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: 05-02-2016)

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.

Recreation Center Manager-Kinesiology (Ganus Athletic Center)

Open for hire: 04-22-2016

Under general supervision, oversees the safety and cleanliness of the racquetball courts, weight room, exercise classroom, gym, indoor track and game room in the Ganus Athletic Center. Monitors facility access, enforces facility rules and regulations, and supervises student workers.


High School Teacher/Head Football Coach-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 04-22-2016

Harding Academy is seeking a full time faculty member to serve as a classroom teacher and head football coach.  Teaching certification is required.  Successful head coaching experience is preferred. Arkansas teaching certification preferred.

Candidates should be active members of the Church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Submit a letter of application and resume to Mr. James Simmons, Superintendent at, or Box 10775, Searcy, AR  72149.  Selection will be made by May 10th.

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.

Project Coordinator-Office of the Provost

Open for hire: 04-28-2016

Under general supervision, oversees all administrative and/or operational matters for the Vice Provost.  Handles a wide range of issues on behalf of the office and provides coordination and oversight in the development of agendas, schedules, special events, and activities.  Acts as the primary point of contact for both internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Vice Provost, and assists and represents the Vice Provost in communicating with constituents.  Researches, prioritizes, and follows-up on multiple issues and concerns addressed to the Vice Provost, including those of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.  Manages a variety of special projects, some of which may have institutional impact.

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.

Armed Patrol Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 05-05-2016

Under direct supervision provides for the security of University property, facilities, students, and personnel by working under the direction of the Director of Public Safety.

Systems Technician-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 05-05-2016

Under the general direction of the Director, manages the financial aid delivery system; implements automation initiatives; troubleshoots issues related to financial aid delivery systems. 

Elementary Teachers (2 positions)-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-06-2016

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for two full time teaching positions, one for 6th grade and one for 1st grade.  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. 

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

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5p.m. Monday-Friday

Location: back of the Ezell building

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