Employment Opportunities

 

Academic Support Coordinator, Office of Professional and Graduate Studies 

Hiram College invites applications for this immediate full-time, non-exempt position of Academic Support Coordinator for the Office of Professional and Graduate Studies. The successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic environment and will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and technical skills.  The responsibilities of this position require the ability to work independently and simultaneously on a variety of projects, and to handle material of a sensitive and confidential nature.  The successful candidate will manage all academic support for programs offered through the Office of Professional and Graduate Studies.  Candidates must be detailed oriented and have excellent customer service skills.  Primary responsibilities include overseeing the creation of course schedules for multiple locations, creation and maintenance of faculty contracts, managing housing for Weekend College students, supervising student workers and other data input process associated with Hiram’s student information system, Banner.  Excellent computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required.  A working knowledge of one or more database software packages, especially Banner, is highly desirable. Two to four years of experience in an office setting with multiple phone lines and walk-in traffic is required. A high school degree is required, with some college coursework preferred.  Flexibility to work some weekends and evenings is required.  Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the job title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 11/25/2014)

Program Counselor, Community College Partnerships

Hiram College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual for the staff position of Program Counselor, in Professional and Graduate Studies.  This position will be responsible for recruiting and advising students at Hiram College community college partner locations in Northeast Ohio.  This position will provide support for students completing their bachelor’s degree enrolling from one of our three community college partners. We seek applicants with a background in higher education program support, including strong writing and interpersonal skills and experience with adult learning program support and admissions.  The Program Counselor is responsible recruiting new students, advising current students, providing a single point of coordination for all Hiram College student support services,  and coordinating support for faculty at one or more of our partnership locations. These responsibilities include marketing, recruiting, and advising activities, faculty and classroom support, maintaining relationships with community college staff and faculty, coordinating implementation of new programs, student orientation, and coordination of student support services at the partner campuses.  The successful candidate will possess knowledge of effective practices in the operation and delivery of higher education programs, especially programs for adult learners.  Must be experienced with advising, recruiting, marketing, or administrative support for higher education programs. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential. Background in customer service, sales, or marketing plus a bachelor’s degree is required.  Experience in higher education administration and a Master’s degree preferred.  To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 10/22/2014)

Admission Counselor/Assistant/Associate Director

Hiram College invites applications for two (2) positions in the Office of Admission to be filled at the Admission Counselor level or, for those with sufficient admission experience, at the level of Assistant Director or Associate Director of Admission.  Hiram College, established in 1850 as the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, is a nationally respected private residential liberal arts college located 30 miles from Cleveland in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio.  At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation is routine.  The College’s distinctive academic calendar, the Hiram Plan, offers students the opportunity each semester for a 3-week intensive course, study abroad/away program, internship or research experience.  Admission officers are responsible for enrolling an academically capable and multifaceted freshman class.  As such they must possess superior interpersonal and public speaking skills; writing ability; strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills; and organizational talent, including the ability to manage time, prioritize work, and adeptly switch focus on multiple tasks.  The ability to work as part of a team and the confidence to work independently is expected.  High energy and a strong work ethic are essential; creative initiative, a sense of humor and the ability to work with diverse individuals and a variety of constituents are valued.  Demonstrated success in recruiting and a deep understanding and appreciation of a liberal arts environment are distinct bonuses.  Career interest and full-time work experience in admission or related areas is preferred.  In addition to general counseling duties, the position requires involvement in and coordination of ongoing admission programs and projects; assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual.  Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, and be willing to travel.  Required by starting date: Bachelor's degree and driver’s license.  Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Admission Officer Search Committee Chairperson" in the subject line.  Title and salary will be based upon skills and experience.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled without further notice. (posted 9/3/2014)

 

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence Through Diversity.

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