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Employment Opportunities

Instructor of Cosmetology

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

Responsibilities:  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 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 trentds.  Requirements: Current West Virginia Cosmetology Instructor Certification required. Associate Degree in Cosmetology or related field. Five years salon/shop experience required. Experience teaching at the community college level preferred. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, ability to work with others in a team environment, and excellent organizational skills. Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.

Campus Maintenance Specialist

Campus:  Logan                                        Full-Time Classified with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Ability to perform all required carpentry, electrical, welding, plumbing, and HVAC tasks.  Ability to use operate tools and equipment.  Ability to use electrical meters, air conditioning manifold gauges, torches, heat load analyzer.  Ability to work on ladders and scaffolds.  Maintains all air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, electrical, generators, boilers.  Correct water leak in pumps and ensures that air pressure and waste temperatures, visual checks, investigates unusual or exessive noises, and checks amp load of all units.  Diagnose and correct problems with relays, capacitors, contactors, overloads, thermostats, transformers, control circuits, power circuits, refrigeration systems, condensing units and evaporator coils and cooling tower.  Troubleshoots all electrical components of systems. Repair and operate emergency generators.  Responsible for electrical motors of all types, electrical systems which controls all phases.  Install ballasts and electrical switches of all types.  Installs and repairs interior walls, partitions, insulation, dry wall, wood trim.  Demolition and renovation as needed.  Assemble, repair, and install office furniture and educational equipment.  Repair appliances as needed.  Repair and install lighting, outlets, switches as needed.  Requires:  Education equivalent to an associate degree.  Completion of vocational training program in HVAC, Carpentry, and Electricity.  Any acceptable combination of education, training, apprenticeships, and experiences will suffice.  West Virginia Electrician License/Certification, Plumber License/Certification, HVAC are required.  Three to five years of extensive experience in electrical, HVAC, troubleshooting, Freon Reclamation, boiler operation, reading blueprints and schematics, plumbing, pipefitting, etc.  Carpenter, plumbing, electrical experience.  Knowledge of transformers, load capacities and size of K.V.A. lighting load and heating/air conditioning loads, high voltage, low voltage, brand circuits, receptacle circuits, computer leads, troubleshooting all four voltage types (480, 277, 208, 120) including line voltage and load voltage.  Application review will begin on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Position will be open until filled.

Public Relations Specialist

Campus:  Logan Campus                    Non-Classified Full-Time with benefits

Responsibilities:  Researches, writes, edits, designs, prepares and distributes various informational materials for publication, including news releases, fact sheets, feature articles, newsletters, speeches, biographies, talking points, introductions, public service announcements, presentations, recruitment materials, etc.  May be institutional spokesperson for publications on camera, in web video, or in the public.  Designs and writes the production of printed and web-based promotional materials for special events and publications.  Plans, markets, and participates in on-campus and off-campus special events.  Assists Director of Media in coordinating special projects, publications, radio programs, television/web video productions, social media, etc.  Provides administrative support for placement of advertising, media correspondence and requisitions.  Administers the collective of event information for distribution to participants and clientele.  Liaises with various media outlets in print, television, radio, social media, and electronic venues for programming and promotional purposes.  Evaluates and analyzes each event; ensures establilshed objectives and needs are met.  Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy college events.  Ability to work independently and carry out assignments without detailed instruction.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to a diverse community utilizing advanced verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to speak before large groups.  Knowledge of communications principles, media, and marketing techniques and operations.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and deal tactfully with a variety of media professionals.  Ability to create communications that are responsible to the needs of the organization and special events.  Knowledge of journalism principles and techniques.  Knowledge of editorial and ethical standards for the research and development of journalistic articles and/or presentations.  Knowledge of the mission and communications priorities of Southern WV Community and Technical College.  Skill in the use of journalistic and web research methods and techniques.  Skill in the operation of personal computers including the use of electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, and desktop publishing.  Skill in the areas of creative writing and editing.  Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.  Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Ability to analyze  and solve problems.  Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in public or media relations, communications, journalism or other related degree, OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Three (3) years minimum in journalism or public relations.   Application review will begin on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Academic Lab Manager I

Campus:  Logan Campus                        $2,251 per month                              Non-Classified Full-Time 10-month position with benefits

Responsibilities:  Provide support to the Nursing Program through oversight of nursing laboratory operations.  Provide orientation to the nursing lab for new students.  Manage aspects of skills laboratory including but not limited to maintaining and cleaning equipment, maintaining a clean environment, conducting preventative maintenance, laundering nursing laboratory linen, and maintaining, ordering and inventorying supplies.  Requirements:  Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program with a minimum of two years recent relative work experience in a clinical setting is required.  Must have a current unencumbered licensure as a licensed practical nurse in West Virginia.  Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.  Basic computer skills are essential.  Must be able to multi-task a variety of projects.  Must be able to move about inside the office for extended periods of standing, constantly position self to maintain computers in the lab, and move equipment and objects weighing up to 50 pounds.   Application deadline is Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Director of Campus Operations

Campus:  Logan Campus            Non-Classified Full-Time with benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:  Directs and manages physical plant, campus operations and community relations for the Logan Campus; works closely with college staff to manage student recruitment efforts for the campus.  Requirements:   A minimum of five years' experience in facility management, supervision and community relations is required.  Candidate's experience must evidence success in obtaining and managing projects, as well as in leadership of programs.  Ability to work flexible hours and travel is required.  A Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field is preferred, but not required.  Application review will begin on Thursday, October 12, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Campus:  Logan Campus                Non-Classified         Full-Time with benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:  Provides 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, developmental education, library, professional development, and distance learning.  Prepare reports to College, district, state, and federal agencies as necessary.  Provide strategic vision and leadership for curriculum and new program development, academic policy development, assessment, staffing/scheduling for the academic programs of the College and ensure timely and effective instructional program review. Responsible for coordinating annual review and revision of the College catalog and schedule with various functional units.  Coordinate annual review and update of the institution's strategic plan.  Be accountable for institutional effectiveness related to academic instruction.  Responsible for the collection and conducting statistical analyses of pertinent student assessment data.  Facilitate strategic partnerships with K-12 districts, other college and universities, employers, and other stakeholders.  Provide leadership for the institutional accreditation process.  Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  An earned master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university - doctorate preferred.  Five or more years of administrative experience in higher education, with three or more years of full-time equivalent college-level teaching experience.  Significant senior administrative experience in higher education.  Experience with student assessment, student success, and accreditation processes and requirements.  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.  Demonstrated ability to extract, analyze, and make decisions based on data.  Demonstrated expertise in curriculum development, with a commitment to scholarship.  Demonstrated experience in developing programs for adult learners.  Demonstrated knowledge of emerging issues and trends in community colleges.  Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state codes, laws, and regulations as they relate to student issues.  Demonstrated knowledge of strategic enrollment managment, student retention, and college completion; and the ability to apply them effectively in a highly competitive market.  Demonstrated knowledge of the BANNER Student Information System. Demonstrated management style that is imaginative, decisive, proactive, and empowers other to takes risks. Must possess effective listening and communication skills, both oral and written. Must possess ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasizes collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving. Must possess ability and willingness to manage multiple priorities and projects. Must possess ability to be a part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the College goal of integrating instruction and student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student-learning environment.   Application review will begin Monday, October 30, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Full-Time with benefits      
Campus:   Williamson   Responsibilities:  Facilitates the admission of students into higher education, assists in the process of acquisition of financial aid, monitors students’ academic progress, and provides support in a collegiate environment that allows students to persist to the point of reaching their unique academic goals.  Counsels and advises students at assigned campus(es) and off-campus sites and assists in the coordination and delivery of student services, including recruitment, advising, registration, financial aid, placement testing, counseling, orientation, disability services, degree audits, student government, student activities, tutorial services, career planning, and job placement.  Responsible for developing varied structured programs, workshops, and seminars for campus delivery.  This position assists students from recruitment through graduation.  Requirements: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Student Personnel (Guidance and Counseling), Psychology, Education, or a related field and at least two (2) years of experience in student services, counseling, academic advising, and/or financial aid in a higher education setting are required.  Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training may be considered.  Must work as an effective team member, have strong customer service skills, strong people skills, knowledge of counseling theories, and the ability to intervene in a crisis situation.  Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills both orally and written, administrative management skills, and problem solving skills.  Must demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles of individual appraisal—including interviewing, occupational testing and evaluation of personal traits and abilities.  Application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.


Non-classified                   Full-Time with benefits      
Campus:  Logan   Responsibilities:  Responsible for leading the technical support team to provide excellent customer service and resolve technical issues.  Manage a team of technicians who troubleshoot and resolve IT issues along with configuration and installation of various technology related hardware and software.  Ensure customer service is timely and accurate on a daily basis and responsible for helpdesk functions and ticketing system management.  Establish best practices and work with Network Manager to ensure systems and processes are maintained effectively.  Read, prepare and comprehend documentation and technical information on hardware, software, and processes.  Contributes to departmental productivity by communicating ideas, needs and issues with the CIO and Network Manager.  Interfaces with technology users, employing a high degree of tact and diplomacy to promote a positive image of the department.  Work with college constituents and vendors to configure, provide quotes, and maintain inventory on purchased technology related items.  Maintains competency and enhances professional growth and development through training, continuing education and conferences.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Information Officer.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Extensive knowledge of computer and network hardware, software and operating systems.  Customer-service oriented with a problem-solving attitude.  Team management skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have excellent problem solving skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to work as a team member.  Application review begins Thursday, August 31, 2017.


Non-classified                   Full-Time with benefits      
Campus:  Logan   Responsibilities:  Plan, support, and maintain the applications that support the college’s administrative and academic goals.  Ensure that applications meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues. Must facilitate the collection, analysis, and interpretation of institutional data and the provision of correct, complete, and current information necessary to support planning, decision-making, and regulatory reporting.  This position is responsible for contributing to the development of analytics, dashboards, reports, presentations, and related data projects.  Design and develop scripts, programs and applications using Argos, SQL and/or Oracle tools such as PL SQL and SQL*Plus, to meet the needs of users.  Design and develop interfaces between logical components of systems as needed.  Select, extract, and prepare data for statistical analysis along with state and federal reporting requirements.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Information Officer.  Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in IT-related field or significant IT coursework or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Three (3) or more years of experience as a programmer analyst, preferably in a higher education computing environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.  Work experience and proficiency in one of the following databases: Oracle, MS-SQL, MySQL.  Must have proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve systems issues in order to maximize the benefit of functionality of the college’s computer systems. This is a technical role and requires proficiency in a structured query language (SQL), familiarity with data governance, the ability to work with complex data sets, and the ability to manage multiple data requests.  Results and detail oriented with high levels of productivity.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.  Understanding of Linux and Microsoft operating systems at the PC and server levels in order to troubleshoot and configure applications and database driven processes.  Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.  Application review begins Thursday, August 31, 2017.


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.