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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.
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 accepting applications for our Adjunct Pool for future semesters, especially in the following disciplines:
- Political Science
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 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.
-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 duties. This 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
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV 26726
BUS DRIVER II. This position in the Maintenance Department pays $15.32/hour, and is 12 months, 37.5 hours/week, with benefits. Duties include providing transportation services to the Potomac State College community and its visitors as needed, as well as performing a wide variety of maintenance related duties on campus. Requires commercial driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent and minimum of one year experience dealing with the public.
Applications may be obtained below or from the college and returned by August 21 to Potomac State College, APPLICATIONS, 101 Fort Avenue, Keyser, WV 26726 or emailed to Harlan.Shreve@mail.wvu.edu with the job title in the subject line.
Non-Classified and Faculty- Equivalent Positions
No Positions at this time.
-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
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV 26726
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 email@example.com.
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.
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:
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