Posts filed under 'Job Postings'
WVSU Research and Development Corporation
Gus R. Douglass Land-Grant Institute Position Description
Job Title: Program Leader, Community and Agricultural Resource Development
Department: WVSU Extension Service
Reports To: Associate Dean, WVSU Extension Service
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: Bill Woodrum
The Program Leader, Community and Agricultural Resource Development (CARD) with West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service (ES) is responsible for the overall leadership, administration and evaluation of educational programs and products at the university. The person will guide efforts in agriculture, natural resource and economic development including crop diversification, on and off farm small business development, technical assistance in urban green spaces and municipal revitalization, bio-energy, entrepreneurship in rural and urban se;ttings, and value added agriculture for micro, small, and alternative farming enterprises. The position will carry a 30% research assignment with WVSU Agriculture and Environmental Research Station (AERS) and is expected to develop a complementary research portfolio. Working in collaboration with the WVSU Gus R. Douglass Land-Grant Institute (GRDI) Administration, the Program Leader will provide visionary and contemporary leadership for the development and delivery of high-impact extension educational programs, products and applied research. The Program Leader will also assist WVSUES personnel in identifying the most effective and efficient means to deliver priority research-based information and programs to our diverse clientele and stakeholders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Program Development and Priority Setting 20% Program Leadership and Administration 50% Fiscal Management 20% Other Duties as Assigned 10%
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Program Development and Priority Setting (20%) • Guide the formation of the USDA NIFA Plan of Work. • Ensure program plans are consistent with the WVSUES mission and conform to policies and objectives of the GRDI. • Employ comprehensive program planning with ongoing involvement from GRDI administrators, advisory committee members, stakeholders, and university faculty & staff to identify priority community needs. • Promote team efforts in cross-program, multi-disciplinary, statewide and multi-state priority issues. • Assist in the creation and evaluation of non-formal educational programs, products, and research initiatives with Extension Specialists, Research Specialists, and other curricular and program positions. • Assist WVSUES personnel in developing tools and methods to evaluate outreach programs. • Participate in the delivery process with Extension and Research personnel at all levels.
Program Leadership and Administration (50%) • Recruit, select, develop, and evaluate personnel and implement corrective actions as needed. • Identify, create and implement a plan to meet professional development needs with staff. • Lead the formation and operation of program teams, evaluating budgetary needs, conducting periodic reviews as needed to address changing program priorities. • Direct the implementation of the USDA NIFA Plan of Work and completion of the Annual Report of Accomplishments. • Identify and assist in the deployment of multiple communication strategies and products to inform stakeholders of programs, resources, and best practices.
Fiscal Management (20%) • Develop and manage, in cooperation with WVSUES administration, the annual program area budget. • Proactively seek, identify, and obtain appropriate extramural funding for extension and applied research programs inclusive of grant writing, partnership development, and cost recovery. • Responsibly deploy and fulfill reporting requirements of federal and extramural resources. • Create fiscal and administrative reports as assigned.
Other Duties as Assigned (10%) • Conduct activities to foster a positive public image of WVSUES, GRDI, WVSU R&D Corporation and West Virginia State University, an 1890 Land-Grant Institution. • Appropriately represent West Virginia State University Extension Service with individuals, agencies, and organizations on state, regional, and national levels. • Share leadership in Extension’s commitment to employ from and program for the diversity represented in West Virginia’s population. • Understand and comply with policies and procedures of the West Virginia State University R&D Corporation. • Other duties as assigned.
The Program Leader is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the CARD Program Area, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable state and federal laws. Responsibilities of the position include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
An earned Doctoral degree and at least one degree in agricultural economics, natural resources, agriculture education, or closely related field, is required. The successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills and experience in working with diverse clientele and organizations in both agriculture and economic development.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software, Internet software, and word processing software.
Ridgewell Financial Consultants is a local financial advisory firm that provides a wide range of financial advisory and administrative services to area companies.
The firm is looking to hire an Accounting Specialist.
Responsibilities include financial statement analysis, basic accounting, payroll processing, data entry, and potentially collections calls. Proficiency in Excel is required. Experience in QuickBooks, Microsoft Access and Sage accounting software is preferred. Much of the work can be done from home with office meetings on Mondays and Thursdays.
There will be a 90 day probation period where hours will range from 5-15 per week and pay is $10 per hour. If performance meets expectations, hours and rate will increase. Please contact Renee with any questions or resumes at email@example.com.
Corporate Communications Manager # 911629
Location flexible: Columbus, OH; Merrillville, IN; or Charleston, WV
Leverage strong written and verbal communications skills to strategically manage highly effective communications plans and tactics. Work collaboratively with NiSource executives and others in the NiSource Corporate Affairs Network to develop and execute integrated and highly effective internal communication strategies across the enterprise.
Work with the communications and online strategy director to develop and implement strategic, integrated communications and employee engagement plans and tactics for NiSource using current and future internal communications vehicles.
Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders including corporate departments and business unit communications teams.
Provide communications counsel across all levels of the enterprise.
- Provide communications counsel and support to corporate departments as assigned
- Provide strategy to drive and enhance delivery of messages by various channels to employees across the organization
- Partner with business unit communicators to drive consistent and efficient messaging
- Serve in a governance role over intranet project requests
- Build relationships and collaborate with key partners in the organization
- Provide backup media relations and crisis communications support
- Superior writing skills
- Demonstrated ability to perform in a corporate environment
- Ability to identify and segment audiences and monitor emerging issues
- Proven PC skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools
- Proven skills and experience with website or intranet strategy and content management
- Ability to prioritize, deal with ambiguity and effectively manage multiple tasks
- Demonstrated ability to perform in a deadline-oriented environment
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective consulting relationships
Required for selection:
- Bachelors in journalism, communications or business discipline required
- Five to seven years of communication or journalism experience with emphasis on superior written communications skills and online media experience
- Experience in a professional/corporate communications environment
- Ability to demonstrate leadership and project management in a team environment
Preferred for selection:
- Public Relations experience
- Experience working closely and collaboratively with business partners with human resources, IT and executive leadership
- HTML, content management experience
- External media relations experience
- Utility or other regulated industry experience
- Basic photography and/or graphic design skills and experience
How To Apply
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at www.nisource.jobs on or before May 7th!
Branch Manager 1, 2 or 3- Charleston Main
The Branch Manager has responsibility for management of the entire branch. Directly manages two or more full-time employees, conducts performance reviews, selection and performance counseling. Ultimately responsible for driving branch performance results with a strong individual sales performance and through direction, leadership, and execution of superior service and sales behaviors and activities by the entire team in order to meet/exceed 100% of branch sales goals while maintaining an operationally efficient and compliant branch. Conducts outside sales efforts, as required, to bring in new primary relationships, while also maintaining and expanding existing personal and business banking relationships. Ensures compliance with internal controls, operational procedures and risk management policies. Additionally, Branch Managers in In-Store locations are responsible for service and sales to include in-store prospecting, and assisting clients on platform and teller transactions. Responsible for ensuring that all business transactions and practices in the individual’s span of control comply with all regulations and the SunTrust Code of Conduct.
High school diploma or equivalent. Three years retail sales experience in a consumer or small business environment with leadership/coaching experience or two and a half years financial service and sales experience with at least one year previous experience in a leadership role. Ability to develop strategic plans to meet sales goals. Experience with verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interact confidently with clients. Must have cash handling or payment transaction experience.
College level courses with an emphasis on business, finance or accounting. Three and a half years financial service and sales experience in a retail branch environment with direct supervisory experience or combined experience as a Teller Lead/Coordinator or Financial Service Representative or Assistant Branch Manager at SunTrust Bank or comparable financial institution. Knowledge of branch operations, policies and procedures. Holds insurance licenses (Life, Health and/or Variable Products) and/or holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 registrations; has maintained continuing education coursework to keep licenses and/or registrations in good standing.
SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Tamarack Foundation Executive Assistant position
The ideal candidate would have experience as an Executive Assistant in a fast paced, small staffed, development environment providing assistance to the Executive Director and Program Coordinator. Essential duties include day-to-day operations by providing administrative and secretarial support; participation in all development activities, programming and events; point person on social media implementation strategies; and, development of draft communication for e-newsletters and donor correspondence.
Also provides administrative support for the Foundation board of directors and committees as needed. Ability to use more advanced computer programs such as spreadsheets, databases and proficient in use of Internet and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, QuickBooks, and Constant Contact.
Excellent oral and written communication skills a must. For confidential consideration, please send resume and salary history to Sally Barton, Executive Director, Tamarack Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or to 3310 Piedmont Rd., Charleston, WV 25306 by March 1, 2013.
Seeking: Advantage Valley Business/Entrepreneur Coach
Advantage Valley, Inc. (www.advantagevalley.com) is an economic development organization for the greater Charleston-Huntington region. Advantage Valley is partnering with the W.Va. Small Business Development Center to establish and staff a Business/Entrepreneur Coach position. The coach, who will be full-time, will be based in Huntington and will work with entrepreneurs and small business owners in the greater Charleston-Huntington region.
The coach will provide in-depth business consultative services to start-ups, recently formed companies and established small businesses seeking to expand, diversify or attract new capital investment. The individual will work in close coordination with the WVSBDC and existing entrepreneurship efforts/individuals, such as those at Charleston Area Alliance, CAFÉ Huntington, MATRIC, RCBI, Chemical Alliance Zone, TechConnectWV, Vision Shared’s Angel Investor Network, etc.
The ideal person will need to be an independent self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and an in-depth understanding of finance/financial management, business planning, capital formation, marketing, etc. A proven track record as an entrepreneur or consultant to small businesses is preferred.
Individuals who are interested in being considered should send a resume to email@example.com by January 11, 2013.
McCormick Executive Search, Inc.
Please submit resume in Word doc format to the following e-mail. firstname.lastname@example.org
Client: Global manufacturing company Locations: Sistersville, WVA – nearby towns are Marietta, OH and Parkersburg WVA.
Other job location is – Albany, NY.
Salary- base ranges: 75,000k – 120,000K
The Operations Finance Analyst role supports the operations team of the Sistersville plant and associated business units. The Analyst role is responsible for preparation and analysis of manufacturing costs and financial performance. The position will work to identify and drive process improvements to increase efficiency and improve financial results.
• Partner with operations leadership to understand plant financial results and drive profitability
• Provide cost analysis and insight to the sectors and business units supported by the Sistersville plant
• Coordinate month-end closing activities for plant related costs.
• Actively identify and drive Variable Cost Productivity projects
• Prepare analysis, reports and estimates to support regular financial reviews and all business planning requirements, including annual operating plan and other short-range estimates
• Coordinate compliance activities, including SOX documentation, audit support, account reconciliations, etc. Perform ad-hoc analysis as required
• Strong accounting/financial analysis abilities
• Excellent communication skills – demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams in a global environment
• Demonstrated ability to meet work and project deadlines producing high quality output
• Excellent prioritization and organizational skills to manage multiple deliverables
• Excellent influencing ability to meet/exceed business expectations
• Fluency in English required Strong PC and systems familiarity; excellent MS Office Suite skills
Minimum of 5 years finance experience in an industrial finance setting. Experience in manufacturing setting desired. Experience using the following systems: SAP and Microsoft Suite
Education: Must have BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance