Human Resources - Staff Jobs

The list below provides information about staff jobs currently available on Harding University's campus. (For faculty positions, please contact the dean or department chair of the appropriate academic department.) 

Qualified persons filing timely applications will be given consideration for the positions listed. Applications must accompany resumes to be considered for a position.  Posted positions are open for a minimum of five (5) working days.

Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Harding University are available and interested. The policy for employees requesting to transfer can be found in the Employee Handbook on Pipeline.

Unless otherwise noted, posted positions are 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. 

Applicants are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources with any questions. Please do not contact departments directly. (Updated: 03-19-2019)

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.

Student Publications-Secretary (part-time)

Open for hire: 11-29-2018

This position will be scheduled to work 30 hours per week during the academic period with a 6-8 week break during the summer. It is eligible for some benefits but is NOT eligible for tuition discount.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as answering the phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.

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; maintains log of inquiries as required.
    Opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  2. Performs a variety of routine typing assignments as appropriate to the position; may operate a personal computer to draft basic correspondence, enter data, and print letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  3. Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine; may prepare and transmit facsimiles for the unit.
  4. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.
  5. May perform specialized services of a routine clerical/administrative nature in strict accordance with established procedural guidelines, as appropriate to the position.
  6. May schedule or assist in scheduling appointments, meetings, and/or conferences, as appropriate to the person.\
  7. May order, stock, and distribute office supplies.
  8. May run various routine errands, as required, for the department.
  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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma. Previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND 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 an ungrudgingly 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; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability-Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to maintain 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 and schedule appointments.
  • 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.
  • Light physical effort. Requires periodic handling of objects up to 50 pounds or some standing or walking.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Preventive Maintenance Services Specialist-Physical Resources

Open for hire: 12-19-2018

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, performs routine maintenance on HVAC and auxiliary systems.

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

  1. Performs routine maintenance on HVAC and auxiliary systems including changing filters, motors, coils, belts, bearings, etc.
  2. Assists Stockroom personnel by providing inventory control for preventive maintenance materials and equipment.
  3. Provides customer care for special events and services on campus.


QUALIFICATIONS

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 equivalent. Some college or technical school, or a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar field 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 be detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical systems.
  • Ability to operate common hand tools.
  • Ability to operate material handlers, forklifts, man lifts and bucket trucks.

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.

  • Considerable physical work. Heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 70 pounds. Physical work is primary part of job.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks such as electrical voltage or chemicals, which require following basic safety precautions.

Admissions Counselor-Admissions (2 openings)

Open for hire: 01-14-2019

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

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

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


QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires an individual to be a member in good standing of the church of Christ.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. 0-3 years of experience related to assigned duties preferred. Harding alumnus 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.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a car. Travel is required.

Assistant to the Director of Admissions-Harding School of Theology (Memphis)

Open for hire: 01-29-2018

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of administrative duties for the HST Admissions Office, such as processing documents and correspondence, assisting and providing information via phone calls or in person inquiries, scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars, making travel arrangements, performing data entry, and establishing and maintaining records and databases. Assists in arranging housing for students, as needed, both on and off campus. Assigns campus housing. Maintains calendar for reservations of campus facilities for university events and outside use.

This position is located at the Harding School of Theology in Memphis, TN.

Nurse (part-time)-Student Health Services

Open for hire: 02-08-2019

This position is for 1-2 days per week during the academic periods. 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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Administrative Assistant-Office of the Provost

Open for hire: 02-22-2019

SUMMARY

Under loose supervision: answers telephone and directs calls, greets and directs visitors, answers questions and performs routine clerical, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned, abiding by university and federal confidentiality mandates. Plans and coordinates numerous meetings, events, and maintains adjunct instructor files.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following other duties as assigned:

  1. Screens and prioritizes all communication received in the office. Assembles and maintains information for the Provost, and other members of the provost office leadership team.
  2. Manages Provost and Director of Academic Affairs calendars, including scheduling appointments. Maintains the campus-wide campus academic calendar. Prepares reports and campus publications as required, including each semester producing the Key Dates document utilized by all faculty and staff.
  3. Coordinates and processes, related to the hiring and ongoing employment, of adjunct instructors. Manages and maintains all aspects of adjunct-related tasks, including the application process, periodic required updates, and ongoing contracts related to employment. Initiates and oversees the required Embracing the Mission training.
  4. Schedules or assists in registering for conferences and makes travel arrangements.
  5. Opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material and is responsible for shipping packages/documents via FedEx or U.S. mail.
  6. Performs a variety of routine writing assignments as appropriate to the position. Copies and/or duplicates materials as needed. Oversees day-to-day operation of all office machines, prepares and transmits facsimiles, scans, and emails from the unit. Orders, stocks and distributes office supplies. Responsible for data entry of office requisitions.
  7. Plans events for the Provost in cooperation with Aramark, including logistics and food for deans’ council meetings, and committee meetings.
  8. Organizes the annual new faculty orientation, with approval of Provost. Related tasks include, but are not limited to, preparing handouts and related materials, scheduling food and location logistics.
  9. Assists faculty and staff with processing such paperwork as incompletes and forwards documents to Provost, Director of Academic Affairs, and/or Registrar, as appropriate.
  10. Assists in administration and management of student attendance issues. Provides information and acts as liaison between faculty, Student Health Services, Student Life, and the Center for Student Success.
  11. Processes excuse requests, academic misconduct reports, requests for course audit, expense reports, check requests, purchase requisitions, university credit card reports, and Bible probation contracts.
  12. Interacts with all university colleges and departments, staff, faculty, and administrators. Interacts with students, parents, and numerous off-campus stakeholders. Answers questions and provides assistance as requested.
  13. Initiates office and building maintenance requests.
  14. Assists and supports graduation/commencement ceremonies.

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 EXPERIENCE

Preferably a college degree – a candidate with some college experience may be considered. Three to five years of experience working in an office or customer service related area.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Cooperation – Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other personal to achieve the workgroup’s goals. Puts the interest of the university/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation – Understand the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer by meeting or exceeding their expectations, and anticipates future needs of the customer. Possesses a “familiarity” with the university, so as to provide timely and accurate resource availability. Ensures that customer needs are met and communicated in an expedient and time-efficient manner.
  • Dependability – Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Knowledge of filing systems
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to use a personal computer in a Windows environment
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Ability to maneuver Banner software and navigate in Pipeline
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and other basic written material
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, digital phone systems and scanners
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments electronically
  • Receptionist skills
  • Ability to use Adobe software in PDF documents
  • Ability to prioritize issues accordingly
  • Ability to deal effectively, empathetically, diplomatically and fairly with students and parents
  • Ability to research and analyze information
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Demonstrates strong writing skills, including the ability to accurately proofread and edit complex materials
  • Must be punctual and willing to work the office hours as specified

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • 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
  • Office environment is subject to many interruptions
  • Specific weeks of a working semester are prone to high stress

Postal Services Technician-Postal Services

Open for hire: 03-18-2018

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision provides bulk-mailing service to the various departments on campus, sorts and distributes the federal and campus mail to correct boxes for students, faculty, and staff; assists customers at the window answering questions and the delivery of packages processes and delivers incoming mail and parcels to customers. Performs a range of basic office support activities for the department such as answering phones, directing calls, providing customer service, and performing routine clerical duties, data entry, and/or word processing work as assigned.

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

  1. Reads production order to determine type and size of publication scheduled for mailing.
  2. Determines the postal rate for mail
  3. Adjusts guides, rollers, card inserter, folder, tabber, labeler, scales, and strapping machines.
  4. Runs mailing machines and observes operation to detect evidence of malfunctions throughout production run.
  5. Makes adjustments to machines to run product or clear jams.
  6. Records production according to customer name and account number.
  7. Uses personal computer with specialized software to process addresses.
  8. Performs clerical duties such as answering the phone, copying, filing, and answering questions posed by customers.
  9. Provides customer service at the federal window by selling stamps, offering special postal applications, and answering questions.
  10. May prepare daily reports including bank deposits, money order sales, mail counts, and account balances.
  11. Processes outgoing federal mail.
  12. Receives and processes all categories of mail and parcels
  13. Delivers mail and parcels to customers at the Campus Mail Customer Service windows
  14. Routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty.
  15. Forwards/redirects undeliverable mail.
  16. Performs a variety of routine typing and data entry assignments as appropriate to the position; prepare customer invoices, draft basic correspondence, print letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  17. Prepares and transmit facsimiles for the unit.
  18. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.
  19. 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

Knowledge generally acquired with a high school diploma.

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 sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Customer Service - Delivers service in a pleasant, happy and upbeat manner. Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments. Follows up to ensure problem solved.
  • Ability to maintain 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 and schedule appointments.
  • 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.
  • Some physical effort required; lifting and/or moving up to 45 pounds.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Administrative Assistant-HU Northwest Arkansas

Open for hire: 03-21-2019

This position is located on our campus in Rogers, Arkansas.

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs a range of basic office support activities for the department, such as answering phones and directing calls, greeting and directing visitors, answering questions and performing routine clerical, data entry, and word processing work as assigned. Maintains Degree Completion student files, follows up with students from admission to graduation, organizes schedules and flyers, processes HR paperwork for adjunct instructors, sends all required forms to the Searcy campus, and communicates regularly with the registrar’s office. Arranges lodging for instructors and guests.

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

  1. Answers telephone, routes calls, takes messages, and provides general information regarding programs.
  2. Greets and directs visitors, schedules advising and other appointments and prepares necessary forms in advance.
  3. Opens, distributes, and prepares daily mail bulk.
  4. Orders office supplies and oversees the operation of copiers and printers.
  5. Tracks cleaning services and orders janitorial supplies.
  6. Establishes, processes, and maintains Degree Completion student files and documents from admission to graduation.
  7. Creates course schedules, enrollment forms, and places course instructors into assigned classrooms.
  8. Register’s students for courses with approved enrollment forms.
  9. Assists students with questions pertaining to admittance and class schedules and provides contact information for advising, financial aid or other departments. 
  10. Provides technical support for instructors or institutions who rent the building
  11. Coordinates and orders supplies and textbooks for instructors. Maintains teacher workroom.
  12. Provides instructors with keys, Harding ID cards, classroom communication notebooks, and appropriate forms. Verifies attendance after each class. Maintains rosters and syllabi.
  13. Oversees Resource Room by logging in books, videos, and teaching resources and ordering supplies when needed.
  14. Provides support for Interns by scheduling and performing digital fingerprinting. Coordinates with ELED 314/MLED 314 instructor and meets with or creates a video for Internship I students to explain appropriate procedures and paperwork for Internship II semester.
  15. Processes paperwork from university supervisors and cooperating teachers during Internship II semester for Degree Completion students, types data into a spreadsheet for accreditation, and sends paperwork to Searcy campus.
  16. Arranges, prepares for, and conducts orientation for new Degree Completion students.
  17. Proctors student tests as requested and prints instructor materials as requested.
  18. Participates in certain recruiting events that involve the Degree Completion program.
  19. Completes word processing work and data entry as assigned.
  20. Uses Google Team Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Calendar, the Team Up Calendar.
  21. Communicates via email or phone in a timely manner.
  22. Monitor BrightSign board as guests enter the building.
  23. 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

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 skillfully use technology including Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Team Drive.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to organize and maintain records.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of records and information.
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • 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 materials.
  • 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.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and coached.
  • 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.
  • Very limited physical effort required.
  • Very limited exposure to physical risk.

Business Analyst for Admissions-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 03-26-2019

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision this position is responsible for working with the Admissions office on the Student data and reports. The position will perform a variety of application development and analysis functions within the Admissions Department's technology and application systems; create business processes to meet end user requirements as well as evaluate and personally participate in the functions necessary to implement and sustain the creation, maintenance, and use of admissions databases and applications; test and maintain data analysis and reporting programs to enhance and support reporting requirements and data tracking needs.

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

  1. Works collaboratively and with minimal supervision to assess and address evolving departmental business needs and system requirements.
  2. Deployment, configuration, and maintenance of communication platforms such as Liaison/EMP and CRM.
  3. Designs methods and applications to import/export data for analysis; uses various reporting tools and database applications to retrieve information from databases for Admission staff and other staff as needed; determines required data and presentation formats.
  4. Monitors and maintains data integrity of admissions tables, fields, reports, and related systems; develops and executes scripts to correct data issues.
  5. Provides technical assistance and training for admissions staff on system procedures, system integration, data integrity, and reporting.
  6. Writes and maintains interfaces from database to other programs to more fully utilize stored information.
  7. Communicates with personnel and various outside agencies as needed to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns.
  8. Participates with end users in testing and implementing new computer programs as appropriate, including developing and maintaining related technical documentation.
  9. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
  10. Maintains a close relationship with the Admissions Office which includes attending meetings.

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: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent
PREFERRED: Two years experience in information systems environment, knowledge of Ellucian Banner and Oracle DBMS.

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 programming languages; specifically PL-SQL, HTML, PHP & Javascript.
  • Ability to develop programming specifications within defined parameters.
  • Ability to facilitate understanding of end-users in the use of Banner programs and processes.
  • Knowledge of database systems; Oracle background is preferred.
  • Knowledge of program design and of programming logic and codes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with end-users, business unit managers and technical staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and manage projects independently.

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. Stairs to third floor.
  • 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