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: 04-09-2021)

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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.

Lab Tech-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 06-22-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of technical laboratory support activities for the department of pharmaceutical sciences chair and faculty as well as student pharmacists including lab instruction and support. Issues in dealing with student affairs are confidential in nature.

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

  1. Instruct students in laboratory activities under the supervision of faculty.
  2. Assist faculty in the orderly conduct of the student calculation laboratory activities.
  3. Organize and maintain documentation and materials for student pharmacist compounding laboratory.
  4. Support the college’s safety officer in laboratory safety training for faculty and students and maintain appropriate documentation.
  5. Enter and access data in university databases as required by faculty.
  6. Facilitate laboratory scheduling for chair and faculty.
  7. Provide support for the chair, faculty and student pharmacists, to include laboratory material purchasing and inventory control. Serve as a primary point of contact and liaison between the department and laboratory vendors.

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 of Science degree in a science-related field. Pharmacy Technician Certification helpful but not required.

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.
  • Organization- Must have the ability to organize and be detail oriented, as it is key to managing and maintaining appropriate laboratory operations.
  • Communication- Must have strong communication skills and be able to teach or support faculty in teaching laboratory methods and foundational calculations to student pharmacists.
  • Fundamental laboratory skills to support College of Pharmacy faculty and students.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability for multi-tasking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.

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 faculty and student laboratory work environment.
  • Physical effort is required.
  • Physical risk is limited by education, experience and training.

HVAC Technician-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 08-17-2020

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs routine repairs and maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems including air distribution systems, fan coils, pneumatic and digital controls, hot water and chill water systems, variable air volume (VAV) systems, ice machines, walk in coolers, walk in freezers, water coolers, chillers, pumps.

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

  1. Performs preventive maintenance, adjustments, and repairs on HVAC systems as directed by service operations and the TMA work order dispatch system.
  2. Performs seasonal overhauls and transitions of systems to and from heating/cooling.
  3. Participates in major component replacement and evaluation of complex system problems under the direction by the Construction Manager and Maintenance Manager.
  4. Performs building system repairs in coordination with operators of the centralized Energy Management and Control System.
  5. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position prefers an individual 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

High school diploma or GED with 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Must have a current Class B HVAC technician license or be willing to train.

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.
  • Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Knowledge of basic HVAC systems troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.
  • Ability to read, comprehends, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to repair building systems that are controlled by a central Energy Management System (EMS).
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for digitally controlled HVAC systems featuring programmable logic controls.

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 almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work, heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the use of ladders and fall protection equipment.

Administrative Assistant (part-time) - Mitchell Center for Leadership & Ministry

Open For Hire 2-16-2021

This position will be scheduled for 25 hours/week, year round, and will be eligible for some benefits will NOT be eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

Summary

Under general supervision, assists directors of the Mitchell Center and Center for Family Ministries. Maintains supplies, assists with student scheduling, manages Oglesby Preaching Studio. Provides registration assistance and support for various Mitchell Center and Family Ministries events; including Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, Sync/Swim, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift.  Assists in organizing various events including luncheons and disaster relief response. Coordinates with Career Center regarding placement of interns and full-time ministry positions. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Maintains supplies and assists with student scheduling for each center.
  2. Provides assistance and support for Spring Break Missions, HU Service Central, The Experience, Church Connection Seminars, SAFE Camp Certification, Uplift Nicaragua, Harding Lectureship and Uplift. 
  3. Assists in organizing various events including luncheons and disaster relief response.
  4. Coordinates with Career Center regarding placement of interns and full-time ministry positions. 
  5. Responsible for all event registration.

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 degree.  Some college and office experience 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.
  • Ability to work well in stressful situations.
  • Skill to maintain a quality focus on all projects
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, memos, and write routine reports
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, guests, and other employees of the University.
  • Ability to calculate using percentages and proportions.
  • Ability to carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing basic office support software.

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.

Textbook Assistant-Harding University Bookstore

Open for hire: 03-16-2021

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision this position assists the assistant manager in assuring that textbooks required by faculty are available for students. Duties include ordering, pricing, and shelving books; entering data into computer database; assisting with “book rush”; and running reports.

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

  1. Assists the assistant manager in the following:
    1. Ordering, pricing, and shelving books.
    2. Entering data into the computer database.
    3. Researching new publishers and new editions.
    4. Recording usage for each class/book and other critical data needed for historical information necessary for future academic semesters.
    5. Coordinating “book rush” when students are buying books.
    6. Selling, returning, and reordering of textbooks.
    7. Analyzing sales data in order to buyback textbooks for upcoming terms.
    8. Resolving issues with publishers/faculty.
    9. Running reports.

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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school degree with three months office 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.
  • Skills in maintaining records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars.
  • Good customer service 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 performed in an office environment.
  • Frequent standing, walking, use of arms required.
  • Lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds required during certain times of year.

Administrative Assistant Teacher Preparation & Field Experiences-College of Education

Open for hire: 03-16-2021

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, oversees the coordination of the office of Teacher Preparation and Field Experiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides administrative assistance and support to the chair of Teacher Preparation. Assists with special projects such as recruiting, updating the department website, meetings, and special events. Monitors and produces periodic evaluation reports related to program effectiveness. Prepares course enrollment reports.
  2. Coordinates work-related tasks for Teacher Preparation and Field Experiences staff/student workers.
  3. Coordinates advisee/advisor loads.
  4. Oversees the admission and retention process of main campus and off-campus Teacher Preparation candidates.
  5. Assists with scheduling for off-campus initial licensure programs.
  6. Liaisons with adjuncts and field supervisors for main and off-campus courses.
  7. Manages and facilitates contact with off-campus location directors and staff regarding Teacher Preparation and Field Experience program placements and issues, financial aid, registrar, business office, textbooks, and student/instructor issues.
  8. Communicates with adjuncts prior to approval through the total approval process and develops, distributes, and collects essential new hire paperwork including adjunct contracts.
  9. Assists with changes/formatting of department syllabi. Organizes and maintains current curriculum forms.
  10. Promotes awareness of the Teacher Preparation program by participating in academic fairs, student teacher seminars, and other activities as needed. Maintains contacts with area school administrators and staff at other institutions.
  11. Assists in coordinating all field placements under the direction of the Director of Field Experiences. Monitors placements and informs director of potential issues.
  12. Manages the data collection associated with Internships 1 and 2, including HUFEOS data, CAEP reporting, and HLC reporting.
  13. Assists the Assistant to the Dean for Accreditation regarding data collection and reporting.

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

Office management experience in higher education preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation--Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goal. Puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals. Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Service Orientation--Possesses excellent interpersonal skills. Understands the perspective and requirements of the student, 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. Possesses team building skills. Possesses effective verbal and listening communications skills.
  • Dependability--Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments. Acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Demonstrates sound work ethics.
  • Confidentiality--Understands and respects University policy and/or state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Knowledge of P-20 educational processes, the University, College of Education, and the Graduate Education programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate specific events.
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and group situations.
  • Ability to set work-related goals and strives to obtain them.
  • Ability to understand and apply information, analyze problems, identify viable solutions, and make well-informed decisions.
  • Ability to effectively use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Banner.

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.

Stewardship Assistant-Advancement

Open for hire: 03-19-2021

SUMMARY

The Stewardship Assistant is responsible for executing stewardship initiatives for the Office of University Advancement. This position will also provide general administrative support to the Director of Donor Relations in the areas of acknowledgements, stewardship/impact reporting, recognition, and engagement. 

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

  1. Aids the Director of Donor Relations regarding execution of stewardship and impact reporting including, but not limited to, endowment reports, scholarship reports and impact reporting.
  2. Manages in-office inventory of recognition items for our general constituency, President’s Council, and other giving societies. This will include ordering inventory, managing Excel files, mail merging, and shipping.
  3. Works closely with the Director of Donor Relations and the Office of University Communications and Marketing to create stewardship mailings that correlate/promote Advancement events/initiatives. This may include updating President’s Council materials.
  4. Enhances communication with our donors through multiple channels: a quarterly newsletter, new/updated content for the Advancement pages on Harding’s website, President’s Council member mailings and email communications. This may include working with the Office of University Communications and Marketing and other campus sources to create relevant content.
  5. Develops and executes social media strategy/content for the President’s Council Facebook and Instagram pages. This will include working with the Office of University Communications and Marketing and other campus sources to find social media content that would inform and interest the President’s Council specifically.
  6. Coordinates details for on-campus President’s Council events. This may include design of invitations, mailings/emails, and other relevant printed materials. Details such as organizing registration, food and beverage, room, and a/v reservations, plus setup and takedown would also be required, as would attendance at the events.
  7. Assists the Director of Donor Relations with planning and managing donor recognition programs including President’s Council and 1924 Society including coordination of gifts, naming opportunities, and other forms of public recognition.
  8. Responsible for other stewardship activities and projects related to the Centennial Campaign and other campaigns.
  9. 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.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related 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 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 and preferably previous office assistant 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 including communications and donor relations.
  • 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.
  • Skills with marketing, project management, content creation (proficient writing skills) and time management.
  • Demonstrate vision and creativity that can be developed into strategy.
  • Results-oriented and task-driven.

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.

Part-time Nurse-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 03-25-2021

This position will be scheduled for 1-2 days per week during academic periods and 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

  • 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.

Athletic Trainer (two openings)-Athletics

Open for hire: 03-25-2021

SUMMARY

This position assumes an assignment with responsibility for athletic training services provided to intercollegiate athletics. Duties will include, but are not limited to: prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and documentation of all athletic injuries.

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

  1. Provides onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation,
    management and rehabilitation.
  2. Assesses risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion.
  3. Maintains documentation of all patient encounters.
  4. Coordinates and implement injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies and programs to each patient.
  5. Minimizes risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies.
  6. Provides accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  7. Communicates with physicians and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
  8. Carries out medical care for assigned student-athletes per the sports medicine standard operating procedures.
  9. Performs 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 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 of Science required, Master of Science preferred. Two years or more of athletic training experience preferred. Certified in Athletic Training by the Board of Certification (BOC). In good standing with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and Board of Certification (BOC). Current or eligible for Arkansas licensure

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 a large range of medical problems
  • Assessment and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work with other healthcare professionals
  • Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines
  • Ability to be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situations when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision

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.

  • Moderate physical activity. May require lifting and assisting patients on and off exam tables is needed.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Attendance at games/matches and travel with assigned sports teams is required.

Athletic Insurance Coordinator-Athletics

Open for hire: 03-30-2021

SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, works independently to coordinate the insurance claims process associated with athletic injuries occurring within 17 Division II sports. Assists the athletic training department in maintaining HIPAA and FERPA compliance. Provides administrative assistant responsibilities related to the day-to-day operation of the Athletic Training Department.

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

  1. Manages all student-athlete primary policies; both domestic and international
  2. Maintains documentation of all medical claims and/or bills
  3. Reviews and confirms accuracy of medical claims
  4. Files initial medical claim and secondary claim with secondary (athletic) insurance
  5. Follows-up with medical providers, insurance companies, and guardians regarding medical claims to ensure proper payment
  6. Prepares reports regarding medical insurance claims and claims paid analysis in a timely manner
  7. Upholds professionalism and appropriate communication at all times
  8. Assists in ensuring department maintains compliance with HIPAA and FERPA regulations.
  9. Prepares reports, exams, letters, etc.
  10. Assists Athletic Training staff with paperwork related to pre-participation evaluations and student-athlete health insurance
  11. Assists in handling Athletic Training budget and tracks spending to assist in future budget preparation
  12. Manages departmental office supplies
  13. Attends staff meetings and keep clear and accurate notes and records
  14. Arranges travel for athletic training department
  15. Assists with graduate application process and financial aid where needed
  16. Answers phones and provides information or directs calls to the appropriate person

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

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with six months related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and 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.
  • General knowledge of financial record-keeping
  • Knowledge of mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices
  • Ability to review financial documents for accuracy, completeness, and validity
  • Ability to organize files and records
  • Understands and abides by HIPAA and/or FERPA regulations
  • Skills to interpret, infer, and apply written and verbally communicated rules and regulations
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, proper communication, and effective working relationships with all individuals
  • Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, alertness, respect, and good judgment when communicating with others
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, and records management systems (electronic medical records)

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.

Dispatcher (Evening Shift)-Public Safety

Open for hire: 03-30-2021

SUMMARY

Under indirect supervision, performs a range of administrative and support activities in support of the shift supervisor and departmental operations such as, answering routine and emergency calls and in-person inquiries; directing departmental resources to respond to calls for service and emergency situations; assisting the shift supervisor in calling and coordinating with local emergency service providers (Police, Fire, EMS); assisting supervisor in scheduling manpower for events; operating and in some cases managing software packages that assist in departmental operations (Report & Dispatch Software, Security Video Management Software, Card Access Control Software, Weapons check-in and out Software, Emergency Notification Software, Scheduling Software, etc.)

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

  1. Answers telephones, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information; greets and directs visitors; answers routine inquiries as required for both routine calls for service and emergencies on campus or involving campus personnel.
  2. May provide emergency instructions over the phone until officers arrive on the scene (i.e. CPR directions, instructions what to do in the event of a violent encounter, etc…)
  3. Prioritizes and dispatches both unarmed student personnel and armed officers to calls for service and emergency situations, assisting the shift supervisor in tracking and assigning work for 4-20+ shift employees depending on the number and type of events during any given shift.
  4. Maintains an electronic log of departmental activity, writes routine reports and documents information that is required for compliance with University, State and Federal regulations or law.
  5. Operates and in some cases helps manage software systems including dispatch software, incident report software, security video management software, card access control and ID software, firearms check-in and check-out software and emergency notification software.
  6. Assists the shift supervisor in scheduling personnel to staff events on campus (i.e. athletic events, concerts, speakers, etc…)
  7. Coordinates with other offices in scheduling access to and locking of facilities campus-wide.
  8. May perform specialized services of a routine clerical/administrative nature in strict accordance with established procedural guidelines, as appropriate to the position with special emphasis on maintaining confidentiality related to sensitive information.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related 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

High school diploma or GED with previous experience in a related customer-service or security/law enforcement oriented field preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and other University employees 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.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment, communicating clearly and effectively during an emergency.
  • Ability to learn, use and manage multiple software packages utilized by the department.
  • Ability to achieve certifications in software applications as needed.
  • Ability to complete CPR/First Aid/Medical First Responder Training
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks and communications in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and sensitive information.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to make independent decisions within the parameters of University and departmental policies, procedures and expectations while reporting to a shift supervisor, the Assistant Director and Director.
  • Organizing and coordinating 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.
  • Limited physical effort required (may be called to perform CPR and first aid).
  • Limited exposure to physical risk (occasional exposure with personal protective equipment to blood-borne pathogens when administering first aid.)
  • Work does include responding appropriately to calls and reports of very stressful situations including crimes, medical emergencies, natural disasters and other situations that require an immediate appropriate response.

Superintendent-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 03-31-2021

Please send resumes for this position to Dr. David Burks at burks@harding.edu

SUMMARY

To provide overall leadership and supervision of the school and serve as a liaison between the school and the President. To advance the mission and vision of Harding Academy as a Christ centered school

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

  1. Assists the President with strategic and long-range planning for the school. Informs the President of essential school matters and communicates to the faculty and staff decisions made by the President.
  2. Provides leadership, oversight, and guidance for development of programs in student recruitment and retention, fundraising, community relations, and other projects.
  3. Provides guidance in the design, implementation, and administration of curricula, student programs, and service appropriate to the school’s mission and needs of the students.
  4. Maintains a positive work and learning environment. Promotes good relationships among the administration, faculty, staff, parents, and students.
  5. Ensures the school is in compliance will all appropriate state codes and/or regulations.
  6. Maintains and active accreditation status of the school.
  7. Under University policy, creates, controls, and balances the budget, including reviewing and implementing a salary schedule for teachers.
  8. Ensures key leadership and teaching positions are filled by qualified individuals who align with the mission of the school.
  9. Provides appropriate supervision and support to principals and direct reports.
  10. Assists principals in the performance of their duties, including disciplinary areas.
  11. Provides leadership and balance for the school’s various activities, including Spiritual, Athletic, and Artistic.
  12. Helps to establish standards of excellence and achievement in the areas of academics, extra-curricular activities, and character development.
  13. Provides leadership for providing virtual instruction opportunities for HA students and students worldwide.

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

Master’s degree in education or related field. Minimum three years of administrative leadership in a school system and prior experience as a teacher is preferred. Required certifications for the state of Arkansas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals
  • Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure
  • Ability to plan and implement promotional programs
  • Knowledge of appropriate discipline methods and ability to maintain health and positive school environment
  • Skill in independent problem solving and ability to analyze situations and create action plans
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects
  • Ability to place responsibilities in a priority order
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws relative to education
  • Proficient with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to assess organizational strengths and weaknesses and administer policies accordingly
  • Experience with strategic planning and forecasting alternative futures and resource allocations
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative decision making and appropriate authority delegation
  • Ability to evaluate all programs based on effectiveness
  • Ability to manage budget and staff
  • Ability to ensure policies are implemented appropriately
  • Strong organizational, communication, public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle conflict resolution both internally and externally
  • Experience with hiring, evaluating, supervising, and coaching staff

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.

  • May be subject to work environments that have exposure to weather or interiors with extremes of heat and/or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, and high noise levels.
  • May require periods of standing or walking, and the ability to lift objects.
  • Requires travel and attendance at events outside regular school hours.

Administrative Assistant-Mental Health and Wellness Program

Open for hire: 04-14-2021

SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Program Coordinator, performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for the Mental Health and Wellness Department Chair, Professional Counseling Director, Coordinator, and Faculty. Assignments may be confidential in nature. Provides staff and office support. Coordinates special events. Compiles and records assessment data in excel spreadsheets for field placements. Assist with administering and scoring admissions and psychological assessments. Assist with students and faculty on multiple sites. Aid in maintaining files for CACREP accreditation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides staff and office support for the Mental Health and Wellness Chair, Professional Counseling Director, Coordinator, and Faculty, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and dealing with administrative problems and inquiries.
  2. Assists with admissions, including processing applications and entering data into Banner.
  3. Maintenance of student files and advising records including coordination of advising appointments with faculty.
  4. Collects practicum & internship field placement information and maintain database with placements.
  5. Oversee and manage assessment data from field placement evaluations.
  6. Composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office; screens and evaluates incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepares responses as appropriate.
  7. Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain departmental records and databases, as appropriate; establishes and maintains files and records for the office as well as multiple sites.
  8. Oversees day-to-day office needs including: supplies, equipment, and facilities for the organization, as appropriate, to include maintenance, inventory, and related activities.
  9. Academic Support for Program Faculty, including Library orders and pick up, scanning documents for electronic, chalk and wire, and Canvas use, copies for class distribution or exams
  10. Under direction of program coordinator and faculty, assembles and maintains the evidence necessary for CACREP accreditation.
  11. Upkeep on-site resource library and assessments and the check-out system.
  12. Assist in facilitating meetings and special events.
  13. Performs miscellaneous job-related 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 self-motivated, able to perform each essential duty at an optimal level, and display strength in positive communication skills. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Some college education or relevant experience preferred and office work experience is required.

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 records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word. Working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to perform simple account procedures.
  • Organizing and coordinating 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.

Communications & Marketing Editor/Writer-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 04-14-2021

SUMMARY

Serve as the primary editor for all University communications and print materials. This includes being the main feature writer and copy editor for HARDING magazine, and a writer and copy editor for other University publications. Other publications include materials for admissions, advancement, alumni and the president’s office, as well as departmental brochures, video and radio scripts, and printed advertisements. This role may include copy editing of digital content for the website and social media. Assignments will be given from both the assistant vice president and the director of University Communications and Media Relations Marketing. Instructions will be given either orally or in writing. Both the assistant vice president and the director will review and approve the publications writer’s work with final approval by the assistant vice president.

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

  1. Edits content for a variety of printed material or electronic media, incorporating key messaging that aligns with the University’s strategic initiatives and adheres to the Harding brand
  2. Prepares, edits and rewrites copy to clarify and improve readability and to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax
  3. Plans the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy and publishing requirements
  4. Utilizes and updates the University’s editorial guide to conform to publication style and any University exceptions
  5. Verifies facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources
  6. Proofs marketing materials to detect errors, and uses standardized code to indicate corrections
  7. Works closely with the editor of HARDING Magazine serving as the main writer and copy editor

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 print journalism, public relations or English is required. Writing experience for national or regional publications is desired or writing experience in a business or industry setting. Preference will be given to Harding alumni.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a high-pressured atmosphere with multiple deadlines which must be met simultaneously.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of creativity in writing.
  • Knowledge of printing procedures and requirements.
  • Knowledge of AP Style.
  • Ability to develop and prepare copy for printing and/or reproduction.
  • Ability to evaluate and edit the content, structure and format of a range of written material.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Experience working with Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Adobe Acrobat.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication 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.

High School Principal-Harding Academy

Open for hire: 04-16-2021

Please send resumes for this position to Dr. David Burks at burks@harding.edu

SUMMARY

Responsible for the day to day operations of the Harding Academy High School, including 7th – 12th grades. Ensures educational standards are met by working with curriculum development and course descriptions. Provides safe and productive learning environment. Supports and participates in admission, enrollment, and retention initiatives. Manages extracurricular activities to provide or ensure proper supervision. Maintains accreditation and State Department of Education standards and requirements. Hires, trains, and supervises high school teachers and office staff.

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

  1. Serves as supervisor for instruction for 7th – 12th grade. Works with superintendent and faculty in curriculum development, textbook selections, and course descriptions. Coordinates class schedules; approves field trips and departures from regular schedules.
  2. Supervises teachers and office staff for 7th – 12th grade. Oversees teacher certifications. Conducts orientation for new teachers; evaluates teachers and makes personnel decision recommendations.
  3. Manages student discipline. Works closely with superintendent to set policies for the high school. Maintains Student Handbook; ensures parents and students are aware of its contents. Assists teachers with discipline problems as needs arise. Maintains records and communication with parents and superintendent.
  4. Responsible for all extracurricular activities. Ensures proper supervision of all activities; personally attends functions, programs, athletic events, etc., unless superintendent or other designated administrator is present. Assumes responsibility for student involvement.
  5. Oversees maintenance needs of high school facilities. Maintains contact with custodial staff; reports repairs needed to appropriate personnel.
  6. Maintains accreditation documentation and meets standards necessary for accreditation and State Department of Education requirements. Attends AdvanceEd, ANSAA, and NCSA meetings; completes reports as scheduled.
  7. Supervises high school chapel and all high school programs.
  8. Supports admission and retention of students. Serves on Admissions Committee; corresponds with parents of applicants. Supervises registration.
  9. Ensures proper and accurate maintenance of all student records.
  10. Makes recommendations to superintendent for setting school calendar.
  11. Supervises fire, tornado, and other safety drills.
  12. Ensures proper supervision of students before and after school with coordinating hall duty, and parking lot duty.
  13. Oversees student teachers and class observers in coordination with Harding University and the Department of Education.
  14. Serves with PFTA by attending board meetings and serving as facilitator for fundraising 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 at a fully acceptable level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in education administration or related field; valid Arkansas teaching license; 2-3 years’ experience in school administration.

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.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan and implement promotional programs.
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
  • Knowledge of appropriate discipline methods and ability to maintain health and positive school environment.
  • Ability to plan and lead daily chapel.
  • Effectively manage multiple budget lines.
  • Skill in independent problem solving and ability to analyze situations and create action plans.
  • Ability to display tact and courtesy.

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.

  • May be subject to work environments that have exposure to weather or interiors with extremes of heat and/or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, and high noise levels.
  • May require periods of standing or walking, and the ability to lift objects.

Administrative Assistant-Family & Consumer Sciences

Open for hire: 04-16-2021

SUMMARY

Manages the office, answers and directs phone calls, supervises student office workers, schedules appointments, enters over-rides and scholarship information into Banner, runs and analyzes multiple Argos reports, oversees scheduling and reserving rooms for conference room and classrooms, gives information to callers and guests, oversees set-up and refreshments for multiple departmental events., and otherwise relieves faculty of general clerical and printing work. This position serves under direct supervision of the chair of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department and is a 12 month position.

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

  1. Provides administrative assistance and support to the entire FCS Department, including answering phones and greeting guests; making copies as needed; filing and maintaining records; preparing letters, reports, and other documents as needed; maintaining supplies and preparing purchase orders as needed and monitoring budgets; maintains office equipment.
  2. Collects funds as needed for special occasions for the staff and faculty within the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  3. Enters data such as over-rides, scholarships, advisor information, etc. into Banner.
  4. Run and analyze multiple reports using Argos.
  5. Collects data needed for assessment reports, endorsement requirements, and other projects for undergraduate and graduate programs.
  6. Schedules and/or coordinates activities for department functions.
  7. Schedules and reserves rooms associated with both departments.
  8. Manages student office workers, including scheduling their time and overseeing their performance.
  9. Proctors tests for professors as needed.
  10. Assists with special projects such as accreditation/endorsement tasks, recruiting, updating the department website and social media pages.
  11. Communicates with adjuncts prior to approval through the approval process and develops, distributes, and collects essential new hire paperwork.
  12. Promotes awareness of all programs, including the graduate degree, by participating in academic fairs, Bison Bound, seminars, and other activities as needed.
  13. May schedule travel arrangements.
  14. May run errands as needed on campus.

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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school degree and three to six months of secretarial experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate specific events
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Ability to effectively use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite, and Banner
  • Receptionist 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.

Tax & Accounting Manager-Finance

Open for hire: 04-16-2021

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, prepares and reviews various tax returns including trust returns, FBAR returns, Form 5500 for retirement plans, Form 990 and 990-T, state tax returns related to UBIT, and various 1099 and 1098 forms. Participates in research and reporting for ACA and other tax related subjects. Responsible for 403(b) financial audit. Prepares information for various reports. Prepares indirect cost proposal for grant funding. Performs general accounting functions including account reconciliations, unclaimed property and daily cash management.

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

  1. Prepares and reviews tax returns including trust returns, FBAR returns, Form 5500 for retirement plans, Form 990 and 990-T, state tax returns related to UBIT, and various 1099 and 1098 forms, sales & use tax, and fuel tax rebate returns.
  2. Coordinates 403(b) audit financial; responsible for split interest and notes payable portions of annual financial audit.
  3. Prepares information for various external reports:
    1. January - Peterson's survey, NCAA Report, IPEDS, EZAudit submission (including calculating the DOE composite score)
    2. February – Reynolds Report
    3. April - NCA-HLC report, US News Report
    4. May - Census Bureau
    5. July-Arkansas Annual Reports
    6. August – Nursing Loans Annual Report
    7. November - HGSR ATS (Association of Theological Schools), Education - AACTE Report, NACUBO Tuition Discounting Survey, S&P Annual Update
  4. Prepares indirect cost proposal
  5. Performs general accounting functions including general ledger balance sheet accounts reconciliation, account reconciliation for scholarships with Financial Aid, review and approval of bank reconciliations and related JEs, review and approval of spreadsheet entries, review unclaimed property and reconcile reporting errors.
  6. Performs daily cash and LOC management including morning balance and transfer work, stop payments, requests to see if a check has cleared
  7. Performs accounting functions for Harding Place including review of bank reconciliations, reviewing sales tax return, monthly financial reporting and annual audit work.
  8. Supervises the Trust and Annuities Coordinator.
  9. PCI Compliance
  10. Performs monthly and year end reconciliation and JEs for Perkins, Nursing, Institutional, and Old Account Receivable.

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 in accounting with five years of experience in the accounting field, preferably tax accounting. Higher education accounting experience preferred. CPA a plus.

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 federal and state financial regulations.
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or account applications and understanding of relational database structure and function.
  • Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to prepare financial reports.
  • Knowledge of university auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short-and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Knowledge of business practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections (MS Excel knowledge required, MS Access and basic SQL knowledge preferred).
  • Speak effectively in one-on-one situations.

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.

Administrative Assistant Center for Professional Excellence-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 04-16-2021

This position is full-time for 10 months of the year and is eligible for all benefits.

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, manages social media sites for Center for Professional Excellence (CPE), College of Business Administration (COBA), and Graduate School of Business (GSB). Provides support for the Director by managing office functions; assists alumni and employers seeking College of Business students; assists students seeking employment opportunities; maintains CPE website; coordinates visits by employers to our campus; supports the seminars hosted by the CPE.

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

  1. Manages social media sites for CPE, COBA, and GSB, including preparing and scheduling posts for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
  2. Maintains CPE website.
  3. Works with students to gather information for future part-time or full-time employment opportunities; assists students with resumes and interview tips; provides general career advice.
  4. Greets and assists visitors, answers phones, receives and processes mail, and deposit payments.
  5. Works directly with employers to schedule on-campus interviews.
  6. Maintains student/employer info and posts jobs to the Handshake database (online job board).
  7. Maintains CPEs bulletin board and 2 TV screens in COBA.
  8. Obtains placement information for students for assessment purposes.
  9. Manages the student worker and/or graduate assistant.
  10. Coordinates development seminars for the students including working with presenter, advertising to student, ordering required materials and/or food, and hosting event.
  11. Assists Director of CPE with planning professional development events (Meet the Firms, Career Fair, Resume Workshop, etc).

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 person should have a good knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. 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 with one to two years related experience in office support with progressive responsibility. College experience would be beneficial.

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 records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to remain composed and professional and maintain a positive demeanor during difficult or uncomfortable interactions with others or when faced with stressful situations.

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.

Administrative Assistant-Counseling Center

Open for hire: 04-16-2021

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. Answers phone and obtain personal requests for information and services.
  2. Makes appointments for Counseling Center professionals and MFT clients. ·
  3. Maintains confidential posture to protect client identity and documentation.
  4. Greets clients warmly within the reception area.
  5. Records and maintains client appointments and intake information in a thorough and timely manner.
  6. Maintains a daily log of appointments and maintain weekly client numbers for the Counseling Center and MFT Clinic.
  7. Oversees student workers and Graduate Assistants. Helps map out their semester work schedules and have them assist with any daily tasks.
  8. Assists counselors with established files and appointment schedules.
  9. Submits weekly chapel excuses to Student Life office.
  10. Performs 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 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