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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: 01-16-2015)

Employment Forms

Employment Application pdf

Staff Transfer Request pdf

If you have difficulty in downloading the PDF's above visit Adobe Support for help with downloading or contact hr@harding.edu and they can mail you the forms.


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.

Customer Relations-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 08-08-2014

Under direct supervision verifies the accuracy of financial aid records; manages data imports and exports into financial aid system; conducts proactive calling campaigns for current and prospective financial aid applicants, advises students and families about their financial aid options; provides overflow telephone counseling support for financial aid counselors; schedules appointments, answers incoming calls, gives information to customers, or directs customers to appropriate personnel.

Business Analyst-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 09-17-2014

Under limited supervision this position is responsible for working with the Office of the Registrar and Business Office on the Banner Student and Account Receivable Modules. The position will develop enhanced use of the modules by writing programs, developing reports, conducting training, and learning new improvements in the product.


Open for hire: 11-25-2014

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of administrative, secretarial, and program support activities on behalf of the Advancement Regional Directors.  

Assistant Director-Admissions

Open for hire - 12/02/2014

Under general supervision, makes initial contacts for Harding University with prospective students and sees the prospect through to admission.  Builds relationships with the prospective students, high school guidance counselors, and youth ministers to promote Harding University.  Assists with other needs of the Admissions Office as needed.

Secretary-Northwest Arkansas Professional Center in Rogers, AR.

Open for hire: 12-16-2014

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 Nursing Graduate School

Open for hire: 12-17-2014

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of office support and/or secretarial duties for the College of Nursing, such as 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.

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.

Loan Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 01-13-2015

Manages the awarding and delivery of institutional, federal, and private loan funding; guides students in the electronic process of applying for financial aid funding; determines student eligibility for loan funding, and responds to student appeals for additional funding; troubleshoot issues related to the delivery of loan funds; may conduct informational student seminars to advocate wise money management; conduct default prevention outreach for borrowers severely  delinquent on repayment of federal loan funds. 

Program Coordinator-Center for Adult and Online Studies

Open for hire: 01-21-2015

Under general supervision, provides direct support to the director and works closely with prospective and current students, adjunct faculty, and a variety of University departments.  Creates course templates, provides orientation, training and assistance for the learning management system (LMS) used by adjuncts, faculty and students.  Assists with building, updating and maintaining student degree evaluations and databases, records and documents. 

Administrative Assistant-Office of the Provost

Open for hire: 01-22-2015

Under loose supervision:  answers telephone and directs calls, greets and directs visitors, answers questions and performs routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned, abiding by university and federal confidentiality mandates.  Plans and coordinates numerous meetings, events, and maintains adjunct instructor files. 

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.

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