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: 01-11-2018)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

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.

Account Manager (Loans)-Business Office

Open for hire: 11/17/2017

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine day-to-day operations related to the administration of delinquent student accounts and the Accounts Receivable Loan Portfolio. Assists students and parents in person or by phone regarding their accounts. Reviews and maintains accuracy of student accounts. Makes payment arrangements for students and/or their parents. Maintains accuracy of holds on student accounts. Processes and mails account past due letters. Contacts students regarding past due accounts.

Social Media Coordinator-Admissions

Open for hire: 12-05-2017

Maintains social media presence for Harding undergraduate admissions. Creates social media content, groups and campaigns to promote engagement of future students and their families in line with University branding and marketing strategies. Maintains the Admissions prospect database and ensures accuracy of information. Runs reports and database queries for the department and provides support as needed.

Upward Bound Project Director-Center for Student Success

Open for hire: 12-05-2017

Under guidance of the Dean of the Center for Student Success, this 12-month position provides leadership for the Upward Bound Program which is designed to provide opportunities for eligible high school students to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately their higher education pursuits. The Director has the responsibility for the overall administration of the project including compliance with federal and university regulations and policies, student programming, travel to and participation in related professional organizations serving TRIO personnel, coordination of activities with local high schools, community and university partners, supervision of Upward Bound staff and facilitation of grant renewal efforts.

Instructional Designer-IS&T;

Open for hire: 12-06-2017

The Instructional Designer (ID) works with faculty and provides instructional design support in developing online (including hybrid) courses.  Using the recognized quality measures the ID will design and implement instruction for better learning for existing and new online courses.  The ID is expected to create and teach workshops/training for faculty on pedagogy, instructional applications or technology, and course design methods.  The ID keeps abreast of current research, trends, and practices in instructional design and educational technology in higher education.

Assistant to the Director-Watson Education Resource Center (PT)

Open for hire: 12-06-2017

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

Position is 20 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

Tax and Accounting Manager-Finance

Open for hire: 12-13-2017

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 and 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.

Payroll Clerk-Payroll Office

Open for hire: 12-15-2017

Under general supervision, compiles payroll data to maintain monthly, bi-weekly and Harding Place payroll records.

Textbook Assistant-Bookstore

Open for hire: 01-04-2018

Under direct supervision this position assists the assistant manager in assuring that textbooks required by faculty are available for students by fulfilling the following duties.

Administrative Assistant-Carr College of Nursing

Open for hire: 01-17-2018

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of office support and/or secretarial duties for the College of Nursing, such as composing and word processing a variety of standard documents and correspondence, relaying and resolving routine telephone and/or walk-up inquiries, scheduling calendar items and meetings, making travel arrangements, processing forms, performing data entry, and establishing and maintaining records. Edits and proofreads documents to ensure accuracy. May perform duties involving simple mathematical calculations.

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