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: 07-19-2017)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Counselor-Counseling Center (9 month)

Open for hire: 07-05-2017

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.

Position is full-time during the school year and is not eligible for tuition discount.

Armed Officer-Public Safety (PT)

Open for hire: 07-05-2017

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.

Position is 25 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits. Position will be mornings during the school year and could fluctuate during the summer depending on need. May consider filling position with qualified unarmed officer.

Administrative Assistant-College of Allied Health

Open for hire: 07-07-2017

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for dean of the College of Allied Health.

Office Assistant-Center for Technology & Learning/AV

Open for hire: 07-11-2017

Under general supervision, provides assistance for the Center for Technology & Learning and Audio Visual department by performing secretarial functions, managing work orders, and maintaining supplies for labs.

Secretary/Dispatcher-Public Safety (Evening shift)

Open for hire: 07-19-2017

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.

Administrative Assistant-College of Education, Professional Counseling Prog

Open for hire: 07-19-2017

Under general supervision of the Coordinator of Programs & Admissions performs a variety of office support for the department, such as answering phones, and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, performing routine clerical duties which often requires confidentiality, assisting faculty with class prep and grading, data entry, library and data base maintenance, assessment sign out, assisting with special events, and processing work as assigned by the Coordinator.

Parking Enforcement Officer-Public Safety (PT)

Open for hire: 07-25-2017

Under direct supervision enforces the parking regulations of University property by working under the direction of the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services.

Position is 25 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

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