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Faculty Positions

Potomac State College, a Division of West Virginia University located in Keyser, West Virginia, seeks qualified candidates committed to excellence in teaching and service at the undergraduate level in the following areas:

-Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Journalism: This position is full-time visiting faculty, nine month, with benefits, with a starting date of August 16, 2015. A minimum of a master’s degree in journalism or communications (journalism emphasis) is required. Responsibilities include teaching courses in media and society, media writing, reporting, editing, and serving as faculty adviser to a long-standing college newspaper and its publication three times each semester. Teaching responsibilities also include public speaking or English composition. Excellence in previous college teaching experience is valued. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS is helpful. Media online experience is valued. Academic advising in journalism and communications is expected. (Job #JOURN2015).


- Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Mathematics: This position is full-time visiting faculty, nine month, with benefits, with a starting date of August 16, 2015. A minimum of a master’s degree in mathematics is required. Teaching responsibilities include college algebra, trigonometry, and calculus through elementary differential equations. (Developmental courses may be included in teaching load.) (Job #MATH2015). 

All positions are full-time, nine-month, with benefits, with a starting date of August 16, 2015. Previous teaching experience is required.

Faculty Expectations: Successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • A student-centered commitment to high academic standards and service to students, including an effective and conscientious commitment to academic advising
  • A commitment to service on Department, Division, College and University committees and councils
  • A basic understanding of student learning outcomes, course and program assessments
  • Experience with technology in the classroom and online instructions
  • A commitment to continued professional development
  • A commitment to teach at all PSC off campus locations

Faculty Opportunities: Faculty will have an opportunity to participate in the cultural and intellectual life of West Virginia University and to benefit from professional development opportunities made available generally to university faculty while pursuing a commitment to undergraduate teaching and service at a   small college with proven enrollment growth potential that offers a distinctive identity and academic culture.

To Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, unofficial college transcript, and names and addresses of three references to: Harlan Shreve, Business Office, (Job #), Potomac State College, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, West Virginia 26726 or to Harlan.Shreve@mail.wvu.edu .  Please specify in the address or subject line the job number for which you are applying.

 


 

-Instructor or assistant professor faculty position in Business Management, this is a full-time, 9 month tenure-track with a start date of January 1, 2016. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory, intermediate, and advanced business management based undergraduate courses leading to associate and baccalaureate degrees in Business Management. The successful hire will serve as coordinator of the programs. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise to lead the faculty in the development of one or more unique program areas, such as, entrepreneurship, student-based business incubation, international business administration, or other arena to enhance enrollment.

Qualifications:

  • PhD or DBA in business or closely related field – preferred
  • An MBA from a regionally accredited college or university – considered
  • Preferential consideration will be given to candidates who have prior college-level teaching experience, experience in program leadership and accreditation, and business related work experience.

Expectations:

  • A record of commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and academic advising at the undergraduate level.
  • A commitment to professional growth and development in the “scholarship of teaching” (e.g. effective instructional methodologies that actively engage students in the learning process).
  • A basic understanding and commitment to data-driven teaching and continuous improvement decisions based on course and program-level assessment.
  • Experience with technology in the classroom and a commitment to online (hybrid and full-course) instruction and program development.
  • A commitment to work with faculty and the administration to earn a national-level business-related program accreditation.
  • A commitment to teach at all Potomac State College off-campus locations.

To Apply:

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, unofficial college transcript, and names and addresses of three references to: Harlan Shreve, Business Office, Job #BM2015-3, Potomac State College, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726 or email to Harlan.Shreve@mail.wvu.edu.

Please specify in the address or subject line the job# for which you are applying.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Adjunct Faculty Positions 

Potomac State College is currently seeking adjuncts for Fall 2015 and future semesters in the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • CIS
  • English
  • French
  • History – courses available on campus or as part of the Early Start program at Petersburg High School
  • Political Science
  • Spanish

Adjunct Instructors at PSC are expected to teach undergraduate courses and engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning. A master’s degree in the appropriate field is required or relevant certification for some disciplines. Interested individuals should send a cover letter (listing disciplines of interest and schedule availability) and a resume or curriculum vitae to PSCAcademicAffairs@mail.wvu.edu.


 

Individuals applying for a Classified Position, Non-classified or Faculty-Equivalent Position, Temporary Position or Other type of Position are asked to scroll down to the bottom of the page to access the Employment Application.

Classified Positions   


 -ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT II to serve as a receptionist with the Enrollment Services Office for prospective and currently enrolled Potomac State College students, their parents, and other visitors, as well as to perform other general office dutiesThis full-time, 12-months, benefits-eligible position requires up to 18 months of education/training beyond high school and a minimum of 6 months of general office experience.  Also must possess good logic and reasoning skills; a high level of organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and be able to learn quickly and practice confidentiality.

Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned with a cover letter by August 4 to:

Potomac State College of WVU
Applications
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV  26726


-COORDINATOR OF ALUMNI ACTIVITIES. Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University, located in Keyser, WV is seeking an energetic, qualified individual for the position of Coordinator of Alumni Activities.  

 This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. For full job description and details, click here.


 

Non-Classified and Faculty- Equivalent Positions

-VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR. Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Veterinary Technology Coordinator (Job # VTECH2015).

This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. For a full job description and details, click here.


-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST. Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Behavioral Health Therapist  (Job # PSYCH2015).

This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. For a full job description and details, click here.


-COORDINATOR OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM. Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Coordinator of Hospitality and Tourism (Job # HTOR2015).

This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. For a full job description and details, click here.


-HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER. Potomac State College, an NJCAA member, invites applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track renewable annual appointment with full benefits package.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of athletic training, including but not limited to:  evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; attend practices, home games, and some away contests; establish training room hours for treatment and rehab; complete injury report forms for all injuries; insurance billing; physician referral; supervise student athletic trainers; game manager duties when Athletic Director is not present; work summer camps as needed; and other duties as assigned by the AD.  Evening and weekend hours as well as minimal travel are required.

Bachelor’s degree in athletic training from an accredited university required, master’s degree preferred.  BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, current CPR certification required.  Eligible for WV ATC licensure.  Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills required.  Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in athletic training required at the college, professional sport, or high school level. 

Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned by June 26, 2015 with a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Potomac State College
Applications
101 Fort Ave
Keyser, WV 26726 or to HNShreve@mail.wvu.edu

Temporary Positions 

 

-CAMPUS SERVICE WORKER.   Potomac State College is accepting applications for this temporary 37.5 hours/week position with salary of $9.55/hour and no benefits.  Duties include but are not limited to cleaning dormitories, trash removal, room inspections, health and safety checks.  High school diploma/GED required.   Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned to:

Potomac State College of WVU
Applications
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV  26726


 

RESIDENCE LIFE SPECIALIST.19.  Potomac State College is accepting applications for this full-time, temporary exempt position to manage a residence hall, including the supervision of resident assistants and housekeeping staff.  Must model positive behavior and provide guidance for the emotional, intellectual, physical, occupational, and social development of students and staff, including responding to a variety of campus and individual student emergencies.  Will be on call 24 hours a day during the academic year with evening and weekend work required.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience.

Applications may be obtained below or at the College and mailed with a resume and list of references to:
Potomac State College
Applications
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV  26726 
or emailed to Harlan.Shreve@mail.wvu.edu

Other Positions 

VISTA Job Opportunity Available for Current Students, Recent Graduates  

The WVU Center for Service and Learning (CS&L) is seeking a candidate to fill the Campus Connections (Potomac State) POD in our new VISTA Collaborative! This is a perfect opportunity for a current or graduating student to make connections in the community, and help pay for school. The VISTA Collaborative aims to leverage resources at West Virginia University to build capacity and develop programs to improve outcomes in the community. The VISTA collaborative member will build the CS&L's capacity by developing and implementing service-learning partnerships for Potomac State and WV Tech faculty, students and community partners in Northern West Virginia. 

AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, 40 hours per week commitment. 

Some benefits of VISTA include:

- End of Service education award ($5,730) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,500) 

- Biweekly living allowance 

- One year of non-competitive eligibility for government jobs 

- Health Coverage 

- Can be enrolled as a student, and take up to 11 credit hours per semester. 

- VISTA now allows outside employment, as long as it doesn't interfere with VISTA activities and special events. 

If you are interested, or know of a great candidate, please contact Leah Cunningham at 304.293.8348 or leah.cunningham@mail.wvu.edu.

About the College

Founded in 1901, Potomac State College is a predominantly two year college offering seven Associate in Arts degree and eight Associate in Applied Science degrees. A Bachelor of Applied Science degree is also offered, with emphases in Business Management and Criminal Justice.  

The campus includes classroom buildings, a library, an arts center, residence halls, operating farms, and athletic facilities supporting an inter-collegiate athletics program.

As a division of West Virginia University, Potomac State College is committed to advancing the mission of the University and serving the educational needs of residents within its region from the College’s campus in Keyser.

The College is located 150 miles west of Washington, D.C., and 90 miles east of the main campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

Please direct any questions to Susan Slaubaugh at 304-788-6855.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Click here for Potomac State College of WVU Employment Application. pdf

 

Classified and Mountaineer Temp positions require that an applicant must submit a Position Interest Form for each position for which they seek consideration. The employment application has a Position Interest Form attached.  Employment applications remain on file for one year. During that period, it is only necessary to file a Position Interest Form for a job for which you would like to receive consideration.

The Position Interest Form is available here:

Click here for Potomac State College of WVU Position Interest Form. pdf

The Position Interest Form can be delivered to Potomac State College or mailed to Potomac State College of WVU, ATTN: Applications, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726