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: 04-16-2015)

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.

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.

Programmer/Analyst & Web Developer-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 01-06-2015

Analyzes requirements and develops computer programs especially for the web by designing and coding screen layouts and interfaces, analyzing code for errors and revisions, training end users, and consulting with clients regarding program needs and requirements.

Cashier-Business Office

Open for hire: 03-04-2015

Under direct supervision, assists customers to the Business Office.  Receives and records payments, cashes checks, etc. Balances cash receipts against register tape on a daily basis.

Compliance & Resource Allocation Coordinator-Office of the Registrar

Open for hire: 03-06-2015

Under general supervision, coordinates all activities for determining student-athlete eligibility; provides administrative assistance to the registrar; supports the office in training, projects, and the budgeting and inventory of supplies. 

Residence Life Coordinator-Student Life

Open for hire: 03-24-2015

Manages the residence hall in respect to the facility itself, the management of the resident assistants, and student issues.

High School English Teachers (2 openings)-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 04-10-2015

Harding Academy has two openings for High School English Teachers teaching 7th through 12th grades. One position will specifically include Senior AP English and the second will serve as the journalism sponsor working with the yearbook.  Responsibilities include teaching and guiding students in improving English reading and writing skills; developing lesson and unit plans, course objectives and following curriculum guidelines and school’s educational philosophy; teaching students using project-based learning, technology, lecture and demonstration, audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement instruction; scheduling and interacting with parents and students periodically; participating in professional development activities including in-service, workshops, seminars, and conferences.

Candidates must possess valid Arkansas teaching license.  Experience preferred.  Contact: Darren Mathews at or 501-279-7202

Tax and Accounting Manager-Finance

Open for hire: 04-13-2015

Under general supervision, prepares and reviews various tax returns including trust returns, FBAR returns, Form 5500 for retirement plans, Form 990 and 990-T, state tax returns related to UBIT, and various 1099 and 1098 forms. Oversees the preparation of Walton student 1040NR returns and preparation of Form 1042-S for all international students and payment of any international vendors. Participates in research and reporting for ACA and other tax related subjects.  Responsible for 403(b) financial audit.  Prepares information for various reports.  Prepares indirect cost proposal for grant funding annually.  Performs general accounting functions including account reconciliations, unclaimed property and daily cash management.  

Office Assistant (part-time)-Abundant Living

Open for hire: 04-14-2015

Under general supervision, provides assistance for Abundant Living. Responsibilities will include answering the phone; organizing and filing; processing subscriptions/renewals; managing deposits, donations, thank you notes and expense reports; receiving and recording event registrations/sending receipts; keeping database up to date; tracking budget/expenses; scheduling and managing director’s appointments/calendar; assisting with management of local events; assisting Church Relations Office on special projects as needed; managing changes to the web site.  The position will be scheduled for approximately 10 hours/week.

Testing Lab Proctor (part-time)-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-14-2015

Under general supervision, monitors use of testing lab and proctors exams. This position will be scheduled for 24 hours/week when school is in session during the Fall and Spring semesters only.

Assistant to the Director-Center for World Missions

Open for hire: 04-15-2015

Provide administrative support to the Center for World Missions and Global Outreach by coordinating and performing a wide variety of duties.

Counselor (9 month)-Counseling Center

Open for hire: 04-22-2015

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. This is a nine month 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.

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