Human Resources - Staff Jobs

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

Qualified persons filing timely applications will be given consideration for the positions listed. Applications must accompany resumes to be considered for a position.  Posted positions are open for a minimum of five (5) working days.

Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Harding University are available and interested. The policy for employees requesting to transfer can be found in the Employee Handbook on Pipeline.

Unless otherwise noted, posted positions are 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. 

Applicants are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources with any questions. Please do not contact departments directly. (Updated: 05-11-2022)

Employment Forms

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Staff Transfer Request pdf

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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.

HVAC Technician-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 08-17-2020

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.

HR & Finance Assistant-Office of Human Resources

Open for hire: 02-01-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this position performs support activities for the Vice President of Finance and the Office of Human Resources by being the first contact for most employees and visitors. Answers and directs calls, and greets and directs visitors. The position assists each area of Human Resources by being familiar with and answering general questions about general employment policies, benefits, and workers compensation. This position serves as the lead contact for new employee on-boarding, and works with others in the department on specific projects. The position assists the Finance department by performing data entry on manual journal entries.

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

  1. Opens office, greets and directs customers, answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, schedules appointments and provides general information. Routes specific questions to appropriate team member.
  2. Serves as lead point of contact to facilitate the new employee process, including ensuring accurate completion of necessary paperwork, notification of benefits eligibility, scheduling new employee orientation and other items related to beginning employment with the university.
  3. Works with Finance and Accounting to enter manually submitted journal entries into correct accounts.
  4. Performs a variety of clerical work on a timely and accurate basis that includes sorting, filing, ordering and distributing office supplies, data entry, obtaining mail for Finance team, routing mail for HR and Vice President of Finance.
  5. Provides information and assistance to prospective employees with respect to employment and the application process.
  6. Calculates and processes monthly transfer of Sick Leave to Banked Sick Leave Account for Group II employees as appropriate.
  7. Maintains petty cash, office, and kitchen supplies for Finance area; plans office activities and parties; manages office equipment and miscellaneous maintenance.
  8. Assists Vice President with communicating instructions and desires with various individuals and/or departments.
  9. Organizes work flow of Vice President’s office including preparing and maintaining correspondence, records, confidential files, and items in need of follow-up.
  10. Prepares information for the Faculty/Staff dinner each spring and the Faculty dinner each fall.
  11. May perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Planning/Organizational Skills – Uses time efficiently. Keeps work processes organized and in control, e.g., has files set up, workplace organized.
  • 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.
  • General knowledge of human resource policies and procedures, benefits and compensation information preferred.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and or other written material by using word processing and/or data entry skills
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer in a windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.

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.
  • May occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Parking Enforcement Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 02-10-2022

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision enforces the parking regulations of University property by working under the direction of the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services.

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

  1. Patrols campus parking lots and enforces University parking regulations through citations, tow warnings and other parking enforcement measures.
  2. Provides traffic control as needed for events on campus.
  3. May be asked to assist students and employees with vehicle-related needs on campus such as unlocking locked vehicles, jump-starts and other calls for assistance.
  4. May be asked to assist the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services with maintaining / restriping parking lots on campus.
  5. May be asked to assist the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services with routine tasks essential in maintaining University fleet vehicles such as checking tire pressure, fluid levels, cleaning vehicles and dropping off or picking up fleet vehicles from auto repair and service providers.
  6. Provides assistance as needed to local law enforcement officials or emergency services personnel.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services or the Director of Public Safety.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preference is given to individuals who are 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. Candidates must also have the ability to obtain or already have a valid driver’s license. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

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 drive motor vehicles.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
  • Ability to address customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ability to gather data.

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 traffic barrier devices. Also requires frequent standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work is typically outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Harding Fund Director-Advancement

Open for hire: 02-17-2022

SUMMARY

This person is responsible for developing and implementing the annual strategic plan for the university's “Harding Fund” (unrestricted giving). This includes directing various broad-based campaigns throughout the year including, but not limited to, calendar year-end campaign, day of giving/crowdfunding (“Gather to Give”), Call Center, faculty-staff campaigns, and President’s Council. This person also solicits gifts from donors whose pledges are being completed.

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

  1. Develops and implements an annual strategic plan for the university’s “Harding Fund” (unrestricted giving) addressing various campaigns throughout the year
    1. Examples of campaigns include calendar year-end campaign, faculty/staff campaign, President’s Council new member acquisition, and annual giving day/crowdfunding events.
    2. Works to accomplish dollar, participation, retention, and qualitative goals
    3. Creates and manages multi-dimensional appeals schedule that utilizes a variety of mediums (e.g., electronic solicitation, direct mail appeals, and one-to-one appeals)
    4. Develops stewardship activities within the annual fund team as well as working with Advancement Services team to ensure regular stewardship activities are occurring for these donors.
  2. Ongoing Harding Fund campaigns include:
    1. Calendar year-end campaign which is the largest campaign of the year. This person develops the theme, writes/designs the solicitations (letters, emails, websites, social media) based on segmented markets, and implements the distribution, follow-up, and stewardship activities.
    2. Manages and directs the annual giving day at Harding. This includes developing multi-media materials to generate financial support and donor participation each year during this 24-hour period.
    3. Manages the Call Center which includes student callers and computer equipment. The Call Center is focused on solicitation, stewardship, and communication.
    4. Directs and oversees the faculty/staff campaign each year. While this campaign is larger in some years, it occurs each year with the goal of participation and providing a story of support to our donor base.
    5. Various campaigns to generate new President’s Council members such as alumni and peer-to-peer campaigns.
  3. Manages the creation and implementation of other campaigns that arise from approved projects across the campus for appropriate affinity groups (i.e. capital projects such as football or soccer, retiring faculty endowed scholarships, and other emerging needs).
  4. Working with the Senior Advancement Officers, this position contacts certain donors and solicits them to continue their pledges upon completion.
  5. Responsible for preparing weekly, monthly, and other relevant Annual Fund reports.
  6. Works with UCM to create appeals and marketing materials for various campaigns previously mentioned
  7. Provides support for the annual President’s Council meetings.
  8. Supports the annual giving section on the Advancement website of the university.
  9. 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.
  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 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; experience in computerized research; experience in writing persuasive, clear, concise and visually attractive proposals.

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.
  • Excellent skills in both oral and written communication.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines and funding goals
  • Demonstrated skills in analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Database management skills.
  • Ability to gather data, analyze information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Work in the evenings and weekends may be required at times.

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 to the Director Education Leadership-College of Education

Open for hire: 03-09-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, performs a range of program support activities for three (3) departments, six (6) degree programs, and four (4) endorsement programs. The administrative assistant also works with prospective candidates, current candidates, faculty within the department, school district personnel, and faculty and staff within the College of Education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to the following)

  1. Supports the administration of the Doctorate of Education, Educational Specialist, Masters of Education-Principal, Masters of Education-Curriculum and Instruction Administration, Masters of Education-Special Education Administration, and Masters of Arts: Excellence in Teaching programs as evidenced by
    1. Ensuring that all admissions’ information being sent or received for graduate schools is accurate, organized, and timely for all programs, including working with the candidate to meet Arkansas Department of Education/Division of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) regulations and guidelines.
    2. Advising and registering candidates for all programs and updating records each semester for each candidate.
    3. Communicating to prospective candidates through a series of emails.
    4. Processing prospective and enrolling candidates through the GradCAS system.
    5. Analyzing transfer transcripts and making recommendations to the directors on admissible classes and analyzing program transcripts to ensure program compliance.
    6. Organizing the availability of off-campus classrooms/facilities and technical support. (All programs host off-campus classes.)
    7. Managing graduate programs’ websites and Curriculog submissions
    8. Gathering, organizing, and analyzing data for all programs for alumni Year 1 and Year 3 surveys, CAEP assessment data, and SPA assessment data
    9. Functioning as the liaison for the Anthology Portfolio (capstone portfolio) and enrolling and supporting candidates with the program by 1) instructing in the basic use of the program, 2) advising candidates with troubleshooting, 3) maintaining administrative access, and assisting in the setup and updates to the program.
    10. Advising candidates on portfolio enhancement, requiring a knowledge of the leadership standards.
    11. Coordinating oversight of internship entry and exit paperwork by communicating with faculty, cooperating onsite superintendents and principals, ensuring all supervising faculty have contact information for site visits, ensuring cooperating onsite supervisors evaluation is sent and received promptly, and ensuring payment to cooperating onsite supervisors.
    12. Communicating with representatives of Arkansas school districts concerning candidates enrolled in internships in order to meet the internship requirements of each district.
    13. Assisting candidates with problems that arise involving financial aid, the business office, enrollment or registration conflicts.
    14. Notifying candidates of enrollment windows and semester schedules.
    15. Create a master schedule of courses each semester.
    16. Communicating and gathering candidate licensure information and requirements.
    17. Maintaining textbook information for faculty and adjuncts.
    18. Organizing, communicating, and maintaining schedules and paperwork for 1) doctoral interviews, 2) admission interviews, 3) comprehensive examinations, 4) portfolio defenses.
  2. Performs general office duties.
  3. Performs job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ. In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily and do so with a service mindset to support our candidates, cooperating administrators in Arkansas school districts, and the College of Education faculty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and/or Experience

An education background either by education classes taken or working in a school system is preferred. Must have basic knowledge of Word and Excel. Ability to multi-task and a self-starter are a plus. Previous office work experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Detail- and team-oriented, professional, and candidate focused.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google.
  • Basic understanding of office equipment. Previous office experience preferred.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently, reliably, and punctually.
  • Flexible and adaptable in various situations and when interacting with many different personalities.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks including delegation of tasks when appropriate.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly acquire, familiarity with the roles and function of the
    assigned department, and any specifically applicable laws or guidelines.

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 position:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Limited physical effort required.
  • Limited exposure to physical risk.

Marketing & Events Director-Admissions

Open for hire: 03-09-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and executes Admission's visit days (Bison Days, Black & Gold, Trustee Days, etc.), new student orientations (Bison Bound), and all other Admissions related events both on and off campus. Develops marketing campaigns and content and implements and maintains marketing platforms and partnerships for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Works in partnership with University Communications and Marketing to create content in line with branding and marketing strategies. Works closely with IS&T to maintain the Admissions database content and ensures 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. Develops unique content for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for email, print and social media, supporting goals, branding and marketing strategies.
  2. Responds to inquiries generated by online content.
  3. Coordinates visit days, new student orientations and other large events.
  4. Manages Admissions Student Ambassador Team.
  5. Manages student videographer for Admissions YouTube and TikTok.
  6. Occasionally, nights and weekend work will be required.

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 areas 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 team’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.

Painter-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 03-24-2022

SUMMARY

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.

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

  1. Reads work orders or receives instructions from supervisor regarding painting.
  2. Prepares surfaces for painting by smoothing and removing old paint; filling nail holes, cracks, and joints with appropriate medium; and sanding, cleaning, and pressure washing the surface as required.
  3. Selects premixed paints or mixes required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint that matches specified colors.
  4. Removes fixtures such as pictures and electric switch covers from walls prior to painting. Spreads drop cloths over floors and room furnishings, and covers surfaces such as baseboards, doorframes, and windows with masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.
  5. Applies paints, sealers, and solvents to exterior and interior building surfaces such as plaster, sheetrock, concrete, and wood with brushes, spray gun, or paint rollers.
  6. Erects scaffolding or sets up ladders to perform tasks above ground level. Washes surfaces prior to painting with mildew remover.
  7. Operates equipment such as airless spray equipment, scaffolding, and motorized lifts.
  8. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position prefers 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

Painting experience 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.
  • Skill in selecting and applying paint and associated products.
  • Skill in wood surface preparation, staining, and/or sealing techniques.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Must be capable of climbing and working from ladders..
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Desktop Computing Specialist-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-06-2022

SUMMARY

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM: High school degree or equivalent with one year of directly related experience. PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in related field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Provides assistance to other team members and departments in a helpful manner; Works closely with team members to exchange ideas, information, and expertise in the resolution of customer requests.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Customer Service - Delivers service in a pleasant, happy and upbeat manner. Understands the goal of the department is to help our customers achieve their goals. Continually communicates with customers to inform them of plans and progress in the completion of their requests. Willingness to learn university specific terminology, procedures, and goals in order to effectively communicate with and advise customers on matters of technology.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Self-Management - Maintains a self-confident, positive, and composed demeanor, even in stressful situations, without losing productivity or effectiveness.
  • Continuous Learning Orientation - Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills and actively seeks opportunities to improve themselves. Devotes time to professional development by improving technical skills and achieving industry certifications.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and following through on commitments to customers. Being trustworthy and acting with integrity.
  • Ability to perform repairs and upgrades on a wide variety of computers and peripherals.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of computer systems software, applications, hardware, and communications.
  • Ability to simultaneously coordinate and complete multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Ability to install and configure computer systems, hardware, and peripherals.
  • Ability to work independently using manufacturer provided documentation, web-based resources and phone support.
  • Effectively present information in a one-on-one situation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

AV Support Technician-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-25-2022

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/or Experience

Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one year 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 CPE-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 04-25-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, manages social media sites for Center for Professional Excellence (CPE), College of Business Administration (COBA), and Graduate School of Business (GSB). Provides support for the Director by managing office functions; assists alumni and employers seeking College of Business students; assists students seeking employment opportunities; maintains CPE website; coordinates visits by employers to our campus; supports the seminars hosted by the CPE.

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

  1. Manages social media sites for CPE, COBA, and GSB, including preparing and scheduling posts for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
  2. Maintains CPE website.
  3. Works with students to gather information for future part-time or full-time employment opportunities; assists students with resumes and interview tips; provides general career advice.
  4. Greets and assists visitors, answers phones, receives and processes mail, and deposit payments.
  5. Works directly with employers to schedule on-campus interviews.
  6. Maintains student/employer info and posts jobs to the Handshake database (online job board).
  7. Maintains CPEs bulletin board and 4 TV screens in COBA.
  8. Obtains placement information for students for assessment purposes.
  9. Manages the student worker and/or graduate assistant.
  10. Coordinates development seminars for the students including working with presenter, advertising to student, ordering required materials and/or food, and hosting event.
  11. Assists Director of CPE with planning professional development events (Meet the Firms, Career Fair, Resume Workshop, etc).

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 with one to two years related experience in office support with progressive responsibility. College experience would be beneficial.

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 social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to remain composed and professional and maintain a positive demeanor during difficult or uncomfortable interactions with others or when faced with 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 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.

Sergeant-Public Safety

Open for hire: 05-04-2022

This position will be scheduled Monday-Friday, 4:00 pm-midnight.

SUMMARY

Oversees operations of patrolmen/office on the same shift by directing office response to critical incidents, assisting in planning and implementation of security for regularly scheduled events and special events, preparing and reviewing incident reports and providing an armed response presence on campus.

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

  1. Directs the departmental response to critical incidents. Provides notification to Departmental and University officials and/or emergency services personnel as needed.
  2. Supervises employees by:
    1. Informing the employees of the policies of the department and university and how they are expected to implement them,
    2. Directing and coordinating activities of employees on his/her shift,
    3. Seeing that the duties are carried out within the confines of federal and state law,
    4. Training employees,
    5. Counseling employees concerning work performance and administering discipline,
    6. And evaluating employees work performance.
  3. Prepares the work schedule for the shift and ensures that all necessary duties are performed satisfactorily.
  4. Assists in the planning and implementation of security for regularly scheduled events and special events.
  5. Writes and reviews incident reports for incidents occurring during the shift.
  6. Reports equipment repair needs to appropriate personnel.
  7. Answers inquiries concerning departmental policies in accordance with departmental and university guidelines.
  8. Assists local emergency services in response to incidents.
  9. 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

Preferred: Five years of security, law enforcement, and/or military experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Mandatory: Must be 21 years of age or older. 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 & 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.
  • Read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • 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.

Graphic Designer-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 05-04-2022

SUMMARY

The graphic designer is responsible for concept, design and execution of brand creative print and digital assets, which serve the University’s strategic needs while maintaining brand consistency. This position requires high-end conceptual abilities and keen attention to detail. Creates visual elements, such as images, layouts and text, to communicate messages through digital, print and other media. Presents concepts to clients or colleagues, incorporates feedback and recommended changes, and prepares digital files for production. Provides solutions to advertising and creative needs of external entities. Handles printing needs, including large format and specialty printing. Collaborates with the team, inspires others, takes creativity to a new level, and establishes a healthy environment for growth and learning.

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

  1. Contributes to the design plan of HARDING, working with team members on concept and layout, press checks the magazine and oversees the online version.
  2. Develops booklets, brochures, newsletters, cards and other internal- or external-facing pieces, utilizing consistent University brands and designs.
  3. Produces print advertising for newspapers, yearbooks and magazines, ranging from University academic areas to events and programs.
  4. Collaborates with other designers, writers, editors, photographers and vendors to create marketing pieces for special events (Inauguration, Case Statement, etc.). Also includes facilitating special projects for the President’s Office (framing of presidential portraits, certificates, etc.).
  5. Ensures that all marketing pieces follow University branding guidelines and strategic planning.
  6. Liaises with printers (especially Harding Press), overseeing the proofing process and approving all University publications through purchase requisitions.
  7. Advises the photographer to confirm photos fit the needs of major publications (e.g. HARDING magazine).
  8. Analyzes market trends, consumer needs and the competitive landscape, and tracks campaign performance.
  9. Coordinates with the mailing center, UCM team and post office to ensure procedures are followed and permits are active and paid on.
  10. Manages communication with vendors, including large format and specialty printing, to maintain strong supplier relationships and cost control.

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

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent training in graphic design is needed. Five to ten years experience providing direction in the creative industry preferred. Journalism training and experience are helpful. Experience designing publications for print and web preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Graphic designer: Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Customer-focused: Understands that all members of the University community are our customers and works to help them achieve their goals.
  • Cooperative: 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-Oriented: 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.
  • Dependable: 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.
  • Confidential: Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure. Assists the UCM assistant vice president with critical situations that arise (crisis management).

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.

Administrative Assistant-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 05-09-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for Admissions and Student Affairs. Issues in dealing with admissions and student affairs will be confidential in nature.

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

  1. Provides staff and office support for the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors. Serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office, current students, prospective students, and alumni.
  2. Enters data into university, and affiliated, database(s) for all prospective and current students.
  3. Prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office of admissions and student affairs
  4. Schedules and coordinates appointments for the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs.
  5. Assists in the coordination and documentation of testing accommodations for current students
  6. Assists in the organization of special events for prospective students and pre-pharmacy advisors.
  7. Monitors office supplies and secures items necessary for efficient office operations.
  8. Supervises student assistants in data entry, filing, mass mail outs, and other general office activities.3

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

Three years of experience in an office setting, or the equivalent education and experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities. At least 2 years of college 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.
  • Technology – Must have strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Calendars, Google Meet/Zoom.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to problem solve in an independent/professional way
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Must have a good understanding of relationship marketing and customer satisfaction

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.

Administrative Assistant (part-time)-HU Northwest Arkansas, College of Education

Open for hire: 05-17-2022

This position will be part-time and will be eligible for some, but not all, benefits.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, processes operational expenses and all invoices and Mastercard statements, keeps the financial spreadsheet up to date, and observes budget. Arranges events and lodging for instructors and guests, schedules building events, and organizes building room rentals. Processes HR paperwork. Performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as answering phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions, and performing routine clerical, data entry, and word processing work as assigned. Directs current and potential students to appropriate contact.

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

  1. Answers telephone, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information regarding programs. Greets and directs visitors. Opens, distributes, and prepares daily mail bulk. Orders office supplies and oversees the operation of copiers and printers. Communicates via email or phone in a timely manner. Completes word processing work and data entry as assigned. Uses Google Team Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Calendar, the Team Up Calendar.
  2. Tracks cleaning services and orders janitorial supplies. Overseas maintenance/outdoor work
  3. Arranges events and overnight lodging for instructors and supervisors from Harding main campus and other sites.
  4. Processes necessary paperwork for instructors, university supervisors, and staff and submits to the proper department.
  5. Places course instructors into assigned classrooms via the TeamUp Calendar.
  6. Provides technical support for instructors or institutions who rent the building
  7. Coordinates and orders supplies and textbooks for instructors. Maintains teacher workroom.
  8. Provides instructors with keys, Harding ID cards, classroom communication notebooks, and appropriate forms. Verifies attendance after each class. Maintains rosters and syllabi.
  9. Forwards original documents from students to the appropriate department.
  10. Proctors student tests as requested and prints instructor materials as requested.
  11. Assists counseling students with the interview process with main campus and proctors exams as needed.
  12. Oversees Resource Room by logging in books, videos, and teaching resources and ordering supplies when needed.
  13. Monitors BrightSign board as guests enter the building.
  14. Schedules building room rentals on the Team Up Calendar and keeps documents of building room rental agreements and invoices.
  15. Tracks and maintains monthly expenditures in the Excel financial spreadsheet, pays operational invoices, and monitors Mastercard statements.
  16. Assist in processing paperwork for a graduate assistant.
  17. 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

Education - High school diploma or GED with 1 to 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. College degree is 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.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to skillfully use technology including Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Team Drive.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a timely manner.
  • Ability to organize and maintain records.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of records and information.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • 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 materials.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and coached.
  • Receptionist Skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

Sergeant-Public Safety

Open for hire: 05-17-2022

This position will be scheduled for weekends.

SUMMARY

Oversees operations of patrolmen/office on the same shift by directing office response to critical incidents, assisting in planning and implementation of security for regularly scheduled events and special events, preparing and reviewing incident reports and providing an armed response presence on campus.

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

  1. Directs the departmental response to critical incidents. Provides notification to Departmental and University officials and/or emergency services personnel as needed.
  2. Supervises employees by:
    1. Informing the employees of the policies of the department and university and how they are expected to implement them,
    2. Directing and coordinating activities of employees on his/her shift,
    3. Seeing that the duties are carried out within the confines of federal and state law,
    4. Training employees,
    5. Counseling employees concerning work performance and administering discipline,
    6. And evaluating employees work performance.
  3. Prepares the work schedule for the shift and ensures that all necessary duties are performed satisfactorily.
  4. Assists in the planning and implementation of security for regularly scheduled events and special events.
  5. Writes and reviews incident reports for incidents occurring during the shift.
  6. Reports equipment repair needs to appropriate personnel.
  7. Answers inquiries concerning departmental policies in accordance with departmental and university guidelines.
  8. Assists local emergency services in response to incidents.
  9. 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

Preferred: Five years of security, law enforcement, and/or military experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Mandatory: Must be 21 years of age or older. 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 & 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.
  • Read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • 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.

Loan Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 05-17-2022

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, the Financial Aid Counselor counsels and assists students and/or their parents about available financial aid programs, application procedures, and eligibility requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides advice and counsel to students and families about available financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements and the application process.
  2. Analyzes and evaluates financial aid eligibility.
  3. Reviews financial aid records for accuracy. Exercises judgment to determine if adjustments should be made, making award adjustments and recalculations as appropriate.
  4. Troubleshoots and problem solves system and processing issues that pertain to the financial aid process.
  5. Works daily/weekly reports and other duties as assigned.
  6. Performs other 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

Required: Bachelor’s degree. Financial aid experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the goals of the office; 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 communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid preferred but not required.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

Desk Clerk (part-time)-Heritage Inn

Open for hire: 05-19-2022

This position will be scheduled Saturday and Sunday, 6 am-3 pm, with potential to cover other shifts on occasion.

SUMMARY

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; servicing breakfast room; answering telephone and fielding questions about available services, checkout times, parking areas, the local community, and other matters in their public relations capacity.

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

  1. Take reservations in person and by phone. May assist in changing dates or making cancellations.
  2. Greet, register, and assign rooms to guests of hotels or motels.
  3. Verify customers' credit, and establish how the customer will pay for the accommodation.
  4. Keep records of room availability and guests' accounts, manually or using computers.
  5. Compute bills, collect payments, and make change for guests.
  6. Perform simple bookkeeping activities, such as balancing cash accounts.
  7. Review accounts and charges with guests during the check out process.
  8. Post charges, such those for rooms, food, or telephone calls, to ledgers manually, or by using computers.
  9. Service breakfast room for hotel guests including preparation and clean up.
  10. Contact housekeeping or maintenance staff when guests report problems.
  11. Answer questions concerning the University and local area.

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

Education usually acquired with a high school diploma with six months working with the general public.

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. Consistently at work and on time. Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. (Dependability)
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors own work to ensure quality. (Quality)
  • The ability to speak clearly and concisely with customers, co-workers, supervisors, or other employees, in one-on-one or small group settings. This includes the ability to utilize correct grammar and appropriate word usage and to adapt the message to the level of the listener.
  • Performing arithmetic operations accurately.
  • The ability to work without close supervision, taking responsibility to ensure tasks are completed on time, without error, and up to quality standards.
  • The ability to remain composed and professional and maintain a positive demeanor during difficult or uncomfortable interactions with others or when faced with stressful situations.
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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.

Theatre Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-25-2022

Please complete the teacher application here.

SUMMARY

Supervises students within the classroom and other assigned areas; develops lesson plans
and delivers group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborates with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; responds to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional activities and student progress.

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

  1. Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.
  2. Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  3. Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
  4. Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
  5. Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  6. Participates in a variety of meetings and trainings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  7. Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  8. Reports incidents for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Student Handbook and school policies.
  9. Cooperates with others (teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) to facilitate resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
  10. Supports other staff for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans.
  11. Performs other 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

Valid teaching license from the State of Arkansas with Theatre certification preferred. Previous teaching experience 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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