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: 09-22-2017)

Employment Forms

Online Employment Application

Employment Application (printable) pdf

Online Staff Transfer Request

Staff Transfer Request pdf

If you have difficulty in downloading the PDF's above visit Adobe Support for help with downloading or contact and they can mail you the forms.


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.

Grounds Keeper-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 06-27-2017

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

Assistant Softball Coach-Athletics

Open for hire: 07-28-2017

Under general supervision of the Head Coach, assists in carrying out all activities necessary to accomplish the objectives of this sport within the guidelines of the NCAA, Great American Conference (GAC), and the University.


Postal Services Clerk-Postal Services

Open for hire: 08-18-2017

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.

Director, McNair Scholars Program-Center for Student Success

Open for hire: 08-24-2017

Reporting to the Dean of the Center for Student Success, the director is 12-month position responsible for overall management, strategic program planning, staff supervision, budget management, grant preparation and federal reporting requirements of the McNair Scholars Program. This position also includes maintaining a student case load and quality faculty relationships.

The purpose of this position is to provide enriching experiences that prepare undergraduates who are either low-income, first-generation students or from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study by developing and implementing workshop curriculums; facilitating grant renewal efforts; travel to and participation in related professional organizations serving TRIO personnel; networking within and outside of the University; coordinating activities with other programs serving disadvantaged students; participating in University wide committees; and supervision of faculty mentor-scholar research and scholarly activities. Other duties include; managing overall program design, budget, activities and services, and supervising staff and undergraduate and graduate student assistants.

Position is available pending the grant being awarded.

Assistant Director, McNair Scholars Program-Center for Student Success

Open for hire: 08-24-2017

The Assistant Director is a 12-month position that reports directly to the Director of the McNair Scholars Program. The Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the program activities and services. The McNair Scholars Assistant Director is responsible for curriculum and program design, student assessment, service delivery and program evaluation, public relations, data collection and program management. The person selected for this position should have knowledge of, and experience in, academic counseling or coaching and working with undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Position is available pending the grant being awarded.

Network Administrator-IS&T;

Open for hire: 09-01-2017

Under limited supervision, manages enterprise-wide wireless networks, manages network access control system, tests and evaluates products and technologies, and provides support for various Harding customers.

Director of Accounting-Finance

Open for hire: 09-01-2017

This position directs the accounting, grants, and purchasing departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising multiple employees, preparing financial statements, and reviewing University tax returns. Responsibilities are fulfilled either personally or through subordinates. Minimum qualifications include a degree in accounting, five years accounting experience, and three years experience supervising multiple employees.   

HR Assistant-Human Resources

Open for hire: 09-19-2017

Under general supervision, this position performs support activities for the Human Resources team by being the first contact for most employees and visitors. Answers and directs calls, and greets and directs visitors. The position assists each area of Human Resources by being familiar with and answering general questions about general employment policies, benefits, and workers compensation. This position serves as the lead contact for new employee on-boarding, and works with others in the department on specific projects such as the ministers’ retirement plan, retiree health insurance, and workers compensation.

Sr. Instructional Designer-IS&T;

Open for hire: 09-27-2017

The Instructional Designer (ID) works with faculty and provides instructional design support in developing online (including hybrid) courses. Using the recognized quality measures the ID designs and implements instruction for better learning for existing and new online courses. The ID creates and teaches workshops/training for faculty on pedagogy, instructional applications of technology, and course design methods. The ID keeps abreast of current research, trends, and practices in instructional design and educational technology in higher education.

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

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Location: back of the Ezell building

Mailing address:
Harding University
Human Resources
Box 12257
Searcy, AR 72149-5615