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: 05-20-2019)

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.

Admissions Counselor-Admissions

Open for hire: 01-14-2019

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.

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 (2 openings)-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.

Director of Abundant Living-Advancement

Open for hire: 04-19-2019

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, directs and manages various programs aimed at supporting senior citizens and helping them make an eternal difference with their lives. An important aspect of this role is the designing and producing of the Abundant Living magazine and all that this entails. With the support of the appropriate advancement team, fundraising and program fees are required for the activities of this program.

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

  1. Direct this program as a stewardship program to support the needs of Christian seniors who are current donors, friends of Harding, and also churches and church leadership.
  2. Develop and manage programs that will help mobilize Christian seniors to make an eternal difference every day of their lives. Some of the current events include Branson retreat, senior colleges on campus, and involvement with Harding lectureship program.
  3. Working with churches to promote effective senior adult ministry.
  4. Speaking at seniors meetings whenever possible.
  5. Design and produce the magazine, promotional materials, and other resources as the needs arise.
  6. Raise funds to cover the expenses of this program.
  7. Manage the income and expenses for this program.
  8. Travel to places where older Christians gather to share the ministry’s events and resources.
  9. Maintain a database of those who have participated in the events, requested or purchased resources, and indicated interest in events and services.
  10. Maintain social media for this program.
  11. Monitor the performance of a part-time administrative assistant.
  12. 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.
  13. 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 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's degree and preferably previous annual fund management experience.

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 of the principles and practices associate with fundraising in higher education including direct mail, telephone, solicitations, web-based solicitations and donor relations.
  • Knowledge of academic institution and feel a commitment to its mission, programs, and future aspirations.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develop relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employ keen judgment.
  • Skills with marketing and project management.
  • Demonstrate vision and creativity that can be developed into strategy.
  • Results-oriented.

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 & Research Analyst-Advancement

Open for hire: 04-19-2019

SUMMARY

As a member of the Office of University Advancement, the Business and Research Analyst is responsible for supporting the database and all of the software that utilizes this data for informational purposes. This includes becoming an expert in BlackBaud CRM to support officers, Harding Fund director, and estate planning director. This position is also responsible for analyzing the data in regards to donor giving, trends, and other research software tools with the goal of helping locate current and potential donors for further contact. Report writing (currently done in Argos) is also required for not only this office but also a few other offices on campus. Other responsibilities include supporting other software for credit card giving and the advancement website.

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

  1. Serves as liaison between the IS&T department and the Advancement Office to support any university systems such as Banner and any updates/patches that affect this office.
  2. Develops hands-on functional use of the complex integrated software system, such as Banner, Pipeline, and Web development.
  3. Acts as expert in Blackbaud CRM to support advancement team.
  4. Serves as research analyst by reviewing the giving data and trends to provide names for the advancement officers and estate planning officers.
  5. Responsible for maintaining advancement data.
  6. Creates and modifies the Advancement webpages on the Harding website.
  7. Creates and supports the online giving pages (ServiceU) and supports all facets of the process of receiving/reporting/processing online credit card entries for Advancement and several other on campus.
  8. Provides ad hoc reporting via SQL for advancement, alumni, ASI, UCM and others on campus on a per case basis.
  9. Utilizing the database, provides supporting information for broadbased fundraising programs such as year-end, fiscal year-end, phonathon, as well as specific fundraising programs.
  10. Monitors news sources for information on prospective and existing donors and trends in business, higher education, and philanthropy. Distribute news alerts as appropriate.
  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.
  12. 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

College degree in some area of technology.

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 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.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 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. Stairs to third floor.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Marketing & Event Coordinator-Admissions

Open for hire: 04-19-2019

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates visit days and other large events and maintains marketing platforms and content for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Creates social media content, groups and campaigns to promote engagement of future students and their families. Works in partnership with University Communications and Marketing (UCM) to create content in line with branding and marketing strategies. Works closely with Information Services and Technology (IS&T) to maintain the Admissions database content and insures accuracy of information and messaging. Assist Admissions Counselors in areas related to marketing, social media, and events.

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

  1. Creates frequent and engaging content for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions social media presence, supporting branding and marketing strategies.
  2. Develops social media campaigns to encourage students to apply to Harding and make Harding their college choice.
  3. Creates pages and groups to encourage engagement with future students and parents to share information, tips and activities such as local meet ups, finding roommates, parent guidance, etc.
  4. Coordinates schedules, posts and messaging with UCM under guidance from Director of Digital Media.
  5. Responds to inquiries generated by online content.
  6. Coordinates visit days and other large events.
  7. Manages Admissions Student Ambassador Team.

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 through some college education in the area of computing and through experience using a personal computer. Bachelor’s degree in related area including information systems, public relations, marketing or communications, preferred.

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.
  • Attention to Detail-Focusing on critical work details, proofreading material quickly and accurately, and developing and using coding schemes. 
  • The applicant should have experience in working with databases, and a strong understanding of Microsoft Office, specifically with Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Social media planning and implementation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse setting.
  • Strong creative and editorial writing skills.
  • Operate a personal computer utilizing basic office support software.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • 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.

Elementary Principal-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 04-30-2019

To apply for this position, please complete the application found at this link: Harding Academy Employment

More information about Harding Academy's mission and philosophy can be found at www.harding.edu/academy

SUMMARY

Responsible for the day to day operations of the Harding Academy Elementary School, including PreK-6th grades. Ensures educational standards are met by working with curriculum development and course descriptions. Provides safe and productive learning environment. Supports and participates in admission, enrollment, and retention initiatives. Manages extracurricular activities to provide or ensure proper supervision. Maintains accreditation and State Department of Education standards and requirements. Hires, trains, and supervises elementary teachers and office staff.

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

  1. Serves as supervisor for instruction for PreK-6th grade. Works with superintendent and faculty in curriculum development, textbook selections, and course descriptions. Coordinates class schedules; approves field trips and departures from regular schedules; plans and/or directs Outdoor Education and Ocean Camp.
  2. Supervises teachers and office staff for PreK-6th grade. Oversees teacher certifications. Conducts orientation for new teachers; evaluates teachers and makes personnel decision recommendations.
  3. Manages student discipline. Works closely with superintendent to set policies for the elementary school. Maintains Student Handbook; ensures parents and students are aware of its contents. Assists teachers with discipline problems as needs arise. Maintains records and communication with parents and superintendent.
  4. Responsible for all extracurricular activities. Ensures proper supervision of all activities; personally attends functions, programs, athletic events, etc., unless superintendent or other designated administrator is present. Assumes responsibility for student involvement.
  5. Oversees maintenance needs of elementary facilities. Maintains contact with custodial staff; reports repairs needed to appropriate personnel.
  6. Maintains accreditation documentation and meets standards necessary for accreditation and State Department of Education requirements. Attends AdvanceEd, ANSAA, and NCSA meetings; completes reports as scheduled.
  7. Supervises elementary chapel and all elementary programs.
  8. Supports admission and retention of students. Serves on Admissions Committee; corresponds with parents of applicants; works with Kindergarten teachers in planning and executing Kindergarten Round-up and Screening. Supervises registration.
  9. Ensures proper and accurate maintenance of all student records.
  10. Makes recommendations to superintendent for setting school calendar.
  11. Supervises fire, tornado, and other safety drills.
  12. Ensures proper supervision of before and after school outside duty, and playground duty.
  13. Oversees student teachers and class observers in coordination with Harding University and the Department of Education.
  14. Serves with PFTA by attending board meetings and serving as facilitator for fundraising 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in education administration or related field; valid Arkansas teaching license; 2-3 years’ experience in school administration.

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.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan and implement promotional programs.
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
  • Knowledge of appropriate discipline methods and ability to maintain health and positive school environment.
  • Ability to plan and lead daily chapel.
  • Effectively manage multiple budget lines.
  • Skill in independent problem solving and ability to analyze situations and create action plans.
  • Ability to display tact and courtesy.

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.

  • May be subject to work environments that have exposure to weather or interiors with extremes of heat and/or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, and high noise levels.
  • May require periods of standing or walking, and the ability to lift objects.

The Superintendent requests applicants be familiar with the following resources:

http://50.28.48.199/~effectiv/staging/images/stories/RevEv.pdf

http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/principal-project-marzanos-21-responsibilities-of-the-school.pdf

https://id.iste.org/docs/pdfs/20-14_ISTE_Standards-A_PDF.pdf

http://www.vizenllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/CharacherAndServantLeadership.pdf

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.

ASTL/National Board Certification Assistant-College of Education

Open for hire: 05-01-2019

This is a part-time position, scheduled for 25 hours/week. It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

SUMMARY

Assists the director of the Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning program and provides support for candidates of the National Board Certification by promoting the programs, researching potential candidates, and performing other clerical responsibilities as follows.

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

  1. Researches/Seeks potential candidates pursuing National Board Certification and candidates enrolled in the ASTL program.
  2. Promotes ASTL program by responding to those interested in National Board Certification and responds to inquires regarding the ASTL program or National Board Certification at Harding University.
  3. Oversees student progress and address their needs throughout duration of course work after they are admitted in their respective programs.
  4. Coordinates details of National Board and ATNBC/NBPTS events – hotel accommodations, classroom reservations, meals, order materials, etc.
  5. Performs clerical duties such as composing correspondence, sending faxes, making copies. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or others documents
  6. Admits, registers, and processes applications for National Board Candidates and ASTL students.
  7. Coordinates graduate student admission and processes with the COE graduate office team.

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

Some college education or relevant experience preferred and office work experience is 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.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to navigate the internet
  • Ability to multi-task and be a self-starter
  • Knowledge of teacher education programs and certification process is helpful
  • Bookkeeping skills are required

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

Audio Visual Technician-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 05-01-2019

SUMMARY

The Audio Visual Support Technician is responsible for assisting the Audio Visual Lead Technician in identifying audio visual needs for University sponsored events including setting up, running and taking down University-owned audio visual equipment for these events in a timely and professional manner. The Audio Visual Support Technician will work closely with the Audio Visual Lead Technician and student workers to support the audio visual needs of the University. This includes running audio visual equipment for events, providing routine maintenance on classroom projectors and replacing when necessary. The Audio Visual Support Technician should be familiar with audio visual industry standards as set by ANSI/InfoComm.

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

  1. Setup and operate AV equipment such as soundboard/mixer, EQ, mics, speakers (indoor, outdoor, large venue, portable)
  2. Provide daily operation of chapel, as assigned.
  3. Provide AV operations in Benson for special events
  4. Provide AV support to all areas of Harding campuses.
  5. Direct student workers on jobs, as assigned.
  6. Ensure that appropriate AV equipment is correctly delivered, set up and in good working condition.
  7. Perform equipment checks to ensure that equipment is properly maintained and is in proper working condition.
  8. Handle minor equipment repairs and coordination of major repair work as appropriate
  9. Train customers in the use of basic AV equipment and controls
  10. Assist Classroom Technology & Labs (CT&L) with technical support in opening/closing
    trouble tickets.
  11. Maintain equipment storage areas and lists of onsite supplies and equipment, including a well-stocked inventory.
  12. Provide high-quality customer service at all levels.
  13. Answer technical and logistic questions pertaining to AV services provided to customers.
  14. Maintain accurate records of all AV requests.
  15. Keep up to date with latest AV technology, trends and regulations.
  16. Work within and out of normal office hours, as assigned. Normal working hours are 8 am to 5 pm.

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 EXPERIENCE

Minimum:: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one years directly related audio/visual experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares/receives information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members 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 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.
  • Communication - Excellent interpersonal skills to interface constantly with the customer.
  • Current knowledge of audio/visual field and procedures, techniques and methodologies
  • Be able to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and oversee work schedules of student workers
  • Ability to work well independently and effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to adjust work hours necessary to meet program needs. Will require evening and weekend hours during special events.
  • Understanding of digital networks and infrastructure technologies.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions.
  • Working knowledge of general business software including.
    spreadsheets (Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel), word processors (Google Docs, Microsoft Word), Harding’s email. calendaring and collaboration tools (currently Google Apps for Education).
  • Ability to drive a vehicle such as a golf cart.

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.

  • Performs frequent physical exertion: standing, walking, bending, twisting, kneeling, reaching above shoulder level, pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Some exposure to physical risk.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Will involve some work at heights

Administrative Assistant-University College

Open for hire: 05-01-2019

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision of the dean, performs and oversees a variety of administrative duties, providing assistance to the areas of University Studies, Integrative Studies, and Academic Resource Services. The employee performs a variety of office support duties for the University College such as word processing, relaying and resolving routine telephone and/or walk-up inquiries. Additional duties include helping to coordinate scheduling for graduate assistants and student workers, monitoring departmental budget/expenses, managing the calendar, scheduling appointments, and contacting students.

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

  1. Provides staff and office support for the dean to include screening and handling of telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and resolves routine administrative problems and inquiries; serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office, students, and external constituencies on a range of day-to-day issues; screens and routs telephone calls; maintains log of inquiries as required.
  2. Document and organize all expenses and presents to dean for signature with rationale for account used. Keeps excel document each year for all expenses in the college so the dean can make good financial decisions.
  3. Schedules, maintains and coordinates dean’s calendar, appointments and/or travel arrangements, and coordinates and oversees daily office activities. Arranges meetings and conferences, schedules interviews and appointments, and performs other duties related to maintaining one or more individual schedules.
  4. Organizes and facilitates meetings and special events; schedules and coordinates dates and times, venues, attendance, agendas, and facilities; takes minutes, and provides administrative support and follow up on matters arising from meetings.
  5. Performs a wide variety of typing assignments, which are sometimes confidential in nature; operates personal computer to enter data, draft, edit, and print letters, tables, reports, and other materials; and operates a variety of office equipment.
  6. Hires and supervises 6-8 student workers and monitors their productivity. Puts together student worker schedules and coordinates tasks for each on a monthly calendar. Trains workers for position, technology, share files, software, office behavior and expectations.
  7. Ensures that mail is collected and distributed to appropriate areas in a timely manner. Keeps current with Harding University’s post office policies and procedures.
  8. Ensures that workrooms, main office and entryways are clean, organized, functional and professional in appearance. Enters work orders electronically any related maintenance needs in the building/offices
  9. Orders and maintains UC supplies and materials needed by office employees staff.
  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

Bachelors Degree with minimum of 3 years office experience (or equivalent) preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other campus departments aimed at achieving 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.
  • Works with confidential student academic information, according to FERPA standards. Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing, spread sheet, and/or data entry skills (e.g. Word, Excel.)
  • 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.
  • Critical thinking/problem solving 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.

Office Manager-Harding Press

Open for hire: 05-06-2019

SUMMARY

Assists customers and staff with information about the printing jobs. Answers phone and direct calls to the appropriate place or answer the person’s questions. Uses computer to originate job tickets and invoices. Employee must be able to use FileMaker software, Microsoft Window, Word, and Excel.

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.
  2. Helps assist customers with any orders they may have.
  3. Prepares job tickets and invoices
  4. Compiles sales reports & sales tax reports
  5. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.

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 GED. Experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified 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.
  • A general understanding of office work with experience in computer work, filing and calculator
  • Skills in bookkeeping, accounting, and organization
  • Knowledge in Computer and software skills
  • Knowledge in or on the job training in computer programs such as – Filemaker, Word, and Excel

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.

High School Principal-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-06-2019

To apply for this position, please complete the application found at this link: Harding Academy Employment

More information about Harding Academy's mission and philosophy can be found at www.harding.edu/academy

SUMMARY

Responsible for the day to day operations of the Harding Academy High School, including 7th – 12th grades. Ensures educational standards are met by working with curriculum development and course descriptions. Provides safe and productive learning environment. Supports and participates in admission, enrollment, and retention initiatives. Manages extracurricular activities to provide or ensure proper supervision. Maintains accreditation and State Department of Education standards and requirements. Hires, trains, and supervises high school teachers and office staff.

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

  1. Serves as supervisor for instruction for 7th – 12th grade. Works with superintendent and faculty in curriculum development, textbook selections, and course descriptions. Coordinates class schedules; approves field trips and departures from regular schedules.
  2. Supervises teachers and office staff for 7th – 12th grade. Oversees teacher certifications. Conducts orientation for new teachers; evaluates teachers and makes personnel decision recommendations.
  3. Manages student discipline. Works closely with superintendent to set policies for the high school. Maintains Student Handbook; ensures parents and students are aware of its contents. Assists teachers with discipline problems as needs arise. Maintains records and communication with parents and superintendent.
  4. Responsible for all extracurricular activities. Ensures proper supervision of all activities; personally attends functions, programs, athletic events, etc., unless superintendent or other designated administrator is present. Assumes responsibility for student involvement.
  5. Oversees maintenance needs of high school facilities. Maintains contact with custodial staff; reports repairs needed to appropriate personnel.
  6. Maintains accreditation documentation and meets standards necessary for accreditation and State Department of Education requirements. Attends AdvanceEd, ANSAA, and NCSA meetings; completes reports as scheduled.
  7. Supervises high school chapel and all high school programs.
  8. Supports admission and retention of students. Serves on Admissions Committee; corresponds with parents of applicants. Supervises registration.
  9. Ensures proper and accurate maintenance of all student records.
  10. Makes recommendations to superintendent for setting school calendar.
  11. Supervises fire, tornado, and other safety drills.
  12. Ensures proper supervision of students before and after school with coordinating hall duty, and parking lot duty.
  13. Oversees student teachers and class observers in coordination with Harding University and the Department of Education.
  14. Serves with PFTA by attending board meetings and serving as facilitator for fundraising 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in education administration or related field; valid Arkansas teaching license; 2-3 years’ experience in school administration.

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.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan and implement promotional programs.
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
  • Knowledge of appropriate discipline methods and ability to maintain health and positive school environment.
  • Ability to plan and lead daily chapel.
  • Effectively manage multiple budget lines.
     Skill in independent problem solving and ability to analyze situations and create action plans.
  • Ability to display tact and courtesy.

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.

  • May be subject to work environments that have exposure to weather or interiors with extremes of heat and/or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, and high noise levels.
  • May require periods of standing or walking, and the ability to lift objects.

The Superintendent requests applicants be familiar with the following resources:

http://50.28.48.199/~effectiv/staging/images/stories/RevEv.pdf

http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/principal-project-marzanos-21-responsibilities-of-the-school.pdf

https://id.iste.org/docs/pdfs/20-14_ISTE_Standards-A_PDF.pdf

http://www.vizenllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/CharacherAndServantLeadership.pdf

Administrative Assistant Center for Charitable Estate Planning-Advancement

Open for hire: 05-15-2019

SUMMARY

Supports the role of the Director of the Center for Charitable Estate Planning and the activities performed in the office. Supports budget review and oversees student worker. Receives and responds to various questions from donors and third party organizations regarding functions in this office. Processes various reports and letters to support this office. Maintains all the records and files for this office including but not limited to estate planning, gift annuities, and scholarships.

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

  1. Manage the Office of Center for Charitable Estate Planning.
  2. Execute normal office responsibilities and activities including drafting and editing correspondence and documents of a legal nature.
  3. Execute assignments concerning Charitable Gift Annuities, and other legal documents pertaining to endowments.
  4. Monitor calendar of the Center for Charitable Estate Planning.
  5. Receive visitors to the office.
  6. Generate letters, memos, emails and reports when appropriate.
  7. Respond to questions and requests for information from other offices on campus and from off-campus callers, by phone calls and emails, when appropriate.
  8. Execute assignments concerning Scholarships.
  9. Process reports received weekly, monthly and annually.
  10. Run monthly budget reports; assist in managing the office budget.
  11. Hire, train, and supervise the student worker.
  12. 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 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’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience. Legal experience is a plus.

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.
  • 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.
  • Work independently or collaboratively.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong proofreading/editing skills.
  • Have strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Be able to work with Banner, ARGOS, and CMS to a limited extent or to be trained in these 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

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.

Office Assistant-Center for Learning with Technology/AV

Open for hire: 05-16-2019

SUMMARY

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

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

  1. Provides secretarial services by answering phones, greeting visitors, maintaining files, processing mail, and maintaining office supplies.
  2. Monitors office and breakroom areas and equipment.
  3. Processes work orders by receiving calls, entering information into the work order system, and assigning to techs.
  4. Maintains daily schedule of work orders and AV events in various databases including EventPro.
  5. Maintains supplies for technology labs, replenishing and distributing supplies to lab supervisors 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM: High school graduate, GED
PREFERRED: Some college hours and/or previous office experience

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.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Database management skills.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Calculate figures and amounts.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Use MS Office applications (such as Word). Knowledge of Excel and Access is 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.

Director of News Services-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 05-23-2019

SUMMARY


Develops, plans and directs communication from the University and the public including, but not limited to, preparing fact sheets, media alerts, news releases, photographs, video/audio, scripts and talking points to publicize the University’s activities or messages; writing stories for HARDING magazine; and assisting in planning special events and programs.

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

  1. Assists in development of communications designed to keep the public informed of institutions’ programs, activities and accomplishments.
  2. Arranges for media communications to meet needs, objectives and policies of organization.
  3. Prepares and distributes fact sheets, media alerts, news releases, photographs and video/audio to media representatives and other persons who may be interested in learning about or publicizing the University’s activities or messages.
  4. Serves as main point of contact for media inquiries and interview coordination.
  5. Prepares and supports University personnel and students for media interviews.
  6. Coordinates with various colleges and departments to facilitate news distribution.
  7. Conducts University media monitoring and reporting.
  8. Prepares and produces content for college guides, visitor publications, newsletters and other publications.
  9. Writes news stories and features for HARDING magazine.
  10. Assists in planning special events and programs.
  11. Supervises student workers writing news releases.

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’s degree from four-year college or university. Experience working in corporate media relations or with news media or for a news organization or agency 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.
  • Familiarity with Mac computers is 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.

Armed Patrol Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 05-23-2019

This position will be scheduled for day shift, Monday-Friday.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision provides for the security of University property, facilities, students, and personnel by working under the direction of the Director of Public Safety.

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

  1. Responds to and handles emergency situations on campus.
  2. Patrols campus on foot and/or with various forms of transportation in order to detect and prevent crimes.
  3. Gives written and oral reports.
  4. Provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff with needs on campus such as locked vehicles, locked offices or apartments, and jump-starts.
  5. Provides assistance as needed to local law enforcement officials or emergency services personnel.
  6. Provides an armed response presence on campus

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

Mandatory: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Candidate must pass a comprehensive state and federal criminal background check, psychological examination, department of motor vehicle check, and drug screening. Candidate must successfully meet and/or complete all requirements to become an armed, commissioned security officer. Candidate must not have been convicted of any felony or Class A misdemeanor.

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
  • Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure. Confidentiality
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in building security and lock procedures.
  • Commissioned Officer Standards- Candidate must possess the ability to successfully pass written tests required by the State of Arkansas to become a commissioned security officer.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to understand and follow weapon handling and firearm range safety rules.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to demonstrate and maintain proficiency with department issued firearms in accordance with state and departmental standards.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to exercise good judgment in stressful situations.

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.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires occasional handling of heavy objects including the lifting of people. Also requires frequent standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Requires moderate physical activity during armed training exercises and drills including running, climbing stairs, stooping, and bending over.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, including risks involved with carrying a firearm and risks associated with responding to potentially dangerous and violent situations, which require following basic safety precautions.

Assistant Track Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 05-23-2019

SUMMARY

Assists in coaching duties for the track team. Assists with all aspects of recruitment and training of student-athletes.

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

  1. Assists in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practice, training, and competition.
  2. Assists in designing and implementing specific conditioning programs and/or training routines as appropriate to improve athletic performance.
  3. Conducts recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules through scouting, on-site attendance, and home visits.
  4. Assists in monitoring and supporting student-athletes in academic progress.
  5. May assist in planning and arranging team travel and may perform other administrative responsibilities as appropriate.
  6. 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 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's degree; track coaching 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.
  • Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable sport.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of athletic training and conditioning programs and routines.

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.

  • 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 minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

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.

Assistant to Director, Watson Center (1/2 time)-College of Education

Open for hire: 05-24-2019

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, provides assistance and support with overseeing and administering day-to-day activities of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.

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

  1. Assists with research and analysis on specific issues as assigned.
  2. Assists with organizing and facilitating meetings, conferences, and other special events, as assigned.
  3. Assists with overseeing and administering the day-to-day activities of the student workers and work flow of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.
  4. Assists with the provision of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center including greeting and assisting customers and handling phone calls and inquiries.
  5. Assists in the coordination, supervision, and completion of special projects, as appropriate.
  6. Assists with maintenance of publications and websites related to the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.
  7. Assists in keeping the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center fully stocked.
  8. Assists in keeping the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center organized to maintain smoothness throughout the Center.
  9. Assists with keeping the design and workflow of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center current with customer demands.
  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
Experience with secretarial duties (including computer literacy), library, and workflow planning is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge, and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members 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.\
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Technological Skills - Is familiar with database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.
  • Attention to Detail – Focuses on critical work details, proofreading material quickly and accurately, and developing and using coding schemes.
  • Plans, develops, and coordinates multiple projects.
  • Analyzes and solves problems.
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Assists in making administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

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.

Communications & Events Coordinator-University College

Open for hire: 05-24-2019

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 University College. 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 issues
  2. Assists in coordinating and implementing developmental programming targeting FY students including Summer Stampede 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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related majors

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. 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 evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
  • 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.
  • Experience and/or aptitude for designing, creating, and editing online and printed promotional materials for email, web, social media, and digital displays
  • Excellent interpersonal and written 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 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