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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: 07-23-2014)

Employment Forms

Employment Application pdf

Staff Transfer Request pdf

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If you have difficulty in downloading the PDF's above visit Adobe Support for help with downloading or contact hr@harding.edu and they can mail you the forms.


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.

Painter-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 02-03-2014

Under direct supervision prepares surfaces for new applications, applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and other structures.

Technical Training Specialist-Client Support & Consulting

Open for hire: 04-07-2014

Under limited supervision coordinates development and implementation of specialized training and development programs of a technical nature aimed at improving individual and organizational performance. Conducts needs assessments and designs, develops, tests, delivers and evaluates technical training programs for various software packages and specific university business applications.

Recruiting Specialist-Graduate School of Business

Open for hire: 05-13-2014

Under limited supervision develops and implements marketing strategies and associated outreach activities to develop potential students for the program by participating in trade show events, presenting public programs and lectures and visiting prospective students. This position will require out of town and overnight travel.

Information Services Assistant-Library

Open for hire: 07-01-2014

Under direct supervision of the Reference Librarian, assists customers and other library employees with inquiries concerning the online databases, print reference sources, government documents, and all other library resources. The position will assist in supervision and training of the student reference assistants. 

Administrative Assistant (part-time)-Campus Life

Open for hire: 07-02-2014

Performs general office support and secretarial duties for the Director of Campus Life.

This position is part-time, scheduled to work 24 hours/week year round. It is eligible for some benefits, but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.

Event Spaces Technical Assistant-Theatre Department

Open for hire: 07-14-2014

Under general supervision, responsible for the day-to-day stage and lighting operations in the Benson and Administration Auditoriums. Responsible for maintenance of stage and lighting equipment in both auditoriums as well as lighting equipment in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center.  Responsible for set-up, staging, and lighting for daily Chapel.  Implements and operates lighting for events in both auditoriums including the Homecoming Musical, Spring Sing, various concerts, Uplift, outside groups and ASI events.  Implements and operates rigging for events in both Auditoriums. 

Young Alumni Associate-Advancement

Open for hire: 07-14-2014

Under general supervision, solicits financial support for The Harding Fund (unrestricted gifts) from Harding alumni dating back 10 years from the current class. Creates and manages campaigns that educate current students on the importance and impact of stewardship upon graduation. Recruits volunteers from respective classes to support the solicitation efforts, plans, organizes, and participates in on and off campus events targeted at young alums, and work closely with the Harding Fund Manager and Senior Officers in building and supporting broader Advancement initiatives in support of The Harding Fund.

Literacy Lab Assistant (part-time)-College of Education

Open for hire: 07-14-2014

Under general supervision, assists the Lit Lab director by coordinating the Smart Step Literacy Lab Classroom Project conferences including preparation of materials and supplies, processing participant registrations, reserving facilities, coordinating meals and snacks as necessary, maintaining communication with participants and generally assisting in the College of Education as time allows.

This position is part-time, scheduled to work 25 hours/week year round. It is eligible for some benefits, but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.

Secretary (part-time)-Student Publications

Open for hire: 07-15-2014

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 is scheduled to work 30 hours/week, year round. It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.
Assistant Teacher, Pre-K-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 07-16-2014

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.

This position is full-time, during the school year only.  

Managing Editor TC Magazine/Administrative Assistant-Mitchell Center for Leadership & Ministry

Open for hire: 07-22-2014

Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of TC Magazine.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with the magazine.  The position is also responsible for the funds associated with Spring Break missions and administrative assistant duties to the Mitchell Center, and providing administrative support for the office and Executive Director.   

Assistant Director-Alumni and Parent Relations

Open for hire: 07-25-2014

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

Administrative Assistant-Alumni and Parent Relations

Open for hire: 07-25-2014

Under direct supervision, performs basic office support activities for Alumni Relations; maintains Alumni database; provides support for various Alumni, Parent and Women for Harding events; compiles "Connections" information for Harding magazine; collects, records and deposits all incoming money for various events. 

Postal Services Tech-Postal Services

Open for hire: 07-25-2014

Under direct supervision provides bulk-mailing service to the various departments on campus, sorts and distributes the federal and campus mail to correct boxes for students, faculty, and staff; assists customers at the window answering questions and the delivery of packages processes and delivers incoming mail and parcels to customers. Performs a range of basic office support activities for the department such as answering phones, directing calls, providing customer service, and performing routine clerical duties, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned. 

Education Technology Coordinator-Physician Assistant Program

Open for hire: 07-23-2014

Under general supervision, assists in technology budget planning; researches, recommends and implements new technology resources for classroom instruction; conducts training on use of networks, software and applications for faculty and students. Self-motivation is essential for this position.

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.

Your Right to Know

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 online at: www.harding.edu/DPS/.

Human Resources

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