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: 09-17-2018)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

Staff Transfer Request pdf

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


The "Open for Hire" date indicates the position has been posted for a minimum of five working days and can be offered to a candidate.

Painter-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 03-09-2018

Under direct supervision prepares surfaces for new applications, applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and other structures by performing the following duties.

Textbook Assistant-Bookstore

Open for hire: 06-13-2018

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

Faculty Administrative Assistant-College of Nursing

Open for hire: 08-01-2018

Under direct supervision, manages the overall Carr College of Nursing (HCCN) offices to ensure effective operation for faculty, staff and those interacting with the offices.

Director-McNair Scholars Program

Open for hire: 08-07-2018

Reporting to the Dean of the Center for Student Success, the director is 12-month position responsible for overall management, strategic program planning, staff supervision, budget management, grant preparation and federal reporting requirements of the McNair Scholars Program. This position also includes maintaining a student case load and quality faculty relationships.

The purpose of this position is to provide enriching experiences that prepare undergraduates who are either low-income, first-generation students or from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study by developing and implementing workshop curriculums; facilitating grant renewal efforts; travel to and participation in related professional organizations serving TRIO personnel; networking within and outside of the University; coordinating activities with other programs serving disadvantaged students; participating in University wide committees; and supervision of faculty mentor-scholar research and scholarly activities. Other duties include; managing overall program design, budget, activities and services, and supervising staff and undergraduate and graduate student assistants.

Administrator-Preprofessional Health Sciences

Open for hire: 08-14-2018

Coordinates the shadowing/volunteer/internship program which includes communicating with medical professionals to secure participation, reviewing student applications and scheduling students with medical professionals.  Advises students in the Preoccupational Therapy Program. Assists with needs of students, faculty and staff members, visiting speakers and community contacts within medical fields.  Coordinates committee evaluations, meetings and special programs, communication with prospective students, and record keeping for alumni. 

Front Desk Clerk-Heritage Inn (PT)

Open for hire: 08-22-2018

Under general supervision provides a variety of services for the guests of Heritage Inn. The duties are but not limited to registering guests and assigning rooms; answering questions about available services, checkout times, parking areas, the local community, and other matters in their public relations capacity.

Position is 18 hrs/wk on Saturday and Sunday and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

Grounds Keeper-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 08-24-2018

Under close supervision, performs watering, raking, mowing, weeding, trimming, edging, salting, snow removal, and trash/litter pickup and disposal activities.

Senior Accountant-Finance

Open for hire: 08-24-2018

Under general supervision, maintains fixed assets records, prepares monthly capital projects report, maintains cost accounting on capital projects, and maintains accounts and financial reporting in TMA.  Assist in preparation of Walton students’ tax reporting on Form 1040NR and prepares Forms 1042-S for International students.  Performs daily reconciliation of various Business Office transactions and reconciles general ledger accounts.  Supervises Purchasing Coordinator and various monthly billings.  Performs ad hoc reporting and other duties as assigned.

Network Systems Administrator-Network Services

Open for hire: 09-11-2018

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

Federal Mail Clerk-Post Office (PT)

Open for hire: 09-11-2018

Assists customers at the window, processes federal mail, and assists in the daily reports.

Position will be 25 hours/week during the academic period with summers off. Eligible for limited benefits, NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Parking Enforcement Officer-Parking & Transportation

Open for hire: 09-24-2018

Under direct supervision enforces the parking regulations on University property. Provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff with needs on campus such as locked vehicles, jump-starts and other calls for assistance.

Harding Fund & Prospect Researcher-Advancement

Open for hire: 09-24-2018

Responsible for two areas with a strong overlap: Harding Fund and Prospect Researcher.  Fundraising activities for the Harding Fund include, but are not limited to, year-end campaign, phonathon, “Gather to Give” and other Harding Fund campaigns, and faculty-staff campaigns. Performs research to inform the donor relations activities of various types of gifts such as first time, recurring, and patterns of giving. Assists in identifying and qualifying donors in a support function for the senior advancement officers.  Submits reports to officers regarding engagement and solicitation opportunities for the university.  Conducts in-depth research on individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of the Advancement programs. 

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.

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Location: back of the Ezell building

Mailing address:
Harding University
Human Resources
Box 12257
Searcy, AR 72149-5615