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: 07-29-2015)

Employment Forms

Employment Application pdf

Staff Transfer Request pdf

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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.

Tax and Accounting Manager-Finance

Open for hire: 04-13-2015

Under general supervision, prepares and reviews various tax returns including trust returns, FBAR returns, Form 5500 for retirement plans, Form 990 and 990-T, state tax returns related to UBIT, and various 1099 and 1098 forms. Oversees the preparation of Walton student 1040NR returns and preparation of Form 1042-S for all international students and payment of any international vendors. Participates in research and reporting for ACA and other tax related subjects.  Responsible for 403(b) financial audit.  Prepares information for various reports.  Prepares indirect cost proposal for grant funding annually.  Performs general accounting functions including account reconciliations, unclaimed property and daily cash management.  

Testing Lab Proctor (part-time)-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-14-2015

Under general supervision, monitors use of testing lab and proctors exams. This position will be scheduled for 24 hours/week when school is in session during the Fall and Spring semesters only.

Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 06-09-2015

Under general supervision, within a centralized financial aid structure, advises students and parents regarding the financial aid process and provides information on available programs, procedures, and eligibility.  Evaluates students’ financial aid requests and makes award adjustments and recalculations.  May review and adjudicate academic progress appeals.

Desktop Computing Specialist-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 06-16-2015

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


Assistant Registrar-Office of the Registrar

Open for hire: 06-19-2015

Under limited supervision, assists in planning directing and coordinating departmental operations, including maintaining the integrity and accuracy of student records and processing of transcript requests and receipts.  Delegate responsibilities and assists in the creation and interpretation of policies and procedures to meet the mission of the Registrar’s Office, and ensure compliance with Federal regulations.  Acts as the manager for information system functions associated with the Registrar’s Office.

Postal Services Clerk (part-time, 2 openings)-Postal Services

Open for hire: 06-26-2015

Sorts and distributes the federal and campus mail to correct boxes for students, faculty, and staff; assists customers at the window answering questions and the delivery of packages. 

These positions will be scheduled for 20 hours/week and will be short-term lasting approximately 6-8 months. 

Testing Lab Specialist-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 07-09-2015

Under general supervision, is responsible for day to day operations of the university testing lab including, but not limited to, serving as liaison between faculty and testing lab personnel; scheduling tests; overseeing installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of hardware and software; supervising proctors and graduate assistants; provide training as necessary for faculty, proctors and graduate assistants; and maintaining integrity of testing procedures. 

Costumer (part-time)-Theatre

Open for hire: 07-09-2015

Under general supervision, this position is primarily responsible for the design and execution of costumes for the university theatre program and Spring Sing.  Performs a wide range of costuming tasks to achieve a successful opening of a show.

This position will be scheduled for 25 hours/week. It will be eligible for some benefits but will NOT be eligible for tuition discount.

Nurse (part-time)-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 07-09-2015

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

This position will be scheduled for 2 days per week (approximately 16 hours) and works only when school is in session. It is not eligible for most university benefits.

Information Services Assistant-Brackett Library

Open for hire: 07-15-2015

Under general supervision, performs defined tasks and/or services for customers at the reference service desk with inquiries concerning the online databases, print reference sources, government documents, etc. The position will direct the student reference assistants and assist other library employees as needed.

Secretary-Behavioral Sciences

Open for hire: 08-03-2015

Under direct supervision, performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as answering the phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.

Speech Clinic Administrative Assistant-Communication Sciences & Disorders

Open for hire: 08-04-2015

Maintains HIPAA compliance of all client files.  Under general supervision, functions as the first face and voice the clients and families see and hear in the Speech Clinic.  Meets the public, answers phone calls regarding the clinic and its services, works with the Clinic Director in scheduling and cancellation of appointments, maintains client records according to protocol, maintains communication between clients, clinical educators and clinicians, oversees the use of the materials database and checkout system for tests, supplies, and files. Maintains inventory of clinic supplies and materials and assists in purchasing of essential supplies, and independently performs general clerical duties using Microsoft Office. 

Communications Technician Assistant-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 08-04-2015

Installs, terminates, tests, and troubleshoots data, phone, and CATV communications cabling systems.

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.

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