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CHAIR FOR THE SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH AND NURSING

Faculty with Administrative Appointment         Full-Time with Benefits       
Campus:  Logan Campus   Responsibilities:  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 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 Chair, in conjunction with faculty provides a vision for the future direction of the School of Allied Health and Nursing within the college’s strategic goals and mission.  He/she provides leadership within the school for developing, achieving, and evaluating success of goals as they relate to the college.  This incumbent 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 Chair 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 Chair functions as the faculty liaison with administration by holding regular faculty meetings and by attending regular meetings with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and other appropriate college committees and councils.  The Chair coordinates the development of class schedules, including decisions 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 recommendation 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 Chair 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.  Requirements:  Master’s Degree in related field and must meet the minimum requirements for teaching within the school.  Must have a minimum of five years teaching experience in higher education, with at least two of those years at the community college level.  Thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission and philosophy of the community college environment.  Ability to carry out assignments requiring the organization of material, analysis of data, and preparation of pertinent recommendations.  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.  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 general public.  Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.  Ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations.  Ability to speak in public before large groups, tasks forces, or working committees and articulate controversial issues.  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.  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.  Application review begins Monday, February 13, 2017.

CHAIR FOR THE SCHOOL OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDIES

Faculty with Administrative Appointment         Full-Time with Benefits       
Campus:  Williamson Campus   Responsibilities:  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 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 Chair, in conjunction with faculty provides a vision for the future direction of the School of Career and Technical Studies within the college’s strategic goals and mission.  He/she provides leadership within the school for developing, achieving, and evaluating success of goals as they relate to the college.  This incumbent 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 Chair 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 Chair functions as the faculty liaison with administration by holding regular faculty meetings and by attending regular meetings with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and other appropriate college committees and councils.  The Chair coordinates the development of class schedules, including decisions 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 recommendation 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 Chair 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.  Requirements:  Master’s Degree in related field and must meet the minimum requirements for teaching within the school.  Must have a minimum of five years teaching experience in higher education, with at least two of those years at the community college level.  Thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission and philosophy of the community college environment.  Ability to carry out assignments requiring the organization of material, analysis of data, and preparation of pertinent recommendations.  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.  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 general public.  Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.  Ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations.  Ability to speak in public before large groups, tasks forces, or working committees and articulate controversial issues.  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.  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.  Application review begins Monday, February 13, 2017.

CHAIR FOR THE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Faculty with Administrative Appointment         Full-Time with Benefits       
Campus:  Boone Campus   Responsibilities:  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 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 Chair, 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.  He/she provides leadership within the school for developing, achieving, and evaluating success of goals as they relate to the college.  This incumbent 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 Chair 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 Chair functions as the faculty liaison with administration by holding regular faculty meetings and by attending regular meetings with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and other appropriate college committees and councils.  The Chair coordinates the development of class schedules, including decisions 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 recommendation 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 Chair 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.  Requirements:  Master’s Degree in related field and must meet the minimum requirements for teaching within the school.  Must have a minimum of five years teaching experience in higher education, with at least two of those years at the community college level.  Thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission and philosophy of the community college environment.  Ability to carry out assignments requiring the organization of material, analysis of data, and preparation of pertinent recommendations.  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.  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 general public.  Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.  Ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations.  Ability to speak in public before large groups, tasks forces, or working committees and articulate controversial issues.  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.  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.  Application review begins Monday, February 13, 2017.

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Non-Classified       Full-Time with benefits      
Campus:   Logan Campus   Responsibilities:  This position reports directly to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and is responsible for overall planning, organizing, and executing all Information Technology functions, which includes directing all information technology operations to meet client requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing infrastructure, applications, and development of new technical solutions.  Provides overall leadership and direction for and to the Information Technology Unit and organizes, administers, assigns and delegates responsibilities to all areas of oversight subject to applicable laws, policies and procedures.  Provides leadership and coordination in the overall preparation and implementation of institutional technology planning.  Maintains the integrity and continual operation of the information technology network.  Leads and implements network-related projects such as installation, upgrade, configuration, and review of directory structures, rights, security, software and servers.  Develops and recommends policies and procedures to the Vice President for Finance and Administration for all areas of responsibility.  Participates in the strategic planning effort in regard to areas of responsibility.  Provides administration direction for network services, applications services, and user services.  Fosters positive college environment which promotes diversity and excellence in all areas of responsibility.   Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related field is required (Master’s degree preferred), plus relevant experience of six years with a bachelor’s degree or five years with a master’s degree in a technical role with leadership and management experience in the field.  Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of technology principles, practices, and methods, and thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission and philosophy of the community college environment.  Must have the ability to carry out assignments requiring the organization of material, analysis of data, and preparation of pertinent recommendations.  Must demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.  Must be able to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative personnel, faculty, classified staff, students and the general public.  Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.  Must have knowledge of administrative survey techniques and skill in their application.  Must be able to travel to on- and off-campus locations.  Must have ability to speak in public before large groups, tasks forces, or working committees and articulate controversial issues.  Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of various network protocols, Microsoft, and Linux operating system; considerable knowledge of programming and configuring Cisco switches and routers; and knowledge of BANNER and Oracle database tables.  Must have experience that demonstrates resourceful approaches to handling budgetary matters that includes the ability to plan, develop, and manage complex budgets.  Must exhibit the highest standards of personal and professional integrity and credibility; ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving; and ability and willingness to manage multiple priorities and projects.  Application review begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

English and English Support – Math and Math Support – Anatomy and Physiology – Music, Art and Theater – Sociology – Psychology – Political Science – History – Homeland Security
Campus:   All Campus Locations (Logan, Williamson, Boone/Lincoln and Wyoming/McDowell)  Responsibilities:  Part-time instructors committed to community college students and their success to teach courses at all campus locations in English and English Support, Math and Math Support, Anatomy and Physiology, Music, Art and Theater, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History and Homeland Security.  Requirements:  Master’s Degree and 18 graduate hours in field required for most courses (English, Math, Anatomy and Physiology, Music, Art and Theater, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History, and Homeland Security).  Bachelor’s Degree required for English and Math Support.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

ADJUNCT FACULTY - PowerSports Technology Program

Locations: Boone Campus  Responsibilities:  Part-time instructors needed for the new PowerSports Technology Program at our Boone Campus.  The Powersports Technology Program will offer interactive classroom instruction and hands-on experience in the technical and mechanical repair of sophisticated recreational outdoor vehicles, such as motocyles and ATVs. The instructors should be committed to community college students and their success.  Requirements:  Industry-recognized certifications in the field of PowerSports technical and mechanical repair, and two years relevant work experience required.  Associate Degree and teaching experience preferred.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.