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: 05-22-2017)

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.

Bindery Clerk-Harding Press

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

Performs the duties that allows the printing and copying to be folded, collated, drilled, perforated, cut, glued, trimmed or stitched.

Assistant Director-Admissions

Open for hire: 02-21-2017

Under general supervision, makes initial contacts for Harding University with prospective students and sees the prospect through to admission.  Builds relationships with the prospective students, high school guidance counselors, and youth ministers to promote Harding University.  Assists with other needs of the Admissions Office as needed.

Cabinet Carpenter-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 04-10-2017

Under direct supervision cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

Marketing Manager-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 04-10-2017

Under limited supervision, responsible for working with stakeholders and University Communications and Marketing (UCM) personnel to identify opportunities and coordinate marketing initiatives for the University and individual units.

Marketing Coordinator-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 04-10-2017

Under general supervision, develops and executes initiatives to create and maintain web content for Harding University web pages, coordinates digital marketing campaigns and strategies, and develops and executes marketing initiatives for the University’s graduate programs. Works closely with the director of digital media to provide support and guidance for web content and functionality needs of other areas across campus and also creates and develop digital marketing strategies for programs, departments, and the University as a whole.

Laboratory Technician-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 04-12-17

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of technical laboratory support activities for the department of pharmaceutical sciences chair and faculty as well as student pharmacists including lab instruction and support. Issues in dealing with student affairs are confidential in nature.

Generation HU Director-Advancement

Open for hire: 04-19-17

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.

Assistant Director for Information Technology-Admissions

Open for hire: 04-27-2017

Under direct supervision, enters data into the Admissions database and insures accuracy of information. Runs queries for the department and assists others in office as needed.

Engineering Shop Coordinator-Engineering & Physics

Open for hire: 04-27-2017

Under general supervision, oversees the operation of the mechanical engineering laboratory and machining shop in the Department of Engineering and Physics; sets up and operates manual control and computer numerical control mills, lathes, traditional conventional metal and wood working machines, gas metal arc welders, and gas tungsten arc welders; transfers information from verbal requests, rough sketches, or data from part drawings to complete prototypes; maintains quality and safety standards and maintains supplies and equipment; supervises student employees; assists students, staff, faculty, and administration with machining technology and training needs; and mentors and assists students as they complete class projects and student design team projects.

Armed Sergeant-Public Safety

Open for hire: 05-05-2017

Oversees operations of patrolmen/office on the same shift by directing office response to critical incidents, assisting in planning and implementation of security for regularly scheduled events and special events, preparing and reviewing incident reports and providing an armed response presence on campus.

Position requires working weekends.

Resource Coordinator-College of Nursing

Open for hire: 05-05-2017

Under general direction oversees the operation of the Carr College of Nursing’s Learning Resources Center and assists staff/faculty/administration with technology, equipment, related repairs, and training needs.

Office Manager-College of Nursing

Open for hire: 05-05-2017

Under direct supervision, manages the overall Carr College of Nursing (HCCN) offices to ensure effective operation for faculty, staff and those interacting with the offices.

Assistant Director for Publications, Social Media, and Service-Mitchell Center

Open for hire: 05-09-2017

Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service.  The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director.  Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

Receptionist-Mitchell Center(PT)

Open for hire: 05-09-2017

Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student scheduling, manages Oglesby Preaching Studio. Provides registration assistance for all Mitchell Center and Family Ministries events (i.e. Uplift / C-Harmony) and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift. Assists in organizing various events including luncheons and disaster relief response. Coordinates with Career Center regarding placement of interns and full-time ministry positions.

Position is 25 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

Contract Postal Unit Clerk-Post Office (PT)

Open for hire: 05-10-2017

Assists customers at the window, processes federal mail, and assists in the daily reports.

Position is 25 hrs/wk working Monday through Friday 11:30-4:30. Position is not eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Desktop Support Specialist-IS&T;

Open for hire: 05-22-2017

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

Secretary-PA Program

Open for hire: 05-29-2017

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for the Program, including laboratory operation. A number of these interactions will be confidential in nature.

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.

Contact Us

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Location: back of the Ezell building

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