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: 06-23-2016)

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.

Elementary Teacher (1st grade)-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-06-2016

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a 1st grade teacher.  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.

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.

Elementary Technology Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-20-2016

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a full time technology teaching position for grades K-6th for the 2016-2017 school year.  All applicants must hold a current Arkansas License.  Training or experience in the use of both the I-pad and a desktop computer would be expected.  Training or experience in keyboarding and the use of various tech based education apps and programs would also be beneficial. 

Athletic Insurance Coordinator/Secretary-Athletic Training

Open for hire: 05-25-2016

Under general supervision of the Director of Athletic Training, the Athletic Insurance Coordinator works independently to coordinate the insurance claims process associated with athletic injuries occurring within 17 Division II sports. This position also includes a range of clerical duties related to the day-to-day operation of the Athletic Training Department.

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.

Communications and Events Coordinator-Center for Student Success

Open for hire: 06-09-2016

Under general supervision, designs, writes, and/or edits print, online, and social media content that engages the Harding community, particularly students, and increases the FYE Programs visibility in connecting students with people, programs, and other resources. Handles logistics and implements events for the First Year Experience and related programs within the Center for Student Success. Assists in coordinating and promoting a wide array of high profile events such as Stampede, Impact, FYE and Transfer student retreats, Harding Hacks, HU Organizational Fair, and the year end (P) Reunion.

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.

Transfer Records Coordinator-Registrar

Open for hire: 06-16-2016

Assists the Registrar in establishing accurate and efficient transfer credit for articulation processes.  Evaluates and requests articulation of student transfer work utilizing student information systems; provides training on student information systems as necessary.  Reviews and approves summer and concurrent enrollment requests, and substitution requests submitted by faculty.  Provides transfer-related academic advising to students; serves as resource to current and prospective students, faculty and staff for transfer credit policies and procedures.  Assists Athletic department with transfer credits and athletic eligibility.  

Assistant to Director Adult & Extended Ed-College of Education

Open for hire: 06-24-2016

Under general supervision, performs a range of office support activities for the Adult & Extended Education office, such as working with prospective students, current students, faculty, school district personnel, and Arkansas Department of Education personnel.  Performs licensure and advising duties as well as provides support and training for administrative assistants at the off-site locations in North Little Rock, Rogers, and Memphis centers on matters related to the Adult & Extended Education programs.

Switchboard Operator-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 06-24-2016

Operates switchboard to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls.

Shipping/Receiving Clerk-Bookstore

Open for hire: 06-24-2016

Assists customers by filling orders and shipping the orders, and being the cashier in the Bible School Department.  Receives merchandise from carriers and shelves merchandise.   

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. 

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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Location: back of the Ezell building

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