Employment Opportunities

 

Director, Human Resources

Reporting to the campus CFO, Hiram College seeks applicants for its Director of Human Resources.  This HR generalist manages all aspects of a one-person HR office. S/He develops and oversees policies and programs related to compensation, benefits, payroll, performance management, employee relations, and recruiting and retention.  The Director ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field required.  SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification desirable.  Five years of experience in Human Resources is required preferably in higher education or a non-profit institution.  The successful candidate will be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, organization and planning, prioritizing, and problem solving skills.  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word are required; knowledge of Banner Education Systems or an HRIS system preferred.  Knowledge of ACA requirements, form 5500’s and 403(b) audits desirable.  Candidates should send a cover letter, resume and the 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 resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 5/2/2016)

Assistant Director of Sports Information Intern

Hiram College is seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Sports Information Intern. This position is an NCAA sponsored women and minorities funded position. This is a 2 year internship appointment available: 2016-17 and 2017-18.  The Assistant Director of Sports Information Intern is responsible for assisting with all aspects of media and sports information relating to the college’s intercollegiate sports; promotes the athletic program to students, parents, alumnae, faculty, media and other constituencies; and complies and maintains participation records for athletes. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August – May), coordinating the internal and external communications of the athletics department. The Assistant SID will promote Hiram College athletics, teams and athletes in local, regional and nation media as well as to other public audiences via print, radio, TV and other electronic and social media outlets. The Assistant SID will also participate in maintaining the athletics web site and social media tools, keeping fans informed and generating increased fan involvement, including live stats and live streaming. The Assistant SID will ensure accurate statistics for all home games; organize direct, and staff contest event management for the functions of taking statistics; and exchange sports information with other institutions with whom we compete. Coordination of game management will also be a part of the Assistant SID’s duties will include hiring, training and assigning student workers, and volunteers. Additionally, the Assistant SID will coordinate/supervise special events as assigned, including annual Day with Hiram Golf Outing and providing historical information for the annual hall of fame nomination committee, as well as assisting with the preparation for the Senior Student Athlete Banquet include collating actions shots/head shots for all senior student-athletes, producing event program, and other duties as assigned. The Assistant SID will report to the Director of Sports Information and the Director of Athletics. Applicants must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong computer skills, including desktop publishing, internet web site maintenance (presto) and statcrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software packages. Previous experience dealing with the media on the local, regional, and national level is preferred. Candidate must be able to work flexible and irregular hours including evenings and weekends, and be able to be on the field, court and pool deck to record and report statistics, announce games etc. General journalism experience preferred. Experience with Social media outlets is preferred. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone 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 continue until the position is filled.

Faculty Position in Nursing (Pediatrics)

The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in a distinctive, fully-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program.  Appointment begins Fall Semester 2016.  The faculty member will assume duties, responsibilities and privileges consistent with rank regarding teaching, scholarship and citizenship.  Successful candidates will be responsible for implementation of an innovative nursing curriculum within the Hiram 12-3 Semester Plan, advising and instructing students to become professional nurses, and advancing the discipline of nursing.  The primary teaching assignment for this position will be in the clinical specialty of pediatric nursing.  Opportunities are available in non-clinical areas such as professional development, research & evidence-based practice, wellness, and /or global health.  Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship are encouraged. Hiram College, located in the picturesque Western Reserve region of Northeastern Ohio, is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the US, offering a strong tradition in the natural sciences and humanities with intimate learning and a global outreach.  For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing. Qualifications include:  current licensure as a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the practice of professional nursing; Master’s degree with a major in nursing; earned doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred.  Rank is commensurate with education and experience.  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers 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 positions are filled.  Questions may be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (posted 4/21/2016)

Faculty Position in Nursing (Gerontology/Learning Lab)

The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in a distinctive, fully-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program.  Appointment begins Fall Semester 2016.  The faculty member will assume duties, responsibilities and privileges consistent with rank regarding teaching, scholarship and citizenship.  Successful candidates will be responsible for implementation of an innovative nursing curriculum within the Hiram 12-3 Semester Plan, advising and instructing students to become professional nurses, and advancing the discipline of nursing.  The primary teaching assignment for this position will be in the clinical specialty of gerontology in nursing.  The position includes laboratory simulation half-time.  Opportunities are available in non-clinical areas such as professional development, wellness, and other areas of nursing.  Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship are encouraged. Hiram College, located in the picturesque Western Reserve region of Northeastern Ohio, is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the US, offering a strong tradition in the natural sciences and humanities with intimate learning and a global outreach.  For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing. Qualifications include:  current licensure as a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the practice of professional nursing; Master’s degree with a major in nursing; earned doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred.  Rank is commensurate with education and experience.  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers 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 positions are filled.  Questions may be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (posted 4/21/2016)

Controller

Hiram College seeks a dynamic leader for the position of Controller. Reporting directly to and working closely with the CFO/Vice President for Business and Finance, the Controller is responsible for directing all activities of the Business Office including payroll, accounts payable, student accounts, and gift processing. This position is responsible for month-end and year-end close processes, working with external auditors, and preparing governmental and other regulatory reports. The Controller works with banks, federal and state agencies, investment consultants, and collection professionals. A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field required.  CPA certification desirable.  A minimum of five years of experience is required preferably in higher education or a non-profit institution and thorough knowledge of GAAP, federal, and state regulations is required. Strong quantitative and analytical skills are required with the ability to analyze and interpret data and communicate findings accurately in written, oral and graphic formats. An excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word are required and a working knowledge of Banner Education Systems or higher education ERP experience preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and the 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 resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 4/12/2016)

Academic Support Coordinator 

Hiram College invites applications for this immediate full-time Academic Support Coordinator position 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 assisting in the creation of course schedules for multiple locations, creation and maintenance of faculty contracts, creating new student records,  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 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 continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/30/2016)

Head Men's Volleyball Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s Volleyball 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 Head Men’s Volleyball position is a full time, 10 month staff position which reports to the Director of Athletics.  The head coach is responsible for all aspects of starting a men’s varsity volleyball program to include; organizing and implementing a successful recruiting and retention plan for the program, supervising assistant coaches, managing 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 Integrated Exercise/Sport Science program.  A Master’s Degree is preferred while a Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and the names 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 applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/30/2016)

Faculty ~ Exercise Science

Hiram College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Exercise Science, to begin in the Fall of 2016. Hiram College seeks to engage a PhD qualified faculty member interested in leading a newly developed interdisciplinary exercise science program that takes full advantage of our strength in preparing students for careers as compassionate caregivers via coursework in the medical humanities. The ideal candidate would be able to field coursework in the areas of exercise physiology and testing at the undergraduate level, while working alongside current faculty to expand Hiram’s long standing minor into a newly approved major in Integrative Exercise Science, and to design/equip a new teaching facility. The Integrative Exercise Science major is part of a new Hiram Health initiative, aimed at expanding programs to serve students interested in health professions, and working to establish a comprehensive campus culture emphasizing whole person wellness as a top priority.  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 programs), 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., and 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 April 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/30/2016)

Graduate Assistant ~ Softball

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in women’s Softball.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College women’s softball program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The position includes; room, board, a living stipend of $7000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2016.   Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’s duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College women’s softball program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, and in season laundry, and other duties as assigned.  Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate softball player or having worked in college softball is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. Admission into the School of Professional & Graduate Studies is a requirement for consideration for this position. Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three references by 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 continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/17/2016)

Graduate Assistant ~ Men's Soccer

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in men’s soccer.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College men’s soccer program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The position includes; room, board, a living stipend of $7000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2016.  Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’s duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College men’s soccer program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, and in-season team laundry, other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate soccer player or having worked in college soccer is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. Admission into the School of Professional & Graduate Studies is a requirement for consideration for this position. Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and names and telephone numbers of three 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 continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/17/2016)

Graduate Assistant ~ Women's Lacrosse

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in women’s lacrosse.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College women’s lacrosse program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The position includes; room, board, a living stipend of $7000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2016.  Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’s duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College women’s lacrosse program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, in-season laundry and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate lacrosse player or having worked in college lacrosse is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. Admission into the School of Professional & Graduate Studies is a requirement for consideration for this position. Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and names and telephone numbers of three references electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">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 3/17/2016)

Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer 

Hiram College’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations invites applications for a Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer. The Director will work collaboratively with colleagues across campus to secure external funds from various sources: foundations, state and federal government and corporate giving programs. These funds will be used to launch and support the existing and emerging campus priorities. In addition to the various responsibilities associated with grants, the Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer will also be responsible for leading and coordinating key writing projects identified by the President, including but not limited to donor proposals, constituent communication and reports. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and minimum of four years of fundraising experience in corporate, foundation and/or government relations preferred. The ideal candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, value collaboration and be able to manage multiple projects at one time. This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Chief Development Officer.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample 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 continue until the position is filled. (posted 3/2/2016)

Director of Residential Education

Hiram College invites applications for a position of Director of Residential Education. 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. Hiram College is a residential liberal arts college of approximately 1,000 students.  This is a full-time, 12-moth position that requires active, energetic engagement with students, faculty, staff, administrators, families and guests.  The position reports to the Vice President and Dean of Students and is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the Residential Education program.  This includes some of the following skills; providing leadership in the delivery of operational excellence in residential education policies, practices, and procedures;  Conducting assessments of current programs and engage in strategic planning in support of creating learning communities that are developmental, respectful of diversity and academically focused; Provide direction and support to the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of approximately 5 professional staff and  33 paraprofessional staff.  Required experiences include; Budget, supervision of professional and paraprofessional staff, staff training and development, crisis intervention, and facilities management. A master’s degree in Higher Education, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of professional progressive work experience in a residence life program is required. Summer conference knowledge, assessment experience, and working in a small college environment is preferred. For full consideration, 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 2/25/2016)

Visiting Faculty, Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of Hiram College invites applications for a full-time, visiting  faculty position beginning August 2016.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. in mathematics education or statistics, or a Master of Science or higher degree in statistics.  Position duties include teaching elementary statistics, mathematical modeling, and mathematics education courses for both traditional undergraduates and adult learners.  Experience with teaching online and blended courses is desirable.  Successful candidates must have a willingness to contribute to Hiram’s innovative general education curriculum.  Opportunities for Interdisciplinary teaching and leading study abroad are available for the successful candidate.  Teaching experience and an understanding of the traditions of a liberal arts are a must.  Ph.D. is preferred.  M.S. candidates will be considered.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference electronically as a PDF or Word document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title when applying.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Hiram College is a private, coeducational, residential, selective liberal arts BA-1 college located less than an hour’s drive of Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown.  Privately endowed and non-sectarian in outlook and teaching, Hiram College is dedicated to freedom of intellectual inquiry.  Hiram has an innovative academic calendar that provides a semester of 12 weeks for extended coursework and a three-week session devoted to intense, seminar-like classes and experience on and off campus. (posted 2/25/2016)

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)

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)

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

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