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: 04-06-2020)

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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.

Costume Designer/Costume Shop Supervisor-Theatre

Open for hire: 06-29-2019

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this position is primarily responsible for the oversight of the theatrical costume shop as well as design and execution of costumes for the university theatre program. Performs a wide range of costuming tasks to achieve successful productions and model professional practices.

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

  1. Designs or co-designs costumes and soft goods as assigned.
  2. Sews, constructs and fits costumes and soft goods.
  3. Locates and purchases materials for costumes and soft goods.
  4. Supervises costume staff and trains student workers and volunteers.
  5. Organizes and maintains all supplies and inventories.
  6. Maintains budget records.
  7. Maintains shop equipment.
  8. Cleans and launders costumes as needed.
  9. Attends rehearsals and performances 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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

Required: Experience with theatrical costume design and construction.
Preferred: Master of Fine Arts degree in applicable field such as theatre costume design. Experience with theatrical costume design and construction as well as shop supervisory experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILLITIES

  • Cooperation-Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers/students 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 on budget and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Ability to sew
  • Ability to design costumes
  • Ability to accurately plan the materials needed for a particular project
  • Ability to create custom patterns
  • Ability to organize a shop and student workers/volunteers
  • Ability to maintain appropriate records
  • Ability to be creative while still meeting deadlines
  • Ability to communicate design plans to all necessary participants in a project
  • Ability to teach and train students in costume design and construction
  • Ability to execute costumes designed by themselves as well as others
  • Standard office computer skills including spreadsheets and databases
  • Must be able to communicate orally and in writing

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 involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Requires lifting and carrying clothing and other fabric material, up to 50 pounds
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders

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 Church Outreach-Church Relations

Open for hire: 12-06-2019

SUMMARY

The Director of Church Outreach works under the supervision of the Vice President of Church Relations to support the university’s goal of being a more diverse and inclusive community of faith. This includes working off-campus to establish and/or strengthen relationships with constituent churches. The Director will also work on-campus to help ensure that the university maintains a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students.

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

  1. Strengthens current relationships, and builds new ones, between Harding University and the Churches of Christ.
  2. Effectively communicates the mission, vision, and specific resources that Harding has to offer students and their churches.
  3. Organizes relationship-building and service-providing activities such as regional minister’s luncheons, Harding on the Go events, and Minister Visit Days. Coordinates events on campus for various organizations.
  4. Serves on the Multi-Cultural Consortium, Diversity Committee, Chapel Committee, and Lectureship Committee and supports the goals of those groups.
  5. Represents Harding at events such as the Church of Christ National Lectureship.
  6. Partners with the Admissions Office for various recruiting efforts.
  7. Partners with the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations to strengthen alumni ties.
  8. Supervises student worker to support the activities in this office.

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 required; master’s degree is preferred. Ministry experience in, and familiarity with, Churches of Christ.

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.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with fundraising in higher education.
  • Knowledge of academic institution and feel a commitment to its mission, programs, and future aspirations.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develop relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employ keen judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills.
  • Skills with marketing and project management.

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.
  • Travel is required on a regular basis.

Articulation Coordinator-Registrar's Office

Open for hire: 02-21-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, develops and maintains articulation agreements with targeted schools. Coordinates efforts with the Undergraduate Recruiter for Multicultural and Transfer Students to develop and manage relationships with targeted schools, create programs, and promote events to increase student awareness of the transfer process from initial enrollment to transfer. Under supervision of the Registrar’s Office Transfer Coordinator, serves as a point of contact for high school students and parents inquiring about transferring dual-enrollment credit to Harding after high school. Actively participates in advising H/S dual-enrolled students in course selection to optimize the efficiency of their enrollment at Harding. Assists transfer coordinator in maintaining the transfer equivalency databases and posting transfer work to Harding transcripts.

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

  1. Works with office of the registrar to evaluate and streamline processes to admit transfer and dual-enrollment students.
  2. Serves as an advisor to parents and high school students currently engaged in dual-enrollment courses at their local High School, with a goal of guiding students to choose courses that satisfy degree or liberal arts requirements at Harding, reducing the number of students arriving with courses that do not move them closer to a Harding graduation.
  3. Assists Transfer Coordinator in posting incoming transfer credit to Harding transcripts.
  4. Seeks approval for course equivalencies from Deans and/or Department Chairs when necessary.
  5. Posts course equivalencies in Uachieve and TES, under supervision of Transfer Coordinator.
  6. Develops and maintains articulation agreements with targeted colleges
  7. Works with targeted high schools to develop dual enrollment agreements
  8. Maintains excellent relationships and communications with partner schools to ensure requirements are fulfilled and adjustments are made as needed
  9. Ensures recruitment goals are met related to dual enrollment and transfer students
  10. Creates promotions, programs and events to support recruitment and enrollment of students from targeted schools and others
  11. Works with transfer recruiter to develop strategies and tactics to support transfer students such as promotions, communications and events to attract transfer students
  12. May represent Harding and related functions and events.

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

3 to 5 years experience in the following areas: undergraduate student recruitment; experience utilizing an Information System, in a higher education system is preferred. Undergraduate degree from Harding and some community college background desired. Must be able to become an expert on Harding degree and liberal arts requirements and advise prospective students with accurate information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. 
  • The ability to work without close supervision, taking responsibility to ensure tasks are completed on time, without error, and up to quality standards. 
  • Setting work-related goals and striving to obtain them. This includes showing initiative, willingly accepting additional responsibility, and following through to ensure goals are met.
  • 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.
  • Experience in development of analytic reporting using Excel and Access. Excellent communication and management/supervision skills, administrative system implementation experience, strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Superior customer service experience.
  • Strong organizational communication skills written/verbal.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.

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.
  • Valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a car. Travel is required.

Senior Advancement Officer-Advancement

Open for hire: 02-21-2020

This position will primarily serve the state of Texas and will not be based on the Searcy campus.

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, provides and/or participates in the role of direct fundraising for the university. Primary focus of attention and time is on donors with the ability to give major gifts (as defined by the Advancement Office) to the university. Independently identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards individual and corporate donor and/or sponsorship prospects in accordance with established giving plans, policies, and parameters. Participates and/or provides leadership, as appropriate, in the various programs of the advancement office within pre-established development goals, strategies, and objectives. 

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

  1. Develop and maintain a portfolio of major donor prospects and set and carry out strategies for cultivation and solicitation of these prospects. Solicitations may include unrestricted gifts, restricted gifts, capital gifts, endowment gifts and other deferred gifts through involvement of the Center for Charitable Estate Planning.
  2. With the support of the prospect researcher and VP of Advancement, constantly monitor and adjust the portfolio to include new discovery donors and removal of donors who do not fit the criteria of major donors.
  3. Participate in the ongoing prospect research meetings to review the current stages of the donors in portfolio and develop a strategy for ongoing donor movement activities.
  4. Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle:
    1. Identify and qualify potential donors for gifts to the university with a focus on major donors
    2. Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them
    3. Make solicitations when appropriate
    4. Maintain stewardship contacts with donors
  5. Utilizes the Blackbaud CRM to enter contact reports for personal visits, proposals along with results, and other information as established related to officer metrics.
  6. Makes travel plans to visit with donors as part of the overall strategy with the goal to annual visit each prospect in the portfolio.
  7. Works collaboratively with and in support of other development staff, other College representatives, and volunteers to cultivate and solicit donors for appropriate priorities.
  8. Must be a highly energetic professional who demonstrates the highest ethical standards, reflecting optimism and a positive attitude, and conveying sensitivity to the needs of the donors.
  9. Plans and coordinates a variety of fundraising programs, events, and other activities designed to increase success in private fundraising for the University.
  10. Maintains database files and records including those used to track contributions and maintain accurate mailing lists.
  11. May represent the University at business and community meetings; may conduct tours and/or give presentations.
  12. Significant travel is required.

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

Bachelor's degree. 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation – Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve departmental goals; puts the interest of the University ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Actively seeks to understand the expectations and perspectives of University donors and contacts, and University administration. Goes above and beyond in fulfilling departmental expectations.
  • Dependability - Acts with integrity and trustworthiness in representing the University to all entities. Follows through with commitments in a timely manner.
  • Skills in maintaining records.
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes, and available resources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of constituency and/or fund development methods.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.

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.

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
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.

Field Trainer-Social Work Program/Department of Behavioral Sciences

Open for hire: 03-10-2020

SUMMARY

The Field Trainer position is funded by Title IV-E and its continuance depends on continued funding by the grant. The Field Trainer (FT) serves a three-county area (White, Cleburne, and Stone) though service in other counties may sometimes be required. The IV-E grant exists to recruit and retain family service workers (FSW) in the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) of Arkansas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  1. Provision of field training/mentoring for 100% of new workers hired by DCFS in the primary catchment area. This includes weekly visits to the worker’s office, correspondence by e-mail and phone, and availability upon request of the worker, the worker’s supervisor, and the Area Director for training purposes. The time period for field training o new workers is the first 12 months of the worker’s employment as a FSW. The purpose of this field training is to promote Best Practices and the DCFS Practice Model in the field of child welfare. Such practice includes an array of responsibilities of the family service worker.
  2. Provision of field training for 100% of newly hired supervisors in the primary catchment area. This includes weekly visits to the supervisor’s office, correspondence by e-mail and phone, and availability upon request of the supervisor and/or Area Director. The time period for providing field training to new supervisors is the first 12 months of their employment as supervisor. The purpose of this field training is to promote best practice and the Arkansas Practice Model in the field of child welfare, as well as to instruct and role model effective management, communication techniques, and leadership skills.
  3. Collaboration with the Mid-SOUTH Training Academy and DCFS for the development and provision of on-going education/training both for new workers and veteran staff. This may include small or large groups. It may also include assistance with new worker training.
  4. Consultation with DCFS administrative and service delivery staff on a vast array of child welfare topics. Consultation often involves program review as well as review of child welfare literature.
  5. Participation in routinely schedule statewide partnership meetings with those agencies and universities also involved in the Arkansas Academic Partnership in Child Welfare.
  6. Participation in any special project in the area as directed by the DCFS Area Director.
  7. Development and provision of services aimed at worker retention throughout the year.
  8. Development and provision of educational services aimed at foster parent education and retention.
  9. Completion of monthly activity reports provided to DCFS and IV-E Partnership.
  10. Participation in the development and presentation of mandatory/annual training events for area DCFS staff as requested and allowable by federal policy.
  11. Development and presentation of routine trainings aimed at enriching the knowledge of DCFS workers, as well as enforcing Best Practice concepts and skills.
  12. Processing/role modeling client intervention during at least three home visits in the worker’s first 12 months.
  13. Provides field training to new supervisors.
  14. Provides Advanced Practice Education to FSWs or supervisors upon DCFS request.
  15. Case reviews as directed by the DCFS Area Director.
  16. Participation in de-briefing for DCFS staff as requested by the DCFS Area Director.
  17. Recruitment of students for DCFS internships and stipend positions.
  18. Field instruction for those students who do not have a social work supervisor.
  19. Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or University Principal Investigator and/or DCFS Area 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited University and at least five years of practice experience in child welfare. Experience in DCFS is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Knowledge of current child maltreatment/juvenile law is necessary.
  • Knowledge of current DCFS policy and the responsibility to stay abreast of both is required.
  • Continuous knowledge development to reach this goal is required. As reflected in the contract, University Partners hire professional staff who are employable by DHS/DCFS and who prior, applicable child welfare experience in order to provide FSW field training. New hires must be approved by both the University Partner Title IV-E search committee and the current DCFS Area Director.
  • The field trainer must become knowledgeable of DCFS policy and procedure and act consistent with them.
  • The field trainer must act consistent with the NASW Code of Ethics.
  • The field trainer must take the initiative to make and keep appointments/meetings with the FSW, county supervisor, Area Director, and the Harding University Title IV-E Principal Investigator for the grant.
  • The field trainer must be available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unexplained absences.
  • The field trainer must understand and respect Harding University policy as well as state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.

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.
  • The field trainer must be able to travel within a three-county area to work with FSWs and county supervisors. Travel to training sites may also be required. Some overnight trips will occur.

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 Campaign and Projects-Advancement

Open for hire: 04-01-2020

SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Campaign and Projects is responsible for planning and carrying out the various campaign activities, overseeing the volunteer steering committee and other volunteers, tracking and meeting campaign deadlines, implementing and supervising the campaign budget, and coordinating the attending campaign meetings. The director would serve as the liaison with the University Communications and Marketing department to provide supporting materials for the campaign.

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

  1. Responsible for planning and carrying out the various activities to support the goals and initiatives of the campaign.
  2. Help plan, prioritize, and manage campaign objectives as well as maintain a campaign calendar utilizing project management software.
  3. In conjunction with the University Communications & Marketing department, manage public communications by developing campaign materials (i.e. statements, brochures, drawings, videos) to support overall campaign as well as specific initiatives.
  4. Track and manage the overall campaign budget including negotiation with vendors and other providers when appropriate for maximum budget effectiveness.
  5. Coordinate ongoing campaign meetings for strong communications and concise teamwork on reaching goals.
  6. Plan, manage, and attend (at times) donor events specifically focused on the campaign such as dinners, building dedications, public awareness and appreciation events. Some travel will be required.
  7. Responsible for developing and coordinating volunteer programs and the corresponding activities and events for the campaign (i.e. Steering Committee) and other groups (such as chapters of President’s Council).
  8. Help develop a parent program focused on parents who are willing and interested in giving while their students are at Harding. This may involve planning events on our Searcy campus.
  9. Working with the University Communications & Marketing department, help write and/or support news releases concerning activities and result of the campaign.
  10. Be responsible for other major projects as assigned related to the campaign and/or the Advancement Office.
  11. 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

Bachelor's degree required
Experience in planning and executing long-term projects
Marketing and Public Relations experience

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.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with fundraising in higher education.
  • Knowledge of academic institution and feel a commitment to its mission, programs, and future aspirations.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develop relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employ keen judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills.
  • Skills with marketing and project management.
  • Some travel required.

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.

Pharmacy Recruiter-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 04-02-2020

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision from the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions (ADSAA), the Pharmacy Recruiter oversees and coordinates student recruitment and admission activities for the College of Pharmacy in order to meet enrollment goals.

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

  1. Work with ADSAA to develop an annual recruitment plan and activities to attain enrollment goals.
  2. Significant travel for university health professions fairs, STEM fairs, and other recruiting opportunities locally and nationally.
  3. Assist ADSAA in coordinating on campus and local events, including Open Houses, campus visits, presentations, and other activities to generate interest and applications.
  4. Engage and maintain contact with prospective students during individual campus visits and at on and off-campus events. When applicable, assists them with application process.
  5. Support social media and marketing design aimed at prospective students.
    Serve as primary contact for pre-pharmacy advisors/clubs, HOSA – Future Health Professionals, high school counselors, and other interested parties
  6. Assist the ADSAA with annual Pharmacy Camp
  7. Assist the ADSAA with campus events
  8. Attend Admissions Workshops through national pharmacy organizations
  9. Network with other pharmacy and health-science admissions recruiters

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

Bachelor’s degree required, with preference for a graduate degree. 2-4 years of experience related to assigned duties preferred. Harding alumnus preferred. Experience in sales and marketing preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 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.
  • Cooperation - 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.
  • Service Orientation - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Dependability - The ability to work without close supervision, taking responsibility to ensure tasks are completed on time, without error, and up to quality standards.
  • Working Autonomously - Setting work-related goals and striving to obtain them. This includes showing initiative, willingly accepting additional responsibility, and following through to ensure goals are met.
  • 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.
  • Interpersonal Communication - Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

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.
  • Some physical effort required for transporting and setting up recruiting materials.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a car. Travel (ground, air, and overnight) is required.

Director of Database & Systems Administration-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 04-03-2020

SUMMARY

Directs the Database and Systems Administration group of Information Technology Services in the administration and maintenance of current software applications and system platforms as well as the evaluation, choice, installation, and implementation of new applications used in conjunction with business and IT systems.

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

  1. Manages the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of IT systems including data centers, servers, storage, operating systems, cloud systems, integrations, and associated software and hardware.
  2. Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Database and System Administration area of Information Technology Services.
  3. Negotiates with vendors and service providers to secure related products and services.
  4. Manages staffing including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions.
  5. Assigns and reviews projects to determine progress and work priorities.
  6. Monitors and administers contracts, licenses, and maintenance services for vendor supplied hardware, software, and platforms.
  7. Prepares and administers budgets for the area.
  8. Oversees the responses to customer problem reports, questions, and change requests, prioritizes them, and integrates them into the plans of the area as appropriate.
  9. Oversees the maintenance and management of Data Center ancillary services (cooling, power, fire suppression, etc.)
  10. Analyzes existing operations, conducts research on the latest technologies and solutions and makes recommendations for the improvement and growth of IT systems.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in management, business systems, computer science, information technology, or related field.
  • 3 - 5 years related work experience with an understanding of on-premise systems including software and hardware and cloud systems.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with all 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.
  • Planning/Organizational - Uses time efficiently. Keeps work processes organized and in control.
  • 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 team members and departments in an ungrudging manner.
  • Be able to work independently under broad guidelines to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Be self-motivated and be willing to take the initiative
  • Problem-solving – the ability to examine a situation, develop ideas for solutions, work with customers to determine the most desirable and work with the customer to implement the solution.
  • Thinking – Deal with variable situations requiring analysis and interpretation to resolve functional objectives in situations that may be nebulous, intangible or unstructured
  • Solve practical problems dealing with a variety of variables.
  • Read, interpret, and apply functional and technical documentation.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written formats with both technical and business staff.
  • Build strong partnerships with clients in a wide range of roles across the institution

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.

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.

Admissions Counselor-Admissions

Open for hire: 04-10-2020 (Anticipated start date in mid-July)

SUMMARY

The Admission Counselor's primary task is to generate inquiries, campus visits, applications, and commitment from prospective students in the assigned territory to meet assigned goals. Meet with parents and students on or off campus, visit targeted high schools, churches and participate in assigned college fairs. Maintaining communication flow with prospects is required to develop leads from prospect lists. The Admission Counselor communicates the features and benefits of attending Harding and works with financial aid to demonstrate feasibility.

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

  1. Develops an annual recruitment plan and activities to attain enrollment goals.
  2. Maintains excellent knowledge of University programs, benefits and advantages.
  3. Identifies opportunities to generate interest and applications from assigned territory, including high school and/or community college visits, college fairs, Harding receptions, and targeted events.
  4. Engages with prospective students utilizing prospect lists, referrals and event leads, moving them from lead to hot prospect to applicant to committed/enrolled.
  5. Initiates, plans, and executes special campaigns and events to meet objectives
  6. Coordinates with current students, parents and/or alumni organizations to generate leads and assist with the recruitment of prospective students.
  7. Conducts presentations to prospective students and their parents during individual campus visits and at on and off-campus events.
  8. Advises students and families of admission requirements, transfer guidelines, financial aid and scholarship information, residence life, etc.
  9. Provides follow-up to students and parents via phone, text, mail, email, and scheduled appointments in specific recruitment territory.
  10. Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and makes improvements to achieve goals; completes cost analyses and ROI calculations for programs/events.
  11. Supports planning, organizing and execution of promotional activities such as:
    1. Recruiting events
    2. Campus visit days
    3. Individual visits
    4. Other opportunities as identified

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

Bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of experience related to assigned duties. Harding alumnus preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, 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.
  • Working Autonomously-The ability to work without close supervision, taking responsibility to ensure tasks are completed on time, without error, and up to quality standards.
  • Personal Motivation-Setting work-related goals and striving to obtain them. This includes showing initiative, willingly accepting additional responsibility, and following through to ensure goals are met.
  • Interpersonal Communication-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.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

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.
  • Valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a car. Travel is required.

Administrative Assistant-Counseling Center

Open for hire: 04-13-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, responds to requests for information and appointments, either in person or via telephone. Schedules appointments for counselors in the center, sometimes managing heavy demand and high volume. Maintains confidential information. Performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.

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

  1. Answer phone and obtain personal requests for information and services.
  2. Make appointments for Counseling Center professionals and MFT clients.
  3. Maintain confidential posture to protect client identity and documentation.
  4. Greet clients warmly within the reception area.
  5. Record and maintain client appointments and intake information in a thorough and timely manner.
  6. Maintain a daily log of appointments.
  7. Assist Office Manager when needed with daily tasks, student workers and changes in schedule.
  8. Assist Professionals with established files and appointment schedules.
  9. Submit weekly chapel excuses to Student Life office.

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. Previous office work 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.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in stressful situations.
  • Skills in managing calm and inviting environment.

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