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: 07-13-2016)

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.

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.

Graduate Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 06-03-2016

Under general supervision, advises graduate students regarding the financial aid process and provides information on available programs, procedures, and eligibility.  Evaluates students’ financial aid requests and makes student loan awards.  Serves as a liaison between Harding’s various graduate programs and Harding’s centralized financial aid structure.  

Student Payroll Clerk-Payroll

Open for hire: 06-03-2016

Under general supervision, compiles student payroll data, processes student payroll and maintains payroll records.

Prospect Researcher & Grant Writer-Advancement

Open for hire: 06-16-2016

Performs research of various methods to identify and qualify donors in a support function for the senior advancement officers.  Submits reports to officers regarding engagement and solicitation opportunities for the university.  Conducts in-depth research on individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of the Advancement programs.  Writing and submitting reoccurring and new grant proposals to secure financial support from corporations and foundations for university priorities.  This position will have goals based on reports generated for the senior officers as well as the number and quality of proposals for both national and local companies/foundations. 

Grounds Keeper-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 06-16-2016

Under close supervision, performs watering, raking, mowing, weeding, trimming, edging, salting, snow removal, and trash/litter pickup and disposal activities.


Administrative Assistant to VP-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 06-16-2016

Under general supervision, performs a variety administrative and staff support duties for the VP of IS&T. The tasks assigned will require a range of skills and knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. This can include tasks such as: independently researching and writing complex reports and policies; resolving administrative and policy problems and inquiries related to IS&T; composing, editing and producing correspondence, regular reports; managing outcomes assessment for IS&T; preparing administration documents; assisting and directing visitors.

The position will also provide the general office management for the IS&T department located the Administration Building. This will include the VP - IS&T office and the facilities in the IS&T area of the Adminstration Building.

Counselor-Counseling Center

Open for hire: 06-29-2016

Under general supervision, provides counseling to university students, faculty and staff.  Responsibilities include direct service with clients, maintenance of up-to-date, quality therapeutic records, participation in enrichment programs on campus, and participation in continuing education and staff development programs. 

Assistant Softball Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 07-05-2016

Under general supervision of the Head Coach, assists in carrying out all activities necessary to accomplish the objectives of this sport within the guidelines of the NCAA, Great American Conference (GAC), and the University.


Administrative Assistant (part-time)-Center for World Missions

Open for hire: 07-18-2016

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of administrative, secretarial, and program support activities on behalf of the Center for World Missions and its director. Tasks include composing and word processing a variety of standard documents and correspondence, relaying and resolving routine telephone and/or walk-up inquiries, scheduling calendar items and meetings, making travel arrangements, processing forms, performing data entry, and establishing and maintaining records. Edits and proofreads documents to ensure accuracy.

This position is scheduled to work 20 hours/week from August 1-May 31. It is eligible for limited benefits and is NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Assistant to the Director (part-time)-College of Education, Education Resource Center

Open for hire: 07-18-2016

Under direct supervision, provides assistance and support with overseeing and administering day-to-day activities of the ERC.

This position will be scheduled to work 20 hours/week year round. It is eligible for limited benefits but is NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Academic Records Coordinator-Registrar

Open for hire: 07-18-2016

Under general supervision, process transcript requests for current students, alumni and faculty.  Maintains Scrip-Safe software to ensure systems are functional and operational; provides training on systems as necessary.  Assists Transfer Coordinator with transfer articulation and maintaining articulation databases. 

Postal Services Technician-Postal Services

Open for hire: 07-18-2016

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. 

Data Entry Clerk (part-time)-Advancement

Open for hire: 07-19-2016

Performs data entry and data verification according to established procedures using data entry devices, data entry screens, or data handling systems. Performs some clerical or administrative duties.

This position will be scheduled for 20 hours/week, year round. It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

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.

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Harding University
Human Resources
Box 12257
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