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: 06-18-2018)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

Staff Transfer Request pdf

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


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

Painter-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 03-09-2018

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

Payroll Clerk-Payroll Office

Open for hire: 04/23/2018

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

Assistant Softball Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 05-16-2018

Under general supervision of the Head Coach, assists in carrying out all activities necessary to accomplish the objectives of this sport within the guidelines of the NCAA, Great American Conference (GAC), and the University.

ASTL/National Board Certification Assistant-College of Eduation (PT)

Open for hire: 05-22-2018

Assists the director of the Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning program and provides support for candidates of the National Board Certification by promoting the programs, researching potential candidates, and performing other clerical responsibilities as follows.

Position is 25 hrs/wk and is not eligible for health insurance or tuition benefits.

Pre-K Assistant Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 05-31-2018

Assist lead teacher in classroom with lessons, activities, and playground duty for 3 or 4 year old children and participate in the upkeep of the classroom. Work with HU students as a part of their training.

Assistant Director-Admissions

Open for hire: 06-05-2018

Under general supervision, makes initial contacts for Harding University with prospective students and sees the prospect through to admission.  Builds relationships with the prospective students, high school guidance counselors, and youth ministers to promote Harding University.  Assists with other needs of the Admissions Office as needed.

6th Grade Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 06-11-2018

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a 6th grade classroom teacher. All applicants must hold a current Arkansas Teachers License. Specific grade level experience and specialty training such as Lit Lab, CGI, ELLA, preferred but not required.

Pre-K Teacher-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 06-11-2018

Harding Academy is currently taking applications for a full time Pre-K teacher. All applicants must hold a current teacher license and have a degree in elementary education. Years of experience are preferred but not required.

Textbook Assistant-Bookstore

Open for hire: 06-13-2018

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

Sales Associate-Bookstore

Open for hire: 06-13-2018

Under general supervision, provides customer service at the register and on the floor. Helps maintain the store’s inventory level and appearance. May assist employees of the Bookstore as needed.

Chapel Secretary-Student Life (PT)

Open for hire: 06-13-2018

Under direct supervision shares responsibility of maintaining current records of chapel seat assignments, chapel absences, excuses, and checks chapel daily. Provides administrative assistance for the Assistant Dean. This position is a 40 hour per week position for nine months during the year.

Secretary-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 06-18-2018

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.

Resident Life Coordinator-Student Life

Open for hire: 06-18-2018

Manages the residence hall in respect to the facility itself, the management of the resident assistants, and student issues by meeting the following duties and responsibilities.

Position will be for the Village Apartments

Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 06-18-2018

Manages the awarding and delivery of institutional, federal, and private loan funding; guides students in the electronic process of applying for financial aid funding; determines student eligibility for loan funding, and responds to student appeals for additional funding; troubleshoot issues related to the delivery of loan funds; may conduct informational student seminars to advocate wise money management; conduct default prevention outreach for borrowers severely delinquent on repayment of federal loan funds.

Parking Enforcement Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 06-19-2018

Under general supervision, enforces the parking regulations on Harding property and maintains fleet vehicles. Will require the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.

Assistant Director-Mitchell Center

Open for hire: 06-21-2018

Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of Leadership and Ministry Publications.  Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with all publications, communication and service.  The position provides administrative support for the office and Executive Director.  Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student worker scheduling. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.

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