Human Resources - Staff Jobs

The Office of Human Resources has temporarily relocated to the Lee Building.


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: 06-24-2015)

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.

Administrative Assistant-ADVANCE Program

Open for hire: 05-07-2015

Provides support and assistance to the director of the ADVANCE Program in all areas, as well as providing assistance to the adjunct faculty when appropriate. Monitors one or more reading labs, administers a standardized reading test, and substitutes for ADVANCE faculty when needed.

Resources Coordinator-College of Nursing

Open for hire: 06-05-2015

Under general direction oversees the operation of the Carr College of Nursing’s Learning Resources Center and assists staff/faculty/administration with technology, equipment, related repairs, and training needs.

Administrative Assistant-Physical Therapy

Open for hire: 06-05-2015

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of administrative, secretarial, and program support activities on behalf of multiple faculty members.  Serves as an administrative contact for internal and external constituencies, May oversee and/or participates in the coordination and completion of special projects and/or events.  

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.

Director, Center for Professional Excellence-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 06-09-2015

Manages the Center for Professional Excellence by maintaining career services initiatives for the College of Business Administration such as organizing career fairs and "Meet the Firms" events, resume reviews, providing career advice and mentoring to COBA students and organizing interview opportunities for companies to recruit COBA students on campus.  Provides opportunities for student development by organizing multiple events for COBA students including mock interview sessions, etiquette dinner and seminars on various topics.  Works  with Director of COBA Alumni Relations to coordinate alumni/students mentoring program, administer alumni surveys and seek ways to involve alumni in COBA events.  Maintains newsletter and website for the Center.

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. 

Administrative Assistant-Center for Advanced Ministry Training

Open for hire: 07-01-2015

Under general supervision, performs a variety of office support activities for the Center for Advanced Ministry Training office including coordinating activities for CAMT personnel, facilitating office coordination and reception of visitors.  Provides assistance and services for Bachelor of Ministry and Master of Ministry students.  Assists with bookkeeping and budget maintenance for the department and may assist in recruitment efforts.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Harding University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability or prior military service. Preference is given to persons whose lives exhibit respect for and support of the goals of Christian education. Unlawful discrimination is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable laws.

Your Right to Know

The safety and security of the Harding community are a major concern for the Public Safety Department. Information about campus security, safety programs and procedures, fire statistics, and crime statistics is available in compliance with the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. You can obtain a copy of the annual security and fire report or contact the Harding University Department of Public Safety.

Contact Us

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5p.m. Monday-Friday

Location: back of the Ezell building

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