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: 08-17-2016)

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.  

Prospect Researcher & Grant Writer-Advancement

Open for hire: 06-16-2016

Performs research of various methods to identify and qualify donors in a support function for the senior advancement officers.  Submits reports to officers regarding engagement and solicitation opportunities for the university.  Conducts in-depth research on individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of the Advancement programs.  Writing and submitting reoccurring and new grant proposals to secure financial support from corporations and foundations for university priorities.  This position will have goals based on reports generated for the senior officers as well as the number and quality of proposals for both national and local companies/foundations. 

Administrative Assistant (part-time)-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 07-29-2016

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. 

This position is scheduled for 30 hours/week for 10 months per year (August-May). It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.

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.

Financial Aid Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 08-23-2016

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.

Evening Dispatcher-Public Safety

Open for hire: 08-23-2016

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.

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