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: 12-13-2018)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

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.

Positions

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.

Network Systems Administrator-Network Services

Open for hire: 09-11-2018

SUMMARY
Oversees operation and maintenance of Firewalls, Anti-Malware, and onboarding systems; responsible for operation and maintenance of Active Directory services, file shares and licensing servers; maintains network services systems including DHCP, DNS, and DMARC; assists in evaluating and proposing security policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of Firewalls, Anti-Malware, and onboarding systems.
  2. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of Active Directory services, file shares and licensing servers.
  3. Maintains Network Services systems including DHCP, DNS, DMARC and other infrastructure services.
  4. Administers 3rd party systems such as Office 365
  5. Evaluates and tests network products and technologies for future use at Harding.
  6. Maintains accurate documentation of networking infrastructure.
  7. Assists in evaluating and proposing security policy for the university.
  8. Provide support for Harding community including DormNet, faculty and staff.
  9. Provide backup support for Network Services team members during their absence.
  10. Coordinate work order requirements with the rest of the IS&T staff.
  11. Other duties as directed

QUALIFICATIONS
This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Relevant Bachelor’s degree or minimum 3 years of TCP/IP networking experience.
Experience with Cisco AMP, Firewalls, and switches is desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Communication - Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language in verbal and written forms
  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with customers and co-workers and cooperates with all to achieve the work group's goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer
  • Self motivated -- work independently under broad guidelines and take initiative to meet the customer’s needs
  • Problem-solving – the ability to examine a situation with a variety of variables, develop ideas for solutions
  • Thinking – Deal with variable situations requiring analysis and interpretation to resolve functional objectives in situations that may be nebulous, intangible or unstructured with a keen attention to detail
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Basic project management skills with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates.
  • Experience in researching products, services, protocols, and standards remaining abreast of industry growth
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking, routing protocols, messaging systems, security technology, and wireless networking (802.11), SSL Certificates, and other services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Admissions Counselor-Admissions (2 openings)

Open for hire: 10-09-2018

SUMMARY
The Admission Counselor's primary task is to generate inquiries, campus visits, applications, and commitment from prospective students in the assigned territory to meet assigned goals. Meet with parents and students on or off campus, visit targeted high schools, churches and participate in assigned college fairs. Maintaining communication flow with prospects is required to develop leads from prospect lists. The Admission Counselor communicates the features and benefits of attending Harding and works with financial aid to demonstrate feasibility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Develops an annual recruitment plan and activities to attain enrollment goals.
  2. Maintains excellent knowledge of University programs, benefits and advantages.
  3. Identifies opportunities to generate interest and applications from assigned territory, including high school and/or community college visits, college fairs, Harding receptions, and targeted events.
  4. Engages with prospective students utilizing prospect lists, referrals and event leads, moving them from lead to hot prospect to applicant to committed/enrolled.
  5. Initiates, plans, and executes special campaigns and events to meet objectives
  6. Coordinates with current students, parents and/or alumni organizations to generate leads and assist with the recruitment of prospective students.
  7. Conducts presentations to prospective students and their parents during individual campus visits and at on and off-campus events.
  8. Advises students and families of admission requirements, transfer guidelines, financial aid and scholarship information, residence life, etc.
  9. Provides follow-up to students and parents via phone, text, mail, email, and scheduled appointments in specific recruitment territory.
  10. Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and makes improvements to achieve goals; completes cost analyses and ROI calculations for programs/events.
  11. Supports planning, organizing and execution of promotional activities such as:
    a. Recruiting events
    b. Campus visit days
    c. Individual visits
    d. Other opportunities as identified


QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. 0-3 years of experience related to assigned duties preferred. Harding alumnus preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Cooperation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Service Orientation - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Dependability - The ability to work without close supervision, taking responsibility to ensure tasks are completed on time, without error, and up to quality standards.
  • Working Autonomously - Setting work-related goals and striving to obtain them. This includes showing initiative, willingly accepting additional responsibility, and following through to ensure goals are met.
  • Personal Motivation - Communicating effectively with others in one-on-one or small group settings. This includes listening carefully to others, demonstrating an understanding, and constructively giving feedback.
  • Interpersonal Communication - Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a car. Travel is required.

Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 11-05-2018

SUMMARY
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.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides advice and counsel about available loan funds, eligibility requirements and the application process to students and parents; analyzes and evaluates loan eligibility for students.
  2. Monitor compliance of loan funding with applicable federal, state, and lending laws;; coordinate communication with lenders, guarantors, and other University personnel.
  3. Coordinate the complex electronic delivery of loan funds; serve as a contact for other financial aid staff for the troubleshooting of complex loan issues.
  4. Conduct outreach programs to advocate wise money management and avoidance of student loan default; manage outreach programs for Harding loan borrowers in repayment; respond to borrower request for assistance in avoiding default.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum: High school diploma or GED with 1 year office customer service experience.
Preferred: 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead.
  • Service Orientation-Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer. 
  • Dependability-Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. 
  • Confidentiality-Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure. 
  • Knowledge of financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to present educational programs, workshops and/or orientations.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Superior skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Press Operator-Harding Press

Open for hire: 11-14-2018

SUMMARY

Under General supervision, prepares, operates, and maintains a 1 color offset printing press and other related printing machines by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Operates small offset 1 color printing press
  2. Operates paper cutting equipment for correct size and calculates how much stock is needed
  3. Maintains and services the press on a regular basis
  4. Assists in putting up stock in warehouse
  5. Assists the bindery department to help finish out books.
  6. Assists with work in Copy Center as needed.
  7. Makes local deliveries when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Six months to one year of directly related experience. Prefer previous experience in print shop.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience around printing equipment.
  • A general understanding of offset printing is needed
  • Previous experience in a print shop is helpful.
  • Ability use a ruler and/or line gauge
  • Ability to read and understand a printed job ticket work order
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in an interior/office or workshop environment.
  • Considerable physical work. Heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 70 pounds. Physical work is primary part (50%) of job, including standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks such as electrical voltage or chemicals, which require following basic safety precautions.

Physical Resources-Call Center Coordinator

Open for hire: 11-27-2018

SUMMARY
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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries; maintains log of inquiries as required.
  • Opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  • Performs a variety of routine typing assignments as appropriate to the position; may operate a personal computer to draft basic correspondence, enter data, and print letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  • Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine.
  • Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.
  • Takes work orders from university employees and tenants living in rental properties. Logs them and prepares them for the Physical Resource employees. Tracks the progress of the work orders and closes them out when completed.
  • May perform specialized services of a routine clerical/administrative nature in strict accordance with established procedural guidelines, as appropriate to the position.
  • May schedule or assist in scheduling appointments, meetings, and/or conferences, as appropriate to the person.
  • Prepares billings on applicable work orders.
  • Assists in check in and check out for renters of Harding properties.
  • Assists with annual PRD Stockroom inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three months relevant office experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience determined by the Office of Human Resources.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals. 
  • Service Orientation-Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.  
  • Dependability-Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. 
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Receptionist skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

English Department-Administrative Assistant

Open for hire: 11-29-2018

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a range of basic office support activities for the Chair of the Department of English, the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Director of the Writing Center. Examples of these duties include composing and word processing a variety of documents and correspondence, answering the phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, scheduling calendar items and meetings, taking minutes of meetings, processing forms, performing data entry, supervising student workers, and establishing and maintaining records. Edits and proofreads documents to ensure accuracy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries; maintains log of inquiries as required. Routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  2. Posts class cancelations, proctors make-up exams, and assists student workers with grading.
  3. Assists Chair and Director with budgeting, class scheduling, class overrides, payroll forms, and recruitment (Black and Gold days, Bison Bound, etc.). Maintains an accurate and up-to-date record of expenditures.
  4. Assigns advisors for majors.
  5. Maintains departmental social media through regular updates and response.
  6. Designs and regularly updates departmental bulletin boards, television monitors, and fliers.
  7. Supervises and assists in training student workers.
  8. Coordinates with photocopier service representative to maintain copier; ensures that photocopier is maintained and full of paper throughout the day.
  9. Coordinates with other departments on campus including IS&T to address classroom technology issues; Physical Resources to schedule building maintenance and repairs; and Aramark regarding office and classroom cleanliness.
  10. Performs a variety of routine word processing assignments as appropriate to the position; draft basic correspondence, enter data, and print letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  11. Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine; maintains office and breakroom supplies.
  12. Runs errands daily for college/department to Post Office, Media Center, Bookstore, Library, Business Office, Registrar’s Office, and various other offices when necessary.
  13. Coordinates the Creative Writing Contest and other special events by posting announcements, collecting manuscripts, preparing announcements for chapel, processing contest rules, sending letters to winners, arranging program information, and compiling a book of all winning essays, poems, etc.
  14. Coordinates special events such as ordering food for departmental meals, parties, guest speakers, as well as scheduling and setting up media for special events.
  15. Prepares and maintains a database for all English majors with names and addresses, and sends alumni newsletter annually.
  16. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma. Previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation-Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability-Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Professionalism–Maintain professional dress and demeanor. Maintains regular business office hours. Presents a positive and welcoming face for the department.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Receptionist skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Student Publications-Secretary (part-time)

Open for hire: 11-29-2018

This position will be scheduled to work 30 hours per week during the academic period with a 6-8 week break during the summer. It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.

SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries; maintains log of inquiries as required.
    Opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  2. Performs a variety of routine typing assignments as appropriate to the position; may operate a personal computer to draft basic correspondence, enter data, and print letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  3. Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine; may prepare and transmit facsimiles for the unit.
  4. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.
  5. May perform specialized services of a routine clerical/administrative nature in strict accordance with established procedural guidelines, as appropriate to the position.
  6. May schedule or assist in scheduling appointments, meetings, and/or conferences, as appropriate to the person.\
  7. May order, stock, and distribute office supplies.
  8. May run various routine errands, as required, for the department.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma. Previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Customer Service-Delivers service in a pleasant, happy and upbeat manner. Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments. Follows up to ensure problem solved.
  • Teamwork-Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Provides assistance to other team members and departments in an ungrudgingly manner.
  • Planning/Organizing-Uses time efficiently. Keeps work processes organized and in control, e.g., has files set up, workplace organized.
  • Attendance/Punctuality-Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability-Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Receptionist skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Light physical effort. Requires periodic handling of objects up to 50 pounds or some standing or walking.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Textbook Assistant-Bookstore

Open for hire: 12-10-2018

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision this position assists the assistant manager in assuring that textbooks required by faculty are available for students. Duties include ordering, pricing, and shelving books; entering data into computer database; assisting with “book rush”; and running reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assists the assistant manager in the following:
    1. Ordering, pricing, and shelving books.
    2. Entering data into the computer database.
    3. Researching new publishers and new editions.
    4. Recording usage for each class/book and other critical data needed for historical information necessary for future academic semesters.
    5. Coordinating “book rush” when students are buying books.
    6. Selling, returning, and reordering of textbooks.
    7. Analyzing sales data in order to buyback textbooks for upcoming terms.
    8. Resolving issues with publishers/faculty.
    9. Running reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school degree with three months office experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation-Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability-Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Skills in maintaining records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars.
  • Good customer service skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • Frequent standing, walking, use of arms required.
  • Lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds required during certain times of year.

Clinical Secretary-Physician Assistant Program

Open for hire: 12-19-2018

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision (with moderate oversight), performs a range of basic office support activities for the Clinical Office of the Physician Assistant Program, such as answering the phones, faxing, answering questions and performing routine clerical and/or word processing work as assigned. Performs a variety of assignments required to schedule clinical supervised clinical experiences and ensure that students are credentialed at assigned facilities in a timely manner. Assist the Clinical Administrative Assistant throughout the year with correspondence, data entry and other related duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Collects and maintains contact information for current and potential clinical preceptors.
  2. Helps to expand clinical base of preceptors by contacting potential new preceptors.
  3. Interact with clinical sites to ensure all site-requirements are met and that all required documents paperwork is provided either by the program and/or students prior to assigned supervised clinical experiences. Keep database up to date on what is required for each site and supervised clinical experience.
  4. During the Program’s clinical phase, follow up with clinical students to ensure clinical immunizations (PPDs, influenza) are updated in a timely manner.
  5. Assists in scheduling students for clinical supervised clinical experiences by researching type of supervised clinical experience needed and possible locations.
  6. Prepares students and preceptors for clinical supervised clinical experiences by ensuring preceptor documents are in order, notifying students of requirements for the institutions, sending out reminders to preceptors and providing students detailed first day instructions for their supervised clinical experience.
  7. Maintains current clinical database, including entry of logs for students’ projected hours, mid and end evaluations to ensure that they are submitted in a timely manner.
  8. Assist with maintaining currency of clinical database, and help assure that all affiliation agreements are current, with renewals scheduled appropriately.
  9. Performs specialized services of a clerical/administrative nature in strict accordance with established procedural guidelines, as appropriate to the position including answering phones, routing mail, preparing correspondence, copies, etc.
  10. May schedule or assist in scheduling appointments, meetings, site visits, and/or conferences, as appropriate to the person.
  11. May assist with lab and classroom setup, as required, for the department.
  12. May run various errands, as required, for the department.
  13. Assist the Program Faculty as time permits.
  14. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma. Previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Understands and accepts confidential nature of responsibilities
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills. Working knowledge of Excel is required.
  • Familiarity with MS Access is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.\
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Receptionist skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Business Analyst for Registrar & Business Office-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 12-19-2018

SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Undertakes analysis of business needs and system requirements.
  2. Writes new programs for use in the Banner Student and Account Receivable modules.
  3. Writes and maintains interfaces from Banner to new programs to more fully utilize stored information.
  4. Provides support for end-users on how to effectively utilize current and new Banner processes and forms.
  5. Maintains a close relationship with the Registrar and Business Offices.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS
PREFERRED: Two years experience in information systems environment, knowledge of Ellucian Banner and Oracle DBMS.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation - Openly shares/receives information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the client, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the client to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the client.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Knowledge of programming languages; specifically PL-SQL, HTML, PHP & Javascript.
  • Ability to develop programming specifications within defined parameters.
  • Ability to facilitate understanding of end-users in the use of Banner programs and processes.
  • Knowledge of database systems; Oracle background is preferred.
  • Knowledge of program design and of programming logic and codes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with end-users, business unit managers and technical staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and manage projects independently.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Preventive Maintenance Services Specialist-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 12-19-2018

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, performs routine maintenance on HVAC and auxiliary systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Performs routine maintenance on HVAC and auxiliary systems including changing filters, motors, coils, belts, bearings, etc.
  2. Assists Stockroom personnel by providing inventory control for preventive maintenance materials and equipment.
  3. Provides customer care for special events and services on campus.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or equivalent. Some college or technical school, or a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar field is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to be detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems.
  • Ability to operate common hand tools.
  • Ability to operate material handlers, forklifts, man lifts and bucket trucks.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Considerable physical work. Heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 70 pounds. Physical work is primary part of job.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks such as electrical voltage or chemicals, which require following basic safety precautions.

Communications and Events Coordinator-Center for Student Success

Open for hire: 12-19-2018

SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides staff and office support for the dean, serving as a point of contact and liaison between FYE, students, and external constituencies on a range of day-to-day activities and issues
  2. Assists in coordinating and implementing programming targeting FY students including Bison Bound and Student Impact
  3. Assists in coordinating of the Peer Guide and Energy Group Leader programs
  4. Develops clear and concise content for websites, social media networks (specifically Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), and print materials
  5. Works collaboratively with various campus departments, student groups, and outside organizations to develop and plan special events and programs
  6. Designs, edits, and/or coordinates development of informational and promotional materials
  7. Establishes, maintains, processes and/or updates data to maintain student records
  8. Organizes and facilitates meetings and special events; schedules and coordinates dates and times, venues, attendance, agendas, and facilities.
  9. Performs a wide variety of assignments, sometimes confidential in nature, entering data, drafting, editing, revising, and printing letters, tables, reports, and other materials
  10. Supervises 1-2 student assistants

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with a high level of skill. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related majors
Experience and/or aptitude for designing, creating, and editing online and printed promotional materials for email, web, social media, and digital displays


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation-Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability-Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality–Understands and respects University policy concerning the restrictions of information disclosure. Strong time and task management to ensure timely completion of work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Knowledge of academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

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