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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 fringe benefits.  Southern West Virginia Community and Technial College seeks innovative instructors 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 efectively 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 faculty who integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities; Apply technology to the teaching and learning process, and deliver instruction in a variety of formats; Understand and apply organization theory, and thrive in cross functional roles; Collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem solving, and make data-driven decisions as well as integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methodology.  Requirements: Master's Degree in a science field.  We prefer candidates who can teach bilogical sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, and physics.  Therefore, a Master's degree in one science field 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 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.   

Graphic and Web Designer

Campus: Logan                                     Non-Classified                             Full-time with Benefits

Responsibilities:  This position is responsible for a wide variety of assignments including, but not limited to designing images for use as logos, overall graphic design of artwork and layout for publications such as brochures, catalogs, posters, advertisements, newsletters, newspapers, magazines, books, materials for web pages, and multimedia projects including social media and television.  The incumbent is responsible for the graphics and maintenance of the College's overall website design.  Knowledge and Skills:  An excellent understanding of and demonstrated proficiency in common industry applications (i.e., Adoble Creative Suite (PC), especially Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator).  Excellent graphic production skills, experience in interface-design, experience working with WordPress, and knowledge of HTML/CSS/PHP/JavaScript.  Ability to effectively follow design and technical direction.  Superior knowledge of web graphics formats and web optimization standards.  Intelligent page-building skills with precise attention to detail.  Excellent organizational and time management skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Significant experience with the ability to relate to a diverse community.  Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts and / or Web Design, Visual Communication, or related field required.  A minimum of two (2) years successful related work experience or equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience.  The review of applications will begin on September 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Instructor of Information Technology

Campus: Logan                   Grant-Funded Position, Full-time 9 month Term Faculty with Benefits

Expectations:  While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching 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 colllaborative activities with k-12 and baccalaureate-granting colleagues (i.e., Tech-Prep, School-to-Work, 2+2 Programs).  Requirements:  Earned Bachelors Degree in business appropriate field (Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Network Systems, and Applied Technology with Drone background) required.  Three (3) years teaching experience required.  Experience teaching at the community college level preferred.  Ability to use the Blackboard Learning Management System and Quality Matters training preferred.  Must be willing to work non-traditional schedules at multiple campus locations.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Computer literacy required.  All Applicants should be team players with the ability to work well with others.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Academic Success Specialist

Multiple Campus(es): Logan, Williamson, Wyoming/McDowell, and Boone   Part-time Up to 19 hours per week  Grant Funded Position

Reponsibilities:  Provides academic assistance to assigned tutees, 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 compentency 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 achievin 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 have experience teaching at the community college level.  Must have the ability to effectively communicate mathematics, reading and English concepts to students.  Computer literate, and demostrate 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.  Application Review begins Thursday, August 2, 2018.

Instructor of English

Campus: Logan (2), and Wyoming/McDowell (1)                               Full-time 9 - Month Term Faculty with Benefits

All faculty positions are full-time "term" faculty appointments with excellent fringe benefits.  Southern West Virginia 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 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.  Requirements:  Master of Arts in English, Master of Fine Arts in Writing, or Master of Arts in related field with minimum of 18 graduate hours in English required.  Experience teaching at the community college level preferred.  Abiltiy to use Blackboard Learning Management System and Quality Matters training preferred.  Must be willing to work non-traditional schedules at multiple campus locations.  Must demonstrate willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Computer literacy required.  All applicants must be team players with the abiltiy to work with others.  30 credit hour teaching load per academic year; 7.5 office hours per week, in addition to other related assignments.  Teaching assignments may involve some evening, weekend and/or off-campus classes.  Target date to fill position is 8/6/2018. 

Instructor - Respiratory Care

Campus:  Wyoming                       Full-Time 9 month Term Faculty with Benefits

Expectations:  While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching 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:  Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution and hold Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in West Virginia with current state license, or the ability to become licensed in West Virginia.  Must have four years of experience as a registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two years in clinical respiratory care.  Prefer two years teaching in an accredited respiratory care program or as a clinical preceptor. Must be able to travel among campuses and/or clinical sites.  All applicants must be team players with the ability to work well with others.  30 credit hour teaching load per academic year; 7.5 office hours per week, in addition to other related assignments.  Teaching assignments may involve some evening, weekend and/or clinical sites.  Review of applications begin Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Program Assistant I - Human Resources

Campus: Logan                   Classified                           Full-time With Benefits

Responsibilities:  Provides professional administrative support for the employment function of the Human Resources Department.  Responsible for maintaining the employee leave system, database, HEPC reporting and employee recognition process.  Assists Director with development and delivery of training programs; Input information into computerized systems used for personnel and payroll; Provides administrative support for HR Director.  The position is the point of contact for job applicants, employees, and general public.  Prepares employment application packets and prepares and updates job applicant log.  Maintains inventory and purchases supplies; answers telephone and responds to basic inquiries; and monitors employee personnel files.  Provides administrative and project support for HR Director.

Requirements: Associate Degree in Office Adminstrative or Business Administration, or related field is required, and one year of recent Human Resources experience in employment function, general office management, legal or office administration.  Successful candidate will be skilled in all phases of office work and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Must have excellent customer service skills.  Must demonstrate ability to operate a PC using word processing software (Word and WordPerfect) and perform data entry with accuracy.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint and Access.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality.   Position will remain open until filled.

Student Services Specialist -Technical Programs

Grant Funded Position.   Non-Classifed        Regular Full-Time with Benefits.

Summary:  Candidate must facilitate the admission of students into higher education, to assist in the process for acquisition of financial aid, to monitor students' academic progress and to provide support in a collegiate environment that allows students to persist to the point of reaching their unique academic goals.  The position counsels and advises students in technical programs, and assists in the coordination and delivery of student services to assist these students.  This position has the knowledge to assist students through recruitment, admission, financial aid, registration, retention, graduation, and career rediness.  Reponsibilities:  Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling student services activities for students enrolled in technical programs at assigned campus(es) and off-campus sites.  Student Services functions may include recruitment, advising, registration, orientation, counseling, disability services, placement testing, degree audits, student activities, financial aid, tutorial services, career planning, and job placement.  Student Services Specialist- Technical Programs are responsible for developing varied structured programs, workshops, and seminars for campus and/or online delivery to assist students enrolled in technical programs.  Student Services Specialist-Technical Programs may be responsible for assisting with campus-wide and/or  home campus coordination of student associations or clubs for technical students including but not limited to Skills USA and the National Technical Honor Society.  Canidate must advise students regarding academic programs, course selection, and institutional transfer.  Assists students with basic financial aid process and answer basic financial aid questions.  Work with Academic adminstration and program faculty on understanding programmatic needs and other aspects of their programs in order to assist students with persistence and completion of the program(s).  Maintain current knowledge of applicable federal, state, and institutional procedures, and policies.  Maintains comprehensive participation records and prepares reports, as needed.  Work with Student Services' personnel to conduct appropriate recruiting, outreach, and information sharing activities to prospective technical students through written and verbal correspondence, college fairs, open houses, high school visits, various community functions, and other activities.  Student Services Specialist-Technical Programs must maintain positive relationships with local high schools, and ensure Southern is represented at community functions and events.  Assist with general registration by helping manage the registration process, providing advising, counseling, and data input services at assigned campus.  Perform other duties as assigned.  Requirements: At least 2 years Student services, counseling, academic advising and/or financial aid experience in a higher education setting.  Must have strong people skills; strong customer service skills; knowledge of counseling theories; knowledge of computer information skills; ability to work as an effective team member; ability to intervene in a crisis situation; must maintain a positive attitude; demonstrate interpersonal communication and adminstrative skills; problem solving experience and skills; must have strong skills in setting priorities, organization, and time management; must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; considerable knowledge of the principles of individual appraisal; including interviewing, occupational testing and evaluation of personal traits and abilities.  Education:  Master's Degree required with a preference for degrees in Counseling, Student Personnel, (Guidance and Counseling), Psychology, or Education.  Combination of education, training, and experience considered in liue of Master's Degree.  Applications will be reviewed on Monday July 9, 2018 

Instructional Specialist / Agriculture

Campus: Williamson and Off-Site           Full-time 12 month Term Faculty with Benefits - Grant Funded

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.  Guided by principles that emphasize educational programs and student success especially in learning and continuous improvement, we envision Southern as a premier learning organization that is in the forefront of community college technical education.  We welcome qualified faculty who integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities; apply technology to the teaching and learning process; deliver instruction in a variety of formats; understand and apply organizational theory; thrive in cross-functional roles; collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem solving; make data-driven decisions; integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methology.  Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Education, Horticulture, Soil and Crop Management, Agroecology, Animal and Nutritional Science, Agriculture Mechanics, or Agribusiness required.  Experience in crop management, hydroponics, or master gardener certification preferred Comparable combination of education, experience, and credentials may be considered.  Must have experience in project management, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work with others in a team environment, and excellent organizational skills and computer skills.  Must demonstrate a willingness to develop and teach courses online and use alternative delivery modes.  Expectations:  While a faculty teaching load of 30 credit hours in an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching and assessing assignments, especially since academic needs vary.  As such, faculty should expect to integrate with their primary responsibilities creating expertiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques (i.e., work-based and service learning portfolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios, etc.) menoring 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).   Review of applications begin Thursday, July 26, 2018

Instructor of Nursing

Campus:  Logan                                  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 needs.  Requirements:  Graduate Degree with a major in Nursing; Bachelor's Degree with a major in Nursing and be enrolled in a graduate degrree program with a major in Nursing within one year of employment as a faculty member; or have a bachelor's degree with a major in Nursing and at least ten (10) years in direct patient carae experience in Nursing.  Must have credentials which verify status as registered professional nurse in West Virginia or the ability to become licensed in West Virginia.  Current, unencumbered license as a registered professional nurse or ability to obtain license in the state of West Virginia, a minimum of two years in nursing practice and education sufficient to demonstrate professional competence required.  Prior teaching experience 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 course online and use alternative delivery modes.  Must be knowledgeable about and embrace associate degree nursing education.  Must be open to change.  POSITION OPENED UNTIL FILLED.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

English and English Support – Math and Math Support – Anatomy and Physiology - Nursing – 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.