Human Resources - Staff Jobs

The list below provides information about staff jobs currently available on Harding University's campus. (Faculty openings can be found on the faculty jobs page.) 

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: 07-15-2019)

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.

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.

Nurse (part-time)-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 02-08-2019

This position is for 1-2 days per week during the academic periods. It is NOT eligible for benefits.

SUMMARY

Provide holistic nursing care to the student body, faculty, staff, guests, and visitors on campus. Promotes health and wellness for entire population on campus.

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

  1. Makes physical assessments of the presented cases
  2. Facilitates contact with medical providers as needed by case
  3. Functions within the RN scope of practice set forth by the ARSBN
  4. Responds to emergencies on campus per HU policy
  5. Engages in effective therapeutic communication
  6. Other 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

Must be a registered nurse with an active, unencumbered license to practice in Arkansas. BSN degree preferred. Must possess current AHA BLS certification

OTHER 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.
  • Confidentiality - Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care programs.
  • Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.
  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of appropriate procedures and standards for the administration of medications and patient care aids.

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.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

HVAC Technician-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 03-29-2019

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs routine repairs and maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including air distribution systems, fan coils, pneumatic and digital controls, hot water and chill water systems, variable air volume (VAV) systems, ice machines, walk in coolers, walk in freezers, water coolers, chillers, pumps.

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

  1. Performs preventive maintenance, adjustments, and repairs on HVAC systems as directed by service operations and the TMA work order dispatch system.
  2. Performs seasonal overhauls and transitions of systems to and from heating/cooling.
  3. Participates in major component replacement and evaluation of complex system problems under the direction by the Construction Manager and Maintenance Manager.
  4. Performs building system repairs in coordination with operators of the centralized Energy Management and Control System.
  5. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position prefers an individual 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 GED with 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Must have a current Class B HVAC technician license or be willing to train.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

The successful incumbent must demonstrate the following competencies in a fully acceptable manner.

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Knowledge of basic HVAC systems troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.
  • Ability to read, comprehends, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to repair building systems that are controlled by a central Energy Management System (EMS).
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for digitally controlled HVAC systems featuring programmable logic controls.

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 involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work, heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the use of ladders and fall protection equipment.

Recruiter, Graduate School of Business-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 05-01-2019

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, the Graduate School of Business (GSB) recruiter develops and implements recruiting strategies to attain enrollment goals. Works in collaboration with the University’s Communication and Marketing (UCM) department to develop print, web, and social media materials to assist in recruitment and bring awareness to the business community of the graduate programs in the College of Business Administration.

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

  1. Develops an annual recruitment plan and activities to attain enrollment goals.
  2. Identifies opportunities to generate interest and applications through targeted educational and professional events.
  3. Attends professional and trade events, transfer fairs, universities, chamber and community events, and businesses.
  4. Promotes community awareness of the GSB by making presentations and/or giving lectures at various public programs and meetings. Example: Chamber of Commerce, civic clubs, etc.
  5. Maintains excellent knowledge of University and College mission and programs, benefits and advantages.
  6. Works with the UCM to develop and maintain a marketing presence through social media and web design aimed at prospective students.
  7. Engages and maintains contact with prospective students during individual campus visits and at on and off-campus events. When applicable, assists them with application process.
  8. Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and makes improvements to achieve goals; completes cost analyses and ROI calculations for programs/events.

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, with preference for a graduate degree. 2-4 years of experience related to assigned duties preferred. Harding alumnus preferred. Experience in sales and marketing 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.
  • 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 (ground, air, and overnight) is required.

Assistant Director-Mitchell Center

Open for hire: 05-15-2019

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications. Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service. The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director. Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

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

  1. Develops ideas for articles and interviews that target the specific audience and mission of the Mitchell Center.
  2. Writes articles for print and web copies for publication; conducts interviews over the phone and in person.
  3. Develops and designs content for publication in print and social media to work with media platforms.
  4. Designs spread layouts and web graphics.
  5. Oversees student designers and writers, approves articles by student writers and other outside contributing writers.
  6. Edits all text, graphics and photos for Mitchell Center communications and publication.
  7. Works with printing companies for the annual printed issue.
  8. Receives and tracks assessment records for the Mitchell Center. Assists with spring break missions and Uplift as needed.
  9. Manages the funds/budget for HU Service Central and allocates the funds accordingly. Maintains recordkeeping of expenses and income. 
  10. Performs general clerical assistance to the office by answering the phone and greeting guests, giving information and/or routing the call/guest to the appropriate person.

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

Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & 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.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers, guests, and other employees of the University.

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.

Lab Tech-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 05-24-2019

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of technical laboratory support activities for the department of pharmaceutical sciences chair and faculty as well as student pharmacists including lab instruction and support. Issues in dealing with student affairs are confidential in nature.

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

  1. Instruct students in laboratory activities under the supervision of faculty.
  2. Assist faculty in the orderly conduct of the student calculation laboratory activities.
  3. Organize and maintain documentation and materials for student pharmacist compounding laboratory.
  4. Support the college’s safety officer in laboratory safety training for faculty and students and maintain appropriate documentation.
  5. Enter and access data in university databases as required by faculty.
  6. Assist faculty on research as time allows.
  7. Maintenance and upkeep of the laboratories (records, safety, filters, waste disposal)
  8. Provide support for the chair, faculty and student pharmacists, to include laboratory material purchasing and inventory control. Serve as a primary point of contact and liaison between the department and laboratory vendors.

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

Bachelor of Science degree in a science-related field. Pharmacy Technician Certification helpful but not required.

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.
  • Organization- Must have the ability to organize and be detail oriented, as it is key to managing and maintaining appropriate laboratory operations.
  • Communication- Must have strong communication skills and be able to teach or support faculty in teaching laboratory methods and foundational calculations to student pharmacists.
  • Fundamental laboratory skills to support College of Pharmacy faculty and students.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability for multi-tasking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.

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 faculty and student laboratory work environment.
  • Physical effort is required.
  • Physical risk is limited by education, experience and training.

Desktop Computer Specialist-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 06-11-2019

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, assists university faculty and staff in acquiring, configuring, maintaining, and efficiently using office computing technology.

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

  1. Consults with faculty and staff to help determine appropriate technology for their department goals.
  2. Assists in acquiring, installing, and configuring new office computing equipment.
  3. Instructs customers in the efficient use of university approved software.
  4. Assesses customer description of needs/problems over the phone. Whenever appropriate, assists customers immediately with their technology need or problem using remote assistance software. When the problem can not be fixed by remote assistance, a service request is made.
  5. Enters service calls into the call tracking software detailing the need or problem.
  6. Visits the offices of customers when the need or problem cannot be fixed by remote access.
  7. Helps in the training and supervision of student staff.
  8. Assists customers in installing and configuring department-specific hardware and software.
  9. Maintains a high level of customer service in dealing with and responding to questions.
  10. 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 degree or equivalent with one year of directly related experience. PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in related field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 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 a helpful manner; Works closely with team members to exchange ideas, information, and expertise in the resolution of customer requests.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Customer Service - Delivers service in a pleasant, happy and upbeat manner. Understands the goal of the department is to help our customers achieve their goals. Continually communicates with customers to inform them of plans and progress in the completion of their requests. Willingness to learn university specific terminology, procedures, and goals in order to effectively communicate with and advise customers on matters of technology.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Self-Management - Maintains a self-confident, positive, and composed demeanor, even in stressful situations, without losing productivity or effectiveness.
  • Continuous Learning Orientation - Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills and actively seeks opportunities to improve themselves. Devotes time to professional development by improving technical skills and achieving industry certifications.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and following through on commitments to customers. Being trustworthy and acting with integrity.
  • Ability to perform repairs and upgrades on a wide variety of computers and peripherals.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of computer systems software, applications, hardware, and communications.
  • Ability to simultaneously coordinate and complete multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Ability to install and configure computer systems, hardware, and peripherals.
  • Ability to work independently using manufacturer provided documentation, web-based resources and phone support.
  • Effectively present information in a one-on-one situation.

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.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks such as electrical voltage or chemicals, which require following basic safety precautions.

Administrative Assistant-Exercise & Sports Sciences

Open for hire: 06-21-2019

SUMMARY

Provides administrative support for chair and department faculty including, but not limited to, answering phones, routing mail, assisting students and guests, assisting with graduate application process as needed, and assisting with budget tracking.

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

  1. Answer phones and give information or direct calls to the appropriate person.
  2. Type correspondence and necessary classroom work for EXSS faculty.
  3. Perform course overrides.
  4. Assist with graduate and undergraduate recruitment.
  5. Assist with graduate application process and financial aid where needed.
  6. Assist in departmental and university assessment process as needed.
  7. Attend faculty meetings and keep clear and accurate notes and records.
  8. Handle outgoing and incoming mail for the department.
  9. Assist in handling EXSS budgets and track spending to assist in future budget preparations.
  10. Organize departmental gatherings.
  11. Arrange travel for departmental faculty.
  12. Keep departmental office supplies ordered.
  13. Assist guests in the office.
  14. Other 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 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. Previous office work experience 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.
  • Read and understand documents such as operating instructions or procedure manuals.
  • Write routine correspondence.
  • Effectively present information one-on-one.
  • Apply basic math to job applications.
  • Carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Operate a personal computer utilizing basic office support software.
  • Type 30 words per minute preferred.

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.

Costume Designer/Costume Shop Supervisor-Theatre

Open for hire: 06-29-2019

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this position is primarily responsible for the oversight of the theatrical costume shop as well as design and execution of costumes for the university theatre program. Performs a wide range of costuming tasks to achieve successful productions and model professional practices.

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

  1. Designs or co-designs costumes and soft goods as assigned.
  2. Sews, constructs and fits costumes and soft goods.
  3. Locates and purchases materials for costumes and soft goods.
  4. Supervises costume staff and trains student workers and volunteers.
  5. Organizes and maintains all supplies and inventories.
  6. Maintains budget records.
  7. Maintains shop equipment.
  8. Cleans and launders costumes as needed.
  9. Attends rehearsals and performances as 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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

Required: Experience with theatrical costume design and construction.
Preferred: Master of Fine Arts degree in applicable field such as theatre costume design. Experience with theatrical costume design and construction as well as shop supervisory experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILLITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers/students 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 on budget and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Ability to sew
  • Ability to design costumes
  • Ability to accurately plan the materials needed for a particular project
  • Ability to create custom patterns
  • Ability to organize a shop and student workers/volunteers
  • Ability to maintain appropriate records
  • Ability to be creative while still meeting deadlines
  • Ability to communicate design plans to all necessary participants in a project
  • Ability to teach and train students in costume design and construction
  • Ability to execute costumes designed by themselves as well as others
  • Standard office computer skills including spreadsheets and databases
  • Must be able to communicate orally and in writing

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 involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Requires lifting and carrying clothing and other fabric material, up to 50 pounds
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

Gifts Processor-Advancement

Open for hire: 07-09-2019

SUMMARY

Processes various types of gifts including credit cards, checks, and bank drafts. Also processes the payroll pledges and deductions. Works with other departments on campus such as business office as well as financial institutions to ensure reconciliation of activities. Performs some clerical and administrative duties.

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

  1. Process credit card payments from donors for the university.
  2. Process checks that are mailed to the office from donors for the university.
  3. Process payroll pledges from University employees.
  4. Process bank drafts from donors for the university.
  5. Reconcile various accounts regarding credit card postings and other
  6. Assist with other campaigns such as global, spring break, phonathons, etc.
  7. Support the Senior Advancement Officers with their requests regarding donations from their donors.
  8. Answer questions from others in the University Advancement office regarding the previously mentioned transactions.
  9. Make adjustments to the information in the university database as needed.
  10. Backup support for the front office desk if needed.
  11. Maintains a positive attitude and works well with all team members in the Office of University Advancement as well as across campus for the betterment of our fundraising and donor relations initiatives.

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

High school diploma or GED.

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.
  • Skills in communication and organization.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of and experience with PC Windows environment.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of Banner (preferred)
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Skills in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Word processing and/or data entry 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

6th Grade Teacher - Harding Academy

Open for hire: 07-15-2019

Applicants for this position are required to submit the following application:

https://fs2.formsite.com/hardinghr/form51/index.html

SUMMARY

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a full-time 6th grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.  All applicants must hold a current Arkansas Teaching License and be qualified to teach 6th grade.

Residence Life Coordinator-Student Life

Open for hire: 07-19-2019

SUMMARY

Manages the residence hall in respect to the facility itself, the management of the resident assistants, and student issues by meeting the following duties and responsibilities.

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

  • Addresses student issues by:
    1. Acts as a liaison for the University with students, parents, and various service providers that are involved with the operation of the residence hall.
    2. Communicates and enforces appropriate residential policies.
    3. Provides personal help, assistance, and counseling to students within the residence hall, and makes professional referrals when appropriate.
    4. Enforces appropriate university student disciplinary policies and adjudicates disciplinary cases. This may involve on-site intervention, one-on-one counseling, assignment of effective sanctions, appropriate follow through, and referral to a higher disciplinary body when appropriate.
  • Supervises and trains residence hall staff by:
    1. Coordinates and facilitates, through supervision of resident assistants, events scheduling, and the setting of program goals, the social, educational, and co-curricular programming in the residence hall.
    2. Interviews, recommends for hire, and trains the hired RAs for their residence hall. Supervises, provides on-going training and evaluation of RA staff, and conducts weekly staff meetings. Assistant Dean handles most disciplinary actions, including termination upon recommendation from the RLC. (There are six to eleven RAs per dorm. Each works an average of 20 hours per week.)
    3. Shares rotating on-call coverage for the other residence halls.
    4. Coordinates staff duty rotation for his/her residence hall.
    5. Manages the residence hall office
    6. Supervises student workers who cover the front desk.
  • Manages housing and facilities by:
    1. Assists in overseeing general facility operations including regular on-site inspections and reporting of maintenance problems.
    2. Assists in coordinating room assignments and room changes and maintains an accurate roster of all residents. Enforces approved opening and closing procedures in the residence halls.
    3. Oversees or conducts bi-weekly health and safety inspections of each resident’s room.
  • Facilitates residence hall programs by:
    1. Creates and maintains an effective living-learning environment that is conducive to academic success, mutual respect, personal growth, and the valuing of diversity. This is done by enforcing quiet hours, scheduling tutors for those needing assistance and maintaining a spiritual atmosphere in the residence hall.
    2. Meets with other RLCs and RAs as necessary to facilitate programs 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

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred along with some type of experience in an educational setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND 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.
  • Confidentiality - Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
  • Develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
  • Skill in establishing, directing and enforcing policies and regulations which pertain to campus life and to student development.
  • Knowledge of policies, programs, and services affecting disabled students.
  • Knowledge of academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion.
  • Analyze and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of student support programs and 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.

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