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: 07-02-2020)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

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.

Part-time Nurse-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 10-18-2019

This position will be scheduled for 1-2 days per week. It is not eligible for benefits.

SUMMARY

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

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

  1. Makes physical assessments of the presented cases
  2. Facilitates contact with medical providers as needed by case
  3. Functions within the RN scope of practice set forth by the ARSBN
  4. Responds to emergencies on campus per HU policy
  5. Engages in effective therapeutic communication
  6. 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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Must be a registered nurse with an active, unencumbered license to practice in Arkansas. BSN degree preferred. Must possess current AHA BLS certification

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.
  • Confidentiality - Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
    The successful incumbent must be able to perform the following.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care programs.
  • Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.
  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of appropriate procedures and standards for the administration of medications and patient care aids.

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.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

Director of Prospect Research and Grants-Advancement

Open for hire: 03-10-2020

SUMMARY

The Director of Prospect Research and Grants plays a key role in monitoring the advancement prospect research data systems management and reporting processes. This person, working closely with the Business and Research Analyst and all members of the advancement team, will help identify ways in which the prospect research data system can better serve the Advancement and University processes. In collaboration with the Vice President for Advancement, this person will develop, implement and direct all aspects of prospect management, identification, research, tracking, and analysis necessary to provide accurate and timely information and strategy in support of University Advancement at Harding University. This person also writes grant requests for our current foundations and searches for new foundations and opportunities based on the strategic goals of the University.

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

  1. Identify major donor prospects and then develop and analyze biographical and financial information on these individuals.
  2. Monitor and gather information from media, reference documents, on-line and other electronic reference resources as well as from staff and volunteers.
  3. Prepare in-depth prospect profiles and briefing/prospect strategy documents for the President, Vice President, advancement officers, director of estate planning, and others advancement team members as needed.
  4. Generate and facilitate prospect discovery through competent externally driven prospect research, data mining of the information we do have, and utilization of tools like wealth-screening and predictive models.
  5. Develop the agenda for the prospect management meetings and generate the requisite reports.
  6. Possess and develop a detailed understanding of all modules of the University database system for the Advancement office as well as the Blackbaud CRM utilized to track goals and data trends.
  7. Utilizing the database, provide supporting information for broadbased fundraising programs such as year-end, fiscal year-end, phonathon, as well as specific fundraising programs.
  8. Develop strategies and budget needs, working with the Business and Research Analyst, to ensure the database is updated as needed with current donor information and accurate wealth screening services.
  9. Research, identify, and write grant request to existing and new foundation prospects that align with the needs of the university.
  10. 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.

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

Baccalaureate Degree preferred; equivalent experience may be accepted
Proficiency in database analysis and report writing
Experience in prospect research 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.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Should have appreciation of philanthropy and a commitment to Christian higher education

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 preformed in typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Payroll Clerk-Finance/Payroll Office

Open for hire: 03-10-2020

Summary

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

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

  1. Enters required tax information and other deductions (including gifts) into the data system.
  2. Prepares payroll by performing the following:
    1. Runs processes and reviews electronic time sheet for bi-weekly payroll
    2. Collects and calculates time worked on employee time sheets.
    3. Enters/modifies required information (time, earning codes, FOAP) in the data system.
    4. Runs processes in data system to produce and complete each payroll
    5. Reviews information and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of each payroll.
    6. Prepares and distributes checks.
  3. Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  4. Prepares journal entries to properly allocate payroll expenses in data system.
  5. Maintains time sheets and other payroll related records.
  6. Communicates with employees and departmental supervisors on payroll issues.
  7. Compiles and provides payroll reports for each payroll. Other reports are completed periodically as requested by supervisor or other departments. (Overtime report, etc.)
  8. Processes and withholds garnishments and submits payment to appropriate agencies.
  9. Serves as primary back up for Student Payroll.
  10. Reconciles payroll and other accounts (taxable tuition, tuition deductions, advance accounts for student and bi-weekly payroll).
  11. Responsible for submitting payroll taxes to the IRS and completing Schedule B.
  12. Submits direct deposit electronically to the bank for payrolls.
  13. Enters direct deposit information into data system for all payrolls.
  14. Monitors returned ACH deposits and processes replacement check.
  15. Responsible for various ACH deposits (car allowances, rent, Harding Place).
  16. Performs redistributions on all payrolls when changes are necessary due to FOAP changes.
  17. Assists with W-2 processing by making year-end adjustments on individual W-2’s as needed.

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 from a four-year college or university preferred; or 2 to 4 years office experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of payroll practices and procedures related to federal and state requirements preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and 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. 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 ream members and departments in an ungrudging manner.
  • Ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the stress of constant deadlines.
  • Ability to think critically, analyze and solve problems.
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and basic business math.
  • Proficiency with personal computers and related software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of Argos preferred.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from students, staff and supervisors.
  • Type 50 wpm accurately.
  • Proficient with ten-key calculator.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and judgment skills.
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and remain focused on the task.
  • Use of copy machines, fax machines and ten-key calculator.
  • Work with minimum supervision: has the discretion to make decisions.

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 preformed in typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Director of Communications-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 04-07-2020

SUMMARY

The Director of and Communications will develop and guide the internal and external communications strategy for Harding University. The position will oversee team members in areas of digital media and news services, ensuring all messages and content in digital channels and media communication consistently articulate the University’s mission and brand. The Director of Communications will also work closely with all University offices and departments to help shape and execute their communications initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties as assigned.

  1. Develop, implement, and evaluate the University’s communications strategy for all audiences
  2. Partner with offices and academic departments on campus to fulfill communications needs, and train individuals in each area on proper web and social management techniques for consistency across all University channels and platforms. Serve as a subject matter expert and advisor to these individuals on an ongoing basis and as needed for events and campaigns.
  3. Create strategy for advertisements and marketing campaigns that bring awareness to key University initiatives.
  4. Mentor and lead a team members responsible for digital media and media relations. This includes all social media channels, website, videography, and external news media.
  5. Track and measure the level of engagement with target audiences in digital and traditional media, and evaluate effectiveness and actions to improve.
  6. Write and/or approve all internal and external communication distributed by official University outlets.
  7. Ensure all communication and organization tools for digital media and news services management are maintained and effectively utilized.
  8. Cultivate local and statewide media and community relationships.
  9. Create regular reports detailing the University’s communications initiatives and metrics and collaborate with the Vice President for University Communications and Enrollment on effective practices and strategies.

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

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field, 5+ years experience managing communications efforts in digital media and/or media relations for a brand or organization.

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.
  • Skill in collaborating with multiple stakeholders within an organization
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies on all communication channels
  • Excellent writing/editing skills
  • Ability to cultivate media relationships and optimize placement of stories in appropriate media channels
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently in a variety of different media
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituencies, including faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and other stakeholders
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurially; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
  • Skill in organizing content, presentation and workflow using tools including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to market products or services to a diverse audience
  • Skill in graphic design tools and best practices and an eye for design.
  • Ability to manage digital content on small to large-scale projects
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and solution-based thinking
  • Experience working within an agency environment preferred
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (Constant Contact, etc.) and marketing automation preferred
  • Familiarity with Harding University preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with AP style

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.

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

Event & Project Director-Alumni & Parent Relations

Open for hire: 06-22-2020

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, plans and coordinates various alumni, family and Women for Harding programs and events for the department. Serves as the point of contact for HardingNETWORK for the Harding community.

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

  1. Plans and coordinates special events from conception through completion, providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations for the University associated with Bison Bound, Impact, Eat + Greet, Family Weekend, Homecoming, Christmas, Spring Sing and Graduation.
  2. Organize and manage all event’s details such as facility reservations, decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, mailings, special guests, technology and equipment.
  3. Acts as the primary contact for each event and serves as the lead for event participants, outside vendors, and on campus departments associated and/or providing services for the event. Handles outside vendor negotiations as needed.
  4. Designs presentations and works with University Communications and Marketing to create invitations, and other promotional material including posters, flyers, programs and digital graphics.
  5. Formulates website strategy, content, and updates for all webpages in the department; Alumni, Parents, Women for Harding, Family Weekend, Homecoming and Spring Sing.
  6. Formulates social media strategy and executes plan on social media channels. This includes content writing, graphic design, as well as photo and video editing.
  7. Coordinates and trains Women for Harding and Parent Network volunteers as well as students who work on events, projects and special programs.
  8. Plans and coordinates various fundraising activities and events for Women for Harding including Celebration Gift Bags, Tour of Homes, and National Council Meetings.
  9. Serves as point of contact for HardingNETWORK with the Graduway Account Manager. Provides training and assistance for users as needed. Approves users, groups and companies within the platform. Develops and executes strategy for providing current content on the platform news feed.
  10. Serves on committees relating to alumni and parent relations and acts as a liaison between Harding and the community.
  11. Receives and processes Women for Harding scholarship applications; prepares information and presents to the selection committee; vets applicants through Financial Aid, sends award notifications.
  12. Manages Women for Harding scholarship recipients through Canvas course, provides communication of expectations for students and tracks their required volunteer hours.
  13. Manages Women for Harding mentoring program by matching mentors with students and providing training and follow-up throughout the school year.
  14. Evaluates past events and programs and proposes ideas to improve provided services and event or project quality.
  15. Supports the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations in traveling to events and in fundraising.
  16. Executes tasks with limited supervision as a self-starter with attention to detail.
  17. May perform other duties as assigned by the director.

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 EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired with a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience related to event management, project management, public relations or marketing. MS Office proficiency, general computer competency as well as professional social media content creation experience preferred.

OTHER 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. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Personal Motivation - Communicating effectively with others in one-on-one or small group settings. This includes listening carefully to others, demonstrating an understanding, and constructively giving feedback.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy as well as state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Collaboration - Ability to collaborate, network and build relationships both at Harding and in the community with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Creativity- Ability to develop relevant original content for print and digital resources as well as finding creative solutions for events and projects.
  • Time Management - Ability to manage multiple projects/events simultaneously, while working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Goal oriented - Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals for Alumni and Parent Relations as well as Women for Harding.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings for events

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Lab Tech-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 06-22-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of technical laboratory support activities for the department of pharmaceutical sciences chair and faculty as well as student pharmacists including lab instruction and support. Issues in dealing with student affairs are confidential in nature.

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

  1. Instruct students in laboratory activities under the supervision of faculty.
  2. Assist faculty in the orderly conduct of the student calculation laboratory activities.
  3. Organize and maintain documentation and materials for student pharmacist compounding laboratory.
  4. Support the college’s safety officer in laboratory safety training for faculty and students and maintain appropriate documentation.
  5. Enter and access data in university databases as required by faculty.
  6. Facilitate laboratory scheduling for chair and faculty.
  7. Provide support for the chair, faculty and student pharmacists, to include laboratory material purchasing and inventory control. Serve as a primary point of contact and liaison between the department and laboratory vendors.

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 of Science degree in a science-related field. Pharmacy Technician Certification helpful but not required.

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.
  • Organization- Must have the ability to organize and be detail oriented, as it is key to managing and maintaining appropriate laboratory operations.
  • Communication- Must have strong communication skills and be able to teach or support faculty in teaching laboratory methods and foundational calculations to student pharmacists.
  • Fundamental laboratory skills to support College of Pharmacy faculty and students.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability for multi-tasking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.

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 faculty and student laboratory work environment.
  • Physical effort is required.
  • Physical risk is limited by education, experience and training.

Assistant Track Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 06-23-2020

SUMMARY

Assists in coaching duties for the track team. Assists with all aspects of recruitment and training of student-athletes.

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

  1. Assists in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practice, training, and competition.
  2. Assists in designing and implementing specific conditioning programs and/or training routines as appropriate to improve athletic performance.
  3. Conducts recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules through scouting, on-site attendance, and home visits.
  4. Assists in monitoring and supporting student-athletes in academic progress.
  5. May assist in planning and arranging team travel and may perform other administrative responsibilities as appropriate.
  6. 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; track coaching 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.
  • Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable sport.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of athletic training and conditioning programs and routines.

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.

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Waldron Center Assistant-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 07-01-2020

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) during the academic period and scheduled off during summers.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a range of projects for the Waldron Center and college such as generating reports, coordinating/planning Waldron events, assessment collection, and planning various other events. Supports the other routine office functions of the front office of the college, such as answering the phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, and answering questions.

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

  1. Assists the administration and faculty of COBA with completion of daily work and projects.
  2. Gathers specified data, organizes data, and prepares statistical reports/charts such as assessment data, accreditation reports, or other academic reports.
  3. Assists in the coordination of events for the dean and the College of Business such as all Waldron Center events, faith and business seminar, business club mixer, awards banquet, and faculty/staff events/dinners.
  4. Assists with alumni outreach, competitions, and other events under the supervision of the Director of the Waldron Center.
  5. Primary support for the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship & Family Business.
  6. Responsible for Waldron Center public relation efforts both internally and website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as communicating with the Harding public relations office.
  7. Runs queries for various reporting needs (utilizing Banner system and Access database).
  8. Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries.
  9. Opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  10. Performs a variety of routine typing assignments as appropriate to the position such as basic correspondence, data entry, and prints letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  11. Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine; may prepare and transmit facsimiles for the unit.
  12. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.
  13. May order, stock, and distribute office supplies.
  14. May run various routine errands, as required, for the department.
  15. 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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma. One to three months of previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND 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. 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 maintain records.
  • 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 material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Skill in being task-oriented with focus on details and follow-up.

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 Women's Basketball Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 07-01-2020

SUMMARY

Assists in coaching duties for the women’s basketball team as assigned by the head women’s basketball coach.

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

  1. Assists in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practice, training, and competition.
  2. Assists in designing and implementing specific conditioning programs and/or training routines as appropriate to improve athletic performance.
  3. Assists with recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules.
  4. Assists in monitoring and supporting student-athletes in academic progress.
  5. May assist in planning and arranging team travel and may perform other administrative responsibilities as appropriate.
  6. 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; basketball coaching 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.
  • Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable sport.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of athletic training and conditioning programs and routines.

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.

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Administrative Assistant-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 07-09-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for both the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Office of Experiential Education. Issues in dealing with 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 chair and faculty of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors. Serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office and students.
  2. Organizes and maintains documentation and correspondence for the chair.
  3. Enters and accesses data in university databases as required by faculty.
  4. Monitors office and laboratory supplies and budgeted funds. Secures items necessary for efficient operations. Maintains vendor list and contacts.
  5. Schedules and coordinates appointments for the Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences and faculty as needed. Schedules travel arrangements for the department chair and the faculty.
  6. Coordinates facility scheduling for the department chair and the faculty.
  7. Assists in preparing, collecting, organizing and maintaining documentation for data reports for Experiential Education (EE) primarily through the experiential learning management software. Tasks include but are not limited to managing PSL forms and hours, IPS documentation, skills documents, student experiential requirements, training requirements and student records.
  8. Assists ADEE/EED with experiential onboarding requirements, drug screens and background checks, and other documents related to that process.
  9. Assists with P4 student registration
  10. Maintains a readily retrievable report of the current OEE budget that indicates current status and manages credit card statements.
  11. Assists with ordering, stocking and maintaining gift items for preceptors.
  12. Assists with experiential education pharmacy camp arrangements.
  13. Assists with making arrangements for international travel by students and faculty.

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.
  • 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 prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must have ability for multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.

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.

Office Assistant-Harding Press

Open for hire: 07-09-2020

SUMMARY

Assists customers and staff with information about the printing jobs. Answers phone and direct calls to the appropriate place or answer the person’s questions. Uses computer to originate job tickets and invoices. Employee must be able to use FileMaker software, Microsoft Window, Word, and Excel.

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

  1. Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries; maintains log of inquiries as required.
  2. Helps assist customers with any orders they may have.
  3. Prepares job tickets and invoices.
  4. Compiles sales reports & sales tax reports.
  5. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.

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 or GED. Experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified 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.
  • A general understanding of office work with experience in computer work, filing and calculator
  • Skills in bookkeeping, accounting, and organization
  • Knowledge in Computer and software skills
  • Knowledge in or on the job training in computer programs such as – Filemaker, Word, and Excel

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.

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