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: 08-11-2020)

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.

Director of Communications-University Communications & Marketing

Open for hire: 04-07-2020

SUMMARY

The Director of and Communications will develop and guide the internal and external communications strategy for Harding University. The position will oversee team members in areas of digital media and news services, ensuring all messages and content in digital channels and media communication consistently articulate the University’s mission and brand. The Director of Communications will also work closely with all University offices and departments to help shape and execute their communications initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties as assigned.

  1. Develop, implement, and evaluate the University’s communications strategy for all audiences
  2. Partner with offices and academic departments on campus to fulfill communications needs, and train individuals in each area on proper web and social management techniques for consistency across all University channels and platforms. Serve as a subject matter expert and advisor to these individuals on an ongoing basis and as needed for events and campaigns.
  3. Create strategy for advertisements and marketing campaigns that bring awareness to key University initiatives.
  4. Mentor and lead a team members responsible for digital media and media relations. This includes all social media channels, website, videography, and external news media.
  5. Track and measure the level of engagement with target audiences in digital and traditional media, and evaluate effectiveness and actions to improve.
  6. Write and/or approve all internal and external communication distributed by official University outlets.
  7. Ensure all communication and organization tools for digital media and news services management are maintained and effectively utilized.
  8. Cultivate local and statewide media and community relationships.
  9. Create regular reports detailing the University’s communications initiatives and metrics and collaborate with the Vice President for University Communications and Enrollment on effective practices and strategies.

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

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field, 5+ years experience managing communications efforts in digital media and/or media relations for a brand or organization.

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.
  • Skill in collaborating with multiple stakeholders within an organization
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies on all communication channels
  • Excellent writing/editing skills
  • Ability to cultivate media relationships and optimize placement of stories in appropriate media channels
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently in a variety of different media
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituencies, including faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and other stakeholders
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurially; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
  • Skill in organizing content, presentation and workflow using tools including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to market products or services to a diverse audience
  • Skill in graphic design tools and best practices and an eye for design.
  • Ability to manage digital content on small to large-scale projects
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and solution-based thinking
  • Experience working within an agency environment preferred
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (Constant Contact, etc.) and marketing automation preferred
  • Familiarity with Harding University preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with AP style

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.

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

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.

Administrative Assistant-College of Pharmacy

Open for hire: 07-09-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for both the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Office of Experiential Education. Issues in dealing with student affairs will be confidential in nature.

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

  1. Provides staff and office support for the chair and faculty of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors. Serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office and students.
  2. Organizes and maintains documentation and correspondence for the chair.
  3. Enters and accesses data in university databases as required by faculty.
  4. Monitors office and laboratory supplies and budgeted funds. Secures items necessary for efficient operations. Maintains vendor list and contacts.
  5. Schedules and coordinates appointments for the Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences and faculty as needed. Schedules travel arrangements for the department chair and the faculty.
  6. Coordinates facility scheduling for the department chair and the faculty.
  7. Assists in preparing, collecting, organizing and maintaining documentation for data reports for Experiential Education (EE) primarily through the experiential learning management software. Tasks include but are not limited to managing PSL forms and hours, IPS documentation, skills documents, student experiential requirements, training requirements and student records.
  8. Assists ADEE/EED with experiential onboarding requirements, drug screens and background checks, and other documents related to that process.
  9. Assists with P4 student registration
  10. Maintains a readily retrievable report of the current OEE budget that indicates current status and manages credit card statements.
  11. Assists with ordering, stocking and maintaining gift items for preceptors.
  12. Assists with experiential education pharmacy camp arrangements.
  13. Assists with making arrangements for international travel by students and faculty.

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

Three years of experience in an office setting, or the equivalent education and experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities. At least 2 years of college preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & OTHER

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals; puts the interest of the University/unit ahead of accomplishing individual goals.
  • Service Orientation - Understands the perspective and requirements of the customer, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the customer.
  • Dependability - Consistently takes responsibility for completing work on time and follows through on commitments; acts with integrity and trustworthiness. Available for work on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences.
  • Confidentiality – Understands and respects University policy and state and federal regulations concerning the restrictions of information disclosure.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels and/or other basic written material.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must have ability for multi-tasking.
  • 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 interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Graduate Counselor-Financial Aid Services

Open for hire: 07-20-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, advises graduate students regarding available aid; the financial aid process and eligibility requirements. Responds to financial aid requests from external and internal customers. Evaluates and maintains graduate financial aid records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides advice and counsel to graduate students about available financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements and the application process. Analyzes and evaluates financial aid eligibility.
  2. Reviews financial aid records for accuracy. Exercises judgment to determine if adjustments should be made, making award adjustments and recalculations as appropriate.
  3. Responds to the needs and requests of the graduate programs by providing financial aid related information to program representatives, as well as group presentations for students.
  4. Participates in the review and adjudication of appeals for graduate students.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Required: Bachelor’s degree
Preferred: Financial aid experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the goals of the office; 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 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.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid preferred but not required.
  • Ability to provide group presentations for graduate students.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

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.

Camp Caretaker-Camp Tahkodah

Open for hire: 07-28-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for providing a safe, functional, and attractive area year round for guests to Camp, and assisting the camp director as needed during and after summer camp. Performs repairs to facilities and equipment as needed. Schedules and prepares camp facilities for use during periods other than summer camp.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assists the camp director in preparation and repairs of facilities during and after summer camp as needed with camp guests and facilities.
  2. Maintains and/or improves camp property, including but not limited to grounds, buildings, pastures, and water.
  3. Cares for livestock.
  4. Schedules use of camp and HUT facilities for periods other than summer camp, assures facilities are clean and ready for occupancy, and provides assistance to guests as needed during their stay.
  5. Maintains records of but not limited to vehicles, equipment, camp revenue, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledge generally acquired by a high school degree with one to two years experience preferred working with livestock, machinery, and maintenance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER

  • Cooperation – Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the camp’s goal.
  • Service Orientation – Does what it takes to serve the customer to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipate 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.
  • 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 in an ungrudgingly manner.
  • Ability to use math in job applications.
  • Ability to keep simple records.
  • Current driver’s license required.
  • Experience with horses preferred.

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 outside settings during the different seasons. Some conditions may be extreme.
  • Work requires the incumbent to be able to walk, crouch, stoop, kneel, climb, and lift and or carry heavy objects. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Some exposure to physical risk.

Rentals Coordinator (part-time)-Camp Tahkodah

Open for hire: 07-28-2020

This position will be scheduled to work 20 hours/week and is eligible for limited benefits.

SUMMARY

Under limited supervision this position is responsible for the marketing and rental of the camp and facilities during the summer camp off-season. Provides information concerning the available facilities, dates, and costs.

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

  1. Develops and utilizes existing contact lists to market rentals to other groups that could utilize Tahkodah facilities for retreats, meetings, etc.
  2. Markets rentals to HU employees through Pipeline and/or flyers.
  3. Answers inquiries and gives information concerning the facilities, dates available, and costs.
  4. Schedules the use of facilities. Assures the buildings and cabins are ready for renters when they arrive. Cleans and maintains buildings and cabins as required.
  5. Bill renters, hold, or return deposits as appropriate.
  6. Assures contracts are completed and deposits received prior to renters’ arrival. After renters leave, forwards all bills and payments, including cleaning fees, to appropriate Harding University personnel as assigned.
  7. Greets visitors to the camp and informs them of any requirements during their stay at the camp.
  8. Reports any needed building repairs.
  9. May perform other duties as needed and outlined by the caretaker.

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 education or GED.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Cooperation - Cooperates with university employees to achieve the goals outlined for the camp; puts the interest of the camp 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.
  • Ability to use a personal computer to do correspondence.
  • Ability to use basic math to keep records of monies, bills received, and all scheduled rentals.
  • Ability to speak in one-on-one situations with customers in order to impart information.

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 may involve uncomfortable temperatures but work is usually performed indoors.
  • Some physical effort is required when cleaning the facilities.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Business Analyst-Information Systems & Technology

Open for hire: 08-06-2020

SUMMARY

The position is responsible for working with the Financial Aid Services office on the Financial Aid, Student, Payroll, and Accounts Receivable modules. The position will perform a variety of application development and analysis functions within the Financial Aid Department's technology and application systems; create business processes to meet end user requirements and Federal, State, District, local, and department regulatory mandates, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; evaluate and personally participate in the functions necessary to implement and sustain the creation, maintenance, and use of financial aid 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. Troubleshoots, updates, modifies, and analyzes information systems to ensure compliance with regulatory needs and changes.
  3. Designs methods and applications to import/export data for analysis; uses various reporting tools and database applications to retrieve information from databases for financial aid staff and other staff as needed; determines required data and presentation formats.
  4. Monitors and maintains data integrity of financial aid tables, fields, reports, and related systems; develops and executes scripts to correct data issues.
  5. Provides technical assistance and training for financial aid staff on system procedures, system integration, data integrity, and reporting.
  6. Writes and maintains interfaces from the 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 both the Financial Aid Services Office and Application Development and Enhancement which includes attending weekly 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 satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS or equivalent
PREFERRED: Two years experience in information systems environment and knowledge of databases.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Self Management - Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
  • Cooperation - Openly shares/receives 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 client, both internal and external; does what it takes to serve the client to meet or exceed their expectations and anticipates future needs of the client.
  • 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 database programs and processes.
  • Knowledge of database systems.
  • 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.

Program Assistant-Physician Assistant Program

Open for hire: 08-06-2020

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and performs a wide variety of administrative support duties for the Program and assists with coordination of student training activities. A number of these interactions will be confidential in nature.

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

  1. Answer telephones, route calls, take messages, and provide general information about the program (must be willing to learn accurate, detailed data); greet and direct visitors; answer routine inquiries; maintain log of inquiries as required.
  2. Assist the Admissions Director, as time permits, in assigned duties related to the admissions cycle.
    1. Take calls pertaining to admissions inquiries and policies. Uses the PA Program website (www.harding.edu/paprogram) as the primary resource to provide information to interested parties and refers calls to the Admission Director as needed.
    2. Assist with processing information from CASPA (Centralized Application System for Physician Assistants) for approximately 750 applicants per cycle:
    3. Prepare and send initial email to applicants,
    4. Track applicants on a spreadsheet
    5. Prepare transcripts for further review by Admission Director, noting GPA and completion of all prerequisites.
    6. Cross trains with Admission Director and Education Technology Coordinator on interview preparation
  3. Directly oversee the set-up and supply of the PAS skills labs and works directly with faculty course coordinators to manage laboratory set-up for student training.
    1. Responsible for proper storage and upkeep of simulation models, related supplies and office supplies
    2. Maintain accurate laboratory supply inventory and report areas requiring resupply purchases monthly to faculty and / or supervisor.
    3. Actively learn the operation of medical equipment needed for labs.
  4. Assist the clinical administrative assistant as needed with preceptor and student database updates and scheduling SCPEs
  5. Routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff/faculty. Distributes student mail.
  6. Perform a variety of routine computer based assignments as appropriate to the position; data entry and printing assignments
  7. May oversee day-to-day operation of the copy machine; may prepare and transmit facsimiles for the unit.
  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. Experience working in a medical facility preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND 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
  • Understands and accepts confidential nature of responsibilities
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to maintain records
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Data entry skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to operate electronic devices like computers and printers
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing job duties

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.
  • Due to the physical demands of this position, good physical health is preferred.
  • Medium physical effort. Requires handling of objects up to 30 pounds, standing and walking.
  • Minimal risk of medical sharps exposure, no other physical risk. Will be required to complete prescribed routine needle-stick prevention education.

Parking Enforcement Officer (part-time) - Public Safety

Open for hire: 08-11-2020

SUMMARY

Under direct supervision enforces the parking regulations of University property by working under the direction of the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services.

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

  • Enforces University parking regulations.
  • Provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff with needs on campus such as locked vehicle, jump-starts and other calls for assistance.
  • Assists the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services with routine tasks essential in maintaining University fleet vehicles such as checking tire pressure, fluid levels, cleaning vehicles and dropping off or picking up fleet vehicles from auto repair and service providers.
  • Provides assistance as needed to local law enforcement officials or emergency services personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Parking & Transportation Services or the Director of Public Safety

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.  Candidates must also have the ability to obtain or already have a CDL license.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

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 drive motor vehicles.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
  • Ability to address customer complaints and concerns.
  • Ability to gather data.

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.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Patrol Officer Armed - Public Safety

Open for hire: 08-11-2020

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.

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

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.

Annual Fund Coordinator-Advancement

Open for hire: 08-17-2020

SUMMARY

As part of the annual fund team, this person works with current students, young alumni, as well as performs mid-level fundraising. This includes an education program for our students regarding philanthropy and appreciation of donors while building pride in their university and the desire to give back in the future. Directs the Generation HU program that engages and solicits financial support from Harding alumni dating back 10 years from the current class. Also supports the Senior Annual Fund Officer with mid-level fundraising and support of the President’s Council.

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

  1. Plans, develops and implements a Generation HU (young alumni) strategy with objectives, timelines and evaluations that include identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni dating back 10 years from the current class.
  2. Plans, develops, and implements a student philanthropy education program for our student body. This includes recruiting volunteers to support these efforts.
  3. Utilizing volunteer student leaders, develop fundraising efforts for the student body including the senior campaign.
  4. Leads planning and execution of annual Say Thanks Day, including coordination of student volunteers, content of marketing materials and direction of chapel rollout. Ensure appropriate follow-up is completed, including distribution of thank you notes to donors.
  5. Works closely with the Senior Annual Fund Officer to perform mid-level fundraising efforts through calls, emails, and other means. This would include work with the President’s Council.
  6. Works closely with the Harding Fund Director in supporting broader Harding Fund initiatives.
  7. Maintains up-to-date information in the database on significant prospect calls and visits (including rating recommendations, prospect interests and other important prospect management data), solicitations and volunteer assignments and evaluations.
  8. Attends appropriate donor and constituent events both on and off campus. Participates in university-wide events that are typically attended by alumni, such as Homecoming, Spring Sing, Graduation, Bison Stampede, American Studies speakers, etc. Is engaged with on-campus student leaders to leverage their exposure to drive awareness among the student body on the importance of donations from alumni.
  9. Maintains a positive attitude and works well with all team members in the Office of University Advancement as well as across campus for the betterment of our fundraising and donor relations initiatives.

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, preferably in Sales, Marketing, Public Relations or related field.

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 develop strategic plans, set objectives and achieve program and fundraising goals.
  • Proficiency with database software, email, calendar software, Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in recruit and managing volunteers.
  • Solid administrative skills, including familiarity with prospect management systems.
  • Ability to create materials in support of solicitation campaigns.
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes, and available resources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Database management skills.
  • Ability to gather data, analyze information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of constituency and/or fund development methods.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Some travel required.

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