Employment Opportunities

 

Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Hiram College’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Responsibilities include planning select alumni events, providing ongoing support to the department’s fundraising and alumni engagement activities, managing the evening student calling program, overseeing targeted fundraising initiatives, managing a portfolio of approximately 20-40 active donors, serving as liaison to the Athletics department, managing the Hollinger Fund (the Hiram athletics annual fund), and special projects as assigned. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum two years of experience in annual giving and alumni relations preferred, solid computer skills (with experience using Banner, Microsoft Office applications, website content management software and social media) and excellent communication and organizational skills. Ideal candidates value a team environment and collaboration with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Experience in higher education with a background in marketing and communications preferred. The chosen candidate will be committed to fostering a closer relationship between the Hiram alumni and their alma mater and to helping to achieve the financial goals of the Hiram Fund. This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Frequent evening and weekend hours are required.  Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample electronically as a Word of PDF document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Writing sample: applicants should include a one-two paragraph marketing piece that promotes Hiram’s Alumni Weekend.  The piece would be used in an electronic newsletter and on social media.  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 2/3/2016)

Admission Counselor

Hiram College invites applications for a position in the Office of Admission to be filled for an entry level Admission Counselor. 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 cover letter, 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..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled without further notice.  (posted 2/3/2016)

Catalog Librarian

Hiram College, a private, residential, selective liberal arts and BA-1 college located in Northeast Ohio and within an hour’s drive of Cleveland and Akron, invites applications for the Catalog Librarian position to begin as soon as possible.  Reporting to the Library Director, the Catalog Librarian provides access to all library materials through original and copy cataloging in all formats, as well as overseeing the physical processing of materials and managing the library’s database on its Innovative Interfaces, Inc. system.  Follows standard cataloging rules (RDA/AACR2), as well as protocols for OhioLINK.  Requires an MLS from an ALA-accredited program.  Understanding of DDC, MARC21, and Library of Congress Name Authorities.  One year of cataloging experience is preferred.  This is a full-time, 12-month, entry level staff position with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Some night or weekend work may be required.  Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of resumes will begin February 26, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 2/3/2016)

Chemistry Research Teaching Assistant/Associate 

The Department of Chemistry at Hiram College is seeking applications for a staff position that will be involved in the development and teaching of laboratories in general chemistry, physiological chemistry (an intro course for allied health students), and possibly other courses including organic chemistry.  Duties include supervision of students during the assigned laboratory period; presentation of a pre-lab lecture; grading of lab reports and other written laboratory assignments; preparation of laboratory materials before lab, and cleaning up of materials after lab.  Additional duties may include help with general instrument maintenance and stockroom management.  Many of our courses involve staff members in the lab component and these individuals are crucial teammates for the successful implementation of our program - providing creativity and behind-the-scenes work to strengthen research-driven components of courses.  They can also serve as research mentors for summer research students, and help with outreach efforts.  A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related discipline is required.  A Master’s degree in chemistry or a related discipline is preferred.  Some experience in teaching laboratories is strongly preferred.  This will be a 10-month or a 12-month staff position depending on experience.  Some experience in organic chemistry and/or general, organic and biochemistry labs, as well as an ability to work well with faculty on designing and implementing labs, are desirable.  Hiram College is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the U.S., with a strong tradition in the natural sciences.  Our graduates get into the top medical, veterinary, and graduate school programs, as well as into jobs in industry and government. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers for three professional references electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 2/3/2016)

Tenure-Track Faculty ~ Economics

Hiram College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position for an Economist to begin in the Fall of 2016. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Economics and will be able to teach introductory as well as upper level Economics courses.  An interest in behavioral economics and or health economics is helpful. Hiram College is constantly evaluating its curriculum development and delivery teaching methods. The successful candidate will be integral to this process and previous adult education and distance learning experience is helpful. Creative thinking and administrative skills are desirable. The successful candidate will be dedicated to the liberal arts, enthusiastic about teaching in the college’s liberal arts core (first-year, interdisciplinary, or study abroad), and develop an active research program that incorporates bright and enthusiastic undergraduates.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses each year in Hiram's unique 12-week/3-week semester plan (two courses during each 12-week and one during the 3-week). There will additionally be some departmental service work and expectations of regular participation in the life of the college. To apply, please send a letter of application, C.V., a teaching portfolio which demonstrates commitment to and success in undergraduate teaching (including sample syllabi, peer and student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), statement of research interests, and letters of recommendation, electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin February 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 1/27/2016)

Assistant Football Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.  The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The assistant football coach position is a full time, 10 month staff position which reports to the head football coach and Director of Athletics.  The assistant coach is responsible for the following; Co-offensive coordinator, special teams, wide receivers & tight ends, supervising interns, representing the program in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and acting in accord with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations.  Additional duties will include administrative responsibility and teaching in our Exercise/Sport Science program.  A Master’s Degree is preferred while a Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word document or PDF to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the positon title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 1/20/2016)

Coordinator of Housing Operations

Hiram College is a residential, private national liberal arts college of approximately 1,000 students in northeast Ohio. The college is seeking applications for the position of Coordinator of Housing Operations. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt staff position that requires active, energetic involvement with students, faculty and staff. The position reports to the Senior Associate Dean of Students/Director of Residential Education and is responsible for coordination of all room assignment procedures, Residential Education Departmental records/budgets, managing the Townhouse Apartments and collaborating with appropriate departments to coordinate the housing of our summer conference program participants.  Candidates should have at least two years of administrative support experience.  A high school diploma is required.  A bachelor’s degree and experience at a small liberal arts college is preferred. For full consideration send a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 1/6/2016)

Instructional Designer

Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of Instructional Designer. We seek a dynamic, self-motivated individual with background in developing online and blended courses, including strong writing and interpersonal skills and extensive experience with teaching and learning technologies.  Key responsibilities include: working with faculty to develop online and blended courses, developing and delivering faculty development programs, coordinating technology requirements for distance learning with various stakeholders, and managing the quality assurance processes for online and blended course development.  The successful candidate will have deep knowledge of effective practices for online teaching and learning, exceptional communication and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and an ability to work effectively with faculty to design quality instruction for online delivery.  Must be proficient with learning management systems, instructional technology applications, including video, audio, graphics, lecture capture, and content development.  Must demonstrate experience with instructional design principles, processes, and pedagogy in higher education. Teaching experience is preferred.  A master’s degree in instructional technology, instructional design, information technology, curriculum design, or comparable field is required.  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..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 1/6/2016)

Director of Enrollment and Student Services

Hiram College seeks a dynamic, leader for the position of Director of Enrollment and Student Services in the Professional and Graduate Studies division of Hiram College. The position reports directly to the Vice President of Enrollment and works closely with the Vice President and Dean of the College to align enrollment and overall academic, service, and quality goals for PGS and Hiram College.  We seek applicants with a strong background in enrollment and student services with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred); with strong management and leadership skills, excellent writing, interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to work with students of all ages.  The Director of Enrollment and Student Services manages enrollment, retention, assessment, and service delivery processes for all Professional and Graduate Studies (PGS) programs at Hiram College and Community College Partnership (CCP) locations; develops and manages processes to promote high retention and delivery of high levels of student support service and improvement of all business processes to support students from enrollment through graduation. She/he is responsible for the development and execution of enrollment and retention strategies and achievement of enrollment, retention, persistence, and completion benchmarks necessary to achieve specified goals. To apply, send a cover letter, 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..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 12/23/2015)

Conferencing and Events Manager

Hiram College seeks a Conferencing and Events Manager.  Reporting directly to the Vice President of Business and Finance, this position provides leadership and direction in the planning and execution of all internal campus events and external conferencing events held on the college’s campus.   The position requires extensive phone and e-mail work, as well as data entry and event documentation.  The manager will be responsible for consulting with internal and external clients about all aspects of their event to identify the resources needed: i.e., meeting/dinning spaces, catering, audiovisual, parking, setup etc.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining the master calendar. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, and three years of professional experience preferably in event planning.  Solid organizational skills, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, follow through and follow up skills; a positive personality with a “can do” attitude is required.  A dependable, quick learner with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with the many campus constituencies is also necessary.  Microsoft Office knowledge is required.  Some evening and weekend work is required.  This is a full time position that offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 12/23/2015)

College Relations Manager 

Hiram College seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual for the position of College Relations Manager. This position will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight for College social media channels; the writing and distribution of press releases; and will serve as a liaison to assigned campus departments in order to facilitate meetings, review public relations and marketing needs, write communication plans and provide creative direction and project management. The position also serves as associate editor of Hiram Magazine, a publication for alumni and friends of the College. The successful candidate will possess general knowledge and experience in the areas of public relations and marketing including: publication writing and management, media relations, crisis communications, social media and web content management. A Bachelor of Arts degree in communications,  journalism, English, writing or a related field and a minimum of three years’ experience is required. Former higher education or agency experience preferred.  To apply send a resume and cover letter (include salary requirement), writing sample, and contact information for 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..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 12/23/2015)

Campus Safety Officer – Part Time

Hiram College is seeking applications for a part time Campus Safety Officer. Strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant personality are important as this position involves interaction with the campus community and visitors.  Responsibilities include ensuring the safety and security of the College community, grounds and facilities, enforcing College policies and regulations and assisting the community members and guests.  Safety Officers conduct foot patrols of campus, and vehicle patrols of outlying facilities. Applicants will need to be dependable and follow directions as assigned.  Hiram College is a residential, private, liberal arts college of approximately 1,100 students in northeast Ohio. The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, no criminal record and be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. Campus Safety experience, or training in this area is preferred.  Safety Officers are also responsible for writing safety and incident reports and must possess basic computer skills. Work schedule is flexible and may include nights, weekends and/or holidays.   Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information of three professional references via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 12/2/2015)

Nursing & Healthcare Professions Recruiter

Hiram College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual for the staff position of Nursing and Healthcare Professions Recruiter, in the Office of Admissions.  This position will be responsible for recruiting and enrollment into Hiram’s nursing and healthcare degree programs in support of the Hiram Health Initiative. The position reports directly to the Director of Admissions and indirectly to the Vice President for Enrollment, in close collaboration with the Director of Nursing Programs.  We seek applicants with a strong background in enrollment and recruiting, preferably a registered nurse with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; with strong writing, interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to work with students of all ages. The Nursing and Healthcare Professions Recruiter is responsible for increasing enrollment in the nursing and healthcare professions degree programs for Hiram College.  Specific duties include: collaborating with Nursing and Admissions to develop and implement a comprehensive recruiting plan for nursing and other healthcare professions degree students and recruiting students for the Hiram Health Initiative into degree programs representing all of the pathways available to students at Hiram College (Medicine, Dental, Master of Social Work, pharmacy pipelines, other tracks and majors), and spearheading admissions events directed at Hiram Health.  The successful candidate will be a strong, compelling and action-oriented recruiter, knowledgeable in healthcare recruiting. A baccalaureate or master’s degree in nursing is preferred; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. Completion of an approved professional nursing education program is preferred, experience in another healthcare-related field may be considered if the individual has experience in nursing recruiting. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills are essential.  The position is a four-year appointment with the opportunity for the position to continue if enrollment goals are met. 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..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 12/2/2015)

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Humanities 

Hiram College invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in the department of Biomedical Humanities to begin in the Fall of 2016. Hiram’s Biomedical Humanities major is an interdisciplinary pre-health professions major and is tied closely to Hiram’s Center for Literature and Medicine.  This Center is the oldest of Hiram's seven centers of distinction, and its innovative programming and medical humanities curriculum are supported by an NEH endowment.  The successful candidate will teach interdisciplinary undergraduate courses in medical humanities, emphasizing the use of literature or arts to examine topics such as health care disparities, bioethics, illness, and death and dying.  Of particular interest are candidates who are skilled in teaching the close reading of texts and in teaching narrative medicine approaches.  The ideal candidate will have a PhD in literature or another humanities or arts field, with experience in health care and bioethics, and experience teaching undergraduates.  This position carries with it the opportunity to develop unique medical humanities courses in line with the candidate’s interests, as well as the opportunity to help shape the work of the Center for Literature and Medicine, including its annual programming and its distinctive summer seminars for health care professionals, bioethicists, medical humanities scholars and students.  Opportunities also exist to teach within our Community College partnerships and our Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies program. Hiram’s unique 12-3 semester plan allows for traditional and intensive courses, as well as faculty-led study abroad opportunities.  Hiram College is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the U.S., with a strong tradition in the natural sciences and humanities.  Our graduates get into the top medical, veterinary, and graduate school programs, as well as into jobs in industry, not-for profit, and government. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio which demonstrates commitment to and success in undergraduate teaching (including sample syllabi, peer and student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), a writing sample and letters of recommendation electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin January 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be made directly to Dr. Erin Lamb, Search Chair, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (posted 12/2/2015)

Community and Public Health Faculty, Tenure-Track

Hiram College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position for an Epidemiologist with a background in Public Health to begin in the Fall of 2016. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related discipline, and will be able to field such courses as Epidemiology, Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Global Health, and Biostatistics.  Additional desirable capacities include health policy or health systems, environmental health, and an interest in interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration. Hiram College is currently evaluating the desirability of establishing a new interdisciplinary program in Community and Public Health. The successful candidate will be integral to this process and thus administrative and program-building skills are highly desirable. Departmental home upon hire will be determined by the candidate’s expertise and may include Sociology, Mathematics, Biology, Environmental Studies, Economics, Biomedical Humanities, etc. The successful candidate will be dedicated to the liberal arts, enthusiastic about teaching in the college’s liberal arts core (first-year, interdisciplinary, or study abroad), and develop an active research program that incorporates bright and enthusiastic undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses each year in Hiram's unique 12-week/3-week semester plan (two courses during each 12-week and one during the 3-week). There will additionally be some departmental service work and expectations of regular participation in the life of the college.  To apply, please send a letter of application, C.V., a teaching portfolio which demonstrates commitment to and success in undergraduate teaching (including sample syllabi, peer and student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), statement of research interests, and letters of recommendation, electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin January 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 12/2/2015)

 

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