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: 01-18-2017)

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.

Postal Service Technician-Postal Services

Open for Hire: 10-25-2016

Under direct supervision provides bulk-mailing service to the various departments on campus, 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 processes and delivers incoming mail and parcels to customers. Performs a range of basic office support activities for the department such as answering phones, directing calls, providing customer service, and performing routine clerical duties, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned. 

Communications Technician Assistant-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 11-09-2016

Installs, terminates, tests, and troubleshoots data, phone, and CATV communications cabling systems.

Heavy Equipment Operator

Open for hire: 11-11-2016

Under general supervision, operates various equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front end loaders, dump trucks, and trash trucks. May also include forklifts and front skid steer loaders.

Assistant to Director, Adult & Extended Ed-College of Education

Open for hire: 12-07-2016

Under general supervision, performs a range of office support activities for the Adult & Extended Education office, such as working with prospective students, current students, faculty, school district personnel, and Arkansas Department of Education personnel.  Performs licensure and advising duties as well as provides support and training for administrative assistants at the off-site locations in North Little Rock, Rogers, and Memphis centers on matters related to the Adult & Extended Education programs.

Armed Patrol Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 01-06-2017

Under direct supervision provides for the security of University property, facilities, students, and personnel by working under the direction of the Director of Public Safety.

Grounds Keeper-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

Under close supervision, performs watering, raking, mowing, weeding, trimming, edging, salting, snow removal, and trash/litter pickup and disposal activities.

Postal Services Clerk (part-time)-Postal Services

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

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 is a part-time position scheduled for 25 hours/week during the school year only. It will be eligible for limited benefits.

Bindery Clerk-Harding Press

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

Performs the duties that allows the printing and copying to be folded, collated, drilled, perforated, cut, glued, trimmed or stitched.

Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

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.

Federal Postal Services Clerk-Postal Services

Open for hire: 01-18-2017

Assists customers at the window, processes federal mail, and assists in the daily reports.

Assistant Director of Recreation Programs-Kinesiology

Open for hire: 01-25-2017

Under general supervision, the Assistant Director of Recreation Programs assists the Director with the planning and implementation of various recreation programs on campus.  In addition, works with the Department of Exercise & Sports Science to provide supervisory support to athletic training students assigned to intramural and club sports activities.

This position requires an Athletic Training Certification.

Customer Relations-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 01-25-2017

Under direct supervision verifies the accuracy of financial aid records; manages data imports and exports into financial aid system; conducts proactive calling campaigns for current and prospective financial aid applicants, advises students and families about their financial aid options; provides overflow telephone counseling support for financial aid counselors; schedules appointments, answers incoming calls, gives information to customers, or directs customers to appropriate personnel.

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