Job Opportunities

Administrative Positions

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is accepting applications for a 12-month position with benefits in the position of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (Job #1450).  For additional details on this position, click here.

Faculty Positions

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

English: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A master’s degree or doctorate in English or an MFA degree in writing is required. Teaching responsibilities include English composition and rhetoric, developmental English courses, and literature courses. Successful candidates will focus their letter of interest on composition teaching experience, course work in teaching composition, and interest in the two-year college mission. (Job 1410)

Mathematics: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A minimum of a master’s degree in mathematics is required. Teaching responsibilities include college algebra, trigonometry, and calculus through elementary differential equations. (Job 1420)

Elementary Education: Instructor or Assistant Professor, visiting. A minimum of a master’s degree in elementary education or related field is required with a minimum of three years of elementary school teaching experience. Preference will be given for teacher-education experience in higher education. Teaching responsibilities include upper- and lower-division courses in education. (Job 1430)

All positions may require online and off-campus teaching such as Early Start classes.

All positions are full-time, nine-month with benefits with a starting date of August 16, 2014. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

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 College and University committees and councils;
  • A basic understanding of student-learning outcomes assessment;
  • Experience in or commitment to the application of technology to the teaching/ learning process;
  • A commitment to continued professional development.

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.

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 .

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

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled. 


Adjunct Faculty Positions 

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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  

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Non-Classified and Faculty- Equivalent Positions

-Potomac State College of West Virginia University is accepting applications for a 9-month, 37.5 hours/week position in the Student Health Center for a Nurse Practitioner. Position requires an interest in urgent care and continuity care of college population of 1800, with competence in diagnosis and treatment of common ambulatory problems and minor office procedures. Experience in college health and women’s health preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing services to Title X WV Family Planning Program, establishing medical diagnoses, prescribing medications for treatment, follow-up evaluation and making appropriate referrals. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited program with license in WV as NP with prescriptive authority. Must have at least one year experience in the field. Please complete and submit employment application and send with a current resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Ms. Carol Wertman, Potomac State College of WVU, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV, 26726. Applications will be received until a suitable applicant is found.

-Potomac State College of West Virginia University is accepting applications for a 12-month position with benefits in the position of Agriculture, Forestry and Campus Farms Unit Coordinator (Job #1440).  For additional details on this position, click here.


Temporary Positions

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Other Positions  

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About the College 

Founded in 1901, Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University (WVU), 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 offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees as well as WVU’s Regents Bachelor of Arts degree. The College has experienced a significant increase in enrollment since 2006.

The campus includes academic buildings, a library, an arts center, six residence halls, three operating farms, and athletic facilities supporting 11 intercollegiate athletic programs.

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. For more information, click here for links to regional newspapers.

Please direct any questions to Carol Wertman at 304-788-6827.

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