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: 10-20-2020)

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 hr@harding.edu and they can mail you the forms.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

Graduate School of Business Recruiter-College of Business Administration

Open for hire: 09-02-2020

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, the Graduate School of Business (GSB) recruiter develops and implements recruiting strategies to attain enrollment goals. Works in collaboration with the University’s Communication and Marketing (UCM) department to develop print, web, and social media materials to assist in recruitment and bring awareness to the business community of the graduate programs in the College of Business Administration.

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

  1. Develops an annual recruitment plan and activities to attain enrollment goals.
  2. Identifies opportunities to generate interest and applications through targeted educational and professional events.
  3. Attends professional and trade events, transfer fairs, universities, chamber and community events, and businesses.
  4. Promotes community awareness of the GSB by making presentations and/or giving lectures at various public programs and meetings. Example: Chamber of Commerce, civic clubs, etc.
  5. Maintains excellent knowledge of University and College mission and programs, benefits and advantages.
  6. Works with the UCM to develop and maintain a marketing presence through social media and web design aimed at prospective students.
  7. Engages and maintains contact with prospective students during individual campus visits and at on and off-campus events. When applicable, assists them with application process.
  8. Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and makes improvements to achieve goals; completes cost analyses and ROI calculations for programs/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

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.
  • 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 (ground, air, and overnight) is required.

Stockroom Receptionist-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 09-16-2020

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of basic office support and/or secretarial duties for the department. Creates purchase orders for physical resource personnel and vendors, receives merchandise, and collects invoices and packing slips. Issues materials, equipment and other items from the stockroom in order to ensure effective and accurate inventory amounts, placements and accurate computer entry. Reconciles vendor statements monthly. Scans or files invoices and packing slips to appropriate areas. Updates purchase order reports weekly and collects petty cash as needed.

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

  1. Performs routine office support functions including answering telephones, providing general information, and greeting and directing visitors.
  2. Issues materials, equipment and other items from the stockroom and charges to correct work orders provided to ensure effective and accurate inventory levels. May perform returns from work orders back into stock.
  3. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records and/or other documents.
  4. Creates purchase orders for physical resources employees and/or vendors as needed via phone or in person.
  5. Creates sales orders for cash type items from stockroom, which may involve simple currency transactions. Collects petty cash receipts and change.
  6. Assists as needed with physical inventory of stockroom materials.
  7. Assists in collecting invoice and packing slips from Physical resource, e-mail, fax and Accounts Payable office in Finance Dept.
  8. Verifies work orders and purchase orders on invoice before processing as the second phase of invoicing by matching and verifying amounts and pricing. Creates and updates purchase order reports weekly to determine age and match any invoices outstanding.
  9. Reconciles vendor statements and calls for copies of any invoices needed.
  10. Streamline, restructure & simply invoicing processes as needed to ensure multiple invoicing does not occur to slow down daily routine.
  11. Assists with entering invoices to be paid or approved by Director into respective Google Doc shared files daily as needed.
  12. Monitors Banner for invoice status and vendor information.
  13. Processes furniture to be stored, disposed of, or to furnish dorms and rental properties and collects revenue from furniture sales.

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); or three months relevant office experience or training; 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.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Google Sheets and Documents
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • 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 including spending long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain.
  • Located in a high traffic busy, open area office and will face constant interruptions.
  • Work will include intense concentration as well as many responsibilities at one time.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Program Coordinator-Mental Heath and Wellness Department, COE

Open for hire: 09-16-2020

SUMMARY

Coordinates student admissions process for the Mental Health and Wellness department in the College of Education. Prepares marketing materials for recruiting purposes. Maintains accreditation and licensing documentation for various governing bodies. Monitors department budgets and coordinates accounting activities. Supervises office support personnel. Facilitates intake process for community clinic clients and maintains confidential records. Coordinates meetings and special events.

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

  1. Directs and coordinates the student admission process, including maintaining compliance with federal regulations and guidelines, accreditation standards and overall University policies, serving as a student liaison for faculty, financial aid, and various other University offices.
  2. Evaluates student applications and academic transcripts for the admission process and review by Department Chair and/or program directors.
  3. Assists student registrations and maintains files for individual program curriculum plans, practicum/internship sites, and student developmental plans.
  4. Actively engages in recruiting from contacts made with the programs, including providing appropriate information to contacts.
  5. Creates and maintains informational and instructional literature and material, including brochures, posters, and other marketing support materials to prospective and current students.
  6. Coordinates and participates with members of faculty for new student orientation. Develops orientation material and promotes student participation and collaboration.
  7. Maintains and organizes documentation and evidence required by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy (ARBOEC), and licensing for professional school counseling with the Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
  8. Collaborates with the chair, program directors, and CACREP liaison for essential data collection to monitor and maintain accreditation compliance and program assessment for the accreditation body (CACREP).
  9. Coordinates any site visits or conference calls of accreditation team.
  10. Coordinates, schedules, and attends regular departmental meetings, maintaining meeting records, per accreditation recommendation.
  11. Analyzes and monitors program expenditures; coordinates accounting activities as appropriate and prepares internal reports for management; participates in budget planning and management.
  12. Coordinates continuing education seminars, generates CEU documentation, and maintains data to meet National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) criteria.
  13. Organizes office services and administrative activity to ensure more efficient service, including coordination of meetings, schedules, appropriate record keeping and databases, and handling correspondence of routine inquiries with appropriate responses and routing.
  14. Supervises office support personnel and student workers, performs such other personnel duties as interviewing, recommendations for hiring staff, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  15. Maintains program calendar to coordinate workflow and meetings. Maintains counseling labs calendar.
  16. Facilitates intake process for community clinic clients and maintains confidential client records.
  17. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of faculty, student, and client information.
  18. Schedules adjunct faculty members, including travel arrangements, building access with security, provision of course materials and web-based learning access.
  19. Coordinates advisory committee meetings and other special events, including Hooding Ceremonies.
  20. Proctors assessments for graduate students, including accommodation testing for graduate students meeting ADA criteria.
  21. Other duties helpful to core faculty and as assigned by the Department Chair.

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

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and office work experience are required. Relevant experience including work in agencies, court, or clinical program settings is desired. Other relevant experience strongly desired is with compliance, monitoring, or accreditation processes. Experience with labs in clinical settings 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 prospective 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 – Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality particularly concerning records and information is essential. Understands and respects university policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and students
  • Skills needed in oversee labs and lab record maintenance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Database and video management skills.
  • Ability to understand, follow and create specific instructions and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of use of technologies and willingness to stay current in that area.
  • Skilled in organizing and coordinating paired with ability to prioritize.
  • Management skills with ability to coordinate and organize meetings.
  • Ability to create and edit written materials particularly those dealing with CACREP.
  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner.
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Ability to maintain records, including assessments and charts.
  • Knowledge of assessments, supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to comply with confidential client guidelines
  • Ability to maintain compliance with federal and accrediting guidelines.

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 or lab work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Assistant to the Director (part-time), Watson Center-College of Education

Open for hire: 09-30-2020

This position is part-time, scheduled for 20 hours/week. It is eligible for limited benefits and is NOT eligible for health insurance or tuition discount.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, provides assistance and support with overseeing and administering day-to-day activities of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.

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

  1. Assists with research and analysis on specific issues as assigned.
  2. Assists with organizing and facilitating meetings, conferences, and other special events, as assigned.
  3. Assists with overseeing and administering the day-to-day activities of the student workers and work flow of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.
  4. Assists with the provision of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center including greeting and assisting customers and handling phone calls and inquiries.
  5. Assists in the coordination, supervision, and completion of special projects, as appropriate.
  6. Assists with maintenance of publications and websites related to the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center.
  7. Assists in keeping the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center fully stocked.
  8. Assists in keeping the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center organized to maintain smoothness throughout the Center.
  9. Assists with keeping the design and workflow of the Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center current with customer demands.
  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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Experience with secretarial duties (including computer literacy), library, and workflow planning is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge, and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the work group’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.
  • Technological Skills - Is familiar with database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.
  • Attention to Detail – Focuses on critical work details, proofreading material quickly and accurately, and developing and using coding schemes.
  • Plans, develops, and coordinates multiple projects.
  • Analyzes and solves problems.
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Assists in making administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

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-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 09-30-2020

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a range of office and administrative support activities for the fast paced University Communications and Marketing department. Handles phone calls and inquiries regarding various University events and activities as well as provides operational support such as arranging events and meetings, booking travel, ordering supplies and processing expense reports and invoices.

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

  1. Answers department telephones, greets and directs visitors, responds to general inquiries about University events and activities.
  2. Provides administrative support to UCM team including booking travel, completing expense reports and ordering office supplies
  3. Schedules and coordinates department meetings and events including logistics, food and supplies
  4. Handles daily mail including outgoing mail processing, incoming mail pick up and distribution.
  5. Utilizes project management software (Basecamp) to track and manage tasks.
  6. Manages postal accounts for University publications including business reply mail, non-profit postage permits, returned mail, and electronic payments.
  7. Processes department invoices, department cost allocations and invoice tracking
  8. Maintains office equipment rental and maintenance contracts
  9. Researches and orders promotional merchandise as needed
  10. Coordinates purchase requests for department
  11. Maintains print sample files and catalogues
  12. Manages University events calendar
  13. Keying copy and corrections as needed
  14. Ensures completion and submission of student worker time sheets
  15. Gathers student data from campus database
  16. Coordinates space reservations for various advertising placements

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 and 3-5 years administrative or operations experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Customer Service - Delivers service in a pleasant, happy and upbeat manner. Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments. Follows up to ensure problem solved.
  • 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 a helpful manner.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently. Keeps work processes organized and in control, e.g., has files set up, workplace organized.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite

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.

Customer Relations-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 09-30-2020

SUMMARY

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

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

  1. Receives and reviews for accuracy all tax return and other financial aid documents sent to office; corrects financial aid application records to reflect actual tax documentation.
  2. Manages financial aid application and grant delivery system by performing imports and exports, as well as reconciling federal system against financial aid and accounting records.
  3. Provides telephone assistance to customers when counselors are not available. Informs them of the aid that is available, the costs for academics, room, and board, and assists them with applying for aid. Certain decisions are passed on to counselors.
  4. Assists students and families in process of applying for financial aid through proactive calling campaigns, advising students in making the best funding choices for financing their education.
  5. Builds and queries online and PC-based databases to monitor student progress in the financial aid application process, and follow-up with students on their progress.
  6. Responds positively to students and families that contact the Office of Student Financial Services.
  7. Performs other duties related 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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school degree and six months to one year of office experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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. 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 Deal with Complexity - Ability to understands complex information, analyze facts, or recognize trends to identify effective and practical ways to handle the situation’ information.
  • Knowledge of financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid.
  • Superior skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • 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.

Counselor-Counseling Center

Open for hire: 09-30-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, provides counseling to university students, faculty and staff. Responsibilities include direct service with clients, maintenance of up-to-date, quality therapeutic records, participation in enrichment programs on campus, and participation in continuing education and staff development programs.

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

  1. Provides therapy to students at Harding University on a daily basis. Service is also extended to Harding faculty and staff as outlined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook. Hours of direct service will consist of between 25-28 client hours per week as needed.
  2.  Maintains up-to-date and quality therapeutic records.
  3.  Participates in preparation and facilitation for campus preventive and enrichment programs sponsored by the Counseling Center.
  4. Participates in staff development and professional programs for continuing education.

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 or Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling. Must be a licensed counselor or be in the licensing process. Previous professional counseling 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 apply mental health counseling methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of community mental health resources.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of case management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, programs and methodology.
  • Interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights.

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