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: 01-22-2021)

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.

 

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.

Customer Relations-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 12-16-2020

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.

Office Assistant (part-time)-Harding Press

Open for hire: 01-21-2021

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

SUMMARY

Assists customers and staff with information about the printing jobs. Answers phone and direct calls to the appropriate place or answer the person’s questions. Uses computer to originate job tickets and invoices. Employee must be able to use FileMaker software, Microsoft Window, Word, and Excel.

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.
  2. Helps assist customers with any orders they may have.
  3. Prepares job tickets and invoices
  4. Compiles sales reports & sales tax reports
  5. Establishes, maintains, processes, and/or updates files, records, and/or other documents.

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 or GED. Experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified 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.
  • A general understanding of office work with experience in computer work, filing and calculator
  • Skills in bookkeeping, accounting, and organization
  • Knowledge in Computer and software skills
  • Knowledge in or on the job training in computer programs such as – Filemaker, Word, and Excel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Administrative Assistant-History Department

Open for hire: 01-21-2021

SUMMARY

Under general 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. Handles specialized reporting and data management for the department using various software packages. Oversees the departmental lab and student workers. Maintains department social media accounts.

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. Monitors and maintains social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.
  3. Monitors and updates department web page.
  4. Performs a variety of routine assignments as appropriate to the position; drafts basic correspondence, enters data, and prints letters, labels, reports, and/or other materials; types and mails form letters.
  5. Copies and/or duplicates materials as requested; may oversee day-to-day operation of copy machine, network printers, and other equipment.
  6. Uses various software systems such as Banner, Canvas, and Argos to run reports and maintain records for the department and its faculty.
  7. Processes and formats assessment data and subsequent reports.
  8. Administers and tracks Senior Exit assessment data.
  9. Assists incoming freshmen and transfer students in obtaining schedules by assisting each student through the on-line registration and scheduling process.
  10. Processes override requests for course registration.
  11. Oversees availability of department lab and maintains its proper use.
  12. Coordinates and proctors makeup exams for all courses within the department.
  13. Maintains budget spreadsheet and records of departmental purchases.
  14. Responsible for hiring and supervision of student workers.
  15. May schedule or assist in scheduling appointments, meetings, and/or conferences, as appropriate to the person.
  16. Coordinates office visits and correspondence with prospective students through the Office of Admissions
  17. Orders and distributes office supplies.
  18. Processes purchase orders, reimbursements, and faculty travel & development requests
  19. Assists with organization and operation of special events for the department.
  20. May run various routine errands, as required, for the department.
  21. 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 an Associates Degree or professional experience. Previous office work experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Discretion- position requires confidentiality in the processing and access of student records and administrative correspondence.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Understanding of social media platforms.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to prepare and print 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.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Marketing Assistant-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 01-21-2021

SUMMARY

The marketing representative assists the Director of Marketing in campaign execution including but not limited to, communication with internal and external stakeholders regarding status updates, clarity requirements, feedback and approvals; coordinating schedules; tracking project expenses; and providing administrative support. Supports set up and verifies details and logistics for various campus events. May work trade shows and promotional events.

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

  1. Works with Director of Marketing to coordinate day-to-day tasks related to various marketing projects.
  2. Coordinates production, fulfillment, delivery and confirmation of receipt of print materials and merchandise.
  3. Utilizes project management system (Basecamp) to record and track project related tasks.
  4. Communicates with internal customers and stakeholders to provide status updates, clarify requirements, obtain feedback and approvals.
  5. Coordinates and schedules internal and external meetings.
  6. Manages premium item vendor selection, ordering and inventory.
  7. Tracks all project related invoices and expenses.
  8. Supports set up and verifies details and logistics for various campus events.
  9. Negotiates partnerships with local vendors for discounts and marketing opportunities.
  10. May work trade shows and promotional events as needed.
  11. Provides administrative support including reporting, creating packets, packing and shipping, organizing and filing materials.
  12. Maintains and updates Bright Sign event monitors

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 with a high level of skill. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and other behaviors required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, business administration or a related field is required. 1-3 years marketing experience working in account management or administration.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Strong time and task management to ensure timely completion of work assignments
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills. Ability to assess and interpret customer needs and expectations, able to handle and resolve conflict.
  • Good follow up and follow through, providing status updates and ensuring tasks are completed
  • 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 concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Familiarity with Mac computers is preferred.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to efficiently and confidently relay information about project-related activities.

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.

Armed Officer-Public Safety

Open for hire: 01-28-2021

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision provides for the security of University property, facilities, students, and personnel by working under the direction of the Director of Public Safety.

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

  1. Responds to and handles emergency situations on campus.
  2. Patrols campus on foot and/or with various forms of transportation in order to detect and prevent crimes.
  3. Gives written and oral reports.
  4. Provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff with needs on campus such as locked vehicles, locked offices or apartments, and jump-starts.
  5. Provides assistance as needed to local law enforcement officials or emergency services personnel.
  6. Provides an armed response presence on campus

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Mandatory: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Candidate must pass a comprehensive state and federal criminal background check, psychological examination, department of motor vehicle check, and drug screening. Candidate must successfully meet and/or complete all requirements to become an armed, commissioned security officer. Candidate must not have been convicted of any felony or Class A misdemeanor.

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
  • Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure. Confidentiality
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in building security and lock procedures.
  • Commissioned Officer Standards- Candidate must possess the ability to successfully pass written tests required by the State of Arkansas to become a commissioned security officer.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to understand and follow weapon handling and firearm range safety rules.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to demonstrate and maintain proficiency with department issued firearms in accordance with state and departmental standards.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to exercise good judgment in stressful situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires occasional handling of heavy objects including the lifting of people. Also requires frequent standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Requires moderate physical activity during armed training exercises and drills including running, climbing stairs, stooping, and bending over.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, including risks involved with carrying a firearm and risks associated with responding to potentially dangerous and violent situations, which require following basic safety precautions.

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