Job Opportunities

Administrative Positions

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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:

-Biology: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A minimum of a master’s degree in Biology is required from a regionally accredited college or university. Teaching responsibilities include General Biology and other 100 and 200 level biology courses including laboratory preparation and instruction. (Job 1540)

-Computer Information Systems: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A minimum of a master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field is required from a regionally accredited college or university. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in hardware, software applications, networking, database management, programming logic, operating systems and other computer information courses. (Job 1510)

-Music: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A minimum of a master’s degree in music is required from a regionally accredited college or university. Teaching responsibilities include introductory music courses, such as music history and music appreciation. The successful candidate will also work closely with undergraduate students and the community in creating and/or implementing integrative ensembles that will reflect the diverse musical environment of the College. (Job 1520)

-Sociology: Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track. A minimum of a master’s degree in Sociology or Anthropology is required from a regionally accredited college or university. Teaching responsibilities include courses in sociology, anthropology and related disciplines. (Job 1530)

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. Priority will be given to applications received by January 30, 2015.

 

-Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University located in Keyser, WV, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, 9 month tenure-track instructor or assistant professor faculty position in Business Management with a start date of August 16, 2015. 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 March 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 in the following disciplines:

  • French – on campus
  • Spanish – on campus
  • History – as part of the Early Start program at Petersburg High School

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  

- Potomac State College of WVU is accepting applications for a Mathematics Tutor to work in the Academic Success Center. This position is full-time, 37.5 hours/week, 9 months, benefits eligible with a salary of $14.75/hour. Duties include tutoring students to improve mathematical skills, providing other services offered by the Academic Success Center, and teaching a one-credit orientation course annually. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or closely related subject and six months experience as a tutor or teacher in higher education.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned with a cover letter to Potomac State College of WVU, Applications, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726. 

-Potomac State College is seeking applications for a Secretary to work in the Service Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. This position is 37.5 hours/week with benefits and a salary of $10.10/hour. Duties include answering switchboard phone calls; logging and distributing campus mail; ordering, sorting and distributing incoming supplies; operating copier; and assisting students, faculty, staff, and visitors with directions and information. High school diploma required OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to use Microsoft Word and do simple excel spreadsheets and email.

Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned by April 10 with a cover letter to Potomac State College of WVU, Applications, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726.  

 


 

Non-Classified and Faculty- Equivalent Positions

-Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University, located in Keyser, WV is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness. (Job # IE2015).

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

-Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Machinist Technology Instructor (Job # MT2015).

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

-Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University, located in Keyser, W.Va., is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Library Director (Job # LD2015). This is a 12-month, academic Librarian appointment with benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date is July 1, 2015. This is a Librarian-track position and serves as an ex-officio member on both Faculty Executive and Faculty Assembly committees.

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


Temporary Positions

-Potomac State College is seeking applications for an Administrative Secretary Senior to provide assistance to the Faculty Assembly for 20 hours/week. This temporary position pays $12.25/hour for up to 8.5 months with no benefits. Requires minimum of High School Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience. Also must be experienced in Microsoft Office 2013 software (i.e., Word, Excel, and Outlook) and proficient in typing and note taking.

Applications may be obtained below or at the college and returned with a cover letter and resume by March 31 to Potomac State College of WVU, Applications, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726.

 


 

Other Positions  

Currently, no new jobs available.

 

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