departments, administrative college/community events. Prepare budget recommendations for area of responsibility. Operate within departmental budget allocations. Manage budget and monitor expenditures with reference to quality and cost effectiveness. Director will prepare annual goals and objectives in accordance with college mission, vision and strategic plan; prepare content and design for reports and documents including college annual report, newsletter, etc. Also, provide detailed editing and rewrite services. Responsible for recommending contractual agreements with marketing consultants and companies; printing services liaison. Ensure that the College regularly conducts relevant market research, coordinate, and oversee activity. Foster a positive college environment, which promotes diversity and excellence in all areas of responsibility. Serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. Serve on various college and external committees as assigned; travel to various campus locations, as well as attend state, regional, and national meetings.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field is required. Master’s Degree is preferred.  A minimum of five (5) years full-time demonstrated professional experience in a journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or closely related role. Prior work experience in higher education preferred. The Director of Communications must have: Excellent oral, written, and digital communications skills; Excellent public speaking skills; Organizational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize with the demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines; High energy with the ability to work in a fast-paced, continuous-changing environment; Impeccable standards of personal and professional integrity and credibility; Must be able to manage confidential information; The technological ability to work on a variety of digital platforms and also create web and mobile content; A commitment to teamwork and the ability to simultaneously conduct/lead/maintain several special projects or activities; Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff, and students; business and industry representatives; media contacts; community organizations and civic leaders; Must have the ability to be flexible in the scheduling of work hours and attendance of meetings, and possess basic computer knowledge and skills; Knowledge and understanding of the comprehensive community college mission and philosophy; Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to travel between campuses; Experience with BANNER; and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to carry up to fifty pounds. Application Deadline is January 04, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Instructor/Clinical Coordinator of Radiologic Technology

Campus: Logan                  Full-time 9-Month Term Faculty with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Responsible to teach and correlate clinical education with didactic education for the Radiologic Technology Program. Responsible to prepare and maintain course outline and objectives, instruct and evaluate students, and report progress. Participate in the assessment process and help assure effective program operation. Responsible to maintain current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development. Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, and student progress. While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teach and assessing learning; institutional service; advising; and professional development, the college seeks to break the frame that traditionally surrounds faculty assignments, especially since academic needs vary. As such, faculty should expect to integrate with their primary responsibilities creating experiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques (i.e., work-based and service learning; portfolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios, etc.); mentoring students from target groups, new full-time faculty and adjunct faculty; designing, formatting and delivering curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous learning; training and consulting for workforce initiatives (i.e., for public and corporate partners, etc.); developing and implementing community education and extended learning programs; partnering with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community through recruiting and marketing, advising with expanded responsibilities, and devising retention strategies and activities; strengthening relations and collaborative activities with K-12 and baccalaureate-granting colleagues (i.e., Tech-Prep, School-to-Work, 2+2 Programs).

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Technology, Imaging Sciences or related field is required. Master’s Degree is preferred. Must have current West Virginia state license from the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners, or the ability to become licensed in West Virginia, and hold current registration in radiography with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Registration in computed tomography a plus). Must have at least two (2) years clinical experience and two years teaching experience in the professional discipline of radiography (two years CT experience a plus). Must demonstrate knowledge of course development, instruction, evaluation and academic advising. Must have strong verbal and writing skills. Must have computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Blackboard or other online course development experience preferred. Application Deadline is January 04, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Student Services Receptionist

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

Responsibilities:  The Receptionist serves as the first point of contact with visitors and students and provides assistance to individuals by responding to routine questions; providing general information; answering the main phone line; making appointments; managing electronic calendars; and performing general clerical duties such as data entry, typing and faxing. The Receptionist is primarily responsible for greeting and assisting customers (visitors, students, faculty, and staff) in face-to-face interactions, by telephone, or by any digital means, and serving as the first point of contact. Additional responsibilities include performing general clerical support such as filing, mailing distribution, phone support, data entry and basic document creation. This position is distinguished from other levels of support positions by the nature of work, which consists of assisting and directing customers as they arrive as well as responding to customer questions and requests via phone, in-person, fax, or email to support the general office/department workflow. Candidate will be trained to answer basic student services questions and how to use the Banner system. Work is closely supervised, with limited opportunity for independent action or decision-making, and consists of tasks that are routine, or well-defined, with specific instructions to achieve standards.

Requirements:  Associates Degree in Office Administration, Business Administration, Business Accounting or related field is required. Minimum twelve (12) months related work experience. Job responsibilities require computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, ability to provide customer with excellent, professional customer service skills at all times. Application Deadline is January 04, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Student Services Receptionist

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

Responsibilities:  The Receptionist serves as the first point of contact with visitors and students and provides assistance to individuals by responding to routine questions; providing general information; answering the main phone line; making appointments; managing electronic calendars; and performing general clerical duties such as data entry, typing and faxing. The Receptionist is primarily responsible for greeting and assisting customers (visitors, students, faculty, and staff) in face-to-face interactions, by telephone, or by any digital means, and serving as the first point of contact. Additional responsibilities include performing general clerical support such as filing, mailing distribution, phone support, data entry and basic document creation. This position is distinguished from other levels of support positions by the nature of work, which consists of assisting and directing customers as they arrive as well as responding to customer questions and requests via phone, in-person, fax, or email to support the general office/department workflow. Candidate will be trained to answer basic student services questions and how to use the Banner system. Work is closely supervised, with limited opportunity for independent action or decision-making, and consists of tasks that are routine, or well-defined, with specific instructions to achieve standards.

Requirements:  Associates Degree in Office Administration, Business Administration, Business Accounting or related field is required. Minimum twelve (12) months related work experience. Job responsibilities require computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, ability to provide customer with excellent, professional customer service skills at all times. Application Deadline is January 04, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Director of Distance Education

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

Responsibilities:  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. Facilitate the instructional design and development of projects in support of distance education offerings. Provide leadership in promoting effective distance education pedagogies at the college. Lead campus efforts to align the college’s distance education offerings with guidelines related to the delivery of distance education. Attend and deliver ongoing training on best practices for successful delivery of distance education courses and support services. Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to ensure that current and future distance education activities meet student and community needs. Plan and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; establish performance requirements and personal development targets; monitor performance and provide coaching for performance improvement and development. Direct the scheduling of the college’s internet-based offerings in consultation with the academic divisions, including confirming instructor training in online instruction methodology. Develop and monitor budgets for assigned programs and grants, and perform other related duties as required.

Requirements:   Master’s Degree in related field is required.  Two (2) years of experience in teaching in an online environment. Two (2) years of work experience to include instructional design, curriculum development, and online course development. Application Deadline is November 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

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

Responsibilities:  This position reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for providing academic leadership in areas such as the use of instructional technology, diversity of learning approaches, intellectual pursuits, and accountability. The Dean, in conjunction with faculty provides a vision for the future direction of the School of Arts and Sciences within the college’s strategic goals and mission. Provides leadership within the school for developing, achieving, and evaluating success of goals as they relate to the college. Coordinates the development and modification of program curricula within the school; monitors currency and revision of goals and objectives for all the school’s courses; maintains common goals and objectives for multiple section classes taught; ensures standardized syllabus preparation; and promotes consistent course outcomes. Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean leads faculty in developing and implementing an effective plan for assessing course, program specific, and general education goals, as well as student academic achievement. Promotes and facilitates faculty participation in student recruitment, advising, and retention activities. The Dean coordinates the development of class schedules, including decision concerning class additions, deletions and cancellations; assignment of faculty to classes according to procedures; as well as monitors faculty load and course enrollments. The incumbent coordinates the development of the school’s budget to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and monitors budget allocations. The incumbent coordinates the school’s program and/or discipline review based upon the approved program review process, including facilitating responses to recommendations resulting from the review. The Dean is to be actively involved in the development and achievement of annual enrollment objectives consistent with the overall needs and goals of the college especially as they relate to programs and courses under the auspices of the school. The Incumbent develops and provides periodic reports on activities within the school and completes state and national reporting requirements. Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Requirements:   Master’s Degree in related field required. Doctoral is preferred.  Five (5) years of experience teaching experience in Higher Education. Two (2) Years at the Community College level. Three (3) years of management experience working in a higher education setting.   Application Deadline is November 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.  Position will remain open until filled.

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Nursing Instructor

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. 

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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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