Job Opportunities

Welcome Prospective Employee! We are excited you are interested in joining the Mountaineer Family. You will find Potomac State College of West Virginia University a friendly and exciting place to work with a variety of opportunities and benefits. To view current job openings, click on the appropriate link below.

How to Apply

Click here to view jobs (Posted after October 1, 2015)

Jobs Posted prior to October 1, 2015 can be seen below.

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: 

-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.


  • 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.


  • 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

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 accepting applications for our Adjunct Pool for future semesters, especially in the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • CIS
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Religion
  • 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 and unofficial transcripts to

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.
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.
The campus includes classroom buildings, a library, an arts center, six residence halls, operating farms, and athletic facilities supporting an inter-collegiate athletics program.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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.