Employment Opportunities

Listed below are current vacancies for which interested individuals are encouraged to apply.  Letters of interest, resumes, the names and contact information for three professional references, and copies of college transcripts may be submitted electronically to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by regular mail to:

Human Resources, Employee Development & Payroll - Suite G12
Mountwest Community & Technical College
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701

All positions are subject to pre-employment background checks.  Official transcripts must be submitted prior to the beginning of employment for all positions.  For additional information, please call 304-710-3501.

Mountwest Community & Technical College is an EEO/AA Employer


Staff Vacancies


Full-time, regular status, non-classified, exempt position. 

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in education or a related field, plus three to four years of related experience.  Thorough knowledge of higher education and college administration, supervisory skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and technology skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Vice President for Student Services, the Registrar provides the leadership, direction and management of the Office of the Registrar.  Develop, organize, implement, manage and evaluate the college’s student registration processes, grade reports, academic record keeping, transcript preparation, and graduation certification.  Monitor records security, privacy and access. 

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before 4:00 p.m. July 31, 2014.


►Director of Accounting - Business Services

This is a full-time, regular status, non-classified, exempt position reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Business Services/Chief Financial Officer. 

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.  A Master’s degree in Accounting or a MBA is preferred.   Additionally, a CPA or CMA is preferred.  Ten years working in public accounting at the management or supervisory level is required.  Ten years working in public accounting at the management or supervisory level in higher education is preferred.    Five years of experience with Banner Finance and Student Banner A/R systems is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:  The Director will have primary responsibility for accounting, financial reporting and analysis.  Direct reports include Accounting Assistants, Grants Manager, Third Party Coordinator and support staff.  Additionally, the incumbent must demonstrate hands on preparation of all financial reports and required supplementary materials in accordance with GASB operating as a BTA in higher education.  This position demands critical decision making in regard to policies and procedures relating to financial matters.  The Director will be given the authority to enact decisions and to work at a peer level with Directors of other departments in accomplishing College goals.  The Director will participate in the College Council and leadership teams to meet Business Services departmental and institutional goals.  The successful candidate will participate in meetings with the Board of Governors, senior management, and other campus leaders that relate to the financial health of the College and may be called on to represent the Vice President for Finance and Business Services/Chief Financial Officer at meetings.  Additional responsibilities include providing leadership and strategic direction for accounting, reporting and financial analysis, working with other Directors to maintain effective financial controls throughout the institution, working with college Information Services staff to ensure information technology is working appropriately and collaborating on needed implementations or upgrades, ensuring that departmental policies and procedures are documented with review and updated annually, ensuring compliance with regulatory reporting requirements, and working with the Director of Purchasing in managing budgets for assigned areas of responsibility.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before 4:00 p.m. July 17, 2014.



Faculty Vacancies


Instructor – Veterinary Technology

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must be a credentialed veterinary technician who is a graduate of an AVMA-accredited program.  Bachelor’s degree and experience appropriate to understand and fulfill program goals is preferred.  A credentialed veterinary technician without a Bachelor’s degree may be considered but if chosen to be the successful candidate, be required to commit to obtaining a Bachelor’s’ degree within a specified time frame.

Duties & Responsibilities: This position is a full-time, non-tenure track, 11-month term faculty position teaching courses in the Division of Allied Health.  Responsibilities include program development, securing equipment and supplies,  teaching courses in the Veterinary Technology Program, working with program faculty to ensure appropriate course content and clinical internships, assisting with program and course assessment and reviews, attending advisory meetings, working with the administration to maximize learning outcomes for students in the program, assisting in the completion of national accreditation requirements for the program, and working to develop and implement student success/recruitment/ retention strategies. This position may require off-campus or evening teaching responsibilities and/or online education.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before 4:00 p.m. July 12, 2014.


►Instructional Specialist – Math Tutor

Full-time, 9-month benefits-eligible term faculty position to be funded by the BEACON grant.

Salary: $28,600/year.

Under the supervision of the Director of the Academic Skills Center, the Instructional Specialist - Math Tutor is responsible for math tutoring and other support for students enrolled in mathematics classes at Mountwest Community & Technical College.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education is required.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to effectively combine an array of methods to enhance understanding including which teaching methods best serve the student’s needs, interests, and ability to learn.  Preference will be given to applicants with:  experience working at a community college and a sensitivity and understanding of a diverse community college environment; experience working in a developmental math tutoring center; experience teaching developmental math; experience training peer tutors; and relevant teaching experience assuring up-to-date skills in the discipline.  Experience using MyMathLab; the ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people; pedagogical flexibility;  knowledge of, or commitment to learn and use a variety of pedagogical tools to enhance learning by students with varying backgrounds and learning styles.

Duties & Responsibilities:  Tutor math students.  Assist in the selection of part-time math staff/peer tutors.  Train Academic Skills Center part-time math staff/peer tutors.  Effectively coordinate activities, services and schedules to ensure smooth and efficient operation of time and quality of service.  Participate in program evaluation and the utilization of evaluation findings in program development to ensure positive outcomes.  Keep student attendance records and use basic computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  Follow Family Educational Rights and Protection Act (FERPA) guidelines when collecting appropriate student information.  In collaboration with the Director, evaluate and submit student grades.  Assist the Director with marketing the Academic Skills Center services via websites, emails, fliers, class visits, mailings, etc.  Attend Math Department meeting that pertain to the success of the Academic Success Center and instructional support for math students.  Collaborate with math instructors to maximize assistance to their students.  Perform such other duties as assigned by the Director of the Academic Success Center.

Application DeadlineOpen until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before 4:00 p.m. July 1, 2014.


►Instructor/Assistant Professor – Graphic Design

 Full-time, 9-month benefits-eligible grant funded position, renewable term appointment. Position is available beginning with the Fall 2014 academic term. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in Fine Artsor closely related field.  Teaching experience and three or more years of documented experience in graphic design. Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies.  Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills. Commitment to continued professional growth. Able to use technology as a teaching tool. Experience in curriculum development.  Commitment to supporting a diverse college community. Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive, learning-centered community college.  Finalists will be required to do micro-teaching as part of the interview process.   A Master’s Degree and more than three years of documented experience in graphic design is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:  Full-time faculty are responsible for developing, preparing and teaching courses on the Huntington campus and may be assigned to off-campus locations. Full-time faculty maintain accurate records on students, develop new educational materials and media, assist with curriculum review, advise and counsel students, and hold office hours. Full-time faculty perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including departmental meetings and committee work.

Individuals selected for interviews will be required to submit a portfolio demonstrating a track record of graphic design and to conduct a micro-teaching demonstration during the interview process.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


►Assistant/Associate Professor - Mathematics

Minimum Qualifications:Full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track, 9-month term faculty position teaching courses in the Liberal Arts & Transfer Studies Division.  Candidate must have a Master’s in Mathematics, Math education or closely related field.

Duties & Responsibilities:The successful individual will provide excellence in instruction and facilitate student learning within the specific program area.  The individual will be required to adhere to College/State policy regarding curriculum, student assessment, course syllabi, student records and all applicable academic and College policies.  Responsibilities include course development for both face-to-face and online delivery. This position may require off-campus or evening teaching responsibilities and/or online education.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled. 


►Adjunct Instructor – Communication

Salary: Master’s degree - $1,725 (3 credit hours @ $575/credit hour.   Bachelor’s degree + 15 graduate hours - $1,395 (3 credit hours @ $465/credit hour)

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of 15 graduate hours in communication studies/speech is required. Master’s Degree in communication studies/speech is preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities: Teach COM 112 Oral Communication and/or COM 125 Interpersonal Communication as needed.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


►Adjunct Instructor – Engineering Design 

Salary:  $1,860 (4 credit hours @ $465/credit hour)

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Structural, Mining, Civil or Mechanical Engineering required, Structural Engineering is preferred. 

Duties & Responsibilities:  Teach MFE 262 Engineering Design course during the Fall 2014 semester beginning August 25, 2014.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.


Student Vacancies

Student Success Peer Coaches

Multiple positions are available to current Mountwest Community & Technical College students. Salary: $11.00/hour, not benefits eligible. Hours available vary by semester:

Fall and Spring Semesters, up to 20 hours per week

Student Success Peer Coaches will work with all campus constituents and friends of the college and are expected to be involved and fully participate in all stages of the enrollment process from assisting with recruitment efforts through graduation activities.

Student Success Peer coaches are expected to:


-Contact prospective students via telephone and email
-Attend all training activities
-Serve as Mountwest CTC Ambassadors
-Develop knowledge of institutional academic program offerings
-Provide peer-to-peer mentoring to students during the enrollment process
-Provide campus tours and support for campus events
-Assist with Enrollment Management functions
-Complete data entry in EMAS (enrollment management software) as directed
-Assist with new student orientation
-Serve as Peer Coaches within COL 101 and EZStart courses
-Outreach to students
-Train incoming Student Success Peer Coaches


-A current Mountwest student in good academic standing

-Earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at Mountwest
-Student has declared a major and is degree seeking

-Student must maintain at least six credit hours to remain employed, preference will be given to full-time students
-Student is computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite and Blackboard

*To apply, please complete an application with Human Resources, Employee Development & Payroll - Suite G12 and provide two or more letters of recommendation from Mountwest faculty or staff.


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An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer