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: 06-22-2017)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Administrative Assistant-COBA Center for Professional Excellence

Open for hire: 05-31-2017

Under general supervision, provides support for the Director of the Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) by managing office functions; assists alumni and employers seeking College of Business students; assists students seeking employment opportunities; maintains CPE website; coordinates visits by employers to our campus; supports the seminars hosted by the CPE.

Position is full time for 10 months and is not eligible for the tuition discount.

Technician-Post Office

Open for hire: 06-12-2017

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.

Manager of Network Services-IS&T;

Open for hire: 06-12-2017

Manages the Network Services area of Information Systems and Technology(IS&T); is responsible for the strategic network architecture hence manages the design, configuration, and maintenance of network infrastructure; plans and implements projects for enhancements, replacement cycles, and evaluates new technologies.

Audio Visual Technician-IS&T;

Open for hire: 06-14-2017

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.

Serials Technical Assistant-Library

Open for hire: 06-14-2017

Under general supervision, performs defined tasks in the serials department; prepares and oversees periodical shelving and maintenance; and inputs/updates complex library records requiring decision-making and supervises student assistants.

Stockroom Receptionist-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 06-15-2017

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of basic office support and/or secretarial duties for the department, such as answering the phones, and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, date entry, and or work processing work as assigned. Work closely with Office Manager and Inventory/Purchasing associate creating Purchase orders for physical resource personnel and vendors, receiving and storing merchandise. Issuing materials, equipment and other items from the stockroom in order to ensure effective and accurate inventory amounts, placements and accurate computer entry.

Assistant to the Director-Watson Education Resource Center (PT)

Open for hire: 06-22-2017

Under direct supervision, provides assistance and support with overseeing and administering day-to-day activities of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.

Position is 20 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

Parking, Transportation & Security Technology Administrative Assistant-Public Safety

Open for hire: 06-26-2017

Under the supervision of the Parking Services and Transportation Manager and the Security Technology Center Manager, performs a range of basic office support activities for both operations, such as processing vehicle registration information, processing university transportation requests, and assisting with access control, video surveillance and other security-related technology needs.

Assistant-Abundant Living (PT)

Open for hire: 06-26-2017

Under general supervision, is responsible for clerical duties such as answering phones, organizing the office and filing. Other duties include managing donations, processing subscriptions, keeping database up-to-date and keeping a running track of budget/expenses. Position also works alongside of Director to help with preparations and making corrections and additions to the Web site.

Position is 10 hrs/wk and is not eligible for any benefits. Hours are flexible but should be divided among at least three days a week on a regular basis.

Events and Project Specialist-Alumni & Parent Relations

Open for hire: 06-27-2017

Under limited supervision, plans and coordinates various alumni, family and Women for Harding programs and events for the department. Serves as point of contact for EventPro for the campus to schedule rooms for meetings, events and conferences.

Postal Logistics Clerk-Post Office

Open for hire: 06-27-2017

Under direct supervision, 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.

Event Spaces Technical Assistant-Theatre

Open for hire: 06-27-2017

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.

Grounds Keeper-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 06-27-2017

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

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