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: 09-20-2016)

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.

Graduate Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 06-03-2016

Under general supervision, advises graduate students regarding the financial aid process and provides information on available programs, procedures, and eligibility.  Evaluates students’ financial aid requests and makes student loan awards.  Serves as a liaison between Harding’s various graduate programs and Harding’s centralized financial aid structure.  

Administrative Assistant (part-time)-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 08-10-2016

Under direct supervision, provides clerical assistance to nursing staff as needed with daily office operations. 

This position is scheduled for 20 hours/week when school is in session only. It will be eligible for limited benefits but will NOT be eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Graphic Designer-Public Relations

Open for hire: 08-22-2016

Conceives, designs and coordinates all materials and campaigns for various departments, with a primary focus on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in order to support recruiting prospective undergraduate students.  Serves as brand manager and creator of visual assets for the university, including logos, templates, book covers, view books, brochures and more.

Gift Processor-Advancement

Open for hire: 09-08-2016

Processes various types of gifts including credit cards, checks, and bank drafts.  Also processes the payroll pledges and deductions.  Works with other departments on campus such as business office as well as financial institutions to ensure reconciliation of activities.  Performs some clerical and administrative duties.

Admissions Advisor-Admissions

Open for Hire: 09/15/2016

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

Press Operartor-Harding Press

Open for Hire: 09/15/2016

Under General supervision, prepares, operates, and maintains a 1 color offset printing press and other related printing machines, assists with work in Copy Center, and makes local deliveries as needed.

Postal Service Clerk(PT)-Postal Services

Open for Hire: 09/15/2016

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.

This position will be schedule for 25 hours per week, August through May. It will be eligible for some benefits, but not eligible for health insurance and tuition discount.

Sales & Merchandising Coordinator-Bookstore

Open for hire: 09-26-2016

Under general supervision, assists customers within the store and ensures each customer is properly served. Coordinates much of the daily routine on the sales floor, assists with merchandising, special promotions and events within the store. Maintains inventory and assists in determining merchandise to reorder, sale items and merchandise to return as overstock.

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