Human Resources - Staff Jobs

The list below provides information about staff jobs currently available on Harding University's campus. (For faculty positions, please contact the dean or department chair of the appropriate academic department.) 

Qualified persons filing timely applications will be given consideration for the positions listed. Applications must accompany resumes to be considered for a position.  Posted positions are open for a minimum of five (5) working days.

Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Harding University are available and interested. The policy for employees requesting to transfer can be found in the Employee Handbook on Pipeline.

Unless otherwise noted, posted positions are 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. 

Applicants are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources with any questions. Please do not contact departments directly. (Updated: 05-23-2016)

Employment Forms

Employment Application pdf

Staff Transfer Request pdf

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The "Open for Hire" date indicates the position has been posted for a minimum of five working days and can be offered to a candidate.

Public Services Assistant, Interlibrary Loan-Brackett Library

Open for hire: 04-27-2016

Under direct supervision, this position understands and supports the policies of the Public Services Department (a merging of the Interlibrary Loan and Circulation Departments).  This position will retain primary responsibility of interlibrary loan functions and will have shared responsibilities with the Circulation Assistant. 

Audio Visual Technician-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-27-2016

The Audio Visual Technician is responsible for identifying audio visual needs for University sponsored events including setting up, running and taking down University-owned audio visual equipment for these events in a timely and professional manner.  The Audio Visual Technician will work closely with student workers to support the audio visual needs of the University.  This includes scheduling student workers to run audio visual equipment for events, providing routine maintenance on classroom projectors and replacing when necessary and consulting with outside contractors and vendors when maintenance, improvements or new construction involving audio visual equipment is done.  The Audio Visual Technician should be familiar (proficiency is preferred) with audio visual industry standards as set by ANSI/InfoComm.


Account Services Specialist-Business Office

Open for hire: 04-28-2016

Under general supervision, oversees Cashnet online payment portal functions for account payments including balancing accounts, verifying payment plans, and providing customer service assistance. Oversees functions related to student accounts and Aramark charges including meal plans and declining balance. Processes mass postings to student accounts.

Desktop Computing Specialist-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-28-2016

Under general supervision, assists university faculty and staff in acquiring, configuring, maintaining, and efficiently using office computing technology.

Elementary Teacher (1st grade)-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-06-2016

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a 1st grade teacher.  All applicants must hold a current Arkansas Teachers License.  Specific grade level experience and specialty training such as Lit Lab, CGI, ELLA, preferred but not required. 

Interested individuals may submit an application to Human Resources or contact Bode Teague at or 501-279-7200.

Pre-K Assistant Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-06-2016

Assist lead teacher in classroom with lessons, activities, and playground duty for 3 or 4 year old children and participate in the upkeep of the classroom.  Work with HU students as a part of their training. 

Secretary (part-time)-Student Publications

Open for hire: 05-11-2016

Under direct supervision, performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as answering the phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.

This position will be scheduled to work 30 hours/week and will be eligible for some benefits but will NOT be eligible for tuition discount.

Institutional Effectiveness/Compliance Analyst-Office of the Provost

Open for hire: 05-12-2016

Collaborates with institutional research office to provide institutional data and other information to constituents throughout the university, to support and enhance informed decision-making, problem solving, strategic planning, policy development, and institutional self-assessment.  Maintains key indicators.  Provides data for program review process.  Collects and analyzes student learning outcomes data.  Consults with faculty and staff on program assessment.  Assists in applied research initiatives to design, execute, and evaluate analytical and statistical studies and/or institutional self-assessments. Assists in the development and management of information systems and databases to support institutional research activities.  Assists senior staff in gathering information and conducting investigations on internal compliance claims of varying complexities and assists in the development and preparation of narrative reports.  Assists in formulating policy recommendations and in the delivery of training to internal and external groups.  Advises university community on general compliance guidelines and university policies as appropriate.

Employment & Compensation Assistant-Human Resources

Open for hire: 05-13-2016

Under general supervision, provides assistance to internal and external customers regarding general human resources inquiries.  Provides clerical support for personnel transactions or projects in accordance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines.  Maintains various employment and compensation-related information systems.  Provides support, information, and assistance to customers on employment and compensation policies, regulations, and procedures.

Chapel Secretary-Student Life

Open for hire: 05-13-2016

Under direct supervision shares responsibility of maintaining current records of chapel seat assignments, chapel absences, excuses, and checks chapel daily. Provides administrative assistance for the Assistant Dean.   

Instructional Designer-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 05-16-2016

The Instructional Designer (ID) works with faculty and provides instructional design support in developing online (including hybrid) courses.  Using the recognized quality measures the ID designs and implements instruction for better learning for existing and new online courses.  The ID creates and teaches workshops/training for faculty on pedagogy, instructional applications of technology, and course design methods.  The ID keeps abreast of current research, trends, and practices in instructional design and educational technology in higher education.

Administrative Assistant to the Dean-College of Education

Open for hire: 05-16-2016

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, manages, and/or performs a wide variety of day-to-day administrative and support activities for the Dean’s office in the College of Education. Works with a large team of faculty and staff encompassing four campuses. 

Administrative Assistant to the Dean-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 05-20-2016

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for the Dean of the College of Pharmacy. Assignments may be confidential in nature. Provides and coordinates staff and office support. Manages budgets.  Coordinates special events. May serve on a variety of academic committees in a support capacity.  Edits college quarterly newsletter.  Manages college website.

Elementary Technology Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-20-2016

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a full time technology teaching position for grades K-6th for the 2016-2017 school year.  All applicants must hold a current Arkansas License.  Training or experience in the use of both the I-pad and a desktop computer would be expected.  Training or experience in keyboarding and the use of various tech based education apps and programs would also be beneficial. 

Athletic Insurance Coordinator/Secretary-Athletic Training

Open for hire: 05-25-2016

Under general supervision of the Director of Athletic Training, the Athletic Insurance Coordinator works independently to coordinate the insurance claims process associated with athletic injuries occurring within 17 Division II sports. This position also includes a range of clerical duties related to the day-to-day operation of the Athletic Training Department.

Administrative Assistant-Office of the Provost

Open for hire: 05-25-2016

Under loose supervision:  answers telephone and directs calls, greets and directs visitors, answers questions and performs routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned, abiding by university and federal confidentiality mandates.  Plans and coordinates numerous meetings, events, and maintains adjunct instructor files. 

Events and Project Specialist-Alumni & Parent Relations

Open for hire: 05-31-2016

Under general supervision, plans and coordinates various alumni, family and Women for Harding programs and events for the department. 

High School Teacher/Coach-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-31-2016

Harding Academy has an opening for a 7-12th grade science teacher with a coaching endorsement. Coaching areas: assistant coach for football and basketball

Contact: James Simmons at or Darren Mathews at 501-279-7202

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Harding University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability or prior military service. Preference is given to persons whose lives exhibit respect for and support of the goals of Christian education. Unlawful discrimination is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable laws.

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The safety and security of the Harding community are a major concern for the Public Safety Department. Information about campus security, safety programs and procedures, fire statistics, and crime statistics is available in compliance with the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. You can obtain a copy of the annual security and fire report or contact the Harding University Department of Public Safety.

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Location: back of the Ezell building

Mailing address:
Harding University
Human Resources
Box 12257
Searcy, AR 72149-5615